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  • Powerful Dem Chairman Jerry Nadler has health scare at New York event

    05/24/2019 11:31:41 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 147 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 24, 2091 | Brooke Singman
    House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler had to receive medical attention Friday after a health scare at an event in New York City. Despite reports that the powerful New York Democrat appeared to pass out, his office said he merely felt ill but did not faint. A spokesman for Nadler told Fox News that the congressman is ďokayĒ and ďseems to have been dehydrated,Ē describing the room as ďvery warm.Ē Nadler, 71, was speaking at a press conference on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, alongside 2020 Democratic hopeful New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, when the incident happened....
  • Trump believes the Democratic race is down to simply Bernie, Biden, Beto and Buttigieg

    05/23/2019 7:02:56 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 63 replies
    Infosurhoy ^ | May 23, 2019 | Denis Bedoya
    Donald Trump singled out four of his challengers for ridicule on Tuesday, mocking Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg, Beto OíRourke and Bernie Sanders and predicting one of them will win the 2020 Democratic nomination. ĎBoy, you got some beauties there!í he said during a speech in Louisiana about energy infrastructure. ĎThree hundred and fifty million people and thatís the best we can do?í ĎItís going to be one of these people,í he said. So far 23 different Democratic White House hopefuls have declared their candidacies. He poked fun at OíRourke for quickly losing what a month ago looked like juggernaut momentum....
  • Ocasio-Cortez says it is time to open impeachment inquiry against Trump

    05/21/2019 7:13:39 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 59 replies
    reuters ^ | 5/21/2019 | Susan Cornwell
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Democratic Representative Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez said on Tuesday it is time for Democratic leaders to allow an impeachment process to start against President Donald Trump, saying the administrationís obstruction of lawmakersí oversight efforts gives them no choice.
  • Ocasio-Cortez says growing cauliflower in community gardens is 'colonial' (no satire)

    05/21/2019 11:06:15 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 56 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 21 2019 | Lukas Mikelionis
    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said Sunday that growing cauliflower in community gardens is part of the ďcolonialĒ attitudes that her Green New Deal will stamp out. The New York Democrat, who introduced the proposal to tackle climate change by radically transforming the economy, posted a series of Instagram videos filmed in her home state talking about community gardens as a ďcore componentĒ of her proposal. ďWhat I love too is growing plants that are culturally familiar to the community. Itís so important,Ē she said as she filmed a community garden in the Bronx.
  • House Freedom Caucus Formally Condemns Justin Amash

    05/21/2019 9:33:05 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 47 replies ^ | May 21, 2019 | Cortney O'Brien
    It was unanimous. The House Freedom Caucus formally condemned Rep. Justin Amash's (R-MI) recent call to begin impeachment proceedings against President Trump at a Monday meeting. Having read the Robert Mueller report in its entirety, Amash tweeted over the weekend that there were enough questions in there to suggest Trump obstructed justice and engaged in " impeachable conduct ." ¬ďIt was every single person who totally disagrees with what he says,¬Ē Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) said after the Freedom Caucus voted on Amash's Twitter thread. They did not go so far as to vote him out of the conservative caucus,...
  • Sanders: If baseball players make millions, teachers deserve raise

    05/19/2019 6:46:01 PM PDT · by Libloather · 128 replies
    MSN ^ | 5/19/19 | Arthur Weinstein
    If Bernie Sanders were an MLB general manager, he would probably be the type who chases bargain players rather than signing free agents to mega contracts. The presidential contender posted a video on his Twitter account Saturday showing him at a campaign stop talking about raising pay for school teachers. And he used baseball salaries to make his point. "If we are a nation that can provide contracts to baseball players for hundreds of millions of dollars, don't tell me we cannot pay teachers in this country the kinds of wages and salaries they deserve," Sanders said.
  • DC Sends Cease And Desist Demand Over Wonder Woman AOC Cover

    05/19/2019 6:19:07 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 35 replies
    Bleeding Cool ^ | May 17, 2019 | Rich Johnston
    This week, Devilís Due published the Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez & The Freedom Force: New Party, Who Dis? comic book. A number of comic book retailers ran exclusive retailer covers, including this one for NY Collector Cave by Carla Cohen which Bleeding Cool posted a couple of weeks ago. In which AOC bears a stunning resemblance to Wonder Woman. Too stunning it seems for DC Comics whose legal team, after reading the article on Bleeding Cool (Warner Bros IP traffic spiked in the days after we posted that article), sent a cease-and-desist notice to DEvilís Due and the NY Collector Cave demanded...
  • The GOP Base Is Done Tolerating RINO Collaboration With The Democrats

