Sarah McCammon

Sarah McCammon worked for Iowa Public Radio as Morning Edition Host from January 2010 until December 2013.

Donald Trump may face a skeptical public as he prepares to take office, but his staunch supporters seem ready to back him regardless of what he does as president. And they have a message for those upset with his victory: get over it. "Everybody's protesting that Trump got in," said Deborah LaGrange, a dental assistant from Des Moines, Iowa, who attended a Trump thank-you tour rally Thursday. "I'm sorry, but I didn't whine and cry when Obama got in for the last eight. I mean, pull up your...

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Copyright 2016 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. ARI SHAPIRO, HOST: Donald Trump's supporters have some tough words for voters who are unhappy with the election results. Get over it. They are excited to see what Trump will do as president. NPR's Sarah McCammon spoke with some enthusiastic Trump fans in Des Moines, Iowa, last night. It was one of the stops on the president-elect's thank you tour of battleground states. SARAH MCCAMMON, BYLINE: The look and feel of Trump's thank-you...

President-elect Donald Trump has made it clear that Vice President-elect Mike Pence will have a major role in governing. He recently tapped Pence to take over leadership of his transition planning from New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, and Pence spent the day Tuesday at Trump Tower as the two men select key members of their administration. It's hard to imagine two men with more different personalities and backgrounds. Trump — with his brand name and background in real estate — was an...

Copyright 2016 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST: President-elect Donald Trump has made it clear that his vice president-elect, Mike Pence, will have a major role in governing. Already, Trump has put Pence in charge of the presidential transition effort. Well, the pair met today at Trump Tower in New York. That's where Trump and his closest aides are preparing for their inauguration in just over two months. And NPR's Sarah McCammon reports the two men have many...

Copyright 2016 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: In less than half an hour, we'll begin seeing the results of the 2016 presidential election. Tonight Hillary Clinton could become the first woman elected to the nation's highest office. Or Donald Trump could pull off an upset that reshapes our political system. Trump was laughed off by many when he entered the race in June of last year. But he's tapped into a major populous force in American politics. NPR's Sarah...

Copyright 2016 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: In less than two hours, the first polls will close, and we'll begin seeing the results of the 2016 presidential election. Hillary Clinton could become the first woman elected to the nation's highest office or Donald Trump could pull off an upset that reshapes our political system. Trump was laughed off by many when he entered the race in June of last year, but he's tapped into a major populist force in American...

Copyright 2016 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. (SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING) DONALD TRUMP: We are going to win the great state of North Carolina. (SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING) HILLARY CLINTON: Hello, Pittsburgh. (SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING) TRUMP: Florida's my second home, a state I love so much. (SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING) CLINTON: It is great to be back in Western Michigan. Thank you. AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Florida, Michigan -...

Copyright 2016 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: And we want to turn now to the Trump campaign. Donald Trump was not backing off of his attacks. (SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING) DONALD TRUMP: You can't review 650,000 new emails in eight days. You can't do it, folks. Hillary Clinton is guilty. She knows it. The FBI knows it. The people know it. And now it's up to the American people to deliver justice at the ballot box on Nov. 8. MARTIN: NPR's Sarah McCammon is...

Copyright 2016 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. SARAH MCCAMMON, BYLINE: And I'm Sarah McCammon traveling with the Trump campaign. He's headed back to Michigan today. Trump is arguing that he can pick up electoral votes in unlikely places. (SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING) DONALD TRUMP: We're going into what they used to call Democrat strongholds where we're now either tied or leading. We're going to Minnesota. MCCAMMON: That was Trump in Tampa, Fla. yesterday. Minnesota is an...

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