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  • GOP senator: Trump should have turned over ‘all’ documents

    08/28/2022 12:31:22 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 70 replies
    Thehill ^ | 08/28/2022 | Julia Mueller
    Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) on Sunday defended former President Trump in the wake of an FBI search of his Mar-a-Lago property but noted Trump “should have turned over all” of the classified documents authorities said he kept after he left the White House. “I understand he turned over a lot of documents. He should have turned over all of them. I imagine he knows that very well now as well,” Blunt said on ABC’s “This Week with George Stephanopoulos.”
  • Colorado General Election Statewide Survey

    08/24/2022 10:57:59 AM PDT · by BigEdLB · 11 replies
    Trafalgar group ^ | 8/24/22 | The Trafalgar Group
    Colorado General Election Statewide Survey
  • Warnock Taunts Walker: He’s Better at Football; I’m Better at Being Senator

    06/08/2022 12:54:29 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 26 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 06/08/2022 | Ashley Oliver
    Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-GA) released a campaign ad Wednesday in which he portrayed himself as athletically inferior to his opponent, football legend Herschel Walker, but more equipped to serve as senator. Warnock’s ad will appear on television and features the Georgia Democrat running on a track as he says, “If the race between me and my opponent were out here, I can understand why you might choose him.”
  • Democrat Senator Says Gas Prices Don’t ‘Matter’ to Her as Millions Impacted by Record-High Prices

    06/07/2022 5:28:52 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 30 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 06/07/2022 | Jordan Dixon-Hamilton
    Democrat Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) said that gas prices “didn’t matter” to her because she drives an electric vehicle while millions of Americans feel the financial burden of record-high gas prices. Stabenow’s remarks came during Tuesday’s Senate Finance Committee hearing about President Joe Biden’s fiscal year 2023 budget.
  • Joe Biden Brain Freeze: There’s ‘Never Been’ a ‘Senator’ from Delaware

    05/02/2022 4:28:22 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 33 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/02/2022 | Charlie Spiering
    President Joe Biden made another rhetorical blunder in a speech at the White House Monday, claiming there had never been a senator from the state of Delaware. The White House / YouTube “There have not been many senators from Delaware. It’s a small state. As a matter of fact, there’s never been one,” Biden said.
  • One of the Senate’s Richest Members Hit With Ethics Complaint Over Stock Trades [Sen. Richard Blumenthal]

    03/01/2022 4:38:01 AM PST · by MarvinStinson · 39 replies
    freebeacon ^ | February 28, 2022 | Chuck Ross
    A watchdog group is calling for an ethics investigation into Sen. Richard Blumenthal's (D., Conn.) sale of shares of Robinhood, the brokerage company at the center of the "meme stock" speculation frenzy last year. The Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust (FACT) on Monday requested that the Senate Select Committee on Ethics probe Blumenthal's sale of Robinhood shares worth up to $2.5 million. Blumenthal, one of the wealthiest members of the Senate, failed to disclose the trades within the 45 days required under federal law, the Washington Free Beacon reported. "Blumenthal's stock trades raise conflict of interest concerns, and to...
  • Stevie Wonder presses Senate: 'The filibuster is not working for democracy'

    01/18/2022 4:02:00 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 106 replies
    Nypost ^ | 01/18/2022 | Olafiamihan oshin
    Music icon Stevie Wonder on Tuesday pressed Senate lawmakers to enact a rules change in order to pass voting rights legislation, saying the filibuster “is not working for democracy.” In a video message posted on his YouTube channel, Wonder expressed his thoughts about the voting rights bill that Senate Democrats are expected to meet about on Tuesday.
  • GOP senator says he would 'take a hard look' at another Trump run

    01/09/2022 11:21:39 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 56 replies
    The hill ^ | 01/09/2022 | Joseph Choi
    Sen. Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) said on Sunday that while he has previously stated he will support the next Republican presidential nominee, he would take a "hard look" at supporting former President Trump if he runs again in 2024. ABC "This Week" host George Stephanopoulos asked Rounds, who has shot back at GOP assertions that the 2020 presidential election was fraudulent, if he could support Trump if he ran for office again. "I will take a hard look at it," said Rounds
  • Former Sen. Johnny Isakson dies at 76

