"I haven’t been hanged yet," the Arizona GOP leader told The Guardian in a powerful interview. "But holy moly, this is just crazy. The place has lost its mind.”
Bowers, a longtime GOP stalwart, lost to former state Sen. David Farnsworth, who has called the 2020 presidential election the work of the devil.
The former president lashes out after the GOP speaker of the Arizona House calls Trump a “demagogue” who rules through “thuggery and intimidation.”
The state House speaker testified before the Jan. 6 committee investigating Trump's efforts to cling to power.
After telling the Jan. 6 House committee about pressure he faced to overturn the vote, Arizona House Speaker Rusty Bowers is fighting for his political life.
The party made no mention of the Arizona House speaker's cooperation with the U.S. House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection.
“How are these hearings supposed to change people’s minds when they can’t even change the minds of people in the hearing?”
"They actually thought they could get away with saying they had the proof, just never having it with them."
Arizona House Speaker Rusty Bowers told the Jan. 6 committee that he repeatedly asked for proof of the stolen election, but Giuliani never came through.
Rusty Bowers smacked down Trump's claims of election fraud, saying, "I do not want to be a winner by cheating."