Dan Crenshaw Passed Over For Chairman Of Key Committee After Calling Fellow Republicans ‘Terrorists’

A week after calling some of his fellow Republicans ‘terrorists’ for opposing Kevin McCarthy for Speaker of the House, Rep. Dan Crenshaw of Texas has been passed over as chairman of the Homeland Security Committee.

Crenshaw has apologized for his remarks but this incident clearly had consequences for the Texas Republican.

People don’t easliy forget this sort of thing.

FOX News reports:

Mark Green tops Dan Crenshaw to lead Homeland Security Committee, vows to hold Mayorkas accountable

Rep. Mark Green, R-Tenn., was selected by the House Steering Committee Monday to chair the House Homeland Security Committee in the new Republican Congress.

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Green was picked over Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Texas, who drew complaints from House GOP members last week for implying some of his conservative colleagues were “terrorists” for delaying the start of the new Congress. Crenshaw apologized for that remark on Sunday and said his remark that “we cannot let the terrorists win” was a “turn of phrase.”

Green said he would use his leadership position on the committee to fight for a stronger border.

“For the sake of our national security and homeland security, we must secure our border,” Green said in a statement to Fox News Digital. “We have no choice. We will empower our brave CBP agents to do their jobs and hold President Biden and Secretary Mayorkas accountable for the crisis that they created.”

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The Tennessee Republican is a physician and three-tour combat veteran of Afghanistan and Iraq. Last May, Green called on Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas to resign over the crisis at the border.

Some conservatives are very happy about this news.

Green will probably do a fine job.

 

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