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McKinney: Expect 'trade aid' program in 'days, not weeks or months'

May 15, 2019
Ted McKinney, the Agriculture Department's top trade official, said this week that a new round of aid for farmers hit by retaliatory tariffs would be announced soon. “I think it’s more like days, not weeks or months,” he told farm broadcasters on Tuesday. “So, that’s as close as I can get because I don’t want to get out ahead of the [Agriculture] secretary or the president, but the intent is to be quick because we want to send a powerful...

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