Former president Donald Trump campaigned in rural Iowa on October 1, visiting farmers and delivering a fiery speech in Ottumwa.
This footage, filmed by Margo Martin – Trump’s deputy director of communications – shows Trump signing a John Deere combine harvester on a farm in Leighton, before he turns to the crowd and asks, “You think Biden can do that?”.
Earlier, Trump spoke at an event in Ottumwa in a bid to lock up support ahead of the Iowa caucus in early 2024.
“With your support on Monday, January 15, we’re going to win the caucuses in an historic landslide,” Trump told the packed hall on Sunday.
It was Trump’s second trip in two weeks to eastern Iowa. Credit: Margo Martin via Storyful
- Oh yeah.
- Love it.
DONALD TRUMP: You think Biden can do that? I don't think so.
- Woo. Woo.
DONALD TRUMP: I don't think you do. That's a great honor to have that.
- Thank you so much.
DONALD TRUMP: That is some piece of equipment, huh? I love this stuff.
- Yes, sir.
- Thank you very much.
- Thank you. Nice to meet you.
DONALD TRUMP: Thank you.
- Great to meet you.
DONALD TRUMP: Thank you very much.
- God bless you.
DONALD TRUMP: Thank you very much. I appreciate it very much. It's a great place. What you do is great. You do it with love too. You got to make a little money, right?
But you do it with love. There's a love that farmers have and few industries have. And I've seen it. I know people and others who--
- For president, we can think of Trump.
DONALD TRUMP: Hello, everybody.
DONALD TRUMP: May I take a good look at this?
- There it is.