GOP Rep. Lauren Boebert’s Anti-Pelosi Ad Ends With A Chilling Sound Effect. Rep.
Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) faced backlash this week for releasing an ad attacking Democrats and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) that ended with a gunshot sound. In the spot, the QAnon-endorsing first-term lawmaker called on Pelosi to “tear down” the security fence that was put up around the U.S. Capitol following the Jan. 6 insurrection, when a violent mob of then-President Donald Trump’s supporters overran the Capitol building. “It’s time to cut the crap and remember, this is the people’s house,” Boebert bombastically declared. The video concluded with audio of a gunshot, followed by the sound of the weapon being reloaded and fired again. In light of the riot, critics demanded to know why pro-gun activist Boebert had decided to end the video in that provocative way: Rep.
Hostility between congressional Republicans and Democrats grows amid fears of violence. Donald Trump’s presidency was the worst thing that happened to the Trump brand. Long before there was a presidency, long before there was even a campaign, there was the brand.
Stamped on buildings and golf courses and steaks and ties, the Trump name was bigger in many ways than the Trump reality. Donald Trump positioned himself as a boss and kingmaker on The Apprentice and sold his lifestyle to consumers as something for the very rich and famous. Now that he is the former president, the question becomes what is next for Trump — and what is next for the Trump brand. There are impeachment proceedings in Washington and lawsuits in New York on his docket. There’s Mar-a-Lago, but no PGA championship. Can he return to his existence as an entertainer, status symbol, and real estate icon? I asked five branding experts what they think of the Trump brand now, how the presidency changed it, and what its future — if one still exists — will look like. The American Abyss. Trump’s coup attempt of 2020-21, like other failed coup attempts, is a warning for those who care about the rule of law and a lesson for those who do not.
His pre-fascism revealed a possibility for American politics. For a coup to work in 2024, the breakers will require something that Trump never quite had: an angry minority, organized for nationwide violence, ready to add intimidation to an election. Four years of amplifying a big lie just might get them this. To claim that the other side stole an election is to promise to steal one yourself. How The Capitol Attack Led Democrats to Demand Trump's Resignation. The vice president, who for four years had remained loyal to Mr.
Trump to the point of obsequiousness, was angry in return at the president’s public lashing. Senator James M. Inhofe, Republican of Oklahoma, told The Tulsa World that Mr. There are two words that are never spoken in Showtime’s recent four-part documentary series “The Reagans”: Donald Trump.
But they don’t need to be. “The Reagans” scrapes off the hagiographic goo that’s been spackled over Ronald Reagan since he left office in 1989, revealing the obvious reality underneath: Reagan was Trump’s progenitor, and Trump is Reagan’s degenerate 21st century descendant. Trump is to Reagan much like crack is to cocaine: cheaper, faster-acting, and less glamorous. Still, in their essence, they are the same thing. This would be common knowledge if the United States had any kind of historical memory. Johnson - Donald Trump’s language offers insight into how he won the presidency. EVERYONE KNOWS how to do a Donald Trump impersonation.
In speech, adopt his raspy timbre, bellowing volume and start-stop rhythm. In writing, throw in “bigly”, capitalise Emotional Noun Phrases and end everything with an exclamation mark. Such quirks of enunciation and spelling make Mr Trump easy to mimic, but they do not easily explain his political success. The way he constructs sentences, however, does offer some insight into how he captured the presidency. Ted Yoho. U.S.
Representative from Florida In December 2019, Yoho announced that he will not run for reelection to Congress in 2020. Early life, education, and veterinarian career Yoho was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota on April 13, 1955. At the age of 11 he moved to Florida with his family, where he attended school with his future wife, Carolyn, in the 4th grade. Facing ‘a Lot of Blowback,’ Trump’s Surgeon General Steps Up. WASHINGTON — Dr.
Jerome Adams faces two difficult challenges as President Trump’s surgeon general: He’s an African American working for a man routinely accused of racism, and he is a scientist in an administration that has shown contempt for science. He can live with that. “If people feel that the president needs to have a different perspective on the African-American community, the one thing I would say is, he’s not going to get it if there aren’t any African Americans in the administration,” Dr. Adams said in an interview, adding, “People are always saying we need more Black voices represented and more Black perspectives represented, but they’re always telling every Black person in the administration you should quit.” “Those two things don’t fit together,” he said. Strom Thurmond. Governor of South Carolina, United States Senator A magnet for controversy during his nearly half-century Senate career, Thurmond switched parties, primarily because of his vehement opposition to the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and endorsed Republican presidential candidate Barry Goldwater.
