Report: Manufacturers to meet with Trump to fight tariffs
Director of the National Economic Council Gary Cohn. Photo: Drew Angerer / Getty Images
Gary Cohn has organized a White House tariffs meeting for Thursday between Trump and executives from American aluminum and steel users, Bloomberg reports Monday, citing sources familiar with the issue.
Why it matters: Cohn, Trump's top economic adviser, is mounting a last-ditch attempt to thwart Trump's proposal on tariffs, which faces opposition from industry and some Republicans . The meeting will reportedly include representatives from the brewing, beverage can manufacturing, oil and automakers industries. Trump said earlier he won't back down from the proposal.
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