“Please don’t cry.” – Sen. Ted Cruz to Former Speaker of the House John Boehner
FoxNews.com reports that
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz doubled down on his response to former House Speaker John Boehner after he told the Texas Republican to “go f**k yourself” in a leaked audio recording.
“I think he was probably recording at nine or ten in the morning so obviously he had too much wine that day already,” Cruz told the Daily Caller on Saturday. “This guy is a little unhinged.”
Cruz on Friday mockingly tweeted that he wears Boehner’s “drunken, bloviated scorn” proudly alongside a clip from an upcoming CBS News interview with Boehner in which he calls Cruz a “jerk” and accuses him of “making a lot of noise” but not being especially productive in Congress.
“The Swamp is unhappy,” Cruz tweeted. “I wear with pride his drunken, bloviated scorn. Please don’t cry,” the lawmaker joked, referencing Boehner’s reputation for appearing publicly emotional at various points throughout his career.
The ex-speaker has taken several shots at Cruz, including while recording his audiobook when he reportedly told Cruz to “f—” himself in several off-script moments.
In the CBS interview, Boehner says he doesn’t like to “beat anyone up” but he’d make an exception for Cruz.
“Perfect symbol, you know, of getting elected, making a lot of noise, draw a lot of attention to yourself, raise a lot of money, which means you’re gonna go make more noise, raise more money,” Boehner told CBS of how he views Cruz’s political career.
Boehner, an Ohio Republican who served as House speaker from 2011-2015, has been making the interview rounds promoting his book, “On The House: A Washington Memoir,” which comes out next week. Boehner represented Ohio’s 8th Congressional District from 1991-2015.
Cruz made a joke of it at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Florida in February, saying, “John Boehner made some news. He suggested that I do something that was anatomically impossible. To which my response was, ‘Who’s John Boehner?'” according to The Hill.
Cruz on Saturday noted that the “lead insult on the back on the back of the book is a different insult he directed at me.”
He seems to have a bit of an obsession,” Cruz said.
Asked whether he planned to write a book about Boehner in response, Cruz said plainly, “I don’t anticipate writing a fortune cookie about him.“
In 1981 Boehner served on the board of trustees of Union Township, Butler County, Ohio. In 1984, he served as president of the township board of trustees.
Boehner served as a Ohio state representative from 1985 to 1990. In 1990, when U.S. Rep. Donald “Buz” Lukens (R-Ohio) was caught in a sex scandal involving a minor, Boehner challenged Lukens in the Republican primary and defeated the incumbent, while also upsetting the district’s former representative, Tom Kindness, who Boehner declared had abandoned his district to become a lobbyist. Boehner went on to victory in the 1990 general election and began serving in the U.S. House of Representatives the 102nd Congress.
He was a member of the Gang of Seven, a group of seven freshmen Republicans who assailed the Democratic leadership with accusations of corruption and arrogance over the misuse of the House Bank. According to a 1992 San Francisco Chronicle article the Gang “set the match to the bank scandal that has now engulfed the House, blackened its leadership and sparked a ‘spontaneous political combustion’ that many analysts say will fuel a record turnover in Congress.” (San Francisco Chronicle, 3/30/02)
Boehner told the Cleveland Plain Dealer: “I came as a reformer. But when people in charge don’t want to reform – the only way…is revolution.” (Cleveland Plain Dealer, 2/15/93)
The banking scandal involved 355 members, Democrats and Republicans, writing 8,331 overdrafts to the bank. The Gang pounced on the issue and forced the Democrats into a corner and eventually led to the tidal wave Republican Revolution of 1994.
Boehner came to Congress as one of the most pro-business, anti-government members in 1990. He advocated a flat tax and abolition of whole government agencies including the Department of Education and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
Boehner quickly rose to the fourth highest position in the Republican leadership – Republican Conference Chairman – after chairing Newt Gingrich’s 1994 run for the Minority Leader post.
Boehner was on of the principal architects of the Contract With America. He also championed the 1996 Freedom to Farm Act.
When Newt Gingrich resigned his post as Speaker in the wake of the GOPs loss of seats in the 1998 election Boehner’s leadership post was challenged by J.C. Watts, the only black Republican congressman. Boehner lost to Watts 121-93.
…Boehner was elected House Majority Leader on February 2, 2006, following Tom DeLay’s departure because of a criminal indictment.
…According to the Washington Post “From illegal immigration to sanctions on China to an overhaul of the pension system, Boehner, as chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, took ardently pro-business positions that were contrary to those of many in his party. Religious conservatives — examining his voting record — see him as a policymaker driven by small-government economic concerns, not theirs….. [He opposes] a tough illegal immigration bill that passed in December  with overwhelming Republican support over Boehner’s opposition. One provision in the bill would mandate that every business verify the legality of every employee through the federal terrorism watch list and a database of Social Security numbers. For the bill’s authors, the measure is central to choking off illegal immigrants’ employment opportunities. To business groups and Boehner, it is unworkable.” Feb 12, 2006
The professional politicians on both sides of the aisle up on Capitol Hill live in a bubble, totally and purposely oblivious from the wants and needs of the American Voters who gave them their cushy jobs.
Moderate Republicans , like Cryin’ John Boehner, have been a barrier to Republican victory for as long as I can remember. Like Quakers, Establishment Republicans seem to believe that passive resistance and reaching out to their sworn enemies, friends, is the way to defeat those who oppose you.
When Donald J. Trump came down that golden escalator, along with his beautiful wife Melania, a loud thunderclap could be heard emanating from Capitol Hill and Democrat and Republican Headquarters in Washington, D.C.
That sound was the sound of the sphincters of all the “Keepers of the Washington Status Quo” slamming shut in unison.
You see, boys and girls, the Vichy Republicans in Washington had made a lot of money being “buds” (i.e. servants) with the Democrats.
Of course, they never won Presidential Elections, but, why should they care?
They were getting filthy rich from all of the stock tips and other perks which came from “reaching across the aisle”.
They knew that Trump was going to change all of that.
He was not coming to Washington to make money. In fact, he was not even going to take a salary.
He could not be bought.
And, by the way, that is just one of the reasons that Cryin’ John Boehner, Paul Ryan, Mitch McConnell, and the rest of the Never-Trumpers among the Republican Elite hate our Former President so much.
He refused to take their money and play their games.
He would rather hold a MAGA Rally and speak directly to thousands of average Americans, that to attend some political soiree full of the Washington Elite.
Cruz is right, Boehner is a long-time member of the Washington Political Elite, better known as The Swamp.
