March 2, 2018 / 7:38 PM / 6 months ago

Wisconsin governor warns Trump tariffs will hurt Americans

March 2 (Reuters) - Republican Governor Scott Walker of Wisconsin urged President Donald Trump to reconsider a tariff hike on steel and aluminum imports on Friday, saying the move will hurt Americans.

“If the president wants to protect good-paying, family-supporting jobs in America, especially here in Wisconsin, then he should reconsider the administration’s position on these tariffs, particularly on ultra-thin aluminum,” Walker said in a statement.

“With this in mind, I respectfully ask the president and his administration to reconsider their position on these tariffs.”

Reporting by Doina Chiacu; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama

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