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  • Filmmaker Alex Holder Talks About The Making Of His Donald Trump Project And The “Dangerous And Delusional View” That Led To January 6th

    06/28/2022 8:03:56 PM PDT · by Syncro · 25 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | June 25, 2022 | Ted Johnson
    Alex Holder said that during the interviews he conducted for his Discovery+ docuseries Unprecedented, Donald Trump never wavered from his contention that the election was stolen from him, while his children, including Ivanka, supported their father’s post-election challenge. Yet Holder’s access to the First Family isn’t the only reason that the January 6th Committee was interested in his footage, something that put him in the spotlight this week after news broke that his materials had been subpoenaed and he appeared for a private deposition
  • More than 1 million voters switch to GOP in warning for Dems

    06/27/2022 3:43:47 AM PDT · by Erik Latranyi · 50 replies
    AP via MSN ^ | 27 June 2022 | Steve Peoples and Aaron Kessler
    WASHINGTON (AP) — A political shift is beginning to take hold across the U.S. as tens of thousands of suburban swing voters who helped fuel the Democratic Party's gains in recent years are becoming Republicans. More than 1 million voters across 43 states have switched to the Republican Party over the last year, according to voter registration data analyzed by The Associated Press. The previously unreported number reflects a phenomenon that is playing out in virtually every region of the country — Democratic and Republican states along with cities and small towns — in the period since President Joe Biden...
  • The Donald “Is Definitely Running”: Campaign Strategist from Reagan Days Has Big News for GOP [Ed Rollins: DeSantis won't run if Trump runs]

    06/25/2022 3:26:12 PM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 125 replies
    Trending Politics ^ | 06/24/2022
    According to Ed Rollins, the campaign strategist behind the 1984 Reagan reelection who’s now working with a DeSantis PAC, it’s increasingly looking like a Trump 2024 presidential run is sure to happen.Speaking on that, Rollins was quoted by the Epoch Times as saying, as of June 14th:“The information that I’ve gotten the last several weeks is Trump is definitely running”That could be wrong, however, as it is not congruent with what he said in a pro-DeSantis fundraising email on June 10th. In that email, he said:“Donald Trump is not running, that’s why we have to prepare for Ron DeSantis running...
  • Texas AG Declares Annual Holiday After SCOTUS Overturns Roe v. Wade

    06/24/2022 7:08:47 PM PDT · by Morgana · 27 replies
    Breitbart ^ | June 24, 2022 | Amy Furr
    Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced an annual holiday in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade on Friday, Newsmax reported. “SCOTUS just overruled Roe & Casey, ending one of the most morally & legally corrupt eras in US history. Praise the Lord,” Paxton wrote in a social media post. “Abortion is now illegal in Texas. And today I’m closing my office—and making it an annual holiday—as a memorial to the 70 million lives lost bc of abortion,” he concluded:
  • House Speaker Reacts to Supreme Court Decision Overturning Roe v. Wade

    06/24/2022 8:28:08 AM PDT · by DallasBiff · 148 replies
    C-Span ^ | 6/24/22 | Nancy Pelosi
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) condemns the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. wade, calling it “outrageous.” She also criticizes the justices who testified in their confirmation hearings that they respected stare decisis
  • LIVE THREAD: President Biden will address the nation on the Roe v. Wade ruling at 12:30 today from the White House.

    06/24/2022 8:19:32 AM PDT · by janetjanet998 · 205 replies
    President Biden will address the nation on the Roe v. Wade ruling at 12:30 today from the White House
  • U.S. Supreme Court Overturns Roe vs Wade effectively ending Federal Recognition of a Constitutional right to abortion

    06/24/2022 8:17:16 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 98 replies
    Fox News ^ | 06/24/2022
    *The U.S. Supreme Court Overturns Roe vs Wade, effectively ending Federal Recognition of a Constitutional right to abortion and giving individual states in the union the power to allow, limit and ban the practice altogether.*
  • Here are the 15 Republicans who voted to end a filibuster on gun safety legislation