    05/16/2019 3:56:21 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 48 replies ^ | May 16, 2019 | Kurt Schlichter
    The stupid Beltway GOP Establishment, but I repeat myself, is finally standing firm on something ‚Äď unfortunately, what it is standing firm on is its failure to listen to its own base. The base is woke and the Establishment‚Äôs a joke. I speak to a lot of conservative groups of various types and flavors: hardcore tea partiers, patriotic vets, loyal radio listeners, besieged students, brass New Yorkers, even rich country club types who you would think were into Jeb! ‚Äď you know, diversity. And lately, I‚Äôve tended to start off my talks by posing this question:‚ÄúOkay, who here agrees with...
  • Vermont GOP governor says open to supporting Trump's 2020 challenger

    05/17/2019 9:36:43 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 20 replies
    The Hill ^ | May 17, 2019 | Tal Axelrod
    Vermontís Republican governor Phil Scott suggested he could support former Massachusetts Gov. William Weld in the Republican presidential primary, but stopped short of an official endorsement. ďOh sure, yeah,Ē Scott said during his weekly press conference Thursday when asked if he would prefer Weld over Trump.
  • Ilhan Omar Complains Trump Is Droning Jihadis in Somalia Ďto Deathí

    05/17/2019 9:09:31 AM PDT · by McQ444 · 75 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 16-05-19 | EDWIN MORA
    WASHINGTON, DC ó Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), during a House panel hearing on Thursday, complained that U.S. President Donald Trump has dramatically intensified American airstrikes in her native Somalia that have killed hundreds of members of the al-Qaeda affiliate al-Shabaab. Describing herself as ďan African on this committee,Ē she suggested that the Trump administration should ďreassessĒ the way it deals with al-Shabaab and other jihadis in Somalia. Her comments came during a hearing by the House Foreign Affairs Committee. Omar told the Trump administration witnesses invited to testify:
  • Socialists ganging up with Islamists To Bring Down America

    05/17/2019 9:09:10 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 8 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/17/19 | Judi McLeod
    Bernie Sanders continues with Obamaís Fundamental Transformation of America The biggest mainstream/social media-ignored story of our day: The Socialists and Islamists have OFFICIALLY ganged up against America in the prelude to the 2020 presidential election. The not so long ago suspected nightmare of Socialists and Islamists working in tandem against the American people is now a reality unfolding before our very eyes that can no longer be written off as just another conspiracy theory.
  • China can 'very easily wipe out' US railroad system, Rep. Garamendi warns

    05/17/2019 9:31:54 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 43 replies
    Fox Business ^ | May 17, 2019 | Julia Limitone
    Rep. John Garamendi, D-Calif., said the U.S. has another big problem on its hands when it comes to China: control of the rail system. ďThe Chinese rail company CRRC is establishing itself in America. Itís already wiped out the Australian rail industry. They could very easily do it in America,Ē he told Fox Businessí Maria Bartiromo on Friday. The Chinese state-owned corporation is also the worldís top passenger train maker, has very heavy subsidies to do competitive pricing, ďway, way below any other price,Ē and is going to ďtake over the marketĒ if the U.S. doesnít act fast, Garamendi added....
  • AOC confronts drug company CEO over prices, then promotes universal health care

    05/16/2019 2:24:48 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 45 replies
    Fox ^ | May 16, 2019 | Sam Dorman
    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., attempted to make a case for universal health care on Thursday after a tense confrontation over the HIV prevention drug known as PrEP. During a congressional hearing, Ocasio-Cortez pressed Gilead Sciences CEO Daniel O'Day on why his company's drug -- Truvada for PrEP -- cost so much more in the United States than in Australia. She later answered her own question on Twitter, saying that the U.S. health care system was to blame. "Spoiler: Because Australia has universal health care," she tweeted. During the hearing, O'Day responded to Ocasio-Cortez by noting how the drug was under...
  • AOC urges followers to back Uber-Lyft boycott despite her staff's $2G ride tab in 2019

    05/10/2019 5:17:59 AM PDT · by SJackson · 9 replies
    Fox News ^ | Bradford Betz | Fox News
    It seemed to be more "Do as I say, not as I do" leadership from U.S. Rep.†Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. On Wednesday, the New York Democrat enthusiastically threw in her support for Uber and Lyft drivers ahead of a worldwide strike, but campaign finance records indicate her team has spent nearly $2,000 on ride-hailing services this year alone. The boycott was organized in response to Uberís anticipated initial public offering this Friday for more than $90 billion Ė a figure drivers say comes at the cost of reduced wages and job security.THE BIGGEST WINNERS FROM UBER'S IMPENDING IPOIn a Wednesday afternoon tweet,...
  • If Ocasio-Cortez, Sanders really cared about everyday Americans they would do THIS

