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Why the Teamsters president supports Trump's new tariffs

Clip: 05/14/2019 | 7m 27s

Workers, jobs and wages are central to the ongoing trade war between the U.S. and China, in which the two countries have exchanged tariffs and threats recently. Though many Americans fear that they will be the ones to pay the price for the friction, Judy Woodruff talks to James Hoffa Jr., president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, about why he thinks the tariffs are a “good idea.”

Aired: 05/14/19

Rating: NR

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