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Biden's Commerce secretary says Trump tariffs ‘helped save American jobs' & indicates she'll keep them

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The much-maligned tariffs on aluminum and steel imposed by the Trump administration actually saved American jobs and may be kept to counter China, Joe Biden's Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo told reporters.
“There is a place for tariffs” in Commerce's policy toolkit, Raimondo told the White House press corps during a briefing on Wednesday, adding that “the 232 tariffs on steel and aluminum have in fact helped save American jobs in the steel and aluminum industries.”
The commerce secretary says of Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs: "the 232 tariffs on steel and aluminum have in fact...
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Donald Trump's China Tariffs Saved US Jobs, Says Biden's Commerce Secretary

Donald Trump's China Tariffs Saved US Jobs, Says Biden's Commerce Secretary

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U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo previously described Trump-era taxes on Chinese exports as "effective" and noted that tariffs on steel and aluminum boosted domestic employment in those industries on Wednesday.
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