"We [BHP] will live and die by what happens with free trade", he said.
Lee called the tariffs a "huge job-killing tax hike on American consumers", while Sasse says similar tariffs in the past have caused American families to suffer. They are meeting in Mexico City on Monday to wrap up the latest round of discussions.
"We are on the losing side of nearly all trade deals", Trump tweeted on Sunday. NAFTA, which is under renegotiation right now, has been a bad deal for United States of America. Massive relocation of companies and jobs.
Rumors have swirled around Washington in the past week about carve-outs for USA -friendly nations, but Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Sunday on ABC's "This Week" that Trump is 'talking about a fairly broad brush'.
'25 per cent on steel, 10 per cent on aluminum.
Earlier on Monday, Ryan's office blasted out a CNBC article that linked a drop in the markets to Trump's planned tariffs.
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"These proposed tariffs on steel and aluminum imports couldn't come at a worse time", said AIADA President and CEO Cody Lusk in the statement.
Despite warnings from his own party, the president was insistent that his policy would not start a trade war with other countries, despite calling them "good" on Friday.
Despite Trump's tweet claiming there is a large trade deficit with Canada, in fact the United States maintains a trade surplus with its northern neighbour of almost $8 billion in 2016, and almost $3 billion in the first nine months of 2017.
So Trump's tariffs would inevitably result in higher prices for US consumers, and those in other countries, including Canada, as well.
The U.S. constitution gives Congress authority over taxation and tariffs.
While Trump is apparently aiming at China with these tariffs, he badly misfired.
Kevin Brady, R-Texas, chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, said the tariff issue would be "front and center" in the NAFTA haggling.