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  • Trump sets record $7M one-day fundraising goal to top Biden, Beto, Bernie

    06/18/2019 10:45:32 AM PDT · by Pollard · 28 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 6/18/19 | Paul Bedard
    The Trump-Pence campaign has set a $7 million fundraising goal for Tuesday, the day President Trump is traveling to Orlando, Fla., to officially announce his reelection bid. In a fundraising memo to supporters, he wrote, “I want to do something so HUGE to launch 2020, even Democrats and the Fake News won’t be able to ignore. We need to raise $7,000,000 by 11:59 PM TONIGHT.” Officials said the record amount sought on 'Day One' of the Trump reelection bid is also meant to overshadow the huge amounts three Democrats collected on the first day of their campaign. Just an incredible...
  • Chasten Buttigieg: 'I wish I could tell you that' every message I receive isn't 'homophobic'

    06/18/2019 11:31:17 AM PDT · by madprof98 · 96 replies
    The Hill ^ | 6/18/19 | REBECCA KLAR
    Chasten Buttigieg, husband to South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D), said he's proud of the progress that has been made in the gay rights movement leading to his husband's presidential candidacy, but warned that there is still a long way to go "for equality." "The fight for equality is far from over," Buttigieg said Monday at a Democratic National Convention gala for LGBTQ rights in New York. "I wish I could stand here and tell you that all of the responses to my husband running for president have either been positive or that the criticisms have simply been about...
  • Bernie Sanders Takes a Flamethrower to Trump on MSNBC: ‘Racist …Sexist… Homophobe Religious Bigot’

    06/18/2019 10:57:17 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 79 replies
    mediaite ^ | June 18, 2019
    Independent Vermont Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders lit into President Donald Trump in advance of Trump’s Florida campaign kickoff rally, calling him a “racist” who won’t tell his supporters how he “tried to throw 32 million people off of healthcare.” On Tuesday’s edition of MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell Reports, host Andrea Mitchell asked Sanders for his reaction to the possibility that Trump might live-tweet the Democratic debates. “Well, I’m surprised that he has the time to tweet, I thought he would be watching, you know, some Fox TV program,” Sanders quipped, before really going in on Trump. “Look, he...
  • Transgenderism: The Fastest-Growing Insanity the World Has Ever Seen

    04/10/2019 12:48:33 PM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 35 replies
    The Stream/Opinion ^ | April 9, 2019 | Tom Gilson
    The other day I was speaking before a group on the topics of homosexuality and transgenderism, and I asked, “How many of you would say the transgender revolution has been going on ten years now? Raise your hands, please.” Would you raise your hand? Almost half of them did. The truth? I gauge it off my book Critical Conversations: A Christian Parents’ Guide to Discussing Homosexuality With Teens, which I sent off to final editing and production right after the Obergefell gay marriage decision in June, 2015. I said almost nothing about the transgenderism it — because the transgender movement...
  • Buttigieg says he won’t be the first gay president if elected

    06/16/2019 9:41:05 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 99 replies
    NY Post ^ | June 16, 2019 | 9:02pm | Chris Perez
    Mayor Pete Buttigieg doesn’t believe he’ll be the first gay president if elected in 2020. “I would imagine we’ve probably had excellent presidents who were gay — we just didn’t know which ones,” he told “Axios on HBO.” “I mean, statistically, it’s almost certain.” Asked if he possibly knew which commander-in-chief was playing for the other team, the Democratic hopeful said: “My gaydar even doesn’t work that well in the present, let alone retroactively. But one can only assume that’s the case.”
  • Biden holds big lead nationally, but 77 percent 'likely to change their minds'

    06/17/2019 9:11:03 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 49 replies
    The Hill ^ | 06/17/19 | Jonathan Easley
    Former Vice President Joe Biden has a two-to-one advantage over the next closest Democratic presidential contender in a new poll, but more than three-quarters of likely primary voters say they could still change their minds. The national survey from Park Strategies finds Biden at 32 percent support, followed by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) at 15 percent, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (Mass.) at 13 percent, Sen. Kamala Harris (Calif.) at 12 percent and South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg at 7 percent. No other candidate has more than 2 percent support. While Biden has a big lead at the moment, his support...
  • Poll: Elizabeth Warren Overtakes Joe Biden in Minnesota

