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  • GOP New Hampshire governor signs law banning gay conversion therapy

    06/08/2018 3:30:53 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 89 replies
    The Hill ^ | 8th June 2018 | MORGAN GSTALTER
    New Hampshire’s Republican Gov. Chris Sununu signed into law on Friday a ban on gay conversion therapy for minors. Medical and mental health professionals — including the American Medical Association — say the practice to change a minor's sexual orientation or gender identity is proven to be ineffective and can cause psychological harm to LGBTQ youth. “Discrimination — in any form — is unacceptable and runs contrary to New Hampshire’s Live Free or Die Spirit,” Sununu said in a statement, as reported by WMUR. “If we really want to be the ‘Live Free or Die’ state, we must ensure that...
  • GOP governor sides with Indonesians facing deportation [NH; Sununu]

    12/09/2017 8:22:01 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 14 replies
    AP via US News & World Report ^ | Dec 9, 2017 11:56 AM EST | Michael Casey
    Since he became governor, Chris Sununu has rarely clashed with President Donald Trump, supporting the travel ban on citizens from several mostly Muslim nations and quick to play up visits he has made the White House. But when Trump’s immigration crackdown reached the state’s tiny Indonesian community this year, Sununu wrote a letter to his fellow Republican in October in which he said he was “respectfully requesting your administration reconsider its decision to deport these individuals” and urging it consider a “resolution that would allow them to remain in the United States.” Sununu insisted the case of the Indonesians was...
  • ‘How Much Crow Are You Going To Eat?’ John Sununu Owns CNN’s Camerota … On CNN

    05/30/2017 7:39:51 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 44 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 30 May 2017 | Matthew Balan
    John Sununu blasted the media on CNN’s New Day on Tuesday over their coverage of the investigation into Russia’s alleged meddling in the 2016 presidential campaign. Anchor Alisyn Camerota asked Sununu, “Is there anything about the Russian — investigation connected to the Trump campaign that troubles you?” The former governor replied by going on the offensive against the media: “Yeah, but the reporting that’s taking place and the exaggeration of the veniality…look, it’s now seven months since the election; and to this day, no one has cited a single piece of evidence.” The two then sparred over the recent report...
  • NH: Constitutional Carry Bill Passes Senate

    01/26/2017 5:53:44 AM PST · by marktwain · 10 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 22 January, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    The New Hampshire legislature has passed permitless "Constitutional carry" both of the last two years. Both times the bill was vetoed by Democrat governor Maggie Hassan.  Now, early in the session, the New Hampshire Senate has passed SB 12-FN.  It had five Senators as sponsors, Senators Abard, Birdsell, Carson, Daniels, and Gannon.  It passed the Senate with a healthy 13 to 10 margin, defeating two attempts at amendment, on January 19, 2017. In 2016, the New Hampshire House passed the Constitutional carry bill 206 to 146. New Hampshire is bordered on the East by Maine and on the West...
  • Bush 41 chief of staff Sununu endorses Trump after debate

    09/27/2016 11:25:14 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 34 replies
    Hot air ^ | SEPTEMBER 27, 2016 | ED MORRISSEY
    Endorsements may not move the needle with most voters, even when A-listers like Ted Cruz make them. When it comes to John H. Sununu, former governor of New Hampshire and one-time RNC chair, it would normally matter less, except for his ties to the Bush family, who haven’t exactly tripped over themselves to support Donald Trump. Like Cruz, Sununu didn’t hold back his criticism of the Republican nominee, at least until today. The morning after the debate, the Trump campaign released this statement from George H. W. Bush’s former chief of staff: “Donald Trump is the only candidate in this...
  • GOPe Hack Sununu: “If Trump Only Wins by 12 Points… He Lost” (VIDEO)

    02/08/2016 2:53:37 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 61 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 02/08/16 | Jim Hoft
    So this is the latest Republican establishment (GOPe) talking point… Former Governor John Sununu, a Jeb Bush supporter, told America’s Newsroom if Donald Trump only wins New Hampshire by 12 points he loses–Keep telling yourself that, John. “I think Trump will win. I don’t think he’ll win by as much as he thinks he is and as much as the polls say. If he doesn’t win by 12 points I think the perception will be that he lost.’
  • Sununu: Trump is 'Phony', No Conservative

