Steven Mnuchin

Trump accuses Harley-Davidson of waving 'white flag' for moving work overseas because of tariffs

Trump accuses Harley-Davidson of waving 'white flag' for moving work overseas because of tariffs

Harley-Davidson, a motorcycle maker that President Donald Trump praised last year for "building things in America," said Monday that it was shifting some production out of the United States to escape European tariffs that had been imposed in retaliation for the president's tariffs on steel and aluminum.

Harley's decision to move its production of motorcycles bound for European customers demonstrated the costs of the president's "America First" trade policies, which he says will return lost manufacturing jobs to the United States.

The announcement also triggered a selloff on Wall Street, where Harley shares lost nearly 6 percent and the Dow Jones...

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