Trump Stays Home

Earlier today the Iowa GOP was informed that Mr. Trump will not attend and keynote the June 10 Lincoln Dinner. Citing Mr. Trump’s unique appeal and the close proximity to the event, the Iowa GOP has decided to cancel the 2011 Lincoln Dinner. Iowa GOP Chairman Matt Strawn issued the comment below following Mr. Trump’s decision to cancel his appearance at the Lincoln … [Read more...]

Iowa GOP Lincoln Dinner Plans In Temporary Limbo

Iowa GOP Spokesman Casey Mills issued the comment below regarding the status of the June 10 Lincoln Dinner. While our invitation to Mr. Trump never hinged on a potential Trump candidacy, Iowans responded enthusiastically and with great interest in his appearance at our annual Lincoln Day Dinner. Today, it is our understanding that Mr. Trump is reassessing his commitment. We … [Read more...]

Iowa GOP Chairman Strawn Congratulates Whitver

Republicans win Senate District 35 Special Election DES MOINES – Republican Party of Iowa Chairman Matt Strawn tonight congratulated Jack Whitver on his special election win in Senate District 35. The seat covers northern Polk County. “Jack will be a strong advocate for conservative principles and private sector job creation. Jack has personal experience creating … [Read more...]