    01/12/2016 11:18:39 AM PST · by nikos1121 · 63 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 1/11/2016 | Bill Hoffman
    Whom Donald Trump has insinuated is unintelligent — fired back on Monday, calling the billionaire developer and Republican presidential front-runner a "lefty liberal" who's "thin-skinned" and "all mouth." In an explosive interview with Newsmax TV's Steve Malzberg, the former New Hampshire governor who also served as chief of staff to President George H.W. Bush, lashed out at Trump's nose-thumbing barb which was reported by the Wall Street Journal. "Can you believe this guy? He was fired like a dog and he doesn't even realize it," Trump said of Sununu. "That's funny coming from a guy who's got four major billion-dollar...
  • Sununu: "Inappropriate" Trump Not Smart Enough To Be President

    08/10/2015 1:14:20 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 73 replies ^ | August 10, 2015 | Pam Key
    Monday on MSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports,” former White House chief of staff to President George H. W. Bush and New Hampshire Governor John H. Sununu criticized Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump for his controversial comments about Megyn Kelly.
  • Colin Powell: There’s a ‘Dark Vein of Intolerance’ in the Republican Party

    01/13/2013 10:58:09 AM PST · by redreno · 79 replies ^ | Jan. 13, 2013 1:38pm | Madeleine Morgenstern
    Former Secretary of State Colin Powell — who split with the Republican Party to endorse President Barack Obama two times — said Sunday there are some clearly racial elements within the GOP. “There’s also a dark vein of intolerance in some parts of the party,” Powell said on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” “What do I mean by that? What I mean by that is they still sort of look down on minorities.” While not mentioning former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin or former New Hampshire Gov. John Sununu by name, Powell referenced past comments from each about Obama as evidence of...
  • 'My party is full of racists': Former Colin Powell aide blasts GOP after . . . .

    10/26/2012 11:25:38 PM PDT · by where's_the_Outrage? · 63 replies
    UK Dailymail ^ | 27 October 2012 | Sam Adams and Snejana Farberov
    'My party is full of racists': Former Colin Powell aide blasts GOP after Romney adviser says ex-Secretary of State is only supporting Obama because he's black -Retired Colonel John Wilkerson is a Republican who served as General Colin Powell's chief of staff -John Sununu claims Mr Powell is supporting the President's election campaign because of their shared race -Says the former US Secretary of State - who is African American - did not make decision based on policy -Poll show race for White House is racially divided with Obama supported by 80% of black and Hispanic voters but just 37%...
  • Sununu: Obama Concoted Movie Story To Hide Fact His, Hillary’s Negligence Responsible

    09/27/2012 7:35:32 PM PDT · by Nachum · 29 replies
    Pat Dollard ^ | 9/27/12 | Mediaite
    Vid at link.
  • Sununu: Obama Gets Endorsed By Chavez; Romney Gets Endorsed By Walesa (video)

    08/01/2012 9:46:22 AM PDT · by i88schwartz · 14 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | August 1, 2012 | RealClearPolitics
    Juan Williams: He's (Mitt Romney) had a rough couple days here. John Sununu: Yeah, he had a rough week. Obama gets endorsed by Hugo Chavez and Mitt Romney gets endorsed by Lech Walesa. That's a rough week, isn't it? Let's get right down to it. Let's start up with the little dust up in England. Can you imagine the scandalous exhibitionist newspapers in England criticizing an American presidential candidate for saying exactly the same thing that those same newspapers had in their own headlines the week before? Come on. The American press hand-in-hand with the British press is making something...
  • Romney Backer: Obama Is An Un-American Pot-Smoker (Sununu)

    07/17/2012 9:47:23 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 64 replies
    Buzz Feed ^ | 07/17/2012 | Dorsey Shaw
    Sununu's full quote: "He has no idea how the American system functions, and we shouldn't be surprised about that, because he spent his early years in Hawaii smoking something, spent the next set of years in Indonesia, another set of years in Indonesia, and, frankly, when he came to the U.S., he worked as a community organizer, which is a socialized structure, and then got into politics in Chicago."
  • [AUDIO] Sununu: ‘I wish this president would learn how to be an American’

