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Trump promises 'aid will be provided' if farmers need it

Tweet follows USDA forecast of lagging Chinese imports
President Donald Trump announced Friday via Twitter that he is open to doling out billions of dollars in a third trade assistance package for farmers because of implementation delays in trade deals such as the "phase one" pact with China.
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USDA IG investigating MFP payments

The Agriculture Department’s inspector general is undertaking an extended investigation of the administration’s trade assistance programs, starting with whether USDA had the proper legal authority to make direct payments to farmers.
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