Is agriculture bailout 'corporate welfare' for Washington wheat farmers?
This week the Trump administration unveiled a $12 billion bailout for agriculture. It's aimed at easing damage to the industry from the President's new tariffs and his escalating trade war with China.
But is the financial assistance a meaningful solution or a Band-Aid for a longer-term problem?
Bill Radke hears from Washington state farmer Marci Green, president of the Washington Association of Wheat Growers, and Heather Long, economics correspondent at the Washington Post. She explores where U.S. tariff policy is headed and the potential economic and political fallout.