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  • Caught on Audio – Mainstream Journalist Sends Death Threats to Congressman Jeff Van Drew For Switching Party to Republican

    03/22/2021 3:34:18 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 26 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | March 21, 2021 | Sundance
    This morning on Maria Bartiromo’s television program, congressman Jeff Van Drew shared details of death threats from a New Jersey journalist to himself and his family. The reporter works for the Ocean City Sentinel and writes syndicated articles which are carried in numerous outlets.WATCH: (video at link)
  • My letter to my Congress representative

    01/06/2021 8:20:22 AM PST · by DrHFrog · 7 replies
    Hon. Beth Van Dyne: As one of your constituents, I am disappointed that I do not see your name on the list of Representatives that are challenging the fraudulent electoral votes that are scheduled to be cast today. Certainly anyone with an objective look at the illegal voting, fraudulent mail-in ballots, and likely voting machine malfeasance that was employed to overturn the real voice of the American People can see the validity of these claims of fraud. To allow this to stand not only encourages further erosion of the American's trust in the electoral process and undermines true democracy. The...
  • Sam Johnson, former Texas congressman and Vietnam POW, dead at 89

    05/27/2020 8:13:12 PM PDT · by Galactic Overlord-In-Chief · 29 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 27, 2020 | Will Weissert
    Former Texas Rep. Sam Johnson, a military pilot who spent years as a prisoner of war in Vietnam before serving more than two decades in Congress, died Wednesday at age 89. The conservative Republican, who lived in the northern Dallas suburb of Plano, died at a Plano hospital of natural causes unrelated to the coronavirus outbreak, said his former spokesman, Ray Sullivan. Johnson flew nearly 100 combat missions in Korea and Vietnam. He was flying a bombing mission in 1966 when he was shot down and wounded. He was imprisoned in the infamous "Hanoi Hilton" for nearly seven years, mostly...
  • Democrat Tom Malinowski Jokes about Withholding Coronavirus Disinfectant from Kentuckians

    04/10/2020 8:20:28 AM PDT · by grimalkin · 39 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 4/9/2020 | Sean Moran
    Rep. Tom Malinowski (D-NJ) reportedly said on Thursday that he has fantasized about holding up coronavirus disinfectant from Kentuckians to make Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) pass more Democrat measures. Malinowski, a Democrat representing New Jersey’s seventh congressional district, said in a call that he would threaten McConnell by withholding Lysol for his constituents. “Fun fact about Somerset County [New Jersey], we make 100 percent of the national supply of Lysol disinfectant,” he said in a video obtained by the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC). “I’ve thought about using with Mitch McConnell, like, ‘Hey, we’re going to hold up...
  • Ex-U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock comes out as gay

    03/05/2020 9:50:48 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 75 replies
    pjstar ^ | 03/05/2020 | Chris Kaergard
    PEORIA — In a post on his Instagram feed, and concurrently on a website, former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock says he’s gay. He confirmed the post’s authenticity in a text message, and said he would let the statement speak for itself. The former Peoria Republican, who served on the city’s School Board, in the state Legislature, and into his fourth term in Congress, made the following post:
  • Purple Heart Congressman gives Dems the silent treatment

    01/17/2020 2:17:20 AM PST · by a little elbow grease · 76 replies ^ | 1/17/20 | Kane
    Congressman Brian Mast is a wounded vet who lost both legs to an IED__________ (snip) -- Purple Heart recipient gave Congress the 2-minute silent treatment over Iran. A Republican lawmaker and US Army veteran spent roughly two minutes of his allotted speaking time in silence during a House hearing yesterday. “If you walk about this hallway … you’re going to come to several beautiful walls that have the names of our fallen service members from the war on terror,” Mast said. “And I would ask, can any of you provide me with one name on that wall that doesn’t justify...
  • Former Rep. John Conyers dies at 90 [Developing]

    10/27/2019 1:40:53 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 210 replies
    The Hill ^ | October 27, 2019 | Zack Budryk
    Former Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.), the longest-serving African American member of Congress, died Sunday at age 90, according to multiple reports. Conyers, a veteran of the Korean War and participant in the Civil Rights movement, was co-founder of the Congressional Black Caucus and chaired the House Oversight Committee from 1989 to 1995. He also introduced the bill establishing a national holiday commemorating Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. Conyers resigned from his Detroit-area seat in 2017 after serving for over 50 years amid multiple allegations of sexual harassment from young female staffers. His grandnephew Ian Conyers lost the 2018 Democratic primary...
  • Congressman questions NCHSAA decision to place North Stanly team on probation for holding Trump sign

