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on July 24, 2018

White House plans $12 billion in aid to farmers hurt by tariffs

Some ag groups grateful for relief, but want to restore trade

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced a short-term $12 billion aid package to help American farmers who have been hurt by retaliatory tariffs.

President Donald Trump directed Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue to prepare for options to deal with retaliatory tariffs months ago, before the trade war heated up…

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