Kim Weaver claims she can't proceed with her congressional race since she fears for her life. John Iadarola, Ana Kasparian, and Michael Shure, the hosts of The Young Turks, tell you what her challenger claimed in response. Tell us what you think in the comment section listed below.
" Kim Weaver, an Iowa Democrat taking on Republican incumbent Steve King for the state's 4th Congressional Area seat, is withdrawing because of threats against her safety and security.
Weaver announced her decision to step down yesterday on her public Facebook page:
" Over the last numerous weeks, I have been evaluating personal scenarios along with the political environment concerning this campaign. After much deliberation, I have actually identified that the very best choice for me is to withdraw my candidacy for the United States House race in Iowa's 4th Congressional District.
One consideration has been increased once more by recent events at my house. Starting throughout my 2016 project, I have actually received extremely startling acts of intimidation, including death dangers. While some might say sustaining hazards are simply a part of competing office, my individual safety has progressively become an issue."
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