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  • MSNBC Host Incorrectly Claims Broward County Election Supervisor Is a Republican

    11/13/2018 2:23:02 AM PST · by kevcol · 45 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | November 12, 2018 | Jeffrey Cimmino
    "We should also point out that Brenda Snipes in Broward County is a Republican appointed by former governor, then-Governor Jeb Bush," Mitchell said in a clip flagged by Mediaite. "So, she was put in by a Republican governor after the mess that we all remember from 2000. And she’s hardly a Democratic official, or someone doing the bidding of the Democratic candidates there."
  • Jeb Bush: Broward election chief should be removed from office (Snipes)

    11/12/2018 6:28:15 PM PST · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 55 replies
    Politico.com ^ | November 12,2018 | Matt Dixon
    “There is no question that Broward County Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes failed to comply with Florida law on multiple counts, undermining Floridians’ confidence in our electoral process,” the former Florida governor tweeted. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush called for embattled Broward County election chief Brenda Snipes to be removed from office, adding fuel to a Republican effort to cast doubt on the validity of statewide election results. The Broward County Supervisor of Elections Office, to which Bush appointed Snipes in 2003, has come under fire. The office continued on Monday to count tens of thousands of ballots, leading some...
  • A look at Broward elections chief Brenda Snipes' long history of trouble

    11/10/2018 12:10:17 AM PST · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 47 replies
    Sun Sentinel ^ | November 9, 2018 | Dan Sweeney
    Broward County Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes is being sued by Gov. Rick Scott's Senate campaign, which alleges "fraud" in the vote count. But this is hardly the first lawsuit against Snipes,...[snip] On Friday, following a court agreeing with a lawsuit brought by Gov. Rick Scott that Snipes had violated public records laws, she found herself the target of similar calls for her removal from office, and for the same reasons. For 15 years, Snipes has served as Broward County’s elections chief, with mixed results. Long lines and vote counts that continued long after polls closed marred elections in 2002,...
  • Mark Levin: Great job, Jeb. Not. [Jeb Bush criticizes Trump and defends…….Jim Acosta]

    11/07/2018 9:51:14 PM PST · by conservative98 · 69 replies
    TRS via Mark Levin Twitter ^ | November 7, 2018
    This is ridiculous. Jeb Bush is now defending Jim Acosta from earlier today when he tried to bully Trump at the press conference. Jeb Bush âś” @JebBush The media is not the enemy of the people. The freedom of the press is protected by the Constitution. Presidents never enjoy pointed questions from the press, but President Trump should respect their right to ask them and respect Americans enough to answer them. WMUR TV âś” @WMUR9 "You are a rude, terrible person," @POTUS @realDonaldTrump lashes out at @CNN reporter Jim @Acosta.#politics #uspolitics #POTUS Hey Jeb. No disrespect, but instead of watching...
  • MSNBC Host: Jeb Bush Would've Been 'Hero' Had He Punched Donald Trump in the Face

    10/17/2018 7:47:47 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 51 replies
    Newsweek ^ | October 12, 2016 | Maria Perez
    MSNBC host Nicolle Wallace said that she had previously told then-presidential candidate Jeb Bush that “he should have punched” President Donald Trump “in the face” after one of the primary debates in 2016. During an episode of Wallace’s show “Deadline: White House” on MSNBC on Thursday, she was discussing Bush’s feud with Trump. Bush and Trump used to have heated debates in 2015 and 2016 before the former governor of Florida dropped out of the race. Former Republican National Committee Chair Michael Steele was discussing one instance when Bush called out Trump during a Republican debate. "Let me tell you,...
  • More violent rhetoric! MSNBC’s Nicolle Wallace says Jeb! should have punched Trump in the face

    10/11/2018 4:41:40 PM PDT · by kevcol · 40 replies
    Twitchy ^ | October 11, 2018 | Brett T.
    MSNBC's Nicolle Wallace says she encouraged Jeb Bush to physically attack Donald Trump: "I told Jeb Bush after that debate that I thought he should have punched [Trump] in the face." Wallace says Bush would have been "a hero" if he would have violently attacked Trump.
  • Jeb Bush wasn’t invited to Barbara’s surprise wedding

    10/10/2018 8:39:04 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 88 replies
    NY Post ^ | October 10, 2018 | Nikki Schwab
    WASHINGTON – Jeb Bush wasn’t invited to niece Barbara Bush’s surprise weekend wedding, it was revealed Wednesday. Former first lady Laura Bush said the former Florida governor and failed presidential candidate didn’t make the cut for the small-scale, and short notice, Oct. 7 nuptials — in which her eldest daughter with former President George W. Bush married actor Craig Coyne. “Well, I think Barbara just kept it a secret, plus so few people were invited,” the former FLOTUS told journalist Cokie Roberts, who interviewed her on stage at an event in Washington, DC. “It was just our family and Craig’s...
  • Fact Check: Trump is Right About Puerto Rico, Critics Manipulating Hurricane Maria Death ‘Estimates’

