Hawaii GOP Leader Resigns, Blasts ‘racism аnd Sexism’ In Thе Partу, Seeks Membership With Thе Demоcrats

“This election, I saw members of my party marginalizing and condemning minorities, ethnic or otherwise, and making demeaning comments towards women,” Rep. Beth Fukumoto wrote in a letter announcing her resignation on Wednesday. “So, when I listened as our now top office holder refused to condemn the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II, speaking out didn’t seem like a choice.”