A welder fabricates a steel structure at an iron works facility in Ottawa, Ontario, on Monday. President Donald Trump insisted Monday that he’s “not backing down” on his plan to impose stiff tariffs on imported steel and aluminum. But the tariffs could launch a trade war that would be felt in Wasahington state (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)

A welder fabricates a steel structure at an iron works facility in Ottawa, Ontario, on Monday. President Donald Trump insisted Monday that he’s “not backing down” on his plan to impose stiff tariffs on imported steel and aluminum. But the tariffs could launch a trade war that would be felt in Wasahington state (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)

Editorial: Trade war would have casualties in this state

Tariffs against U.S. trading partners will mean lost exports for the state’s agricultural industry.

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