The nation’s liberal elites celebrated Tuesday night’s Fourth Congressional District result as Congressman Steve King lost in the Republican primary to State Sen. Randy Feenstra.
“Steve King lost the Iowa GOP primary. That’s what we do. We vote racists out of office,” said Alyssa Milano.
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“Steve King’s loss is a huge deal and could be a sign of a coming reckoning for politicians who rely on hate-mongering and divisiveness to stay in power,” he said.
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“And so it begins…one racist bigot down, a lot to go in November!” she said.
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“As Americans across the country protest the scourge of racism, it seems more than appropriate that Iowa voters, at long last, have shown Steve King the door,” he said.
Everyone’s favorite House Representative, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, sounded off as well.
“Goodbye, Rep. Steve King. You are certainly not the only white supremacist in federal government, but you were among the most prominent. It’s a shame Republicans held you up as long as they did. See ya.”
Charlotte Clymber, writer/lesbian/Army veteran, celebrated King’s loss.
“Steve King getting tossed out of his congressional seat is a lone bright spot in a very dark week,” she said.
Ronna McDaniel, Chair of the Republican National Committee and niece of Mitt Romney, sounded off as well.
“Congratulations Randy Feenstra on winning the GOP primary in Iowa 4. Steve King’s white supremacist rhetoric is totally inconsistent with the Republican Party, and I’m glad Iowa Republicans rejected him at the ballot box,” she said.
S.E. Cupp said King’s “overt racism, backwards bigotry and self-righteous ignorance has been a cancer on this country for 17 years.”