Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 2020-08-18 07:54:05 –
By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Western Pennsylvania was well represented during the inaugural night of the Democratic National Convention.
Michelle Boyle, a local union nurse, was part of a roundtable of healthcare workers with Megan Rapinoe.
Rick Telesz, a farmer from Lawrence County, spoke about how President Trump’s trade war with China and tariffs on soybeans are hurting his family farm.
“The trade was was real stressful and really a devastating effect on the farm,” Telesz said.
“My biggest concern is if these trends continue with this type of leadership, I will be the last generation farming this farm,” Telesz also said.
Telesz says he voted for President Trump in 2016, but will be voting for Biden in the upcoming election.