Tag Archives: Madison Cawthorn

Madison Cawthorn Discloses Cryptocurrency Purchases At Center Of US House Ethics Probe On Insider Trading

CNBC reports: Rep. Madison Cawthorn on Friday belatedly disclosed suspected cryptocurrency transactions that earlier this month led the House Ethics Committee to open an investigation into the North Carolina Republican’s possible promotion of an asset he secretly owned. Cawthorn, 26, revealed Friday that he bought between $100,000 and $250,000 worth of “Let’s Go Brandon” cryptocurrency on Dec. 21. The transaction …

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Federal Appeals Court: Insurrectionists Can Be Barred From Public Office Under The Fourteenth Amendment

Bloomberg Law reports: Candidates who take part in an insurrection may be barred from holding public office under the 14th Amendment of the US Constitution, a federal appeals court ruled, overturning a lower court judge’s decision. The US 4th Circuit Court of Appeals issued the ruling Tuesday in a challenge to former North Carolina Representative Madison Cawthorn’s candidacy for the …

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Cawthorn Investigated For Alleged Insider Trading

The Hill reports: The House Ethics Committee has launched a probe into embattled Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-N.C.) to determine whether he improperly promoted a cryptocurrency without disclosing he had a financial interest in it and whether he had an improper relationship with a staff member employed in his congressional office. A Washington Examiner report first suggested that Cawthorn may have …

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Cawthorn Threatens “Globalist” Republicans: “Dark MAGA Is Coming For You, Your Days Are Numbered”

Posted today to Cawthorn’s Instagram page: When the establishment turned their guns on me, when the Uni-party coalesced to defeat an America First member very few people had my back. This list includes the lion share of figures that came to my defense when it was not politically profitable. These are honorable men and women who are the type of …

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Trump Pick Cawthorn Unseated In NC House Primary

Raleigh’s NBC News affiliate reports: Cawthorn, just two years ago seen as a rising star in the party, had faced fierce intraparty opposition and a string of high-profile gaffes. But Cawthorn retained the support of former President Donald Trump, who said this week that the 26-year-old deserved a “second chance” despite making “foolish mistakes.” Top state lawmakers and North Carolina’s …

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Trump: Reelect Cawthorn Despite His “Foolish Mistakes”

From the world’s most famous liar: At 18 years of age, Madison Cawthorn, the now 26 year old Congressman from the Great State of North Carolina, went through a life changing event the likes of which, fortunately, few people will ever have to endure. In just seconds, he lost the use of the lower half of his body, a traumatic …

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Right Wing National Review To Voters: Boot Cawthorn

From the editors of the right wing National Review: By one, and only one, metric has Madison Cawthorn succeeded in his first term in Congress — gaining notoriety. That’s enough for backbench Republicans to become huge stars these days, but it may well lead to Cawthorn’s defeat in the Republican primary in his district in the western end of North …

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Cawthorn Introduces Bill That Would Require CDC To “Include Aborted Children In Death Numbers, Rates”

Just in via press release: Today, U.S. Congressman Madison Cawthorn (NC-11) introduced the “Seeking Official Uncounted Lives Statistics Act” or the “SOULS Act”. This legislation requires the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to include, to the extent possible, aborted children in death numbers and rates. Under the current standard, the CDC does not list abortion …

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Cawthorn Roasted Over Tweet About Aid To Ukraine

The Independent reports: Representative Madison Cawthorn from North Carolina was mocked on social media after he wrote that he wished the US would spend $40 billion on veterans instead of on Ukraine. “Imagine if we spent $40 Billion on veterans,” the representative tweeted. Political commentators later mocked Mr Cawthorn by pointing out that the country’s Veteran Affairs (VA) department had …

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Cousin Of Sanctioned Oligarch Donates To Cawthorn

Forbes reports: Rep. Madison Cawthorn’s cash-strapped campaign for re-election received a donation Friday from the cousin and business associate of a sanctioned Russian oligarch, according to a report filed Sunday night with the FEC. Andrew Intrater, a U.S. citizen who’s an asset manager for New York-based Sparrow Capital Holdings, contributed $1,000 to Cawthorn’s campaign. Intrater’s cousin and, at least at …

