Gov. Kim Reynolds spoke about her considerations with the present administration in Washington, D.C., and the adjustments she hopes to see within the nation Monday night on the annual Webster County GOP Ken and Jane Rasch Chili Supper held at Fort Frenzy.
The Webster County Republican Central Committee hosts the occasion annually and options a number of Republican workplace holders and candidates.
Kris Henderson, of Fort Dodge, started the night by main the group in prayer earlier than all of them stood to recite the Pledge of Allegiance.
Audio system this yr included state Sen. Jesse Inexperienced, R-Harcourt; Secretary of State Paul Pate; a video message from U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley; and Reynolds.
Every workplace holder spoke about challenges Iowa is dealing with, objectives they hope to attain sooner or later, and thanked the attendees for his or her assist.
Reynolds frolicked till she took the stage assembly the attendees and answering questions. Inexperienced made a brief speech earlier than introducing and alluring Reynolds to the stage.
Reynolds started by thanking the group for attending earlier than talking about considerations she has for Iowa and the nation. Reynolds mentioned her go to to the southern border and her considerations with border safety.
“I feel what scares me probably the most shouldn’t be solely the smuggling of individuals and kids, however the medication which can be coming throughout the border and it’s working its technique to our communities,” she stated.
Reynolds defined her dissatisfaction with the laws coming from the nationwide stage reminiscent of inflation, gasoline costs, pork and beef prices, and elevated spending.
“These are actually essential occasions in our nation’s historical past. We’ve an administration that’s essentially making an attempt to alter who we’re as a rustic and people founding rules are beneath assault each single day,” stated Reynolds. “We’re going to maintain preventing the struggle and hold working.”
Reynolds stated regardless of the problems the nation is dealing with, she feels Iowa continues to be thriving.
“We’ve a possibility to inform a special story in Iowa. We all know that America is value preventing for and we’re preventing again in Iowa. I’m so proud to be a governor that leads on life, liberty, freedom, and a structure that protects it,” stated Reynolds.
After Reynolds spoke, the Webster County Republican Central Committee and Reynolds introduced the primary ever Tom Latham Award to Marilyn Raine for distinguished service on behalf of the Webster County Republican Get together.
Jim Oberhelman, chairman of the Webster County Republican Get together stated, “If anybody has been to an occasion the place there’s a presidential candidate in Webster County, Marilyn has at all times been there and it’s nice to have her so, thanks.”