American Farmers Are The Casualties Of The Trade War

Posted on June 29, 2019 12:10 pm

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By Mac Slavo

The United States’ agricultural secretary said that American farmers are the casualties in the trade war with China. “You can’t pay the bills with patriotism,” Sonny Perdue said of the struggles facing farmers stuck in the crossfire of tariffs.

Farmers are struggling with flooding and concerning weather conditions this year which are magnifying their financial problems. American farmers have also been grappling with bankruptcies and suicides and now all of that is compounded with the introduction of the economically disastrous trade war.

In an interview yesterday, Perdue acknowledged that farmers are taking most