Presidential candidate Tim Scott is set to speak at the Story County Lincoln Dinner in Cambridge, Iowa, on Tuesday, August 15, following his appearance at the Iowa State Fair.
(Story County Lincoln Dinner) Event Details:
Speaker: Tim Scott
Event: Story County Lincoln Dinner
Date: Tuesday, August 15, 2023
Time: 6:15 PM CT
Tim Scott, the Republican Senator from South Carolina and a contender for the GOP presidential nomination, has gained attention for his stance on key issues and recent actions within the party.
One significant move is his commitment to support the eventual nominee by signing the “Beat Biden Pledge.” This document, mandated by the Republican National Committee (RNC), is a prerequisite for candidates to participate in party-sanctioned debates, including the upcoming Republican presidential primary debate scheduled for later this month in Milwaukee.
During a recent appearance on “Fox & Friends,” Scott expressed his perspective on current national priorities. In response to President Joe Biden’s assertion of a national emergency concerning climate change, Scott criticized the focus on climate issues while the nation is grappling with a significant emergency at its southern border. He emphasized the urgency of addressing the border crisis and noted that diverting attention from it to a climate emergency is “ridiculous.”
As the GOP frontrunner, former President Donald Trump’s decision not to sign the “Beat Biden Pledge” raises questions about his participation in the upcoming debate despite meeting the RNC’s fundraising requirements.
When asked about the possibility of Trump joining the qualifying candidates on the debate stage, Scott expressed his interest in seeing Trump there but stated that his debate strategy is not dependent on Trump’s involvement. Scott recognized Trump’s debating prowess and the potential for an engaging debate but emphasized the importance of discussing the candidates’ visions for America and addressing the perceived challenges of President Biden’s administration.
The first presidential debate of the 2024 election cycle is scheduled to air on Fox News at 9 p.m. ET on August 23. The online live-streaming partner for the event is Rumble, and Young America’s Foundation is also a partner in this significant debate.
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