Van Meter's David Young said he would not have voted to raise the debt ceiling, as Congress did last week. Young, Senator Chuck Grassley's former chief of staff, is running for the Republican nomination in the 3rd Congressional District.
Young wanted congressional Republicans to try to attach something to the vote, such as approving the Keystone Pipeline.
Young said he blames both sides for the escalating federal debt.
Watch part two of the Insiders with David Young here.