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  • Lincoln Project co-founder John Weaver exits after reportedly sexting young men

    01/16/2021 7:08:12 PM PST · by conservative98 · 52 replies
    NY Post ^ | January 16, 2021 | 9:26pm | Kathianne Boniello
    Lincoln Project co-founder John Weaver has stepped down from the anti-Trump super-PAC after acknowledging reports that he sent “inappropriate,” sexually charges messages to dozens of young men. Some two dozen men have claimed Weaver dangled job opportunities while propositioning them for sex, including one who claimed he had consensual intercourse with the longtime GOP operative in a hotel, but never got a gig out of it, the American Conservative reported. Others said Weaver slid into their direct messages on Twitter, referred to them as “my boy,” complimented their hair or asked about their genitals.
  • Twitter says ‘bug’ prevented users from searching Lincoln Project Aamid sexual misconduct allegations

    01/16/2021 2:59:23 PM PST · by conservative98 · 38 replies
    Fox News ^ | 24 mins ago | By Morgan Phillips, Audrey Conklin
    Twitter said a "bug" prevented users from searching for the Lincoln Project on the platform, after one of the organization's founders admitted to sending "inappropriate" messages to multiple men. A Twitter spokesperson told the Daily Caller that "this was a bug that was fixed yesterday." Twitter did not address why the bug affected searches while the conservative, anti-Trump organization’s co-founder was facing allegations of misconduct.
  • SEX CRIMEJohn Weaver Pulls Kevin Spacey Card, Announces “I’m Gay” In Response to Grooming, Sexual Harassment, Rape Allegations

    01/15/2021 7:35:57 PM PST · by conservative98 · 37 replies
    Big League Politics ^ | Published 11 seconds ago on Jan 15, 2021 | By Richard Moorhead
    Lincoln Project founder John Weaver partially admitted to allegations of sexual misconduct on Friday, releasing a statement in which he admitted to his own homosexuality and apologized for inappropriate sexual conversations with college aged-men in the ranges of 19 to 26. Weaver, an ex-Republican neocon and former John McCain and John Kasich operative, had been purged from reference on the Lincoln Project’s website after populist commentator Ryan Girdusky revealed that at least ten young men had been sexually solicited by Weaver. Weaver had promised the young men employment in politics in return for gay sex, which one victim alleges never...
  • John Weaver, Lincoln Project co-founder, acknowledges “inappropriate” messages

    01/15/2021 5:01:17 PM PST · by dynachrome · 61 replies
    Axios ^ | 1-15-21 | Lachlan Markay
    John Weaver, a veteran Republican operative who co-founded the Lincoln Project, declared in a statement to Axios on Friday that he sent “inappropriate,” sexually charged messages to multiple men. “To the men I made uncomfortable through my messages that I viewed as consensual mutual conversations at the time: I am truly sorry. They were inappropriate and it was because of my failings that this discomfort was brought on you,” Weaver said. “The truth is that I'm gay,” he added. “And that I have a wife and two kids who I love. My inability to reconcile those two truths has led...
  • Rep. Dan Crenshaw Raises Eyebrows Over Defense of Cheney's Impeachment Vote

    01/14/2021 7:36:59 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 82 replies
    Townhall ^ | 01/14/2021 | Leah Barkoukis
    Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-TX) raised eyebrows among conservatives on Twitter after he defended Rep. Liz Cheney’s (R-WY) decision to support impeaching President Trump a second time.His response came after Cheney pushed back on calls for her to resign from her GOP leadership position.House Freedom Caucus Chair Rep. Andy Biggs (R-AZ), for example, said her views don’t represent the conference or “Republican ideals” and asked that she step down. Others agreed.Cheney pushed back, however, and said she’s “not going anywhere.” “The is a vote of conscience,” she told a Politico reporter. “It’s one where there are different views in our conference.”Crenshaw...
  • John McCain Movie in the Works

    01/13/2021 5:24:25 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 104 replies
    Variety ^ | January 13, 2021 | Rebecca Rubin
    John McCain will be the subject of an upcoming biopic about his life and decades-long career in politics. Stampede Ventures has optioned rights to “The Luckiest Man: Life With John McCain,” a biography written by the late Arizona senator’s political adviser and friend Mark Salter, and plans to adapt it into a feature film. Salter is co-writing the script with television producer Craig Turk (“The Good Wife,” “FBI”). The film is being made with support from McCain’s family. His widow, Cindy McCain, will serve as an executive producer. “John’s story is one of incredible heroism, of serving causes greater than...
  • Meghan McCain responds to Joy Behar’s ‘I did not miss you’ diss

