Sen. Joni Ernst, an avid motorcyclist, veteran and expert pig farmer, who once famously deadpanned in her campaign ad she would “cut pork” the way she castrated hogs on her family’s Iowa farm, spoke to the Washington Examiner just days before her 3rd Annual Roast and Ride fundraiser at the Central Iowa Expo in Boone.
Her annual fundraiser was headlined then-Republican nominee Donald Trump, and this year by the top Republicans in the country and in the state, including Vice President Mike Pence, Sens. Tim Scott and Chuck Grassley, Rep. Steve King and Iowa’s new Gov. Kim Reynolds.
The 49-mile-long event that winds through rural Iowa raises money for Hope for the Warriors, a national nonprofit that helps post-9/11 military members and their families.
The retired Army National Guard veteran discussed a variety of issues, from healthcare to tax reform to infrastructure to the passion behind the Roast and Ride.
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