Deval Patrick to announce he won't run for president in 2020 – live updates

Follow all the day’s politics news after a frosty meeting between Trump and the Clintons at George HW Bush’s funeral in Washington

8.58pm GMT

A little more on that man Michael Bloomberg – he has said if does run for president, which given his Iowa exploits seems likely – he would sell his massive company, or put it in a blind trust.

It’s a marked difference from Donald Trump, who did neither. Donald Trump Jr and Eric Trump are running the company while their dad is president.

8.48pm GMT

Donald Trump’s tariff wars have cost Nebraskan farmers more than $1bn in lost revenue, according to the Nebraska Farm Bureau.

“Retaliatory tariffs make our US products more expensive for international customers, meaning they buy less or buy from someplace else,” Nebraska Farm Bureau President Steve Nelson said in a press release.

Farmers will be a a very BIG and FAST beneficiary of our deal with China. They intend to start purchasing agricultural product immediately. We make the finest and cleanest product in the World, and that is what China wants. Farmers, I LOVE YOU!

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Source: theguardian