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REPORT: DeSantis Privately Mocks Trump As A “Moron”

Vanity Fair reports: While DeSantis and the former president are already locked in a 2024 cold war, the smackdown has been unfolding off camera. According to a former DeSantis congressional staffer, DeSantis trashes Trump in private. “He calls him a TV personality and a moron who has no business running for president,” the former staffer said. DeSantis tells donors that, …

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McCarthy Secretly Worked To Sink Madison Cawthorn

The Washington Post reports: Top allies of Kevin McCarthy, the House Republican leader, worked this spring to deny Cawthorn a second term in office, after the Donald Trump-endorsed lawmaker made controversial comments about cocaine use and sex parties in Washington that led McCarthy to announce he had “lost my trust,” according to multiple Republicans briefed on the effort, which has …

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Crenshaw Blasts “Woke Right” GOP Extremists [VIDEO]

The Texas Tribune reports: Offering a scorching rebuke of what he called the “woke right,” U.S. Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Houston, continued to distance himself from some firebrand conservatives, accusing them of helping to sow manufactured division in the party. In an interview with The New York Times’ Jonathan Martin for The Texas Tribune Festival, the two-term congressman admonished “alt-right” politicians …

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Kushner: DeSantis Uses Migrants As “Political Pawns”

Mediaite reports: Former Trump senior adviser Jared Kushner criticized Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) over sending migrants to Martha’s Vineyard last week. “I personally watch what’s happening and it’s very hard to see at the Southern Border,” said Kushner on Outnumbered on Fox News. “We have to remember these are human beings, they’re people, so seeing them being used as …

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Kirk: Graham’s Abortion Bill Is “Election Interference”

“I am 100 percent pro-life. I am outspokenly pro-life. I’m so pro-life that I’ll debate anybody on the topic anytime. The only exception I could possibly imagine is the life of the mother, and I will defend that position morally, scientifically, biologically, and philosophically. “Why is Lindsey Graham, 25 days out from ballots going out, galloping in and saying we …

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Scott Roasts McConnell For “Trash Talking” Candidates

“Let’s look at this for a second. We’ve got a world-renowned doctor, a Heisman Trophy winner, a successful business person, a small business man and a Congressman from a farming community, a best-selling author who showed the struggles of drug addiction, an Iraqi War veteran who served two terms as state attorney general, a successful construction entrepreneur and a nurse …

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Kushner Compares Steve Bannon To “Suicide Bomber”

Mediaite has the transcript: I think if you look at Steve – Steve was actually with us very early. He was great on the campaign. He was a great partner when it got to the White House. I think maybe the power got to his head a little bit or he just – it was being more of what he …

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Challenger Suggests Gaetz Is Mar-A-Lago Informant

The Insider reports: Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz’s Republican primary opponent Mark Lombardo suggested in a new attack ad that the incumbent congressman is the possible informant involved in the FBI’s raid on former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate. The 30-second political ad called “The Informant?” suggests that Gaetz had something to do with last week’s unprecedented search of Trump’s Palm …

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Famous Liar Rages At “Terrible” Fox & Friends Hosts

The Hill reports: Former President Trump tore into Fox News’s flagship morning program on Monday, lashing out at its hosts for their coverage of his polling as he eyes another run for president in 2024. Trump was referencing the network’s coverage of a new Turning Point USA poll, released on Sunday, that showed the former president well ahead of every …

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Levin: GOP “Gutless Buffoons” Voted For Marriage Bill

“So why did they vote on this? So they could run ads, the Democrats in this election cycle, saying Ernie Rebotsky, Republican from wherever opposes interracial marriage, opposes your right to buy contraceptives. “That’s what they’re going to do. So Nancy Mace, that’s her name, from South Carolina, she’s not standing on principle. She’s a gutless buffoon.  “All 47 Republicans …

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GOP Nebraska Gov Gives $250K To Anti-Greitens PAC

Politico reports: Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is among the biggest donors to a super PAC devoted to torpedoing Missouri Republican Eric Greitens’ Senate campaign. The second-term governor, who hails from one of the wealthiest megadonor families in the Republican Party, has contributed $250,000 to Show Me Values, according to campaign finance disclosures released late Wednesday. Ricketts and his family are …

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Todd Starnes Furious Over GOP Votes For Marriage Bill

Starnes is very upset about yesterday’s marriage vote: The House of Representatives voted Tuesday to pass the “Respect for Marriage Act.” It would codify same-sex marriage into law. It’s a free-for-all at the altar these days in America — for better or for worse. House Freedom Caucus chairman Rep. Scott Perry (R-PA) and GOP Conference Chairwoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY) are …

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Joe Rogan: “Man Baby” Trump Was On Adderall In WH

Mediaite reports: Joe Rogan went after former President Donald Trump during a recent podcast episode. “He’s on Adderall,” Rogan proclaimed. “Do you think he’s on Adderall?” “Yes, I do — only because there were multiple people who used to work on The Apprentice that were like, ‘He was fucking gassed up for shoots,’” guest Tom Segura said. “I heard they …

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Trump: I Could Have Made Musk “Drop To His Knees”

The Daily Beast reports: The war of words between former President Donald Trump and Elon Musk is intensifying — and getting weirder. On Tuesday evening, Trump responded to a series of tweets the Tesla CEO had sent Monday encouraging Trump to end his political career. “I don’t hate the man, but it’s time for Trump to hang up his hat …

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Musk: It’s Time For Trump To “Sail Into The Sunset”

Yahoo News reports: Elon Musk said on Monday it was time for Donald Trump to “hang up his hat and sail into the sunset,” days after the former U.S. President mocked the billionaire at a political rally and called him a “bullshit artist.” Writing on Twitter, Musk said, “I don’t hate the man, but it’s time for Trump to hang …

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Mulvaney: I Heard Meadows Had “Nervous Breakdown”

The Hill reports: Former acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney said that a “friend” who was in the White House during the Jan. 6 Capitol riot told him that Trump chief of staff Mark Meadows was experiencing “a little bit of both” incompetence and a “nervous breakdown” as the event unfolded. He said he was texting with a …

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Bannon Attacks Joe Rogan For Refusing To Book Trump

Mediaite reports: Steve Bannon lit into Joe Rogan on Wednesday after the popular podcast host said earlier in the week he did not want to have former President Donald Trump on his show. “You got Joe Rogan over there, trash-talking Trump. ‘I don’t give Trump any platform. No offense.’ He doesn’t need your platform. He doesn’t need your low-information voters,” …

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Jan 6 Rally Organizer Turns On “Disconnected” Trump

Politico Playbook reports: Amy Kremer, chair of Women for America First and an organizer of Trump’s Jan. 6, 2021 rally: “Donald Trump is disconnected from the base. It’s time for those of us in the movement to get back to basics, back to our first principles. We were here long before President Trump came along, and we’re going to be …

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Brooks Rages: Trump’s Been “Conned By McConnell”

Yet another entry for our Infighting Is Funny files: Sen. Mo Brooks (R-AL) is lashing out after former President Donald Trump decided to endorse his competition. Trump announced late on Friday that he is endorsing Katie Britt against Brooks in the GOP primary runoff. “His words caused me to withdraw my Endorsement, and Mo has been wanting it back ever …

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“Checked Out” Ivanka Meets Her Daddy’s Bus Wheels

Mediaite reports: Former President Donald Trump took a shot at his own daughter Ivanka Trump over video testimony that aired during Thursday night’s House Select Committee hearing on the January 6th attack. “I respect Attorney General Barr so I accepted what he said,” Ms. Trump testified, which represented another, quite personal and familial, nail in the coffin of Trump’s baseless …

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