The Republican Party was “proud to have doubled our LGBTQ support over the last 4 years,” wrote McDaniel. She vowed to “continue to grow our big tent by supporting measures that promote fairness and balance protections for LGBTQ Americans and those with deeply held religious beliefs.”
McDaniel’s post sharply contradicted Republican-led anti-LGBTQ measures and jarred many.
“Re-visit your party’s platform before you open your mouth about #pride,” Chasten Buttigieg responded to McDaniel.
Others joined the criticism: