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Kari Lake Asks Crowd To Wave At Media 'If You've Tuned Them Out'

  Kari Lake with Donald Trump At her rally last night, Kari Lake asked the crowd to wave at the "fake news" media.   Kari Lake, the Republican gubernatorial nominee in Arizona, held a major rally in Chandler on Tuesday. accompanied by Florida Representative Byron Donald and conservative activists Charlie Kirk and Steve Bannon. Lake took aim at the media, claiming she has received 100 percent negative coverage. She accused reporters of spreading fake news. Emulating former President Trump's trademark attack line She then asked members of the crowd to turn around and wave to the assembled reporters if they no longer trusted them. Lake, a former TV news anchor turned Republican politician, has become a major rising star in the Republican Party. Current polling shows her with a strong lead against Katie Hobbs, who has refused to engage Lake in a gubernatorial debate.  The Trump facts suggest that Lake's potential victory would send shockwaves through the American poli

'You Ready For The Inside Scoop?': Lauren Boebert Claims 'Red Wave' Coming

  Photo credit: Gage Skidmore/CC BY-SA 2.0,  via Flickr In a video released to social media, Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) encouraged high Republican turnout in the midterms. In a video released on social media Tuesday, Republican congresswoman Lauren Boebert encouraged supporters to vote for the GOP in the midterms. Boebert claimed that a "red wave" was possible with a sufficient turnout. Recent polling has GOP hopes very optimistic, with many generic Congressional surveys showing a Republican lead over Democrats. Boebert received former President Trump's most art, and her Congressional supporters would see her power grow in a Republican-controlled Congress. Boebert in her social media video said: The reports I'm seeing show a big red wave coming, which means if you all vote Republican, we are going to take back the house, take back the Senate, fire Nancy Pelosi put a big check on Biden, and got our country back on track. We only have a few days to rally everyon

‘How Dare Barack Obama!’: Tudor Dixon Slams Former President After He Campaigned For Whitmer

  Tudor Dixon With Donald Trump in Michigan Rally Michigan Republican gubernatorial nominee Tudor Dixon slams former President Obama after he campaigned for Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D-MI). Michigan Republican gubernatorial nominee Tudor Dixon on Monday sounded off on former president Barack Obama, who visited the Great Lakes State on Saturday to campaign for Gretchen Whitmer. Dixon condemned the former president's claims about crime and education. With Whitmer holding a lead of just a few points, the popular former president showed up this weekend to urge Democrats to go to the polls. painting Dixon and other Republican politicians as extremists. Obama urged voters to preserve democracy by reelecting Whitmer. For Dixon to hold fast in her campaign to give Whitmer and President Biden their economic and cultural policies, In her speech, Dixon said these lines: But even if we look past these rules for the but not for me and we go back to that comment about books being more dang

Hillary Clinton urges New York voters to vote for Kathy Hochul in the 2022 midterm elections. 

  Photo credit: Gage Skidmore/CC BY-SA 2.0,  via Flickr In a video released to social media, Hillary Clinton endorsed Gov. Kathy Hochul (D-NY). On September 5, 2016, former Secretary of State and 2016 Democratic Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton endorsed Kathy Hochul for New York Governor on social media. Clinton, who served the Empire States as a senator from 2001 to 2009, praised the incumbent governor and urged voters to keep her in Albany for the full term. Hochul Rose took power following the resignation of Andrew Cuomo last year. While she began her campaign with a strong lead on Republican Lee Zeldin's reasons, polls have shown the GOP challenger closing the gap. Hochule's faltering prospects are due to voters' concerns about crime and public safety. And a debate remark about locking up criminals has dogged Hochul. Hochul has been a strong ally of Clinton, praising her earlier this year at the New York state Democratic convention. She is considered a possible

DeSantis Goes Off On Fauci's Claim About School Lockdowns — Again

  Photo credit: Gage Skidmore/CC BY-SA 2.0,  via Flickr While campaigning for re-election on Wednesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) continued slamming Dr. Anthony Fauci's latest claim on school lockdowns. On Wednesday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis's campaign for re-election in Walton County. DeSantis defended his actions during the COVID-19 pandemic, citing his anti-lockdown stance pertaining to schools and businesses. He accused Dr. Anthony Fauci of attempting to rewrite history on school lockdowns. 'Fauci Is In The Witness Protection Program Now': DeSantis Highlights Lower Profile For Dr. Fauci In a recent interview, Fauci claimed that he had nothing to do with closing schools, which DeSantis and many other conservatives have called false. In the closing days of his campaign, DeSantis is consistently leading his Democratic challenger, Charlie Crist, by double digits. He is regarded as a potential Republican presidential candidate in 2024, consistently ranking secon

