The United States this week leveled stiff tariffs on imported washing machines and components for solar panels. The Trump administratiion argues the move was needed to protect U.S. manufacturers from unfair foreign competition. They're the first tariffs imposed by Trump's team, which has promised more. Who wins and who loses? And how, specifically, will Ohio be impacted? The president continues to push "America First." Will tariffs protect American workers and industry from competitors in China and South Korea, or provoke a costly trade war? Later, Paul Hoynes on the Tribe's new hall of famer, Jim Thome.
-Kathryn Lavelle, Ph.D., Professor of World Affairs, Case Western Reserve University
-Bill Kosteas, Ph.D., Chair, Associate Professor, Economics Department, Cleveland State University
-Juscelino Colares, Ph.D., Professor, Law, Political Science, Case Western Reserve University
-Alan Frasz, President, CEO, Dovetail Solar & Wind
-Paul Hoynes, Cleveland Indians Beat Writer, Cleveland.com