Trump checks out agriculture tech in Iowa

"It's always terrific to be able to leave that Washington swamp and to spend time with the truly hard-working people, we call them American patriots, incredible people", Trump told a crowd here at an event reminiscent of his campaign rallies past year.

Trump has only been in office five months.

Democrats would do much better as a party if they got together with Republicans on Healthcare, Tax Cuts, Security.

President Donald Trump comes to Iowa today for the first time since his inauguration. "The truth is, people love us ... they haven't figured it out yet".

It wasn't immediately clear how Trump's proposal would differ from existing practice.

"It's just a rally to acknowledge Iowans", said Goertz. "We could make it really look lovely, too".

The administration circulated a draft executive order to make Trump's proposed changes earlier this year.

A White House aide said Trump will talk about how important technology and Internet connectivity are to farmers, particularly for using Global Positioning System in their equipment.

Not everyone outside the event center will be in support of the president.

Trump has made several forays to states that he won over Democrat Hillary Clinton for political rallies reminiscent of his 2016 campaign. Ambassador Terry Branstad is scheduled to be along for the events in Cedar Rapids.

At a Pennsylvania campaign rally last summer, then-candidate Trump said that wind power is bad because it "kills all your birds".

"Mr. President, the campaign is over". "Now is the time to sell your policies, listen to Americans with a stake in those efforts and govern".

President Donald Trump is getting a tour of the agricultural technology being developed at Kirkwood Community College in Iowa.

Wynne-Morton says she wants to hear him talk about the fight on terrorism overseas. A large protest is planned to begin at 5 p.m. Police say they will be increasing a law enforcement presence in the area.

Trump's proposal would build on the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996, which allows federal authorities to deport immigrants who become public dependents within five years of their arrival.

The Republican Party of Iowa said the organization and its top two officials were required to be neutral in the primary but that other party leaders will be free to make endorsements.

Wagner reported from Washington.