Trump, Swedish Leader Clash On Tariffs At Joint Press Conference

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President Trump clashed with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven at a joint press conference in the White House on Tuesday over his plans to impose steep tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.

 

Trump defended the tariffs, arguing that a trade war wouldn’t be bad for the United States given its trade deficits with the European Union — of which Sweden is a member — and other countries.

“When we’re behind on every single country, trade wars aren’t so bad,” the president said, adding that he will impose the tariffs in a “loving way.”

 

Read more at The Hill.

{Matzav.com}

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