January 29, 2023

Florida Rep. Byron Donalds reveals committee appointment in exchange for McCarthy House Speaker vote

Rep. Byron Donalds, R-Fla., revealed on Sunday that he is being placed on the House Republican Steering Committee in exchange for supporting Kevin McCarthy for House speaker.  Donalds revealed the new appointment during a Sunday appearance on “Sunday Morning Futures” with Maria Bartiromo.  FILE: Rep. Byron Donalds, R-Fla., is interviewed on his way to the […]

Jan. 6 panel to vote on urging DOJ to prosecute Trump on at least 3 criminal charges

A video of former President Donald Trump from his January 6th Rose Garden statement is played at the Capitol, June 28, 2src22. | Sean Thew/Pool via AP The Jan. 6 select committee is preparing to vote on urging the Justice Department to pursue at least three criminal charges against former President Donald Trump, including insurrection.

Senate trudges toward vote on $1.7T spending bill amid conservative pushback

A Wednesday vote in the Senate would align with the House’s plan to return that evening to start pushing the so-called omnibus across the finish line. And some senior aides think that whenever the spending package does make it to the House, the chamber could pull a late-night session, sending members home as quickly as

Battleground Republicans say they’ll only vote for McCarthy for speaker

Mike Lawler speaks during a news conference, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2src22, in New City, N.Y. | Mary Altaffer/AP Photo Battleground Republicans have made their strategy on the speakership vote clear: Forget a consensus candidate, they’re supporting Kevin McCarthy no matter how long it takes. More than a dozen House Republicans who were elected in districts

More Circumstantial Evidence of Vote Fraud: Arizona’s Numbers Don’t Add Up

Lara2017/iStock/Getty Images Plus Call it The Tale of Two Purple States. In the 2022 midterms, Florida experienced precisely what pundits and prognosticators said the whole country would: A historic, perhaps unprecedented “red” wave. In contrast, Arizona had a bit of a “blue” wave — but only in the high-profile, upper-echelon races. This raises a few […]

College ‘Get Out the Vote’ Effort Lays Roadmap for Left to Leverage Youth Vote

Exit polling data from the 2src22 midterm elections found that Generation Z and Millenials, those ages 18 to 29, voted for the Democrats by an overwhelming margin — showing get out the vote efforts on college campuses to be increasingly consequential.  A full 63 percent of the age demographic went for the Democrats while only 35 percent

Maricopa Official: Vote Counting Efforts Will Spill into Next Week

Maricopa County Board of Supervisors Chairman Bill Gates told CNN Thursday that vote tabulations in the county will carry over into next week. Gates spoke with CNN’s Sara Sidner live on air just after 11:srcsrc a.m. local time and noted that there were some 4srcsrc,srcsrcsrc remaining ballots to be tabulated in Maricopa, including 29src,srcsrcsrc early

Democrat Lawmaker Calls for ‘New Leaders’ Within Own Party After Stock Trade Ban Vote Stalls

Rep. Abigail Spanberger (D-VA) called for new House Democratic leadership after a vote to ban congressional lawmakers from trading stocks was stalled indefinitely in the lower chamber. On Tuesday, Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) introduced the Combatting Financial Conflicts of Interest in Government Act prohibiting senior government officials and their family members from trading stocks after

Official: Problems with Vote Tabulation Machines at 20% of Maricopa County, Arizona, Voting Locations

Updte, 7:28 p.m. ET: The headline for this story has been revised to reflect the current facts on the ground. Update, 6:47 p.m. ET: Maricopa County Recorder Stephen Richard apologized to “any voter who has been frustrated or inconvenienced today in Maricopa County,” adding that “every legal vote will be tabulated. Broadly speaking, the County Recorder

Donald Trump: ‘With Your Vote, You Can Humiliate Joe Biden’ in Midterms

The upcoming midterm election is a chance for Americans to humiliate President Joe Biden (D), former President Donald Trump told a huge crowd in Minden, Nevada, on Saturday. “This election is your chance to send a strong message to all of the arrogant… leftwing radicals who want to dictate what you can say, what you

Watch: Biden Says He Passed Student Loan Bailout ‘by a Vote or Two’ but Congress Never Voted on It

President Joe Biden falsely said he passed his much-ballyhooed student loan bailout package by a “vote or two” even though Congress has not yet voted on it. The president made his bizarre comments while outlining the details of his student loan forgiveness program at a Now This News forum that covered a range of issues.…

California Democrats Vote Down ‘Alexandra’s Law’ to Charge Drug Dealers with Murder

Elected Democrats in California’s State Senate have once again voted down a plan that would allow local and state prosecutors to more easily charge drug dealers with manslaughter or murder when Americans die as a result of the drugs they sold to them. On Wednesday, Democrat State Senators rejected an amendment to include “Alexandra’s Law”…

FACT CHECK: Did Congress Vote To Exempt Itself From Upcoming IRS Audits?

