Liz Cheney isn’t the only Republican in Congress getting censured. Mitch McConnell just got one too from the local Republican Party in Kentucky:
KYSTANDARD – The leadership of the Nelson County Republican Party unanimously approved issuing a formal rebuke of U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell Tuesday evening.
The unanimous vote of the 11 members of the executive committee came about six hours after McConnell took to the U.S. Senate floor and said President Donald Trump provoked a violent mob that attacked the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.
A censure, or formal rebuke, issued after the vote accused McConnell of “implying (Trump) and his administration lied about the election,” and that “McConnell has abandoned his Republican base that put him in office.”
The censure resolution “demands (McConnell) retract his statements impugning the honor of President Donald J. Trump.”
“The mob was fed lies. They were provoked by the president…”
Those words amounted to betrayal in the eyes of some of the members who spoke during the Nelson GOP’s teleconference meeting that ran for a little over 10 minutes.
“I think it’s despicable. I think it’s a shame what he did today, because he used us over the past year to get his sorry butt reelected,” said one of the participants in the call who is not a member of the committee. “He used us.”
A censure “was not good enough,” this caller insisted, he should be removed.
“He’s one of Joe Biden’s best friends.”