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  • Biggs, Massie call on Trump to remove troops from Afghanistan

    07/08/2020 11:21:37 AM PDT · by RandFan · 29 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 8 | BY JULIEGRACE BRUFKE
    Two House conservatives are calling on President Trump to “immediately withdraw" all troops from Afghanistan and Iraq, arguing the country needs to stop engaging in “endless wars.” In a letter sent to President Trump on Tuesday, House Freedom Caucus Chairman Andy Biggs (R-Ariz.) and Thomas Massie (R-Ky.) said keeping a military presence in the region could mean a loss of power for the U.S. “Throughout your entire presidency, you have worked tirelessly to Make America Great Again. We are confident you will repeat this feat again after this pandemic. However, the United States will not remain a great power for...
  • Thomas Massie on D.C. statehood: 'This bill is a farcical exercise in legislative virtue signaling'

    06/27/2020 8:28:59 PM PDT · by RandFan · 29 replies
    Twitter ^ | June 27 | Rep. Thomas Massie
    Rep. Thomas Massie makes remarks to Congress regarding the D.C. statehood Bill.. 'This is crazy!'Click excerpt link for Video!
  • Thomas Massie unloads on Liz Cheney for backing failed primary opponent

    06/27/2020 5:38:52 AM PDT · by RandFan · 32 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | June 26 | Kerry Picket
    Rep. Thomas Massie isn't in a forgive-and-forget kind of mood. The libertarian-leaning House member on Tuesday crushed his Republican primary opponent 88%-12% in the northern Kentucky district he's represented since 2013. That despite several high-profile House Republicans initially backing, and sending campaign contributions to, his primary opponent. House Republican Conference Chairwoman Liz Cheney of Wyoming in the spring criticized Massie over delaying tactics on passage of a coronavirus economic relief bill. The proposal became law, but not before Massie used parliamentary tactics to force lawmakers to return to Washington as the pandemic worsened. The feud was an extension of tensions...
  • Massie: Rand Paul deserves the Nobel Peace Prize for stopping John Bolton becoming Secretary of State

    06/23/2020 10:28:51 PM PDT · by RandFan · 20 replies
    Twitter ^ | June 22 | Thomas Massie
    @RepThomasMassieIf, as John Bolton supposedly implies in his book, @RandPaul convinced @realDonaldTrump not to make John Bolton his Secretary of State, then Rand Paul deserves the Nobel Peace Prize! (and a thank you from POTUS) -- Can't link to article on here so click through via twitter...
  • Thomas Massie Wins GOP Primary -- 88%!

    06/23/2020 6:23:57 PM PDT · by RandFan · 28 replies
    NYT ^ | June 23 | Massie
    Fourth Congressional District Republican PrimaryRace has become a central line of attack in this bitter and expensive contest. Todd McMurtry has pointed to photos of Confederate flags outside Thomas Massie’s house in 2006. Mr. Massie says that’s nothing compared to his challenger’s tweets that included racist tropes. Updated 3m ago 71% reporting Candidate Votes Pct Thomas Massie* 14,462 88.2%Todd McMurtry 1,943 11.8 16,405 votes, 386 of 542 precincts reporting * Incumbent
  • Jim Jordan has endorsed Thomas Massie for Congress

    06/22/2020 4:22:47 PM PDT · by RandFan · 9 replies
    Twitter ^ | June 22nd | Massie
    See excerpt link... Primary day (Election) in Kentucky TOMORROW!
  • In a Bitter Kentucky GOP Primary, Candidates Trade Charges of Racism

    06/22/2020 4:27:45 AM PDT · by RandFan · 38 replies
    NYT ^ | June 12th | Catie Edmondson
    ... As Representative Thomas Massie fights to hold off a Republican opponent and defend his seat in a deeply conservative and overwhelmingly white district in northeastern Kentucky, race has become a central line of attack in the increasingly bitter contest, with both candidates accusing each other of bigoted views. Mr. Massie was the first to broach the subject in April, when he shared a series of Twitter posts and articles that contained racist and anti-immigrant tropes written by his challenger, Todd McMurtry. After The New York Times reported on the material, Republican leaders who had backed Mr. McMurtry renounced him....
  • VIDEO: Thomas Massie Discusses Final Leg of Campaign

