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Trump’s Solution to ‘Unfair’ American Dairy Woes: Blame Canada

Posted April 20, 2017

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues

(Janyce McGregor – CBC News)

U.S. President Donald Trump swaggered into Wisconsin Tuesday and told anxious American farmers that he knew the solution to their problems: beat up Canada for how it runs its dairy industry.

“In Canada some very unfair things have happened,” he said. His administration would work on it “immediately.”

But there’s a difference between sabre-rattling and actually firing a shot — and in this case, no trigger’s been pulled to back up his fighting words on this “terrible thing” happening to farmers.

That doesn’t mean Canada’s dairy farmers couldn’t face a substantial trade challenge soon. Click here to read more.