In his much publicized visit to Iowa, President Donald Trump made a few false and misleading statements about agricultural exports.
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Trump Wrong on Mexico’s VAT
President Donald Trump wrongly said that “nobody from this country knew” about Mexico’s value-added tax until after NAFTA was signed. A deputy U.S. trade representative at the time NAFTA was put in place said: “US policymakers, embassy officials and tax authorities were fully aware of Mexico’s VAT system.”