Republicans

REPORT: Meadows Burned Docs In WH Office Fireplace

The Independent reports: A fresh batch of transcripts released by the committee investigating the Capitol riots on Tuesday revealed Ms Hutchinson’s testimony from May in which she had told the committee that she saw Mr Meadows burn documents in his office fireplace around a dozen times – about once or twice a week – between December 2020 and mid January …

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Exiting GOP Rep Takes Gig With Anti-LGBTQ Hate Group

The far-right Washington Times reports: The Family Research Council said Tuesday that outgoing Rep. Jody Hice, Georgia Republican, will join the conservative Christian organization in January as a senior adviser to longtime President Tony Perkins. Mr. Hice, a former Southern Baptist pastor in Georgia before serving in Congress, said in an interview he was “extremely honored and excited to be …

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Tulsi Gabbard To Homocon Rep: Have You No Shame?

Mediaite has the transcript: TULSI GABBARD: What does the word integrity mean to you? What does it mean? Because the meaning of the word actually matters in practice. GEORGE SANTOS: It means to carry yourself in an honorable way. And I made a mistake. And I think humans are flawed and we all make mistakes, Tulsi. I think we can …

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AZ Judge Rules Against Sanctions For Vaseline Woman

CNN reports:   A Maricopa County judge on Tuesday ordered Kari Lake to compensate Gov.-elect Katie Hobbs for some legal fees related to the election lawsuit Lake had brought challenging her loss, but he stopped short of sanctioning Lake for filing the lawsuit. Attorneys for Hobbs – the current secretary of state – had charged that Lake and her lawyers …

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Top DeSantis Aide Used “Clarice Starling” Alias To Help Ex-Client Win Contract To Ship Migrants Out Of State

The Miami Herald reports: A top aide to Gov. Ron DeSantis used a private email address with the alias “Clarice Starling” — a reference to the Hannibal Lecter serial killer novels — to help his former client win a state contract to operate Florida’s controversial migrant flight program, recently released public records show. The records suggest that Larry Keefe, DeSantis’ …

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New York GOP Rep-Elect: Investigate George Santos

Newsday reports: Two top Long Island Republicans called on the House Ethics Committee to investigate incoming Rep. George Santos a day after the embattled politician conceded in a series of interviews that he had lied about his background and work experience. Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman and incoming Rep. Nick LaLota (R-Bay Shore) each told Newsday that congressional investigators should …

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GOP Jewish Group Bans Lying Homocon From Its Events

The Hill reports: The Republican Jewish Coalition (RJC) on Tuesday said Rep.-elect George Santos (R-N.Y.) “deceived” the organization and “misrepresented” his Jewish heritage, adding the incoming lawmaker is no longer welcome at its events. “He deceived us and misrepresented his heritage. In public comments and to us personally he previously claimed to be Jewish,” CEO Matt Brooks said in a …

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SD Governor Got A Jesus Flamethrower For Xmas

So this really happened: South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem’s (R) staff gifted her a flamethrower for Christmas. White House reporter Philip Wegmann tweeted a video and photos of Noem using the flamethrower on a pile of cardboard boxes. Ian Fury, Noem’s communications director, said the staff added a plate to the device bearing the state’s motto, “Under God, the people …

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TX Gov Defends Dumping Migrants In Freezing Weather

Via press release from Texas Gov. Greg Abbott: The White House is full of a bunch of hypocrites, led by the Hypocrite-in-Chief who has been flying planeloads of migrants across the country and oftentimes in the cover of night. These migrants willingly chose to go to Washington, D.C., having signed a voluntary consent waiver available in multiple languages upon boarding …

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Jewish Outlet: Santos Is Lying About His “Jew-ish” Lie

The Jewish Forward reports: Congressman-elect George Santos, a Republican from New York who reportedly lied about his Jewish heritage and has admitted he fabricated key details of his resume, said in an interview Monday evening that he never claimed to be Jewish. “I said I was ‘Jew-ish,’” Santos told The New York Post. However, in a position paper shared with …

