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Loose Change: Trump’s Iowa visit underscores 2020 ethanol politics

June 11, 2019
President Donald Trump is visiting an ethanol production facility in Iowa today to tout EPA’s approval of a waiver allowing year-round sales of 15 percent ethanol (E15) blends, underscoring how the issue could play a key role in the president’s re-election campaign as he seeks to retain rural voters in the Midwest. However, the leading Democrat vying to challenge Trump next year, former Vice President Joe Biden, is also slated to be in Iowa today and will attack Trump over...

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