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Presidential candidates take the stage at Wing Ding fundraiser

Presidential candidates take the stage at Wing Ding fundraiser


RUNNING FOR PRESIDENT IS IN IOWA
TONIGHT. THEY’RE ATTENDING THE WING DING
FUNDRAISER IN CLEAR LAKE, WHICH
IS ABOUT AN HOUR AND A HALF
NORTH OF DES MOINES. KCCI’S CHRIS GOTHNER IS THERE. REPORTER MORE THAN 20
CANDIDATES SPOKE AT THE WING
DING FUNDRAISER TONIGHT. THAT IS NOT THE ENTIRE FIELD,
BUT MOST OF THE FIELD. EACH CANDIDATE TONIGHT WAS KEPT
TO ONLY FIVE MINUTES, SO THEY
HAD TO KEEP IT BRIEF. A NUMBER OF THE CANDIDATES ON
STAGE TONIGHT BROUGHT UP THE
MASS SHOOTINGS IN DAYTON AND EL
PASO THIS PAST WEEKEND
CANDIDATES ALSO TALKED ABOUT
JOBS, HEALTH CARE, CLIMATE CHANGE AND OTHER ISSUES
IMPORTANT FOR IOWA DEMOCRATS. AT THE TOP OF THE LIST, BEATING
DONALD TRUMP. THAT WA THE FOCAL POINT TONIGHT
.
HERE IS A LOOK AT MOMENTS THAT
GOT THIS CROWD EXCITED.>>WHITE NATIONALISM IS A
NATIONAL SECURITY THREAT. WE HAVE TO FIGHT IT.>>THIS IS THE CALL OF OUR
COUNTRY, AND IT IS TIME FOR THE
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA TO RISE
AGAIN.>>WE NEED TO HAVE THE COURAGE
TO BREAK UP BIG AG, AND SAY NO
MORE SUCKING EVERY LAST DOLLAR
OUT OF THE POCKETS OF
INDEPENDENT FARMERS.>>LET’S TAKE IT BACK. I REFUSE TO WAIT LONGER. TAKE IT BACK NOW. THIS IS AMERICA, THERE IS
NOTHING BEYOND OUR CAPACITY. TAKE IT BACK. REPORTER: MOST CANDIDATES WILL
TRAVERSE THE HAWKEYE STATE
THROUGH THE WEEKEND MAKING THEIR
PITCH TO CAUCUS-GOERS. STAY WITH KCCI FOR YOUR
COVERAGE. STACEY: SEVERAL DEMOCRATIC
PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES WILL
ATTEND A GUN SAFETY FORUM
TOMORROW IN DES MOINES. THE CANDIDATES WILL BE ASKED HOW
THEY WOULD ADDRESS GUN VIOLENCE
IN THE WAKE OF THE MASS
SHOOTINGS IN EL PASO AND DAYTON. SENATORS ELIZABETH WARREN AND
BERNIE SANDERS WILL BE THERE,
AND SO WILL FORMER HUD SECRETARY
JULIAN CASTRO, AND SOUTH BEND
INDIANA MAYOR PETE BUTTIGIEG
IT’S DOWNTOWN AT THE IOWA EVENTS CETNER AT 8:00

  • Bernie got a standing ovation and yet, he didn't make it to the cut to the "candidates that got this crowd excited". Thanks KCCI – now we know how you play.

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