PARIS (AP) France is threatening a strong European riposte if the Trump administration follows through on a proposal to hit French cheese, Champagne, handbags and other products with tariffs – of up to 100%.
The U.S. Trade Representative proposed the tariffs on $2.4 billion in goods Monday in retaliation for a French tax on global tech giants including Google, Amazon and Facebook.
Im not in love with those (tech) companies, but theyre our companies, Trump said Tuesday ahead of a sure-to-be-tense meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron in London.
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