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In Speech To Struggling Farmers, President Trump Promotes Border Wall

President Trump addressed the Farm Bureau Federation on Monday, courting a constituency that was key to his 2016 election. He tried to reassure his audience that his trade policies will soon pay off.
President Trump addresses the annual American Farm Bureau Federation convention in New Orleans on Monday. Source: Mandel Ngan

President Trump spoke to the centennial gathering of the American Farm Bureau Federation Monday, cultivating ties to rural voters who were a key factor in his 2016 election.

"I'm proud to be a great friend of the farmer," Trump said, addressing the group's convention for the second year in a row.

The president drew applause as he recounted administration efforts

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