September 20, 2021

‘We Have To Have A Full Reckoning’: Adam Kinzinger Says Republicans Shouldn’t Have Majority If They Embrace Conspiracies

September 05, 2021 4:19 PM ET Republican Illinois Rep. Adam Kinzinger said that the Republican party doesn’t deserve to have the majority in Congress if they continue to be, in his view, the party of “anger,” “division,” and a lack of truth within it.Republican Arizona Rep. Andy Biggs, head of the House Freedom Caucus, sent…

EXCLUSIVE: House Republicans Demand Full, Unedited Transcript From Biden-Ghani Phone Call

A group of House Republicans sent a Thursday letter to President Joe Biden demanding a full unedited transcript from his phone call with then Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, where he reportedly encouraged him to convince the world that his government was holding its own against the Taliban.The letter was spearheaded by New York Rep. Claudia…

‘Unconscionable’: Taliban Has Seized UH-60 Black Hawks, Other High-Tech American Equipment, Republicans Say In Letter To White House

The Taliban has seized a variety of high-tech weaponry, 25 Republican senators said in a letter to the White House demanding a full accounting of the lost equipment. The GOP senators led by Select Committee on Intelligence Ranking Member Marco Rubio said they were “horrified” to see U.S. weaponry such as UH-60 Black Hawk combat…

REPUBLICANS PUSH WHITE HOUSE TO SUPPORT CUBAN PROTESTERS

Rep. Maria Salazar, R-Fla., draws comparisons to the Black Lives Matter movement and ongoing Cuban protests, saying they’re both fighting against oppression.  

Gov. Kristi Noem Blasted Other Republicans For Lockdowns, But She Didn’t Entirely Oppose Them, Either

Republican South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem made headlines last week for calling out fellow GOP governors on lockdowns, but her own record on the issue isn’t spotless. Noem has consistently claimed she is the only governor in America not to order any business or church to shut down. A closer examination of her record reveals…

MSNBC’s Glaude: ‘Trump Is Just an Avatar’ for Republicans Who Don’t Believe in Democracy

MSNBC contributor Eddie Glaude said Monday on “Deadline” that former President Donald Trump is “just an aviator” for Republicans who do not believe in democracy. Anchor Nicolle Wallace said, “Claire McCaskill said the argument for keeping the filibuster in place is that Republicans will use it to do more harm. Republicans are going to use…

Donald Trump to Republicans: Do Not Waver on Second Amendment Rights

During his Dallas, Texas, speech at CPAC 2021, former President Donald Trump warned Democrats are using the surge in crime as an opportunity to push more gun control. He noted Democrats pushed to “defund the police” and disaster followed as crime and violence raged. Trump said, “The same far-left Democrats who are defunding police are…

Arkansas Republicans Help Give Professional Licenses to Illegal Aliens

Arkansas Republicans, including Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R), have helped secure professional licenses for illegal aliens enrolled in former President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program thanks to the passage of new state law. The law, which took effect July 1, will now allow the state’s nearly 5,000 DACA illegal aliens, along with illegal…

‘Defund The Police’ Is So Unpopular That Democrats Are Now Claiming Republicans Did It

In one of the most liberal places in the U.S. — New York City — a Democratic primary for mayorship shows a microcosm of how the majority of the public takes to “defunding the police” campaigns and attitudes. Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, a former NYPD officer, currently leads Maya Wiley, who is endorsed by…

‘A New Low’: Gerry Connolly Says Republicans Who Voted Against Gold Medals For Capitol Police Are ‘Part Of The Insurrectionist Mob’

Democratic Virginia Rep. Gerry Connolly lashed out Tuesday at Republicans who opposed giving gold medals to Capitol Police officers who served during the Jan. 6 riot. Connolly told CNN’s Erin Burnett that in his opinion, saying, “They now are part of the insurrectionist mob.” “What is your position to the 21 Republicans who voted against…

Obama: Worrisome Republicans ‘Cowed’ to Neo-Nazi-Praising Trump by Assaulting Voting

Former President Barack Obama said Monday during an interview with CNN’s Anderson Cooper that it is cause for concern that the Republican Party “cowed” to former President Donald Trump’s claims of fraud in the 2020 presidential election by passing restrictive voting laws. Obama said, “I think we have to worry when one of our major…

