Tag Archives: sedition

Hawley Roasted For Photo With Troops At US Capitol

Raw Story reports: Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) received significant backlash this week after he praised the Missouri National Guard for their work in supporting Capitol police. Hawley, of course, was one of the leading Republican senators to challenge the results of the 2020 election, which incited supporters of former President Donald Trump to violently storm the Capitol building on January …

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Hawley Raised $3M After Attempt To Overturn Election

The Hill reports: Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) has raised more than $3 million during the first three months of 2021 after leading efforts to block President Biden’s win, according to a new report. Hawley, who was the first Senate Republican to announce he would oppose the congressional certification of Biden’s Electoral College victory, hauled in more than 57,000 donations during …

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Insurrectionist GOP Rep: Those Capitol Rioters Were “Fools” But “2020 Illegal Voting Was Real And Massive”

The Birmingham News reports: The mob of pro-Trump supporters who attacked the U.S. Capitol on January 6 were “fools” who wrecked efforts by Republicans in Congress to debate baseless allegations of “voter fraud and election theft,” said U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks who is now running for a Senate seat. “They did more to hurt the Republican Party and our efforts …

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Insurrectionist Republicans See Flood Of Donations

Reuters reports: Right after the deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, dozens of U.S. companies announced they would halt political donations to the 147 Republican lawmakers who voted to overturn Donald Trump’s presidential election loss. Two months later, there is little sign that the corporate revolt has done any real damage to Republican fundraising. If anything, the biggest backers of …

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Insurrectionist Gloats: “MAGA Has Only Just Begun”

From a statement issued by the insurrectionist: I want to first thank my team of dedicated lawyers and others for their tireless work upholding justice and defending truth. My deepest thanks as well to all of the United States Senators and Members of Congress who stood proudly for the Constitution we all revere and for the sacred legal principles at …

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11 Republicans Vote Against Motion To Start Trial

The Washington Post reports: Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) introduced a resolution setting the parameters of the trial as the first order of business. “It’s our solemn constitutional duty to conduct a fair and honest impeachment trial of the charges against former President Trump, the gravest charges ever brought against a president of the United States in American …

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Impeachment Managers Scoff At Trump’s Defense

Via email from the House impeachment managers: The evidence of President Trump’s conduct is overwhelming. He has no valid excuse or defense for his actions. And his efforts to escape accountability are entirely unavailing. As charged in the Article of Impeachment, President Trump violated his Oath of Office and betrayed the American people. His incitement of insurrection against the United …

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Microsoft Ends Donations To GOP Insurrectionists

The Verge reports: Microsoft has announced that it will suspend all donations for the upcoming 2022 election cycle for any members of Congress, state officials, and organizations that voted to object to the certification of electors in the 2020 election or supported attempting to overturn the election. The company temporarily suspended all political contributions after the January 6th attack on …

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Gaetz Claims He’d Resign To Defend Trump At Trial

From Steve Bannon’s extremist “War Room” website: Congressman Matt Gaetz said he would give up his seat in the House if asked to defend President Donald Trump in the upcoming impeachment trial. “The President so far has gotten a low-energy defense,” Gaetz said in an interview with War Room. Gaetz said it’s important to show how President Trump’s concerns about …

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Some Who Stormed The US Capitol Didn’t Even Vote

CNN reports: They were there to “Stop the Steal” and to keep the President they revered in office, yet records show that some of the rioters who stormed the US Capitol did not vote in the very election they were protesting. To determine who voted in November, CNN obtained voting records for more than 80 of the initial arrestees. Among …

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ProPublica: Aide To Guilfoyle Organized Pre-Riot Rally

ProPublica reports: In the week leading up to the Jan. 6 rally in Washington, D.C., that exploded into an attack on the Capitol, a top Trump campaign fundraiser issued a directive to a woman who had been overseeing planning for the event. “Get the budget and vendors breakdown to me and Justin,” Caroline Wren wrote to Cindy Chafian, a self-described …

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“Secretive” Ethics Panel To Judge Cruz And Hawley

Politico reports: Former President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial will be conducted on the Senate floor, live on TV. The Senate investigation into Sens. Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley will take place behind closed doors by one of the most secretive committees in Congress. After multiple leading Democrats called for the two Republicans to resign, Cruz and Hawley’s challenge to President …

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Trump Raised $86M During Push To Overturn Election

The Hill reports: Former President Trump and the Republican National Committee (RNC) raked in about $86 million between Nov. 24 and the end of 2020, a haul that came as the then-president and the GOP sought to undermine the results of the presidential election. The donations were disclosed in a Friday filing with the Federal Elections Commission (FEC) by WinRed, …

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McCarthy: Trump Promised To Help With Midterms

Via press release from Kevin McCarthy: House Republicans and the Trump administration achieved historic results for all Americans. We were able to do this because we listened to and understood the concerns of our fellow citizens that had long been ignored. As a result, House Republicans defied the experts and the media by expanding our growing coalition across the country. …

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Google To End Donations To Seditionist Republicans

Axios reports: Google will not make contributions from its political action committee this cycle to any member of Congress who voted against certifying the results of the presidential election, following the deadly Capitol riot. Several major businesses paused or pulled political donations following the events of Jan. 6, when pro-Trump rioters, riled up by former President Trump, stormed the Capitol …

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Dems Hit Hawley And Cruz With Ethics Complaints

The Washington Post reports: Seven Democratic senators on Thursday lodged an ethics complaint against two of their Republican colleagues, Sens. Ted Cruz (Tex.) and Josh Hawley (Mo.), for their actions ahead of the Jan. 6 storming of the Capitol by a pro-Trump mob. In a letter to Sens. Christopher A. Coons (D-Del.) and James Lankford (R-Okla.), the chair and vice-chair …

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Bed Bath & Beyond And Kohl’s To Drop MyPillow

Minneapolis’s CBS News affiliate reports: My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell said in an interview Saturday that Bed Bath & Beyond and Kohl’s are among the retailers that will stop selling his products due to his continued support of conspiracy theories related to President Donald Trump’s election loss. Lindell, whose company is based in Chaska, made the announcement while talking with …

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REPORT: Trump Planning Departure Ceremony, Event May Feature Red Carpet, Military Band, 21-Gun Salute

USA Today reports: President Donald Trump will leave the White House for Florida shortly before President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration Wednesday, two sources familiar with his plans said on the condition of anonymity to discuss details not yet announced. Trump will hold a farewell ceremony at Joint Base Andrews, the usual jumping off point for Air Force One located in Maryland …

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REPORT: Sen. Ted Cruz To Attend Biden Inauguration

Houston’s NBC News affiliate reports: Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, will attend President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration on Jan. 20, sources tell KXAN. Cruz defended President Donald Trump’s claim that the 2020 presidential election was fraudulent and volunteered to argue Texas’ failed lawsuit challenging election results in four battleground states before the Supreme Court. Calls for Cruz to resign mounted in the …

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BREAKING: Trump Is First President Impeached Twice

USA Today reports: The House reached the majority vote needed to impeach President Donald Trump for inciting an “insurrection” in last week’s attack on the Capitol, a stinging rebuke of the nation’s 45th president as he prepares to depart the White House after four tumultuous years. A handful of Republicans broke from their party – and their president – to …

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