Reports: Chip Roy Mulls Bid To Replace Cheney After Questioning Stefanik’s Voting Record | Talking Points Memo

Rep. Chip Roy (R-TX) is mulling a challenge to the New York Republican who is poised to replace Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY), his colleague who was unceremoniously ousted as conference chair on Wednesday.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://talkingpointsmemo.com/?p=1373835

It’s the battle of the 21st districts! Let’s have a look. On the one hand New York’s 21st, pretty normal looking, not too many weird borders there. But wait! It’s pressed up against Canada! I’ll bet Stefanik is a closet socialist, sneaking across the border for her health care.

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Then there’s Texas’ 21st district, mostly ordinary, boundaries following county lines… until you get to the southeast corner, where the whole shitpile turns into a gas can overfilling a car, with the spashes reaching all the way to parts of San Antonio and Austin. And Texas has Ted Cruz, who everyone knows was born eligible to be premier of Canada, so there’s another closet socialist angle.

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The 21st District keep up the tradition of electing lunatic assholes to the US House of Representatives. At least Lamar Smith left.

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That is the way to go traitors, fight over Liz Cheney’s spoils, make it as bloody as possible, don’t pay attention to the media or the Democrats.

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Not sure some two syllable politician from Texas is the divine intervention the GQP has been searching for.

And at least Stefanik is only wagging her finger…

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Installing Stefanik in Liz’s post may be a heavy lift. MAGAts see her as a NY RINO with no cred and wonder why the beloved MF has endorsed her.

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Tell me more. And pass the popcorn.

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Troublemaker.

Hahahahaha!!!

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I sometimes lurk over at Breitbart to read the comments on top stories and issues. I was surprised to see a strong pushback against Stefanik among staunch MAGAts. Chip Roy is tapping that.

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According to Punchbowl News, Roy, who is a member of the House Freedom Caucus, is considering the challenge amid criticism from some far-right Republicans that Stefanik’s voting record has not been conservative enough to carry the GOP’s true message.

That’s all fine and dandy, but, the only thing that matters is whether or not you are willing to kiss Chiselin’ Trump’s ass ring.

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“I believe our goal should be to fight, as did President Trump, for the forgotten men and women of America, to throw sand into the gears of every radical effort put forth by Democrats who don’t give a rip about them,” he wrote

Sayeth man who voted against the last relief bill, is for arms sales to SA, and Heavens to Betsy Khashoggi’s murder shouldn’t get in the way of our ability to make money with MBS.

A lot of his work history places him squarely in the swampy section of politics.

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Sorry they need a woman in that position
Any woman

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He doesn’t need Trump’s endorsement, he just needs Trump to take back his Stefanik endorsement.

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McCarthy was hoping to use Stefanik as a shield - “See, we replaced a woman with a woman. And she’s from New York. And nobody likes the Cheneys much anyway. See - we aren’t radical nut jobs after all - vote for us!”

But the Tea Party ARE the apex radical nut jobs in the GOP - and they’re always quick to demand concessions and special treatment from the GOP - even pre-trump.

So, they’re demanding a white male nut job from their caucus take Cheney’s place - the heck with appearances.

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More from the ongoing saga known as "Snakes on a Plane."

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How about Qanon Gal?

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Here is a sample from Breitbart comments:

I think President Trump needs to offer some sort of reason for his endorsement. I’m a strong supporter of American First Agenda, but his picks for top spots at times puzzle me. Supporting the Democrat “Equality Act” is a big red flag for Stefanik. Christians see that as an attack on religious liberty. It may be too late, but that issue will not go away without explanation or assurances by Stefanik to not stray there again… If not, we are installing another divider.

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Note what they did to Austin on the district map. The Rove redistricting in 2002 as well as the post 2010 tea bagger takeover of Texas carved up Austin like a starfish, otherwise if it was left compact and contiguous they would have a couple of Democratic districts.

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Let’s not argue about whose head is further up Trump’s rectum, ok?

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