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  • Lincoln Project offers list of GOP senators who 'protect' Trump in new ad

    07/08/2020 8:15:01 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 43 replies
    The Hill ^ | 07 08 2020 | Marina Pitofsky
    The Lincoln Project, a Republican super PAC, in a new ad slammed some of President Trump’s top GOP allies in the Senate, accusing a slate of Republican lawmakers of “cowardice” and “betrayal.” The ad, released Wednesday, states, “Someday soon, the time of Trump will pass. This circus of incompetence, corruption and cruelty will end. When it does, the men and women in Trump’s Republican Party will come to you, telling you they can repair the damage he’s done. They’ll beg you to forgive their votes to exonerate Trump from his crimes, ask you to forgive their silence, their cowardice and...
  • Never Trumpers cross line with party operatives by targeting GOP senators: 'Taking it too far'

    06/29/2020 7:28:44 PM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 44 replies
    Fox News ^ | 6/29/2020 | Paul Steinhauser
    The "Never Trump" coalition of Republicans fighting to oust President Trump from the White House is making a risky play, just as the president's lackluster poll numbers are raising concerns on the right -- they're going after Republican senators too. The effort is being led by The Lincoln Project, a media-savvy outfit that spends most of its time hammering the incumbent president with scathing TV and digital ads. But along with targeting Trump, The Lincoln Project is now weighing in on the races of GOP senators facing tough reelections this year. ... The spot characterizes Daines – who’s facing a...
  • Sen. McSally proposes bill to pay Americans to take vacation

    06/23/2020 10:47:03 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 111 replies
    KTAR ^ | 06/23/2020
    PHOENIX – The federal government could give Americans $4,000 apiece to take a vacation if U.S. Sen. Martha McSally’s proposal takes off. McSally (R-Ariz.) introduced the bill, the American TRIP Act, on Monday, the day before President Donald Trump visits Yuma and Phoenix. The legislation is meant to act as an incentive to travel domestically. Couples would start at $8,000 in vacation tax credits and receive $500 for each child who is a dependent. Credits would apply for 2020, 2021 and 2022. “It will also encourage Americans to safely get out of their homes and discover or rediscover Arizona along...
  • An American Hero: Martha McSally

    06/13/2020 6:54:08 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 19 replies
    American Thinker.com ^ | June 13, 2020 | Elise Cooper
    Dare to Fly by Senator Martha McSally is a book about life’s lessons told through her own experiences. Even though unfathomable crimes have been committed against her, she has persevered emotionally and physically. The senator has not let her tragedies define who she is, but her triumphs. A graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy, Martha McSally served 26 years in the Air Force, retiring as full colonel. She is the first female fighter pilot to fly in combat and the first to command a fighter squadron in combat in United States history. She deployed six times to the...
  • ‘Political Bias’: Martha McSally Book Blocked from New York Times Bestseller List

    06/05/2020 10:43:29 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 5 replies
    Breitbart ^ | June 05 2020 | MATTHEW BOYLE
    The team of Sen. Martha McSally (R-AZ) is crying foul as the New York Times blocks her book from appearing on its bestseller list while the senator is up for re-election despite having sold more copies than other books on the list. McSally’s latest book Dare to Fly: Simple Lessons in Never Giving Up, sold, according to the publisher Harper Collins, 10,000 hardcover copies, 400 e-books, and 300 digital audiobooks. That is significantly more than the Times’ lowest-ranked book on its top 15 nonfiction bestsellers list, My Vanishing Country written by CNN contributor and Democrat Bakari Sellers and published by...
  • China Threatens GOP Lawmakers. Their Responses Are Perfect.

    05/15/2020 8:49:09 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 54 replies
    Townhall ^ | 05/15/2020 | Leah Barkoukis
    Republican-led efforts to hold China accountable for the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus are being watched closely by the communist regime. State-run media reported Thursday that Republican lawmakers will “face severe consequences” for speaking out against China, pursuing lawsuits, and pushing “anti-China” legislation. “Republicans who have been groundlessly accusing China and inflaming the 'holding China accountable' political farce will face severe consequences, sources said, noting that the aftermath will also impact the upcoming November elections, while business and trade between Missouri and China will be further soured,” the Global Times, a branch of the Communist Party of China's People's Daily,...
  • Mark Kelly widens lead over Sen. Martha McSally in Arizona poll

