Tag Archives: Paul Gosar

Gosar Claims Texas Shooter Was “Trans Illegal Alien”

The Huffington Post reports: Extremist Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Arizona) deleted a disturbing and offensive tweet Tuesday that falsely claimed the gunman who killed more than 20 people at a Texas school was a “transsexual leftist illegal alien.” The lawmaker wrote the message in response to a Twitter user who wondered if the shooter was a member of the far-right, “the …

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Extremist Rep. Paul Gosar: “Ukraine Is Not Our Ally And Russia Is Not Our Enemy, None Of This Is Putin’s Fault”

Dutifully parroted by state media outlet Russia Today: Republican Rep. Paul Gosar (Arizona) has condemned the push from both parties in Washington to send billions of dollars worth of weapons to Ukraine. Gosar, an immigration hardliner and anti-interventionist, was one of 57 GOP lawmakers to vote against a $40 billion economic and military aid bill for Ukraine on Tuesday. While …

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Gosar Used Public Funds To Travel To Neo-Nazi Events

The Arizona Mirror reports: Prescott Republican Congressman Paul Gosar spent more than $7,800 for travel, lodging and vehicle expenses while attending events with far-right groups and white nationalists, according to a review of the congressman’s finances by a nonpartisan watchdog group. The Moonlight Foundation conducted a review of congressional travel that showed Gosar has spent more on travel than any …

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Extremist Arizona GOP Reps Battle Disqualification

Courthouse News reports: Attorneys for three Arizona lawmakers tied to the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol told a Maricopa County judge Wednesday that voter-initiated complaints seeking to disqualify the candidates should be thrown out. The lawsuits against U.S. Representatives Paul Gosar and Andy Biggs and state Representative Mark Finchem, a Republican from Oro Valley, claim they violated section …

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More Republicans Hit With Suits To Block Candidacies Over Their Roles In Attempt To Overturn 2020 Election

The New York Times reports: A legal effort to disqualify from re-election lawmakers who participated in events surrounding the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol expanded on Thursday, when a cluster of voters and a progressive group filed suit against three elected officials in Arizona to bar them under the 14th Amendment from running again. In three separate candidacy …

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Rep. Paul Gosar Pulls Out Of “Hitler’s Birthday” Event

The Arizona Mirror reports: Prescott Republican Congressman Paul Gosar was listed as a “special guest” with the white nationalist American Populist Union at an event that will be on a date popular among white nationalists and Neo-Nazis: Hitler’s birthday. The American Populist Social will be held in Tempe on April 20, a date revered by white supremacists and Neo-Nazis. But …

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Gosar: I Accidentally Spoke To That Neo-Nazi Group

Congress Minutes reports: Rep. Paul Gosar is blaming his video appearance last month at a white nationalist-organized conference on his staff. The Arizona Republican also says he’s done with event organizer Nick Fuentes, a far-right fringe figure who’s trafficked in racist and antisemitic rhetoric. Gosar’s denial — among the first public remarks he’s given on the matter — comes nearly …

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Christian Group Demands RNC Censure MTG And Gosar

From a petition by Faith In America: Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) is twisting religion and using Jesus’s name to defend her blasphemous partnership with white nationalists. On Friday, 2/25, several prominent Republican politicians — including Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene and Paul Gosar — spoke at an explicitly white-nationalist conference in Florida. The “America First Political Action Conference” is organized …

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Three GOP Reps Vote Against Pro-Ukraine Resolution

The Louisville Courier-Journal reports: When the House passed a resolution Wednesday night to declare support for Ukraine’s sovereignty, only three votes were in opposition. Rep. Thomas Massie of Kentucky was one of them. The resolution passed near-unanimously with a 426-3 vote. Three Republicans voted in opposition: Massie, Raul Gosar (Arizona) and Matt Rosendale (Montana). The resolution calls for an immediate …

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McCarthy Refuses To Condemn MTG Before Cameras

