North Carolina Republican hammered for ugly taunting tweet after winning open seat
GOP congressional candidate Madison Cawthorn (Facebook).

Republicans have held onto a congressional seat in North Carolina that was vacated when Mark Meadows left Congress to serve President Donald Trump's fourth chief of staff.

Republicans nominated Madison Cawthorn to fill the seat -- and he won after running a stunningly racist campaign.

On Tuesday night, after the Associated Press had called the race for him, Cawthorn shared his thoughts on Twitter.

"Cry more, lib," he posted.

Here's some of what people were saying about his tweet: