Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R-IA) said during a press conference Wednesday that Americans should be “outraged” at House Democrats’ move to overturn the Iowa second congressional district’s results.
Miller-Meeks attended a press conference with House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and Rep. Ashley Hinson (R-IA) in Davenport, Iowa, to discuss the House Democrats’ move to overturn Miller-Meeks’ election.
Iowa Democrat Rita Hart lost to Miller-Meeks, who won the congressional election in 2020 by six votes. After Iowa public officials certified the election, Hart petitioned the House Administration Committee to overturn the results of the election.
Miller-Meeks slammed House Democrats for trying to violate Iowa state election law.
Miller-Meeks asked rhetorically, “If our votes don’t count in Iowa, if six votes aren’t enough to win an election, then why are six members on a committee able to overturn an election?”
The Iowa Republican also noted that Hart admitted that