Trump-Endorsed John Gibbs Projected to Upset Impeachment Republican Peter Meijer

Trump-Endorsed John Gibbs Projected to Upset Impeachment Republican Peter Meijer


Trump-endorsed John Gibbs is projected to upset establishment Republican Peter Meijer (R-MI), who voted to impeach former President Donald Trump.

Meijer, one of three impeachment Republicans on Tuesday’s ballot and the sixth to leave Congress after voting to impeach Trump, was projected to lose to Gibbs early Wednesday morning by David Wasserman of the Cook Political Report with 44 percent of the vote reporting. Gibb’s projected victory is an underdog upset.

Meijer’s voting record likely played a large part in his defeat. After voting to impeachment Trump in 2021, Meijer was censured by the Calhoun County Executive Committee of the Republican Party. An heir to his family’s big business fortune, Meijer also voted in 2021 with the establishment to increase the “inflow of cheap blue-collar migrants into jobs held by American residents of rural districts,”

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