In addition to vowing to hit American companies with severe consequences if they imperil American jobs as a candidate, Donald Trump pledged to tear up trade agreements and tag products from countries such as China and Mexico with tariffs if those nations continue to take American jobs. Illustration: Stephen Case

Trump’s threat: US companies face 35% tariff on goods if they move jobs overseas

The threat marked he clearest sign yet since the election that Trump has not abandoned the controversial economic positions he adopted during the campaign

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In addition to vowing to hit American companies with severe consequences if they imperil American jobs as a candidate, Donald Trump pledged to tear up trade agreements and tag products from countries such as China and Mexico with tariffs if those nations continue to take American jobs. Illustration: Stephen Case
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