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AP FACT CHECK: Trump offers skewed view of farm trade

 


WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is promoting a lopsided view of agricultural trade as he assails "bad (terrible) Trade Deals with other countries." Agriculture is actually a strong point for U.S. commerce.

A look at his tweet Friday:

TRUMP: "Farmers have been on a downward trend for 15 years. The price of soybeans has fallen 50% since 5 years before the Election. A big reason is bad (terrible) Trade Deals with other countries. They put on massive Tariffs and Barriers. Canada charges 275% on Dairy. Farmers will WIN!"

THE FACTS: You wouldn't know from the president's rhetoric that...



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