US launches WTO complaint against Canada, Mexico, Turkey, China and EU

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With Dot Don's laying down and offering his throat and stomach to Putin, this isn't getting any coverage.

U.S. launches tariff challenge at WTO against Canada, Mexico, Turkey, China and EU

The United States has launched five separate complaints at the World Trade Organization against Canada, China, the European Union, Mexico and Turkey in response to retaliatory tariffs those countries and groups have launched against the United States.

U.S. trade representative Robert Lighthizer said in a statement Monday that recent tariffs implemented by the U.S. on foreign steel and aluminum are "justified under international agreements," but retaliatory measures from other countries in response are not.
In an earlier story on this that I couldn't find again, Lighthizer said the US tariffs were justified because of national security concerns. Yeah, sure.

U.S. launches tariff challenge at WTO against Canada, Mexico, Turkey, China and EU | CBC News