- Pelosi may realize impeachment politics have ‘turned around’ in key states
Fox News points out that Pelosi may realize that her impeachment have turned politics around in key states.
“Special Report” anchor Bret Baier said on Thursday that impeachment politics may have turned against House Democrats in key states, prompting House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., to state that she may wait to send articles of impeachment to the GOP-controlled Senate.
“The politics of this perhaps turned around in some key states because, obviously, you would want to talk about it if you’ve accomplished the thing you’ve set out to do for a long period of time,” Baier told “America’s Newsroom” after Pelosi took only a limited number of questions about impeachment Thursday at her weekly news conference.
Pelosi’s move to wait to send their articles of impeachment against President Trump to the GOP-controlled Senate is based on a stated concern that they are incapable of holding a fair trial. Pelosi held a press conference on Wednesday following the House impeachment vote and was asked what would qualify as a “fair trial.”
She was then asked about possibly withholding the articles of impeachment from the Senate until they get certain reassurances, and the speaker refused to give a direct answer.
“Again, we’ll decide what that dynamic is, but we hope that the resolution of that process will be soon in the Senate,” she said.
The Speaker then repeatedly fended off questions about withholding the articles, before saying it would ultimately be a joint decision between the House and Senate.
“We will make our decision as to when we’re going to send — when we see what they’re doing on the Senate side, but that’s a decision that we will make jointly,” she said.
The impeachment vote total on the abuse-of-power count was 230–197, with Hawaii Democratic Rep. Tulsi Gabbard voting present. The obstruction vote total was 229–198, with Gabbard also voting present on that count, too.
(Read more at Fox News)
Making San Fran Nan realize her mistake and contemplate her actions should be our mission
The Democrat presidential contender spent millions on the Steele dossier and had that
- Democrats, you created this divide
‘Awkward’: Negative Reactions Pour In After Bernie Sanders’ Outburst About Being White
The Daily Caller reports on an odd moment in the Democrat debate of December.
2020 presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders was widely panned in the media for his outburst about being white during Thursday’s Democratic debate.
Politico correspondent and moderator Tim Alberta noted a comment made by former President Barack Obama Monday about old men who won’t get “out of the way” being to blame for many world problems.
Negative reactions poured in after Sanders’ outburst.
“Awkward exchange of the night goes to Bernie Sanders,” the Sacramento Bee noted on Twitter.
Tom Namako, the news director at Buzzfeed News, highlighted the silence that followed Sanders’ comment. Washington Post reporter Amy B. Wang echoed this, tweeting out that his comment was followed by “some awkward silence.”
Culture editor at The Federalist Emily Jashinsky joked that “absolutely no one” had asked Sanders to comment about his race.
(Read more at Daily Caller)
The Democrats have specialized in identity politics for decades
In fact, one of the pushes currently in effect centers on paying all Blacks in reparation for slavery. Never mind that:
- Not all Blacks can trace their lineage to the period where slaves were owned
- Some Blacks owned slaves
- Not all White Southerners owned slaves
- Although many will argue that the Civil War was not fought over slavery, it was certainly a central factor (and many Whites and Blacks died in that conflict)
- No surviving slaves still live and no surviving slave owners still live
All this (and the numerous other identity politics measures) tends to do is to divide us. As years of Antifa (today’s KKK) and the resistance have shown us, we do not need more division.
- Look Where San Francisco Is Today — and What the Democrats Aren’t Fixing
Lifezette points out the mess created in San Francisco and how Democrats are not fixing the problems.
It is one of the hallmarks of civilization, for it contributes to stable public health and suppresses the spread of infectious disease.
But in areas governed by a certain ideology, the public health situation has become so bad — virtually medieval — that diseases long thought to be eradicated are making a potential comeback to plague-city populations.
Welcome to San Francisco, California.
Under Democratic Party rule for more than several decades, the City by the Bay increasingly has become a haven for the very poor and the very rich — the exact opposite of the stated aspirations of Democratic Party platforms.
