TRUMP ADMINISTRATION THREATENS 100% TARIFFS ON $2.4 BILLION OF FRENCH GOODS

 Source: Mac Slavo Donald Trump really loves his tariffs! The Trump administration is now threatening to add 100% tariffs to $2.4 billion worth of French goods, including cheese. This tariff is retaliation against France’s new tax on digital services. While France’s tax on digital services simply amounts to more theft, Trump’s retaliation is not all that different.  In a statement, the United States Trade Representative’s office said the French law “discriminates against U.S. companies” including Alphabet’s Google, Apple Inc., Facebook Inc., and Amazon.com Inc. “The USTR is focused on countering…

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TRUMP ADMINISTRATION THREATENS 100% TARIFFS ON $2.4 BILLION OF FRENCH GOODS

 Source: Mac Slavo Donald Trump really loves his tariffs! The Trump administration is now threatening to add 100% tariffs to $2.4 billion worth of French goods, including cheese. This tariff is retaliation against France’s new tax on digital services. While France’s tax on digital services simply amounts to more theft, Trump’s retaliation is not all that different.  In a statement, the United States Trade Representative’s office said the French law “discriminates against U.S. companies” including Alphabet’s Google, Apple Inc., Facebook Inc., and Amazon.com Inc. “The USTR is focused on countering…

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