    09/17/2019 2:56:17 PM PDT · by Freedom'sWorthIt · 23 replies
    WRALTV ^ | 9/17/19 | Nick Stevens
    NEW LONDON, N.C. — The North Stanly High School cheerleading squad has been placed on probation by the N.C. High School Athletic Association after members of the team held up a Trump 2020 sign at a school event last week, and 8th District Congressman Richard Hudson is calling foul. Hudson, a Republican, sent a letter to NCHSAA Commissioner Que Tucker on Tuesday questioning why the the association placed the cheerleading squad on probation. "As the representative of Stanly County, I am appalled these students are being punished for exercising their First Amendment right to free speech," Hudson said in the...
  • Congressman Steve King Is Nearly Broke

    08/26/2019 1:11:36 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    Hotair ^ | 08/26/2019 | Jazz Shaw
    Some bad news for Republican Congressman Steve King of Iowa’s 4th District this week. As you may be aware, he’s been embroiled in some controversy in the media over a variety of remarks he’s made recently, ranging from opposing abortions stemming from rape and incest to saying that most of us wouldn’t be here if it weren’t for rape. How the voters back home have been viewing this dustup isn’t exactly clear, but we may be getting a hint from his fundraising numbers. Specifically, a number rapidly approaching zero in terms of how much campaign cash he has in...
  • Pro-Abortion Congressman Seth Moulton Drops Out of Democrat Presidential Race

    08/24/2019 12:09:31 AM PDT · by Morgana · 11 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | AUG 23, 2019 | Steven Ertelt
    Another bottom tier Democrat has dropped out of the race for president — and this time it’s pro-abortion Congressman Seth Moulton of Massachusetts. In April Moulton joined the crowded group of Democratic Party 2020 hopefuls, saying he is running for president in 2020 against President Donald Trump, who has governed pro-life. But today he ended his bid unsurprisingly. Moulton is the third Democrat to drop out of the presidential race this past week following Jay Inslee and John Hickenlooper. Moulton will formally end his candidacy Friday when he gives a speech at the DNC in San Fransisco. “Today, I want...
  • In 2012 They Called for After-Birth Abortion. Today, Democrats are Defending Infanticide

    08/23/2019 7:46:26 PM PDT · by Morgana · 11 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | AUG 23, 2019 | Congressman Chris Smith
    Mr. Speaker, in 2012, two bioethicists—Dr. Alberto Giubilini and Francesca Minerva—published an outrageous paper in the Journal of Medical Ethics, justifying the deliberate, premeditated murder of newborn babies during the first hours, days and even weeks after birth. The ethicists said: “When circumstances occur after birth that would have justified an abortion, what we call after-birth abortion should be permissible.” In other words, the same conditions that would justify the killing of a baby in utero justifies the killing of that baby even when she is born. They—these two individuals—made it clear that because a child does not have dreams...
  • 1st visit of US Congress' member to North, East Syria

    11/27/2018 5:28:25 AM PST · by Texas Fossil · 4 replies
    ANHA Hawar News Agency ^ | 27 Nov 2018, Tue - 07:25 | ANHA NEWS DESK
    A high-ranking US delegation visited the areas of northeastern of Syria to learn about the democratic experience applied on the ground, led by the member of the US Congress Thomas Alexander Garrett. The delegation was received by the head of the External Relations Office of the Democratic Autonomous Administration (DAA) of North-East Syria; Abdul Karim Omar, the Vice-Chair of the Executive Council of the Administration; Elizabeth Korrea, and the Vice-Presidents of the External Relations Body in al-Jazeera region Sanaa Daham and Fener al-Kait at Sêmelka crossing border on November 23. The member of the US Congress Thomas Alexander was accompanied...
  • Domestic Abuse Allegations Surface Against Congressman Keith Ellison (2006 stories also pop up)

    08/13/2018 11:44:32 AM PDT · by Libloather · 24 replies
    CBS Local ^ | 8/12/18 | Mary McGuire
    **SNIP** “One night I confronted him very calm about a lie he had just told me straight to my face. What happened next was a rage that I had never witnessed to that magnitude. He was becoming a person I had never seen before. The next morning, he came into the room I was sleeping in. I was laying across the bed with my headphones on, listening to podcast on my phone. He said he was about to leave town for the weekend and told me to take the trash out. Given the explosive outrage that occurred the night before,...
  • Ron Dellums, former U.S. Congressman and Oakland mayor, dies, nephew says

    07/30/2018 7:51:37 AM PDT · by NohSpinZone · 38 replies
    KTVU ^ | 7/30/18 | KTVU Staff
    Ron Dellums, who served as Oakland's 48th mayor and served 13 terms as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, has died, his nephew said. Ben Bartlett, Dellums' nephew and a Berkeley city councilman, told KTVU on Monday that Dellums died of cancer in Washington, D.C. on Sunday evening. He was 82.
  • Democrat, Rep. Steve Cohen, "What is the "Purple Star Medal of Honor" awarded for?"

