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  • Ex-VP Biden elected chair of National Constitution Center

    02/15/2017 9:35:47 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 18 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Feb 15, 2017 11:37 AM EST
    Former Vice President Joe Biden has been elected chair of the board of trustees at Philadelphia’s National Constitution Center. The center made the announcement Wednesday that Biden will succeed former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, whose term ended in January. Jeffrey Rosen, President and CEO of the center, says Biden’s “love for the constitution, and passion for teaching all Americans about its enduring principles, have inspired people around the world.” …
  • Jeb Bush likely done with public life

    01/15/2017 3:03:40 AM PST · by Zakeet · 55 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | January 13, 2017 | Al Weaver
    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said it's unlikely that he will ever seek public office again, including the presidency, and said he wants to return to private life and his business career. Bush made the remarks while teaching a two-week course on governors at Texas A&M University. He said he is focused on his work to reform education and on his businesses, which he rejoined after his failed presidential bid concluded in February after the South Carolina Primary. "I unraveled everything I was doing to prepare for this - you don't do that lightly," Bush said. "I just think this...
  • Jeb Bush Goes from Low Energy to No Energy with Announcement GOP's Been Waiting For...

    01/14/2017 11:59:53 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 33 replies
    Inddependent Journal Review ^ | January 13, 2017 | Michelle Ray
    In the event that you've been wondering what former Florida governor and GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush has planned for the future, you can rest easy now knowing that it — probably — won't involve running for office again. The Associated Press reports that Bush has joined The Foundation for Excellence in Education, an organization he founded to focus on pushing for “changes in education policy that often drawn opposition from teacher unions and Democrats.” Of his loss in the GOP race, Bush is quoted as saying: “I just think this was my chance. The conditions of this election weren't...
  • Jeb Bush DENIES BBC claim that he ordered the dirty dossier

    01/13/2017 7:45:02 AM PST · by COUNTrecount · 77 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | January 13, 2017 | Sarah Dean
    Jeb Bush DENIES BBC claim that he ordered the dirty dossier - so if it wasn't him, who paid the shadowy research firm which started filth file two years ago? Washington-based opposition research firm, Fusion GPS, was hired in 2015 One of Trump’s Republican detractors is said to have paid the company Initially FusionGPS was asked to look into Trump's business dealings But the research angle changed after DNC hacking emerged in June 2016 FusionGPS then contracted ex-MI6 officer Chris Steele's Orbis company Steele had gold-plated contacts in Moscow from years of spying on Russia Democrats took over funding the...
  • ExMI6 spy ‘who worked with murdered Alexander Litvinenko’ flees his £1.5m home fearing for his life

    01/12/2017 5:56:09 AM PST · by VitacoreVision · 77 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | January 12, 2017
    A former British spy has vanished after being named as the author of a ‘dirty’ file smearing Donald Trump and fled his £1.5million mansion in fear telling his neighbour: ‘Look after my cat.’ Ex-MI6 agent Christopher Steele has been named as the author of the salacious Russian dossier containing outlandish claims about Donald Trump’s sex life and bizarre footage allegedly held by the Kremlin’s blackmail unit. The 35-page briefing, which is littered with spelling mistakes, includes an unsubstantiated and far-fetched claim Trump watched prostitutes perform a ‘golden shower (urination) show’ in the Presidential Suite of a Moscow hotel. Mr Trump...
  • Ex-MI6 officer Christopher Steele in hiding after Trump dossier

    01/12/2017 6:38:19 AM PST · by VitacoreVision · 50 replies
    BBC News ^ | 2017-01-12
    An ex-MI6 officer who is believed to have prepared memos claiming Russia has compromising material on US President-elect Donald Trump is now in hiding, the BBC understands. Christopher Steele, who runs a London-based intelligence firm, is believed to have left his home this week. The memos contains unsubstantiated claims that Russian security officials have compromising material on Mr Trump. The US president-elect said the claims were "fake news" and "phoney stuff". Mr Steele has been widely named as the author of a series of memos - which has been published as a dossier in some US media - that contains...
  • UK Intelligence Says Chris Steele Was Paid By Jeb Bush To Lie About Trump