Young tech millionaires share the city spaces with the homeless and indigent in a scene more reminiscent of pre-revolutionary late 18th century Paris or Dickensian London than a modern American city.
Fox News medical correspondent Dr. Marc Siegel spoke to that earlier this week on “Tucker Carlson Tonight.”
“Isn’t it ironic that a city of germaphobes, of exercise-conscious, environmentally conscious [people] … [is] now a city that’s awash in human waste, which is spreading hepatitis A outbreaks every year?” he said to Carlson, in part. “Big outbreaks of hepatitis A, rats in the streets feeding off the garbage in sewage, typhus, typhoid fever, rotten bacterial infections and even the plague may be coming.”
Siegel added, “And here’s the other thing that’s even worse. It’s not just the homeless population, right? People trek through those neighborhoods. They get [human waste] on their shoes and then they bring it to other neighborhoods — and then the diseases spread to other neighborhoods.”
“I’m afraid of death,” he said, staring at his shoes — Vigil honors 275 homeless and poor people who died in S.F. t… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…—
Kevin Fagan (@KevinChron) December 20, 2019
(Read more at Lifezette)
Maybe San Fran Nan needs to go back and help clean up the streets
- New Jersey is the 15th state to give illegals drivers licenses
One America News Network reports that New Jersey has become the 15th state to give drivers licenses to illegal aliens. Naturally, their legislature is dominated by Democrats.
New Jersey has become the 15th state in the U.S. to allow illegal immigrants to obtain drivers licenses. Governor Phil Murphy signed the legislation at Thursday’s event, which was attended by immigrants and advocates alike.
“Many of our undocumented neighbors are already behind the wheel and on our roads, going to work, school and the grocery store,” stated the governor. “Today’s bill will make us all safer, while ensuring that our immigrant communities can continue contributing to our state, our economy, and our future.”
Every New Jerseyan – regardless of immigration status – now has the opportunity to earn a driver’s license. Expan… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…—
Governor Phil Murphy (@GovMurphy) December 19, 2019
Analysts said the move will benefit more than 400,000 illegals in the state. However, critics said the new law prioritizes illegal immigrants over everyone else, raises the potential for voter fraud and runs the risk of drawing more illegals to the state.
Murphy commented on the bills prior rejection by former Governor Chris Christie.
“When Assemblywoman Keanu first tried to have a hearing on this bill – not even a vote mind you, just a hearing – former Governor Chris Christie implied that it would open the door for terrorists,” he said.
The new law will not go into effect until January 2021.
(Read more at One America News Network)
We need to look for the possibility of illegal aliens voting in these 15 states
The Federal Elections Commission needs to look for the possibility of illegal aliens trying to vote in these 15 states.
- Selling Impeachment: Nancy Pelosi-Aligned PAC Spends Millions to Help Swing District Democrats
Breitbart reports in a 15 December 2019 article that a Pelosi-aligned political-action-committee has spent millions trying to help Democrats in tough spots.
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s rush to impeachment is receiving an assist from the millions of dollars at least one PAC aligned with her has already spent on House Democrats who currently represent swing districts.
Those financial incentives appear to be increasingly relevant as the final vote on the two articles of impeachment is scheduled to come to the House floor this week.
Pelosi needs 216 ‘yes’ votes to pass each article (there are currently four vacancies in the 435 member House), and at least two Democrats have already announced they will vote no, barring any unknown developments, leaving Pelosi with a potential 232 yes votes (231 Democrats and one independent, Rep. Justin Amash (I-MI)), 16 more than the majority she needs.
But when Rep. Collin Peterson (D-MN-7) told the Globe, a newspaper in his district, on Saturday that he would be a ‘no’ vote “barring new developments,” he also said that four to five other Democrats might join him.
If Peterson is right, and the four additional Democrats who he believes are ‘no’ votes join Van Drew and Peterson, the tally would drop to 228 ‘yes’ votes and 203 ‘no’ votes, just 12 more than the 216 needed to reach a majority.
