February 25, 2021

Mitt Romney Says Trump Will Win GOP Nomination If He Runs In 2024

February 24, 2021 12:41 PM ET Republican Utah Sen. Mitt Romney said former President Donald Trump will win the Republican nomination in 2024 if he decides to run again. Romney, who voted in favor of convicting Trump in both of his impeachment trials in the Senate, said he has looked at polling and believes Trump…

Michigan GOP Censures Fred Upton For Voting To Remove Marjorie Taylor Greene From Committee Spot

Republicans of Cass County, Michigan, censured Republican Rep. Fred Upton Tuesday for his vote to remove Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia from the House Education Committee. Upton voted to remove Greene from the committee for spreading QAnon conspiracy theories and for comments on school shootings, Upton said in a tweet. Republicans from his district…

Liz Cheney: GOP Needs to Make Clear After Capitol Riot ‘We Aren’t the Party of White Supremacy’

Representative Liz Cheney (R- WY), one of ten House Republicans who voted to impeach former President Donald Trump,  said on Tuesday during a Reagan Institute event that the Republican party needs to “make clear that we aren’t the party of white supremacy” in the wake of the deadly Capitol riots. Cheney said, “Certainly the potential of…

Senate GOP: Biden Amnesty Floods U.S. Workforce During Coronavirus Crisis

Senate Republicans are lining up to oppose President Joe Biden’s massive amnesty plan that would legalize between 11 to 22 million illegal aliens and increase legal immigration levels, all while more than 17 million Americans remain jobless. On Thursday, Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) introduced Biden’s amnesty plan to Congress, seeking to hugely inflate the United…

Iowa GOP Congresswoman: Bill Gates’ Push to Eliminate Beef Would ‘Utterly Destroy’ U.S. Livestock Industry

Ethan Miller/Getty Images Rep. Ashley Hinson (R-IA) said Monday that Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates’ mission to have “rich countries, such as the United States and western Europe, eat 100 percent synthetic beef would “utterly destroy” the American livestock industry and hurt the economy. “Bill Gates just proposed that the US move to 100% synthetic beef!…

GOP Rep. Wenstrup: CDC Backpedaling on School Re-Openings Due to ‘Pressure from Above’

On Monday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends,” Rep. Brad Wenstrup (R-OH) accused the Biden administration of caving to teachers’ unions on re-opening schools and stated that CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky is walking back her prior advice on re-opening schools due to “pressure from above.” Wenstrup said [relevant remarks begin around…

Filmmaker Billy Ray Wants ‘Political Eradication’ of GOP Senators Who Acquitted Trump

Hollywood director and screenwriter Billy Ray is calling for the “political eradication” of the Republican senators who voted to acquit former president Donald Trump, saying that they must be voted out of office, “hounded” into retirement, or convicted. Ray, who co-wrote the screenplay for The Hunger Games and directed the Showtime miniseries The Comey Rule,…

Kasich: GOP AGs Suing to Overturn Biden Win ‘Are Morally and Ethically Bankrupt’

Former Ohio Gov. John Kasich said Wednesday on CNN’s “Cuomo Prime Time” that Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and the 17 state attorneys general who supported his lawsuit to contest the presidential election results of four battleground states were “morally and ethically bankrupt.” Kasich said, “I can’t believe what I am seeing in our country. These Republican leaders— and…

Schiff: GOP Has Become a Trump Cult with No Ideology or Principles

House Intelligence Committee chairman Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) said Thursday on MSNBC’s “The ReidOut” that the Republican Party has become a Donald Trump cult lacking principles and ideology. Anchor Joy Reid said, “Congressman Schiff, do we need to start having a serious conversation not just about Donald Trump being a bad guy, but about the…

Louisiana GOP Rebukes Sen. Bill Cassidy For Voting Impeachment Trial Is Constitutional

The Louisiana GOP issued a rebuke of Republican Louisiana Sen. Bill Cassidy over his vote Tuesday that the impeachment trial against former President Donald Trump is constitutional. “The Republican Party of Louisiana is profoundly disappointed by Senator Bill Cassidy’s vote on the constitutionality of the impeachment trial now underway against former President, now private citizen,…

