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  • Bush-era DHS secretary calls GOP effort to impeach Mayorkas a ‘stunt’

    11/27/2022 12:14:03 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 67 replies
    The hill ^ | 11/27/2022 | Brad Dress
    Former Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Michael Chertoff on Sunday called potential Republican efforts to impeach the agency’s current leader, Alejandro Mayorkas, a “political stunt.” In an interview with CBS’s “Face the Nation” moderator Margaret Brennan, Chertoff, who served under former President George W. Bush, said House Republicans threatening to impeach Mayorkas would be engaging in performative politics, calling any effort to do so a “very sad day.”
  • Vanity Please define "Neocon"

    10/10/2022 8:46:26 AM PDT · by Nik Naym · 128 replies
    Would someone please define "Neocon"? I can't quite figure it out based on the usage of the word here on FR. From what I can tell it seems to be anyone who doesn't think Putin is the greatest thing since sliced bread. I know it can't be that. Where did the term come from, and what exactly does it mean?
  • George W. Bush and Barack Obama will hold back-to-back disinformation conferences following Trump's 'big announcement' on Tuesday - but organizers say it wasn't planned

    11/13/2022 12:57:30 PM PST · by conservative98 · 55 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | UPDATED: 20:07 EST, 12 November 2022 | ALYSSA GUZMAN and ALEX OLIVEIRA
    Former Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama are hosting back-to-back conferences about disinformation in the days following Donald Trump's 'big announcement.' Bush, 76, will host his The Struggle for Freedom conference in Dallas on November 16, while Obama's democracy conference will be held in New York City on the 17th. Trump's big announcement - largely rumored to be his 2024 presidential campaign announcement - is set for Tuesday. Organizers said the conferences were not planned together, but will focus on the rising threats from authoritarianism and disinformation. David J. Kramer, of the Bush Institute, said it was 'terrific' the...
  • Declassified: 9/11 Commission Interviews with Bush and Cheney

    11/13/2022 10:50:42 AM PST · by bitt · 4 replies
    transforming-classification.blogs.archives.gov ^ | 11/9/2022 | transforming-classification.blogs
    The declassification and release today (November 9, 2022) of the interview with President George W. Bush and Vice President Richard Cheney conducted by the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (the 9/11 Commission) follows recommendations long advocated by the Public Interest Declassification Board (PIDB). The release of the transcript addresses one of the Boards mandates, to release records and materials of extraordinary public interest. The declassified transcript of the interview is now available at: https://www.archives.gov/files/declassification/iscap/pdf/2012-163-doc-1-release-material.pdf. “The release of this historical record regarding then President Bush and Vice President Cheney’s actions in the period leading up to and...
  • George W. Bush to hold public event with Zelensky

    11/10/2022 12:54:23 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 43 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/10/2022 | JULIA SHAPERO
    Former President George W. Bush will hold a public conversation with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky next week, the Bush Institute announced on Thursday. The conversation is part of the Bush Institute’s conference on the “Struggle for Freedom” on Nov. 16, where Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen will also provide virtual remarks. The event plans to discuss threats to freedom around the world, particularly noting Russia’s ongoing invasion of Ukraine and concerns about a potential attack on Taiwan by China. The Republican president’s discussion with Zelensky — a prominent display of support for Ukraine — comes as Republicans in the House have...
  • Declassified 9/11 Commission interview reveals Bush stance on Saudis, Cheney reaction to downed United plane

    11/10/2022 12:32:33 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 12 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/10/2022 | Ronn Blitzer
    The White House has declassified and released the 9/11 Commission's notes on an interview they held with then-President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney in 2004, exploring the situations prior to, during, and after the attacks on the U.S. on Sept. 11, 2001. One area of discussion was how the U.S. had been working on counterterrorism prior to the attacks. Bush said that in early 2001 his administration had been working "to change the conditions that caused terror to arise." In particular, Bush mentioned working on relations with Uzbekistan and Saudi Arabia. "This was a difficult problem," the...
  • With No Red Wave, Trump Is Out at Sea

