President Donald Trump set the stage for a trade war afterslapping tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, daring othercountries to retaliate and leading the European Union to warn thatit would target iconic American brands.

Hours after Trump tweeted that “trade wars are good, and easy towin,” European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said thebloc is prepared to respond forcefully by targeting imports ofHarley-Davidson Inc. motorbikes, Levi Strauss & Co. jeans, andbourbon whiskey from the U.S.

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