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  • Ron DeSantis supporter questions consultants’ strategy at Iowa tour stop

    11/12/2023 11:52:29 AM PST · by conservative98 · 25 replies
    Florida Politics ^ | November 11, 2023 | A.G. Gancarski
    'I think there's got to be something different for people to see that heart of yours.' In Iowa Saturday, Ron DeSantis heard from a supporter who suggested his campaign wasn’t successfully showing his “heart,” laying the blame on “consultants” as he questioned whether the Florida Governor could win the Presidency. During an event in Muscadine, which was hosted by the Never Back Down super PAC, the 2024 presidential candidate was confronted with criticism of how the DeSantis message is delivered. “I don’t know what your consultants are telling you, and it’s good for me to be here today to see...
  • DeSantis: Trump Praised FL ‘For Years’ ‘Now, He’s Changed’ and Says Cuomo’s Lockdowns Were Better

    06/05/2023 1:12:36 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 26 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 06/05/2023 | IAN HANCHETT
    On Monday’s broadcast of Fox News Radio’s “Brian Kilmeade Show,” 2024 Republican presidential candidate Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis responded to criticisms from fellow 2024 GOP presidential candidate former President Donald Trump of DeSantis’ tenure as Governor of Florida by stating that Trump has praised Florida “for years” and “Now, he’s changed his tune and he’s saying Andrew Cuomo did better with his lockdowns in New York” than Florida did “as a free state.” DeSantis said, [relevant remarks begin around 11:15] “So, here’s the issue: He has said how great we’ve done in Florida for years. He said [I was] one...
  • Ron DeSantis Defends Kayleigh McEnany From Trump's Attack

    06/03/2023 3:45:59 AM PDT · by Erik Latranyi · 161 replies
    Newsweek via MSN ^ | 2 Jun 23 | Matthew Impelli
    Florida Governor Ron DeSantis responded to Donald Trump's recent attack on former White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany, saying that it was "really, really bad." "Donald Trump, even his greatest supporters have acknowledged, had a tough time picking good people. He had a lot of terrible personnel decisions, people like Jerome Adams, his Surgeon General...so we know there was a tough record, but Kayleigh was one of the greatest selections. She did a fantastic job," DeSantis, who is also a 2024 Republican presidential candidate, said while appearing on the NH Journal podcast on Friday. DeSantis added: "She's a Harvard-trained lawyer,...
  • Ron DeSantis' long-haul strategy against Trump comes into view

    04/06/2023 11:50:24 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 119 replies
    NBC ^ | April 6, 2023, 8:59 AM EDT | By Henry J. Gomez and Matt Dixon
    Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ team is already plotting out a strategy to run against Donald Trump for the long haul. The plan focuses less on making a quick splash in places like Iowa or New Hampshire and more on outlasting the former president in a battle for Republican convention delegates. Even though it’s early and DeSantis isn’t officially a candidate yet, in talks behind the scenes, an expanded map is viewed as one of the keys to victory, three sources close to the governor said. “There have been multiple conversations about delegates and how they are picked in various states...
  • Trump allies say DeSantis running illegal ‘shadow campaign’ for president

    03/15/2023 12:31:40 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 176 replies
    NY Post ^ | March 15, 2023 1:13pm | Mark Moore
    President Donald Trump took his attacks on Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to a new level Wednesday, as a super PAC linked to the 76-year-old accused his would-be rival of ethics violations tied to what it calls DeSantis’ “shadow presidential campaign.” A draft of the 15-page letter by Make America Great Again Inc. calls on the Florida Commission on Ethics to investigate DeSantis, alleging that the 44-year-old has violated a slew of state statutes as well as federal campaign finance laws. The complaint refers to DeSantis as a “de facto candidate for president” and claims that ​the governor is “leveraging his...
  • Tucker Carlson suggested an audit of Volodymyr Zelenskyy's finances after the US approved another $800 million Ukraine aid package

    04/22/2022 7:50:30 AM PDT · by JonPreston · 74 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 4/22/22 | Cheryl Teh
    Fox News host Tucker Carlson has suggested that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy's finances be audited following the latest injection of US aid for Ukraine."The White House has sent more than a billion dollars to Ukraine in just the past week, and today as we told you, the Secretary of the Treasury announced that there'll be half a billion to pay the salaries of the Ukrainian government workers," Carlson said, during a segment of his show on Thursday.
  • CNN: Trump-backed PERDUE struggles in Republican primary challenge in Georgia

