September 16, 2021

GOP Rep. Ellzey Urges Congress to Go Back into Session to Extend August 31 Deadline, Take Back Bagram Air Base

Sunday on Fox News Channel’s “America Reports,” Rep. Jake Ellzey (R-TX) called on Congress to be called back into session to have the Afghanistan evacuation August 31 deadline extended and to take back the Bagram Air Base. Ellzey, who completed tours in Iraq and Afghanistan as a Navy fighter pilot, emphasized that the United States…

GOP Rep. Donalds: ‘We Have Dead Servicemen’ Because Biden Wanted ‘a Photo op for September 11’

On Friday’s broadcast of Fox News Radio’s “Fox Across America,” Rep. Byron Donalds (R-FL) blamed the attack on the Kabul airport on President Joe Biden’s desire for “a photo op” on September 11. Donalds said, “Let’s be very clear on this, there is no way that Donald Trump would have allowed what’s happened over the…

Rep. Mo Brooks Demands Joe Biden’s Resignation: He Has ‘Strength of a Marshmallow’ and ‘Judgment of a Gnat’

Twitter/@JoeBiden Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) demanded President Joe Biden’s resignation Friday as the number of elected Republicans calling for the president to resign steadily grows; it currently stands at 28. “Time and time again, President Biden has shown the strength of a marshmallow and the intellectual capacity and judgment of a gnat,” Brooks wrote in…

Exclusive – Rep. Claudia Tenney: Biden Must Resign After Afghanistan Failure

Rep. Claudia Tenney (R-NY) told Breitbart News Saturday that President Joe Biden must resign following his major foreign policy failure in Afghanistan as thousands of Americans remain stranded, blasting his “arrogant callousness” and false assertions that Americans are able to access the airport in Kabul as the condition in the area, under Taliban rule, worsens.…

Congressman And Florida State Rep Both Write Bills To STOP Capitol Police From Spreading – Petition

Stop The Spread of the Cap Police Both U.S. Congressman Greg Steube and Florida State Rep. Anthony Sabatini have written separate legislation to prevent the U.S. Capitol Police from spreading beyond Washington, D.C. The Capitol Police are plotting to open field offices in Tampa, Florida and San Francisco to investigate supposed domestic terrorism threats from […]

Dem Rep. Escobar: Unless We Pass Voting Laws, ‘We Are Going to Lose Our Democracy’ When TX Dems Return

On Friday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Rep. Veronica Escobar (D-TX) said that unless federal voting legislation is passed, “we are going to lose our democracy” when the Texas House Democrats who are breaking quorum return to Texas. Escobar said, “In a state like mine, Texas, literally, we are going to lose our democracy through Texas…

Rep. Adam Kinzinger Tears Up at January 6th Commission Hearing

Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) got emotional and teared up during his opening statement during the first hearing of the House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the Capitol on Tuesday. Kinzinger, one of two Republicans whom House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) hand-selected to serve on the commission, choked back tears as he…

GOP Rep. Diaz-Balart: Cuban Protests Have ‘Nothing to Do with COVID’

During an interview aired on Friday’s broadcast of PBS’ “Firing Line,” Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL) argued that the recent protests against the Cuban government aren’t about health care or COVID, but are because “the Cuban people want freedom.” Diaz-Balart said the Cuban people are “not asking for remittances. They’re not asking for aspirin. There’s no…

GOP Rep. Diaz-Balart: Cuban Protests Have ‘Nothing to Do with COVID’ – It’s About Freedom

During an interview aired on Friday’s broadcast of PBS’ “Firing Line,” Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL) argued that the recent protests against the Cuban government aren’t about health care or COVID, but are because “the Cuban people want freedom.” Diaz-Balart said the Cuban people are “not asking for remittances. They’re not asking for aspirin. There’s no […]

EXCLUSIVE: Rep. Mike Johnson Calls On Biden To Issue Formal Rule To Provide Local Police Budgets With Money From American Rescue Plan

