Rep. Steve King’s (R-IA) racism and misogyny may have finally caught up with him. According to The Daily Beast’s Lachlan Markay, King reported a mere $18,365 in cash at the end of June. That’s a pittance for an incumbent congressman facing a primary challenge and, according to Markay, it’s the smallest amount he’s had on record at this point in the campaign cycle.
Even if King beats his primary challenger, Republican state senator Randy Feenstra —which is looking less and less likely — he would still have to face his Democratic opponent from 2018, former professional baseball player J.D. Scholten, who lost to King by fewer than three points in the midterms. Comparatively, King’s primary challenger Feenstra reported having $337,314 cash on hand at