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Six siblings of GOP congressman in Arizona endorsed his opponent

Six siblings of GOP congressman in Arizona endorsed his opponent

His siblings may not want him to be re-elected, but his constituency likely does.

Some of his other siblings - Jennifer, Joan, Tim and Gaston - said they were backing Brill, also a physician, because their brother had lost the values they grew up with in Wyoming.

"I think my brother has traded a lot of the values we had at our kitchen table", she says. "He's not listening to you, and he doesn't have your interests at heart", pipes in a private investigator named "Tim".

The ads came about after a Brill staffer saw David's posts criticizing his brother on Twitter and contacted him.

A political campaign commercial aimed at Republican representative Paul Gosar, from the state of Arizona, has gone viral in the U.S. thanks to its twist ending, which contains some of the more pure savagery we've ever witnessed.

In a separate video segment, the siblings urge voters to hold the congressman accountable on health care, employment and environmental issues.

The ad featuring Rep. Gosar's siblings endorsing Brill was paid for by Brill for Congress and approved by Brill.

In addition to the ads, Joan, who lives in Idaho Falls, Idaho, donated $1,000 to Brill's campaign, filings show.

"My siblings who chose to film ads against me are all liberal Democrats who hate President (Donald) Trump", he wrote.




'None of this is pleasant for any of us, ' says brother David Gosar, a lawyer, noting that 'We gotta stand up for our good name.

He added, "You can't pick your family". His brother Pete, a Democrat who did not participate in the Brill campaign videos, ran unsuccessfully for Wyoming governor in 2014.

The congressman also raised the prospect of a holiday season family gathering, quipping, "To the six angry Democrat Gosars - see you at Mom and Dad's house!"

Gosar is a close ally of the Trump administration who has cheered on the crusade against top Justice Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation officials.

The Gosar children's mother, Bernadette Gosar, was quoted in The New York Times Saturday saying she was "shocked" and "crushed" when she saw the ad.

Gosar's family members admit it wasn't easy to speak out.

In another spot, Jennifer Gosar said, "It's frightful to have to do this".

First reported by Phoenix New Times, the endorsements quickly became a national news story, with political observers calling the ad campaign one of the most jaw-dropping they have ever seen.

In one of the ads, Grace Gosar, a doctor, says: "It would be hard to see my brother as anything but a racist". In 2016, he won with 71 percent of the vote, and his mostly rural district is considered "solid Republican" by the Cook Political Report.