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

Donald TrumpDonald TrumpSacha Baron Cohen calls out 'danger of lies, hate and conspiracies' in Golden Globes speech Sorkin uses Abbie Hoffman quote to condemn Capitol violence: Democracy is 'something you do' Ex-Trump aide Pierson planning run for Congress 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 ClintonMedia circles wagons for conspiracy theorist Neera Tanden The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by The AIDS Institute - Senate ref axes minimum wage, House votes today on relief bill Democratic strategists start women-run media consulting firm 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.