Vivek Ramaswamy has Iowa voters curious, but not yet committed, after standout debate
- He said he responded to almost everything Ramaswamy said at the event but had “one residual doubt” about his proposal to negotiate a peace agreement between Russia and Ukraine that would see Russia take control of territory they currently occupy in Ukraine.
- After the event, Christensen said he found Ramaswamy’s answer “persuasive.” He said he’s nearly ready to commit to caucusing for Ramaswamy and has already donated to his campaign but is holding out for now with the caucuses still over four months away.
- Because as a believer, I don’t think you would think that if you knew biblically, and if you knew world politics and everything, I think you would think differently about that,” she said.
- A survey of potential Republican primary voters who watched the debate conducted by The Washington Post, FiveThirtyEight and Ipsos showed 26% of voters thought Ramaswamy won the debate, second highest behind DeSantis.
- He dismissed state polling that showed Ramaswamy lagging behind where he stands in the national polls and said Ramaswamy will continue to show up in towns around the state to carry his post-debate momentum forward.
- Still, the Ramaswamy campaign said it raised $600,000 in the day after the debate, the largest single-day total since its launch.
At the conclusion of Vivek Ramaswamys second campaign stop here on Saturday his sixth event out of eight over two days in Iowa his staff rushed him towards their campaign bus. The businessmanturned [+17051 chars]