Republican protest draws out Davids’ supporters


Republican protesters demonstrating outside U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids' office on Wednesday collided with supporters of the first-term lawmaker.

About 60 people split between the two sides took up their causes outside Davids' downtown Overland Park office in 50-degree temperatures in a drizzle that became heavier as the demonstrations wore on.

The Republican protest came as three GOP candidates — Amanda Adkins, Sara Hart Weir and Adrienne Foster — line up for the party's nomination to face Davids in 2020. Foster was among the protesters Wednesday.

The crowd, under the watchful eye of the Overland Park police, stayed confined . . .


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