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Denver Riggleman reflects on this Memorial Day

NELSON COUNTY, Va. (WVIR) - Memorial Day is a time to reflect and remember those who served this country and fought for our freedom. Former Virginia 5th District Representative Denver Riggleman is a veteran of six major operations. He says this is also a time to celebrate what it means to be an American.
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Denver Riggleman defends controversial GOP Rep. Liz Cheney

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - Former Virginia 5th District Representative Denver Riggleman came to the defense of controversial Republican representative Liz Cheney. Tuesday, Riggleman was part of a virtual rally put on by a group called, Principles First. Wednesday, members of the GOP are likely to strip Cheney of some of...
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Getting Personal on Impeachment: Rep. Val Demings Repairs the ‘Thin Blue Line’ at the Capitol and Ex-Rep. Denver Riggleman Reflects on His ‘80% Chance of Violence’ Prediction on ‘Objections’ Podcast

Listen to the interviews with Congresswoman Val Demings and ex-Rep. Denver Riggleman on Apple Podcast, Spotify or wherever else you get your podcasts, and subscribe!. Before the Senate acquitted former President Donald Trump, Congresswoman Val Demings and former impeachment manager passed the torch to her successors about the importance of making the national drama personal.
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Denver Riggleman on new GOP challenges

He lost his party’s nomination after officiating a same-sex wedding. Now, former Rep. Denver Riggleman (R-VA) is sounding the alarm against extremism within his own party, and the moves made against Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA.) He joined Jim on The Final 5 to explain why he thinks party leadership isn’t taking a strong enough stance.
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Former GOP Congressman Denver Riggleman laments that ‘crazy’ has spread throughout Republican party

A former Republican Congressman warned that the "crazy" in the Republican party was not just coming from the fringe, but that it has permeated throughout the GOP. Former Congressman Denver Riggleman of West Virginia made the comments during an appearance on CNN. Mr Riggleman said the party's direction since Donald Trump lost the 2020 election has become increasingly worrying to him. He pointed out that state Republican parties have embraced conspiracy theories that claim antifa were the actual culprits of the Capitol insurrection and continue to cling to Mr Trump's false narrative that massive voter fraud cost him the election....
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Denver Riggleman Has Seen the Future of the Republican Party

Denver Riggleman had a rough December. For one thing, he’s about to lose his job: Over the summer, members of the Virginia GOP voted to kick the freshman Republican out of Congress, largely because he publicly officiated a same-sex wedding. Riggleman’s cousin died of COVID-19 the week before Christmas, and his grandmother had to be hospitalized with the virus. Now, as his family gets sick all around him, Riggleman is about to be replaced in Congress by a coronavirus skeptic. “We have got to stop the insanity, and stop accepting the hoax that says forcing people to wear a mask, forcing businesses to close, prohibiting worship services, and keeping kids out of school will make a significant difference in whether or not we will die from this virus,” tweeted Bob Good, the representative-elect from Virginia’s Fifth Congressional District, on the same day the U.S. death toll passed 291,000.