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Here is Trump’s tweetstorm mocking the Democrat Iowa Caucus disaster

President Donald J. Trump walks across the South Lawn of the White House to board Marine One Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020, to begin his trip to Michigan and Iowa. (Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour)
February 04, 2020

The major Iowa Caucus took place on Monday night and the state’s Democratic Party hasn’t reported vote totals yet, stoking anger among Democrats.

President Donald Trump received 97 percent of the vote from the Republican Party, and he took to Twitter to call out the Democrats’ “disaster.”

“The Democrat Party in Iowa really messed up, but the Republican Party did not. I had the largest re-election vote in the history of that great state, by far, beating President Obama’s previous record by a lot. Also, 97% Plus of the vote! Thank you Iowa!” Trump tweeted.

In another tweet, Trump said, “The Democrat Caucus is an unmitigated disaster. Nothing works, just like they ran the Country. Remember the 5 Billion Dollar Obamacare Website, that should have cost 2% of that. The only person that can claim a very big victory in Iowa last night is ‘Trump.’”

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Trump retweeted Piers Morgan’s response to the tweet, which said, “He’s got a point…how many more self-inflicted 2020 election gifts are Democrats going to hand their opponent?”

Trump retweeted a gif from White House official Dan Scavino, which portrayed a dumpster fire floating down a river, in response to the Iowa Democratic Party.

He also retweeted Fox News contributor Guy Benson’s tweet, which said, “‘No, but seriously, let us run your healthcare,’ they said.”

Another retweet from Washington Post correspondent Anne Rumsey Gearan featured a quote from Trump’s campaign manager Brad Parscale, which said, “‘Democrats are stewing in a caucus mess of their own creation with the sloppiest train wreck in history. It would be natural for people to doubt the fairness of the process,’ while ‘President Trump posted a record performance’ in Iowa.”

“It is not the fault of Iowa, it is the Do Nothing Democrats fault. As long as I am President, Iowa will stay where it is. Important tradition!” Trump said in another tweet.

A Tuesday morning statement from the IDP blamed a “coding issue” for the reporting, NBC’s Maura Barrett reported.

“While the app was recording data accurately, it was reporting out only partial data. We have determined that this was due to a coding issue in the reporting system,” the statement said.

The IDP said the issue “was identified and fixed.” The party plans to release voting results on Tuesday, but noted “our ultimate goal is to ensure that the integrity and accuracy of the process continues to be upheld.”

The Iowa Democratic Party (IDP) previously cited inconsistencies that affected reporting and delayed the results.

“We found inconsistencies in the reporting of three sets of results,” IDP Communications Director Mandy McClure had said in a statement released late Monday night, as reported by CBS News.

“This is simply a reporting issue. The app did not go down and this is not a hack or an intrusion. The underlying data and paper trail is sound and will simply take time to further report the results,” McClure added.

The issues appeared to be localized to a smartphone app that was created for organizers to tally and report votes.

Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf told Fox News on Tuesday that the DHS Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency offered to test the app, but the IDP refused.

“No one hacked into [it], so this is more of a stress or load issue as well as a reporting issue we’re seeing in Iowa,” Wolf said. “But, what I would say is that — given the amount of scrutiny that we have on election security these days — this is a concerning event,” he concluded. “And, it really goes to the public confidence of our elections.”