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How Trump's tariffs morphed from 'no exemptions' to carve-outs galore

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By David Lawder and David LjunggrenWASHINGTON/OTTAWA (Reuters) - In the space of a week, U.S. President Donald Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs went from a "no exemptions" plan to one filled with carve-outs for Canada and Mexico, and likely for other other allies and hundreds of imported products not available domestically.People familiar with the shift say Trump's mind was changed by a furious last-ditch lobbying campaign from the Canadian government, Republican lawmakers, business groups and the United Steelworkers - the very union whose members stand to benefit most from the ...

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First Published: Sat, March 10 2018. 06:20 IST
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