    06/17/2019 10:59:09 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 36 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 17 Jun 2019 | MATTHEW BOYLE
    A poll of Minnesota Democrat presidential primary voters released over the weekend shows that Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) has overtaken former Vice President Joe Biden as the frontrunner in Minnesota, a major development that highlights both Warren’s national surge and Biden’s weakening lead ahead of the first debates. Warren, at 21 percent, leads Biden’s 20 percent in the Change Research survey, conducted June 8 to June 12. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) comes in third with 19 percent, while home state Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) is in fourth at 16 percent. South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg is next with 11...
  • Exclusive: Buttigieg says he suffered depression on return from Afghanistan

    06/17/2019 9:59:58 AM PDT · by CaptainK · 88 replies ^ | 6/16/19 | Mike Allen
    ete Buttigieg told "Axios on HBO" that although he wasn't diagnosed with PTSD after returning from Afghanistan after a 7-month deployment in 2014, "there's a level of depression ... that I went through when I came back." Why it matters: This is a new window into Buttigieg's unusual experience of serving as a 32-year-old, then returning to resume his job as mayor of South Bend, Indiana....... Buttigieg told me the feeling lasted about a year, and that he never felt he needed medical treatment.
  • Buttigieg: ‘Why not’ start a first family in White House?

    06/16/2019 6:25:18 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 99 replies
    ap ^ | 6/16/2019 | ap
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg (BOO’-tuh-juhj) wants to start a family with his husband, Chasten, and says that could happen if he’s in the White House.
  • Pete Buttigieg wants to start a family with his husband, Chasten

    06/16/2019 10:51:18 AM PDT · by madprof98 · 162 replies
    Guardian ^ | 6/16/19 | AP
    The Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg wants to start a family with his husband, Chasten, and says that could happen if he makes it to the White House. “I don’t see why not,” the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, said in a Father’s Day television interview that also marked his first wedding anniversary. Buttigieg was little known nationally before he began his campaign for president earlier this year, but has seen his star rise in recent months, ranking alongside Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren in one Iowa poll last week. *** Buttigieg told CNN’s State of the Union that “it...
  • Democrats push to make D.C. a state is gaining momentum

    06/16/2019 9:40:05 AM PDT · by david1292 · 88 replies
    Buzzfeed ^ | 6/13/19 | Emily Ashcroft
    WASHINGTON — After over 200 years without voting rights, the efforts to allow Washington, DC, to become the 51st state are gaining traction. The House of Representatives has set the first-ever congressional hearing on statehood legislation, and now a majority of the Democrats running for president say they support making DC a state. The House will hold a hearing July 24 for the Washington, D.C. Admission Act, which would put the nation’s capital on even ground with other states, giving it two voting senators and at least one representative. The bill would end “taxation without representation” in DC — a...
  • Pete Buttigieg: Trump Administration’s Low Credibility Adding Uncertainty on Oil Tanker Attacks

    06/16/2019 8:02:55 AM PDT · by Steve1999 · 44 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 06-16-19 | PAM KEY
    Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” 2020 presidential hopeful South Bend, IN Mayor Pete Buttigieg said the Trump administration’s low credibility is adding doubt that Iran was behind the attacks on oil tankers in the Middle East. Buttigieg said, “I think what we have seen is compelling. There seems to be more information that we haven’t had a chance to see. It’s a little distressing to think that because this administration’s credibility is so low in general, I think a lot of people are thinking twice at a moment when America’s word should be decisive.
  • NBC sets lineups for first round of 2020 Democratic debates

    06/14/2019 10:44:21 AM PDT · by be-baw · 22 replies
    Axios ^ | June 14, 2019 | Orion Rummler
    NBC on Friday set the lineups for the first round of the 2020 Democratic debates that will take place on June 26 and 27 in Miami. Details: A random drawing, which was closed to the press but attended by campaign officials, took place at NBC's 30 Rock offices in New York and looked to randomly divide the lineup for both debate nights between the candidates polling above and below 2%. June 26: Cory Booker, Julián Castro, Bill de Blasio, John Delaney, Tulsi Gabbard, Jay Inslee, Amy Klobuchar, Beto O'Rourke, Tim Ryan, and Elizabeth Warren June 27: Michael Bennet, Joe Biden,...
  • Jury finds Carter guilty of murder in the 2017 shooting death of his neighbor (Bernie Bro)

