Tag Archives: Elise Stefanik

New Stefanik Ads Echo Racist “Great Replacement”

The American Independent reports: New York Rep. Elise Stefanik, the third-ranked Republican in the House, began running a series of campaign ads on Facebook on Wednesday invoking a racist conspiracy theory that falsely alleges that immigrants are being invited to the United States to replace white voters. The campaign for Stefanik, who is up for reelection in November 2022 for …

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Stefanik’s Rally With Homocon Extremist Gets Canceled

The Albany Times-Union reports: Scott Presler, a political operative identified as a former top strategist for an anti-Muslim group, canceled an appearance Wednesday at Gavin Park that was touted by U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik and the local Republican Party. Saratoga County Chairman Carl Zeilman said that a case of COVID in RISE PAC, of which Presler is a member, forced …

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Today’s #Headdesk Is From GOP Rep. Elise Stefanik

Talking Points Memo reports: Friday is the 56th anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid, and the third-ranking Republican in the House of Representatives, Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY), weighed in with a doozy of a take. What separates Medicare and Medicaid, government programs that cover health care costs for the elderly and poor, from socialism? Republicans asked that exact question in the …

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Gay Dem Launches Bid To Unseat Cultist Elise Stefanik

Politico reports: Democrat Matt Putorti is launching a campaign against Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.), aiming to knock out one of the Republican Party’s rising stars and a newly minted member of House leadership. Putorti is a 37-year-old attorney from Upstate New York focused on LGBTQ+ equality, reducing gun violence, and immigration. “Elise Stefanik is a threat to spaghetti dinner towns,” …

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Rep. Elise Stefanik: Liz Cheney Is Looking Backwards, Republicans Are Looking Forward With Trump [VIDEO]

“She is looking backwards. Republicans are looking forward. We are unified. And we are talking about conservative principles. President Trump is an important voice in the Republican Party. We are working as one team. Voters believed in President Trump’s results. “Whether it was the economic growth, whether it was the historic accords in the Middle East, whether it was being …

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Stefanik: The GOP Is “Unified In Working With Trump”

Yahoo News reports: “I support President Trump … he is an important voice in our Republican party and we look forward to working with him,” Stefanik said. “Republican voters are unified in their support and their desire to work with President Trump, and we are unified as Republicans.” Stefanik, however, treaded carefully when she was pressed by reporters on whether …

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Stefanik Elected To Replace Cheney In 134-46 Vote

Forbes reports: Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.), an ally of former President Donald Trump, on Friday defeated Rep. Chip Roy (R-Texas) by an overwhelming margin to become chair of the House Republican conference.  The meeting began at 8:30 and ended less than an hour later, with Stefanik emerging victorious on a secret ballot of her House Republican colleagues 134-46, according to …

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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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McCarthy Formally Endorses Stefanik For Cheney’s Job

The Washington Post reports: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (Calif.) officially backed Rep. Elise Stefanik (N.Y.) to replace Rep. Liz Cheney (Wyo.) as the Republican conference chair during an appearance on Fox News. “Yes, I do,” he said when asked by host Maria Bartiromo whether he supported Stefanik as the party’s future No. 3 leader in the House. It is …

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Likely Cheney Successor Was Once Harsh Trump Critic

CNN reports: New York Rep. Elise Stefanik, one of former President Donald Trump’s loudest defenders in Congress, once harshly attacked Trump over both his rhetoric and policies, claiming that she’d be an “independent voice.” Stefanik also frequently criticized Trump’s rhetoric, saying in one January 2016 interview, “Unfortunately, it’s tapping into the fear today of our security situation.” She added, “I …

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Likely Cheney Successor Flogs Big Lie On Bannon Show

The Hill reports: Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY) appeared on former Trump White House aide Steve Bannon’s show this week to promise that if she is selected to serve as the House GOP’s conference chair, she will make uniting the party a priority. “My vision is to run with support from the president [Trump] and his coalition of voters, which was …

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GOP Whips Votes For Elise Stefanik To Replace Cheney

The New York Post reports: A member of the House Republican leadership team has been whipping votes for New York Rep. Elise Stefanik to replace House Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney as the third-ranking GOP member. Rep. Guy Reschenthaler (R-Pa.) told The Post on Tuesday that he is confident the upstate New York congresswoman has the support needed to obtain …

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Stunt-Pulling GOP Rep Who Lied Through Hearings Raises $500,000 After Ranting Fox News Appearance

Roll Call reports: On Fox News Thursday night, Rep. Elise Stefanik made sure to tell viewers about a website where they could “step up” and donate to her campaign. After her appearance, the New York Republican announced she raised a staggering $500,000 in less than two hours. Stefanik’s fundraising push is an early test of whether House Republicans, using a …

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