Retiring Republican Rep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois suggested Sunday that his party is facing an uphill battle to win control of Congress in November – despite months of a projected ‘red wave’ in the 2022 midterm cycle.
The military veteran and lawmaker told NBC News’ Meet The Press that it would be a combination of ‘cruel’ anti-abortion stances along with the fringe appeal of candidates endorsed by Donald Trump that could spell the GOP‘s downfall.
He himself did not rule out supporting a Democratic candidate in future elections – if their GOP opponent promoted false 2020 election fraud theories.
Backlash over the Supreme Court‘s overturning of Roe v. Wade – and GOP-led states’ subsequent abortion bans – has given Democrats unprecedented new energy going into the fall races.
On the left and among Independents, the fight over pro-choice rights is shattering primary election turnout records and turning red-leaning districts into toss-ups.
‘I think it’s definitely …