Tag Archives: GOP

GOP candidate showdown! Donald Trump and Ron DeSantis face off in epic campaign clash, sparks fly on the trail

By | 06/02/2023

The race for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination is heating up, as former President Donald Trump and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis clashed in their first dueling appearances on the campaign trail. With both candidates refusing to back down, tensions are escalating as they vie for the title of the GOP’s top contender. Let’s dive into… Read More »

Oregon Democrats plan to start fining GOP senators as boycott hits 1-month mark

By | 06/02/2023

A walkout among Oregon’s Republican senators meant to derail hundreds of bills including sweeping Democratic-led measures has entered its 5th week. The month-long GOP walkout has become the longest-ever boycott in the history of the Oregon Legislature. Democrats in Oregon voted to fine the participating senators $325, an amount that reflects the daily pay of… Read More »

Joe Manchin calls ‘bulls—‘ on GOP taking credit for gas pipeline in debt ceiling deal

By | 06/02/2023

EXCLUSIVE: Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., said Thursday that it is “bulls—” Republicans have been characterized as the driving force behind a provision green-lighting a natural gas pipeline included in the debt ceiling bill. In a Thursday phone interview with Fox News Digital, Manchin took credit for being the lead voice advocating for the Mountain Valley… Read More »

Donald Trump blasts GOP rival DeSantis over his ‘one-term’ claim for ex-president

By | 06/02/2023

Donald Trump is pushing back on Ron DeSantis for telling voters he is preferable to the former president who can only serve one more term if elected. Former US President Donald Trump arrives to meet with local Republican leaders at the Machine Shed restaurant in Urbandale, Iowa, US, on Thursday.(Bloomberg) The Florida governor, Trump’s chief… Read More »

‘Ridiculous!’ Florida governor Ron DeSantis slams Trump’s COVID lockdown criticisms amid GOP presidential candidate race

By | 05/31/2023

In an electrifying display of ambition and defiance, Ron DeSantis, the Governor of Florida, has officially launched his bid to become the Republican candidate for the United States presidency. Stepping into the ring alongside prominent figures such as Nikki Haley, Tim Scott, Vivek Ramaswamy, and Asa Hutchinson, DeSantis wasted no time in challenging the former… Read More »

Nebraska’s GOP governor signs law enhancing penalties for election worker intimidation

By | 05/31/2023

Those who harass, intimidate or use force on election workers performing their duties in Nevada could soon face up to four years in prison under a new law signed by the Western swing state’s Republican governor on Tuesday. The law is meant to deter attacks against those in state and local election offices who have… Read More »

Former Trump budget director says GOP lawmaker joined the ‘dark side’ by voting for Biden-McCarthy deal

By | 05/31/2023

Conservatives are furious at Rep. Thomas Massie, R-Ky., for what they see as a betrayal after he voted for the debt limit agreement reached by President Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif. Massie, who sits on the House Rules Committee, stunned deficit hawks Tuesday when he became the deciding vote advancing the Fiscal Responsibility… Read More »

Morning Joe Shreds GOP Hypocrisy on Debt Ceiling

By | 05/31/2023

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy and President Joe Biden reportedly reached bipartisan agreement on a new debt ceiling bill this week, but Republicans apparently aren’t too pleased with it – something the “Morning Joe” hosts called out as “hypocrisy squared” on Wednesday morning. The new bill, which is set to face a vote on Wednesday, needs… Read More »

NE lawmakers advance bill to comply with voter ID requirements, GOP concerned bill needs to combat voter fraud

By | 05/31/2023

Nebraska lawmakers advanced a bill Tuesday to comply with a voter ID requirement mandated by state voters in November, taking passage of the bill down to the wire amid Republican infighting on whether the measure goes far enough to combat voter fraud. Lawmakers are scheduled to take up final debate on the bill Thursday —… Read More »

Utah Rep Chris Stewart to resign from House, shrinking GOP majority

By | 05/31/2023

Rep. Chris Stewart, R-Utah, is planning to resign from Congress before the end of the year, according to multiple reports. Stewart, a six-term lawmaker, is expected to announce his intent to leave the House of Representatives Wednesday due to his wife’s illness, The Associated Press reported. His resignation would leave open a Republican seat on… Read More »

Ahead of House debt ceiling vote, Biden shores up Democrats and McCarthy scrambles for GOP support

By | 05/31/2023

Hard-fought to the end, the debt ceiling and budget cuts package is heading toward a crucial US House vote as President Joe Biden and Speaker Kevin McCarthy assemble a coalition of centrist Democrats and Republicans to push it to passage over fierce blowback from conservatives and some progressive dissent. Biden is sending top White House… Read More »

GOP opponents of Biden-McCarthy deal say waiver language makes budget-cutting tool ‘meaningless’