    11/10/2022 9:19:57 AM PST · by conservative98 · 61 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | Nov. 9, 2022 6:30 pm ET | Karl Rove
    The red wave never came. What happened in Tuesday’s midterms was closer to a trickle. As of this writing, we still don’t know definitively which party controls the House. It’s likely to be the Republicans but not by much. Before Tuesday, the House had 222 Democrats (that includes two vacant Democratic seats) and 213 Republicans (including one vacant Republican seat). As of 4 p.m. Eastern Time Wednesday, the Associated Press had called 206 seats for the GOP and Republicans were poised to win 18 other contests. That would leave the GOP with 224 seats to the Democrats’ 211. It will...
  • Liz Cheney launches new ad targeting Arizona GOP candidates

    10/28/2022 8:19:13 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 36 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/28/2022 | CAROLINE VAKIL
    Rep. Liz Cheney’s (R-Wyo.) leadership PAC on Friday released a new ad in Arizona targeting two election deniers who are running for high-profile statewide offices, saying “we cannot give people power who will not honor elections.” “I don’t know that I have ever voted for a Democrat. But if I lived in Arizona, I absolutely would. You have a candidate for governor, Kari Lake, you have a candidate for secretary of State, Mark Finchem, both of whom have said that they will only honor the results of an election if they agree with it,” Cheney can be heard saying in...
  • Liz Cheney’s Plan To Divide The Republican Party Has Failed

    10/24/2022 7:35:43 AM PDT · by whyilovetexas111 · 19 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 10/24/2022 | Mollie Hemingway
    The widespread and coordinated plan to divide the Republican Party has failed, and it’s a major reason why Democrat prospects for the 2022 midterms are so bad. Separating Republican officials from their growing coalition of voters and the issues they care about has been the Washington establishment’s goal for several years now. The “divide and conquer” plan is being run by the Democrat Party, its propaganda press, and former leaders of the Republican Party such as Liz Cheney, who see how the GOP’s new composition and approach has threatened or destroyed their hold on power.
  • U.S.-Saudi Relations Buckle, Driven by Animosity Between Biden and Mohammed bin Salman

    10/24/2022 2:08:57 PM PDT · by george76 · 56 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | Oct. 24, 2022 | Benoit Faucon, Nancy A. Youssef and Michael Amon
    An unwritten pact binding the U.S. and Saudi Arabia has survived 15 presidents and seven kings through an Arab oil embargo, two Persian Gulf wars and the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Now, it is fracturing under two leaders who don’t like or trust each other. Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the kingdom’s 37-year-old day-to-day ruler, mocks Biden in private, making fun of the 79-year-old’s gaffes and questioning his mental acuity... He has told advisers he hasn’t been impressed with Mr. Biden since his days as vice president, and much preferred former President Donald Trump ... Mr. Biden said on...
  • Karl Rove’s American Crossroads PAC Is Running a New Ad Supportive of Josh Shapiro “Not as Radical as John Fetterman” to Thwart Doug Mastriano Campaign (VIDEO)

    10/24/2022 3:00:38 PM PDT · by ConservativeInPA · 38 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | October 24, 2022 | Jim Hoft
    It’s no secret that Karl Rove and the Bush and Cheney families are anti-Trump. These establishment RINOs are outraged that conservative and populist voters no longer support their open border, pro-amnesty, globalist, endless war agenda. Today’s GOP voters support Trump and his populist agenda. This brings us to the latest ad released by American Crossroads PAC, an organization linked to Karl Rove and the Bushes.
  • Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Wins Coveted Paul Ryan Endorsement for 2024

    10/14/2022 1:30:38 PM PDT · by Bratch · 86 replies
    The Last Refuge ^ | October 14, 2022 | sundance
    Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Wins Coveted Paul Ryan Endorsement for 2024October 14, 2022 | Sundance | 127 CommentsFolks, I’m not trying to bust on Ron DeSantis, I’m just highlighting the dynamic in the background to include the political players and deep connected GOP club operatives. If the truth makes me a critic, then so be it; but I’m not going to play the pretending game. Quite frankly, I’m tired of it.Ron DeSantis is backed by the same assembly of political insiders, donors, corporations and financial backers that supported Jeb Bush. The professionally republican class know what they have in DeSantis,...
  • Page spurner: 'Squad' member Cori Bush's new book apparently sells just 729 copies in first week

