GOP senator: Republicans will lose if they relitigate the past

Sen. Bill CassidyBill CassidyTrump goes after Cassidy after senator says he wouldn't support him for president in 2024 Cassidy says he won't vote for Trump if he runs in 2024 Hillicon Valley — Presented by American Edge Project — Americans blame politicians, social media for spread of misinformation: poll MORE (R-La.) argued during an interview on Sunday that Republicans will lose in 2024 if they relitigate 2020.

"If we relitigate 2020 over and over again, it won't change the result in 2020, but we are sure to lose in 2024," Cassidy said on NBC's "Meet the Press."

Cassidy's remarks came during a discussion about Rep. Anthony GonzalezAnthony GonzalezThe 9 Republicans who voted to hold Bannon in contempt of Congress House votes to hold Bannon in contempt of Congress Colin Powell's example to the GOP — and to America MORE's (R-Ohio) announcement last week that he is retiring from politics. Gonzalez, who voted for former President TrumpDonald TrumpSix big off-year elections you might be missing Twitter suspends GOP Rep. Banks for misgendering trans health official Meghan McCain to Trump: 'Thanks for the publicity' MORE's impeachment, referred to Trump as "a cancer for the country" in his announcement.  

Cassidy said on NBC that Gonzalez was acting on "personal priorities." 

"Politicians are not victims," Cassidy said of Gonzalez's remarks.

"If we have a positive agenda, which addresses the fact that the Biden administration is in disarray, whether it's inflation, the border, Afghanistan, then the country will win, and we'll win," Cassidy noted of the party moving forward.

"But if we choose to be bullied, we'll lose," he said.