Tag Archives: Madison Cawthorn

Cawthorn Compares Gun Advocates To Viet Cong

“But let me tell you—the Second Amendment is not written for sporting. The Second Amendment is so that if a tyrannical government ever wants to rise up, we can stop them. “And if anybody ever wants to say, ‘Oh, well you know what? Citizens with a few small arms fire would never be able to stop the federal government.’ I …

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Top Cawthorn Staffer Makes $127K With No Experience

The Asheville Citizen-Times reports: The top staffer for Rep. Madison Cawthorn of North Carolina makes the equivalent of a $127,111 annual salary despite having no background in government and little other work experience except for running Texas fireworks stands, according to recently released congressional spending reports and a Republican Capitol Hill source. The quarterly disbursements statement shows the first-term Western …

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Cawthorn: Criticism Of All My Missed House Votes Just “Shows How Democrats Feel About The Nuclear Family”

“It just show how exactly the Democrats feel about the nuclear family in America right now. I will tell you I was doing the only thing that I find more important than my service here in Congress – and that was my service as a husband. “I just got married about seven weeks ago. And so my wife and I …

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Student Trolls Cruz And Cawthorn On Cancun And Hitler

Mediaite reports: Washington D.C. student Noah Mitchell ambushed Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-NC) at the Capitol, asking if they enjoyed their most controversial trips. Mitchell, a political science student living in D.C., pretended to take a selfie with Cruz on Thursday, quickly asking him, “How was Cancún, Senator? It was good?” Realizing that this was not …

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Cawthorn Bill Would Make Border Wall Natl “Donument”

USA Today reports: Rep. Madison Cawthorn has proposed a fresh alternative for the unfinished U.S.-Mexico border wall championed by former President Donald Trump: turn it into a national monument. “For four years President Trump worked to secure the southern border of the United States by constructing a wall in places where there was little to no fencing,” Cawthorn said in …

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Cawthorn Blames Biden For Mass Shooting In Boulder

The Hill reports: First-term Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-N.C.) said in a recent interview, without offering evidence, that he believes the man alleged to have carried out a mass shooting in a Colorado supermarket last week was inspired to violence following U.S. airstrikes in Syria, which he called a “failed policy” of the Biden administration. “I think this is really a …

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Man Who Just Voted Against Billions For Homeless Vets Claims Biden Admin Won’t Give Help To Homeless Vets

He’s trying to out-Boebert Lauren Boebert: Newly-elected House member Madison Cawthorn (R-NC) attacked President Joe Biden Monday for his efforts on immigration, accusing him of failing to put homeless Americans before immigrants entering the country. However, his lie was quickly called out by another House member, Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), who filled Cawthorn (and the public) on just what has already …

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Cawthorn Unable To Comprehend First Amendment

“Greg Steube and I are leading a charge to reform that terrible Section 230 that gives them basically this full-on immunity where the American people are unable to go after Big Tech when they assault out First Amendment rights. If our bill passes, and we know the Democrats are not going to allow us to do that because this is …

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LGBT Activist To Challenge Rep. Madison Cawthorn

The Asheville Citizen-Times reports: A Buncombe County commissioner who gained national prominence in the campaign to fully legalize same-sex marriage has said she will seek the congressional seat held by far-right Republican Madison Cawthorn. The Rev. Jasmine Beach-Ferrara of Asheville announced her run March 3 for the 11th District seat, taking an immediate shot at Cawthorn and his Washington speech …

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Rep. Madison Cawthorn Even Lied About His Car Crash

The Washington Post reports: Cawthorn said a close friend had crashed the car in which he was a passenger and fled the scene, leaving him to die “in a fiery tomb.” Cawthorn was “declared dead,” he said in the 2017 speech at Patrick Henry College. He said he told doctors that he expected to recover and that he would “be …

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Cawthorn: Dems Want US To Be “Communist Ash Heap”

Fox News reports: Rep. Madison Cawthorn, R-N.C., didn’t mince words in his first appearance at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), telling the crowd that “brutal and vicious” Democrats were trying to turn the U.S. into a “Communist ash heap.” Cawthorn said the U.S. is “walking down a road very near socialism. They are trying to turn this country into …

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Cawthorn: No Regrets For Speaking At Pre-Riot Rally

The Hill reports: In a portion of a forthcoming interview on “The Carlos Watson Show” shared exclusively with The Hill, Watson, co-founder and CEO of media company OZY, asked Cawthorn if he had any second thoughts about his participation in the rally after looking at the violence that ensued at the Capitol, in which five people died. “I don’t regret …

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NC Paper Eviscerates “Embarrassment” Cawthorn

From the editorial board of the Charlotte Observer: Can someone please keep Madison Cawthorn away from the cameras? And the microphones? And really, most situations in which he publicly tries to turn words into meaningful thoughts? The first-term, District 11 U.S. House member has been an embarrassment to the institution, to his party, and to his state. In the last …

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CNN Host Shreds Cawthorn On Election Lies [VIDEO]

The Daily Beast reports: Two weeks after riling up a crowd of Trump supporters with claims of election fraud ahead of the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, GOP Rep. Madison Cawthorn tried to rehabilitate his stance on the presidential election on Saturday night—only to have his entire argument fall apart in spectacular fashion. Pressed by CNN’s Pamela Brown to explain what …

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REPORT: Cawthorn Lied About Paralympics Training

The Nation reports: Multiple outlets reported that before he ran for office, Cawthorn was training for the 2020 Paralympic Games. There is little detail, but according to Micah Bock, Cawthorn’s campaign communications director, he intended to compete in the 400-meter dash at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. Cawthorn frequently said on social media that he was “training” for the …

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17 Freshman GOP Reps Offer To Work With Biden

The Washington Post reports: A group of 17 House Republican freshmen, led by Rep. Beth Van Duyne (Tex.) wrote to Biden on Wednesday, congratulating him on his presidency and offering to work with him on issues where they can find common ground. “After two impeachments, lengthy inter-branch investigations, and, most recently, the horrific attack on our nation’s capital, it is …

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Cawthorn: “I Was Armed” During Capitol Riots

From an interview with Smokey Mountain News: We were starting to be evacuated and the evacuation route is down stairs. Working with Capitol police, we figured out a way how we could make that more inclusive of the members who have disability problems. I’ve got to hand it to fellow North Carolina congressmen Ted Budd and Richard Hudson. They really …

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