Biden says GOP ‘ain’t your father’s Republican Celebration’: ‘This can be a MAGA get together now’

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President Biden on Friday declared that the GOP “ain’t your father’s Republican Party,” saying it has shifted to a “MAGA party,” warning that right-leaning politicians “who know better” are “afraid to act correctly” out of worry of dropping a main election.

The president, delivering Earth Day remarks from Seward Park in Seattle, Washington, mentioned his administration’s efforts to deal with local weather change, and known as on Congress to take motion.

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However in doing so, the president shared his tackle the Republican Celebration. The president stated that “virtually no Republicans” will work with Democrats, saying that, at occasions, “we get up to as many as seven or eight.” 

“This ain’t your father’s Republican Party,” Biden stated. “Not a joke. All you gotta do is look what is being played this morning about the tape that was released.” 

Biden was apparently referring to leaked audio that the New York Instances first reported on this week from Jan. 10, 2021, the place Home Minority Chief Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., reportedly advised Home Republican management that he had “had it” with former President Trump and that he was going to suggest the then-president “resign” following the Jan. 6 Capitol riots.

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“I think this will pass, and it would be my recommendation you should resign,” McCarthy stated within the recording, explaining what he would inform Trump, based on the audio revealed by the Instances.

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., responds to reporters at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, Dec. 3, 2021, about the behavior of Rep. Lauren Boebert, R-Colo., and her repeated

Home Minority Chief Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., responds to reporters on the Capitol in Washington, Friday, Dec. 3, 2021, concerning the conduct of Rep. Lauren Boebert, R-Colo., and her repeated “anti-Muslim” assaults in opposition to Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn. (AP Photograph/J. Scott Applewhite)
(AP Photograph/J. Scott Applewhite)

Within the recording, the Republican chief stated that it was unlikely that Trump would hearken to his suggestion and that no person can defend the then-president’s actions on January 6 “and nobody should defend it.”

Former President Donald Trump speaks at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J., Wednesday, July 7, 2021. 

Former President Donald Trump speaks at Trump Nationwide Golf Membership in Bedminster, N.J., Wednesday, July 7, 2021. 
(AP Photograph/Seth Wenig)

The Instances’ report additionally stated that McCarthy known as Trump’s actions on January 6 “atrocious and totally wrong” in a name with Republicans on January 8, and reportedly floated the thought of getting sure lawmakers banned from social media.

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McCarthy rebutted the Instances reporting as “totally false and wrong.”

Biden, reacting to the audio Friday, stated “this is a MAGA party now.” 

“It’s, you know, you got the senator from Texas and others,” Biden stated, although it’s unclear whether or not he was referring to Texas Sen. Ted Cruz or Texas Sen. John Cornyn. “These guys are a different breed of cat.” 

“And the people who know better are afraid to act correctly because they know they’ll be primaried,” the president stated, noting that “up to six” congressional Republicans have come to him saying, “Joe, I want to be with you on such and such, but I can’t. I’ll be primaried. I’ll lose my race.” 

“So, folks, we’re going to—this is going to start to change,” Biden stated.

“They talk about the split in the Democratic Party—there’s virtually no split in the Democratic Party,” Biden stated, including that “48 of my Democratic colleagues in the Senate vote with me 94% of the time.”

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McCarthy is the GOP front-runner to take over the speakership ought to Republicans take again the Home in November, which is determined by inner elections in Congress.

Elections for Speaker of the Home are likely to occur on the primary day of a brand new Congress — January 3 — which implies if the leak was an try to sink McCarthy’s run for speaker, it got here extremely early.

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