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  • Rep. Duncan Hunter To Resign

    12/06/2019 4:03:06 PM PST · by malach · 28 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12.06.19 | Meghan Roos
    erRedditPinterestLinkedInEmail SAN DIEGO — Congressman Duncan Hunter said in a statement Friday that he will resign after the holidays. “Shortly after the Holidays I will resign from Congress,” the statement read. “It has been an honor to serve the people of California’s 50th District, and I greatly appreciate the trust they have put in me over these last 11 years.” The announcement came just one day after the House Ethics Committee urged Hunter in a letter to stop voting on legislation and other issues on the House floor. News of Hunter’s resignation was expected after the congressman changed his plea...
  • Mooch Scaramucci Says Congressional GOP like Vichy Nazi Collaborators

    12/02/2019 9:31:14 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 30 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Let's be clear: Anthony "The Mooch" Scaramucci wants you to know he isn't comparing congressional Republicans to Hitler—just to the people who collaborated with Hitler! Scaramucci was back on CNN this morning for one of his regular Trump-bashing fests with Alisyn Camerota. The Mooch is of course President Trump's quondam communications director, who, having been defenestrated after a tenure record-breaking for its brevity, has turned into one of the president's most bitter antagonists. Scaramucci vilified the congressional Republicans supporting President Trump as "Vichy Republicans," thus analogizing them to the French collaborators with the Nazis. That was too much even for...
  • Soros cash flows to pressure vulnerable GOP Congress members to impeach Trump

    11/23/2019 3:48:36 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 51 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | November 23, 2019 | Monica Showalter
    Apparently, it's not enough that leftist hedge fund billionaire and 'stateless statesman' George Soros and his non-government organization front groups made a lunge to take over much of eastern Europe, visibly in the case of Ukraine during the Maidan revolution. Nor is the Soros seeding of first the Obama administration, and then the Trump administration, with former operatives of his from other outfits. Some, in the case of Trump, are now testifying as witnesses in the impeachment hearings. Now, the Soros cash is rising to flood levels, targeting GOP Congress members to vote in support of impeaching Trump. Here's the...
  • BREAKING: Anti-Trump CIA ‘Whistleblower’ Ciaramella Panicked After Caught Lying on ICIG Complaint...

    11/23/2019 10:03:37 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 53 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | November 23, 2019 | Jim Hoft
    FULL TITLE: BREAKING: Anti-Trump CIA ‘Whistleblower’ Ciaramella Panicked After Caught Lying on ICIG Complaint: Tried to Revamp Statement on Oct. 8 After He Was Caught on Oct. 2 A photo of CIA whistleleaker Eric Ciaramella shaking Barack Obama’s hand in the Oval Office was published on a close friend’s wedding site last year. The photo was obtained by the Washington Examiner and it again suggests Eric Ciaramella is a political hack with a partisan Trump-hating agenda. Eric Ciaramella is a 33-year-old CIA officer who was planted inside the White House by ex-CIA chief John Brennan to spy on Trump and...
  • How Republicans Won Phase One Of Impeachment

    11/22/2019 12:32:02 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 11/22/2019 | Mollie Hemingway
    With the likely conclusion of Rep. Adam Schiff’s impeachment proceedings, it’s worth taking a step back and looking at how things went for the majority Democrats and minority Republicans on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.Democrats ideally would have started their inquiry with credible bipartisan support and run things in such a way that public opinion developed in their favor. Public opinion would build pressure on Republican members toward an impeachment vote that had even stronger bipartisan credibility.That did not come even close to happening. To begin with, not only was the vote to begin proceedings not bipartisan,...
  • Trump delivers remarks at launch of 'Black Voices for Trump' coalition

    11/21/2019 6:05:40 PM PST · by Veto! · 6 replies
    FoxNews ^ | Nov 8, 2019 18K 726 SHARE SAVE | Donald J. Trump on youtube
    This is what I watched instead of stupid impeachment hearings last night.
  • Rep. Stefanik Makes Schiff Squirm Pointing Out His Hypocrisy on the Whistleblower (3:18 video)

