Tag Archives: John Thune

GOP Sen. John Thune Rips Republican “Cancel Culture”

The Associated Press reports: U.S. Sen. John Thune on Thursday criticized Republican activists and party leaders for engaging in “cancel culture” by rushing to censure GOP senators who found former President Donald Trump guilty of inciting an insurrection. In his first interview since he voted to acquit Trump, the Senate’s No. 2 Republican defended fellow Republicans who sided with Democrats …

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SD Gov Rebuffs Trump On Challenging GOP Senator

The Argus Leader reports: President Donald Trump is calling on South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem to challenge fellow Republican Sen. John Thune in his 2022 primary election, despite the governor already saying she will seek re-election of her governorship instead. Noem’s been an ardent supporter of Trump’s during the presidential campaign, making several speaking appearances and fundraising stops for him …

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Trump Calls For Unseating “RINO” Republican Senator

From the right wing Washington Times: President Trump on Friday encouraged South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem to launch a primary challenge in 2022 against Sen. John Thune, the No. 2-ranking Republican in the U.S. Senate. Mr. Trump said last month that Mr. Thune – who the president called “Mitch’s boy” – will be primaried in 2022, though he didn’t offer …

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Trump Threatens GOP Senator For Opposing Challenge

The Hill reports: President Trump went after Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) on Tuesday as he put pressure on GOP senators to back efforts to challenge the Electoral College vote when Congress meets on Jan. 6. The president lashed out at Senate Republicans on Twitter, claiming that they would have lost seats without his endorsement. Trump also suggested that Thune, the …

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Thune: Challenge Will “Go Down Like A Shot Dog”

Talking Points Memo reports: Senate Majority Whip John Thune (R-SD) said Monday that a desperate effort by a a handful of House members in his party to challenge the Electoral College’s results reaffirming Joe Biden as the next president would “go down like a shot dog.” “It’s just not going anywhere,” Thune told reporters on Monday, adding that he knows …

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GOP Senator Warns Of Govt Shutdown This Weekend

The Hill reports: Senate Majority Whip John Thune (R-S.D.) warned on Thursday that the government could briefly shut down over the weekend as talks over a sweeping deal to pass funding and provide coronavirus relief drag on. “I mean I’ve already — I know people who are gonna object to that, that want to keep pressure on the process until …

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GOP Senator: Trump Needs A “Different Tone” To Win

NBC News reports: Senate Majority Whip John Thune sounded the alarm Wednesday that President Donald Trump’s support among independent voters was “soft,” urging a change in strategy in light of a New York Times survey that showed the president trailing Democrat Joe Biden by double digits.The Times/Siena national poll found Biden winning 50 percent of registered voters, with Trump winning …

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Wut?

Mediaite cackles: Those six million people risk losing plans provided through Obamacare, because of a conservative Supreme Court challenge that threatens federal subsidies, that have to be provided federally because GOP governors didn’t establish state exchanges. This is like saying the Bill of Rights threatens your civil liberties because they could be challenged in courts. Actually, a one-sentence fix from …

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