Tag Archives: Fred Upton

GOP Rep Rips Cowardly Republicans On Capitol Riot

“What disappoints me the most is that here we are a year and a half later (and) we’re now just getting other Republicans within the former administration to tell what they thought, what they saw happen. Where were they a year and a half ago when then of us voted our conscience and decided to cast the vote that we …

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Retiring GOP Rep: Death Threats From Cultists Are “Detriment To Getting Good People To Run” [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Outgoing Rep. Fred Upton on Sunday said fellow Republicans may find it difficult to unite the various wings of the party if they prevail in taking back the House in the November midterms. Upton (R-Mich.) said he is confident that House Republicans will have a majority next year, but it is the open question of how large their …

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GOP Rep Details Death Threats From Trump Cultists

The Michigan Advance reports: There was never a question that U.S. Fred Upton (R-St. Joseph) was going to vote for the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. After that, a flood of phone calls rushed into Upton’s office — more than 1,000 in a matter of days, the Michigan congressman said in a weekly email he sends to constituents. There …

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GOP Rep Reveals Threat After Infrastructure Vote

The Hill reports: Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.) revealed on Monday that he received a threatening voicemail just days after voting for the bipartisan infrastructure bill. During an appearance on CNN’s “AC360,” Upton told Anderson Cooper that a person called him and left a message saying “I hope you die,” according to CNN. “I hope everybody in your f—ing family dies,” …

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GOP Rep: “Tragic” Not To See Masks At Trump Rally

The Hill reports: Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.) on Thursday called it “tragic” to see people object to wearing masks during the coronavirus pandemic, including at President Trump’s campaign rally in Tulsa, Okla., last month. “I’m reminding people to wear masks every time they’re with other people outside of their family, particularly in a public place that’s inside,” Upton said at …

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