Tag Archives: GOP

Mo Brooks “Proud” If Staff Helped Organize January 6th

The Birmingham Herald reports: U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks said he was not involved in the planning of the Jan. 6 “Save America” rally at the Capitol where he made a speech shortly before rioters breached the building. In a phone interview Monday, the Huntsville congressman and 2022 U.S. Senate candidate denied a Rolling Stone report that he or his top …

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QAnon Rep Gets Third Fine For Defying Mask Rule

The Hill reports: Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) has been fined a third time for refusing to wear a mask on the House floor, the House Ethics Committee disclosed on Monday. Greene has now racked up a total of $5,500 worth of mask fines this year. Under the rules that Democrats established in January to enforce compliance with the mask …

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Junior Sells Shirts Mocking Death Of Cinematographer

The Daily Beast reports: It’s only been three days since Alec Baldwin accidentally shot and killed 42-year-old cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, but the Trump family has never been known to hang around when there’s a tawdry buck to make. The oldest Trump son, Donald Jr., is hawking $27.99 T-shirts on his official site with the mocking slogan: “Guns don’t kill people, …

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Madison Cawthorn: If You Don’t Believe The Election Was Stolen Then You Are “Against The Constitution”

“As you can all see in Article II, Section 3 of the Constitution, the only people who have a right to change election law in the United States of America, are the state legislatures. “You saw in six key states, namely Wisconsin and Arizona, as the worst perpetrators. The state governors and the Board of Elections there who actually went …

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Florida Pols Erupt With Calls To Deny Confirmation For Wacko Anti-Vax State Surgeon General Joseph Ladapo

Florida Politics reports: Florida politicians took to social media over the weekend to demand the Florida Senate deny the confirmation of recently installed Surgeon General Joseph Ladapo after news broke of a troubling interaction he had with an immunocompromised state lawmaker. As detailed by Florida Politics, Democratic Sen. Tina Polsky of Boca Raton, who was diagnosed with stage 1 breast …

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Senate Candidate Josh Mandel: Election Was Stolen And “There’s No Such Thing” As Church/State Separation

Newsweek reports: Josh Mandel, one of the six Ohio Senate candidates who appeared on stage together for the first time on Sunday night, falsely claimed that the 2020 election was “stolen from Donald J. Trump” during a debate. “And I need to say something that I get attacked by the media for saying this, I get attacked by my opponents …

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REPORT: Gosar Offered “Blanket Pardon” To Rioters

The Daily Beast reports: Hours after a pro-Trump mob stormed the Capitol, Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) baselessly accused antifa protesters of being behind the insurrection. But, according to an exclusive report from Rolling Stone, Gosar knew exactly who was to blame—and even offered them a pardon ahead of the events of Jan. 6. An unnamed organizer of the Stop the …

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CT Rally Goes Wild After QAnon Rep Repeats Vow To “Kick That Bitch” Pelosi “Out Of Congress” [VIDEO]

New Haven’s NBC News affiliate reports: The America First Rally drew hundreds of people to Plainfield on Saturday. The event was hosted by the Quinebaug Citizens Alliance. Republican Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene, of Georgia, was invited to speak. “This is how you save your country!” Greene told the crowd. “You bring a bunch of great people together: people that love …

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Twitter Removes Anti-Trans Tweet By Cultist GOP Rep

The Indianapolis Star reports: Twitter has removed a derogatory tweet by Indiana Congressman Jim Banks. Banks misgendered Dr. Rachel Levine, the nation’s first openly transgender four-star officer, on Tuesday. “The title of first female four-star officer gets taken by a man,” he said. On Saturday, the tweet was taken down, with the following message: “This Tweet violated the Twitter Rules.” …

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Anti-Vax Florida Surgeon General Refuses To Wear Mask In Office Of Dem State Senator Who Has Breast Cancer

Florida Politics reports: Florida’s top public health official was asked to leave a state Senator’s office this week after refusing to don a mask in her office. Sen. Tina Polsky, who was diagnosed with stage 1 breast cancer in August, asked state Surgeon General Joseph Ladapo and his two legislative aides to leave her office after Ladapo refused to comply …

