Republicans

Haley: Mike Pompeo Is “Lying And Gossiping” About Me

“I never had a conversation with Jared, Ivanka, or the president about the vice presidentship. What I will tell you is it’s really sad when you are having to go out there and put lies and gossip to sell a book. I don’t know why he said it, but that’s exactly why I stayed out of D.C. As much as …

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Colbert Interviews Hilarious Fake George Santos [Video]

The Huffington Post reports: Stephen Colbert had some blunt words for Rep. George Santos (R-N.Y.), the freshman lawmaker caught in so many lies that even members of his own party are urging him to resign. Santos’ latest lie involves his supposed glamorous lifestyle ― including a claim he “used to go to the Met Gala” but hasn’t been invited back …

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Haley Reverses On Pledge Not To Run If Trump Does

Fox News reports: Nikki Haley said she’s close on making a decision to run for president in 2024. “Well, when you’re looking at a run for president, you look at two things. You first look at, ‘does the current situation push for new?’ The second question is, ‘am I that person that could be that new leader?’ “So do I …

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TX Bill Bans Chinese Immigrants From Owning Property

The Texas Tribune reports: The governments, citizens and businesses of Russia, China and two other nations would be prohibited from buying real estate in Texas under legislation awaiting action by the state Senate that warns that such purchases might be harmful to national and state interests. Texas ranks third in the nation as a destination for foreign entities seeking to …

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McCarthy Ends Proxy Voting “Effective Immediately”

Fox News reports: House Republicans have officially ended the practice of proxy voting, which was established during the COVID-19 pandemic to permit lawmakers to vote without being present in-person. Proxy voting was established by former Speaker Nancy Pelosi in May 2020 to allow Congress to operate under COVID-19 protocols. Republicans have argued this policy enabled abuse, though many GOP lawmakers …

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GOP-Led House Panel To Investigate SCOTUS Leak

Fox News reports: The House Judiciary Committee is expected to investigate the leak of the draft Supreme Court decision that signaled the overturning of Roe v. Wade after the high court’s formal investigation failed to identify the culprit, Fox News has learned. Committee Chairman Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, said last year, when he served as committee minority leader, Republicans would investigate …

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Fox Has Disappeared Schlapps Since Groping Allegation

Media Matters reports: Frequent Fox News guests Matt Schlapp and his wife Mercedes have disappeared from Fox’s airwaves in the two weeks since The Daily Beast published a January 5 story about a GOP staffer who said that Matt, the chairman of the American Conservative Union, “fondled” his crotch. Although FoxNews.com has published one article about the accusation, the Schlapps …

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DeSantis Demands Info On Trans College Students

The New York Daily News reports: Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ administration is seeking information on university students who have sought gender-affirming treatment, according to a survey released Wednesday. In a request sent to 12 state universities, top officials with the Republican governor requested data on the number of students who have been diagnosed with gender dysphoria or who have received …

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911 Call Reveals Details Of MAGA Rep’s 25-Foot Fall

The Sarasota Herald-Tribune reports: The 911 caller who summoned emergency medical workers to assist Sarasota Congressman Greg Steube after he was knocked off a ladder Wednesday said the lawmaker had injuries to his arm, back and other body parts and was “dazed.” The Herald-Tribune obtained a recording of the 911 call, which gives more details about the accident that sent …

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Santos: I Used To Go To The Met Gala, Commission Art

“I have never even been in a position where I suffered any kind of discrimination in Republican circles. But it happens constantly in Democrat circles. “Whether it’s my ethnicity, whether it’s my orientation, whether it’s my political opinions and views. I mean, it’s the to point where I’ve been ostracized from every single possible social circle. “I was a guy …

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Santos Denies Drag Queen And Dead Dog Reports

The Hill reports: Rep. George Santos (R-N.Y.) said that claims that he stole money from a GoFundMe for a veteran’s dying dog were “shocking” and “insane,” denying the news that surfaced on Tuesday. The dog, Sapphire, died in 2017. The veterans account of their interactions with Santos in the Patch story include alleged text messages with the freshman lawmaker, who …

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Maternal Death Rate 3X Higher In Abortion Ban States

Axios reports: Women in states with abortion bans are nearly three times more likely to die during pregnancy, childbirth or soon after giving birth, according to a report from the Gender Equity Policy Institute shared first with Axios. The U.S. has the highest maternal mortality rate among developed nations, and government officials and health experts are concerned that conditions will …

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ND Rep Wants $1500 Fine For Using “Wrong” Pronouns

Bismarck’s NBC affiliate reports: A controversial bill has been introduced by lawmakers involving language surrounding transgender people. If someone involved in an organization that receives state funding, including public schools, violated the proposed law, they would receive a fine of $1,500. “Say, they’re a boy, but they come to school and say they’re a girl. As far as that school …

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Pompeo: Nikki Haley Schemed To Replace Pence As VP

Mediaite reports: Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo opened fire on Nikki Haley in his upcoming memoir, insulting her multiple times and accusing his fellow Trump administration alum of plotting to replace Mike Pence as vice president. In a published excerpt, Pompeo vents about a time when Haley got a personal Oval Office meeting with Donald Trump back when she …

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GOP Rep Hospitalized After 25-Foot Fall From Roof

Florida Politics reports: U.S. Rep. Greg Steube was hospitalized after a fall from the roof of his home. “Congressman Steube was involved in an accident on his property late this afternoon and has sustained several injuries,” reads a statement posted to social media. “We will provide additional updates when possible. Please pray for the Congressman and his family.” The Sarasota …

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Reuters: Santos Wanted To Win Miss Gay Rio De Janeiro

Reuters reports: U.S. Representative George Santos competed as a drag queen in Brazilian beauty pageants 15 years ago, two acquaintances told Reuters on Wednesday, adding to contrasts that have drawn criticism of the openly gay Republican congressman’s staunchly conservative views. He has backed Florida’s “don’t say gay” bill, which prohibits classroom discussion of sexual orientation and gender identity. A person …

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MTG And Hannity Back Government Shutdown [VIDEO]

“It’s an important issue for our conference to come together on because, as you said, the government will keep on running. Yes, people’s social security checks will keep coming, military will keep getting paid, important things will keep happening and keep getting paid. “But we have to do a good job as a Republican conference. It’s a serious issue and …

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Charlie Kirk Hopes “The Woke Virus” Destroys The NHL

Charlie Kirk is all aquiver over the NHL’s Pride Night: I thought it’s supposed to have all different perspectives. Diversity is our strength and — no, no, no. It’s diversity is our strength — as long as you wear the rainbow flag, as long as you participate in the new replacement civil religion that is birthed out of the LGBTQ …

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REPORT: George Santos Performed In Drag In Brazil

Mediaite reports: A new report claims Rep. George Santos (R-NY) went by the name “Kitara” while he performed in drag during his youth in Brazil. Santos is said to have used the name Anthony Devolder – an alias he is accused of using to allegedly swindle money from a fundraising campaign for a veteran’s sick dog. According to reporter Marisa Kabas, …

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North Dakota GOP Moves To Ban “Disgusting” Books

The Associated Press reports: Books containing “sexually explicit” content — including depictions of sexual or gender identity — would be banned from North Dakota public libraries under legislation that state lawmakers began considering Tuesday. House Majority Leader Mike Lefor, of Dickinson, introduced the bill and said public libraries currently contain books that have “disturbing and disgusting” content, including ones that …

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