Voters in Kansas’ 1st District primary chose newcomer Roger Marshall (R) over three-term incumbent Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-KS), one of the most outspoken conservatives in Congress, the Wichita Eagle reports.
Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-KS) said comments from President Obama on Christian history and modern Islamic extremism reflect his education overseas as a child, BuzzFeed reports.
Said Huelskamp: “Well as you said he believes this and uh, don’t forget this was not a man educated in our American system. He learned all kinds of things wherever he was educated. He spent time in Indonesia and their schools there and this is exactly what they taught there. It’s probably close to what he believes.”
Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-KS) told Roll Call that he does not plan to run for U.S. Senate in 2016.
Said Huelskamp: “Nope. My wife’s pretty clear on that.”
Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-KS), “one of the most strident anti-illegal immigration Republicans in the U.S. House,” refused to directly answer a question on Bloomberg TV about what he would do about the estimated 12 million undocumented immigrants in the country.
“Huelskamp responded by saying he didn’t know exactly how many immigrants were in the country illegally, and then tried to pivot to the importance of border security.”
When pressed again for a plan to handle undocumented immigrants in the U.S., Huelskamp said “nobody in Washington I know of is talking about deportation.” He then questioned the number again: “I want to know how many folks are here. I want to secure the border.”