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Citing trade wars, Rep. Waters calls on farmers to abandon Trump

August 9, 2019 at 4:11 PM
Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) on Thursday urged farmers buffeted by President Trump’s trade battles to speak out against him. “To all of the farmers who remain silent in the face of Donald Trump’s disastrous trade policies and incessant lies: I urge you to stop waiting for a bailout and denounce this president for the con man he is,” Waters, who chairs the House Financial Services Committee, said in a statement. American farmers have been repeatedly targeted with retaliatory tariffs in...

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