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Congressman Ron Kind

Representing the 3rd District of Wisconsin

Rep. Kind Speaks on the Ongoing Trade War and Keeping Wisconsin’s Diary Markets Open

June 19, 2019
Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, during a hearing with US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, U.S. Rep. Ron Kind urged USTR Lighthizer to end the misguided trade war that is hurting Wisconsin’s farmers, workers, and families.

Watch the video here.

Since the Trump Administration’s trade war began in March of 2018, Wisconsin taxpayers have paid $251 million in additional taxes, and have seen a 30 percent drop in exports subject to tariff retaliation.