Wisconsin farmers weigh in on NAFTA replacement

Some Wisconsin dairy farmers are celebrating the new trade agreement between the United States, Canada and Mexico that could replace the North American Free Trade Agreement. No longer called NAFTA, the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA, was announced Sunday night. > Wisconsin Public Radio

Poll: Midwest abandons Trump, fueling Dem advantage for control of Congress

An NPR/Marist poll finds that as the president has waged a trade war, Midwestern voters have moved in big numbers toward Democrats less than two months before November’s elections. > NPR

Wisconsin farmers feel impact of tariffs, worry about future trade

Farmers need stability to plan for the future, and price reactions to Trump’s new tariffs and promises of aid from the federal government have created a lot of uncertainty about what they’ll earn this year. Whether it seems like Trump’s trade policy is working will weigh heavily on their ballot box choices come November. > Wisconsin Public Radio

Trump is feuding with Harley-Davidson. Bikers love him anyway.

For many at Harley-Davidson’s 115th anniversary gatherings around Milwaukee last week, motorcycle culture includes a full-fledged embrace of President Donald Trump, who they say embodies their same rebellious spirit. And they defended the commander in chief, despite—or perhaps even because of—his public spat with their favored brand. > POLITICO

Trump tariffs hurting Milwaukee port

The Associated Press has reported that retaliatory tariffs from China and other countries will affect $27 billion in U.S. exports, but while some Wisconsin ports are seeing the impacts of tariffs, others aren’t. Milwaukee’s is one that is noticing changes. > Urban Milwaukee

Harley riders weigh in on company’s high-profile conflict over Trump

Harley-Davidson, Inc.’s 115th anniversary celebration this week comes at a politically tricky time for the company, which has come under public criticism from President Donald Trump for planning to move some production overseas. > Wisconsin Public Radio

Trump’s silly war with Harley-Davidson


Not content to undermine a NATO ally and wipe hundreds of billions of dollars in value from global stock and currency markets, President Trump followed up last week by punching a revered American company in the gut. > NY Times