Republicans Celebrate After Winning Mayoral Race in Hispanic-Majority Texas Community

Republicans are celebrating after winning a mayoral race in the Hispanic-majority community of McAllen, Texas, causing a ripple of unease among Democrats, many of whom have been hoping to paint the Lone Star State blue. Javier Villalobos, McAllen City Commissioner and former chair of the Hidalgo County GOP, defeated his challenger, Veronica Whitacre, in the…

Biden Rejects Infrastructure Offer From Senate Republicans

President Joe Biden has rejected an infrastructure offer from a group of Senate Republicans led by Sen. Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia, the White House said Friday. Senate Republicans leading efforts to reach a bipartisan compromise on infrastructure legislation had proposed a $50 billion increase in spending compared to Republicans’ previous offer. In a…

JPMorgan Halts Donations to Republicans Who Objected to 2020 Election Certification

JPMorgan Chase & Co says it will restart making political contributions to lawmakers except to congressional Republicans who objected to the certification of President Joe Biden’s victory in the 2020 election, reads a memo obtained by Reuters. Reuters reports: Following a review, the country’s largest lender will this month resume giving through its Political Action…

Republicans Make $928 Billion Counteroffer on Infrastructure, Joe Biden’s Offer at $1.7 Trillion

Senate Republicans have offered a second infrastructure counter proposal of $928 billion over eight years on Thursday, as the Biden administration’s stands at $1.7 trillion. The new new offer includes: $506 billion for roads, bridges, and major projects $89 billion for rail $21 billion for safety $22 billion for waterways $56 billion for airports $22…

Senate Republicans Oppose Biden Nominee Who Worked For Chinese Tech Company

Three Republican senators condemned a Biden nominee who was previously employed by a Chinese tech company that is currently sanctioned by the U.S. The Senate Intelligence Committee advanced the nomination of Christopher Fonzone to be general counsel of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence on Wednesday. Fonzone was previously employed as a lobbyist…

‘Siding With The Communist Party’: Dagen McDowell Blasts Media For Blowing Off Lab Leak Theory Because Republicans Brought It Up

Fox Business host Dagen McDowell laid into media during Wednesday’s broadcast of “The Five,” saying a lot of people had written off a lab leak as the possible origin of coronavirus because it was a theory promoted by Republicans. McDowell pointed out that a number of Republicans — most notably Republican Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton…

Senate Republicans Trash Joe Biden’s $1.7 Infrastructure Counter, ‘Further Apart After Two Meetings with White House Staff’

Senate Republicans trashed President Joe Biden’s $1.7 infrastructure counter proposal late Friday, saying they are “further apart after two meetings with White House staff” than following one meeting with the president. “Based on today’s meeting, the groups seem further apart after two meetings with White House staff than they were after one meeting with President…

‘That Goes Back To Eisenhower’: Juan Williams Blows Off Hamas Rocket Attacks On Israel, Says Republicans Are Just Desperate To Attack Biden

Juan Williams dismissed concerns about Hamas firing rockets at Israel, arguing on Wednesday’s “The Five” that Republicans desperately grasping for anything they could use to attack President Joe Biden. Williams also brought up the Wednesday morning vote to remove former Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney, saying that Republicans were attacking Biden in an effort to…

EXCLUSIVE: Republicans Push Back As Biden Admin Remains Confident Despite Low Immigration Approval Rating

President Joe Biden’s administration is confident of its immigration policies as Republicans push back on them and a new poll shows a majority of Americans disapprove of how the border crisis is being handled. Ninety-six percent of Democrats, 62% of Independents and 23% of Republicans said they approve of Biden’s work so far, an Associated…

Exclusive: Elise Stefanik Views Trump Voters as ‘Critical’ to Republicans Winning Midterms

Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY) believes the Trump-supporter coalition is “critical” to Republicans taking the House majority in next year’s midterm elections, she told host Matthew Boyle during an appearance on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Saturday. Stefanik, who is positioned to replace Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) as House Republican Conference chair next week, discussed what she would do differently from…

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…

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