For the first time in nearly a decade, the GOP will have full control of Congress when 74 fresh Republican faces are sworn in on Tuesday. One of those newcomers to Capitol Hill is Representative-elect Mia Love of Utah.
The first black woman elected to Congress as a Republican, Mia Love — the Brooklyn-born daughter of Haitian immigrants — was a guest on ABC’s “This Week” on Sunday. Show host Martha Raddatz tested Love’s resolve by asking a rather loaded question about Senator Ted Cruz and Obamacare.
Cruz — an outspoken Texas Republican who has come under fire from GOP leadership on the hill — has promised to do everything he can to defund, repeal or dismantle or otherwise get rid of Obamacare.
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When asked if she would join staunch conservative Ted Cruz in that effort, Mia Love responded in a way that showed she is not the kind of politician to quickly change her tune after getting elected. Love gave a quick, concise and clear-cut answer that you can see by clicking on the video above.
h/t: National Review