President Talks China Trade During Speech

January 14, 2019 02:26 PM

President Trump addressing the National Farm Bureau Convention in New Orleans on Monday saying trade deals are going to give America's farmers a lot of business. 
During his speech to the 100th annual convention of the American Farm Bureau, President speaking about border security and his request for funding for a border wall.  The debate over it remains the catalyst behind the current partial government shutdown now the longest in history.

The President also saying he wants to make it easier for farm workers to get into the country and he hit on highlights of policy changes under his administration that have impacted farmers including trade with China and other countries.

"We've taken the toughest actions ever to confront China's unfair trade practices that hurt American farmers and ranchers," said President Trump. "This includes China's theft of trade secrets from American agribusiness."

The President says he's learning how complex agriculture is given current technology.

"I couldn't believe how complicated your business is with the seeds and the genetic farming," says President Trump. "People don't know this, but your secrets were being stolen by China and in all fairness other countries."

The President says current negotiations have a specific goal. 

"We want a fair deal for American farmers removing China's arbitrary bans on agricultural imports, safeguarding our intellectual property and providing fair market access to all American producers."

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Spell Check

PJ Jahn
Ptown, IL
1/19/2019 06:12 PM

  So right you are on the Republicans Fred! Big business con job for sure. And they still try to con you as to they being conservative! Good luck with that, eh? Ross Perot enlightened me to their lying, counterfeiting conservative scam many years ago. Such as, Reagan quadrupling the national debt. How did all that work out for ya? It cost G.H. Bush a second term as president, all due to the 3rd VooDoo Economics Recession (Reaganomics). It always ends in economic recession, failure. One thing is for sure, the Republicans totally own the Phony, Reneging, Lying Conman, Traitor/Trader Trump, and all of his corrupt, criminal activity! And now, it also appears as Treason!

Wayne Leanen
Le Roy, NY
1/21/2019 10:43 AM

  No, our secrets and the things we have learned the hard way were not being stolen. They were being sold by a couple that used to inhabit the whitehouse.

Ray Lindhorst
Lindsay, NE
1/18/2019 04:03 PM

  For those Hammering Trump, Do you know that even without the Tariff ordeal China has Import 37% less beans than it did a year ago.Yes they might not have taken US beans but we are right on track to export the same amount we did a year ago. plane and simple we got to many beans, quit Wining!! RL NE.


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