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October Court Date Set For Cawthorn In Gun Incident

Asheville’s ABC News affiliate reports: A court date has been set for Congressman Madison Cawthorn where TSA found a loaded handgun in his bag at the Charlotte Douglas International Airport. The incident occurred April 26. TSA agents alerted police about the gun. Cawthorn was issued a citation for possession of a dangerous weapon on city property, which is a misdemeanor. …

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Appeals Court Considers Cawthorn Ballot Challenge

The Associated Press reports: A federal appeals court questioned whether a lower court got it right when it blocked a challenge of North Carolina Rep. Madison Cawthorn’s candidacy by voters who cited a section of the Constitution addressing insurrection as disqualifying him. Three judges on the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia, heard arguments in a lawsuit …

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Cawthorn Issues 8-Minute Video: I’m No “Drag Queen”

The Independent reports: US Representative Madison Cawthorn released a new video defending himself after a series of negative stories, saying the media is unfairly attacking the North Carolina freshman. Particularly, Mr Cawthorn criticised Politico, which published photos of him wearing lingerie. “This article is pushing some kind of ludicrous narrative that I’m some sort of drag queen on the side, …

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Madison Cawthorn Hit With Another Ethics Complaint

CBS News reports: A political action group is asking for an ethics investigation of North Carolina Republican Rep. Madison Cawthorn, citing his pattern of bringing weapons into banned spaces and a possible inappropriate financial relationship with a staffer. It’s the latest conflict to erupt for the freshman lawmaker, once a rising star in the GOP, who has found himself at …

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Dems Press To Bar Reps From Carrying Guns At Capitol

The New York Times reports: Congressional Democrats are debating whether to bar lawmakers from carrying firearms on the Capitol grounds, with House leaders pressing to make the complex gun-free but top senators in the party resisting the move. House Democrats have been pressing for the ban since the violent storming of the Capitol and the idea has gained momentum in …

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GOP Sen. Thom Tillis Rages About Madison Cawthorn

GOP Sen. Thom Tillis rages about Cawthorn to Politico: He’s got temperament and judgment issues. He’s made comments at the worst possible time with respect for president Zelenskyy, called him a thug, now he apparently has this insider trading thing which just needs to be handled like everybody else. If there’s no problem there, there won’t be any problem with …

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Dems Press TSA For Gun Charges Against Cawthorn

The Hill reports: Reps. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) and Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-N.J.) have asked the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to take action against Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-N.C.) for his incident involving a firearm at an airport checkpoint. Their letter comes just days after Rep. Madison Cawthorn was cited for trying to bring a loaded gun through a TSA checkpoint. According …

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Cawthorn Mocks Being Caught With Loaded Gun By TSA

“Flying home from DC back home to west North Carolina. Early voting starts tomorrow. Super excited about it. But! Really good news. Just went through TSA, no major alarms, nothing bad happened. “So to all law enforcement out there, especially you guys at Charlotte, I love you all. Appreciate you guys, y’all keep us safe. “Seriously. Thanks. Fly safe. Make …

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GOP Senator: Investigate Cawthorn For Insider Trading

Charlotte’s Fox News affiliate reports:  A North Carolina senator is weighing in on the latest in an avalanche of issues for a fellow congressman from the Tar Heel state. Thom Tillis tweeted Wednesday morning, addressing accusations that Rep. Madison Cawthorn had implicated himself in insider trading. The Washington Examiner wrote that Madison Cawthorn is under fire after posing with hedge …

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Cawthorn Hit With Misdemeanor Charge For Trying To Sneak Loaded Gun Onto Plane, Faces Possible $14K Fine

NBC News reports: Rep. Madison Cawthorn, R-N.C., was cited Tuesday for having a loaded 9mm handgun at a TSA checkpoint at Charlotte Douglas International Airport, the second time he has been stopped with a firearm at an airport since taking office last year. The incident occurred just before 9 a.m., when Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department said it was notified that TSA …

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