California State Representatives Young Kim (R) and Michelle Steel (R) revoked the approval of Texas congressional candidate Sery Kim (R) after she said she didn’t want Chinese immigrants to be here at all.
In a statement issued on Friday and shared with Hill on Saturday, lawmakers stated that they “cannot be conscientious” to continue to support Sery Kim, who is about to run for the sixth congressional district in Texas.
The Republican congresswoman previously approved the Korean-American Sery Kim in Early March.
The lawmakers said they urged Sery Kim to apologize, but pointed out that her remarks “contrary to our position.”
They added: “We will continue to speak out to support our AAPI community.”
The statement was made after Sery Kim attacked China and Chinese immigrants at the Republican Candidate Forum on Wednesday. Dallas Morning News.
“I don’t want them here at all,” Sairee King said. “They stole our intellectual property rights. They gave us the coronavirus. They don’t hold themselves accountable.”
After the audience complimented her, Sery Kim continued: “Frankly speaking, because I am Korean, I can say that.”
Last year, due to the coronavirus pandemic, anti-Asian violent incidents across the United States surged, and the above remarks were made. The coronavirus is believed to have originated in Wuhan, China.
The anti-Asian hatred issue caused an uproar last month when shootings were fired at several hot spring baths in the Atlanta area, killing eight people, including six Asian women.
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In response to the revoked recognition, Sery Kim told CNN, “She was shocked to combat the hatred of Asian Americans. The free media targeted me, Asians and immigrants, to portray me as anti-Asian and immigrants. The anti-immigration is just to oppose the oppressive Chinese Communist Party.”
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