Tag Archives: Trey Gowdy

Paul Ryan: Trey Gowdy Is Right, There Is No “Spygate”

The Hill reports: Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) on Wednesday pushed back against President Trump’s “spygate” claims, siding with Rep. Trey Gowdy’s (R-S.C.) defense of the FBI’s investigation into Trump’s campaign and Russia. “Chairman Gowdy’s initial assessment is accurate, but we have more digging to do,” Ryan told reporters during his weekly news conference. A week after a closed-door briefing on ...

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Trump Rages: I Wish I Hadn’t Hired Jeff Sessions

Our Glorious Leader is continuing his streak of raging tweets, which now number nearly 40 in the last 72 hours. This morning he turned his fire once again on Attorney General Jeff Sessions, declaring that he wishes he’d never hired him. In today’s tweets, Trump quotes GOP Rep. Trey Gowdy but conveniently overlooks the portion of Gowdy’s interview which denounces ...

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Gowdy Slams “Spygate” Claims: When Trump Finds Out What Happened, He’ll Be Glad For The FBI [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: Outgoing Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.), the House Oversight Committee Chairman and Trump supporter, said in an interview on Fox that the FBI was justified in using a secret informant to assist in the Russia investigation. Gowdy, a member of the House Intelligence Committee, attended a classified Justice Department briefing last week over the FBI’s use of ...

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State TV’s Lou Dobbs Rages: Trey Gowdy Is A Phony!

“Trey Gowdy is a phony! Think about it. He was in charge of Benghazi, he was in charge of various committees, but what did he do? Nothing! He’s never done anything! No charges, no indictments, no revelations, nothing has ever happened except he gets to have some terrific moments as I think he did with Hillary Clinton. After 11 hours ...

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Trey Gowdy: Congress Was A Waste Of Time [VIDEO]

Axios reports: South Carolina Republican Trey Gowdy, who is retiring from Congress this year, told Vice News’ Michael C. Moynihan that he felt being in Congress was largely a waste of time, as it was bogged down by “ineffectiveness.” And asked what he makes of the Republican party in 2018, he said “the goal is to win” — that’s it. ...

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Gowdy: My Benghazi Probe Wasn’t “Hyper Focused” On Hillary, She Was Just One Of A Hundred Witnesses

“The reality is, with respect to Benghazi, I did everything I could to handle that like a normal investigation. I was not hyper focused on Secretary Clinton. Lots of other people were, including people in your — with respect — in your line of work. It’s not interesting enough to simply find out how our folks were rescued from the ...

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Trump Pastor Busted For Faking Military Service And Education Announces Bid For Trey Gowdy’s House Seat

Mediaite reports: Remember Pastor Mark Burns? He’s the prosperity gospel evangelist who glommed onto Trump during the 2016 election and was exposed for lying about his education and military service, leading to his memorable walkout of a CNN interview. [Second video below.] Recently, he’s gained notice for his off-the-rails TV segments in which he defended accused pedophile Roy Moore and ...

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GOP Rep. Trey Gowdy Reveals Launch Of US House Probe Into Rob Porter Employment Scandal [VIDEO]

Raw Story reports: Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) revealed that Congress has launched an investigation into White House staff secretary Rob Porter’s employment despite credible allegations of domestic abuse. Gowdy, who announced his retirement from Congress earlier this month, told CNN’s Alisyn Camerota the House Oversight Committee he chairs opened an investigation Tuesday into the Porter scandal. “We did last night,” ...

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Trey Gowdy: Memo Has No Impact On Russia Probe

The Hill reports: Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) said during an interview airing Sunday that the previously classified memo alleging abuse of government surveillance powers by the Justice Department has no impact on the ongoing Russia probe. During an interview on CBS “Face The Nation,” Gowdy — the chairman of the House Oversight Committee — was asked about the recent comments ...

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Rep. Trey Gowdy: Memo Does Not Discredit Mueller

Mediaite reports: Trey Gowdy seemed particularly eager to inform the country about the allegations that former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe sought a FISA warrant to investigate Trump in connection with Fusion GPS’ controversial dossier. Now that the memo is out, Gowdy has taken to Twitter to say that even though the memo raises certain questions, the bulk of the ...