Louisiana GOP: ‘Profoundly Disappointed’ in Sen. Bill Cassidy’s Vote in Support of Impeachment Constitutionality

The Republican Party of Louisiana said Tuesday it is “profoundly disappointed” in Sen. Bill Cassidy’s vote to join Senate Democrats in their claim that impeaching former President Donald Trump is constitutional and that a “trial” should proceed. OFFICIAL: LAGOP Statement Regarding Senator Cassidy’s Vote https://t.co/Kw1biIjLTL — Republican Party of Louisiana (@LAGOP) February 9, 2021 pic.twitter.com/PyrD9AtGge…

GOP Rep. Waltz: ‘We Can’t Get a Briefing’ on Why National Guard Is Still in Capitol

On Monday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “The Story,” Rep. Michael Waltz (R-FL) said that Congress still can’t get a briefing on the threat that requires a large National Guard presence at the U.S. Capitol and that he doesn’t have answers after speaking to the acting secretary of the Army. Waltz said, “We still…

EXCLUSIVE: SBA Hid Comms With Planned Parenthood Amid GOP Criticism Over PPP Loans

The Small Business Administration hid communications with Planned Parenthood regarding allegedly illegal COVID-19 loans, emails obtained by the Daily Caller News Foundation show. The DCNF filed a Freedom of Information Act request in May 2020 for communications regarding Planned Parenthood’s Paycheck Protection Program loans after GOP lawmakers called for an investigation into the $80 million…

Liz Cheney Censured By Wyoming GOP For Trump Impeachment Vote

Republican Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney was formally censured Saturday by the Wyoming Republican Party for her vote to impeach former President Donald Trump. The state party also called for Cheney to immediately resign and said it intends to withhold all funding from her future electoral efforts in Wyoming, according to CNN. The party also reportedly…

Poll: Kevin McCarthy’s Popularity Among GOP Reaches High Point for Party

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s (R-CA) popularity among Republicans is at a high point compared to GOP leaders of the last several years, including former House Speakers Paul Ryan (R-WI) and John Boehner (R-OH), as indicated by a new survey. The Axios-SurveyMonkey survey, conducted February 1–2 and titled “Future of the GOP,” measured the net favorability rating…

Kinzinger: GOP ‘Is Not a Trump-First Party –First Party’

Representative Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press” declared that the Republican Party was not a “Trump-first party.” Anchor Chuck Todd said, “This is going to be a lonely effort for a while, I imagine. There are some folks that are wondering is the Republican Party tied to Donald Trump, can that party…

Adam Kinzinger: Matt Gaetz Going After Liz Cheney Is ‘Totally GOP Cancel Culture’

Representative Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) said Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press” that Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) going to Wyoming to campaign against Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) for voting to impeach former President Donald Trump was “totally GOP cancel culture.” Anchor Chuck Todd said, “I’m curious, is there just no room for disagreement in the Republican…

Schumer: We’ll Move on COVID Relief without GOP if Need Be, ‘Must Get It Done Quickly’

During an interview aired on Monday’s “Good Day New York,” Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) discussed passing the next round of coronavirus relief and pledged that if Senate Republicans will not join Senate Democrats on a “big bold relief” package, then “we’ll have to move forward on our own,” and that “we must get…

GOP Sen. Rounds: Impeachment a ‘Moot Point’ After Trump’s Exit

Senator Mike Rounds (R-SD) said Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press” that he believed the Constitution only allows for current presidents to be impeached by Congress. Anchor Chuck Todd said, “Do you believe Donald Trump committed an impeachable offense?” Rounds said, “To begin with, I think it’s a moot point because, I think right now…

GOP Reps Deliver Pizza To National Guard Troops Tasked With Protecting The Capitol

Republican Florida Rep. Michael Waltz and Republican Missouri Rep. Vicky Hartzler showed their appreciation Wednesday for the National Guard troops protecting the Capitol Building. Waltz, a former U.S. Army Green Beret, shared photos of the joint mission with Hartzler, a member of the House Armed Services Committee, and several other House GOP colleagues. (RELATED: National…

