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  • Did Britain meddle in a US presidential election?

    01/06/2020 6:16:30 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 24 replies
    bbc ^ | 01/06/2020 | Jude Sheerin
    When US President George HW Bush craved "a smoking gun" in 1992 to politically kneecap his White House challenger Bill Clinton, the British government delved into its files for damaging information. So, did the Bush camp solicit foreign interference to help him win an election - the allegation that has seen President Trump impeached? "A guy like that doesn't deserve to be president," President Bush told his sister about Clinton. He viewed the young Arkansas governor, who was the same age as Bush's eldest son, as a scoundrel and felt confident he could roll over him. But the president sorely...
  • Republican CEO of Dick's Sporting Goods floats third-party presidential bid

    10/23/2019 2:43:02 PM PDT · by Teotwawki · 63 replies
    Daily Mail .com ^ | October 23, 2019 | Katelyn Caralle
    Dick's Sporting Goods CEO is considering launching a third-party presidential bid, which could pull votes away from Donald Trump in 2020. Ed Stack, a longtime Republican donor, is testing the waters for a run, a participant in a southern Wisconsin focus group told Politico.
  • These Counties Voted for Every White House Winner Since Reagan

    10/12/2019 2:55:22 AM PDT · by TECTopcat · 30 replies
    WSJ ^ | Oct. 11, 2019 | John McCormick and Ken Thomas
    At a time of deep political division in the American electorate, a small group of counties across the nation has shown extraordinary political flexibility, voting for the winner in every presidential election since 1980. These 19 counties—well less than 1% of the nation’s total—have in the last 10 elections backed Republicans for the White House six times and Democrats four times. see https://www.wsj.com/articles/these-counties-backed-every-president-since-reagan-11570786200
  • Trump “Becoming Presidential” as the Liberals Demand, Would Be His Doom

    09/12/2019 8:01:52 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    Hotair ^ | 09/12/2019 | Jazz Shaw
    The latest general election polling and presidential approval ratings numbers haven’t held a lot of good news for Donald Trump. Some surveys have him back down in the thirties and the head-to-head matchups against the Democratic frontrunners don’t have him being able to beat anyone but Elizabeth Warren. (That doesn’t mean he couldn’t still win in the electoral college, but the popular vote would be a trainwreck if these forecasts proved true.) So what can the President do about it?Over at National Review, Conrad Black has a suggestion. He points out that Trump has really come through on many...
  • Abraham Lincoln Bible surfaces, offers clues to his religious beliefs

    06/20/2019 2:14:42 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 25 replies
    FOX news ^ | 06-20-2019 | By Caleb Parke
    On Thursday, the Bible will go on display for the first time at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Ill. The 16th president was given the Holy Book on June 16, 1864, during a rare wartime trip to Philadelphia raising money for wounded soldiers, where Lincoln donated 48 signed copies of the Emancipation Proclamation that were sold for fundraising. He was gifted the 18-pound, gilted Bible decorated with the words "faith," "hope," and "charity" by the hospital that treated wounded and ill soldiers during the Civil War. The cover of the Bible reads: “Presented to Abraham Lincoln,...
  • List of registered 2020 presidential candidates (only 227 RATS so far...)

    04/16/2019 7:03:13 PM PDT · by Libloather · 19 replies
    Ballotpedia ^ | 4/16/19
    This table lists candidates who have filed with the FEC to run for president. Some applicants use pseudonyms; candidate names and party affiliations are written as they appear on the FEC website on the date that they are initially filed with the FEC. As of April 15, 2019, there are 671 candidates who filed to run, including: 227 Democratic candidates 84 Republican candidates 24 Libertarian candidates 14 Green candidates
  • Daily Presidential Tracking Poll [51% Approve!]

    04/01/2019 9:40:54 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 16 replies
    www.rasmussenreports.com ^ | 04-01-2019 | Staff
    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Monday shows that 51% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Trump’s job performance. Forty-nine percent (49%) disapprove. The latest figures include 38% who Strongly Approve of the job Trump is doing and 40% who Strongly Disapprove. This gives him a Presidential Approval Index rating of -2. (see trends). Regular updates are posted Monday through Friday at 9:30 a.m. Eastern (sign up for free daily email update). Now that Gallup has quit the field, Rasmussen Reports is the only nationally recognized public opinion firm that still tracks President Trump's job approval ratings...
  • Biden Will Be A Bust

    03/24/2019 1:04:22 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 18 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/23/19 | Jeff Crouere
    Biden will find it difficult to excite millennial and progressive voters, the base of the new radicalized Democratic Party tIt looks like another heavyweight Democratic presidential contender is on the verge of entering the race. Former Vice President Joe Biden is moving closer to making an official announcement that he will be a candidate in 2020. If he runs, Biden will start at the top of the polls. The latest Emerson national poll has Biden and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont tied at 26%, leading the large field of candidates.
  • Kamala Harris: Documents (a British subject)?