‘Stop Saying Ridiculous Things’: Protesters Heckle Rep. Ilhan Omar At Townhall

  Photo credit: Gage Skidmore/CC BY-SA 2.0,  via Flickr At a town hall on Thursday, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) was heckled by protesters against the war in Ukraine.  Rep. Ilhan Omar's Thursday town hall was interrupted by a protester. The protester challenged Omar to support sending AIDS to Ukraine. In a heated back and forth, Omar responded, "We are helping Ukraine defend themselves. Omar is the first Muslim refugee in Congress and added that quote: we are helping little children like me. Earlier this week, a protester heckled Senator Elizabeth Warren and Representative Ayanna Presley at a student debt cancellation event over funding for the war in Ukraine. I am sorry, you all aren’t “anti war protesters”, you are dangerous propagandists who are literally making a mockery of the anti war movement. I have never had the pleasure of responding to 🇷🇺 ridiculous internet disinformation in person before. Thank you for the opportunity ✌🏽 — Ilhan Omar (@I

DeSantis Excoriates 'Gender Ideology': 'It's Sad That You Even Have To Be Discussing This'

  Photo credit: Gage Skidmore/CC BY-SA 2.0,  via Flickr Campaigning for re-election on Friday, Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) blasted "woke" concepts like gender ideology in education. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis on Friday campaigned for re-election in Franklin County. The Republican Governor sounded off on a host of culture war issues. including his efforts to ban critical race theory in public schools and combat so-called gender ideology. As Governor DeSantis controversially signed parental rights and education laws, critics called it the "don't say gay" Bill. He has also fought the Disney Corporation following the media giant's open opposition to the law. He is currently polling ahead of his Democratic challenger, Charlie Crist, by double digits, and is seen as a potential Republican presidential candidate in 2024, trailing former President Donald Trump. 

Karine Jean-Pierre Asked Point Blank If Biden 'Has Any Concerns' About John Fetterman's Health

  White House Press Briefing  At a White House press briefing on Wednesday, Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre was asked about what the president thinks about John Fetterman and his debate performance. Check out her response below  White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre was asked directly if President Biden raised any concerns about Pennsylvania, lieutenant governor, Don Fetterman's health during Wednesday's White House press briefing. Fetterman, the Keystone State's Democratic candidate for Senate, had a stroke in May that he says left him with auditory processing issues. He faces a spike of negative reviews over his performance in Tuesday's debate, where he frequently paused and sometimes appeared to struggle to find the right words.  Jean-Pierre said that Biden found Fetterman to be an incredibly bright and talented person, who's just as capable as ever of carrying out the duties of his office.

‘Like A Deer In Headlights — Um, Um, Um, Um!’: Kari Lake Eviscerates Katie Hobbs' Answer To Reporter

  Kari Lake with Donald Trump On Wednesday, Arizona Republican gubernatorial nominee Kari Lake held a campaign rally with Virginia governor Glenn Youngkin. Lake got right to it, slamming her Democratic opponent, Katie Hobbs. She has accused her of being a coward and a racist. She has taken a fierce line of attack against Hobbes, who has refused to debate her and accused her of giving an insulting answer about Latinos in a recent interview. ‘Put Down Hunter's Crack Pipe Right Now!’: Kari Lake Hammers Dems At Trump Rally in Mesa, AZ Lake also blasted Hobbs over past racial discrimination cases. Lake, a former local news anchor, has become a conservative star in the last few months, backed by Trump and considered a potential 2024 running mate. Lake has taken the lead in multiple polls and could become a national Republican figure should she win her election. On Wednesday, Arizona Republican gubernatorial nominee Kari Lake slammed her Democratic opponent, Katie Hobbs, over her answer t

‘He’s Now Rewriting History’: DeSantis Lashes Out At Fauci’s ‘False’ Claim

  Photo credit: Gage Skidmore/CC BY-SA 2.0,  via Flickr At a campaign event on Friday, Governor Ron DeSantis took him to Dr. Anthony Fauci's recent claim that he had nothing to do with school closures. In remarks about Anthony's record of leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic and his shoeing lockdowns, DeSantis ripped into the President's chief medical advisor. In a recent interview with ABC News, Fauci told Jonathan Carl he had nothing to do with school closures. DeSantis is currently leading Democrat Charlie Crist by over 10 points and is considered a top 2024 Republican presidential contender. Ron DeSantis said: We are also going to continue to work very hard on workforce education, but just the fact, if you think about it, that we work so hard to have the kids in school this whole time. You're going to see when they do these state-by-state results for the nation's report card that we will have done so much better than these lockdown states with our kids&#

