A tv interview of a life-long conservative girl and her daughter on the Iowa State Fair explaining why they do not plan to vote for President Donald Trump within the 2020 election went viral and “should have Republicans scared,” in response to a progressive political commentator.
At the state honest, the place greater than 20 Democratic presidential candidates have or are set to talk on the political soapbox stage, NBC reporter Vaughn Hillyard requested Kate Miller why she is leaning in the direction of Kamala Harris, who spoke on Saturday.
“Well I’m a life-long conservative — I actually campaigned door-to-door for Chuck Grassley his fist year as a Senate campaign, Senate candidate,” Miller stated. “But I cannot vote for Donald Trump. I just, he is, he is not a conservative, and I don’t think he’s a good man.”
Miller continued that after watching so many Cabinet members depart Trump, “you just can’t vote for him” and that she is “looking at Democrats.”
“I need a candidate that is reasonable on our borders and is about people, that is about the rule of law,” she stated. “I’m an educator and we’ve got to do something about education, and so that’s the person that I’m looking for.” Miller, who wrote in Republican John McCain within the 2016 presidential election, added that it has been exhausting to know what Democratic candidates are actually about at this level within the race.
Hillyard then requested Miller’s husband Paul Miller, who admitted he voted towards the Democrats and put in for Trump in 2016, who he deliberate to vote for in 2020.
“Um, right now it’s hard to say,” Paul Miller replied. “At this point in the campaign, everybody is running to the extremes on either side so events will probably shape for whom I vote.”
The couple’s daughter Taylor Miller, who’s 17 years outdated however can be of voting age by the 2020 election, had views that aligned extra along with her mom.
“I can’t vote for Donald Trump,” Taylor Miller stated. “And if there was a better conservative I would probably vote for them, but he’s done so many things that are just absolutely disgusting and despicable, and tweeting foreign policy is not presidential enough.”
Taylor Miller stated she needed a Democratic candidate she may get behind and assist, and like her mom, somebody who “isn’t completely crazy on immigration” and who would make faculties safer. She stated she likes “Kamala Harris right now” however is open to different Democrats who might change their coverage stances.
“I know that a lot of my friends like [Elizabeth] Warren and [Bernie] Sanders but they’re a little too far left for me,” Taylor Miller stated, chuckling.
Sarah Reese Jones, editor-in-chief of the progressive political commentary web site PoliticusUSA, shared the interview on Twitter and commented, “This clip of a conservative mother and daughter explaining why they can’t vote for Trump in Iowa should have Republicans scared.”
Lawyer George Conway, the husband of Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway, quote tweeted Jones’ put up and highlighted Kate Miller’s feedback that she is a life-long conservative however can’t vote for Trump, and that the president just isn’t actually a conservative or a superb man.
At the honest, Harris flipped sausage patties and joked that she is aware of “flip Republicans.”
Former Massachusettes Gov. Bill Weld, who’s working towards Trump for the Republican presidential nomination, spoke on the honest on Sunday. Trump was invited and has not but revealed if he’ll communicate on the soapbox on the honest, which runs by August 18.