Tag Archives: GOP

Douchebag GOP Rep. Steve King Literally Toasts Border Patrol Over Deportation Of A 23 Year-Old DREAMer

From the Des Moines CBS affiliate: A tweet posted by Rep. Steve King toasting border patrol for a deportation is causing a stir on the internet. The tweet in question says, “First non-valedictorian DREAMer deported. Border Patrol, this one’s for you,” and includes a photograph of a mug full of beer. The tweet refers to the deportation of 23-year-old Juan ...

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FLORIDA: Democrats Demand Resignation Of GOP State Senator After He Lobs N-Word At Black Lawmakers

The Miami Herald reports: Miami Republican Sen. Frank Artiles dropped the n-word to a pair of African-American colleagues in private conversation Monday night — after calling one of them a “fucking asshole,” a “bitch” and a “girl,” the two senators said. Over drinks after 10 p.m. at the members-only Governors Club just steps from the state Capitol, Artiles told Sens. ...

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Another GOP House Rep Booed Off Stage [VIDEO]

Sacramento’s CBS affiliate reports: The boos and shouts of displeasure started during the introduction of Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) at his town hall meeting in Oroville. For nearly two hours, the crowd at the State Theater shouted down responses by the congressman. “I’m appalled,” said Linda Agee, a LaMalfa supporter. “It’s very enlightening and disturbing to experience this first hand,” ...

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ARKANSAS: Town Hall Crowd Boos Sen. Tom Cotton For Defending Trump Over Hiding Tax Returns [VIDEO]

Think Progress reports: During a town hall event Monday afternoon, Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) defended President Trump’s decision not to release his tax returns. “As far as I’m aware of the president says he’s still under audit,” Cotton said, prompting the crowd to erupt in boos. Once they subsided, Cotton went on to say that he believes Trump has already ...

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GOP US House Rep Defends Vote To Rollback Web Privacy: Nobody HAS To Use The Internet [VIDEO]

Raw Story reports: In a town hall appearance held on Thursday, Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, R-Wis. defended his decision to vote to repeal the Broadband Consumer Privacy Rules passed by the FCC last October by arguing that “nobody’s got to use the internet.” When a constituent attending the event in Wisconsin’s fifth district raised the issue that she has only one ...

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DRUGS AND ORGIES: Fake News Pizzagate Inventor Vows To Spill GOP Dirt If Trump Fires Steve Bannon

The Daily Beast reports: A week after President Donald Trump began to publicly distance himself from White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon, alt-right ringleader Mike Cernovich threatened to release a “motherlode” of stories that could “destroy marriages” if Bannon is formally let go from the administration. Cernovich made the claims that he’d release a series of “scoops” if Bannon is ...

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TEXAS: Republican Bill Would Rescind All Local LGBT Right Ordinances And Ban Any New Ones

Relentless hatred. The Houston Chronicle reports: Entering the fray over where transgender Texans can use public bathrooms, a far-reaching bill that a powerful House committee is scheduled to hear next week would rescind several local ordinances aimed at protecting LGBT people from discrimination. The one-page proposal, House Bill 2899, would prohibit cities and counties from passing non-discrimination ordinances and would ...

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NORTH CAROLINA: Republican House Speaker Vows That Bill To Ban Same-Sex Marriage Won’t Be Heard

The Raleigh News & Observer reports: Republican legislators’ proposal to defy a U.S. Supreme Court ruling and restore the state constitution’s ban on same-sex marriage won’t get a hearing in the N.C. House, its leader said Wednesday. House Bill 780 was filed Tuesday and says the 2015 U.S. Supreme Court ruling that legalized same-sex marriage across the country “is null ...

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Today’s Stupid Lie From Hair Furor

Here’s what really happened in Kansas yesterday: Republican Ron Estes will be the next congressman from the state of Kansas, but his victory Tuesday night did not come as easily as many expected in the deep-red state. GOP strategists warned in recent days that Democrat James Thompson, a civil rights attorney, was in striking distance against Estes, Kansas state treasurer ...

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REPORT: GOP And Dem Sources Agree Classified Docs Contradict Devin Nunes On Surveillance Claims

CNN reports: After a review of the same intelligence reports brought to light by House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes, both Republican and Democratic lawmakers and aides have so far found no evidence that Obama administration officials did anything unusual or illegal, multiple sources in both parties tell CNN. Their private assessment contradicts President Donald Trump’s allegations that former Obama national ...

