Skip to comments.Gonzalez exit demoralizes GOP moderates
Posted on 09/18/2021 4:28:29 AM PDT by cotton1706
Few presidents have taken more public pleasure in seeing one of their party’s own leave office than Donald Trump in his reaction to Rep. Anthony Gonzalez’s announcement that he would not seek reelection.
“1 down, 9 to go!” the former president gloated, in the second of two statements he released Friday celebrating Gonzalez’s exit.
The Ohio Republican’s departure was, of course, a victory for Trump — the first victim in his post-election crusade against the 10 Republican House members who voted to impeach him.
Shannon Burns, the president of Ohio’s Strongsville GOP, said Gonzalez “was an up-and-coming star, who made, I think, a terrible political calculation, and paid a price for it.” In a district where Trump beat Joe Biden by more than 14 percentage points, Darrell Scott, an Ohio pastor and Trump adviser, said Gonzalez “got out to avoid an embarrassing or humiliating defeat.”
And on Capitol Hill, even Trump’s critics could see that Gonzalez’s departure was a sign of Trump’s enduring grip on the party. “Anthony Gonzalez is one of … the most honorable public servants that I've ever known. And the idea that the Republican Party is going to drive people like him out tells you that the party is at a moment that is very perilous for us,” Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) said in an interview, adding “that's not a party that can lead into the future.”
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GOP moderates = democrats.
” I think, a terrible political calculation, and paid a price for it.” In a district where Trump beat Joe Biden by more than 14 percentage points, “
Real genius! How much did Trump beat the Hildibeast by? (To lazy to go look it up”.
Beat it ya’ bum!
It was RINO-controlled state legislatures who gave the Steal to Potato Joe on a platter by refusing to enforce voter ID. If everyone with an (R) after their name had been a conservative patriot, the cheat-by-mail-in ballots would have been audited and rejected before electors were seated and we would not be living in the woke clown world that we must now endure.
Take back the GOP from the RINOs, and we will take back America.
The only reason two parties still exist is to give voters the illusion of choice.
The letter after the name means jack anymore.
You’re either loyal to our former republic or to Deep State.
We’ll have to restore the sanctity of elections first.
Here we go again...
These “people” are not moderates...
They are not even commies...
They are traitors, to the people who elected them, and the people who elected President Trump..
No, they are worse than traitors..
They are bush league chamber of commerce worshiping republiCAN’Ts..
A great thing to read first thing in the morning.
It is hilarious that they would go and quote Liz Cheney, the “Hillary Clinton of the GOP” and deep state asset. It is also ironic that she would talk about running people out of the party when here and Gonzales and 8 other self aggrandizing traitors tried to run Trump out of the party...the man who got more votes than any other sitting President in history.
Oh the hypocrisy of it all.
It's all just a game, a 'career' path for these morons. None of them are serious minded about preserving the republic. They go along to get along. What vile, ignorant cowards they are.
It really depends on what Dominion decides.
90% of what 90% of congress does is based on “political calculations” and personal financial gain.
GOP moderates = democrats.
Not really. GOP moderates = Team China/Wall Street players.
Demoralizes is the least of their problems. Just wait until they are no longer in congress.
They (and other coup plotters) are going to have much gnashing of teeth. They will not be allowed to just go quietly into the sunset. Punishment is coming.
The guy was to stupid to be in Congress. Anyone who is so dumb they don’t understand their job should be unemployed. Hey Dummy, what was your job title? Representative? That means you represent the people who elected you, not yourself. Idiot!
This article is gaslighting nonsense. Dems want to run against Trump in 2020 and the “Trump controls the GOP” is the narrative they are pushing. Trump didn’t even control his own admin let alone the Congress GOP/RNC/Etc.
Moderates my a&&.
They are RATs hiding within the GOP.
Get rid of them all.
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