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‘I Think They Relate To Me’ Donald Trump Says About Iowans and Possible Presidential Campaign


DES MOINES, Iowa — New York billionaire real estate developer Donald Trump doesn’t think Iowans will hold it against him that he fired the state’s golden girl, Olympic gold medalist Shawn Johnson, on his NBC reality show “The Celebrity Apprentice.” “Shawn Johnson would vote for me tomorrow,” Trump told Channel 13 news, “Shawn Johnson likes me and I like her.” Trump said Johnson knew she was ...


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DES MOINES, Iowa — New York billionaire real estate developer Donald Trump doesn’t think Iowans will hold it against him that he fired the state’s golden girl, Olympic gold medalist Shawn Johnson, on his NBC reality show “The Celebrity Apprentice.” “Shawn Johnson would vote for me tomorrow,” Trump told Channel 13 news, “Shawn Johnson likes me and I like her.” Trump said Johnson knew she was struggling on the show and admitted the tasks given to her on the show were “tough.” Three times before–in 2000, 2008 and 2012–Trump has previously expressed interest in running for presidentBut Trump said he is seriously looking at it now because his children have assumed prominent roles in his company and his contract with NBC for his television is about to expireTrump said if he does run for president, he would aggressively try to win the 2016 Iowa Caucuses“I’m going all out in Iowa,” Trump said, “I love Iowa.” He then went on to profess his love for Iowans and their commitment to hard work“People in Iowa are great because these are people who want to work,” Trump said, “These are workersThese are great peopleI think I relate to that and I think they relate to me.” Here is previous story where Trump commits that, as president, he would stop the “crooks” and “criminals” who illegally enter the United States.  Watch full interview with Trump at the Iowa Freedom Summit in Des Moines. var myPlayer = OO.Player.create("playerContainer-s1adz5cjrkzglx4o8boxir6gsbnbo4db", "s1aDZ5cjrkzGLX4O8boxiR6gsbNbo4dB", { width:760, height:427, autoplay: "0", wmode: "opaque", onCreate: function(player) { window.messageBus = player.mb; // save reference to message bus window.ooyalaPlayer = player; // save reference to player itself } });   Filed in: News, Politics Topics: 2016, donald trump, iowa, politics, republican window._taboola = window._taboola || []; _taboola.push({"mode":"thumbs-3r","container":"taboola-below-article-thumbs-hybrid-mix","placement":"below-article-thumbs-hybrid","target_type":"mix"}); window._taboola = window._taboola || []; _taboola.push({"mode":"hybrid-text-links-2c","container":"taboola-below-article-text-links","placement":"below-article-text-links","target_type":"mix"}); Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... 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January 26, 2015 at 6:35 pm Reply Report comment agent provocateur Reblogged this on Nevada State Personnel Watch. January 26, 2015 at 7:23 pm Reply Report comment bjertbjaeger what Iowans? corrupt developers? deadbeats who file bankruptcy? drunks and child molesters? January 26, 2015 at 8:07 pm Reply Report comment Gunny G Reblogged this on BLOGGING BAD w/Gunny G ~ "CLINGERS of AMERICA!". January 26, 2015 at 9:08 pm Reply Report comment Rebecca Hergert This guy is all mouth!! He’s got too much baggage(bankruptcy) January 26, 2015 at 10:36 pm Reply Report comment Clyde Everybody holds his bankrupt decisions This is what he does He buys companies etcthat are about bankrupt or are bankrupt and fixes the problems or sells them off. In case anyone hasn’t noticed, when your 17 trillion in debt Your Bankrupt In case you haven’t noticed, China could put us in a hurt anytime they want I’ll admit the guy’s personality could use some attention but maybe we need somebody like him He’s not shy, and I don’t think he needs to listen to any money people He believes in a strong military, something we are going to need after Obama gets done, it looks like. January 27, 2015 at 6:29 am Reply Report comment John Smith Bad news, CLYDE: The finances of a sovereign nation are NOT the same as those of an individual, or even a household Never have been, never will be. I reckon you should have tried to pay more attention in High School Econ. January 27, 2015 at 4:04 pm Reply Report comment Matthew oyekanmi I think you have what it takes to be a great president, from my own perspective as a business man you are an idealistic person and that is what the world strongest President need . January 28, 2015 at 12:40 am Reply Report comment

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