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By Matthew Daly The Associated Press

In boon for farmers, Trump lifts restrictions on ethanol

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is moving to allow year-round sales of gasoline with higher blends of ethanol, a boon for Iowa and other farm states that have pushed for greater sales of the corn-based fuel.

President Donald Trump announced he is lifting a federal ban on summer sales of high-ethanol blends during a trip to Iowa on Tuesday.

GOP Sen. David Perdue: Pray that Obama’s ‘days be few’

WASHINGTON — A Republican senator told conservatives Friday they should pray for President Barack Obama and suggested a biblical passage that says, “Let his days be few.”

Georgia Sen. David Perdue told a gathering of religious conservatives that “we need to be very specific about how we pray.” He suggested using , which reads: “Let his days be few, and let another have his office.”