Posts Tagged ‘Republican’

Loews Hotels cancels event for Republican Missouri senator after US Capitol riot

ORLANDO, Florida — Loews Hotels said Saturday it has canceled an upcoming fundraiser for US Sen. Josh Hawley, the latest fallout for the Republican lawmaker after the US Capitol uprising. The Republican senator from Missouri helped staged an Electoral College challenge the day President Donald Trump’s supporters stormed the US Capitol over baseless claims that […]

Pelosi Threatens Republican Members of Congress With Prosecution

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has turned up the heat on members of Congress who “were accomplices” in last week’s riots, warning that they will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. “If in fact it is found that members of Congress were accomplices to this insurrection, if they aided and abetted the crime, […]

West Virginia Republican Lawmaker Resigns After Arrest for ‘Unlawfully Entering US Capitol’

CHARLESTON, W. Va. — A Republican lawmaker from West Virginia, who had only served in the state legislature for one month, has now resigned from office after being arrested for participating in the storming of the U.S. Capitol building during the counting of Electoral College votes, filming and cheering. His attorney had originally said that […]

Denouncing Republican evils can’t do much for the Biden presidency without demanding progressive policies

The Republican plunge into Trumpism has made the party especially unhinged and dangerous, but its basic ideology has long been a shameless assault on minimal standards of human decency. Now — while Democratic leaders and most corporate media outlets are suitably condemning the fascist tendencies of Trump and his followers — deeper analysis and stepped-up […]

Harvard removes Republican Elise Stefanik from advisory committee

Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., speaks as the House reconvenes to debate the objection to confirm the Electoral College vote from Arizona, after protesters stormed into the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. | House Television via AP BOSTON — The Harvard Institute of Politics removed Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.) from its Senior Advisory Committee in the […]

Republican megadonor Sheldon Adelson dies

Largely apolitical for decades, Adelson became a donor of colossal sums late in his life. His influence spread far and wide, as he and his wife, Miriam, donated to campaigns and causes through assorted super PACs. In 2012, Adelson became the largest individual donor in American electoral history, injecting more than $90 million into the […]

Lieu: Republican Members of Congress Who ‘Incited Insurrection’ Should Be Prosecuted

Representative Ted Lieu (D-CA) said Monday on CNN’s “The Lead” that any members of Congress who are found after an investigation to have “incited” the deadly riots at Capital Hill should be prosecuted. 00 Hits: 3

Colin Powell Says ‘I Can No Longer Call Myself a Republican’

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell has abandoned the GOP saying he no longer considers himself a Republican following last week’s attack on the Capitol. Powell, a republican who endorsed Jo Biden for president, also said […] The post Colin Powell Says ‘I Can No Longer Call Myself a Republican’ appeared first on News Punch. 00 […]

Top Republican says Trump committed ‘impeachable offenses’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats’ momentum for a fresh drive to quickly impeach outgoing President Donald Trump gained support Saturday, and a top Republican said the president’s role in the deadly riot at the Capitol by a violent mob of Trump supporters was worthy of rebuke. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., said he believed Trump had committed […]

Republican Would Consider Democratic Effort to Impeach Trump After Capitol Assault

FILE PHOTO: US Senator Ben Sasse (R-NE) speaks during the third day of Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett on Capitol Hill in Washington, US, October 14, 2020. Photo: Patrick Semansky/Pool via REUTERS At least one Senate Republican would consider supporting a possible effort by congressional Democrats to […]

13 days short of inauguration, the Republican Jewish Coalition congratulates Joe Biden

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Republican congresswoman says at pro-Trump rally, ‘Hitler was right on one thing’

Browse > Home / News / Republican congresswoman says at pro-Trump rally, ‘Hitler was right on one thing’ January 7, 2021 by JNS Read on for article Rep. Mary Miller (R-Ill.), who was sworn into office on Jan. 3, told a crowd of protesters outside the Capitol on Tuesday that “Hitler was right on one […]

Republican Vermont Governor Demands President Donald Trump’s Resignation

Vermont Gov. Phil Scott, a Republican, demanded President Donald Trump resign “or be removed” after protesters stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday. After violence and destruction broke out while the Congress was meeting to review and accept Electoral College votes, Scott blamed Trump for the melee and called it “an attack on our democracy.” “Make […]

Illinois Republican Congresswoman Mary Miller Condemned for Telling Trump Supporters, ‘Hitler Was Right’

Rep. Mary Miller told a rally of Trump supporters that “Hitler was right on one thing.” Photo: Screenshot. Illinois Governor J. B. Pritzker on Wednesday called “unfathomable and disgusting” the comments made by a newly-elected Republican Congresswoman that Nazi leader Adolf Hitler was “right on one thing.” Speaking to a rally of supporters of outgoing […]

US election: Pro-Trump Republican senators launch final bid to try to overturn Biden victory

A coalition of 11 Republican senators announced Saturday it will challenge the outcome of the presidential election by voting to reject electors from some states when Congress meets next week to certify the Electoral College results that confirmed President-elect Joe Biden won. President Donald Trump’s extraordinary refusal to accept his election defeat and the effort […]

Blackburn on Senate Republican Electoral College Challenge: ‘We Should Get Answers to This’

