Now, he says he does not plan to vote for him again because of massive economic losses he expects to incur due to the escalating trade war with China.
When asked by the CNN correspondent if he voted for Trump, Angler was quick to respond:.
Other Iowan farmers interviewed by CNN also expressed frustration with the president, as well as skepticism about his ability to improve trade ties with China.
Trade tensions with China have increased steadily since last year, when Trump slapped tariffs on hundreds of billions of Chinese imports.
Trump also directed officials to begin the process of raising tariffs on nearly all remaining imports from China, valued at about $300 billion.
The U.S. agriculture sector has been especially hard-hit by the trade war because China was purchasing large quantities of soybeans and other products from American farmers.
He also said “both sides will suffer” as the trade war continues. »