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President Trump took his case for a barrier on the U-S-Mexico border to farmers on Monday, addressing the 100th annual convention of the American Farm Bureau Federation in New Orleans;

 

 

Trump also discussed issues like the new federal farm bill, regulatory relief, and the fights he has chosen to pick with important customers of Illinois and other U-S farm products like Canada, China and Mexico;

 

 

Trump put additional tariffs on Chinese imports on hold while negotiations to resolve the trade war continue. And Congress will still need to consider the proposed trade agreement with Canada and Mexico negotiated last year before it can be fully implemented.

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