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Tariffs Are Not 'The Greatest'


July 26, 2018

On Tuesday morning, President Donald Trump tweeted “Tariffs are the greatest!” Just hours later his administration announced that it would provide up to $12 billion in emergency relief to farmers to compensate for financial losses resulting from other countries retaliating with tariffs of their own.

Many Republicans were swift to condemn the president’s tariffs and his bailout of the farmers.

“This trade war is cutting the legs out from under farmers and White House’s ‘plan’ is to spend $12 billion on gold crutches,” said Sen. Ben Sasse (R.-Neb.) Tuesday. “This administr...

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