Jeffries: GOP Is ‘Chaos, Crisis, Confusion and Craziness’

“Look at what’s happening right now. House Republicans are attacking Senate Republicans. Senate Republicans are calling House Republicans silly and immature. The leadership situation is in chaos. … Marjorie Taylor Greene is fighting with Lauren Boebert. And George Santos appears to be starring in the sequel to Catch Me If You Can. And it’s not even January 3rd. … The circus has already come to town. Chaos, crisis. Confusion and craziness. Versus Democrats who deliver for the American people.”

— Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), the leader-elect of the House Democratic caucus, reported by Mediaite.

Retiring Leahy Bashes Congressional Colleagues

“There are too many people who think, ‘What can I say that will get me on the evening news or give me a sound bite or get me on this Twitter account,’ or something else. They don’t care about the country. They care about their political ambitions.”

— Retiring Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) told the AP that too many politicians in Washington “don’t care” about the country.

Romney Likens Trump to a ‘Gargoyle’ Hanging Over GOP

“There is no bottom to the degree to which he’s willing to degrade himself, and the country for that matter. Having dinner with those people was disgusting… I voted to remove him from office twice… I don’t think he should be president of the United states. I don’t think he should be the nominee of our party in 2024. And I certainly don’t want him hanging over our party like a gargoyle.”

— Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT), quoted by NBC News, on Donald Trump having dinner with Holocaust deniers.