Dilger on Trump’s iPhone tariff ‘warning’

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Found on the Twitter:


My take: I thought I heard a threat. The Wall Street Journal ($) printed the answer, not the question:

He said the tariffs could also be placed on iPhones and laptops imported from China. The administration has been worried about a consumer reaction should such items be subject to levies.

“Maybe.  Maybe.  Depends on what the rate is,” the president said, referring to mobile phones and laptops. “I mean, I can make it 10%, and people could stand that very easily.”

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