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  • I Warned You About What We’re Living Through Today

    12/08/2021 9:00:24 AM PST · by conservative98 · 25 replies
    The Rush Limbuagh Show ^ | Jan 7, 2021 | Rush Limbaugh
    I Warned You About What We’re Living Through TodayJan 7, 2021 RUSH: Hey, folks, it’s great to be back. Really great to be back, and I need to ask you a favor. I need to you to give me a few minutes here just to get my sea legs. This has been a very, very bad couple of weeks for me. I don’t want to get into any more detail about it. Those of you have been through this know exactly what I’m talking about. But it has not been a break in the sense that it hasn’t been restful...
  • Senate passes stopgap funding bill, avoiding shutdown

    12/02/2021 6:59:13 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 67 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | December 2, 2021 | By KEVIN FREKING and LISA MASCARO
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate passed a stopgap spending bill Thursday that avoids a short-term shutdown and funds the federal government through Feb. 18 after leaders defused a partisan standoff over federal vaccine mandates. The measure now goes to President Joe Biden to be signed into law. “I am glad that in the end, cooler heads prevailed. The government will stay open and I thank the members of this chamber for walking us back from the brink of an avoidable, needless and costly shutdown,” said Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y. The Senate approved the measure by a vote of...
  • House Republicans Who Backed Infrastructure Bill Face Vicious Backlash

    11/11/2021 2:41:53 PM PST · by DJ MacWoW · 51 replies
    The New York Times ^ | Thu, November 11, 2021, | Catie Edmondson
    WASHINGTON — One caller instructed Rep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois to slit his wrists and “rot in hell.” Another told Rep. Don Bacon of Nebraska that they hoped he slipped and fell down a staircase. The office of Rep. Nicole Malliotakis of New York has been inundated with angry messages tagging her as a “traitor.” Investing in the nation’s roads and bridges was once considered one of the last realms of bipartisanship in Congress, and President Joe Biden’s infrastructure bill drew ample support over the summer from Republicans in the Senate. But in the days since 13 House Republicans broke...
  • Senate Republicans just got some *very* bad news

    11/09/2021 8:35:08 PM PST · by WMarshal · 50 replies
    CNN (Communist News Network) ^ | November 9, 2021 | Chris Cillizza
    New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu, widely considered to be Senate Republicans' top recruit in the country, took a pass on the race Tuesday morning, a clear blow for a GOP that was hoping to build momentum off of their strong showing in the 2021 elections
  • GOP to force vaccine mandate vote and put squeeze on centrist Democrats

    11/07/2021 7:21:52 AM PST · by george76 · 32 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | November 05, 2021 | Paul Bedard
    With the Biden administration facing a growing wave of lawsuits to stop the president’s vaccine mandate on companies, an Indiana businessman-turned-senator believes he has the quickest way to kill it. Sen. Mike Braun, backed by most GOP senators, including Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, is hopeful of nixing the mandate through the arcane but effective Congressional Review Act. It would force a vote in both Houses just before Christmas and when 93,000 firms could be firing unvaccinated workers. The act allows Congress to review federal rules, normally ignored by the House and Senate. In this case, he would target the Occupational...
  • There’s A Reason DC Democrats Are Always Winning, Even When They Lose

    09/10/2021 5:22:37 PM PDT · by Rummyfan · 26 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 10 Sep 2021 | Christopher Bedford
    Washington Republicans are excited for the 2022 elections, and they have reason to be — they’re going to do well. They’re heavy favorites to take back the House of Representatives; and despite a very bad Senate map, it’s a coin flip they’ll retake that too. None of this is too shocking: First-term presidents usually face a backlash, and often it’s a bloodbath. President Barack Obama crushed Sen. John McCain, then lost 63 House seats two years later; President Donald Trump lost 42 seats in 2018; President Bill Clinton lost 54. In fact, the only first-term president to not lose House...
  • McConnell: Biden Not Going to Be Impeached

    09/01/2021 4:10:46 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 63 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | 9/1/2021 | Zachary Stieber
    President Joe Biden will not be impeached, the top Republican in the Senate said Wednesday. “The president is not going to be removed from office with a Democratic House and a narrowly Democratic Senate. That’s not going to happen,” Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said at an event in his home state when asked whether the president’s behavior should trigger an impeachment. “I think the way these behaviors get adjusted in this country is at the ballot box,” he added. “There isn’t going to be an impeachment.” Democrats control the House of Representatives with a 220–212 majority while holding...
  • Johnson,Kristi Noem host former Speaker Boehner at fundraising event