    01/12/2017 6:26:38 AM PST · by gaggs · 108 replies
    UK MI6/SIS identified Chris Steele as a rogue agent employed by JEB BUSH to fabricate material on Trump: agency not involved, material not genuine.
  • BBC: Jeb Bush Supporters Hired Former MI6 Spy to Create Trump Dossier

    01/12/2017 5:04:19 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 37 replies
    NewsMax ^ | January 12, 2017 | Reuters
    Christopher Steele, who wrote reports on compromising material Russian operatives allegedly had collected on U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, is a former officer in Britain's Secret Intelligence Service, according to people familiar with his career. Former British intelligence officials said Steele spent years under diplomatic cover working for the agency, also known as MI6, in Russia and Paris and at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London. After he left the spy service, Steele supplied the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation with information on corruption at FIFA, international soccer's governing body....
  • Jeb! Refuses To Join Family At Inauguration

    01/06/2017 7:36:36 PM PST · by ColdOne · 87 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 1/6/17 | Phillip Stucky
    Former Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush decided not to attend President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration, according to a Wednesday report from the Tampa Bay Times. The former Florida governor won’t join his brother, former President George W. Bush, and sister-in-law, former First Lady Laura Bush, at the inauguration. The report mentioned the last inauguration Jeb attended was former President Ronald Reagan’s, when his father was sworn in as vice president.
  • Jeb Bush: Scott Pruitt is ready to turn around the EPA

    12/20/2016 1:57:03 PM PST · by PROCON · 52 replies
    CNN ^ | Dec. 20, 2016 | Jeb Bush
    Editor's Note: Jeb Bush is the former governor of Florida and was a candidate for the GOP nomination for president in 2016. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his. (CNN)When Scott Pruitt and I assembled a Restoring Federalism Task Force last year, he headlined the plan: "Putting Washington In Its Place." Those five words sum up exactly what the American people were clamoring for in this election: a dramatic shift of power out of a broken Washington and back into the hands of the people.I cannot think of a person more suited to lead the Environmental Protection Agency than...
  • Jeb Bush joins up with lobbying firm

    12/06/2016 12:24:19 AM PST · by Brad from Tennessee · 18 replies
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | December 6, 2016 | By Steven Lemongello
    Former Florida governor Jeb Bush will act as a consultant for the lobbying firm Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, the firm announced Monday. The firm, which has offices in Tallahassee, Fort Lauderdale and four other Florida cities as well as in New York, Washington and Philadelphia, lobbies governments on behalf of industries including finance, health care, energy and education - a particular interest of Bush, a longtime vouchers and charter school proponent. Bush will act as a "strategic consultant" to the firm and its clients through his own consulting firm, Jeb Bush & Associates. "This move adds to our firm’s distinguished...
  • Jeb’s New Consulting Job Is With A Fantasy Sports Law Firm

    12/05/2016 10:45:30 AM PST · by PROCON · 28 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | Dec. 5, 2016 | Thomas Phippen
    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has a new consulting job less than a year after he ended his presidential campaign. Bush “will act as a strategic consultant” for the law firm Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney and its clients. Clients include several large pharmaceutical companies, energy companies, sugar advocacy groups and fantasy sports giant DraftKings. The firm announced Bush’s hire in a statement to the Tampa Bay Times. “Those of us who have had the pleasure of working with the Governor in the past now have the opportunity to do so again, and those who haven’t can look forward to...
  • Jeb Bush asks new Republican administration to flex its muscles with a constitutional convention

