Tariffs are the greatest, tweets Trump – hours before meeting Juncker

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US president says EU has treated his country unfairly and threatens further taxes

Donald Trump and Jean Claude Juncker, the European commission president, were due to hold talks at the White House on Wednesday against a backdrop of fresh threats from both sides against their respective key industries.

Hours before the meeting, a last-ditch effort to avert a full-blown transatlantic trade war, Trump attacked the EU suggesting that it was Brussels that stood in the way of free trade.

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