Tucker Carlson: GOP Establishment ‘Happy to Sell Out’ Voters with Amnesty

Fox News Channel’s Tucker Carlson says Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) is “happy to sell out his voters with an amnesty deal” after he suggested finding “common ground” with Democrats on immigration. During a segment Friday night, Carlson called out Graham — who just won reelection in South Carolina — for suggesting to the Senate Republican…

Pelosi Invokes Nixon, Calls on GOP to Impeach Trump

During an interview with CBS’s “60 Minutes,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) invoked Watergate and former President Richard Nixon as she discussed her push to impeach President Donald Trump. This comes in the wake of last week’s riots in which a group of Trump’s supporters breached the U.S. Capitol. Pelosi announced Sunday in a letter…

GOP Rep. Chip Roy: ‘Will Not Be Deterred’ in Fulfilling Oath by ‘Mob Demand’

Rep. Chip Roy (R-TX) responded to the massive crowd of protesters on the Capitol grounds, where some have managed to get inside the building, calling it “mob demand.” To those storming the Capitol – I am on the House floor and I will not be deterred from upholding my oath, under God, to the Constitution by mob…

Hawley: Dems Exercised ‘Right’ to Object to Electoral College Certification, Why Can’t GOP?

On Wednesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “The Story,” Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) responded to criticisms of his plan to object to Electoral College certification by stating Democrats have done so before “in order to raise concerns about election integrity.” And that it’s the “right” of every member of Congress to do so. Hawley…

GOP Politicians Respond to Nashville Explosion: ‘Cowardly Act,’ ‘Praying’ for Injured

Tennessee Republicans Sen. Marsha Blackburn, Senator-elect Bill Hagerty, and Gov. Bill Lee responded to the explosion that rocked Nashville on Christmas Day, saying it was “intentional” and “cowardly.” They also said they were “praying” for those who were impacted by the incident, including the three injured people. Lee wrote on Twitter: Early this morning, an…

Texas GOP Suggests ‘Law-Abiding States’ Form Their Own Union After Supreme Court Rejects Lawsuit To Overturn Election Results

The chairman of the Republican Party of Texas suggested Friday that “law-abiding states” should form their own union after the Supreme Court’s rejection of a lawsuit seeking to invalidate votes from four battleground states. “This decision establishes a precedent that says states can violate the US constitution and not be held accountable. This decision will…

GOP Sen. Kennedy: Hunter Biden Revelations Raise Issue of Why Media and Tech Clamped Down on N.Y. Post Reporting

On Wednesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “The Story,” Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA) stated that the revelation that Hunter Biden’s taxes are under investigation will bring back the issue “of how and why many major news organizations and social media platforms tried to tap down the New York Post story about the laptop and the things…

Biden Says ’Several’ GOP Senators Have Privately Congratulated Him On His Win

December 04, 2020 11:11 AM ET President-elect Joe Biden said Thursday night that “more than several” Republican senators have privately offered their congratulations for his electoral victory. Speaking with CNN’s Jake Tapper, Biden said that much of the Republican leadership would publicly acknowledge his victory once the Electoral College certifies the results on Dec. 14.…

GOP Rep. Gooden Urges Trump, AG Barr to Appoint Special Counsel to Investigate 2020 Election Irregularities

On Thursday, Rep. Lance Gooden (R-TX) sent a letter to President Donald Trump calling on Attorney General William Barr to appoint a Special Counsel to investigate 2020 election irregularities. “I am requesting that you direct Attorney General Barr to appoint a Special Counsel to investigate irregularities in the 2020 election,” Gooden wrote. “The American people…

Jon Ossoff Predicts ‘Obstructionism As Far As The Eye Can See’ If GOP Holds Senate

November 29, 2020 1:51 PM ET Democratic Georgia U.S. Senate candidate Jon Ossoff predicted “obstructionism as far as the eye can see” if the Republican Party maintains control of the U.S. Senate. Ossoff and Rev. Raphael Warnock are facing off in a January 5 runoff against Republican Georgia Sens. David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler. The…

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