Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said President Trump reassured him that farmers would not be hurt by an ongoing trade dispute with China."If these tariffs actually come into play, it's going to be concerning to our farmers.
But I talked to the president as recently as last night.
“For too long, the narrative surrounding feral horse populations has been riddled with inaccuracies and dominated by misguided approaches,” said Ethan Lane, Chair of the National Horse and Burro Rangeland Management Coalition (NHBRMC).And he said, 'Sonny, you can assure your farmers out there that we're not going to allow them to be the casualties if this trade dispute escalates. You can tell them that directly,'" the secretary said. The New York Times said the President’s moves have “injected damaging uncertainty into the economy as Republicans are already struggling to maintain their hold on the House and the Senate in a difficult election year.”It concluded that “control of the Senate could come down to Republican efforts to unseat Democrats in North Dakota, Indiana, Missouri and Montana,” all states staring down the barrels of a trade war’s guns.In the meantime, Trump shows no sign of backing off, the Times says.In a statement, Ernst cited the “real danger that increased tariffs on U. exports will harm Iowa producers and undermine the rural economy,” and she said she had spoken directly with the president about it.And there’s another factor in this trade policy debate and efforts to protect producers.The talks have moved slowly for the past eight months and all three countries want to settle the process as quickly as possible. demand that the North American content of vehicles produced in the NAFTA nations be increased from 62.5 percent to as much as 85 percent.