    01/21/2019 12:25:55 PM PST · by research99 · 269 replies
    US National Archives ^ | January 21, 2019 | research99
    Monday, January 21, 2019, California Senator Kamala Devi Harris announced her candidacy for the 2020 Presidential election. Outstanding questions pertaining to her candidacy include her eligibility for this office. The US Constitution specifies only a "natural born" US citizen may hold this post. Definitions of that term, according to the intent of the writers of the Constitution, as well as some later court rulings, indicate this means "born to two US citizen parents." The requirement was intended so that only someone with undivided loyalties to the US, someone not with possible divided loyalties to other nations, could assume the title...
  • Presidential Memorandum on the Support for National Biodefense | The White House

    09/18/2018 12:46:17 PM PDT · by MarchonDC09122009 · 14 replies
    Whitehouse.gov ^ | 9/18/2018 | President Donald Trump
    Presidential Memorandum on the Support for National Biodefense | The White House https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/presidential-memorandum-support-national-biodefense/ White House Logo  SHARE PRESIDENTIAL MEMORANDA Presidential Memorandum on the Support for National Biodefense  NATIONAL SECURITY & DEFENSE Issued on: September 18, 2018 MEMORANDUM FOR THE VICE PRESIDENT THE SECRETARY OF STATE THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY THE SECRETARY OF DEFENSE THE ATTORNEY GENERAL THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR THE SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE THE SECRETARY OF COMMERCE THE SECRETARY OF LABOR THE SECRETARY OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES THE SECRETARY OF TRANSPORTATION THE SECRETARY OF ENERGY THE SECRETARY OF VETERANS AFFAIRS THE SECRETARY OF HOMELAND SECURITY THE ASSISTANT...
  • L.A. Times, S.F. Chronicle: Kamala Harris ‘Failed Miserably’ at Brett Kavanaugh Hearing

    09/07/2018 9:46:07 AM PDT · by rktman · 58 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 9/7/2018 | Joel Pollak
    Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) is receiving dismal reviews from the usually-friendly liberal California media for her performance Thursday at the Senate Judiciary Committee during the Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Harris questioned Kavanaugh about whether he had ever had a conversation with someone at a law firm founded by President Donald Trump’s former lawyer about the investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller into Russian interference in the 2016 election. Kavanaugh seemed not to know what she was talking about, and Harris hinted that she may have had evidence to back up her line of questioning. But in...
  • New Article: Is Kamala Harris Eligible to be President? Junior CA Senator May Run In 2020.

    08/19/2018 10:24:18 PM PDT · by CDR Kerchner · 69 replies
    The Post & Email ^ | 19 August 2018 | Sharon Rondeau
    New Article: Is Kamala Harris Eligible to be President? Junior CA Senator May Run In 2020, by Sharon Rondeau, at The Post & Email (Aug. 19, 2018) — Given that California Sen. Kamala Harris’s Wikipedia biography states that she was born in Oakland, CA in 1964 to immigrant parents and speculation exists that she plans to run for president in 2020, Golden State citizen Gary Wilmott has been seeking information as to her citizenship status and whether or not she meets the constitutional requirement of “natural born Citizen.” The Wikipedia entry states that Harris’s mother, Dr. Shyamala G. Harris, was...
  • SamAdams76 Monthly trending of Twitter Follower Growth for 2020 Presidential Candidates - Aug 2018

    08/04/2018 10:07:13 AM PDT · by SamAdams76 · 19 replies
    This is a monthly posting of Twitter follower growth over the past month. Last Month's post here The purpose of these posts is to track Twitter follower growth for announced presidential candidates on a month over month basis. This is unscientific and is not intended to be taken that seriously. I also understand that some presidential candidates may inflate their twitter following by artificial means. But during the 2016 campaign, the growth trends did seem to correlate to the actual results. All during that campaign, the Twitter growth of Trump was massive compared to the other candidates. Only Hillary and...
  • President Trump does “Acting Presidential” Riff at Huge Tampa MAGA Rally! – Video 7/31/18

