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  • Democrats keep winning special elections in battleground states

    09/20/2023 7:05:10 PM PDT · by entropy12 · 104 replies
    the Hill ^ | 09/20/23 | DENNIS AFTERGUT
    Elections are the answer to Trumpism, which aims to undermine the Constitution that protects our freedoms. Yesterday, we saw the antidote at work once again, and in battleground states, in special elections for state House seats in New Hampshire and Pennsylvania. Both victories were consistent with a 2023 national trend, with abortion-rights Democrats overperforming in the wake of the 2022 Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that legalized abortion nationally.
  • WATCH NOW: Ken Paxton on Tucker Carlson

    09/20/2023 6:20:32 PM PDT · by RandFan · 40 replies
    Twitter/X ^ | Sep 20 | Tucker
    @TuckerCarlson Ep. 25 Liberals like Karl Rove just tried to annihilate Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton. It didn't work. Paxton just joined us for his first interview since his acquittal.
  • Schiff: GOP Falsehoods ‘Putting People’s Lives at Risk,’ Putting ‘Our Very Democracy at Risk’

    09/20/2023 5:55:50 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 36 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 09/20/2023 | Pam Key
    Representative Adam Schiff (D-CA) said Wednesday on MSNBC’s “Deadline” that he believed House Republicans were peddling falsehoods that are “putting people’s lives at risk.” Discussing Attorney General Merrick Garland’s hearing before the House Judiciary Committee, anchor Nicolle Wallace said, “You’re someone who has been targeted by Donald Trump. I won’t repeat, but I remember some of the harsh and brutal and personal insults and attacks against you, and I wonder what you thought, if that was triggering or if you have words of wisdom for this DOJ workforce and FBI workforce now under unprecedented threat.
  • House Democrats weigh risky strategy: Whether to save McCarthy

    09/20/2023 5:53:31 PM PDT · by Alter Kaker · 14 replies
    CNN ^ | 9/20/2023 | Manu Raju
    House Democrats have begun internal discussions about how to deal with the prospects of a chaotic situation: The possibility that Speaker Kevin McCarthy could lose his job in an unprecedented vote on the floor. While no decisions have been made, some of the party’s moderates are privately signaling they’d be willing to cut a deal to help McCarthy stave off a right-wing revolt – as long as the speaker meets their own demands. Publicly, Democratic leader Hakeem Jeffries has not weighed in on how he’d want his members to manage a challenge to McCarthy’s speakership, saying it’s hypothetical at this...
  • Biden pick is CONFIRMED as chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff: Gen. Charles Brown - whose motto is 'accelerate change or lose' - replaces Gen. Mark Milley three years after he wore fatigues to walk Trump to church for photo-op amid BLM protest

    09/20/2023 5:46:54 PM PDT · by Libloather · 48 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 9/20/23 | Emma Richter
    resident Biden's pick for the new chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has been confirmed as Air Force General Charles Q. Brown, who will replace General Mark Miley. General Milley ran into controversy after he wore 'baggy battle fatigues' in a photo-op as he walked Trump in front of St. John's Church amid a BLM protest. New York Times reporter Robert Jimison posted to X on Wednesday and said: 'The vote to confirm General Charles Brown as the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff reached the 51 vote threshold. So far, both Sen. Ron Johnson and Sen....
  • UAW strike latest: GM sends 2,000 workers home in Kansas

    09/20/2023 5:27:50 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 23 replies
    Npr ^ | 09/20/2023 | Camila Domonoske
    General Motors has temporarily laid off most of the approximately 2,000 unionized workers at its Fairfax assembly plant in Kansas as a result of the ongoing UAW strikes. The move, which GM had warned was coming last week, is the largest ripple effect so far from the United Auto Workers' historic strike against all three Detroit automakers as the union demands a new contract that offers substantially better wages and benefits. But automakers have warned a strike threatens to make them uncompetitive against rivals, especially as the companies spend billions of dollars to transition to electric vehicles.
  • F-35 pilot ejected from $100M jet over South Carolina due to ‘bad weather’ as experts reveal why plane couldn’t be tracked

    09/20/2023 3:40:05 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 151 replies
    NY Post ^ | 9-20-23 | Selim Algar
    The pilot who ejected from a $100 million F-35 fighter jet claimed to have lost the plane in the weather — and likely bailed out before he could activate its tracking system, sources and experts said. “He’s unsure of where his plane crashed, said he just lost it in the weather,” a voice can be heard saying of the pilot on a Charleston County Emergency Medical Services call posted Tuesday by a meteorologist. The unidentified pilot landed in a North Charleston residential neighborhood and was taken to a local hospital for treatment. He has since been discharged. Military officials have...
  • Fed holds rates steady, hints at one more rate hike as economy outperforms

