Tag Archives: Tommy Tuberville

Dem Senator Blasts GOP Attempt To Defund Pro-Trans Schools: Can’t We Have A Little Bit Of Heart? [VIDEO]

Chris Johnson reports at the Washington Blade: The U.S. House narrowly rejected Saturday morning a Republican amendment to the coronavirus relief package that would have defunded schools allowing transgender kids to participate in sports. The amendment, introduced by Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Ala.), was proposed as part of the American Rescue Plan and defeated by a vote of 49-50 largely along …

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Tuberville: I Told Trump About Pence’s Evacuation

Politico reports: Sen. Tommy Tuberville revealed late Wednesday that he spoke to Donald Trump on Jan. 6, just as a violent mob closed in on the the Senate, and informed the then-president directly that Vice President Mike Pence had just been evacuated from the chamber. “I said ‘Mr. President, they just took the vice president out, I’ve got to go,’” …

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Tuberville Issues Laughable Dodge On QAnon Rep

CNN reports: It’s a massive story — and one that affects the future of every single Republican elected official in the country. So, what does Alabama Sen. Tommy Tuberville make of all of the MTG mishigas? “I haven’t looked at what all she’s done,” the freshman senator told CNN’s Ted Barrett on Tuesday. “I’d have to hold back a statement …

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Tuberville Lied About Pre-Riot Meeting At Trump Hotel

The Alabama Political Reporter reports: Alabama Republican Senator Tommy Tuberville through a spokeswoman Tuesday denied meeting with the then-director of the Republican Attorneys General Association and others inside Trump’s private residence at the Trump International Hotel on Jan. 5 — on the eve of the deadly U.S. Capitol attack. But a photo posted to social media appears to show Tuberville …

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As Rioters Rampaged Through Capitol, Trump Called Senators Seeking To Delay Counting Of Electoral Votes

CNN reports: President Donald Trump and his attorney Rudy Giuliani both mistakenly made calls to Republican Sen. Mike Lee as deadly riots were unfolding at the US Capitol earlier this week  — calls that were intended for another GOP senator the White House was frantically trying to convince to delay the counting of Electoral College votes. Trump first called the …

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GOP To Pressure Tuberville Against “Futile” Challenge

NBC News reports: Senate Republicans say Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) will reach out to Sen.-elect Tommy Tuberville (Ala.) in an attempt to avoid a messy floor fight next month over finalizing the results of the Electoral College vote. Senate Republican Whip John Thune (S.D.) said GOP leaders will tell Tuberville that voting to suspend the tally of the Electoral …

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Trump Talks With Tuberville, Who May Back Challenge

The Washington Post reports: President Trump said Sunday that he has spoken with Sen.-elect Tommy Tuberville, the Alabama Republican who suggested last week that he supports a potential challenge to the electoral vote count when the House and Senate convene next month to formally affirm President-elect Joe Biden’s victory. Trump said in an interview with Rudolph W. Giuliani, his personal …

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Trump Hails Tommy Tuberville In Overnight Tweetstorm

The Birmingham News reports: President Donald Trump praised incoming Alabama Sen. Tommy Tuberville after reports surfaced that the freshman lawmaker may back Alabama Congressman Mo Brooks’ Electoral College challenge. In a tweet, Trump called Tuberville “a great champion and man of courage.” “More Republican Senators should follow his lead,” the President tweeted. “We had a landslide victory, and then it …

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Tuberville Suggests He’ll Challenge Electoral College

The Birmingham News reports: Rep. Mo Brooks’ pursuit to overturn the presidential election results by tossing out Electoral College votes in key battleground states will require at least one Senator to be successful when the new Congress convenes on January 6. Tommy Tuberville is a rookie senator who will be sworn into office on January 3, a mere three days …

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Tommy Tuberville Unseats Alabama Sen. Doug Jones

The New York Times reports: Senator Doug Jones is the most vulnerable Democratic incumbent in the chamber. He won a special election in 2017 against Roy S. Moore, a Republican accused of sexual abuse and child molestation. Mr. Jones, who has cast himself as a moderate, is running against the former football coach Tommy Tuberville, a Republican who has pledged …

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Tuberville +17 Over Doug Jones In New US Senate Poll

The Birmingham News reports: Republican U.S. Senate candidate Tommy Tuberville has a 17-point lead over incumbent Democratic Sen. Doug Jones in Alabama, according to a Morning Consult poll released Tuesday. The survey of 650 likely Alabama voters shows Tuberville ahead of Jones, 52 percent to 35 percent. Four percent said they would vote for someone else and 9 percent had …

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ALABAMA: Jeff Sessions Loses GOP Senate Runoff

The Washington Post reports: They stood center stage before a cheering crowd of thousands five years ago, shaking hands in a half embrace that seemed to cement a political and ideological bond that would serve as the foundation for Donald Trump’s presidency. “Donald, welcome to my hometown, Mobile, Alabama,” then-Sen. Sessions (R-Ala.) said, donning a white “Make America Great Again” …

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ALABAMA: GOP Senate Candidate Says We Must Put Jesus First Because He Gave Us The Gift Of Trump

AL.com reports: Former Auburn University football coach Tommy Tuberville told Republicans at a campaign stop in Montgomery today that he would not take a paycheck if he’s elected to the U.S. Senate and would help President Trump fix problems Tuberville said result from a departure from Christian values and practices such as school prayer. “I’m a politician’s worst nightmare. I …

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