Eli Crane


Far-right Republican MAGA extremist member of the U.S. House, representing Arizona's 2nd Congressional District. He assumed office on January 3, 2023. His current term ends on January 3, 2025. Crane ran for election to the U.S. House to represent Arizona's 2nd Congressional District. He won in the general election on November 8, 2022.
GOP Congressman Goes on Wild ‘Colored People’ Rant on House Floor
Jul. 13, 2023

“Congressional newbie Rep. Eli Crane (R-AZ) got called out on the House floor on Thursday for using the term “colored people” during a heated debate over his proposed amendment to the national defense bill.


A member of the far-right House Freedom Caucus, Crane had put forward an amendment that would prohibit the consideration of “race, gender, religion, or political affiliations, or any other ideological concepts as the sole basis for recruitment, training education, promotion, or retention decisions.”


“My amendment has nothing to do with whether or not colored people, or Black people, or anyone can serve, okay?” Crane said as Rep. Joyce Beatty (D-OH), a Black woman, tried to object. “It has nothing to do with [the] color of your skin, any of that stuff. What we want to preserve and maintain is the fact that our military does not become a social experiment.””

The COVID Vaccine Deniers And QAnon Believers Coming To Speak At The Arizona Legislature
May 23, 2023

"A special committee created by the Arizona legislature to examine the state’s response to COVID-19 will feature a litany of speakers who have spread disinformation about the pandemic, vaccines, spoken at QAnon events and have conspiratorial beliefs about the virus, including believing it will usher in the “mark of the beast.”"

[ . . . ]

"The “Novel Coronavirus Southwestern Intergovernmental Committee” will hold two days of hearings on May 25 and May 26 at the Arizona Capitol, during which a string of ostensible experts will tell the state and federal Republican lawmakers on the panel their opinions on the pandemic, and Arizona’s response to it.

The Republican elected officials on the panel include state Sens. T.J. Shope and Janae Shamp, the chair and vice-chair, respectively, of the state Senate’s Health and Human Services Committee; state Rep. Steve Montenegro, who chairs the state House of Representatives’ Health and Human Services Committee; and U.S. Reps. Andy Biggs, Eli Crane and Paul Gosar."

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"Extremist researchers on Twitter were quick to note that the various groups sponsoring the committee had begun promoting it by the acronym, NCSWIC, which is commonly used within the QAnon community to stand for “Nothing Can Stop What Is Coming.” It most often refers to an unfounded belief that “Deep State” collaborators will soon be arrested."

The video posted by Eli Crane (still frame above) was from the southern Mexican border in 2022. NOT the U.S. border in May 2023 as he implies.

Photo via Twitter. Archived Source. Source

The full video used by Rep. Crane . . .


Rep. Eli Crane Calls World Health Organization 'Corrupt Pawn' Of China
"Rep. Eli Crane, R-Ariz., announced in a video released last week he was a cosponsor of the WHO Withdrawal Act. The bill, introduced by fellow Rep. Andy Biggs, would compel President Biden to cut ties with the World Health Organization. [...] "Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., was one of the original cosponsors to the legislation in 2022 when Biggs sponsored the bill. Beginning with his opposition to the speakership of Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., Crane has joined Biggs and Gosar to form the far right wing of Arizona's congressional delegation. The three representatives have focused much of their attention on COVID-19, including calling for investigating the U.S.'s response to Coronavirus and Anthony Fauci, the former head of director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases who coordinated the country's COVID-19 efforts."
Mar. 28, 2023

A group  of traitors: Eli Crane (left) with other supporters of the Jan. 6 insurrectionists.

Photo via FaceBook. Source

Why Republicans Keep Spreading The '87,000 IRS Agents' Lie
"In February, the freshman Rep. Eli Crane of Arizona sent out a fundraising email that highlighted the vote and suggested the Biden administration’s plans to beef up the IRS were now on hold. “We’ve already accomplished so much in this Congress, including suspending outlandish funding for 87,000 IRS agents,” Crane said."
Mar. 3, 2023
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Photo via FaceBook

Center for Arizona Policy
2022 Candidate Questionnaire
Position Sought: U.S. House of Representatives CD-2
Question 4: Adding “sexual orientation,” “gender identity,” and “gender expression” to the protected classes of race, religion, age, sex, and ancestry in nondiscrimination law.
Candidates' Position: Oppose.
Question 9: Protecting individuals and businesses from being required to provide services or use their artistic expression in a manner that violates their moral or religious beliefs.*
Candidates' Position: Support.
* Discriminatory "Religious Freedom" laws.

These Arizona Candidates Still Say Donald Trump Won In 2020, Or They're Not Sure What Happened

The Arizona Republic via The Rose Law Group Reporter

Jul. 15, 2022

"Elected officials and candidates for office in 2022 continue to challenge and question the results of the 2020 presidential election in Arizona.
The results have been examined and re-examined, challenged in court and in a monthslong ballot review. No evidence has been found of widespread fraud or error in the results.
Yet candidates deny the outcome. Others don't quite go as far. But they raise questions about potential irregularities they say could have influenced the vote and should be examined.
The Arizona Republic is listing candidates by category by the race that they are entered in. This list is not complete and will be updated throughout the 2022 election season.

Election deniers

These candidates in Arizona races deny that Joe Biden won the 2020 presidential election, either in Arizona or nationwide."
US Senate

US House of Representatives


Secretary of state

Attorney general


  • Bob Lettieri, Republican

Arizona Corporation Commission

State Senate

State House of Representatives

Maricopa County Board of Supervisors

Read the complete article on The Arizona Republic


GOP House Candidates Criticize Federal Relief Funding They Received Themselves
"Eli Crane, a Republican candidate for Arizona's 2nd Congressional District, posted on Instagram in December 2020 that he opposed a bipartisan pandemic relief compromise, specifically noting some line items he did not think should be included. He wrote: "27 Trillion in debt. This is the type of wreckless [sic] behavior that got us here in the first place. Coming in dead last are the American People. The collective sell out of America continues... Best part is, who do you think pays for this in the end? How long will the dollar hold it's [sic] value as we continue printing money we don't have?" Bottle Breacher, a business Crane and his wife started and own, took a $69,296.75 PPP loan in April 2020."
Jun. 22, 2022


Eli is a faith-oriented, family man and is pro-life, pro-second amendment, and unafraid to take a stand against cancel culture and the radical left. He is active in Arizona as a brand ambassador for Sig Sauer firearms...

Source: Campaign website                                    


Eli is a religious fanatic, anti abortion, ammosexual MAGA extremist who, were he able, would have been the band leader for the January 6 insurrection.
GOP lawmakers Will Appear Alongside White Nationalists, Nazi Apologists, At Rally To Support Insurrectionists
"The most recent slate of speakers also includes Republican state legislators Mark Finchem and Wendy Rogers — the former was at the Capitol on Jan. 6 and the latter cheered on the violent failed coup on social media — U.S. Senate candidate Jim Lamon, and congressional candidates Jeff Zink and Eli Crane."
Sep. 23, 2021

Photo: Twitter

Veteran In McSally Campaign Ad Supports Waterboarding, Downplays COVID-19
"Before former Navy SEAL Eli Crane was pushing Arizonans to vote for Senator Marthy McSally in a new campaign ad, he was busy defending waterboarding and veterans who commit war crimes. [...] What the ad doesn't mention is the fact that Crane, who makes occasional appearances on Fox News, peddles in a variety of controversial opinions, from defending other veterans accused of heinous war crimes to seemingly dismissing the public health threat posed by the COVID-19 pandemic."
Sep. 29, 2020

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