Republicans

Cultist Challenger Mocks Plot To Murder Michigan Gov

The Michigan Advance reports: Republican gubernatorial nominee Tudor Dixon’s repeated comments mocking the foiled plot to kidnap and assassinate Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer have drawn widespread condemnation. On Friday morning, the Republican appeared at a pro-Dixon superPAC event in Troy with former Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway and criticized Whitmer’s business record as governor. Standing in front of a sign that …

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Republicans Unveil “Commitment To America” Plan With Video Featuring Stock Images From Russia And Ukraine

The Huffington Post reports: House Republican leaders on Friday unveiled their “Commitment to America” agenda for 2023 ― and with it, an inspirational video full of scenes presented as exceptional imagery of America that were actually stock footage from Russia and Ukraine. The GOP’s video, “The Preamble to the Commitment to America,” opens with a narrator highlighting aspects of what …

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New TN License Plates Identify Godless Heathens

Driving.com reports: Thanks to a new formatting adjustments being rolled out on new license plates across Tennessee, you will now find three types of drivers in the U.S. state: those who trust in God, those who don’t trust in God, and those pretending to trust in God to avoid being targeted by police and others. The new blue-and-white plates are …

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TN Gov Declares “Day Of Prayer, Fasting, And Humility”

Via press release from Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee: WHEREAS, we acknowledge God’s sovereignty and the need for God’s grace over our state and our nation; and WHEREAS, we walk humbly together with God in hope so that we may act with justice, kindness and love, no matter the circumstance; and WHEREAS, we seek forgiveness for our many transgressions so that …

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DeSantis Requests Federal Aid Ahead Of Hurricane

Orlando’s NBC affiliate reports: Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has declared a State of Emergency in 24 Florida counties as the state braces for the potential impacts of Tropical Depression 9, according to a news release sent Friday afternoon. DeSantis has also asked for a federal pre-landfall Emergency Declaration ahead of the storm. The governor’s office said the declaration will make …

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Florida’s “Election Crimes” Cop Dies Of Heart Attack

Florida Politics reports: Longtime Republican government official Pete Antonacci, who was serving as the head of Florida’s new election police unit, has died after suffering a major heart attack. Gov. Ron DeSantis had named Antonacci to lead the Office of Election Crimes and Security less than four months prior. The Office of Election Crimes and Security, which works closely with …

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House Candidate Blows Shofar To Bind The Witches, Warlocks, Demons Trying To Steal His Election [VIDEO]

First, some background via the Associated Press: Pastor Leon Benjamin, a Republican candidate for Congress in Virginia who denounced homosexuality and called gay marriages illegal in an August speech, said in an interview that Michael Flynn’s endorsement represents “that affirmation and that understanding that we’ve got to have the right candidates in, and it’s not always popular, not always goes …

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Judge Threatens To Jail Giuliani Over Debt To Ex-Wife

New York City’s NBC affiliate reports: Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani skipped out on a court hearing in Manhattan Friday where a judge ordered the 78-year-old to pay his ex-wife over $225,000 as part of a divorce settlement, or he could wind up in jail. Judge Michael Katz said Giuliani is in contempt of court and has until …

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Crenshaw Blasts “Woke Right” GOP Extremists [VIDEO]

The Texas Tribune reports: Offering a scorching rebuke of what he called the “woke right,” U.S. Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Houston, continued to distance himself from some firebrand conservatives, accusing them of helping to sow manufactured division in the party. In an interview with The New York Times’ Jonathan Martin for The Texas Tribune Festival, the two-term congressman admonished “alt-right” politicians …

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Arizona GOP Chair Loses Court Battle On Phone Records

NBC News reports: A federal judge in Arizona ruled Thursday that the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol can see the phone records of Arizona Republican Party Chairwoman Kelli Ward and her husband. U.S. District Court Judge Diane J. Humetewa rejected the Wards’ arguments in a February lawsuit that the congressional panel should be …

