Seems the Koch Brothers don’t think Donald Trump’s tariff wars are a good idea…..
That’s not sitting right with Trump’s former right hand guy Bannon, who want’s the rich guys to ‘shut up and get with the program’…..
Former White House chief strategist Steven Bannon on Sunday slammed the Koch network for comments made by its top officials over the weekend criticizing President Trump‘s financial policies.
“What they have to do is shut up and get with the program,” Bannon said in an interview with Politico. “And here’s the program: Ground game to support Trump’s presidency and program, [and] victory on Nov. 6.”
Top Koch network officials, including billionaire conservative activist Charles Koch himself, at a conference over the weekend derided Trump’s aggressive trade policies, claiming they could hurt the U.S. economy.
Koch in a video for donors warned against “a rise in protectionism,” a reference to Trump’s immigration and trade policies.
Trump in recent weeks has slapped billions of dollars in tariffs on goods from China, Mexico, Canada and the European Union (EU), escalating what some fear amounts to a “trade war.” Though Trump and EU Commissioner Jean-Claude Juncker last week pledged to work toward a solution to the trade clash between Washington and Brussels, Trump has not shown signs of backing down on his policies, particularly tariffs against China….