    07/31/2018 7:39:28 PM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 47 replies
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | July 31, 2018 | Brian
    Here is President Donald Trump speaking at a huge rally in Tampa, Florida where he did his hilarious “acting Presidential” riff during his speech! The crowd loved it! Trump said, “It’s a lot easier to act Presidential than to do what I do.” He then did his imitation of what critics thinks it means to “act Presidential.” I think it is very “Presidential” to turn the nation’s Economy around; to rebuild America’s Military; to cut the taxes of hard-working Americans . . .
  • When Progressives Colluded With the Kremlin in a Presidential Election

    07/31/2018 11:53:37 AM PDT · by BBell · 7 replies
    https://spectator.org/ ^ | 7/31/18 | PAUL KENGOR
    How close America came to being officially pro-Moscow. How many ways have progressives worked with the Kremlin over the years? The examples are legion. When I was researching my boo Dupes, the biggest challenge was sifting through all the self-described “progressive” individuals or organizations to figure out which were closet communists cloaked as liberals, and whether they collaborated with Moscow. When Congress in 1961 published its major investigation of communist front-groups, titled, “Guide to Subversive Organizations and Publications,” one of the most popular title listings in the massive index was “Progressive.” Progressive here, progressive there, progressive everywhere. In fact, if...
  • Demirtas TV speech from prison (Edirne Prisone in Turkey)

    06/18/2018 10:13:45 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 1 replies
    ANF News ^ | 18 Jun 2018, 12:38 | ANF NEWS DESK Monday
    “On June 24th, don’t put your fear in the envelope that you will cast in the ballot box, but your hopeful message for the future. Say “One vote HDP, one vote for Demirtas.” Below is the election speech of HDP (Peoples’ Democratic Party) Presidential candidate Selahattin Demirtaş, aired yesterday (June 17) on the TRT News channel. note: Video at the Link “Dear brothers and sisters, the beautiful people of my country, I greet you with my warmest feelings, love and longing. In this election campaign, one that will be called a disgrace in terms of our political history, I am...
  • ‘If Mueller Issues Subpoena For an Interview With Trump We Are Headed to a Constitutional Crisis’

    05/02/2018 10:06:36 AM PDT · by Cheerio · 71 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | May 1, 2018 | Cristina Laila
    FULL TITLE:Joe diGenova: ‘If Mueller Issues Subpoena For an Interview With Trump We Are Headed to a Constitutional Crisis’ Former US Attorney Joe diGenova told Fox News host Laura Ingraham Tuesday evening that if Mueller issues Trump a subpoena we are headed to a Constitutional crisis. We’re already there… As reported earlier, Mueller warned he may subpoena President Trump. The Washington Post reported earlier Tuesday Mueller raised the prospect of presidential subpoena in a recent meeting with Trump’s legal team. In a tense meeting in early March with the special counsel, President Trump’s lawyers insisted he had no obligation to...
  • John Kasich on Potential 2020 Presidential Bid: ‘All My Options Are on the Table’

    04/30/2018 5:42:28 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 61 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/29/18 | Trent Baker
    Sunday on MSNBC’s “Kasie DC,” Gov. John Kasich (R-OH) left the door open on another run for president. “[A]ll of my options are on the table,” Kasich said of a potential 2020 run. “I don’t know what I’m going to do. I have no clue. I don’t know what I’m going to do when I current job.” Kasich ran in 2016 for the Republican nod but came up short in that bid to eventual President Donald Trump.
  • Rasmussen has Trump approval at 50% (vs. 48% disapproval) and nobody knows it.

    02/27/2018 9:49:18 AM PST · by DadOfFive · 16 replies
    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Tuesday shows that 50% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Trump’s job performance. Forty-eight percent (48%) disapprove.
  • A Brief History of Presidential Profanity

    01/14/2018 2:16:28 PM PST · by oxcart · 8 replies
    Eloquent at the podium, JFK could swear like a (which he was, of course) away from the microphone. When word leaked that the Air Force had spent $5000 to furnish a maternity suite for Jackie Kennedy at Otis Air Force Base, the president knew the expenditure would be used as a political football. "This is obviously a fu**-up," he fumed to a hapless general over the phone.