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Majority of Trump's Farm Aid Goes To Biggest And Wealthiest Farmers

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More than half of the Trump administration’s $8.4 billion in trade aid payments was received by the top 10% of recipients. The Environmental Working Group found that the country’s biggest and most successful farmers were the main recipients of aid. The top 1% of aid recipients received an average of more than $180,000 while the bottom 80% were paid less than $5,000, says Reuters. The EWG obtained its data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture through Freedom of Information Act requests. U.S.

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