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  • The real reason why Trump distanced himself from 'Send her back' chants?

    07/19/2019 10:36:54 AM PDT · by detective · 37 replies
    American Thinker ^ | July 19, 2019 | Thomas Lifson
    Trump-haters are rejoicing in what they see as a major fissure separating President Trump from his base over the Greenville, North Carolina rally's crowd chants of "send her back!" CNN carefully counted out 13 seconds between the beginning of the chant and Trump's resumption of his speech, thereby pinning responsibility for the chant on Trump. So, when Trump stated his disagreement with the sentiment, after being asked about it during an impromptu Oval Office media availability…
  • LIVE THREAD:Trump Rally Greenville, NC 7pm @ Williams Arena

    07/17/2019 11:04:27 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 192 replies
    Fox News ^ | 7/17/2019
    President Donald Trump is set to visit Greenville, NC on tonight at 7pm to hold a campaign rally. The president tweeted on Tuesday, saying he's looking forward to the event, at Williams Arena at 200 Ficklen Drive.
  • President Trump heads to North Carolina for Wednesday campaign rally

    07/17/2019 3:45:11 AM PDT · by Libloather · 23 replies
    WTKR ^ | 7/17/18 | NICK BOYKIN
    President Donald Trump will head to Greenville, North Carolina, for a campaign rally on Wednesday, returning to the purple state that he won by a narrow 3% over Hillary Clinton, according to CNN’s 2016 election results. It will be Trump’s first rally since he officially kicked off his reelection campaign last month in Orlando, Florida, where he delivered a wide-ranging, lengthy speech echoing many similar themes and grievances of his 2016 campaign, including attacks on Clinton. The trip to Greenville was initially expected to coincide with special counsel Robert Mueller’s long-awaited testimony before the House Judiciary and House Intelligence Committees....
  • Trump to hold campaign rally on day of Mueller testimony

    07/03/2019 1:07:52 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 12 replies
    The Hill ^ | 07/02/19 | Tal Axelrod
    resident Trump plans to hold a campaign rally in North Carolina later this month as he seeks to buoy his reelection bid in a key battleground state. The president is set to headline a rally in Greenville, N.C., on July 17, his reelection campaign announced Tuesday night. Trump won the Tarheel State by about 3.5 points in the 2016 election and is seeking to shore up support in the area. The rally is scheduled for the same day as former special counsel Robert Mueller's testimony on Capitol Hill. Mueller's highly anticipated appearance before the House Judiciary and Intelligence committees follows...
  • President Trump headed to Greenville (NC) for campaign rally

    07/03/2019 7:02:32 AM PDT · by CodeJockey · 18 replies
    WITN ^ | 7/2/2019 | WITN
    GREENVILLE, NC (WITN) President Trump's campaign website says the president is headed to Greenville for a campaign rally. Trump will hold the rally at 7:00 p.m. at Minges Coliseum on July 17th. People who wish to attend can register for up to two free tickets on his campaign website. The president made a stop in Greenville on his first run for the White House. He campaigned at the Greenville Convention Center on September 6th of 2016. North Carolina was considered a battleground state in 2016 and is expected to be again in the 2020 election. The rally is the same...
  • Justin Amash challengers

    05/21/2019 10:06:21 PM PDT · by Michigan Bowhunter · 33 replies
    WOODTV8 ^ | 5/20/2019 | Leon Hendrix
    National Amash says challengers ‘not serious;' they disagree
  • Amash's impeachment call comes with a political price. How high?

    05/20/2019 2:53:08 PM PDT · by Monrose72 · 32 replies
    NBC ^ | 20-05-19 | Rebecca Shabad
    WASHINGTON — Rep. Justin Amash's weekend statement that he believes President Donald Trump has committed impeachable offenses sparked mounting GOP criticism Monday of the Michigan congressman's position — and questions about his political future. “Justin’s a friend, but Justin is wrong on this, clearly, and the way he did this is all wrong as well,” said Amash’s fellow Freedom Caucus peer, Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., in an interview Monday on Fox News. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., said Sunday that he believes his GOP colleague is only seeking attention.
  • Rep. Justin Amash considers Libertarian challenge to Trump

