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  • Hot mic catches Fauci calling GOP senator 'a moron'

    01/11/2022 2:04:01 PM PST · by janetjanet998 · 30 replies
    White House chief medical adviser Anthony Fauci was caught on a hot mic Tuesday calling Sen. Roger Marshall (R-Kan.) "a moron" during his testimony before the Senate Health Committee on the omicron variant of the coronavirus. The tense exchange came as Marshall questioned Fauci about disclosing more of his personal finances to Congress. Marshall cited a Forbes story that reported that Fauci is the highest-paid federal employee, earning $434,312 in 2020. "I don't understand why you're asking me that question," Fauci said. "My financial disclosure is public knowledge and has been so for the last 37 years or so." ADVERTISEMENT
  • Care About Election Integrity? Let Me Introduce You to ERIC.

    12/23/2021 7:34:57 AM PST · by bitt · 42 replies
    pjmedia.com ^ | 12/22/2021 | J. CHRISTIAN ADAM
    By now, you’ve become familiar with automatic mail ballots. You also probably are familiar with election officials suspending the statutory rules governing elections in 2020 as they did in Pennsylvania, Virginia, and elsewhere. If you really get around, then you’ve come across Zuckbucks, the nearly half-billion dollars that came from Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and went into government election offices in urban cores to create turnout machines for Joe Biden. But you might not have met ERIC. ERIC isn’t a person. ERIC stands for the Electronic Registration and Information Center. ERIC is an entity that has more to do with...
  • Federal Judge Blocks Biden’s COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate for Federal Contractors in 10 States

    12/20/2021 9:31:12 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 12/20/2021 | Mimi Nguyen Ly
    A federal judge in Missouri has issued a temporary hold on the Biden administration’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for federal contractors in 10 U.S. states while litigation plays out.“We just beat the Biden Administration in court again,” Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced on Twitter late Monday. “This afternoon, we obtained a preliminary injunction against the vaccine mandate on federal contractors, halting enforcement of that mandate in Missouri and the other states in our coalition.”The preliminary injunction, issued by U.S. Magistrate Judge David Noce, applies to Alaska, Arkansas, Iowa, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming. Schmitt...
  • Pence, Clinton, Pelosi, Biden and Tom Hanks among mourners at Bob Dole memorial

    12/10/2021 9:15:12 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 28 replies
    NY Post ^ | 12/10/2021 | Callie Patteson
    President Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris led official Washington in a second day of tributes for the late Sen. Bob Dole on Friday at Washington National Cathedral, a day after Biden honored his longtime colleague in the Capitol Rotunda. Former President Bill Clinton, who defeated Dole in the 1996 election, and former Vice President Mike Pence were among the prominent attendees, sitting one row apart. Former President Donald Trump, for whom Dole repeatedly expressed support, was not present. Also in attendance was actor Tom Hanks.
  • Bob Dole delivers one last word on Democrat corruption

    12/10/2021 1:08:49 PM PST · by Conservat1 · 8 replies
    WND ^ | Dec 10, 2021 | Art Moore
    Daughter reads farewell letter from Senate icon known for his wit "And to see, like others who have gone before me, if I will still be able to vote in Chicago."
  • Bob Dole’s Farewell Letter is absolutely SAVAGE

    "Bob Dole’s Farewell Letter is absolutely SAVAGE: “I'm a bit curious…to see, like others who have gone before me, if I will still be able to vote in Chicago.”"
  • Blue Cross of Kansas changes policy on transgender surgery

    12/09/2021 12:47:12 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 26 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | December 9, 2021 | By MARGARET STAFFORD
    Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas has changed a policy that denied sex reassignment surgery to people who did not legally change their names, the company confirmed Thursday. The change came after the American Civil Liberties Union of Kansas and the Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund raised the issue on behalf of Charley Osman, a transgender man, who was rejected after he sought pre-authorization in June for two surgeries. “I’m pretty sure I’m not the first person to go through this, but I want to be sure I’m the last,” Osman said in a news release issued by...
  • Bob Dole to lie in state at Capitol, funeral Friday at National Cathedral

    12/06/2021 1:41:30 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 31 replies
    NY Post ^ | 12/06/2021 | Callie Patteson
    Sen. Bob Dole’s casket will lie in state in the US Capitol on Thursday as congressional leaders honor the former Republican presidential candidate and World War II veteran who served in Congress for 36 years. Dole will then have a state funeral on Friday at the Washington National Cathedral, a senior congressional source told The Post on Monday. Dole passed away Sunday at the age of 98. On Saturday, his body will be transported to his home state of Kansas. Dole served four terms in the House and more than four terms in the Senate. He won the Republican nomination...
  • RNC Chair Unloads on Debate Commission for Election Interference

    10/11/2020 12:27:27 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 42 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 11, 2020 | Bronson Stocking
    RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel appeared on CBS' "Face the Nation "on Sunday and called out the Presidential Debate Commission for their election interference.  "I think voters are very frustrated by the corrupt debate commission, that they would cancel a second debate," McDaniel told host Margaret Brennan. "I think it feeds in to the belief that this 47 years that Joe Biden has had in DC is again protecting him from facing the voters. And Americans are frustrated that this election commission interfered with our ability to see these two candidates debate."Brennan then repeated Democratic talking points, noting the existence of...
  • BREAKING: Steele Dossier Reportedly Began As Early As 2007!

