State Senator Randy Feenstra Wins 4th Congressional District Primary

Elias Hubbard
June 3, 2020

Steve King's loss in Iowa's 4th Congressional District, saying it knocks down one of the most high-profile "white supremacist" in Congress. Randy Feenstra the victor of the primary race just after 11:00 p.m.

Feenstra is now set to face Democratic nominee J.D. Scholten, who ran uncontested Tuesday night, in the November general election.

In early January of 2019, King stepped too far over the line, even for the GOP.

And previous year, the U.S. House voted to condemn King's comments questioning why "white supremacy" is offensive, a vote King himself joined.

He was stripped of his committee assignments as a result. He had been on the Agriculture panel, an important post for a representative from an agrarian state. King said they were taken out of context. "Why did I sit in classes teaching me about the merits of our history and our civilization?"

But his racist, white nationalist, white supremacist, anti-immigrant, anti-Semitic, homophobic, transphobic, biphobic remarks and disturbing ties to far right radical European politicians - including one he endorsed who has ties to a neo-Nazi, finally caught up with him. Yet many prominent Republicans in Washington and in his district distanced themselves from him and gave their support to Feenstra.

Randy Feenstra, a state senator backed by several major Republican organizations, was projected by several news organizations as the victor in Iowa's 4th congressional district, increasing the odds that Republicans will keep the seat in November.

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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