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Trump's toughest critic challenges the Jones Act

The fight against the almost 100-year-old Jones Act, a thorn in the eye of European carriers in particular, has rekindled after Republican Senator John McCain, one of Trump's most ardent critics, is now trying to break from the controversial legislation. ShippingWatch takes a look at a sensitive subject.

Republican Senator John McCain of Arizona. | Photo: /ritzau/AP/Alex Brandon

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National sentiment, jobs and the promise of big money come into play when the infamous Jones Act is up for debate– even the US defense is thrown into the discussion.

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