GOP Rep. Will Hurd On Steve King And Identity Politics l FiveThirtyEight

An excerpt from Galen Druke’s recent conversation with Congressman Will Hurd of Texas on the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast.
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Look I think when you look at a at a person like a Steve King. And you know Steve King losing his primary is ultimately good thing but we and you know folks that that have have either been elected as a Republican. That's a you know racist and misogynist stick or homophobic things that hurts. CB and amp. Entire the entire all of us. That identify with with being a Republican and so what but what what I found spot at but those people are not not that's not everybody some of those folks doing that that's not everybody. On the fact that Kevin McCarthy took. As Steve off office committees when he mates some anti Semitic comments I'm. We you know those are changing but apple yet over time have those things instead. A yes and does that hurt yes and that's why are we have to speak out when those when those things I do happen. But I believe that if we had folks that are willing to engaged in and talk about. A major principles. You know 22 different communities that we can we can ultimately be be successful. And now class and that an obvious I've been the I've been the example. Of how to do that.

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