All of those Republicans, who are still on Capitol Hill, and who worked against Former President Trump during his tenure in office and who still stand against him to this day, needed to be voted out of office in the 2020 Midterm Elections.
Perhaps then, American Voters will have placed in office Republican Representatives and Senators who actually want to work for and serve US…instead of themselves.
Until He Comes,
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Newsmax.com reports that
Tears on the Senate floor have not necessarily moved the American people, Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., said Wednesday on Newsmax TV.
Democrat lawmakers delivered emotional presentations on both Tuesday and Wednesday, the first two days of the Senate trial following the House’s impeachment of former President Donald Trump. Trump stands accused of inciting the protesters who rioted at and overran the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.
“You have this emotion-based argument driven by the Democrats,” in-studio guest Gaetz told host Greg Kelly on “Greg Kelly Reports.” “And while they’re tearing up each and every day, I don’t know that they’re moving the American people.
“The American people would probably like to be the subject of the focus of their government rather than seeing the Democrats obsessed with the former president.”
Although he questioned the approach of Trump attorney Bruce Castor’s opening remarks Tuesday, which many critics and observers called light on constitutional law and heavy on folksy appeal, Gaetz said the Democrats have overreached with their own efforts.
“We are watching as the Democrats are now expanding their indictment beyond just President Trump to his supporters, to the people who showed up in Washington, D.C., not to do any harm, not to breach the Capitol, but to express their displeasure with an election that they believe should have been run with tighter standards,” Gaetz said.
“I do think President Trump’s defense has missed the opportunity to define the president’s concerns about election integrity as entirely proper when you have officials in some of these states unilaterally departing from the law.”
After saying “never take your position in any trial for granted,” Gaetz nevertheless sounded a note of confidence about the trial’s outcome.
“He’s not going to be convicted,” Gaetz said. “There’s not going to be some action against Trump here. This is all about the Democrats having to obsess over Trump, because they don’t really have an agenda to help regular Americans.”
Well said, Congressman Gaetz.
The Far Left Democratic Party has a history of underestimating the intelligence of average American Voters, especially those of us living between the coasts, in what they call “Flyover Country” or what we call “The Heartland”.
President Trump was not a Goering, Mussolini, Hitler, or Svengali.
He did not have to use some sort of hypnotism to make 74 million American Voters vote for him.
We all saw what that brash New York Businessman did for the country which he and we love.
He had America’s Economy soaring before the Chinese released their coronavirus from that lab in Wuhan Province.
And, even after that happened, he refused to give up, pushing for the pharmaceutical companies to develop a vaccine at record speed.
Unlike the professional politicians who look down on us from Capitol Hill, Trump actually cares for the American People.
You see, Gentle Readers, Trump has always been a “people person”.
He is not, and never has been, a professional politician.
And, he refuses to play by THEIR rules.
That is the reason that, when he was still a contributor to Fox News, he would speak to everyone in the building, from the maintenance crew, on up the ladder.
As Sam Walton, the Founder of Walmart, knew, you don’t inspire people by acting imperious and above it all.
“Mr. Sam”, until his health would no longer allow him to do so, would travel to Walmart Stores in his old pickup truck, with a tie and a baseball cap on, visiting the employees, in order to find out how his stores were doing.
He knew that the only way to be successful and to stay in touch with the public, was to be out among them, and speak to them honestly and directly, as one would speak to a friend.
Just as President Trump did when he went on a “Thank You” Tour and as he did with his Daily Tweets to the American People..
The Political Establishment, of both parties, lost that concept, a long time ago.
Bypassing the borders to communication, historically determined by both political parties and the Main Stream Media, is a concept which I first witnessed being used by a Presidential Candidate in the 1980 Presidential Election, the before-mentioned Ronald Wilson Reagan.
While I am not comparing the two, I am noting that this strategy has proved effective for both men.
Regardless of what Democrats up on Capitol Hill and their Propaganda Arm, the Main Stream Media tell everyone who will listen to them, Trump helped and inspired a lot of his countrymen, a way of governing which continues to strike a resonant chord in the hearts of Average Americans,
As far as the speech on January 6th, 2021 goes, House Managers serving as prosecutors have focused on Trump’s comments during the rally urging his supporters to “fight like hell” and urging them to go to the Capitol.
But Trump also urged the crowd to “peacefully and patriotically make your voices heard.”
For the Democrats to intentionally edit that out has let the American Voting Public know that this is not a Constitutional Impeachment, it is a vendetta designed to separate Donald J. Trump from the voters and make sure than he cannot run again in 2024.
It is also meant as a warning to all of us “Deplorables” to “sit down, shut up, and know your rule”.
Unfortunately for the Democrats, Former President Donald J. Trump will be acquitted and…well…we Americans in “Flyover Country” are not very good at taking orders from those who were sent to Washington to SERVE US.
Until He Comes,
Newsmax.com reports that
The Senate leaders have reached a deal with House impeachment managers on the rules for the second trial of former President Donald Trump.
“All parties have agreed to a structure that will ensure a fair and honest impeachment trial,” Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., announced Monday on the Senate floor. “The structure we have agreed to is eminently fair. It will allow for the trial to achieve its purpose: truth and accountability.”
There will be a debate and a subsequent simple majority vote Tuesday on the constitutionality of the impeachment trial of a former president. The Democrats have more votes in the Senate if it breaks 50-50, since Vice President Kamala Harris would cast the deciding vote. Late last month, 5 anti-Trump Republicans voted with Democrats to proceed to a Senate trial.
Then, Wednesday, there will be 16 hours of debate for both the House impeachment managers and Trump’s defense lawyers. Trump has declined an invitation to testify on his behalf.
After the senator jurors’ question period, there will be a debate and a vote on whether to call witnesses, as requested by the House impeachment managers. No witnesses were called during the passing of the House article of impeachment of “incitement of an insurrection.”
“There must, there must be truth and accountability if we are going to move forward, heal, and bring our country together once again,” Schumer said. “Sweeping something as momentous as this under the rug brings no healing whatsoever.
“A president cannot simply resign to avoid accountability for an impeachable offense, nor can they escape judgment by waiting until their final few weeks in office to betray our country.”
“The impeachment powers,” he added, “cannot be defeated by a president who decides to run.”
The trial will recess by Friday 5 p.m. ET through Saturday at the request of defense attorney David Schoen, who observes the Jewish Sabbath, per the report.
It is still unconstitutional!!!
Retired Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz told Newsmax TV on Monday that former President Donald Trump’s lawyers have three fundamental principles to argue in his impeachment trial when it starts on Tuesday, not the least of which is that the Senate can’t violate the Constitution to convict him.