    07/17/2012 9:14:30 AM PDT · by Nachum · 23 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 7/17/12 | Matt K. Lewis
    During a Romney conference call today, top campaign surrogate, former New Hampshire Gov. John Sununu created buzz when he said, “I wish this president would learn how to be an American.”
  • John Sununu Laughs Right in Mitchell's Face: 'You're Struggling, Andrea'

    07/13/2012 8:05:05 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 28 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | July 13 , 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    Even if Mittens has taken awhile to get the gloves off, Romney surrogate John Sununu is surely wasting no time in taking the fight to the enemy: after telling Obammunist tool Juan Williams 'Don't let your blind allegiance to Obama make you look so foolish' the former WH Chief of Staff and N. Hampshire Governor basically laughed Andrea Mitchell right off the set... As she stuck to pre-programmed DNC talking points slandering Romney as a 'pioneer' in outsourcing, Sununu put some sunlight on Dear Leader's actual outsourcing -funded with our tax dollars, not private capital- as well as the appalling...
  • Sununu to Juan Williams: Don’t let your blind loyalty to Obama make you sound foolish

    07/13/2012 5:24:30 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 37 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | July 12, 2012 | The Right Scoop
    Gov. Sununu may be a RINO to some and a moderate to others, but dang, he’s awesome as a Romney surrogate. And he took it to Juan Williams continuously tonight, even telling him to not let his blind loyalty to this president make him sound foolish. It was awesome. Below is part one and part two, and I highly recommend watching both of them because Sununu never lets up and keeps handing Juan Williams his backside. Great TV!
  • Must Watch: Romney Surrogate John Sununu Steamrolls MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell…

    07/10/2012 4:33:43 PM PDT · by Nachum · 38 replies
    Weasel Zippers ^ | 7/10/12 | zip
    bail money . Labor Unions Plan To Hold ‘Shadow Convention’ Outside DNC (9) Obama’s plan will cut taxes for the millionaires in the White House (2) NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg wants to build “micro” apartments (24) Rangel: GOP Wants To “Embarrass President Obama” (6) Wasserman Schultz: “It Would Be Nice If We Had A Candidate for President Who Was Committed To America” (9) Romney: Obama Offering “Extreme Liberal” Tax Plan (0) Site Meter Madame de Farge on Must Watch: Romney Surrogate John Sununu Steamrolls MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell… Papoose on Obama Regime Goes Nuclear On Israel For Report Declaring Its West...
  • Romney Surrogate SUNUNU DESTROYS Trump-Obsessed SOLEDAD O'BRIEN

    06/02/2012 2:22:15 AM PDT · by Yosemitest · 30 replies ^ | May 30, 2012 | John Nolte
    Soledad O'Brien and CNN beclowning themselves... is hardly news. What's news..., is Romney surrogate John Sununu aggressively pushing back against [them] for carrying/enabling Obama campaign's talking points. It's a thing of beauty... If this is going to be Team Romney's approach to the hostile media, it will pay big dividends.... ...Sununu hits a rhetorical grand slam by controlling the conversation and methodically taking it to where it needs to go: economic policy.Sununu also manages to do this without ever appearing angry or defensive. He's aggressive, respectful, on offense (and therefore not complaining), and perfectly prepared for what's coming. Bringing...
  • Sounds like John Sununu threatened Sheldon Adelson (Sununu is a Romney hack)

    01/13/2012 7:18:38 AM PST · by ak267 · 2 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | 1-13-2012 | William A. Jacobson
    John Sununu pretty much threatened Sheldon Adelson, who is funding a pro-Newt SuperPAC running ads about Bain, with retribution: This went under the radar in the crush of primary day activity yesterday, but former New Hampshire Gov. John Sununu — who has been among Mitt Romney’s most outspoken surrogates in recent weeks — lambasted casino magnate Sheldon Adelson in an appearance on Fox News for giving $5 million to the super PAC supporting Newt Gingrich. Referring to Adelson as “not so bright” as he led into the discussion, Sununu noted that Adelson tends to woo the financial community to invest...
  • Video: Sununu Rips MSNBC Anchors

    01/11/2012 2:01:40 AM PST · by careyb · 14 replies
    Youtube ^ | 1/10/12 | John Sununu