May 6, 2021

Sen. Collins Defends Mitt Romney, Anti-Trump Republicans After Booing At Utah GOP Convention

Republican Maine Sen. Susan Collins defended fellow Republicans who are critical of former President Donald Trump on Sunday, saying she was “appalled” when Republican Utah Sen. Mitt Romney was booed at his state’s GOP convention. Some argue the booing of Romney and the continued attacks against Republican Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney are evidence that Trump’s…

WaPo’s Rubin: Republicans Don’t ‘Want Good Things to Happen Even for Their Own People’

Washington Post opinion writer Jennifer Rubin said Friday on MSNBC’s “The Last Word” that Republican lawmakers were “not about governing.” She argued they did not “want good things to happen even for their own people.” Guest host Ali Velshi said, “You have to be against what the Trump base is against even if it’s not rooted…

Trump Says Georgia Voting Bill Is ‘Weak’ Because Republicans Are ‘Afraid To Be Called Racist’

Former President Donald Trump criticized the Republican-led voting bill in Georgia on Monday, arguing to Sean Hannity on Fox News that the bill was “too weak” because Republicans are afraid of being attacked on racial lines. Hannity compared Georgia’s new voting law to those existing in Delaware, arguing the voting laws in the states are…

Strikeout!: MLB Favorability Among Republicans Crashes 35 Percent

Major League Baseball’s favorability rate among Republicans has collapsed 35 percent, down from 47 percent to 12 percent in only a month. In the wake of MLB’s decision to remove its All-Star Game from Atlanta over Georgia’s new election integrity law and its increasing number of woke proclamations, Republican support for pro-baseball has cratered, according…

Republicans Secure Special Election Victory in Biden-Won District in New Hampshire

A Republican defeated a Democrat in a New Hampshire House special election Tuesday in Merrimack, a town President Joe Biden carried by six points in the 2020 presidential race. In the state’s first special election since the 2020 cycle, Town Councilor Bill Boyd beat out former state Rep. Wendy Thomas by eight percent, strengthening Republicans’…

‘Literal Carnage’: Nicolle Wallace Claims Outsiders Might See Republicans As The Most Destructive Force On The Planet

MSNBC’s Nicolle Wallace claimed Tuesday that an outsider might view Republicans as “the most sort of destructive force on our planet.” Citing the Republican”wars against climate science and their wars against reproductive freedom,” Wallace argued that former President Donald Trump had left a trail of “literal carnage” by continuing to hold rallies during the coronavirus…

Poll: 59% of Republicans Against Stricter Gun Control Laws

A Morning Consult poll released Wednesday shows 59 percent of Republicans are against stricter gun control laws, which is 13 percent more than in 2019. After a handful of shootings, the Republicans’ stance opposing gun control hardens. The poll found that 59 percent of Republican voters oppose having stricter gun control laws in the United States.…

Maine Grassroots Republicans Break from State GOP After Rejection of Susan Collins Censure

A group of about 25 conservative Maine Republicans, including six county chairmen and state committee members, have broken from the state Republican Party to form a new grassroots caucus. An announcement about the newly formed caucus came just one day after the state Republican Party voted to reject censuring Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) for her…

Poll: Doug Collins Leads Republicans in Hypothetical Georgia Senate Primary

According to an OnMessage Inc. poll, former Rep. Doug Collins (R-GA) leads the Republican Senate primary in a hypothetical match-up. The survey found the former representative would start at the front of the Republican field. When the survey asked, “if the election were held today and the candidates were Doug Collins and Kelly Loeffler, for whom…

‘Morally Reprehensible’: 124 Republicans Blast Pelosi’s Attempt To Overturn Congressional Election

124 congressional Republicans submitted a letter to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday condemning her support for an effort to overturn an Iowa Republican’s election victory. The letter, circulated by Republican Iowa Rep. Ashley Hinson, denounces Pelosi’s support for a process that could end with the House of Representatives overturning the 2020 election…

Six Establishment Republicans Face Three Threats: Redistricting, Democrats, Trump

Former President Trump’s strategy to further the “American First” agenda has included taking meetings, making endorsements, and raising money. Intensifying Trump’s effort are state redistricting measures, where six of the 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach Trump are at risk of a redrawn district, hence in further danger of losing their seat in 2022. Indeed,…

CNN’s Lemon, Cuomo Agree Republicans Pushing ‘Jim Crow 2’ Voting Laws

During their nightly handoff segment, CNN anchors Don Lemon and Chris Cuomo agreed that Republican lawmakers were forwarding voting bills that return to “Jim Crow.” Cuomo said, “You and I have just aged 50 years, even more than what happened with the last administration. If we go back to Jim Crow-type laws in this country,…

Ocasio-Cortez: I Was Not Safe in Secure Location with House Republicans –

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) said Friday on MSNBC’s “The Rachel Maddow Show” that she could not stay in the secure location with Republican members of Congress during the Capitol Hill riots because they sympathize with white supremacist cause. Maddow said, “Let’s talk about that in terms of members of Congress and congressional staff as well. You…

Sheila Jackson Lee: Republicans Engaged in ‘War on Black People’ Voting

Representative Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) said Tuesday on CNN’s “Tonight” that the Republican Party was engaged in “a war on black people as it relates to voting.” Anchor Don Lemon said, “The Supreme Court is hearing arguments today that could weaken voting rights in Arizona. Major push nationwide to make it harder for people to…

Axelrod: Republicans Supporting Trump’s Election Fraud Claims ‘Are Cowards’

Former Obama senior adviser David Axelrod said Wednesday on CNN’s “Cuomo Prime Time” that members of Congress who support President Donald Trump’s election fraud claims and the 18 state attorneys general forwarding a lawsuit to contest the presidential election results of four battleground states were “cowards.” Axelrod said, “Let’s just be clear about one thing, the president…

