Trump signs order to assess whether steel imports threaten national security

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President calls on the commerce department to investigate whether America should be less dependent on foreign countries for cheap imports of steel

Donald Trump set the stage for a global fight over steel on Thursday, announcing an investigation into whether cheap imports are a threat to national security.

At an Oval Office ceremony, surrounded by US steel executives, Trump signed an executive order calling for the commerce department to assess effects of steel imports on US defense at a time when he has ordered a military buildup.

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