“Jessica Watkins, an Army veteran and member of the far-right Oath Keepers, was sentenced Friday to 8.5 years in prison for participating in a plot to disrupt the certification of […]
Category: Political Wire
DeSantis Says Trump ‘Turned Over the Country’ to Dr. Fauci
Gov. Ron DeSantis hit Donald Trump over his handling of the pandemic, Semafor reports. Said DeSantis: “He did great for three years, but when he turned the country over to […]
Peru Police Seize Nazi Cocaine Packets
Peruvian anti-drug police seized 58 one-kilogram packages of cocaine Thursday bearing pictures of a Nazi flags on the outside and the name “Hitler” printed in low relief, CBS News reports.
DeSantis Says He’s ‘Not a Big Social Media Guy’
Gov. Ron DeSantis told Newsmax that he’s “not a big social media guy” and “would rather watch” cable news “than be on some app,” following his disastrous presidential campaign launch […]
Bonus Quote of the Day
“I called on the president to invoke the 14th Amendment and mint a coin and do not negotiate with hostage takers. I mean, we don’t negotiate with terrorists globally. Why […]
Why Isn’t Biden Using His Bully Pulpit?
Washington Post: “Some Democrats point to substandard messaging from the White House and the lack of visibility from the president, who was in Japan at the G-7 meeting for several […]
Republicans Brace for 2022 Losers
“In the 2022 midterms, a number of far-right candidates cruised to primary victories with former President Donald Trump’s backing — only to blow key races with a general electorate who […]
Two Thoughts on the Debt Ceiling Negotiations
President Biden and Speaker Kevin McCarthy hope to strike a compromise this weekend that would allow the debt ceiling to be extended through 2024. The reported outline of a deal […]
Are the Anti-Trump GOP Forces Imploding?
Jonathan Martin: “For months, high-level Republican lawmakers, donors and strategists eager to block Trump have described, in separate conversations with me, an endgame to the presidential primary.” “When it becomes […]
Bonus Quote of the Day
“Republican presidents have accepted the canard that the DOJ and FBI are ‘independent.’ They are not independent agencies.”
— Gov. Ron DeSantis (R), quoted by CNN.