From electrek:

Lighthizer specifically asked the trade commission to identify any “unforeseen developments” that led to U.S. companies being harmed. The move may be an effort to head off any challenges at the World Trade Organization should Trump impose tariffs, said Clark Packard, a trade policy analyst for the Washington-based free-market think tank R Street Institute. The US has lost every case of this type has come up at the WTO. It could still take a 18 months for a WTO case to come to fruition after a tariff is put in place, I’ve been told. Not sure if a US judge could issue an injunction and stop implementation.

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