Cory Booker to Iowa? Not according to his campaign.
A spokesman for the New Jersey Senate candidate denied a report Monday that Booker was headed to the pivotal presidential caucus state for a speech next month.
That’s barely two weeks after the Aug. 13 Democratic primary for the special election to fill the U.S. Senate seat vacated by Frank Lautenberg, who died in June. The winner of the primary heads to the general election set for Oct. 16.
But Kevin Griffis, a spokesman for Booker, told Yahoo News his boss was “absolutely not going” to Iowa.
“It is not on the campaign’s calendar and never was,” Griffis said, adding that the campaign had reached out to the University of Iowa to remove the event from its website.
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