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  • After Sinema Hacked to Death Dems' Filibuster Plan, Manchin Fired Off Another Kill Shot from the Tall Grass

    01/14/2022 5:19:44 AM PST · by rktman · 27 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 1/14/2022 0600 hrs et | Matt Vespa
    What exactly would you say you do here? It’s the classic line from the film Office Space. That line should be directed at Joe Biden because the man is just a waste of space at this point. The only successful part of his trip to the Hill was that he didn’t trip going up the steps. Biden made one last-ditch effort to get support to tweak the filibuster rules to ram through the Democrat’s shoddy elections bill. It’s not about the integrity of our elections. The bill federalizes the races and makes sure the tilt is always to the Left....
  • Senator Sinema Wraps Filibuster Dagger in Dem Talking Points, Then Sticks It In

    01/14/2022 7:23:07 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 01/14/2022 | Stephen Kruiser
    Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) took to the Senate floor on Thursday and delivered a speech that could be described as having a little something for everyone. There was, however, one little something that was much bigger than all the rest: her steadfast resolve about not getting rid of the filibuster. Knowing what the crux of this speech was going to mean for the future of the Republic, I really wanted to love it. Sinema is my senator, and so far has been an ongoing surprise for conservatives here in the Grand Canyon State. She seems to grasp the true purple...
  • CAUGHT: Pelosi & Schumer's Desperation Sham Bill

    01/13/2022 8:19:10 PM PST · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 16 replies
    Youtube ^ | Jan 13, 2022 | JaySekulow
    Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi have hatched a whole new scheme to federalize elections. How? They gutted a NASA bill that had already been passed by the House and had made its way to the Senate floor, stripping out the language and replacing it with language that federalizes our elections. ACLJ Director of Government Affairs Thann Bennett explained how this bill was stripped down to be used for hyper-partisan legislation: "Can you imagine being the supporters of that NASA authority bill right now when it is now being used to take over elections,...
  • Politico Revels in Democrat Plan to Politicize January 6 Anniversary to Federalize Elections

    01/04/2022 1:22:51 PM PST · by PJ-Comix · 17 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | January 4, 2022 | P.J. Gladnick
    The media is already being flooded with stories this week about the solemnity of the January 6 anniversary. And yet we also have Politico reveling that the Democrats are attempting to use the occasion to engage in flat out partisanship by federalizing the elections at the state level so as to favor that party.In fact, Rachael Bade and Ryan Lizza are not at all shy about joyfully hyping in the Monday Politico Playbook that "Dems to use Jan. 6 anniversary to supercharge voting rights push."
  • Chuck Schumer: ‘Senate Must Advance Systemic Reforms’ Due to January 6

    01/03/2022 6:12:39 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 19 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/03/2021 | Hannah Bleau
    Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) is using the January 6 protest to advance “systemic reforms” in Congress — namely, pursuing far-left voting legislation — deeming it necessary to “repair our democracy.” “Let me be clear: January 6th was a symptom of a broader illness, an effort to delegitimize our election process, and the Senate must advance systemic reforms to repair our democracy or else the events of that day will not be an aberration—they will be the new norm,” he declared on Monday:
  • GOP Sen. Cramer: Joe Manchin Saved the Democratic Party

    12/26/2021 2:07:49 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 11 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/26/2021 | Jeff poor
    Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND) credited his colleague Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) for saving the Democratic Party with his pledge to vote “no” on the so-called Build Back Better legislation. Cramer explained Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) was under pressure from different sides of the Democratic Party, including a possible primary challenge from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), which has forced his decision-making process.
  • Manchin: Nothing new on BBB ... or the filibuster either

    01/04/2022 9:47:50 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 21 replies
    Hot Air ^ | January 4, 2022 | Ed Morrissey
    The latest proclamation from King Joe runs counter to the buzz promoted by the media. Supposedly, Joe Manchin had returned to negotiations on Joe Biden’s Build Back Better plan, and might even have signaled a willingness to do a nuclear-option carve-out on the filibuster for the election-federalizing SB1.Not so fast, Manchin said a few minutes ago. First, no one’s changed positions at all on BBB and there haven’t been any new talks so far:
  • Democrats set for showdown over filibuster, voting rights

    12/25/2021 8:53:44 PM PST · by RandFan · 57 replies
    The Hill ^ | 12/24/21 06:00 AM EST | BY JORDAIN CARNEY
    Democrats are barreling toward a showdown over voting rights and changes to the Senate rules, after months of growing frustration from within the caucus. The party is under pressure, from both outside groups and lawmakers, to pass federal election legislation as GOP-run state legislatures debate new voting rules and as the start of the 2022 midterm election is fast-approaching. After watching Senate Republicans block election and voting bills via the filibuster, which requires 60 votes for most legislation to advance, Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) is vowing to bring the fight to a head in January. “The Senate will...
  • Was This the Moment Schumer Ruined What's Left of Biden's Presidency?