    11/15/2019 7:59:42 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 40 replies
    YouTube ^ | 11/15/2019
    In the second round of the impeachment hearings, Rep. Stefanik called out Adam Schiff to his face for blocking any questioning of the Whistleblower. This is after Schiff himself said we need to hear from the whistleblower.
  • 'MSNBC Republican' Elise Jordan: Republicans Know the President's a 'Classic Scumbag'

    11/15/2019 7:47:04 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 49 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    When it comes to trashing President Trump, there's nothing nastier than an "MSNBC Republican"--the ilk whose livelihood depends on dishing out a dependable stream of bile about the president. On today's Morning Joe, MSNBC Republican Elise Jordan did her best to promote her job security, calling the president "a classic scumbag." Get the rest of the story and view the video here.
  • What On Earth Happened to California Republicans?

    11/14/2019 8:16:55 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 76 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 11/14/2019 | Victor Davis Hanson
    From 1967 to 2019, Republicans controlled the California governorship for 31 of 52 years. So why is there currently not a single statewide Republican officeholder? California also has a Democratic governor and Democratic supermajorities in both houses of the state legislature. Only seven of California's 53 congressional seats are held by Republicans. In 1994, then-Gov. Pete Wilson backed Proposition 187, which denied state social services to undocumented immigrants. The spin goes that it backfired, alienated the Hispanic community and thus marked the road to Republican perdition. Not quite. Prop 187 passed with 59 percent support. Wilson's endorsement of the bill...
  • New Jersey 2019: Some Surprises as Republicans Pick Up Assembly Seats, Plus Senate Seat in South

    11/06/2019 12:34:19 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 3 replies
    NJ Spotlight ^ | 11/06/2019 | COLLEEN O'DEA
    Democrats appear to have lost at least three and as many as five seats in the New Jersey Legislature, including the only Senate race on the ballot. And they did not flip any of the three districts they were targeting in this year’s election, which took place yesterday. With 100% of districts reporting, Republicans captured the Senate seat in the southernmost 1st District, as well as both Assembly seats there. They also held a smaller lead in the neighboring 2nd, a split district with a Republican senator that includes Atlantic City. That race, however, had not been called with fewer...
  • 2% Budget Cut Rejected [semi-satire]

    11/05/2019 9:18:45 AM PST · by John Semmens · 4 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 3 Nov 2019 | John Semmens
    Given the federal government's accumulated $23 trillion national debt and current year projected deficit of nearly a trillion dollars, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) introduced an appropriations amendment that would cut 2% from next year's planned federal spending in the departments of commerce, science, justice, transportation, housing, urban development, agriculture; and interior. The Senate rejected this proposal by a 67-24 margin. Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), the top Democrat on the Senate Appropriations Committee, urged a vote against Paul's measure, saying that "taking a meat ax to the federal budget is contrary to what the American voters want. Every dollar requested by...
  • Rand Paul calls on Republicans to step up and defend Trump

    11/04/2019 6:03:23 PM PST · by Farcesensitive · 14 replies
  • GOP lawmaker: If the party doesn't adapt to new demographics 'there won't be a Republican Party'

    11/03/2019 6:37:07 PM PST · by 4Runner · 64 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 3, 2019 | Owen Daugherty
    Outgoing Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas), the only black Republican in the House, warned in a new interview that the GOP needs to adapt and start looking like the rest of America or "there won’t be a Republican Party in this country." In an interview with Axios that aired Sunday, Hurd said that "we know where the trends are going" regarding demographics in America and that Republicans "know what we need to do."
  • Lawyer says whistleblower willing to answer written questions from Republicans

    11/03/2019 1:37:38 PM PST · by ransomnote · 45 replies ^ | November 3, 2019 | Jamie Crawford and Chandelis Duster
    (CNN)Mark Zaid, an attorney for the anonymous whistleblower whose allegations about President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine ignited the House impeachment inquiry into the President, said Sunday he offered to have Republican lawmakers submit questions to his client directly without having to go through the committee's Democratic majority. The whistleblower previously offered to answer lawmakers' questions under oath and in writing if they were submitted by the House Intelligence Committee as a whole. This new offer would be a direct channel of communication with the Republicans who are in the minority on that committee. Republican leadership has complained that the...
  • As Democrats push impeachment inquiry, GOP support for Trump remains solid

