Trump Tries To Take Credit For Grassley And Ernst Reelections

More delusions of grandeur from Dementia Donny during a campaign rally in Iowa this Saturday:

FORT DODGE — Former President Donald Trump rallied supporters on Saturday and asked them to repay his kindnesses to Iowa of keeping it the first state in the Republican presidential nomination process and of paying farmers billions of dollars during trade disputes with China in his first term.

He mentioned the payments to farmers several times during his roughly hourlong address to a capacity crowd in the gymnasium of Fort Dodge High School. […]

Trump’s multiple mentions of the payments to farmers were part of a streak of transactional politicking during his speech. He also insinuated U.S. Sens. Chuck Grassley and Joni Ernst owe credit to his endorsements for their last election wins.

“I got ’em elected,” Trump said. “Remember that.”

He did not mention Gov. Kim Reynolds, who this month endorsed one of his rivals, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, and drew Trump’s ire.

Never mind that Grassley has held that Senate seat since 1981, and Ernst since 2015. Trump was dragged thoroughly on the social media site formerly known as Twitter, including from his rival Ron DeSantis:

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