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President Trump Addresses American Farm Bureau Federation

President Trump Addresses American Farm Bureau Federation President Trump Addresses American Farm Bureau Federation
Delores Daniels | 13 January, 2018, 03:27

The Farm Bureau supported the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), from which Trump withdrew soon after taking office past year.

President Donald Trump promoted his administration's accomplishments for rural America in a speech before the American Farm Bureau Federation Convention in Nashville, Tennesse on Monday.

"Farmers are the president's people", Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue told NPR's Morning Edition on Monday.

Touting changes in the tax plan Trump said are beneficial to farmers, the president also used the platform to announce a newexecutive order created to expand access to broadband internet in rural areas.

Trump spent some time in his address on the new tax law he signed shortly before Christmas, telling producers about the $5.5 trillion in tax cut that will be offset by $4 trillion in other revenue changes. Many say they want to thank President Trump for accomplishing tax reform.

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Trump said farmers had suffered the "relentless intrusion from the army of regulators" for years, while highlighting his achievements in first year in office. He said the "sleeper in the bill" is the ability for American farmers to deduct 100% of the cost of new equipment in the year the investment is made.

"Any time you talk to a group of farmers and you can proudly declare to them that for every regulation that's been put into place, they've removed 22, that's a very positive sign", Johansson said, adding that he hopes the administration will continue its work to ease regulations "that overpower our own decision-making on the farm".

"Those towers are going to go up and you're going to have great, great broadband", Trump told the annual convention of the American Farm Bureau Federation.

The crowd applauds as President Donald Trump speaks at the 99th annual convention of the American Farm Bureau Federation in Nashville, Tenn., on January 8, 2018.

Roberts was with the president at a farm convention this week in Tennessee as Trump promised there would be progress on a Farm Bill.

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With NAFTA re-negotiations ongoing and much angst in agriculture over trade deal rhetoric from President Trump, Culp saw the willingness of the President to speak to Farm Bureau as a good sign.

AFBF President Zippy Duvall said Trump's visit marked a watershed in D.C. politics. Despite all that, Trump did not give anyone the right to vote-it is enshrined in the U.S. Constitution.

The president also expressed his support for cultural issues, saying his administration is "protecting our cherished second amendment" and claiming "that was another thing that would have been gone" had Democrats won the 2016 election.

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