Four out of 10 GOP senators uniting with Democrats to support new gun control measures are retiring plus five others are not up for reelection until 2026.
“[N]one of the 10 who supported Sunday’s deal was facing voters this year. The group incorporated four Republican senators who are leaving Congress at the end of the year — Roy Blunt of Missouri, Richard Burr associated with North Carolina, Rob Portman associated with Ohio and Patrick M. Toomey of Pennsylvania — and five who are not up for re-election for another 4 years: Mr. Cornyn, Thom Tillis of North Carolina, Expenses Cassidy of Louisiana, Leslie Collins of Maine plus Lindsey Graham of South Carolina. Senator Mitt Romney of Utah will face voters in 2024, ” the New York Times reports.
They’re stabbing their own voters in the back simply because they know they won’t face any repercussions for it.
This is our “ democracy. ”