Ohio GOP Sen. Rob Portman Won’t Seek Reelection | Talking Points Memo

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ETTD Portman

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So, that means ANOTHER Impeachment Trial vote for Conviction?

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We should be so lucky.

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Go out with a shred of honor, Rob. Vote for the Biden Stimulus Plan, and vote to convict T****.

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Sherrod Brown wins here. This is a pick-up opportunity.

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For would-be Senator Jim Jordan.

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Shoot me now.

A few times.

Then shoot me again.

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Somehow this makes me think there are some deeply uncomfortable conversations happening behind closed doors, and the bad guys are winning.

The GOP is at the threshold now: choke down the poison or admit it was all a lie.

The Electric Tool-Aid Fascist Test.

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Lobbyists gonna lobby.

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It’s interesting that he should announce this now, nearly two years before the election. Is he trying to send a signal to someone?

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Well played

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K Street.

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Don’t know, but Kasich and Gym are listening…

That’s the 2022 primary

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Porto can’t possibly be sincere, there’s no mention of spending more time with the family.

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Maybe, but he wouldn’t have to tell them publicly that he’s looking for a job. Portman is issuing a very public statement at a very interesting time. I think his target is McConnell, but I could be wrong.

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Absolutely

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That’s more than just the primary. The Republican Party is at war with itself. This could get very interesting.

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a coward dies a million deaths

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