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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (seen here with President Trump in October) on Thursday called the argument that U.S. steel import tariffs were necessary for national security reasons an "affront" to Canada. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Steel coils sit on wagons leaving a factory in Duisburg, Germany on March 2. U.S. President Trump Monday decided to hold off on imposing most steel and aluminum tariffs until at least June 1. Martin Meissner/AP hide caption

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Trump Administration Delays Most Tariffs On Steel, Aluminum

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The Navy's new USS Little Rock arrives at the harbor in Buffalo, N.Y., last December. In imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, President Trump said the U.S. military should be as self-sufficient as possible. Carolyn Thompson/AP hide caption

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Trump Says Tariffs Are Needed To Protect Vital Industries, But Are They?

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Surrounded by steel and aluminum workers, President Trump holds up the order on steel imports that he signed in Roosevelt Room at the White House on Thursday. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Formally Orders Tariffs On Steel, Aluminum Imports

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A worker cuts steel in Qingdao in China's eastern Shandong province. President Trump said Thursday that he plans to impose tariffs on U.S. imports of steel and aluminum. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Plan To Impose Tariffs On Steel, Aluminum Raises Trade War Fears

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