Soybean farmers in the US state of Illinois have felt the impact of the country’s trade war with China. Photo: AFP
Soybean farmers in the US state of Illinois have felt the impact of the country’s trade war with China. Photo: AFP

US-China trade war: are Illinois’ soybean farmers losing faith in Donald Trump?

  • Democrats make gains in midterm elections in Republican strongholds as farmers feel the pain of the tariff war
  • Poll results may serve as a reality check for president who has banked on loyalty of state’s farmers

Soybean farmers in the US state of Illinois have felt the impact of the country’s trade war with China. Photo: AFP
Soybean farmers in the US state of Illinois have felt the impact of the country’s trade war with China. Photo: AFP
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