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  • Never Trump’s Bill Kristol Calls for Presidential Debates to Be Canceled

    08/12/2020 7:48:18 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 80 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 12 2020 | JOEL B. POLLAK
    Never Trump stalwart Bill Kristol, the former editor and founder of the now-defunct Weekly Standard, tweeted Tuesday that the presidential debates should be canceled in favor of three vice presidential debates. Kristol commented in the wake of former Vice President Joe Biden’s announcement that Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) would be his running mate in the 2020 presidential election. “Just an innocent thought: We’ve seen Biden in office for over four decades, and we’ve seen Trump nonstop for the last four years,” Kristol tweeted. “We’ve seen enough to make up our minds about them. So let’s skip the presidential debates but...
  • Juan Williams: Older voters won't forgive Trump for COVID

    08/11/2020 12:28:03 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 74 replies
    thehill ^ | 08/10/2020 | Juan Williams
    “It is what it is.” Well, Mr. President, the wife of the late David Nagy thinks you are wrong. She is furious at you about the death of her 79-year-old husband. “Family members believe David’s death was needless,” Stacey Nagy wrote in her husband’s newspaper obituary. “They blame his death ... on Trump, [Texas Gov. Greg] Abbott and all the politicians who did not take this pandemic seriously and were more concerned with their popularity and votes than lives.” Mrs. Nagy’s anger at Trump fits with the political message in another obituary in North Carolina: “In lieu of flowers, think...
  • Marco Rubio Looks to Extend Period for Casting Electoral College Votes

    08/10/2020 2:17:03 PM PDT · by Jacquerie · 57 replies
    Florida Daily ^ | August 9th 2020 | Kevin Derby
    Looking ahead to the general election, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is calling for extending the period for states to choose presidential electors. Rubio is championing a bill “to extend the federal safe harbor period for states to determine electors from December 8, 2020 to January 1, 2021 for this year’s presidential election” insisting it “would give states the flexibility needed in a pandemic to help ensure each and every legal vote cast is counted.” Rubio’s proposal would also have electoral college members cast their votes on January 2, 2021 instead of December 14. Pointing to hostile powers–namely China and...
  • NeverTrumpers Out of the Closet as Liberal Democrats in Drag

    07/13/2020 4:21:15 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    American Thinker.com ^ | July 13, 2020 | Brian C. Joondeph
    NeverTrumpers are like gnats in the summer, annoying but largely irrelevant as they don’t sting or bite. Their movement hatched when Donald Trump was running for president and they became “the resistance” against the unfit candidate who dared run for president without paying his dues as a senator or governor. Trump was an outsider, not part of the cool kid clique within the Beltway, much like Rodney Dangerfield’s character in Caddyshack, a clown at the country club cocktail party. NeverTrumpers are well-known former conservatives, at least before coming out as liberals. This is not unheard of. Bill Clinton was once...
  • Never Trump Republican Bill Kristol comes out of the 'political closet' and declares he's now a Democrat

    02/01/2020 10:49:06 PM PST · by bkopto · 137 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 2/1/220 | giancarlo sop
    When Bill Kristol swore he would never vote for President Donald Trump, he meant it. The longtime conservative commentator took to Facebook today to admit that he is a Democrat—for now. In a tweet, the former editor-at-large of the now-defunct Weekly Standard, declared: "Not presumably forever; not perhaps for a day after Nov. 3, 2020; not on every issue or in every way until then. But for the time being one has to say: We are all Democrats now."
  • Ben Sasse Becomes ‘GOP Trump Critic’ Ahead of 2020 Elections

    08/10/2020 5:34:19 AM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 25 replies
    Breitbart - Politics ^ | 8-9-2020 | Sean Moran
    Axios reported on Sunday that Sen. Ben Sasse (R-NE) has become a “GOP Trump critic” ahead of the 2020 elections. Sasse, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee and Finance Committees, released a statement after President Donald Trump issued executive orders granting Americans a payroll tax holiday and unemployment insurance after negotiations with leading Democrats fell through. Referring to Trump’s executive orders as “unconstitutional slop,” Sasse said in a statement on Saturday: The pen-and-phone theory of executive lawmaking is unconstitutional slop. President Obama did not have the power to unilaterally rewrite immigration law with DACA, and President Trump does not...
  • Why Trump’s Losing

    08/09/2020 6:26:29 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 153 replies
    National Review ^ | August 6th 2020 | RICH LOWRY & RAMESH PONNURU
    President Trump pulled an inside straight to win in 2016, and now he needs another one. The good news for Trump is that his approval rating has stopped falling recently. The bad news is that it has stabilized in the low 40s. Election-watcher Harry Enten points out that no president since Harry Truman has won with anything like Trump’s negative net approval rating. Truman won at –6, while incumbents who lost (Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, and George H. W. Bush) averaged out at about –13, roughly where Trump’s number is. The presidents who won reelection averaged an approval rating of...
  • Vanity - My last vanity..Trump has lost his backbone. No Veto, Border Wall, or USA.