    12/19/2021 8:38:25 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 16 replies
    The hill ^ | 12/19/2021 | Caroline Vakil
    Former Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.) died on Sunday at the age of 76, the Isakson Initiative announced. “It is with deep sorrow that The Isakson Initiative shares that former U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson passed away overnight on December 19, 2021, at age 76. Sen. Isakson’s family is grateful for the prayers and support,” it said on the former senator's Twitter page.
  • Democratic senator says he would not have gone to event if he had known about Communist Party link: report

    12/18/2021 4:54:41 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 52 replies
    The hill ^ | 12/18/2021 | Lexi Lonas
    Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) said he would have not gone to an event in Connecticut if he had known it was linked to the Communist Party in an interview with the Hartford Courant. On Dec. 11, Blumenthal spoke at the annual Amistad Awards ceremony hosted by the Connecticut People’s World Committee, which is associated with the Communist Party USA.
  • Elon Musk calls Elizabeth Warren ‘Senator Karen’ in spat over taxes

    12/14/2021 2:44:17 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 42 replies
    NY Post ^ | 12/14/2021 | Theo Wayt
    Elon Musk called Elizabeth Warren “Senator Karen” and said she reminded him of an “angry Mom” on Tuesday after the Massachusetts Senator said the Tesla CEO should pay more in taxes. “Let’s change the rigged tax code so The Person of the Year will actually pay taxes and stop freeloading off everyone else,” Warren tweeted with a link to a story about Musk being named Time Magazine’s 2021 person of the year. “Stop projecting!” Musk replied with a link to a Fox News opinion article arguing that the Massachusetts Democrat lied about having Native American heritage in order to benefit...
  • Dem senator warns Supreme Court of ‘revolution’ if Roe v. Wade is overturned

    12/03/2021 10:00:00 AM PST · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 75 replies
    The Republican Brief ^ | 3 December 2021 | Ryan Kelley
    Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., issued a warning to the Supreme Court days before oral arguments in a potential landmark abortion case, claiming that a “revolution” will take place if the high court overturns existing precedent. During a virtual event Monday featuring New Hampshire’s entire House and Senate delegation, WMUR reporter Adam Sexton had asked if public debate over abortion had “muted” due to many people in the U.S. only knowing life post-Roe v. Wade. Shaheen asserted that nothing would be muted about the reaction to a possible overturning of that decision. “I hope the Supreme Court is listening to the...
  • Huma Abedin Says Senator Sexually Assaulted Her After D.C. Dinner

    10/27/2021 9:03:47 AM PDT · by Murtyo · 74 replies
    Huma Abedin writes in her forthcoming book that a U.S. senator sexually assaulted her in her 20s, kissing her unprompted and forcing his tongue in her mouth as the two conversed in his apartment. The longtime aide to Hillary Clinton, now 45, detailed the incident in her memoir Both/And: A Life in Many Words, set to be published next week, according to an excerpt obtained by the Guardian. Abedin withheld details of the senator’s identity, including his party affiliation, whether he is still in Congress, and which state he represented.
  • Tennessee state senator indicted in alleged campaign finance scheme

    10/25/2021 12:02:30 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 5 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/25/2021 | MYCHAEL SCHNELL
    Tennessee state Sen. Brian Kelsey (R) was indicted on Monday in connection to an alleged campaign finance scheme that sought to funnel money into his 2016 campaign for U.S. Congress. The Department of Justice (DOJ) alleges that Kelsey, 43, along with Nashville social club owner Joshua Smith, 44, conspired to illegally transfer “soft money” — which refers to contributions that are made to political parties and political action committees, and thus have fewer limits — from Kelsey’s Tennessee state Senate campaign committee to his federal campaign committee.
  • Not Making Headlines: Sen. Ron Johnson Just Exposed on Senate Floor that the COVID Vaccines Do Not Appear to Work as Advertised