    01/12/2021 8:32:09 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 25 replies
    pagesix ^ | 01/12/2021 | Eileen Reslen
    Despite Meghan McCain calling her return to “The View” after maternity leave a “rough re-entry,” she is glad to be back. “I will say, I missed everyone,” the host shared on “Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen” on Monday. “Even if some people didn’t miss me, I missed the show. We’re a family.” McCain, 36, continued, “All these women were at my dad’s funeral, we’ve been through a lot of s—t together, and I missed being on this show.”
  • Arizona GOP to Vote on Resolution to Censure Cindy McCain

    01/10/2021 10:40:46 AM PST · by Navy Patriot · 73 replies
    Newsmax ^ | January 10, 2021
    The Arizona Republican Party will vote Jan. 23 on a resolution to censure Cindy McCain for publicly endorsing President-elect Joe Biden, a Democrat.
  • GOP in Arizona’s largest county votes to censure Cindy McCain

    01/09/2021 9:47:51 PM PST · by McGruff · 16 replies
    Just the News ^ | January 9, 2021 | John Solomon
    The Republican Party in Arizona’s largest county voted Saturday to censure the widow of the late Sen. John McCain after she endorsed Democrat Joe Biden. The state GOP is planning a similar vote later this month. The Maricopa County GOP’s censure resolution called Cindy McCain a "troubled individual, with a past riddled with drug abuse and illegalities associated with such behavior." The measure also accused Cindy McCain of supporting "leftist causes" including gay marriage, larger government and "others that run counter to Republican values." Cindy McCain has acknowledged suffering a three-year addiction to pain medicine from 1989 to 1992 and...
  • Maricopa County Republicans censure Cindy McCain

    01/09/2021 5:11:10 PM PST · by hsmomx3 · 26 replies
    ABC15 ^ | 01/09/21 | abc15.com staff
    The Maricopa County Republican Party has voted to censure Cindy McCain.
  • U.S. Hones Intelligence Skills

    04/28/2008 5:55:14 AM PDT · by kellynla · 9 replies · 92+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | April 28, 2008 | Sara A. Carter
    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. — One of the most experienced interrogators in the Defense Department looked straight into Ahmed's eyes and asked him for the third time: "Ahmed, what insurgent organization do you belong to?" Sitting in the room with no windows, Ahmed refused to answer the interrogator's questions. He was stoic — similar to many al Qaeda insurgents the interrogator had questioned at the detention center at the U.S. Naval Base Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. But, this time, things were different. Ahmed, who uses an alias, was practicing as an advanced interrogation student at Fort Huachuca, the nation's largest intelligence-training facility...
  • John McCain Dies At 81

    08/25/2018 5:28:02 PM PDT · by Wiz-Nerd · 50 replies
    NBC News on TV | 8/25/2018 | NBC News on TV
    This is showing on Atlanta NBC station now.
  • Meghan McCain hits Trump over attacks on father: 'You have disgraced the office of the presidency'

    12/18/2020 6:17:16 PM PST · by RandFan · 128 replies
    The Hill ^ | 12/18/20 03:00 PM EST | BY BROOKE SEIPEL
    Meghan McCain hit back at President Trump early Friday morning after he criticized her father, the late Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), in a tweet. "Two years after he died, you still obsess over my dad. It kills you that no one will ever love you or remember you like they loved and remember him. He served his country with honor, you have disgraced the office of the presidency," she tweeted, responding to Trump advising people to "check out last in his class John McCain, one of the most overrated people in D.C." in an earlier tweet. "You couldn't even pull...
  • Trump blasts John McCain as 'last in his class' after new texts from FBI lover Peter Strzok revealed the late senator handed off the 'dirty dossier' to journalist Carl Bernstein

