Trump’s solar tariffs will cost American jobs and hurt a growing industry

Lit up: Construction crews assemble solar modules for a 55-megawatt power plant in Idaho built by DEPCOM

JIM LAMON IS JUST THE KIND OF BUSINESSMAN THAT Donald Trump would like. And Lamon is the kind of businessman who likes Trump. The CEO of DEPCOM Power grew up in Alabama, served six years in the Air Force and spent decades constructing coal-fired power plants. He’s given thousands of dollars to GOP causes, including Trump’s victory fund.

But a few years ago, Lamon

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