Dershowitz, who defended Trump in his first impeachment trial a year ago, said Trump’s attorneys should argue several points against the charge of “incitement to insurrection.” The charge by the House refers to when he spoke to supporters on Jan. 6 in Washington before some breached the U.S. Capitol. Some lawmakers allege he egged them on in his remarks before the riot, in which there were five fatalities.
Point 1 to Dershowitz: The Senate has no jurisdiction over a former president. If it did, it could convict any former officeholder — think former President Bill Clinton, for instance — without a statute of limitations.
Secondly, Trump’s speech to supporters in Washington, in which he reiterated his long-standing claim that he lost the Nov. 3 election due to massive election fraud, was constitutionally protected.
He said the Trump team should argue that Congress cannot deny Trump the freedom of speech by saying it doesn’t apply to him.
“The Senate can’t violate the First Amendment in it’s impeachment,” Dershowitz said on “Spicer & Co.” “The House managers said the First Amendment isn’t applicable. Impeachment stands on its own.”
reeheesn the clow, send in siping circusarticipating in this three-cpectablet rt In my 62 years of life, I have never seen a President relentlessly attacked by the opposition party the way the President Donald J. Trump was.
Heck, they started before he and Melania came down that escalator to announce his candidacy.
That is how much they feared the man.
Even the Chinese releasing a worldwide plague in the form of a coronavirus couldn’t stop him. It merely slowed him down.
The economy was beginning to come back before the election.
If you consider the enormity of the political attacks which President Trump has had to endure over the last 5 years, it is simply amazing that he kept his hand on the captain’s wheel of the Ship of State.
Even before he was a candidate, the Deep State, under the orders of President Barack Hussein Obama was spying on him.
He had to battle a snobbish Republican Elite to even make it to the primaries when he emerged victorious over a group of professional politicians.
He then had to battle the Vichy Republicans, the Democrats, and the Main Stream Media, who all would have rather the Queen of Mean, Hillary Clinton had won the Presidency.
Then, once he took the Oath of Office, all bets were off, as the Republican-led House and Speaker Paul Ryan , along with Mitch McConnell and the rest of the Vichy Republicans in the Senate fought him every step of the way,, including appointing a Special Counselor to investigate “Russian Collusion”, which was a false charge from the get-go, which eventually failed to prove anything.
Then, after the Democrats took back the House in 2018, Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Jerry Nadler, Adam Schiff, and the rest of the cast of idiots attempted a sham impeachment based on a “perfect” phone call to the President of Ukraine.
And, after all of that, he had to face was a rigged election, which polls show that 76% of Americans admit was rigged.
Now, the Democrats and Vichy Republicans have come up with the ultimate plan: an unconstitutional impeachment of a private citizen, accusing him of inciting violence in our nation’s capital.
If found guilty in their kangaroo court, Donald J. Trump will never be able to run from President again.
There are several problems with this ultimate plan drawn up by “the smartest people in the room”.
First, evidence continues to come out that this attack was preplanned. President Trump had nothing to do with it.
Second, he called upon the crowd to “peaceful protest”. While he was doing that, the preplanned attacked was already in progress.
Finally, you cannot, as Professor Dershowitz pointed out, convict a private citizen for exercising their First Amendment Right to Free Speech.
If you could, Maxine Waters, Chuck Schumer and the rest of the Democrats who have threated Trump and his supporters over the last 4five years, would already be in jail.
Today will be the start of a sorry spectacle.
All those who participated in all of the illegal and Unconstitutional acts perpetrated against President Trump in the last five years and are participating in this three ring circus should be ashamed.
However, they are all professional bureaucrats and politicians.
They have no shame.
So…send in the clowns.
Too late…they’re here.
Until He Comes,
Newsmax.com reports that
Despite the widespread press given House GOP Conference Chairman Liz Cheney’s announcement Tuesday night she would vote for President Donald Trump’s impeachment, sources within the conference insisted to Newsmax “fewer than 10” House Republicans would join her.
“Not even 10 — fewer than 10,” one GOP lawmaker told us. He spoke to us under a vow of anonymity, following a conference call among House Republicans over new security measures in the House.
Cheney, the number three member in the House Republican hierarchy, was the second of three Republican representatives to announce their support of impeaching President Trump in the vote scheduled for Wednesday.The other two are Reps. John Katko, R-N.Y., and Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., both of whom are considered more moderate than most Republican House members and have had public differences with the president.
Later Tuesday, Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich., announced he too will vote to impeach, Upton spokesman Josh Paciorek told Reuters.
Also, from Newsmax.com…
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., reportedly told associates President Donald Trump committed impeachable acts and is done defending him.
According to The New York Times on Tuesday, McConnell has told people he is pleased Democrats have moved to impeach the president because it will make it easier to rid Trump from the Republican Party.
The Hill reported McConnell told friends he has not spoken to Trump since December, and was no longer defending him.
“He’s genuinely furious about what happened last week and what led up to it,” a GOP source told The Hill about McConnell’s anger over the storming of the Capitol.
Shortly before demonstrators attacked the Capitol to protest the election results, McConnell gave a speech that broke from Trump, who alleged voter fraud in several key battleground states resulted in Joe Biden winning the election.
The House will vote Wednesday to formally charge Trump with inciting violence against the country. McConnell has not revealed whether or not he would vote to convict Trump on an article of impeachment, according to The Hill’s Senate Republican sources.
Can you say “Vichy Republican”, gentle readers? I knew that you could.
So, what about the 45th President of the United States of America has put a burr up Burr’s saddle?
Trump is the first non-politician since our nation’s early days to become the President of the United States of America.
And, he did a great job, having more accomplishments in 4 years that most Presidents do in 8.
Due to their arrogance, tone-deafness and the fact that they are completely out of touch with average Americans living here in the Heartland, the professional politicians up on Capitol Hill are ignoring some basic facts.
To put it bluntly, those Washington Insiders on both sides of the Political Aisle who are so offended by President Trump are the ones who put him in office.
A bunch of Never-Trumpers who were in in the Republican Party, such as Paul Ryan, left Congress before the 2018 Midterm Elections. offended that a rank outsider somehow became our 45th President.
While the Vichy Republicans who remain in Washington, DC, like Rep. Jill Cheney and Sen. Mitch McConnell, continue to be offended by the fact that Donald J. Trump is President, average Americans living between the coasts continue to be offended by “NeverTrumper” Professional Politicians like him.
Anger has played an important part in the forging of this great country.
