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Trump unfazed by tariffs blowback from allies

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This is surprising, and a big deal if it holds: "Trump plans to apply his steel and aluminum tariffs globally and won’t exempt allies such as Canada and Europe, ... an approach that is likely to intensify protests," the Wall Street Journal's Jacob Schlesinger reports.

Why it matters: "Governments around the world blasted Mr. Trump’s plans, and issued threats of retaliation."