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  • Trump-Backed Candidate Wins House Special Election in California, Adding to GOP's Majority

    05/23/2024 8:15:49 AM PDT · by george76 · 20 replies
    Western Journal ^ | May 22, 2024 | George C. Upper III
    California Assemblyman Vince Fong appears to have handily won California’s special election yesterday, bringing the Republican Party’s slim majority in the House up to five. With 87 percent of the votes in, The New York Times had Fong up over opponent and fellow Republican Mike Boudreaux 60.2 to 39.8, making it essentially impossible for Boudreaux to win unless something happens to change that math. Fong won the special election to replace former House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, who resigned at the end of 2023 after being ousted from the speakership and endorsed Fong in the race. ... Fong had also been...
  • 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,...
  • 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.”
  • Ken Buck slams ‘ridiculous’ claims he’s resigning to hurt Boebert’s election chances

    03/15/2024 9:31:58 PM PDT · by RandFan · 30 replies
    The Hill ^ | 03/15/24 10:24 PM ET | BY FILIP TIMOTIJA
    Rep. Ken Buck (R-Colo.) slammed the claims that he’s resigning from Congress to hinder Rep. Lauren Boebert’s (R-Colo.) chances of claiming his 4th Congressional District seat. Buck initially announced last year that he would not be running for reelection. He announced his early retirement from Congress on Tuesday, triggering a special election to fill his spot. Boebert characterized Buck’s decision as “weak sauce,” calling it a “gift to the Uniparty.” “The establishment concocted a swampy backroom deal to try to rig an election I’m winning by 25 points,” she said in comments earlier this week. Buck fired back on Thursday,...
  • Dan Bongino Sounds The Alarm (Video)

    03/15/2024 5:54:13 AM PDT · by old school · 22 replies
    The Dan BonGino Show ^ | March 14, 2024 | Dan Bongino
    "If Ken Buck isn’t lying and 3 more RINO’s leave, Jeffries becomes speaker. All investigations end , certification is in peril AND Bucks sudden departure puts Bobert at risk. YES they hate Trump that much."
  • Boebert slams Buck’s decision as ‘weak sauce,’ says she won’t run in special election

    03/14/2024 5:51:47 AM PDT · by Miami Rebel · 51 replies
    The Hill ^ | 3/13/2024 | Caroline Vakil & Mychael Schnell
    Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) called Rep. Ken Buck’s (R-Colo.) decision to resign early “weak sauce” but said she would not be resigning to run in the special election to fill his seat. Boebert represents the state’s 3rd Congressional District, which includes the Western Slope and much of southern Colorado. She announced late last year, however, that she would run for Buck’s seat, which is the 4th District in eastern Colorado, after Buck announced he would not seek reelection. But Buck moved up his retirement, saying Tuesday he plans to leave Congress at the end of next week. The decision triggers...
  • BREAKING: RINO Rep. Ken Buck to Retire NEXT WEEK, Leaving Republicans with Razor-Thin Majority – Speaker Johnson Shocked

    03/12/2024 1:42:37 PM PDT · by Macho MAGA Man · 89 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | March 12, 2024 | Cristina Laila
    GOP Rep. Ken Buck will retire from Congress next week leaving Republicans with a razor-thin majority. Following the resignation of Kevin McCarthy, Bill Johnson, Ken Buck and the ousting of George Santos, the Republicans will be left with a razor-thin majority of 218-213. ..... Snip..... House Speaker Mike Johnson was shocked by Ken Buck’s surprise announcement. “I was surprised by Ken’s announcement. I’m looking forward to talking with him about that,” Speaker Johnson told reporters on Tuesday.
  • Republican Rep. Ken Buck is leaving Congress, further eroding GOP majority

