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Toyota slams Trump's move to label auto imports a security threat

Japanese carmaker receives message its investments 'not welcomed'

NEW YORK -- Toyota Motor on May 17 criticized U.S. President Donald Trump for declaring auto imports a national security threat while announcing a six-month delay to a possible 25% tariff.

"Today's proclamation sends a message to Toyota that our investments are not welcomed, and the contributions from each of our employees across America are not valued," Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. said in a statement.

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