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  • Lincoln Project reports raising $16.8 million for anti-Trump efforts

    07/15/2020 7:28:46 PM PDT · by bitt · 37 replies
    The Hill ^ | 7/15/2020 | Tal Axelrod
    GOP group the Lincoln Project says it raised $16.8 million in the second quarter of 2020 as it ramps up its anti-Trump efforts ahead of the general election. In a filing with the Federal Election Commission posted Wednesday, the group said it spent $7.2 million and has $10.8 million cash on hand. It also owes more than $263,500 in debt. Among the organization's most prominent donors are billionaire hedge fund manager Stephen Mandel, who gave $1 million, business magnate David Geffen, who gave $100,000, and Bain Capital chairman Joshua Bekenstein, who also gave $100,000. The Lincoln Project was founded late...
  • Donald Trump attacks Senators Mitt Romney and Pat Toomey as 'RINOS' after the two Republicans condemn his commutation of Roger Stone's jail sentence as 'corruption' and a 'mistake'

    07/12/2020 1:18:37 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 28 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | July 12 2020 | GEOFF EARLE / ANDREW COURT / ARIEL ZILBER
    President Donald Trump attacked a pair of Republican senators who condemned his Friday night order to grant clemency to longtime advisor Roger Stone – calling them Republicans 'in name only.' His late-night blast came after they became the only GOP senators to rebuke Trump for eliminating the 40-month sentence for his longtime associate, who was convicted by a jury of witness tampering and lying to Congress. The response of Romney – the only Republican to vote for an article of impeachment against Trump – was withering, while that of Toomey was more measured, but both said Trump's decision was wrong.
  • David Gregory (NBC News) - wife Beth Wilkinson (former Clinton Administration attorney)

    07/21/2005 9:58:31 PM PDT · by kcvl · 45 replies · 9,187+ views
    Beth Wilkinson (NBC, David Gregory's wife) is a partner at Latham & Watkins in Washington. A top counter-terrorism official in the Justice Department during the Clinton administration.
  • A handful of Republican senators say they won't be attending the GOP convention

    07/08/2020 10:33:19 AM PDT · by antidemoncrat · 59 replies
    AOL ^ | 7/8/2020 | Allan Smith
    he senators skipping out include Chuck Grassley of Iowa, Mitt Romney of Utah, Lamar Alexander of Tennessee, Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska. The lawmakers gave varying reasons for why they won't be at President Donald Trump's renominating convention. Some of those senators are not among Trump's favorites.
  • Spencer Cox wins Republican primary race for Utah governor over Jon Huntsman

    07/06/2020 8:13:48 PM PDT · by Dr. Sivana · 45 replies
    Salt Lake Tribune ^ | 07/06/2020 | Taylor Stevens
    Lt. Gov Spencer Cox has bested Jon Huntsman, the former Utah governor who was seeking a third term, in the primary race for Utah governor. Huntsman didn’t indicate what would come next for him but said that public service is “in our blood” Cox will face Democrat Chris Peterson, a University of Utah law professor, in the contest for a seat Democrats haven’t won in 40 years. Cox has served at nearly every level of local government, before winning election to the Utah House. He was still a freshman state representative in 2013, when Herbert plucked him from relative obscurity...
  • Burgess Owens: America Will See a ‘Renaissance’ with Trump Re-Elected, GOP House

    07/06/2020 2:33:01 PM PDT · by Libloather · 38 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7/05/20 | Sean Moran
    Utah congressional Republican candidate Burgess Owens told Breitbart News Saturday that America will see a “true renaissance” with President Donald Trump re-elected for a second term and a Republican majority in the House of Representatives. Owens - a former Oakland Raiders safety and Super Bowl champion - recently won Utah’s fourth congressional district primary. The black conservative hopes to unseat freshman swing district Democrat Rep. Ben McAdams. Owens said that, ahead of the 2020 November elections, that conservatives are fighting for the “soul” of the nation. “At stake right now, we are fighting for the heart and soul of our...
  • IMPORTANT FROM UTAH: The Indian Troubles at the West (7/3/1860)

    07/03/2020 6:47:17 AM PDT · by Homer_J_Simpson · 7 replies
    The Indian troubles have occurred six hundred miles west of Camp Floyd. One or two stations have been threatened between here and Ruby Val- ley, (300 miles west;) but between Ruby Valley and Carson City the Mail and Express route has been almost abandoned. Immediately after the intelligence of the murder of the Express riders, Light Company "B," Fourth Artillery, was converted into an impromptu Dragoon Company, and Lieut. WEED sent out with, a detachment of twenty men with orders to proceed as far as Ruby Valley, there to establish a depot and wait the arrival of Lieut. PERKINS, who...
  • Senators aim to limit Trump's ability to remove troops from Germany

