(TIME) Amid flagging poll numbers in Iowa, Donald Trump nearly broke up with the state’s voters Tuesday night.
“Now if I lose Iowa, I will never speak to you people again, that I will tell you,” the joked to the crowd at a Sioux City rally, NPR reports.
He also tried a more plaintive tone, asking the audience, “Iowa, will you get your numbers up, please? I promise you, I will do such a good job.”
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