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If Trump doesn’t seal a trade deal by the end of June, 150 workers in a central Washington solar factory will lose their jobs.  http://ow.ly/4DbJ30oQYol 

REC Silicon’s plant has faced multiple rounds of layoffs since its peak of 550 employees in 2013. Below, tumbleweeds drift through the plant.  https://www.latimes.com/nation/la-fi-solar-trade-trump-tariff-20190530-story.html 

China appears to have outplayed the United States, using tariffs, subsidies and cheap financing to take over each step of the global solar manufacturing industry.  https://www.latimes.com/nation/la-fi-solar-trade-trump-tariff-20190530-story.html 

The impacts of Trump’s trade war with China may be widespread. In addition to job losses, American families could end up paying an extra several hundred dollars a year for everyday items such as suitcases, furniture and shampoo.  https://lat.ms/2E8CX0G 


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