Tag Archives: Chip Roy

GOP Reps Applaud Pence In Person For Defying Trump

Congress Minutes reports: Mike Pence received high praise from Rep. Chip Roy (R-Texas) for his handling of Jan. 6 when he returned to his old stomping grounds on Wednesday. According to two people in the room during Pence’s appearance at a meeting of the conservative Republican Study Committee, Roy stood to thank the former vice president for counting the votes …

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GOP Reps Bombarded Meadows With “Overturn” Texts

CNN reports: In the weeks between the 2020 election and the January 6 attack on the US Capitol, almost 100 text messages from two staunch GOP allies of then-President Donald Trump reveal an aggressive attempt to lobby, encourage and eventually warn the White House over its efforts to overturn the election, according to messages obtained by the House select committee …

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GOP Rep: Forget Putin, Fauci Is The Real War Criminal

Rolling Stone reports: Rep. Chip Roy (R-Texas) is concerned. Innocent people are dying needlessly. A tyrannical government has grossly overstepped its bounds. Freedom and democracy are under attack — and it’s all Dr. Anthony Fauci’s fault. In an appearance on Fox News Friday evening, the Texas Congressman and outspoken anti-vaxxer used his platform not to decry Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, …

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Three GOP House Reps Vote Against Anti-Lynching Bill

Mediaite reports: Three House Republicans voted against an anti-lynching bill on Monday, which passed overwhelmingly, 422-3. H.R. 55, an amendment to section 249 of the U.S. code, also called the “Emmett Till Anti-Lynching Act,” was put up for a vote on Monday. Those who voted against the amendment were Reps. Andrew Clyde (R-GA), Thomas Massie (R-KY) and Chip Roy (R-TX). …

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GOP Rep Claims Trudeau Fled Truckers To “Hide” In US

CNN reports: Rep. Chip Roy, a Texas Republican, has twice in the past three days promoted a fictional online rumor that Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau fled to the United States because of a protest in Ottawa by a group of truck drivers and others opposed to vaccine mandates, Covid-19 restrictions and Trudeau himself. Roy’s tweets appeared to have been …

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GOP Rep Assails McCarthy Over “Bullshit” Mask Rule

Politico reports: Rep. Chip Roy confronted House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Thursday about a new Capitol Police bulletin that suggests congressional staffers and visitors could be arrested if they fail to heed the chamber’s new mask mandate. “This is bulls—. We need to lead,” Roy, a member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, told McCarthy during a brief meeting …

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GOP Bill Defunds Colleges That Offer “Abortion Pills”

The American Independent reports: New legislation, introduced by three congressional Republicans, would penalize hundreds of thousands of college students for attending schools that offer medication abortion on campus. Reps. Chip Roy of Texas, Mary Miller of Illinois, and Steve Daines of Montana announced the Protecting Life on College Campus Act of 2021 at a press conference on Wednesday. The bill …

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GOP Bill Bans “Chinese Communists” From Buying Land

The Hill reports: Rep. Chip Roy (R-Texas) is introducing a bill on Friday aimed at blocking members of the Chinese Communist Party from buying land in the United States. Although the Committee on Foreign Investments does review some attempts by foreign entities to buy U.S. land, the bill would completely stop CCP from buying either public or private land in …

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GOP Rep Challenges Stefanik For Cheney’s Old Job

Politico reports: Texas Rep. Chip Roy is jumping into the race for House GOP conference chair, teeing up a two-way showdown between him and New York Rep. Elise Stefanik. Roy, a member of the ultra-conservative House Freedom Caucus, has criticized not only Stefanik’s voting record but also how speedy House Republicans are moving to replace the newly deposed Rep. Liz …

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GOP Rep May Challenge Stefanik For Cheney’s Post

Yesterday this guy complained that Stefanik isn’t conservative enough to replace Cheney. You knew there would be an ulterior motive: Rep. Chip Roy (R-Texas) on Wednesday afternoon did not rule out running for the GOP leadership position left vacant by Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.). “We’re here to talk about other topics but I will say this, [Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.)] …

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GOP Rep Opposes Stefanik: Not Conservative Enough

The Hill reports: Rep. Chip Roy (R-Texas) on Tuesday argued that Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.) is the wrong choice to fill Rep. Liz Cheney’s (R-Wyo.) leadership position and lacks a conservative enough voting record to represent the House Republican Conference. “We must avoid putting in charge Republicans who campaign as Republicans but then vote for and advance the Democrats’ agenda …

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Texas GOP Shrugs Off Lynching Rant By Rep. Chip Roy: What About That Time Eric Swalwell Slept With A Spy?

Via press release from Texas GOP chair Allen West: Congressman Chip Roy’s comments were inappropriate and unfortunate, no one should infer hanging as a metaphor. While his comments about hanging were dumb, they’re not grounds for resignation. I would advise that the Texas Democrat Party Chairman read American history and remember lynching was a Democrat Party tool of violence and …

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Rep. Chip Roy Calls For Lynchings: “Find All The Rope In Texas And Get A Tall Oak Tree, We Ought To Do That”

The Daily Beast reports: Rep. Chip Roy (R-TX) kicked off Thursday’s House hearing on violence and discrimination against Asian-Americans by railing against the Chinese Communist Party and extolling lynchings, saying he takes “justice very seriously.” “The case we are talking about here the tragedy we just saw occur in Atlanta, Georgia,” Roy declared. “I would also suggest that the victims …

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GOP Rep May Sue Pelosi To Carry Guns On House Floor, Claims House Reps Used To Break That Rule Routinely

The right wing Washington Free Beacon reports: Rep. Chip Roy (R., Texas) said he is weighing whether to take legal action against the “unconstitutional” metal detectors and fines instituted by Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) to stop members from carrying guns on the House floor. “It’s an outrage. I believe it deprives us of our Second Amendment right to defend …

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TEXAS: Wendy Davis Announces Bid For US House

The Texas Tribune reports: Former Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis is running for Congress. Early Monday morning, Davis announced her candidacy for the Democratic nomination in Central Texas’ 21st District. She is challenging U.S. Rep. Chip Roy, a freshman Republican from Austin. She made her intentions known in a biographical video, narrated in part with archival footage from her late …

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Lone House Republican Blocks $19B Disaster Relief Bill Because It Doesn’t Include Funding For Trump’s Wall

Politico reports: Rep. Chip Roy became the man who delayed $19.1 billion in disaster aid to communities throughout the country on Friday. House leaders tried to pass a multibillion-dollar disaster assistance measure by unanimous consent, but the Texas Republican objected on the floor. Communities still severely damaged by wildfires, flooding, hurricanes, lava flow and even typhoons have waited for this …

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