The Hill reports: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) on Tuesday refused an on-camera chance to condemn a pair of far-right lawmakers for their weekend participation in a white nationalist conference in Florida, where Russian President Vladimir Putin was a celebrated figure. A day earlier, in the private halls of the Capitol, the Republican leader told a pair of reporters …

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Republican Leaders Condemn Greene And Gosar For Speaking At Extremist Event: “Appalling And Wrong”

Politico reports: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and a host of other Republican leaders are condemning party members who engage with white nationalist groups, days after Gosar (R-Ariz.) and Greene (R-Ga.) spoke at the extremist-backed America First Political Action Conference. It’s the most serious signs of isolation yet for the two Trump-allied conservatives, as party …

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Romney Roasts MTG And Paul Gosar As “Morons”

The Guardian reports: Marjorie Taylor Greene and Paul Gosar, members of Congress who spoke at a white nationalist event in Florida this week, are “morons” with no place in the Republican party, Mitt Romney said on Sunday. “I’m reminded of that old line from the Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid movie,” the Utah senator and 2012 presidential nominee told …

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Gosar Takes Credit For Relief Funding He Voted Against

MSNBC reports: In a press release Monday, Rep. Paul Gosar took credit for airport improvements his district received as a result of the American Rescue Plan, a bill he whined about all the way through its enactment in March. Gosar voted against the relief plan — twice. And in February, as the proposed legislation worked its way through Congress, the …

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Trump Endorses “Highly Respected” Rep. Paul Gosar

The Associated Press reports: Former President Donald Trump is endorsing Rep. Paul Gosar, one day after the Arizona Republican was censured by the House of Representatives for posting a violent cartoon video that depicted a character with his face killing one with New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s. Trump, in a statement, hailed Gosar as “a loyal supporter of our America …

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Gosar Retweeted His Death Threat Video After Censure

Talking Points Memo reports: Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ), shortly after being censured by the House for posting an anime video of him killing Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), retweeted a post with the video on Thursday before apparently unretweeting it. The Associated Press, the New York Times and multiple Twitter observers noted that on Thursday evening, Gosar retweeted a post from …

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House Votes 223-207 To Censure Rep. Paul Gosar

CNN reports: As the House voted on the resolution to censure him, GOP Rep. Paul Gosar was standing in a group in the back of the House floor. Those around him included GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, who Democrats stripped of her committee assignments earlier this year, GOP Rep. Lauren Boebert and outgoing Freedom Caucus Chair Andy Biggs. The resolution …

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LIVE VIDEO: House Votes On Censuring Rep. Paul Gosar

CNN reports: The House is set to vote Wednesday to approve a resolution that censures Rep. Paul Gosar and strips him of his two committee assignments, which if passed would be the first time a sitting House member will be censured in more than 10 years. The action led by House Democrats represents a major rebuke to the Arizona Republican …

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House To Vote Tomorrow On Censuring Rep. Paul Gosar And Removing Him From House Oversight Committee

CNN reports: The House will vote Wednesday on a resolution that both censures Republican Rep. Paul Gosar of Arizona and removes him from the Committee on Oversight and Reform, a source familiar tells CNN. Gosar is facing censure for his posting of a photoshopped anime video to his Twitter and Instagram accounts showing him appearing to kill Democratic Rep. Alexandria …

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Gosar: Dems Are Plotting To Strip Me Off Committees

“I just received word that Speaker Pelosi intends to hold a censure vote against me soon, maybe as early as this afternoon at three and strip me of my committee assignments over a cartoon my staff posted last week depicting the real life battle taking place along the southern border — resulting from Mr. Biden’s open border policy. “The left …

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Senior Dems Huddle On Punishment For Paul Gosar

Politico Playbook reports: Senior Democrats privately discussed censuring Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.) over a video seemingly promoting violence against political opponents during a private leadership meeting Monday night, according to multiple sources. Democratic leaders have not made a final call about what to do with the far-fight Arizona congressman and want to discuss their options with rank-and-file Tuesday. However, there …

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