    06/24/2022 5:32:38 AM PDT · by RandFan · 35 replies
    The Hill ^ | 06/23/22 2:14 PM ET | BY ALEXANDER BOLTON
    Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) Cornyn is a former Texas Supreme Court justice and a longtime member of the Senate Judiciary panel with an “A-plus” rating from the National Rifle Association (NRA). Cornyn attempted to negotiate a compromise with Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) in 2021 on legislation to expand background checks, but the talks fizzled. The senior Texas senator made clear early in this spring’s talks that he would not support universal background checks or bans on assault-style rifles or high-capacity magazines. Cornyn emphasized throughout the negotiations that law-abiding gun owners would not face new regulatory hurdles but instead wanted to...
  • Charges filed against Nancy Pelosi's husband Paul Pelosi after DUI crash

    06/23/2022 5:17:35 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 55 replies
    KCRA ^ | 6/23/2022 | KCRA Staff
    NAPA COUNTY, Calif.-The Napa County District Attorney on Thursday announced that it is charging Paul Pelosi, husband of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, on charges related to DUI and causing injury in a crash. Napa County District Attorney Allison Hailey in the complaint alleges that Paul has a BAC of .082, which is over the legal limit....
  • 2024 poll: DeSantis edges Trump in New Hampshire, which holds the first presidential primary

    06/22/2022 5:27:29 PM PDT · by rintintin · 215 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 22 2022 | Paul Steinhauser
    A public opinion survey in New Hampshire, the state that for a century has held the first primary in presidential race, indicates that Florida Gov. Gov. Ron DeSantis has a razor-thin margin over former President Donald Trump in a hypothetical 2024 GOP primary match-up. According to polling numbers released on Wednesday by the University of New Hampshire Survey Center, 39% of likely Republican primary voters in the Granite State would support the first-term Florida governor, with 37% backing the former president. Respondents were provided a list of potential contenders for the 2024 GOP presidential nomination, and DeSantis margin was well...
  • Cornyn's office denies bipartisan immigration bill in the works amid conservative uproar

    06/22/2022 2:13:37 PM PDT · by Baladas · 58 replies
    | Fox News ^ | June 22, 2022 | Adam Shaw
    Listen to this article 0:00 / 3:11 1X BeyondWords Sen. John Cornyn’s, R-Texas, office on Wednesday denied that a bipartisan immigration bill is in the works after comments he made on the Senate floor that his staff say were a joke, but that sparked uproar from conservatives. Cornyn, who frequently attempts to find bipartisan paths for legislation on a range of issues that includes immigration, was on the Senate floor Tuesday evening as the chamber advanced bipartisan gun legislation that he had helped shepherd. HuffPost reporter Igor Bobic tweeted that Cornyn was smiling as he told California Sen. Alex Padilla:...
  • Gavin Newsom should be Democrats’ replacement for Biden, top Dem strategist suggests

    06/22/2022 2:49:11 PM PDT · by Baladas · 97 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 22, 2022 | Anders Hagstrom
    Listen to this article 0:00 / 2:23 1X BeyondWords California Gov. Gavin Newsom may be the Democratic Party's strongest choice to run for president if President Joe Biden bows out, longtime party strategist David Axelrod says. Axelrod, who served as former President Barack Obama's chief strategist, made the comments in a Wednesday statement to The New York Times. The 2024 presidential race has been a burning question for Democrats, with no clear heir to Biden and many party members skeptical of whether the president could or should run for a second term. "If the president were not to run, it’s...
  • What’s in the Senate’s 80-page bipartisan gun safety bill

    06/21/2022 9:05:52 PM PDT · by RandFan · 90 replies
    The Hill ^ | 06/21/22 7:43 PM ET | BY ALEXANDER BOLTON
    Senate negotiators unveiled an 80-page bill Tuesday evening responding to the mass shootings at the Tops supermarket in Buffalo, N.Y., and the Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, capping weeks of intense negotiations. Sen. Chris Murphy (Conn.), the lead Democratic negotiator, is hailing the bill as the biggest breakthrough on the issue of gun violence in 30 years and predicted Tuesday it would save lives. Sen. John Cornyn (Texas), the head Republican in the talks, says the legislation will take guns out of the hands of people who are dangerous or break the law but won’t affect the gun rights...
  • Jim still needs our prayers. Thread 2

