BRUSSELS (CBSMiami/AP) — Top trade officials with the European Union say the bloc is preparing retaliatory measures if the United States imposes steel tariffs on imports.READ MORE: 3 Children Injured In NW Miami-Dade Crash
EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstroem said the bloc was “making preparations” to retaliate in the event the U.S. introduces new tariffs.READ MORE: Miami-Dade Residents Gather To Protest Closure Of Matheson Hammock Park's West Entrance
Malmstroem said Monday that the EU would study any action by Washington to see whether the move complies with the rules of the World Trade Association, the body that oversees global trade.
She added that the indications are that the EU “would be unjustifiably hit.”MORE NEWS: RNC Donors Gather To Hear Trump, Others In Palm Beach, The GOP's 'New Political Power Center'
One reason why Donald Trump became president was his promise to revive American steel. That helped him win states like Pennsylvania.