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  • Tom Cotton: Senate ‘Lacks Constitutional Authority’ to Proceed with Impeachment After Trump Leaves Office

    01/13/2021 10:31:16 PM PST · by conservative98 · 35 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 13 Jan 2021 | ASHLEY OLIVER
    Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) announced Wednesday after the House voted to impeach President Donald Trump that he is against moving forward with the impeachment process in the Senate because the Senate “lacks the constitutional authority” to remove a former president. Cotton expressed his opposition to impeachment proceedings in a statement Wednesday evening after the House voted that afternoon to impeach Trump a second time, passing one article of impeachment, 232–197, charging Trump with “incitement of insurrection” over last week’s riot in the U.S. Capitol. “The Senate under its rules and precedents cannot start and conclude a fair trial before the...
  • Tom Cotton calls on Trump to concede, 'quit misleading the American people'

    01/06/2021 6:17:04 PM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 191 replies ^ | 01/06/21 | JORDAN WILLIAMS
    Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) called on President Trump to concede his election loss to President-elect Joe Biden, saying he should "quit misleading" the American people. “It’s past time for the president to accept the results of the election, quit misleading the American people, and repudiate mob violence,” Cotton said in a statement Wednesday evening. “And the senators and representatives who fanned the flames by encouraging the president and leading their supporters to believe that their objections could reverse the election results should withdraw those objections,” he continued. The remarks from Cotton, a key Trump ally, came hours after a mob...
  • Sen. Tom Cotton Makes a Totally Wrong and Disappointing Call on the Electoral College Vote

    01/04/2021 3:53:57 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 40 replies
    Red State ^ | 01/04/2021 | Streiff
    On January 6, the Congress convenes to validate the votes of the Electoral College. As it stands right now, Joe Biden will be the next president, giving the lie to the old claim of “cheaters never prosper.” There is still one last gambit. Several members of the House of Representatives and senators plan on objecting to the electoral votes cast by five states where the results were questionable and, in some places, beggar the imagination. While it is doubtful that this maneuver will change the outcome, it is very important that the GOP lay down a marker for dealing with...
  • These Republican Leaders Say Trump Should Not Be President [Tom Cotton]

    01/03/2021 10:51:43 PM PST · by conservative98 · 30 replies
    NBC ^ | Oct. 8, 2016, 12:39 PM EDT / Updated Oct. 25, 2016, 3:50 PM EDT | By Leigh Ann Caldwell
    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump continues to lose support among Republicans in the aftermath of a leaked video where he's caught making vulgar remarks about women. The most recent is former Secretary of State Colin Powell who said, two weeks before Election Day, that he is voting for Democrat Hillary Clinton. The ongoing condemnation from across the Republican Party by elected officials has resulted in 50 Republicans who have demanded he drop out or won't vote for him, according to NBC News' count. Here's how they break out: [cut] Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton said Trump "let us down again" and...
  • Cotton breaks with conservative colleagues who will oppose electoral vote count

    01/03/2021 9:23:54 PM PST · by springwater13 · 114 replies
    Cotton warned that if Congress threw out the electoral votes of states such as Arizona, Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, where President Trump has alleged without evidence widespread election fraud, it would “take away the power to choose the president from the people.” He said it would imperil the Electoral College and the voice it gives to smaller states like Arkansas and help Democrats “achieve their longstanding goal of eliminating the Electoral College.” He said Congress if overrides the Electoral College’s vote, it would “take another big step toward federalizing election law.” “Thus, I will not oppose the counting of...
  • NEW: Senator Tom Cotton says he will support a commission to study the 2020 election and propose reforms, but will not oppose the counting of certified electoral votes because “the Founders entrusted our elections chiefly to the states—not Congress.”

    01/03/2021 7:53:43 PM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyColonel · 135 replies
    The Bias News ^ | 3 Jan 21 | Twitter
    NEW: Senator Tom Cotton says he will support a commission to study the 2020 election and propose reforms, but will not oppose the counting of certified electoral votes because “the Founders entrusted our elections chiefly to the states—not Congress.”
  • Sen. Tom Cotton: It's the 400th anniversary of the Pilgrims' arrival. Why haven't we heard more about it?