    11/27/2016 8:33:11 AM PST · by ColdOne · 133 replies
    theblaze.com ^ | 11/26/16 | Sarah Lee
    In an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush makes the case that the incoming Republican administration should set the agenda by calling for a constitutional convention to establish term limits, a balanced budget amendment and restrictions on the Commerce Clause. Bush asserts that the 2016 election was largely a protest vote over the growth and power of the central government and that Republicans have a rare chance to shift some of that power back to the states. Bush wrote: But here’s something we shouldn’t forget: This election was more about voting against something than voting...
  • What about the pledge? Ex-rivals still split on endorsing Trump despite debate vow

    11/01/2016 10:28:54 AM PDT · by kevcol · 19 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 1, 2016 | foxnews.com
    Donald Trump took considerable heat when, during the first Republican primary debate in August 2015, he initially declined to pledge support for the party’s eventual presidential nominee. But now that Trump is that nominee, his former primary foes are the ones who have split on honoring the pledge.
  • Establishment Powers Build A Wall…Around Trump (jeb! and Kasich alert)

    10/25/2016 3:48:58 PM PDT · by longtermmemmory · 50 replies
    DCwhispers.com ^ | 10-25-2016 | staff
    It has been an increasingly caustic environment behind the scenes between Team Trump and GOP elites that has seen Republican power brokers effectively wall in the Trump campaign. GOP funding has been all but cut off, and so too has the institutionalized state-to-state ground game so critical in winning battleground states on Election Day. Donald Trump, and his millions of supporters, are truly on their own. The primary impetus behind this effort is said to be three-fold, coming in the form of House Speaker Paul Ryan, Ohio Governor John Kasich, and long-ago ousted, onetime GOP presidential front-runner, Jeb Bush. The...
  • Jeb Bush to lecture at Harvard

    09/27/2016 6:39:24 PM PDT · by kevcol · 49 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | September 27, 2016 | Anna Giaritelli
    On Thursday, Bush will give a lecture in the Edwin L. Godkin annual series that will focus on the lack of economic and social mobility in the U.S. and how the country should address those issues. Bush will be a guest lecturer for a course in the school's Program on Education Policy and Governance called "The Political Economy of the School."
  • Jeb Bush donors want a rematch in 2020

    09/26/2016 9:39:55 AM PDT · by Snickering Hound · 110 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 9-24-2016 | Brian Niemietz
    Jeb Bush in 2020, anyone? Sources close to Jeb Bush’s failed run at the 2016 presidency say the “low-energy” candidate has been back in touch with supporters. They believe he’s popping up to “feel them out” for another run and, according to at least one big contributor, they're in! “Bush has been quietly making telephone calls to his supporters, bundlers and donors, to talk about the state of the county and the economy, and the energy business, why would he do that?” asks one insider, who concludes “he's running in four years.” Before he was trounced by Donald Trump, Bush...
  • Jeb, exclamation point! ... makes a surprise appearance at the Emmys as an Uber driver

    09/19/2016 6:03:24 AM PDT · by Rockitz · 34 replies
    DailyMail.co.uk ^ | 18 September 2016 | Kalhan Rosenblatt For Dailymail.com
    He might not have won the Republican nomination for president, but Jeb Bush stole the spotlight during the cold open at the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday. The scene begins with Jimmy Kimmel trying to use Uber to hail a limo and finding Julia Louis-Dreyfus inside. Channeling her character from the critically acclaimed HBO series Veep!, Louis-Dreyfus tells Kimmel: 'We are so pleased that you're hosting tonight's Academy Awards.'
  • Jeb Bush Appears as Uber Driver in Emmys Opening Gag

    09/19/2016 5:29:33 AM PDT · by heterosupremacist · 30 replies
    http://www.newsmax.com ^ | 09/19/2016 | n/a
    Bush appeared in the skit dressed as a limo driver hailed by Kimmel as he frantically sought a ride to the annual television awards show in downtown Los Angeles. "I'm in between jobs right now," says Bush, sporting a cap. "You know you can make $12 an hour driving for Uber?" He then asks Kimmel what it's like to be nominated -- a self-effacing nod to his failed bid for the Republican presidential nomination, which was eventually won by Donald Trump.
  • Candidates who don't back Trump may not be allowed to run again, RNC chairman says

