Pork Story Has More Twists Than a Pig’s Tail


The government created a $1.2 billion bailout program to buy farm products from farmers hurt by retaliatory tariffs imposed by China – then uses some of the money to buy products from Chinese companies.

(From LATimes.com)
A Chinese-owned pork producer will sell at least $240,000 worth of ham products to the federal government as part of the Trump administration’s farm bailout program, the administration said Wednesday.

Two senators — Grassley and Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.), who is also a farmer and who narrowly won reelection Tuesday — have said they will be applying for direct help from the federal government.

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