Trump in Iowa: 'I will end this war on the American farmer'

Donald TrumpDonald TrumpTrump mocks Murkowski, Cheney election chances Race debate grips Congress US reentry to Paris agreement adds momentum to cities' sustainability efforts MORE made a pitch to farmers while campaigning in the swing state of Iowa Friday, vowing to stop the "war" on the agriculture industry. 


Trump slammed Clinton's proposals as destructive to family farm businesses.

"Massive tax cuts for family farms, do you like that?" Trump said at a rally in Cedar Rapids. "We're going to protect our family farms. Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonWhy does Bernie Sanders want to quash Elon Musk's dreams? Republican legislators target private sector election grants How Democrats can defy the odds in 2022 MORE's plan will shut down family farms all over the nation."

"Hillary wants to substantially increase the estate tax on family farms. In other words, it will be very hard to leave your farm to your children and your heirs," he said.

Trump touted his plan to cut taxes and eliminate the estate tax and said Clinton would implement "radical EPA regulation."

"I will end this war on the American farmer."

Trump also said he would "protect corn-based ethanol, and we will also cancel billions of dollars in climate change payments to the United Nations, and we will use that money to help rebuild America's infrastructure."

Trump's outdoor rally ended with a fireworks show.

Trump is leading Clinton by less than 2 points in Iowa in the latest RealClearPolitics polling average.