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  • Supreme Court Rejects Biden’s OSHA Vaccine Mandate on Private Employers; Upholds CMS Mandate

    01/13/2022 12:27:48 PM PST · by conservative98 · 89 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 13 Jan 2022 | JOEL B. POLLAK
    The U.S. Supreme Court blocked President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate on large private businesses through the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) on Thursday, but upheld a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) mandate. The decision on the OSHA mandate was 6-3; the decision on the CMS mandate was 5-4, with Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Brett Kavanaugh joining the court’s three Democratic appointees in upholding it. As Breitbart News reported last week, the Court had appeared skeptical of the mandates during oral arguments, especially the OSHA mandate, as Solicitor General Elizabeth Prelogar struggled to identify the statutory...
  • Ted Cruz SLAMS Podium During Response to "Gotcha" Mask Question

    01/12/2022 5:30:03 PM PST · by conservative98 · 61 replies
    Rumble ^ | Published January 12, 2022 | Published January 12, 2022
    Ted Cruz erupts at a Left-wing reporter whining about masks.
  • Ron DeSantis just gave his first 2024 speech

    01/12/2022 3:49:02 PM PST · by conservative98 · 122 replies
    CNN ^ | January 12, 2022 | Chris Cillizza
    Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is widely being discussed as a potential 2024 candidate for Republicans -- and he's doing little to knock down that chatter. And, his state of the state speech on Tuesday gave us all a preview of how DeSantis would run if he runs. "Florida has become the escape hatch for those chafing under authoritarian, arbitrary and seemingly never-ending mandates and restrictions," DeSantis said, adding that Florida was now "the freest state in these United States." DeSantis repeatedly touted his willingness to buck so-called conventional wisdom during his first term -- particularly when it came to dealing...
  • Adam Kinzinger Shuts Down ‘One More’ Ted Cruz ‘Conspiracy’: Ray Epps ‘is Nothing But a Jan. 6 Protest Attendee’

    01/11/2022 8:38:40 PM PST · by The_Media_never_lie · 51 replies
    Mediaite ^ | Jan 11th, 2022 | Alex Griffing
    Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) tore into Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) on Tuesday after the Texas senator asked a Justice Department official if the FBI played a role in the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. Cruz asked during a Senate hearing on domestic terrorism, “How many FBI agents or confidential informants actively participated in the events of Jan. 6?” Jill Sanborn, the executive assistant director for the FBI’s National Security Branch, responded that she could not comment. Cruz pressed Sanborn repeatedly on the issue and later asked:
  • After Tucker Carlson Grilling, Ted Cruz Questions Official About FBI Involvement in Jan. 6 Capitol Attack

    01/11/2022 6:50:50 PM PST · by blueplum · 30 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 11 January 2022 | Alex Griffing
    Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) grilled U.S. officials on whether the FBI had any involvement in the Jan. 6th attack on the Capitol by pro-Trump rioters. During a U.S. Senate hearing, in which national security officials from the Department of Justice testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the threat of domestic terrorism, Cruz pushed a theory that has been made prominent by Fox News host Tucker Carlson. ... Cruz asked a series of questions, including, “How many FBI agents or confidential informants actively participated in the events of Jan. 6?” Jill Sanborn, the executive assistant director for the FBI’s National...
  • The January 6th Committee Releases an Incredibly Odd Statement After Ted Cruz Asks About Riot Inciter Ray Epps

    01/11/2022 2:39:44 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 55 replies
    Red State ^ | 01/11/2022 | Bonchie
    The FBI, DOJ, and now the January 6th committee really don’t want to talk about Ray Epps.Today, Ted Cruz caused great triggering by asking some FBI flack named Jill Sanborn about Epps during today’s Senate hearing. Cruz attempted to get answers on exactly what the suspicious man’s role was regarding the Capitol breach, and why he was never charged with anything. What he got was a mix of non-denials and obfuscations in the form of claiming she couldn’t answer the question.The interest in Epps stems from two things. One, he was caught on video inciting people to riot and break...
  • VIDEO: Assistant FBI Director Goes Full Sergeant Schultz

