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The story of Jimmy Carter’s peanut farm is a bit more complicated than you may have heard

The story of Jimmy Carter’s peanut farm is a bit more complicated than you may have heard
Thursday 19
5:23 2019

(The Washington Post, June 1, 1979) When Jimmy Carter was elected president in 1976, he put his peanut farm into a blind trust. You’ve probably heard this before. It’s a surprisingly common bit of presidential trivia these days, given how neatly it serves as a countervailing example to President Trump’s apparent lack of interest in dissociating his expansive business from the workings of government. Oh, the military spent $184,000 at a Trump Organization property in Scotland? Amazing. Jimmy Carter had to put his peanut farm into a freaking blind trust. But that representation of what Carter did doesn’t really capture ...

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Summary: It's a story that's retold a lot these days, mostly to contrast his actions with those of President Trump.

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