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  • More than half of House GOP conference sign petition to oust Liz Cheney

    01/19/2021 3:27:38 PM PST · by Presbyterian Reporter · 112 replies
    the hill ^ | 1/19/2021 | uliegrace Brufke
    House conservatives have garnered more than 115 signatures for their petition aimed at ousting House GOP Conference Chair Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) from her leadership position in the wake of voting in favor of impeaching President Trump for inciting a riot at the Capitol on Jan. 6, a senior GOP aide told The Hill on Tuesday. Liz Cheney wearing a suit and tie talking on a cell phone: More than half of House GOP conference sign petition to oust Liz Cheney© Greg Nash More than half of House GOP conference sign petition to oust Liz Cheney The petition - led by...
  • US takes back its assertion that Capitol rioters wanted to 'capture and assassinate' officials

    01/15/2021 5:07:24 PM PST · by Ennis85 · 25 replies
    CNN ^ | January 16th 2021 | Katelyn Polantz
    ustice Department prosecutors have formally walked back their assertion in a court filing that said Capitol rioters sought to "capture and assassinate elected officials." A federal prosecutor in Arizona asked a magistrate judge in a hearing on Friday to strike the line in a recent court filing about defendant Jacob Anthony Chansley, a man who is alleged to have led some in the crowd in the first wave into the Capitol with a bullhorn while carrying a spear and wearing a fur headdress. The entire line the prosecutors want to omit from their court filing is: "Strong evidence, including Chansley's...
  • Arizona Republicans figure prominently in election turmoil

    01/15/2021 4:17:16 PM PST · by hsmomx3 · 6 replies
    AZFamily ^ | 01/14/21 | Jonathon J. Cooper
    PHOENIX (AP) - Several Arizona lawmakers figure prominently in the controversy over the Republican effort to overturn President Donald Trump’s election loss and the ensuing chaos after a mob stormed the Capitol.
  • Arizona GOP to Vote on Resolutions to Censure Cindy McCain, Jeff Flake, and Gov. Ducey

    01/14/2021 11:02:40 AM PST · by knighthawk · 27 replies
    Breitbart ^ | January 14 2021 | MICHAEL PATRICK LEAHY
    The Arizona Republican Party will vote on resolutions to censure Cindy McCain, former Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ), and Gov. Doug Ducey, a Republican, when it meets on January 23. McCain, the widow of the late Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), endorsed President-elect Joe Biden over President Donald Trump in the 2020 election. On Tuesday, Arizona Central reported the text of the draft resolution to censure and “dissolve any connections” between the Republican Party and McCain:
  • GOP in Arizona’s largest county votes to censure Cindy McCain

    01/09/2021 9:47:51 PM PST · by McGruff · 16 replies
    Just the News ^ | January 9, 2021 | John Solomon
    The Republican Party in Arizona’s largest county voted Saturday to censure the widow of the late Sen. John McCain after she endorsed Democrat Joe Biden. The state GOP is planning a similar vote later this month. The Maricopa County GOP’s censure resolution called Cindy McCain a "troubled individual, with a past riddled with drug abuse and illegalities associated with such behavior." The measure also accused Cindy McCain of supporting "leftist causes" including gay marriage, larger government and "others that run counter to Republican values." Cindy McCain has acknowledged suffering a three-year addiction to pain medicine from 1989 to 1992 and...
  • Maricopa County Republicans censure Cindy McCain

    01/09/2021 5:11:10 PM PST · by hsmomx3 · 26 replies
    ABC15 ^ | 01/09/21 | abc15.com staff
    The Maricopa County Republican Party has voted to censure Cindy McCain.
  • Horned Arizona rioter who stormed U.S. Capitol in custody, charged in federal court

    01/09/2021 10:06:14 AM PST · by Coronal · 131 replies
    12 News KPNX ^ | January 9, 2021
    ARIZONA, USA — The Arizona man who was pictured wearing horns and face paint during the storming of the U.S. Capitol has been arrested, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney's Office. Jacob Anthony Chansley, also known as Jake Angeli, has been charged in federal court for his involvement in the riots and is in federal custody. The press release said Chansley and two others are now being prosecuted by the attorney's office and investigated by the FBI’s Washington Field Office and the United States Capitol Police. Chansley, a resident of Phoenix, was charged with knowingly entering or...
  • Yuma Sector’s more than 107 miles of new border wall complete