    01/11/2022 2:38:08 PM PST · by PJ-Comix · 15 replies
    YouTube ^ | January 11, 2022 | DUmmie FUnnies
    VIDEOAsst. FBI Director Jill Sanborn channeled Sergeant Schultz during a Senate hearing.
  • FBI Refuses To Say How Many Informants Were Involved In Jan. 6 Violence: FBI’s National Security Branch Jill Sanborn Responds to Every Question With "I Can't Answer That"

    01/11/2022 2:30:50 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 59 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 01/11/2022 | Tristan Justice
    The FBI refused to answer questions about the agency’s possible provocative involvement with the Jan. 6 Capitol riots during a Tuesday hearing on Capitol Hill.“How many FBI agents or confidential informants actively participated in the events of Jan. 6?” Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz asked the Executive Assistant Director for the FBI’s National Security Branch Jill Sanborn.“I can’t go into the specifics of sources and methods,” Sanborn said. “Did any FBI agents or confidential informants actively participate in the events of Jan. 6, yes or no?” Cruz pressed.“I can’t answer that,” Sanborn said, despite The New York Times revealing in...
  • Sen. Ted Cruz to FBI: Who is Ray Epps?

    01/11/2022 9:55:40 AM PST · by RandFan · 76 replies
    CSPAN ^ | Jan 11 | Sen. Ted Cruz
    .@SenTedCruz "Did any FBI agents or confidential informants actively participate in the events of January 6th? Yes or no?" FBI's Jill Sanborn: "I can't answer that."
  • Top FBI official dodges when Cruz asks if agents participated in Jan. 6 riot

    01/11/2022 1:56:35 PM PST · by conservative98 · 46 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 11, 2022 | Ronn Blitzer
    Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, grilled a senior FBI official on whether or not FBI agents or confidential informants played a role in the Capitol protest on Jan. 6, 2001, but she would not confirm nor deny anything. At a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing titled, "The Domestic Terrorism Threat One Year After January 6," Cruz asked Jill Sanborn, executive assistant director for the FBI's national security branch, about suspicions held by some that government officials encouraged lawless behavior during the protest. "How many FBI agents or confidential informants actively participated in the events of Jan. 6?" Cruz asked. Sanborn said in...
  • FLASHBACK: Alec Baldwin Wanted to ‘Stone’ Republicans, ‘Kill Their Wives and Children’

    01/10/2022 1:38:53 AM PST · by ProfessorGoldiloxx · 21 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | January 8, 2022 | Scott Whitlock
    "This week saw the one year anniversary of a violent mob attacking Congress. On the night of the ugly January 6, 2021 riot, Alec Baldwin, who later in the year would accidentally shoot and kill a filmmaker on the set of a movie, viciously tweeted, “Put Ted Cruz in the stocks and throw rotten fruit and buckets of horse piss at him. Then ride him on a rail. Then tar and feather him. And film it. For Netflix.” This wasn’t the only time the hypocritical actor would call for violence against his political opponents, while decrying it elsewhere. On December...
  • Will Cruz Be Right About the Democrats' New Impeachment Precedent?

    01/10/2022 4:20:26 AM PST · by Kaslin · 38 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 10, 2022 | Fred Lucas
    Sen. Ted Cruz created angst among Democrats when he kicked off the new year saying if Republicans recapture the House, resident Joe Biden could be impeached based on the standard Democrats established themselves. “The Democrats weaponized impeachment,” the Texas senator said. The central warning in “Abuse of Power,” was that applying impeachment without a demonstrable crime, the political equivalent of the death penalty, and nullifying an election should not occur—nor should the attempt thereof even if there is no chance of a Senate conviction. “The more you weaponize it and turn it into a partisan cudgel, you know, what’s good...
  • Ex-Ted Cruz aide: Media focusing on wrong part of Fox interview

    01/09/2022 1:13:51 PM PST · by conservative98 · 42 replies
    CNN ^ | 2 hours ago 1/9/21
    Amanda Carpenter, a former aide for Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), shares what concerned her most about her former boss's interview with Fox's Tucker Carlson when Cruz backtracked on calling January 6 rioters "terrorists."
  • MSNBC's Tiffany Cross: I'm a 'Bigger Patriot' Than 'Half-Witted' Tucker and Ted Cruz

