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By JOHN HANNA
AP Political Writer 

Kansas congressman in district Trump lost faces town hall

 

August 23, 2017



TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Republican congressman in Kansas sought Tuesday night to sound bipartisan, centrist notes while defending the GOP's approach on health care and other issues during a town hall meeting in a district that President Trump narrowly lost last year and with national Democrats already targeting him.

Rep. Kevin Yoder told about 100 people at the city hall in the Kansas City suburb of Olathe that he's willing to break with Trump, citing what he saw as the president's inadequate response to a white nationalist gathering and violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. But he drew bo...



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