    05/21/2019 2:59:10 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 28 replies
    Roll Call ^ | April 2, 2019 | Emily Kopp
    ‘The tea party is largely gone. It was replaced with ... the general philosophy of the party now under Trump’ The Libertarian Party has urged Rep. Justin Amash to consider mounting a third-party challenge to President Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election. The Michigan Republican told his hometown paper that while he would not “rule out” a bid, he has not completely “thought through” his plans.
  • Justin Amash primary challenger: He 'has more in common with Rashida Tlaib’ than GOP voters

    05/21/2019 9:43:26 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 34 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | May 21, 2019 09:16 AM | Julio Rosas
    In the aftermath of Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., calling for President Trump to be impeached over the findings in Robert Mueller’s report from the special counsel’s investigation, he is now going to be facing a primary challenger. State Rep. Jim Lower announced his candidacy on Sunday. Speaking with Fox News’ Laura Ingraham on Monday, Lower further explained why he is running against the five-term congressman. […] “You know at this point, Justin Amash has more in common with Rashida Tlaib than he does the average Republican primary voter in the district. So, we are going beat him on this issue,...
  • Amash faces fresh GOP primary challenge after Trump impeachment comments

    05/20/2019 9:21:57 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 40 replies
    Fox ^ | May 20, 2019 | Ronn Blitzer
    Less than 48 hours after GOP Rep. Justin Amash declared that President Trump "engaged in impeachable conduct," a fellow Republican has vowed to challenge him in the upcoming primary election. Michigan state Rep. Jim Lower made his intentions known Monday morning, announcing that instead of seeking a third term in the state legislature, he will run against Amash for their party's nomination for the 2020 election. Amash has served as the representative for Michigan's Third District since 2011. "Congressman Justin Amash tweets yesterday calling for President Trump’s impeachment show how out of touch he is with the truth and how...
  • Amash faces fresh GOP primary challenge after Trump impeachment comments

    05/20/2019 9:41:03 AM PDT · by leftcoaster · 20 replies
    Fox News ^ | 5/20/2019 | Ronn Blitzer
    Less than 48 hours after GOP Rep. Justin Amash declared that President Trump "engaged in impeachable conduct," a fellow Republican has vowed to challenge him in the upcoming primary election. Michigan state Rep. Jim Lower made his intentions known Monday morning, announcing that instead of seeking a third term in the state legislature, he will run against Amash for their party's nomination for the 2020 election. Amash has served as the representative for Michigan's Third District since 2011.
  • Michigan's Amash, GOP Trump critic, faces primary challenge

    05/20/2019 7:59:39 AM PDT · by Lazamataz · 17 replies
    GREENVILLE, Mich. — Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan, the first Republican in Congress to accuse President Donald Trump of impeachable conduct, is facing a primary challenge. State Rep. Jim Lower (LOW'-ur) announced Monday he's running for the western Michigan seat. The announcement came two days after Amash sent a series of tweets faulting Trump and Attorney General William Barr over special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. The 30-year-old Lower, of Greenville, says he made the announcement earlier than planned after Amash attacked Trump.
  • Justin Amash, tea party star, earns primary challenge for backing impeachment

    05/20/2019 6:54:35 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 69 replies
    Washington Compost ^ | May 20, 2019 at 6:15 AM | Isaac Stanley-Becker
    Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan says he enlists social media to do something unusual: explain why he bucks his party in terms his constituents can understand. The 39-year-old Republican, who was the youngest member of the freshman class in 2011, states his approach succinctly: “I defend liberty and explain every vote here.” The simple formula has turned the libertarian, who rode into the House on the tea party wave, into something of a sensation. In 2012, the Independent Voter Network called Amash the “coolest member of Congress.” Amash’s latest decision — to state publicly that President Trump engaged in activity...
  • Upstate gas station chain will soon become official "safe places"

    03/20/2019 5:37:38 AM PDT · by buckalfa · 16 replies
    WSPA TV NEWS 7 ^ | March 19, 2019 | Ben Hoover
    GREENVILLE, S.C. (WSPA) - A nationwide call for more “safe places” for homeless teens in need of help may soon be answered in the Upstate. Area QuikTrip stores are “TXT 4 HELP” locations that displaying signs with contact information that connects at risk teens or human trafficking victims to the organization National Safe Place Network. That’s a national outreach and prevention program for youth in crisis that has more than 20,000 locations across the U.S. displaying yellow and black Safe Place signs, the universal symbol of help and safety for all young people. They partner with youth-friendly businesses and community...
  • ‘Skydive in your own country,’ Texas company tells undocumented thrill-seekers

