Posts Tagged ‘republicans’

Republicans accuse Democrats of ‘rigging’ elections as divided Senate to consider voting rights bill

A sweeping voting rights and campaign finance reform bill is headed for a vote in the Senate, after Republicans filed several amendments to try to strip critical elements from the For The People Act during a contentious, day-long committee hearing that underscored the GOP’s acutely partisan barricade. Senators cast a series of party-line votes on […]

New Pew Study shows 75% of Orthodox Jews Identify as Republicans

(JTA) — Among the findings of the Pew Research Center’s new survey of American Jews is one that has become increasingly self-evident in recent years: Orthodox Jews in the U.S. overwhelmingly affiliate with the Republican Party. According to the newest study, 75% of Orthodox Jews surveyed said they were Republicans or leaned Republican. In 2013, […]

‘Bewitched, bothered and bewildered’ embody splintered, bickering Republicans – and no fix in sight

Is twisted Republican ritual suicide at play – the ultimate, patriotic sacrifice? The old lyric, “bewitched, bothered and bewildered,” captures not just the conflicted lover bemoaning her fate but perplexed Republican generals already facing party attrition without any new House purification stunts. Certainly ‘bewitched’ informs the hypnotic Trump cult locked into preposterous election propaganda. A […]

Elise Stefanik: Trump Voters Are ‘Critical’ to Republicans Winning Midterms

Rep. Elise Stefanik has warned that Trump supporters are going to be “critical” in Republicans winning next year’s midterm elections. In an interview with SiriusXM on Saturday, Stefanik, who is positioned to replace Rep. Liz Cheney as House Republican Conference chair next week, discussed what she would do differently from Cheney if she wins election. […]

The Real Reason Republicans Want to Oust Liz Cheney

But Republican lawmakers and GOP operatives alike are frustrated that, after standing by her, Cheney has repaid the favor by continuing to draw attention to an issue that divides Republicans, rather than training her fire on the Biden administration. And while, yes, it is possible to do both, take a look at the headlines and […]

Host Laughs as Pete Buttigieg Predicts 30 Senate Republicans May Vote for ‘Infrastructure’ Plan

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg was met with a laugh when he predicted as many as 30 Republican senators may vote for the “infrastructure” plan. Appearing on the New York Times “Sway” podcast Monday, Buttigieg was asked about the prospect of a bipartisan deal. The secretary claimed 70 percent of Americans support the $2.5 trillion spending […]

CNN Poll Finds 70% of Republicans Don’t Think Biden Legitimately Won Election

A CNN poll that will surely enrage the establishment has found that a whopping 70% of Republicans don’t think Joe Biden legitimately won the 2020 election. CNN correspondent Donie O’Sullivan lamented the poll results in a segment on Sunday, calling it “quite remarkable.” “Seventy percent. Seventy percent of Republicans do not believe that Joe Biden […]

Republicans Must Work With Biden On Amnesty For Illegal Aliens Says George W. Bush

George W. Bush is lobbying House and Senate Republicans to work with President Biden on amnesty for illegal aliens. During an interview with the Dispatch Podcast, the former president said Biden and Republicans should strike a deal to provide amnesty, at the least, to illegal aliens enrolled in or eligible for former President Obama’s Deferred […]

Texas special election poses test for anti-Trump Republicans

Adam Kinzinger came to Texas this week to hunt unicorns. The Illinois congressman was looking for Republicans who, like him, see former President Donald Trump as a scourge on their party and a threat to democracy. Kinzinger met privately with one sympathetic Republican, former President George W. Bush, on his first day in the state. […]

UNRWA must enact ‘true reform’ to get US funding, Senate Republicans say

WASHINGTON – US Sen. James Risch (R-Idaho), the ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, has spearheaded a letter by 20 senators to Secretary of State Antony Blinken “expressing concern” over the Biden administration’s decision to renew funding for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA).The […]

Republicans Are Quietly Giving Up On Anti-Trans Bills

Above photo: Shutterstock. Bills across the country targeting the trans community are failing. Bills targeting the transgender community have stalled all over the country this week as legislators debate the effects these laws will have on trans youth. 2021 has marked an onslaught of hate in state legislative sessions across the country as Republicans sponsored […]

Senate Republicans, Democrats Meet to Discuss Amnesty for Illegal Aliens

A group of Senate Republicans and Democrats met privately this week to discuss striking a deal on immigration – mainly on providing amnesty to potentially millions of illegal aliens enrolled and eligible for former President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Sens. John Cornyn (R-TX) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) led a meeting with […]

Ted Cruz: Republicans Did Not Try to Pack Court, Democrats ‘Trying to Rig the Game’

Republicans did not try to pack the Supreme Court when they controlled Washington, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) said during a press conference on Thursday, contending Democrats are “trying to rig the game” because they know voters will not support their radical agenda. “There’s a reason the Democrats don’t actually want to go to the voters […]

Democrats and Republicans drift apart about ease of voting access -survey

Democrats and Republicans continue to drift apart in their opinion on the ease of voting access, according to a survey by the Pew Research Center. The reason for this change, according the survey,  is the drifting of Republicans who believe that all eligible citizens should be automatically registered to vote, with their number dropping from […]

85 House Republicans introduce act to maintain Trump admin. Iran policy

WASHINGTON – As the Vienna talks between the US and Iran are underway, a group of 85 Republican lawmakers introduced on Wednesday the “Maximum Pressure Act,” a bill that aimed to keep the Trump administration policy towards Iran. The bill was introduced by House Republican Study Committee chairman Rep. Jim Banks (Indiana). Former secretary of […]

Can Gavin Newsom make California Republicans great again?

