Trump Claims Trade Victories but Businesses Struggle Under His Approach



Alan Rappeport | New York Times

WASHINGTON — President Trump has spent the past week praising his new trade agreement with Canada and Mexico as a win for farmers, saying the pact will send cash pouring into the United States and enrich America’s agriculture and industrial workers.

“The farmers are so thrilled with the U.S.M.C.A.,” Mr. Trump said on Tuesday, referring to the new United States Mexico Canada Agreement. “We just opened up Mexico and Canada and it’s great for our farmers,” he said ahead of a campaign rally in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

But many are not ready to cheer…

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