Michigan State Representative
Says it’s “utterly contemptible” that some lawmakers are “lying” to their constituents by saying the election was stolen.
Vowed to remain in fight and primary Pro-Trump opponents in primary
Voted for resolution to censure Trump
Accused Trump of defiling the seat of our democracy. Said Trump “sent a message that our Section One Powers of the Executive can be undermined.”
Said he would be “honored” to welcome Afghanistan refugees into Michigan
“This is a photo of a plane load of Afghan allies who risked their lives to help protect American troops. Who braved assassination threats by the Taliban because they believed in America and trusted us to look out for their safety. I would be honored to welcome them.”
Constituent accused Meijer of abandoning constituents who voted for him
“Peter Meijer ran on the fact that he’s a veteran. Lots of patriots voted for him. Even though many conservatives in the 3rd district had suspicions he was a moderate, they bit their lip and supported him, trusting that he’d do the right thing in Washington,” Kokx said. “Fact is, Peter’s gone AWOL. He’s abandoned his unit. He backstabbed the everyday, hard-working Americans who voted for him.”
Said he wants 40,000 more Afghan migrants
Gave money to With Honor PAC, which supported Nancy Pelosi and Emily’s List. Amount of donation: $5,000. Date: 2/26/2018
How to track down: go to FEC.gov and type in “Peter Meijer” in Contributor Name.
Said the White House had a bunch of “half truths and half lies” in the op ed he wrote.
Gave money to Justin Amash (who voted to impeach Trump) on 12/31/2017 – $2,700
Source: FEC Data
Gave money to Never Trumper Anthony Gonzalez on 3/31/2021 – $2,900
Voted for gun background checks bill.
“Background Checks Act” to prohibit private firearms transfers without first having a background check.
Voted to certify election
“So far, I haven’t been seeing any arguments that are rooted in the letter or the intent of the constitution…that would justify not certifying these electoral college votes,” he added.
Meijer family allowed an LGBTQ+ event to book an event at their venue in Grand Rapids
Gave $1,500 to Democrat Joe Tate
Sat on board of With Honor (this PAC supported Nancy Pelosi)
Said Trump penetrated this “false idea he had won in a landslide.”
“Very impressed with the leadership Liz Cheney has shown.”
“He betrayed the accomplishments of his past 4 years.” Said Trump will not be remembered favorably in the history books.
Says he sees a lot of “craziness” both on the left and the right.
Said Trump abandoned responsibility and betrayed the accomplishments of his past 4 years when he failed to condemn the riots inside the Capitol.
Said Donald Trump had a worldview that was utterly inconsistent with any Constitutional precedent.
Admitted “certain industries would collapse without illegal immigrants keeping them propped up. Dodges question about illegal immigration.
Endorsed by swamp members Dan Crenshaw and Ken McCarthy
Supports legal marijuana
Appears to be pro LGBTQ+ rights
Called the right an “echo chamber.”
“The Republican Party needs to own up to the lies and deception that we have been telling some of our supporters because they believed us.”