Trump's promise to help the steel industry has reportedly done more harm than good

Steel town in Ohio.
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President Trump's vow to help the steel industry has actually done more to hurt workers than help them, The New York Times reports. "The president's own words and lack of action have actually put the industry in a worse position than if he had done nothing at all," said the president of the Alliance for American Manufacturing, Scott Paul, who added that he has "a profound sense of frustration that the president has been using steelworkers as political props."

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