Michael Steele, the previous chair of the Republican National Committee, stated Sunday that the GOP is reeking of desperation because it clings to former President Donald Trump.
Steele, an MSNBC contributor and loud Trump critic, was requested on “The Sunday Show” to touch upon Republicans’ fealty to the previous president, which has turn into considerably of a litmus check throughout the celebration.
“My, how the mighty have fallen and sunken to the lowest of lows that Donald Trump is your savior,” Steele stated. “The reality of it is, Donald Trump, five years ago was someone that everyone was like, ‘why is he here?’ And now they’re kicking everyone else out of the room because he is here.”
House Republicans are making ready to purge Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) from her management place as a result of she received’t help Trump or his election lies. MSNBC confirmed a clip of Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), who stated final week that he’d all the time favored Cheney however he had decided that the GOP “can’t grow” with out Trump.
Graham was not so optimistic about Trump previous to his election. In reality, in the course of the 2016 marketing campaign, he stated that “we will get destroyed” if Trump grew to become the nominee.
“It speaks of desperation,” Steele stated on Sunday. “Desperation of leadership, desperation for ideas, desperation for a way to move the country forward and embrace its diversity. That’s what Liz Cheney is trying, has been trying to tell them.”
“She has shown the leadership, which they are threatened by, as one of her caucus members put it, you know, ‘she’s like that girlfriend who doesn’t listen to you,’” he continued, ostensibly referring to a sexist comment from Rep. Mike Kelly (R-Pa.) after Cheney voted to question Trump for inciting the Jan. 6 rebellion on the U.S. Capitol.
Kelly in contrast Cheney’s vote ― certainly one of solely ten Republican votes in favor of impeachment ― to seeing “your girlfriend on the opposition’s side” within the stands at a soccer sport.
“Really? that’s your go-to with Liz Cheney? That tells you where we are,” Steele stated.
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