    01/09/2022 6:41:40 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 65 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    On her MSNBC show on Saturday, Tiffany Cross claimed that—"despite everything this country has done to people who look like you and me"—she and MSNBC contributor Malcolm Nance are "bigger patriots" than Tucker Carlson and Ted Cruz, whom she described as "half-witted."As someone who, for my sins, watches Cross's show every weekend, I can attest that it is one—very long—kvetch against America. Big patriot? In fact, Cross is a big fan of Critical Race Theory and Nikole Hannah-Jones' 1619 Project, which cast racism at the heart of America's founding and current character. With patriots like these, who needs America haters?...
  • Cruz: Yesterday, I was proud to participate in the groundbreaking for the restoration of the Packery Channel

    01/08/2022 3:57:34 PM PST · by conservative98 · 54 replies
    Senator Ted Cruz Twitter ^ | https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/1100507943458484236/KICyvXVn_400x400.jpg | Ted Cruz
    Yesterday, I was proud to participate in the groundbreaking for the restoration of the Packery Channel in Corpus Christi.This project is a long time coming to repair the damage following Hurricane Harvey. pic.twitter.com/x9iEJ17rRk— Senator Ted Cruz (@SenTedCruz) January 8, 2022
  • Ted Cruz introduces legislation to allow states to purchase monoclonal antibodies

    01/07/2022 9:08:18 AM PST · by conservative98 · 125 replies
    Fox News ^ | 1/6/21 | Sam Dorman
    Cruz's bill comes after Biden admin's decision to control distribution of monoclonal antibody therapeutics Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas has introduced legislation to remove federal barriers to states purchasing coronavirus treatments amid concerns that his state and others are approaching government-induced shortages.
  • SEN. CRUZ ISSUES STATEMENT ON JANUARY 6 COMMISSION

    01/07/2022 7:55:14 AM PST · by Brookhaven · 170 replies
    Ted Cruz Senate Site ^ | 5-28-21 | Ted Cruz
    5.28.2021 ‘With multiple investigations already underway, I do not support the politically motivated January 6 Commission led by Sen. Schumer and Speaker Pelosi’ WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today issued the following statement in opposition to the Senate commission investigating the January 6 terrorist attack on the Capitol: "The January 6 terrorist attack on the Capitol was a dark moment in our nation's history, and I fully support the ongoing law enforcement investigations into anyone involved. Everyone who attacked the Capitol must be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law and brought to justice. I also...
  • Ted Cruz Tweetstorm: Yesterday, I used a dumb choice of words and unfortunately a lot of people are misunderstanding what I meant.

    01/07/2022 12:04:17 AM PST · by conservative98 · 119 replies
    Ted Cruz Twitter ^ | 1/6/21 | Ted Cruz
    Yesterday, I used a dumb choice of words and unfortunately a lot of people are misunderstanding what I meant. pic.twitter.com/vWCjFnA4t3— Ted Cruz (@tedcruz) January 7, 2022I was NOT calling the thousands of peaceful protestors on Jan 6 terrorists. I would never do so; I have repeatedly, explicitly said the OPPOSITE—denouncing the Democrats’ shameful efforts to do so & to try to paint every Trump voter in America as “terrorists” & “insurrectionists”— Ted Cruz (@tedcruz) January 7, 2022I was ONLY talking about the limited number of people who committed violent assaults on police officers. For over a decade, I’ve referred to...
  • Tucker presses Ted Cruz for using this term

    01/06/2022 7:12:30 PM PST · by conservative98 · 156 replies
    Fox News Youtube ^ | 1/6/21 | Fox News
    Sen. Ted Cruz says it was 'a mistake' to call the Jan. 6 Capitol riot a 'violent terrorist attack' on 'Tucker Carlson Tonight.' #FoxNews #Tucker
  • Sen. Ted Cruz: January 6 Protests on Capitol Hill a ‘Violent Terrorist Attack’

    01/06/2022 8:09:00 AM PST · by RandFan · 108 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 6 Jan | CHARLIE SPIERING
    Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) claimed Wednesday the January 6 protest of the 2020 election on Capitol Hill last year was a “violent terrorist attack.” “We are approaching a solemn anniversary this week. And it is an anniversary of a violent terrorist attack on the Capitol, where we saw the men and women of law enforcement demonstrate incredible courage, incredible bravery, risk their lives for the Capitol,” Cruz said. The Texas senator discussed the protests in an exchange with Capitol Police Chief Tom Manger during a Senate Rules Committee oversight hearing. Cruz has defined the violent protests on Capitol Hill as...