    09/18/2016 6:33:29 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 69 replies
    Fox News.com ^ | September 18, 2016
    Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus on Sunday suggested he could say “never mind” to the “Never Trump” candidates should they try to make another run for the presidency. Priebus said the former primary challengers who’ve refused to support Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump could face consequences if they fail to back Trump in the stretch-run to Election Day. “Those people need to get on board,” Priebus told “Face the Nation.” “And if they’re thinking they’re going to run again some day, I think that we’re going to evaluate the process – of the nomination process and I don’t think...
  • RNC Head Reince Priebus Warns of ‘Consequences’ for Those Who Break GOP Pledge

    09/10/2016 6:42:05 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 65 replies
    Young Conservatives ^ | 9/10/2016 | John S. Roberts
    A lot of people aren’t happy that some Republicans have broken their pledge to the GOP. One of those people is RNC head Reince Priebus. Reince is warning those who don’t support Donald Trump they’ll need to watch their backs in the future. Meaning, we’re not going to help you when your election rolls around if you turn your back on us now. Makes sense – for the most part. From Newsmax: Republican National Committee head Reince Priebus says there may be “consequences” in the future for GOP presidential primary candidates who don’t stick with their pledge to support the...
  • Florida Republican: 'I think I'll write in the name Jeb Bush'

    08/11/2016 9:31:21 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 93 replies
    Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) said Tuesday that she will write in Jeb Bush’s name when voting for president in November, according to ABC News. "I think I'll write in the name Jeb Bush," she told the Miami Herald editorial board. "A candidate should espouse optimism." Ros-Lehtinen had endorsed the former Florida governor’s primary campaign before he dropped out of the race in February.
  • One Member Of Bush Family Throws His Support To Donald Trump

    08/08/2016 6:23:01 PM PDT · by Cheerio · 33 replies
    Western Journalism ^ | August 8, 2016 | Jack Davis
    One member of “Team Bush” has lined up behind Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. Trump lampooned former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush as “low energy” throughout the Republican president primary season. He also criticized policy decisions of former President George W. Bush regarding the 9/11 terrorist attacks and the Iraq War. As a result, the Bush family has steadfastly refrained from endorsing Trump in his presidential campaign. That changed Saturday, when Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush urged Texas Republicans to support Trump. George P. Bush, 40, is Jeb Bush’s son.
  • Top Jeb adviser leaves GOP, mulls Clinton vote (Sally Bradshaw)

    08/01/2016 11:42:49 AM PDT · by maggief · 32 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 1, 2016 | Jesse Byrnes
    A top adviser to former Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush and a well-known figure in GOP circles says she's leaving the party and may vote for Hillary Clinton. Sally Bradshaw, who was a senior adviser during Bush's White House bid, told CNN she has left the GOP to become an independent. Republicans are "at a crossroads and have nominated a total narcissist — a misogynist — a bigot," Bradshaw told CNN's Jamie Gangel in an email. "This is a time when country has to take priority over political parties. Donald Trump cannot be elected president," Bradshaw added. Bradshaw also worked...
  • First on CNN: Top Jeb Bush adviser leaves GOP, will vote for Clinton if Florida close

    08/01/2016 10:29:10 AM PDT · by Innovative · 71 replies
    CNN ^ | Aug. 1, 2016 | Eric Bradner
    Jeb Bush's top adviser, Sally Bradshaw, has left the Republican Party to become an independent, and says if the presidential race in Florida is close, she'll vote for Hillary Clinton. Bradshaw, who's been close to the former Florida governor for decades and was senior adviser to his 2016 campaign, officially switched her registration to unaffiliated. She told CNN's Jamie Gangel in an email interview that the GOP is "at a crossroads and have nominated a total narcissist -- a misogynist -- a bigot."
  • Gary Johnson hints at possible Jeb Bush endorsement

