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‘I Want To Do This’: How Kushner And Lighthizer Failed To Stop Trump’s ‘Beautiful’ Mexico Tariffs

"The word TARIFF is a beautiful word indeed!"

"The word TARIFF is a beautiful word indeed!"
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7 comments on “‘I Want To Do This’: How Kushner And Lighthizer Failed To Stop Trump’s ‘Beautiful’ Mexico Tariffs

  1. Anonymous

    Good commentary. No matter how bad Trump gets, he always manages to find a new way to become worse.

  2. Stinkfoot

    If Trump really wanted to influence Mexico’s decision makers, he could ask his crackhead supporters to lay off the Mexican drugs.

  3. We need LEADERS who will step up and say no more! Senators, Congressman and business leaders. This guy is taking the US down a rathole and nobody is saying STOP! Why? I can think of several reasons including the Dems would love a recession and Republicans want to get reelected. How about Romney, Susan Scott, Jamie Dimon, Warren Buffet and Bill Gates for starters? Somebody has to stand up and be counted.

  4. Dazed&Confused

    Tariffs is a 3 letter word everyone hates. T-A-X, it’s a tax with a different label and frame of reference. TAX is imposed on the citizens of a given country to generate revenue for the government. TARIFFS on the other hand is imposed on the citizens of the same given country to generate revenue for the government. The subtle difference is in the sales pitch. In the case of said snake oil salesman who has just discovered how he can bamboozle an entire country into thinking that his righteous indignation leaves him no other options but to TAX I mean Tariff his people. Dunces!

    • Exactly. So where is Grover Norquist and his “no tax increases” pledge that he made most House and Senate Republicans sign? Why isn’t he all over this tariff business?
      So the consumer pays stupidly higher prices but the govt doesn’t see any or much of the money.

  5. Hey Mitch, the hole is getting deeper.

  6. Tariff man in a clown. The immigration issue can’t be solved because there are too many interests who want it to continue. Many politicians and most of corporate America benefit from immigration, so it isn’t going to stop. These are future customers for corporate America and what business doesn’t want more customers?

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