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Steel and Politics

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Steel and Politics

Steel and Politics

Steel and Politics

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NPR's David Welna reports on the possible political motivations behind the president's decision to tariff steel imports. By doing so, he keeps campaign promises to stand up for the U.S. steel industry. But Mr. Bush's defenders insist that he didn't impose tariffs to bolster support in steelmaking states.