A black Republican congressional candidate blasted Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) on Friday night for claiming that conservatives want to ban interracial marriage after they end abortion.
After a draft majority opinion showing that the Supreme Court is poised to overturn Roe v. Wade leaked on Monday, Swalwell claimed that Republicans “won’t stop with banning abortion” and will shoot to “ban interracial marriage” next. Wesley Hunt — an African-American congressional candidate from Texas who is in an interracial marriage and has two biracial daughters — called out Swalwell’s tweet as ludicrous.
“Hi Eric, my name is Wesley Hunt, I’m a Republican nominee in a Congressional District that is 70% white,” the candidate said. “I’m black, I’m in an interracial marriage, and my wife and I have two biracial