Republican Louisiana Rep. Mike Johnson sent a Thursday letter to President Joe Biden calling on him to issue a formal rule that would provide local police budgets with money from the American Rescue Plan. The Daily Caller first obtained the letter to Biden, which requests the administration issue formal rulemaking specifying that some of the…

GOP Rep. Malliotakis Slams ‘Communist Sympathizer’ AOC –

Sunday on FNC’s “Fox News Live,” Rep. Nicole Malliotakis (R-NY) blasted her colleague Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) for blaming the U.S. embargo of Cuba for the nation’s strife. According to Ocasio-Cortez, the embargo is “absurdly cruel.” Malliotakis, who is of Cuban descent, described Ocasio-Cortez as a “communist sympathizer.” She added the congresswoman “wants to bring…

Rep. Salazar Rips Biden “Double Standard” Between Cuban, Border Crisis

Sen. Tom Cotton Goes Off On Rep. Rashida Tlaib For Saying We Must Eliminate Funding For CBP, ICE, DHS

Republican Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton slammed Democratic Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib on Thursday for saying that she would like to eliminate funding for U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), and the entire U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Cotton appeared on Fox News and was asked about Tlaib’s comments from…

Dem Rep. Porter: Pelosi Won’t Allow Vote on Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Without Reconciliation Bill

On Tuesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “The Last Word,” Rep. Katie Porter (D-CA) discussed a meeting House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) had with her caucus earlier in the day and stated that Pelosi will hold the bipartisan infrastructure bill and not bring it up for a vote until the budget reconciliation vote is ready to be…

Flyer Purporting to Announce Rep. Gosar Fundraiser with Racist Holocaust Denier Sparks Uproar

An alleged announcement of a fundraiser for Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) with a person with a history of antisemitic and white nationalist comments has caused an uproar across the political spectrum. The document, with the appearance of a campaign flyer from Gosar’s reelection campaign, shows an image of the congressman and a man named Nick…

GOP Rep. Carl Calls on Biden to Take Mental Cognitive Test –

Representative Jerry Carl (R-AL) argues there are reasons to be skeptical about President Joe Biden’s mental state. He and his colleague Rep. Ronny Jackson (R-TX), a former White House physician, believe that is cause for concern. During an interview with Mobile, AL radio’s FM Talk 106.5, Carl said he and Jackson believed it would be…

Dem Rep. Crow: Still a Chance for GOP to Show a Fraction of ‘Courage’ with Bipartisan 1/6 Commission

Representative Jason Crow (D-CO) said Monday on MSNBC’s “Deadline” that Republican lawmakers can “show a very small fraction of the courage that is shown every day by our troops to do the right thing for our country” by creating a bipartisan January 6 commission. When asked about the failed 1/6 commission Senate vote, Crow said,…

‘No Interest In Pursuing China’: Rep. Mike Turner Predicts Biden Will Dismiss Investigation Into COVID-19 Origins

Republican Ohio Rep. Mike Turner said Sunday that he believes President Joe Biden will dismiss any investigation that blames the coronavirus on the Wuhan lab because he “has no interest in pursuing China.” “He’s already blown it off in a number of ways to indicate that it’s not important. I mean, remember, he was uninterested…

GOP Rep. Turner on COVID-19: ‘The Chinese Government Needs to Be Held Accountable’

In an appearance on this week’s broadcast of Fox News Channel’s “Sunday Morning Futures,” Rep. Mike Turner (R-OH) called for the Chinese Communist Party to “be held accountable” for the leaking of COVID-19 from the Wuhan Institute of Virology. Turner argued that “everything points” to the virus leaking from the Wuhan lab, adding that had…

Dem Rep. Sherman: Democrats Who Don’t Support Israel ‘Don’t Really Have an Understanding’ of the History

Sunday on “Fox News Live,” Rep. Brad Sherman (D-CA) addressed some of the members of his own party not supporting Israel in its ongoing conflict with terrorist organization Hamas. Sherman pointed out that he has been combating the lack of knowledge regarding Israel’s history and the conflict among his fellow Democrats since the 1980s, so…

