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Republican Reps who Voted to Impeach Trump Face ‘Barrage’ of Pro-Trump Primary Challengers

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Republican politicians who sided with Democrats to impeach former President Donald Trump over the January 6th attack on the United States Capitol are feeling the repercussions on the campaign trail. Nine of the 10 Republicans who voted to impeach Trump are “already facing primary challenges – and some of them may have a very hard time holding on to their seats” reports Fox News.

During his speech at the annual Conservative Political Action Committee (CPAC) conference in February, Trump delivered a fiery message: “Get rid of them all” he said of the Republicans who voted to impeach him. “Instead of attacking me and, more importantly, the voters of our movement, top establishment Republicans in Washington should be spending their energy in opposing Biden, Pelosi, Schumer and the Democrats.”

Perhaps the most high-profile Republican spat against President Trump was with former vice president Dick Cheney’s daughter and Wyoming Representative, Liz Cheney. Liz Cheney was the House Republican conference chair when she voted to impeach Trump. Cheney had a long-standing history of criticism against Trump.

After the impeachment vote, Cheney was “eventually deposed from her leadership post but still faces a horde of at least eight primary challengers aiming to remove her from office” reports Fox News. Wyoming State Senator Anthony Bouchard says he has surpassed over $500,000 fundraising against Cheney.

Other Republican candidates in the fight for their seat against Trump allies are Rep. Tom Rice of South Carolina, Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler of Washington, Rep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois, Rep. Dan Newhouse of Washington, Rep. Anthony Gonzalez of Ohio, Rep. Fred Upton from Michigan, Rep. Peter Meijer of Michigan and Rep. David Valadao of California. Representative John Katko of New York also voted with Democrats to impeach Trump but does not yet have an announced primary challenger.

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  1. Douglas

    June 15, 2021 at 10:35 am

    I am from South Carolina and am hoping that Tom Rice will be removed. He is nothing but a RINO in my opinion as are the others on this list. They are weak. They are not working for the goof of their constituents but rather for the global community. When we can get a party that has the same mindset, then and only then will we see a party that can stand against the liberal idiots on the left.

  2. frank guerassio

    June 15, 2021 at 1:25 pm

    Liz, was the Left’s Piñata & has now become the Right’s, for her Hatred of our President. Of course, she has animosity against Trump, who, Rightly stated that her Old Man was a, “Backstabbing Traitor” who sold out his, “Country & Fellow Captives”, to live in Comfort while a Captive/Guest at the Hanoi Hilton. Like her Old Man, Liz (being the dyke she is) don’t fall far from the Tree. She’s a Worthless, Socialist, preparing to (or already has) Surrendered to the Left. What a Peach.

    • Tony

      June 17, 2021 at 3:44 pm

      AGREED!!!!!! BIG TIME
      GET RID OF THEM ALL!!!
      CANT THEY SEE WHAT PRESIDENT
      TRUMP DID FOR THIS COUNTRY!
      THIS GUY WHOS IN OFFICE NOW
      HAS TO GO AS WELL. WITH HIM IN OFFICE,AND HER UNDER HIM,
      THIS COUNTRY IS DOOMED.
      And, I just heard today, they wanna pass a $15 dollar an hr minimum wage. ALL THAT’S GONNA DO IS FORCE ALL THE MOM AND POP STORES TO CLOSE DOWN AND BECOME BANKRUPT! DO THEY CARE? ABSOLUTELY NOT. SOON YOU WILL SEE ALL THE “BIG TICKET STORES” HAVING SELF CHECK OUT AND ONLY A HANDFUL OF “LIVE PEOPLE” WATCHING OVER THE CHECK OUTS. I wish people open their eyes and see where we are headed. ESCAPE FROM N.Y. Part 2!!!

  3. Jacqueline Thornley

    June 15, 2021 at 4:09 pm

    They all should be fired, they are Rhino’s and belong to the other party. PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP WILL BE OUR PRESIDENT AGAIN AND SOON. PRAISE GOD.

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