    11/02/2019 5:05:01 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    KUSI-TV ^ | November 2, 2019 | The Associated Press
    The more concrete the testimony in the impeachment inquiry, the more solidly Republicans are sticking with President Donald Trump. Witness after witness in closed-door House hearings is corroborating the core facts that Democrats say make a strong case against the president. Trump pressured Ukraine, an American ally, for an investigation of Joe Biden, his family and the Democrats. At the same time, the Trump administration withheld military assistance for the young democracy as it confronted Russian aggression.
  • It’s Time For Republicans To STOP Whining About The ‘Process’ And Defend This President

    11/02/2019 5:46:28 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 19 replies ^ | November 2, 2019 | Scott Morefield
    After weeks of behind-closed doors testimony and years of hoping for this day, the Democratic-led House of Representatives finally passed an official vote formalizing its ongoing impeachment inquiry, thus paving the way for public hearings and testimony about whether or not President Donald Trump committed “high crimes and misdemeanors” in his July 25 phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. While the only “bi-partisan” aspect of that vote went to the “no’s,” with two Democrats voting with the GOP, it looks like the wheels of impeachment are finally beginning to officially grind toward what we all knew, ever since Democrats won...
  • Trump’s First Impeachment Win

    10/31/2019 10:47:55 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 68 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | October 31, 2019 | Russell Berman
    The House’s resolution should have been the easiest for Republicans to go along with. None of them did. So this is how the impeachment of President Donald Trump is going to go. The House this morning cast its first vote in a process that could lead to just the third Senate impeachment trial of a president in U.S. history. When Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced plans for the vote earlier this week, there was at least some promise of drama: Which House Democrats would defect? How many Republicans might defy Trump to back a formal impeachment inquiry that a few of...
  • How the Republican-Majority Senate Should Handle Impeachment

    10/30/2019 7:38:09 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 27 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10/30/2019 | By Sally Zelikovsky
    When Senate Republicans drafted a resolution condemning the House for hearing witness testimony behind closed doors while excluding Republicans in violation of the President’s Due Process rights, beyond the scrutiny of cross examination and the rules of evidence, and then demanded the House conduct a formal vote and provide Due Process protections as well as minority participation, cheers rang out among rank and file Republicans: Senate Republicans finally threw away their tiddlywinks and actually stepped things up by bringing a knife to the Democrats’ gun fight! Not unsurprisingly, the positive yields from punching back versus simply taking it have been...
  • Republicans on impeachment committees rip 'sham' process ahead of scheduled vote

    10/29/2019 1:18:34 PM PDT · by libstripper · 15 replies
    Fox News ^ | Oct. 29, 2018 | Brooke Singman
    The top Republicans on the House committees leading the impeachment inquiry into President Trump blasted the investigation as “illegitimate” and a “sham” on Tuesday even after Democrats scheduled a vote to formalize the proceedings — signaling Speaker Nancy Pelosi's decision to hold that vote will not assuage the GOP's process complaints. House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Devin Nunes, R-Calif., Oversight Committee Ranking Member Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, and Foreign Affairs Committee Ranking Member Michael McCaul, R-Texas, penned a letter to Rep. James McGovern, the chairman of the House Rules Committee who announced his panel would take up an impeachment procedure resolution...
  • Trump’s 2016 campaign was run on a shoestring. His reelection machine is huge...

    10/27/2019 6:21:58 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 21 replies
    The Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | October 8, 2019 | Michelle Ye Hee Lee and Anu Narayanswamy, The Washington Post
    Donald Trump’s presidential campaign in 2015 had no pollster, rapid-response team or fundraiser. A bare-bones staff fueled by pizza and energy drinks toiled in a makeshift office at Trump Tower. His opponents vastly outspent him - and lost. But as president, Trump's campaign machine has dramatically escalated, powered by a historically large war chest of donations large and small that has given him a head start over the eventual Democratic nominee. At this point in the last election, Trump's campaign employed 19 consultants. Now, there are more than 200. When Trump had all but locked up the nomination by May...