US and European Union flags fly at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels in 2017. Photo: Reuters
US and European Union flags fly at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels in 2017. Photo: Reuters

politico | Donald Trump weighs new trade investigation to justify tariffs on EU

  • US president missed his own deadline earlier this month to take action against European cars on national security grounds
  • Trump could turn instead to wider probe under same trade provision used to justify wave after wave of tariffs on China

US and European Union flags fly at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels in 2017. Photo: Reuters
US and European Union flags fly at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels in 2017. Photo: Reuters
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