    09/13/2018 12:31:46 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 36 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 13 Sep 2018 | Joel B. Pollak
    Democrats and the media have been pounding President Donald Trump over the past few days, as Hurricane Florence nears the Carolinas, over his alleged insensitivity to deaths in Puerto Rico last year from Hurricane Maria. On Thursday morning, President Trump pushed back on Twitter, alleging that Democrats had inflated the death toll “in order to make me look as bad as possible.” That led to more criticism, with the Associated Press accusing Trump of making claims “without evidence.” But Trump is correct. His opponents — including the media — have strained for more than a year to turn Hurricane Maria...
  • Rick Scott and Ron DeSantis softly criticize Trump for Puerto Rico conspiracy theory

    09/13/2018 12:30:28 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 54 replies
    The Week ^ | 9/13/18
    President Trump appears to be alone in his baseless assertion that Hurricane Maria's death toll was inflated "by the Democrats in order to make [him] look as bad as possible."[cut] Rick Scott ✔ @ScottforFlorida I disagree with @POTUS– an independent study said thousands were lost and Gov. Rosselló agreed. I've been to Puerto Rico 7 times & saw devastation firsthand. The loss of any life is tragic; the extent of lives lost as a result of Maria is heart wrenching. I'll continue to help PR 11:45 AM - Sep 13, 2018 11.4K 4,804 people are talking about this Additionally, the...
  • Jeb Bush weighs in on Trump’s Puerto Rico tweets: ‘Incredibly disheartening’

    09/13/2018 6:19:12 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 141 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/13/18 | Megan Keller
    Jeb Bush criticized President Trump's controversial tweets about the death toll in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. "Incredibly disheartening comments from our President," Bush tweeted Thursday. Trump beat the former Florida governor for the Republican nomination for president in 2016. Trump sparked controversy earlier Thursday when he tweeted that the estimated 3,000 death toll was intentionally inflated by Democrats. The 3,000 approximation comes from a George Washington University study that tried to total how many "excess deaths" occurred because of Hurricane Maria and would not have happened in the absence of the cyclone. Those involved with the study have emphasized...
  • Who Is Andrew Gillum?

    09/07/2018 10:37:52 AM PDT · by SJackson · 23 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | Discover The Networks
    A closer look at the politics of the Democratic candidate for Florida governor. A few days ago, 39-year-old Andrew Gillum – the Tallahassee, Florida mayor who proudly embraces the socialist political and economic agenda of Bernie Sanders – won his party's gubernatorial primary race in that state. This sets the stage for November, when Gillum will face Republican Ron DeSantis in the election for governor. Gillum's campaign has been endorsed not only by Sanders, but also by Our Revolution, an activist organization that explicitly promotes the Vermont senator's agenda. Gillum has a long history of political activism that stretches back...
  • Trump warnings grow from forgotten Republicans (LOL!)

    08/18/2018 2:08:52 PM PDT · by Drew68 · 119 replies
    CBS News ^ | 08/18/2018
    The ranks of forgotten Republicans are growing. Some were forced out, such as Tim Pawlenty, a former two-term Minnesota governor who lost this week's bid for a political comeback. Some, such as the retiring Republican Sen. Bob Corker, chose to leave on their own. Others still serve, but with a muted voice. Whether members of Congress, governors or state party leaders, they are struggling to fit into President Donald Trump's Republican Party. The expanding list of marginalized GOP leaders underscores how thoroughly Mr. Trump has dominated — and changed — the Republican Party in the nearly two years since he...
  • Trump's high-octane growth wows 'low-energy' Jeb: 'Credit to @POTUS's economic policies'

    07/27/2018 8:18:16 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | July 27, 2018 | Douglas Ernst
    Former Florida governor Jeb Bush offered a rhetorical hat tip to one-time rival President Trump on Friday for the nation’s surging economy. The man deemed “low-energy Jeb” on the 2016 campaign trail by Mr. Trump took to Twitter to marvel at America’s high-octane economic growth — 4.1 percent in the second quarter. “Today’s news confirms that 4% growth isn’t just aspirational, it’s achievable through policies that unleash the power of the market,” Mr. Bush wrote. “Credit to @POTUS’s economic policies. To sustain this growth, we must pursue a free trade agenda and move to a merit-based immigration system.” Mr. Bush...
  • Jeb Bush's Florida do-gooder with a $761,000 salary

    07/27/2018 9:38:41 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 07/27/2018 | Monica Showalter
    Next time you hear President Obama, or Jeb Bush, or Bernie Sanders call for more funds and programs for some social issue, or else praises public-private "partnerships," take a gander at what goes on in such rackets over in Florida, from this Miami Herald report: Tiffany Carr runs the state’s top domestic violence organization, a nonprofit that uses public money — state and federal — to finance shelters and other essential services. And she makes a good living. How good? In a June 30, 2017 report, the Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence disclosed she is paid $761,560 annually, a...
  • Jeb Bush: 'Extraordinary sign of weakness’ for Trump to consider Putin's request to interview..

