Tag Archives: Tim Scott

Tim Scott’s Rebuttal: Democrats Are “Pulling Us Apart”

The Guardian reports: It is Donald Trump, not Democrats, who deserves credit for wresting the coronavirus pandemic under control, Tim Scott argued on Wednesday night as the Republican senator gave his party’s official response to Joe Biden’s first address to Congress. As the only Black Republican in the US Senate, Scott had been expected to address the issue of racial …

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Trump Pardon Went To Cousin Of Republican Senator

The Charleston Post & Courier reports: In the waning days of Donald Trump’s presidency, U.S. Sen. Tim Scott secured a pardon for a pastor he applauded for becoming a model citizen after being convicted in a cocaine bust in the 1990s. Less widely known: the man is Scott’s cousin. Securing a presidential pardon is a rare feat. Some 143 pardons …

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GOP Sen. Tim Scott Won’t Join Seditious Republicans

Axios reports: Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) will certify Joe Biden’s Electoral College win, refusing to join the growing number of Republicans planning to object to the process, Axios has learned. Scott, who joins several veteran Republican senators standing firm against President Trump’s efforts to overturn his legitimate election defeat, sparked buzz about a 2024 presidential run after getting the red …

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GOP Sen. Tim Scott: Trump Should Take Down That “White Power” Video, It’s “Offensive And Indefensible”

“There’s no question. He should not have retweeted it and he should just take it down. If you watch the entire video — you can’t play it because it was so profanity laced. The entire thing was offensive. Certainly, the comment about the white power was offensive. There’s no question. “We can play politics with it or we can’t. I’m …

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GOP Senator Condemns Trump’s Bible Photo Op Stunt

Politico reports: Sen. Tim Scott said Tuesday that protesters in Lafayette Square should not have been cleared with tear gas and rubber bullets to accommodate President Donald Trump’s visit to a historic church, a rebuke of the president by the only black Republican in the Senate. In an interview with POLITICO chief economic correspondent Ben White, Scott (R-S.C.) said he …

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GOP Senator Rips Trump’s Tweets: “Not Constructive”

Mediaite reports: Senator Tim Scott (R- SC) said on Fox News Sunday that he doesn’t believe some of President Donald Trump’s tweets in the past week on Minneapolis and the protests and riots going on have been constructive. “There is a lower value on an African-American male life than it is on a white woman’s life. And that is part …

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GOP Sen. Tim Scott: Roy Moore Should Drop Out Of The Race And “Find Something Else To Do” [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Sen. Tim Scott said Sunday that it’s “in the best interest of the country” that Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore step aside, adding that there’s “a strong possibility” that a write-in candidate could retain the GOP Senate seat. “I certainly think that there is a strong possibility with a new candidate — a new Republican candidate, a proven …

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The First Oops Of CPAC 2015

Carson and Scott are the only African-Americans listed as featured speakers. UPDATE: CPAC is claiming that the Washington Post photoshopped the image. Ross Hemminger, a spokesman for CPAC, told The Hill that the photo is “not a real thing” and that it is a “Photoshopped” image. He forwarded technical emails that claim that there’s distortion around the sides of the …

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Headlines Of The Day

Every site in Teabagistan has spent the last 24 hours denouncing the MLK celebration because “the only sitting black US Senator,” who happens to be a far-right conservative, wasn’t invited to speak. As it turns out, Scott had already told organizers that he would be out of town yesterday. That doesn’t necessarily mean he would have been on the list …

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SOUTH CAROLINA: Rep. Tim Scott To Replace GOP Senator Jim DeMint

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley will tap freshman Tea Party Rep. Tim Scott to replace the retiring Sen. Jim DeMint. Speaking on the condition of anonymity, three Republican officials familiar with the process confirmed to The New York Times the decision to select Mr. Scott. Aides to the governor declined to comment before the noon announcement. Ms. Haley seriously considered …

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