    09/20/2023 2:04:23 PM PDT · by lasereye · 29 replies
    thestreet ^ | Sep. 20, 2023 | MARTIN BACCARDAX
    The Federal Reserve kept its benchmark lending rate unchanged at a two-decade high, but suggested at least one more increase is likely between now and the end of the year as inflation remains elevated and the economy continues to perform. The Fed's Open Markets Committee held its key policy rate at between 5.25% and 5.5%, the highest in 22 years, in a move that was widely expected from markets following a quarter point rate hike in July. The Fed's new Summary of Economic projections, known as the dot plots, now calls for GDP stronger growth of 2.1% this year, more...
  • House GOP in no rush to give more Ukraine aid after $6 billion error

    09/20/2023 3:17:34 PM PDT · by Mariner · 19 replies
    Defense News via Yahoo ^ | September 20th, 2023 | Bryant Harris
    WASHINGTON ― House Republicans who have previously supported Ukraine are in little rush to approve a fifth round of aid amid growing skepticism within their caucus. The Pentagon says it still has roughly $5.5 billion worth of authority to keep transferring weapons to Kyiv, even though the last Ukraine aid package Congress passed is set to expire at the end of the month.How? Pentagon lawyers argue that they can use the remaining drawdown authority indefinitely due to a complicated confluence of circumstances arising from the Biden administration miscalculating the value of Ukraine military aid earlier this year.The miscalculation has prompted...
  • Gov. Kathy Hochul signs bill widely expanding voting by mail

    09/20/2023 2:30:29 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 41 replies
    Buffalo News ^ | 09 20 2023 | Chris Bragg
    ALBANY – Declaring that the right to vote is “under attack” by Republican Legislatures across the United States, Democratic Gov. Kathy Hochul signed a package of bills on Wednesday seeking to expand that right in New York. The most sweeping will allow any registered voter in the state to cast an early ballot by mail. To do so, voters would have to first fill out an application requesting a mail ballot from their local Board of Elections. At a news conference in New York City, Hochul said the law will allow busy, working people to cast ballots that otherwise would...
  • Biden gives Bronx cheer to NYC, snubs meeting fellow Democrat Mayor Adams as migrant crisis surges: ‘A terrible look’

    09/20/2023 2:03:15 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 12 replies
    NY Post ^ | 09/20/2023 | Carl Campanile, Craig McCarthy, Nolan Hicks and Emily Crane
    The Roosevelt Hotel is this way, Mr President. President Biden gave a Bronx cheer to New York City Mayor Eric Adams and the rest of the Big Apple while in town for the UN General Assembly this week — failing to set up a meeting with Hizzoner as the debilitating migrant crisis continues to cripple Gotham. The country’s commander in chief has instead spent much of his time attending multiple campaign receptions or holed up at the United Nations Headquarters in Midtown Manhattan – just four blocks from the city’s overrun migrant intake site at the once-iconic Roosevelt. Adams —...
  • ‘Take Them Back’: Protest Forms in Front of NYC Migrant Shelter

    09/20/2023 1:47:22 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 34 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 09/20/2023 | ELAINE MALLON
    Protestors outside a former assisted living facility turned migrant shelter prevented illegal aliens from getting off a bus for several hours in New York City, New York, on Tuesday. About ten protestors were arrested in Staten Island after a video showed them banging on bus windows and chanting, “Take them back,” preventing the migrants from entering the shelter, the Daily Mail reported. Residents protesting bus of migrants pulling up to former senior facility on Staten Island. Police stand in front of bus as demonstrators stand in front of building. More on @NY1 — Victoria Manna (@Victoriamanna) September 20, 2023...
  • EXCLUSIVE VIDEOS: 7K Migrants Cross into One Texas Border Town in 72 Hours

    09/20/2023 1:41:36 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 12 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 09/20/2023 | BOB PRICE and RANDY CLARK
    EAGLE PASS, Texas — Border Patrol agents apprehended approximately 7,000 migrants during the past three days, according to sources operating within U.S. Customs and Border Protection. This includes the approximately 3,000 migrants crossing on Wednesday morning. Breitbart Texas traveled to Piedras Negras, Coahuila, on Wednesday to observe migrants making their way from staging areas to the Mexican bank of the Rio Grande. The video shows the mostly Venezuelan migrants making their way through busy streets and into the brush before entering the water to cross to Eagle Pass, Texas.
  • Hunter Biden arraignment set for September 26 in Delaware; judge says he must appear in person

