GOP Rep. Who Voted to Impeach Trump Will Not Seek Re-Election

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One of the ten House Republicans who voted to impeach former President Trump says he will not be seeking re-election. Ohio Rep. Anthony Gonzalez announced on Thursday that he will not be seeking another term in Congress. In his statement, Rep. Gonzalez said he is leaving politics to focus on fuller family life and also noted toxic dynamics within the GOP as reasons for his departure.

The Hill reports:

“As Elizabeth and I consider the realities of continuing in public service while juggling the increasing responsibilities of being parents to our two beautiful children, it is clear that the best path for our family is to not seek re-election this fall,” Gonzalez said.

The Ohio Republican Party’s central committee voted to censure Gonzalez and called for his resignation in May.

Gonzalez responded that he thought “continuing to perpetuate falsehoods, especially ones that are dangerous that led to the violence on Jan. 6, is a recipe for disaster for the party, but it’s also horribly irresponsible.”

Gonzalez’s decision comes as Trump continues his effort to unseat lawmakers who voted to impeach him. Gonzalez is the only one of those 10 who have thus far announced an intention to retire.

Trump has already endorsed former White House Aide Max Miller in the race for Ohio’s 16th Congressional district.

Thursday morning, former President Trump responded to new Gonzalez won’t be seeking re-election and said it’s “no loss for Ohio.”

“RINO Congressman Anthony Gonzalez, who has poorly represented his district in the Great State of Ohio, has decided to quit after enduring a tremendous loss of popularity, of which he had little, since his ill-informed and otherwise very stupid impeachment vote against the sitting President of the United States, me,” Trump writes. “This is no loss for Ohio or our Country and, most importantly, we have a great candidate who was substantially leading Gonzalez in the polls, Max Miller, who I have given my Complete and Total Endorsement. Max is a tremendous person who will represent Ohio well. Good riddance to Anthony, he can now get himself a job at ratings-dead CNN or MSDNC!”

    1. While I am glad he is leaving Congress wishing death on him or anyone else is way too far. I’ll have to give you a thumbs down.

      1. That’s good news? Dems in Congress are so corrupt that they resort only to lies. No problem! I’m sure the “newbie” will run circles around the incompetent bafoons!

  1. At least u rhinos are getting the message, because if u don’t resign, we will make sure u don’t get re=elected, and ever serve again. We don’t forget what u traitors did, and will come after everyone one of u, so do what’s smart, get out, before we throw u out.

  2. Good reddens to another backstabbing socialist junky.
    Maybe he will let some of the covid infested illegal aliens stay at his house!

      1. One of the many reasons I voted for him! He says what he means, and means what he says. And he does NOT speak out of both sides of his mouth to pander for votes!! He is “every man” so to speak. And I WANT HIM BACK!!

      1. Romney is at the top of my list of those I hope will go away! When I was in Utah in October, for a nephew’s wedding and to visit family and friends there, someone had put up a huge billboard on one of the highways that says: “Hey, Mitt — Just Quit!” I love it! 🙂

  3. Responsible Ohio citizens are breathing a big sigh of relief. He probably doesn’t know it but he’s a hard core communist. He seems to have no inkling that individual freedom from government control is the fuel that drives free enterprise. And it’s free enterprise that has created the greatest nation on the planet.

  4. I just hope the new wave of republicans will have the conviction to start impeaching and arresting democrats who have broken the law from voter fraud to leaving our Americans to die in Afghanistan .. until I see this i wont be to thrilled but differently excited to get rid of anti trumpers.. now we have to get rid of mcconnell and grahmnesty

  5. Anybody that is in for the fix with the globalists and doesn’t put America and the American people first should get out. The globalists love your allegiance to their Big Bureaucratic government without being held accountable for any wrongdoing.

    1. Ephesians 6:12 NKJVFor we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places.

  6. Really – would you stand behind people that voted to impeach you? Just because Trump has other candidates he likes better is simply life in politics which has become a shit show on both sides of the isle. Where are the videos from the capitol police that you keep fighting to keep hidden by filing one order after another – Pelosi, Hillary? Voting machine forensic evidence? What is the left hiding? This is public information – why are the American people not demanding it? Few candidates run on detailed positive things THEY can bring to the American people they supposedly represent – thus nothing gets changed that is good for the citizens of the US that are supposed to be in charge of them. Time to impeach the whole B, H and P regime and their cabinet members for lies and treason instead of arguing who Trump supports.

  7. Ohio republicans need to be cautious who they nominate for replacing Anthony it’s almost a given that the dems haven’t got a quality rep so they may be grooming another RINO.

  8. Goes to show how “tough” are elected bureaucrats really are…
    In a way, that does make him a “typical republican” SADLY!!!!!

  9. Now if we can just get rid of Romney, Sass and Kinzinger that would be progress. We have to fire them, they won’t quit, the Democrats might take them in for a while to show them off as victories but that won’t last long. Loyalty is a virtue non of them posses. We need more feisty Republicans like Marjorie Tayler Greene, and Lauren Boebart.

  10. Bullshyt! this RINO a.h. is merely making another spot opening hoping the dumocraps can move into that slot!!! imho

  11. Good! Anthony Gonzalez is a piece of trash. Besides being as dumb as a stump, he is untrustworthy. Just GO AWAY Mr. Gonzalez.


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