Gov. Terry Branstad
A veteran Iowa criminal investigator said he was fired Wednesday in retaliation for complaining about the governor’s vehicle speeding through highway traffic, an assertion state officials rejected.
A trooper pursued an SUV that was speeding on a highway at 90 mph with Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad inside, but declined to pull the driver over after realizing who was inside, audio recordings released Tuesday indicate.
Iowa will not issue driver’s licenses to young illegal immigrants who are eligible to work in the U.S. under an Obama administration program, transportation officials announced Thursday.
In the days since Republicans lost an election many in the party thought was theirs, chatter has been bubbling about what the GOP should do to recover.