Donald Trump returned to Iowa on Saturday for his first visit to the early caucus state since losing the presidential election in November.
The rally, at the Iowa State Fair, is expected to be attended by Gov. Kim Reynolds, Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Iowa U.S. Reps. Ashley Hinson and Mariannette Miller-Meeks, the Des Moines Register reports.
In an emailed statement sent to reporters, Trump said the rally would be broadcast by OAN, Newsmax, Right Side Broadcasting, and Real America's Voice. CSPAN will also be broadcasting the rally as part of their "campaign 2024" coverage.
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Ahead of the rally, Newsmax reported that Trump will officially endorse Grassley's campaign to win an eighth term in the U.S. Senate.
Grassley told Newsmax he would welcome the endorsement.
Grassley also criticized Sen. GOP Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) for agreeing to a debt limit extension.
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