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Dec 31, 2016 ~ Walter Williams explains how sugar tariffs are harmful. For each 'sugar growing and harvesting job saved through high US sugar prices, nearly 3 confectionery manufacturing jobs are lost'. Consumers pay higher prices. Less money for other goods. Trade barriers harm employment. [Walter Williams, Economics, Tariffs]
Mar 10, 2018 ~ U.S. Steel to Call Back 500 Employees to Illinois Plant After Trump Announces Tariffs on Foreign Steel [Trump Win, Economics, Trade, Tariffs]
May 27, 2018 ~ Trump's trade war with China is already paying dividends - China Pledges $200 Billion in U.S. Purchases by Overhauling Trade Rules [Trump Win, China, Trade, Tariffs]
Jun 14, 2019 ~ Washington Post reports it actually looks like Trump's tariff threat with Mexico worked despite weeks of dem denial. Report increased security monitoring at interior checkpoints. 'We are not going to fail' said Mexico's foreign minister, Marcelo Ebrard understanding the stakes. [Trump Win, Illegal Immigration, Tariffs]
Jun 24, 2019 ~ In response to Trump tariff threat, Mexico deployed 6000 troops to southern border. They now send 15,000 to northern border. Don Jr. 'Mexico doing more to protect America than Democrats'. CNN 'I have never seen this kind of cooperation from Mexico before in terms of immigration.' [Trump Win, Illegal Immigration, Tariffs]
Jun 26, 2019 ~ The Trump tariff threat with Mexico that led to Mexico deploying significant resources toward stopping illegal immigration into the US is working. Border crossings are down 65% since that agreement was finalized. Dems said it was reckless and would never work. [Illegal Immigration, Tariffs, Trump Win]

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