Top Tea Party Activist: If Cochran Wins In Mississippi, ‘GOP Is Done’


Amy Kremer, a tea party activist and the former chairwoman of the Tea Party Express, warned that if Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS) defeated challenger and tea party favorite state Sen. Chris McDaniel (R) in the runoff election for the GOP nomination for U.S. Senate the “GOP is done.”

Kremer’s tweets came as most of the election results of the runoff had come in. Those results showed Cochran leading McDaniel.

In the weeks before the runoff, Cochran’s campaign sought to win over Democratic voters to defeat McDaniel.

Kremer left Tea Party Express in the weeks before the Kentucky primary to work for tea party candidate Matt Bevin, who lost to Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY).

Later on election night Kremer referred to the Cochran campaign seeking Democrats’ support to win the race.

This post was updated.