It was anger that formed our country….an anger over being held captive to “Taxation Without Representation”…an anger which, as a prime example of history repeating itself, led Americans to choose a Citizen Statesman for their 45th President over a Professional Politician.
It is this anger, which also propelled Donald J. Trump to his victory in the 2020 Presidential Election…and those who prefer the Washingtonian Status Quo seem to have forgotten that fact.
That is why the Republican Establishment, at least some of them like Sen. McConnell, are “biting the hand that fed them”, calling for another sham impeachment of President Trump days before he leaves office.
The funny thing is, for all of their angst and “concern”, if they had not accepted the reality of his Republican Primary Victory, and the fact that Americans were angry, they would have gone down to defeat in 2016 and the company would have suffered under the oppressive rule of President Hillary Clinton as they are about to suffer under the rule of Biden’s handlers.
If the Republican Establishment believes that they will achieve another victory in a Presidential Election by once again trying to push the Jello of “Liberal Moderation” up a hill, they are delusional.
Please reference the failed campaign of Jeb! Bush.
When Trump ran for the Presidency in 2016, the American people were tired of Political Correctness and anti-American political expediencies being forced down our throats by both political parties and trumpeted by their lackeys in the Main Stream Media.
Donald Trump, for all of his brashness and braggadocio, was a breath of free air and, quite frankly an anomaly. He was not a professional politician. He was a businessman who wanted to become a public servant.
And, what he has accomplished as President while being the subject of 4 years of constant personal attacks on him and his family has demonstrated that he was up to the challenge.
President Trump exemplified leadership ability and a concern for our country that we did not see from his predecessor.
Meanwhile, those on the left are still participating in a National Temper Tantrum, even after they successfully stole the 2020 Presidential Election, proceeding to attempt another sham impeachment at the end of Trump’s Presidency for no reason other than they do not like him.
And, the NeverTrumpers in the GOP Elite are gladly helping them.
To those Republicans who would rather stand with the Democrats than stand up for a Republican President, it is time for you to go ahead and get it over with and switch parties, go stand with your Democrat Friends, and then sit down and shut up.
Try not to ruin America for the next two years while your replacements in Congress get ready.
It’s not about what you want.
It is about what us average Americans want.
After all, you are supposed to be working for US.
Until He Comes,
As we begin a New Year, we find our Sovereign Nation more divided than it has been in decades, almost as it was before the start of the Civil War.
Americans have had to endure a devastating coronavirus, released by Communist China, which took a horrible toll in terms of American lives, businesses and jobs.
Then, just as Americans were starting to see a light at the end of the tunnel, it turned out to be an oncoming train in the form of Election Fraud, in which a demented old man, who could not even draw a campaign crowd of 200, supposedly inspired 80 million Americans to vote him in as President of the United States of America.
And now, the Democratic Hierarchy and the Vichy Republicans are reticent to actually expose the truth about what actually happened on November 3, 2020, while polls show that the majority of Americans want to know.
Why are those who claim to be our “public servants” so adamant about going against the wishes of the American people?
According to a man who was an American Legend, it all has to do with the way Liberals look at things…
…I always thought I was a liberal but I came up terribly surprised when I found I was a right-wing conservative extremist…I have always listened to every human being I’ve ever met about how I should feel. But this so-called new liberal group… they never listen to your point of view and they make a decision as to what you think and they’re articulate enough and in control of enough of the press to force that image out for the average person. For some reason, maybe it’s these pictures, they have not been able to do that with me…it hasn’t affected my career in popularity in spite of the fact that they’ve tried to make them do it. There isn’t a hell of a lot we can do to change human behavior. We keep making laws to try to change human behavior but we can’t do it…You’re being conned into Keynesianism and socialism now but it isn’t going to stop the selfishness of human behavior. It isn’t going to stop the greed. If you take $20 and give a dollar to every son of a b!tch in the room, you come back a year later one of the b@st@rds will have most of the money. It’s just human nature. We’re never gonna whip it with a lot of laws.
As communication gets better and you make people conscious of somebody in trouble, starving or something like that, the average person will help…I think there are people who try to affect a thinking where they know more than some other son of a b!tch and try to pull a false impression on what human nature is. We’ve proven we go back to hope at the first opportunity…and bam they’re out there ready to grab it. So we are optimistic; we have to be optimistic. What else would we be if you lose optimism?” – John Wayne
The negativity and bitterness of the Modern American Liberals to whom the Duke was referring has been on display for the entire world to see, ever since the night of November 8, 2016, when reality threw a bucket of cold water in their faces, putting them on notice that average Americans were tired of their failed political philosophy and their perpetually morose opinion about the Greatest Country on the Face of the Earth.
Ever since President Donald J. Trump took office and for 8 long years under his predecessor, Barack Hussein Obama, there has been constant chorus provided by the Nattering Nabobs of Negativism, now known as Modern American Liberals, concerning how uncaring, how bigoted, how xenophobic, how narrow-minded, and how just plain awful and stupid average Americans are to continue to love this country, to honor its flag, and to continue to hold dear the America Legacy of Traditional Faith and Values.
For proof of this, please check out the protests during the Confirmation Hearings for Supreme Court Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh, in which Liberals were bussed to Capitol Hill in order to not only disrupt those hearings but intimidate Republican Senators and the sham impeachment of President Trump over a normal phone call with the President of Ukraine.
Luckily, the overwhelming majority of those of us who live between the coasts did not live our lives like the mindless lemmings whom I have named the “New Bolsheviks”.
The rugged individualism of previous generations of Americans flows through our veins. The American “Can-Do” Spirit has taken us from the bottom of the Ocean to the surface of the moon.
The overwhelming majority of Americans will stand by one another in times of crisis, as shown be the outpouring of support throughout the past year’s hurricanes and horrible events such as the California Wildfires.
The intestinal fortitude that is our heritage as Americans…along with that Still, Small Voice which still resides in each and every one of us, will continue, I pray, to guide our nation, and spur us on, to stay vigilant and protect our American Freedom, just as my Parents’ Generation did, against the Axis of Evil.
It is that same Divine Spark which leads our Best and Brightest as they protest and serve our nation’s interests in all corners of the globe. It is also found in our First Responders and the men and women of Law Enforcement who are willing to give their lives to protect our municipalities, such as Corporal Ronil Singh,
I thank God that we have had an AMERICAN PRESIDENT who is not afraid to support them and to take the stand he has for our nation’s safety.
The Great Communicator, President Ronald Reagan, summarized what I have been trying to say better than I ever could.
