Former Vice President Mike Pence poked fun at an angry heckler at a campaign stop in Iowa on Tuesday.
“Get the f— out of our country and get the f— out of Iowa!” a heckler shouted at Pence at an event in Decorah, Iowa, according to a video aired by NBC.
“I’m going to put him down as a maybe,” Pence joked in response.
The GOP presidential hopeful is in Iowa ahead of his town hall with cable news network NewsNation, which is slated to begin Wednesday at 9 p.m. The event will be moderated by the network’s chief Washington anchor, Leland Vittert, and will take place in front of a live studio audience and a remote audience of Iowa voters.
The town hall comes four months ahead of the Iowa caucuses and two weeks before the second GOP presidential debate.
A new Emerson College poll found that Pence’s numbers in Iowa ticked down from May, dropping from 5 percent to 3 percent of support. Other GOP presidential candidates, including former President Trump and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, also saw their numbers take a hit, while Vivek Ramaswamy and Sen. Tim Scott (S.C.) saw a bump in their numbers.
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