    06/21/2020 7:17:23 PM PDT · by RandFan · 12 replies
    Spectrum News ^ | June 20th | BY MICHON LINDSTROM
    Rep. Thomas Massie discusses: His impending primary campaign (Tuesday!). His effectiveness as a Congressman. His relationship with President Trump. The PRIME Act. His position against COVID-19/unemployment insurance. Why he won't condemn people for displaying the Confederate flag. Why he he thinks No-knock raids should be abolished. His problem with upcoming Federal police reform. Click excerpt link....
  • Thomas Massie Calls Out Andrew Cuomo For Demanding a Bailout

    05/17/2020 8:49:43 AM PDT · by RandFan · 10 replies
    YouTube ^ | 15th May 2020 | Wilkow
    Rep. Thomas Massie of Kentucky's 4th District calls out Gov. Andrew Cuomo for demanding that Kentucky bail out New York. No Blue State Bailouts!Click excerpt link to Watch...
  • Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) on $3 trillion House coronavirus relief Bill

    05/15/2020 9:59:20 AM PDT · by RandFan · 8 replies
    Twitter ^ | 15th May 2020 | Jennifer Franco
    "Pelosi's making us come back to vote on a pretend bill that's dead on arrival in the Senate...I think we should attack the virus, not the taxpayer." Click excerpt link for Video!
  • Thomas Massie: America’s Meat Monopoly

    05/13/2020 9:30:54 AM PDT · by RandFan · 25 replies
    YouTube ^ | 13 May 2020 | Thomas Massie
    Rep. Thomas Massie and Lunatic Farmer Joel Salatin talk about how regulations have created a system that allows just four companies to handle all the meat processing in the US. If you want to buy some fresh meat from a local farmer, that’s illegal, not for reasons of safety, but to protect the interests of these giant corporations. Click excerpt link to Watch!
  • ACTION: Rep. Massie wants you to call your Rep before there's no FOOD!

    04/29/2020 1:08:34 PM PDT · by RandFan · 62 replies
    Twitter ^ | 29 April | Rep. Thomas Massie
    @RepThomasMassie Big multinational meat processors are shutting down, animals are being wasted, and shortages are coming. Our bill, the PRIME Act, stands for: P-rocessor R-evival I-ntrastate M-eat E-xemption It would help with this problem now by empowering small US processors. Call your rep.
  • Todd McMurtry Challenges Thomas Massie in Kentucky

    04/03/2020 5:57:48 AM PDT · by JayGalt · 31 replies
    American Thinker ^ | April 3, 2020 | Elise Cooper
    Todd McMurtry Challenges Thomas Massie in Kentucky By Elise Cooper Todd McMurtry is running in Kentucky's Fourth Congressional District Republican primary against Thomas Massie, the essence of the swamp. Todd has been a practicing attorney for twenty-eight years. Last year he was voted one of the top fifty attorneys out of a pool of 20,000 by licensed members of the bar. People might know him from one of his most recent cases: defending Nick Sandmann, the Covington Catholic High School student, against CNN. The initial video released made it appear that the students had triggered the incident, which led to...
  • This Is How Long Thomas Massie's Challenge to the Wuhan Coronavirus Relief Bill Lasted

    03/28/2020 9:07:24 AM PDT · by rktman · 85 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 3/27/2020 | Matt Vespa
    Well, Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) is probably the most hated man in Washington D.C. right now. He threatened to derail passage of the Wuhan coronavirus relief bill that sailed through the Senate on a 96-0 vote. It’s a $2 trillion package that admittedly has some bad stuff in it, but American businesses and workers need relief as the nation fights this Wuhan coronavirus outbreak that’s infected over 85,000 people and killed at least 1,200. States have adopted severe measures to stop the spread, instituting bans of mass gatherings of more than 10 people, closing non-essential businesses for a least a...
  • The Fake Outrage at Rep. Thomas Massie is Outrageous