    03/12/2024 11:21:48 AM PDT · by CFW · 65 replies
    NBC ^ | 3/12/24 | staff
    Rep. Ken Buck (R-Colo.) said Tuesday he will resign from Congress later this month rather than serve out the remainder of his term through 2024. Why it matters: The surprise announcement will cause House Republicans' already razor thin majority to dwindle even further
  • Ken Buck says he’s ‘not going to lie’ on behalf of GOP

    03/04/2024 12:52:36 AM PST · by RandFan · 54 replies
    MSN/The Hill ^ | March 3 | Story by Lauren Sforza
    Rep. Ken Buck (R-Colo.) said he is not “going to lie” on behalf of the Republican Party when asked why he decided to not seek reelection. Buck, who announced last November that he will not be running for reelection, said on NewsNation’s “The Hill Sunday” that while his goals for the country have not changed, the world around him “has changed dramatically.” “We’ve gone from a time when the Tea Party stood for conservative principles, for constitutional principles, to a time where the [populists] have taken over the Republican Party and are really advocating things that I believe are very...
  • Mayorkas Claims Vindication [semi-satire]

    02/13/2024 9:28:32 AM PST · by John Semmens · 1 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 11 Feb 2024 | John Semmens
    By a vote of 214 for and 216 against, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas narrowly escaped being impeached by the US House of Representatives. Republicans had argued that his complete failure to interdict illegal immigration warranted his removal from office. However, every Democrat and three Republicans voted against impeachment. Rep. Ken Buck (R-Colo) voted against impeachment saying that "Secretary Mayorkas has completely failed at his job. He is incompetent. He is an embarrassment. And he will most likely be remembered as the worst secretary of Homeland Security in the history of the United States. However, he was only following...
  • Ken Buck Donation to Matt Rosendale Could Trigger ‘Blowback’ from Trump

    02/07/2024 12:45:04 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 13 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 02/07/2024 | Sean Moran
    A PAC associated with Rep. Ken Buck (R-CO), who voted against impeaching DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, could “trigger more blowback from Trump.” NBC News reported on Tuesday that some of former President Donald Trump’s allies and advisers have been stewing over Rep. Matt Rosendale’s (R-MT) likely bid for the Senate to unseat Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT). Many top Republicans have backed entrepreneur and former Navy SEAL Tim Sheehy as Rosendale failed to defeat Tester in the 2018 election cycle, during a time that many other Trump-friendly states such as Florida, Indiana, and North Dakota managed to win their respective elections.
  • Congressman Buck Announces Decision To Not Seek Re-Election in 2024

    11/02/2023 9:24:12 AM PDT · by ConservativeInPA · 15 replies
    YouTube ^ | November 1, 2023 | Ken Buck
    RINO, friend of the Cheney’s is retiring. Good riddance never Trumper POS.

    11/01/2023 10:27:48 AM PDT · by RandFan · 65 replies
    Twitter/x ^ | Nov 1 | Julie Tsirkin
    @JulieNBCNews GOP CO Rep Ken Buck tells @mitchellreports he will not seek re-election to Congress.
  • 20 Republicans Who Voted Against Tlaib Censure

    11/01/2023 5:22:11 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 74 replies
    Representative State CR-Score Assumed Office Duarte, John (CA) New 2023 LaMalfa, Doug (CA) 71% 2013 McClintock, Tom (CA) 92% 2009 Buck, Ken (CO) 96% 2015 Scott, Austin (GA) 65% 2011 Miller-Meeks, Mariannette (IA) 63% 2021 Spartz, Victoria (IN) 79% 2021 Massie, Thomas (KY) 96% 2012 Huizenga, Bill (MI) 74% 2011 Moolenaar, John (MI) 60% 2015 Walberg, Tim (MI) 62% 2011 Edwards, Chuck (NC) New 2023 Armstrong, Kelly (ND) 74% 2019 Miller, Max (OH) New 2023 Turner, Mike (OH) 43% 2003 Roy, Chip (TX) 100% 2019 Griffith, Morgan (VA) 78% 2011 Grothman, Glenn (WI) 78% 2015 Van Orden, Derrick (WI) New...
  • Rep. Ken Buck won’t seek reelection