    10/23/2022 3:35:02 AM PDT · by Libloather · 51 replies
    Washington Examiner via MSN ^ | 10/22/22 | Ryan King
    Rep. Cori Bush (D-MO) did not appear to have a strong showing with her new book. The progressive firebrand and member of the "Squad" in Congress sold 729 copies of her memoir The Forerunner: A Story of Pain and Perseverance in America during the first week of sales, the New York Post reported, citing NPD BookScan. The following week, she only sold 288 copies. "From one of America's most transformative politicians and activists, a powerful and inspiring memoir that sheds light on a harrowing personal journey and reveals how urgently we need our political leadership to prioritize meeting the needs...
  • Jeb Bush: Ben Sasse is brilliant, a consensus builder and will be a great leader of a great University

    10/07/2022 12:21:29 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 78 replies
    Twitter ^ | Oct 6, 2022 | Jeb Bush
    Ben Sasse is brilliant, a consensus builder and will be a great leader of a great University. Ben and family, welcome to Florida! https://t.co/FMlssqdT9q— Jeb Bush (@JebBush) October 6, 2022
  • Cori Bush Defends Calls to Defund the Police – ‘We Can’t Get Caught Up in Words’

    10/04/2022 11:19:10 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 29 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/04/2022 | Pam Key
    Representative Cori Bush (D-MO) defended her calls to defund the police by saying “we can’t get caught up in words” Tuesday on ABC’s “Good Morning America.” Anchor George Stephanopoulos asked, “You have stuck by it. In fact, you are are one of the few Democrats who still says let’s defund the police. Are you worried at all that that could hurt some of your colleagues going into the midterm elections?”
  • Jeb Bush: The contrast is really something

    10/02/2022 10:29:42 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 48 replies
    Twitter ^ | 10/1/22 | Jeb Bush
    Bush retweet-attacks Trump, backs Desantis, again.
  • George H.W. Bush memoir offers unique glimpse into life after presidency

    09/30/2022 9:18:41 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 48 replies
    newscentermaine ^ | 09/29/2022 | Rob Caldwell
    PORTLAND, Maine — In the summer of 2010, former President George H.W. Bush sat down at his home in Kennebunkport and jotted a quick note to a young woman who had come to Maine for a work project. “Dear Taylor,” he wrote. “There are a lot of family fans of yours here at our lovely place by the sea. Please come over tomorrow afternoon for a swim and relaxation by our pool. I believe in long shots, so I hope this one works out.” The invitation was accepted, and the next day Taylor Swift came by with several of her...
  • Islamist at the White House: Imam Azhar Subedar cavorts with terror-tied radicals… and Joe Biden.

    09/20/2022 9:38:53 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 3 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | 09/20/2022 | Joe Kaufman
    Azhar Subedar is an Islamist with a busy schedule. One August day he is at a terror-related mosque in Boca Raton, Florida. The next, he is wakeboarding with someone whom the FBI alleged was a fundraiser for the Taliban. Two days later, he was at a global youth event, in Dallas, Texas, hosted by the US State Department. This past May, Subedar attended a Ramadan celebration at the White House, the invitation of which was from President Joe Biden, himself. Why would a radical Muslim be invited to an official gathering by the State Department or be allowed to step...
  • US launched 251 military interventions since 1991, and 469 since 1798

    09/14/2022 6:25:00 AM PDT · by JonPreston · 43 replies
    multipolarista.com ^ | 9/14/22 | Benjamin Norton
    The United States launched at least 251 military interventions between 1991 and 2022. This data was published on March 8, 2022 by the Congressional Research Service (CRS), in a document titled “Instances of Use of United States Armed Forces Abroad, 1798-2022.”This is according to a report by the Congressional Research Service, a US government institution that compiles information on behalf of Congress.The report documented another 218 US military interventions between 1798 and 1990.That makes for a total of 469 US military interventions since 1798 that have been acknowledged by the Congress.
  • BREAKING EXCLUSIVE: Republican Establishment Attorneys Connected to Bush and Romney File Brief in Support of FBI Raid on Mar-a-Lago

    08/31/2022 7:55:27 PM PDT · by bitt · 73 replies
    GATEWAY PUNDIT ^ | 8/31/2022 | joe hoft
    A group of RINOs connected to the Bushs and Mitt Romney filed a brief in Florida requesting the judge to deny President Trump’s request to look into the FBI raid of Mar-a-Lago. FOX News reported this morning that a group of seven former prosecutors filed an amicus brief asking the Federal judge in Florida to deny President Trump’s request to look into the FBI’s illegal raid on Mar-a-Lago. Ahead of the Department of Justice’s filing Tuesday night that opposed President Trump’s call for a “special master” to review White House documents seized from his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida, seven former...