Sending signals: Arkansas’ Asa Hutchinson says Iowa trips show he’s ‘serious’ about potential 2024 run


Former Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson acknowledges that his two trips this week to Iowa — the state whose caucusesfor a half century havekicked off the GOP presidential nominating calendar — are a sign that he’s seriously considering a White House run.

“Going to Iowa probably does send some signals that your serious about looking at 2024,” Hutchinson, who just completed serving eight years as governor, told Fox News.

Hutchinson was interviewed during his Thursday-Friday swing to the Hawkeye State, where he attended Gov. Kim Reynolds second inaugural, and also met with other GOP leaders to help celebrate Republican victories in Iowa in November’s midterm elections. Hutchinson was also in Iowa on Monday, when he addressed a GOP legislative breakfast.

The term-limited governor was succeeded Tuesday by Sarah Huckabee Sanders, as the former White House press secretary during…

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