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Grassley, citing Mexican senator's corn threats, warns White House about retaliation

February 14, 2017 at 3:16 PM
Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) said Tuesday he would warn the White House to take heed of a Mexican senator's threat to push a bill banning U.S. corn imports because of Trump administration trade policy plans and rhetoric. Mexican Sen. Armando Rios Piter told CNN this week he would introduce a bill to mandate corn imports from Brazil and Argentina rather than from the United States. “I'm going to send a bill for the corn that we are buying in the...

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