Let’s talk about Trump, Cowboys, Rolling Stone, and a bumpy ride – Beau of the Fifth Column

A Pair of Jan. 6 Planners Just Rolled on Their Congressional Accomplices

Two organizers of the pro-Trump rallies that turned violent told Rolling Stone that Arizona GOP Rep. Paul Gosar floated a “blanket pardon.” Arizona Republican Rep. Paul Gosar, a close ally of former President Donald Trump, reportedly floated a “blanket pardon” to two organizers of the January 6 pro-Trump rallies that descended into a violent attackContinue reading “A Pair of Jan. 6 Planners Just Rolled on Their Congressional Accomplices”

Trump’s Groups Paid MILLIONS To Organizers Of January 6th Rally – Ring of Fire

A new report has revealed that fundraising groups run by the Trump campaign ended up paying millions of dollars to the same people and groups who set up the “Stop the Steal” rally on January 6th. This happened mostly due to the fact that there was so much overlap between Trump’s fundraising arms and theContinue reading “Trump’s Groups Paid MILLIONS To Organizers Of January 6th Rally – Ring of Fire”

House committee investigating Jan. 6 Capitol riot to seek phone records of lawmakers

The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol attack is preparing to send requests to telecommunications companies, asking that they preserve the phone records of several members of Congress, people familiar with the matter told CNN. Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.), chairman of the committee, confirmed with CNN on Monday that letters will be sent toContinue reading “House committee investigating Jan. 6 Capitol riot to seek phone records of lawmakers”

DOJ Won’t Defend Mo Brooks Against Eric Swalwell’s Lawsuit, Telling Him ‘Instigating an Attack’ on the U.S. Capitol Isn’t an Official Duty

As anyone with a “Schoolhouse Rock“-level understanding of U.S. civics understands, the duty of the legislative branch of government—and the members of Congress who comprise it—is to pass laws. On Tuesday night, the Department of Justice emphasized that those responsibilities do not include instigating an attack on the U.S. Capitol. The seemingly intuitive clarification cameContinue reading “DOJ Won’t Defend Mo Brooks Against Eric Swalwell’s Lawsuit, Telling Him ‘Instigating an Attack’ on the U.S. Capitol Isn’t an Official Duty”

GOP Rep. Mo Brooks urged conservatives to ‘fight back’ and not ‘surrender,’ invoking the Revolutionary War in CPAC speech

Mo Brooks referenced the Revolutionary War during a speech at CPAC in Dallas on Friday. Brooks told attendees they need to “fight back” and think about “sacrifice” like “our ancestors” did. Brooks made similar remarks before the Capitol riot, when he told protesters to “start taking down names and kicking ass.” Rep. Mo Brooks urgedContinue reading “GOP Rep. Mo Brooks urged conservatives to ‘fight back’ and not ‘surrender,’ invoking the Revolutionary War in CPAC speech”

The seats opening in the Senate for 2022 are already attracting terrible Trump wannabes

Would-be Senators are trying to outdo each other in the race to prove themselves as the most Trumpiest candidate of them all. We just got through the 2020 election, but the recent rash of Senate Republicans retiring has already led to a land rush of candidates seeking to take their place. But as dreadful a batch asContinue reading “The seats opening in the Senate for 2022 are already attracting terrible Trump wannabes”

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