    07/20/2016 1:38:31 PM PDT · by PROCON · 123 replies
    washingtonexaminer.com ^ | July 20, 2016 | KELLY COHEN
    Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson hinted Wednesday that former Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush might be considering an endorsement. "I can't say that we haven't had conversations," Johnson said in a Wednesday afternoon conversation on CNN from Cleveland. "But no push on the conversations." Johnson said he has also had conversations with 2012 GOP nominee Mitt Romney. When asked who initiated the conversations, Johnson replied, "Not me." When asked if the former Florida governor has called him, Johnson added quickly, "I don't want to — I want to protect the innocent.
  • Gingrich: Bushes are behaving 'childishly'

    07/18/2016 8:34:20 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 99 replies
    Passed over for the job of joining the Republican presidential ticket as Donald Trump’s running mate, Newt Gingrich showed Monday that his willingness to serve as an attack dog has not diminished. In a pair of morning show interviews Monday on ABC and MSNBC, respectively, the former House speaker showed no hesitation in sharing his opinions on, among other topics, President Barack Obama, race in America, the Bush family and Trump’s campaign. Gingrich dismissed the notion that the lack of prominent Republicans at this week’s national convention in Cleveland represented some larger trouble within the GOP. He attacked 2012 Republican...
  • Bob Dole 'disappointed' in Jeb Bush for skipping convention

    07/17/2016 9:45:03 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 42 replies
    The Hill ^ | 16 Jul 2016 | Jessie Hellman
    Bob Dole, the 1996 GOP presidential nominee, said he's disappointed in Jeb Bush for sitting out the Republican National Convention. Dole, who initially endorsed Bush for president before the former Florida governor dropped out, said he should unite behind the party and support presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump.
  • Jeb Bush trashes Trump on eve of GOP convention

    07/15/2016 6:50:33 PM PDT · by usafa92 · 269 replies
    CNN ^ | 7/15/2016 | Theodore Schleifer
    <p>Washington (CNN)Jeb Bush is carrying his crusade against Donald Trump to the doorstep of the Republican convention, saying that he is not the future of the Republican Party even as it prepares to nominate him.</p> <p>Bush, once seen as the front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination, remains one of the most prominent anti-Trump holdouts in the GOP. In an op-ed for The Washington Post published Friday, Bush acknowledged that Trump had capitalized on legitimate frustrations with American politics.</p>
  • Laura Ingraham: “Hillary Should Make It Official And Name Jeb Bush As Her Running Mate”

    07/13/2016 7:28:26 PM PDT · by GilGil · 31 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | 7/12/2016 | Tim Hains
    ...she (Ingraham) responds to Jeb Bush's interview Monday on MSNBC... "I have four words for Jeb Bush, who I think did a great job as governor," Ingraham said. "Couldn't. Win. Own. State." "He couldn't win his own state and now he is trashing the Republican nominee I guess I joked yesterday on Twitter that Hillary should just make this official and pick Jeb Bush as her running mate. They obviously have a lot in common on many issues and he wants her to win."
  • Jeb explains the 'tragedy' of Trump's nomination

    07/11/2016 12:29:57 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 172 replies
    POLITICO ^ | 07/11/16 | Nick Gass
    People supporting Donald Trump's presidential bid will "feel betrayed" should the presumptive Republican nominee's campaign promises go unsatisfied, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush predicted Monday. Speaking to MSNBC contributor Nicolle Wallace, who served as his press secretary in Tallahassee, Bush called Trump "to his credit ... very smart at exploiting these kind of opportunities." "He's a master at understanding how the media works — more than anybody I've ever seen in politics. Kudos to him, for kind of creating the environment and then manipulating the environment to his effect," Bush said in the interview airing in full Monday night. There...
  • Rubio Decides Not to Attend GOP Convention

