As conflict continues to rock the American political landscape, one thing is certain.
Some Republican counties in Pennsylvania and Arizona have refused to certify midterm election results after Democrats beat expectations. He approved articles of impeachment against Krasner and sent them to the Senate, effectively undermining the will of voters in a city where nearly half of the population is black. Election deniers are filing lawsuits in support of defeated gubernatorial candidate Doug Mastriano. And Donald Trump, who unleashed a violent mob in an attempt to prevent a peaceful transfer of power, is running for president again.
Still, there are signs that America is rejecting the politics of hate. and was convicted of seditious conspiracy for helping to carry out. The US Senate has passed a bill supporting gay and interracial marriage. Voters across the country rejected the majority of candidates who campaigned on Trump’s lies about the stolen 2020 presidential election.
Republican politicians have seen which way the wind is blowing and are backing away from extreme positions like a nationwide abortion ban. is doing. They are accusing Donald Trump of having dinner with white supremacist Nick Fuentes.
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Fuentes had dinner with the former president at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago residence and dined with rapper Ye, formerly known as Kanye West. America First podcast, he made anti-Semitic comments, denied the Holocaust happened, and said that “the founders never intended America to be a refugee camp for non-white people.” It is quoted as having
Loud statements of that sort are clearly too much for Republican leaders. That’s probably why he said it. Or anti-Semite. … Avoid extreme force. … I want to reduce their strength, not empower them. stay away from them ”
Rep. James Comer, a Republican from Kentucky, might have had enough of an outright insult for Fuentes to openly share his prejudices. meet the press Trump needed to exercise “better judgment” when it came to dining companions.
Even former Vice President Mike Pence, who was targeted by a Trump mob on January 6, spoke out about the controversy.
“President Trump was wrong in giving his seat to a white supremacist, an anti-Semite and a Holocaust denier. I think he should apologize,” Pence told News Nation. Even in this book, I don’t think Donald Trump is an anti-Semite. I don’t think he is racist or bigoted. ”
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And that’s why I don’t believe for a second that Republican outrage over Trump’s dinner with white supremacists is real.
If Mike Pence can say with a straight face that he doesn’t believe Trump is bigoted, then I can’t take him seriously. It wasn’t when they sent militia members spewing slanderous slander to the U.S. Capitol and chanted “Hang Mike Pence!”
In fact, I can’t take this Republican outrage seriously. Not when the same Republican congressman who is now denouncing Trump at the dinner said he had nothing to say when he allegedly instigated a violent insurrection planned and carried out by right-wing militia leaders.
These same Republican leaders are eerily silent when Trump says there are “very good people on both sides” of the racist violence that took place over a Confederate memorial in Charlottesville, Virginia. They conspired when Trump introduced a Muslim ban targeting people of color. Trump says ‘Build a wall!
Republicans who are currently denouncing Trump at dinner parties are no different than pandering to white supremacists during the election and using the votes of the bigots to stay in office.