GOP Rep. Mo Brooks says it would be a ‘bad mistake’ to nominate Trump as the party’s 2024 presidential nominee, calling his onetime ally ‘incompetent’ and ‘crude’

Former President Donald Trump, right, welcomes Rep. Mo Brooks of Alabama to the stage during a “Save America” rally at York Family Farms in Cullman, Ala., on August 21, 2021.
Rep. Mo Brooks said ex-President Donald Trump should not be the GOP presidential nominee in 2024.
In an interview with, Brooks was highly critical of his onetime political ally.
“I challenge anybody to make the argument that you can trust the word of Donald Trump,” he said.

Rep. Mo Brooks, who just two years ago was one of former President Donald Trump’s most ardent congressional supporters, said in a recent interview that it would be a “bad mistake” for the GOP to nominate him as the party’s 2024 presidential nominee, while also describing him as “dishonest” and “incompetent.”

While speaking with, Brooks — who unsuccessfully sought the Republican nomination for Senate in Alabama this year and has said he will retire from politics after his term ends in January 2023 — sharply criticized Trump…

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