If an agreement between the U.S. and Mexico isn’t reached on immigration, a new five percent tariff tariffs will go into effect on Monday. South Dakota Representative Dusty Johnson is cautious about the tariff discussions. “I applaud President Trump for trying to figure out creative ways to stop the flow of illegal crossings into the country, but we need to be careful about these Mexican tariffs,” he says. “There are many ways things can go south, creating long-term damage to South Dakota producers.” Implementing new tariffs could cause the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement to fail. The agreement still needs to be ratified by all three countries.
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