Unlike Joe Biden, President Trump protected Iowa’s first-in-the-nation caucuses.
President Trump made E15 ethanol available year-round, boosting Iowa's economy and advancing American energy independence. President Trump also dramatically increased the number of fueling pumps where E15 could be sold across the country.
Iowa added almost 22,000 new jobs in the first three years of the Trump Administration, including 10,100 new manufacturing jobs. When Joe Biden was Vice President, Iowa lost 2,200 manufacturing jobs.
President Trump oversaw record low unemployment for African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Asian Americans, and women. Unemployment in Iowa remained below 3% for the first three years of President Trump’s Administration.
President Trump stood up to China like never before, rebalancing our trade relationship and bringing in hundreds of billions of dollars from China. When China targeted America’s farmers, President Trump provided $28 billion dollars in relief.
President Trump replaced the job-killing NAFTA deal with the historic USMCA trade agreement that contributed to an economic boom in Iowa.
President Trump slashed the estate tax, or death tax, to allow Iowa farmers to keep farms in the family.
President Trump rolled back unnecessary job-killing regulations at a historic pace, including those that harmed Iowa’s farmers. His Administration cut 8 regulations for every new rule including Barack Obama’s Waters of the United States rule that imposed federal restrictions on much of Iowa’s farmland.
President Trump successfully negotiated and renegotiated more than 50 agreements to boost farm exports by more than $60 billion dollars. As a result, Japan reduced or eliminated tariffs on over 90 percent of U.S. food and agricultural exports and the European Union agreed to nearly triple its beef imports and open its market to American soybeans.
The Trump Administration worked to promote connectivity in rural America by investing in rural broadband.
In 2018, President Trump signed a sweeping new Farm Bill into law that provided support and stability to Iowa’s farmers, expanded crop insurance, doubled how much farmers can borrow and helped open new markets for agriculture goods.
From 2017-2020 real median household income in Iowa increased by $1,882, the highest level on record.