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  • Marco Rubio Introduces Legislation To Stop Big Tech Censorship: ‘Our Democracy Depends On It’

    06/24/2021 12:14:13 PM PDT · by TPIDerek · 32 replies
    The Political Insider ^ | 6.24.21 | Rusty Weiss
    Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) introduced legislation designed to rein in Big Tech censorship of Americans, telling such companies they’ll be getting “no more free passes.” Rubio issued a statement to the Daily Caller in which he accused tech companies and social media platforms of having “openly interfered in our elections” and “baselessly” censored important topics. The bill – dubbed the DISCOURSE Act (Disincentivizing Internet Service Censorship of Online Users and Restrictions on Speech and Expression) – would remove section 230 protections for Big Tech companies that use certain practices and hold them “accountable.”
  • Following Twitter ban, Rebekah Jones announces Congressional campaign against Matt Gaetz (Florida Woman)

    06/08/2021 2:43:44 PM PDT · by Jacquerie · 21 replies
    The Capitolist ^ | June 8th 2021 | Jordan Kirkland
    Rebekah Jones‘ Twitter suspension saga took a bizarre turn late Monday night after the embattled data designer announced that she’s running for Congressman Matt Gaetz‘s seat. Jones, a former Florida Department of Health (DOH) employee who was fired for repeatedly violating the agency’s policy about communicating with the media, made the out-of-left-field announcement on social media mere hours after she was suspended from Twitter for violating rules against “platform manipulation and spam.” Jones also placed the crosshairs on Governor Ron DeSantis, calling the Republican governor a “sociopathic liar.” “Didn’t want to announce it this way, but since DeSantis is now...
  • Pro-McConnell PAC May Have Something To Say About Trump 2022 Endorsements

    06/08/2021 12:30:53 PM PDT · by TPIDerek · 32 replies
    The Political Insider ^ | 6.8.21 | Becky Noble
    As 2022 gets closer, most Republicans know that Donald Trump plans to be an integral part of the campaign by endorsing candidates. But he may have some competition regarding which candidates have a better chance of beating Democrats. The Senate Leadership Fund is aligned closely with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY). While they are only on the opposite side of Trump in one race so far, (SLF has endorsed Lisa Murkowski) that could quickly change as the campaigns get under way. Whose assessment will have more bite, the McConnell wing or the Trump wing?
  • The GOP’s Missed Opportunity On Infrastructure Now Costs Us Big Time

    04/01/2021 11:00:54 AM PDT · by TPIDerek · 51 replies
    The Political Insider ^ | 4.1.21 | Christopher Barron
    Unquestionably, much of the Biden infrastructure plan is an unmitigated disaster. Brad Polumbo has an excellent article up that highlights some of the most egregious spending provisions of the Biden plan. They include $10 billion to create a “Civilian Climate Corp,” $20 billion to advance “environmental justice,” and $100 billion to make schools greener by doing things like eliminating paper plates. The truth is that while the Biden plan is a disaster, it exists – in part – because of the GOP’s own refusal to deal with the issue of infrastructure when we held the House, Senate, and the White...
  • Joe Biden finally gives a state of the union address.

    03/19/2021 9:03:37 AM PDT · by GardenerForLife · 17 replies
    3/19/2021 | GardenerForLife
    Joe Biden finally gives the state of the union address. He seems fine. Very articulate. He even seems to have more hair. What was all the fuss? Unlike this guy. Yes, this guy loved our military. He knows the difference between a man and a woman. Sure, we all felt safe. Sure, we had energy independence. Sure, we were building a wall and securing the border. Sure we had China on the ropes. Sure, we had historic job growth and low taxes. BUT! Joe Biden doesn't tweet mean things! Count your blessing people. No more mean tweets! Yes, Joe...
  • This New Poll Should Terrify the GOP Establishment

    02/21/2021 12:54:58 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 93 replies
    Townhall ^ | 02/21/2021 | Bronson Stocking
    According to a new poll, nearly half of Republicans say they will leave the Republican Party to join a third-party created and led by former President Donald Trump. That doesn't bode well for the Republican establishment. The new poll by Suffolk University-USA Today found a whopping 46 percent of Republicans are willing to leave the GOP in order to a join new party created by Donald Trump. Just 27 percent of Republicans said they would stick with the GOP, and the rest are undecided. "We feel like Republicans don't fight enough for us, and we all see Donald Trump fighting...
  • Biden Administration Supports Reparations Study As New Bill Is Introduced In Congress

