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Unhinged, with delusions of dictatorial grandeur, @realDonaldTrump "ORDERS" US companies not to do business with China. Aside from the fact that he does not have any such power, American businesses are already hurting because the #TrumpTariffs have gutted their business w/ China.
American farmers & small businesses may never recover from the damage caused by the #TrumpTradeWar. Families are on the verge of losing their farms. Small businesses are on the verge of bankruptcy. Big car companies and steel companies are closing plants & laying off workers.
Now, w/ a series of tweets, Trump has abandoned any semblance that he is an elected official who works for the people and NOT a king. He is freaking out about how his policies are about to derail an economy that has been growing steadily for 10 years. He is blaming everyone else.
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No. That's the United States. The US is where companies would go produce stuff due to Trump Tariffs and in fact many have done so.
U.S. consumers spent an extra $1.5 billion in the first 12 months on washers/driers after Trump Tariffs went up but only $82 million of it went to the @USTreasury. The rest is US companies spiking prices under excuse of tariffs but they are pocketing the difference, per a study.
According to the study (by a @federalreserve branch and a Chicago University professor), #TrumpTariffs on washers/driers created 1,800 jobs. At $82 million in tariffs, that's a cost of $45,555 per job, BUT the gov collects those $82mm which then gets reinvested in the economy.
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Let me give you a #TruthSummary for every corporate media story for the last week and for the next 2 weeks bar some new unforseen crisis:
1. There are no such thing as #TrumpTariffs
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Trump Tariffs are a fiction created by illegal legislation and false policies
Media, pundits, & politicians need to shut up about Trump Tariffs & start talkg about #CongressionalTariffs
2. #Kavanaugh will not be the "death of womens rights" no matter what @SenFeinstein says. Kavanaugh will not be king and for goodness sakes, supports #Obamacare!!
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If you, like me, cannot point to a single thing @RepFrenchHill has done for the benefit of his constituents in #AR2 then you owe it to yourself and everyone else in the seven county area to vote for @clarketucker this November. #arpx #Vote #Midterms2018
.@RepFrenchHill has voted to end coverage for pre-existing conditions. He doesn't care whether or not you can afford to see a doctor, or even if your health insurance will cover a visit. He does not care about #Arkansans #AR2 #ByeFrench #VoteThemOut #arpx
.@RepFrenchHill supports @realDonaldTrump #ConcentrationCamps for migrant children, infants, and toddlers. He refuses to speak up about these egregious #HumanRights violations. #Arkansas deserves a better, more humane representative in #AR2 - @clarketucker is that person! #Vote
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