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Chicago Daily Herald: Kinzinger snaps back at suburban Republican group after latest party censure

U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger has been castigated by another Republican Party organization within the 16th District for voting to impeach then-President Donald Trump -- and he wasted no time in snapping back at his detractors.


WSPY News: Kinzinger Explains Vote to Strip Congresswoman Who Supported Conspiracy Theories of Her Committee Assignments

Congressman Adam Kinzinger explained his vote to remove a controversial Republican from her committees last week. Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) is a freshman Republican from Georgia who has drawn bipartisan criticism for her past support of conspiracy theories.


NPR: Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., Reflects On Trump's 2nd Impeachment

As the second impeachment trial of former President Trump begins on Capitol Hill, NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., about his calls for the GOP to turn away from Trump.


Business Insider: Republican lawmaker says Trump needs to be convicted in order to 'save America'

Rep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois, one of the 10 Republican lawmakers who crossed party lines to vote for the impeachment of President Donald Trump, asked his congressional colleagues to "learn the lessons of the recent past" and vote to convict the former president.


Champaign News-Gazette: Tom Kacich | A GOP that wants to win should take Kinzinger’s medicine

Not only will the Champaign County Republicans not hold a Lincoln Day Dinner this year — the annual event where members socialized and often got a rousing pep talk — but there’s not much of a party to meet.


WGN Radio: Rep. Kinzinger on his “Country First” movement: ‘The Constitution needs people to defend it’

Rep. Adam Kinzinger(R-IL) joins Steve Bertrand on Chicago’s Afternoon News to talk about his new “Country First” website, funded by Kinzinger’s Future First Leadership Political Action Committee, and why he is trying to purge “poisonous conspiracies and lies” from the Republican Party.


WIFR 23: Representative Adam Kinzinger starts ‘Country First’ movement

Kinzinger is looking to return to party “he signed up for”


Chicago Tribune: Rep. Adam Kinzinger launches ‘country first’ movement as Trump criticism puts focus on Illinois GOP divide amid search for new leadership

U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger’s vote to impeach Donald Trump and criticism of Republican congressional colleagues who support the former president has highlighted a split in the state GOP as it gets set to decide on new leadership.


NBC5 Chicago: Rep. Kinzinger Launches New Group to Combat ‘Poisonous Extremism' in Republican Party

Rep. Adam Kinzinger announced the formation of a new group Sunday called “Country First,” saying that he aims to eliminate the “poisonous extremism” that he says has overtaken politics in the United States.


Christianity Today: Meet the Republican Congressman Who Says His Faith Led Him to Vote for Impeachment

Adam Kinzinger wants to see a commitment to truth reorient his party and recover the witness of the American church.