    12/21/2021 3:00:42 AM PST · by Kaslin · 35 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 21, 2021 | Larry O'Connor
    "This is the end. My only friend, the end. Of our elaborate plans, the end." – The Doors It's not like the Biden Presidency was breaking any records or anything (other than the daily "oldest president in history" record he sets merely by waking up). But this weekend's "It's a 'no' from me, dawg" pronouncement from Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) could very well be the beginning of a very long and pitiful coda to this accident of American politics. And while the media and erstwhile wannabe socialists across the political, academic, and entertainment spectrum insist on demonizing the West Virginia...
  • Schumer: "What these Republican legislators are doing on a very partisan basis is really ruining, destroying, and undermining our democracy"

    12/19/2021 5:36:56 PM PST · by RandFan · 116 replies
    Twitter / The Hill ^ | Dec 19 | Sen. Chuck Schumer
    @SenSchumer: "There's universal view in our caucus that we need to get something done [on voting rights]. What these Republican legislators are doing on a very partisan basis is really ruining, destroying, and undermining our democracy." Clip...
  • Capturing the False Flag-What really happened at the Capitol on Jan. 6?

    01/20/2021 7:12:12 AM PST · by SJackson · 22 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | Jan 20, 2021 | Joseph Hippolito
    Since Jan. 6, when hundreds of protesters breached Capitol security as Congress certified Joe Biden's ostensible Presidential victory, the prevailing narrative blamed President Donald Trump and his supporters for the subsequent mayhem. But as facts come to light, a different picture emerges. Evidence suggests that Antifa staged the breach to discredit Trump and his supporters. Trump's opponents then would manipulate the disorder to justify another impeachment attempt and repress his supporters further. In the ensuing bedlam, however, federal agents who penetrated Antifa took valuable information -- including a laptop belonging to Rep. Nancy Pelosi, the Speaker of the House....
  • Mitch McConnell Poses 'Direct Challenge' to Trump, Has 'Betrayed' GOP

    12/18/2021 9:28:11 AM PST · by RandFan · 43 replies
    Newsweek ^ | Dec 18 | BY JASON LEMON
    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Kentucky Republican, poses a "direct challenge" to former President Donald Trump and has "betrayed" the GOP, former White House strategist Steve Bannon believes. Bannon, who served as the CEO of Trump's 2016 campaign and then as a chief strategist in the former president's administration, slammed McConnell during the Friday episode of his War Room podcast. His remarks came after McConnell gave an interview to Spectrum News this week in which he spoke favorably of the work being done by the House select committee investigating the pro-Trump January 6 attack against the U.S. Capitol, calling...
  • Schumer, Who Accused Trump of Russian Collusion, is Getting Paid by Putin

    12/13/2021 9:39:46 PM PST · by bitt · 28 replies
    frontpagemag.com ^ | 12/13/2021 | Daniel Greenfield
    So is every top Democrat who accused President Trump of Russian collusion. “A single, ominous question now hangs over the White House: What could possibly cause President Trump to put the interests of Russia over those of the United States?” Senator Schumer insinuated in 2018. Why is Schumer putting Russia’s interests ahead of those of the United States by blocking Nord Stream 2 sanctions on Putin’s pet pipeline into Europe? Schumer, along with a number of other top Democrats, is a beneficiary of campaign contributions from top Democrat fundraiser Vincent Roberti whose lobbying firm was paid over $8.5 million by...
  • Trump: 'Get Rid of Mitch'

    12/13/2021 8:24:09 AM PST · by Navy Patriot · 16 replies
    Newsmax ^ | December 12, 2021 | Jeremy Frankel
    Former President Donald Trump on Sunday called for an end to Republican Mitch McConnell's term as Senate Minority Leader because "the Old Crow" is "giving the Democrats victory on everything." In a statement made through his Save America PAC, Trump accused McConnell of "hurting the Republican Senators and the Republican Party," saying that he didn't "have the guts" to play the debt ceiling card, which would have "given the Republicans a complete victory on virtually everything. The Dems were ready to fold!" Last week, McConnell negotiated a deal with Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., to allow the Democrats to...
  • The Hill: Trump struggles to clear GOP field in North Carolina Senate race

