WATCH Protesters confront congressman over Ukraine assist and Davos title
The fitting-wing activists dubbed Rep. Dan Crenshaw “Eyepatch McCain”
Proper-wing protesters heckled Texas Rep. Dan Crenshaw on the Republican Occasion of Texas conference on Saturday, accusing the congressman of doing the World Financial Discussion board’s bidding and mockingly calling him “Eyepatch McCain.”
Social media activist Alex Stein approached Crenshaw as he entered the conference in Houston. As Crenshaw’s employees and safety led the congressman away, Stein loudly referred to as him a “globalist RINO” and “Eyepatch McCain,” the previous an acronym for ‘Republican in Title Solely’ and the latter a comparability with the late Arizona Senator John McCain.
Calling Out Dan Censhaw for being a Globalist Rino @DanCrenshawTX pic.twitter.com/PnddurgOFX
— Alex Stein #99 (@alexstein99) June 18, 2022
Fox Information host Tucker Carlson not too long ago referred to Crenshaw as “Eyepatch McCain” on his primetime present.
McCain was probably the most constantly pro-war voices throughout the Republican Occasion, whereas Crenshaw has supported the Biden administration’s $40 billion army assist invoice for Ukraine and final yr opposed the US’ withdrawal from Afghanistan.
In a separate video, one other right-winger, Cassady Campbell, hammered Crenshaw for his vote on the Ukraine invoice. “Gasoline is $5 right here and also you’re giving Ukraine all this cash? And crimson flag legal guidelines too Dan? That’s ridiculous.”
Calling out @DanCrenshawTX for his involvement with the world financial discussion board and Ukraine with @football_56OL and @alexstein99 pic.twitter.com/SGh70pbUcp
— Cassady Campbell (@Ccampbellbased) June 18, 2022
Whereas Crenshaw has beforehand spoken approvingly of so-called ‘crimson flag legal guidelines’, which might permit police to grab firearms from residents in some circumstances, he voted towards a latest invoice that would supply for these legal guidelines.
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As Crenshaw was led away from the hecklers, one other social media poster, Campbell referred to as the congressman a “World Financial Discussion board sellout,” referring to his itemizing as one of many globalist group’s ‘Younger World Leaders’.
One other heckler declared that Crenshaw needs to be “hung for treason.”
All these concerned within the disturbance had been faraway from the venue. Crenshaw himself declared that the incident was “what occurs when offended little boys like Alex Stein don’t develop up and might’t get girlfriends.”