Kerry condemns Bush's removal of steel tariffs

04/6/2004 | Duluth News Tribune (Minn.)

Democratic presidential front-runner John Kerry has criticized the Bush administration for ending controversial steel tariffs on foreign-made steel, but he says he wouldn't reimpose the tariffs. The tariffs, imposed in 2002 to protect U.S. steel producers from foreign competition and declared illegal by the World Trade Organization, were dropped by the White House in December under the threat of $2.2 billion in retaliatory sanctions from the European Union.

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