'He betrayed America': GOPer Mike Lee buried by Steve Schmidt for obedience to Trump 'above all'

  In a series of accusatory tweets on Saturday afternoon, former GOP campaign strategist Steve Schmidt unleashed holy hell on Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) for betraying his country and his religion in the service of Donald Trump. Schmidt, a Utah resident, used his tweets to endorse independent Evan McMullin, a former CIA agent who is challenging Lee for his seat, in part based upon Lee's attempt to help the former president steal the 2020 presidential election. Also taking on Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), who Schmidt called a "feckless punk," Schmidt wrote, "@SenMikeLee received a tremendous honor. He was sent by the people of the 45th state, Utah, to stand up for them in Washington DC, under the great dome of the US Capitol as a US SENATOR. He betrayed America and tried to topple the government. He was a leader of the plot," before adding, "He chose to lead the fake elector plot. He chose to stand with the violent mob who smeared human excrement on the walls of the Capitol. ..
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