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GOP pollster Frank Luntz claimed to be impartial — but was paid by Ted Cruz during 2018 Texas race

Tucker Carlson has blasted GOP pollster (and Kevin McCarthy pal) as a “fraud.” Turns out he may have a point Longtime Republican pollster Frank Luntz and his friend and short-term roommate Kevin McCarthy — who is now House minority leader — have been repeatedly targeted in recent weeks by Fox News host Tucker Carlson, who has claimed that Luntz’s famousContinue reading “GOP pollster Frank Luntz claimed to be impartial — but was paid by Ted Cruz during 2018 Texas race”

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How Elaine Chao Used Her Cabinet Post To Help Her Family Make Millions

Buried Report Catalogues Trump Transportation Department Support of Shipping Business; Barr Refused to Prosecute In January 2017, upon confirmation as secretary of the Department of Transportation, Elaine Chao committed to separating herself from her family’s shipping interests. Looking back, it’s clear she didn’t. During the Trump administration, itself awash with emoluments and ethics concerns, Chao’s ability toContinue reading “How Elaine Chao Used Her Cabinet Post To Help Her Family Make Millions”

Mitch McConnell Backs Bill to Ensure He’s Not Replaced by Democrat If He Leaves Office Early

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is in support of a proposed piece of legislation that would require his state’s governor to pick a Republican successor for McConnell if he leaves office during his term. Kentucky Senate President Robert Stivers, a Republican, is a sponsor of Senate Bill 228, which was introduced in the state senate last week. The billContinue reading “Mitch McConnell Backs Bill to Ensure He’s Not Replaced by Democrat If He Leaves Office Early”

Ethics Report Finds Elaine Chao Used Trump Cabinet Post to Promote Family Interests

The inspector generals are coming for Trump World! For an administration with a historic aversion to ethics and the propriety of public service, there has been a lot for these internal governmental watchdogs to dig in to. On Wednesday, the inspector general at the lowly old Transportation Department, perhaps the least glamorous of all theContinue reading “Ethics Report Finds Elaine Chao Used Trump Cabinet Post to Promote Family Interests”