The Trump Administration announced Thursday a $16 billion federal aid package for American farmers hit hard by the yearlong trade war with China. President Trump says China will pay for the aid through tariffs, but experts say that's not true: tariffs are paid by U.S. importers, and the cost is sometimes passed on to consumers. This is the second time the Trump Administration has given farmers aid; $12 billion was approved last July. — Cast your vote at newsandtribune.com.

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