"Now we look forward to the chancellor's speech", he continued.
The German parliament is on track to vote on approving same-sex marriage as early as the end of the week, despite opposition from senior members of Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU), the dominant force in the ruling grand coalition.
The episode comes as tensions have grown between the US and Germany, especially on the issue of trade.
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When asked about equal marriage yesterday (June 26), Merkel replied: "I would like to steer the discussion more towards the situation that it will be a question of conscience instead of me forcing something through by means of a majority vote".
Germany's trade surplus over the US - which amounted to around $65 billion in 2016 - creates jobs for Americans, according to Merkel. The episode hints at growing tension over trade and challenges such as climate change ahead a Group of 20 summit next week in Hamburg, where Merkel will host Trump and his global peers.
It said the developments could be seen either as a clever move by Merkel, or as her being "outfoxed" by leftist parties.
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Trump administration officials told Reuters earlier on Tuesday that new steel tariffs were among trade options under consideration against China for Beijing's inaction on reining in North Korea and on worldwide trade issues. "The fact that BMW's biggest auto factory is not in Germany but in the United States must also be kept in mind when considering trade balances", she said.
THE US might have no choice but to resort to "broad-scale" measures to fight steel dumping should its partners fail to help find a common solution to the problem, US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Tuesday.
US Commerce Secretary Ross had hinted last month in an interview with US media that the Trump administration would be "open" to resuming talks on a free trade pact with the EU. One of his first acts as president was to withdraw the USA from a similar free trade deal with the Asia-Pacific region. Merkel is seeking re-election for a fourth term in September.
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