    11/22/2020 9:09:09 AM PST · by simpson96 · 38 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/21/2020 | Sen. Tom Cotton
    We are marking a great American anniversary this month. In November 1620 a battered old ship called the Mayflower arrived in the waters off Cape Cod in what is now the state of Massachusetts. The passengers aboard the Mayflower were our nation’s first founders — or, as Daniel Webster called them, “Our Pilgrim Fathers.” Webster delivered a speech to honor these Pilgrims on the 200th anniversary of the Mayflower’s arrival. Calvin Coolidge, then-governor of Massachusetts and president-elect, delivered an address on the 300th anniversary. Regrettably, we haven’t heard much about this year’s anniversary because the Pilgrims have fallen out of...
  • How the 'radical left' canceled the Pilgrims: Senator Tom Cotton says US ignored the 400th anniversary of The Mayflower's arrival because [trunc]

    11/21/2020 8:36:14 PM PST · by blueplum · 27 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | Karen Ruiz
    Full title: How the 'radical left' canceled the Pilgrims: Senator Tom Cotton says US ignored the 400th anniversary of The Mayflower's arrival because of the 'charlatans' at the 1619 Project who want to 'rewrite history' November 21, 2020 is the 400th anniversary of the day the Mayflower arrived at what we now know as Plymouth, Massachusetts. The event is arguably the most important date in American history, marking the day the first Pilgrims came onto America's shores to establish the 13 Colonies/ Celebrations commemorating the event were postponed or canceled earlier this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. But the...
  • Joe Biden Is China’s Choice For President

    04/23/2020 11:59:43 AM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 17 replies
    Unlike many other Democrats, he takes its side, reliably. The Democratic Party has always been weak on national security when it comes to China. But some credit is due when it comes to China’s atrocious human-rights record and its theft of American jobs. For a generation, prominent Democrats loudly criticized Beijing on these fronts, well before Donald Trump helped form a new national consensus on China. Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi have been longstanding China trade hawks, for instance. Even a socialist like Bernie Sanders has been a reliable critic. And Joe Biden? Well, he’s on China’s side — not...
  • Tom Cotton is already laying the groundwork in New Hampshire for a 2024 presidential run

    11/04/2020 9:59:09 PM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 43 replies ^ | Oct 21, 2020 | Jake Lahut
    LONDONDERRY, New Hampshire — Sitting cross-legged in front of a rifle display case and dressed for fall in New England with a green fleece vest, Tom Cotton was waiting his turn to speak. The 43-year-old Republican senator from Arkansas has long been mentioned as a future presidential contender, and here he was, testing the waters in the first-in-the-nation primary state. Cotton has grown louder on the national political stage in recent years. He has become omnipresent on Fox News, embraced his own genre of trolling on Twitter, and demonstrated an attunement to online culture wars and an ability to capitalize...
  • Tom Cotton Slam Dunks CNBC Journalist Over Suppression of Hunter Biden Laptop Story

    10/25/2020 4:26:26 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 13 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | October 25, 2020 | P.J. Gladnick
    If you ever wanted to see a scene of a mainstream media journalist stunned into silence, welcome to the incident on Friday's CNBC Squawk Box in which Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) accomplished exactly that with the show's co-host Andrew Ross Sorkin.
  • Tom Cotton: SCOTUS Vote Will Happen, Even If COVID-Stricken GOP Senators Have to Be 'Wheeled In'

    10/04/2020 12:24:09 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 30 replies ^ | October 4, 2020 | Beth Bauman
    Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton on Sunday told Fox News' Maria Bartiromo that the three positive coronavirus cases in the Senate will not prevent Judge Amy Coney Barrett from being confirmed to the United States Senate. “Your colleagues have tested positive. It looks like it was that Amy Coney Barrett gathering at the White House to introduce her to lawmakers. That really was the place where so many people were exposed.” Cotton said he's been in contact with his colleagues who have tested positive or are in quarantine and, to the best of his knowledge, everyone is either asymptomatic or has...
  • Cotton: Americans want judges 'who understand the difference between making the law and applying the law'

    09/21/2020 8:08:00 PM PDT · by george76 · 12 replies
    Fox News ^ | Angelica Stabile
    Senator says Dems view Supreme Court as 'rubber stamp for their radical left-wing agenda'.. The Senate will not wait on processing a nominee to fill the Supreme Court vacancy left by the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark. ... With 43 days left before the presidential election, Cotton told MacCallum he’s certain Trump will be reelected and voters will return a Republican Senate majority. “[Americans] want to see judges on the Supreme Court who understand the difference between making the law and applying the law,” he said. “In part because they see what the Democrats are already...
  • It Could Become Bi-Partisan – Members of Congress Demand Netflix Is Investigated By DOJ For Sexualizing Children

    09/12/2020 8:58:08 AM PDT · by USA Conservative · 52 replies
    Right Journalism ^ | 09.12.2020 | Natalie Dagenhardt
    Groups of conservatives, QAnon supporters, and others on social media have jumped on the release of the French coming-of-age film Cuties and a trending “Cancel Netflix” hashtag to associate the company with pedophilia. A Netflix spokesperson on Thursday defended “Cuties” as an award-winning “social commentary,” according to the DCNF, “Cuties is a social commentary against the sexualization of young children. It’s an award-winning film and a powerful story about the pressure young girls face on social media and from society more generally growing up – and we’d encourage anyone who cares about these important issues to watch the movie.” But...
  • AOC Joins Cruz, Sasse, Others in Letter to NBA’s Silver Condemning League for Betrayal of American

