Quantcast
Connect with us

California Dem cracks up C-SPAN host: Why are angry GOP callers on the East coast ‘not at work?’

Published

on

A caller from California noted to C-SPAN on Thursday that many Republican callers on the East coast do not seem to have jobs.

At the close of Thursday’s Washington Journal program, C-SPAN host Bill Scanlan spoke to a Democratic caller named Ray from Napa Valley, California.

Ray began by defending House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA), who is conducting an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.

ADVERTISEMENT

“It wouldn’t matter who they picked,” Ray said. “The GOP — the Grand Old Party, that’s what I like to call them because they are the old party. You know, they’re the dividers. My friends that are Republicans, they’re the one that are being divided.”

“The last caller, there’s a prime example of most Republicans,” he continued. “They’re like children, they call everybody names when you back them into a corner.”

Before ending the call, Ray had a suggestion for C-SPAN.

“On the West coast, it’s like real early in the morning,” he explained. “I get up at like 5:30 to watch you guys. I’m wondering if you can take a few more calls in the last hour on the West coast.”

“Because it’s like 6:30-7:00 in the morning here and it’s 10:00 on the East coast,” Ray said. “I’m kind of wondering why all the GOP people aren’t at work.”

ADVERTISEMENT

Ray’s remarks prompted laughter from the C-SPAN host.

“That’s a good suggestion,” Scanlan chuckled. “Our producers are listening and we’ll pass it along.”

Watch the video below from C-SPAN.

ADVERTISEMENT


Report typos and corrections to: [email protected].
READ COMMENTS - JOIN THE DISCUSSION
Continue Reading

Activism

Suspected Uber driver arrested for allegedly pointing gun at anti-Confederate protesters

Published

on

A South Carolina man is facing charges after being accused of pointing a firearm at people demonstrating for the removal of Confederate-era symbols.

According to WIS, the incident occurred on Friday as demonstrators were marking the five year anniversary of the Confederate flag being removed from South Carolina's State House grounds in Columbia.

Protesters said that the man stopped his vehicle and argued with them. Before driving away, the man was said to have brandished a gun.

Continue Reading

2020 Election

Trump leveled in brutal Never-Trumper Republican ad accusing him of turning US into a ‘banana republic’

Published

on

In an ad released by Republicans Voter Against Trump, the president was accused of turning the U.S. into a "banana republic" after he commuted the sentence of Roger Stone who was convicted of multiple felonies.

Coming just hours after the president handed Stone a get-out-of-jail-card that kept him from turning himself into jail later this month, the dissident Republican group posted their new ad to Twitter which accused Stone of "lying under to oath" to protect Trump, while also noting that Stone was looking at three years in jail.

The ad also notes that a "criminal who lies to protect Trump goes free."

Continue Reading
 

Activism

Mask-free UFC fighter punches and hurls racial slurs at older man for ‘touching’ him at restaurant

Published

on

UFC fighter Mike Perry was seen on video punching an older man for allegedly touching him. Perry, who is white, can also be heard using the N-word multiple times.

According to ESPN, the incident occurred at Table 82 in Lubbock, Texas on Wednesday.

In a video shared on social media, Perry appears irate as he is ushered out of the restaurant.

Lubbock police officers who arrived on the scene declined to arrest Perry but said that an investigation into the incident is ongoing.

Continue Reading
 
 
You need honest news coverage. Help us deliver it. Join Raw Story Investigates for $1. Go ad-free.
close-image