    04/17/2020 7:48:15 AM PDT · by C19fan · 97 replies
    KTAR ^ | April 15, 2020 | Marcia Hammond
    Over half of likely Arizona voters surveyed said they’d choose political newcomer Mark Kelly over current seatholder Sen. Martha McSally in their race, according to a poll released Wednesday. Kelly, a Democrat, led McSally 51%-42% in the OH Predictive Insights survey of 600, with 7% undecided. The cellphone-landline poll of 600 contacted April 7-8 had a margin of error of 4%.
  • Martha McSally says WHO boss should resign over China coronavirus ‘cover-up’

    04/03/2020 2:01:18 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 17 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 03 2020 | Dom Calicchio
    The World Health Organization has been “covering up” for China amid the coronavirus outbreak -- so its leader needs to go, a U.S. senator said Thursday. Sen. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., called on WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus to step down during an appearance on FOX Business' "Mornings with Maria." McSally told host Maria Bartiromo that under the leadership of Tedros, 55, an Ethiopian politician who has led the global health entity since 2017, WHO failed to adequately oversee China’s reporting of data related to the coronavirus outbreak, which as of early Friday had sickened more than 1 million people worldwide,...
  • McSally Threatens to Introduce Bill to Withhold Senators Pay “Until Americans are Put Before Politics”

    03/24/2020 3:08:57 PM PDT · by Steve1999 · 42 replies
    NT ^ | 03-23-20 | Paul Goldberg
    Amid deadlock, Senator Martha McSally threatened to introduce a bill withholding Senators pay “until Americans are put before politics” if the coronavirus relief package fails a second time. If the Senate can’t come together in a time of great need, no Senator should receive a paycheck—like millions of Americans. If the urgent COVID-19 relief package fails again, I’m introducing a bill immediately to withhold Senators’ pay until Americans are put before politics.
  • FREDO: Combat Vet McSally Is a ‘Punk,’ Should Lose Her Senate Race

    01/20/2020 9:43:54 AM PST · by rktman · 53 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 1/20/2020 | Nicholas Fondacaro
    As part of CNN’s day-long-pants-wetting resulting from Arizona Senator Martha McSally (R) calling out CNN correspondent Manu Raju as a “liberal hack,” CNN hosts Chris “Fredo” Cuomo (Cuomo Prime Time) and Don Lemon (CNN Tonight) railed against the Senator during the handoff between their shows on Thursday. Cuomo lashed out by describing McSally, the first female U.S. combat pilot, as a “punk” and later argued that her criticism of his colleague “should hurt her.” As he pivoted away from suggesting all Republican senators were liars, Cuomo started to target McSally. “That’s what’s so upsetting about McSally today. This is a...
  • Conservatives Love McSally’s Brutal Media Diss

    01/20/2020 2:27:52 AM PST · by Kaslin · 43 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 20, 2019 | Kurt Schlichter
    I had pretty much written off Martha McSally as a loser, a sure loss of the crucial Arizona Senate seat she got handed after flubbing a campaign to win the state’s other one, but it looks like I was wonderfully wrong. Somewhere along the line, McSally got woke, calling a liberal hack from CNN a “liberal hack” and inspiring a million Dem-loving media tears. It was glorious, and overdue. McSally laid out that simpering microphone jockey and showed that maybe she can take the fight to her gun-stealing, socialist-tolerating astronaut opponent and keep our seat. Fredocon cruise director Bill “Ahoy”...
  • Republican Sen. Martha McSally Calls CNN Reporter Manu Raju ‘A Liberal Hack’

    01/16/2020 12:09:42 PM PST · by bkopto · 38 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 1/16/2020 | William Davis
    Republican Arizona Sen. Martha McSally ripped into CNN Capitol Hill reporter Manu Raju on Thursday, calling him a “liberal hack” after he asked a question about President Donald Trump’s upcoming impeachment trial. “Sen. Martha McSally, a Republican facing a difficult election race, lashed out when I asked if she would consider new evidence as part of the Senate trial,” Raju, a University of Wisconsin graduate tweeted Thursday.
  • I’m not ready for a world where Arizona has two Democratic senators

    08/20/2019 10:45:35 AM PDT · by rktman · 69 replies
    hotair.com ^ | 8/20/2019 | Allahpundit
    Yeah, yeah, I know: “They had two Democratic senators when McCain and Flake were there.” Har dee har. The dirty little secret about Maverick and Flake is that they almost always voted with Trump and McConnell. There was one enormous exception to that rule, when McCain voted no on ObamaCare repeal, but on most legislative matters and judicial confirmations they were on the team. Kyrsten Sinema and Mark Kelly won’t be. And if you believe this new poll from OH Predictive Insights, those are the two people who’ll be representing Arizona in the Senate in 2021. Retired astronaut Mark Kelly...
  • 10 Republicans side with a foreign country over their fellow members of Congress

