Capitol Report: With Trump threatening to tighten the trade screws, here’s a look at what tariffs have done so far

President Donald Trump’s weekend tweets threatening additional tariffs brings new emphasis to the issue of how his administration’s imposition of these extra levies has impacted American finances.

There are two main sources of additional U.S. tariff revenue: the tariffs levied on Chinese goods and those on steel and aluminum products from a variety of countries. According to the Trade Partnership, a Washington, D.C.–based consulting firm, the Chinese goods and steel and aluminum tariffs represent 11% of all U.S. imports.

Trump said the tariffs were “partially responsible for our great economic results.”

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