Cardi B asks fans if she should speak at a Dem event in Iowa
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Cardi B on Thursday asked her fans on Twitter if she should agree to address a group of Iowa Democrats while visiting the state in May.

The “Bodak Yellow” rapper was invited to host a “reception of her choice” for the Polk County Democrats when she is in the state’s capitol of Des Moines for a concert. 


The group said in social media that it has hosted “many powerful women leaders” including Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiWhy President Trump needs to speak out on Hong Kong Anti-Trump vets join Steyer group in pressing Democrats to impeach Trump Pelosi warns Mnuchin to stop 'illegal' .3B cut to foreign aid MORE (D-Calif.) and former Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards.

Sens. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisEight Democratic presidential hopefuls to appear in CNN climate town hall Biden, Buttigieg bypassing Democratic delegate meeting: report The Hill's Morning Report - Trump on defense over economic jitters MORE (D-Calif.) and Kirsten Gilibrand (D-N.Y.), who have both announced 2020 presidential bids, have also spoken before the county’s Democratic Party.

Sean Bagniewski, the Polk County Democrats chairman, told the Des Moines Register that the group was “definitely serious” about its extended invitation to Cardi B. 

"She speaks to the new activism in the Democratic Party," he said. "It's a long shot, but a little bit of her presence would go a long way."

The entertainer, born Belcalis Almánzar, has made headlines in recent weeks for her political commentary.

Cardi B railed against President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump pushes back on recent polling data, says internal numbers are 'strongest we've had so far' Illinois state lawmaker apologizes for photos depicting mock assassination of Trump Scaramucci assembling team of former Cabinet members to speak out against Trump MORE in an expletive-filled viral video during the record-long government shutdown after he ordered some federal workers back to work without pay. 

She also verbally sparred with conservative commentator Tomi Lahren, who mockingly referred to Cardi B as a “political genius.”

“Leave me alone I will dog walk you,” the 26-year-old rapper replied on Twitter.