The presidential race promises to take up much of the political oxygen in 2020 but a Republican congressional candidate says electing her and a GOP House majority will help restore some sanity to the nation’s capital.
Former Illinois State Rep. Jeanne Ives is seeking the Republican nomination in her state’s sixth congressional district. The seat is currently held up Democratic Rep. Sean Casten, who defeated longtime GOP incumbent Peter Roskam in 2018.
Ives says Casten needs to go because instead to going to Washington to seek solutions to problems impacting his constituents, he’s become a cheerleader for impeachment. She also says Casten has practically become a member of “The Squad,” the name given to progressive lawmakers such as Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, Ayanna Pressley, and Ilhan Omar.
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