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  • Ohio Gov. DeWine orders state lawmakers back to Columbus for Biden ballot fix

    05/26/2024 6:09:45 PM PDT · by Dr. Franklin · 55 replies ^ | May 24, 2024 | Sarah Donaldson
    Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine leaned on a distinctive chief executive power Thursday evening, ordering state lawmakers back to Columbus for a special session Tuesday and Wednesday to pass legislation that puts current U.S. President Joe Biden on the November ballot. A similar proclamation hasn't been put out by an Ohio governor in nearly 20 years, but DeWine said the situation at hand warranted the extraordinary measure. It follows weeks of back-and-forth, after the Ohio Democratic Party was notified that the Democratic National Committee convention is scheduled later than Ohio's legislative deadline to certify candidates. DeWine called out fellow members of...
  • Ohio governor calls special session to pass measure allowing Biden on November ballot

    05/23/2024 4:31:43 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 77 replies
    Just the News ^ | May 23, 2024 6:39pm | Natalia Mittelstadt
    Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine (R) said Thursday that he is calling a special session of the General Assembly to pass legislation next week to ensure President Biden is on the November ballot for the general election.“Ohio is running out of time to get Joe Biden, the sitting President of the United States, on the ballot this fall. Failing to do so is simply unacceptable. This is ridiculous. This is (an) absurd situation,” DeWine said, according to the Associated Press.DeWine's decision came after Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose (R) warned the state Democratic Party on Tuesday that Biden will not...
  • Mitt Romney: There’s 'No Question' That Joe Biden's Economy Is Strong and ‘Doing Well'

    05/16/2024 8:48:56 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 113 replies
    Mediaite ^ | May 16, 2024 | Charlie Nash
    Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) told MSNBC on Wednesday there was “no question” that the economy under President Joe Biden was “strong” and “doing well.” After MSNBC host Stephanie Ruhle asked Romney during an interview why he was so optimistic about the future of the country, Romney replied, “First of all, America is an extraordinarily resilient country.” He explained, “We just had this extraordinary pandemic, and yet our economy is strong, low levels of unemployment, it’s extraordinary, and it’s not because the president is pulling all the levers in the right way. No, it’s not. It’s because the American people are...
  • Former Georgia Lieutenant Gov. Supports Joe Biden: ‘Voting for a Decent Person’

    05/06/2024 7:15:47 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 65 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/06/2024 | El
    Former Georgia Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan (R) revealed that he was going to support a “decent person” like President Joe Biden in the upcoming 2024 presidential election over a “criminal defendant without a moral compass.” In an op-ed written in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Duncan criticized Republicans who “fall in line” behind former President Donald Trump, labeling it as “disappointing” and arguing that those who decide to support Trump as the Republican presidential nominee are “dead wrong” in that mentality.
  • Georgia Republican Official Who Defended State’s Election Results In 2020 Backs Biden (what a shock!)

    05/06/2024 6:11:56 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 8 replies
    Talking Points Memo ^ | 5/6/24 | Nicole Lafond
    A former Georgia Republican official who had to defend his state’s election administration after Donald Trump tried to overturn the results in 2020 has endorsed President Joe Biden and urged other Republicans to join him in an op-ed published Monday. Former Georgia Lieutenant Gov. Geoff Duncan, who refused to give credence to Trump’s conspiracy theories about Georgia’s election results and opted not to run for reelection in 2022 due to his rift with the former president, is not an entirely surprising critic. He was drafted by No Labels to run as a third-party presidential candidate this year but ultimately decided...
  • This really puts things into perspective: With the 165 Billion we gave to Ukraine, we could have built six border walls to stop illegal immigrants from pouring across our southern border.

    04/21/2024 8:07:37 PM PDT · by Macho MAGA Man · 35 replies
    Thrilla the Gorilla on Twitter X ^ | April 20, 2024 | Thrilla the Gorilla
    Thrilla the Gorilla @ThrillaRilla369 This really puts things into perspective: "With the 165 Billion we gave to Ukraine, we could have built six border walls to stop illegal immigrants from pouring across our southern border. Could have fixed Flint's water system 215 times over easily. I like this one. Could have given every homeless vet $2 million.
  • Exclusive – Byron Donalds: ‘Incredibly Disappointing’ Johnson Violated Hastert Rule on Passage of Ukraine Aid

