Iowa's longest-serving GOP lawmaker switches to Democrats because of Trump
State Rep. Andy McKean has served in Iowa's Senate and House chambers. Photo: Andy McKean/Facebook
Iowa Rep. Andy McKean, the state legislature's longest-serving Republican, announced Tuesday he's switching parties to join the Democrats because of President Trump and his policies.
"I believe that [it] is just a matter of time before our country pays a heavy price for President Trump’s reckless spending and short-signed financial policies, his erratic, destabilizing foreign policy, and his disregard for environmental concerns."— Rep. Andy McKean