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Cindy Hyde-Smith on Principles & Values

 

 


Promoted resolution celebrating Confederacy

Mississippi Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith once promoted a measure that praised a Confederate soldier's effort to "defend his homeland" and pushed a revisionist view of the Civil War. As a state senator in 2007, Hyde-Smith cosponsored a resolution that honored then-92-year-old Effie Lucille Nicholson Pharr, calling her "the last known living 'Real Daughter' of the Confederacy living in Mississippi." Pharr's father had been a Confederate soldier in Robert E. Lee's army in the Civil War. The resolution refers to the Civil War as "The War Between the States." It says her father "fought to defend his homeland and contributed to the rebuilding of the country." It says that with "great pride," Mississippi lawmakers "join the Sons of Confederate Veterans" to honor Pharr. The concurrent resolution was approved by Mississippi's House and Senate.
Source: CNN KFile on 2018 Mississippi Senate race , Nov 26, 2018

Follows Trump principles to "make America great again"

Cindy Hyde-Smith, state commissioner of agriculture and commerce, was appointed by the governor to fill in for the rest of the year the seat vacated by Sen. Cochran. "I pledge to serve with honor and respect. I want to thank Senator Cochran for his leadership, dedication and service to our state. I'm also looking forward to working with President Trump and everyone else who believes in the policies and principles that are making America great again," she said at a press conference.
Source: Washington Times on 2018 MS Senate Special Election , Mar 21, 2018

Oppose certification of the 2020 Presidential election.

Hyde-Smith voted YEA blocking certification of the Electoral vote

Explanation of 1/6/21 Electoral Certification, by Emily Brooks, Washington Examiner:Sen. Ted Cruz and Rep. Paul Gosar led an objection to counting Electoral College votes from the state of Arizona, the first formal objection to state results in a series of moves that will delay the certification of Joe Biden as the winner of the 2020 presidential election over President Trump. Cruz is advocating for an `emergency 10-day audit` of election returns in disputed states. The usually ceremonial joint session of Congress that convenes to count and accept Electoral College votes will be put on hold as the House and Senate separately debate the objection.