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Pro-Trump Rep. Donalds Responds To CNN Pundit Calling On Him To Resign: ‘Flat-Out Wrong’

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A Florida GOP congressman told “Fox & Friends” he isn’t backing down after a CNN commentator called on him to “resign in disgrace” for being the only Black representative to object to the Electoral College count Wednesday.

“I’m not going to be dissuaded. I’m not going to be afraid. I’m gonna put both feet down in the sand and I’m going to stand for what I believe no matter what the left thinks,” Rep. Byron Donalds, a member of the Republican “Freedom Force,” said Saturday.

Following the Capitol riots, CNN’s Keith Boykin tweeted a photo of Donalds with President Trump, claiming the freshman member “voted to disenfranchise Black voters and to block a Black woman from becoming vice president.”

Donalds responded that Boykin is “flat-out wrong,” saying “crazy people on the left” think “just because I’m Black I’m only supposed to be a Democrat. I… (Read more)