Pelosi and her allies appear to be taking no chances. “NEW … HOUSE MAJORITY FORWARD — an arm of House Majority PAC, which supports House Democrats — is spending $2.5 MILLION thanking HOUSE DEMOCRATS for voting for the Democrats’ most recent bill aimed at lowering the cost of prescription drugs for Americans,” Politico reported on Friday:
THE 30-SECOND SPOT differs region by region. The spot for Rep. MAX ROSE , whose district is anchored in Staten Island, is called “Like Hell,” and the narrator says, “Max Rose knows you need to fight like hell to make things better. Thank him for fighting to lower drug prices.” The ad they cut for Rep. ABIGAIL SPANBERGER of Virginia is called “And You” — it says if Medicare could negotiate lower drug prices, it should be good for seniors, “for you, and you, and you.” The spot for Iowa Rep. ABBY FINKENAUER urges her to “keep taking names and lowering costs,” and highlights the bill’s benefits for rural Americans.
HOUSE MAJORITY FORWARD is also airing ads on behalf of Iowa Rep. CINDY AXNE, Maine Rep. JARED GOLDEN, Michigan Reps. ELISSA SLOTKIN and HALEY STEVENS, Nevada Rep. SUSIE LEE, New Jersey Rep. ANDY KIM, New Mexico Rep. XOCHITL TORRES SMALL, New York Reps. ANTONIO DELGADO and ANTHONY BRINDISI, Oklahoma Rep. KENDRA HORN, South Carolina Rep. JOE CUNNINGHAM, Utah Rep. BEN MCADAMS and Virginia Rep. ELAINE LURIA.
Ballotpedia reported on the origins of the House Majority PAC:
House Majority PAC was founded in 2011 to answer what its organizers saw as “the barrage of GOP outside spending and ensure that never again would groups funded by Karl Rove, the Koch Brothers, Sheldon Adelson and the like be able to drown out Democratic candidates.” The super PAC is associated with former Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) who raised funds for the group in its early stages. It is also, according to Politico, seen as a sister group to the Senate Majority PAC, a super PAC associated with former Nevada Sen. Harry Reid (D).
All sixteen Democrat House members identified in the Politico report as beneficiaries of this current largesse from House Majority Forward are among the 31 House Democrats who represent districts President Trump won in 2016.
As of Sunday afternoon, two of them: Rep. Max Rose (D-NY) and Rep. Susie Lee (D-NV) have announced they will vote ‘yes’ on the articles of impeachment on the floor of the House this week.
(Read more at Breitbart)
If you disagree with Pelosi’s impeachment, you need to fund PACs that say so where it is needed
We need to put heat on:
- Max Rose of Staten Island
- Abigail Spanberger of Virginia
- Abby Finkenauer of Iowa
- Cindy Axne of Iowa
- Jared Golden of Maine
- Elissa Slotkin of Michigan
- Haley Stevens of Michigan
- Susie Lee of Nevada
- Andy Kim of New Jersey
- Xoshitl Torres Small of New Mexico
- Antonio Delgado of New York
- Anthony Brindisi of New York
- Kendra Horn of Oklahoma
- Joe Cunningham of South Carolina
- Ben McAdams of Utah
- Elaine Luria of Virginia
It seems like these 16 have some explaining to do.
- Democrat Xochitl Torres Small: Impeaching Trump Will Protect National Security, Constitution
Breitbart reported in a 15 December 2019 article on a Democrat who seems to be trying to convince others by bravado rather than logic.
Freshman swing district Democrat Rep. Xochitl Torres Small (D-NM) said Sunday that impeaching President Donald Trump will protect America’s national security, the Constitution, and American democracy.
Rep. Torres Small said that President Trump jeopardized national security through his conversation with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.
The New Mexico Democrat said in a statement Sunday:
We cannot allow any President of either party to abuse the power of the highest office, jeopardizing our country’s national security in the process, to pressure foreign leaders to conduct investigations against political rivals. We also cannot allow any President to obstruct Congress’ power to investigate impeachable offenses by prohibiting White House and other administration officials from testifying or providing evidence. I must act to protect our national security, our Constitution, and the integrity of our elections.
