Trump Retains Farmer Support
Despite the pain farmers are feeling from the current trade dispute, most of them still support President Trump.
According to survey of 19 farm states conducted by Morning Consult exclusively for CNBC, 10 states saw the president’s approval ratings improve from May 1 through July 31, his approval in 7 states stayed the same and in Idaho his approval declined.
Farmers stand by Trump despite trade pain from CNBC.
Soybean and cattle farmer Eric Nelson told CNBC he believes President Trump is doing the right thing by trying to negotiate better trade deals.
Analysts say farmer sentiment could shift when harvest arrives.
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