    06/14/2019 10:29:44 AM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 16 replies ^ | 06/13/2019 | Erin McCarthy,
    After nearly 10 hours of deliberation Thursday, a Chester County Court jury found Clayton P. Carter III guilty of first-degree murder in the death of his next-door neighbor George Brooks Jennings in August 2017. ---SNIP--- Carter’s attorney, Joseph P. Green Jr., said Jennings repeatedly provoked Carter as part of a campaign to get Carter — a former mobile home park operator Jennings called “trailer trash” — to move out of the neighborhood. He showed jurors a photo of Jennings’ backyard shed, in front of which he displayed several Trump-Pence 2016 signs facing Carter’s yard in an attempt to irritate Carter...
  • Joe Biden's Behavior With Girls And Women Draws Scrutiny

    06/14/2019 9:05:20 AM PDT · by Its All Over Except ... · 56 replies
    Vox ^ | 6/13/2019 | Anna North
    Joe Biden hasn't changed. After several women said earlier this year that Biden had touched them in ways that made them uncomfortable, the former vice presiudent and 2020 Democratic candidate promised to be "much more mindful" of people's personal space. But recent incidents tell a different story. Last month, he called a 10-year-old--girl "good looking" at a campaign event. ... And in an exchenge that went viral on Twitter, he wagged his finger at an activist, K.C. Cayo, who asked him about abortion rights. ... Biden has long been known for touching and standing close to women, earning the nickname...
  • Libs Endlessly Promote Stacey Abrams

    06/14/2019 7:21:41 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 30 replies ^ | 6/13/2019 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Here is Steve in Jefferson, Wisconsin. Great to have you. Hi. CALLER: In the history of the U.S., there’s been a handful of great men — and, Rush, you are in that handful. RUSH: Whew! CALLER: With Hillary losing, I believe that they’re gonna put a woman on the Democratic ticket, and I think that’s why some of them are still hanging in there. You know, you talked yesterday of a lot of them only having a zero likability, and I just believe that they’re gonna put a woman on the ticket. I just wondered what your thoughts were...
  • Unthinkable: Could Kamala Harris Finish Fourth … In California?

    06/14/2019 7:15:12 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 37 replies
    Hotair ^ | 06/14/2019 | Ed Morrissey
    Kamala Harris started out the 2020 primary cycle as a potential frontrunner for the Democratic presidential nomination. Instead, Harris looks as though she won’t finish in the top three of her own home state. A new poll from UC Berkeley shows the former state attorney general and current senator in fourth place, well behind Joe Biden and two of Harris’ Senate colleagues from the East Coast: The findings from a UC Berkeley Institute of Governmental Studies poll, done for The Times, provide bad news for some of the contenders, starting with Sen. Kamala Harris. …Although Biden leads the race,...
  • AOC, Bernie Sanders skewer Amazon Prime's new credit card: We 'intend to outlaw it'

    06/13/2019 11:07:05 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 45 replies
    Fox Business ^ | June 13 2019 | Jennifer Earl
    Sen. Bernie Sanders Opens a New Window. and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Opens a New Window. are apparently teaming up to take down Amazon's Opens a New Window. newest credit card for Prime members. Amazon announced Monday Opens a New Window. it partnered with Synchrony Financial to create what it considers the "Amazon Credit Builder" Opens a New Window. for subscribers looking to build or rebuild their credit scores. Cardholders will get the same perks as the Amazon Store Card — such as 5 percent back for online purchases and no annual fee — but customers must be Prime members, paying...
  • Democrats Also Are Questioning Biden's Age

    06/13/2019 10:15:57 AM PDT · by Its All Over Except ... · 34 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 6/13/2019 | Jeffrey Rodack
    Democrats are beginning to question whether former Vice President Joe Biden is too old to be president, Politico is reporting. ... "It's the 78-year old elephant in the room," said political consultant Fernand Amandi, who worked for the Obama-Biden campaigns in 2008 and 2012. ...
  • Senator Ted Cruz: Why Democrats May Sweep the 2020 Elections

    06/12/2019 10:34:41 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 121 replies
    San Angelo Live ^ | Jun. 12, 2019 11:06 am | Joe Hyde
    “I’m worried about 2020, I think it’s 50-50. I think it’s a coin flip,” said Ted Cruz, the Republican U.S. Senator from Texas. The 2020 presidential race happens when the country is “deeply divided.” “It is an incredibly polarized country,” he said. “I think it all comes down to turnout.” “I think the Left is going to show up in massive numbers,” he continued. “And it all comes down to who shows up on the center-right.” Ted Cruz was on the Ben Shapiro Show Sunday when, 45-minutes into the interview, Shapiro asked Cruz for his assessment of the 2020 election...