Iowa Republican Senate Candidate Still Thinks Iraq Had WMDs

Rising Iowa Senate candidate Joni Ernst told the Des Moines Register board in a meeting last Friday she still believes Iraq had weapons of mass destruction.

“I do have reason to believe there were weapons of mass destruction in Iraq,” Ernst said.

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“We don’t know that there were weapons on the ground when we went in. However, I do have reason to believe there were weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. That was the intelligence that was operated on. I have reason to believe there was weapons of mass destruction. My husband served in Saudi Arabia as an Army Central Command sergeant major for a year and that’s a hot-button topic in that area.”

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