April 4, 2023
by Samantha-Jo Roth
“The shameful arrest of President Trump is an unprecedented and chilling chapter in the Left’s weaponization of the justice system against their leading political opponent,” Stefanik said in a press release on Tuesday. “President Trump continues to skyrocket in the polls, and just like with the Russia hoax and both sham impeachments, President Trump will defeat this latest witch-hunt, defeat Joe Biden, and will be sworn in as President of the United States of America in January 2025.”
House Republicans have presented a united front, racing to defend the former president after he was indicted by a Manhattan grand jury.
A little over an hour after the news of the indictment against Trump was filed under seal on Thursday, House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) weighed in on Twitter, vowing his caucus would “hold [Manhattan District Attorney] Alvin Bragg and his unprecedented abuse of power to account” and said the public “will not tolerate this injustice.”
The No. 2 House Republican, Majority Leader Steve Scalise (R-LA), called the indictment “one of the clearest examples of extremist Democrats weaponizing government to attack their political opponents.” Stefanik released a statement calling the indictment “a political witch hunt” and said this was a “dark day for America.”
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