“Is it time to denounce Trump yet?”


Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming and Rep. Paul Gosser of Arizona.

Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming and Rep. Paul Gosser of Arizona.Mary Schwarm and Andrew Harnick/AP Photos

  • On Saturday, Trump proposed ending a constitutional rule that led to controversial voter fraud in the 2020 election.

  • He faced backlash from Republican senators for his remarks, but Rep. Paul Gosser agreed with Trump in a now-deleted tweet.

  • Rep. Liz Cheney called on House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy to denounce the former president and reposted Gosar’s tweet.

Wyoming Republican Rep. Liz Cheney approves former President Donald Trump to “end” constitutional rules and regulations that he claims led to fraud in the 2020 presidential election Rep. Paul Gosser’s now removed evoked a tweet.

In a Truth Social post posted over the weekend, the former president again touted the baseless “massive and widespread fraud and deception” he believed took place in the 2020 election. He has proposed annulling the election results or holding an entirely new election, and has held unspecified U.S. laws and regulations accountable for his defeat.

“A massive fraud of this kind and scale allows for the termination of all rules, regulations and articles, including those in the Constitution,” he wrote in Truth Social Saturday. “Our great ‘Founder’ did not want or tolerate false and fraudulent elections!”

Continue Backlash from Republican Senators In his call to terminate the US Constitution, Trump tried to retract his remarks on Monday.

“Fake news is actually trying to convince the American public that I said I wanted to ‘end’ the Constitution. This is just more disinformation and lies,” Trump wrote. real society.

Despite other Republican lawmakers denouncing the former president’s remarks, Gossar, a Republican from Arizona, said: Tweeted Trump’s Saturday Truth social messagesupport the former president.

“Unprecedented fraud requires unprecedented therapy,” Gosar wrote in a now-deleted tweet.

Anthony Foti, a Gosar spokesperson, told Insider’s Bryan Metzger that malicious actors and “people with low IQs” misread the tweet, prompting an Arizona legislator to remove it. .

“No one in Congress has fought for constitutional values ​​more than Ms. Gosar. He is known for good reasons as a staunch constitutionalist. I have a vote,” Foti said. “President Trump has reissued the statement to clarify his intentions. Those who claim that either Trump or Rep. Gosser do not believe in the Constitution are acting in bad faith or Low IQ people who cannot understand our language and behavior.”

Cheney Joined the discourse on Twitter late Wednesdayshared a screenshot of Gosser’s now-deleted tweet and tagged House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy.

“Did you see this tweet before @RepGosar deleted it?” she wrote to McCarthy. “Is it time to denounce Trump yet?”

Last week, Cheney also Mention McCarthy on Twittercalled on the leader of the House Republican Party to “denounce Donald Trump for meeting with neo-Nazi Nick Fuentes, the pro-Putin leader of the America First Political Action Conference.”

‘I wouldn’t blame Trump for dining with Fuentes and West last week,’ Cheney said. tweeted on tuesday“This week Trump said we should end all rules, regulations, etc. ‘even those in the Constitution’ in order to overturn the election. You are too principleless not to condemn this. is it?”

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