Tag Archives: Rick Santorum

Santorum Blames Firing By CNN On “Cancel Culture”

Mediaite reports: Santorum started Monday night by telling Hannity that he gives CNN some credit for keeping him on as a contributor for a few years, saying there was pressure to fire him for a while, but said the network dropping him is “disappointing.” “One of the things I’m concerned about is you get savaged by telling the truth and …

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CNN Finally Fires Rick Santorum For Racist Comments

The Daily Beast reports: CNN finally fired Rick Santorum, nearly a month after the former Pennsylvania Senator made racist, pro-colonization comments about Native Americans at an event for young conservatives. “We birthed a nation from nothing, I mean nothing was here,” Santorum said on April 26. “I mean, yes, we have Native Americans, but candidly, there isn’t much Native American …

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Santorum On Native American Comments: I Misspoke

The Hill reports: Former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) in an interview late Monday said he “misspoke” during recent remarks dismissing the influence of Native American culture on the U.S. Santorum, a senior political commentator at CNN, appeared on the network to discuss the comments, which sparked criticism late last month. “This seemed like you were trying to erase diversity,” host …

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Rick Santorum Faces Furor For Comments On Native Americans: Christians “Birthed A Nation From Nothing”

USA Today reports: CNN political commentator Rick Santorum is in hot water after making comments about Native American culture and the lack of it in America. Last week, Santorum gave a speech about “birthing a nation from nothing” at the Standing Up For Faith & Freedom Conference for the Young America’s Foundation, a conservative youth organization. A video clip from …

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Santorum: Give Trump And Republicans “Time And Space To Work Through Their Feelings About Losing”

Mediaite reports: On the Friday morning when Biden took a likely insurmountable lead in Pennsylvania and all but secured his victory over Trump, Santorum told a CNN panel not to rush Trump and his fans into conceding.  Santorum declared “Give people time!” “You know he’s just found out that he’s probably not going to be the president of the United …

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Catholic Version Of PayPal Launches To “Serve The Catholic Economy,” Rick Santorum Is Board Member

Via press release from Christian Newswire: Cathio, an organization founded to serve Catholics through an easy-to-use payment solution that responds to the needs of the Catholic community, announced the launch of its platform and its leadership team today. “Cathio’s platform is designed to enable all sectors of the Catholic economy to benefit from lower costs and transparent payments,” said Cathio …

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Santorum Acknowledges Franklin Graham’s Hypocrisy For Calling Out Mayor Pete But Not Trump’s Adultery

Raw Story reports: During an appearance on CNN, host John Berman pointed out that “it seems there is some relativism” in Graham’s religious faith because “he is calling on Pete Buttigieg to repent for being gay, yet he’s one of the most ardent supporters of the thrice-married President Trump.” “You have every right to call him out on that,” Santorum …

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Frothy Admits: Trump Lies About Many Things [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Former GOP Sen. Rick Santorum (Pa.) said Wednesday that President Trump’s claims about the Russia investigation shouldn’t be alarming because the president “doesn’t tell the truth about a lot of things fairly consistently.” “The president doesn’t tell the truth about a lot of things fairly consistently,” Santorum, a CNN commentator, said during a panel discussion on”Anderson Cooper …

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Santorum: That Was Trump’s “Worst-Delivered Speech”

“This was probably the worst-delivered speech I’ve heard Donald Trump give. He ran over his lines, he mixed up, he didn’t deliver his punchlines, he would deliver a line and go to the next issue, and I don’t think he even realized he was moving on to the next issue. Someone didn’t do a good job of breaking his speech …

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Santorum: Trump Showed His “Softer Side” Last Night

“Anybody who honestly looked at what was said tonight, this was a win for the president, and on several fronts. The president did something he doesn’t do very often, and I thought he did it, for him, very well, which was to show a softer side, to make a more compassionate argument, and to tone down the rhetoric. We need …