    05/18/2019 7:51:21 AM PDT · by george76 · 78 replies
    en Volve ^ | 5/18/2019 | Doyle Alexander
    Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) appeared on Fox News’ “Hannity” this week to discuss the origins of the Steele dossier. He said it should really be called the “Simpson” dossier. Although Christopher Steele likely contributed “stories” to the dossier, and his years of experience in British intelligence lent credence to the document, Nunes believes that Fusion GPS founder Glenn Simpson may actually have written the majority of it. In his book “Spygate,” journalist Dan Bongino makes the same case. He points out the striking similarities between articles Simpson and his wife, Mary Jacoby wrote for the Wall Street Journal in 2007...
  • Bob Dole: 'Strong American leadership being restored by President Trump'

    07/08/2017 10:13:47 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 54 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 07/08/2017 | Daniel Chaitin
    Bob Dole heaped praise on President Trump for what he described as the restoration of "strong American leadership" put on display during his trip to Europe over the past few days. Calling it a "successful trip" overall, Dole, a former Republican senator from Kansas who ran unsuccessfully for president in 1996, singled out Trump's speech in Warsaw, Poland, as being particularly important. In a statement Saturday, Dole described the speech from Wednesday as "one for the ages, a vital, eloquent, and stirring articulation of the values and shared goals that bind us together with the Polish people, and with millions...
  • Report: Bob Dole organized Trump's Taiwan call

    12/06/2016 8:46:14 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    The Hill ^ | 12/06/2016 | BY JESSIE HELLMANN
    Donald Trump's call with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen was organized by Bob Dole, a former Republican senator and the party's 1996 presidential nominee, The Wall Street Journal reports. Dole told the Journal that the law firm he is affiliated with does work with the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the U.S. “It’s fair to say that we may have had some influence,” he said. Trump's Friday conversation broke decades of U.S. protocol. For several decades, the U.S. has followed the "One China" policy that doesn't acknowledge Taiwan as a nation, but instead goes along with China's view that...
  • Former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole Maintains Support for Donald Trump

    10/08/2016 5:29:57 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 84 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | October 8, 2016 | Michael C. Bender
    Mr. Dole is the only former Republican presidential nominee who backs Mr. Trump after 2005 video Former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole said he is standing by Donald Trump after a decade-old recording emerged in which the Republican presidential nominee speaks in crude sexual terms about women. Mr. Dole, the Republican Party’s presidential pick in 1996, is the only former GOP nominee to express support for Mr. Trump. Reached by phone on Saturday, Mr. Dole said he had “great respect” for Sen. John McCain of Arizona, who said earlier in the day that he would no longer support the party’s 2016...
  • Bob Dole 'disappointed' in Jeb Bush for skipping convention

    07/17/2016 9:45:03 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 42 replies
    The Hill ^ | 16 Jul 2016 | Jessie Hellman
    Bob Dole, the 1996 GOP presidential nominee, said he's disappointed in Jeb Bush for sitting out the Republican National Convention. Dole, who initially endorsed Bush for president before the former Florida governor dropped out, said he should unite behind the party and support presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump.
  • Bob Dole: 'Still a Trumper'(from July)

    12/05/2021 9:12:15 AM PST · by Ge0ffrey · 33 replies
    NewsMax ^ | 7/22/21 | Charlie McCarthy
    Former Republican presidential nominee Bob Dole told USA Today he was "still a Trumper" as he approaches his 98th birthday on Thursday. A former longtime senator from Kansas, Dole was one of the few GOP elder statesmen to support former President Donald Trump in 2016, and the only former presidential nominee to attend that year's convention. "I'm a Trumper," Dole, who’s suffering from lung cancer, told USA Today.
  • Bob Dole has died

    12/05/2021 9:01:29 AM PST · by Drew68 · 97 replies
    Bob Dole has died at 98.
  • Bob Dole, longtime public servant and WWII veteran, dies

    12/05/2021 9:01:24 AM PST · by janetjanet998 · 45 replies
    Former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole, who will be remembered for the tenacity that defined his career and his work on behalf of fellow military veterans, died Sunday morning in his sleep. He was 98.
  • Bob Dole diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer

    Bob Dole, the former longtime Kansas senator and 1996 Republican presidential nominee, said Thursday that he has stage 4 lung cancer. “Recently, I was diagnosed with stage four lung cancer. My first treatment will begin on Monday,” Dole, 97, said in a statement.
  • Widespread Support for Pro-Innovation Bayh-Dole Law

    03/13/2020 10:56:45 AM PDT · by Kaslin
    Townhall.com ^ | March 13, 2020 | Stephen Tepp
    As the coronavirus threat grows, we are all hoping to limit its spread, or even better, invent a vaccine. Yet, at the very same time we need new treatments some people are proposing to abandon decades of proven success in innovation policy. Fortunately, there is widespread support and mounting evidence in favor of keeping the pro-innovation approach that has always defined the American spirit. The American bio-pharmaceutical industry leads the world in innovation. Americans have access to newer treatments, sooner. And that's not all. A recent report highlighted that sector of our economy supports more than 4 million American. A...
  • Bob Dole helped out of wheelchair to salute George H.W. Bush casket

    12/04/2018 11:33:57 AM PST · by grayboots · 50 replies
    Youtube ^ | 12/4/2018 | USNews
    Former Senator Bob Dole, at 95 years old, was helped out of his wheelchair to stand and salute George H.W. Bush in the Capitol Rotunda