GOP Lawmakers Who Bucked Trump and Signed DACA Discharge Petition Got SHELLACKED in Midterms
In June, 2018, twenty-three Republican lawmakers signed a DACA discharge petition to force a House floor vote on immigration bills, according to the House Clerk’s Office.
Nearly two dozen Republicans came to the Democrat Party’s rescue and signed on to give DACA amnesty to Dreamers.
Republicans behind the discharge petition.
Via Rep. Will Hurd (R-TX) photo
This was after Democrats refused to deal with President Trump.
These Republicans had a hard time on Election Day.
13 of 23 will not be coming back to Congress.
- Carlos Curbelo, R-Florida
- Jeff Denham, R-California
- David Valadao, R-California (uncalled)
- Will Hurd, R-Texas — won reelection in tight race
- Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Florida — won
- Mia Love, R-Utah
- Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Florida (lost seat)
- Charlie Dent, R-Pennsylvania (left Congress)
- Fred Upton, R-Michigan –won
- David Reichert, R-Washington –retired
- Mike Coffman, R-Colorado – lost
- Chris Collins, R-New York –won
- John Faso, R-New York –lost
- Mark Amodei, R-Nevada -won
- Elise Stefanik, R-New York -won
- Leonard Lance, R-New Jersey –lost
- Ryan Costello, R-Pennsylvania –lost
- Stephen Knight, R-California –lost
- John Katko, R-New York –won
- David Trott, R-Michigan retired and succeeded by Democrat
- Erik Paulsen, R-Minnesota -lost
- Tom Reed, R-New York –won
- Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Pennsylvania –won
Thirteen of the 23 Republicans (and possibly 14) will no longer be serving in Congress in 2019.
Rather than supporting a border wall they supported an amnesty plan.
Next year they will be looking for new work.