Most Republicans believed that the Trump administration’s tariffs on aluminum and steel would be relegated to China and that exemptions for allies would continue into the summer. White House spokesman Raj Shah said that tariffs on Canada and Mexico are aimed at China and enhancing national security. But that is little consolation to congressional Republicans who are furious about the administration punishing Canada, Mexico and Europe.
“The Trump Administration’s trade policy is a disaster.
“These tariffs are hitting the wrong target.