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Jason Miller To GOP: “Get Rid Of This Loser” Santos

Mediaite reports: Donald Trump political adviser and Gettr CEO Jason Miller made his position on George Santos abundantly clear this week, calling for the Republican Party to dump the embattled congressman-elect. “Get rid of this loser,” Miller declared in no uncertain terms. He also included the link to the Post’s article on Santos. The Republican Party and House GOP leadership …

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McCarthy Remains Silent After Homocon Rep Confesses

The Washington Post reports: “GOP Congressman-elect George Santos, who has now admitted his whopping lies, should resign,” tweeted Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.), urging Republican House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy to call a vote to expel Santos if he does not quit. McCarthy (R-Calif.) has so far not responded to allegations that Santos misled voters about key details of his biography, …

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Homocon Rep Roasted For Claim Of Being “Jew-ish”

The New York Post reports: Santos, elected to Congress on Nov. 8 to represent the Long Island- and Queens-based 3rd District, was also accused of lying about his family history, saying on his campaign website that his mother was Jewish and his grandparents escaped the Nazis during World War II. Santos now says that he’s “clearly Catholic,” but claimed his …

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Health Experts Blast DeSantis For New Anti-Vax Stance

The Hill reports: Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’s (R) petition for a grand jury investigation into COVID-19 vaccines, in which he decries the ongoing vaccine campaign as “propaganda” by the Biden administration, is drawing fierce criticism from health experts. Physicians and public health experts say his request betrays decades of established procedure designed to ensure the safety and efficacy of the vaccines, and only serves to stoke further immunization fears. …

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Homocon Rep-Elect: I Really Am Wealthy Now [Video]

City & State reports: “Did I embellish my resume? Yes, I did. And I’m sorry. And it shouldn’t be done,” Santos told City & State Monday night, in the first on-camera interview since a number of stories were published revealing that Santos habitually lied and misled voters about who he was and what he did. Santos also, for the first …

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Pence Spox: 2024 White House Candidacy Filing Is Fake

The Washington Post reports: A spokesman for former vice president Mike Pence’s campaign denied reports on Monday that the Republican had filed to run for president in 2024, responding to an apparent hoax after screenshots of a Federal Election Commission posting began to circulate. The FEC filing Monday was under “Mike Richard Pence” and included a post office box address …

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Arizona Gov-Elect Seeks Sanctions For Vaseline Woman

Reuters reports: Arizona’s Democratic Governor-elect Katie Hobbs asked a court on Monday to sanction defeated Republican gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake over her failed effort to overturn the state’s election results. Hobbs joined a motion by Maricopa County for sanctions on Lake and her attorneys in which the county’s deputy attorney Thomas P. Liddy wrote Lake filed a “groundless” lawsuit for …

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Dems Demand Resignation Of Confessed Liar Santos

The Hill reports: Democrats are calling for Rep.-elect George Santos (R-N.Y.) to resign his newly won Long Island House seat after the incoming lawmaker admitted to lying about about his professional and educational background. Santos flipped a House seat for the GOP in November to represent parts of Long Island and Queens, helping the party capture a narrow majority in the …

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Homocon Rep: Yes, I Lied About Everything, So What?

The New York Post reports: Long Island Rep.-elect George Santos came clean to The Post on Monday, admitting that he lied on the campaign trail about his education and work experience — but insisting that the controversy won’t deter him from serving out his two-year term in Congress. “I am not a criminal,” Santos said at one point during his …

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Boebert: Open Carry States Don’t Have Mass Shootings

“Listen, no one wants shootings. No one wants death. But we need a way to protect ourselves. We need a way to actually end it. “And if you look at statistics, if you look at the FBI and their database, well, places where American citizens are not infringed on their Second Amendment rights and they are actually able to carry …

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