    03/28/2020 6:06:50 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 86 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 28, 2020 | Brian Darling
    During the debate on the $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill, one of the most consequential pieces of legislation in contemporary history, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) did something appalling. With the agreement of both Republicans and Democrats in House leadership, the Speaker blocked a recorded vote on the bill. It is an old leadership trick to protect members from controversial votes by not forcing them to take a position. In retrospect, this is going to be one of the most important votes the sitting members of Congress will ever take, yet they came up with excuses not to...
  • Donald Trump: Throw Thomas Massie out of Republican Party

    03/27/2020 7:25:45 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 211 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 27 Mar 2020 | CHARLIE SPIERING
    President Donald Trump berated Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) on Friday, demanding the Republicans throw him out of the party for obstructing the massive coronavirus rescue package. “WIN BACK HOUSE, but throw Massie out of Republican Party!” Trump wrote on Twitter. …& costly. Workers & small businesses need money now in order to survive. Virus wasn’t their fault. It is “HELL” dealing with the Dems, had to give up some stupid things in order to get the “big picture” done. 90% GREAT! WIN BACK HOUSE, but throw Massie out of Republican Party! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 27, 2020 The...
  • Trump: “Throw Massie out of the Republican Party,” as House to pass coronavirus relief — and pass around the virus, too?

    03/27/2020 8:54:40 AM PDT · by yardboyd · 74 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 3/27/2002 | Ed Morissey
    House members will pass the coronavirus relief bill at some point today. The big question is what else they may pass around on the way back to hold a voice vote. Representatives are traveling quickly back to the capitol after Rep. Thomas Massie made it clear that he would force a voice vote on the CARES Act, and his colleagues are less than pleased to take a break from their social distancing: Massie’s unpopularity stretches to the other end of Pennsylvania Avenue, too. Trump urged House Republicans to expel Massie from their caucus this morning on Twitter: Thanks to...
  • House Starts Debate on Virus Bill as Trump Calls for Throwing Representative Out of GOP

    03/27/2020 8:30:47 AM PDT · by Liberty7732 · 46 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | 03-27-2020
    The House of Representatives on Friday started debating the CCP virus relief package the Senate passed earlier in the week as President Donald Trump called for ejecting a GOP representative who is considering blocking a vote on the legislation. .@RepThomasMassie is one of the most principled men in Congress & loves his country. He is defending the Constitution today by requiring a quorum. There’s nothing 3rd rate about that, @realDonaldTrump. I may miss vote if he forces roll call (flights) but it will pass. Back off. https://t.co/ms8TM3rJp8 Representatives entered the House chamber to begin up to three hours of debate...
  • Trump: “Throw Rep. Massie Out Of The Republican Party,” As House To Pass Coronavirus Relief — And Pass Around The Virus, Too?

    03/27/2020 8:40:39 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 53 replies
    Hotair ^ | 03/27/2020 | Ed Morrissey
    House members will pass the coronavirus relief bill at some point today. The big question is what else they may pass around on the way back to hold a voice vote. Representatives are traveling quickly back to the capitol after Rep. Thomas Massie made it clear that he would force a voice vote on the CARES Act, and his colleagues are less than pleased to take a break from their social distancing: Several members on a conference call expressed concerns about traveling amid the coronavirus pandemic, noting they have health issues or live with someone with health concerns. Pelosi...
  • Coronavirus Bill Vs Massie KY

    03/27/2020 7:08:27 AM PDT · by LowNslow · 26 replies
    Media and Congress have bowels in up roar over Republican Rep Massie may force members of congress to return to Washington for a vote on the Coronavirus bill. The Garbage men are still doing they jobs, young teens are working the Grocery checkout for less than $15.00 an hour. But Congress earning $178,000 a year is afraid of the big bad virus to do their constitutional job to show up and vote. Constitution requires a quorum for members to pass a bill, not 2 or 3 people yelling Yah then claiming the bill passed by a quorum majority. Do your...