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Politics Trump Endorses Max Miller In Campaign Against GOP Rep. Anthony Gonzalez, Who Voted to Impeach

01:01  27 february  2021
01:01  27 february  2021 Source:   newsweek.com

Sen. Pat Toomey faces censure over impeachment vote: 'We did not send him there to do the right thing'

  Sen. Pat Toomey faces censure over impeachment vote: 'We did not send him there to do the right thing' "We did not send him there to vote his conscience," a Pennsylvania county GOP official said after Sen. Pat Toomey voted to convict Donald Trump.One Republican official in Pennsylvania said Toomey was not sent to Congress "to do the right thing." Washington County Republican Chair Dave Ball ripped on Toomey for justifying his vote to convict Trump on the charge of inciting the violent Jan. 6 riot at the United States Capitol.

Former President Donald Trump is making good on his promise to back primary challengers that espouse his America First agenda and has endorsed Max Miller, his former aide, in a race against Representative Anthony Gonzalez.

Donald Trump wearing a suit and tie: Former President Donald Trump endorsed Max Miller in a primary challenger against Representative Anthony Gonzalez, who voted to impeach him. Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Rochester International Airport October 30, in Rochester, Minnesota. © Chip Somodevilla/Getty Former President Donald Trump endorsed Max Miller in a primary challenger against Representative Anthony Gonzalez, who voted to impeach him. Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Rochester International Airport October 30, in Rochester, Minnesota.

Gonzalez was one of 10 Republicans in the House who voted to impeach the former president. He faced backlash for breaking with the majority of the party and Trump criticized the Ohio representative for not representing his constituents' "interest or their heart."

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"Max Miller is a wonderful person who did a great job at the White House and will be a fantastic congressman," Trump said in a statement. "He is a Marine veteran, a son of Ohio, and a true PATRIOT .... Max Miller has my complete and total endorsement."

The January 6 Capitol riot and Trump's historic second impeachment drove a wedge into the GOP, with some looking to distance themselves from the president and others calling for legislators to toe the line or leave.

While in office, Trump commanded loyalty from GOP legislators and he's made clear that he expects that to continue after his presidency. Following his acquittal in the Senate, he said he would back primary challengers who promote Make America Great Again "where necessary and appropriate."

Trump endorses primary rival challenging Republican impeachment supporter

  Trump endorses primary rival challenging Republican impeachment supporter The former president backed Max Miller, a former White House and campaign aide running against Rep. Anthony Gonzalez in Ohio.Trump on Friday afternoon threw his support to Max Miller, a former White House aide who launched a campaign against Rep. Anthony Gonzalez of Ohio earlier Friday. Gonzalez, a second-term congressman and former professional football player, said Trump didn’t do enough to quell the Jan. 6 Capitol riot when supporting the former president’s impeachment a week later.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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