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Several Republican Reps.-elect whose families fled socialist countries are forming a “freedom force” in Congress to fight socialism and counter the socialist “Squad.”
“We need to form our own ‘squad.’ We have a group of new Republicans who love America. We value freedom, liberty, and opportunity,” Rep.-elect Nicole Malliotakis (R-N. Y.) told the New York Post.
In the House, a group of progressive women with a socialist agenda became known as the “Squad” including Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N. Y.), Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.), and Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.). They have supported the “Defund the Police” movement, “Medicare for All,” free college education, “The Green New Deal,” and other socialist policies.
Malliotakis, whose mother’s family fled Cuba, will be the only Republican in the New York City congressional delegation in the coming January.
She is joined by three newly-elected Republican Congress members including Carlos Gimenez (R-Fla.), Maria Elvira Salazar (R-Fla.), and Victoria Spartz (R-Ind.).
Spartz grew up in the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic and lived there for 42 years. She said she’s very sad to see what is happening in the United States.
“I saw what happens when it runs out of money and it is not pretty [in Soviet Ukraine],” she said during an interview with “Fox & Friends.” “And now we’re building socialism. I’m kind of going full circles. I can tell you what is going to be next. It’s very sad for me to s... (Read more)