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Politics Trump labels Democratic caucuses in Iowa an 'unmitigated disaster'

14:15  04 february  2020
14:15  04 february  2020 Source:   thehill.com

Iowa caucus results delayed due to reporting 'inconsistencies' after switching to new tech system

  Iowa caucus results delayed due to reporting 'inconsistencies' after switching to new tech system The Iowa Democratic Party says it's "not a hack or an intrusion."The delay is the result of "inconsistencies" in reporting with the new process, which uses a technical system in addition to handwritten results and photos, the Iowa Democratic Party reportedly said.

US President Donald Trump savaged the Democratic Party on Twitter after their much-awaited Iowa caucuses unexpectedly stalled due to “inconsistencies” in vote-counting. The Democrat Caucus is an unmitigated disaster . Nothing works, just like they ran the Country. Remember the 5 Billion Dollar

The Democrat Caucus is an unmitigated disaster . Tying the Iowa disaster to the botched rollout of the Obamacare exchanges in 2014 is exactly the political narrative that Trump and his team will need to deploy if they want to clinch a second term in November.

President Trump in an early morning tweet on Tuesday labeled the Democratic caucuses in Iowa an "unmitigated disaster" after the state's Democratic Party decided to delay results in the first-in-the-nation voting in the wake of technical and reporting concerns.

Donald Trump wearing a suit and tie: U.S. President Donald Trump holds a campaign rally at Drake University in Des Moines© Reuters/LEAH MILLIS U.S. President Donald Trump holds a campaign rally at Drake University in Des Moines

"The Democrat Caucus is an unmitigated disaster. Nothing works, just like they ran the Country. Remember the 5 Billion Dollar Obamacare Website, that should have cost 2% of that," Trump said.

"The only person that can claim a very big victory in Iowa last night is 'Trump,'" he added.

Iowa caucus live updates: Democrats to release more vote results after chaos

  Iowa caucus live updates: Democrats to release more vote results after chaos The Iowa Democratic Part is set to make public more votes on Wednesday.So far, 71 percent of the vote has been released. Results could change as more data is put out. NBC has not called a winner in the race. Caucusgoers gathered at nearly 1,700 sites across Iowa to tally support for their preferred candidates on Monday night only for the count to be thrown into disarray when what Iowa Democrats called "inconsistencies" delayed the reporting of results.

President Donald Trump on Monday coasted to victory in the 2020 Iowa Republican caucuses , quickly quashing his two lesser-known GOP rivals. Trump won the Republican contest with 97 percent of the vote and 8 percent of precincts reporting, according to the Associated Press, while former Illinois Rep.

A Democrat campaign that has cost more than billion, dashed the ambitions of veteran politicians, forced conversations about race, gender and identity and prompted fierce debate over healthcare and taxes crests Monday in the Iowa caucuses .

The delay in Iowa appeared to come after vote totals submitted through an app showed some inconsistencies.

As expected, Trump won the Iowa Republican caucuses, kicking off his cruise to the 2020 GOP presidential nomination.

His reelection campaign also slammed Iowa Democrats amid the messy caucuses.

--This developing report will be updated.

Sanders campaign asks for partial recanvass of Iowa caucuses results .
The Bernie Sanders campaign on Monday requested a partial recanvass of the results from the Iowa caucuses. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); The campaign is asking for a recanvass of 25 precincts and three satellite caucuses in the state, arguing that if "errors" are corrected, the Vermont senator would pick up one delegate.

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