    07/06/2016 7:16:29 PM PDT · by usafa92 · 93 replies
    The Hill ^ | 7/6/2016 | Ben Kamisar
    Marco Rubio has decided to skip the GOP convention in Cleveland this month after originally saying he would attend, citing the rigors of his newly launched Senate campaign. He's the latest major GOP politician to skip out on the convention, which will serve as Donald Trump's coronation as the party's nominee. Only a small handful of Trump's former rivals will attend. "Florida has always been a competitive state and it will be this fall. Marco had planned to go to the convention before he decided to seek re-election. Since Marco got into the race late, he will be in Florida...
  • Matt Damon's Miami Waterfront Home (for sale - $18.9 million)

    08/04/2014 12:34:40 PM PDT · by wac3rd · 35 replies
    Lonny ^ | 08/04/2014 | Lonny.com
    Matt Damon is selling his Miami Beach property for $18.9 million. Take a look at 'Maravilla', courtesy of The Jills from Coldwell Banker. 12,705-square-foot home in Miami Beach, replete with pools, palms, and plenty of privacy. According to the Wall Street Journal, the actor created the property by combining two parcels he bought in 2005, paying about $14.5 million for both. The home is located on the same glitzy street where Jennifer Lopez, Alex Rodriguez, and Calvin Klein are said to have lived.
  • Matt Damon: 'I'd Eat My Shoe If Jeb Could Name a Bush That Ever Even Walked Into a Public School'

    11/16/2013 2:34:03 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 130 replies
    Matt Damon: 'I'd Eat My Shoe If Jeb Could Name a Bush That Ever Even Walked Into a Public School' By Noel Sheppard Created 11/16/2013 - 2:48pm As NewsBusters reported, former Florida governor Jeb Bush pounded public school activist Matt Damon in August for putting his kids in private school. Damon gave CNN's Jake Tapper a rather lame excuse for this in an online segment of their interview Friday while claiming, "I'd eat my shoe if he could name a Bush that ever even walked into a public school" (video follows with transcript and commentary): JAKE TAPPER, HOST: Does that...
  • Public School Advocate Matt Damon Enrolls Kids in Private School

    08/05/2013 1:58:52 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 40 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 8/5/13 | John Nolte
    In an interview with the Guardian published Saturday, Damon revealed that he had just moved to Los Angeles from New York, but that he didn't "have a choice" when it came to putting his four daughters into private schools. The multi-millionaire did say that it was "a major moral dilemma" and then made the bizarre excuse that the public schools aren't "progressive" enough. This would probably mark the first time anyone has ever complained that America's public schools, especially in Los Angeles, aren't left-wing enough.
  • New Carlos Beruff ad mocks robotic Marco Rubio

    06/28/2016 3:04:14 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 2 replies
    tampabay.com ^ | 6/27/16 | Adam C. Smith
    If you think "Robot Rubio" faded away after Marco's painful debate in New Hampshire, think again. The Carlos Beruff Senate campaign has resurrected that image of Marco Rubio as a talking points repeater in a new digital ad featuring clips of newly minted Senate candidate Rubio repeatedly declining to make an "unequival" statement promising to fill out a full second term rather than run again for president.
  • Luis Gutierrez Paid His Wife Over $300,000 From Campaign Funds

    06/23/2016 7:20:09 AM PDT · by Rummyfan · 25 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 23 June 2016 | Joe Schoffstall
    Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D., Ill.) has paid his wife and daughters hundreds of thousands of dollars from his campaign’s coffer since 2010, according to campaign finance data. Gutierrez, who was first elected to Congress in 1993, brought his wife, Soraida Gutierrez, onto his campaign’s payroll six years ago to act as his office manager, treasurer, and fundraiser. Soraida Gutierrez was a registered lobbyist in the state of Illinois from 2003 to 2009 before joining Gutierrez for Congress. She has since raked in more than $300,000 for her work on behalf of the committee while being the top recipient of campaign...
  • Trump accuses Jeb Bush of mounting convention coup