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Santorum Blasts Trump On Syria: It’s Horrible Foreign Policy To Abandon Allies, This Will Hurt Him Politically

“The way [Trump] did it in the face of the president of Turkey, basically abandoning our allies [the Kurds], who the Turks see as terrorists, is just a horrible piece of foreign policy. I am very disappointed in the president that he would do this in this fashion. We need to stand for our allies, particularly allies who have fought …

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Frothy Mix: Trump’s Affair With A Porn Star Is “Tawdry And Disgusting” And I’m Not Condoning That [VIDEO]

CNN’s Jeffrey Toobin: “How amazing it is to listen to Rick Santorum, who made his entire career — successful for a time — on the basis of morality in politics, making excuses for paying off porn stars and women with whom you’ve had affairs. Putting that to one side, isn’t the reason –” Rick Santorum: “I’m not making excuses for …

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Frothy Mix: I Don’t Want To Be Trump’s Chief Of Staff

CNN reports: Former Pennsylvania senator Rick Santorum said he will not take the soon to be vacant White House chief of staff job. The Washington Post reported Tuesday night that some of President Trump’s aides thought that Santorum was a contender after he was spotted with the president at Saturday’s Army-Navy football game in Philadelphia. However, Santorum confirmed he would …

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Frothy Defends Trump: Obama Told Bigger Lies [VIDEO]

Rick Santorum won’t admit that Trump lies: Rick Santorum on Wednesday brushed off questions about false and misleading claims by President Trump, arguing that his predecessor, Barack Obama, told more substantial lies. Asked on CNN’s “New Day” whether he believed Obama lied more often than Trump, Santorum, a former GOP senator from Pennsylvania, demurred, saying that the former president’s untruths …

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Frothy Mix: I Misspoke About Guns And CPR [VIDEO]

Raw Story reports: In an interview with CNN’s Chris Cuomo, former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-PA) admitted that he was wrong when he told students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, to take CPR classes instead of fighting for gun control. “I blame myself. I said that wrong comment Sunday and I got everybody off on a rabbit …

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Rick Santorum: Student Activists Should Be Learning CPR Instead Of Protesting Against The NRA [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) suggested that students should take CPR classes and take steps to prepare for active shooter situations instead of holding protests calling for new gun laws. “How about kids instead of looking to someone else to solve their problem, do something about,” Santorum said on CNN’s “State of the Union.” “Maybe taking CPR …

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Frothy Doubles-Down On Blaming Mass Shootings On “An Epidemic Of Young Men Being Raised Without Dads”

Mediaite reports: Rick Santorum appeared on CNN’s New Day to face a grilling from Chris Cuomo, after the former Pennsylvania senator argued that mass shooters often “come from broken homes without dads.” Cuomo pressed Santorum on calling for a debate about family instead of gun control in the wake of the massacre at a South Florida high school. Santorum, who …

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Frothy Mix Blames Mass Shootings On Single Moms

“Gun control is a debate we need to have. Another debate we need to have is something that’s also common in these shootings…the fact that these kids come from broken homes without dads. And that is not something that we’re talking about and that is a commonality. We want to talk about things we can work together on, how about …

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Frothy Mix On Las Vegas: Why Don’t Liberals Go After Video Games Instead Of People’s Guns? [VIDEO]

SQUIRREL: During a panel discussion on CNN’s State of the Union this morning, political commentator and former GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum waded into the debate by taking aim at the entertainment industry. After finding consensus with liberals on the banning of bump stocks and modifying semi-automatic weapons to shoot like automatic ones, Santorum then said more attention should be …

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Rick Santorum: Millions Are Scamming Obamacare Through Its Preexisting Conditions Clause [VIDEO]

Raw Story reports: CNN contributor Rick Santorum suggested on Sunday that it was a mistake to guarantee health care coverage for people with preexisting conditions because “millions” of them were scamming insurance companies. During a panel discussion about health care reform, Santorum argued that President Barack Obama’s health care reform law had damaged the health care system to the point …

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