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Trump, Governor Reynolds and other leaders meet in Washington to discuss issues impacting farmers

This news story was published on April 12, 2018.
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Photo of round table meeting held Thursday in Washington, D.C.
(Photo via President Trump’s Twitter)

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Gov. Kim Reynolds traveled to Washington, D.C. for a meeting with President Donald Trump on issues that affect Iowa farmers.

At the round table discussion, Reynolds and Trump were joined by other governors and congressional leaders. The issues they covered included those affecting farmer, agricultural trade and more.

After the meeting, Reynolds said, “Good news for E15 year-round waiver, encouraging discussion on TPP & stressed importance of access to markets & resolving trade issues w/China in a timely manner.”

In a prepared statement, Reynolds said:

“I want to thank the president for a productive meeting on agriculture and trade. He understands that for our farmers to be successful, we need to grow – not contract – our markets. 

“In addition to discussing trade with China, we emphasized the importance of finalizing NAFTA negotiations, expanding the use of E15 year-round and reconsidering the TPP.

“The president listened to our concerns, said that he is determined to resolve the dispute with China, said that he intends to expand E15 and ordered his top advisors to study the possibility of reentering the TPP.

“I appreciate the opportunity to meet with the president, as well as his administration’s continued commitment to partner with states and listen to their concerns.”

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7 Responses to Trump, Governor Reynolds and other leaders meet in Washington to discuss issues impacting farmers

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 16, 2018 at 10:12 pm

    Look at Grassley the old hog at the trough…
    Trying to get anothe subsidy….

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 16, 2018 at 10:10 pm

    I got an idea, How about China BUILDS THEIR OWN STINKING HOG PLANTS!!!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 16, 2018 at 9:54 pm

    Show trump the bananas and everything will be fine

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    mint Reply Report comment

    April 14, 2018 at 7:22 am

    Grow grow what more disease, environmental disasters, irreversible environmental damage, waterways that can never be fixed, top soil depletion that can never be fixed, obese people, cancer, diabetes, all by design, remember these people hold college degrees, order out of chaos Satan wants worship. Just gets dumber, don’t forget the Geo engineering, Nex Rad, HAARP, Gwenn Towers, GMOS, synthetic pesticides, herbicides, insecticides and all of the patents for weather modification at the drop of a hat they can cause tornadoes, earthquakes, storms etc. there’s much more yet look for the 5G to be rolling out, research 5G on youtube. Silent wars are easy on a ignorant populace.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 13, 2018 at 10:09 am

    How about discussing farming impacts on Iowas land soil and health conditions CAUSED by farmers – poisoned soil from spraying deadly herbicides that contaminate our corn/meat and the nitrogen from dumping of CAFOs – pig [poop that runs into our aquifers and poisons our drinking water and Iowa has 750+ contaminated waterways in Iowa – Help the farmers? – How about the people they are poisioning – U know -Iowas NON FARMERS. GET REAL and stop the BS or pigpoop as we refer to it in my town.