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It’s almost been two weeks since Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer put out her statement regarding her support for the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. One line in particular stood out.
“It’s about facts, dignity in public service, and honoring those who fought and continue to fight to protect our sacred democracy.”
Finkenauer said she’d continue to do her job with the same values and respect she grew up with in Iowa.
In 2017, it was reported that Finkenauer repeatedly called Rep. Steve Holt (R-Denison) a “coward.” Holt is a Marine Corps veteran and former policeman.
He would seemingly fit the definition of those who fought to protect our sacred democracy.
Those reports were reinforced in 2018 when Rep. Holt confirmed the name calling from Finkenauer in an ad for Congressman Rod Blum’s campaign.