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  • Sen. Ted Cruz, Mayor Sylvester Turner react to Trump's reportedly explicit comment on Haiti, Africa

    01/13/2018 12:26:22 PM PST · by conservative98 · 131 replies
    Click2Houston ^ | 4:19 PM, January 12, 2018 | ndy Cerota - Anchor/Reporter
    “I wasn't in the meeting with the president so I don’t know what he did or didn't say. I can tell you my family, Heidi as a child lived in Africa, she lived in Kenya and Nigeria. Her parents were missionaries there. My brother-in-law has been a missionary with his wife and sons in Haiti for many years,” Cruz said. President Trump denied using the vulgarity. “The language used by me at the DACA meeting was tough, but this was not the language used. Never said anything derogatory about Haitians other than Haiti is, obviously, a very poor and troubled...
  • Bannon group shopped anti-Trump document in 2015

    01/08/2018 2:47:05 PM PST · by conservative98 · 32 replies
    CNN ^ | Updated 3:27 PM ET, Mon January 8, 2018 | By Sara Murray, Evan Perez and Jeremy Diamond, CNN
    Washington (CNN)Before Donald Trump and Steve Bannon were enemies, they were allies. And not long before that, Bannon was part of an effort to sink Trump's presidential hopes -- even if Trump didn't know it. A conservative watchdog group led by Bannon tried to discredit Trump in the early stages of the 2016 Republican presidential primary by shopping a document alleging that Trump had ties to mobsters
  • VANITY: Create Your Best Trump "Branding Insult"

    01/07/2018 1:35:30 PM PST · by ak267 · 38 replies
    ak267 | 1-7-18 | ak267
    "Lying Ted" "Sloppy Steve" "Crooked Hillary" Put on the Trump MAGA hat and come up with your best branding to insult an adversary. Schmucky Schumer Obtuse Obama Mad Muller
  • OK - Who Wants to Meme This?

    01/06/2018 8:07:44 AM PST · by shibumi · 19 replies
    The Collective Unconscious | 1/6/2018 | die weltanschauung
    Separated at birth?
  • Ted Cruz confronts Trump supporters

    01/01/2018 10:53:17 AM PST · by conservative98 · 91 replies
    May 2, 2016 ^ | May 2, 2016 | Fox News
    Republican presidential candidate debates heckler in Indiana
  • Trump threatens to cut Pakistan aid, says it harbors terrorists

    01/01/2018 9:20:30 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 24 replies
    NBC News ^ | JAN 1 2018, 10:56 AM ET | WAJAHAT S. KHAN and ALASTAIR JAMIESON
    President Donald Trump threatened to end U.S. foreign aid for Pakistan Monday in his first tweet of 2018 — a move that comes amid strained ties over America’s decade-long war in Afghanistan. In an early-morning post, he accused Islamabad of harboring terrorists. “Our sacrifices should be acknowledged” The U.S. has repeatedly called on Pakistan to crack down on extremists in its border regions, including militants in the Taliban-linked Haqqani network, and warned in August that it was withholding millions of dollars in military assistance. “The United States has foolishly given Pakistan more than 33 billion dollars in aid over the...
  • Ted Cruz Calls Out CNN's 'Iranian Pravda'

    12/30/2017 4:04:27 PM PST · by Kaslin · 76 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 30, 2017 | Timothy Meads
    Fox News contributor and writer Stephen Miller has harangued CNN’s coverage, or lack thereof, regarding Iran's anti-government protests throughout the weekend. One tweet caught the attention of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), leading the staunch conservative statesman to compare CNN to the parody site The Onion as well as calling their stories “Iranian Pravda.”  Just incredible.. pic.twitter.com/jtlbqA0UYr— Stephen Miller (@redsteeze) December 30, 2017 Miller’s tweet highlights the fact that CNN’s lead story earlier this morning, after little to no coverage at all, focused on Iranian protests…but not the anti-government demonstrations. CNN’s lead story reported on the relatively minor gatherings on Saturday...
  • Ted Cruz Is (Still) Running for President

