Rep. Madison Cawthorn Issues Sinister Warning To Anyone Opposing Him

The extremist Republican ranted about liberals trying to make people “sexless,” then threatened people who “stand in the way.” Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-N.C.) raised eyebrows with a wild rant about the left and a warning about what will happen to anyone who disagrees with the right’s agenda during a frothy interview on the far-right network OAN thisContinue reading “Rep. Madison Cawthorn Issues Sinister Warning To Anyone Opposing Him”

NC Democrats walk out as Republicans seat lawmaker who attended Jan. 6 Capitol riots

Most House Democrats left the chamber floor Monday night as the Republican majority seated the body’s newest member: A former Gaston County commissioner who attended the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riots and said at the time he was “at the entrance when they breached the door.” Rep. Donnie Loftis, R-Gaston, replaces the late Dana Bumgardner in theContinue reading “NC Democrats walk out as Republicans seat lawmaker who attended Jan. 6 Capitol riots”

Oath Keepers in the State House: How a Militia Movement Took Root in the Republican Mainstream

A membership roster for the Oath Keepers, a violent extremist group whose followers have been charged in the Jan. 6 insurrection, includes state lawmakers, congressional candidates, and local government and GOP officials. North Carolina state representative Mike Clampitt swore an oath to uphold the Constitution after his election in 2016 and again in 2020. ButContinue reading “Oath Keepers in the State House: How a Militia Movement Took Root in the Republican Mainstream”

NC GOP lawmaker on Oath Keepers roster says it’s none of the public’s business

A North Carolina state lawmaker appears on the membership roster of the Oath Keepers, a far-right paramilitary organization that played a prominent role in the Jan. 6 assault on the US Capitol. Rep. Keith Kidwell, who serves on the Republican leadership team as a deputy whip in the NC House, is among some 38,000 peopleContinue reading “NC GOP lawmaker on Oath Keepers roster says it’s none of the public’s business”

NC senator demands Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson resign for calling homosexuality ‘filth’

A state senator says Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson should resign for calling homosexuality and transgenderism “filth.” “There’s no debate here,” said Sen. Jeff Jackson, a Mecklenburg County Democrat. “This is open discrimination. It is completely unacceptable. “Mark Robinson should resign.” Robinson, a Republican, made the comments in June at Asbury Baptist Church in Seagrove, butContinue reading “NC senator demands Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson resign for calling homosexuality ‘filth’”

North Carolina Republicans Threaten to Use Police Force to Inspect Voting Machines

Despite the elections board stating there was no evidence of fraud in the state Trump easily won, the state’s House Freedom Caucus is demanding the right to conduct their own investigation A group of Republican lawmakers in North Carolina who call themselves the House Freedom Caucus are conducting their own investigation into election fraud, saying they willContinue reading “North Carolina Republicans Threaten to Use Police Force to Inspect Voting Machines”

Madison Cawthorn accused of having knife at NC school board meeting about masks

A North Carolina school system contacted a sheriff’s office after a report that U.S. Rep. Madison Cawthorn brought a knife to a school board meeting that he attended to oppose the district’s COVID-19 mask mandate. On Monday, Cawthorn spoke to the school board in Henderson County. The next day, one of his political opponents releasedContinue reading “Madison Cawthorn accused of having knife at NC school board meeting about masks”

Capitol fence to return in advance of Sept. 18 ‘J6’ rally

The fence surrounding the U.S. Capitol is set to return ahead of the pro-Trump rally on Sept. 18, the head of the Capitol Police confirmed Monday. “The fence will go up a day or two before, and if everything goes well it will come down very soon after,” Capitol Police Chief Thomas Manger told reportersContinue reading “Capitol fence to return in advance of Sept. 18 ‘J6’ rally”

Charlotte Observer calls for GOP to censure Cawthorn over ‘bloodshed’ remark

The Charlotte Observer is calling on the GOP to censure Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-N.C.) over comments he made this week about political violence. The newspaper’s editorial board said Republicans should condemn Cawthorn for warning of potential “bloodshed” if elections “continue to be rigged.” “Cawthorn can no longer be dismissed as a silly Congressman braying from the mountains of North Carolina. HisContinue reading “Charlotte Observer calls for GOP to censure Cawthorn over ‘bloodshed’ remark”

Madison Cawthorn Fantasizes About Busting Out Jan. 6 ‘Political Hostages’

The far-right congressman said he was “actively working” on calling for MAGA supporters to descend on D.C. again, suggesting another Jan. 6-type rally. MAGA-boosting Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-NC) seemingly proposed another “Stop the Steal”-type rally in D.C. this week while sympathizing with the “political hostages” that were arrested and charged for participating in the violent Jan.Continue reading “Madison Cawthorn Fantasizes About Busting Out Jan. 6 ‘Political Hostages’”

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