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Dave Reichert Continues Sore Loser Tour After Washington GOP Endorses Semi Bird

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Dave Reichert Continues Sore Loser Tour After Washington GOP Endorses Semi Bird

Yesterday, former Congressman Dave Reichert continued his sore loser tour after suffering an embarrassing defeat to Trump loyalist Semi Bird at the Washington State Republican Party convention, with Reichert calling the entire process “disingenuous,” “dishonest,” and a “clown show.”

This comes on the heels of Reichert bowing out of last weekend’s convention in a last-ditch, desperate effort to save himself from the embarrassment of losing to Bird, who received 72% of the endorsement vote and has collected endorsements from nearly half of the county parties in the state.

None of this should come as a surprise for Reichert, as his fellow Republicans say that he backed out of the convention because “he knew he was going to lose.”

Read more coverage below on Dave Reichert’s sore loser tour:

  • KOMO News: Dave Reichert criticizes state GOP’s ‘chaotic’ convention and opponent endorsement.                                     “Reichert said the process to nominate Semi Bird was a clown show that involved a changing of the rules after it was revealed that Bird was convicted of larceny.”
  • The Olympian: ‘Deceitful and deceptive’ process marred GOP convention, says candidate Dave Reichert                                      Following the Washington state GOP’s endorsement of Semi Bird as its gubernatorial candidate on Saturday, rival candidate Dave Reichert called the inner-workings of the party “deceitful and deceptive.”
  • Washington State Standard ‘Voice of the people’? ‘Chaotic mess’? Endorsement turmoil at WA GOP convention                    Reichert said in a phone interview. “Their whole mission was to endorse him no matter whether he was disqualified or not.”