representative Hakeem JeffriesHakeem Sekou Jeffries Jeffries Endorses Wiley In Race For New York Mayor Pelosi: Greene’s’ Verbal Aggression ‘Against Ocasio-Cortez Could Be A Question For Top Democrat On The Ethics Committee:’ House Republicans have definitely become a cult in their own right ” (DN.Y.), the chairman of the Democratic House caucus, said Thursday that his GOP counterparts “have definitely become a cult in their own right.”
During an appearance on CNN’s “New Day,” Jeffries told host Brianna Keilar it was “shocking” how some Republicans were massively downplaying the January 6 riot on Capitol Hill, calling them ” uncontrollable “.
Jeffries also said it was hypocritical of the GOP to support law enforcement politically and legislatively while going against police reports and video footage showing a pro-Trump mob physically assaulting multiple officers. while trying to pass the Capitol. Jeffries noted that more than 150 police officers were seriously injured in the insurgency.
âHouse Republicans have definitely become a cult in their own right. They chose to place the Party on patriotism. They chose the big lie about the rule of law. They chose autocracy rather than democracy â. @RepJeffries said. pic.twitter.com/oMCyKcNm7f
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âHouse Republicans have definitely become a cult in their own right. They chose to place the Party on patriotism. They chose the big lie about the rule of law. They chose autocracy over democracy, âJeffries said.
The New York Democrat said Republicans continue to “perpetrate the big lie” that the 2020 presidential election was stolen, resulting in the defeat of the former President TrumpDonald Trump New York prosecutors investigating Trump organization as ‘criminal’ Cabinet behind Arizona audit says no data has been destroyed, contradicting GOP allegations Trump calls for the end of the committee’s debate on January 6 “ immediately ”..
Jeffries also addressed a report that Rep. Marjorie Taylor-Greene (R-Ga.) Shouted at the rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-Cortez Sanders takes a closer look at Biden, seeking to shape the Democratic agenda Marjorie Taylor Greene may be ‘dangerous’, but she’s not the first Sunrise movement to endorse Nina Turner in a special election for Ohio House headquarters LEARN MORE (DN.Y.) after leaving the Chamber this week and accusing the New York lawmaker of supporting terrorists.
Jeffries called on the House Ethics Committee to look into the matter.
âWell, she’s definitely engaged in threatening behavior, and I think at the end of the day that’s something that maybe needs to be evaluated by the ethics committee. Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez has shown great restraint and should be commended in that regard as it appears the so-called Georgia congressman is stalking her, âJeffries said.
Jeffries’ appearance came the morning after Republicans overwhelmingly voted to oust Rep. Liz cheneyElizabeth (Liz) Lynn Cheney Michigan judge dismisses one of final challenges for 2020 election results What Liz Cheney got it wrong – about climate change GOP split opened during vote of the January 6 commission PLUS (R-Wyo.) Of her leadership role as Speaker of the Republican House Conference because of her repeated criticisms of Trump and her refusal to perpetuate the idea that the 2020 presidential election was stolen.
Cheney was also one of 10 Republicans who voted to impeach Trump for inciting the Jan.6 riot on Capitol Hill.
Cheney should be replaced with a moderate representative. Elise StefanikElise Marie StefanikCindy McCain Says GOP ‘Lost Its Way’ McCarthy Says He Won’t Support Bipartisan Deal for Jan 6 Commission Death of Responsible Government READ MORE (RN.Y.), a Trump loyalist, by the end of the week.