Even though it seems the Rep. Martha McSally claims she supports Presdident Donald Trump in public, it seems to be a different story behind closed doors.
McSally was recorded during a conversation she had with the Arizona Bankers Association claiming the president’s tweeting habits were negatively affecting the lives of other Republicans lawmakers and could make it hard for them to win seats in the 2018 elections.
“It’s basically being taken out on me,” she said of president bizarre behavior. “Any Republican member of Congress, you are going down with the ship. And we’re going to hand the gavel to Pelosi in 2018, they only need 28 seats and the path to that gavel being handed over is through my seat. And right now, it doesn’t matter that it’s me, it doesn’t matter what I’ve done. I have an ‘R’ next to my name and right now, this environment would have me not prevail.”
McSally also pointed out how hard it was for her show off her record as a member of congress when liberal activists kept tying her and all other Republicans to Trump.
“The environment has changed and some of it changed on January 20,” she said. “There’s just an element out there that’s just, like, so against the president. Like they just can’t see straight. And all of a sudden on January 20, I’m like his twin sister to them. And I’m, like, responsible for everything he does, and tweets and says. And they want me to be spending my time as a pundit. ‘I disagree with that. I agree with this.’ I have a job in the legislature!”