Tag Archives: GOP

REPORT: During Initial Pussygate Furor, GOP Donors Were Told It Would Take $800M For Trump To Drop Out

The Atlantic has published a lengthy and quite interesting profile of Mike Pence’s road to the Trump administration. When to the story gets to the furor surrounding Trump’s infamous Access Hollywood “pussygate” tape, author McKay Coppins reveals this: Already, Reince Priebus’s office was being flooded with panicked calls from GOP officials and donors urging the RNC chairman to get rid ...

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RNC Resumes Funding Moore After Trump Endorsement

CNN reports: The Republican National Committee will transfer funds to the Alabama Republican Party following President Donald Trump’s endorsement Monday of GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore in that state’s special election next week, according to a senior RNC official. The official added, “The RNC is the political arm of the president and we support the President.” Breitbart News first reported ...

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Roy Moore Accuser Shares New Evidence [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: Debbie Wesson Gibson was in her attic hauling out boxes of Christmas decorations last week when she noticed a storage bin she said she had forgotten about. Inside was a scrapbook from her senior year of high school, and taped to a page titled “Those Who Inspire” was a graduation card. “Happy graduation Debbie,” it read ...

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Breitbart: Urban Elites Don’t Understand That Roy Moore Dating Teenagers Isn’t Against Social Norms

“The media and the Democrats are piling on with allegations about Roy Moore wanting to date teenagers—it’s not illegal and at the time it wasn’t even a violation of social norms because unless you’re an urban elite provincial who doesn’t understand that there are different societies within America, 40 years ago it was not unheard of for a 30-year-old man ...

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Kayla Moore: Trump Called Us To Offer “Full Support”

The New York Post reports: President Trump on Monday personally called Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore to offer his full support to the accused molester, Moore’s wife crowed on Facebook. “Judge Moore just got off the phone with President Trump — we have his full support! Thank you Mr. President! Let’s MAGA!” Kayla Moore posted. Kayla Moore’s FB friends ...

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Roy Moore: Immorality Is At A New Low [VIDEO]

Roy Moore has refused to debate his opponent and has rejected interview requests from all mainstream media outlets, but he’ll still talk to the far-right sites: Embattled Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore (R) said in an interview released Monday that he’s learned while running for Senate that “immorality has sunken to a new low,” citing political advertisements run by his ...

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Sen. Chuck Grassley: If The Poor Got Tax Cuts, They’d Just Waste The Money On Booze, Women, Or Movies

The Washington Post reports: As Republicans continue to sell the details of their tax bill, some are reaching for more colorful language to liven up complex policies that tend to put the average voter to sleep. Case in point: Over the weekend Sen. Charles E. Grassley (R-Iowa) hashed over the plan with his home state’s Des Moines Register. Turning to ...

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Trump: We Need Roy Moore To Win

Politico reports: President Donald Trump threw his support behind controversial Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore on Monday morning, tweeting that “we need Republican Roy Moore to win” in order to help push through the president’s agenda. Trump has previously weighed in on the Alabama Senate race by strongly criticizing Moore’s Democratic opponent. He also told reporters in late November that ...

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Mitch McConnell Flip-Flops On Roy Moore [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell changed his tone Sunday on whether he thought Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore should be in the Senate, saying he would “let the people of Alabama make the call” in the state’s special election December 12. On ABC’s “This Week,” McConnell said that if Moore wins, the Senate Ethics Committee would have ...

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71% Of Republicans Say Roy Moore Is Innocent

Unshocking: A new CBS News poll finds 71 percent of Alabama Republicans say the allegations against Roy Moore are false, and those who believe this also overwhelmingly believe Democrats and the media are behind those allegations. The poll found 92 percent of Republicans who don’t believe the allegations against Moore say the Democrats are behind the charges, and 88 percent ...

