Steel Importers Take National Security Tariff Fight To Justices

Law360 (March 25, 2020, 7:22 PM EDT) -- A group of steel importers asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday to weigh in on the constitutionality of President Donald Trump's authority to impose national security tariffs on steel imports, arguing that Congress has given the president too much power.

The American Institute for International Steel Inc., a nonprofit that represents 120 steel importers, and two of its members, Kurt Orban Partners LLC and Sim-Tex LP, told the justices that Congress has delegated too much of its power to the White House by allowing presidents to implement tariffs in the name of national security with no boundaries.

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