    08/05/2021 4:51:35 PM PDT · by JonPreston · 91 replies
    Dakota News Now ^ | 8/5/21 | Austin Goss
    PIERRE, S.D. - Gov. Kristi Noem and Rep. Dusty Johnson played host to former US Speaker of the House John Boehner Saturday in Rapid City.The event was a fundraising event for Johnson, who is running for re-election in 2022, and will face a primary opponent in State Rep. Taffy Howard (R- Rapid City).The event took place in part at Delmonico, a restaurant in the downtown area of Rapid City. Sources familiar with the situation told Dakota News Now/KOTA Territory that members of the event moved to Deadwood later on in the evening.Boehner, who served as US Speaker of the House...
  • Michael Steele creates exploratory committee for possible gubernatorial run

    07/26/2021 8:56:24 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 36 replies
    msn.com ^ | 7/22/21 | Mikenzie Frost
    BALTIMORE (WBFF) – Moving one step closer to confirming rumors running through the state of Maryland, former lieutenant governor and Republican National Committee chair Michael Steele formed an exploratory committee ahead of a possible run for governor. The GOP field for the 2022 governor’s race would get a little more crowded if Steele jumped in, with current Maryland Secretary of Commerce Kelly Schulz already in the ring, Del. Dan Cox campaigning and Robin Ficker in the race as well. Following Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford’s announcement not to run, Schulz emerged as the GOP favorite thus far. Steele has been a...
  • Ronna McDaniel: ‘No Way’ Will RNC Allow Anti-Republican Media Moderate Primary Debates

    07/13/2021 7:55:47 AM PDT · by Magnatron · 56 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12 July 2021 | Hannah Bleau
    Ronna McDaniel, chairwoman of the Republican National Committee (RNC), told Breitbart News Daily there is “no way” the RNC will allow establishment media figures to moderate the 2024 Republican primary debates — if she believes the journalist wants the candidates to fail. She warned that the RNC may encourage the eventual 2024 GOP nominee to refrain from working with the Commission on Presidential Debates if it does not make “significant changes.” Breitbart News Daily host Alex Marlow asked McDaniel about how the RNC plans to deal with the establishment media’s anti-conservative bias, particularly in the context of the 2024 presidential...
  • Sen. Cornyn wants Senate to OK keeping DACA recipients in the U.S.

    07/07/2021 4:50:14 PM PDT · by marcusmaximus · 24 replies
    Star Telegram ^ | 7/7/2021 | Nathan Hart
    Sen. John Cornyn, a Texas Republican, wants the Senate to permit people brought to the U.S. as children to stay in this country permanently. Cornyn joined Sen. Thom Tillis, R-North Carolina, in a letter this week asking Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Dick Durbin, D-Illinois, to consider a bill that would give permanent legal status to temporary residents allowed to stay in the U.S. under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy. -snip- Cornyn’s proposal of “permanent legal status” is vague and could refer to a number of things from green cards to full-blown citizenship. Cornyn’s office did not clarify what...
  • DeSantis feuds with Trump over Florida rally amid condo collapse search

    06/30/2021 8:27:23 AM PDT · by GIdget2004 · 157 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 06/30/2021 | K. Doyle
    Former President Donald Trump is rejecting pleas from Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to postpone a campaign-style rally this weekend some 200 miles from the Miami suburb where an international search-and-rescue mission is excavating bodies from the site of a collapsed seaside condominium. DeSantis’s office has "made a direct plea” to the former president’s team, calling on it to postpone the Saturday event in Sarasota. One Florida Republican bluntly said Trump and his team need to “read the room.” “The governor is getting tested here as to how far he's going to be pushed before he breaks ranks with President Trump....
  • Loeffler meets with McConnell amid speculation of another Senate run

    06/16/2021 2:28:44 PM PDT · by RandFan · 55 replies
    The Hill ^ | 06/16/21 04:47 PM EDT | BY MYCHAEL SCHNELL
    Former Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-Ga.) met with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Wednesday amid speculation that she could mount another bid against Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.) next year. The meeting, first reported by CNN and confirmed to The Hill by a person familiar, comes after Loeffler in February said a 2022 bid against Warnock is “certainly on the table.” Loeffler was ousted from her Senate seat in January of this year after Warnock won a runoff race by a narrow two points. She served in the Senate for slightly more than a year, after replacing former Sen. Johnny...
  • Pence says he and Trump don’t ‘see eye to eye’ on Jan. 6 — but GOP ‘must move forward’

