DES MOINES — People are still talking about what Chris Christie said during last night’s Republican debate. Especially what he said about Iowa. And former ABC bachelor Chris Soules likes it.
Christie was asked about his national energy plan if elected president. He talked about his home state of New Jersey’s alternative energy policies and that he wants to work with the private sector to make solar energy more affordable.
Christie also touted Iowa’s energy programs. “We need to make sure that we do everything we can for all kinds of energy, natural gas, oil,” said Christie. “But also where it’s affordable, solar, wind in Iowa has become very affordable and it makes sense. That’s the way we deal with global warming, climate change or any of those problems, not through government intervention, not through government taxes. And for God’s sake, don’t send Washington another dime until they stop wasting the money they’re already sending there.”
Iowa bachelor Chris Soules is also weighing in on what he wants in a presidential candidate, specifically in terms of energy,
Soules posted on youtube this week, and says he has a few Iowa-based requirements for the next president.
“There is one special quality I am looking for in this person,” said Soules. “Whoever I choose must support ethanol and the renewable fuel standard. Of course, I’m talking about choosing a presidential candidate, what did you think i was talking about?”
Soules says in the video that it’s important for Iowans to know which candidates support RFS so they can choose the right candidate on caucus night.