Why Is Trump Starting a Trade War with Canada?
Posted by Mary Catherine Dunphy (+2472) one year ago
Get ready for higher lumber and dairy prices. Trump is imposing tariffs of up to 24% on Canadian wood. Trump says that Canadian wood is subsidized because a lot of it comes from their public lands. Is this Trump's first move towards harvesting more lumber from the public lands in the U.S.???

I would like a local Republican to explain why this is a good idea?

First, Trump created economic tension with our ally to the south, Mexico; and, now Trump is creating tension with our ally to the north, Canada.

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Posted by The man from snowy plains (-110) one year ago
Could it mean America gets a better price for grain, lumber, and/or hopefully Beef.
Posted by Gunnar Emilsson (+11310) one year ago
Trump is a negotiator. He is starting a trade war with Canada as a bluff, just to get Canada to allow Donny Jr. to go polar bear hunting. Once Trudeau issues Trump Jr. a polar bear permit, the trade war will go away.