Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) warned Friday how the ousting of Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) from House GOP management for refusing to again ex-President Donald Trump’s election lies may find yourself backfiring on the occasion.
“I believe that by basically de-platforming Liz they’ve actually given her a massive platform,” Kinzinger informed “The View.”
Kinzinger stated Cheney, earlier than being purged Wednesday from her position as House Republican Conference chair, “would tell the truth obviously” but additionally “took into account the needs of the whole conference.”
But now “she’s basically out there independently saying what needs to be said, finding whatever media outlet she wants to go on, and I think telling the truth.”
“I think they actually created their worst enemy in … de-platforming her,” added Kinzinger, who crossed occasion traces to vote for the impeachment of Trump over his incitement of the lethal U.S. Capitol riot on Jan. 6.
The Illinois Republican stated the GOP’s return to “loser” Trump was “not providing people any kind of a path to the future.”
“And standing up and being sane in the Republican party, that’s not anything heroic,” he added. “that’s just what people expect of us and unfortunately there’s not many of us doing that at the moment.”
Trump loyalist Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.) was on Friday elected to take over from Cheney within the House GOP management position, regardless of having voted in step with Trump’s insurance policies considerably lower than her predecessor.
Watch Kinzinger’s feedback on “The View” right here:
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