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  • Top allies break with Ryan over Trump

    05/07/2016 9:07:23 PM PDT · by Innovative · 103 replies
    Politico ^ | Friday May 6, 2015 | Rachael Bade
    Reps. Lynn Westmoreland of Georgia and Dennis Ross of Florida — who, as House whips, help Republican leaders muster support to pass legislation — told POLITICO in interviews on Friday that they disagreed with Ryan’s decision to break with Trump in a bombshell interview a day earlier. Both lawmakers said they believe their leader is in denial about how Republican voters feel about the real-estate tycoon. “I honestly don’t understand what Paul’s thinking — I don’t get it,” said Westmoreland, who is retiring after this year. “I try not to give advice to the speaker, but I think it just...
  • Articles of Impeachment Against Holder to be Introduced on Thursday

    11/13/2013 8:03:30 AM PST · by bkopto · 93 replies
    PJ Media ^ | Nov 13, 2013 | Bridget Johnson
    A Texas Republican plans to introduce a resolution of Articles of Impeachment for Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday. Rep. Pete Olson’s (R-Texas) office said this morning that “this was not a decision made lightly,” but comes with Holder’s “pattern of disregard for the rule of law and refusal to be forthright with Congress and the American people” since being held in contempt in June 2012. That 255-67 vote on criminal contempt, which included 17 Democrats, was tied to the Fast and Furious scandal and marked the first time Congress has found an attorney general in contempt. A measure of...
  • GOP lawmakers fight to save cross at California war memorial

    08/25/2013 4:52:35 PM PDT · by Innovative · 6 replies
    Fox News ^ | Aug 24, 2013 | FoxNews
    Several Republican lawmakers are urging a federal district court in California to block the removal of a war memorial cross in a San Diego public park that was declared unconstitutional in 2011. "We're urging the court to permit a private organization to obtain and operate the war memorial – a remedy that would remove any constitutional questions and protect this longstanding tribute to our men and women in uniform," Sekulow said in a statement. The legal fight over the Mount Soledad cross began in 1989 when atheist Philip Paulson sued the city of San Diego.
  • Tancredo Introduces Bill to Repeal Illegal Alien Harbor

    11/19/2005 9:08:27 AM PST · by arnoldpalmerfan · 40 replies · 1,077+ views
    Office fo Congressman Tom Tancredo ^ | November 16, 2005 | Will Adams
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Tom Tancredo (R-CO) introduced a bill today to repeal an illegal alien harboring exemption for religious groups that was signed into law last week. Tancredo’s bill, H.R. 4321, would repeal the agricultural appropriations rider inserted by Senator Bob Bennett which allows religious groups to “conceal, harbor or shield” illegal aliens from federal law enforcement. The bill is co-sponsored by Representatives Todd Akin, Virginia Foxx, Louie Gohmert, Virgil Goode, Gil Gutknecht, J.D. Hayworth, John Hostettler (Chairman of Judiciary’s Immigration Subcommittee), Steve King, Jack Kingston (Vice-Chairman of the Republican Conference), Mike Pence (Chairman of the Republican Study Committee),...
  • The next new thing in politics: A GOP street fight (Mac Collins to challenge Isakson?)

    05/11/2003 9:58:39 PM PDT · by LdSentinal · 9 replies · 211+ views
    Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | 5/12/03 | Tom Baxter and Jim Galloway
    Everyone's been waiting for something to carry us over and beyond this flag silliness. Mac Collins may have just done it. If he should jump into the 2004 U.S. Senate race against fellow Republican Johnny Isakson, we'll be able to stop talking about battle emblems and stars and bars. Republicans would now be able to ask each other what side of a philosophical chasm they stand on. And the rest of Georgia can simply watch them rip into each other -- starting Friday. That's when the state GOP gathers in Macon for its two-day annual convention. Since November, Republicans have...