    08/18/2019 11:20:09 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 61 replies
    True Blue Media ^ | 16/8/19 | Oliver Willis
    At least 10 Republican members of Congress are supporting Israel's decision to block Reps. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) and Ilhan Omar (D-MN) from entering the country after Trump specifically requested it. On Thursday, Trump tweeted that it would be a sign of "great weakness" if Israel allowed the two congresswomen, who have been outspoken critics of Trump, to enter the country. Later that day, Israel officially blocked their entrance. "Israel’s denial of entry to Congresswomen Tlaib and Omar is a sign of weakness, and beneath the dignity of the great State of Israel," Speaker Nancy Pelosi said in a statement. Most...
  • Trump nominees meet fiercest opposition from Warren, Sanders, Gillibrand

    07/13/2019 1:20:59 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 21 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 13, 2019 | Reid Wilson
    The senators who are most likely to reject President Trump's nominees are the very ones who want to challenge him in 2020. The Hill's review of two-and-a-half years of vote totals shows Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) voted against more Trump nominees than any other senator. At the same time, Republicans voted virtually in lock step for Trump's nominees; the average GOP senator backed 99 percent of his picks, and the one who went rogue most often -- Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) -- still voted to confirm 93 percent of his nominees. Trump's picks...
  • McSally breaks with Trump, finds herself siding with her likely Democratic opponent (Mex tariff)

    06/01/2019 8:49:14 AM PDT · by rintintin · 110 replies
    Azfamily ^ | June 1 2019 | Channel 5
    Republican Sen. Martha McSally broke with President Donald Trump on Friday over his threat to hit all Mexican imports with steep tariffs. In doing so, McSally finds herself aligned with her potential Democratic challenger, Mark Kelly.
  • Dems Having Trouble Recruiting Quality Candidates for Senate in 2020

    04/06/2019 5:38:41 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 38 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 04/06/2019 | Rick Moran
    On paper, the Republican hold on the Senate in 2020 appears tenuous at best. With 34 seats being contested, Republicans must defend 22 while Democrats need to protect only 12. Currently, Republicans hold 53 seats while Democrats possess 45 with two independents caucusing with them. That means Democrats would have to win at least three seats to gain control. But two things are working against Democrats in their bid to control the Senate. First, only two Republican incumbents are considered to be in trouble: Colorado's Cory Gardner and Arizona's Martha McSally. Georgia's David Perdue's seat is shaky, as is the...
  • McSally spoke with Trump, said McCain deserved respect

    03/21/2019 5:41:45 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 110 replies
    The Hill ^ | March 21, 2019
    LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. — Sen. Martha McSally (R-Ariz.) spoke with President Trump about the late Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) on Wednesday, after days of unprecedented attacks by a sitting president on a dead war hero. McSally, addressing reporters after a meeting with base commanders here Thursday, expanded on a tweet she sent Wednesday in which she called McCain a hero. The tweet did not mention Trump, and in her remarks Thursday she again refrained from criticizing the president. "I made it clear, I love John McCain. John McCain is an American hero. This state reveres John McCain, and...
  • Sen. McSally, ex-Air Force pilot, says officer raped her

    03/06/2019 12:16:23 PM PST · by SMGFan · 136 replies
    MSN /AP ^ | March 6, 2019
    Sen. Martha McSally, the first female fighter pilot to fly in combat, said Wednesday that she was raped in the Air Force by a superior officer. The Arizona Republican, a 26-year military veteran, made the disclosure at a Senate hearing on the armed services' efforts to prevent sexual assaults and improve the response when they occur. McSally said she did not report being sexually assaulted because she did not trust the system, and she said she was ashamed and confused. McSally did not name the officer who she says raped her. "I stayed silent for many years, but later in...
  • McConnell and the Iron Triangle vs. Trump and the Voters

    02/03/2019 8:45:30 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 11 replies
    American Greatness ^ | February 2nd, 2019 | Joseph Duggan
    The struggle between Trump and the woefully large number of pre-Trump Republicans in the Senate is not really about the true constitutional separation of powers. McConnell and crew are not standing up for the rightful power of the legislative branch as the Framers intended; they are shilling for the Iron Triangle. Freshmen senators seem to find out early how to win the good graces of the liberal media and the permanent bureaucracy. Barely four weeks into their tenure, every new GOP senator—Marsha Blackburn (Tenn.), Mike Braun (Ind.), Kevin Cramer (N.D.), Josh Hawley (Mo.), Martha McSally (Ariz.), Rick Scott (Fla.), and...