    07/01/2020 11:04:53 PM PDT · by robowombat · 23 replies
    The Hill ^ | 06/29/20 03:19 PM EDT | JORDAIN CARNEY
    Senators aim to limit Trump's ability to remove troops from Germany BY JORDAIN CARNEY - 06/29/20 03:19 PM EDT A bipartisan group of senators is trying to place limits on President Trump's ability to remove troops from Germany unless the administration is able to meet a slew of requirements. The proposal, spearheaded by Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah), would prohibit the administration from reducing the number of active-duty troops in Germany below 34,500 unless the Pentagon can certify to Congress that it is in the national security interest of the United States and would not negatively undermine European alliances or NATO....
  • Utah republicans pick former Raiders safety as nominee in possible House pick-up

    07/01/2020 2:19:24 PM PDT · by mac_truck · 26 replies
    Oraville Mercury Register ^ | 7/1/2020 | CNN Wire Service
    Utah Democrat Ben McAdams narrowly won his congressional seat in 2018 and Republicans hope to make him a one-term member. And on Tuesday, the party picked their nominee: Former NFL player Burgess Owens, a Fox News commentator who raised the most money of all his Republican rivals headed into the primary. Owens, who played a decade in the NFL as safety for the New York Jets and Oakland Raiders, bested state Rep. Kim Coleman to win the nomination. Trump carried Utah’s 4th Congressional District by 7 points in 2016. And while McAdams won in 2018, his win was narrow, leading...
  • Provo Police arrest two people after Monday’s shooting at protest

    07/01/2020 8:47:24 AM PDT · by reintarnation · 19 replies
    The Daily Universe ^ | June 30, 2020 | Lisi Merkley
    The Provo Police Department announced two people have been arrested in connection with the shooting at Monday’s protest in Provo.
  • Ex-NFL star Burgess Owens wins Utah GOP House primary: report

    07/01/2020 2:31:57 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 14 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 01 2020 | Dom Calicchio
    A former NFL safety took a big step Tuesday night toward a whole new career. Burgess Owens, who played from 1973-1982 for the New York Jets and the Oakland and Los Angeles Raiders, won Utah’s Republican primary for a U.S. House seat, according to The Associated Press. Owens, 68, who played college football at the University of Miami, was leading in the 4th Congressional District race by nearly 20 percent over the next candidate, FOX 13 of Salt Lake City reported.
  • Gunman shot driver, then hid weapon and continued to protest, Provo police say

    06/30/2020 5:52:55 PM PDT · by BackRoads775 · 19 replies
    https://www.deseret.com ^ | Jun 30, 2020, 1:03pm | By Pat Reavy
    PROVO — Provo police have confirmed that one person was shot during a protest Monday night near the police department. The victim, a 60-year-old Provo resident, remained hospitalized Tuesday but was “stable,” according to police. The man was not part of the protest or counterprotest that had been going on, but was just driving in the area, said Provo Police Sgt. Nisha King.
  • Zoomed In And Slowed Down Video Shows The Antifa Terrorist Who Shot A Driver In Utah As He Tries To Flee The Rioters

    06/30/2020 4:08:19 PM PDT · by USA Conservative · 46 replies
    Right Journalism ^ | 06.30.2020 | Natalie Dagenhardt
    Provo police are searching for a man who shot the driver of an SUV that sped through a crowd of protesters Monday night. The man, drove himself to Utah Valley Hospital, according to police. A group protesting police brutality had gathered at the intersection of University Avenue and Center Street on Monday evening. The victim, a 60-year-old Provo resident, remained hospitalized Tuesday but was “stable,” according to police. The man was not part of the protest or counter-protest that had been going on, but was just driving in the area, said Provo Police Sgt. Nisha King. The victim was driving...
  • Man Shot After Protester Fires Handgun Into SUV During Utah BLM Protest

    06/30/2020 1:44:18 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 86 replies
    Deseret News ^ | June 30, 2020 | Pat Reavy
    Provo police have confirmed that one person was shot during a protest Monday night near the police department. The victim, a 60-year-old Provo resident, remained hospitalized Tuesday but was “stable,” according to police. The man was not part of the protest or counter-protest that had been going on, but was just driving in the area, said Provo Police Sgt. Nisha King.
  • Police Investigating Reports Of Shots Fired At Protest In Provo