    12/20/2018 5:35:33 AM PST · by JLAGRAYFOX · 188 replies
    Many Freepers will be pleased that my "Vanity" posting days have ended, I intend to spend the rest of my days on this Earth, with my beloved, terrific, family and friends, celebrating the "FREE" American way of life, driven by "individual effort" not government elected and non-elected, bureaucratic, power hungry, controlling, buffoons & goons. POTUS, Donald J. Trump who I have backed, supported and voted for, has caved in to Chuck Schumer, Nancy Pelosi and the Democrat Party...thus setting the groundwork for the destruction of the American Republic Nation. America, the USA Republic, will soon perish on the road to...
  • “There Were a Lot of Republicans Involved” – Steven Schrage – The Man Who Introduced Deep State Spy Stefan Halper to Carter Page Holds First Interview

    08/09/2020 12:26:39 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 63 replies
    GP ^ | August 9, 2020 at 10:21am | By Jim Hoft
    On Sunday he spoke with Maria Bartiromo in his first interview. Schrage told Maria, “Halper was not that engaged up to the point he crossed paths with Page and Christopher Steele’s former MI6 boss Sir Richard Dearlove…” Schrage said he was surprised that Stefan Halper was making over a half a million dollars for writing reports for the government. Schrage said the key part, the real smoking gun in this is, “All these tentacles lead back to the “small group” including Stefan Halper in SpyGate, Christopher Steele at the center of Russiagate, Stefan Halper’s FBI handler. None of the Senate...
  • Anti-Trumpers Spout Radical Ideas for 2020 Election

    08/09/2020 4:06:22 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 9, 2020 | Debra J. Saunders
    WASHINGTON -- Thanksgiving is going to be ugly this year. There's a real chance the public won't know who won the White House weeks after Election Day, and rather than feeling grateful, leaders in both parties are peddling grievances nonstop. Before the voting has begun, Americans have been told not to trust the outcome. And the worst offenders are the people who think they believe in the process just as they prepare to tear the country apart if they lose. A bipartisan group of 100 or so left-wing luminaries, institutional graybeards and never-Trumpers came together to work on what they...
  • Trump Campaign Encourages Supporters to Wear Masks: ‘We Have Nothing to Lose’

    08/04/2020 3:38:21 PM PDT · by dalight · 111 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | August 4, 2020 | Nate Church
    In an e-mail sent by his campaign on Monday, President Donald Trump said wearing masks is “something we should all try to do.” “Friend,” the letter opens, “I know how difficult the past few months have been. Your unwavering support during this time has not gone unnoticed.” But rather than push for a “contribution,” this time President Trump is asking his supporters for a different sort of help. “We are all in this together,” the e-mail, signed by Trump, continued, “and while I know there has been some confusion surrounding the usage of face masks, I think it’s something we...
  • Valerie Jarrett: "Lindsey Graham is the one that encouraged McCain to turn over the dossier to the FBI"

    07/29/2020 6:21:25 PM PDT · by RandFan · 150 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | July 28 | Maria Bartiromo
    Former senior adviser to President Barack Obama Valerie Jarrett talks to FOX Business’ Maria Bartiromo about the Trump/Russia investigation. "I have a high degree of confidence in our intelligence community, investigators comported themselves responsibly," Jarrett said. "Lindsey Graham is the one that encouraged Sen. McCain to turn over the dossier in the first place to the FBI.""I do know that it’s nearly four years ago and I don’t understand why our focus isn’t on what’s happening right now and today. That’s the investigation I’d like to see," she said. Bartiromo asked about the origins of the Steele dossier: "What’s happening...
  • FBI raids offices at downtown One Cleveland Center building tied to Ukrainian oligarch (Clinton! Burisma?)

