A gathering of the Michigan Republican party on Saturday night turned physical when a brawl broke out and one person claimed they were 'kicked in the balls'. Upon opening the door, DeYoung said he was instantly attacked. The night before an April state party meeting, two GOP officials got into a physical altercation in a hotel bar over an attempt to expel members,' The Washington Post reported. The Michigan Republican Party was flattened during the 2022 midterms with Karamo losing her bid for Secretary of State last November by 14 percentage points to her Democrat rival Jocelyn Benson. It meant the Michigan GOP was out of power in major state branches for the first time in four decades.