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Most Americans don't trust Trump over North Korea

President Trump speaks at the United Nations. Photo; MediaPunch/IPX

Just 37% of Americans trust Trump to handle the North Korea standoff responsibly, while 72% trust U.S. military leaders to do so according to a new ABC/WaPo poll. For what it's worth, 8% trust Kim Jong-un.

Two-thirds of Americans are opposed to the idea of a preemptive strike against North Korea, while most support increasing sanctions and most oppose more concessions to get North Korea to the negotiating table.

Overall Trump approval: 39%Approval of his hurricane response: 56%Of his approach to immigration: 35%Does he unite or divide the country? Unite: 28%. Divide: 66%More on North Korea: 83% of Americans say North Korea poses a threat to the U.S., and 70% say that threat is "serious."

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Where Trump's steel and aluminum trade war will hit first

Note: Includes only products under the "Iron & Steel & Ferroalloy" and "Alumina & Aluminum & Processing" NAICS commodity classifications. Data: Census Bureau; Chart: Chris Canipe and Lazaro Gamio / Axios

The Trump administration has begun imposing tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum, but several countries are exempted temporarily until May 1, as shown in the chart above. The administration may still apply quotas on exempted countries to prevent a flood of foreign steel and aluminum in the U.S. market, per the White House.

Why it matters: After railroading past a number of his advisors, Trump announced the tariffs on imports of steel (at 25%) and aluminum (at 10%) earlier this month, citing national security concerns. But with the exemption noted above, the tariffs won't carry major bite, at least to start.

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Trump signs spending bill despite veto threat

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President Trump announced that he has signed the $1.3 trillion spending bill that passed Congress last night "as a matter of national security," citing the bill's increase in defense spending, even though he threatened to veto earlier today. "My highest duty is to keep America safe," Trump said. He said he's disappointed in most of the bill.

Key quote: "I will never sign another bill like this again. I'm not going to do it again. Nobody read it. It's only hours old."