According to Senator Tom Cotton’s office, the senator is in Iowa to campaign for Republican candidates at all levels. He was invited to speak at the two dinners and in between decided to stay and help out candidates in Iowa.
Those candidates are Senator Grassley and Congressman Young. Cotton’s office he is doing this to help ensure Republicans keep the majority in the House and Senate.
The Congressman will be in Iowa from Saturday until Tuesday.
The Wall Street Journal reported this trip is a sign that Cotton is eyeing a bid for the 2020 election.