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Tariffs Are a Tax

The looming trade wars with Canada, China, the EU and Mexico have escalated. Ninety percent of economists say Trump’s tariffs will hurt the economy. Tariffs are a hidden tax, raising prices on American consumers and hurting U.S. businesses' global competitiveness.

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Hundreds of small- and medium-sized businesses have spoken out to tell the White House tariffs hurt U.S. businesses. Specifically, the growing amount of tariffs on Chinese imports hurts one of the largest  U.S. producers of CB trucker radios, a growing smart home startup launching a new flagship product, a medtech company on the front lines of the opioid epidemic and a wireless earbuds and headphones maker.

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