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  • Sen. John Cornyn Counters Democrats: Enough Gun Control Already

    05/18/2020 12:10:36 PM PDT · by rktman · 15 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 5/16/2020 | AWR Hawkins
    Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) countered a Democrat-led push for more regulations on “ghost guns” by making clear his belief that there is enough gun control already. On May 15, 2020, Breitbart News reported that Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY), and other Democrats are demanding background checks for “ghost guns” and kits containing parts that can be used to build guns. The Mike Bloomberg-founded gun control group, Everytown for Gun Safety, supports the Democrat push. Politico quoted Sen. Cornyn in a way that gave readers the impression that he also supported the advocacy. They reported that Cornyn “might...
  • Dem Sen: Romney’s Speech on Voting to Convict Trump Put ‘Tears in My Eyes’

    02/07/2020 2:52:02 AM PST · by kevcol · 46 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | February 5, 2020 | Cameron Cawthorne
    Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D., Conn.) got choked up Wednesday while reflecting on Sen. Mitt Romney's (R., Utah) floor speech about voting to remove President Donald Trump from office. "There were tears in my eyes, and there are again as I hear him say those words, but what I thought is I would really like my four children to be like that," he said on CNN's Erin Burnett OutFront.
  • Comey: America will survive Trump acquittal

    02/01/2020 11:12:53 AM PST · by Monrose72 · 54 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 02-01-20 | Caitlin Yilek
    Former FBI Director James Comey said America has weathered dark times in the past, which proves it can survive President Trump being acquitted by the Senate. “When I was a little kid, the United States seemed to be coming apart,” Comey, 59, wrote in an opinion piece for the Washington Post. Comey cited the assassinations of John F. Kennedy, Malcolm X, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Robert F. Kennedy, as well as the protests against the Vietnam War and desegregation. “War and death and disorder dominated the news,” he wrote. “There is a natural human tendency to think we live...
  • LOL: Democrat Just Accidentally Admitted House Impeachment Case Is Evidence-Free

    01/28/2020 3:58:58 PM PST · by jazusamo · 28 replies
    PJ Media ^ | January 28, 2020 | Victoria Taft
    There was an unintended moment of levity during a break at the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump on Tuesday. Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal, one of the designated "spin doctors" sent to the microphones to clean up any damage to the Democrats' message caused by President Trump's impeachment attorneys, dropped an unintentional truth bomb during a media interview. C-SPAN broke away from the proceedings in time to hear Blumenthal say this about the Trump defense lawyers: It was a fact-free summation of a case bereft of evidence – we need the evidence. We need the witnesses and documents... They may...
  • Top GOP Senators Dismiss Bolton Allegation That Trump Sought Ukraine Quid Pro Quo

    01/27/2020 2:09:57 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 01/27/2020 | BY ZACHARY STIEBER
    Top Republican senators dismissed leaked details from former National Security Adviser John Bolton’s upcoming book, saying the allegations were not new.“There’s nothing new here. It does seem to be an effort to sell books,” Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), the No. 3 Republican in the Senate, told reporters in Washington on Monday.“The basic dynamic of the obligation of the House to take the time they have to put a case together doesn’t change. I don’t think it changes any fundamental information, nor does it change the basic case that the House has to put the case together,” added Sen. Roy...
  • Memorandum Opinion for The General Counsel Office of The Director National Iintelligence

    “Urgent Concern” Determination by the Inspector General of the Intelligence Community A complaint from an intelligence-community employee about statements made by the President during a telephone call with a foreign leader does not involve an “urgent concern,” as defined in 50 U.S.C. § 3033(k)(5)(G), because the alleged conduct does not relate to “the funding, administration, or operation of an intelligence activity” un- der the authority of the Director of National Intelligence. As a result, the statute does not require the Director to transmit the complaint to the congressional intelligence committees. September 24, 2019 MEMORANDUM OPINION FOR THE GENERAL COUNSEL OFFICE...
  • DA NANG DICK IN DEMOCRATIC FUNK: "severe misgivings’ about Mitch's impeachment strategy"

    12/29/2019 4:23:37 AM PST · by Liz · 60 replies
    WASHINGTON — Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal stated Thursday that he believes some Senate Republicans are concerned with Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s approach to working with the White House on how to handle the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump in the Senate. “I’ve talked to anywhere from five to 10 of my colleagues who have very severe misgivings about the direction that Mitch McConnell is going in denying a full, fair proceeding with witnesses and documents. My hope is that they will say publicly what Senator Murkowski did, and really hold Mitch McConnell accountable,” the senator said during “Capitol News...
  • Dem Sen. Blumenthal: Up to Ten Republicans Might Vote to Convict Trump, Don’t Rule Out ‘Unpredicted Evidence’

