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  • Rep. Maxine Waters: Jeff Sessions 'should be fired'

    05/26/2017 8:47:30 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 95 replies
    Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., called for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to be fired after a CNN report came out Wednesday that he failed to disclose meetings with Russian officials when he applied for his security clearance. "We can't go a day w/o learning a new lie re: Trump's team & Russia. Sessions should be fired. He has no business leading DOJ. Get him out!" said Waters in a tweet. We can't go a day w/o learning a new lie re: Trump's team & Russia. Sessions should be fired. He has no business leading DOJ. Get him out!— Maxine Waters (@MaxineWaters)...
  • Jeff Sessions Vows to Take Travel Ban to SCOTUS

    05/25/2017 5:10:13 PM PDT · by davikkm · 60 replies
    breitbart ^ | IAN MASON
    Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a statement Thursday on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit decision to block President Donald Trump’s travel ban executive order, vowing to take the defense of that order to the United States Supreme Court. “President Trump’s executive order is well within his lawful authority to keep the Nation safe,” Sessions wrote in the statement: The Department of Justice strongly disagrees with the decision of the divided court, which blocks the President’s efforts to strengthen this country’s national security. As the dissenting judges explained, the executive order is a constitutional exercise of the...
  • Republican Sen. Jeff Flake gets slammed in raucous town hall meeting

    04/14/2017 1:47:51 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 69 replies
    Sen. Jeff Flake encountered a raucous audience at a town hall meeting in Mesa, Arizona, on Thursday night. Constituents peppered the Republican lawmaker with questions about President Donald Trump's actions in office, and his broader agenda on climate change, the president's taxes, the Supreme Court and Planned Parenthood. Much like other GOP town halls held since Trump assumed the Oval Office, attendees railed against Flake, many of whom accused him of being a rubber stamp for Trump. Flake, like Reps. Jason Chaffetz, Mike Coffman, and Sen. Mitch McConnell before him, attempted to answer the audience's concerns, though most explanations drew...
  • Jeff Sessions ignored on Fox & Friends(Vanity)

    07/19/2016 5:25:59 AM PDT · by central_va · 41 replies
    7/19/16 | self
    Last night Jeff Sessions bravely gave a speech that touched on free trade, the wall, NAFTA and the shrinking industrial base of the USA. I've been watching for over an hour so far and Faux Friends has ignored the only speaker with the same views as Trump on these the most critical of issues. Faux News is in the bag of the Cheap Labor Express.
  • Trump isn’t in the mood for Jeff Flake’s stupid crap

    A tense moment during a mostly positive meeting w/ Capitol Hill Republicans: When Flake stood up and introduced himself, Trump told him, “You’ve been very critical of me.” “Yes, I’m the other senator from Arizona — the one who didn’t get captured — and I want to talk to you about statements like that”. … Trump predicted that Flake would lose his reelection, at which point Flake informed Trump that he was not on the ballot this year. (SNIP) Tanner Flake, aka “n@#$erkiller”, used Twitter to threaten the “f*****” who stole his bike… (SNIP) Mariposa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio confirmed...
  • Vitter defends Southern influence in GOP, slams Voinovich [2009]

    03/05/2016 6:17:20 PM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 5 replies
    CNN ^ | July 29th, 2009 | Rebecca Sinderbrand
    Sen. David Vitter of Louisiana slammed fellow Republican George Voinovich Wednesday for saying the GOP's problems stem from the fact that it is "being taken over by Southerners," calling the Ohio senator "a moderate, really wishy-washy." (SNIP) "We got too many Jim DeMints and Tom Coburns," Voinovich told the Columbus Dispatch Monday. "It's the Southerners…. "They get on TV and go 'errrr, errrrr . . .' People hear them and say, 'These people, they're Southerners,'" he said. "The party's being taken over by Southerners. What the hell have they got to do with Ohio?"
  • New Orleans Mayor Landrieu: Vitter is 'race-baiting' on immigration

    03/04/2016 3:16:46 PM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 7 replies
    nola.com ^ | March 03, 2016 | Richard Rainey
    Mayor Mitch Landrieu had harsh words for David Vitter on Thursday (March 3) after the Republican senator blasted New Orleans for its sanctuary city policies when it comes to undocumented immigrants. (SNIP) "Like Donald Trump, David Vitter wants you to believe that all immigrants are criminals," Landrieu said in a statement. "The people of our city and state saw through this kind of divisive, race-baiting politics during Vitter's failed gubernatorial campaign."
  • The fascinating untold story of Jeff Sessions’ first experience with Donald Trump

