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Cumberland County GOP Unanimously Passes No-Confidence Measure in Rep. Denver Riggleman (R-VA05) for “Not Being Tougher on Immigration,” Officiating at Same-Sex Marriage

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In the latest example of Republican intolerance and extremism, see below for a screenshot of the Cumberland County Republican Committee’s Facebook post, in which they write that they “unanimously passed a motion of no confidence in Congressman Denver Riggleman for not being tougher of [sic] border security and immigration measures, as well as his recent act to officiate the marriage of a homosexual couple.” Note that Riggleman has voted with President Trump 92.9% of the time, so he’s not exactly a liberal. On immigration, by the way, Riggleman supports “an ‘all-of-the-above’ strategy to securing our border,” including “reallocat[ing] funds cut from a wasteful Pentagon budget to our Southern Border and U.S. ports” and “build[ing] physical and technological barriers, including a wall where it is conducive.” So again, he’s not exactly a liberal, but apparently he’s not right-wing enough for the Cumberland County GOP.

h/t: Roanoke Times

P.S. FYI, Cumberland County is deep “red,” voting 54%-44% for Corey Stewart over Tim Kaine in November 2018; 58%-41% for Republican Ed Gillespie over Democrat Ralph Northam in November 2017; and 55%-42% for Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton in November 2016. Also note that Cumberland County makes up just 1.37% of Virginia’s 5th Congressional District.