Taking aim at President Trump,2020 presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar argued on Monday that the nation’s farmers and workers shouldn’t be used as “poker…
Taking aim at President Trump,2020 presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar argued on Monday that the nation’s farmers and workers shouldn’t be used as “poker chips” in what she claimed the president was using “in some kind of game from his bankrupt casinos.”
The Democrat, a three-term senator from Minnesota – campaigning in New Hampshire – also was skeptical of Trump’s claims that his threat to impose tariffs on Mexico forced America’s southern neighbor to “greatly reduce, or eliminate, Illegal Immigration.”
The president on Friday waved off the tariff threat as he announced that the U. S. and Mexico had reached a deal to stem the flow of migrants. However, the deal has been increasingly questioned and criticized in the ensuing days.
TRUMP RAISES POSSIBLITY OF NEW TARIFFS ON MEXICO
Klobuchar was speaking at “Politics and Eggs,” an event considered a must-stop on the campaign trail in New Hampshire.
She pushed back against Trump, saying, “We find out in a headline in The New York Times that actually most of that agreement had been made before he tweeted out that he had gotten this miraculous save of an agreement in response to a crisis that he had created. So, call me skeptical about that claim.

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