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  • “She Does Not Have the Votes”: Ronna McDaniel Gets Nasty News in Reelection Bid

    01/17/2023 10:00:08 AM PST · by SoConPubbie · 32 replies
    Trending Politics ^ | January 17, 2023
    Despite the many failures of the GOP as a national party under her watch, particularly in 2022 when bad candidates, bad spending plans, and particularly poor messaging turned what should have been a red wave into a pink puddle, RNC chair Ronna McDaniel is attempting to run again and hold onto her leadership position.Her decision to do so came back in November of 2022, shortly after the midterms disaster, with Politico reporting at the time that:Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel signaled on Monday that she plans to run for reelection as party chair, which would set her up to...
  • Utah’s Most Famous RINO May Fall Off the Fence

    12/27/2022 11:42:58 AM PST · by Rummyfan · 65 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 27 Dec 2022 | Lincoln Brown
    It should come as no surprise to Utahns or anyone who identifies as conservative that Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) did not vote along party lines when it came to the $1.7 trillion spending bill/omnibus package. Well, he did vote along party lines, just not the party with which he is affiliated. Romney took to Twitter to explain his rationale...If you couldn’t stand a political version of a time-share pitch, let me summarize it for you:- It would cost less to pass it this year than next. - Republicans aren’t organized enough to get a speaker together, let alone budgets. -...
  • 'If I run, I win': Mitt Romney confident he could earn second term in US Senate

    12/22/2022 5:05:23 PM PST · by Macho MAGA Man · 124 replies
    WGXA ^ | December 22, 2022 | Alec Schemmel
    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (TND) — Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, is convinced he would win a second term in the U.S. Senate if he runs again, despite failing twice at becoming the Republican nominee for president and being known for breaking from his GOP colleagues during certain standoffs with Democrats. "I’m convinced that if I run, I win," Romney told Politico while discussing his potential bid for reelection that would come up in 2024. Probably the most noteworthy divergence Romney has taken from his own party was when he voted in favor of impeaching former President Donald Trump, becoming the...
  • Romney on possible reelection bid: ‘I’m convinced that if I run, I win’

    12/21/2022 8:16:35 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 106 replies
    The Hill ^ | 12/21/2022 | CAROLINE VAKIL
    Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah), who’s up for reelection in 2024, said in an interview published on Wednesday that “I’m convinced that if I run, I win.” In the interview with Politico, Romney didn’t say whether he would seek a second term as senator but projected confidence that he would win if decided to do so. “I’ve faced long odds: Getting the nomination in 2012 was a long shot, becoming a Republican governor in one of the most liberal states in America, Massachusetts. … So I’m convinced that if I run, I win. But that’s a decision I’ll make,” the first-term...
  • Dems Rally Around Hunter Biden [semi-satire]

    12/16/2022 11:09:52 PM PST · by John Semmens · 6 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 18 December 2022 | John Semmens
    Afraid that the Republican House majority in the next session of Congress might do serious damage to the President, Democrats are weighing strategies to deter any investigation into the Bidens' alleged multi-million-dollar influence-peddling schemes. In hopes of negating prosecution of Hunter, his friend, agent and lawyer Kevin Morris, paid off $2.8 million of the back taxes he owed. Morris also called for a "more aggressive" response including hitting critics, such as Fox News, with possible defamation lawsuits and figuring out a way to destroy the credibility of potential witnesses--Hunter's former business partner Tony Bobulinski and John Paul Mac Isaac, the...
  • POLITICS‘ABSOLUTELY NOT’: Romney Rules Out Supporting Trump In 2024

    12/12/2022 6:24:53 PM PST · by SoConPubbie · 80 replies
    Valiant News ^ | 12/12/2022 | Tom Pappert
    Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will break from the GOP if Donald Trump is the nominee in 2024Sen. Mitt Romney has unequivocally ruled out supporting 45th President Donald Trump’s third bid for the White House, even if the former president secures the Republican Party’s nomination.The establishment U.S. Senator from Utah, who once sought Trump’s support in his failed bid failed to oust 44th President Barack Obama from the White House in 2012, made the remarks during a climate change event in Washington, D.C.“Absolutely not,” Romney said, according to The Washington Examiner. He then touted his impeachment record, telling attendees,...
  • Romney will 'absolutely not' support Trump if he is the 2024 GOP nominee

    12/11/2022 11:19:38 PM PST · by NeverCheney · 103 replies
    Wash Examiner ^ | Dec 8 22 | Julia Johnson
    Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) said Thursday he would not support former President Donald Trump if he were to become the Republican nominee for president in 2024. “Absolutely not,” Romney told a reporter during an event on climate change in Washington, D.C. “Look, I voted to remove him from office twice.” “And it’s not just because he loses,” the senator said of his refusal to support Trump. “That’s my reason that I offer to other people who are big fans of his. But it’s also [that] he’s simply not a person who ought to have the reins of the government of...
  • Following Sinema's Exit, Romney Announces Intention To Remain In Democratic Party