In 1964, in his famous stump speech, “A Time for Choosing”, The Great Communicator said,
It’s time we asked ourselves if we still know the freedoms intended for us by the Founding Fathers. James Madison said, “We base all our experiments on the capacity of mankind for self government.”
This idea — that government was beholden to the people, that it had no other source of power — is still the newest, most unique idea in all the long history of man’s relation to man. This is the issue of this election: Whether we believe in our capacity for self-government or whether we abandon the American Revolution and confess that a little intellectual elite in a far-distant capital can plan our lives for us better than we can plan them ourselves.
You and I are told we must choose between a left or right, but I suggest there is no such thing as a left or right. There is only an up or down. Up to man’s age-old dream–the maximum of individual freedom consistent with order — or down to the ant heap of totalitarianism.
As we enter the New Year with an uncertain and frightening future facing our country, it will be up to us to continue what was begun on the night of November 8, 2016 and continue the fight to MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN, regardless of what happens next Wednesday during the certification.
While I do not know what tomorrow holds, I know Who holds tomorrow…and me.
“And, life is worth the living, just because HE LIVES.”
Happy New Year, Americans!
Until He Comes,
Newsmax.com reports that
After blocking a Senate move to vote on boosting coronavirus stimulus checks on Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell introduced an alternative proposal. In it, the checks are increased as President Donald Trump, many Democrats and even some GOP lawmakers have urged.
But McConnell also ties those fatter payments to Trump priorities including probing allegations of election fraud and diminishing liability protections for social media platforms, Newsweek reports.
Sent the original COVID-19 economic stimulus bill, Trump declined to sign without major changes. He wanted individual relief checks boosted from $600 to $2,000.
Unrelated to COVID, he also wanted a repeal of Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, which protects social media platforms from being sued over third-party content. And he wanted inquiries into his claims of election fraud, which have been been pressed without success in court and at the legislative level for weeks since the Nov. 3 election outcome favored opponent Joe Biden.
Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer of New York said the new proposal from McConnell could not pass, giving the majority leader an “out” on the larger relief package.
In a statement, Newsweek reported, Schumer had this to say: “Senator McConnell knows how to make $2,000 survival checks reality and he knows how to kill them,” Schumer said. “If Sen. McConnell tries loading up bipartisan House-passed CASH Act with unrelated, partisan provisions that will do absolutely nothing to help struggling families across the country, it will not pass the House and cannot become law.”
The move by McConnell creates a bind for Dems, who can either vote the bill down and be blamed for killing the package of much-needed aid, or embrace it with the add-ons and, as Newsweek put it, “lend credence” to Trump’s claims of election fraud that drove his loss to Biden.
The immediate future of the Republican legislator’s proposed alternative is not clear. He said Tuesday, albeit without a precise time frame, that lawmakers would be beginning a process to help focus and refine the president’s wishes.
In a sign of how House Dems were likely to view the McConnell plan, New Jersey Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr. tweeted this, Newsweek reported: “To block you from getting $2000 mitch mcconnell is demanding a ‘commission’ to spew lies about the election trump lost and attack democracy. This is a goddamn disgrace. The depravity of republican leaders has no bottom.”
Dem firebrand and New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted: “I think it’s a big mistake to not approve a clean bill sending $2k checks out to people, so let’s call it even. Keep going @BernieSanders! Make the Senate countdown the New Year on the Senate floor until they pass $2k checks, no funny business attached.”
Here’s the thing: the Democrats had a “YUGE” amount of Pork stuffed into the original bill that had absolutely nothing to do with Covid-19 Relief or the health and well-being of American citizens.
Garbage like money for Gender Studies in Pakistan had no place in such an important bill.
The Democrats have become notorious over the last several decades for throwing temper tantrums on the House Floor and the Senate Chambers if they did not get their way in negotiations.
And, time after time the spineless Vichy Republicans would allow themselves to be run over, even if a Republican was President at the time of the legislation in question.
So, one of the things about Trump which caused the Democrat Hierarchy to lose their ever-lovin’ minds when he was elected President was the fact that he was a skilled negotiator and the Dems knew it.
They had a problem: Trump would not let them walk all over him.
And, boys and girls, that is what is happening now.
Trump does indeed want the things which McConnell is attempting to add to the $2,000 per American citizen payout.
However, the President’s first priority is to get the money to the people in order to ease their suffering and to rocket launch the economy…again.
I understand the move by McConnell.
However, for the sake of average Americans, I believe that the Covid-19 Relief Payout should be a stand-alone bill, passed immediately.
The Far Left Democrats and the Vichy Republicans can negotiate all of the special interest handouts, the Section 230 Issue, and a detailed examination of Election Fraud after the checks are in the mail or Americans’ Bank Accounts.
America (and Americans) First.
Until He Comes,
FoxNews.com reports that
Amy Coney Barrett, a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals of the 7th Circuit, is reportedly one of the top contenders for President Trump’s nomination to the seat vacated by the death of late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Ginsburg was the face of the liberal bloc on the Supreme Court, meaning that an appointment by Trump and confirmation by the Republican-controlled Senate could potentially significantly shift the ideological balance of the court for years. Barrett’s record, including cases she’s ruled on during her time as an appeals judge and her scholarship as a law professor at Notre Dame, are set to be intensely scrutinized by the media and the Senate Judiciary Committee should Trump choose her.
Carrie Severino, the president of the conservative Judicial Crisis Network, said that Barrett and the other women on the Trump shortlist may disagree with Ginsburg on the issues, but have the intellectual firepower to fill in for the late legal luminary.
“These are really impressive women,” Severino said. “They’re worthy of following in her footsteps.”
Those on the left, however, have said they worry that Barrett would undo precedents like Roe v. Wade and impose her faith on others.
Here are a handful of the notable stances Barrett has taken that might indicate the effect she could have on the Supreme Court’s jurisprudence.
Perhaps the most high-profile opinion Barrett has written is a dissent in Kanter v. Barr, a case that upheld a Wisconsin law taking gun rights away from non-violent felons. The majority opinion was written by Judges Joel Flaum and Kenneth Ripple, who were appointed by President Ronald Reagan.
“History is consistent with common sense: it demonstrates that legislatures have the power to prohibit dangerous people from possessing guns,” Barrett wrote. “But that power extends only to people who are dangerous.”
She added: “[W]hile both Wisconsin and the United States have an unquestionably strong interest in protecting the public from gun violence, they have failed to show, by either logic or data … that disarming Kanter substantially advances that interest. On this record, holding that the ban is constitutional as applied to Kanter does not ‘put the government through its paces’ … but instead treats the Second Amendment as a ‘second-class right, subject to an entirely different body of rules than the other Bill of Rights guarantees.'”
Barrett wrote the majority opinion in the case Doe v. Purdue, a due process and Title IX challenge by a Purdue University student who had been accused of sexual assault, which led to the student losing his Navy ROTC scholarship.
The students in the case were identified as John Doe and Jane Doe to preserve their anonymity. Jane alleged that John had woken her up while they were sleeping together by groping her over her clothes and admitted to her that he had “digitally penetrated” her while she was asleep on a different occasion. John denied all the accusations to the school.
According to Barrett’s opinion, Purdue then allegedly wrote a report that “falsely claimed that [John] had confessed to Jane’s allegations;” refused to let John see evidence in the case; did not allow him to present witnesses; did not let him cross-examine Jane; and later “found him guilty by a preponderance of the evidence of sexual violence.”
The case was dismissed by a lower court, and Barrett was considering whether the claims on their face merited such a quick dismissal or whether the appeals court should order a closer look at the proceedings.
In the case Rainsberger v. Benner, Barrett authored an opinion in which she denied qualified immunity — a protection for government officials from being sued for judgment calls they make on the job — for a police officer who was alleged to have submitted a document “riddled with lies and undercut by the omission of exculpatory evidence” that led to a man being put in jail for two months.
Qualified immunity has been a hot topic in recent months as police come under increasing scrutiny for alleged misdeeds on the job, whether that be police brutality or lying on documents as Benner was accused of. Sen. Mike Braun, R-Ind., briefly pushed a bill to scale back qualified immunity for police earlier this summer — an idea that was widely supported by Democrats.
Barrett has been involved with a handful of cases that implicated abortion 7th Circuit. In one 2018 case she dissented from a denial of en banc rehearing — meaning she wanted the entire court to reexamine a decision by three judges — after the 7th Circuit ruled unconstitutional an Indiana law banning abortions for reasons relating to the sex, race or potential disability of the fetus. The law also banned fetuses from being disposed of as medical waste.
Barrett joined a dissent by Judge Frank Easterbrook that labeled the ban on abortions for sex, race and disability reasons “the eugenics statute” and argued the Supreme Court had never ruled on such a law so it should not be automatically considered illegitimate.
Barrett has for the most part sided with the Trump administration on immigration cases. In Cook County v. Wolf, a case on the Trump administration’s controversial “public charge” rule allowed immigrants who were likely to use welfare to be barred from getting visas, Barrett said the rule was a “policy choice,” that should not be resolved in litigation.
In Yafai v. Pompeo, Barrett backed a State Department decision to deny a visa to the wife of an American citizen for allegedly trying to smuggle in children, despite the fact that the parents said their children had died in a drowning accident. The decision was reconsidered but the wife was still not given a visa.
Barrett said that the fact the denial was reconsidered, under the law and Supreme Court precedent, fulfilled the legal requirements the State Department had to meet. In a decision on whether or not the full court should rehear the case, she said that the State Department was given significant discretion and that the appeals court could not require more evidence than a simple citation of what law the decision was made under.
Barrett spent a long time in academia, primarily as a professor at Notre Dame, which is her alma mater. She co-authored an article called “Catholic Judges in Capital Cases,” which examines the competing obligations of Catholics when asked to rule in a death penalty case. It suggested there might be some instances in which a Catholic judge should recuse himself or herself from such proceedings.
“Catholic judges must answer some complex moral and legal questions in deciding whether to sit in death penalty cases. Sometimes (as with direct appeals of death sentences) the right answers are not obvious. But in a system that effectively leaves the decision up to the judge, these are questions that responsible Catholics must consider seriously,” she wrote along with John H. Garvey, who is now the president of the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.
“Judges cannot — nor should they try to — align our legal system with the Church’s moral teaching whenever the two diverge,” the article says. “They should, however, conform their own behavior to the Church’s standard. Perhaps their good example will have some effect.”
Ever since Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away, the Far Left Democratic Party has been protesting the fact that Trump gets to pick her successor and attempting to force him to wait until after the 2020 Presidential Election and the inauguration of the next President.
Of course, the Dems and the Never-Trumpers, all Nattering Nabobs of Negativity, knew whom the President was going to pick…and they had already made up their minds about her.
They knew that…shudder…President Trump was going to pick someone who was a Christian and who was unashamed of their faith.
And, of course, Trump did.
Christians still make up 75% of America’s population, so odds were that Trump’s nominee would believe in the Triune God.
And, that’s a good thing.
The legendary Judicial Giant who Trump’s first appointee, Neil Gorsuch, replaced, Antonin Scalia, was a Christian American.
Here is what he said about the role of Christianity in our government, which remains in sharp contrast to the Rewritten History and wish-casting of the “Democratic Socialists” whose heads are exploding even as we speak.
In his dissenting opinion in the 2005 case McCreary County v. ACLU, Justice Antonin Scalia explained:
Those who wrote the Constitution believed that morality was essential to the well-being of society and that encouragement of religion was the best way to foster morality. The fact that the Founding Fathers believed devotedly that there was a God and that the unalienable rights of man were rooted in Him is clearly evidenced in their writings, from the Mayflower Compact to the Constitution itself…
President Washington opened his Presidency with a prayer, and reminded his fellow citizens at the conclusion of it that “reason and experience both forbid us to expect that National morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle.” President John Adams wrote to the Massachusetts Militia, “we have no government armed with power capable of contending with human passions unbridled by morality and religion… Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.”
After going on to quote similar sentiments from Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, Scalia continued:
Nor have the views of our people on this matter significantly changed. Presidents continue to conclude the Presidential oath with the words “so help me God.” Our legislatures, state and national, continue to open their sessions with prayer led by official chaplains. The sessions of this Court continue to open with the prayer “God save the United States and this Honorable Court.” Invocation of the Almighty by our public figures, at all levels of government, remains commonplace. Our coinage bears the motto, “In God We Trust.” And our Pledge of Allegiance contains the acknowledgment that we are a Nation “under God.” As one of our Supreme Court opinions rightly observed, “We are a religious people whose institutions presuppose a Supreme Being.”
With all of this reality (and much more) staring it in the face, how can the Court possibly assert that “the First Amendment mandates governmental neutrality between… religion and nonreligion,” and that “[m]anifesting a purpose to favor… adherence to religion generally,” is unconstitutional? Who says so? Surely not the words of the Constitution. Surely not the history and traditions that reflect our society’s constant understanding of those words.
While the ever-increasing turn toward Marxism and the constant protesting and threatened violence by the New Bolsheviks of the Democratic Party, is very troubling, I find solace in the fact that they are still a minority in this country.
