Listen: Iowa, Wall Street Journal And Reid discussed on This Morning - America's First News with Gordon Deal
"For the party's wide. Open twenty twenty presidential contest are hungry for a young standard-bearer. Who will usher in generational change, Wall Street Journal reporter Reid. Epstein says the preference for a younger candidate means a potential roadblock for the three best known perspective contenders for the nomination read. What did you find out? So all ninety nine of the county chairman, chairwoman Iowa who are pretty important people when they come to rival central caucuses, the conduit between the campaign of the activist in the states, and we found that they are really hungry for a a young candidate somebody who sort of feeling fresh and new. A candidate the future to them. And there's a lot of hesitancy toward some of the bigger names that are expected to join the twenty twenty presidential campaign. Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren. We're all going to be at least seventy years old by the time. I what's caucus in February of twenty twenty and really is some talking to these folks in Iowa, there's a real hunger for somebody younger and up for a lot of them somebody. They're looking for somebody who reminds them of Obama into estimate interesting. So the folks who responded these county chairs responded are they young themselves. Some of them are are are much older. I was it was really surprising to us. How many Kenny chairs who wear them selves in their seventies said that they there has to pick a septuagenarian candidate. Folks, who are who would say things like there's one county chairman who said, you know, I'm seventy seven years old myself. I understand the limitations that I have once I've gotten older, I don't think it's best party to take a candidate who's. And of course, you have there's a handful one of the one of the people in our stories a twenty six year old county chairman in Dallas county, Iowa the suburb. And he was talking about how Hillary Clinton campaign at the bowling alley owns in two thousand sixteen that her aides demanded that he turn the lanes off. So that she wouldn't be tempted into bowling embarrass herself by betraying up poor Bullock forms. Staying Skype price price Smith and Dallas county was saying that support for Democrats have a candidate who they don't have to worry about. They can do they can have Boll and not embarrass themselves. We're speaking with Reid. Epstein Wall Street Journal reporter, he's written a piece entitled Iowa Democrats say they want generational change. So if that means generally as you referenced before Joe, Biden, Elizabeth Warren Bernie Sanders might get the thumbs down from these democratic county chairs in Iowa who does that opened the door for one of the one name that we heard a lot from people that they're interested in seeing is is better or work. The Texas congressman who narrowly lost the Senate race to Ted Cruz. Cory Booker and Kamala Harris, the Senator from New Jersey and California, we're both in Iowa in October campaigning for local candidates and make very good impressions couple other people who have been an Iowa and then. Done well for themselves. There are some in the next to your or Senator Jeff Merkley more than in Montana. Governor Steve Bullock. But the field is as we say in the story as wide open as it has been in generations there. There are twenty six out of state candidates who have already been Tyler since two thousand sixteen election that doesn't include Mike Bloomberg who is there on Tuesday one has up into ira-. And so you're. You know, it's possible. There could be as many thirty candidates who launched presidential campaigns state next year is that just Democrats are all parties, just Democrats. Wow. It's shaping up to be the biggest primary sealed in recent memory of sort of anyone who's been through this. Now, you know, it's not history suggests that I feel that large Walsh should break it up into cheers. No being a first heroes. You know, six to ten of serious real candidates. And then you'll have some other sort of more for new candidates, but we learned anything after the two thousand sixteen campaign. That's that's a lot of the older world. So we've lived by in presidential campaigns. Don't apply any more and sort of. We're all kind of learning to fly. Nice read Wall Street Journal reporter Reid. Epstein. Twenty minutes now in front of the hour on This Morning,."