Republican Rep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois is facing a scathing backlash from 11 members of his own family over his vitriolic opposition to former President Donald Trump.
In a withering Jan. 8 letter, Kinzinger’s cousin, Karen Otto, slammed him for demanding Trump’s removal shortly after his supporters marched on Capitol Hill during a Jan. 6 voter fraud protest.
The congressman declared in a Jan. 7 video that the president had become “unmoored” from reality and must be ousted via the 25th Amendment.
It’s with a heavy heart I am calling for the sake of our Democracy that the 25th Amendment be invoked. My statement: pic.twitter.com/yVyQrYcjuD
— Adam Kinzinger (@RepKinzinger) January 7, 2021
“Oh my, what a disappointment you are to us and to God!” Otto’s letter read. “We were once