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Michigan GOP Congressman Criticizes Democrats For ‘Subsidizing’ Primary Opponent’s Campaign

Posted on AllSides August 2nd, 2022
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Hours before western Michigan voters head to the polls for the primary, first-term Republican Rep. Peter Meijer blamed the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee for funding a $435,000 ad that has given airtime to his competitor, Donald Trump-endorsed John Gibbs.

Democrats had praised Meijer, who represents Michigan’s 3rd Congressional District, when he was one of 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach President Trump over the U.S. Capitol breach on Jan. 6, 2021.

“To leading Democrats, we were the Good Republicans,” Meijer wrote on Aug. 1 in a column titled “Why the Democrats...

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