Florida Gov. DeSantis Signs New Tax Relief Legislation In Wake Of Hurricane Ian

  Governor Ron DeSantis  Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) signs new tax relief legislation in the wake of Hurricane Ian. On Thursday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed an executive order in Tallahassee, approving tax relief for those affected by Hurricane Ian. The massive storm caused billions of damage in Florida, and its anticipants mobilized and coordinated recovery efforts. The emergency tax legislation, stating that it will help ease the economic burden in the wake of the deadly hurricane, was also praised by DeSantis. DeSantis signed Executive Order (EO) 22-242 to suspend deadlines for payment of property taxes in counties that have been impacted by Hurricane Ian. The Executive Order extends to real property including personal homes and commercial property that was destroyed or otherwise rendered uninhabitable. The EO can be found  here .  Counties included in the order are Brevard, Charlotte, Collier, DeSoto, Flagler, Glades, Hardee, Hendry, Highlands, Hillsborough, Lake, Lee, Manate

Gov. Kristi Noem Pledges To Never Mandate COVID-19 Vaccine For Schoolchildren

  South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem (Photo courtesy Gov. Kristi Noem/Twitter) On Wednesday, South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem pledged not to mandate the COVID-19 vaccine for children. Her pledge came after the CDC's advisory committee on immunization practices recommended the COVID-19 vaccine's inclusion in the vaccines for children program. Noem, who was running for reelection, accused her Democratic opponent of supporting mandatory vaccination for children wishing to attend public school. Recent polling from South Dakota State University shows Noem in an unexpectedly close race with a lead of just a few points. A conservative rising star and possible Dark Horse 2024 Republican Presidential Contender Gnome has touted her COVID-19 record in her campaign, including her opposition to lockdowns and vaccine mandates.

'How About A Round Of Applause For Herschel And His Family For Putting Up With All This Crap?'

  Herschel Walker Senator Lindsey Graham campaigned for Georgia Republican Senate candidate Herschel Walker in Buckhead, Georgia on Tuesday. Graham insisted that Herschel tell you what he believes about who he is. He's been transparent about his life. The race between Walker and Democratic Sen. Rafael Warnock could determine which party controls the Senate. Graham's appearance on the campaign trail comes after The Daily Beast reported two weeks ago that Walker paid for a woman's abortion in 2009. Despite the former NFL star's hard-line anti-abortion stance. The woman also told several outlets she later became pregnant with a second child and that Walker again urged her to have an abortion, but she declined. Walker has repeatedly denied the allegations, claiming it was a quote a job from a democratic activist. Yesterday, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) campaigned for Herschel Walker.

DeSantis Responds To Kamala Harris' Comments On 'Equity' In Hurricane Relief Allocation

Photo credit: Gage Skidmore/CC BY-SA 2.0,  via Flickr Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) responds to Vice President Kamala Harris's "equity" comments pertaining to Hurricane aid. People may be denied answers to questions about FEMA, DeSantis said. Is this tied to Kamala Harris's suggestion that they're going to use things like racial equity rather than just the merits? I can tell you I spoke with the FEMA administrator. They promised to do it on the merits. We're going to make sure it's on the merits. I think the thing that Kevin Guthrie, our division of Emergency Management director, has pointed out is that getting denied by FEMA does not mean you're ultimately not going to get it. Sometimes you may need to provide more substantiation. Gov. DeSantis Awards $5,000 Bonus Checks To Cape Coral Police Officers in Florida So just see what they're looking for. You can go to the DRCs. We've got a number of Disaster Recovery Centers now throughout Southwest

Gov. DeSantis Awards $5,000 Bonus Checks To Cape Coral Police Officers in Florida

  Photo credit: Gage Skidmore/CC BY-SA 2.0,  via Flickr Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis was in Cape Coral at the city police department today. He held an event to provide $5,000 bonuses to Cape Coral police officers who "got a baptism by fire" during Hurricane Ian. Explaining his reasons for supporting police officers, Ron DeSantis said the state had drawn a hard line to be a law and order state, and that those who "wear the uniform" keep society from fraying by doing their jobs. He also said media attacks against law enforcement officers had been "damaging" and that those "risking their lives do not have the support" of politicians and communities "since the Floyd riots." The law established the $5,000 bonus program, provided that dependent children of law enforcement officers be eligible for new and existing scholarships, and more. It has also boosted county sheriffs’ salaries based on the population of their jurisdiction. It exempted veter

