Kinzinger: The GOP Can’t Be A “Trump First” Party

The Hill reports:

Speaking with Chuck Todd on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Kinzinger was asked for his thoughts on House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s (R-Calif.) recent meeting with Trump. Todd noted that Trump appeared to be eager to share a photo from that meeting and wondered if the party was rejoining Trump after distancing from him following the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.

“You know, I think your point about that picture is important. So it shows that the former president is desperate to continue to look like he’s leading the party and the problem is, until we push back and say, you know, this is not a Trump first party, this is a country first party — in some cases you may support Donald Trump in that effort but in my case I believe that that’s a whole new movement,” Kinzinger said.

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