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  • GOP pressure builds to block Obama immigration order

    11/12/2014 12:30:15 PM PST · by jazusamo · 69 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | November 12, 2014 | Stephen Dinan
    Dozens of House Republicans have signed onto a new letter that insists the GOP include language in the upcoming spending bill to prevent President Obama from taking unilateral action on immigration, escalating a simmering fight between Congress and the White House. Rep. Matt Salmon, an Arizona Republican who organized the letter, said Congress needs to use its power of the purse to defend its own powers to write immigration policy — and he said he believes there could be enough support even in the Democratic-controlled Senate to win. “I’m not going down without a fight,” he said in an interview...
  • Did Andrea Mitchell Just Laugh at Obama's Credibility?

    10/02/2014 6:12:31 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 28 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Not saying President Obama should be jittery about Andrea Mitchell jumping the White House fence anytime soon. Even so, the prez would have reason to be concerned if such a generally staunch ally as Andrea openly laughed at his lack of credibility. View the video and judge for yourself. On today's Morning Joe, Republican Rep. Matt Salmon predicted that President Obama would send ground troops into Syria sometime after the November elections. Andrea asked "despite the president's promises?" To which Salmon replied "he also promised if you like your insurance you can keep it. Come on." Much mirth and hilarity...
  • Boehner Appoints Anti-Amnesty Hawk Matt Salmon to Immigration ‘Working Group’

    06/25/2014 7:03:48 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 30 replies
    Breitbart's Big Government ^ | June 25, 2014 | Caroline May
    “Let’s face it: I’ve been a thorn in leadership’s side,” says Arizona Republican Rep. Matt Salmon, sitting at his desk in the Rayburn House Office Building. Earlier that day, Salmon had just been named by Speaker John Boehner to a special “working group” on the crisis at the southern U.S. border, where tens of thousands of unaccompanied children are streaming into the country with hopes that President Obama will grant them amnesty. Salmon is the most conservative member of the new group, and his selection by Boehner is surprising, to say the least, given that the Arizonan has been a...
  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 5 January 2014

    01/05/2014 5:10:00 AM PST · by Alas Babylon! · 151 replies
    Various driveby media television networks ^ | 5 January 2014 | Various Self-Serving Politicians and Big Media Screaming Faces
    The Talk Shows January 5th, 2014 Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows: FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Mitt Romney; Mark Rienzi, a lawyer for an organization of Catholic nuns challenging a requirement that some religion-affiliated groups provide health insurance that includes birth control; Ilyse Hogue, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America.MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Former Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano; Rep. Donna Edwards, D-Md.; Gene Sperling, director of the White House's National Economic Council; Dr. John Noseworthy, CEO of the Mayo Clinic; Dr. Delos Cosgrove, CEO of the Cleveland Clinic.FACE THE NATION (CBS): Senate Majority Leader Harry...
  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 22 September 2013

    09/22/2013 4:51:18 AM PDT · by Alas Babylon! · 252 replies
    Various driveby media television networks ^ | 22 September 2013 | Various Self-Serving Politicians and Big Media Screaming Faces
    The Talk Shows September 15==22nd, 2013 Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows: FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Sens. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and Claire McCaskill, D-Mo.MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Wayne LaPierre, executive vice president of the National Rifle Association.FACE THE NATION (CBS): Sens. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Tom Coburn, R-Okla.; Rep. Matt Salmon, R-Ariz.THIS WEEK (ABC): Reps. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., and Tom Graves, R-Ga.STATE OF THE UNION (CNN): Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif.
  • (R-AZ) Rep. Matt Salmon’s gay son: CNN, MSNBC canceled interviews when he wouldn’t bash father

    04/10/2013 3:48:05 PM PDT · by markomalley · 18 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 2013-04-09 | Jessica Chasmar
    The gay son of Rep. Matt Salmon, Arizona Republican, told KPNX-TV in Phoenix on Sunday that both MSNBC’s “The Last Word With Lawrence O'Donnell” and CNN’s “Piers Morgan Live” canceled interviews with him because he refused to attack his father on the air. Matt R. Salmon, the son, said MSNBC canceled his appearance because “they had intended to be critical of him and … I was unwilling to do so.” He also said CNN “seemed very gung ho about” an interview at first, but when he said he was supportive of his father, “they seemed to lose interest.”
  • Gay Radio Host: Gay Son Must Reject Conservative Dad

