Schiff Calls GOP ‘Shell Of Its Former Self,’ Dan Crenshaw Responds

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Dan Crenshaw

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) criticized the Republican Party on Friday, suggesting the party was dysfunctional and “a shell of its former self.”

“The Republican Party is a shell of its former self,” Schiff wrote. “What we see today is a cult of personality beholden to the whims of a disgraced, former president. Republicans of good conscience — both in power and out — must take their party back. America needs two functional parties.”

 

The comment caused Rep. Dan Crenshaw to point out Schiff’s lack of self-awareness, he responded, “We ain’t perfect… but your party believes men can be pregnant and ‘real socialism hasn’t been tried.’ So there’s that.”

 

The Biden administration has previously caused controversy after referring to pregnant women as “birthing people” on multiple occasions. Biden’s $6 trillion budget proposal, for example, used the term and “is the first known instance of the term making its way into a policy document at the federal level.”

When asked about the use of the term, Biden’s Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra was unable to define it. asked Becerra about the decision to include the term in his budget work instead of “mother.”

Republican Senator James Lankford of Oklahoma asked Becerra, “… can you help me get a good definition of ‘birthing people?’”

Becerra fumbled his words in his response and used the term in his attempt to define it, saying, “Well, I’ll check on the language there, but I think if we’re talking about those who give birth, I think we’re talking about — uh — I don’t know how else to explain it to you other than –”