Tag Archives: Ken Cuccinelli

Right Wingers Push Cuccinelli For Homeland Security

From the Conservative Partnership Institute: Conservatives unequivocally support Ken Cuccinelli for the position of Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security. As acting head of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Cuccinelli has proven himself exceptionally capable of executing the president’s agenda on complex and sensitive issues. Rather than backing away from a media that is at times overtly …

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Cuccinelli: The Bahamas Can Take Care Of Their Own

Politico reports: Acting U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director Ken Cuccinelli on Sunday defended the Trump administration’s decision not to grant temporary protected status to Bahamians displaced by Hurricane Dorian, saying the government there is “capable of taking care of their own.” “The Bahamas is a perfectly legitimate country capable of taking care of their own,” Cuccinelli said on …

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Trump Admin Clarifies New “Born Overseas” Rule With Policy Update Contradicting Memo Released Yesterday

Courthouse News reports: The Trump administration announced Wednesday new citizenship rules for some children of U.S. service members serving abroad, creating confusion among legal scholars and immigration attorneys until clarifying late last night. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services released an 11-page memo Wednesday that initially implied children of American citizens would no longer have automatic citizenship if born in another …

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Trump Admin: Children Born To US Service Members Overseas Will No Longer Be Considered US Citizens

Task & Purpose reports: Children born to U.S. service members and government employees overseas will no longer be automatically considered citizens of the United States, according to policy alert issued by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on Wednesday. Previously, children born to U.S. citizen parents were considered to be “residing in the United States,” and therefore would be automatically …

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Cuccinelli Offers His Rewrite For Statue Of Liberty: “Give Us Your Poor…Who Can Stand On Their Own Two Feet”

Politico reports: President Donald Trump’s top immigration official on Tuesday offered a revised version of the poem affixed to the base of the Statue of Liberty that aligns more closely with the administration’s latest rule aimed at curbing the number of people who enter the United States legally. Ken Cuccinelli, the acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, was …

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New Trump Admin Rule: No More Poor Immigrants

CNN reports: The Trump administration released a regulation Monday that could dramatically cut the number of legal immigrants allowed to enter and stay in the US by making it easier to reject green card and visa applications. Paired with last week’s enforcement raids on food processing plants in Mississippi, Monday’s announcement amounts to a concerted effort by the administration to …

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Trump Administration To “Update” US Citizenship Test

NPR reports: The Trump administration is planning changes to the U.S. citizenship test. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services says it is revising the test to ensure that “it continues to serve as an accurate measure of a naturalization applicant’s civics knowledge.” The test was introduced in 1986 and last revised in 2008. In a USCIS statement, acting Director Ken …

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Cuccinelli: Pelosi Is Effectively Financing Drug Cartels

“I spent a lot of time as an attorney general fighting human trafficking in Virginia, and we literally have a legal system that Congress could fix that right now is set up that essentially makes the federal government the last mile in a human trafficking chain. “Because we’re literally handing unaccompanied children over to illegal aliens in this is country …

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Trump Fires Head Of Immigration Agency, Expected To Nominate Former Virginia AG Ken Cuccinelli To Replace

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump asked the head of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to resign, leaving yet another vacancy within the Department of Homeland Security. Lee Francis Cissna told staff on Friday that his last day would be June 1. Cissna leads the agency responsible for legal immigration, including benefits and visas.  Cissna’s position, like others, requires …

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Cuccinelli Tweets Photo Of Jim Jordan: “Who Better To Wrestle Dems To The Ground? #JimJordan4Speaker!”