    04/20/2024 4:20:37 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 39 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/20/2024 | Nick Gilbertson
    WASHINGTON, DC–Reps. Byron Donalds (R-FL) and Chip Roy (R-TX) slammed Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) for violating the Hastert Rule after the $60 billion Ukraine aid bill passed on Saturday without a majority of Republican support. The longstanding rule directs that a Republican speaker will only put legislation up for a floor vote if a majority of the GOP conference supports it. The rule is meant to prevent a GOP speaker from colluding with Democrats to pass bills. But most of the GOP did not back the Ukraine bill.
  • “PUT THOSE DAMN FLAGS AWAY!” – Rep Anna Paulina Luna Scolds Democrats Chanting “UKRAINE, UKRAINE!” and Waving Ukraine Flags as They Vote to Secure Ukraine’s Border Instead of Our Own

    04/20/2024 3:23:53 PM PDT · by Kazan · 61 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Apr. 20, 2024 | By Jordan Conradson
    Rep. Anna Paulina Luna told the Democrats who were kissing up to Ukraine and waving foreign flags on our soil after unanimously voting to send Ukraine another $60 billion to “put those damn flags away” on Saturday.As The Gateway Pundit reported on Saturday, The House of Representatives passed three bills to hand out money to Ukraine, Israel, Gaza, and other non-U.S. involved conflict zones around the world — with nothing for Americans.See the full list of RINOs who voted to secure Ukraine’s and other foreign borders before our own (at link).All of the 112 "Nay" votes came from Republicans. Every...
  • Deep down, the smartest Democratic operatives were hoping that the Ukraine funding bill would fail so they could pin the inevitable collapse on Trump. Now Biden will own it completely.

    04/20/2024 3:16:53 PM PDT · by hardspunned · 71 replies
    X ^ | 4/20/24 | David Sacks
    Deep down, the smartest Democratic operatives were hoping that the Ukraine funding bill would fail so they could pin the inevitable collapse on Trump. Now Biden will own it completely.
  • Ukraine’s Zelensky ‘Personally’ Thanks Mike Johnson for $61 Billion Gift from U.S. Taxpayers

    04/20/2024 2:02:43 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 180 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/20/2024
    Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky said he was “personally” grateful to “Speaker Mike Johnson for the decision that keeps history on the right track” after Johnson shepherded a $61 billion Ukraine aid package through the House Saturday. The image of scores of Democrats waving Ukraine flags and cheering on the House floor as the bill passed will forever sting the conservatives from whose ranks Johnson rose, only to serve them with the ultimate betrayal.
  • China Hits Back at Mike Johnson

    04/19/2024 1:45:37 PM PDT · by marcusmaximus · 36 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 4/19/2024 | Micah McCartney
    China issued a stern rebuke to the U.S., after House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) referred to the country's leader Xi Jinping, Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, and Iran as an "axis of evil." -snip- The speaker told reporters on Wednesday: "I believe Xi [Jinping] and Vladimir Putin and Iran really are an axis of evil. I think they are in coordination on this." He added he believes Putin would "continue marching through Europe" and even "have a showdown" with NATO ally like Poland if permitted. Liu told Newsweek that rhetoric like Johnson's threatens the state of U.S.-China relations. "We urge the...
  • If Congress passes funding, this is how the US could rush weapons to Ukraine for its war with Russia

    04/19/2024 10:57:21 AM PDT · by marcusmaximus · 101 replies
    ABC News ^ | 4/19/2024 | TARA COPP and LOLITA C. BALDOR Associated Press
    The Pentagon could get weapons moving to Ukraine within days if Congress passes a long-delayed aid bill. That's because it has a network of storage sites in the U.S. and Europe that already hold the ammunition and air defense components that Kyiv desperately needs. -snip- If about $61 billion in funding for the war-torn country gets the green light, “we have a very robust logistics network that enables us to move material very quickly,” Ryder told reporters Thursday. “We can move within days.”
  • WATCH: Democrat Representatives Wave Ukranian Flags on House Floor After Voting to Give Them Another $60.8 Billion

