In mid-January, solely 10 Republican congresspeople have been keen to vote to question Donald Trump. All of them have taken warmth from their events. Many have been censured by their state GOP’s.
Illinois Rep. Adam Kinzinger not solely voted to question Trump, he’s been a constant critic of the previous president because the November election. Not solely did the congressman face censure from the Illinois GOP, he’s additionally felt warmth from his family.
Kinzinger instructed the New York Instances a few letter despatched to him by some members of the family. “Oh my, what a disappointment you might be to us and to God!… You will have embarrassed the Kinzinger household title,” it read.
In motion part, members of the family wrote, “You ought to be very proud that you’ve misplaced the respect of Lou Dobbs, Tucker Carlson, Sean Hannity, Laura Ingraham, Greg Kelly, and many others., and most significantly in our guide, Mark Levin and Rush Limbaugh and us!”
The GOP congressman doesn’t appear to be moved in any respect by the letter. He lately said of the response to his vote, “I perceive there may be going to be backlash when you decide like that. I felt backlash from household. I felt backlash from associates. I felt backlash from constituents. If I might have voted in opposition to impeachment, I might have regretted it ceaselessly. … I’m at whole peace. I’ve zero regrets in anyway.”
You possibly can learn the complete letter here, courtesy of the New York Instances.
Todd Neikirk is a New Jersey based mostly politics and expertise author. His work has been featured in psfk.com, foxsports.com and hillreporter.com. He enjoys sports activities, politics, comedian books and spending time on the shore along with his household.