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  • Sarah Longwell: Trump’s Plans Terrifying, ‘People Are Right to Be Afraid’ of Second Term

    04/30/2024 7:09:25 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 66 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/30/2024 | Pam Key
    Founder of Republican Voters Against Trump Sarah Longwell said Tuesday on CNN’s “The Lead” that former president Donald Trump’s plans for a second term were “terrifying.” Host Jake Tapper said, “What struck you most about the Time magazine interview?” Longwell said, “Just how much Donald Trump talked about what he wanted to do going forward. I got to tell you this piece was it is terrifying, but also so important that everybody go read it because there has been so little attention paid to what Donald Trump says. He’s going to do in his next time, there’s a lot of...
  • GOP Establishment’s Days Are Numbered

    04/28/2024 10:20:43 AM PDT · by airdalecheif · 15 replies
    Daily Signal ^ | April 28, 2024 | by Kevin Roberts, Daily Signal
    On April 20, House Republican leadership facilitated passage of a foreign-aid package that sends roughly $60 billion to Ukraine, $26 billion to Israel and Gaza, $8 billion to Taiwan, and exactly zero dollars to the southern border. The bill has since passed the Democrat-led Senate and was signed by President Joe Biden.
  • Bannon’s daily warning: ‘R’s’ are not your friend and they fully support the conspiracy against Trump…

    04/26/2024 4:18:58 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 50 replies
    Revolver News ^ | 26 April 2024 | Revolver
    It’s time to face the music: the GOP is pretty much useless. Well, let’s rephrase that—it’s useless to us but incredibly valuable to the Democrats, who pull all the strings and call all the shots. Yet, some of us are still clinging to this idea of a magical “two-party” system in the United States. We’ve been conditioned to believe that even a RINO is somehow better than a Democrat. But let’s be real: that’s just playing into the Democrats’ hands. They want us to think that way because it keeps their well-orchestrated “two-party” charade alive and kicking. The truth is,...
  • Biden Backs Mike Johnson’s Ukraine Aid Plan, Urges Democrats to Get on Board and Says he Will Sign Into Law “Immediately” – Rep. Thomas Massie: “Johnson’s Plan is Biden’s Plan”

    04/17/2024 5:46:24 PM PDT · by bimboeruption · 61 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 4-17-24 | Jordan Conradson
    Joe Biden, Democrats, House Speaker Mike Johnson, and the RINOs are colluding on an aid package for Ukraine, which may upset plans by some Republican lawmakers to remove Johnson from the Speaker’s chair. The $95 billion package provides an additional “$60.84 billion to address the conflict in Ukraine and assist our regional partners as they counter Russia, $23.2 billion of which will be used for replenishment of U.S. weapons, stocks, and facilities.” It also provides aid to both Israel and, reportedly, Palestine. “I will sign this into law immediately to send a message to the world,” said Joe Biden in...
  • Two Republicans Help Democrats Block Protections for Girls’ Sports in Nebraska

    04/09/2024 2:22:11 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 23 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/09/2024 | ALANA MASTRANGELO
    Two Republicans joined Democrats in blocking legislation that would have stopped transgender athletes from competing in girls’ sports in K-12 schools in Nebraska. A bill that would stop student athletes from participating on sports teams for the opposite sex, as well as using locker rooms and bathrooms for the opposite sex, was blocked by a filibuster on Friday in Nebraska, according to a report by Nebraska Public Media. After four hours of debate, 31 state senators voted for the legislation (LB575), but the bill needed 33 votes in order to end the filibuster.
  • Rove: Trump Jan. 6 pardons pledge a ‘critical’ mistake

    04/04/2024 7:35:03 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 119 replies
    The Hill ^ | 04.04.2024 | MIRANDA NAZZARO
    Republican strategist Karl Rove urged Democrats to “go hard” at former President Trump’s rhetoric surrounding the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol, calling the former president’s pledge to free imprisoned rioters a “critical mistake.” “If they were smart, they’d take the January 6 and go hard at it. And they would say, ‘He wants to pardon these people who attacked our Capitol,'” Rove said told MSNBC’s Ari Melber. “One of the critical mistakes made in this campaign is that Donald Trump has now said ‘I’m going to pardon those people because they’re hostages,'” Rove said in the interview, which...
  • Explosive CNN Report Tracks GOP’s Civil War As Colleagues Work to Oust Each Other: ‘Wearing Our Jersey, But Not On The Team’

