President Donald Trump reiterated his threat to impose tariffs on cars imported from the European Union if the U.S. can't reach a trade deal with the EU, ratcheting up pressure amid already strained relations between the traditional allies.

Trump's latest threat came just days after the Commerce Department sent him the findings of a probe into the national-security risks of auto imports. The Trump administration hasn't disclosed the conclusions in the report, but it isn't wasting time trying to use it as leverage to extract concessions.

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