Poll: Majority of Republicans Want Donald Trump to Stay Active in Politics

A majority of Republicans want former President Donald Trump to remain active in politics, a CNBC survey released Friday revealed. While the poll, taken February 2-7, prior to the formal start of Trump’s second Senate impeachment trial, showed that 54 percent of Americans want the former president “to remove himself from politics entirely,” Republicans do…

Maxine Waters: I Have Never Glorified or Encouraged Violence Against Republicans

Representative Maxine Waters (D-CA) said Sunday on MSNBC’s “Velshi” denied she glorified or encouraged violence against Republicans. In a video clip, waters said, “Let’s make sure we show up wherever we have to show up, and if you see anybody from that Cabinet in a restaurant, in a department store, at a gasoline station, you…

Maxine Waters: I Have Never Glorified or Encouraged Violence Against Republicans

Representative Maxine Waters (D-CA) said Sunday on MSNBC’s “Velshi” denied she glorified or encouraged violence against Republicans. In a video clip, waters said, “Let’s make sure we show up wherever we have to show up, and if you see anybody from that Cabinet in a restaurant, in a department store, at a gasoline station, you […]

Sen. Sasse Faces Mounting Opposition by Nebraska Republicans for Anti-Trump Statements

Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) listens as Dr. Christine Blasey Ford testifies during the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to be an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States in Washington on Sep. 27, 2018. (Tom Williams/AFP via Getty Images) Politics Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) is facing a […]

‘This Power Can Be Temporary’: Joy Reid Asks If It’s ‘Worth Pursuing Bipartisanship’ Instead Of Forcing Legislation Without Republicans

January 26, 2021 10:55 PM ET MSNBC host Joy Reid asked Senior Advisor to the President Cedric Richmond on Tuesday if he thought Democrats in the Senate should forge ahead with their agenda in a partisan way, and just “make up with Republicans later.” Richmond appeared as Reid’s guest on “The ReidOut” and discussed what…

Key Senate Republicans Reject Joe Biden’s Amnesty for Illegal Aliens

Key Senate Republicans, many of whom have supported amnesties in the past, are rejecting President Joe Biden’s plan to give amnesty to about 11 to 22 million illegal aliens living in the United States that also includes increases to legal immigration. Biden, who released his amnesty plan this week, wants to provide approximately all illegal…

Here Are All The House Republicans Who Voted To Impeach Trump

January 21, 2021 8:31 AM ET Several Republicans broke party lines in a Jan. 13 vote to impeach President Donald Trump for a second time, making Trump the only president to be impeached twice. Trump may be officially out of office, but his support from many Americans indicates that he is certainly not out of…

Biden’s Campaign Manager Calls Republicans ‘A Bunch Of F**kers,’ Then Calls For Unity

December 15, 2020 9:52 PM ET Jen O’Malley Dillon referred to Republicans as “a bunch of f**kers” during a Glamour magazine interview that was published Tuesday. O’Malley Dillon, who managed former Democratic Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke’s presidential campaign before taking on the same role for President-Elect Joe Biden, spoke with author Glennon Doyle about running…

Trump Demands ‘List’ Of Republicans In Congress Who Say Biden Won

President Donald Trump demanded to see a list of the 25 congressional Republicans who acknowledged to the Washington Post that President-elect Joe Biden won the 2020 election. The Post published an article Saturday reporting that just 25 of the 249 Republican lawmakers in Congress had acknowledged Biden’s win when surveyed. The Post later updated that…

Never Trumpers Go All in for Democrats Against Republicans in Georgia State Runoffs

ATLANTA — The Never Trump Lincoln Project released an ad on Wednesday urging voters to give the Senate majority to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) by voting for Georgia Senate Democrats Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff. The Lincoln Project released the ad, titled “On the Ballot,” which asks Georgia voters to consider voting against…

‘If Dead People Can Do It, So Can You’: John Kennedy Encourages Georgia Republicans To Turn Out In Special Election

December 02, 2020 10:38 PM ET Republican Lousiana Sen. John Kennedy encouraged Georgia Republicans to turn out and vote for GOP Senate candidates in January’s U.S. Senate runoff election. Some Republicans are concerned that President Donald Trump’s allegations of a “rigged” election could dissuade Georgia Republicans from supporting Republican Sens. David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler…

Republicans scale back convention plans for Jacksonville

GOP officials announced on Thursday that they’re dialing back on the size of next month’s Republican National Convention in Jacksonville, amid a new surge in coronavirus cases in Florida and many other states across the country.A letter from Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel sent to convention delegates, which was obtained by Fox News, gives details on the…

Senate Republicans release files they say ‘undercut’ Steele dossier

The Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee on Friday released newly declassified documents that they say “significantly undercut” the “reliability” of the infamous Steele dossier from the Russia probe, as well as the accuracy and reliability of the factual assertions in the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) warrants against former Trump campaign aide Carter Page.The first…

Watch Eric Holder Tell a Crowd to ‘Kick’ Republicans.

Former Attorney General Eric Holder says it’s time for Democrats to forget Michelle Obama’s old mantra, “When they go low, you go high.” The “new” Democratic Party, he said during an event for gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams in Stockbridge, Georgia over the weekend, is one that believes, “When they go low, you kick them.”  […]

Trump On Holder Calling For Democrats To ‘Kick’ Republicans: ‘He Better Be Careful’

President Donald Trump warned former Attorney General Eric Holder Thursday morning against using incendiary language when talking about Republicans. The hosts on Fox And Friends played the now viral clip of Holder saying Democrats should “kick” Republicans when they go low. “When Michelle says when they go low we go high. No. No. When they go low […]

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