Republicans across have rehashed the Great Replacement thesis.

Joe Kent, a congressional candidate, repeated a racist theme on Twitter last summer.

Kent: "The left supports an influx of illegal immigrants to replace American votes and destroy working-class employment."

In the spring, he told a white supremacist organisation that Democrats don't care about "Anglos" or "America's founding stock."
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The presenter said, "You think they're replacing white Americans?"
Kent said, "Yes." "Yeah, and if you mention it, they'll call you a neo-Nazi, white nationalist, 'That's replacement theories.

 Nope. You're replacing an American."
Kent is a Republican from Washington aiming to unseat Rep.

. Jaime Herrera Beutler, one of 10 Republicans who voted to impeach Trump for his involvement in the Jan. 6 rebellion.