    12/12/2019 2:21:47 PM PST · by Freedom56v2 · 106 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11.09.12 | Ian Hanchett
    On Wednesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Hardball,” Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) stated that he thinks up to ten Senate Republicans will vote to convict President Trump, but that there could be “unpredicted evidence” and the number of GOP defections could increase. Blumenthal said, “I would give the high end probably five to ten. I think that’s a realistic number. But, and I want to emphasize the but, we need to keep in mind what’s unpredictable here. Remember the Watergate case, where the Nixon tapes emerged, seemingly by chance…and that was the end of his presidency. So, never underestimate the possibility of...
  • Steele warned that IG report contains information previously blacked out, report says

    12/09/2019 3:43:46 AM PST · by Libloather · 18 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12/09/19 | Edmund DeMarche
    Christopher Steele, the British ex-spy and author of the anti-Trump dossier, was reportedly told that the Justice Department will release information about him that was previously blacked out in the department’s internal watchdog report on the investigation into President Trump’s 2016 campaign due on Monday. The New York Times, citing two individuals with knowledge of the situation, reported that Attorney General William Barr approved the release of the previously redacted information in Michael Horowitz’s 400-page report. The report called Steele’s heads-up unusual and said he was not given any indication of whether the information would benefit or hurt him. An...
  • 'Open-ended criteria:' Dershowitz says next Democratic president will be impeached

    12/08/2019 6:39:57 PM PST · by caww · 63 replies
    washingtonexaminer ^ | 12/08/2019 | Dominick Mastrangelo
    Law scholar Alan Dershowitz predicted the next Democrat elected president of the United States will be impeached as a result of the same "open-ended" criteria the party is currently using to impeach President Trump. "They have created open-ended criteria which bear no relationship to the word of the Constitution itself," Dershowitz said Sunday on Fox News. "If President Trump is impeached, it will set a terrible precedent, which will weaponize impeachment, and the next Democrat who gets elected will be impeached." How many foreign policy decisions have been made by presidents over the years in order to help them get...
  • Sen. Blumenthal: Lindsey Graham Will ‘Regret’ Investigating Biden

    11/26/2019 8:31:37 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 135 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/25/2019 | Pam Key
    On Thursday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “All In,” Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) said his colleague Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) would end up regretting investigating 2020 presidential hopeful former Vice President Joe Biden. Blumenthal said, “I really regret that he has launched on this course. I think he’ll regret it too, because not only is it completely spurious, he knows it’s been debunked, it’s also, in fact, relying on this, insane as you have correctly called it, conspiracy theory involving Ukraine. It endangers our national security. This Ukrainian theory is one of the central tenets and tropes of Russian propaganda and disinformation
  • HERE WE GO: Dem Senators Seek Docs on Trump’s Alleged Request For Bill Barr to Hold Press Conf

    11/09/2019 7:53:56 PM PST · by bitt · 33 replies
    GATEWAY PUNDIT ^ | 11/9/2019 | Christina Laila
    The Democrats believe that Trump, who is the president of the executive branch, is not allowed to discuss anything with the US Attorney General without their permission. Senate Democrats are now seeking documents over an alleged request by Trump for US Attorney General Bill Barr to hold a press conference to clear him of any wrongdoing with Ukraine. The Washington Post earlier this week reported that President Trump asked Bill Barr to hold a presser clearing him of wrongdoing and affirm that no laws were broken during his July 25 phone call to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. Bill Barr was...
  • Democrats are now trying to blackmail the Supreme Court

    09/04/2019 11:15:03 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 16 replies
    NY Post ^ | September 04 2019 | Marc Thiessen
    In 2017, Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) accused President Trump of showing “a disdain for an independent judiciary that doesn’t always bend to his wishes” after Trump criticized a judge who ruled against his administration. Senate Democrats, by contrast, have launched an unprecedented attempt to actually bend the Supreme Court to their wishes — threatening to restructure the court if the justices do not rule as they see fit. The threat came over the Supreme Court’s decision to hear a challenge to New York City’s restrictions on how gun owners who have residential permits can transport their guns. In...
  • SCOTUS Is Considering Hearing This 2A Case...And Dem Senators Aren't Happy

