Donald Trump is speaking at a rally in Des Moines while he's not attending the Republican presidential debate a short distance away.  Trump backed out from the debate due to a continuing feud with Fox News. 

At the start of his event at Drake University, Trump remarked that he felt he had to stick up for his rights after he was treated badly.  He said he felt that goes for anyone and the nation at large.  Trump stated that his event has raised millions of dollars for veterans groups. 

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