    06/19/2022 8:30:51 PM PDT · by JustAmy · 796 replies
    6-19-2022 | JustAmy
    Jim and his family still need our prayers.
  • More Americans now say Russia is winning the war than say Ukraine is

    06/19/2022 7:22:19 PM PDT · by BusterDog · 61 replies
    YouGov ^ | 6/15/22
    Data from the latest Economist/YouGov poll finds that Americans have grown more pessimistic when it comes to Ukraine’s path to victory. This week's was the first survey since we began asking who is winning the war — about a month after it began — in which more Americans say that Russia is winning (25%) than say Ukraine is (19%). In recent weeks the share who say neither side is winning also has increased, to 38%.
  • CNN economic analyst says in order to have a 'kinder' economy, inflation needs to occur

    06/19/2022 5:51:16 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 48 replies
    Fox news ^ | 06/19/2022 | Joe Silverstein
    Listen to this article 0:00 / 4:06 1X BeyondWords The New York Times published a new episode of "The Ezra Klein Show" on Friday featuring an interview with Rana Foroohar, CNN’s global economic analyst and a Financial Times columnist. In the interview, Foroohar called for a ‘kinder’ and more environmentally friendly economy, and said inflation must occur in the short term to achieve those goals. Foroohar also heavily criticized the Federal Reserve for creating what she describes as the ‘everything bubble’ in financial markets. "What’s the cost of something if you actually have a real price on carbon, and then...
  • Russia Mulls Lithuania's 'Illegal' Independence From Moscow

    06/17/2022 8:49:40 PM PDT · by rmlew · 161 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 6/9/2022 | Brendan Cole
    A Russian lawmaker called for Lithuania's independence to be repealed, submitting a draft bill claiming the Baltic republic illegally left the Soviet Union more than three decades ago. The proposed legislation was submitted to the Russian lower house, the Duma, on Wednesday by Yevgeny Fyodorov, a member of the ruling United Russia party. In March 1990, Lithuania became the first republic to announce it intended to restore its independence from the disintegrating USSR, under whose control it had been for five decades after the Soviet army occupied it in 1940.
  • Trump says he would look ‘very, very seriously’ at pardons for Jan 6 defendants if reelected

    06/17/2022 6:15:42 PM PDT · by American Number 181269513 · 106 replies
    The HIll ^ | 06/17/22 | CAROLINE VAKIL
    Former President Trump said on Friday that he would look “very, very seriously” at pardoning those charged in connection with storming the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, if he ran for and became president again. Speaking during a Faith and Freedom event in Nashville, Tenn., Trump said the defendants charged in the Capitol riot were “having their lives totally destroyed and being treated worse than terrorists and murderers,” claiming that most had been “charged with parading through the Capitol.” “And if I become president, someday if I decide to do it, I will be looking at them very, very seriously...
  • California man who threatened to kill Kavanaugh indicted on attempted murder charge

    06/15/2022 7:19:27 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 46 replies
    WTOPNews ^ | 6/15/2022 | Abigail Constantino
    A California man has been indicted on federal charges of attempted murder of a Supreme Court justice. Nicholas John Roske, 26, of Simi Valley, is accused of trying to kill Justice Brett Kavanaugh. Court documents say that last Wednesday, Roske traveled from California to Montgomery County, Maryland, where Kavanaugh lives. Just after 1.a.m on June 8, he went to the associate justice's house with a pistol, ammunition, a knife, cable ties, pepper spray, duct tape and other items that he told police he would use to break into Kavanaugh's house, kill Kavanaugh and then himself...
  • Fed raises interest rates by 75-basis points in historic move to fight inflation

    06/15/2022 11:09:29 AM PDT · by rdl6989 · 46 replies
    Foxbusiness.Com ^ | June 15, 2022 | Megan Henney
    The Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised its benchmark interest rate by 75-basis points for the first time in nearly three decades as policymakers intensify their fight to cool red-hot inflation, a move that threatens to slow U.S. economic growth and exacerbate financial pressure on Americans.