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  • The BDS Campaign: Anti-Jew Leftists Breaking Federal Anti-Boycott Law

    01/19/2019 10:38:49 AM PST · by Moseley · 22 replies
    Big League Politics ^ | January 18, 2019 | Jonathon A Moseley
    Anti-Semites are violating federal law by boycotting Israel and Israeli companies and institutions. Activists in the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement, one of the highest-profile global projects of the left, are subject to criminal and financial penalties, including jail time of five years and fines up to $50,000. A U.S. exporter can lose the right to export any products to any country. So why isn’t the U.S. Department of Justice enforcing the anti-boycott laws? President Donald Trump should order the Office of Antiboycott Compliance to come out of cryogenic stasis and get back to work, and order DOJ to...
  • Julián Castro, Former Housing Secretary, Announces Presidential Run

    01/12/2019 9:50:48 AM PST · by tcrlaf · 68 replies
    NYTIMES ^ | 1-12-2019 | Maggie Astor
    Julián Castro, the former housing secretary and former mayor of San Antonio, announced on Saturday that he would run for president, one of the most high-profile Latino Democrats ever to seek the party’s nomination. His first campaign stop will be in Puerto Rico, where he will speak on Monday at the Latino Victory Fund’s annual summit and meet with residents still struggling to recover from Hurricane Maria. Later in the week, his campaign said, he will go to New Hampshire. Mr. Castro, in prepared remarks that he was set to deliver in San Antonio on Saturday, said, “When my grandmother...
  • Sen. Marco Rubio warns Trump a border emergency could embolden a future Dem president on climate

    01/10/2019 8:36:07 PM PST · by ColdOne · 67 replies
    cnbc.com ^ | 1/9/19 | Berkeley Lovelace Jr.
    Full title........Sen. Marco Rubio warns Trump a border emergency could embolden a future Dem president on climate change A national emergency declaration by President Donald Trump over border security could wind up hurting Republicans, GOP Sen. Marco Rubio told CNBC on Wednesday. The Florida Republican contended that Trump was elected on the promise of building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border and the president has to “keep that promise.” But “we have to be careful about endorsing broad uses of executive power,” he added. “I’m not prepared to endorse that right now.” Such a declaration would set a precedent, Rubio...
  • Chuck Schumer moves to block pro-Israel bill to protest shutdown

    01/07/2019 6:07:00 PM PST · by SJackson · 41 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | January 07, 2019 | Susan Ferrechio
    The Senate late Tuesday will hold a procedural vote on a bill that supports Israel by allowing state and local governments to divest from entities that boycott, divest from, or sanction Israel because of its occupation of the West Bank. The provision is part of legislation numbered “S.1” that was to be the very first bill senators debate in the 116th Congress. In addition to the BDS language, it includes several Middle East security provisions such as new authorities for sanctioning Bashar Assad's regime in Syria and reauthorization of security assistance to Israel. But Schumer, D-N.Y., and Sen. Ben Cardin,...
  • Marco Rubio Brings Back 'Red Flag' Bill for New Congress

    01/04/2019 9:10:17 AM PST · by JamesP81 · 36 replies
    Sunshine State News ^ | 1-3-2018 | Sunshine State News
    On the first day of the new Congress, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., brought back the “Extreme Risk Protection Order and Violence Prevention Act.”
  • Marco Rubio Wants to Save the American Dream

    01/02/2019 10:52:54 AM PST · by re_tail20 · 29 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | December 23, 2018 | Charles Fain Lehman
    In 1956, amidst the fitful days leading up to the revolution, Sen. Marco Rubio's parents left Cuba for the United States. Arriving here, they joined the wave of immigrants who would eventually populate Miami. Both took up jobs in the service industry: Mario Rubio as a bartender in hotels, and his wife Oriales variously as a maid, cashier, and stock clerk. This work, although less than glamorous, was enough to provide a middle-class lifestyle, even for a family of new immigrants raising four kids. "With those two jobs, my parents owned a home, and had a stable home life, and...
  • Khashoggi: Qatari Asset in Life; Qatari Asset in Death

    12/27/2018 5:28:20 PM PST · by detective · 10 replies
    SSG ^ | December 23, 2018 | David Reaboi
    When Donald Trump announced that his first trip abroad as president would take him to Saudi Arabia and to Israel, it was a signal that the new administration had returned America’s traditional alliances in the Middle East to their privileged status. For the prior eight years, the Obama White House had, in contrast, prioritized relations with these countries’ regional adversary in Iran and embraced the Islamic Republic’s regional allies, Turkey and Qatar, as key interlocutors and partners. The Obama administration also supported Islamist movements in the Middle East, principally the Muslim Brotherhood, that threated to topple regimes and instigate more...
  • Bombshell: New Info Says Jamal Khashoggi Was A Foreign Influence Agent

