Johnson, Ryan criticize Trump’s tariffs on imported steel, aluminum

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GOP U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson criticized President Trump's decision to sign new tariffs on imported steel and aluminum, saying it threatened to undermine the administration's efforts to improve the business climate.
Thursday's move, Johnson told Wisconsin reporters during a conference call, could hurt Wisconsin manufacturers, farmers and consumers with higher prices. He also worried it could spark a trade war.
"President Trump may like conflict," Johnson said. "But markets don't like conflict. Investors don't like conflict. Investors like stability and certainty, and this is certainly upsetting th...

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