A post shared on Facebook claims members of Congress voted to exempt themselves from any upcoming Internal Revenue Service (IRS) audits.  Verdict: False There is no evidence to suggest that any legislation containing such language has been passed or enacted. The claim stems from a satirical Twitter account. Fact Check: The Inflation Reduction Act which…

Poll: Majority supports reforming electoral vote count law

Following the Trump-fueled riot at the Capitol and the promotion of legal theories to stop Congress’ certification of the 2020 presidential election results, legislators in both chambers took up reviewing the electoral count process to remove uncertainty about how the Electoral College votes are tallied. The Senate Rules Committee on Tuesday advanced bipartisan legislation that…

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…

NYC Officials Withdraw Democratic Mayoral Primary Vote Count; 135,000 Test Ballots Included by Mistake

New York City’s Board of Elections withdrew its latest vote count in the Democratic Party primary for mayor Tuesday evening, after 135,000 test ballots were mistakenly included in a tally earlier in the day under the ranked-choice system. The Associated Press reported: The Democratic primary for mayor of New York City was thrown into a state…

Susan Collins Calls Out Biden ATF Nominee David Chipman, Will Vote Against Confirmation

On Monday, Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) pointed to President Joe Biden’s ATF nominee David Chipman’s criticism of the gun industry and his comments about law-abiding gun owners when announcing she will oppose his nomination. Fox News reported Collins saying: After meeting with Mr. Chipman, listening to Mainers, and reviewing his record, I have decided to…

Biden Says Catholic Bishops Won’t Vote To Deny Him Communion

President Joe Biden said Friday that he does not believe Catholic bishops will vote to prevent him and other pro-abortion Catholic politicians from receiving Communion. The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) overwhelmingly approved a measure Friday to draft a statement discussing whether high profile pro-abortion politicians may be denied Communion. Biden took questions…

Jennifer Lawrence Claims ‘A Radical Wing of the Republican Party Is Actively Dismantling Americans Rights to Vote’

Actress Jennifer Lawrence claimed this week that there is a “radical wing” of the Republican Party that is actively dismantling Americans’ right to vote. The Hunger Games and X-Men: Dark Phoenix star begged fans to support the far-left’s For the People Act, which would nationalize U.S. elections and gut voter ID provisions. “Whatever your personal politics are,…

Anti-Critical Race Theory School Curriculum Candidates Win Big in Texas Town With 70 Percent of Vote

Voters in Southlake, Texas, a suburb of the Dallas/Fort Worth area, gave school board and city council candidates who oppose putting critical race theory in public school curriculums 70 percent of the vote in an election on Saturday. The election comes nine months after the Carroll Independent School District introduced a proposal to install so-called…

Fact Check: Cher Falsely Claims GOP Only Allows White People to Vote

CLAIM: Left-wing Hollywood star Cher claimed in a tweet Friday that Republicans only allow white people to vote, adding that the GOP doesn’t understand why “black, brown, and native Americans” are allowed to vote in elections. VERDICT: FALSE. The modern Republican party has never put forth legislation that limits voting rights to only white people.…

Pollak: Secret Republican Vote to Restore Earmarks Is a Betrayal of the Voters

The House Republican Conference vote on Wednesday to restore earmarks was a betrayal of the voters, and undermined one of the remaining legacies of the Tea Party. The vote was close, 102-84, but that is no consolation, especially as it was by secret ballot, preventing voters from holding their representatives accountable. If Republicans do not…

Democrats Vote Against Ted Cruz’s Amendment to Stop Stimulus Checks for Illegal Aliens

Democrats voted against his amendment to the proposed coronavirus relief package that would have stopped American taxpayers’ money from going to illegal aliens in $1,400 stimulus checks, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) said Saturday. Sen. Cruz announced the news in a Facebook post, referencing a tweet from the Senate Republican Cloakroom Staff: Democrats just voted against…

Report: Mitch McConnell to Vote to Acquit Former President Trump

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) told Republican colleagues in a letter that he will vote to acquit former President Donald Trump, Politico reported Saturday morning. According to the report, McConnell “told GOP colleagues in a letter that he will vote to acquit Donald Trump in the former president’s impeachment trial, according to sources familiar…

Recall Leader: We Have the Signatures for a Vote on Gavin Newsom

Tom del Beccaro, leader of the ongoing effort to recall California Gov. Gavin Newsom, announced Wednesday evening that the campaign had reached the 1.5 million signatures required to put the matter to a vote — but will keep going. “EVERYONE: We have over 1.5 mill raw signatures but they are not all verified,” del Beccaro…

Lindsey Graham: The ‘Not Guilty’ Vote Is Growing After Today –

During an appearance on Wednesday’s broadcast of FNC’s “Hannity,” Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) slammed the impeachment case presented by House Democratic managers earlier in the day. Graham said there were a number of assumptions Democrats had presented, which he said weakened their argument against former President Donald Trump. “I hope the defense team is watching…

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…

McCaskill: Many Republican Senators Will Vote to Convict Trump

Former Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) predicted Monday on MSNBC that many Republican Senators will vote to convict President Donald Trump after the House managers present their impeachment case, but the final tally will fall short of the 17 needed. McCaskill said, “What Liz Cheney has done is remarkable. She has stood up with courage and said,…

Top Venezuelan Socialist on Rigged Election: ‘Those Who Don’t Vote, Don’t Eat’

Venezuelan socialist lawmaker, television host, and suspected drug lord Diosdado Cabello threatened Venezuelans with starvation on Monday if they did not vote in Sunday’s legislative elections. The Organization of American States (OAS) preemptively urged world states not to accept the results of the December 6 elections last month, citing the totally unfree and unfair circumstances…

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…

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