The New Mexico Democrat represents one of the 31 congressional districts that President Trump won during the 2016 presidential election, and House Democrats flipped during the 2018 midterm elections. Republicans need to retake roughly 20 House seats to retake the House majority.
Then-candidate Torres Small beat Republican candidate Yvette Herrell by 1.8 percentage points.
In response to the report that Rep. Torres Small will vote for both articles of impeachment against Trump, Herrell said that “it’s time to vote out” the New Mexico Democrat.
It’s official: Xochitl Torres Small will vote to impeach President Trump. Time to vote her out and take back our di… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…—
Yvette Herrell (@Yvette4congress) December 16, 2019
Herrell told Breitbart News Saturday that the House Democrats impeachment “charade” is wearing “thin” for Americans and New Mexicans.
“We sent her to Washington, she voted against the wall, she voted against the Second Amendment, she voted for the Equality Act, that is a direct hit on our values and principles, we are a pro-life district,” she added.
(Read more at Breitbart)
We need to keep the heat on Xochitl Torres Small until she is the ex-Representative
Every disappointed voter in New Mexico needs to vote against Ms Xochitl Torres Small and the rest of her do-nothing House.
- Warren Campaign Touted Endorsement From Anti-Israel Politician Who Called Cory Booker ‘AIPAC Puppet’: Report
As reported by the Daily Caller in a 13 December 2019 article, it seems that Warren wants to brag on an endorsement from an anti-Israel politician.
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s campaign touted the endorsement of an anti-Israel politician who reportedly called Democratic New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker an “AIPAC puppet.”
Americans and Palestinians for Peace (AMPAL) leader John Dabeet endorsed Warren in November, the Free Beacon reports, and the Massachusetts senator’s campaign included Dabeet in a list of “Iowa leaders” who are backing her in the Democratic primary. Dabeet is also a Muscatine Community School District board member.
Dabeet has praised Warren for standing up against Israel, saying in a November Facebook post, “Thank you Senator Warren for standing up for what’s right and for acknowledging the Palestinian deaths, and the Palestinians rights to live in peace and freedom in their homeland in the past four days due to the Israeli attacks on Gaza along with Senator Sanders. You got our support and will connect with many people across Iowa and United States and will ask them to stand by you.”
Dabeet has called Israel a “fake democracy,” and labeled Sen. Booker an “AIPAC puppet,” the Beacon reports, adding that the AMPAL referred to a deceased leader of the terrorist Palestinian Liberation Organization in 2016 as an “immortal leader” and “martyr leader.” AIPAC, American Israel Public Affairs Committee, is a pro-Israel advocacy group.
The Iowa politician has also called for a boycott of Israel and tweeted his support for Democratic Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib and Democratic Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar, both of whom support the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement.
(Read more at the Daily Caller)
So Warren has decided to follow in the anti-Semitic steps of Omar and Tlaib
- Another Trump District Democrat Ripped By Constituents Over Impeachment: ‘If She Votes For Impeachment, She’s Screwed’
The Daily Caller uses a 13 December 2019 article to repeat some promises from the constituents to a freshman Representative.
Constituents ripped Democratic Oklahoma Rep. Kendra Horn on Sunday, saying Democrats focus too much on impeachment and too little on improving the lives of Americans.
Horn, who represents most of Oklahoma, Pottawatomie and Seminole counties, spoke at a Sunday town hall meeting where voters angrily questioned her on why she continues to focus on impeachment. President Donald Trump won Horn’s district in the 2016 presidential election, and eight Republicans announced they will run for her vulnerable seat in 2020, according to the Oklahoman.
“As an independent voter, I think you’re in a lot of trouble if you vote for this impeachment,” said Edmond, Oklahoma, resident Susan Jaslow, the Oklahoman reported. Jaslow voted for Horn in 2018, but said she is part of a group of independent voters upset about the impeachment circus.
“If she votes for impeachment, she’s screwed,” Jaslow added.
“We want Congress to get back to work for the American people, please,” said Ronda Peterson, who identified herself as a conservative. Peterson said Congress has been obsessed with impeaching Trump all year.
