"There are but two parties now, Traitors and Patriots."
The reaction of the Republican Party to Donald Trump's latest indictment demonstrates that the Party of Lincoln has become the Party of Traitors.
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A Party Of Traitors
Whatever may have been my political opinions before, I have but one sentiment now. That is, we have a Government, and laws and a flag, and they must all be sustained. There are but two parties now, traitors and patriots and I want hereafter to be ranked with the latter, and I trust, the stronger party.
—Ulysses S. Grant in a letter to his father dated April 21, 1861
The Republican reaction to Donald Trump’s latest indictment for trying to overturn the 2020 presidential election is neither surprising nor dismaying.
We could list all of the Republican reactions, but there have been as usual a few Republicans who are willing to speak the truth about what Trump is alleged to have done, and what needs to happen next, but mostly Republicans have followed Trump’s lead and tried to explain away the indictment with a conspiracy theory.
The highest-ranking Republican in the United States government is Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and this was his reaction to Trump’s latest indictment on Twitter (X):
We’ve recently learned:
• Hunter received money from China (contradicting President Biden’s claim) • President Biden spoke with Hunter’s business associates over 20 times (contradicting what Biden previously claimed)
• Biden’s DOJ tried to secretly give Hunter broad immunity and admitted the sweetheart deal was unprecedented
And just yesterday a new poll showed President Trump is without a doubt Biden’s leading political opponent.
Everyone in America could see what was going to come next: DOJ’s attempt to distract from the news and attack the frontrunner for the Republican nomination, President Trump.
House Republicans will continue to uncover the truth about Biden Inc. and the two-tiered system of justice.
Speaker McCarthy left out the part where the GOP’s star Biden bribery witnesses testified that the President Of The United States did nothing wrong and never discussed his son’s business dealings because those facts don’t fit with the conspiracy.
For the first time since the Civil War, one of America’s two political parties is attacking the laws and fabric of its own nation.
This isn’t about a presidential election or the smearing of Joe Biden because those strategies were already being used by Republicans before the latest Trump indictment.
The latest Jack Smith indictment of Trump is a mirror that is showing the rest of the nation what the Republican Party has become.
The Republican Party is now a party of traitors, and the question is what should the rest of the nation do about it?
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