republican congressman Nancy Mace (SC) On Wednesday, she burned down prominent members of her own party at the annual Washington Press Club Foundation Congressional Dinner.
The fundraising dinner was billed as an evening of “lighthearted banter”, but Mace’s bargain was anything but.And she managed to beat the Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy (Republican California) and former president donald trump In the same one-liner about McCarthy’s distortion to win last month’s speaker.
“Since then, I haven’t seen anyone take much of a stand to appease a crazed Republican. Stormy Daniels‘” Mace said, referring to the adult film actor Trump accused of having an affair with her in 2006.
Mace later jabbed the rep. Matt Gates (R-Fla.), who She recently branded herself a ‘scam’Gates took the lead Freedom Caucus Radicals who opposed McCarthy’s speeches until he promised concessions.
“Well, let’s be honest. We all knew Matt Gates wouldn’t make the vote 18,” Mace said. The joke elicited a shocking reaction from the crowd.
“I have a message for Matt this evening. He really wanted to be here tonight, but he couldn’t find a babysitter. Come on.”
Mace wasn’t the only politician to joke about members of his own party.
Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.) Targeted the president Joe BidenAbove a clip showing his applause out of sync with black church members in AtlantaEbenezer Baptist Church last month.