Dem Rep. Ruiz: ‘Very Confident’ in Kamala Harris’ Ability to Solve Border Crisis

Sunday, Rep. Raul Ruiz (D-CA), the Congressional Hispanic Caucus chair, expressed his confidence in Vice President Kamala Harris’ ability to solve the ongoing crisis at the United States’ border with Mexico. Ruiz advised that Harris, who was appointed to lead the United States’ response to the border crisis but has yet to visit the border…

Rep. Donalds Rips Journalist Calling Him ‘The Other Black Republican’

Republican Florida Rep. Byron Donalds snapped back at Salon journalist Sophia Tesfaye for calling him “the other black republican” on Friday. Donalds slammed Tesfaye’s comments about Republican Utah Rep. Burgess Owens, who had written a letter to the Department of Education about critical race theory and how it might violate the 1964 Civil Rights Act.…

Dem Rep. Jackson Lee: Texas Legislature ‘Massacred’ State’s Image, LBJ Legacy of the Voting Rights Act

During an appearance on CNN, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) decried actions taken by the Texas Legislature to shore up election integrity. Jackson Lee called those efforts “operating under the big lie” and compared the “Texas image” of former President Lyndon Baines Johnson and the Voting Rights Act to the modern-day Texas Legislature. Well, you…

‘We Have The Band Playing On The Deck’: Rep. Kinzinger Compares Republican Party To The Titanic

Republican Illinois Rep. Adam Kinzinger compared the Republican Party to the Titanic as he defended Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney’s criticisms of former President Donald Trump. “It’s basically the Titanic. We are in the middle of this slow sink and we have the band playing on the deck and we tell everybody it’s fine,” Kinzinger told…

Rep. Andy Barr Calls Out Nike at Hearing on China’s Uyghur Slave Labor: ‘Woke, Corporate Hypocrisy’ on the Rise

A representative from Nike declined an invitation to testify Thursday at a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing that discussed China’s human rights abuses of its minority Muslim Uyghur population and American corporations that could be manufacturing products made with Uyghur slave labor in Xinjiang Province, according to committee members. Rep. Andy Barr (R-KY) slammed Nike’s…

Rep. Lance Gooden Calls for Liz Cheney to Be Removed from House GOP Leadership

Rep. Lance Gooden (R-TX) on Tuesday called for Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) to be removed as House Republican Conference chairwoman in the wake of her critical remarks regarding former President Donald Trump. “Her role is to lead House Republican messaging, but she is totally unaligned with the majority of our party. We cannot fight for the…

GOP Rep. Donalds: ‘Tim Scott Is a Threat’ to the Left Because It’s Harder to Push Their Agenda ‘If People Actually Like the Country’

On Friday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “America Reports,” Rep. Byron Donalds (R-FL) said the left is scared of people like him and Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) because “it’s much harder for you to push your radical agenda if people actually like the country.” Donalds said that many white liberals “love to demean a…

Dem Rep. Jones: Tim Scott Has to Deny ‘His Own Life Experience’ ‘to Win Re-Election’

During an interview with CBS on Thursday, Rep. Mondaire Jones (D-NY) said that Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) belongs to a party where he has to say “things that are a direct denial of his own life experience” in order to get re-elected. Jones said, “I sometimes feel for Tim Scott. Because he’s a member of a…

Trump Says CNN Reports Of Rep. Gaetz Request For Meeting Are ‘Completely False’

Former President Donald Trump released a statement refuting a report that alleged Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz had requested a meeting at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach. The statement was in response to a CNN report on Monday evening that alleged the former president denied to schedule a meeting with Gaetz amidst allegations of sex…

Rep. Dan Crenshaw Recovering After Eye Surgery Leaves Him Temporarily Blind

Republican Texas Rep. and Navy SEAL veteran Dan Crenshaw announced Saturday that he had surgery to correct a detaching retina in his remaining eye. Crenshaw, who lost his right eye and sustained damage to his left after an IED blast in Afghanistan’s Helmand Province, said in a statement that complications had arisen from his original…

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