Former presidential candidate Herman Cain said in an interview with The Daily Caller that he doesn’t have a clue which Republican presidential contender will win the Iowa caucuses next week.
“I don’t know,” Cain told TheDC when asked who he thinks will win Iowa. “You want to know why? Negative attacks are impacting some of the Iowa electorate. I can’t. I’ll be perfectly honest with you.”
Cain, who dropped out of the race for president earlier this month, made the comments during a discussion reflecting on his campaign.
“Here’s one prediction that I do make,” Cain said. “That whoever wins the Iowa caucus isn’t necessarily going to be the nominee.”
“I really can’t prognosticate at this point,” he said. “It’s going to be very interesting.”
Cain, who hasn’t endorsed a candidate yet, also said he doesn’t “believe the latest polls because I don’t believe it reflects what people may actually do on caucus night.”
He went on to say former House Speaker Newt Gingrich has been hurt by negative attacks in recent weeks.