Tag Archives: Mo Brooks

GOP Rep Blames Rising Sea Level On Falling Rocks

Science Magazine reports: The Earth is not warming. The White Cliffs of Dover are tumbling into the sea and causing sea levels to rise. Global warming is helping grow the Antarctic ice sheet. Those are some of the skeptical assertions echoed by Republicans on the U.S. House of Representatives Science, Space and Technology Committee yesterday. The lawmakers at times embraced ...

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GOP Rep. Mo Brooks Suggests That Some Republicans Are Retiring Because They Fear Being Assassinated

Roll Call reports: Alabama Rep. Mo Brooks suggested in a radio interview  that Republicans are retiring en masse because of assassination fears. Brooks was speaking on “The Dale Jackson Show” about the first Republican practice the Congressional Baseball Game after last year’s shooting that left Majority Whip Steve Scalise severely injured. “We have multiple rings of security, plainclothes, uniform, Capitol ...

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Ann Coulter: I Secretly Wanted Roy Moore To Lose

Ann Coulter writes for Breitbart: Rep. Mo Brooks was the true Trumpian candidate in Alabama, which is why I endorsed him in the primary. When the accusations against Roy Moore first arose, I proposed that the president make a deal to replace Moore with Brooks. Obviously, the GOP would be in a much better position right now if only Republicans ...

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GOP Rep Who Said People Who Lead Good Lives Should Pay Less For Insurance Reveals Cancer Diagnosis

CNN reports: Rep. Mo Brooks, who lost to Roy Moore in Alabama’s GOP Senate primary, announced Wednesday he has prostate cancer and that losing the race “may have saved” his life. Speaking from the House floor, Brooks said that he learned of his “high risk” prostate cancer in October. Appearing to hold back tears, the congressman talked about the night ...

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Alabama Rep. Mo Brooks Stands By Moore: The Right Wing Agenda Is More Important Than Sex Charges

The Birmingham News reports: U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Huntsville, is sticking with Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations, arguing that the conservative agenda is “vastly more important” than the claims against Moore. “America faces huge challenges that are vastly more important than contested sexual allegations from four decades ago,” Brooks said in a text ...

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Sen. Luther Strange Touts Endorsement, Accuses Rep. Mo Brooks Of Bragging About Attacking Trump [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Sen. Luther Strange (R-Ala.) released two new ads on Thursday promoting President Trump’s endorsement, adding to a contentious Alabama special election primary scheduled for next week. The two ads both tout Trump’s endorsement of the senator, while a radio ad hits Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.) for his prior criticism of Trump during the 2016 presidential election. “Listen ...

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Rep. Mo Brooks Is Pissed: Mitch McConnell And His Swamp Tricked Trump Into Endorsing Luther Strange

The Hill reports: Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.) says he is confused over President Trump’s endorsement of Sen. Luther Strange (R-Ala.) in Alabama’s Senate race. “I respect President Trump, but I am baffled and disappointed Mitch McConnell and the Swamp somehow misled the President into endorsing Luther Strange,” Brooks said in a statement. “Perhaps the President is unaware that Luther Strange ...

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Trump Endorses Luther Strange For US Senate

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump on Tuesday endorsed Alabama Sen. Luther Strange as Strange goes into a contentious GOP primary election next week. Trump took to Twitter to throw his support to the Republican senator who is trying to hold on to the Senate seat previously held by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The presidential endorsement comes as some ...

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Roy Moore Slams McConnell’s “Slime Machine” [VIDEO]

Emboldened by his perch atop the latest poll, Roy Moore is attacking Mitch McConnell’s “slime machine” in a new ad: The 30-second ad spot echoes President Trump’s calls to “drain the swamp” in Washington and attacks the Senate majority leader for “spending millions to attack” Moore, an apparent reference to a Politico report that the Kentucky Republican’s super PAC is ...

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ALABAMA: Roy Moore Leads US Senate Poll

This isn’t surprising considering that Alabamians happily reelected Moore to the state Supreme Court after the first time he got booted from the bench: Former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore leads the crowded Republican primary field in the state’s Senate race, according to a new poll. Moore has 30 percent support in the JMC Analytics and Polling survey. ...

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GOP Rep. Mo Brooks: McConnell Has Got To Go [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.), who is running for the Senate seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions is renewing his calls for Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) to step down from his leadership role after the chamber rejected the latest effort to repeal and replace ObamaCare. “Unquestionably the leadership at the top is responsible. The buck stops ...

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ALABAMA: GOP Rep. Mo Brooks Offers To Withdraw From Senate Race If Jeff Sessions Wants His Seat Back

AL.com reports: U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, under fire and daily criticism from President Trump, should resign and seek to regain his seat again in the Senate, U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks said. Brooks released a statement Wednesday promising to withdraw from the Senate race if Sessions would run. Brooks also included a resolution in his statement calling for all 10 ...

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GOP Senate Ad Uses Audio From Scalise Shooting, Scalise Staffer Calls It “Stomach Churning” [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: An Alabama congressman running for Attorney General Jeff Session’s open Senate seat is facing criticism for a campaign ad that includes audio of the June shooting of a Louisiana lawmaker in a Virginia ball field. Five gun shots and frantic yelling from the shooting of House Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., at a Republican congressional baseball ...

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GOP Rep. Mo Brooks Threatens Bible-Reading Filibuster If Trump’s Border Wall Does Not Get Funded [VIDEO]

Via Breitbart: Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL), a Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Alabama, is threatening to shut the government down in the U.S. Senate if his colleagues do not fund President Donald J. Trump’s planned border wall along the U.S. border with Mexico. Mo Brooks, one of three major candidates in the race to succeed now Attorney General Jeff ...

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ALABAMA: House Freedom Caucus Rep. Mo Brooks Launches Bid For Senate Seat Vacated By Jeff Sessions

The Hill reports: Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.) is jumping into the special election for Alabama’s Senate seat, setting up a primary battle with the GOP’s pick for the seat. Brooks will officially announce his candidacy Monday during a speech in Huntsville before barnstorming the state with events in Birmingham, Montgomery and Mobile. “I am running for the United States Senate ...

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Freedom Caucus Member To Attempt Forced Vote On Obamacare Repeal To See “Who Is Truly For It”

The Hill reports: Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.), a conservative member of the House Freedom Caucus, said Tuesday that he plans to file a discharge petition in an effort to force a vote on full repeal of ObamaCare. Brooks has introduced a two-page bill to repeal the entire law, a measure that has no real path to passage given opposition from ...

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