Podcast: Howes on Trump's auto tariffs

Daniel Howes
The Detroit News

Detroit News Columnist Daniel Howes and Michigan Radio are partners in weekly essays examining what's hot in Michigan business and politics -- and what it all means. This week, Howes says President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs on foreign-made cars and trucks aren't so much the "national security" issue he says they are. They're a bullying negotiating tactic intended to squeeze such longtime allies as Canada, Mexico and the European Union, chiefly Britain and Germany.

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