Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) earned himself a failing grade for hurting democracy by spreading Trump’s massive lie in regards to the election.
The Republican Accountability Mission defined Jordan’s failing grade:
Rep. Jim Jordan represents Ohio’s 4th district within the Home. He started spreading lies in regards to the election on November 14, 2020 in a rant on Fox Information: “Why did it look like on Election Evening, all of the vital swing states that took a a number of hour pause within the depend, the President ended up dropping?”
He later claimed that “the Democrats knew that Trump was going to win on Election Evening, however they needed to maintain on the lookout for and counting ballots till they acquired excessive.” After speaking in regards to the spectacular efficiency of downballot Republicans in one other Fox Information interview, he joked, “in some way President Trump misplaced to a man who would maintain an occasion… however solely 5 folks would present up! It is not sensible.” He then went on to object to the counting of Electoral School votes from Arizona and Pennsylvania on Jan. 6.
At the same time as just lately as Jan. 12, he refused to concede that Biden had gained a free and honest election.
Jeff Websites, a Democrat who’s difficult Jordan in 2022, reacted by saying, “Nobody did extra to assist Trump steal the election than Jim Jordan. His lies prompted the revolt and price lives, and he nonetheless gained’t cease spreading them. He helped Trump get away with it, and now he’s actively championing voter suppression. This second is a good take a look at for our leaders, and it’s blindingly apparent he’s flunking it.I’m an Military veteran, and I’ve at all times needed to serve this nation. I made a decision to run for Congress once more after January sixth as a result of proper now, serving means stopping those that gained’t put nation over get together. We can not stand quietly by and watch whereas profession politicians tear down our republic and tear up our ballots to serve their very own pursuits.”
Jim Jordan is an enemy of American democracy, who’s extra fascinated by elevating his personal profile, which he has firmly connected to Trump than doing what is correct for his Ohio district constituents and his nation.
Jim Jordan is a menace to democracy and doesn’t belong in any political workplace.
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Mr. Easley is the founder/managing editor, who’s White Home Press Pool, and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Diploma in Political Science. His graduate work targeted on public coverage, with a specialization in social reform actions.
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