    04/07/2013 12:48:24 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 53 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | April 06, 2013 | 07:53 | Tim Graham
    On The Huffington Post, gay radio host Michelangelo Signorile—last mentioned here when he told a pro-Romney caller to his show to buy arsenic and drink it—is angry at the son of Rep. Matt Salmon (R-Ariz.). Salmon must either cave and support the LGBT agenda, or the son must reject his father for being “selfish” and remaining conservative. All parents should “reconcile their faith” with the LGBT agenda, or be cut off:Fortunately, my own parents, like millions across the country and around the world, including, most recently, Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio), came around after their initial shock and reconciled their support...
  • Matt Salmon Launches First TV AD of CD-5 Election

    05/21/2012 11:56:39 PM PDT · by Charlotte Ralstin · 2 replies
    Salmon for Congress ^ | May 21, 2012
    "His Word" highlights Salmon's record of cutting spending, balancing the budget, honoring term limit promise
  • Citizens United Political Victory Fund Endorses Salmon for Congress

    05/18/2012 2:33:13 PM PDT · by Charlotte Ralstin · 1 replies
    Salmon for Congress ^ | May 17, 2012
    Nationally recognized conservative organization calls Salmon "courageous leader" EAST VALLEY - Former Congressman and candidate for Arizona's 5th congressional district Matt Salmon today received the endorsement from the Citizens United Political Victory Fund (CUPVF). CUPVF, the affiliated PAC of Citizens United and widely recognized as the "Conservative PAC for Conservative Candidates," issued the following statement from David N. Bossie, President of Citizens United: "Matt Salmon is a principled conservative and it is critically important for him to return to Congress at this seminal moment in American history. Matt will be a courageous leader in Washington from day one, because he...
  • ARIZONA: Final gubernatorial debate ends up aggressive

    10/31/2002 9:28:28 AM PST · by dittomom · 12 replies · 884+ views
    The Arizona Republic ^ | October 31, 2002 | Robbie Sherwood
    Closing but still trailing in recent polls, Republican Matt Salmon got aggressive with Democrat Attorney General Janet Napolitano from the opening bell of the final gubernatorial debate Wednesday night. Salmon spent his introductory comments, where other candidates talked about their qualifications, criticizing Napolitano on taxes, abortion and gay issues. "My opponent wants to raise taxes. I oppose that," Salmon said. "My opponent, Janet Napolitano, supports gay adoption. I don't. She supports Vermont-style same-sex marriages. I think that's extreme." Napolitano said later that Salmon was, again, distorting her positions. Napolitano said she opposes gay marriage, wants to close tax loopholes to...
  • Napolitano soft on national security, Salmon says

    10/22/2002 6:01:30 AM PDT · by madfly · 12 replies · 218+ views
    The Arizona Republic ^ | Oct. 22, 2002 | Robbie Sherwood
    Now trailing in public opinion polls, Republican Matt Salmon on Monday launched one of his strongest attacks yet against front-runner Janet Napolitano during a live debate by suggesting she cares more about endangered species than national security. Salmon confronted Napolitano, a Democrat and the state's attorney general, about her refusal to back federal legislation that would exempt military bases from certain environmental laws. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld had asked all state attorneys general for their backing this summer. But Salmon said Napolitano was one of only seven attorneys general who said the laws are needed to force the...
  • Cover-Up (Arizona Attorney General[Napolitano] internal memo)

    10/04/2002 6:10:11 AM PDT · by madfly · 42 replies · 706+ views
    The New Times ^ | Oct. 3, 2002 | JOHN DOUGHERTY
    Arizona faces a "Waco-level" threat from Mormon fundamentalists. By John Dougherty Arizona Attorney General Janet Napolitano's office is covering up information documenting extensive and ongoing criminal activity including rape, incest, assault, kidnapping, forced marriages of underage girls, weapons violations and welfare fraud that is rampant in the remote polygamous community of Colorado City, state records obtained by New Times reveal. Napolitano's special investigations unit has compiled information during more than two years of investigation that depicts horrifying living conditions in the small town on the Arizona-Utah border that is completely controlled by a handful of men who are leaders...