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John McCain, Jimmy Carter, and Canadian lumber: one's more sympathetic

Two historic figures in American politics spoke about the Canada-U.S. softwood lumber dispute this week — one sympathetic to the northern neighbour, and the other less so.

The good cop: John McCain.

Bad cop: Jimmy Carter.

The ex-presidential nominee and ex-president offered contrasting views this week on the Trump administration's decision to slap duties up to 24 per cent on Canadian lumber and initiate the latest round in a recurring trade feud.

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Source: Time Colonist

 
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