PBS NewsHour

How Trump's tariffs could backfire on the U.S. economy

Clip: 03/01/2018 | 4m 26s

President Trump announced stiff new tariffs on imported steel and aluminum on Thursday at a meeting with industry leaders. The president said the U.S. needed to crack down on countries flooding American markets with cheap metals. Judy Woodruff sits down with Greg Ip of The Wall Street Journal to discuss what this means for Americans and the fears it could spark a trade war.

Aired: 03/01/18

Rating: NR

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