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Trump Invents, Attacks ‘Not Fair' French Wine Tariffs

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In a chain of tweets aimed at French President Emmanuel Macron Tuesday morning, President Trump claimed France's wine tariffs were “Not fair,” and “must change.” The thing is, France doesn't even have its own wine tariffs, as it's part of the European Union .
On Trade, France makes excellent wine, but so does the U.S. The problem is that France makes it very hard for the U.S. to sell its wines into France, and charges big Tariffs, whereas the U.S. makes it easy for French wines, and charges very small Tariffs. Not fair, must change!
- Donald J. Trump November 13, 2018
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Trump Wants France to Buy More American Wine 

Trump Wants France to Buy More American Wine 

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It appears he is stoking the flames of a trade war Donald Trump surprised Twitter followers this morning with a micro-missive about how tariffs make it “very hard for the U.S. to sell its wines into France,” while “the U.S. makes it easy for French wines, and charges very small” tariffs. The POTUS also notes that “France makes excellent wine, but so does the U.S.” This message was part of a deluge of early morning tweets about France and its leader, President Emmanuel Macron, which also included digs at the country's military history and unemployment rate , as well as a clarification about...
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