    03/03/2016 5:18:47 PM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 24 replies
    Last Sunday, U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions raised eyebrows when he came out and endorsed Donald Trump for President of the United States. (SNIP) The first time the two met face to face was at a Senate Subcommittee hearing back in 2005. Renovations to the United Nations building in New York City were being plagued by cost overruns, missed deadlines and incompetence, and Trump had decided to come to the United States Senate to offer his services free of charge to help get the project back on track. The U.N. wanted to renovate its headquarters in New York City and estimated...
  • The Immigration Hardliner Family Tree[2012]

    02/29/2016 9:39:24 PM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 7 replies
    Mother Jones ^ | March/April 2012 | Ian Gordon
    The anti-immigration movement has come out swinging in the past several years, writing and proposing hundreds of restrictive state-level bills and berating a president who has deported more than a million people for not being tough enough. During this year's Republican presidential debates, candidates have peppered their arguments with plans for double-layer border fences, the theory of self-deportation, and even praise for Arizona's immigration crackdown. This should come as no surprise, given the myriad connections among border hawk politicians, pundits, advocacy groups, PACs, foundations, and legal advisers.
  • United States Senate elections in Alabama, 2014 (Unanimous consent for Jeff Sessions)

    02/28/2016 5:20:11 PM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 9 replies
    U.S. Senate, Alabama General Election, 2014 Jeff Sessions Incumbent (97.3%) 795,606 N/A Write-in (2.7%) 22,484
  • Flashback: Ted Cruz defends Chinese corporate espionage

    01/13/2016 5:06:55 PM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 19 replies
    mofopolitics.com/ ^ | Jan 13, 2016
    In 2009, American inventor Jordan Fishman won a $26 million patent infringement lawsuit against Al Dobowi Group of Dubai and Shandong Linglong of China. (SNIP) Scolded by Laura Ingraham In 2011, Cruz was scolded by Laura Ingraham for his opposition of Jeff Sessions’ bill reigning in Chinese currency manipulation
  • Treason Magazine upset at Jeff Sessions influencing the GOP

    05/16/2015 4:25:53 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 10 replies
    Treason Magazine | May 2015
    http://reason.com/archives/2015/05/12/scott-walkers-olympic-quality-immigratio#comment_5304136 Scott Walker's Olympic Quality Immigration Flip Flop How the right-wing pundits paved the way for Walker's labor protectionism Shikha Dalmia | May 12, 2015 http://reason.com/blog/2015/05/16/if-jeff-sessions-anti-immigration-and-fr#comment_5304134 If Jeff Sessions' Anti-Immigration and Free Trade Stances Are the Future of the GOP, It Has No Future.
  • Brooks Opposes Helping Illegal Aliens Take Military Service Jobs From Americans

    05/02/2015 3:44:47 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 12 replies
    Washington, D.C. – Early this morning, the House Armed Services Committee (HASC) passed the FY 2016 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) after open borders and amnesty proponents added Congressman Ruben Gallego’s (D-AZ) amendment, on a 33-30 vote, that encourages the Secretary of Defense to declare that DACA illegal aliens are "vital" to America's national interest and thus eligible to enlist in the U.S. Armed Forces even though they are not American citizens. In previous years, HASC defeated similar efforts to help illegal aliens compete for and take military service opportunities from American citizens. However, six wayward Republicans spurned the HASC...
  • U.S. Chamber of Commerce: Harry Reid Is Better Than Jeff Sessions

    04/29/2015 5:47:06 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 32 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 29 Apr 2015 | Matthew Boyle
    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce purports to be a Republican-leaning organization, but it actually ranked Democratic Senate Leader Harry Reid better than Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) in its new scorecard for 2014 votes. Last year, the Chamber gave Sessions a 57 percent ranking. He voted four times with the big business group, three times against and once didn’t have a recorded vote. Reid, on the other hand, voted with the Chamber five times and against it three times, earning a 63 percent rating. “Some may be surprised by the scores, but when you look at the bills the Chamber prioritized...
  • Rubio, Norquist Push Back Against Anti-Immigration Groups

