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Protectionism: Trump’s Tariff-ic Attack on Your Wallet

Protectionism: Trump’s Tariff-ic Attack on Your Wallet

  by Thomas L. Knapp On January 22, US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer fired the first shots of the Trump administration’s 2018 trade agenda: Tariffs of 30% on imported solar panels, and tariffs starting at 20% on imported residential washing machines. In the name of “protecting” jobs — “America First!” — the administration is dead-set […]