Trade Policies Are Taking Farmers For A Ride

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Over the last year, President Trump has taken farmers on a roller coaster ride that’s finally gone off the rails.

Escalating trade fights have kicked farmers, already mired in a five-year slump, in the gut. Now, the administration is working up a new trade aid package, while simultaneously opposing aid for farmers recovering from recent Midwest flooding.

What’s going on? If there’s a plan, it’s hard to see from here.

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