Incoming 25-year-old congressman Madison Cawthorn has admitted that a snarky tweet he sent after winning his North Carolina seat went too far — and also opened up about his personal attempts to convert Jews and Muslims as part of his devout Christian faith.
The young Republican defeated his Democratic opponent in the Nov. 3 election to represent the Western North Carolina district vacated by Mark Meadows, who left Congress to serve as President Trump’s chief of staff.
In a wide-ranging interview with Jewish Insider published Monday, the freshman rep addressed the controversial tweet he sent after his win that said “cry more, lib.”
Cawthorn told the outlet that he went too far “in the heat of victory,” but he sent the tweet because he is fiercely competitive.
He said it wasn’t directed at his Democratic opponent, but at “cancel culture.”
“I will say that it was directed at a sect of the liberal party that has really bought into