    06/03/2021 7:13:47 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 108 replies
    NY Post ^ | June 3, 2021 | 8:47pm | Steven Nelson
    Former Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday said he’s spoken “many times” with former President Donald Trump since they left office and that they don’t “see eye to eye” on the events of Jan. 6. But he said Republicans “must move forward united” and focus on opposing President Biden’s agenda. Pence called the Capitol riot a “dark day,” but said that it was being used as a smokescreen to facilitate Biden’s agenda. “As I said that day, Jan. 6 was a dark day in the history of the United States Capitol. But thanks to the swift action of the Capitol...
  • GOP performs sloppy fake-voting burlesque (good piece)

    05/25/2021 6:24:30 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 13 replies
    washingtontimes.com ^ | 5/25/21 | Tammy Bruce
    “No Republicans voted for the bill” was the description NBC News offered in their coverage of the narrowly passed $1.9 billion dollar Democratic “supplemental security bill” which is part of their using the Jan. 6 riot to signal that the American people can’t be trusted. That’s all you’re supposed to want to know, and yet the story, one way or another, is more interesting than that. You see, while no Republicans voted for the bill, two Republicans didn’t vote at all. The almost $2 billion dollar legislation passed by just one vote. How this miraculous win by the Democrats came...
  • Caitlyn Jenner Comes Out In Support Of ‘Path To Citizenship’ For California’s Illegal Aliens

    05/09/2021 11:42:25 AM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 58 replies
    The Daily Wire ^ | May 9, 2021 | Beth Baumann
    California gubernatorial candidate Caitlyn Jenner supports providing a pathway to citizenship for the state’s roughly two million illegal aliens. The former Olympic athlete turned transgender activist announced the policy position during an interview with CNN’s Dana Bash, which is set to air Monday night.
  • Tim Scott sparks buzz in crowded field of White House hopefuls

    05/06/2021 1:19:13 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 51 replies
    thehill ^ | 05/06/2021 | Alexander Bolton
    Sen. Tim Scott’s 2024 prospects are on the rise following his rebuttal to President Biden JOE BIDEN Caitlyn Jenner on Hannity touts Trump: 'He was a disruptor' Argentina launches 'Green Mondays' campaign to cut greenhouse gases On The Money: Federal judge vacates CDC's eviction moratorium | Biden says he's open to compromise on corporate tax rate | Treasury unsure of how long it can stave off default without debt limit hike MORE ’s address to a joint session of Congress and emergence as the leading GOP voice on police reform efforts. The buzz surrounding the South Carolina Republican puts him...
  • Pence, Christie, other top potential GOP White House contenders to speak at Texas donor event (hosted by Karl Rove and John Cornyn)

    04/30/2021 12:05:37 PM PDT · by marcusmaximus · 63 replies
    CNBC ^ | 4/30/2021 | Brian Schwartz
    Former Vice President Mike Pence, former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and other Republican leaders who are considered potential contenders for the GOP’s presidential nomination in 2024 are planning to attend a private donor meeting in Texas next week. The donor gathering, according to multiple people briefed on the matter, including contributors set to attend the meeting, is being organized at least in part by Karl Rove -snip- Notably absent from the speaking agenda is former President Donald Trump, who has publicly and privately blasted Rove. The event, called the “Texas Victory Committee Donor Appreciation Conference,” is scheduled to take...
  • CNN urged to fire Rick Santorum for ‘racist’ remarks on Native Americans

    04/27/2021 8:32:30 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 54 replies
    nypost ^ | 04/27/2021 | Joshua Rhett Miller
    CNN contributor and former US senator Rick Santorum is under fire for “racist” comments that critics said debased Native American culture, prompting calls for his immediate termination. Santorum, 62, told the conservative Young America’s Foundation on Friday that “there isn’t much Native American culture in American culture,” claiming the United States has been largely unchanged since the country was born out of “Judeo-Christian” values.
  • “I Haven’t Invited Him” – GOP House “Leader” Liz Cheney Boasts to Reporters that She Did Not Invite President Trump to Annual GOP Meeting Next Week in Florida

    04/23/2021 8:45:03 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 100 replies
    Breitbart ^ | April 23, 2021 at 9:20am | By Jim Hoft
    Liz Cheney was asked this week if President Trump would make an appearance at the House Republicans’ policy retreat next week in Florida. She responded, “I haven’t invited him.” House Republicans are meeting in Orlando, Florida, next week not far from Mar-a-Lago. President Trump was not invited by leader Cheney.