    06/30/2020 10:49:10 AM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 23 replies
    KSL TV ^ | 6/30/20
    ROVO, Utah – Demonstrations in downtown Provo on Monday boiled over into an incident that is now under investigation, police said. Authorities responded to a report of shots fired when pro-police demonstrators arrived at a protest calling for justice in the deaths of Bernardo Placios-Carbajal, George Floyd and others. At one point, protesters began to block an SUV at an intersection. The vehicle then reported revved its engine and drove forward. One protester said she was struck. At the same time, two pops were heard, which police said they are now investigating as possible gunshots. It began as a fairly...
  • The Corporate Media Finally Have A Working Plan To Beat Trump

    06/30/2020 7:22:39 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 32 replies
    The Federalist ^ | June 30, 2020 | Christopher Bedford
    Despite their roots in reality, there is no doubt that these crises -- and the White House and Senate's attempts to tackle them -- would be reported differently if Hillary Clinton were president. It took more than five years, but the corporate media finally have the tools and strategy to successfully defeat President Donald Trump.The corporate media have these, mind you, despite the Democratic Party, whose foibles, stumbles, and misfires over those same five years have only complicated efforts, kicking off with a disastrous 2016 defeat and eventually culminating in a near-invisible and increasingly senile presidential candidate stumbling through a...
  • Senators Rand Paul, King, Crapo and Lee Reintroduce FAIR Act to Reform Civil Asset Forfeiture Process

    06/26/2020 10:48:41 AM PDT · by RandFan · 32 replies
    US Senate ^ | June 25 | Rand Paul
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Rand Paul (R-KY), Angus King (I-ME), Mike Crapo (R-ID), and Mike Lee (R-UT) reintroduced the bipartisan Fifth Amendment Integrity Restoration (FAIR) Act, S. 4074, to protect property owners’ rights, defend innocent Americans, and restore the Fifth Amendment’s role in civil forfeiture proceedings. “The federal government has made it far too easy for government agencies to take and profit from the property of those who have not been convicted of a crime. The FAIR Act will uphold the Fifth Amendment and ensure government agencies no longer profit from taking American citizens’ property without due process....
  • GOP rallies around Trump after firing of Manhattan US attorney

    06/22/2020 11:54:23 PM PDT · by robowombat · 10 replies
    The Hill ^ | 06/22/20 08:05 PM EDT | ALEXANDER BOLTON
    GOP rallies around Trump after firing of Manhattan US attorney BY ALEXANDER BOLTON - 06/22/20 08:05 PM EDT — GOP rallies around Trump after firing of Manhattan US attorney Senate Republicans on Monday largely defended President Trump following his controversial decision this week to fire Geoffrey Berman, the U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York. Senate Majority Whip John Thune (R-S.D.) said Trump was within his right to fire Berman, who was involved in a number of politically sensitive investigations that touched on Trump and his advisers. “It’s kind of like previous firings, I would say,” Thune said....
  • Kerik: “I just listened to SenMikeLee on FoxNews ShannonBream say the people tearing down statues have a valid grievance. REALLY?”

    06/22/2020 9:00:31 PM PDT · by rintintin · 94 replies
    Bernard B. Kerik Twitter ^ | June 22 2020 | Bernard B. Kerik
    “ I just listened to @SenMikeLee on @Foxnews @ShannonBream say that the people tearing down statues have a valid grievance. REALLY? What’s the grievance? What justifies arson, lawlessness, looting? Stop cowering to thugs!”
  • Former NFL Player Burgess Owens on Kaepernick: ‘We’re Looking at Approving Affirmative Action for a Marxist

    06/22/2020 12:08:27 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 35 replies
    Breitbart ^ | June 22 2020 | WARNER TODD HUSTON
    Former New York Jets safety Burgess Owens recently slammed the NFL for looking to implement “affirmative action for a Marxist,” by encouraging teams to sign Colin Kaepernick. As a member of the San Francisco 49ers, Kaepernick prominently started protesting against the country during the playing of the national anthem in 2016 but found himself left unsigned by any NFL team the following year when he turned free agent. Despite not playing since 2017, this year, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has begun saying that the NFL needs to work with Kaepernick to guide the league’s spending on social justice issues. On...