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According to Section 232 of a USA trade law, the president can impose tariffs on imported materials for national security purposes.

Brown is not the only Democrat championing Trump's tariffs.

"I am not afraid of tariffs", Warren said March 11 on NBC's "Meet the Press" when asked whether she supports Trump's trade policies.

The news of Flake's bill comes just one week after President Trump announced he would place 25 percent tariffs on imported steel and 10 percent tariffs on aluminum from all countries that send metal to the U.S.

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Now, are Republicans going to do something similar on tariffs? A WTO decision wouldn't halt US tariffs, but rather authorize retaliation from trading partners. They believe that the tariffs could stimulate a trade war between the US and China.

Speaking to employees of Home Depot in Atlanta, Ryan, a Republican, added: "I'm just not a fan of broad-based, across-the-board tariffs because I think you'll have a lot of unintended consequences".

"Trade wars are not won, they are only lost", said Arizona Senator Jeff Flake, who has been highly critical of the president in the past.

He's urging his colleagues to pass the bill before the administration inflicts "more damage on the economy". Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, said. Freedom Partners' executive vice president weighed in: "In no way will tariffs lead to a more competitive economy, nor will they add thousands of American jobs". Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.), have argued that they are at risk of becoming "normalized".

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President Donald Trump says his decision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports fulfills a key campaign promise. His main criticisms of Trump, published in a political bible Flake released last summer, zero in on Trump's uncouthness and lack of any tether to reality; Flake says these qualities have infected the Republican Party, making it impossible for him to run for re-election in good conscience.

Trump's audience includes a number of steelworkers along with administration officials.

The president was surrounded by steel and aluminum workers as he explained his decision at a White House ceremony. China, a frequent target of Trump's trade policy criticism, communicated it would do what is necessary to "take effective measures to protect China's rights".

Canada and Mexico will initially be exempt from the tariffs, but both House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the scope of the tariffs is still too broad.

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