Ohio farmer: Tariffs make me feel like I’m on reality TV show

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(CNN) – US farmers are still struggling under the weight of tariffs.

President Donald Trump has imposed 25% tariffs on $250 billion in Chinese imports.

China is one of the largest markets for farmers.

The back-and-forth trade war has people feeling like they are part of a TV drama.

Farmer Christopher Gibbs from Ohio said, “I told folks that I feel like the president has dropped me into a worldwide global reality TV show. I call it, ‘US Trade Survivor.’ My job is to… not to be the one voted off.”

Last week, the president made due on his promise to help farmers with a $16 billion plan to ease the pain of the escalating trade feud.

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(This story was originally published on May 27, 2019)

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