“I do not believe that we made any progress. In fact, I think the party got worse.”
Dale Carpenter, former president of Log Cabin Republicans, a GLBT political group, expressing disappointment about their acceptance within overall Republican Party
For years LCR has tried – and repeatedly failed – to garner the attention of Texas’ Republican Party.
I’ve known a few queer conservatives over the years and was always stunned at how they idolized Ronald Reagan and voted for the likes of George W. Bush and Donald Trump, despite the GOP’s hostility towards them. So to know that a former LCR operative has essentially admitted defeat is somewhat of a vindication for me.
“Look, we pursue justice without fear or favor.”
U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland, to NBC News’ Lester Holt, about the possibility former President Donald Trump could be criminally prosecuted for his role in the Capitol Hill riot of January 6, 2021
Garland added, “We intend to hold everyone, anyone who was criminally responsible for the events surrounding January 6, for any attempt to interfere with the lawful transfer of power from one administration to another, accountable. That’s what we do.”