    10/09/2019 8:05:19 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 36 replies
    NR ^ | October 9, 2019 7:22 PM | TOBIAS HOONHOUT
    A bipartisan coalition of members of Congress sent a letter to NBA Commissioner Adam Silver on Wednesday “to express our deep concern” over the NBA’s statements surrounding controversy over a tweet last week by Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey, who expressed support for pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. “It is outrageous that the Chinese Communist Party is using its economic power to suppress the speech of American inside the United States. It is also outrageous that the NBA has caved to Chinese government demands for contrition,” the letter reads. It was co-signed by eight members of Congress, including Republican...
  • Republican Manny Sethi Scrambles to Explain Contribution to Liberal Tom Perriello

    08/04/2020 9:10:59 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 18 replies
    freebeacon ^ | AUGUST 4, 2020 | Collin Anderson
    GOP candidate blames wife, sleepwalking for donation to far-left Dem A Republican Senate candidate blamed his wife and sleepwalking for a past donation to a far-left Democrat as he woos conservative voters in Tennessee. Orthopedic surgeon Manny Sethi, who is running to replace retiring senator Lamar Alexander (R., Tenn.), faced criticism in July for a campaign contribution he made to former Democratic congressman Tom Perriello. Sethi gave $50 to Perriello's campaign in April 2008, prompting an advertisement from primary opponent and former ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty. While Sethi has dismissed the attack as "baseless," his campaign has offered contradictory...
  • Conservatives blast Supreme Court ruling (capping attendance at Nevada churches): Roberts has 'abandoned his oath'

    07/25/2020 6:38:57 AM PDT · by karpov · 57 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 26, 2020 | Marty Johnson
    Conservative lawmakers blasted Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts after he sided with the court's liberal justices in a 5-4 decision Friday that rejected a Nevada church’s request to block the state government from enforcing a cap on attendance at religious services. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) tweeted early Saturday morning that Roberts had "abandoned his oath." "What happened to that judge?" tweeted Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.). "Freedom of religion is our first freedom. Yet SCOTUS has ruled that casinos can host hundreds of gamblers, while churches cannot welcome their full congregations. Justice Roberts once again got it wrong, shamefully closing...
  • Sen. Tom Cotton Presses DOJ to Investigate Google over Potential Antitrust Violations

    07/23/2020 12:23:37 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 1 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 23 2020 | MATTHEW BOYLE
    Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) is pushing the Department of Justice (DOJ) to probe whether search giant Google is in violation of antitrust laws on a number of fronts, a new letter he wrote to Attorney General Bill Barr provided to Breitbart News exclusively shows. “In recent weeks, news outlets ​have reported ​that the Department of Justice is nearing a decision about whether to take enforcement action against Google for anticompetitive behavior that violates U.S. antitrust law,” Cotton wrote to Barr, citing a recent Politico report on looming DOJ action against Google. “I ask that the Department also investigate whether Google’s...
  • Lincoln Project offers list of GOP senators who 'protect' Trump in new ad

    07/08/2020 8:15:01 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 43 replies
    The Hill ^ | 07 08 2020 | Marina Pitofsky
    The Lincoln Project, a Republican super PAC, in a new ad slammed some of President Trump’s top GOP allies in the Senate, accusing a slate of Republican lawmakers of “cowardice” and “betrayal.” The ad, released Wednesday, states, “Someday soon, the time of Trump will pass. This circus of incompetence, corruption and cruelty will end. When it does, the men and women in Trump’s Republican Party will come to you, telling you they can repair the damage he’s done. They’ll beg you to forgive their votes to exonerate Trump from his crimes, ask you to forgive their silence, their cowardice and...
  • Cotton: ‘Susan Rice Was the Typhoid Mary of the Obama-Era Foreign Policy’

    07/06/2020 1:34:07 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 14 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 06 2020 | TRENT BAKER
    During Monday’s “Fox & Friends” on FNC, Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) sounded off on former Obama National Security Advisor Susan Rice claiming over the weekend that President Donald Trump picks Russia President Vladimir Putin “over our troops.” Rice’s remarks came in response to reports that Russian intelligence offered Afghan militants bounties to kill U.S. soldiers, but the White House did not act when it learned of the intelligence. Cotton said Rice, who is on 2020 presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s shortlist to serve as his vice president, “was the Typhoid Mary of the Obama-era foreign policy,” adding he is...