Why Donald Trump’s base is hurting from his trade wars but sticking with their man

Two Years Of Trump is a week-long series of special video reports by The Telegraph’s US team. Each day, as the midterm elections approach on November 6, we’ll examine the key issues which voters will be weighing up when they go to the polls. Scroll down to watch our video special report.

At the heart of Donald Trump’s pitch to the country in 2016 was trade. Americans, he argued, had been getting ripped off for decades. It was time for a change. 

Two years on from his shock election victory and the US president has been good to his word, launching an assault on free trade that has left his allies reeling.

America has withdrawn from the Trans-Pacific Partnership. The North American Free Trade Agreement…

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