U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that Washington will consider imposing auto tariffs on imports from Europe if a trade deal is not made.

“We expect to be able to make a deal with Europe. And if they don’t make a deal, we’ll certainly give that very strong consideration,” Trump told reporters on the sidelines of World Economic Forum in Davos. “But we expect to make a deal with Europe.”

Saying that Washington had very good talks with the European Union, Trump said his administration “will have to do something” if both sides fail to make a deal.


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