    12/29/2017 4:35:36 PM PST · by conservative98 · 91 replies
    Texas Monthly ^ | January 2018 | R. G. Ratcliff
    As his first term in the U.S. Senate comes to a close, Cruz is already gearing up for the next big election.
  • Call Bernie And Democrats Bluff On Individual Tax Cuts

    12/29/2017 3:59:44 PM PST · by Starman417 · 4 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 12-29-17 | DrJohn
    Kudos to Vermont Socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders for handing the Republicans the winning issue to hold and expand their Senate and House majorities in 2018 – the idea of making the individual tax cuts, set to expire in 10 years due to Senate budget reconciliation rules, permanent. There was Sanders, owner of three homes and patron saint of his admired Venezuela, on CNN’s State of the Union last Sunday bemoaning the fact that corporate tax cuts were permanent but not those for the guys and gals in flyover country: On Sunday, CNN’s “State of the Union" host Jake Tapper put...
  • Read my tweets: There will be no amnesty for Dreamers until I get my border wall

    12/29/2017 8:09:49 AM PST · by COUNTrecount · 233 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | December 29, 2017 | Francesca Chambers
    Read my tweets: There will be no amnesty for Dreamers until I get my border wall AND an end to chain migration Trump harps Trump firmly rejected a demand from Democrats that he provide amnesty to illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. as children with no strings attached Says they must fund his border wall and end chain migration or no deal President golfed earlier this week with Sen. David Perdue, co-author of the Senate bill that would shift the U.S. to a skill's-based visa system President Donald Trump firmly rejected a demand from Democrats that he provide amnesty...
  • The great rethink of ethanol

    12/19/2017 8:58:28 AM PST · by george76 · 90 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | Dec 19, 2017 | Wayne Allard
    For the first time in years, there is an emerging consensus that the biggest racket in national politics deserves to end. Earlier this month, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and 10 other Republican senators held a luncheon summit at the White House with President Trump with the goal of drastically reforming the Renewable Fuel Standard, the federal mandate that annually funnels $13.5 billion from the wallets of American fuel and food consumers into the coffers of agribusiness giants. Before the national nightmare of Obamacare, there was the RFS, the most sweeping and intrusive federal intervention in the American economy undertaken in...
  • Restaurant apologizes over Don Jr.’s pic with Obama cookie

    12/19/2017 11:36:30 AM PST · by conservative98 · 47 replies
    NY Post ^ | December 19, 2017 | 1:29pm | Bob Fredericks
    The owner of a Dallas restaurant where Donald Trump Jr. had a photo taken of him and Sen. Ted Cruz holding a cake bearing a cartoonish image of Barack Obama has apologized to customers in the face of a threatened boycott. “Both Donald Trump Jr. and Ted Cruz were attending a birthday celebration of one of our regular patrons who rented out our venue for a private event,” Stephan Courseau, owner of Le Bilboquet restaurant, wrote on Facebook, adding that he felt “betrayed and sad.” “The party was not for either one of them nor was it any kind of...
  • Donald Trump Jr., Ted Cruz Take Instagram Photo with Obama Cookie

    12/19/2017 8:09:42 AM PST · by Cheerio · 51 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 18 Dec 2017 | Katherine Rodriguez
    Donald Trump Jr. posted an Instagram photo of himself with Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) holding a cookie with a distorted image of former President Barack Obama’s face on it, and many writers are outraged. “With friends like these… some good friends decided that while my birthday is not for 2 weeks that they would get me an early 40th birthday cake. And what birthday is complete without an Obama cake?” Trump Jr. posted Sunday on Instagram.
  • Religious schools, homeschoolers to get a boost in GOP tax plan, thanks to Ted Cruz and Mike Pence

    12/16/2017 4:12:21 AM PST · by GonzoII · 15 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | Dec 26, 2017 | Joseph Lawler
    Parents would get new federal tax breaks for sending their children to private or religious schools or teaching them at home if the final Republican tax overhaul bill becomes law. For that, they can thank Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, who offered the original amendment to extend 529 college savings plans to grade school and high school, including costs for homeschooling.
  • Democrats should go after Ted Cruz.

