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Trump Touting Rural America Agenda

Posted January 09, 2018

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues

(Ken Bredemeier – Voice of America)

U.S. President Donald Trump is touting his policies for rural America, a segment of the national economy that has lagged behind growth in urban areas.

Trump headed to Nashville, Tennessee, Monday to tell the American Farm Bureau Federation, one of the country’s top lobbying groups for agricultural interests, that his recently signed $1.5 trillion tax cut legislation will benefit family farmers and that his administration is rolling back clean water environmental regulations on farmlands.

“In every decision we make, we are honoring America’s proud farming legacy,” Trump said, according to excerpts of his speech released by the White House. Click here to read more.