    04/01/2024 8:32:57 AM PDT · by Miami Rebel · 14 replies
    Mediaite ^ | April 1, 2024 | Alex Griffing
    CNN’s Manu Raju reported over the weekend from Appomattox, Virginia on the effort inside the House GOP to oust one of its own, Rep. Bob Good (R-VA), who is the chairman of the House Freedom Caucus. Raju both aired his report on CNN’s Inside Politics Sunday and published an article on CNN.com detailing the various House Republicans openly campaigning in support of Good’s GOP primary opponent, state Sen. John McGuire. Raju noted that campaigning openly against a House colleague is “a tactic long viewed as a serious breach of protocol but one that underscores the bad blood within the House...
  • Mike Pence stars in new anti-Trump GOP ad campaign

    03/30/2024 11:12:57 AM PDT · by Dr. Sivana · 78 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | March 22, 2024 | Mabinty Quarshie
    The advocacy group Republican Voters Against Trump announced a new six-figure campaign highlighting former Vice President Mike Pence‘s refusal to endorse former President Donald Trump in his 2024 campaign. The 15-second digital ad is set to run in five battleground states: Arizona, Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin, while the billboard campaign will be featured in Phoenix, Atlanta, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Michigan, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and Milwaukee. “This is someone who worked with Donald Trump all four years of his presidency. He saw Donald Trump up close and personal every single day,” said John Conway, the group’s director of strategy, in an...
  • XCLUSIVE: The RINO Plan To Ban Trump From The 2024 Ballot Is Underway

    03/25/2024 10:05:14 AM PDT · by silent majority rising · 55 replies
    Slingshot.news ^ | March 25, 2024 | Troy Smith
    Republican Representative Mike Gallagher, who represents the 8th Congressional district of Wisconsin, announced earlier this year that he would be retiring from the House of Representatives after serving his current term in Office. On February 10th, 2024, Gallagher made the public announcement that he would not seek re-election to his position in 2024, further diminishing the slim majority Republicans currently hold in the House of Representatives. Gallagher joins the ranks of 14 other House Republicans who have also announced that they will not seek re-election heading into 2024. That list includes, Debbie Lesko (AZ-8) Kay Granger (TX-12) Brad Wenstrup (OH-2)...
  • Republican Rep. Mike Gallagher will resign early, leaving House majority hanging by a thread

    03/22/2024 11:50:16 AM PDT · by CFW · 117 replies
    NBC news ^ | 3/22/24 | Jonathan Allen and Scott Wong
    WASHINGTON — Rep. Mike Gallagher, R-Wis., who announced last month he would not run for re-election, will resign from Congress early, he confirmed in a statement Friday. Gallagher’s departure before the end of his term in January is another blow to Speaker Mike Johnson, R-La., and House Republicans, who have been struggling to govern and demonstrate stability this Congress. Two sources familiar with the matter told NBC News of Gallagher's plan to resign early on Friday. The Wisconsin Republican then released a statement announcing that he will depart on April 19. The speaker's office confirmed that Gallagher informed Johnson of...
  • Outgoing GOP Rep. Buck: Biden Impeachment Inquiry a ‘Sideshow’ — We Need to to ‘Move On’

    03/21/2024 6:54:49 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 39 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/21/2024 | Pam Key
    Outgoing Rep. Ken Buck (R-CO) said Thursday on CNN’s “OutFront” that the Republican-led House impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden’s possible involvement with his son Hunter’s business deals was a “sideshow” that needed to end. Buck said, “I think the investigation is warranted in terms of looking at what Hunter Biden did. I think that we may want to look at laws that restrict the family members of the president and vice president in terms of outside of influences.”
  • Republican group planning $50M campaign to block Trump from reelection

    03/13/2024 1:43:35 AM PDT · by Sam77 · 46 replies
    The Hill ^ | 12 March 2024 | FILIP TIMOTIJA
    An anti-Trump Republican group is planning to spend $50 million in a campaign to stop the former president from winning a second term in the White House. Republican Voters Against Trump plans to share testimonial videos of Trump’s past backers who will share why they won’t be supporting the former president come November. The campaign is orchestrated by Sarah Longwell, a Republican strategist who has long been critical of Trump. The plan is to target “moderate Republican” and Republican-leaning voters in swing states with videos. The group had a similar strategy in 2020, when they shared more than 1,000 testimonials...
  • Never Trumpers Launch $50M Campaign

    03/12/2024 6:52:23 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 42 replies
    Newser ^ | 3/12/24 | Rob Quinn
    Sarah Longwell, founder of Republican Voters Against Trump, believes anti-Donald Trump Republicans helped to swing the 2020 election—and can help keep him out of the White House in this year's vote. On Tuesday, the group launched a $50 million ad campaign featuring testimonials from former Trump supporters, the Hill reports. The testimonials, which can be seen on the group's website, will air on multiple platforms in battleground states including Arizona, Georgia, Michigan, Nevada, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin.
  • Draft RNC resolution would slow the party’s embrace of Trump as the nominee

