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It appears State Sen. Jim Carlin has found an area of vulnerability for U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley and, perhaps, other Iowa Republicans with his efforts to point out the increased interest from Chuck Grassley’s Hawkeye PAC when it comes to the Iowa House Majority Fund, which is essentially directed by the Speaker of the Iowa House — Pat Grassley.

Carlin pointed out the more than $500,000 contributed to the Iowa House Majority Fund from the Hawkeye PAC in 2020. He criticized the Hawkeye PAC for not stepping in when control of the U.S. Senate was on the line in Georgia.

WHO Radio host Simon Conway erroneously said on air during his interview with Carlin that the Hawkeye PAC did indeed help, but the two were talking about a different timeframe.

In 2018, the year before Pat Grassley became Speaker, the Hawkeye PAC contributed to 57 different House Republican candidates.

Nonetheless, the whole thing has grown into a big spat, and the Republican Party establishment is going after Carlin hard for bringing this issue to light.

So, what are the facts? Join us tonight for a Facebook Live at 7 p.m. where we will literally share the screen with our viewers and go through the information.

You know, one of those “we report, you decide” sort of deals.

Author: Jacob Hall


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