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Articles Tagged with ''Pat Roberts''

President Donald Trump

Trump signs off on China tariffs despite ag fears of retaliation

President Donald Trump today signed off on a plan to punish China for years of stealing intellectual property by imposing about $60 billion worth of tariffs on Chinese goods. The move came despite a growing chorus of warnings from Capitol Hill and farm groups that China will retaliate by taxing or blocking U.S. agricultural goods.
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Mike Conaway

Conaway ready to move farm bill without Democrats

House Agriculture Chairman Mike Conaway said he is “going forward” with moving a new farm bill next month despite the refusal of Democrats to negotiate over provisions expanding work requirements and reworking eligibility rules for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
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Gregg Doud

Senate approves Doud to be USTR’s top ag negotiator

The Senate today cleared the way for Gregg Doud to be the next chief agricultural negotiator for the Office of the United States Trade Representative, bringing key new manpower to the agency as it renegotiates the North American Free Trade Agreement and chases new free trade agreements in Asia.
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