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  • NYC Mayor Eric Adams Vows to Cut Funding to Migrants amid Record-Low Approval

    02/21/2024 12:11:08 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 27 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 02/21/2024 | JOHN BINDER
    New York City Mayor Eric Adams (D) vowed on Wednesday to cut funding to border crossers and illegal aliens amid record-low approval with New Yorkers. In November 2023, Adams authorized city-wide budget cuts where New Yorkers would have public services eliminated to afford waves of illegal immigration to the sanctuary city. The move came as fewer than 3-in-10 New Yorkers said they approved of Adams — a record low for a mayor in New York City. On Wednesday, Adams said he is canceling the proposed budget cuts and will instead reduce taxpayer funding currently going to newly arrived border crossers...
  • BREAKING: Mitch McConnell Does Shocking About Face --- Recommends Senate Republicans To Block Advancement Of Border Bill

    02/05/2024 7:06:32 PM PST · by Macho MAGA Man · 82 replies
    Breitbart ^ | February 5, 2024 | Bradley Jaye
    Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) made the shocking decision to recommend Republicans block the advancement of the Senate pro-migration border bill. That first procedural vote was set for Wednesday. It is unknown if Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) will forge ahead ..... Snip..... The longtime Republican leader has spoken in favor of the deal and did not express any personal hesitations about the legislation to his colleagues Leaked details of the secretive deal, which McConnell’s chosen Republican lead negotiator Sen. James Lankford (R-OK) and other allies denied, were confirmed Sunday upon the bill’s release. The overwhelming opposition led to McConnell...
  • ‘This is not normal’: Swalwell calls out ‘soft on violent-crime prosecutors’ in tweet

    01/26/2024 1:03:50 PM PST · by DallasBiff · 34 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 1/26/24 | Alex Baker
    (KRON) — Bay Area Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Livermore) took a swipe on prosecutors who are soft on violent crime on X, formerly Twitter, Thursday. The Democratic representative was retweeting a story about a 2-year-old boy who was kidnapped when the car he was in was carjacked. “My wife and I play these scenarios over in our head all the time,” Swalwell tweeted. “We’ve practiced going out through the back seat to get our kids out of our car if we are carjacked.”
  • DeSantis moves the goalposts for Iowa caucuses at FOX News town hall

    01/10/2024 6:11:16 AM PST · by conservative98 · 66 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 10, 2024
    DES MOINES, Iowa – With six days to go until Iowa's caucuses kick off the Republican presidential nominating calendar, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis no longer predicts victory and instead vows that "we're going to do well here." DeSantis, at a Fox News town hall on Tuesday in Iowa's capital and largest city, emphasized that the battle for the GOP nomination "is a long process" and pledged that he's "in it for the long haul." [cut] "We’re going to win Iowa. We’ve got the organization in place," the governor declared in a Fox News Digital interview in Bettendorf, Iowa a week...
  • Maine congressman reverses his opposition to assault weapons ban

    10/27/2023 12:40:41 PM PDT · by AirForceVet1988 · 35 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 10-26-23 | Maegan Vazquez and Tom Bell
    LEWISTON, Maine — At a news conference in his hometown Thursday evening in Lewiston, Rep. Jared Golden, a Democrat who had enjoyed an A+ rating from gun rights advocates, said he regretted his past opposition to an assault weapons ban and said he would now support a ban. Keeping up with politics is easy with The 5-Minute Fix Newsletter, in your inbox weekdays. At least 18 people were killed and 13 injured Wednesday night in deadly shootings in Maine. Skip to end of carousel Maine shootings (Angela Weiss/AFP/Getty Images) The manhunt for suspect Robert Card is ongoing after at least...
  • DeSantis commits to a 15-week national abortion ban for the first time

    09/29/2023 5:13:46 PM PDT · by backpacker_c · 35 replies
    Abcnews ^ | Sept 28, 2023 | Hannah Demissle
    In an easily missed moment during Wednesday night’s chaotic GOP presidential primary debate, Gov. Ron DeSantis said he would sign a federal 15-week abortion ban. Throughout his campaign, DeSantis, who has signed both a 15-week and six-week abortion ban in Florida, has walked a very fine line on abortion access, saying that he would be a “pro-life” president and support “pro-life legislation,” but has stopped short of saying he would support any national abortion ba This is a complete flip from the last debate in August, where the governor indicated that he would prefer states to make their own abortion...
  • Vivek Ramaswamy flip-flops on TikTok

