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Suggesting it’s their patriotic duty to take an economic hit for America, Trump on Monday conceded U.S. farmers will likely be hurt by the White House’s unfolding trade war with China.
But he stressed that farmers shouldn’t worry if their livelihoods dwindle because he promises to make it up to them.
“They want to hit the farmers because they think it hits me — I wouldn’t say that’s nice,” Trump said of China. “But I’ll tell you, our farmers are great patriots. These are great patriots. They understand that they’re doing this for the country,” he added.…