Dan Crenshaw once again lashed out at the far-right Republican Party, saying he was “disgusted” by their rhetoric.
“They don’t write real laws or negotiate anything,” said the Texas legislator.
He also accused his far-right Republican colleagues of “engaging in class injustice and conspiracy.”
Texas Republican Rep. Dan Crenshaw has escalated a long-standing feud with his party’s far-right wing, accusing them of “class injustice and intrigue.”
In an interview at Friday’s Texas Tribune Festival, Crenshaw attacked the “awakened right” and “alternative right,” particularly those who support conspiracy theory movements like QAnon.
Crenshaw also criticized people who “wear jerseys and shout on the other side.”
“They remind me more of the far left than anything else,” he said.
Crenshaw did not go so far as to name the members of Congress, but accused far-right individuals of using a “manufactured sector.”
“If the first words out of their mouth are ‘RINO’, ‘establishment’ and ‘globalist’, you can rest assured that they are not very thoughtful and are probably about to lie to you.” he said. “I mean, really, I’m just fed up.”
Crenshaw also accused these far-right lawmakers of being “motivated by extra clicks” on social media and “engaging in class injustice and intrigue” to gain attention.
“They don’t write the actual law or negotiate anything,” Crenshaw said. “It’s always just fire and brimstone.”
“We’re so into the ‘Jerry Springer Show’ and the Kardashian drama that we want to bring it into politics,” he quipped.
Crenshaw clarified his stance on the GOP far-right Freedom Caucus, which includes Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, Matt Gaetz and Lauren Boebert. in December, He called its members “grifters” and “performance artists”.
“Performance artists are the ones who get all the attention, because those who think they are more conservative know how to say slogans. They know how to recite the lines that voters want to hear. ,” said Crenshaw. Said at the time.
The feud between Crenshaw and Green is particularly heated.
in January, he got into an altercation with her over COVID-19 testing, saying she “could be a Democrat — or just an idiot.” He also tangled with her on social media over his stance on the Ukraine war. green defendant Being Russian propaganda.
he August torn to green and his republican colleague for Proposed to stop funding the FBI On the Assault on Former President Donald Trump Mar-a-Lago House.
“I’m impressed that the Democrats finally got us to say, ‘Don’t fund the FBI,'” said the Texas legislator. told Axios. “If you say that, you won’t look serious.”
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