President Trump’s Executive Order on Promoting Agriculture and Rural Property in America

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President Trump’s Executive Order on Promoting Agriculture and Rural Prosperity in America which was signed on April 25, 2017, is significant in many ways, not the least of which is the Revocation of Executive Order 13575 of June 9, 2011, issued by President Obama, the Establishment of the White House Rural Council. https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/DCPD-201100431/pdf/DCPD-201100431.pdf Continue reading

Trump’s Wall

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President Trump proposed a 20 percent tariff on imports from Mexico in order to pay for the wall he plans to build on the southern border. It is assumed that the 20 percent tariff is a negotiating starting point. A tariff is a tax on imports which will make a product more expensive and favor domestically produced goods over imports, while raising revenue for the government of our country. Continue reading