Why Iowa matters if DeSantis wants to top Trump

With Florida’s governor expected to file for a presidential run any day now, his strategy for victory in the GOP nomination is becoming clear: Iowa. Landing a blow against former President Donald Trump there, crucial — say experts— who think the Iowa caucuses will make or break challengers this cycle. Iowa’s king of social conservative politics, Bob Vander Plaats told us recently Gov. Ron DeSantis is wise to focus on Iowa. “This time around, I believe Iowa is most crucial," said Vander Plaats who is CEO of the Iowa-based Family Leader, a politically and socially active Conservative Christian organization.