Tag Archives: Paul Gosar

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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McCarthy Claims He Pressured Gosar On Threat Video

Politico reports: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy says he called Rep. Paul Gosar after learning about an anime video the Arizona Republican posted last week that depicted violence against two prominent Democrats. After the call, Gosar put out a statement dismissing that the video was intended to encourage violence. The GOP leader wouldn’t say whether he directly urged Gosar to …

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60 House Dems Intro Resolution To Censure Paul Gosar

Axios reports: House Democrats on Friday introduced a resolution to censure Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.) for posting a video to his Twitter account that depicts him attacking President Biden and appearing to kill Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.). Why it matters: Political violence has been a recurring problem for the 117th Congress, which was rocked by the Capitol riot just three …

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GOP Leadership Silent On Increasingly Violent Rhetoric

The Associated Press reports: In the past week, Republican Rep. Paul Gosar tweeted a video showing a character with his face killing a figure with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s face. Several of the 13 House Republicans who backed a bipartisan infrastructure bill said they faced threats after their vote. In one profanity-laced voicemail, a caller labeled Rep. Fred Upton a “traitor” …

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House Dems To Intro Resolution To Censure Gosar

NBC News reports: A group of House Democrats said Wednesday that they plan to introduce a resolution to censure Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., for posting an edited animated video that depicts him killing Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and attacking President Joe Biden. Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., a co-chair of the Democratic Women’s Caucus, was joined by nine other lawmakers in …

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Gosar Deletes Twitter Video Depicting Killing Of AOC

The Hill reports: Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.) has apparently deleted an altered anime video that he shared depicting himself and other GOP lawmakers attacking President Biden and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), following political blowback from top Democrats. The video, which was first posted Monday to Gosar’s official Twitter account, did not appear on his profile Tuesday evening. A Twitter spokesperson …

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Pelosi Calls For Criminal And Ethics Probe Into Gosar

The Washington Post reports: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Tuesday called for multiple investigations into the posting of an animated video by Rep. Paul A. Gosar (R-Ariz.) that depicts him killing Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and swinging two swords at President Biden. In a tweet, Pelosi urged House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) to join in condemning the “horrific …

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AOC: Paul Gosar Is “A Collection Of Wet Toothpicks”

The Washington Post reports: Rep. Paul A. Gosar (R-Ariz.) shared an altered, animated video that depicts him killing Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and swinging two swords at President Biden, prompting condemnation and calls for his Twitter and Instagram accounts to be suspended. Ocasio-Cortez responded Monday night after arriving in Glasgow, Scotland, as part of a congressional delegation. Gosar, she said, …

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Paul Gosar Tweets Anime Video Of Himself Killing AOC

Salon reports: Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., the far-right dentist known for his ties to multiple white nationalist groups, on Sunday released a video of photoshopped clips of an anime show depicting him killing Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. The tweeted video – which he captioned, “Any anime fans out there?” – opens with Gosar’s name under Japanese text that reads “attack …

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REPORT: Gosar Offered “Blanket Pardon” To Rioters

The Daily Beast reports: Hours after a pro-Trump mob stormed the Capitol, Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) baselessly accused antifa protesters of being behind the insurrection. But, according to an exclusive report from Rolling Stone, Gosar knew exactly who was to blame—and even offered them a pardon ahead of the events of Jan. 6. An unnamed organizer of the Stop the …

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GOP Rep Tweets Link To Nazi/Holocaust Denial Site

The Informant reports: Congressman Paul Gosar tweeted a link on Wednesday to a website that routinely publishes the work of neo-Nazis, white nationalists, and Holocaust deniers. It was the Republican from Arizona’s latest plunge into the world of far-right extremism, having previously palled around with militias, spoken at a conference organized by a white nationalist, and repeatedly promoted the work …

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Gosar’s Siblings: Have You No Shame Or Decency?

The siblings of insurrectionist GOP Rep. Paul Gosar have published a scathing open letter to their brother. It begins: In 1954, the Boston lawyer Joseph Welch famously asked Wisconsin Republican Sen. Joseph McCarthy, “At long last, sir, have you left no sense of decency?” It was a question that marked the beginning of the end for McCarthy’s madness, and the …

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Cultist Reps Accuse DOJ Of Mistreating Capitol Rioters

The American Independent reports: Four far-right House Republicans have announced that they will hold a news conference outside the Department of Justice on Tuesday to demand “answers from Attorney General (AG) Merrick Garland on the status of January 6th prisoners and related investigations.” Reps. Matt Gaetz (FL), Louie Gohmert (TX), Paul Gosar (AZ), and Marjorie Taylor Greene (GA) say they …

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White Supremacist GOP Rep Loses His Biggest Donor

Vice News reports: Turns out the American Dental Association might have teeth after all. They’ve finally cut their longtime pal, onetime “Dentist of the year” Congressman Paul Gosar off financially, VICE News has learned. The move comes less than one week after we reported that the issue of the American Dental Association’s ongoing support for the Arizona Republican was dividing …

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Cultist Rep To Raise Money With White Supremacist

Mediaite reports: Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) is holding a fundraiser with Nick Fuentes, an online commentator who has achieved a following as an open anti-Semite, Holocaust denier, and white supremacist. A flyer posted to a Telegram account linked to Fuentes promoted a July fundraiser with the ardently pro-Trump congressman. Fuentes is a virulent anti-Semite who has denied the Holocaust, defended …

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Siblings Of “Traitor” Cultist Rep Want Him Expelled

NBC News reports: Few members of Congress have been as loud in repeating Donald Trump’s false election claims as Rep. Paul Gosar, the Arizona Republican who rallied supporters of the president to overturn the election and has been at the forefront of efforts to downplay the Capitol riot. Two of his estranged siblings told NBC News in interviews the congressman’s …

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Siblings Of Cultist GOP Rep Apologize To Capitol Cops For His “Despicable And Disgraceful Conduct” [VIDEO]

“First off, I’d like to thank Officer Fanone and the other Capitol Hill police officers for their bravery and heroism on that day. And on behalf of the actual sane members of our family — which is everyone but Paul — we apologize on behalf of our family to him for his despicable comments and disgraceful conduct through this whole …

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Cheney And Kinzinger Condemn “Disgusting, Sick” GOP Rep For Claim Rioter Was “Executed” By Capitol Police

The Hill reports: Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) blasted fellow Republican Rep. Paul Gosar (Ariz.) for placing blame for the death of a woman during the Jan. 6 rioting by supporters of President Trump at the feet of Capitol Police. Gosar, during a House hearing earlier in the day, said Capitol Police were “lying in wait” for Ashli Babbitt, who was …

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Cultist Rep: Capitol Rioter Was “Executed” By Police

Mediaite reports: During a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on the January 6 Capitol riot on Tuesday, Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) had quite the characterization of the death of rioter Ashli Babbitt, while questioning FBI Director Christopher Wray. Babbitt was fatally shot by a Capitol police officer. “Director Wray,” said Gosar. “Do you know who executed Ashli Babbitt?” “It’s …

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REPORT: Gosar Plotted “Brooks Brothers Riot” In AZ

The Washington Post reports: Two days after the tumultuous 2020 election, as President Donald Trump railed that his victory had been stolen, a small group of men dressed in yellow-and-black Proud Boys shirts appeared with dozens of other Trump supporters to protest the counting of ballots at Nevada’s biggest voting center. Woodrow Johnston, the vice president of McShane LLC, a …

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