VIDEO: Ernst Fights for Iowa’s Farmers, Rural Communities

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Following President Trump’s removal of the 232 steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada and Mexico, U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) joined Mornings with Maria on Fox Business this morning to pressure House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to honor her obligation to pass the United States-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade agreement.

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In addition, Ernst discussed her bipartisan bill, the ACCESS Rural America Act, which cuts red tape for rural telecom providers, allowing them to focus on increasing access to high-speed internet for Iowa’s rural communities.

Senator Ernst also shared a story of a young Iowa couple who is facing the difficult choice of finding off-farm employment due to the trade dispute with China. She stressed the need for China to come back, in good-faith, to the negotiating table and reach an agreement on a fair deal with the U.S. soon.

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