    12/27/2018 11:28:57 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 60 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 12/27/2018 | Jim Hanson
    Jamal Khashoggi’s op-eds published in the very influential Washington Post certainly qualify as attempts to change U.S. policy against Saudi Arabia and in favor of the Muslim Brotherhood. The Washington Post has caused itself a major scandal since it has come to light they and their martyred “reformer” Jamal Khashoggi were publishing anti-Saudi propaganda for Qatar. They tried to bury this in a pre-Christmas Saturday news dump, but that can’t stop the damage this will do to their reputation.“Text messages between Khashoggi and an executive at Qatar Foundation International show that the executive, Maggie Mitchell Salem, at times shaped the...
  • 4 Foreign Policy Establishment Myths About Leaving Syria, Debunked

    12/27/2018 1:24:28 PM PST · by detective · 15 replies
    The Federalist ^ | December 27, 2018 | Daniel DePetris
    Since President Donald Trump’s directive to withdraw U.S. ground forces from Syria, the foreign policy elite keep levying complaints. While the people opposing Trump’s Syria decision may be loud, that doesn’t make them right. Republican Sen. Marco Rubio called the decision “a mistake,” while Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham used increasingly creative language to get the president’s attention by relentlessly tweeting about how “ecstatic” the Iranians must be. Indeed, with every passing hour, establishment politicians and conventional foreign policy thinkers are deploying increasingly desperate arguments to make their case about why American boots still need to be on the ground in...
  • Rubio can't say whether he supports Trump picks for U.N., attorney general

    12/09/2018 2:25:39 PM PST · by conservative98 · 28 replies
    CBS News ^ | Dec 9, 2018 | KATHRYN WATSON
    [CUT - On Bill Barr:] "Well, I can't comment on whether I support [Barr] or not yet. I haven't even begun to review his qualifications or his record in the past," Rubio said Sunday. "I know he's been through the Senate process before. I'm going to watch the Judiciary process very closely. At the appropriate time I'll meet with the nominee and get my own take on it, and then I'll have a decision to make. I generally do not support nominees, for the most part, unless I know them personally [CUT - On Heather Nauert:] “Does she have detailed...
  • Rubio on Impeachment: The President Is Not Above the Law

    12/09/2018 1:16:10 PM PST · by conservative98 · 102 replies
    Breitbart ^ | December 9, 2018 | Pam Key
    Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) said if President Donald Trump did direct his lawyer Michael Cohen to commit federal campaign finance felonies, he was not “above the law.”
  • Rubio: Trump pardoning Manafort would be a 'terrible mistake'

    12/09/2018 11:40:19 AM PST · by conservative98 · 58 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 9 2018 | Andrew O'Reilly
    Sen. Marco Rubio warned President Trump on Sunday that it would be a bad idea to pardon Paul Manafort. During an appearance on ABC’s “This Week,” Rubio, R-Fla., said it would be a mistake for Trump to issue a pardon for his former campaign chairman after Special Counsel Robert Mueller accused Manafort of lying about his contacts with administration officials in 2018 and at least four other details related to the investigation into Russian election meddling during the 2016 campaign. “I haven’t heard that the White House is thinking about doing it,” Rubio said. “I advise strongly against it. It...
  • New York Democrat Gillibrand mocked for saying future is 'female' and 'intersectional'

    12/06/2018 10:42:13 AM PST · by reaganaut1 · 17 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 6, 2018 | Lukas Mikelionis
    The future may be female, but critics say Kirsten Gillibrand's role may be limited. The Democratic U.S. senator from New York was widely mocked Wednesday after saying the future is “female” and “intersectional,” in a wink to the progressive wing of her party. “Our future is: Female, Intersectional, Powered by our belief in one another. And we’re just getting started,” Gillibrand wrote in a tweet. Critics claimed Gillibrand was trying to pander to progressives ahead of a likely run for president in 2020, looking to portray herself as a feminist firebrand. U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., for one, fired back...
  • Pence casts tie-breaking vote to advance controversial Trump judicial pick

    11/29/2018 3:52:27 AM PST · by SMGFan · 35 replies
    msn/ the hill ^ | November 28, 2018
    The Senate advanced a controversial judicial pick for President Trump on Wednesday after Vice President Pence cast a tie-breaking vote for the nomination. Senators were deadlocked 50-50 to end debate on Thomas Farr's nomination to be a district judge for the Eastern District of North Carolina. Pence, presiding over the chamber, then cast the tie-breaking vote. The fate of Farr's nomination was held in suspense even going into the start of the vote on Wednesday afternoon. Four Republicans were viewed as potential swing votes: Sens. Marco Rubio (Fla.), Tim Scott (S.C.), Susan Collins (Maine) and Lisa Murkowski (Alaska). But Collins...
  • Reports: Trump Admin Considers Branding Venezuela State Sponsor of Terrorism

