Congressman Peter King said that Ted Cuz is “a carnival barker” who shouldn’t be president. Cruz’s fine and erudite supporters have not met that with the queen’s English. King said young aides, interns and other staffers who answer the phones in his offices are being cursed at by Cruz supporters. “The puerile language used is [...]
The "news" that America's Dumbest Congressman, less frequently known as Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert, was contemplating a run for president sent shivers up our spines for a moment last night. Alas, it was too badgood to be true. Later, a Gohmert aide told the Texas Tribune that the congressman was being ironic. Show More Summary
Last week, Rep. Sam Johnson (R-Texas) introduced a bill called the Preserve and Protect God in Military Oaths Act of 2015 that would force cadets at the Air Force's Academy to say "so help me God" during their oaths. Johnson said, "Let...Show More Summary
Republican congressman Lamar Smith of Texas says he is left with no alternative but to issue a subpoena' after the EPA refused to provide complete records in response to the committee's repeated requests for all emails and text messages sent by McCarthy and other top officials.
Perspective — or flattery — is just one tool the four-term Louisiana congressman deploys as the Republicans' vote-counting whip, perhaps the hardest job in Congress these days given the sometimes bitter split between conservatives and...Show More Summary
In a CNN interview, New York Republican Congressman Peter King called Sen. Ted Cruz a "big mouth" who "basically led the Republican Party over the cliff," calling for his party to choose someone else as its presidential nominee for 2016. Show More Summary
• Former Congressman Barney Frank details his extraordinary political life and the emotional toll of living in the closet for so long. • Did conservative activist James O’Keefe try to instigate anti-police sentiment among protesters in Ferguson? Former Project Veritas Director of Operations Rich Valdes explains why this is the case.
I've heard a lot of bizarre defenses for displaying the Confederate flag, but this one by former Dukes of Hazzard star and Georgia Congressman Ben Jones has to take the cake. Ex-Congressman: MLK Would Have Wanted Us To Have Confederate Flag License Plates: "Dukes of Hazzard" star and former Rep. Show More Summary
Long Island Congressman Peter King believes Ted Cruz is unfit to be president. In the statement, King says the GOP should “be able to find a more qualified candidate than Ted Cruz.” He goes on to say, “Shutting down the federal government, reading Dr. Seuss on the Senate floor are the marks of a carnival [...]
Yee-haw! What is that Crazy Cooter (of that old redneck TV show “The Dukes of Hazzard” fame), otherwise known as actor and former Democratic congressman from Georgia Ben Jones, up to now? Oh nothing, just going on CNN to argue in favor...Show More Summary
Former Congressman Barney Frank no longer has to worry about how his rhetoric will play politically. Of course, he never did worry about that, so it is vintage Frank. Unfettered by any lingering political constraints, Frank went after the potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate hard for suggesting that people go into prison straight and come [...]
Congressman Steve King of Iowa questioned how any Democrat could love Israel, prompting a strong rebuke from Congressman Steve Israel. I don't need Congressman Steve King questioning my religion or my politics. I demand an apology from him & repudiation from GOP. #dangerous — Steve Israel (@RepSteveIsrael) March 21, 2015 Good to know @SteveKingIA has [...]
Far right Congressman Steve King (R-IA) again attacks Jews who support the Democratic party.
The FBI and the federal prosecutors in Illinois are investigating whether Rep. Aaron Schock broke the law in accounting for campaign expenses, according to people familiar with the matter. The Republican Congressman in recent days announced...Show More Summary
The Iowa congressman says Democratic Jews are putting their party ahead of their religion. King, of course, is a renowned theologian who believes all Jews should think alike; and, of course, he knows what’s in their hearts. “Here’s what I don’t understand: I don’t understand how Jews in America can be Democrats first and Jewish second [...]
… that the congressman fro Illinois’ 18th District who announced his resignation yesterday is reportedly in more hot water than previously revealed: Federal agents and U.S. prosecutors have begun serving subpoenas in a criminal investigation of outgoing Rep. Aaron Schock (R-Peoria) the I-Team has learned. The FBI is delivering subpoenas for testimony in both Illinois [...]
America's Dumbest Congressman has an idea. During an appearance on yesterday’s edition of “Washington Watch,” Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, told host Tony Perkins that “we need to encourage this administration to go take out Iran’s nuclear capability” instead of pursuing negotiations: “I think it’s time to bomb Iran.” Why now? No particular reason. Show More Summary
"We need to make clear to Iran: You can play these silly games with our president that buys into them and our secretary of state, but the American people aren't buying it and you're going to pay a price," Texas Republican Congressman Louie Gohmert said. Show More Summary
Poor young dudebro Rep. Aaron Schock, the hot stud millennial soon-to-be-ex congressman. After weeks of drip-drip-dripping details about his questionable use of campaign funds, maybe he thought announcing his resignation would make all...Show More Summary
In an interview about his new memoir, former Democratic Congressman Barney Frank takes on the increasing anti-gay attitudes among Republicans today even as the Democrats and the rest of the country embrace gay marriage and oppose discrimination. Show More Summary