14 House Republicans Vote Against Condemning Myanmar Military Coup

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Rep. Andy Biggs, the chair of the Freedom Caucus, said there is ‘suffering everywhere in the world’ and the U.S. ‘can’t be the military police for the entire world.’

by an overwhelming margin, with most Democrats and Republicans voting for it – but over a dozen Republicans voted no, mostly members of the right-wing House Freedom Caucus.... [+]

The resolution condemns the Myanmar military’s seizure of power last month and its detention of a number of the nation’s elected civilian leaders, labeling the development a “direct assault on the country’s transition to democracy and the rule of law.” Most of the House Republicans who voted against the resolution are members of the Freedom Caucus, including Rep. Andy Biggs , the chair of the caucus, and Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene , Lauren Boebert and Chip Roy .posted to Twitter, said the violence is “tragic,” but “there is suffering everywhere in the world” and the U.S. “can’t be the military police for the entire world,” claiming the resolution is a way to “put our foot in the door in Burma.

 

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Some Republicans believe in coups. Shameful.

Only 14? Are they (14 Republicans) among those who support Trump's impeachment?

Which one was giving the 1/6 insurgents a tour of the Capitol, the day before?

Sedition GQP party ! No Wonder

Do they know where Myanmar is?

I am totally shocked.

Ffs

So the right has lost its collective mind. But it has been heading this way for a long time. Back in 1954, after the Senate (including half of his fellow Republicans) censured Joe McCarthy, the pathogens of his conspiracy madness remained.

They have a Q ueen that leads too

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