    09/20/2023 1:35:09 PM PDT · by McGruff · 12 replies
    CNN ^ | Sep 20, 2023 | Kara Scannell
    A federal magistrate judge has denied Hunter Biden’s request to appear virtually for his first court hearing in the federal gun case against him and set his arraignment for September 26. The initial court appearance and arraignment for President Joe Biden’s son will be held at 10 a.m. ET on Tuesday before Magistrate Judge Christopher J. Burke. “In the end, the Court agrees with both Defendant … and the Government … that Defendant should not receive special treatment in this matter – absent some unusual circumstance, he should be treated just as would any other defendant in our Court. Any...
  • Trump Leads, DeSantis Crashes [to 5th place] in NH GOP Primary

    09/20/2023 1:24:40 PM PDT · by M. Thatcher · 32 replies
    University of New Hampshire ^ | 9/20/23 | Granite State Poll
    Former President Donald Trump continues to lead among likely 2024 Republican primary voters in New Hampshire, followed by entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy, former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley, former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis. Support for DeSantis has declined considerably since January while support for Ramaswamy, Haley, and Christie has increased.
  • Dems Are Freaking Out Over Trump’s Plan To Visit Striking Auto Workers: REPORT

    09/20/2023 1:21:51 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 48 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | September 20, 2023 1:59 PM ET | REAGAN REESE, WHITE HOUSE CORRESPONDENT
    Former President Donald Trump’s plan to visit United Auto Workers (UAW) members who are striking in Detroit, Michigan, is causing some Democrats close to the White House to freak out and think that the Biden campaign needs to “step up,” according to a Politico report. Trump is expected to skip the second GOP Presidential debate on Sept. 27, instead planning to speak with current and former UAW members in Detroit. The move has caused Democrats close to the White House to worry that the former president’s 2024 campaign strategy may be more sophisticated than in the past, according to a...
  • Rep. Thomas Massie rips Merrick Garland over Jan. 6 informants: ‘You may have just perjured yourself’

    09/20/2023 1:14:06 PM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 19 replies
    NY Post ^ | Sep. 20, 2023 | Josh Christenson
    Rep. Thomas Massie accused Attorney General Merrick Garland on Wednesday of lying during a House Judiciary Committee hearing about his knowledge of federal law enforcement activities during the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riot. Massie (R-Ky.) previously tangled with Garland in October 2021 over the same issue, questioning whether undercover FBI agents were present at the storming of the Capitol. At the time, Massie showed video footage of then-Arizona Oath Keepers president Ray Epps, who had urged protesters on the eve of the “Stop the Steal” rally “to go into the Capitol” — but had never been charged. The attorney general...
  • San Francisco Drug Overdose Deaths Hit Record High: ‘It’s Like a Zombie Apocalypse’

    09/20/2023 12:36:33 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 47 replies
    New York Post ^ | Sep. 20, 2023 | Alyssa Guzman
    San Francisco hit another record high when it comes to drug overdoses in the Democratic city, with almost 85 deaths last month — and residents say the alarming numbers are just more proof that the city has turned into a “zombie apocalypse.” The City by the Bay saw 84 deaths in August, with 66 of them involving the deadly drug fentanyl. It tied January for the deadliest month since the city began tracking overdose deaths in the beginning of 2020. This year is on pace to exceed 2020’s deaths, which hit a record high of 725, according to reports by...
  • BREAKING NEWS: Senate Republicans Demand Immediate Changes To Biden Border Policies. *Video at Link*

    09/20/2023 12:47:06 PM PDT · by know.your.why · 48 replies
    Forbes Breaking News ^ | 09/20/2023 | Forbes
    *Partial copy from video transcript* I'm gonna go ahead and get us started if I could. First I'd like to set the stage if I might because the United States is in the midst of a border crisis like nothing we've ever seen before and the U.S Department of Homeland Security, in case the White House, missed it in their own executive summary list. The fact this is the 2024 executive summary for the Department of Homeland Security's threat assessment the United States it lists the fact that they expect illegal drugs purchased in Mexico and sold to the United...
  • Mayor Eric Adams Warns Joe Biden of Migrant Crisis Ahead of NYC Visit

    09/20/2023 12:18:51 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 13 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 09/20/2023 | ELAINE MALLON
    Mayor Eric Adams (D) warned of the tremendous toll asylum seekers have had on New York City’s resources ahead of President Joe Biden’s visit for the United Nations General Assembly. “President Biden is coming to the city,” Adams said, continuing: I am hoping that he understands this beautiful city that’s the economic engine of the entire country is being saddled with $2 billion that we spent already, $5 billion we’re going to spend in this fiscal crisis, $12 billion in the next two budgetary cycles. New York doesn’t deserve this. The asylum seekers don’t deserve this.