    08/04/2020 2:51:13 PM PDT · by rxsid · 36 replies
    https://www.cleveland.com ^ | 08.04.2020 | John Caniglia, The Plain Dealer and Eric Heisig, cleveland.com
    FBI raids offices at downtown One Cleveland Center building tied to Ukrainian oligarchCLEVELAND, Ohio — The FBI on Tuesday raided the Cleveland offices of a company with ties to a Ukrainian oligarch that owns several downtown buildings. FBI spokeswoman Vicki Anderson said agents searched the offices of Optima Management Group in One Cleveland Center at East 9th Street and St. Clair Avenue. A spokesman for the IRS also said his agency’s investigators were present....Anderson said agents also executed search warrants at an office in Miami.Federal authorities in Cleveland have been conducting a wide-ranging probe involving Ukrainian oligarch Igor Kolomoisky that...
  • Poll: Graham, Harrison neck-and-neck in SC’s U.S. Senate race while Trump leads Biden

    08/04/2020 6:48:11 AM PDT · by RandFan · 41 replies
    Post and Courier ^ | Aug 4 | By Jamie Lovegrove
    COLUMBIA — South Carolina’s 2020 U.S. Senate race is neck-and-neck with just three months to go until Election Day, as Democratic challenger Jaime Harrison’s well-funded campaign appears to have significantly narrowed the gap against Republican incumbent Lindsey Graham, according to a new poll released Tuesday. Graham led Harrison by just a single percentage point, 44 percent to 43 percent, in the poll conducted by data intelligence firm Morning Consult, well within the survey’s 3.5 percent margin of error.More...
  • Would Donald Trump Ditch the GOP and Start His Own Party in 2024?

    08/02/2020 8:17:42 PM PDT · by Kevin in California · 37 replies
    Imagine this: Donald Trump loses the 2020 election and runs again in 2020 under his own party. Don't think it can't happen? History says it could. The presidential election of 1912 was one of the only cases where one of the top-two competitors didn’t represent a major political party -- the Democrats or the Republicans. Although a Democrat took the White House, a member of the Bull Moose Party trailed behind, receiving nearly 30 percent of the popular vote.
  • Republicans and White House at Odds Over Kansas Senate Race

    07/31/2020 9:38:18 PM PDT · by rintintin · 35 replies
    dnyuz.com ^ | July 30 2020 | DNUZ
    WASHINGTON — As the Kansas Senate primary barrels to a close, tensions are rising between Senate Republicans and the White House over the potential nomination of Kris Kobach, who party officials fear would jeopardize the seat and further imperil their Senate majority. Senator Mitch McConnell is worried that Mr. Kobach, the controversial former Kansas secretary of state who lost the 2018 governor’s race, may win the nomination in Tuesday’s primary, only to lose the seat in November — and he is frustrated that President Trump is not intervening in the race, according to multiple G.O.P. officials. Mr. McConnell and other...
  • Orange Man Bad? Democrats Worse (Is there anything Trump could do to lose your support?)

    08/01/2020 6:40:37 AM PDT · by Moseley · 66 replies
    American Thinker ^ | August 1, 2020 | Jonathon Moseley
    For years, #NeverTrump activists were pushing the challenge to Trump supporters on social media: “Is there anything that Trump could do that would cause you to stop supporting him?” It was one of the primary “Orange Man Bad” themes. The morality test is that Trump supporters are abandoning all principle by worshipping Donald Trump as our Messiah and engaging in a cult. Leftists in both parties have lied about Donald Trump, hurling smears and invective, accusinng Trump of saying things that Trump never said and doing things Trump never did. And yet it just isn’t working. Why don’t any of...
  • Former Bush staffers join with Democrats to turn Texas blue

    07/29/2020 7:02:11 AM PDT · by C19fan · 36 replies
    Hot Air ^ | July 29, 2020 | Karen Townsend
    The State of Texas is not on the list of battleground states at Real Clear Politics but Democrats in Texas and in Washington, D.C. are fighting as though it is. On Tuesday a new hashtag popped up as trending on Twitter – #TrumpKilledTexas. The message is that the bad Orange Man has blood on his hands.
  • Ted Cruz: Trump tweets have 'coarsened discussion'

    07/28/2020 7:38:44 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 116 replies
    The Hill ^ | - 07/28/20 11:22 AM EDT | ZACK BUDRYK
    Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on Monday said he believed many of President Trump’s tweets have “coarsened discussion,” but praised the president for having “a backbone." “So many of us are so sick and tired of Republicans that roll over and whimper when encountering the slightest resistance. And I think probably the best characteristic about the president is he’s got a backbone. And he will fight,” Cruz told conservative talk radio host Hugh Hewitt, when asked how the president has changed the Republican Party. “Now I will say ... I wish his tone and some of the things he said were...
  • It Is Resistance, Not Trump, That Needs To Learn To Accept Election Results

    07/28/2020 8:29:08 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    The Federalist ^ | July 28. 2020 | Mollie Hemmingway
    Given what they've put the country through since November 2016, the groups that need to be asked if they will accept an election loss in November 2020 are the media, Democratic politicians, and other Resistance activists. The media and Democrats have returned to their pre-2016 election talking point that Donald Trump won’t accept election results. But after nearly four years of refusing to accept their defeat in the last presidential election, it is they and other members of the Resistance who must commit to accepting election results that don’t go their way.The final 2016 debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald...