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U.S. Commerce Department has not yet submitted final report to Trump

U.S. Commerce Department has not yet submitted final report to Trump
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Commerce Department has not yet submitted a final report to President Donald Trump on its investigation into whether imported vehicles and auto parts pose a national security risk, a department spokeswoman said Tuesday.

The report is a necessary step before Trump can act to impose new tariffs. Reuters reported on Nov. 12 that a draft report had been circulated among federal agencies for review after the probe was opened in May. A German magazine reported Trump could impose tariffs on imported cars next week citing EU sources.

(Reporting by David Shepardson; Editing by Jeffrey Benkoe)

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