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SOUTH CAROLINA: Town Hall Crowd Chants “You Lie” At Same GOP Rep Who Shouted It At Obama [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: An angry crowd in South Carolina chanted “you lie” to Rep. Joe Wilson at a town hall Monday, using the Republican Congressman’s own infamous line against him. Wilson was rebuked after shouting those words at former President Barack Obama during his speech to Congress in 2009, after the president said the health reforms he was proposing would ...

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NORTH CAROLINA: GOP Bill Seeks To Defy SCOTUS And Declare Same-Sex Marriage Ruling “Null And Void”

The Charlotte Observer reports: A bill filed Tuesday by four N.C. House Republicans would direct state government to defy a U.S. Supreme Court ruling and restore the state constitution’s ban on same-sex marriage. House Bill 780 is titled “Uphold Historical Marriage Act,” and is sponsored by some of the House’s most conservative legislators. They frequently file bills that don’t get ...

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RNC Chair Predicts GOP Landslide In 2018 Midterms

Via Breitbart: Republican National Committee (RNC) chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel told Breitbart News in an exclusive interview last week in her office on Capitol Hill that Republicans are preparing already for what they expect may be a landslide midterm electoral victory that sweeps in as many as 14 GOP pickups in the U.S. Senate and not only holds but strengthens ...

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POLL: Mitch McConnell Least Popular US Senator

Morning Consult reports: Of the 100 members of the Senate, there is only one who is underwater in the eyes of his constituents, according to the new Morning Consult Senator Approval Rankings. And it happens to be chamber’s most powerful member: Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. More than 85,000 registered voters across America evaluated the job performance of their senators from ...

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TEXAS: Federal Court Rules State’s Voter ID Law Was Written To Intentionally Discriminate Against Minorities

The Austin Statesman reports: The Texas voter ID law was enacted in 2011 with the intent to discriminate against minority voters, a federal judge ruled Monday. The ruling from U.S. District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos followed a July decision by the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which said the law had a disproportionate impact on minority voters because they ...

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ALABAMA: Family Values GOP Governor Fingerprinted And Charged In Advance Of Imminent Resignation

Disgraced GOP “family values” Gov. Robert Bentley was fingerprinted and had his mug shot taken this afternoon after a daylong negotiation with prosecutors over the terms of his resignation, which comes after many months of investigation into his failed and felonious campaign to coverup an adulterous affair with an office staffer. Last week the state Ethics Commission declared that it ...

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OKLAHOMA: Teenage Pages Warned “Cross-Dressers Are In The Building” During Capitol Visit By LGBT Youth

Tulsa World reports: An email telling teenage pages that “there are cross-dressers in the building” caused a noon-time furor in the Capitol on Monday. The email, by a House staffer who oversees the page program, was apparently prompted by the visit of about 70 LGBTQ students from the Tulsa area who were lobbying mostly on behalf of HIV awareness and ...

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ALABAMA: Wife Of GOP Governor Read His Love Texts To Mistress In Real Time On His State-Issued iPad

Earlier today it was reported at embattled GOP Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley is expected to resign in the face of four possible felony charges related to his failed efforts to conceal his affair with now-former aide Rebekah Mason [photo]. Oh, but there’s more: After tense fights with his then-wife over the alleged affair, Bentley would sometimes bolt, leaving state security ...

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ALABAMA: Anti-LGBT GOP Gov Likely To Resign After Ethics Panel Finds He Committed Four Felonies

AL.com reports: It Is becoming clear that Robert Bentley will not last the week as governor. Sources in Montgomery say he’s been involved in negotiations to step down from the governorship and plead to lesser charges, allowing Lt. Gov. Kay Ivey to step up as governor. Sources believe he will resign the governorship by Wednesday. Bentley has been under fire ...

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Lindsey Graham: Bashar Assad Is Telling Trump “F You” By Using The Airbase That Was Just Bombed [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Syrian President Bashar Assad is telling President Donald Trump “F you” by still flying military aircraft from the base the United States tomahawk missiles struck on Thursday, South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham said Sunday morning. Following reports of a chemical attack in Syria, the U.S. military bombed a regime airbase in Homs on Thursday. Since the bombing, Syrian ...

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