    06/18/2016 1:22:24 PM PDT · by maggief · 140 replies
    The Hill ^ | June 18, 2016 | Jessie Hellmann
    Donald Trump on Saturday accused Jeb Bush of mounting a convention coup against him, after reports that Republican delegates who don't personally support Trump are looking for ways to avoid voting for him this summer. "By the way, Jeb is working on the movement, just so you understand," Trump said to supporters at a rally in Las Vegas. "Jeb is one of the people that's working — and the other one should be obvious," he said, though he didn't elaborate further. Earlier at the rally, however, Trump echoed the Republican National Committee and said the reports were a media hoax....
  • Rep. Jolly drops out of Florida Senate race as Rubio speculation mounts

    06/17/2016 1:28:30 PM PDT · by TheBigB · 15 replies
    One of the top Florida Republicans running for Marco Rubio's Senate seat announced Friday he's dropping out of the race, fueling speculation that Rubio himself is preparing to reverse course and seek re-election to the seat. Rep. David Jolly, who indicated earlier this week he was getting ready to bow out, confirmed Friday he will seek re-election to the House. "It's clear the opportunity to change Washington, to do right by my community, is to simply ask for the opportunity to keep doing my job," he said in a statement. The move comes as party elders increase pressure on Rubio...
  • Jeb Bush to Donald Trump: 'No place for racism in the GOP'

    06/07/2016 3:36:24 PM PDT · by pissant · 163 replies
    LA Times via Twitter ^ | 6/7/16 | Jeb Bush
    Donald Trump should retract his comments, not defend them. There is no place for racism in the GOP, or this country.
  • Jeb Bush calls on Trump to retract his judge attacks

    06/07/2016 3:35:36 PM PDT · by Ray76 · 52 replies
    Politico ^ | Jun 7, 2016 | Nolan D. McCaskill
    Jeb Bush isn’t satisfied with Donald Trump’s response to the outcry over his racially charged attack on an U.S. federal judge and his Mexican heritage.
  • A Combative Donald Trump Shows Up at Tampa and Pittsburgh Rallies

    06/12/2016 4:13:23 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 11 replies
    wsj.com ^ | Beth Reinhard
    Some people who know Republican presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump say he has two aspects: a thoughtful, charming private demeanor and an impulsive, inflammatory public persona. But now, two public images of Mr. Trump appear to be emerging: the scripted candidate who affirms conservative ideals and attacks presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, and the free-wheeling headliner at rallies who seems willing to hurl insults at any and all, even within his own party. The latter public version of Mr. Trump showed up on Saturday at campaign stops in Tampa, Fl., and Pittsburgh, Pa., offering a stark contrast from the more-restrained...
  • Donald Trump’s Opponents Call for Violence At Rally: ‘Fascism Wants Us to Peacefully Resist’

    06/11/2016 2:14:17 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    Breitbart ^ | June 10, 2016 | Katie McHugh
    A flyer circulated before Donald Trump’s Friday rally in Richmond, Virginia, called for violence and declared “passive resistance … has no effect on heartless racists.” Under a headline of “Self-Defense,” the flyer reads: We fully support your right to self-defense, we do not expect you to take a beating by Trump goons in order to “look good.” Your safety is important, protect yourself. Fascism wants us to peacefully resist while it steamrolls us. We take our inspiration from the workers of Spain who rose up by the millions to fight fascism when it came to their country. Passive resistance works...
  • Paul Ryan Reveals Who He Really Is

    06/11/2016 7:48:35 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 39 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | Sally Zelikovsky
    Extra, Extra! Republican Paul Ryan is an advocate for political correctness! That’s right. In commenting about Trump’s remarks concerning Judge Curiel, Ryan told George Stephanopoulos: “That comment is beyond the pale. That’s not political correctness. Suggesting that a person can’t do their job because of their race or ethnicity… that’s not a politically incorrect thing to do; that’s just a wrong thing to say.” For decades, conservatives and other decent, law-abiding Americans, have labored under the yoke of political correctness. They have been publicly shunned, lost jobs, had careers ruined, and been kicked out of universities. Why? Simply for exercising...
  • Trump on Jeb endorsement: 'Who the hell cares?'