    09/14/2023 8:54:53 PM PDT · by Reno89519 · 48 replies
    NBC News ^ | September 14, 2023 | Alex Tabet, Katherine Koretski
    Days after calling TikTok “digital fentanyl,” Republican presidential hopeful Vivek Ramasamy has joined the platform. “I’m officially on TikTok, we’re going to be on here a lot,” said Ramaswamy in his inaugural video. Just five days earlier, during a town hall in Okoboji, Iowa, Ramaswamy was singing a different tune. Describing the threat posed by China, which has been one of the key themes of his presidential campaign, Ramaswamy said, “This is Xi Jinping’s bet — you’re addicted to me.” “You’re addicted to the fentanyl that I’m pumping across their southern border. You’re addicted to the digital fentanyl that I’m...
  • Vivek Ramaswamy's Flip-Flopping Is Getting Annoying

    08/24/2023 8:07:04 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 121 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 08/24/2023 | Rick Moran
    Biotech entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy has been slowly climbing in the presidential polls recently as his charismatic campaign for president begins to catch hold. But the biotech entrepreneur has made several rookie mistakes in recent days that call into question whether he’s ready for prime time on the campaign trail. One thing that Ramaswamy has already mastered is a Trumpian ability to blame the media for “misquoting” him on occasion — even when it’s later discovered the media quoted him with deadly accuracy. For example, he claimed that the first time he voted was in 2020 when he voted for Trump....
  • Donald Trump camp fires back after Ron DeSantis says ‘of course’ Trump lost in 2020

    08/07/2023 5:47:14 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 30 replies
    Florida politics ^ | August 7, 2023 | A.G. Gancarski
    'He was one of America's leading election critics until his campaign needed a "reset."'The Donald Trump campaign isn’t letting Ron DeSantis’ assertion that the result of the 2020 Presidential Election was legitimate after all go unchallenged.The former President’s Make America Great Again super PAC claims the Florida Governor and 2024 Primary rival “groveled” to NBC News by saying Joe Biden is the rightful President.“Ron DeSantis will say whatever he can to keep his campaign afloat, even though he was one of America’s leading election critics until his campaign needed a ‘reset.’ Ron will do whatever it takes to hoodwink a...
  • 54 NYC Dems letter to Biden: Do something about the migrant crisis!

    07/26/2023 5:51:09 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 44 replies
    Nypost ^ | 07/26/2023 | Carl Campanile Bernadette Hogan
    Do something! Fifty-four Democratic lawmakers from across New York City signed a letter on Wednesday demanding President Biden provide immediate assistance with the migrant crisis gripping their metropolis. Many of the signers — who represent some of the Big Apple’s largest immigrant communities — told the president they needed him to declare a federal state of emergency, expedite work authorization for migrants, fix the flow at the border, and provide more dollars to Gotham to handle the unrelenting influx of asylum seekers.
  • Nikki Haley Dips Toe Into Criticizing Trump Over Indictment (Nikki McRomBush)

    06/12/2023 4:31:56 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 26 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 6/12/23 | Nikki McCann Ramirez
    Given Nikki Haley’s abysmal polling numbers and lackluster fundraising, it’s high time the 2024 Republican presidential candidate switched up her messaging strategy, and Donald Trump’s indictment by the Justice Department is looking like too good of an opportunity for the former South Carolina governor to pass up. On Monday, Haley tested the waters of taking a harsher stance against the former president. During an interview with Fox News, Haley called Trump’s handling of classified documents following his departure from office “incredibly reckless.” “This puts all of our military men and women in danger,” Haley said. “If you are gonna talk...
  • ‘It’s In Everybody’s Interest’: Ron DeSantis Calls For Ukraine Cease-Fire

    04/26/2023 8:46:02 AM PDT · by Erik Latranyi · 40 replies
    Daily Caller via MSN ^ | 26 Apr 23 | Corey Walker
    Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis called for a cease-fire Tuesday in the Russian war with Ukraine. DeSantis claimed that the situation in Ukraine could get far bloodier if an agreement to end the violence between both sides is not met. “You don’t want to end up in like a [Battle of] Verdun situation, where you just have mass casualties, mass expense and end up with a stalemate,” DeSantis said in an interview with Nikkei Asia. “It’s in everybody’s interest to try to get to a place where we can have a cease-fire.” The Battle of Verdun was the longest battle...
  • Russia U-turn on Ukraine grain shipments –rejoins deal

    11/02/2022 7:44:50 AM PDT · by Alter Kaker · 31 replies
    SC Morning Post ^ | 11/2/2022 | AFP
    Grain export shipments from Ukraine resumed on Wednesday as Russia said it was rejoining a deal brokered by the UN and Türkiye to establish a safe Black Sea corridor. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told parliament that “shipments will continue from 12pm today as planned”, after a call between the Russian and Turkish defence ministers.
  • Exclusive: In Private, Cassidy Hutchinson Joked About Riot, Called Jan. 6 Committee ‘Phony,’ Praised Trump Before Changing Story

