EU builds anti-Trump trade bazooka


Brussels is looking at ways to strike at Washington in the post-WTO world. Bernd Lange, chair of the European Parliament's trade committee, told POLITICO that the EU risked exposing itself to accusations of breaking the WTO rules it professes to protect. "I'm against that," he said about the proposed upgrade. “If we really want to defend the WTO — and here I am firmly convinced that we must — then we should not take any measures that could be called WTO-incompatible.”