Donald Trump's New Tariff Policy Is an Economic Catastrophe Waiting to Happen

Economic history shows why Trump's 'America First' tariff policy is so dangerous

By Charles Hankla, Associate Professor of Political Science, Georgia State University. President Trump announced the U.S. will slap steep tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum. Reuters/Kevin Lamarque President Donald Trump finally appears poised to make good on his promised threats to slam the door on free trade and erect walls around the country’s economy. Citing the…


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