GOP Rep Roasted For Being ‘Happy’ To Praise COVID Relief Plan He Voted Against

UNITED STATES - JANUARY 4: Rep. Madison Cawthorn, R-N.C., is seen during a group photo with freshmen members of the House Republican Conference on the House steps of the Capitol on Monday, January 4, 2021. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - JANUARY 4: Rep. Madison Cawthorn, R-N.C., is seen during a group photo with freshmen members of the House Republican Conference on the House steps of the Capitol on Monday, January 4, 2021. (Photo By ... UNITED STATES - JANUARY 4: Rep. Madison Cawthorn, R-N.C., is seen during a group photo with freshmen members of the House Republican Conference on the House steps of the Capitol on Monday, January 4, 2021. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images) MORE LESS

Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-NC) on Tuesday was suddenly “happy” to tout that community health centers in his district will receive grants from the Department of Health and Human Services — which were made possible through the passage of the COVID-19 relief package that he voted against earlier this month.

Cawthorn — who is the youngest member of Congress and has been accused of sexual misconduct by multiple women — appeared to take a cue from some Republicans, like Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS), who touted the passage of the COVID-19 relief plan in Congress not long after he voted against it. Wicker tweeted that independent restaurant operators that have struggled amid the pandemic have “won” $28.6 billion worth of targeted relief.

Twitter users swiftly called out Cawthorn’s hypocritical praise for the COVID-19 relief plan that he voted against:

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