Trump vows to respond to latest tariffs, calls for US companies to ‘start looking for an alternative to China’

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President Trump on Friday pledged to respond to China’s latest round of tariffs “this afternoon,” further ratcheting up the trade war between Washington and Beijing.

In a string of tweets sent Friday morning, Trump also said he was ordering U.S. companies to “immediately start looking for an alternative to China,” proposing they begin making their products in the United States, though it was not immediately clear what authority he was attempting to invoke. Trump has previously pressured companies including Apple to begin producing their goods in the U.S.

Full article at: The Hill

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