BREAKING: Vernon Jones announces he’s joining the Republican Party

Wednesday morning, Rep. Vernon Jones of Georgia announced he is officially joining the Republican Party.

Jones tweeted:

Moments ago, I announced that I am officially joining the Republican Party.

Now more than ever, the Republican Party is in desperate need of leaders that know how to fight.

I know how to fight.

Jones tweeted later in the day after chaos at the U.S. capitol “to the peaceful Patriots who came to our nation’s Capitol today, we can not drown out our message with violence. We are not ANTIFA or a lawless a mob. We are Americans who believe in the rule law and follow the principles of our constitution.”