Evans: Iowa GOP 'trifecta' drops the ball with vets
January 19, 2023
In politics, having a “trifecta” in government is a good thing for a political party – until the trifecta’s inaction on some popular issue starts to haunt the party.
Iowa Republicans served up an example of the consequences of such inaction in the days leading up to Christmas. The example involves military veterans, a highly sought-after constituency that is part of any solid political movement.
In political lingo, the Republicans have had a trifecta in Iowa’s state government since 2017. That is when the party gained the majority in the Iowa Senate to go along with its majority i...