They effectively ended their political careers when ten House Republicans joined the Democrats in impeaching President Trump last year. This was an egregious and partisan abuse of the impeachment power just like the previous one. Since they gave bipartisan legitimacy to the Democrat’s impeachment plan, each of them should have seen their careers end in flames.
Almost all of them do.
Four Republicans saw the signs and decided to retire rather than run for a primary. They were Reps. Anthony Gonzalez, Fred Upton, John Katko, and John Katko (R.N.Y.). Adam Kinzinger is one of the two Republican House Speakers Nancy Pelosi selected to serve on the notoriously biased January 6- Committee. Rep. Tom Rice (R.S.C.), lost his primary in June and Rep. Peter Meijer, (R.Mich.), lost his primary to Trump-endorsed John Gibbs earlier this month. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Wash., lost her primary last Wednesday. Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo. Tuesday’s firestorm.
They are to be evicted.
Cheney lost so badly, that Decision Desk HQ called Cheney out of the race in less than half an hour.
Decision Desk HQ projects Harriet Hageman (@HagemanforWY) is the winner of the Republican nomination for Wyoming’s at-large U.S. House congressional district. She has defeated incumbent Rep Liz Cheney (R).#DecisionMade: 9:27pm EDT
More results here: https://t.co/lXPOtTvdbv
— Decision Desk HQ (@DecisionDeskHQ) August 17, 2022
Two survivors are Reps. David Valadao, (R-Calif.), and Dan Newhouse, (R.Wash.), both of whom will advance to the general elections in November. Two of the ten House Republicans that supported Trump’s impeachment will be in Congress in 2023 if they win their respective elections. They can save us their talk points about democracy, the rule of law or “doing what is right” and the rhetoric that Trump has incited an uprising. The Harvard study that proved the myth that the Capitol Riot was an “insurrection”, has been released. Yet, the evidence has been there for years. They were not doing the right thing. They made themselves pawns for the Democrats.