AZ GOP Asks If People Are Willing To Give Their ‘Life’ For ‘Fight’ Against Election Results

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December 8, 2020 9:31 a.m.

The Arizona Republican Party posted several inflammatory tweets early Tuesday morning amid President Donald Trump’s corrupt efforts to subvert the 2020 election results after President-elect Joe Biden won the Grand Canyon State.

The party’s official Twitter account retweeted a post from a pro-Trump “Stop the Steal” organizer declaring, “I am willing to give my life for this fight.”

“He is. Are you?” the account asked.

About an hour later, the party posted a clip (which has since been deleted) from the action movie “Rambo” in which the titular character threatens to shoot another character in the face with an arrow.

The state GOP’s account quoted Rambo’s line in the clip: “This is what we do, who we are. Live for nothing, or die for something.”

Arizona GOP spokesperson Zach Henry told the Phoenix New Times in a statement that the party “condemns all forms of violence in the strongest terms” but “fictional movie scenes should be weighed in their proper context.”

“However, due to concerns about copyright and fair use law, this clip has been removed,” he said.

Trump attacked Republican Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey (R) last Monday for certifying the election results, prompting the governor to debunk the President’s lies about mass voter fraud.

Arizona is one of the several battleground states that went to Biden where the President and his lackeys have been trying to overturn the election results through informal gatherings with state GOP lawmakers after the Trump legal team’s flimsy lawsuits proved to be fruitless.

Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani, who has been at the helm of the President’s crusade to overturn an election he unquestionably lost, held both a hearing and a meeting mask-free with Republicans in Arizona mere days before Trump announced on Sunday that he had contracted COVID-19.

The entire state legislature had to shut down this week as a result.

This post has been updated to note that Arizona GOP’s Rambo tweet has now been deleted.

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