Klobuchar: 'I'm going to New Hampshire no matter what'

Klobuchar: 'I'm going to New Hampshire no matter what'
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Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharDemocrats fear coronavirus impact on November turnout Hillicon Valley: Zoom draws new scrutiny amid virus fallout | Dems step up push for mail-in voting | Google to lift ban on political ads referencing coronavirus Democrats press Trump, GOP for funding for mail-in ballots MORE (D-Minn.) said Sunday that her showing in the Iowa caucus would not affect whether she stayed in the presidential race through the New Hampshire primary, telling Fox News’s Chris WallaceChristopher (Chris) WallaceGovernors, health experts warn coronavirus restrictions must stay in place Public health expert: 'We are still at the very beginning of this outbreak' Mnuchin: US will bounce back after we 'kill this virus' and 'reopen this economy' MORE, “I’m going to New Hampshire no matter what.”

“I’ve been to New Hampshire 22 times. ... I think we have to do well [in Iowa], but I’m going to New Hampshire no matter what,” she said on “Fox News Sunday.” “There’s a debate, I’m on the debate stage.”

“I bring something to the stage that really no one else has. I’m one of only two candidates from the middle of the country where we need to win as Democrats,” she added. “I’m one of two women that are left on the debate stage. There’s a lot of stuff about why I should stay in this race.”

Klobuchar also addressed reports that her campaign had been approached by former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenThe Hill's Campaign Report: Biden struggles to stay in the spotlight Is Texas learning to love ObamaCare? Romney warns Trump: Don't interfere with coronavirus relief oversight MORE’s campaign about a possible deal to pledge support to each other in precincts where one of them does not muster enough support to win delegates.

“No deals. In fact, they just approached someone who is affiliated with our campaign but not on our staff. ... He said no. We said no. There is no deal,” Klobuchar told Wallace.