Whereas latest hate assaults and mass shootings replicate the nation’s deep divisions, the various Republicans nonetheless believing Donald Trump’s “huge lie” that the election was stolen exacerbate the stress, in keeping with Williams.
“How can so many Republicans nonetheless consider the ‘Large Lie,’ virtually 5 months after President Biden was inaugurated following Congress certifying Biden’s nationwide victory by 74 electoral faculty votes and greater than seven million in style votes?” he wrote. “And why do 57 % of Republicans consider Democrats, their fellow Individuals, as their ‘enemies,’ in keeping with a February CBS/YouGov ballot?”
“This extremism amongst Republicans is paralyzing Congress,” Williams concluded. “It will possibly’t discover the votes to raised regulate weapons. It will possibly’t repair a damaged immigration system.”
Williams ripped the GOP-compromised Congress for not reaching a deal to repair the nation’s infrastructure or to guard the fitting to vote.
“Final week, Congress hit a brand new low,” he wrote. “It blocked a fee to research the tried overthrow of the U.S. authorities. Now that’s dysfunction.”
In an obvious self-own for his community, Williams added that the “ongoing energy of the ‘Large Lie’ is fed day by day with conspiracy speak and misinformation by social media, speak radio and cable opinion reveals.”
Williams, who stays on the channel as a political analyst, often clashed with Greg Gutfeld and different co-hosts on “The 5.”
Earlier in Could, he wrote one other essay warning Republicans that their loyalty to Trump would lead to extra political defeats down the street.
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