- Representative Tom Rice blown up former President Trump’s Attempts to Influence Voters in his Republican Party is primary.
- rice was one of only 10 Republicans in the House of Representatives who voted to impeach Trump over his role on January 6.
- “To me its rough failure – its unforgivable failure — was when it started,” Rice told the NYT.
Republican Party Representative Tom Rice, who was one of just 10 Republicans to be impeached former President Donald Trump for his role in January 6, 2021, Capitol riots, does not support down from him vote.
During the interview with New York Times, Rice who seeks Republican Party nomination for sixth term in his conservative Congressional District of South Carolina – will not give in to pressure of in former the president called it “RINO”, which means “republican in just a name”, or saying that his career is over because of its consistent vote.
Rice told the newspaper that she continues to reject Trump’s behavior. on January 6.
“To me its rough failure – its unforgivable failure — was when it started,” the congressman said. of insurrection.
He continued, “He watched it happen. He reveled in It. And he took no action to stop it. I think he had duty try to stop him and he failed in what duty.”
Rice – who was key player in Republican tax reform championed by Trump in 2017 – then they said that in 2024 run through former the president won’t help party.
“He past” said the congressman. of Trump. “I hope he doesn’t run again. And I think if he does run again, he’s hurting the Republican Party.”
He added: “We desperately need someone who’s going to bring people together. And he’s not that guy.”
Rice expresses disappointment with Trump’s attempts to alienate GOP voters in home race.
“Bring on circus,” the congressman said. — you know a little people fear of clowns. I’m not afraid of clowns.”
During the interview on ABC News earlier this week, Rice said that his vote Trump impeachment for “incitement of uprising” was made in commitment to the Constitution.
“Defending the Constitution is the foundation of Republican platform, defend the Constitution, and that’s what I did,” he said. – It was conservative vote. no questions in my mind.”
He stressed, “I did it then and I would have done it again tomorrow.”