NAFTA deal in hand, Trump pulled the rug from under his own team
Now he’s using the obscure Section 232 of the U.S. 1962 Trade Expansion Act to investigate whether vehicle imports are a threat to national security. In the words of one ex-official, there are 232 reasons why that’s a stupid idea.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump, pictured at the White House on Feb. 13, 2017. Mr. Trudeau raised concerns to Mr. Trump in a May 25 phone call about the president's latest Section 232 probe on imported autos. White House photograph by Shealah Craighead