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Tue Apr 23, 2024, 05:50 AM Apr 23

Bannon says House Republicans secretly want Trump to lose [View all]

Source: The Hill

04/22/24 11:02 PM ET

Steve Bannon, former President Trump’s 2016 campaign executive, railed against House Republicans on Monday, claiming that they “want MAGA to go away” and wish to see the former president lose his 2024 White House bid.

“Why does [Rep. Jim] Jordan [R-Ohio] not have a criminal conspiracy investigation— from Fani Willis in Georgia to ‘Big Tish James’ in New York City?” Bannon asked on his “War Room” podcast. “The Justice Department, why have they not been sent letters— ‘Preserve your documents.’ Why have hearings not gone on? Why have they not broken these things up? You know why. Because they don’t really have Trump’s back,” Bannon continued.

The conservative pundit tore into House Judiciary Committee chairman, Jim Jordan, arguing that the Ohio Republican’s support of Trump has been entirely “performative.” “Don’t go on ‘Hannity’ and tell me everything you are gonna do and send some tweets,” Bannon quipped. “Nothing’s happening to support President Trump. Let me repeat that. Nothing,” he concluded.

Bannon’s comments come amid growing criticism of Republican leadership, with several lawmakers backing calls to oust Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.).

Read more: https://thehill.com/homenews/4613586-bannon-says-house-republicans-secretly-want-trump-to-lose/

Bannon's trial is coming up May 27, 2024.
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That's no secret. Their party's been coopted by crazies they call scumbags. Fitting. onetexan Apr 23 #1
RW Crazies Are Now Looking For Self Preservation and Survival NonPC Apr 23 #29
I don't concur with the defendant's ASSessment EYESORE 9001 Apr 23 #2
Republicons in disarray. . . . nt Bernardo de La Paz Apr 23 #3
Rethugs in a Rat's Nest. k55f5r Apr 23 #25
Because the "House Republicans" don't like taking their marching orders from no_hypocrisy Apr 23 #4
Some of them might like not taking orders from Vladimir Putin. Irish_Dem Apr 23 #5
It's reasonable to think Mopar151 Apr 23 #6
Some Repugs may realize MAGA and Trump are a losing long term proposition. Maybe some solid and logical.... dutch777 Apr 23 #17
Whether they want TFG to win or not, Bannon is not credible Martin Eden Apr 23 #7
Go serve your sentence, you sack of excrement! mpcamb Apr 23 #8
After he was pardoned for the $25M border wall scam. Marcuse Apr 23 #14
He was convicted in 2022 lonely bird Apr 23 #16
So they're expecting us to clean up their mess Bucky Apr 23 #9
While I agree about MANY Republicans, Jordan isnt one of them oldsoftie Apr 23 #10
And why isn't Bannon in jail? sinkingfeeling Apr 23 #11
They're ALL opportunists Novara Apr 23 #12
Bannon is trying to foment slightlv Apr 23 #13
I watched the movie "American Dharma" TexasBushwhacker Apr 23 #22
Interesting! slightlv Apr 23 #28
I'll be interested in what you think TexasBushwhacker Apr 23 #30
I don't have Sling, and first I've heard of "Kanopy" but I think slightlv Apr 23 #35
Kanopy is a service/app TexasBushwhacker Apr 24 #37
Exactly - He knows Chump will lose and he's setting the stage for civil unrest after the election FakeNoose Apr 23 #34
"... they don't really have Trump's back." Mr. Evil Apr 23 #15
Like Berlin in '44! Kid Berwyn Apr 23 #18
The majority of Americans want him to lose. Magoo48 Apr 23 #19
Steve Bannon caught fleeing U.S. trusty elf Apr 23 #20
I hope he dunks on them enough to drive the base away from them. nt Gore1FL Apr 23 #21
They will back him because if they don't the MAGA cult will vote them out. Fla Dem Apr 23 #23
Good. I love to see them trashing each other over their nonsense "purity war". Midnight Writer Apr 23 #24
Secretly? Really? ananda Apr 23 #26
IMO, Marge Greene has done more damage to the GOP house reputation than anyone. CrispyQ Apr 23 #27
His mind. His wealth. His freedom. His election. Kennah Apr 23 #31
She's partially right imo. BadGimp Apr 23 #32
Every word out of Propagandist Bannon is extremely calculated. He does not have an honest bone emulatorloo Apr 23 #33
I'm sure the GOP would like to unshackle itself from Trump. Aussie105 Apr 24 #36
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