What? Trump Says Without Cheap Foreign Labor "We're Not Going to Have Farms"

Article author: 
Alan Wall
Article publisher: 
Article date: 
3 April 2020
Article category: 
National News
Article Body: 
The Trump administration should be using this COVID-19 crisis to eliminate immigration. Instead, Trump still wants cheap farm labor.
Typically we hear that if foreigners can't work on American farms, the crops will rot in the fields.
But President Trump has taken it a step farther. According to Trump, without foreign farm labor, we won't have any farms....
President Trump doesn't know much about agriculture, and is thus an easy mark for the agribusiness cheap labor lobby....
"H-2A foreign visa workers make up only about ten percent of the total U.S. crop farm workforce." That's 10%. The way Trump is talking, it sounds like 100%....
It's amazing how our rulers—yes, even the Trump administration—are so determined to bring in foreign labor "despite record jobless claims"! Truly, this is an addiction, an obsession....
As John Binder points out, this is really about cheaper labor