    07/18/2018 7:07:06 PM PDT · by bkopto · 118 replies
    the Hill ^ | 7/18/2018 | brett samuels
    Jeb Bush blasted the Trump administration on Wednesday for indicating it's considering an offer from Russian President Vladimir Putin to observe questioning of indicted Russians in exchange for allowing Russian authorities to question American citizens. "Not dismissing this absurd request out of hand is an extraordinary sign of weakness by an American president," Bush tweeted. At a joint press conference in Finland, Putin said he’d be willing to allow U.S. law enforcement to travel to Russia and observe the questioning of suspects implicated in special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe. In exchange, Putin said he’d want access to U.S. citizens for...
  • Jeb Bush Demands Trump End ‘Heartless’ Child Border Policy

    06/18/2018 12:15:04 PM PDT · by davikkm · 197 replies
    breitbart ^ | Joshua Caplan
    Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush is calling on President Donald Trump to end the “heartless” policy of separating immigrant children from their parents at the U.S. border. “Children shouldn’t be used as a negotiating tool,” Bush tweeted on Monday. “@realDonaldTrump should end this heartless policy and Congress should get an immigration deal done that provides for asylum reform, border security and a path to citizenship for Dreamers.” The failed presidential candidate’s plea came in response to President Trump’s tweet in which he vowed to stop “some of the worst criminals on earth,” from using children to illegally enter the U.S....
  • Henry McMaster: Enthusiasm For Trump Compares To A Beatles Concert

    06/13/2018 6:23:34 AM PDT · by blam · 8 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 6-13-2018 | Ian Mason
    South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster, the first statewide elected official anywhere in America to endorse Donald Trump for president, joined Sirius XM’s Breitbart News Daily on Tuesday – the day of his primary election to keep the office to which he wasappointed after Nikki Haley joined the administration last year. McMaster spoke to Breitbart News Editor in Chief Alex Marlow about his efforts to fend off a challenge from Never Trump-linked former South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control Director Catherine Templeton and about his recent presidential Twitter endorsement. McMaster related that he “wasn’t a bit surprised” at the...
  • Don’t Be Mad at Wolf’s Sanders Jokes if You’ve Never Been Mad at Trump

    04/30/2018 5:30:46 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 124 replies
    National Review ^ | April 29, 2018 | KATHERINE TIMPF
    He has gone just as low, but she’s a comedian, not president, so she does deserve a bit more leeway when it comes to making jokes. At Saturday’s White House Correspondents Dinner, comedian Michelle Wolf made some jokes about White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders that have a lot of people, particularly on the right, very upset. ... Sanders was visibly upset the entire time, and many people on the right rushed to her defense — saying that Wolf’s jokes were inappropriate and an outrage. Here’s the thing, though: Many of those same people have absolutely no problem with...
  • Barbara Bush on Donald Trump: 'I'm sick of him'

    02/05/2016 5:49:52 PM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 82 replies
    KXLH ^ | Ashley Killough
    Jeb Bush has suggested in the past that his blunt, outspoken, 90-year-old mother has strong opinions about Donald Trump. Sitting next to the former first lady in a joint interview with CNN Special Correspondent Jamie Gangel, Bush cautioned his mom when she was asked what she really thinks about the real estate titan. "Be careful," Bush murmured to his mom. Barbara Bush initially declined to show her true feelings about Trump, the man who's been tearing into her son for more than six months as someone who's "dumb as a rock" and "low energy." But then she changed her mind....
  • Peaceful protests outside hospital to support Alfie Evans' parents

    04/14/2018 10:34:07 AM PDT · by Morgana · 8 replies
    CNA ^ | April 14, 2018 | Staff
    Liverpool, England, Apr 14, 2018 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Amid a tense battle over medical care for gravely ill toddler Alfie Evans, hundreds of protestors crowded outside Alder Hey Children's Hospital this week in support of the child and his parents. Evans, who is 23 months, suffers from an unidentified degenerative neurological condition, has been under continuous hospitalization since December 2016. His parents wish for him to continue receiving care and to take him to the Bambino Gesu hospital in Rome, but officials at Alder Hey have gone to court to argue that continuing treatment is not in his...