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Trump Cranks Up Pressure on Europe, Renewing Tariff Threat

  • Trump says he wants a trade deal with the EU before elections
  • President says even if there’s no deal ‘we’ll do even better’
Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Jan. 22.
Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Jan. 22.Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg
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President Donald Trump put European leaders on notice, renewing a threat to hurt the economies of transatlantic allies if they aren’t willing to compromise on a trade deal before the U.S. elections.