FILE- In this July 26, 2018, file photo President Donald Trump speaks at the United States Steel Granite City Works plant in Granite City, Ill. The president frequently boasts that the taxes he’s imposed on imports, steel and aluminum and nearly half of all goods from China, have showered the U.S. Treasury with newfound revenue. “We are right now taking in $billions in Tariffs,’’ Trump tweeted last month. “MAKE AMERICA RICH AGAIN.’’ Yet the fact is that tariffs like Trump’s account for barely 1 percent of federal revenue.
FILE- In this July 26, 2018, file photo President Donald Trump speaks at the United States Steel Granite City Works plant in Granite City, Ill. The president frequently boasts that the taxes he’s imposed on imports, steel and aluminum and nearly half of all goods from China, have showered the U.S. Treasury with newfound revenue. “We are right now taking in $billions in Tariffs,’’ Trump tweeted last month. “MAKE AMERICA RICH AGAIN.’’ Yet the fact is that tariffs like Trump’s account for barely 1 percent of federal revenue. Jeff Roberson, File AP Photo
FILE- In this July 26, 2018, file photo President Donald Trump speaks at the United States Steel Granite City Works plant in Granite City, Ill. The president frequently boasts that the taxes he’s imposed on imports, steel and aluminum and nearly half of all goods from China, have showered the U.S. Treasury with newfound revenue. “We are right now taking in $billions in Tariffs,’’ Trump tweeted last month. “MAKE AMERICA RICH AGAIN.’’ Yet the fact is that tariffs like Trump’s account for barely 1 percent of federal revenue. Jeff Roberson, File AP Photo