Tag Archives: GOP

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey: I Have No Reason Not To Believe Moore’s Accusers But I’m Still Voting For Him

The Birmingham News reports: Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey said today she plans to vote for Roy Moore in the Dec. 12 election for the U.S. Senate despite allegations of Moore’s sexual encounters with teenage girls about 40 years ago, which Moore has adamantly denied. “I believe in the Republican Party, what we stand for, and most important, we need to ...

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REPORT: Ohio GOP Rep Who Resigned After Tryst With Man Also Molested Teen At Event Run By Tony Perkins

WHOA. The Washington Post reports: On a fall evening two years ago, donors gathered during a conference at a Ritz-Carlton hotel near Washington to raise funds for a 31-year-old candidate for the Ohio legislature who was a rising star in evangelical politics. Hours later, upstairs in a hotel guest room, an 18-year-old college student who had come to the event ...

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ALABAMA: Online Donations Pour In For Doug Jones

NBC News reports: The Roy Moore scandal has unleashed a torrent of online donations to Democrat Doug Jones, who was collecting around $250,000 per day in its immediate aftermath, according to two sources familiar with the matter who spoke to NBC News on condition of anonymity. Democrats may end up in the unlikely situation of dramatically outspending the GOP in ...

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White House Continues To Dodge Roy Moore Scandal (And Trump’s Accusers Are Still Total Liars) [VIDEO]

Talking Points Memo reports: White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Friday once again refused to say whether President Donald Trump believed the accusations against U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore. Asked about Moore, Sanders pointed to a statement the White House released last week, when revelations of sexual misconduct against Moore were first published in the Washington Post. When ...

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

Mediaite reports: White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders takes the podium for the daily briefing on Friday afternoon. And based upon the events of the past 24 hours, one can pretty well guess the dominant line of inquiry from the White House press corps. Late Thursday night, President Donald Trump — apparently unable to help himself — weighed in ...

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Senate Panel Erupts In Shouting Over Tax Bill [VIDEO]

CBS News reports: A shouting match erupted in the Senate Finance hearing over the Republican tax overhaul, with Ohio Democrat Sherrod Brown and Utah Republican Orrin Hatch arguing Thursday night over who benefits from the GOP plan. At the heart of the argument is new analysis by congressional number crunchers that finds this plan cuts taxes at first but by ...

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Trump Remains Silent On Moore, Rips Al “Frankenstien”

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump is displaying selective outrage over allegations of sexual harassment against prominent men in politics, as his own tortured past lingers over his response. Trump moved quickly Thursday to condemn accusations against Minnesota Democratic Sen. Al Franken as “really bad,” but he has remained conspicuously silent on the more serious claims leveled against Roy Moore, the ...

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ALABAMA: Christian Leaders Scream And Rage About “Fake News” Outside Roy Moore Presser [VIDEO]

After the conclusion of today’s bizarre “press conference” with Roy Moore, hate group leader Janet Porter invited questions “about the issues” from the throng of reporters. Unsurprisingly, all anybody wanted to ask about was the allegations against Moore. As the questioning continued, Porter shouted several times that she “paid for this microphone” – meaning that only approved questions would be ...

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ALABAMA: Doug Jones +8 In New Fox News Poll

The Hill reports: A new Fox News poll released Thursday shows Democrat Doug Jones leading by 8 points in the Alabama Senate race in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations against GOP candidate Roy Moore. The poll, conducted Nov. 13-15, shows that 50 percent of likely voters in deep-red Alabama and 49 percent of registered voters said they would vote ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Roy Moore Press Conference

ABC News reports: Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore is speaking Thursday afternoon at a faith leaders press conference in Birmingham. Moore has come under fire for allegations of sexual misconduct. Many of the allegations come from women who said they were under the age of 18 when they had interactions with Moore. Moore has denied all of the allegations. ...

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Roy Moore Claims Hypocrisy On Franken Reactions

The Hill reports: Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, who’s facing a series of sexual misconduct allegations, ripped Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Thursday for his response to allegations that Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) groped a woman without her consent. McConnell called for a Senate Ethics Committee investigation into Franken after TV host and sports broadcaster Leeann Tweeden on ...

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Alabama Governor Won’t Delay Senate Election

The Birmingham News reports: As sexual misconduct claims plague the campaign of Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is considering a scenario where Sen. Luther Strange steps down from the seat to trigger a new special election, Politico reported Thursday. It’s unclear whether Strange — who was appointed to the seat by then-Gov. Robert Bentley in ...

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OHIO: Family Values GOP State Rep Resigns After “Inappropriate Behavior” In His Office With Another Man

The Columbus Dispatch reports: State Rep. Wes Goodman, who consistently touted his faith and conservative values, abruptly resigned late Tuesday after being confronted with evidence of inappropriate conduct with another man inside his Riffe Center office, the second Ohio lawmaker to fall within a month. House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger, R-Clarksville, met Tuesday afternoon with the Cardington Republican soon after the ...

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Sean Hannity Flakes On Roy Moore Ultimatum [VIDEO]

Unshocking: After a provocative call Tuesday night for Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore to address looming allegations of sexual assault of minors or drop out of the December race, Fox News host Sean Hannity backed off the ultimatum. Instead, he ended his Wednesday show by reading a letter to him from Moore and with a call to Alabama voters to ...

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McConnell May Ask Sen. Luther Strange To Resign

Politico reports: Republican leaders are exploring a dramatic remedy to salvage the Alabama Senate seat as fresh polling shows Roy Moore’s prospects fading fast. With less than four weeks until the special election and no sign that the party’s besieged nominee will exit the race, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his top advisers are discussing the legal feasibility of ...

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Moore Campaign Launches “Witch Hunt” Website To Report Journalists Seeking Sex Harassment Information

Mediaite reports: The candidate’s website now features a form where eagle-eyed Alabama residents can report, anonymously, on members of the media, decrying their foul attempts to smear the good name of a good man… who allegedly liked signing high school yearbooks and badgered teenagers at the mall well into his 30s. According to his wife, Kayla Moore, the form has ...

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ALABAMA: Yet Another Moore Accuser Claims He Groped Her In 1991 When He Was Already Married

The Birmingham News reports: A Gadsden woman says Roy Moore groped her while she was in his law office on legal business with her mother in 1991. Moore was married at that time. In the past week, Moore has been accused by five other women of a range of behaviors that include sexual misconduct with a woman when she was ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Moore’s Lawyer Gives Press Conference

This should be interesting: Roy Moore’s attorney will hold a press conference at 5 p.m. ET on recent allegations against Moore. Attorney Phillip L. Jauregui will be speaking on recent allegations against Judge Moore. National Republicans, including one of the biggest voices in conservative media, are pressuring Alabama’s GOP to stop a defiant Roy Moore from persisting in his campaign ...

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Christian Activist E.W. Jackson: Leftists Would Murder People Like Roy Moore If They Could Get Away With It

“You don’t ever want to give these leftists another head to mount on their mantel. They’re head-hunters, they like to destroy people, they like to destroy Christian conservatives, particularly. They’re filled with hatred and animosity and they love killing folks. I’m serious, folks. I think a lot of ’em would kill people physically if they thought they could get away ...

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Lindsey Graham’s General Rule: If A Mall Puts You On The “No Fly List” – You Shouldn’t Be In The Senate

The Hill reports: Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said on Wednesday that allegations that Roy Moore was banned from an Alabama mall are the latest indication that the GOP candidate shouldn’t serve in the Senate. “I’ve got a general rule, if you can’t be in a mall, you shouldn’t be in the Senate,” Graham told reporters. He added that Moore was ...

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