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Trump touts aid as farmers fear trade war will cost them

Clip: 07/26/2018 | 4m 26s Video has closed captioning.

President Trump on the road in Iowa and Illinois Thursday touted his support for American farmers, as well as a $12 billion farm aid package to offset tariffs he put on some of America’s biggest trading partners. Trump’s policy has come under fire by free-trade supporters in his own party, and few agriculture groups have applauded the package. Yamiche Alcindor reports.

Aired: 07/26/18

Rating: NR

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