Tag Archives: John Kennedy

Sen. John Kennedy Calls Biden Nominee A Communist

The Washington Post reports: Saule Omarova, nominated to serve as Comptroller of the Currency, faces a difficult path to confirmation. The Cornell University law professor and Wall Street critic is confronting probable unanimous opposition from Senate Republicans and has drawn skepticism from some moderate Democrats for recent policy positions she has staked out, including in papers exploring structural reforms to …

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GOP Sen. John Kennedy Demands To Know If Justice Department Nominee Believes In God Or Not [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: “Do you believe in God?” Not a question typically asked in a Department of Justice confirmation hearing, particularly given the long-standing Congressional tradition of observing the Constitutional separation of church and state, but that didn’t keep Senator John Kennedy from hectoring nominee Hampton Dellinger over his religious beliefs. Dellinger is the former North Carolina deputy attorney general and …

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GOP Senator Makes Creepy Ad For The NRA [VIDEO]

The Daily Caller reports: The National Rifle Association (NRA) tweeted a video starring Louisiana Republican Sen. John Kennedy with a message about gun ownership. “Folks, I believe that love is the answer,” Kennedy says, wiping down a revolver as funk music plays in the background. “But you oughta own a handgun just in case.” The Huffington Post reports: The National …

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GOP Senator: Biden Has “Gone Full Wokerista” [VIDEO]

“What President Biden has done is immeasurably reckless and foolish. He’s gone full wokerista. He has joined those people who believe that America was wicked in its origins and that the American people are even more wicked today, that we have millions of Americans who are racist and misogynistic and ignorant, especially if they didn’t vote for him. “And the …

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GOP Senator: “If You Hate Cops, Call A Crackhead”

“A civilized society has to have rules and someone to enforce them. I don’t believe that the 18,000 police forces that we have in this country are endemically racist,” Kennedy said. “I think there are some racist cops and we need to weed them out. “And finally, to the governor and the mayor of Seattle, who I think are holding …

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GOP Senator: Open Now, Yes, Virus Will Spread Faster

USA Today reports: Sen. John Kennedy said Thursday that restrictive measures aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus are not worth the risk of economic collapse, even if that means more people become infected. “We’ve got to open this economy,” the Louisiana Republican told Fox News host Tucker Carlson. “If we don’t, it’s going to collapse. And if the …

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GOP Senator Claims “Open Mind” On Trump’s Trial

“I think Senator McConnell is entitled to his opinion and his approach, so is Senator Murkowski, so is Senator Schumer, so is Senator Richard Blumenthal. I think many positions by many senators are calcified. “I can only speak for me. I’m gonna keep an open mind. I want to be fair to both sides.  I thought that the House proceedings …

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Graham Is “1000% Confident” Ukraine Didn’t Meddle

Uh oh. We might see a Trump cultist catfight. Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham on Tuesday said he is “1,000% confident” that Russia, not Ukraine, meddled in the 2016 US presidential election, breaking from President Donald Trump and others in his party who have pushed the discredited conspiracy theory. “It was the Russians. I’m 1,000% confident that the hack of the …

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Trump Praises Senator For Lies About Ukraine President

ABC News reports: President Trump on Monday praised Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) for his appearance a day earlier on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” where anchor Chuck Todd questioned the senator for pushing the unsubstantiated claim that Ukraine meddled in the 2016 election. Kennedy has been part of controversial interviews each of the past two Sundays after making claims about Ukraine’s …

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GOP Senator: Ukraine’s President “Worked For Hillary”

The Daily Beast reports: A week after claiming that he didn’t know whether Russia or Ukraine was responsible for hacking the DNC server during the 2016 election, Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA) left Meet the Press anchor Chuck Todd astounded when he accused the former president of Ukraine of working for Hillary Clinton’s campaign. “Russia was very aggressive and they’re much …

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GOP Senator Reverses On Ukraine: “I Was Wrong”

Politico reports: Sen. John N. Kennedy (R-La.) walked back on a comment he made Sunday supporting the debunked theory that Ukraine hacked the Democratic National Committee’s emails in 2016. “I was wrong,” Kennedy said Monday night on CNN. “The only evidence I have, and I think it’s overwhelming, is that it was Russia to tried to hack the DNC computer.” …

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GOP Senator Parrots Putin’s Ukraine Lies [VIDEO]

Reuters reports: Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) reiterated a debunked conspiracy theory on “Fox News Sunday” that Ukraine may have interfered in the 2016 presidential election by hacking the Democratic National Committee’s computer servers, despite consensus in the U.S. intelligence community that Russia was responsible for the attacks. Kennedy’s comments come after former National Security Council official Fiona Hill publicly testified …

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GOP Senator On Pelosi: It Must Suck To Be That Dumb

USA Today reports: President Donald Trump urged supporters in Monroe, Louisiana, Wednesday night to cast their ballot early for Republican businessman Eddie Rispone, who is challenging Democratic incumbent Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards in a Nov. 16 runoff election. Rispone, a wealthy Baton Rouge businessman, took the stage alongside Trump to declare Louisiana “Trump country.” Republican Sens. Bill Cassidy and …

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Trump Quotes GOP Senator: Those “Wack Job” Dem Reps Are The “Four Horsewomen Of The Apocalypse”

Sky News reports: President Donald Trump has made yet another attack on “The Squad”, quoting senator John Kennedy, calling them the “four horsewomen of the apocalypse”. Using Twitter, he quotes the Louisiana senator who appeared on Fox News, saying: “‘In America, if you hate our Country, you are free to leave. The simple fact of the matter is, the four …

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GOP Senator Taunts Democrats: If You Really Want To Impeach, Go Buy A Spine On Amazon And Just Do It

The Hill reports: Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) on Sunday said Democrats who support impeaching President Trump should “buy a spine” and do it. But he also said they’d regret it, pointing to polls that show a minority of voters back impeachment. “Impeachment polls right up there with skim milk with the American people. But my advice to my Democratic friends …

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GOP Senator On Democrat’s Request For Trump’s Tax Returns: It Must Really Suck To Be That Dumb [VIDEO]

“Chairman Neal, powerful man, head of Ways and Means. I know he’s an adult, but I don’t think he’s like a real adult. He says that he needs Trump’s tax returns, he says it’s policy not politics. He has said that the reason he needs them is that he needs to determine how well the IRS is auditing taxpayers. I …

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