House Republicans Threaten Revolt To Prolong The Pandemic

September 10, 2021
Blog

From the Speaker's Press Office

Insurrectionists stormed the United States Capitol in an effort to overturn an election and murder elected officials less than eight months ago.  They were spurred on by the Big Lie and dangerous rhetoric from Republican leaders.  Shamefully, House Republicans have not learned their lesson.

This week, in response to overwhelmingly popular vaccine mandates that will save lives and keep our schools open, House Republicans encouraged “a full on revolt” and promoted anti-vax disinformation.

Here’s just a small sample of the dangerous rhetoric Minority Leader McCarthy has normalized among the Republican Conference:

Rep. Dan Crenshaw (TX-02):

Crenshaw

 

Rep. Madison Cawthorn (NC-11):

Cawthorn

 

Rep. Brian Mast (FL-18):

Mast

 

Rep. Barry Loudermilk (GA-11):

Loudermilk

 

Rep. Thomas Massie (KY-04):

Massie

 

Rep. Debbie Lesko (AZ-08):

lesko