    02/18/2021 1:41:34 PM PST · by TPIDerek · 224 replies
    President Joe Biden’s administration is lending support to a study of reparations for African-Americans, with the effort part of new Democratic legislation to create a commission on the controversial issue. The Associated press reported on Wednesday that a House panel heard testimony on a bill to create the commission that would examine the history of slavery in the U.S. and offer solutions, like reparations. According to Reuters, Biden stated last year that “we must acknowledge that there can be no realization of the American dream without grappling with the original sin of slavery, and the centuries-long campaign of violence, fear,...
  • Wyoming and Arizona foreshadow major GOP reboot

    02/11/2021 9:54:02 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    NOQ Report ^ | 02/11/2021 | Christopher Adamo
    Last year Jeremy Haroldson, the dynamic Pastor of “Impact Ministries” of Wheatland Wyoming, came to the realization that he and fellow Christians, both in his congregation and throughout the area, were clearly not being represented by the “business as usual” mindset of either the Republican “Establishment” dominated Wyoming legislature, or Dan Kirkbride, their district’s representative at the time. So Haroldson made the bold move of challenging and defeating Kirkbride in the August 2020 Republican primary election. He then went on to win the general in November.This sent shock waves throughout the state legislature. Concurrently with Haroldson, a dozen other entrenched...
  • Republicans Release Plan To Target Vulnerable Democrats, Take Back The House

    02/10/2021 1:41:10 PM PST · by TPIDerek · 125 replies
    The Political Insider ^ | 2.10.21 | Rusty Weiss
    The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) released a list of 47 “vulnerable Democrats” they plan to target in 2022 in an effort to take back the House. The memo reminds voters that Republicans are “just five seats short of a majority” following some unexpected successes in the 2020 election. NRCC Chairman Tom Emmer says that in the first few weeks of the Biden administration, Americans are already “seeing the job-killing initiatives House Democrats support.”
  • Matt Gaetz And Liz Cheney Trade Barbs In Battle For Future Of The Republican Party

    01/26/2021 1:25:41 PM PST · by TPIDerek · 25 replies
    The Political Insider ^ | 1.26.21 | Becky Noble
    Reps. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) and Liz Cheney (R-WY) traded jabs with each other on Monday in what could be illustrative the battle for the heart and soul of the GOP and its opposing wings. Cheney has been in the hot seat, most recently for her vote to impeach Donald Trump, who Democrats accuse of being responsible for the violent protests at the Capitol building on Jan. 6. As a result, Trump supporting Rep. Matt Gaetz announced on Monday that he would be traveling to Wyoming to “inspire” Wyoming voters to remove Cheney from her seat in Congress.
  • List of Senators Who Voted Nay on Avril Danica Haines, of New York, to be Director of National Intelligence

    01/21/2021 11:57:43 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    US Senate ^ | 01/21/2021
    Vote Summary Question: On the Nomination (Confirmation: Avril Danica Haines, of New York, to be Director of National Intelligence ) Vote Number: 3 Vote Date: January 20, 2021, 06:23 PM Required For Majority: 1/2 Vote Result: Nomination ConfirmedNomination Number: PN78-10Nomination Description: Avril Danica Haines, of New York, to be Director of National IntelligenceVote Counts:YEAs84NAYs10Not Voting6*Information compiled through Senate LIS by the Senate bill clerk under the direction of the secretary of the SenateBaldwin (D-WI), YeaBarrasso (R-WY), YeaBennet (D-CO), YeaBlackburn (R-TN), NayBlumenthal (D-CT), YeaBlunt (R-MO), YeaBooker (D-NJ), YeaBoozman (R-AR), YeaBraun (R-IN), NayBrown (D-OH), Not VotingBurr (R-NC), YeaCantwell (D-WA), YeaCapito (R-WV), YeaCardin...
  • Video: Trump Supporters Stop ‘Antifa’ From Breaking Into Capitol

