Trump in favor of subsidies for wind energy


Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump told an Iowa crowd Thursday that he is in favor of federal subsidies for wind energy.

During a voter forum in Newton, Iowa, Trump said he's "OK" with wind energy subsidies, mostly because the price of oil has plummeted during the past year. With oil costing so little, there's not much incentive to build windmills to generate wind energy without subsidies, Trump said.