$12 billion plan

GOP calls $12 billion farm plan ‘Band-Aid’ & ‘Gold Crutches’

· July 25, 2018

The Trump administration’s $12 billion “short-term” plan is drawing strong criticism from Republican senators, calling the action everything from a Band-Aid to a bailout. U.S. Senator Ben Sasse (R-Neb.), an outspoken advocate for trade and American agriculture, went so far as to say the $12 billion program is nothing but “gold crutches.” “This trade war […]

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