    A handful of Democratic Senators signed onto an amicus curiae brief in New York State Rifle and Pistol Association v. City of New York, defending New York City's blatant attack on the Second Amendment. For years, those who live in NYC could transport handguns, as long as it was to a few select gun ranges in the area. If you were a gun owner in NYC and wanted to take your firearm outside of city limits to a different gun range, that wasn't allowed.The Senators who signed alongside New York City include Sheldon Whitehouse (RI), Mazi Hirono (HI), Richard Blumenthal (CT),...
  • Senate Dems deliver stunning warning to Supreme Court: ‘Heal’ or face restructuring

    08/13/2019 12:19:10 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyColonel · 86 replies
    Fox News ^ | 13 August 2019 | By Ronn Blitzer
    Several high-profile Senate Democrats warned the Supreme Court in pointed terms this week that it could face a fundamental restructuring if justices do not take steps to "heal" the court in the near future. The ominous and unusual warning was delivered as part of a brief filed Monday in a case related to a New York City gun law. Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, Richard Durbin, D-Ill., and Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., referenced rulings by the court's conservative majority in claiming it is suffering from some sort of affliction which must be remedied. "The Supreme Court...
  • Senate Dems deliver stunning warning to Supreme Court: ‘Heal’ or face restructuring

    08/13/2019 9:23:24 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 165 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 13, 2019 | Ronn Blitzer
    Several high-profile Senate Democrats warned the Supreme Court in pointed terms this week that it could face a fundamental restructuring if justices do not take steps to "heal" the court in the near future. The ominous and unusual warning was delivered as part of a brief filed Monday in a case related to a New York City gun law. Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, Richard Durbin, D-Ill., and Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., referenced rulings by the court's conservative majority in claiming it is suffering from some sort of affliction which must be remedied. "The Supreme Court...
  • Graham to offer bipartisan 'red flag' bill with Trump's support

    08/05/2019 10:42:57 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 104 replies
    The Hill ^ | 08/05/19 | Jordain Carney
    Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said on Monday that he will introduce bipartisan legislation encouraging states to create "red flag" laws and that President Trump is "very supportive" of the idea. Graham, in a statement, said he has reached a deal with Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) on a bill that would start a federal grant program to help and encourage states to create "'red flag' protection order" laws, which are meant to make it easier for law enforcement to identify mentally ill people who should be banned from purchasing guns. “These grants will be given to law enforcement...
  • Dems pushing to ban the most highly regulated firearm accessory there is: Suppressors

    06/25/2019 6:52:15 AM PDT · by SleeperCatcher · 38 replies
    The National Sentinel ^ | 6/25/19 | Jon Dougherty
    Some of the usuals anti-gun suspects in the Senate have proposed new legislation that would ban suppressors following a shooting in Virginia Beach, Va., in which the perpetrator a handgun fitted with the device. But the problem is, this particular accessory is already one of the most regulated by the federal government. The Help Empower Americans to Respond (HEAR) Act is being introduced by Democratic Sens. Bob Menendez (NJ), Dianne Feinstein (CA), Richard Blumenthal (CA) and Tim Kaine (VA), all of whom claim — wrongly — that suppressors are ‘silencers’ in the true sense of the word and that as...
  • BREAKING: General Flynn Uncovered Massive Clinton Scandal Linked to Terrorist Funding – Was Immedia

    06/23/2019 8:13:44 AM PDT · by bitt · 19 replies
    GATEWAY PUNDIT ^ | 6/23/2019 | Joe Hoft
    On November 10, 2017, we reported how the Wall Street Journal had received information from anonymous sources who said that General Flynn and his son Michael were involved in a plot to kidnap Muslim cleric and return him to Turkey. The Wall Street Journal reported – Special Counsel Robert Mueller is investigating former White House national security adviser Mike Flynn’s alleged role in a plan to forcibly remove a Muslim cleric living in the U.S. and deliver him to Turkey in return for millions of dollars, according to people familiar with the investigation. (Of course in the aftermath of Obama...
  • "The President of the United States would be in handcuffs, criminally charged, but for the fact..."

    05/29/2019 6:47:44 PM PDT · by kiryandil · 117 replies
    Cuomo Prime Time ^ | May 29, 2019 | Fredo Cuomo and DaNang Dick
    Tweet by Cuomo Prime Time: "The President of the United States would be in handcuffs, criminally charged, but for the fact he is the sitting President," says Senate Judiciary Committee member Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal, reflecting on Robert Mueller's words today.