    11/01/2023 2:58:10 PM PDT · by taxcontrol · 14 replies
    Fox 31 ^ | Nov 1, 2023 | Sean O'Donnell
    DENVER (KDVR) — After five terms in Congress, U.S. Rep. Ken Buck announced that he will not be seeking reelection. Buck, a Republican from Windsor, was first elected in November 2014 and has been reelected every two years since.
  • [flashback] Ken Buck: FBI Director Christopher Wray Is ‘Doing His Very Best’

    11/01/2023 10:40:24 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 10 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7/13/23 | JORDAN DIXON-HAMILTON
    Republican Rep. Ken Buck (CO) broke from his GOP colleagues on the House Judiciary Committee and thanked FBI Director Christopher Wray for his service on Wednesday, then spoke with CNN and claimed Wray is “doing his very best.” House Republicans on the Judiciary Committee grilled Wray at a Wednesday hearing over issues related to alleged civil liberties violations by the government. For example, Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) pressed Wray for answers on the agency’s involvement with investigations into Hunter Biden. However, Buck used his allotted time to praise Wray and the FBI. Buck recognized that Wray was appointed assistant attorney...
  • Pro-Trump Trent Leisy Announces Candidacy Against Ken Buck Amid Buck’s Refusal To Back Jim Jordan For Not Turning On Trump

    10/17/2023 12:17:12 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 6 replies
    DC Enquirer ^ | 10/17/23 | Reed Cooper
    On Monday afternoon, Navy veteran and agriculture business owner Trent Leisy announced his candidacy for Colorado’s Fourth Congressional District against Rep. Ken Buck (R-CO) amid Buck’s refusal to vote for House Judiciary Chairman Jim Jordan (R-OH) for speaker of the House. Leisy, a self-described “die-hard supporter” of President Donald Trump, announced his candidacy in a post on X (formerly Twitter) and has garnered over 250,000 views.
  • These 8 Republicans voted to oust McCarthy

    10/03/2023 9:46:29 PM PDT · by RandFan · 75 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/03/23 5:48 PM ET | BY NICK ROBERTSON -
    They are Matt Gaetz (FL) Nancy Mace (SC) Andy Biggs (AZ) Matt Rosendale (MT) Eli Crane (AZ) Ken Buck (CO) Tim Burchett (TN) Bob Good (VA)
  • Rep. Ken Buck eyes CNN job while criticizing Biden impeachment inquiry

    09/19/2023 4:39:00 PM PDT · by hcmama · 22 replies
    NY POST ^ | Steven Nelson
    WASHINGTON — The White House’s go-to Republican critic of the impeachment inquiry into President Biden is considering leaving Congress for a new job — and expressed interest in being an on-air commentator for CNN, The Post has learned.Rep. Ken Buck (R-Colo.), a five-term fiscal hawk, has surprised fellow conservatives by repeatedly criticizing the probe launched last week into Biden’s alleged corruption, including with a Sept. 15 Washington Post op-ed that other Republicans said included glaring inaccuracies.
  • Schiff mocked for saying GOP pushing Biden impeachment without evidence: 'Pot/kettle'

    07/28/2023 5:25:35 PM PDT · by Libloather · 8 replies
    Fox News ^ | 7/27/23 | Andrew Mark Miller
    Democratic Congressman Adam Schiff was blasted by conservatives on social media Wednesday after implying that Republicans want to impeach President Biden without any evidence. "The Republican desire to impeach someone, anyone, no matter whether there’s any evidence, just shows how they have descended into chaos," Schiff, D-Calif., told FOX Business on Wednesday. He was responding to rumblings from members of the GOP that impeaching President Biden over his alleged ties to his son Hunter Biden’s business dealings and alleged pay schemes is on the table. But Schiff, the lead House impeachment manager against President Donald Trump, was widely mocked on...