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Trump Offers Farmers Caught in Trade War $16B in New Aid

27 days ago   |   By Newser

With more than a dozen farmers at his side, President Trump announced a $16 billion aid package to compensate farmers for their losses in the trade war with China. "This support for farmers will be paid for by the billions of dollars the Treasury takes in" from China, he said...
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Trump Announces $16B In Aid To Farmers Hurt By Trade War

Trump Announces $16B In Aid To Farmers Hurt By Trade War

27 days ago   |   By CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - President Donald Trump announced Thursday $16 billion in federal relief is headed to our nation's farmers.
The goal is to prop up those hardest hit by the deepening trade war with China. As Bill Hudson explains, farmers welcome help but prefer fair markets for their products.
Paul Gohlke says spring has not been kind to Minnesota's farmers. A combination of weather and world trade is hitting them hard.
“It's kind of like this weather - it's the same rainy, cloudy thing that's been happening for months now,” said Gohlke, who is a grain farmer in Sibley County.
The deepening...
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Trump announces $16 billion in aid to farmers as trade war continues

27 days ago   |   By NBC News

The bailout is the second aid package issued to help the agriculture industry as tensions with China remain high.
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