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Trump Admin. Asks CIT To Nix Challenge To Steel Tariffs

Law360 (September 14, 2018, 8:39 PM EDT) -- The federal government on Friday brushed aside notions that the Cold War-era national security law the Trump administration used to levy steel tariffs is unconstitutional, telling the U.S. Court of International Trade that Congress has left foreign affairs to the president and as commander-in-chief his authority under the law is "at a maximum." 

Attorneys for the Department of Justice urged the court to toss a lawsuit brought by a coalition of steel users who've argued that Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, which allows the U.S....
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