Tag Archives: Adam Kinzinger

Adam Kinzinger: McCarthy Brushed Off My Warnings

The Hill reports: Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) on Monday said he warned House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) that his words would lead to violence on Jan. 6, but his concerns were brushed away. Four days before a pro-Trump mob stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6, McCarthy expressed support for conservatives’ efforts to challenge President Biden’s Electoral College victory, telling …

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Kinzinger: The GOP’s The Titanic And Trump Is Trying To “Find Women’s Clothing And Get On The First Lifeboat”

“Right now, it’s basically the Titanic. We’re like, you know, in this in the middle of this slow sink, we have a band playing on the deck telling everybody it’s fine. “And meanwhile Donald Trump’s running around trying to find women’s clothing and get on the first lifeboat. “I think there’s a few of us that are just saying ‘guys …

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GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger Calls On Gaetz To Resign

Politico reports: Rep. Adam Kinzinger called on fellow Republican lawmaker Matt Gaetz to resign Thursday night, making him the first Republican to do so since it was revealed that the Justice Department is investigating the Florida congressman over sex trafficking allegations. Kinzinger (R-Ill.), an Air Force veteran and one of former President Donald Trump’s fiercest critics within the party, has …

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Kinzinger’s Family: You’ve Joined “The Devil’s Army”

The New York Times reports: Two days after Mr. Kinzinger called for removing Mr. Trump from office following the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol, 11 members of his family sent him a handwritten two-page letter, saying he was in cahoots with “the devil’s army” for making a public break with the president. “Oh my, what a disappointment you are …

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Kinzinger: Come Forward With Your Trump Info Now

The Hill reports: Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) is calling for officials with knowledge of former President Trump’s involvement in inciting the deadly Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol to come forward with whatever information they may have. “I think there’s a lot of people that know things. I don’t know who they are. They’re sitting on information, now’s the time …

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Kinzinger Calls On GOP Senators To Convict Trump

GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger writes in an op-ed: I firmly believe the majority of Americans — Republican, Democrat, independent, you name it — reject the madness of the past four years. But we’ll never move forward by ignoring what happened or refusing to hold accountable those responsible. That will embolden the few who led us here and dishearten the many …

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Kinzinger Blasts GOP Ovation For QAnon Rep [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: “I don’t like to reveal a ton of conference details, but she stood up and kind of gave a bit of contriteness, but then it pivoted to ‘they’re coming after you next,’” Kinzinger said on CNN’s “New Day,” referring to a closed-door House GOP conference meeting late Wednesday. “Obviously I had a huge problem with all of …

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Kinzinger Launches Anti-Trump Republican PAC

The Washington Post reports: Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.), one of 10 Republicans to vote to impeach Donald Trump earlier this month, has launched a new leadership political action committee that is designed to become a financial engine to challenge the former president’s wing of the GOP caucus and stand up against a leadership team still aligned with him. Kinzinger, a …

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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 …

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Kinzinger: My Vote To Impeach Could End My Career

CNN reports: “I did it knowing full well it could very well be terminal to my career,” Kinzinger said of his vote. “But I also knew that I couldn’t live with myself having, you know, try to just protect it and just felt like the one time I was called to do a really tough duty, I didn’t do it. …

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Kinzinger: “It’s Time To Invoke The 25th Amendment”

CNN reports: On Thursday morning, Rep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois became the first Republican member of Congress to call for Trump’s removal from office. “It’s time to invoke the 25th Amendment and end this nightmare,” Kinzinger said in a video he published online. Some Cabinet members are holding preliminary discussions about invoking the 25th Amendment, a well-placed GOP source told …

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Kinzinger Sorry For Backing Trump, May Leave GOP

Yahoo News reports: Describing President Trump’s phone call with Georgia’s top election official as “frightening,” an Illinois Republican congressman suggested that he now regrets his vote for the president and might even be open to a third party if his GOP colleagues continue to echo baseless conspiracy claims about a stolen election. In an interview with Yahoo News’ “Skullduggery” podcast, …

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Kinzinger Roasts Fox’s Mark Levin In Twitter Flame War

Mediaite reports: Congressman Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) fired back at Fox News host Mark Levin this morning after Levin took a series of potshots at the Republican legislator over him being a vocal critic of President Donald Trump. Levin, who was once a “Never Trump” supporter, began the war of words by tweeting early Thursday morning that Kinzinger was a “reckless …

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Mo Brooks: Kinzinger Needs To Do His Homework

“It is sad to the extent we’ve got Republicans who are unwilling to do their homework and unwilling to make tough decisions, and unfortunately, Adam Kinzinger falls in that ballpark. If he would do his homework, he would understand the evidence is overwhelming. “He can either surrender to the people who support voter fraud, election theft, or he can fight …

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Kinzinger Blasts GOP Reps For Election Fraud Claims: It’s All A Scam, They’re Just Doing It To Raise Money

Politico reports: “This is a scam,” said Illinois Republican Rep. Adam Kinzinger of continued efforts by President Donald Trump and some House Republicans to overturn the election of President-elect Joe Biden. Kinzinger, speaking Sunday morning on CNN’s “State of the Union,” said: “The reality is there is no impetus to overthrow an election,” and added that even if there were …

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Kinzigner: The GOP Has Lost Its “Moral Authority”

Politico reports: Rep. Adam Kinzinger is sticking around next Congress — and the Illinois Republican isn’t done sticking it to Donald Trump. Kinzinger, fresh off a re-election victory in his conservative district nestled between Chicago and Peoria, has been dialing up his criticism of the president since Nov. 3. Kinzinger also insists he has no motive other than feeling a …

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GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger: A Lot Of Republicans Are Waiting For Trump To “Come To Terms” With Losing

“I think it’s just a matter of a lot of people waiting out until, you know, the President comes to terms with this. “Look, we all believe that every vote should count and we all believe that in this election, every lawsuit that’s legitimate could be, you know, gone through. “But we have a tradition in this country of looking …

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GOP Rep Blasts QAnon As Having No Place In Congress

Mediaite reports: After President Donald Trump praised a QAnon acolyte on winning a House primary election in Georgia, a Republican congressman emphatically condemned the wacky conspiracy theory group on Wednesday. Kinzinger was almost certainly referring to Marjorie Taylor Greene, the Republican candidate for Georgia’s 14th Congressional District, who Trump congratulated earlier in the day as “a real WINNER” and “future …

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GOP Rep Blasts Trump’s “Repugnant” Civil War Threat

Newsweek reports: Republican congressman Adam Kinzinger condemned President Donald Trump on Sunday for quoting Pastor Robert Jeffress’ warning that impeachment might cause a “Civil War-like” fracture in the U.S. In response, Kinzinger tweeted: “I have visited nations ravaged by civil [email protected] I have never imagined such a quote to be repeated by a President. This is beyond repugnant.” The president’s …

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GOP House Rep’s Unit Deployed To Mexican Border

Politico reports: Rep. Adam Kinzinger was deployed to the U.S.-Mexico border earlier this week with his Air National Guard unit, his office announced on Wednesday evening. “The Congressman is humbled to serve his IL-16 community here in the People’s House and equally proud to serve as a reconnaissance pilot in the Air National Guard,” Kinzinger’s communications director, Maura Gillespie, said …

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