Michigan GOP candidate says he tells daughters 'if rape is inevitable, lie back and enjoy it' Candidate's daughter urged people not to vote for him in viral tweet two years ago when he ran for office Angela Mulka
Staff writer March 9, 2022 Updated: March 9, 2022 4:37 p.m.
Robert "RJ" Regan (top, middle) said on a Facebook Live broadcast that he tells his daughters: "If rape is inevitable, you should just lie back and enjoy it."
Photo provided/Facebook Live broadcast for the Republican group Rescue Michigan Coalition
A Michigan Republican running for the House of Representatives said during a Facebook Live broadcast on Sunday that he tells his daughters "if rape is inevitable, you should just lie back and enjoy it."
Robert "RJ" Regan, who
won the GOP special primary in the state’s 74th district last week, was advocating for decertifying the 2020 presidential election during a live stream for the conservative group Rescue Michigan Coalition when he commented.
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