George Conway Calls Out GOP Base for Choosing Trump, QAnon Over Cheney, Romney: ‘Moral Collapse of the Republican Party’

 

Lincoln Project co-founder George Conway warned the Republican Party was facing a reckoning, and was making all the wrong choices by throwing its weight behind a twice-impeached, unprecedented liar of a former president and a conspiracy theory-spewing freshman congresswoman.

Appearing on CNN on Tuesday night, Conway gave a blunt response when asked by host Anderson Cooper about the symbolism of who the GOP base is defending and attacking.

“So this new Congress has been in session for almost a month,” Cooper noted. “What does it to say Republicans can’t decide if they’re the party of Liz Cheney and Mitt Romney and Donald Trump and Marjorie Taylor Greene?

“I think we’re watching, if it hasn’t happened already, the moral collapse of the Republican Party,” Conway proclaimed. “This is a product of four years of people who knew better being silent about Donald Trump who himself was a conspiracy theorist, who told 30,000 lies in office, who talked about ridiculous fake miracle cures like for Covid, who pretended like Covid was going to go away, and told the biggest lie of all that resulted in violence, the big election lie that he had actually won the election by a landslide but he was cheated out of it.”

“I don’t know how you have a Republican Party that can survive with the likes of Liz Cheney being attacked for standing up for the rule of law and meanwhile, this woman Marjorie Taylor Greene propounding bizarre theories and saying that the Speaker of the House should be assassinated and talking about Jewish space lasers. I don’t know how this party can survive like that.”

Cooper then pointed out that number of GOP Senators, including Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell have publicly condemned Greene for her violent rhetoric and conspiracy mongering.

“I think they are concerned, many of these senators, about her — they should be,” Conway said. “It’s destroying the Republican Party to have, you know, the insurrection, to have this is scaring away middle class voters in the suburbs of swing states and elsewhere. They should be terrified.”

“They’re scared of what this is doing to the stature of the party in these suburban enclaves but terrified of this base that, as I mentioned, has been saturated with toxic lies,” Conway noted of the establishment GOP. “They’re caught between these two elements and I don’t know how it’s sustainable.”

Watch the video above, via CNN.

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