Horn responded to Peterson by saying, “It’s frustrating for me.” Horn has said she has not made up her mind about impeachment, and her press secretary told the Daily Caller she is “reviewing the articles of impeachment” and “has not announced a decision.”
“Because that’s not what I’m doing on a day-to-day basis,” Horn told Peterson. “I didn’t run to impeach anybody. I ran to fight for Oklahoma, for education, for health care … and that’s where I’ve been spending my time.”
(Read more at the Daily Caller)
- These five Democrats should be doomed
There will be a political price to pay for moderate and freshman Democrats if they vote for impeachment and if President Donald Trump carried their districts in the 2016 general election.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) must know this, but nevertheless she plows on, held hostage, some believe, by her party’s far-Left wing.
By pushing the Trump impeachment, she could even be imperiling her own speakership.
But apparently personal animus toward the president and fear of her own Left “trump” political sense.
Here are the five House Dems who will most suffer for her blind obstinacy if they follow her down the impeachment path.
1.) Rep. Joe Cunningham (D-S.C.). The attorney won narrowly by one point in last year’s midterms on an anti-off shore drilling campaign. But Trump took the district by 13 points in 2016.
South Carolina is deep red and his chances do not look good anyway.
Tie an impeachment vote around his neck — and he’s a goner.
2.) Rep. Anthony Brindisi (D-N.Y.). Trump took New York’s 22nd Congressional District by 15 points in 2016 and Brindisi won by two in 2018.
This upstate district looks solid for Trump (this particular district extends from the east end of Lake Ontario through Central New York to the Pennsylvania border, including Utica, Rome and Binghamton).
And with the president on the 2020 ballot, if Brindisi votes for impeachment, he will get hurt — a lot.
3.) Rep. Kendra Horn (D-Okla.). Oklahoma is one of the most politically conservative states in America. President Trump won its 5th Congressional District there by 14 points in 2016. Horn, an attorney, won by one meager point in 2018.
She has so far out-fundraised her possible GOP opponents.
But the power of incumbency can be responsible for that. Odds are, with the president running this year, she is toast. Add a yes vote on impeachment — and the GOP can pick the curtains.
4.) Rep. Max Rose (D-N.Y.). Staten Island is a GOP island surrounded by a New York City sea of blue. Trump won in the Staten Island borough by 10 points in 2016. Rose won by 6 in 2018.
Though not that far apart in numbers, the current trend and the district’s history indicate a strong Trump showing in 2020.
If Rose, an Army combat veteran, bucks his district and favors the impeachment of the president, he can kiss that six-point spread goodbye — and he puts himself in serious peril.
5.) Rep. Xochitl Torres-Small (D-N.M.). Trump won this district by 10 percentage points in 2016 and Torres-Small, a water rights lawyer, won it by 2 in 2018.
As some of her support probably came from Democrat moderates who do not support impeachment, there isn’t a good range of options for her when it comes to an impeachment vote. Just as in many close Dem seats, if she votes yes, she loses some moderates.
A “no” vote — and her base deserts her. She can afford neither in that district.
Also of note: Rep. Collin Peterson (D-Minn.). Not a freshman, Collin Peterson is a conservative Democrat and the only Dem who could hold onto a district that went for Trump in a landslide in 2016 by 31 points.
(Read more at Lifezette)
These five Democrats all voted for the impeachment of Trump. Now, they need to pay.
Since little else but omnibus spending bills has made it out of both the Senate and House, none of these Democrats have any accomplishments to brag about (unless they want to brag about impeaching President Trump). So, if you do not support the impeachment of President Trump, you need to make these do-nothing Democrats pay.
- Lizzie Fletcher ran her bid for the House on helping Houston
After winning the 7th Congressional District in Texas for the US House, Lying Lizzie Fletcher claimed that she planned to work across the aisle. She claimed that she wanted to work for Houston business.
That was a lie, par excellence.
In the following video, Lizzie Fletcher claims that she will reach across the aisle to work with Republicans and help local business.
In the following video, Lizzie’s actual voting comes into view.