Iowa: State rep. leaves GOP because of Trump, registers as Democrat

Iowa: State rep. leaves GOP because of Trump, registers as Democrat
Andy McKean, Iowa legislator and newly-minted Democrat. Radio Iowa video via HuffPo

[Ed. – The buzz at the news aggregators indicates left-wing media are very excited about this. McKean is signing the death warrant for his political career here, but you do you, big fella.]

A state representative in Iowa is leaving the Republican Party because he says he can no longer support President Donald Trump and the views of the GOP.

Rep. Andy McKean announced he was switching parties during a press conference on Tuesday in which he called the president a “poor example for the nation.”

McKean is the longest-serving Republican in Iowa’s state legislature, according to the Gazette.

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“With the 2020 presidential election looming on the horizon, I feel, as a Republican, that I need to be able to support the standard bearer of our party,” McKean said, according to the Iowa Standard. “Unfortunately, that’s something I’m unable to do.”

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