Republicans

Rick Scott: “Unwell, Incoherent” Biden Should Resign

Fox News reports: Sen. Rick Scott Tuesday called on President Biden to resign, alleging that Biden is mentally unfit to carry out his duties as president. “The most effective thing Joe Biden can do to solve the inflation crisis he created is resign. He’s the problem,” Scott, R-Fla., said Tuesday. “Let’s be honest here. Joe Biden is unwell. He’s unfit …

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MTG Bought $92,000 Vehicle With Campaign Money

The Peach Pundit reports: Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene used donors’ campaign contributions to buy herself a luxury vehicle worth over $92,000, FEC records show. The expenditure will prove controversial as the May 24 primary approaches, not just because of the expensive, swanky nature of the vehicle, but because Greene’s second biggest source of donations is retired Americans—meaning she effectively raided …

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Accused Republican Rep Resigns Effective Immediately

The Hill reports: Rep. Tom Reed (R-N.Y.) announced on Tuesday that he is resigning from Congress, more than one year after a former lobbyist accused the congressman of sexual misconduct. “After almost 12 years in Congress, today is my last day,” Reed said in remarks on the House floor. “It has been an honor to serve with you all from …

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Susan Collins Calls Cops Over Sidewalk Chalk Message

The Bangor Daily News reports: “Susie, please, Mainers want WHPA —–> vote yes, clean up your mess,” the message read, according to a Bangor police report. WHPA refers to the Women’s Health Protection Act, which would codify the right to abortion into law and ban restrictions on abortion access. Bangor police responded to West Broadway at 9:20 p.m. Saturday to …

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Ted Cruz: Capitol Rioters Were “Peaceful Protesters” But Protesting Outside Alito’s House, That’s “Mob Violence”

“It’s all politics for them. The ends justify the means. It’s complete hypocrisy. You see this in the corporate media, you see this among Democrats. “On Jan. 6 of 2021, you had tens of thousands of people peacefully protesting and yet the corporate media and Democrats slandered them with the made-up term insurrectionist. “And yet in this instance, they are …

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Protest Heckler Allegedly Linked To Neo-Nazi Leader

First, a reminder about this guy: The New York City Fire Department (FDNY) on Monday released an official statement after a video went viral online showing a man in an FDNY shirt shouting at abortion-rights protesters. The department insisted that the man in the video, who shouted “Your body is mine,” does not work for them and confirmed that an …

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Steve Schmidt: John McCain Lied To Me About Affair

The New York Times reports: The senior strategist for Senator John McCain’s 2008 presidential campaign said on Sunday night that he had lied to discredit a New York Times article that reported on Mr. McCain’s close relationship with a female lobbyist, a claim that the candidate and the campaign attacked at considerable length at the time. The statement from Steve …

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Cultist Rep Accuses Gmail Of “Election Interference” Because His Money Begs Are Going “Straight To Spam”

The Huffington Post reports: Rep. Ronny Jackson’s (R-Texas) Trumpian rant about emails was sent to spam on Monday. Jackson, the former Trump White House physician who raised eyebrows with his fact-free praise of the former president’s “excellent” health, accused Google’s Gmail service of “actively suppressing emails from Republicans from hitting your inbox.” Critics asked if they could pay to have …

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TX Gov Spent $1B In COVID Funds On Migrants Stunt

The Texas Tribune reports: Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and top state lawmakers shifted around roughly $1 billion in federal coronavirus aid to help pay for their campaign to arrest migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, exposing gaps in a law meant to bolster the country’s response to the ongoing pandemic. Critics say the money would have been put to better use …

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DeSantis Condemns Wearing “Chey-Tay Varra” Shirts, Remains Silent On Nazis Waving His Flag At Disney

Florida Politics reports: Signing legislation that requires students to learn about the suffering communism has caused, Gov. Ron DeSantis says he’s acting to stamp out the ignorance that’s made Che Guevara T-shirts fashionable on college campuses. The Governor was in Miami Monday morning to sign the measure (HB 395) that will require he and succeeding Governors declare Nov. 7 “Victims …