In the months before switching, he had "been critical of the Democratic Administration for ... enactment of the Civil Rights Law", while Goldwater "boasted of his opposition to the Civil Rights Act, and made it part of his platform. " Thurmond left office as the only member of either chamber of Congress to reach the age of 100 while still in office, and as the oldest-serving and longest-serving senator in U.S. history (although he was later surpassed in the latter by Robert Byrd and Daniel Inouye). Thurmond holds the record as the longest-serving member of Congress to serve exclusively in the Senate. He is also the longest-serving Republican member of Congress in U.S. history.
Trump's push to amplify racism unnerves Republicans who have long enabled him. Trump's push to amplify racism unnerves Republicans who have long enabled him. South Dakota governor: "We will not be social distancing" at July 3 event with Trump. South Dakota Gov.
Kristi Noem (R) told Fox News' Laura Ingraham on Monday that attendees at a July 3 event at Mount Rushmore where President Trump is set to speak will not be required to practice social distancing. What she's saying: "We will have a large event on July 3. We told those folks that have concerns that they can stay home, but those who want to come and join us, we'll be giving out free face masks, if they choose to wear one. But we won't be social distancing. " "We're asking them to come — be ready to celebrate, to enjoy the freedoms and the liberties that we have in this country," Noem added.There have been over 6,700 confirmed coronavirus cases and 91 deaths in South Dakota, according to Johns Hopkins data. Unprecedented by Richard Hine. Brian Kemp. 83rd Governor of Georgia Born in Athens, Georgia, Kemp is a graduate of the University of Georgia. Prior to entering politics, Kemp owned several agribusinesses, financial services, and real estate companies. In 2002 he was elected to the Georgia State Senate.
Oversight erased, Supreme Court hijacked: Trump turns the presidency into a dictatorship. Trump has stripped away the levers of independent oversight until there's nothing left. Our democracy is in the midst of a three-alarm fire. When former Vice President Joe Biden entered the Democratic presidential race a year ago, he introduced the now familiar theme that the “soul of this nation” was at stake in the 2020 election. Turning Point USA. American conservative nonprofit organization Turning Point USA (TPUSA) is an American conservative nonprofit organization. TPUSA's affiliated organizations include Turning Point News, the Turning Point Endowment, Turning Point Action, and Students for Trump. Formation and activities
Trump's narcissism has taken a new twist. And now he has American blood on his hands. Pity the people of America. They do battle now with one of the greatest challenges in their history, led by a man who is not only among the worst ever occupants of the White House but whose character makes him the last person on the face of the Earth you would nominate to be in charge at this moment. On Thursday the US reached the top of the global league table for coronavirus infections, edging ahead of its closest rival for that honour, China.
"Pro-Life" Now Has an Age Limit - Unprecedented. Photo by Todd Cravens on Unsplash Get Ready for the GOP Death Panels. For years, Republicans have warned us that giving everybody healthcare would usher in an age of government “Death Panels.” America could never, ever accept a system in which care had to be rationed, they told us. And it would be especially terrible, of course, if Obama did it. As Sarah Palin put it in 2009: Hope Hicks. Counselor to the President Donald Trump Hope Charlotte Hicks (born October 21, 1988) is an American public relations consultant who in February 2020 was named counselor to President Donald Trump. Hicks previously served as White House communications director from August 2017 until March 29, 2018. From January to September 2017, she was White House director of strategic communications.
Edwin Meese. 75th United States Attorney General He currently holds fellowships and chairmanships with several public policy councils and think-tanks, including the Constitution Project and the Heritage Foundation. He was also a Distinguished Visiting Fellow with the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. He currently sits on the National Advisory Board of Center for Urban Renewal and Education. Bill Weld. American attorney, businessman, and politician. Meet the Reocons - Niskanen Center. By Laura K. New World Same Humans #5 - New World Same Humans.
Ginni Thomas, Wife of Clarence Thomas, Launches New Right-Wing Culture War. Bernard Kerik. Former NYC police commissioner Bernard Bailey Kerik (born September 4, 1955) is an American former police officer, convicted criminal, consultant, and commissioner of the New York Police Department. Born in Newark, New Jersey, he served in the United States Army from 1974 to 1977.