This really happened today: While trying to promote Congressman Jim Jordan’s campaign to replace Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) as Speaker of the House, Ken Cuccinelli — who is the president of the Senate Conservatives Fund PAC and frequently appears on CNN — accidentally reminded everyone that the lawmaker has been accused of allowing physical abuse to take place while he …

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CNN’s Ken Cuccinelli Posts Fake Maxine Waters Quote

Media Matters reports: CNN legal and political commentator Ken Cuccinelli, a Republican who formerly served as Virginia’s attorney general, shared a fake quote from Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) that an “illegal immigrant” should be nominated to the Supreme Court. In late June, a Twitter “parody” account pretending to be CNN tweeted an image of Waters appearing on CNN with a …

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Ken Cuccinelli To Ana Navarro During DACA Debate: I’m Sick Of Hearing Your Shrill Voice In My Ears [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli (R) told Republican strategist Ana Navarro that he was tired of hearing her “shrill voice” during a contentious panel segment regarding immigration policy on “CNN Tonight” late Tuesday. “We’ve defamed General Kelly here in this segment. He started off by saying ‘Maybe some people might have been afraid to sign up …

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Trump To Meet With Anti-LGBT Hate Groups

Next month Donald Trump will meet with many of the well-known Christian leaders that want you dead or imprisoned. Via Right Wing Watch: Trump, who has already recruited a variety of far-right activists and conspiracy theorists to his campaign, is set to take part in a convening organized by Ben Carson, a former rival turned campaign surrogate, aimed at bringing …

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VIRGINIA: Former AG Ken Cuccinelli Withdraws Name From State Supreme Court Consideration

The protests apparently worked. From the Richmond Times-Dispatch: Republicans in the Senate and House of Delegates are poised to elect Court of Appeals Judge Stephen R. McCullough of Spotsylvania County to the Supreme Court of Virginia, after former Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli took himself out of the running. “Teiro and I gave serious and prayerful consideration to accepting this honor,” …

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VIRGINIA: Senate Committee Nominates Former Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli To State Supreme Court

Anti-LGBT former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli was yesterday nominated to the Virginia Supreme Court by a state Senate panel. The Washington Blade has some reactions: Equality Virginia, a statewide LGBT advocacy group, on Tuesday noted that the former attorney general in 2008 described the “homosexual agenda” as “something that I believe brings nothing but self-destruction, not only physically but …

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VIRGINIA: The Cooch Is Selling Legal Insurance In Case You Shoot Somebody

Former Virginia Attorney General and failed gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli is selling retainers for his legal services just in case you happen to shoot somebody. “A legal retainer with Virginia Self Defense Law costs as little as $8.33 a month — less than half the cost of a hunting license,” the firm’s Web site says. “Don’t be a victim! Don’t …

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LZ Granderson Destroys The Cooch

Mediaite recaps the mayhem: Crossfire got really heated up Tuesday over the Arizona bill that would allow businesses to refuse service to LGBT individuals. Van Jones posed a provocative question to former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli: “What is the difference between a business owner saying no blacks are allowed here versus no gays are allowed here?” Cuccinelli dismissed the …

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The Advocate Names Russian President Vladimir Putin “Phobie Of The Year”

The Advocate today announced its Phobie Awards, with Russian President Vladimir Putin topping their list of the thirteen most homophobic people in the world. The rest of the list features evildoers well known to JMG readers: Orson Scott Card, Scott Lively, Pat Robertson, E.W. Jackson, Marco Rubio, Frigide Barjot, Ken Cuccinelli, Robert Mugabe, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Rep. Louie Gohmert, and …

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Quote Of The Day – Danita Kilcullen

“We must fight with all we have. We must put pressure on the House like has never been seen before. I’ll be damned if I will ever be forced to hire someone with orange hair, body/neck/face covered with tattoos, multiple piercings, or a man in a dress… or for that matter, a demonstrative effeminate male or purposeful butch-looking female. The …

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Maggie Gallagher Has The Virginia Sadz

“They said he was ‘unelectable. The RNC put only $3 million into this race. Ken was outspent by a margin of something between 4:1 and 10:1, if you believe the Associated Press. The Democrats poured everything into trying to lie to voters and portray Cuccinelli as an extremist — and they barely pulled this one out. Would another $3 million …

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