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Trump Stays Defiant Before Tariffs, Lashing ‘Weak’ Critics

  • U.S. 15% duties on $110bln of China goods take effect Sept. 1
  • When asked if levies will take force, Trump says ‘they’re on’
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President Donald Trump showed no sign that he’s going to back down from new tariffs on more than $110 billion in Chinese imports -- set to take effect within hours -- even as talks are set to continue.