He then worked various law enforcement jobs in the United States and abroad, joining the New York Police Department (NYPD) in 1986. He is perhaps best known for his 1998–2000 tenure as commissioner of the New York City Department of Correction and his 2000–01 tenure as New York City Police Commissioner, during which he oversaw the police response to the September 11 attacks. Jeanine Pirro. Television show host, former attorney, and former judge In 2018, she authored the book Liars, Leakers, and Liberals: The Case Against the Anti-Trump Conspiracy. Impeachment Exposed Trump’s Authoritarian Ambitions. Senate Acquits Trump, Ending Historic Trial. Senator Mitt Romney of Utah said Wednesday that he would vote to convict President Trump’s abuse of power making him the first Republican in the United States Senate to support removing Mr. Trump from office over his bid to pressure Ukraine to investigate his political rival, namely the former Vice President Joseph R.
Biden Jr. 2020 State of the Union Address. Matt Gaetz. Trump just received the highest Gallup approval rating of his presidency. Trump is reportedly hoping to lock up John Bolton. The Only Way to Remove Trump. Susan Webber Wright. Samuel B. Kent. Thomas Porteous. Marsha Blackburn. Lamar Alexander. Impeachment Trial and Legal Ethics: Cipollone Should Be a Witness, Not a Trump Lawyer. Katie Hopkins. The Utter Ridiculousness of the U.S. Senate. After Bolton and Parnas revelations, GOP faces massive blowback on impeachment. Mark Levin. Jason Chaffetz. Tom Cotton: Obama's Iran Deal May Lead to Nuclear War. New ad attacks the chosen one. Pass it around. - Arkansas Times. Donald Trump Jr. rifle magazine shows Hillary Clinton, cross. How Lindsey Graham Lost His Way.
The Arrogance of Trump’s Enablers. Are Republicans afraid of Trump? Hell, no — he's destroying democracy and they love it. Eu.usatoday. Trump's letter to Pelosi isn't 'sick,' it's evil (opinion) Trump Impeachment — Warren's the most electable because she'll drive... Klobuchar hits Trump for spending 1 in 5 days last year at a golf club. Charles Stimson. Pelosi Says House Will Draft Impeachment Charges Against Trump. Citizens United (organization) Citizens United v. FEC. Donald Trump's Gangster White House. Judge dismisses lawsuit from Bolton deputy regarding Ukraine testimony. BIRTHDAY OF THE DAY: Weston Loyd, White House director of regional communications.
Glenn Kirschner: Trump tweets that impeachment is a 'coup.' He's almost right — but not in the way he thinks. Ivanka Trump’s interview on Face the Nation could’ve aired on Fox News. Paul Ryan. Trump Whistle Blower: President Faces Blowback After Retweet. Mitt Romney. Grover Norquist. Choice page. YouTube. Meet the Conservatives Who Campaigned for Apartheid South Africa. Nancy Pelosi: The other key player in the Trump impeachment inquiry. How TV Covered the Moment of Impeachment. Impeachment. Bloomberg unveils public option health care plan in line with Biden, Buttigieg. A Stain That Will Last Forever. Trump on the brink of impeachment. What will history say about the Trump impeachment? U.S. President Donald Trump impeached for obstruction and abuse of power.
Right-wingers go full misogynist at impeachment witness Pamela Karlan. Impeachment Report Says Trump Solicited Foreign Election Interference. Pelosi Says Democrats Will Draw Up Articles of Impeachment Against Trump. Donald Trump becomes 3rd president in US history to be impeached. Mocked Abroad and Assailed at Home, Trump Returns to Face Impeachment. The House Should Go Big in Framing Impeachment Articles Against Trump. Impeachment witness calls Trump’s actions ‘worse than the misconduct of any prior president’ GOP impeachment wall: Why Republicans won't walk away from Trump. Trolling the Press Corps. Hundreds of Thousands Are Losing Access to Food Stamps.
Trump Administration Unveils More Cuts to Food Stamp Program. Giuliani, Facing Scrutiny, Travels to Europe to Interview Ukrainians. Running Covert Propaganda Against Americans Is Illegal. Trump Tried It Anyway. - Docket Folder Summary. Trump Calls Trudeau ‘Two-Faced’ After Comments Caught on Video. SNAP Work Requirements. Ohio bill orders doctors to ‘reimplant ectopic pregnancy’ or face 'abortion murder' charges. Chuck Todd to GOP Senator John Kennedy: You’re Selling the Same Argument as Putin!
Reaganomics killed America's middle class. House Judiciary Committee set to hold first public meeting. Trump Suggests John Dingell Is in Hell After Widow Debbie Dingell Voted for Impeachment.