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GOP Rep. Trey “Benghazi” Gowdy Won’t Seek Reelection

It’s a stampede for the exits. The Hill reports: Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.), chairman of the House Oversight Committee, announced Wednesday that he will not run for reelection. “There is a time to come and a time to go. This is the right time, for me, to leave politics and return to the justice system,” he said in a statement ...

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GOP Rep. Trey Gowdy: I Support Mueller 100% [VIDEO]

Politico reports: A Republican member of the House Intelligence Committee said he supports Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russia’s potential interference in the 2016 election and Donald Trump campaign’s contacts with Russia. Speaking on “Fox News Sunday,” Rep. Trey Gowdy said he “100 percent” supports Mueller. “I told my Republican colleagues, ‘Leave him the hell alone’ and that’s still ...

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Trey Gowdy Resigns From House Ethics Committee

The Washington Examiner reports: Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., is stepping down from his role on the House Ethics Committee, citing a “challenging workload” as the reason for his departure. Gowdy informed House Speaker Paul Ryan of his decision in a letter on Jan. 10, the details of which were not made public until Saturday. The South Carolina Republican was tapped ...

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Trey Gowdy Withdraws From FBI Director Running

USA Today reports: Trey Gowdy has pulled himself out of the running to be FBI Director. The South Carolina Republican announced Monday that he told Attorney General Jeff Sessions what qualities he thought the FBI director should have and informed him of “my firm conviction that I would not be the right person.” “Our country and the women and men ...

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Even Republican Rep. Trey “Benghazi” Gowdy Isn’t Buying Trump’s Claim Of Wiretapping By Obama

Politico reports: Republican Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) said Monday he had not seen any evidence that the Obama administration wiretapped Trump Tower and the Trump administration would have evidence if this surveillance did occur. “I don’t think the FBI is the Obama team and I don’t think the men and women who are career prosecutors at DOJ belong to any ...

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Wingnut Michael Savage Has The Benghazi Sadz: Impeach Trey Gowdy For Wasting My Time [AUDIO]

Insert Mutley laugh: “Trey Gowdy should be impeached for wasting my time!” he fumed. “He promised us a lot! Remember?” He added: “He had a Benghazi hearing three months ago and it was an embarrassment. Hillary turned them into idiots. Trey Gowdy. Here he is again now, $80 million later, what did he find out? What we knew already.” Savage, ...

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Headline Of The Day

From the Huffington Post: After spending more than two years and $7 million, the House Select Committee on Benghazi released a report Tuesday that found — like eight investigations before it — no evidence of wrongdoing by then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton or other members of the Obama administration. The House voted to create the committee after Republicans were frustrated ...

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Rep. Trey Gowdy Accuses Cruz Campaign Of Dirty Tricks With Fake Endorsement Facebook Page

Somebody created a face Facebook page which falsely features Rep. Trey “Benghazi” Gowdy switching his endorsement from Marco Rubio to Ted Cruz. Gowdy is accusing the Cruz campaign of dirty tricks. Via Daily Caller: In a statement released by Rubio’s campaign, Gowdy — the chairman of the House Benghazi committee — said: “Its been reported that a fake Facebook page ...

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Trump: Benghazi Hearings Were A Disaster For GOP

Rep. Trey Gowdy appears poised to endorse Marco Rubio. Therefore Donald Trump has decided that the Benghazi hearings were an embarrassment for the GOP.  Via Mediaite: Donald Trump called into Fox & Friends this morning and had some critical comments about the Benghazi hearings. Trump was discussing Trey Gowdy, the chair of the Benghazi Special Committee, because of his reported ...

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Breitbart Poll: Who Do You Want For House Speaker?

This afternoon Breitbart is running a live poll of its readers, asking for their pick to be the next House Speaker. Unsurprisingly the current leader is Tea Party favorite Trey Gowdy. The poll is open to all so if you have any suggestions of your own, here’s the link. Heh.

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