    07/26/2022 9:02:27 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 45 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 07/26/2022 | MOLLIE HEMINGWAY AND TRISTAN JUSTICE
    Hutchinson commiserated with other targets of the probe about how little information she had about any wrongdoing on Jan. 6.Nearly 18 months of private chats between friends from the Trump White House show that Jan. 6 Committee star witness Cassidy Hutchinson dramatically changed her story about what she knew and how she felt about what she witnessed as a White House staffer.When Hutchinson testified in Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s Soviet-style show trial last month, the former White House aide to Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said she “still struggle[s] to work through the emotions” of Jan. 6. “As...
  • Dr. Anthony Fauci walks back comment about US no longer being in ‘pandemic phase’

    04/27/2022 4:18:18 PM PDT · by McGruff · 55 replies
    NY Post ^ | April 27, 2022 | Mark Lungariello
    Dr. Anthony Fauci walked back his comment that the US was no longer in the “pandemic phase” of COVID-19 — the latest jumbled messaging from President Biden’s chief medical adviser on the coronavirus. Biden administration officials and Fauci were scrambling Wednesday to emphasize that the country is still in the midst of a pandemic and that emergency measures are still needed after Fauci told PBS the precise opposite. “Here we are. It’s the end of April. It’s the spring of 2022. How close are we to the end of the pandemic?” Judy Woodruff of “PBS NewsHour” asked Fauci Tuesday.
  • Russia Clears Up Confusion Over Rubles For Gas Scheme (Decides to keep accepting dollars and euros)

    04/20/2022 7:04:41 PM PDT · by marcusmaximus · 23 replies
    Oil Price ^ | 4/19/2022 | Julianne Geiger
    Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has issued a statement to India Today clarifying the rubles for gas mandate that has created confusion among Russia’s gas buyers, RT has reported on Tuesday. Buyers purchasing Russia’s gas will have to pay Gazprombank, an independent institution. -snip- Buyers can still, therefore, pay in the currency of their choice. But Gazprombank will convert the payment into rubles. Gazprom would then be able to access the funds in rubles, assured that those funds would not be subject to sanctions. “They won’t be able to keep this money in their banks. They will still pay in...
  • Mitt Romney Silent on Flip-Flopping in Favor of Ketanji Brown Jackson

    04/05/2022 8:14:56 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 43 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/05/2022 | Sean Moran
    Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) nor his office could explain to Breitbart News why Utah’s junior senator opposed making Ketanji Brown Jackson a federal circuit judge last year and then voiced his support for her to become a Supreme Court Justice this year. Romney joined the 43 other Senate Republicans in 2021 to oppose Jackson’s bid to become a circuit judge for the District of Columbia Circuit.
  • Joe Biden Blames ‘Putin’s Price Hike’ on Gas After Banning Russian Oil Imports

    03/08/2022 10:42:42 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 49 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/08/2022 | Charlie Spiering
    President Joe Biden announced his decision to ban oil imports from Russia at the White House on Tuesday, just days after his administration argued against the idea. “We will not be part of subsidizing Putin’s war,” Biden said, painting the decision as a moral one after Russian president Vladimir Putin escalated his war in Ukraine.
  • Why Senate Democrats who signed Susan Collins' pro-filibuster letter in 2017 want to get rid of it now

    01/13/2022 2:54:05 PM PST · by Republican Wildcat · 15 replies
    Fox News ^ | 1/13/2022 | Tyler Olson
    Just under five years ago more than half of the Democrats currently in the Senate signed a letter defending the 60-vote filibuster on legislation – but now many of them are leading the charge to eliminate it as soon as this weekend. "Reality changed," Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, said when asked what is different in 2022 compared with 2017, when she was among the signers of the letter led by Sens. Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Chris Coons, D-Del. -------------- Sen. Mazie Hirono said "reality changed" between 2017 and 2022, which is why she now opposes the Senate filibuster. (AP Photo/Julio...
  • Fauci now says Americans can meet family for Christmas — as he will

    10/04/2021 5:31:07 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 54 replies
    NY Post ^ | October 4, 2021 6:58pm Updated | By Samuel Chamberlain
    You can have a holly, jolly Christmas with your relatives after all, Dr. Anthony Fauci now says. President Biden’s chief medical adviser offered a second opinion Monday of his own humbug diagnosis after saying a day earlier it was “too soon” to tell whether Americans should gather with their loved ones for the holidays. “I will be spending Christmas with my family,” Fauci told CNN. “I encourage people, particularly the vaccinated people who are protected, to have a good, normal Christmas with your family.” On Sunday, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) chief was asked by CBS...