Trump Warns: Bring Down Trade Barriers or Face ‘Reciprocity’

Donald Trump
The Associated Press

Donald Trump issued a challenge to U.S. trading partners over the weekend, calling on them to bring down their own trade barriers or be met with retaliatory U.S. measures.

The Trump administration has insisted that it seeks free trade even while establishing tariffs on certain commodities and countries. The president says his tariffs are aimed at establishing “reciprocity,” balancing foreign trade barriers with new barriers in the U.S.