Tobacco farmers in Red states like Kentucky and North Carolina will be affected by the latest tariffs. Photo: Alamy

How China hit Donald Trump’s supporters where it hurts as tariffs target Republican Party’s heartlands

Beijing’s levies on agricultural products – which will directly affect areas represented by senior Republicans, including House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell – will do little to calm the party’s jitters

Topic |   US-China trade war

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Tobacco farmers in Red states like Kentucky and North Carolina will be affected by the latest tariffs. Photo: Alamy
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