PBS NewsHour

News Wrap: U.S. imposes tariffs on Chinese imports

Clip: 06/15/2018 | 3m 33s

In our news wrap Friday, the Trump administration hit China with punishing new tariffs, the latest escalation in a trade battle. Beijing immediately threatened to strike back with similar penalties on U.S. products. Also, a federal judge ordered former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort to jail, to await two criminal trials in the special counsel’s Russia probe, on charges of witness tampering.

Aired: 06/15/18

Rating: NR

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