Saturday, during an appearance on Fox News Channel’s “America’s News HQ,” Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) discussed her decision to participate in an effort to object to the election results from certain states. Blackburn joins Sens. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Ron Johnson (R-WI), James Lankford (R-OK), Steve Daines (R-MT), John Kennedy (R-LA) and Mike Braun (R-IN), and […]

US Senator Cruz Leads Republican Drive to Object to Biden’s Victory

US Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks at a campaign event ahead of runoff races in Georgia for control of US Senate, in Cumming, Georgia, US, January 2, 2021. Photo: REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage US Senator Ted Cruz on Saturday said he will spearhead a drive by nearly a dozen Republican senators to challenge President-elect Joe Biden’s victory […]

MA Republican official says caught COVID-19 at White House Hanukkah party

The vice chair of Massachusetts’ Republican Party — and of its Republican Jewish group — says he’s pretty sure he contracted COVID-19 at the White House Hanukkah party. Tom Mountain, who has been hospitalized twice in recent weeks, told the Boston Globe on Saturday he regrets attending the Dec. 9 event, over the objections of […]

Republican official says he caught COVID-19 at White House Hanukkah party

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No guarantee a Republican administration will quit nuclear deal again: expert

TEHRAN – A defense editor at the Economist says that there is no guarantee that a possible Republican administration in the U.S. will breach the nuclear deal again. “There is no guarantee of this. Iran must contend with the risk that a Republican administration in 2024 will once more walk away from a deal,” Shashank […]

Virginia Republican: ‘Trump Must Declare Martial Law’ in Election Fight

Republican Sen. Amanda Chase has urged President Trump to “declare martial law” immediately in the wake of the Electoral College “falsely” declaring Joe Biden as president-elect. Chase wrote in a Facebook post the following: “Not my President and never will be. The American people aren’t fools.” “We know you cheated to win and we’ll never accept these […]

Exclusive – Congressional Leaders Seek to Mobilize Republican Voters in Georgia: ‘This Is the Super Bowl’

CANTON, Georgia — Congressional leaders, including Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH), Rep. Jody Hice (R-GA), and Sen. Steve Daines (R-MT), told Breitbart News during exclusive interviews Saturday that electing Sens. Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) remains essential to preserving American freedom and vanquishing the prospect of socialism in Congress. The Save America Coalition — […]

US Supreme Court rejects Republican attack on Biden victory

The Supreme Court has rejected a lawsuit backed by President Donald Trump to overturn Joe Biden’s election victory, ending a desperate attempt to get legal issues rejected by state and federal judges before the nation’s highest court and subvert the will of voters. Trump bemoaned the decision late Friday, tweeting: “The Supreme Court really let […]

US election: Supreme Court rejects Republican bid to halt Biden’s Pennsylvania win

The US Supreme Court has rejected the Republicans’ last bid to reverse President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in Pennsylvania. But Republican representatives say even now that this is not over yet. Donald Trump and his legal teams have been contesting official results from the November 3 election, but the legal challenges have systematically been thrown out […]

Republican US Senate Leader Urges Support for Trump’s Massive UAE Arms Sale

US airmen walk next to a Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II aircraft, as it is moved, on the eve of the 52nd Paris Air Show at Le Bourget Airport, June 18, 2017. Photo: Reuters / Pascal Rossignol / File. The US Senate’s Republican leader on Tuesday urged lawmakers to vote against a resolution, expected as […]

Gov. Murphy lashes out at Gaetz for appearance at Young Republican gala

The Florida Republican was the back-up headliner of the event — put on by the New York Young Republican Club — after former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin backed out of the indoor event. James O’Keefe, the leader of the conservative outfit Project Veritas, was also on the billing. Gaetz’s profile has grown considerably in the […]

‘Stop the Steal’ Attorneys and Activists Go to War With Georgia Republican Leaders 

Sidney Powell and Lin Wood, two attorneys who are not part of President Donald Trump’s official legal team but have been promoting his unfounded claims about the presidential election having been stolen from him, held a joint press conference and rally in Georgia Wednesday. Joining Wood and Powell on stage were Georgia state Rep. Vernon Jones and right-wing activists […]

ELECTION THEFT CONFIRMED: Watch this Pennsylvania Republican Hearing on the 2020 Election to Find Out How They Did It

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Republican David Valadao Unseats Democrat T.J. Cox in California; Avenges 2018 Loss

Republican David Valadao has defeated incumbent Rep. T.J. Cox (D-CA) in the close race for California’s 21st congressional district, according to Decision Desk. Decision Desk HQ Projects @dgvaladao (R) Has Won In CA-21 Race Called At 11-25 11:00 PM EST All Results: https://t.co/kgiDbIOm3r — Decision Desk HQ (@DecisionDeskHQ) November 26, 2020 Valadao avenged his loss […]

Survey: 72 Percent of GOP Voters Want Trump’s Economic Nationalism to Lead Republican Party

The overwhelming majority of Republican voters want President Trump or his policies, centered on economic nationalism, to continue leading the GOP, a new survey finds. The post-election survey, conducted by Echelon Insights, found that 39 percent of Republicans and Republican-leaning voters want Trump to stay the leader of the GOP. Another 33 percent said Trump’s […]

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