Tag Archives: Adam Kinzinger

Kinzinger Reveals Death Threat Over Riot Panel Work

The Daily Beast reports: Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) on Sunday warned of the potential for future “violence” spurred on by his own party’s lies. The threat, the congressman said in the interview, was a mailed note threatening to “execute” him, his wife, and their 5-month-old child. “We’ve never seen or had anything like that. It was sent from the local …

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Kinzinger: Trump Cultism Has Taken Over Churches

The Hill reports: Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.), a vocal critic of former President Trump, said that some churches have changed from an institution that worshiped God to one that worshipped Trump. In a video, the Illinois Republican said that government and worship should be separate. “There are a number of churches that have basically become, you know, from a house …

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Kinzinger Now “Open” To Ban On Assault Weapons

The Hill reports: Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) said on Sunday that he is “open to” an assault weapons ban after a gunman killed 21 people in Uvalde, Texas with an AR-15-style rifle. “I have opposed a ban fairly recently, I think I’m open to a ban now,” Kinzinger told co-anchor Dana Bash on CNN’s “State of the Union.” “It’s going …

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Kinzinger Wants Pence To Testify Before Riot Panel

CBS News reports: GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois said Sunday he “would love” for former Vice President Mike Pence to voluntarily appear before the House select committee investigating the January 6 assault on the U.S. Capitol. “I would hope and think that the vice president would want to come in and tell his story because he did do the …

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Kinzinger Would “Love” To Run Against Trump In 2024

The Huffington Post reports: I asked Kinzinger whether he wants to run against Trump, who is expected to mount a third campaign for president. “I would love it. I really would,” he said, his eyes instantly widening. “Even if he crushed me, like in a primary, to be able to stand up and call out the garbage is just a …

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Kinzinger Condemns His Pro-Putin Cultist Colleagues: I’m Actually Glad To Be Leaving These Children [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) said he is glad he is leaving Congress at the end of this year rather than running for reelection, pointing to Republican colleagues who criticize Disney but have “shown Putin sympathy” and calling them “children.” “I’m glad I’m leaving here in a year because I’m just being surrounded by a bunch of children,” …

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AP: Anti-Trump Republicans Mulling 2024 WH Bids

The Associated Press reports: Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is planning trips to Iowa and New Hampshire. Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., is considering a rough timeline for a potential presidential announcement. And allies of Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., are openly talking up her White House prospects. More than two years before the next presidential election, a shadow primary is already beginning …

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Adam Kinzinger: My Biggest Regret Is Voting Against Impeaching Trump For Extorting Ukraine’s President

Axios reports: Retiring Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) said Friday that his “biggest regret” during his time in Congress was voting against the first impeachment of former President Trump. Trump was impeached and later acquitted on two articles — abuse of power and obstruction of Congress — related to a phone call in which he pressed Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to …

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Kinzinger: Every Republican Must Answer About Riot

“This is a moment where every Republican, I don’t care if you’re running for City Council all the way up to Congress, Senate, etc., every Republican has to be clear and forceful on the record. “Do they think Jan. 6 was legitimate political discourse? Don’t let them avoid it, don’t let them hem haw, don’t let them transition to some …

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RNC Censures Kinzinger And Cheney For Opposing Violent Attempt To Overthrow Federal Government

The Washington Post reports: In an extraordinary rebuke, the Republican National Committee passed a resolution condemning Reps. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) and Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.), who voted to impeach former president Donald Trump after the deadly insurrection. The resolution said that the behavior of Cheney and Kinzinger “has been destructive to the institution of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Republican …

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Kinzinger Blasts “Con Artist” Josh Hawley Over Ukraine

The Insider reports: Rep. Adam Kinzinger blasted Sen. Josh Hawley on Wednesday after the senator criticized President Joe Biden for ordering troops to Europe as Russia ramps up its preparations for a potential new invasion of Ukraine, while calling on the White House to block Ukraine from joining the NATO alliance. “I hate to be so personal, but Hawley is …

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RNC To Debate Expelling Kinzinger And Cheney

The Washington Post reports: A prominent Trump ally is pushing the Republican Party to formally expel Reps. Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger at the party’s annual meeting this week in Salt Lake City, setting up a public showdown over the party’s direction. David Bossie, a two-time Trump campaign adviser who serves as a national committeeman from Maryland, submitted a resolution …

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Cheney Hits Back At Gingrich’s Threat To Jail Riot Panel

Mediaite reports: Representatives Liz Cheney (R-WY) and Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) shot back at Newt Gingrich for claiming they and the rest of the January 6 Committee might go to jail. “I think when you have a Republican Congress, this is all going to come crashing down,” Gingrich said. “And the wolves are going to find out that they’re now sheep …

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Kinzinger: We’re Looking Into Trump’s Potential Crimes

The Hill reports: Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) on Sunday said the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol is looking into whether then-President Trump acted criminally in connection to the Capitol riots. Asked by co-anchor Jake Tapper on CNN’s “State of the Union” if the congressional panel is examining whether Trump violated a criminal statute with …

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Kinzinger: I’m The Only One Who Can Unseat IL’s Gov

Crain’s Chicago Business reports: Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.), one of former President Trump’s most vocal Republican critics in Congress, said he sees himself as “the only candidate” capable of defeating Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker (D) in next year’s election. “If I ran for governor, I think I’m the only candidate that could win, at least that’s out there now,” Kinzinger …

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GOP Reps Savage Ted Cruz In Twitter “Slap Fight”

Mediaite reports: The online slap fight between Liz Cheney (R) and Ted Cruz (R) kept going on Saturday when Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) and Eric Swalwell (D-CA) hopped into the fray with the Texas senator. As Cruz comes off of his war against Sesame Street’s attempts to promote public health, he wound up in a Twitter fight when he went after …

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Kinzinger Blasts “Complete Lie” By Kevin McCarthy That He Once Sought Air Force Secretary Post Under Trump

Newsweek reports: Representative Adam Kinzinger, an Illinois Republican, assessed that lies are “standard” under the leadership of House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, a California Republican, and former President Donald Trump. Kinzinger, a staunch Trump critic, made the remark on Twitter Thursday after McCarthy claimed that the GOP congressman had angled to become Air Force secretary under the former president’s administration. …

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Adam Kinzinger Won’t Rule Out 2024 White House Bid

CNN reports: Rep. Adam Kinzinger is actively weighing whether to seek his political fortunes in the Senate, the Illinois governor’s mansion or even the White House, despite serious questions about whether there’s any future at all for a Donald Trump critic like him in today’s GOP. Acknowledging his potential career options and timeline for the first time since announcing his …

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Kinzinger: The GOP Has A “Cancer Of Dishonesty”

The Hill reports: When asked by host George Stephanopoulos on ABC’s “This Week” if his retirement announcement handed Trump a win, Kinzinger said it “potentially” did, before criticizing Republicans who have “put their head in the sand.” “It’s not really handing a win as much to Donald Trump as it is to the cancerous kind of lie and conspiracy not …

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GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger Won’t Seek Reelection

CNN reports: Rep. Adam Kinzinger, a Republican from Illinois who has been a strong critic of former President Donald Trump, announced in a video Friday morning he is not running for reelection. “I also remember during that campaign saying that if I ever thought it was time to move on from Congress, I would, and that time is now,” Kinzinger …

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