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Trade enforcement protects Louisiana shrimpers and other American jobs – Opinion by Barack Obama

20170941-mmmainOver the past seven years, we have helped middle-class families start to reclaim their economic security by restoring the basic values that made our country great – including the idea that everyone should play by the same rules. That principle matters in farm states and factory towns across America, but it doesn’t stop at our shores. We also have to enforce a level playing field in the global economy. Just as we’ve worked to ensure we don’t have one set of rules for Wall Street and another for Main Street, my administration has built an unprecedented record of holding trading partners accountable and fighting back when they try to rip us off. Last week marked another such victory for workers in Louisiana. Read the rest here 18:01