    12/11/2022 5:01:40 AM PST · by mykroar · 23 replies ^ | 12/10/2022 | Babylon Bee
    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Senator Mitt Romney reassured supporters today that he would be remaining a faithful member of the Democratic Party. "The Democratic Party can continue to count on me through thick and thin," said Mr. Romney in a statement. "While Senator Sinema and I have both occasionally voted with Congressional Republicans, I want voters to rest assured that I will never go turncoat like her. I'm staying put." After Sinema's exit left Senate control in the balance, Democrats rushed to reaffirm Mr. Romney's allegiance. "I knew he would stay true to his progressive roots," said Majority Leader Chuck Schumer....
  • Romney voices support for carbon tax to combat climate change

    12/09/2022 5:18:19 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 51 replies
    Washington Examiner via MSN ^ | December 8, 2022 | by Brady Knox, Misty Severi
    At a Washington Post webinar on Thursday, Romney spoke about the necessity of fighting climate change. In his view, the most useful tool would be a carbon tax, which would push the private sector to innovate towards clean energy. “The folks at MIT, as you probably know, built a model saying, 'Okay, what things that we do, will actually reduce emissions, reduce temperatures or hold temperatures from going up as fast as they have it. What can we do?' And the number one thing, and frankly, the only thing that had a major impact was having a price on carbon,...
  • RNC chief on criticism of early voting: ‘We need to stop that’

    12/07/2022 9:52:34 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 82 replies
    The Hill ^ | 12/07/2022 | JULIA SHAPERO
    Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel on Tuesday urged members of her party to stop discouraging early voting and vote by mail. “Our voters need to vote early,” McDaniel told Fox News. “I have said this over and over again. There were many in 2020 saying, ‘Don’t vote by mail, don’t vote early.’ And we have to stop that and understand that if Democrats are getting ballots in for a month, we can’t expect to get it all done in one day.” Former President Trump was among the leading voices that questioned the security and validity of early and...
  • BREAKING: Harmeet Dhillon to challenge Ronna McDaniel for RNC chair

    12/04/2022 6:58:54 PM PST · by NeverCheney · 81 replies
    thepostmillennial ^ | Dec 4 2022 | Joshua Young
    On Sunday, Politico reported that attorney Harmeet Dhillon is planning on challenging Ronna McDaniel for the chair of the Republican National Committee. According to Politico, "Dhillon has been talking with fellow RNC members about a prospective run, and those close to Dhillon say a formal launch could come within the next few days."
  • Mitt Romney, Susan Collins Dismiss the Idea of Impeaching DHS Chief Mayorkas

    12/06/2022 9:21:41 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 70 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/06/2022 | WENDELL HUSEBØ
    Impeaching DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas for failing to secure the southern border does not appear to have the support of the some Republican senators. As border patrol has encountered more than 2.3 million illegal aliens at the border, with over 230,000 migrant encounters in October, establishment Sens. Mitt Romney (R-UT) and Susan Collins (R-ME) appear averse to holding Mayorkas accountable for the southern border invasion. “Someone has to commit a high crime or misdemeanor for that to be a valid inquiry,” Romney told Politico about impeachment standards. “I haven’t seen any accusation of that nature whatsoever.”
  • Mitt Romney Calls Donald Trump 'Disgusting,' Says He Has 'No Bottom'

    12/01/2022 7:18:33 PM PST · by SoConPubbie · 101 replies
    Newsweak ^ | 11/29/22 AT 2:45 AM EST | GERRARD KAONGA
    Republican Utah Senator Mitt Romney has come out to criticize former President Donald Trump for his recent meeting with white supremacist Nick Fuentes and Kanye West.The video has begun circulating on social media since being posted on Monday and has already been viewed more than 80,000 times.Speaking to MSNBC, Romney said: "It is disgusting to invite people like that to meet the former President of the United States.Romney: I think it's been clear that there is no bottom to the degree to which president trump will degrade himself and the nation.— Acyn (@Acyn) November 29, 2022"I think it has...
  • Romney: ‘There’s No Bottom to the Degree to Which President Trump Will Degrade Himself and the Nation’

    11/29/2022 11:33:35 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 59 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/29/2022 | Pam Key
    0:51 Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) said Tuesday on MSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports” that former President Donald Trump degraded himself and the nation when he had dinner at his Mar-a-Lago home in Palm Beach, FL, with Kanye West and Nick Fuentes. Mitchell said, “Senate Republicans now are a chorus condemning Donald Trump for dining with a white nationalist holocaust denier along with Kanye West.” Speaking to reporters, Romney said, “I think it has been clear there’s no bottom to the degree to which President Trump will degrade himself and the nation.”
  • Romney on Advancing Same-Sex Marriage Bill: ‘Congress—and I—Esteem and Love All of Our Fellow Americans Equally’

