What Trump has in common with Abe Lincoln and Ferris Bueller

What Trump has in common with Abe Lincoln and Ferris Bueller
 

Critics may carp that Donald Trump skipped economics class, like a certain 1980s movie truant. But as the 45th president himself notes, Abraham Lincoln and other historic Republican leaders loved tariffs.
"This bill is an American bill. It is made for the American people and for American interests."
That sounds like President Trump.
But it's William McKinley - another "America First" Republican president - on his Tariff Act of 1890.
When McKinley slapped high duties on US imports, some fellow conservatives thought the powerful Ohio congressman dubbed the "Napoleon... read more

 
8 March 2018 in World News, Views: 50
Source: BBC
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