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Germany: there is no guarantee the EU will buy the quantity of soybeans that Washington expects

A couple of days ago Donald Trump announced a deal whereby the European Union allegedly would buy tons and tons of soybeans from United States farmers. Today we hear this:

Kloeckner, speaking to Reuters on the sidelines of a G20 meeting in Buenos Aires, said the amount of soy Europe will import is yet to be determined.

Will we be able to do whatever President Trump wishes for? I don’t know. Let’s see whether this will be the case or not,” she said.


Glenn Greenwald deletes 27,000 tweets

The Internet is buzzing as The Intercept founder has been caught deleting 27,000 of his tweets. It is unclear why Mr. Grreenwald —who in the past accused those who delete their tweets of being “cowards”— made this move:

Whirlpool loved Trump's tariffs. Now it's struggling

Source: CNN

In January, when Trump announced tariffs on imported washing machines, CEO Marc Bitzer said, "This is, without any doubt, a positive catalyst for Whirlpool."

But the Trump administration didn't stop there. It imposed tariffs on some imported metals, sending raw material prices on steel and aluminum higher. That raised costs for Whirlpool and squeezed profit margins.

The company responded by raising prices on washing machines in the United States, causing some demand to fall.

Whirlpool's (WHR) stock tanked 10% premarket Tuesday after it missed Wall Street's expectations and it cut its full-year outlook in part due to higher costs.

Read more: https://money.cnn.com/2018/07/24/news/companies/whirlpool-washing-machines-trump-tariffs/index.html


Cenk Uygur: Bernie Sanders will win the 2020 primaries "easily"

Linking to a video of an enthusiastic crowd in Wichita, Kansas, the Young Turks host said:

Mr. Sanders trail Joe Biden in all 2020 primary polls conducted so far.

Study: NY Times, Wash. Post quote more than twice as many Republicans as Democrats in political cove

Source: Media Matters for America

Read more: https://www.mediamatters.org/blog/2018/07/20/ny-times-wash-post-quote-more-twice-many-republicans-democrats-political-coverage/220738

Ocasio-Cortez gets pants on fire on economy statements

Unemployment is not low because "everyone has two jobs", as Ocasio said. Only 5% of workers of save two jobs.

Unemployment is low because Obama got us out of the recession and boosted the economy with his policies.

Trump's disastrous ideas are expected to fuck things up soon (tariffs, deregulation, etc.)

Quinnipiac: Andrew Cuomo expands his lead over Cynthia Nixon to a whopping 36%

‪New Quinnipiac poll: Andrew Cuomo has a shopping 36% lead against Cynthia Nixon‬ (59-23%).
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