Tag: Republicans

Just how tough is life getting for Republicans? All of our new race ratings changes favor Democrats

August 17, 2020
Perhaps most importantly, though, surveys also show Donald Trump in considerably worse shape in South Carolina four years after he carried it by a wide 55-41 margin: FiveThirtyEight’s polling average currently shows him ahead just 50-44 there. It would still be a massive surprise if Joe Biden carried the Palmetto State, but the better he

Tennessee Republicans, Once Moderate and Genteel, Turn Toxic in the Trump Era

August 5, 2020
In the 2016 presidential election, Mr. Hagerty first served as a delegate for Jeb Bush, then moved his support to Marco Rubio; only after Mr. Trump sealed the nomination did he come on board with the future president, serving as Tennessee finance chairman of the Trump Victory Committee. Mr. Trump later appointed Mr. Hagerty ambassador

House Republicans prep for scratching each others’ eyes out to lead whatever’s left of their caucus

August 4, 2020
Let’s be clear, if Trump loses, House Republicans will undoubtedly be in the minority—in fact, they almost surely will no matter who wins the White House. But the main point here is that the House leadership team—Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, Minority Whip Steve Scalise, and GOP Conference Chairwoman Liz Cheney—is already inspiring very little loyalty

Republicans say Milwaukee murder may be linked to support for Trump

July 25, 2020
Photograph: Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty ImagesThe Wisconsin Republican party has called for a federal investigation of a fatal shooting on Thursday, to ascertain whether it was motivated by animosity towards Donald Trump.Bernell Trammell, a 60-year-old African American man who was a well-known figure in Milwaukee’s Riverwest neighborhood, was shot and killed at around 12.30pm on Thursday. Police

As Trump Ignores Virus Crisis, Republicans Start to Break Ranks

July 20, 2020
President Trump’s failure to contain the coronavirus outbreak and his refusal to promote clear public-health guidelines have left many senior Republicans despairing that he will ever play a constructive role in addressing the crisis, with some concluding they must work around Mr. Trump and ignore or even contradict his pronouncements.In recent days, some of the

‘Fed Up’ Republicans Are Jumping Off The MAGA Train As Trump Leads The Party Toward Defeat

July 11, 2020
Donald Trump often cites fake polls showing his support among Republican voters near 100 percent, but GOP lawmakers increasingly see the writing on the wall as Election Day draws closer. According to USA TODAY, Republican are backing away from Trump as his poll numbers collapse and they fear for their own political survival. The report

Trump’s reelection may be sucking wind, but Senate Republicans are sucking even worse

July 10, 2020
A new PPP survey of North Carolina, for instance, showed Trump running 4 points behind Joe Biden, 46%-50%, but incumbent GOP Sen. Thom Tillis was running an 8-point deficit against Democratic challenger Cal Cunningham, 39%-47%. Republican strategist and anti-Trumper Tim Miller tweeted out those results Thursday, adding, “One thing I heard repeatedly from consultants on GOP

Let Republicans Help Defeat Trump, but Don’t Be Fooled

July 6, 2020
[ad_1] The Lincoln Project republicans came out in full force last December, declaring in a New York Times op-ed their mission of defeating both Trump this November as well as Trumpism, meaning they are seeking to erase the republican majority in the senate.  This majority, in their view, has enabled Trump and promises similarly damaging

How anti-Trump Republicans got into his head. Spoiler alert: It was easy.

July 6, 2020
[ad_1] Seeking to defend President Donald Trump from questions over whether he actually reads his daily intelligence briefing, White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany told reporters last week that “the president does read” and “is the most informed person on planet Earth when it comes to the threats we face.”Within an hour, the Lincoln Project,

Republicans Could Use the Coronavirus to Suppress Votes Across the Country. This Week We Got a Preview

April 24, 2020
In 1946, Mississippi Senator Theodore Bilbo instructed his followers that the way to keep black people from voting was to get “the tar and feathers and don’t forget the match.” In the Jim Crow South, African Americans faced bullets, beatings, lynching and more for trying to cast a ballot. Over the years the weapon has…

Republicans trying to Rig Federal Courts for Decades

September 15, 2019
Trump made the courts a tremendous voting difficulty for Republicans in 2016. Liberal felony advocacy companies and court docket watchdogs are divided on the way to make that occur for Democrats in 2020. View Whole Submit › Read Extra

Republicans Begin Process of Deboweling Obamacare

March 12, 2017
Chip Somodevilla / Getty Photos Republicans Tell Working People Choose Between Smartphone and Healthcare Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz on Tuesday morning pointed out that reduce-income individuals who may well be left uninsured beneath the Obamacare alternative plan will have to make a choice from buying a brand new iPhone and affording fitness care. In an

Republicans unveil plan to repeal Obamacare

March 7, 2017
Move would cut again growth of Medicaid that occurred below Obama programmeRead Extra

Republicans-If You&’re Really Against Racism-Restore Voting Rights Act

June 25, 2015
WASHINGTON (Wednesday, June 24, 2015) – Two years since the Supreme Court gutted core protections in the Voting Rights Act in Shelby County v. Holder ...

White Supremacist Donated to Several 2016 Republican Presidential Candidates

June 22, 2015
The head of a white supremacist group, cited by the suspected gunman who killed nine people at a black South Carolina church last week, has given thousands ...

Obama Survived Republicans, Billionaires, Racists

March 11, 2015
See larger image Hollow Resistance: Obama, Trump and the Politics of Appeasement (Paperback) New From: $16.95 In Stock Reactionary Republicans, Billionaire Financiers, and Hard Core Racists threw everything at Barak Obama. Not only did he remain standing, but he flexed his muscle as chief executive officer of America – defying all odds. The March 9,