    02/17/2022 4:31:09 AM PST · by RandFan · 94 replies
    CNN ^ | Feb 17 | By Michael Warren and Gabby Orr, CNN
    David Perdue kicked off his campaign for governor of Georgia with an emphatic endorsement from former President Donald Trump. But since then, his primary challenge to unseat Brian Kemp -- the Republican governor Trump loves to hate -- has been a big flop. Perdue, a former US senator, has so far raised a fraction of what Kemp has in his campaign war chest. Very few Republican elected officials, operatives, donors and activists in Georgia have abandoned Kemp in favor of Perdue. And limited public polling hasn't been promising, either. "I think Perdue is on life support and knows it," said...
  • Heidi Cruz 'Pissed' That A Friend Ratted Her Out To Media About Cancun Trip

    02/24/2021 6:25:00 AM PST · by Helicondelta · 101 replies
    nationalpost.com ^ | Feb 23, 2021
    The group chat was labelled “XXXX Lovelies” (presumably the name of their street); it included some of the women in the Cruz family’s neighbourhood. The subject was the cold weather they were experiencing in Texas, but it quickly turned to going away, when Heidi, the wife of Republican Senator Ted Cruz, asked whether any of the families were up for a trip to Cancun. The Cruz family getaway, of course, went viral, and the Texas senator, 50, faced fierce backlash after pictures emerged of the couple and their two daughters, Caroline, 12, and Cathryn, 10, flying out of the state...
  • Live: Interview with President Trump Sunday 7PM ET

    07/19/2020 3:58:08 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 43 replies
    Fox News ^ | 7/19/20
    THIS SUNDAY: Chris Wallace will sit down with President Donald Trump in a must-see interview only on FOX News Sunday. Check your local listings. #FNS #FOXNews pic.twitter.com/SsW6XO9uoJ— FoxNewsSunday (@FoxNewsSunday) July 15, 2020
  • The Choice in 2020 is Simple: It’s Trumpism vs. America (Tim Wise)

    07/29/2019 4:00:43 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 48 replies
    Medium ^ | 07/24/19 | Tim Wise
    This election is about the kind of people we are and the nation we aspire to be Ever since Donald Trump was elected, many have insisted that the vulgar racism upon which he bases so much of his appeal is “unprecedented,” and “abnormal.” And sure enough, there are things about the way he deploys racial, ethnic, and cultural hostilities that are new, even in the long and disturbing pantheon of American politics. For instance, referring to some among a crowd of white supremacists as “very fine people” — as Duke did after the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville —...
  • Trump Adviser Suggests Cruz Isn't Likable Enough to Be Re-elected

    09/08/2018 3:48:35 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 152 replies
    WRAL ^ | October 8, 2016 | By Alexander Burns and Kenneth P. Vogel, New York Times
    President Donald Trump’s budget chief, Mick Mulvaney, expressed confidence to Republican donors Saturday that the party would overcome a Democratic “movement of hate” in November, but he acknowledged Republicans could lose races where they have nominated candidates who are not seen as “likable” enough, like Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas.
  • Ted Cruz asks Trump to campaign for him in Texas

    08/07/2018 5:26:36 PM PDT · by detective · 204 replies
    MSN News ^ | August 7, 2018 | Jeremy Wallace
    U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz has asked President Donald Trump to come to Texas to campaign for him. During a campaign stop in Seguin late Monday, Cruz said he has reached out to his former rival for the White House to help him with his re-election effort against Democrat Beto O’Rourke. “I would certainly welcome his support and I hope to see him in Texas,” Cruz said, standing outside the Dixie Grill in Seguin. “I think we are likely to see the president down in Texas before the election.” Cruz said while his relationship with Trump has had its “ups and...
  • Ted Cruz confronts Trump supporters

    01/01/2018 10:53:17 AM PST · by conservative98 · 91 replies
    May 2, 2016 ^ | May 2, 2016 | Fox News
    Republican presidential candidate debates heckler in Indiana
  • Trump’s Border Wall to Kick Off in San Diego California – Walls Up to 30 Feet High

