Finally Senator David Johnson Does the Right Thing

by William Petrosky, Des Moines Register State Sen. David Johnson, who quit the Republican Party of Iowa in protest of Donald Trump’s presidential candidacy in 2016, said Thursday he has dropped plans to seek re-election as a political independent in November. Johnson, a resident of Ocheyedan in far northwest Iowa who has served…

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