In remarks on Monday, Donald Trump addressed his ongoing trade wars by saying that American farmers will completely understand if the increased tariffs on their goods cause them to be ruined financially. Trump is not considering the economic costs of his trade war with China, and the people who put him in office will be the ones to suffer the most. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins discusses this.

Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at He is the co-host / guest host for Ring of Fire Radio. His writings have appeared on Alternet, Truthout, and The Huffington Post. Farron received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of West Florida in 2005 and became a member of American MENSA in 2009. Follow him on Twitter @farronbalanced