    05/15/2019 2:39:07 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Fox ^ | May 15, 2019 | Gregory Angelo
    It shouldnít be a surprise to anyone that the infamous socialists Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., unveiled a new policy thatís aimed at targeting Wall Street. However, the only thing their deceptively titled Loan Shark Prevention Act will do is hurt the pocketbooks of common Americans. The Act would cap all interest rates on consumer loans at 15 percent, effectively eliminating credit line options for millions of Americans. Credit lenders often times extend credit with higher interest rates as a precaution if the potential borrower has bad credit as a way to mitigate risk. For example,...
  • 'One of the most important endorsements in America right now' (Cortez?)

    05/14/2019 2:40:02 AM PDT · by Libloather · 13 replies
    Politico ^ | 5/13/19 | HOLLY OTTERBEIN, ALEX THOMPSON
    The Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez primary is heating up. For the second time in five days, the star freshman congresswoman is appearing alongside Bernie Sanders at a high-profile event. Rep. Ro Khanna, co-chairman of Sanders' campaign, is talking with Ocasio-Cortez's staff about the primary. And Sanders' team told POLITICO that he and Ocasio-Cortez "have had phone calls.Ē Ocasio-Cortez's work on Sanders' 2016 campaign ó and the fact that several staffers from that bid went on to work for her and the pro-Ocasio-Cortez group Justice Democrats ó suggest the Vermont senator has the inside track for her coveted endorsement. But Sen. Elizabeth Warren...
  • SICKENING: Ocasio-Cortez Under Heavy Fire Over ĎDisturbingí Tweet About Abortion

    05/10/2019 3:40:06 AM PDT · by Monrose72 · 68 replies
    I love my freedom ^ | 09-05-19 | Martin
    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is in hot water this week over a ďdisturbingĒ tweet that she sent about abortion. In response to Georgia Republican Gov. Brian Kemp signing legislation known as the ďheartbeat bill,Ē which bans abortions in the state when the unborn childís heartbeat can be detected, Ocasio-Cortez proved she knows absolutely nothing with her response. ďĎ6 weeks pregnantí = 2 weeks late on your period. Most of the men writing these bills donít know the first thing about a womanís body outside of the things they want from it. Itís relatively common for a woman to have a late...
  • AOC: Ď6 Weeks Pregnantí = Ď2 Weeks Late on Your Periodí

    05/08/2019 8:07:58 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 86 replies
    CNS News ^ | 05/08/2019 | Michael Morris
    Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), on her Twitter page early Wednesday morning, tweeted, ‚Äú‚Äė6 weeks pregnant‚Äô = 2 weeks late on your period.‚ÄĚ‚Äú‚Äė6 weeks pregnant‚Äô = 2 weeks late on your period,‚ÄĚ wrote Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on her Twitter page. ‚ÄúMost of the men writing these bills don‚Äôt know the first thing about a woman‚Äôs body outside of the things they want from it. It‚Äôs relatively common for a woman to have a later period + not be pregnant. So this is a backdoor ban.‚ÄĚRep. Ocasio-Cortez‚Äôs comments came in reference to a CBS News tweet citing a piece on the‚Äúfetal heartbeat...
  • AOC blames Twitter, readers after called out for tweets about Alabama pro-life law

    05/16/2019 5:59:23 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 17 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 16 2019 | Lukas Mikelionis
    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez blamed Twitter's character limitations -- and the reading skills of her critics -- after getting called out for spreading misinformation about the newly signed abortion ban in Alabama. The New York Democrat used the social media platform to criticize the law, which was signed by the governor on Wednesday and outlaws nearly all abortions in the state. The same law also makes performing an abortion a felony, punishable by up to 99 years or life in prison unless the motherís health is at risk, with no exceptions for women impregnated by rape or incest. ďAlabama lawmakers are...
  • GOP Pollster Tells Fox News Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Would Be Democrats' Best Hope of Beating Trump

    05/16/2019 1:36:17 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 39 replies
    Newsweek ^ | May 15, 2019 | Jason Lemon
    Republican pollster Frank Luntz has suggested that Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez would be the Democratic partyís best candidate to challenge President Donald Trump in 2020 if she were legally able to run. ďThe key is authenticity,Ē Luntz told Fox News host Laura Ingraham Tuesday evening. ďYou want to say what you mean, mean what you say,Ē he continued. ďYou want to be able to look straight at the camera and be yourself. And at least half of them [the 2020 Democratic candidates] are trying to be something that theyíre not,Ē he argued. Ingraham then pointed out that Ocasio-Cortez, despite her disagreements...