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Trump program that gave millions to NY farmers may expand

WHECTV
Updated: February 23, 2020 08:03 AM
Created: February 23, 2020 07:53 AM

NEW YORK, N.Y. (WHEC) — The president's plan to bail out New York farmers may be expanding despite a pending investigation.

According to the Albany Times Union, the program has given over $90 million to New York farmers. On Friday, the president said in a tweet he may continue the two-year program after a top expert projected that U.S. exports to China will fall short of White House expectations.

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Meanwhile, the U.S. Government Accountability Office opened an investigation into the program two weeks ago over allegations that the program unfairly boosts southern and larger farms.


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