    09/30/2021 7:36:31 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 31 replies
    GP ^ | 09/30/21 | Jim Hoft
    Senator Ron Johnson took to the Senate floor to discuss the current COVID-19 pandemic in relation to the COVID-19 vaccines.In this short 2 minute video, Senator Johnson brought a chart with him that shows the timeline of coronavirus cases and coronavirus deaths in relation to the COVID-19 vaccines.Senator Johnson makes three very important points from his chart.1.) The total coronavirus cases and deaths had dropped significantly before the vaccine was introduced.2.) The rate of vaccination took off early in 2021 and today stands around 60%.3.) Despite 60% of the population being vaccinated the cases and deaths surged again this summer.It...
  • Former Sen. Adlai Stevenson III dies at 90

    09/08/2021 6:31:17 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 36 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/07/2021 | Joseph Choi
    Former Illinois Sen. Adlai Stevenson III (D) has died at the age of 90. Stevenson's son, Adlai Stevenson IV, confirmed to the Chicago Sun-Times that his father died on Monday in Chicago, adding he had dementia. “He just faded away,” the younger Stevenson told the newspaper. llinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker (D) praised the elder Stevenson's "passion for democracy" in a statement following news of his death while offering condolences to Stevenson's loved ones "on behalf of the Land of Lincoln."
  • BLM gives senator ultimatum to cut ties with ‘all white’ country club

    07/29/2021 6:53:25 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 54 replies
    NY Post ^ | 07/29/2021 | Lee Brown
    Black Lives Matter is giving a Rhode Island senator an ultimatum to cut all ties with a controversial country club accused of only admitting white people — even though he has already denied being a member. BLM Rhode Island told WLNE that Democrat Sheldon Whitehouse has until next Friday to either resign or cut ties with Newport-based Bailey’s Beach Club — or it will make his life miserable, the station said. “We’ll go to his club, we’ll go to his office, we’ll go to his home — wherever we need to go,” one of the chapter’s directors, Mark Fisher, vowed....
  • SENATE Published 23 mins ago Mike Enzi, former Wyoming senator, dead at 77

    07/26/2021 11:48:49 PM PDT · by NEWwoman · 33 replies
    Fox News ^ | 26 July 2021 | Edmund DeMarche
    close Fox News Flash top headlines for July 26 Mike Enzi, the former Wyoming senator, died Monday after sustaining serious injuries in a recent bicycle accident near his home in Gillette, Wyoming. Enzi, who was 77, "passed away peacefully" while surrounded by his family, a statement read. "His family expresses their deep appreciation for all of the prayers, support and concern. They now ask for privacy and continued prayers during this difficult time." report
  • Perfect – Arizona GOP Senator Michelle Ugenti-Rita, Who Killed Election Reform Bill, Destroyed by Audience, Booed and Run Off Stage

    07/24/2021 8:23:32 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 101 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | July 24, 2021 | Sundance
    We need more of this!Arizona Senator Michelle Ugenti-Rita was one of two republicans who voted with Democrats to kill SB1241, an Arizona senate bill to reform election integrity. Senator Ugenti was scheduled to speak to the audience at Turning Point USA today; however, when she attempted to give her speech, the audience absolutely destroyed her with boos and jeers.Ms. Ugenti attempted to deliver her speech, but the crowd grew louder with every word until eventually she had to walk off stage completely humiliated. Well done Arizona. Senator Ugenti does not stand a chance in her vain attempt to become Secretary...
  • McConnell ‘can’t imagine’ any GOP senator would vote to raise debt ceiling

    07/21/2021 12:05:28 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 25 replies
    NY Post ^ | 07/21/2021 | Emily Jacobs
    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell drew a heavy red line for Republicans negotiating legislative and budget-related deals with President Biden and the Democrats. Speaking to Punchbowl News in an interview published Wednesday morning, McConnell (R-Ky.) warned he did not expect members of his party to vote for any bill that includes a hike to the debt ceiling, the limit on how much the federal government can borrow. “I can’t imagine there will be a single Republican voting to raise the debt ceiling after what we’ve been experiencing,” the nation’s top-ranking elected Republican told the outlet from the Capitol.