A Republican House candidate in Missouri lost a key endorsement — his own children

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The children of Steve West, a Republican running for a House seat in Missouri, don’t want Missourians to vote for their dad. The children claim that West is unfit for public office, citing previous “racist” and “homophobic” remarks. West won the state’s Republican primaries in August by nearly 25 points.

Steve West, the Republican candidate vying for a House seat in his state’s 15th Congressional District, lost the support of two of his three adult children, who are urging Missourians not to vote for their father.

Emily and Adam West pointed to what they called their father’s “racist” and “homophobic” views, The Kansas City Star reported Tuesday.See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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