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Trump cancels his caucuses due to the snowstorm

“Arctic cold” in parts of the US has left 250,000 people without power and canceled more than 2,000 flights in the US Midwest, he wrote. CNN. Authorities are urging the public to stay home after a widespread snowstorm caused major problems in the area.

The country's meteorologist, the National Weather Service, estimates that about 30 million people have been affected. The Nuclear Weapons Authority warns that this weekend's storm could have “life-threatening” consequences, and says a storm of this caliber does not occur more than once or twice in a decade, it writes. Washington Post.

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And at the same time he is preparing It's Iowa before the nominating convention on Monday – the start of this year's primaries. Now the storm is putting things in a difficult position for Republican candidates, who are in the final phase of the election campaigns.

On Friday, both Nikki Haley and Ron DeSantis were forced to cancel campaign events. Donald Trump, who is clearly ahead in the polls, has canceled three of four scheduled appearances this weekend. Instead, the former president will focus on televised meetings, social media posts, and “good old fashioned phone calls with voters,” he writes. POLITICO.

Des Moines, Iowa's capital, has had more snow than any other week since 1942, according to CNN. State Police reportedly received 355 emergency calls about incidents during the day on Friday. It appears that the extreme cold will continue through the weekend, with minimum temperatures around 45 degrees below zero.

About the storm If this policy continues, it threatens to affect voter turnout. In 2016, 180,000 Iowans voted. Political analysts are already expecting a lower number this year. Nikki Haley urged voters to dress in multiple layers on Monday, to be prepared in case they have to stand in lines outside.

– I know it's a lot to get out of your way, but I also know that we have a country to save, she said in a televised election rally.

In some places, the temperature can drop to 45 degrees below zero.

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Donald Trump is However, they are not concerned about the weather causing voters to stay home. Meanwhile, his campaign workers began connecting with Trump supporters with SUVs to take voters to the polls on Monday, according to Politico.

It's the worst weather, I think, in history, but it's probably good for us, because our voters are more involved than anyone else. “This could be a good thing for us,” he said in a statement on the Trump campaign’s Twitter account. X.

He said Trump still plans to travel to the state over the weekend.

-I'll get there sometime Saturday evening. One way or another I'll get there, he says.

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