    04/20/2015 2:33:13 AM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 51 replies
    ABC Univision ^ | Feb 14, 2013 | Ted Hesson
    Several prominent Republicans are trying to push immigration restrictionist groups to the fringe of the debate by challenging their conservative credentials and attacking their stance on population control, The Washington Post reports. GOP heavyweights like Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and power broker Grover Norquist are backing an effort to inform conservatives about the history of groups like the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), NumbersUSA and the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS). (SNIP) Those organizations are now the leading conservative voices against immigration, both legal and illegal, and have received the endorsement of Republicans like Senators Lamar Smith (R-Texas) and...
  • Why Are Tech Companies Laying Off Americans Doing the Jobs They Say They Need Immigrants to Fill?

    03/20/2015 4:44:58 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 67 replies
    RushLimbaugh.com ^ | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Investors.com is the source for the story that Obamacare premiums are jumping 23% this year, even after subsidies. "President Obama has talked a lot in recent months about how health care inflation has moderated in recent years, and he always manages to credit Obamacare for the result. (SNIP) CALLER: I wanted to mention that it's amazing right now that tens of thousands of STEM educated Americans, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, computer science folks and all this are being laid off by Microsoft, by different companies, and are having to retrain their -- RUSH: Ho, ho, ho, ho, hold...
  • So. Cal. Edison’s IT layoffs are ‘heartless,’ says Sen. Grassley

    02/26/2015 2:48:44 PM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 17 replies
    ComputerWorld ^ | Patrick Thibodeau
    Southern California Edison (SCE) IT workers replaced by H-1B contractors have become the latest Exhibit A in Congress for reformers of the visa program. Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), who has long advocated for changes to the H-1B program to protect U.S. workers, said the Edison layoffs illustrate how some employers "are potentially using legal avenues to import foreign workers, lay-off qualified Americans, and then export jobs overseas. "I was shocked by the heartless manner in which U.S. workers were injured," said Grassley in a Senate floor speech Wednesday. (SNIP) "The sponsors of the bill claim it will 'boost our competitiveness...
  • GOP’s Picks to Oversee Immigration Subcommittee on Senate Judiciary Committee Says A Lot

    01/21/2015 4:50:36 PM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 4 replies
    Senator Jefferson Beauregard Sessions (R-AL) is expected to be selected by his Republican colleagues to chair the Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Immigration. (SNIP) At the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS), Janice Kephart serves as Director of National Security Policy. Before Sessions hired her, Kephart testified in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee, alongside her CIS colleague Steven Camarota against the Senate bill. CIS vehemently opposes immigration, including legal immigration. (SNIP) They also promote the myth that immigrants are stealing American jobs, a line that Sessions repeatedly echoes. (SNIP) Sessions Tanked His Own Federal Judge Nomination Over Accusations of “Racial...
  • New Poll Finds Mike Lee In Strong Position Heading Into 2016

    12/22/2014 1:27:19 PM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 14 replies
    Senate Conservatives Fund ^ | December 15, 2014
    Today the Club for Growth PAC, Senate Conservatives Fund, and Madison Project released the results of a poll done by Basswood Research in the Utah Senate race of likely Republican Primary voters. The poll finds incumbent Senator Mike Lee in an extremely strong position for re-nomination. Senator Lee is endorsed for re-election by the Club for Growth PAC, Senate Conservatives Fund, and the Madison Project. Among the poll highlights: Senator Lee has a +65 favorable rating, with 76% of Utah Republicans having a favorable opinion of Lee and only 11% having an unfavorable opinion. By contrast, Senator Orrin Hatch, while...
  • Trent Lott Blames Your Beloved Host for Killing Amnesty in 2007

    12/05/2014 6:52:11 PM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 20 replies
    rushlimbaugh.com ^ | December 05, 2014
    RUSH: Yesterday in Washington, the Christian Science Monitor breakfast -- (interruption) You know what's coming? Senator Trent Lott, former Senator Trent Lott, Republican, Mississippi, was the guest, and he was speaking about immigration reform and told a story about immigration reform and the Republicans' attempt to do it in 2007. LOTT: My phones were jammed for a week or two. Rush Limbaugh gave out my phone number. We lost that vote in 2007 on a procedural vote. I thought we were gonna be able to win that. But over the weekend Rush Limbaugh labeled it amnesty, and labor got a...