Trump signals ethanol decision to Iowa senator: ‘I did you a good favor for the farmers’

President Trump confirmed in public what was being whispered in private — that he would not allow ethanol exports to count toward meeting U.S. biofuel targets — in greeting Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst at a bill-signing ceremony on Wednesday. “Where’s Joni?” asked Trump. “Because I did you a good favor for the farmers yesterday. Right?… » Read More

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