News, What Tariffs Could Mean For Wisconsin Cheesemakers, Poll Shows Americans Are Losing Confidence In Democracy

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We talk to a big Wisconsin cheese maker about the effect tariffs are having on their exporting sales. We also discuss recent poll results about how Americans feel about the state of democracy and take a look at a top news story.

Featured in this Show

  • Sartori President Warns About Tariffs On Cheese

    Wisconsin cheese producers say they’re concerned about the effects of retaliatory tariffs on their products. Sartori Cheese president Jeff Schwager says he understands President Donald Trump’s goal to balance trade deals, but that tariffs could be detrimental to his company, employees and dairy farmers.

  • Poll Shows Americans Losing Confidence In Democracy

    In a poll published by the George W. Bush Institute and the University of Pennsylvania’s Biden Center and Freedom House, 8 in 10 Americans said that they are either “very” or “somewhat” concerned about the condition of democracy here. We take a closer look at the poll and what might be building those attitudes as well with an expert reporter.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • Jeff Schwager Guest
  • James Hohmann Guest

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