Dems’ 2020 strategy includes outreach to farmers, minorities; GOP seeks to boost turnout in WOW counties

Dems plan to win Wisconsin in the 2020 presidential election by convincing farmers they’ve been abandoned by the GOP through President Trump’s trade policy and boosting African-American turnout, according to Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez. “[Trump] told Wisconsin farmers that they were ‘over the hump,’ but his trade war has put them over a barrel,” Perez said in a teleconference Friday on DNC strategy. Perez called the state the “farm bankruptcy capital of the United States in 2018” and placed blame squarely on Trump. He also blamed the president for the ensuing suicide crisis among farmers. But a spokeswoman

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