Tag Archives: Larry Hogan

GOP MD Gov Calls Would-Be GOP Successor “Unstable”

The Washington Post reports: Republican Gov. Larry Hogan has ratcheted up the rhetoric about GOP gubernatorial candidate Dan Cox, describing him earlier this week as mentally unstable. Hogan, who has previously called Cox a “QAnon whack job,” described the GOP nominee as “a nut” during a recent radio interview and reiterated his prediction that Cox has “no chance whatsoever” of …

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SCOTUS Seeks To End Protests At Justices’ Homes

NBC News reports: Gail Curley, the Supreme Court’s marshal, has written to the governors of Maryland and Virginia and local officials in suburban Washington, D.C., asking them to enforce state and county laws that prohibit picketing at private homes. In the letter to Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, a Republican, she said laws in his state prohibits assembling “with another in …

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GOP Govs To DOJ: Stop The Protests At Justices’ Homes

The Washington Post reports: The Republican governors of Virginia and Maryland, where the homes of Supreme Court justices have become the targets of protests, are demanding that Attorney General Merrick Garland enforce a federal law that forbids demonstrations intended to sway judges on pending cases. Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin and Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan wrote to Garland (D) on Wednesday, …

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GOP Gov. Larry Hogan: Nominating Trump Or A “Cheap Impersonation” In 2024 Would Be Definition Of Insanity

The Wall Street Journal reports: Larry Hogan, the Republican governor of Democratic-leaning Maryland and a possible 2024 presidential candidate, is expected to use a high-profile speech Tuesday evening to call on his party to extricate itself from the grasp of former President Donald Trump. “We won’t win back the White House by nominating Donald Trump or a cheap impersonation of …

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Maryland Becomes Second State To Ban Declawing Cats

The Huffington Post reports: Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) signed a bill into law this week making Maryland the second U.S. state to ban the declawing of cats. Declawing a cat is a major surgery that involves amputating the last bone of each toe, similar to amputating each first knuckle on a person’s hand. The first U.S. state to ban …

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Hogan Rips DeSantis For “Crazy Fight” With Disney

“I didn’t actually see the details of the legislation but the whole thing seems like a crazy fight. DeSantis is always talking about, that he was not demanding businesses do things but he was telling the cruise lines what they had to do, he was telling schools what they had to do. Mandating! “And now wants to criticize Disney for …

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AP: Anti-Trump Republicans Mulling 2024 WH Bids

The Associated Press reports: Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is planning trips to Iowa and New Hampshire. Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., is considering a rough timeline for a potential presidential announcement. And allies of Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., are openly talking up her White House prospects. More than two years before the next presidential election, a shadow primary is already beginning …

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Outgoing MD Gov: I Might Run For President [VIDEO]

Axios reports: Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) said on Sunday that he is “certainly going to take a look” at the possibility of running for president in 2024. Hogan has been considered a top potential presidential contender in the Republican Party. “I’m going to run through the tape as governor until January of next year. I’m going to try to …

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Outgoing Maryland Gov Rules Out Run For Senate

Baltimore’s NBC News affiliate reports: Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced Tuesday that he will not run for the U.S. Senate, rebuffing an aggressive recruitment push from Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and other Republicans who saw the term-limited governor as the GOP’s best chance to win in the deep-blue state. Hogan announced his decision during an unrelated afternoon press conference …

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Hogan: “Stakes Are Too High” For Another Trump Run

Fox News reports: Donald Trump’s presidency is one and done, according to a pair of Republican governors, who have said the 45th president is not the future of the GOP. The stakes are simply too high to risk another Trump presidency, Gov. Larry Hogan, R-Maryland, told Fox News on Sunday. “With America on the wrong path, the stakes are too …

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Outgoing MD Gov Dodges On Possible Senate Run

The Hill reports: Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) on Sunday would not say if he plans to file to run for U.S. Senate by next month’s deadline, days after reports surfaced that GOP heavyweights are urging him to mount a bid. Asked by moderator Margaret Brennan on CBS’s “Face the Nation” if he is going to run for U.S. Senate, …

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GOP Pressures Outgoing MD Gov To Run For Senate

The Associated Press reports: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and other top Republicans are stepping up a personal campaign to persuade Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan to run for the Senate and help the party’s chances of regaining control of the chamber. The recruitment effort has included McConnell’s wife, Elaine Chao, who held Cabinet positions in the Trump and George W. …

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MD Gov Declares Emergency, Hospitals Overwhelmed

The Washington Post reports: Gov. Larry Hogan (R) on Tuesday declared a 30-day state of emergency that mobilizes the National Guard to assist state and local health officers at coronavirus testing and vaccination sites and authorizes the state Department of Health to take steps to increase staffing at overwhelmed hospitals. Hogan predicted that Maryland will see its “most challenging” phase …

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REPORT: Maryland Gov Considering Bid For US Senate

CNN reports: Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is engaging with stepped-up Republican efforts to recruit him into next year’s Senate race, CNN has learned. The popular Republican governor’s entry into the Senate race in a blue state would immediately put Democrats on defense in what would otherwise be a sleepy reelection for Sen. Chris Van Hollen — and potentially upend Democratic …

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GOP Gov: Trump Run In 2024 Would Be Bad For Nation

The Hill reports: Republican Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said on Sunday that a reelection bid by former President Trump would be “bad” for the GOP and the nation. “Fox News Sunday” host Bret Baier asked Hogan if he believed that the Republican Party could win in 2024 with Trump as its nominee. “I think that’d be bad for the party …

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GOP Gov Laments GOP “Circular Firing Squad” [VIDEO]

“It’s sort of a circular firing squad where we’re just attacking members of our own party, instead of focusing on solving problems or standing up and having an argument that we can debate the Democrats on some of the things that the Biden administration is pushing through. “I think they’re concerned about retaliation from the [former] president. They’re concerned about, …

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Maryland To Pay State Employees $100 To Get Vaccine

Axios reports: Maryland will offer a $100 incentive to any state employee who gets vaccinated for COVID-19, Gov. Larry Hogan announced Monday. Why it matters: The incentive comes as vaccine demand is hitting a wall well before the U.S. has reached herd immunity. State employees in Maryland who have already been vaccinated will also get a retroactive $100 payment. West …

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Maryland Is First State To Repeal Police “Bill Of Rights”

The Washington Post reports: Maryland enacted historic police accountability measures Saturday, becoming the first state to repeal its powerful Law Enforcement Officers’ Bill of Rights and setting new rules for when police may use force and how they are investigated and disciplined. The Democratic-majority legislature dealt Republican Gov. Larry Hogan a sharp rebuke, overriding his vetoes of measures that raise …

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Maryland Gov Lifts Limits On Indoor Dining, Retail

Baltimore’s CBS News affiliate reports: Maryland will relax some COVID-19 restrictions later this week, Gov. Larry Hogan announced Tuesday. Effective Friday, March 12 at 5 p.m., capacity limits will be lifted on outdoor and indoor dining. Restaurants and bars will still be limited to seated and distanced service only. Capacity limits will also be lifted on retail businesses, religious facilities, …

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MD Gov Declares Emergency Ahead Of Inauguration

Baltimore’s NBC News affiliate reports: Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Friday issued a proclamation declaring a state of emergency related to the 2021 presidential inauguration. The executive action will allow the state to more efficiently coordinate support and provide assistance to local jurisdictions within Maryland and neighboring states. “The state of Maryland will continue to do everything we possibly can …

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