    11/21/2018 11:00:11 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 13 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 21 Nov 2018 | Ben Kew
    The Trump administration is considering plans to designate Nicolás Maduro’s socialist regime in Venezuela a state sponsor of terrorism over its support for Hezbollah and Marxist guerrillas, according to a report from the Spanish newspaper ABC on Tuesday. According to U.S. officials who spoke with the Spanish newspaper, administration officials are currently deliberating whether to add Venezuela to the list of state sponsors of terrorism over its support for groups including the Basque separatist movement ETA, Iran’s Lebanese terror proxy Hezbollah, and Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). Officials have so far refused to officially confirm whether they plan to...
  • Marco Rubio Provides Proof Democrats Planned Voter Fraud Day After Midterm Election

    11/17/2018 9:59:21 AM PST · by deandg99 · 9 replies
    Think Americana ^ | 11/16/2018 | Mike Vance
    There has been plenty of speculation on voter fraud in Florida. Much like every year. Well speculate no more. Marco Rubio provides proof that the Democrat Party committed voter fraud in the state of Florida. Just two days after the election Rubio called out Broward County when there were over 80,00 new ballots manufactured after Election Day. Now Rubio reports on the planned voter fraud by the Democrats after Election Day. Democrat leaders in Florida directed their staff to shear the altered election forms in order to fix improper absentee ballots. Keep in mind this was all after the deadline.
  • Rubio Sounds the Alarm: Democrat Lawyers Now Asking Judge to Change Florida Laws to Steal Election

    11/14/2018 5:03:53 AM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyColonel · 43 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 13 Nov 18 | Cristina Laila
    Democrat lawyers have descended on Florida in order to steal the Senate and Governor elections from Republicans. Hillary Clinton, Perkins Coie and other DC swamp dwellers are now working round the clock to install their radical left-wing candidates. In a series of urgent tweets, Senator Rubio said late Tuesday evening that Democrat lawyers are actually asking a judge to change Florida election laws AFTER the election in order to steal the Senate and Governor seats. RUBIO: “Imagine if NFL team was trailing 24-22 but in final seconds hits a 3 pt kick to win. Then AFTER game lawyers for losing...
  • Marco Rubio: These Private Cars Transporting Ballots in Florida Sure are Suspicious

    11/09/2018 9:09:03 AM PST · by Kaslin · 46 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 9, 2018 | Katie Pavlich
    It sure looks like Democrats are trying to steal a U.S. Senate election in Florida. First, some background on what's happening from Matt:  Something odd is occurring in Florida’s Senate race. Republican Gov. Rick Scott has declared victory over incumbent Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson. At the time, Scott led Nelson by a little over 34,500 votes. It’s now been cut to around 18,000. We’re heading into recount territory, as Scott’s lead has dwindled to 0.2 percent; less than half of one percent triggers an automatic recount. Yet, in two Democratic bastions—Palm Beach and Broward counties—they’re taking their sweet time counting...
  • Scott Orders Ballots Seized…Files Lawsuit Against Election Supervisor “Found 78,000 New Votes

    11/09/2018 8:22:07 AM PST · by Red Badger · 35 replies
    100percentfedup.com ^ | Nov 9, 2018 | Staff
    As we reported yesterday (see below), the voter fraud alarm is flashing red in Broward and Palm Beach Counties in Florida. Florida Governor Rick Scott filed a lawsuit against Election Supervisor Brenda Snipes (see below) who has been in hot water before over an election. it’s also being reported that Scott ordered all ballots seized. Rick Scott: “We got some left-wing activists. We got some Democratic D.C. lawyers. They’re down here for one purpose, to steal this election.” Scott adds that the Broward County Election Supervisor has “found 78,000 new votes since election day, 2 days ago, in Broward County.”...
  • FL Governor Rick Scott Orders State Police Seize ALL BROWARD AND PALM BEACH BALLOTS

    11/09/2018 8:16:07 AM PST · by Red Badger · 29 replies
    www.thegatewaypundit.com ^ | November 8, 2018 | by Jim Hoft
    On Thursday Governor Rick Scott from Florida held a press conference to discuss the ongoing ballot production operation in Palm Beach and Broward counties in Florida. Broward County, notorious for voter fraud, continues to produce ballots and votes for Democrats two days after the election. Marco Rubio warned about the election fraud in these two Democrat counties earlier today. On Thursday night Governor Scott commanded the state police to immediately investigate the Democrat ballot generation operations. Via Rick Scott: ** In Palm Beach County they have discovered 15,000 new ballots after election day! ** There may be rapid fraud happening...