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QAnon House Candidate Denies “Stolen Valor” Report, Claims Combat Missions To Afghanistan Are Classified

The Daily Beast reports: After the Associated Press reported that Ohio Republican congressional hopeful J.R. Majewski had wildly exaggerated his military and professional background, Majewski held a press conference Friday to insist that his full military records are “classified.” Despite frequently boasting about being a “combat veteran” who fought in Afghanistan after 9/11, military records published by AP showed that …

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Koch Industries Bankrolls Dozens Of Election Deniers

The Guardian reports: Fossil fuel giant Koch Industries has poured over $1 million into backing – directly and indirectly – dozens of House and Senate candidates who voted against certifying Joe Biden’s win on 6 January 2021. Koch, which is controlled by multibillionaire Charles Koch, boasts a corporate Pac that has donated $607,000 to the campaigns or leadership Pacs of …

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Matt Gaetz Unlikely To Be Charged With Sex Trafficking

The Washington Post reports: Career prosecutors have recommended against charging Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) in a long-running sex-trafficking investigation — telling Justice Department superiors that a conviction is unlikely in part because of credibility questions with the two central witnesses, according to people familiar with the matter. Senior department officials have not made a final decision on whether to charge …

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Mail Voting Opponent Has Voted By Mail Multiple Times

CNN reports: The Republican candidate aiming to run Nevada’s elections has called to end mail voting by falsely claiming the voting method is rife with fraud. But public voting records reviewed by CNN’s KFile show he voted by mail multiple times, including while living in one state and voting in another. Jim Marchant, the GOP nominee for secretary of state, …

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PA Republicans Rally For Extreme “Don’t Say Gay” Bill

Penn Live reports: Pennsylvania GOP state lawmakers are pushing a bill to limit school instruction that is more expansive than the Florida legislation that has been described by its opponents as the “don’t say gay” law. During a rally at the Capitol, Republican lawmakers and supporters framed the legislation, House Bill 2813, as a way to guarantee parental oversight and …

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LIVE VIDEO: McCarthy Unveils Plan To Retake US House

ABC News reports: The plan, dubbed the “Commitment to America,” marks McCarthy’s most concrete attempt to outline a policy agenda to try to persuade voters ahead of November’s races, in which the GOP is favored — but not guaranteed — to flip the House. The proposal seeks to replicate former Republican House Speaker Newt Gingrich’s “Contract with America,” an agenda …

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AK Oath Keeper Ruled Likely Ineligible To Hold Office

The Anchorage Daily News reports: An Anchorage judge said Thursday that based on the limited evidence presented, Wasilla Republican Rep. David Eastman is likely ineligible to hold public office, but his name will stay on the general election ballot until a trial scheduled for December can be held. Former Mat-Su Assembly member Randall Kowalke, who filed the lawsuit, has argued …

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McCarthy Courts Far-Right Reps In Bid For Speakership

The Hill reports: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) is giving the confrontational right flank of the GOP conference a seat at the table as he aims to shore up their support for Speaker if Republicans take the chamber next year. Firebrand Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) will be at a rollout event outside Pittsburgh on Friday for McCarthy’s Commitment …

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Jury: Project Veritas Must Pay $120,000 To Dem Group

The New York Times reports: A jury in a federal civil case on Thursday found that Project Veritas, a conservative group known for its deceptive tactics, had violated wiretapping laws and fraudulently misrepresented itself as part of a lengthy sting operation against Democratic political consultants. The jury awarded the consulting firm, Democracy Partners, $120,000. The decision amounted to a sharp …

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Trump House Pick Advocated Against Women Voting

Mediaite reports: CNN’s Andrew Kaczynski revealed on Wednesday evening that the GOP nominee for a Michigan House seat, John Gibbs, once ran a think tank called The Society for the Critique of Feminism that advocated against the right for women to vote, work and be in government. Gibbs received former President Donald Trump’s endorsement in his successful bid to unseat …

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