Hard-line House Republicans heat up Rep. Gonzales’s primary after he slammed Gaetz and Good

Rep. Tony Gonzales (R-TX) is facing the heat from his hard-right Republican colleagues over comments he made this weekend, fueling more endorsements for his primary opponents.

The Texas Republican, who is facing a runoff in the GOP primary against Brandon Herrera next month, included Reps. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) and Bob Good (R-VA) among the “scumbags” he said he serves with in Congress during an appearance on CNN on Sunday. Both Gaetz and Good have endorsed Herrera, and since those comments, more of Gonzales’s colleagues reportedly expected to back his primary challenger.

Rep. Eli Crane (R-AZ) called Gonzales’s comments “such BS and so pathetic” and offered his endorsement to Herrera on Sunday.

This is such BS and so pathetic, especially from a fellow veteran. To insinuate that other members are klansmen because they call you out for being
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