    04/20/2024 12:30:27 PM PDT · by bimboeruption · 114 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 4-20-24 | Cassandra MacDonald
    Democrat members of Congress waved Ukranian flags on the House floor after voting to give them another $60.8 billion in taxpayer funds. The $95.3 billion foreign aid package funds Israel, Ukraine, and Taiwan — with nothing for Americans. WATCH: @SpeakerJohnson’s House of Representatives gleefully cheering for Ukraine as they send $60 BILLION taxpayer dollars down the drain. These politicians are TRAITORS! ENEMIES OF THE PEOPLE! — Washington, D.C. Young Republicans (@WashingtonDCYRs) April 20, 2024 On Saturday, the package was approved 311-112 with all of the “nay” votes from Republicans. “Ukrainian flags fly in the chamber of the UNITED STATES...
  • The House GOP Is About to Jam Senate Dems on the TikTok Bill

    04/19/2024 6:22:12 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 27 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | Apr. 19, 2024 | Riley Rogerson and Reese Gorman
    To the chagrin of middle-schoolers everywhere, the most extreme restrictions on TikTok are on a glide path to passage in Congress. The bill—which is now set to get a vote on Saturday and is expected to pass with strong bipartisan support—has animated distraught TikTok creators of all ages to call congressional offices and demand they oppose a ban on the popular video app. While the legislation is largely understood and referred to as a bill to ban TikTok, the truth is far more complex. The measure would not immediately ban TikTok. Rather, it would force its Chinese parent company, ByteDance,...
  • GOP lawmaker slams Republican colleagues over Ukraine support: ‘They would like to see the Russians win’

    04/19/2024 6:58:36 PM PDT · by USA-FRANCE · 117 replies
    Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-Texas.) expressed a similar sentiment to CNN earlier in the day, arguing those behind the motion to vacate are siding with Russia. “I guess their reasoning is that they want Russia to win so badly that they want to oust the Speaker over it,” Crenshaw said Thursday. “I mean, it’s a strange position to take.”
  • Buck: Speaker Johnson Has ‘Backbone,’ He Is on the Right Side of History

    04/19/2024 7:03:41 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 40 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/19/2024 | Pam Key
    Former Rep. Ken Buck (R-CO) said Monday on CNN’s “OutFront” that Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) had “backbone” for advancing foreign aid funding in separate bills, which did not include border security funding as many in his caucus preferred. Buck said, “I think Mike Johnson’s on the right side of history. And I think that Republicans and Democrats will rally around someone who is showing leadership on Capitol Hill. It is a rare commodity on Capitol Hill. Mike has the backbone to move forward with very important and controversial legislation. The vote should be to vote for or against this package,...
  • Mike Johnson’s Shockingly Pro-Ukraine Speech Really Sticks It to MAGA

    04/19/2024 9:13:17 AM PDT · by Kazan · 129 replies
    New Republic ^ | April 19, 2024 | Greg Sargent
    The House speaker’s comments wrecked one of the far right’s most ridiculous, reprehensible tropes.It was a remarkable moment: After introducing a package of bills that includes military aid to Ukraine, Mike Johnson flatly told reporters on Wednesday that enabling Ukraine to defend itself is in the best interests of America and the world. This surprised a lot of people who had wrongly assumed the House speaker was effectively functioning as a stooge for Vladimir Putin—and Donald Trump—and would thus slow-walk Ukraine aid to death before ever allowing a vote on it.Johnson’s new stance has attracted a good deal of positive...
  • RINO Mike Gallagher Announces He is Flexible to Pass Deep State’s Ukraine Aid Package and Will Stay Until Saturday – Biden Awards Him With Highest Honor Civilian Can Receive From U.S. Navy

    04/18/2024 5:19:43 PM PDT · by Macho MAGA Man · 19 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | April 18, 2024 | Jordan Conradson
    Unlike America First Republicans, Uniparty RINOs receive all of the praise and awards when they sell out their country and their constituents.
  • 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...
  • Biden ‘Strongly’ Supports Johnson’s $95 Billion Foreign Aid Package

    04/17/2024 2:12:33 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 103 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/17/2024 | NICK GILBERTSON
    President Joe Biden announced he “strongly” supports the House foreign aid package as Republicans rapidly turn on Speaker Mike Johnson over efforts to combine several supplemental bills into a single rule with a lack of border security legislation in the package. Shortly after the texts of the bills–a 49-page Ukraine supplemental, a 25-page Israel supplemental, and a 15-page “Indo-Pacific” supplemental–were released, Biden urged the passing of the “package,” according to a statement shared to X by Politico’s Daniella Diaz. A document from House Republicans on the appropriations committee notes that $26.38 billion would go to Israel, $60.84 billion would go...