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RPI Statement on Mueller’s Testimony

DES MOINES -- Republican Party of Iowa Chairman Jeff Kaufmann issued the following statement regarding Robert Mueller’s testimony: “While Democrats continue their baseless witch hunt, they are ignoring important issues that directly impact Iowans -- they should be focusing on ratifying the USMCA, fixing our broken immigration system, and investing in infrastructure. Instead, Democrats are desperately trying to rewrite history. After wasting $40 million taxpayer dollars, the facts remain the same: No obstruction. No collusion. Mueller’s report completely vindicates President Trump, and it’s time for Democrats to move on and get to work for the ...

Which Socialist Government-Run Health Care Plan do Greenfield, Mauro and Graham Support?

Costly government-run health care plans have taken center stage as 2020 Democratic presidential candidates descend on Iowa in a battle between Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders and their socialist agendas. Joe Biden has revealed his newest plan: “ObamaCare 2.0” described as “a new government-run public insurance option” with a $750 billion dollar price tag and a requirement that taxpayers foot the bill for abortions. According to the Wall Street Journal, Bernie Sanders has “made clear that there was a divide in the Democratic Party over health care” and Sanders’ campaign manager described Biden’s government-run plan as a “policy ...

Cindy Axne Silent After Illegal Immigrant Accused of Murdering Her Constituents

COUNCIL BLUFFS -- During a press conference in Council Bluffs this afternoon, Michelle Root spoke about the consequences of our broken immigration system. Her daughter, Sarah Root, was killed in a car accident by an illegal immigrant who had been deported twice. Last week, a twice-deported illegal immigrant became the main suspect in a Des Moines triple homicide. One of these tragedies is too many, but now several innocent Iowans have had their lives taken by illegal immigrants. But if 2020 Democrats have their way, illegal immigration would be decriminalized, and illegal immigrants would even be granted taxpayer-funded health care. Iowa’s ...

Speaker Upmeyer Applauds Women for Trump Coalition

DES MOINES -- Iowa House Speaker Linda Upmeyer released the following statement regarding the launch of the Women for Trump coalition: “Under President Trump’s administration, women’s unemployment is at a 70 year low, the Child Tax Credit was doubled, and the number of women in poverty fell by 600,000. While 2020 Democrats travel the state touting an agenda that would undo this historic progress, President Trump’s Administration continues standing up for women who have often felt left behind -- I applaud Lara Trump, Ronna McDaniel, and all members of the Coalition who are working to empower women across the country.” ###

2020 Democrats will Lend Their Ears at Today’s Corn Feed, but They Won’t Offer a Kernel of Truth

CEDAR RAPIDS -- Several 2020 Democrats will attend Progress Iowa’s Corn Feed this afternoon, giving them an opportunity to see the positive impact crop farmers have on Iowa’s economy. Unfortunately, candidates will be focused on buttering up caucus-goers, hiding their real agenda that would make corn growers say “Shucks!” In 2017, Iowa exported more than $1.6 billion worth of corn. That’s a whole lot of yellow! The USMCA would foster prosperous relationships with Mexico and Canada & benefit Iowa corn growers, yet Democrats continue stalling and refuse to ratify this historic trade deal. Last year, Iowa ...

Pelosi Puppets Axne and Finkenauer Put the Swamp’s Needs Ahead of Iowans

DES MOINES -- Cindy Axne and Abby Finkenauer’s records are getting worse as their time in Congress drags on. Instead of doing what’s best for their constituents, it’s clear they are content with being nothing more than Pelosi puppets. With everything Iowans stand to gain from USMCA, it has been endorsed by several Iowa associations, businesses, and chambers of commerce. In 2018, 45 percent of Iowa’s total exports went to Canada and Mexico, making these countries Iowa’s top two trading partners. Cindy Axne and Abby Finkenauer are letting Nancy Pelosi hold hostage much needed legislation that would bolster Iowa’s economy. And now, the ...

Kamala Harris’ Hypocritical Comments on North Korea Put Politics Over Peace

As Cindy Axne links arms with Harris, Iowans want to know where she stands on efforts to denuclearize North Korea DES MOINES -- On Sunday, President Donald Trump made history and became the first sitting U.S. President to enter North Korea. As a result of this historic meeting, North Korea has agreed to resume denuclearization talks. In 2017, Kamala Harris argued that “we must work to de-escalate tensions with North Korea.” Yet in a stunning display of hypocrisy, Sen. Harris scoffed at the President’s historic visit this week, calling it a “photo-op.”  While the Trump Administration continues pursuing enduring peace for the U.S., the ...

RPI Statement on Night Two of the 2020 Democratic Debates

DES MOINES -- Republican Party of Iowa Chairman Jeff Kaufmann released the following statement in response to the conclusion of the first 2020 Democratic debates: “The last two nights prove 2020 Democrats will continue tripping over themselves in their race to the left. It’s a race to determine which out-of-touch liberal will raise your taxes the highest, steal your insurance, open our borders, and see which clown will hand out the most free stuff, without any plan to pay for it. With their outrageous agenda, it’s increasingly clear who the ultimate winner of this race will be: President Trump, who continues keeping his promises and ...

RPI Statement on the First 2020 Democratic Debate

DES MOINES -- Republican Party of Iowa Chairman Jeff Kaufmann released the following statement in response to the first 2020 Democratic debate: “Tonight we heard a lot of the same socialist rhetoric that 2020 Democrats have been spewing across Iowa for months now. They continue to embrace government-run health care and the Green New Deal, which would cost taxpayers a whopping $124 trillion. While this might be appealing to a New York liberal like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, these policies would cripple Iowa’s small businesses and our agriculture industry. It is ludicrous that the far-left’s idea of fantasyland is Cuba and Venezuela, because ...

Get a Piece of Iowa Presidential History!

Friend: We were thrilled to welcome President Donald Trump back to Des Moines earlier this month. If you weren’t able to witness this historic event, don’t worry -- we have a special offer for you! By donating at least $25 today, you will receive a digital copy of the official picture of President Trump’s Iowa visit, as well as a mailed 8x10 copy.  After you have made your donation by clicking here, please fill out this form to provide the proper mailing address for your limited edition 8x10 copy.  Supplies are extremely limited, so be sure to get yours before they’re all sold out! Like President Trump said during his speech...