    07/14/2018 7:57:44 AM PDT · by JLAGRAYFOX · 48 replies
    Amazing, absolutely, amazing, that a blabbering moron, Democrat, Congressman, Steve Cohen of Memphis, Tennessee was ever elected to office, He has no idea what the "Purple Star Medal of Honor" is awarded for. Wounding/Injury/Death (Gold Star), by the way, of military personnel injured, wounded or died in the performance of their assigned duties. This nutcase, blithering idiot, should be collecting garbage in Memphis, not being a duly elected Congressman. The voters in his district that support and vote for him should be hanging their heads in shame!!! Mr. Cohan should be soundly defeated in the Upcoming Mid-Term elections....period.
  • Rep Congressman Dana Rohrabacher says it’s OK not to sell homes to gays; loses support of Realtors

    05/25/2018 3:37:51 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 87 replies
    The Orange County Register ^ | May 25nd 2018 | JEFF COLLINS
    U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher told a group of Realtors last week that homeowners should be able to refuse to sell their property to gays and lesbians, a statement that cost him the support of a key national Realtor group. “Every homeowner should be able to make a decision not to sell their home to someone (if) they don’t agree with their lifestyle,” Rohrabacher told an Orange County Association of Realtors delegation at a May 16 meeting in Washington, D.C., according to Wayne Woodyard, a former Orange County Realtor president who was at the event. On Thursday, Rohrabacher confirmed the accuracy...
  • Congressman suggests Second Amendment as means of opposing Trump

    03/19/2018 5:08:18 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 75 replies
    A Democratic congressman from Long Island implied that Americans should grab weapons and oppose President Trump by force, if the commander-in-chief doesn’t follow the Constitution. Rep. Tom Suozzi made the remark to constituents at a town hall last week, saying that folks opposed to Trump might resort to the “Second Amendment.” “It’s really a matter of putting public pressure on the president,” Suozzi said in a newly released video of the March 12 talk in Huntington. “This is where the Second Amendment comes in quite frankly, because you know, what if the president was to ignore the courts? What would...
  • United Airlines Accused of Evicting Woman from First Class Seat to Make Room for Democrat

    12/26/2017 7:05:04 AM PST · by Texas Fossil · 112 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 24 Dec 20170 | Katherine Rodriguez
    An attorney and private school teacher from Washington, DC, is accusing United Airlines of removing her from her first-class seat only to give the seat to Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX). snip Airline staff told Simon the seat was taken and gave her a $500 voucher, along with another ticket for the same flight in Economy Plus.
  • Court docs: Congressman Bob Brady under FBI scrutiny in campaign finance probe (Democrat)

    11/21/2017 2:25:52 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 18 replies
    Rep. Robert Brady, D-Pennsylvania, is a target of FBI scrutiny in an investigation into payments his campaign allegedly made to his opponent in 2012 to encourage him to drop out of the race, according to an approved search warrant application filed in U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Two political consultants have already been charged in the campaign finance probe involving Brady's reelection, but the search warrant application dated Nov. 1 appears to be the first time Brady himself is mentioned as suspected of criminal wrongdoing in the probe. Federal prosecutors last month said Kenneth Smukler and...
  • Dem Congressman: Pass DREAM Act or we'll shut down the government

    09/10/2017 12:16:47 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 63 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 09/09/2017 | Rick Moran
    More posturing from Democrats who are looking to capitalize politically on Donald Trump's plan phase out DACA over 6 months. One Democratic congressman is threatening to shut down the government unless Republicans in congress pass the DREAM Act, which would legalize most DREAMers. The Hill: Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) threatened on Friday to back a government shutdown if the House failed to pass the Dream Act to protect thousands of young immigrants from being deported.  "We have a Democratic caucus where I know the vast majority of the members of the Democratic caucus are ready to say ‘If there is no...