By | 05/31/2023

House Republicans who oppose the debt ceiling deal between President Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy are pointing out that language aimed at curbing expensive federal regulations is undercut by a section that allows the executive branch to waive that requirement completely. Republicans on Tuesday were complaining about language in the bill that requires the… Read More »

House GOP blasts CBO projection that Biden-McCarthy debt limit deal would actually expand SNAP

By | 05/31/2023

House Republican leaders are dismissing the Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO) latest projection that says the debt limit deal struck by President Biden and Speaker Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., would actually increase the number of people eligible for federal benefits. Tightening access to SNAP and other benefit programs has been touted as a key victory touted by… Read More »

GOP Rep. Nancy Mace joins list of rebels voting ‘NO’ on Kevin McCarthy’s debt ceiling ‘debacle’

By | 05/30/2023

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GOP leaders tout McCarthy-Biden deal as ‘conservative’ victory as Republicans defect

By | 05/30/2023

House Republican leaders are touting the deal between House Speaker Kevin McCarthy and President Biden as a conservative victory, even as many of the most conservative Republicans in the House are saying they will vote against it. “[The White House] wanted new tax policy, they want new tax revenue, they wanted tax increases,” said House… Read More »

Disney Rejects Ron DeSantis’ Desire To Toss Judge For “Woke” Bias; Trump Rips Both GOP Rival & “Disgusting” Mouse House

By | 05/30/2023

Having seen his 2024 White House bid embarrassingly misfire on the launch pad last week, Ron DeSantis is once again being mocked by both the Walt Disney Company and Donald Trump for his luckless battle with the Mouse House. “Defendants’ motion to disqualify is premised on a misapprehension of the law and a misstatement of… Read More »

Republicans win on the debt ceiling: Here’s why House GOP should support deal

By | 05/29/2023

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! The agreement reached Saturday night between Speaker Kevin McCarthy and President Joe Biden is an historic first step toward shifting government back toward common sense and conservatism.   It is a step toward creating a smaller government, lower taxes, less regulation, economic growth, prosperity, and more take… Read More »

Lawmakers react to debt ceiling deal reached between House GOP and Biden

By | 05/29/2023

Washington leaders responded on Sunday to the bipartisan Fiscal Responsibility Act, a deal reached between House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., and President Biden to evade defaulting on the country’s financial obligations. Both McCarthy and Biden held their posture as long as they could with a looming deadline of June 5, and on Sunday, reached a… Read More »

GOP rep. accuses Biden admin of misleading veterans about VA funding: They ‘flat-out lied’

By | 05/29/2023

GOP Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., argued on “Sunday Morning Futures” that the Biden administration’s Department of Veterans Affairs’ claim that the Republican’s debt limit bill would harm military veterans is a baseless “lie.” GOP DEMANDS APOLOGY FROM BIDEN’S VA FOR ‘BASELESS LIE’ ABOUT CUTS TO VETERANS’ PROGRAMS REP. BRIAN MAST: One of the other positions… Read More »

Joe Biden, House Speaker McCarthy Agree to Talk on Debt Crisis, One GOP Negotiator Says ‘Thorny Issues’ Remain

By | 05/28/2023

President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy reached an “agreement in principle” late Saturday as they raced to strike a deal that to limit federal spending and resolve the looming debt crisis ahead of a June 5 deadline, a person familiar with the situation said. A deal would avert a catastrophic U.S. default. The… Read More »

Joy Reid Says Debt-Default Crisis Is Simply a GOP Lie

By | 05/27/2023

Joy Reid has accused Republican leaders of using the U.S. debt ceiling as negotiating collateral for budget talks in a dangerous game of cat and mouse that “could plunge our nation off an economic cliff.” Reid, in the opening segment Thursday night of her MSNBC show “The ReidOut,” compared the means by which House Speaker… Read More »

Democrats, GOP trade barbs over who Americans should blame for a debt crisis: ‘It’s pretty obvious’

By | 05/24/2023

There’s roughly a week until the U.S. government could become short of money because it can’t borrow to fulfill all of its obligations, and the partisan disagreement over whom would be to blame for any possible economic fallout reflects the broad divide between Republicans and Democrats over raising the debt limit.  Asked whom the American… Read More »

Former Sen. Scott Brown hosts 2024 GOP presidential contenders in NH as he mulls another Senate run in 2026

By | 05/21/2023

Former senator and ambassador Scott Brown is bringing back his “No BS backyard BBQs.” The former GOP senator from Massachusetts-turned-New Hampshire resident hosted 16 of the 18 Republican presidential candidates at informal gatherings at his home in Rye during the wide open and combustible 2016 GOP presidential nomination race. And Brown’s bringing back the No… Read More »