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Gov't Swipes At Bid To Undo Cold War-Era Trade Law

Law360 (July 19, 2018, 3:52 PM EDT) -- The U.S. government on Wednesday hit back against a constitutional challenge to the 1962 law President Donald Trump has used to impose steel and aluminum tariffs, arguing that the U.S. Court of International Trade is likely to give the White House a wide berth on issues of national security.

In its CIT filing, the U.S. Department of Justice nodded to a long line of jurisprudence that gives the executive branch tremendous discretion to safeguard national security, which is the stated basis for Trump's metal tariffs imposed...
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