Letter: How can Ernst and Reynolds support Trump?

Sen. Joni Ernst is quoted as saying it’s “critical that Congress has zero tolerance for such inappropriate behavior (“Grassley calls for review of sexual harassment complaint process,” Nov. 23) and Gov. Kim Reynolds has stated, “It seems pretty self-explanatory that zero tolerance is zero tolerance (“Reynolds: Call out inappropriate remarks,” Nov. 28) in reference to inappropriate sexual behavior.

Both politicians have supported and continue to support Donald Trump. Over a dozen women have publicly accused the president of inappropriate sexual conduct.

Sen. Ernst and Gov. Reynolds, please explain your hypocritical double standard.

John Keeling

Iowa City

CONTINUE READING

MORE Letters to the Editor ARTICLES TO READ NEXT ...

Another school shooting. Residents in the affected town say 'We never thought this would happen here!' Vigils will be held as will a moment of silence. The suspect will be found to have mental health issues (as if a sane person wo ...

'If you kill the body, the brain will quit.' That old boxing axiom can be applied to our school children being murdered while congressional influencers finance the careers of our legislators. Can you imagine a consortium of true ...

Give us feedback

Have you found an error or omission in our reporting? Tell us here.

Do you have a story idea we should look into? Tell us here.