    01/08/2021 6:05:26 AM PST · by BeauBo · 21 replies
    U.S. Customs and Border Protection ^ | 5 Jan 2021 | U.S. Customs and Border Protection
    The hubbub of semi-trucks, bulldozers, excavators and the like hauling, trenching and moving their way across the southwest border came to an end last month as the last panel of the more than 107-mile wall that spans Yuma Sector’s area of operation was erected. Final Panel The last panel of the Yuma Sector's more than 107-mile area-of-operations ​​​​​​was installed recently. Although there are still some remaining security measures to be put in place, such as adding gates, lighting, cameras and a ground detection system, the last panel of fencing was placed on December 21, putting an end to a year-and-a-half-long...
  • Senate Rejects Objection to Arizona Electoral Votes 6-93

    01/06/2021 11:17:23 PM PST · by knighthawk · 12 replies
    Breitbart ^ | January 06 2021 | CHARLIE SPIERING
    The Senate overwhelmingly rejected an objection to Arizona’s electoral votes with a final vote of 6-93. Those who voted to object to the state’s electoral votes included Sens. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Josh Hawley (R-MO), John Kennedy (R-LA), Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS). and Sen. Roger Marshall (R-KS). The objection proceedings that began earlier today were disrupted after President Donald Trump’s supporters overwhelmed Capitol Police to protest the election, storming the Capitol Hill building.
  • JIM JORDAN Blasts Democrats: “Four years and forty million dollars on the Russian hoax, but we can’t look into an election that 60 million Americans think was stolen!?”[Video]

    01/06/2021 6:26:47 AM PST · by george76 · 26 replies
    100% Fed Up ^ | Jan 5, 2021
    Staunch Trump ally, Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH), put his name on the list of objectors to the electors from 6 contested states early in the process. Today, Jordan stood in front of fellow members of Congress and asked, “For nine weeks, Democrats have been afraid to have a real debate on election integrity. Why?” Jordan also reminded them that “60 million Americans think the [November] election was stolen.” He continued, “Four years and forty million dollars on the Russian hoax, but we can’t look into an election that 60 million Americans think was stolen!?” Jordan explained that they’ve asked multiple...
  • Sen. Hawley challenges Sen. Toomey to a debate on the Senate floor

    01/02/2021 9:01:19 PM PST · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 95 replies
    ELECTION WIZ ^ | 02 JANUARY 2021 | ELECTION WIZ
    January 2, 2020 Sen. Josh Hawley (MO-R) fired back after Sen. Pat Toomey (PA-R) and others raise concerns about his plans — along with at least 11 other GOP senators — to object to the electoral vote count when a joint session of Congress meets Jan. 6, per email sent to Senate GOP Conference tonight. Hawley told Toomey that instead of debating the issue by press release, Toomey should perhaps debate him on the Senate floor. Read full statement:
  • Sen. Josh Hawley will object to Electoral College results on Jan. 6

    12/30/2020 8:21:11 AM PST · by Meatspace · 73 replies
    New York Posr ^ | 12/30/20
    Republican Sen. Josh Hawley of Missouri said Wednesday he will object on Jan. 6 to certification of the Electoral College’s selection of President-elect Joe Biden.
  • LS: “1) Just finished a discussion with a pro-Trump congressional source on procedures. Very high....

    12/30/2020 8:24:18 PM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyColonel · 435 replies
    Twitter ^ | 30 Dec 2020 | Larry Schweikart
    Larry Schweikart: 1) Just finished a discussion with a pro-Trump congressional source on procedures. Very high. 2) On Jan. 6, all that is needed is 1 senator (Hawley) and 1 Congressman (Brooks) to bring an objection to an elector slate (almost certainly AZ, since that will be the first contested. 3) The rules are made by the previous congress; the laws already in place bind the procedures. 4) Pence has no authority on his own to accept or reject any slate. According to source, he will turn to the Parliamentarian for a ruling on how to proceed.
  • ARIZONA: Maricopa County Treasurer Resigns, Says He Supports Recall Effort Against Board