In my opinion, today, President Trump will pick ANOTHER winner.
Until He Comes,
FoxNews.com reports that
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said unequivocally Friday night that President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee to fill the vacancy of late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg “will receive a vote on the floor of the United States Senate.”
Ginsburg, 87, died Friday from complications surrounding metastatic pancreas cancer.
“The Senate and the nation mourn the sudden passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the conclusion of her extraordinary American life,” McConnell said in a statement Friday.
“In the last midterm election before Justice Scalia’s death in 2016, Americans elected a Republican Senate majority because we pledged to check and balance the last days of a lame-duck president’s second term. We kept our promise,” McConnell continued. “Since the 1880s, no Senate has confirmed an opposite-party president’s Supreme Court nominee in a presidential election year.”
McConnell added that “by contrast, Americans reelected our majority in 2016 and expanded it in 2018 because we pledged to work with President Trump and support his agenda, particularly his outstanding appointments to the federal judiciary.”
“Once again, we will keep our promise,” he said. “President Trump’s nominee will receive a vote on the floor of the United States Senate.”
In May 2019, McConnell, R-Ky., made clear that should a vacancy materialize in the midst of the 2020 election cycle, the GOP-majority Senate would likely “fill it.”
McConnell’s comments last year were met with criticism from Democrats who accused him of hypocrisy, based on the treatment of former President Barack Obamas Supreme Court nominee and D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals chief Judge Merrick Garland.
Obama nominated Garland to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia, who passed away in 2016, but McConnell and Senate Republicans refused to hold a hearing or vote on his nomination, citing the imminent 2016 presidential election.
Speaking to Fox News last year, McConnell suggested his stance was not hypocritical — because in 2020, Republicans would control both the White House and the Senate, unlike Democrats in 2016, who controlled only the White House.
“You have to go back to 1880s to find the last time a Senate controlled by a party different from the president filled a vacancy on the Supreme Court that was created in the middle of a presidential election year,” McConnell told Fox News.
But the nomination and confirmation process for the latest addition to the high court, Justice Brett Kavanaugh, took 89 days total for confirmation. It took 57 days from Kavanaugh’s nomination to his confirmation hearing.
There are 45 days until Election Day.
But Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., on Friday night said Ginsburg’s vacancy should not be filled until “we have a new president.”
“The American people should have a voice in the selection of their next Supreme Court justice,” Schumer, D-N.Y., tweeted Friday. “Therefore, this vacancy should not be filled until we have a new president.”
Either way, it would still be Donald J. Trump choosing Justice Ginsburg’s successor.
Of course, the reason why it took 89 days to confirm Justice Kavanaugh was because of the partisan rancor and planned interference in Trump’s presidency by the Democrat Elite, including Chuck U. Schumer, himself.
Speaking of which, why is Schumer wanting to wait until after the 2020 Presidential Elections to replace Justice Ginsburg?
With President Trump doing such an excellent job at filling spaces in the Judiciary with Conservative judges, the Democrats cannot afford to lose a Judge’s seat on the highest court in the land.
And, as far as the reason for the Democrat Hierarchy’s desperation, the 800 pound gorilla sitting on the sofa is the fact that their Presidential Candidate STINKS ON ICE.
Even as ideologically strident as the Far Left Democrats are, their sphincters must have slammed shut when they saw actual internal polling which no doubt showed that Americans are less than enamored of the losers whom they are presenting as their choice for the next President and Vice-President of the United States of America.
This year’s Democratic Candidates’ lack of likability make the Queen of Mean, Hillary Clinton,look like Mary Poppins.
Having said all that, look for the Democrats and their lackeys in the Main Stream Media to concoct Fake News Stories about Trump’s candidate for the vacancy and rehashing old ones about the President in their attempt to keep Trump from being reelected and appointing another Conservative Justice to the Supreme Court.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death will throw fuel on the fire that is the Far Left Democrats’ Trump Derangement Syndrome.
This is guaranteed to be an extremely ugly 45 days.
Instead of “all the news that’s fit to print”…today’s Main Stream Media’s motto is
“If you can’t dazzle them with brilliance, baffle them with B.S.”
Unfortunately for them, average Americans aren’t baffled at all.
Until He Comes,
FoxNews.com reports that
President Trump announced on Thursday the White House’s plan for eventually rolling back social distancing measures and reopening the country’s economy in several phases — depending on location — amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The plan calls for three phases to reopening the country, based on the severity of the coronavirus outbreak in each individual state or region.
“We can begin the next front in our war, which we are calling ‘Opening Up America Again,'” Trump said during a press briefing at the White House. “To preserve the health of Americans, we must preserve the health of our economy.”
The plan, which Trump announced along with the formation of a bipartisan council of lawmakers from both chambers of Congress, outlines “recommendations” for governors to develop their own plans to reopen. It also includes a number of criteria that must be met in terms of numbers of infections and hospitalizations before they can open up.
White House guidelines for … by Fox News on Scribd
The “Opening Up America Again” plan was signed off on by the president’s medical advisers, Dr. Deborah Birx, Dr. Anthony Fauci and Dr. Robert Redfield, and will be a “data-driven” approach with governors taking the helm in deciding, down to a county-level, how they will reopen their states, the White House said.
“We are not opening all at once, but one careful step at a time,” Trump said, adding that the guidelines were “based on hard verifiable data.”
He added: “Some states will be able to open up sooner than others.”
“Phase One” is for areas of the country who solely satisfy the criteria laid out by the White House and calls for social distancing to remain in place, avoiding gathering of more than 10 people, and avoiding any unnecessary travel.
“Phase Two,” which is for regions that have met the criteria twice and have not seen “a rebound” in infections, still calls for residents to practice social distancing and try to avoid large gathering but opens up the possibility of resuming non-essential travel.
The third phase, which is for areas who have met the criteria three times and have no rebounds of the virus, is the most open and allows vulnerable parts of the population to go back in public, opening back up gyms and bars, resuming full-time staffing at worksites and letting people head back to large venues like restaurants, movie theaters, churches and sports venues – albeit at a reduced capacity.
“This is a gradual process,” Trump said. “Throughout the process, citizens will still be called on to use all the weapons in this war.”
Trump said he’s spoken to governors of some western states who said they already have met the criteria in “Phase One.” The president, however, did not specify which states were set to open back up.
“I heard from a number who said they are in very good shape,” he said. “They will be ready to open literally tomorrow.”