    12/14/2017 7:58:39 AM PST · by carriage_hill · 151 replies
    "The Week" ^ | 12.14.2017 | Ryan Cooper
    Democrats' shocking victory in the Alabama Senate special election undoubtedly has raised their potential list of seats they might win. If they can win in the Deep South, they can win anywhere. High on the list of reach targets is Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), who is up for re-election in 2018. Hillary Clinton did quite well in Texas, only losing by 9 points (better than she did in Iowa) — as compared to nearly 28 points in Alabama. What's more, Democrats have a solid candidate in the form of Rep. Beto O'Rourke from El Paso.
  • Could Texas Have an Alabama-Style Senate Upset in 2018?

    12/13/2017 9:47:20 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 27 replies
    NBC DFW ^ | Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017 | Julie Fine
    Alabama's special election for U.S. Senate ended in an upset Tuesday night, as Democrat Doug Jones beat Republican Roy Moore in the deeply conservative state. Texas has a Senate race in 2018, and it will likely be a different story. Sen. Ted Cruz remains popular in the Lone Star State and has more than $6 million in his campaign coffers. Cruz was first elected in 2012, pulling off a major upset in defeating then-Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst in a Republican primary runoff. Now, Democratic U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, of El Paso, is hoping to pull off an upset of his...
  • 2019: IMPEACH JUSTICE ROBERTS

    12/09/2017 6:40:02 AM PST · by DIRTYSECRET · 46 replies
    We all know Roberts is tainted. Let's say GOP picks up several seats as expected(hoped). Ted Cruz leads the impeachment charge. If successful guess who Trump picks to take the seat? Trump was having fun last night. No reason why we can't do the same.
  • Judiciary Dems accuse GOP of rushing court nominees as 10 advance

    12/07/2017 11:14:35 AM PST · by jazusamo · 35 replies
    The Hill ^ | December 7, 2017 | Lydia Wheeler
    Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee chastised their Republican colleagues on Thursday, accusing them of rushing President Trump’s judicial nominees through the confirmation process. Ranking member Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) said it was the fastest confirmation pace for circuit court nominees she could remember in her 25 years on the committee. “I want to point out that it’s a marked contrast to the traditional rate of confirmations,” she said. “For example, last week marked the fourth hearing since May when two circuit court nominees were on the agenda the same day. That’s four times in six months, yet this committee only...
  • Cruz Triumphs Over Corker in $350 Billion Overnight Tax Fight

    12/03/2017 7:11:55 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 55 replies
    bloomberg | Dec 1, 2017 | By Steven Dennis
    Link only for bloomberg https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-12-01/cruz-triumphs-over-corker-in-350-billion-overnight-tax-fight
  • Mark Levin Show 11/14/2017

    11/14/2017 3:17:38 PM PST · by conservative98 · 14 replies
    Mark Levin Show ^ | 11/14/2017 | Mark Levin
    The Mark Levin Show is on-the-air: "Conservatism is the antidote to tyranny precisely because its principles are the founding principles." -- Mark Levin in "Liberty and Tyranny". Welcome to "The Levin Lounge"... Step in and have a virtual FRink. Taking the country by storm, one radio station at a time - and kicking the BUTTS of the competition! Welcome all, to the most FUN LIVE THREAD on FreeRepublic.com! You can call Mark's show: 1-877-381-3811. “Conservatism is the antidote to tyranny precisely because its principles are the founding principles.” --Mark Levin in Liberty and Tyranny Taking the country by storm, one...