    06/11/2016 11:20:19 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 35 replies
    The Hill ^ | June 11, 2016 | Harper Neidig
    Donald Trump on Saturday went after one of his favorite targets, tearing into Jeb Bush in his home state of Florida. During a rally in Tampa, Fla. Trump mocked the former Florida governor’s failed presidential run. “You know the way guys were falling off the ends? I said ‘Jeb, you’re not gonna be here much longer, you’re pretty far down there Jeb-ah. You’re not going to be here much longer, Jeb. You gotta get tougher, Jeb.’ ” “I don’t think he’s going to endorse me, do you folks?” Trump asked the crowd, before dismissively adding: “Who the hell cares?”
  • Governor Nikki Haley, H. Clinton, G. Beck, MSM, Brad Thor, Blame Trump Supporters For Violence…

    06/04/2016 7:39:40 AM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 75 replies
    Last Refuge ^ | 6/3/2016
    No one exposes the real political danger behind hidden ideological alignments as good as Donald Trump. The beating of the Trump supporters in San Jose last night, and the responses, highlight a case in point. What do Nikki Haley, Hillary Clinton, Ted Cruz, San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo, and Brad Thor have in common? They are all on the same page blaming Donald Trump for not accepting the physical beatings that come with expressions of free speech and challenging the orthodoxy of their political views. Each of these voices in their own way telling Trump, and by extension his supporters,...
  • GOP Luminaries bashing Trump thereby endorse La Raza

    06/08/2016 5:11:20 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 53 replies
    Did Newt Gingrich, Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell do their La Raza homework before calling Trump a bigot? It appears they may not have. Or worse, they’ve done their homework, but chose not to factor in the nature of the organization named La Raza. Jerome R. Corsi, in WND posted an article entitled “Judge, Law Firm Bringing Trump U Case Both Tied To La Raza.” It begins: “The federal judge presiding over the Trump University class action lawsuit is a member of the San Diego La Raza Lawyers Association, a group that while not a branch of the National Council...
  • List of Republicans planning to skip Cleveland convention

    05/30/2016 12:59:00 PM PDT · by Salman · 139 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 30, 2016 | Fox
    The following is a list of prominent Republicans who say they’re not planning to attend the Republican National Convention -- based on responses from their offices and previously published reports: Former President George W. Bush Former President George H.W. Bush 2008 Republican presidential nominee and Arizona Sen. John McCain 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney 2016 presidential candidate and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval Wyoming Gov. Matthew Mead South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake New Hampshire Sen. Kelly Ayotte Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson Kansas Sen....
  • Very generous Jeb! says Trump supporters are not a bunch of idiots

    05/23/2016 8:55:05 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 28 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/23/16 | Dan Calabrese
    While kinda sorta stumbling into an understanding of why Trump won the nomination. I am sure every Donald Trump supporter in this nation lies awake at night wondering, “What does Jeb Bush think of me? He doesn’t think I’m an idiot, does he? Because I don’t think I could handle that!” Rest easy, sweet pups. I have wonderful news for you. No, Jeb does not think you’re a bunch of idiots. In his classic low-energy way, Jeb! has given you all absolution for any hint of idiocy:
  • Jeb Bush: Trump supporters not 'a bunch of idiots’ (Gee thanks, Jeb, wish we could say the same)

    05/21/2016 5:42:22 PM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 56 replies
    MSN / The Hill ^ | May 21, 2016 | Paulin Firozi
    Jeb Bush said on Saturday he understands why supporters are backing Donald Trump, but was critical of the way Trump is "preying on people's angst rather than offering tangible solutions." Speaking at an event in Amsterdam hosted by the Nexus Institute, the former presidential candidate discussed the rise of Trump, and of Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders. "What I fear is that people, kind of looking down their nose, will say the people that are supporting Donald Trump are a bunch of idiots. They're not. They're legitimately scared. They're fearful. They're not as optimistic for legitimate reasons and there should be...