In the news:
…American farmers, a key constituency of Trump, have been among the hardest hit in the trade war. Soybeans are the most valuable U.S. farm export, and shipments to China dropped to a 16-year low in 2018, while soybean futures prices last week fell this week to 11-year lows…
Rep. Vicky Hartzler @RepHartzler
With planting season underway, I visited with members of @MoFarmBureau to discuss how things are looking for the year, especially with the impact of recent flooding. #MOfarmers are resilient! As a lifelong farmer, it was an honor to be presented the Friend of Farm Bureau Award!
4:07 PM – 13 May 2019
Some of the responses:
And you promised them that they’re going to get their socialist money from @realdonaldtrump, right?
Meetings with Farm Bureau this year — 5.
Town hall with constituents—0.
Hopefully Missouri’s farmers were able to consider the recently announced tariffs by China prior to planting their crop. Otherwise, they’ll be reliant on makeshift silos to store their crops they’re unable to sell and taxpayer funded bailouts to support DJT’s trade war.
#DrunkUncleDonald #TraitorTrump #VoteThemOut #PutinsGOP And what Exactly do You do for farmers? Spreading the lie of tax cuts and tariffs? Did you tell them the truth about China won’t buy their goods because they Own us?
The Second Great Depression coming up. #PutinsGOP
They used to be so much fun.