Congressman Matt Gaetz (R-FL) drew cheers from the CPAC crowd on Friday after taking a jab at Rep. Liz Cheney — Chair of the House Republican Conference.
Gaetz has been highly critical of Rep. Cheney for being one of 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach President Trump in early January. Cheney has been highly critical of Trump in the days leading up to CPAC.
Just this week, Cheney told reporters “I don’t think [Trump] should be playing a role in the future of the party or the country.”
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As part of his CPAC speech, Gaetz focused on the need to for a “renewed patriotic” effort in America’s technology sector before putting Rep. Cheney and the “establishment” on full blast.
“We need a renewed patriotic nationalism in America in technology,” Rep. Gaetz said. “That means let’s get our best team together and go whip China, and in politics it means let’s get our best team together and go whip the establishment.”
“Speaking of people who ought to loose primaries…if Liz Cheney were on this stage today, she’d get booed off of it,” he declared. Video Below
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