    04/11/2017 7:10:47 PM PDT · by davikkm · 138 replies
    thegatewaypundit ^ | Cristina Laila
    One of President Trump’s campaign promises was to build a wall along the border of the United States and Mexico to help curb illegal immigration and cartel violence and drugs which have been plaguing our country for years. The wall is set to kick off in the San Diego border community of Otay Mesa, U.S. Customs and Border Protection confirmed Monday according to the San Diego Union Tribune. Although the construction is beginning with prototypes, there are documents revealing that wall construction will start in San Diego, CA.
  • Conservative Opposition to Judge William H. Pryor Jr. Growing

    01/24/2017 9:24:05 AM PST · by xzins · 80 replies
    ConservativeHQ ^ | 1/24/17 | CHQ Staff
    During the campaign, then-candidate Donald Trump released a list of 21 potential Supreme Court nominees that was met with reaction from conservatives ranging from general approval to ecstasy depending on who you defined as a “conservative.” Until Donald Trump won the election and President Trump made it clear he intended to move expeditiously on nominating a replacement for the great Antonin Scalia cultural conservatives were content to take the word of Supreme Court the Federalist Society and others in the legal profession that all the potential nominees were “conservatives.” However, when President Trump said that he planned to forward a...
  • Update: The Ongoing Arrogance of the Cruzers

    07/12/2016 6:44:05 AM PDT · by impetrio1 · 82 replies
    Black & Blonde Media ^ | 7/12/16 | Black & Blonde Media
    Liberals always claim the need to "educate" people who don't do what they want and have no problem disenfranchising voters to get their way. Cruzers are clearly displaying the very same authoritarian tactics so-called conservatives bitch about constantly. While #NeverTrumper Regina Thompson claims Trump only earned 40% of the Republican primary votes, he did so against a field of 16 other candidates (not one or two, or even four...) which makes that victory percentage all the more impressive.
  • Blame Minimum Wage, Not Carl’s Jr. CEO, For Automated Restaurants

    05/15/2016 8:59:32 PM PDT · by Jim W N · 138 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 3/18/2016 | Editorial
    Overregulation: Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s CEO Andy Puzder has people all in a huff over his idea to automate restaurants. But why be upset with Puzder? This is an inevitable consequence of massive minimum wage hikes by the government. “With government driving up the cost of labor, it’s driving down the number of jobs,” said Puzder. “You’re going to see automation not just in airports and grocery stores, but in restaurants.” He’s right. That’s why whenever the minimum wage rises above the market-set prevailing wage, jobs are destroyed. Who would pay someone $15 an hour to do a job that’s...
  • Trump vs. 'Conman' Reagan

    04/22/2016 9:16:48 AM PDT · by raptor22 · 58 replies
    American Thinker ^ | April 22, 2016 | Daniel John Sobieski
    When Donald Trump’s political credentials as a Republican and/or conservative are challenged, he likes to remind people that Ronald Reagan was a Democrat once and managed to evolve over time. Except that Reagan’s conversion was real and he had two terms as governor of California to prove his bona fides before he ran for president as a conservative Republican. As Reagan campaign manager Stu Spencer and speechwriter Ken Khachiagin note in a Real Clear Politics piece: Yes, Ronald Reagan migrated from being a liberal Democrat to the gold standard for conservative Republicans. But Reagan’s views evolved over four decades’ worth...
  • Ted Cruz’ Gay Marriage Money

    04/21/2016 3:45:20 PM PDT · by scooby321 · 64 replies
    Texas Monthly ^ | 3-22-2015 | R. G. Ratcliffe0
    One donor was Paul Elliott Singer of the hedge fund Elliott Management Corporation. Singer, whose son married his partner, donated $425,000 and raised another $500,000 to push for legalization of same-sex marriage in New York. In 2012, Singer donated $1 million to the American Unity PAC, with the purpose of supporting candidates who back gay marriage. Singer gave Cruz $25,000 in 2009.
  • Can We Stop Freaking Out Over Trump's Bathroom Comments?

    04/21/2016 3:42:46 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 222 replies
    EEE | 21 APRIL 2016 | EEE
    Here's what Trump said: “Leave it the way it is. North Carolina, what they’re going through with all the business that’s leaving, all of the strife — and this is on both sides. Leave it the way it is.” He continued, “There has been so little trouble. And the problem with what happened in North Carolina is the strife and the economic — I mean, the economic punishment that they’re taking.” (1) Where exactly, did Trump stand up for the rights of male perverts and trannies to take a whiz or go #2 alongside with or do worse things to...