AOC Heckled By Constituent At Town Hall Event in the Bronx, New York

  Photo credit: nrkbeta/CC BY-SA 2.0,  via Flickr I'm sure you saw AOC's little town hall in the Bronx, New York, on Wednesday, her little public, you know, Q&A for her constituents. That was embarrassing. So AOC, I don't know if she's done this before, decides to have a town hall and they book a high school in her district and seven people show up. Okay, it was more like 17, but it was a room designed for about four to five hundred people, and it is embarrassing. If you've seen the footage, it's like this is a U.S congresswoman and nobody cares. Oh well, actually a couple of people did care, and they went after her. They accused her of voting for nuclear war. That great interface accused her of voting for nuclear war, and they were praising Tulsi Gabbard and AOC, saying that if Tulsi did it, AOC should do it, and she should abandon the Democrats, but it was a complete embarrassment. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was roasted on Twitter Thursday after she cal

Gov. DeSantis reacts to life sentence recommendation for Nikolas Cruz

  Photo credit: Gage Skidmore/CC BY-SA 2.0,  via Flickr Florida Governor Ron DeSantis slams the non-death penalty sentence for Parkland mass murderer Nikolas Cruz. A Florida jury on Thursday recommended Nicholas Cruz, the gunman who killed 17 students and teachers in the 2018 massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. be sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole This came after a three-month trial to determine whether the crews faced a life sentence or the death penalty. Florida Governor Ron Desantis slammed the decision not to execute Cruz. Desantis expressed his disappointment in the jury's decision and said, "I just don't think anything else is appropriate except the capital sentence in this case." DeSantis said : I think that if you have the death penalty at all, that is a case where you're massacring those students with premeditation and utter disregard for basic humanity. You deserve the death penalty. And so t

Gov. DeSantis Responds To Biden's Comments During Visit To Florida

  Photo credit: Gage Skidmore/CC BY-SA 2.0,  via Flickr Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) is asked about President Biden's comments on global warming during his visit to Florida. On Tuesday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis was asked by a reporter to respond to President Biden's statements about climate change when the president visited Florida. DeSantis was holding a press conference about the ongoing recovery efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane IAN. They touted his efforts to promote Florida's resilience infrastructure. DeSantis is a frequent critic of President Biden and his correspondents, or lack thereof, earned by the negative press in the days leading up to Hurricane IAN. But Biden's visit, however, offered an amicable moment between the two politicians, who toured the damage together with their wives. DeSantis is currently running for re-election and is considered a potential 2024 presidential contender. A journalist asked DeSantis: When Biden was here last week, he

'It Didn't Just Happen, It's Not An Accident!': Tom Cotton Rips Raphael Warnock at a Huge Rally in Carrollton, Georgia

  Tom Cotton's Georgia Rally Campaigning for Herschel Walker, Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) slammed Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-GA). During a campaign event in Carrollton, Georgia on Tuesday, Republican Senator Tom Cotton expressed his support for GOP Candidate Herschel Walker. Cotton called out Walker's opponent, Georgia's Democratic senator Rafael Warnock. The Arkansas Republican said, "Raphael Warnock has been nothing but a rubber stamp for Joe Biden and the Democratic agenda." As the midterms approach, Republicans have been united in blaming Democratic policies for inflation. This event comes as freezing polls show Walker behind Senator Warnock amid scandals accusing Walker, the Sonic anti-abortion candidate, of paying for his girlfriend's abortion in 2009, and not providing for his four children. Keep an eye out for this massive crowd in Carrollton, Georgia, where US Senators Tom Cotton and Rick Scott hold a MASSIVE rally supporting GOP Candidate Herschel Walker.

‘Put Down Hunter's Crack Pipe Right Now!’: Kari Lake Hammers Dems At Trump Rally in Mesa, AZ

Kari Lake with Donald Trump At former president, Donald Trump's rally yesterday in Mesa, Arizona, Republican gubernatorial candidate Carrie Lake was invited to speak. Marks' lakes have been blasted. Democrats mocked Hunter Biden and slammed Republican consultants. Lake, who is currently pulling closer to Democratic candidate Katie Hobbs, has had Trump's support since the GOP primary. Arizona is a key state in the midterms not only because of the close gubernatorial race but also because of a race between Blake Masters and Mark Kelly, who, like Lake Masters, is a Trump supporter, and his success or failure could determine whether Trump has a shot at winning Arizona in a potential 2024 presidential bid, after losing the state to Biden in 2020.