    11/17/2022 10:12:07 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 54 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | November 17, 2022 | 11:32AM EST | Staff
    Sen. Mitt Romney (R.-Utah), who was the losing Republican presidential nominee in 2012, voted on Wednesday to move forward to a final vote in the Senate on the “Respect for Marriage Act,” which would recognize same-sex marriages in federal law. “While I believe in traditional marriage, Obergefell is and has been the law of the land upon which LGBTQ individuals have relied,” said Romney. “This legislation provides certainty to many LGBTQ Americans, and it signals that Congress—and I—esteem and love all of our fellow Americans equally.” “This legislation provides important protections for religious liberty—measures which are particularly important to protect...
  • Ilhan Omar Asks If She Can Quickly Add One More Kind Of Marriage To 'Respect For Marriage Act'

    11/17/2022 3:49:06 PM PST · by DFG · 20 replies
    Babylon Bee ^ | 11/17/2022 | Babylon Bee
    WASHINGTON, D.C. — With the Respect for Marriage Bill to codify gay marriage nearing final passage, Representative Ilhan Omar has asked for an additional amendment to allow another form of marriage people might want to take advantage of from time to time. "Hey guys, I dunno, can we add, let's say, 'marriage to your own brother' to the list of officially recognized marriages?" said the Congresswoman from Minneapolis. "Like, say, if you want to rig the immigration system in your favor by marrying a relative, maybe we should just go ahead and legalize it, just in case. Not that I...
  • BREAKING: Republicans join Democrats to pass same-sex ‘marriage’ bill in massive defeat for conservatives

    11/16/2022 2:34:47 PM PST · by ebb tide · 249 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | November 16, 2022 | Raymond Wolfe
    BREAKING: Republicans join Democrats to pass same-sex ‘marriage’ bill in massive defeat for conservativesTwelve Republican senators joined with all Democrats to pass the bill, which is set to be Joe Biden's first major legislative achievement on LGBT issues. (LifeSiteNews) – In perhaps the greatest defeat conservatives have ever suffered at the hands of Republican Party, the Senate today advanced Democrats’ bill to enshrine same-sex “marriage” into federal law in a vote of 62 to 37.Twelve Republican senators joined with all Democrats to pass the bill, the “Respect for Marriage Act,” including: Sens. Susan Collins of Maine, Rob Portman of Ohio,...
  • Mormon church comes out in support of same-sex marriage law

    11/15/2022 5:39:05 PM PST · by Ennis85 · 38 replies
    NBC News ^ | 15th November 2022 | Associated Press
    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said Tuesday it would back proposed federal legislation to safeguard same-sex marriages, marking the latest show of support for the measure from conservative-leaning groups. The nearly 17-million member, Utah-based faith said in a statement that church doctrine would continue to consider same-sex relationships to be against God’s commandments. Yet it said it would support rights for same-sex couples as long as they didn’t infringe upon religious groups’ right to believe as they choose. “We believe this approach is the way forward. As we work together to preserve the principles and practices of...
  • LDS Church comes out for federal bill that recognizes same-sex marriage

    11/15/2022 4:47:54 PM PST · by NKP_Vet · 41 replies ^ | November 15, 2022 | Tammara Kemsley
    In an unexpected move, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints gave its support Tuesday to a proposed federal law that would not only recognize all legal marriages but also codify ones between same-sex couples. The Utah-based faith’s doctrine “related to marriage between a man and a woman is well known and will remain unchanged,” according to a news release posted to the church’s website. “We are grateful for the continuing efforts of those who work to ensure the Respect for Marriage Act includes appropriate religious freedom protections while respecting the law and preserving the rights of our LGBTQ...
  • Ahead of Trump’s announcement, Mitt Romney calls former president an ‘aging pitcher who keeps losing games’

    11/15/2022 4:03:03 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 102 replies
    Market Watch ^ | November 15,2022 | By Nicole Lyn Pesce
    That was Sen. Mitt Romney, a Utah Republican, telling MSNBC that he thinks it’s time to bench former President Donald Trump following the GOP’s somewhat lackluster showing in last week’s midterm elections. Despite some pundits predicting a “red wave” of Republican victories that would reclaim control of Congress, Democrats managed to hold onto the Senate, and the GOP picked up fewer seats in the House than expected. And when Romney said he thought Trump was going to announce running for president for a third time on Tuesday, that’s when the senator broke out his “aging pitcher” metaphor. “I know there’s...