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Trump: Farmers are America's backbone; shout-out to Saints, Brees

January 14, 2019
In The News

President Trump told American farmers here Monday he will boost their profits with new trade deals and make it easier for them to secure migrant labor while giving "Who Dat Nation" a shout-out for the Saints playoff win Sunday.

Louisiana's congressional delegation from U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy to U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham offered staunch support for the president. Congressman Cedric Richmond, Louisiana's lone Democrat in Congress, was the only exception.

"I thank the president for his visit today, and for fighting to secure our border and protect Americans from drugs, crime and illegal immigration," Cassidy said.

"We know the president loves farmers and Louisiana and the admiration is mutual," Abraham said.

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