PBS NewsHour

Imposing tariffs, Trump claims national security is at stake

Clip: 03/08/2018 | 5m 40s

President Trump’s steep new tariffs signed into law on Thursday could lead to bigger trade battles in the months to come. Even before the announcement, 11 Asian Pacific nations signed a pact to slash tariffs on their mutual trade. Hari Sreenivasan and Peter Goodman from The New York Times discuss what this may mean for free trade going forward.

Aired: 03/08/18

Rating: NR

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