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POLL: Alabama Senate Race In Virtual Dead Heat

The Washington Post reports: Alabama’s closely watched U.S. Senate race is a neck-and-neck contest as voter concerns about personal moral conduct weigh on the candidacy of Republican Roy Moore, according to a new Washington Post-Schar School poll. With less than two weeks to go, support for Democrat Doug Jones stands at 50 percent vs. Moore’s 47 percent support among likely ...

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Senate Approves Tax Reform Bill In 51-49 Vote

The New York Times reports: The Senate passed the most sweeping tax rewrite in decades early Saturday, with Republicans lining up to approve an overhaul that will touch almost every corner of the United States economy, affecting families, small business owners and multinational corporations, with the biggest benefits flowing to the highest-earning Americans. Senators voted 51-49, as Republicans approved the ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Senate Votes On Tax Reform Bill

CNN reports: Republicans say they have the votes! They’re going to pass a massive tax reform bill Friday night that would permanently lower corporate tax rates and undo the Obamacare individual coverage mandate. And a bunch of other stuff. We’re not exactly sure about everything it would do yet. Why? Because we haven’t read the tax reform bill. Nobody has. ...

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Corker Is The Only GOP “No” On Tax Reform Bill

Reuters reports: U.S. Republican Senator Bob Corker said on Friday he cannot support a sweeping tax bill that Senate Republican leaders have said has enough votes to pass. “At the end of the day, I am not able to cast aside my fiscal concerns and vote for legislation that I believe, based on the information I currently have, could deepen ...

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Log Cabin Ad: Good Christians Should Reject Roy Moore

The Hill reports: A prominent Republican LGBT advocacy group is out with an ad opposing embattled Republican Roy Moore, calling on “good Christians” to reject him ahead of Alabama’s special Senate election. The ad from Log Cabin Republicans features people praying at church and around a dinner table, saying that politicians are “attacking our values, our churches, our children.” “It’s ...

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REVEALED: Rep. Blake Fahrenthold Secretly Settled Sexual Harassment Suit With $84K In US House Money

Politico reports: Rep. Blake Farenthold used taxpayer money to settle a sexual harassment claim brought by his former spokesman — the only known sitting member of Congress to have used a little-known congressional account to pay an accuser, sources told POLITICO. Lauren Greene, the Texas Republican’s former communications director, sued her boss in December 2014 over allegations of gender discrimination, ...

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GOP Claims They Have The Votes To Pass Tax Bill

Talking Points Memo reports: When you’re ramming a massive tax bill through Congress at record speed, there are bound to be a few speed bumps. But after some drama on the Senate floor Thursday night, with a handful of Republican deficit hawks withholding their votes over concerns the bill would blow a $1 trillion hole in the federal deficit and ...

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Former GOP State Senator Convicted Of Sex Trafficking Asks For Bail Because His Kids Are Homeschooled

Oklahoma City’s NBC affiliate reports: A former state senator could face up to life in prison after pleading guilty to child sex trafficking. Former Sen. Ralph Shortey, 35, entered a guilty plea Thursday after being caught with a 17-year-old boy at a motel. On March 9, the Moore Police Department was called shortly before 1 a.m to the Super 8 ...

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GOP Hails Log Cabin Republicans’ 40th Anniversary

The Log Cabin Republicans are just thrilled to get “formal recognition” and praise from the Republican Party on their 40th anniversary. Meanwhile, the Department Of Justice has formally endorsed the Christian right’s campaign to legalize anti-LGBT discrimination and even asked for speaking time when the Supreme Court hears the anti-gay baker case next week. And then there’s the Trump administration’s ...

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Kimmel To Roy Moore: Not Only Will I Fight You, I’ll Wear A Girl Scout Uniform So You Can Get Excited

“I think you’re actually going to like this, Roy. I’m going to come to Gadsden, Ala., with a team of high school cheerleaders, okay? We’ll meet you at the mall. Don’t worry, I can get you in. And then when the girls and I show up, if you can control yourself and behave, if you can somehow manage to keep ...

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