Terry Branstad

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Ambassador to China

-- A longtime opponent of marriage equality, Branstad pushed for a state referendum that would allow citizens to overturn the Iowa supreme court's unanimous decision in support of marriage for same-sex couples.

-- Accused the Obama administration of "overreach" for its guidance to allow transgender students to use facilities matching their gender.

-- When President Obama publicly announced his support for marriage equality, Branstad said it was "tragic to see the President of the United States pandering to the Hollywood money crowd."

Trump Accountability Project (TAP)