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Internal Greitens Poll Shows Him +7 In MO Senate Race

The right wing Washington Examiner reports: Former Gov. Eric Greitens leads the pack in the race for the Republican nomination for Senate in Missouri, according to a poll conducted for his campaign. In the survey, Greitens led Rep. Vicky Hartzler 26% to 19%. State Attorney General Eric Schmitt was trailing in third at 14%, followed by Rep. Billy Long at …

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Cousin Of Sanctioned Oligarch Donates To Cawthorn

Forbes reports: Rep. Madison Cawthorn’s cash-strapped campaign for re-election received a donation Friday from the cousin and business associate of a sanctioned Russian oligarch, according to a report filed Sunday night with the FEC. Andrew Intrater, a U.S. citizen who’s an asset manager for New York-based Sparrow Capital Holdings, contributed $1,000 to Cawthorn’s campaign. Intrater’s cousin and, at least at …

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Swastika And DeSantis Flags Waved Outside Disney

The Jerusalem Post reports: Video footage showed people waving Nazi flags at the entrance to Disney World in Orlando, Florida on Saturday. The original video was posted on TikTok and has garnered over 3 million views as of Sunday. Many social media users have taken to Twitter to express their outrage and criticized Florida Governor Ron DeSantis for not issuing …

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GOP Rep Backs Abortion Exceptions For Rape, Incest

The Hill reports: Republican Rep. Nancy Mace (S.C.) on Sunday said she supports exceptions for abortions in the case of rape, incest and life of the mother, citing her personal experience with rape when she was a young girl. Asked if she thinks exceptions to abortion for victims of rape and incest should be codified by federal law, Mace told …

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MS Gov Defends Banning Abortion For Incest Victims

Mediaite reports: “Why is it acceptable in your state to force girls who are victims of incest to carry those children to term?” Tapper asked. Reeves argued that abortion procedures overwhelmingly happen in elective cases while incest is a much more uncommon circumstance by comparison. “This is your law,” Tapper interjected. He added, “that is going to be the law …

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FEC Again Warns Boebert Over Campaign Violations

Colorado’s Daily Sentinel reports: Rep. Lauren Boebert continues to have troubles with her campaign finance filings. In a warning letter from the Federal Election Commission made public on Thursday, Boebert’s latest campaign finance filing for the first quarter of 2022 shows her campaign accepted as much as $30,000 in contributions that exceed federal campaign finance limits. The six-page letter notes …

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Ohio Dems Sue Gov. Mike DeWine Over Bribery Scandal

Columbus’s PBS affiliate reports: The Ohio Democratic Party has filed a lawsuit against Gov. Mike DeWine’s administration, saying they’re breaking the state’s public records law in turning over documents with information blacked out. Democrats are searching for connections between DeWine and two FirstEnergy executives who admitted bribing former Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder. The company agreed to a $230 million …

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Fox News Poll: 59% Of Republicans Say Immigrants “Hurt The Country And Make It A Worse Place To Live”

Mediaite reports: Respondents to the latest Fox News poll were asked “In general, do you think immigrants who come to the United States today help the country and make it a better place to live or hurt the country and make it a worse place to live?” While a solid 45 percent to 39 percent plurality of all Americans said …

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GOP Senate Candidate Roasts Trump For Backing Oz

Axios reports: Dave McCormick, who privately lobbied hard to win former President Trump’s blessing, is going after Trump for backing Dr. Oz in the country’s hottest current race — the Pennsylvania GOP race for U.S. Senate. Trump slammed McCormick Friday night at a rally in Pennsylvania. Now McCormick is punching back in an ad you’re seeing first on Axios — …

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October Court Date Set For Cawthorn In Gun Incident

Asheville’s ABC News affiliate reports: A court date has been set for Congressman Madison Cawthorn where TSA found a loaded handgun in his bag at the Charlotte Douglas International Airport. The incident occurred April 26. TSA agents alerted police about the gun. Cawthorn was issued a citation for possession of a dangerous weapon on city property, which is a misdemeanor. …

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