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Trump Visits Iowa Ahead Of Early Voting

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Trump supporters at the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs

Donald Trump’s latest Iowa visit took him to Council Bluffs this afternoon, on the eve of the start of early voting in Iowa.  His visit was his latest stop in a state where he leads or is tied in most pre-election polls. 

A crowd of hundreds of enthusiastic supporters greeted Trump at the Mid-America Center. Just a few days removed from his first debate with Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, Trump touted is political inexperience as a positive.  

“Hillary Clinton is an insider fighting for her donors and her insiders, mostly fighting for herself,” he said.  “I am an outsider fighting for you. We’re fighting together.”    

Iowa voters can cast absentee ballots or vote in person starting Thursday. Iowa has one of the longest early voting periods in the nation. In the 2012 election, almost 700-thousand Iowans voted early.