Las Vegas Sun: Casualties of Trump’s trade war have been American businesses

On Aug. 5, Donald Trump took to Twitter to announce that his tariffs were “working big time.”

Try telling that to the folks at Element Electronics, a South Carolina company that assembles televisions.

One day after Trump’s tweeted chest-thump, Element announced it was closing its plant in Winnsboro, S.C., and laying off most of its workers — 126 people.

 

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