Tag Archives: Doug Collins

Matt Gaetz Claims Sen. Kelly Loeffler Offered Trump Team $50M To “Take Out” Her GOP Senate Opponent

The Daily Beast reports: A leading congressional ally of President Donald Trump alleged last week that Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) threatened to withhold financial support for the president’s re-election effort unless he helped get her top primary opponent out of the race. According to Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL), Loeffler or her representatives approached the Trump campaign and offered to spend …

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GOP Rep Grandstands On Delaying SCOTUS Expansion

The Washington Post reports: Rep. Douglas A. Collins (R-Ga.), who is competing for a Senate seat from his state, said Monday that he plans to introduce a constitutional amendment that would effectively delay any efforts by Democrats to expand the size of the Supreme Court in retaliation for Republicans muscling through a Trump nominee. “By threatening to pack the Supreme …

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GOP Senator Craters To 12% Against GOP Front-Runner

The Washington Examiner reports: In the special election for appointed Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler’s seat, again, none of the rivals attract the 50% support needed to skip a runoff. Loeffler’s campaign in the so-called jungle primary has been derailed by allegations she and her New York Stock Exchange chairman husband Jeffrey Sprecher made favorable trades after she received a private …

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20 House Republicans Call On Pentagon To “Protect” Service Members Who Proselytize To Other Soldiers

The Christian Post reports: Twenty members of Congress have signed onto a letter urging Secretary of Defense Mark Esper to protect Christian military service members who are under threat from a secular legal organization that’s calling on the military to punish them for sharing their Christian faith. Led by Reps. Doug Collins, R-Ga., and Doug Lamborn, R-Colo., they and 18 …

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GOP Georgia Rep Rips Gov’s Plan To Reopen State

Politico reports: Georgia Rep. Doug Collins on Thursday criticized Gov. Brian Kemp’s aggressive plan to reopen their state’s economy, accusing Kemp of “not communicating clearly” amid the coronavirus outbreak and failing to solicit input from local leaders. The GOP congressman’s harsh assessment represented a rebuke of his Republican governor and signaled Collins’ intention to instead side with President Donald Trump …

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GA Rep. Collins +23 Over Loeffler Amid Stock Scandal

This is quite a reversal. Politico reports: Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) holds a significant lead over Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-Ga.) in the race for her Senate seat, a new poll found. A Battleground Connect survey of likely voters in the upcoming special election first reported by Politico revealed that 36 percent support Collins, who has represented the 9th district in …

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Two More GOP Reps Under Coronavirus Self-Quarantine

Axios reports: Rep. Matt Gaetz is the latest member of Congress to go into self-quarantine after coming in contact with an individual at CPAC who has since tested positive for the coronavirus. Gaetz was seen traveling with President Trump on Air Force One about an hour before his office announced that he would go into self-quarantine. Gaetz’s office reports that …

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Trump Floats Cultist Doug Collins As Intelligence Chief

The Washington Post reports: President Trump told reporters Thursday evening that he was considering Rep. Douglas A. Collins (R-Ga.) as his permanent Director of National Intelligence. The move would not only fill a post that has not been permanently filled since Daniel Coats resigned last summer, but would help Trump and his fellow Republicans avoid what is already shaping up …

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GOP Georgia Rep. Doug Collins Launches Senate Bid

He’s springboarding his impeachment showboating. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: Congressman Doug Collins launched a bid Wednesday for U.S. Senate on Fox News, saying he’d center his campaign on support for President Donald Trump as he dismissed concerns about opening a bitter Republican rift in Georgia. “We’re in for the Georgia Senate race. I’ve still got a lot of work left …

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GOP Rep Sorry For Saying “Democrats Love Terrorists”

The Washington Examiner reports: Georgia Rep. Doug Collins apologized for claiming that Democrats love terrorists following the killing of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani. The congressman made the statement on Wednesday night after House Democrats moved to limit President Trump with a War Powers Act. He told Fox Business, “I didn’t think she could become more hypocritical than she was during …

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GOP Rep: “Democrats Are In Love With Terrorists”

Mediaite reports: Congressman Doug Collins (R-GA), following criticism of the airstrike which took out Qasem Soleimani from many on the Left, accused Democrats of being “in love with terrorists.” “The Democrats are, tomorrow, talking about constraining [President Donald Trump’s] authorities as the commander-in-chief, vis-a-vis Iraq,” Lou Dobbs said. “How venal, how vapid can one party become?!” “They’re in love with …

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GOP Judiciary Member: I’m Calling Schiff To Testify

The Hill reports: Rep. Doug Collins (Ga.), the top GOP member of the House Judiciary Committee, said Sunday that Intelligence Committee Chair Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) is the most important witness Republicans want to question in the upcoming phase of the impeachment inquiry. “The first and foremost person who needs to testify is Adam Schiff,” Collins said on “Fox News Sunday,” …

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House GOP Calls For Testimony By Robert Mueller

Politico reports: Rep. Doug Collins, the top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee, called Monday for Democrats to immediately bring special counsel Robert Mueller to the Capitol to testify on his still-secret report on Russian contacts with President Donald Trump’s campaign — and whether Trump himself obstructed the probe. “If you seek both transparency and for the American public to …

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GOP Rep: DOJ Will Block Access To Full Mueller Report

Reuters reports: President Donald Trump’s Justice Department is unlikely to grant Democrats in Congress access to underlying evidence from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, a top congressional Republican said on Friday. If Representative Doug Collins is right, Democratic-led congressional committees that have launched their own probes of Trump may be stuck with …

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