    01/09/2021 11:21:50 AM PST · by PrayAndVoteConservesInLibsOut · 30 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | January 8, 2021 | GRACE COULTER
    Mainstream media with the George Soros funded money and socialist/communist party agenda has continually blamed innocent Trump supporters of doing things that ANTIFA/BLM did. Black Lives Matter Activist Took Part in Storming of Capitol
  • Report: House Members Nearly Come To Blows As Congress Preaches Unity To America

    01/07/2021 2:06:56 PM PST · by TPIDerek · 121 replies
    The Political Insider ^ | 1.7.21 | Rusty Weiss
    Two House members nearly came to blows and had to be separated by a Capitol staffer after several lawmakers had preached about coming together as Americans. The wild scene took place as lawmakers debated certifying the Electoral votes from Pennsylvania. An altercation reportedly took place between Rep. Andy Harris (R-MD) and Rep. Colin Allred (D-TX), though what prompted it remains unclear.
  • Georgia Exit Poll Shows 75% Of Republican Voters Believe 2020 Presidential Election Was Unfair

    01/06/2021 3:26:22 PM PST · by TPIDerek · 19 replies
    The Political Insider ^ | 1.6.21 | JOHN HANSON
    According to an exit poll from Tuesday’s runoff election, a strong majority of Republican Georgia voters believe the 2020 presidential election between President Trump and Democrat Joe Biden was not conducted fairly. CNN and Edison Research for the National Election Pool teamed up to conduct an exit poll in Georgia’s Senate runoff election in which incumbent Republican Sens. Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue tried to stave off challenges from Democrats Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff. According to the exit poll, about 75 percent of Georgia Republican voters who participated in the runoff election said that the 2020 presidential election on...
  • Report: Pentagon Halts Biden Transition Briefings

    12/18/2020 1:26:21 PM PST · by TPIDerek · 30 replies
    The Political Insider ^ | 12.18.20 | RUSTY WEISS
    In a move that reportedly “shocked” Defense Department officials, Acting Defense Secretary Chris Miller ordered Pentagon officials to cancel scheduled meetings with the transition of President-elect Joe Biden. Axios revealed the cancellation of briefings but noted “officials were unsure what prompted Miller’s action” and they could not determine “whether President Trump approved” of the move.
  • Trump Calls Out Mitch McConnell: Republicans Must Finally Learn To Fight

    12/17/2020 2:46:20 PM PST · by TPIDerek · 57 replies
    The Political Insider ^ | 12.17.20 | RUSTY WEISS
    President Trump called out Mitch McConnell after the Republican Senate Majority Leader congratulated Joe Biden for winning the presidential election. McConnell on Tuesday acknowledged Biden as the winner of the 2020 election for the first time, declaring that “the Electoral College has spoken.” “Yesterday, electors met in all 50 states, so, as of this morning, our country has officially a president-elect and a vice president-elect,” McConnell said.
  • Mitch McConnell Reportedly Begs GOP Senators To Accept Biden Delegates, Victory

    12/15/2020 1:57:16 PM PST · by TPIDerek · 158 replies
    The Political Insider ^ | 12.15.20 | JACK HADFIELD
    Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has seen enough – after the Electoral College met across the country, the top Senator congratulated Joe Biden as President-elect. President Trump has not conceded the election, and insists he will still prevail. “I want to congratulate President-elect Joe Biden,” McConnell said on the Senate floor on Tuesday.
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  • GOP Chair in New Mexico Says Trump Will Win State

    11/03/2020 12:05:59 PM PST · by CedarDave · 57 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 31 Oct 2020 | Michael Patrick Leahy
    The chairman of the New Mexico Republican Party said on Saturday that Donald Trump will win the state’s five electoral college votes in the presidential election next week. “What do you think the president’s chances in New Mexico on Tuesday?,” Matt Boyle, Breitbart’s Washington political editor, asked New Mexico GOP Chairman Steve Pearce on Sirius XM’s Breitbart News Saturday. “The president called about ten days ago to ask that exact question,” Pearce said. “I told him, ‘Sir, you’re going to win on election day. Our job is keeping the win for you,’ keeping them from cheating their way into defeating...
  • Democrat Congressman Tom Malinowski is too radical for New Jersey(7th District)

    10/16/2020 1:25:12 PM PDT · by TakebackGOP · 6 replies
    Democrat Rep. Tom Malinowski won in the 2018 Midterm Election in a district that is usually Republican. His opponent is Tom Kean Jr.