Ahead of today’s meeting in Washington with EU Commission President Jean-Claude Junker, yesterday President Trump Tweeted: ‘’I have an idea for them [EU]. Both the US and EU drop all Tariffs, Barriers and Subsidies! That would finally be called Free Market and Fair Trade! Hope they do it, we are ready – but they won’t!’’ – later adding ‘’Tariffs are the greatest!’’. He simultaneously announced emergency aid cash payments to soybean and pig farmers hit by China’s import duties.
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