Tag: Republicans

Jan 21

Government shutdown: Republicans float minor immigration deal in bid to end deadlock

Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell says that if Democrats agree to stopgap funding he will allow immigration reform vote The US government shutdown edged closer to a resolution on Sunday night after a minor concession from the Senate majority leader, Mitch McConnell, who said he would allow a vote on immigration reform in February if …

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Jan 21

Republicans mocked and punished California voters: Now they’re facing a true wave election

The California Republican Party is already battered and bruised and missing several limbs, but Team Trump singling out the state for punishment has managed to do what many thought impossible: make them even more hated by California voters. In California, his numbers threaten to become an anchor that weighs down his own party: Just 28 …

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Jan 20

Trump Administration and Republicans Suffer Historic Failure After Democrats Vote for Government Shutdown

This is the first shutdown ever to occur when a single party controls both chambers of Congress and the White House. The federal government of the United States will shut down following a remarkable vote that found the Republican Party, which controls both chambers of Congress and the White House, unable to pass a continuing …

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Jan 20

With government shutdown, Republicans reap what they sow

It takes a special type of hypocrite to accuse your opponents of hypocrisy for following in your footsteps Today’s Republican party is built on principle. As a matter of principle, the GOP believes it is the only party that can shut down government as a negotiating tactic. The Democrats’ job is to keep that government …

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Jan 19

Trump’s Dysfunction Drives Shameless Republicans Toward the Abyss

Click here for reuse options! As the porn-star loving president flubs his lines, women and independents are fleeing in droves. It's hard to say who is more ludicrous: President Trump sowing chaos as he tries and fails to run the government, or his Republican enablers reaping a harvest of humiliation with the sh*t(hole)-eating grin of …

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Jan 18

How long will Republicans stay silent about Trump?

Too many Republicans in Washington support Trump and make excuses for him no matter how low he stoops The president’s latest racist rant, offensive even in the context of his intentionally offensive tenure, has set a new low bar and made it impossible to take his apologists seriously. Those apologists need to make a choice. …

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Jan 18

Happy 2018, Republicans: Mueller’s investigation likely to proceed right through the midterms

Ty Cobb, Donald Trump’s personal attorney and Snidely Whiplash cosplayer, has been doing his best to calm down Trump by telling him that the Russia investigation is going to end soon. The problem is, Cobb has been saying this since last fall.  “It is my hope and expectation that shortly after Thanksgiving, all the White House …

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Jan 18

Republicans admit it: Children aren’t people, they’re ‘leverage’

It’s been 109 days since the Republican Congress allowed funding to expire for the Children’s Health Insurance Program and community health centers. The Senate could have passed their clean, 5-year extension bill in September, before the funding ran out because the bill was through committee and ready to go. Instead, they tried another run at …

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Jan 18

The Simple Truth: Republicans Are Upset Trump’s Exposing Them for How Truly Awful They Are

While I’ve been disgusted by many of the things Donald Trump has said or done, even left momentarily speechless at times, I’ve never really been shocked by anything I’ve seen or… {Click on the title to continue reading this post} Forward Progressives

Jan 18

Trump Suggests That a Terror Attack Could Help Republicans in the 2018 Midterm Elections: Report

The implications of his flippant words are deeply frightening. A Wednesday report about the mood among Republican leaders facing the increasing probability of major Democratic gains in the 2018 midterm elections contains a disturbing comment attributed to President Donald Trump. Discussing electoral possibilities, the president indicated that an attack by terrorists on U.S. soil would …

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