Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., and Rep. Jaime Herera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, are featured in a PBS documentary on Republican women in Congress. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, recently fielded questions about identity politics, police brutality and COVID-19 during a PBS segment focused on Republican women.
In her appearance on “Firing Line with Margaret Hoover,” Herrera Beutler also said that the number of Republican women in Congress is dwindling because she and her colleagues face tougher challenges from Democrats.
“I have found that we tend to be the targets from the other side, because we’re the harder ones to beat, right? We tend to be the ones who can make a difference because we break the narrative that Republicans don’t like women,” Herrera Beutler said in the interview, which was conducted remotely due to virus concerns.
The representative from Washington’s 3rd Congressional District was one of four conservative women lawmakers to appear on the show, broadcast on PBS Friday evening. Its host, Hoover, is a conservative political commentator and a critic of President Donald Trump.
Herrera Beutler appeared alongside Rep. Elise Stefanik of New York, Sen. Joni Ernst of Iowa and Sen. Liz Cheney of Wyoming.
Hoover’s segment focused on two trends: the growing […]
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