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Mark Curran on Free Trade

 

 


Tariffs may be necessary; subsidize farmers if required

I think tariffs on international commerce may be necessary. The United States is the great food exporter to the world. Illinois farmers suffered from the tariffs. President Trump wisely did give some of the increased tariff money to farmers. I think that it important that we protect farmers. America needs to continue to be the great food exporter and Illinois needs to continue to be the heartland. I am in favor of subsidies if that is what is required in a down year to keep the farmer going.
Source: Chicago Sun Times on 2020 Illinois Senate race , Jan 22, 2020

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