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Auto supplier: Michigan companies will pay for President Trump's tariffs, not the Chinese

Trump delivers a speech at a CPAC conference. Auto supply CEO claims his tariffs are hurting American companies
Michael Vadon
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President Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs continue to worry Michigan companies, particularly companies whose supply chains stretch to China.

One such company is Auburn Hills-based auto supplier, Lucerne International.

Mary Buchzeiger, CEO of Lucerne International, is in Washington today to testify before Congress to express her deep concerns with the Trump steel and aluminum tariffs on China.

Buchzeiger’s recent editorial in Crain’s Detroit Business, “How my president’s tariffs would cripple my company,” speaks about her frustration with the current administrations trade policy and how it’s negatively affecting her company.  

She joined Stateside to discuss her article. Listen above to hear how Trump's tariffs on foreign countries are having a negative impact on American companies. 

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