Tim Scott Says ‘Iowa Or Bust’ For His Pres­i­den­tial Cam­paign

Tim Scott Says ‘Iowa Or Bust’ For His Presidential Campaign

Sen. Tim Scott (R‑SC) said on Mon­day his pres­i­den­tial cam­paign is employ­ing an “Iowa or bust” strat­e­gy.
The 2024 can­di­date react­ed to a new poll show­ing him in fourth place at 7% sup­port among like­ly Iowa cau­cus­go­ers, down from 9%, in a large but shrink­ing field of com­peti­tors.
“It’s one of the rea­sons why we’re head­ing to Iowa and stay­ing there con­sis­tent­ly, because we real­ize that his­tor­i­cal­ly speak­ing, Iowa vot­ers, they break late in the cycle, and that’s great news, hav­ing an oppor­tu­ni­ty for us to con­tin­ue to share our mes­sage,” Scott told con­ser­v­a­tive radio host Hugh Hewitt.
“And to do it full-time in Iowa will be very help­ful,” Scott added. He then allud­ed to GOP pres­i­den­tial can­di­dates in past elec­tion cycles who peaked atop Iowa polling weeks before los­ing in the state’s cau­cus­es.
“We have to remem­ber his­tor­i­cal­ly, 2011, 2015, it was Her­man Cain and Ben Car­son were lead­ing in the Des Moines Reg­is­ter polls,” Scott said. “So we are excit­ed about where we are. We have made the deci­sion that it’s Iowa or bust for us, and I’m look­ing for­ward to bei …