“It hurt very badly that he would say something as false as that.” A former friend of Rep. Madison Cawthorn said the right-wing lawmaker lied about a car wreck that paralyzed him.
The right-wing star claimed his friend left him to die in a "fiery tomb." The friend told The Washington Post he pulled Cawthorn from the wreck.
The first-term lawmaker didn't think a new rule about vaccinations in Vatican City sounded legal, even though Vatican City is an independent state.
The newspaper’s editorial board slammed the first-term North Carolina Republican as “an embarrassment” to his party and state.
“I think I would say the election was not fraudulent," he finally confessed after getting schooled by Pamela Brown.
Hours before sheltering in the Capitol, the first-term lawmaker was at the "Stop the Steal" rally encouraging Trump supporters to reject the results of the election.
Madison Cawthorn of North Carolina made the comments just weeks before a mob attacked the U.S. Capitol.
During the 2020 election, Democrats retained their majority in the House of Representatives.
Cawthorn, who is 25, won the North Carolina seat once held by White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows.
“It just really personally saddens me that somebody who is so clearly racist is a nominee of a major party," the U.S. senator from New Jersey said.