ATLANTA — Vice President Mike Pence on Friday praised Gov. Brian Kemp and Georgia restaurant owners who have reopened their establishments in recent weeks, lending a high-level of support to state leaders who have been criticized for ending pandemic restrictions too soon.Pence said Georgia is setting “an example to the nation” by being among the first and most aggressive to restart its economy while staying mindful of public health guidelines.“In a very real sense, I think history will record that Georgia helped lead the way back to a prosperous American economy,” Pence told reporters after a ...
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A Houston sheriff's deputy was caught on video this week threatening to kill a man while pulling a gun on him.
Local news station KTUL reports that driver George Dickerson was pulled over by the Houston deputy after he had to abruptly stop his car due to heavy traffic while the officer was trailing behind him on his motorcycle.
'Every circus needs a clown': Jim Jordan sets off a deluge of mockery by declaring Trump 'the leader' of the GOP
A brief Twitter post published by Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) on Wednesday ended up receiving a large number of responses. "President Trump is the leader of the Republican Party," he wrote.
Unsurprisingly, there was a lot of pushback on that notion.
Anti-Trump Republicans are not welcome in the MAGA GOP and must 'explore their options': conservative
In the early 1980s, President Ronald Reagan famously said that someone who agreed with him 80% of the time was an 80% ally rather than a 20% enemy. In 2021, Republicans who dare to criticize former President Donald Trump have become pariahs within the GOP. Conservative CNN pundit Amanda Carpenter, in an article published by The Bulwark on February 24, stresses that anti-Trump Republicans must face a harsh reality: there is no place for dissent in the MAGA GOP — and they need to carefully weigh their options.
Carpenter, a CNN contributor and outspoken Never Trumper, opens her article by discussing a memo that Sen. Rick Scott of Florida sent on February 23. In his memo, titled "Republican Civil War Has Been Canceled," Scott — who chairs the National Republican Senatorial Committee — rails against "cancel culture" yet says, in essence, that Trump's critics need to shut up so that Republicans can defeat "far-left radicals" and save the United States from "a disastrous, dystopian, socialist future." Scott, Carpenter argues, is contradicting himself by attacking "cancel culture" while trying to "cancel" any Republican who dares to criticize Trump.
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