    01/02/2021 8:09:32 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 4 replies
    Election Wiz ^ | 01/02/2021
    PHOENIX — Citing a “toxic” political environment and other issues, Maricopa County’s outgoing treasurer said that Thursday will be his last day in office even though his successor won’t be sworn in until the second week of January.Outgoing Maricopa County Treasurer Royce Flora announced his resignation on Wednesday. In his resignation, Flora also announced his intention to assist with the recall of Supervisors Clint Hickman, Bill Gates, Jack Sellers, and Steve Gallardo.“It has also come to my attention that the incoming Treasurer cannot be legally sworn in until January 11, 2021 and therefore according to the Arizona Constitution, my term...
  • Police claim Arizona mother beat her children for going maskless after contracting COVID-19

    01/01/2021 1:55:40 PM PST · by Diana in Wisconsin · 9 replies
    American Wire ^ | January 1, 2021 | Terresa Monroe-Hamilton
    A Wickenburg, Arizona mom is in very hot water after allegedly beating her kids and stepchildren because they went maskless after testing positive for the novel coronavirus, officials said. Sarah Michelle Boone, 32, has a previous record for domestic abuse. She was charged with disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, and three counts each of child abuse and assault, court charging documents obtained Thursday by The Associated Press show. Wickenburg police responded on Saturday, Dec. 26 around 7 p.m. to the woman’s house last weekend after a complaint was called in. She allegedly kicked a boy while he was on the floor,...
  • BREAKING: Arizona Attorney General Joins Election Lawsuit Against Maricopa County

    12/30/2020 6:20:57 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies
    Election Wiz ^ | 12/30/2020
    PHONEIX — The Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has filed a brief in support of Arizona legislature in the battle over whether the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors must comply with election-related subpoenas.Earlier this month, the Maricopa Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 today defy the state lawmakers and resist complying with legislative subpoenas. Instead of allowing an audit, the board voted to file a lawsuit against lawmakers in state court, seeking to block the enforcement of the subpoenas.The subpoenas were issued by Arizona lawmakers in response to claims that the election in Maricopa County was fraught with fraud. The lawmakers...
  • 450 Miles Of Border Wall To Be Finished By End Of Year

    12/30/2020 9:46:01 AM PST · by BeauBo · 29 replies
    WLTZ (CNN) ^ | December 30, 2020 | Nami Dockery
    The Trump administration says it’s on track to build 450-miles of its border wall by the end of the year. That’s the goal that the White House set last year. The Customs and Border Protection now says that 446-miles have been completed as of Monday (28 December 2020).
  • Arizona GOP Electors Join Lawsuit Against Mike Pence, Asks Court to Define VP’s ‘Exclusive Authority’ to Reject Electors

    12/29/2020 8:41:34 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 32 replies
    National File ^ | 12/29/2020 | Jack Hadfield
    Arizona’s 11 GOP Electors have joined a lawsuit filed in Texas to define the authority of Vice President Pence to reject Electors as his role as President of the Senate.The lawsuit, filed along with Representative Louie Gohmert of Texas, asks the United States District Court for Texas’s Eastern District to “declare that Vice President Pence… has the exclusive authority to determine whether to count or not count competing slates of electors from Arizona and other contested states.” The 12th Amendment which “contains the exclusive dispute resolution mechanisms” for elections gives Pence that power as President of the Senate.Arizona GOP Chair...
  • Conservative Legal Team Sues Mike Pence, Demands He Reject Unconstitutional Electoral College Slates

    12/25/2020 9:20:03 PM PST · by Hostage · 67 replies
    National File ^ | December 24, 2020 | FRANK SALVATO
    The lawsuit before the Supreme Court seeks to direct the Vice President to refuse to include the Electoral votes from five states until those state legislatures can certify their votes. In one of the most potent lawsuits to reach the US Supreme Court, the Amistad Project has filed a lawsuit on a point of constitutional order that would force the President of the Senate – Vice President Mike Pence – to remand the Electoral College votes of five states to their respective legislatures for certification. The Thomas More Society’s Amistad Project filed a lawsuit on December 22, 2020, claiming that...
  • Some Republican Senators Are on Board With Electoral College Challenge: Rep. Taylor Greene

    12/24/2020 9:15:35 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 47 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | December 23, 2020 | Jack Phillips
    Rep.-elect Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) said that some Republican senators will join an effort to challenge Electoral College votes when the joint session of Congress meets on Jan. 6. The process must be initiated by requires one senator and one House representative. In addition to Greene, Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.) and a number of GOP House lawmakers have pledged to challenge the votes. “We have a very strong case, and our numbers are growing strong,” she said of the effort on Dec. 22 on Newsmax. “We talked to senators, and we’re good to go for this objection.” Greene didn’t say...