    12/18/2020 12:15:04 AM PST · by knighthawk · 20 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | December 18 2020 | KEITH GRIFFITH
    President Donald Trump has vented his fury at late Senator John McCain, following the release of newly declassified text messages from former FBI agent Peter Strzok indicating that McCain leaked the infamous 'dirty dossier' to legendary journalist Carl Bernstein. 'Check out last in his class John McCain, one of the most overrated people in D.C.' Trump tweeted late on Wednesday of the Arizona Republican who died of brain cancer in 2018, linking to a report on the new messages. The text messages, released by Republican Senators Ron Johnson and Chuck Grassley on Wednesday, include a January 9, 2017 exchange between...
  • Steve Schmidt Is a Democrat Now, After Years Spent Shaming Republicans Over Trump

    12/16/2020 11:42:47 AM PST · by george76 · 71 replies
    PJ Media ^ | DEC 16, 2020 | STEPHEN GREEN
    It’s official: Longtime Republican strategist Steve Schmidt is a Democrat. He told “Battleground” podcast co-host David Plouffe Monday night that he’ll change his party affiliation. ... Schmidt has enjoyed a long career in Republican electoral politics. He ran day-to-day operations for John McCain’s failed presidential effort in 2008, served as communications director for Lamar Alexander’s failed presidential primary bid in 1999, directed communications for Matt Fong’s failed California Senate race in 1998, and that same year headed up Tim Leslie’s failed attempt to become Lt. Governor of California. In 1995, Schmidt managed the failed campaign of Will Scott for Kentucky...
  • Catherine Herridge — Spygate emails declassified.

    12/06/2020 4:16:26 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 35 replies
    Twitter ^ | 12/6/2020 | Kane
    Catherine Herride tweet: Durham Pg 6 Declassified FBI emails from "London debrief" Steele dossier used to secure 4 surveillance warrantsfor @carterwpage “After Comey's letter (Oct 28, 2016) reopening HRC (email) case, Fusion GPS (firm behind Dossier + opposition research) felt the gloves had come off"
  • How Biden Plans on Rewarding Cindy McCain for Her Endorsement

    11/29/2020 9:49:40 AM PST · by rktman · 46 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 11/28/2020 | Bronson Stocking
    Cindy McCain did her part to help get the far left's trojan horse candidate elected president by endorsing Joe Biden in September. McCain called Biden a "good and honest man" who "stands up for our values as a nation." For her part in handing Arizona over to the Democrats, the Biden team is reportedly offering the lifelong "Republican" an ambassadorship to the United Kingdom. "It’s hers if she wants it," a Biden insider told The Times of London. "She delivered Arizona. They know that."
  • Cindy McCain eyed by Biden for US ambassador to the UK: report

    11/27/2020 10:17:19 PM PST · by conservative98 · 55 replies
    NY Post ^ | November 28, 2020 | 1:05am | Laura Italiano
    Joe Biden is expected to pick Cindy McCain, the widow of the late Sen. John McCain, to be US ambassador to the UK, The Times of London reported Saturday.
  • Bitter Cindy McCain: John Would Be Very Pleased With Trump Losing to Biden

    11/12/2020 4:33:26 PM PST · by rustyweiss74 · 100 replies
    MenRec ^ | 11/12/20 | Staff
    Cindy McCain, the wife of the late Senator John McCain, said her husband would be “very pleased” with Biden winning the election. McCain, who endorsed the Democrat nominee, was seen as playing a pivotal role in him flipping Arizona in his favor. “I think my husband would be very pleased,” McCain, who will be serving as part of Biden’s transition team, told CNN during a Monday night interview. “We were good friends with the Bidens,” she added. “And I just know he is looking down and going, ‘You did the right thing.'”
  • Cindy McCain: "There Is A Role For Republicans" In Biden Administration

    11/10/2020 4:05:18 PM PST · by MarvinStinson · 85 replies
    realclearpolitics ^ | November 9, 2020 | Ian SchwartzIan Schwartz On Date
    Cindy McCain, the widow of late Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), discusses the evolution of Arizona’s party lines and expressed her joy for Joe Biden winning the 2020 presidential election. "Most of all right now what I want is for this country to be no longer divided, but to work together,” McCain said. "That’s the reason I endorsed Joe. All the other stuff is ... unnecessary but it doesn’t matter in the scheme of things. What matters is that we do the right thing for our country." "This is an administration that’s going to be all-inclusive and there is a role...