What about our farmers, Mr. President?
Last updated 12/5/2019 at 11:14am
Earlier this year, in the midst of a trade war with China, President Donald Trump announced a $16 billion agriculture bailout, telling Americans, via Twitter, the biggest beneficiaries would be “our great Patriot Farmers.”
Recent news reports, however, indicate foreign companies are getting a substantial amount of the bailout dollars.
New statistics show JBS, a Brazilian company and the largest meat producer in the world, has received $78 million in government subsidies through the pork bailout program. The company has received one quarter of all subsidies paid through the program, more...