Democrats’ reactions were mixed. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said in a statement, “The White House’s vague and inconsistent document does nothing to make up for the president’s failure to listen to the scientists and produce and distribute national rapid testing.” Oregon Gov. Kate Brown said, “I am pleased to see the federal government’s guidance follows a data-driven, science-based approach, similar to Oregon’s framework.”
The White House guidelines come amid a tempestuous week in which protestors across the country descended on state capitals to express their anger over the effects the lockdown measures were having on the economy despite thousands of new cases of COVID-19 being reported every day.
While President Donald J. Trump is trying to get Americans working again, what are the Democrats doing?
Well, while the Democratic Governors in the North are attempting their impersonations of a Medieval King or Queen, Nancy Pelosi is doing her impression of Marie Antoinette.
Per House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, Pelosi is holding up replenishing the Small Business Administration’s now-empty fund for loans to small businesses facing closure because of the Chinese Conoravirus Pandemic.
We now ran out of money, $350 billion. More than 1.6 million small businesses out of 5,000 banks got this loan. But as of today, we ran out of money and now we are in jeopardy of all the other loans that are in there because we requested last week to move it,” McCarthy continued. “Speaker Pelosi and Chuck Schumer said no.
“She is the only thing holding it up. She sent an individual to the floor of the Senate to object,” he added. “Had they not objected, this would have passed [with] unanimous consent. The Democrats are objecting.
“Now we are up to 22 million Americans [unemployed] and Nancy Pelosi is spending the time behind a very expensive refrigerator bragging about her gourmet ice cream.”
Rep. McCarthy is referring to a segment on last Monday Night’s “Late, Late Show” with James Corden. Here it is for your viewing displeasure.
I combined these two stories to provide a stark contrast of two American “Leaders”
President Trump is working day and night to try to get America’s Economy functioning again so Americans can feed their families and pay their bills.
Meanwhile, Speaker Pelosi is showing off her enormous freezer with all sorts od decadent ice cream and gelato, safe within her walled mansion in San Francisco, California, where the homeless defecate of the streets, oblivious to all of the Americans who are out of work and the business owners who have had to lay them off and who now may have to close the doors of their businesses for good.
President Trump needs to call Congress back in session immediately and make them do the jobs which they were elected to do.
Liberals have been reminding everyone lately that America does not have a King.
They are exactly right.
However, we do have an Aristocracy…a Democratic one.
Until He Comes,
FoxNews.com reports that
The GOP-controlled Senate on Sunday failed to move forward with considering the $1.4 trillion “Phase Three” stimulus package intended to help businesses and families devastated by the downturn over the coronavirus outbreak, as Senate Majority Leader McConnell, R-Ky., blasted Democrats opposed to the plan.
The vote came while at least five GOP senators were in self-quarantine, including Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., who became the first U.S. senator to announce he tested positive for the virus. Senators were asked to practice social distancing and were given a list of health guidelines to follow while entering the chamber.
Many Democrats had complained that the draft aid package did not go far enough to provide health care and unemployment aid for Americans, and failed to put restraints on a proposed $500 billion “slush fund” for corporations, saying the ban on corporate stock buy-backs are weak and the limits on executive pay would last only two years.
Democrats also pushed for add-ons including food security aid, small business loans and other measures for workers — saying the three months of unemployment insurance offered under the draft plan was insufficient.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., said the draft package “significantly cut back our hospitals, our cities, our states, our medical workers and so many others needed in this crisis.”
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., urged colleagues to “take responsibility” as Democrats prepared their own draft. The House had just returned from a weeklong recess.
After the bill failed to move forward, McConnell tore into Democrats, accusing them of backing out of a bipartisan agreement once Pelosi and Schumer intervened. He claimed Pelosi took “a week off” and “poured cold water on the whole process.” He also said the Senate would re-vote on the motion to proceed with consideration of the bill Monday morning, “15 minutes after the markets open to see if there’s a change of heart.”
“The build-up to this is that we had a high level of bipartisanship over the last 48 hours… And then, all of a sudden, the Democratic leader and the speaker of the House shows up…and we’re back to square one,” he said, referring to Schumer and Pelosi. “I want everybody to understand that if we aren’t able to act tomorrow, it’s because of our colleagues on the other side, continue to dicker.”
He then accused Pelosi of overstepping boundaries, saying: “She’s the speaker of the House, not the speaker of the Senate.”
McConnell said the Senate will hold a cloture vote again at a time of his choosing, adding, “hopefully some adults will show up on the other side of the room and understand the gravity of the situation before the markets go down further…we’ve never been confronted by anything like this before.”
After Democrats blocked the vote, the National Republican Senatorial Committee [NRSC] released a statement accusing Pelosi, Schumer and Senate Democrats of “partisan fervor to thwart a critical coronavirus relief package while our country faces a crippling pandemic.”
Meanwhile, Americans who have been laid off or have had their jobs “suspended” are wondering how they are going to buy food for their families and pay their bills.
I can understand some concern about CEOs possibly taking advantage of this stimulus package to make themselves richer.
However, I never got a job from a poor man.
As the President stated in during the Coronavirus Taskforce Press Conference yesterday, his concern is that those who are separated from their jobs still have a company and a job to come back to after all this has ended.
Senate Majority Leader McConnell is right about one important thing: Once again, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi has overstepped her boundaries as Speaker of the House in order to attempt to interfere with the operations of the Senate.
Just like during the failed impeachment of President Trump, Pelosi actually believes that she is in charge of the Senate, as well as the House of Representatives.
Her lust for power blew up in her face before when her attempt to impeach the President over nothing failed, and, God willing, she will fail again.
As I have previously written, Pelosi has already been caught attempting to place Abortion Funding within a Coronavirus Stimulus Bill.
Only God knows what her version of this “Third Phase” Bill will look like.
She will probably attempt to sell back the oil which President Trump bought from the Saudis dirt cheap, which has caused our gas prices to go way down.
Pelosi and Schumer’s hatred for President Trump is evidently their top priority.
Do not let their phony concern fool you.
They do not care about the wellbeing of average Americans, especially those of us between the coasts whom their last Presidential Candidate, Hillary Clinton, labeled as “Deplorables”.
And, speaking of Presidential Elections, if Pelosi and Schumer can somehow sabotage President Trump’s efforts against the Chinese Coronavirus, they will.
Any damage that they may cause to our Sovereign Nation by their actions, they will just chalk up to political expediency.
Over the next few days, Senator McConnell needs to one again demonstrate his skills as a Capitol Hill Veteran, as he did during Pelosi’s Sham Impeachment.
That was a matter of politics.
This is a matter of life and death.
Until He Comes,