CNN Hires Kinzinger As Political Analyst

The cable network announced Wednesday that Illinois GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger, among Congress' most vocal Never Trump Republicans, will be a political analyst.
Adam Kinzinger

At a glance

  • Kinzinger did not seek reelection this year, amid a difficult political environment for him and other congressional Republicans who voted to impeach former President Trump.
  • The Illinois congressman was one of two Republicans on the special, Democrat-led House committee investigation the Jan. 6, 2021, riot.
  • Even as recently as this week, he continued to criticize members of his party, blaming House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy for the “crazy elements” in Congress.

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