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Tariff Stories: A Weekly Look at How Tariffs Hurt Americans

February 26, 2019

11,000 Texas Farmers Ask for Relief from Trump’s Tariffs (Waco Tribune-Herald) “At least 11,000 Texas farmers believe they have suffered because of tariffs and trade disputes erupting amid President Donald Trump’s get-tough stance with China, which buys about half the cotton grown statewide, according to the Waco-based Texas Farm Bureau and the U.S. Department of […]

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Tariffs Hurt the Heartland Sends Ways and Means Committee Over 500 Stories of Tariff Pain Ahead of Lighthizer Hearing

February 25, 2019

VIEW THE DATABASE OF OVER 500 STORIES AT: (WASHINGTON) – Tariffs Hurt the Heartland, the nationwide campaign opposing tariffs supported by over 150 trade associations from every industry, today sent a letter to the House Ways and Means Committee along with over 500 stories of how tariffs are hurting Americans ahead of United States Trade Representative Robert […]

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ICYMI: WaPo Fact Checker: THH Data Debunks President’s Claim China is Paying Tariffs

February 22, 2019

Trump’s repeated claim that China is paying ‘billions’ in tariffs to the Treasury By Glenn Kessler February 22, 2019 at 3:00 AM “Billions of Dollars are being paid to the United States by China in the form of Trade Tariffs!” — President Trump, in a tweet, Feb. 16, 2019 “The tariffs are bringing a tremendous amount […]

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February 20, 2019

USMCA: Protecting local interests through an international trade deal Mark Stennes is the interim CEO of Chelan Fruit and a fourth-generation apple, pear and cherry grower For farmers and small businesses in our region, there will be no more important debate in Congress this year than the future of NAFTA, now called the U.S.-Mexico-Canada-Agreement or USMCA. No matter what you […]

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New Data Shows Trump Administration Tariffs Cost U.S. Businesses $2.7 Billion in a Single Month, Exports of American Products Targeted for Retaliation Plummet 37 Percent

February 14, 2019

As President claims that billions are flowing into Treasury from tariffs, new data shows it is coming from American companies Monthly steel imports rise despite $426 million in added tariffs  WASHINGTON– Tariffs Hurt the Heartland, a nationwide campaign against recent tariffs on American businesses, farmers and consumers, today released new data that shows American businesses […]

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Tariffs Hurt the Heartland Statement on Status of China Trade Negotiations

February 1, 2019

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, following the second round of talks between U.S. and Chinese negotiators on a deal to de-escalate the trade war, Tariffs Hurt the Heartland spokesman and former Congressman Charles Boustany issued the following statement. Tariffs Hurt the Heartland is a nationwide, grassroots campaign composed of over 150 trade associations from across industries. […]

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The Markets Have Spoken: End the Trade War Before Damage Gets Worse

January 30, 2019

WASHINGTON – Officials from the United States and China are meeting this week for a second round of negotiations as they work toward a deal to end the trade war. The dispute between the two countries has lasted for months and its developments have created turmoil and uncertainty for the stock market. Everyday Americans watch their […]

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