(AP) — About 200 protesters have gathered near a Louisville conference center where Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other Republicans are celebrating last year's GOP election victories. Protesters chanted "Ditch Mitch, dump Trump" and "We need a leader, not a creepy tweeter" as Republicans in McConnell's hometown gathered for a dinner and speeches Friday night.
Submitted by Ryan McMaken via The Mises Institute, In the wake of the Senate's confirmation of the appointment of Betsy DeVos, the protests from the left prompted Republican Congressman Thomas Massie to offer them a way to get rid of...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Saying “Enough is enough,” Republican senators on Friday angrily accused their constituents of “intentionally and opportunistically” using recent town-hall meetings as vehicles to express themselves.
Republican Louisiana Sen. Bill Cassidy faced an angry crowd at a town hall meeting in Metairie on Wednesday when he showed up late and then tried to have the crowd participate in a group prayer. “Pray on your own time!” shouted one angry constituent, according to NOLA.com. “This...
A Republican state senator from Oklahoma City is being investigated for possible ethics violations for not reporting campaign contributions during his last two election cycles. State Sen. Kyle Loveless confirmed … Click to Continue ...
Claiming people are being paid to riot, [Arizona] Republican state senators voted Wednesday to give police new power to arrest anyone who is involved in a peaceful demonstration that may turn bad — even before anything actually happened...But...Show More Summary
The Mylan EpiPen debacle may have inadvertently weakened the grip of big pharma on U.S. lawmakers. Recently, a bill proposed by Senator Bernie Sanders was narrowly rejected by a vote of 52 to 46. Unexpectedly, 12 Republicans and 1 Independent voted with Senator Sanders in favor of allowing pharmacists and distributors to import cheaper prescription […]
There are many reasons to oppose the destination-based cash-flow tax (DBCFT) — a.k.a. the border-adjustment tax — in the otherwise-good House Republicans’ corporate-tax plan. This excellent piece by a former member of the Senate Banking Committee does an excellent job at summing them up. Show More Summary
During an appearance on CNN’s OutFront with Erin Burnett on Thursday night, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders warned Republican members of Congress trying to avoid town hall meetings with their constituents due to fear of “hostile crowds,”...Show More Summary
Here's a suggestion to Republicans: If you're going to be late to your own town hall meeting, especially after your constituents have been waiting for hours to ask you questions, don't waste time when you finally arrive by praying.
From Montana to West Virginia, the nation's most vulnerable Senate Democrats are avoiding town hall meetings as their Republican counterparts get pummeled by an energized electorate frustrated with President Donald … Click to Contin...
At a press conference on Thursday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he does not see the media as the enemy. His view differs from that of President Donald Trump, who recently called a handful of news organizations the "enemy of the American People." “I don’t view you guys as the enemy. Show More Summary
(John Hinderaker) Leftists are besieging Republicans’ town meetings across the country, mostly trying to get headlines from sympathetic newspapers. Often, their conduct has been deplorable. Yesterday afternoon, Senator Tom Cotton did a town hall in Springdale, Missouri, and the left was out in force, stacking the 2,200-seat venue. Show More Summary
With strong support from Republican members, the Montana House of Representatives approved a bill to allow the sale of unpasteurized raw milk by more than a two-to-one margin this week. Rep. Nancy Ballance’s House Bill 325 now goes to the Montana Senate for consideration. Balance, a Republican, joined with 55 other members of the GOP... Continue Reading
Will the mainstream media make Republican California state Senator Janet Nguyen a star like they did with Democrat Texas state... The post Shock Video: Democrats Forcibly Remove Female GOP California State Senator From Senate for Criticizing Tom Hayden appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.
Sean Hannity doesn’t like being called out ? even when he admits he’s wrong. The Fox News host tweeted a link to a false story calling John McCain a “globalist war criminal” and claiming the Republican senator from Arizona had “requested...Show More Summary
The Republican-led Arizona state Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that would permit the government to seize protesters’ assets and prosecute them under a racketeering law designed to target organized crime. Senate Bill 1142 seeks to...Show More Summary
The sun rises in the east and sets in the west and Maine Republican Sen. Susan Collins gets credit she doesn’t deserve for being a moderate who stands up to her party. The latest: would Collins, as a member of the Senate Intelligence...Show More Summary
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse thinks his Republican colleague, Lindsey Graham, has been "politically brave" in his approach toward President Donald Trump. But as he explained in calling Graham a "great guy," Whitehouse, a Rhode Island Democrat,...Show More Summary
Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse this week said he's sure the Russia-related cloud hanging over President Donald Trump's administration will not be clearing up any time soon. And Republicans, he said, are beginning to take the accusations...Show More Summary