President Donald Trump on Thursday signed an executive order that imposes a 25 percent tariff on steel imports and a 10 percent tariff on aluminum.
United Steelworkers International President Leo Gerard said he is onboard with President Trump's plan to enact tariffs on foreign steel being "dumped" into American markets.
A Pennsylvania radio host praised President Trump's new steel trade policy, which enacted tariffs on foreign imports of the material.
President Trump's surprise plan to impose tariffs on aluminum and steel imports was met with widespread derision from his own party.
U.S. stocks were down by triple digits Friday, extending the previous day's plunge of 420 points amid concerns about the prospect of a trade war as a result of President Trump's planned tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.
President Trump's surprise plan to impose tariffs on aluminum and steel imports is earning praise from some Democrats, including Rep. Marcy Kaptur of Ohio.
Congressman Mike Kelly (R-Pa.) praised President Trump for rejecting the Paris Climate Accord, saying it was a way for the world to weaken the American economy.