Tag Archives: Bill Cassidy

GOP Senator: Trump Won’t Be Our 2024 Nominee

The Independent reports: Senator Bill Cassidy has said he does not think Donald Trump will be the Republican Party’s candidate for the 2024 election. It comes amid speculation that Mr Trump may announce he will run for president once again during his speech at CPAC. Asked if Mr Trump was fit to be president again, Mr Cassidy said: “Well, he’ll …

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Cassidy: “I Voted To Convict Because Trump Is Guilty”

From an op-ed in the Baton Rouge Advocate: Rather than defending the Constitution, President Trump was actively subverting the peaceful transfer of power, which is a bedrock principle of the Constitution. I voted to convict former President Trump because he is guilty. That’s what the facts demand. I have no illusions that this is a popular decision. I made this …

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Cassidy Shrugs Off Censure By State GOP: It Was Clear Trump “Wished Lawmakers To Be Intimidated” [VIDEO]

“It was clear that he wished lawmakers be intimidated. And even after he knew there was violence taking place, he continued to basically sanction the mob being there. And not until later did he ask them to leave. All of that points to a motive and a method, and that is wrong. He should be held accountable.” “That’s the trust …

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Louisiana GOP Censures Cassidy For Vote To Convict

ABC News reports: The Republican Party of Louisiana’s Executive Committee unanimously voted Saturday to censure Senator Bill Cassidy over his vote to convict former President Donald Trump during Trump’s second impeachment trial. Cassidy was one of seven Republicans to cast a ‘guilty’ vote during the trial, along with all 50 democrats, for a total of 57 votes. Less severe than …

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GOP Senator Rips Trump’s “Disorganized” Lawyers

The Hill reports: Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) on Tuesday panned the arguments made by former President Trump’s legal team, saying that House Democrats made a more compelling case that the impeachment proceeding is constitutional. “I said I’d be an impartial juror. Anyone listening to those arguments — the House managers were focused. They were organized. They relied upon both precedent, …

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GOP Sen. Bill Cassidy Posts Photo Of Man Sought For Questioning In Connection To Murder Of Capitol Cop

ABC News reports: Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) released photos of a man wanted in connection to U.S. Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick’s death due to injuries sustained during the Capitol riots last week. One of the photos shows a man with a beard in the mob of President Trump’s supporters at the Capitol. In the photo he is wearing a …

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GOP Senator: Trump’s Attacks On Allies Are Like Fights With A Spouse, You Say Things You Wish You Hadn’t

“Have you ever had a fight with your spouse? And in that fight, you just make the decision, OK things were said that we wish were not but there’s an underlying issue that has to be addressed. Now you put this aside and hope it never happens again but you begin to address the issue. I think we as a …

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GOP Surrenders: No Vote On Obamacare Repeal

Politico reports: Senate Republicans do not intend to vote on the Graham-Cassidy bill, putting an end to their Obamacare repeal effort for now. The decision was reached Tuesday after it became clear the bill would fail. Three Senate Republicans had said they would vote against the measure, and the GOP could only afford two defections. Last night Jimmy Kimmel spiked …

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IT’S DEAD, JIM: Collins Sticks The Knife In Trumpcare

Business Insider reports: The Congressional Budget Office said the latest attempt by Republicans in the Senate to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act will leave “millions” of Americans without insurance. The CBO stopped short of putting a more specific number on its assessment, as it has in the past, saying it needs more time to do that. The score …

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Bill Cassidy Literally Yawns As Police Drag Screaming Disabled Protesters Out Of Trumpcare Hearing [VIDEO]

Law Newz reports: Chaos erupted in the Senate today as hearings began on the Graham-Cassidy bill which aims to repeal and replace Obamacare. Almost as soon as the gavels went down to initiate the hearings, pro-healthcare protesters with the organization ADAPT–which stands for Americans Disabled Attendant Programs Today–made their presence felt. A chant began, “No cuts to Medicaid, save our …

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Kimmel Rants Against GOP Health Bill For Third Night

NBC News reports: Jimmy Kimmel fired back at Republicans who have dismissed his criticisms of the GOP’s plans to repeal and replace Obamacare, once again using his monologue to urge viewers to call their senators to stop the pending legislation. It was a the third night in a row that Kimmel has warned of a bill co-authored by Sen. Lindsey …

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Kimmel Eviscerates “Phony Little Creep” Fox Host Brian Kilmeade For Mocking His Healthcare Plea [VIDEO]

Yesterday morning Fox & Friends host Brian Kilmeade mocked Jimmy Kimmel as a member of the “Hollywood elite” after Kimmel trashed Sen. Bill Cassidy’s Obamacare repeal bill. Last night Kimmel went ballistic. “This is a guy, Brian Kilmeade, who whenever I see him, kisses my ass like a little boy meeting Batman. Oh, he’s such a fan. He follows me …

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Cassidy Hits Back At Jimmy Kimmel: He Just Doesn’t Understand Our Plan To Destroy Obamacare [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: Sen. Bill Cassidy has responded to late night host Jimmy Kimmel’s searing indictment of his proposed health care bill in an appearance on CNN’s New Day. CNN’s Chris Cuomo asked Cassidy about Kimmel’s comments on Wednesday morning, to which the senator replied: “I’m sorry he does not understand. Under Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson more people will have coverage, and we protect …

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Jimmy Kimmel Blasts Sen. Bill Cassidy Over Republican Healthcare Bill: He Just Lied Right To My Face [VIDEO]

Variety reports: Jimmy Kimmel railed against a new Republican plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, this time calling one senator a liar for claiming that he supported a health care bill that guaranteed coverage for all families. The senator, Bill Cassidy of Louisiana, has been saying that any type of health care plan had to pass what he called the …

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GOP Senator Shows Up Late For Townhall, Accuses Crowd Of “Booing The Name Of Jesus” [VIDEO]

GOP Sen. Bill Cassidy showed up quite late to his townhall yesterday and was SHOCKED to face an angry crowd. The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports: Sen. Bill Cassidy had to know he was facing a tough crowd when they tried to shout down the invocation. “Amen!” one man hollered just moments after Louisiana State Chaplain Michael Sprague began his prayer. …

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