    07/13/2018 1:20:27 PM PDT · by DFG · 49 replies
    Fort Worth Star Telegram ^ | 07/12/2018 | Matthew Martinez
    A North Texas skydiving company is being called racist for rules posted on its website that bar anyone in the U.S. illegally from jumping out of one of the company’s planes. But the company’s owner has doubled down on its stance. Skydive Tandem Greenville, also known as Dallas Skydive Lodge, has a series of “requirements” posted on the company’s website — sort of a “know-before-you-go” set of disclaimers for tandem skydivers. They detail the maximum weight per skydiver and the company’s minimum age requirements.
  • Administrator suggests families could face $1,030 fine for cheering during graduation

    05/09/2018 11:50:13 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 71 replies
    FOX59 ^ | May 9 2018
    GREENVILLE, S.C. – A $1,030 fine for cheering at a graduation ceremony? An administrator at a South Carolina school warned students and parents about the possibility, according to the Greenville News. The newspaper reported that a slide shown at a school assembly said the following: Since graduation is a dignified and solemn occasion, graduating seniors and their guests should behave appropriately. Please ask your guests not to call out, cheer, whistle, or applaud during the reading of names and presentation of diplomas. The citation for family members yelling out is $1,030.
  • Resident Smells Home Invasion Suspect’s Cologne, Shoots Him Dead

    04/23/2018 12:28:21 AM PDT · by Trillian · 91 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 21 Apr 2018 | AWR Hawkins
    A Greenville, South Carolina, resident smelled a home invasion suspect’s cologne, followed the smell to a closet, and shot the suspect dead. The incident occurred around 8:25 a.m. Friday morning. Greenville News reports that the woman took her children to school, returned to her residence, and sensed that someone was in her apartment. There was an “unusual smell, an odor, cologne or whatever.” The woman’s uncle, Douglas Sweeney, said his niece began going room to room in the apartment then opened a closet door and “there he was.” The woman shot the intrusion suspect on the spot. Responding officers discovered...
  • Trump Coming to Greenville, SC Monday Eve

    10/15/2017 9:21:43 AM PDT · by doosee · 19 replies
    Greenville ^ | 10/15/2017 | Anna B. Mitchell
    Pres. Trump is coming for a private reception for Gov McMasters but the public may get to see him either at the airport arrival in Greenville or the Embassy Suites Hotel. Ticketed event. I missed his last trip way back during the campaign at the Anderson Convention Center but going this time.
  • Greenville police officer shot and killed in line of duty

    03/18/2016 6:58:16 PM PDT · by armydawg505 · 14 replies ^ | 3/18/16 | unknown
    Greenville Police Department officer Allen Jacobs was shot and killed Friday in the line of duty. “We lose, we hurt, we ache,” Greenville Police Chief Ken Miller said. “No one wants to lose their officers.” Jacobs was pursuing on foot a “known gang member” in the Nicholtown community near downtown and was shot multiple times as he rounded the corner of a house before he died Friday afternoon, Miller said. The suspect in the shooting took his own life while being surrounded by police officers near the Swamp Rabbit Trail, Miller said.
  • Cruz, Carson Met Secretly In A Storage Closet, It ‘Did Not Go Well’

    02/20/2016 11:24:11 PM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyColonel · 148 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 2/20/2015 | DEREK DRAPLIN
    Sen. Ted Cruz and Ben Carson reportedly met privately in a storage closet Thursday night in Greenville to try and cool relations between the two campaigns ahead of the primary here. But the clandestine meeting allegedly did not go well. Cruz called the meeting, The Daily Beast reports, to smooth over what has been a contentious public spat with the Carson campaign ever since the Iowa caucus. Carson accused Cruz of using dirty campaign tactics after one of Cruz's staffers saw a CNN report and told voters Carson was dropping out of the race right before voting started in Iowa....