A calf looks out from its pen at a dairy farm in Wisconsin in April, 2017. President Donald Trump has a point when he lambastes Canada for protecting its dairy farmers with hefty tariffs. But the United States is hardly innocent when it comes to farm protectionism. And the very real difficulties that U.S. dairy farmers face can’t all be blamed on Canada. And in fact, despite Canada’s tariff, the U.S. runs a surplus in dairy trade with its northern neighbor. <a href="https://apnews.com/b53ebe62051f45c18aa355edfe1d3c04" target="_blank" title="Associated Press">Read the AP Face Check here</a>. (Associated Press file photo)

A calf looks out from its pen at a dairy farm in Wisconsin in April, 2017. President Donald Trump has a point when he lambastes Canada for protecting its dairy farmers with hefty tariffs. But the United States is hardly innocent when it comes to farm protectionism. And the very real difficulties that U.S. dairy farmers face can’t all be blamed on Canada. And in fact, despite Canada’s tariff, the U.S. runs a surplus in dairy trade with its northern neighbor. Read the AP Face Check here. (Associated Press file photo)

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