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Florida Election Officials Implore GOP: Stop Your Lying

The Orlando Weekly reports: “The Great American Experiment, our cherished democracy, is under threat. Our nation is only as strong as the faith our citizens have that their voice, their vote, has a say in our government. In this hour, public trust in our elections is being systematically undermined, to the detriment of all Americans,” the Florida Supervisors of Elections …

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Pence Tweets Pics Of Himself Eating At In-N-Out Burger

The San Francisco Chronicle reports: Former Vice President Mike Pence, who, according to a Friday report from Axios, is running for president in 2024 and “has no plans to defer to his former boss” if former President Donald Trump runs again, is apparently seeking to improve his conservative credentials by visiting a California In-N-Out. It is unclear where in the …

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MD Lawmakers Float Plan For 3 Counties To Join WV

The New York Times reports: More than 150 years after Maryland stuck with the Union, the state is facing a peculiar request by its three westernmost counties to secede. Lawmakers from the counties — Garrett, Allegany and Washington — say their rural, conservative constituents have long been fed up with their overwhelmingly liberal and Democratic fellow Marylanders. They say they …

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Cultist Rep Falsely Claims To Be On Riot Committee

CNN reports: GOP Rep. Jim Banks lamented on the House floor that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi prevented him from serving on the House committee investigating the January 6 attack on the US Capitol on Thursday. And yet, Banks sent a letter to at least one government agency falsely claiming that he is ranking member of the committee in his signature. …

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“Christian” Senate Candidate J.D. Vance Asks Twitter To Let Trump Back On Site So He Can Mock Alec Baldwin

The Daily Beast reports: J.D. Vance, author of Hillbilly Elegy and Republican Senate candidate currently running to replace Rob Portman, thoroughly embarrassed himself on Twitter Friday morning when he used to tragic death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins to bootlick former President Donald Trump. The implication was that America “needs” to hear Trump’s unvarnished thoughts about his comedy nemesis accidentally killing …

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GOP Rep Repeats Coded “Fuck Biden” Slogan [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: A House Republican ended his floor speech Thursday by using a euphemism widely understood to mean “Fuck Joe Biden.” “People are understandably frustrated,” said Rep. Bill Posey (R-FL), in comments trashing the $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill. “Actually, they’re very angry. And they’re not going to sit back and take it much longer.” Indeed, Posey’s anger manifested itself with …

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Ron DeSantis Tweets “Don’t Tread On Florida” Flag

Fox News reports: Florida’s Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis tweeted out an updated version of the Florida state flag that was trending on social media after calling for a special session to ban local coronavirus vaccine mandates. “Don’t tread on Florida,” the flag reads with an alligator on the bottom paying tribute to the Gadsen [sic] flag that contains the message …

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Republican AGs Sue Biden Admin Over Border Wall

The Texas Tribune reports: Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and his counterpart from Missouri filed a lawsuit on Thursday against the Biden administration, claiming it broke the law by halting border wall construction along the U.S.-Mexico border. “The Biden administration’s flat refusal to use funds that have already been set aside by Congress to build the border wall is not …

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TX Lt Gov Finally Pays Up $25K On Voter Fraud Bounty

The Dallas Morning News reports: Nearly a year after offering up a hefty bounty for evidence of voter fraud in the wake of Donald Trump’s loss, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick has handed out his first reward. But instead of going to an informant who smoked out fraud by Democrats, Patrick’s five-figure payout went to a progressive poll worker in Pennsylvania …

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QAnon Rep Screams At Liz Cheney And Jamie Raskin

The Hill reports: Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.), tangled with two members of the Jan. 6 committee on the House floor Thursday, getting into an impromptu shouting match over Black Lives Matter and a wild conspiracy theory about space lasers starting California wildfires. Greene, a top Trump loyalist, crossed the aisle and approached Reps. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) and Jamie Raskin …

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