    12/12/2021 2:48:03 AM PST · by RandFan · 11 replies
    The Hill ^ | 12/11/21 05:00 PM EST | BY MAX GREENWOOD
    Former President Trump and his allies are struggling to clear the Republican field in North Carolina’s wide-open U.S. Senate race and galvanize GOP voters around his preferred candidate, Rep. Ted Budd (R-N.C.). Despite winning the former president’s endorsement early on, Budd has so far failed to become the runaway favorite in the GOP primary and has regularly trailed his chief rival, former Gov. Pat McCrory, in polling. That set off an effort by Trump and Budd’s allies to nudge former Rep. Mark Walker (R-N.C.) out of the race by promising an endorsement if Walker runs instead for a Greensboro-area House...
  • Mitch McConnell Bails Out Chuck Schumer On Debt Limits And Spending

    12/08/2021 11:27:07 AM PST · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    The Federalist ^ | December 8, 2021 | Christopher Jacobs
    A bill introduced on Tuesday would allow for another increase in the debt limit, and forestall expected Medicare reductions that are a sole result of Democrats’ agenda.Just when Democrats and their agenda continue to flounder, along comes Mitch McConnell to give them another lifeline. Rather than using the mismanagement of the Senate by Majority Leader Chuck Schumer to extract concessions, McConnell gave two huge concessions to bail Schumer out of his self-inflicted wounds. A bill introduced on Tuesday would allow for another increase in the debt limit, and forestall expected Medicare reductions that are a sole result of Democrats’ disastrous...
  • Schumer: Time is 'now' to repeal Iraq War resolution

    11/16/2021 1:10:55 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 23 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/16/2021 | Alexander Bolton
    Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) says he will schedule a vote soon to repeal the 2002 Iraq War resolution, a proposal that has strong bipartisan support but has languished in Congress for years. Schumer announced Tuesday after a meeting of the Senate Democratic Caucus that he will move to fulfill his pledge to wipe the authorization for use of military force (AUMF) from the books, so that President Biden or any future president would need new authorization from Congress to launch military operations in Iraq. “It’s ... my plan to hold a vote on repealing the 2002 Iraq AUMF....
  • Wake Up, Progressives: You're Lucky To Have Kyrsten Sinema

    11/30/2021 4:30:56 AM PST · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 30, 2021 | Salena Zito
    Brian Murray knows just how fierce an opponent Arizona's Sen. Kyrsten Sinema can be. The Republican strategist saw his candidate lose to Democrat Sinema in their 2012 race for the House. Calling the experience "unpleasant," Murray admits his candidate, Vernon Parker, was flawed, but "flawed candidates win all of the time. Kyrsten, however, was an absolute machine." Sinema, along with fellow centrist Democrat Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia, has recently become the epicenter of American politics largely because she insists on siding with the interests of her constituents instead of the demands of her party. Over the past few...
  • Four Ways the Ghislaine Maxwell Trial Is Already Rigged

    11/28/2021 7:23:03 PM PST · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 33 replies
    thelibertydaily.com ^ | 11/28/21 | JD Rucker
    Four Ways the Ghislaine Maxwell Trial Is Already Rigged Nobody likes a Debbie Downer, but I’m being realistic when I say I’m not expecting a ton of bombshell revelations to come from the Ghislaine Maxwell trial. We aren’t going to see Bill Clinton, Bill Gates, or anyone significant taken down as a result of the major revelations. I hope I’m wrong, but the cards seem to be stacked against the truth. Here are four reasons for my pessimism: No Coverage It should be the biggest story of the day (yes, bigger than Omicron) yet it’s barely a blip on mainstream...
  • Who is Alison J Nathan? Manhattan judge will preside over Ghislaine Maxwell trial

    11/28/2021 7:13:37 PM PST · by george76 · 32 replies
    Media Entertainment Arts WorldWide. ^ | Nov 26, 2021 | Sumanti Sen
    Alison Julie Nathan has previously served as a special assistant to resident Barack Obama and also as his associate White House counsel.. As the trial of Ghislaine Maxwell begins on November 29, 2021, some questions may finally be answered about the sex scandal involving late Jeffery Epstein. Maxwell was arrested on July 2, 2020, and is one of the few remaining links investigators have to Epstein after he died suspiciously while he was in jail. The trial is likely to finally tell us how far, wide and deeply Epstein's sex trafficking ring had spread, especially in the elite circles he...