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USTR Robert Lighthizer Statement on Agriculture Assistance Against Illegal Trade Retaliation

Washington, DC – U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer today released the following statement regarding the President’s decision for the U.S. Department of Agriculture to assist farmers and ranchers affected by illegal retaliation on trade by other countries:

“President Trump is taking strong action, as he promised, to make sure America’s farmers and ranchers are not left to bear the brunt of illegal retaliation by China and other countries. The Trump Administration will continue to defend our economy from unfair trading practices and work to advance free, fair and reciprocal trade relationships.”

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