They believe the recall election lends a platform to make their case both to would-be voters and prospective donors who had written off California as a lost cause. The intense national attention on the race gives Republicans a high-visibility pulpit to present their vision in what will be the most prominent election in the U.S. […]

Republicans lean into uphill battle against 2 little-known Biden nominees

Kristen Clarke delivers remarks after being nominated to be civil rights division assistant attorney general. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Republicans are betting that their voters are paying attention, despite the high likelihood that both women eventually will be confirmed to Biden’s DOJ. As they make the broader case against Biden’s bipartisan brand, Republican senators view […]

Strikeout!: MLB Favorability Among Republicans Crashes 35 Percent

Major League Baseball’s favorability rate among Republicans has collapsed 35 percent, down from 47 percent to 12 percent in only a month. In the wake of MLB’s decision to remove its All-Star Game from Atlanta over Georgia’s new election integrity law and its increasing number of woke proclamations, Republican support for pro-baseball has cratered, according […]

Matthew Dowd: Republicans Demonizing Fauci Are Attacking ‘Science and Data’

Former George W. Bush campaign strategist Matthew Dowd said Thursday on CNN’s “OutFront” that Republicans demonizing National Institutes of Health expert Dr. Anthony Fauci were attacking “science and data.” Discussing Republican’s demeanor while questioning Fauci at congressional hearings, Burnett said, “This is far from the first time we’ve seen Republicans try to beat up on […]

As Vienna talks resume, Senate Republicans seek a congressional review

WASHINGTON – As indirect negotiations between Iran and the US are under way, Senate Republicans seek a congressional review of “executive branch proposals to terminate or waive sanctions imposed with respect to Iran.”Sen. Jim Risch (R-Idaho), the Senate Foreign Relations Committee ranking member, announced on Wednesday that he is joining Sen. Bill Hagerty’s (R-Tenn.) Iran […]

Biden Republicans? Some in GOP open to president’s agenda

Jay Copan doesn’t hide his disregard for the modern Republican Party. A solid Republican voter for the past four decades, the 69-year-old quickly regretted casting his 2016 ballot for Donald Trump When Trump was up for reelection last year, Copan appeared on roadside billboards across North Carolina, urging other Republicans to back Democratic rival Joe […]

Republicans not pleased with Trump’s fiery Mar-a-Lago speech

Trump’s verbal attacks come as the former president has reemerged into the world of GOP politics in recent days — ramping up fundraising efforts and shelling out endorsements for the 2022 midterm elections. Several GOP leaders pushed back on Trump’s fiery rhetoric, deeming it “not helpful” in uniting the Republican Party before the 2022 elections. […]

Republicans Criticize Biden’s Supreme Court Reform Commission

Members of the GOP in the House and Senate on Friday harshly criticized President Joe Biden for creating a commission tasked with exploring reforms to the Supreme Court. “Today’s announcement is a direct assault on our nation’s independent judiciary and yet another sign of the far left’s influence over the Biden administration,” Senate Minority Leader […]

Democrats Warn That If HR 1 Isn’t Passed, Republicans Could Win Some Elections

WASHINGTON D.C.—As states like Georgia move to change voting laws, Democrats are pushing a federal voting law, HR 1, to take over voting in all states and counteract such moves. And as they promote the law, Democrats have a dire warning: If HR 1 isn’t passed, Republicans could sometimes win elections. “If we don’t radically […]

Republicans want to make ‘woke’ corporations pay — literally

“Boycotts may or may not work, but what will work is to identify every unique benefit these woke companies get under the law and remove them and require they operate as all other companies in those states have to,” Vought added. The increasingly aggressive pushback against politically outspoken companies is the latest, and perhaps purest, […]

Trump news – live: Republicans back comeback in new poll as Biden’s infrastructure plan faces GOP pushback

Biden unveils $2trn infrastructure plan More than half of Republicans have said they would support a 2024 comeback from former President Donald Trump. In a new poll conducted by Reuters/Ipsos, six in 10 GOP members said they would like to see the former US leader run again. The same share of Republican voters said they […]

House Republicans urge Biden to curb ties with PA over ICC complaint

WASHINGTON – A group of 25 House Republicans sent a letter to President Joe Biden and Secretary of State Antony Blinken, urging them to curb ties with the Palestinian Authority over its complaint against Israel at the International Criminal Court.“We are writing to implore the White House and the State Department to uphold longstanding law […]

Delta Airlines Now Requiring Republicans To Ride In The Overhead Bin

U.S.—In another act of protest against Georgia’s new voter ID law, Delta Airlines has announced that all Republican voters and Trump supporters must now ride in the overhead compartment of the aircraft.  “People who believe everyone should show their IDs to vote have no place in our society,” said Delta CEO Ed Bastian. “To make a clear […]

Blumenthal: ‘Republicans Responsible for All These Mass Shootings’

Senator Richard Blumenthal declared on Tuesday that Republicans are responsible for all the mass shootings in America. During an appearance Tuesday on CNN’s “OutFront”, Sen. Blumenthal said GOP lawmakers were “complicit” in all the mass shootings due to their opposition to gun legislation. You can unsubscribe any time. By subscribing you agree to our Terms […]

Poll: Doug Collins Leads Republicans in Hypothetical Georgia Senate Primary

According to an OnMessage Inc. poll, former Rep. Doug Collins (R-GA) leads the Republican Senate primary in a hypothetical match-up. The survey found the former representative would start at the front of the Republican field. When the survey asked, “if the election were held today and the candidates were Doug Collins and Kelly Loeffler, for whom […]

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