    02/24/2024 3:11:29 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 102 replies
    NBC News | Comcast ^ | February 24, 2024 | By Vaughn Hillyard and Nnamdi Egwuonwu
    COLUMBIA, S.C. — A prominent Republican National Committee member is proposing two resolutions that would put some distance between the national party and former President Donald Trump — at least for a little bit longer. The first resolution from Henry Barbour — a longtime member from Mississippi — would prohibit the national party from coordinating with Trump or fundraising with his campaign until he wins enough delegates to be the party’s presumptive nominee. The draft resolution, in part, states: “The Republican National Committee and its leadership will stay neutral throughout the Presidential primary and not take on additional staff from...
  • Opinion: The Supreme Court’s Trump ruling could be the beginning of the end for our democracy

    02/05/2024 2:48:08 PM PST · by libstripper · 59 replies
    The Hill ^ | Feb. 5, 2024 | William S. Becker
    The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments this week on whether states can keep Donald Trump from appearing on primary election ballots for president based on the U.S. Constitution’s insurrection clause. More seriously, it could decide that Trump is ineligible to be president again even if he wins the November election. We should hope for two outcomes: First, that the court does not use technicalities and procedural issues to evade a clear decision; and second, that it allows common sense and the fate of democracy to loom large in its decision. The case before the court is an appeal...
  • Ron DeSantis' Supporters Send a Warning to Donald Trump

    01/22/2024 12:01:06 PM PST · by backpacker_c · 105 replies
    newsweek ^ | Jan 22, 2024 | Katherine Fung
    Supporters of Florida Governor Ron DeSantis' now suspended campaign are sending a warning to Donald Trump, threatening to withhold their votes from him should he win the GOP nomination this summer. A number of DeSantis backers expressed their frustrations with Trump supporters, whom they tangled with during the nomination race, and signaled that they could be holding a grudge that has the potential to cost the GOP the general election. Another pro-DeSantis account, @KaladinFree, warned Trump supporters that their candidate of choice "can't afford to lose ANY" DeSantis fans. It said that if Trump lost the 2020 election, presumably with...
  • Nikki Haley And The NH Governor Calling For Democrats To Vote In The Republican Primary

    12/13/2023 12:57:29 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 48 replies
    X (formerly Twitter) ^ | 12/13/23 | Johnny MAGA
    Nikki Haley and the NH Governor calling for Democrats to vote in the Republican primary This was the plan all along https://twitter.com/_johnnymaga/status/1734951603679969756
  • Today's Libertarians are Super Annoying

    10/26/2023 6:03:24 PM PDT · by Stepan12 · 30 replies
    Town Hall ^ | October 26, 2023 | Kurt Schlichter
    Libertarians are victims of their own success, and the rest of us are victims of the few remaining libertarians, who – like CrossFitters, militant atheists, and vegans – can’t seem to shut up about their obsession. The fact is that conservatism has absorbed most of libertarianism, at least the useful parts of it. I don’t have much use for a conservative who has no libertarian tendencies, but I’ve got no use at all for the self-identified libertarians we see all too often today. They are a bunch of rigid scolds with zero conception of how the world works but no...
  • The GOP Is at War With Its Base

    10/23/2023 12:12:09 PM PDT · by xzins · 107 replies
    Townhall ^ | Oct 23, 2023 | Jeff Crouere
    For many years, the leadership of the Republican Party has been at war with the grassroots activists who work tirelessly on its behalf. This division has been apparent ever since Donald Trump descended the escalator in 2015 and announced his presidential campaign. Advertisement The party establishment worked overtime to deny the nomination to Trump, yet the Republican voters overwhelmingly supported him. The resentment toward Trump and his supporters continued during his presidency and still exists today. Sadly, there is little chance this divide will be bridged any time soon. The latest example occurred last week as congressional Republicans were attempting...
  • CNN SOURCES: A senior House GOP member says he has spoken to 20 members ready to vote against Jordan and block him on the floor

    10/15/2023 2:58:21 PM PDT · by RandFan · 146 replies
    CNN ^ | Oct 14 | Manu Raju
    @mkraju New — A senior House GOP member told me he has spoken to 20 members ready to vote against Jordan and block him on the floor. Jordan has had positive conversations and pushing for TUESDAY vote, another source saysGOP meeting Monday. “We can’t reward this behavior,” member says