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‘I’m going to win Iowa’: Trump tells Hannity ahead of Tuscaloosa GOP Debate

Former President Donald Trump joined a FOX News town hall with Sean Hannity on Tuesday night ahead of the fourth official GOP presidential debate on the University of Alabama’s campus.

Hannity and Trump discussed wide-ranging issues including the state of the GOP presidential primary, President Biden’s cognitive decline, and what’s at stake in 2024. 

When posed a question about who would become the Democratic nominee for president, Trump speculated that President Biden will not make it to the general, leaving room for assumptions of a Vice President Kamala Harris or California Governor Gavin Newsom run. 

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“I personally don’t think he makes it, okay? I haven’t said that. I’m saving it for this big town hall. I’ve never really said that. I personally don’t think he makes it.” Trump said of Biden. 

“I personally don’t think he makes it physically. I watched him at the beach. He wasn’t able to lift a beach chair, which is meant for children to lift. And mentally I would say he is possibly equally as bad, and maybe even worse.” Trump added on Biden’s cognitive decline.

Trump was confident about his standing with GOP voters in the first state to cast a ballot for president in 2024, declaring he was going to win Iowa. 

Trump boasted his hundreds of billions of dollars in taxes and tariffs on China that gave him the ability to give $28 billion to the agricultural industry in Iowa. 

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Trump added that he boosted farmers in Iowa while making China pay for it.

“Who else could do that? Who else would be able to do it, number one, who else would think about it?” Trump asked, adding that he told farmers to “buy more land” and “bigger tractors.”

“My people say, ‘Please sir, don’t keep saying you’re going to win Iowa, you sound so, really, horrible, crass’ — someone said ‘crass.'”

“But it’s true. We’re going to win Iowa,”

Trump will not be attending the University of Alabama GOP debate on Wednesday night, saying he doesn’t want to elevate opponents. 

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