Mar 2, 2018 - Economy

Ben Sasse slams Trump's "kooky 18th century protectionism"

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Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Nebraska) responds to Trump's "trade wars are good" tweet:

"Trade wars are never won. Trade wars are lost by both sides. Kooky 18th century protectionism will jack up prices on American families -- and will prompt retaliation from other countries. Make no mistake: If the President goes through with this, it will kill American jobs -- that's what every trade war ultimately does. So much losing."
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