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Virginia GOP turns on Trump-loving party official after he said it’s his ‘duty’ to prefer Christians over Jews

6 days agoNews : The Raw Story

After a leader within the Virginia Republican Party shared his belief that Christians should be given preference over non-Christians when seeking political office, the party responded by utterly rebuking him and his bigoted ideal. The Washington Post reported Monday that numerous legislators and...

WV GOP Lawmakers Eject Woman After She Reads List Of Their Oil And Gas Donors

West Virginia is the biggest Trump-loving state of them all. From the hollers to the coal mines, they are all about Donald J. "Clean Coal" Trump. They're also beholden to Big Coal and Big Oil, corporate interests which have purchased...Show More Summary

‘Pence is pissed’: Republicans say vice president wants revenge on West Virginia Dem for voting against GOP tax bill

last weekNews : The Raw Story

Vice President Mike Pence is seeking revenge against Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) for reneging against the deal he thought they’d reached on tax reform — but the West Virginia Democrat thinks it’s all for show. The vice president campaigned against Manchin last week in Trump-backing...

'It's Going to Be a War Zone': GOP Worried about Devastating Losses in 2018

Democratic voters are energized by what has transpired since the election of Trump. Looking at recent losses in Virginia and Alabama, national Republican officials are fearful they are facing a bloodbath in the coming  2018 midtermsShow More Summary

GOP lawmaker in Virginia goes ‘ballistic’ over anti-gun violence license plate

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Though a vast majority of members of the Virginia House of Delegates voted in favor of releasing an anti-gun violence vanity license plate, eight Republicans dissented because it singled out “a particular type of violence.” “We’re the snowflakes,” the plate’s sponsor, Del....

‘It’s going to be a war zone’: GOP worried about devastating losses in 2018 midterms

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Looking at recent losses in Virginia and Alabama, national Republican officials are fearful they are facing a bloodbath in the coming  2018 midterms due to candidates having to defend President Donald Trump in a landscape where the president is suffering terrible poll number after only one year in...

GOP train crash: Railroad crossing safety arms face scrutiny

CROZET, Va. (AP) — The lead investigator for the National Transportation Safety Board said it's too early to say whether the safety arms at a rural Virginia crossing were working when a train carrying GOP members of Congress slammed into a trash truck, killing one truck passenger.

More than $60K raised for family of man killed in GOP train crash

The family of the man who was killed when a train carrying Republican members of Congress to a retreat collided with a garbage truck in Virginia on Wednesday thanked donors to a crowdfunding campaign that raised more than enough to cover the cost of his funeral.

Haley Slams Russia at GOP Retreat

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley slammed Russia at the GOP retreat in West Virginia on Thursday, definitively telling Republican lawmakers that Moscow "is not, will not, be our friend." "As long as their government has the values that it has, and as long as it conducts itself the way it does internationally," Haley said. Show More Summary

Media Highlights Luxury Resort for GOP Retreat, Omits the Same Word in Describing House Democrat’s Retreat

The GOP is holding a retreat at the Greenbrier resort in West Virginia, which was home to a Cold War bunker facility. It has since been turned into a large-scale luxury resort, attracting NFL teams and their fans for preseason practices and training camps. The media wasted little time highlighting the venue as a “luxury […]

VA: GOP Lawmakers Describe Terrifying Scene at Train Crash

A train carrying Republican lawmakers to their annual retreat in West Virginia crashed with a garbage truck in a crossing grade on Wednesday, killing one person in the truck and leaving several members of Congress injured.

Train carrying GOP lawmakers, including Valadao and Nunes, hits truck, 1 on truck killed

A chartered train carrying dozens of GOP lawmakers to a Republican retreat in West Virginia struck a garbage truck south of Charlottesville, Virginia on Wednesday, lawmakers said.

Facebook Spreads Conspiracy Theories Soon After Charlottesville Amtrak Crash

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

One hundred Republican lawmakers and their staff ran into a truck outside Charlottesville. The news quickly spread to Facebook. by Katie Herzog An Amtrak train carrying 100 GOP lawmakers to a retreat in West Virginia crashed on Wednesday. Show More Summary

LIVE VIDEO: Trump Speaks At GOP Policy Retreat

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

CBS News reports: President Donald Trump will speak Thursday at GOP policy retreat in West Virginia where Republicans will begin to plan out their strategy for the new year. It’s the same retreat many GOP members of Congress were traveling to Wednesday when their train struck a garbage truck in Crozet, Virginia. Show More Summary

‘Eerily familiar’: For GOP, deadly train wreck brings a chilling reminder of baseball field shooting

The force from the chartered 10-car Amtrak train sliced into a garbage truck, killing one person. It was a deadly start to a GOP gathering slated for West Virginia.

WATCH LIVE: Trump speaks at GOP retreat in West Virginia

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

President Donald Trump is speaking at the Congressional Institute House & Senate Republican Member Conference in West Virginia on Thursday. He is scheduled to begin his speech at 12:30 p.m. (ET). Watch live streaming video below:... The post WATCH LIVE: Trump speaks at GOP retreat in West...

VA: One Killed After Train Carrying GOP Lawmakers Hits Truck in Virginia

A train carrying Republican lawmakers to their GOP retreat in West Virginia collided with a dump truck in the crossing grade on Wednesday, leaving one truck passenger dead and several members of Congress with minor injuries.

Trump slams Democrats for doing 'nothing' while he and the GOP head to West Virginia to work on immigration plan

President Donald Trump scolded Democrats for doing "nothing" to work on a "DACA fix" while he and Republicans head to West Virginia to discuss the issue. Democrats booed Trump's immigration plan when he outlined it at the State of the...Show More Summary

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