CPAC Speaker Angela Stanton King Promotes QAnon From Stage

A speaker at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) promoted the QAnon conspiracy theory from the event’s main stage on Sunday, shortly before Donald Trump was scheduled to appear at the conservative movement’s premiere annual event. Former congressional candidate Angela Stanton King, who has frequently boosted the conspiracy theory on social media, called for an investigation into whether QAnon’s bizarre claimsContinue reading “CPAC Speaker Angela Stanton King Promotes QAnon From Stage”

Republicans sued over proxy voting in the pandemic. Now they’re using it to speak at CPAC.

House Republicans were furious over the summer when the House made unprecedented changes allowing lawmakers to designate a proxy and vote on their behalf amid traveling concerns due to the COVID-19 pandemic. They held news conferences. They lobbied their members against using the proxy function. House Republican leadership even led a lawsuit over the change, calling itContinue reading “Republicans sued over proxy voting in the pandemic. Now they’re using it to speak at CPAC.”

Report: Former classmates say Rep. Madison Cawthorn sexually harassed women in college

Cawthorn has denied the allegations; more than three dozen people told BuzzFeed News they are true. Several women who are former college classmates of Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-NC) have come forward with allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct against the representative, dating back to their days together at Patrick Henry College, according to a BuzzFeed NewsContinue reading “Report: Former classmates say Rep. Madison Cawthorn sexually harassed women in college”

GOP Congressman Skipped the Stimulus Vote to Appear at a White Nationalist Event

Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Ariz) skipped key votes in the House of Representatives, citing the “ongoing public health emergency,” to instead attend a conference hosted by white supremacists in Orlando, Florida on Friday. Gosar, whose six siblings memorably endorsed his congressional opponent in a 2018 ad, has a long flirtation with far-right extremism. He appeared Friday at aContinue reading “GOP Congressman Skipped the Stimulus Vote to Appear at a White Nationalist Event”

Devin Nunes Has CPAC Meltdown And Claims Barack Obama Stole The 2020 Election

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) had a meltdown at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Orlando on Saturday, claiming that former President Barack Obama helped steal the presidential election for Joe Biden. Nunes essentially said that Obama and the Democrats were the masterminds of a conspiracy that started in the spring of 2020 to steal the electionContinue reading “Devin Nunes Has CPAC Meltdown And Claims Barack Obama Stole The 2020 Election”

Ted Cruz jokes about Cancun trip at CPAC as over a million Texans still lack drinkable water

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) wanted to break the ice at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday, so he warmed up the Florida crowd with a questionable joke about his weather preferences. “I gotta say, Orlando is awesome,” Cruz said. “It’s not as nice as Cancun. But it’s nice.” Cruz was alluding to the trip he tookContinue reading “Ted Cruz jokes about Cancun trip at CPAC as over a million Texans still lack drinkable water”

CPAC 2021 Open Display of Nazi Symbols

In 2016 the National Socialist Movement (NSM) of America, claimed to be “buoyed by a Donald Trump victory”, and announced a shift in symbols they considered headline-worthy: “…white supremacists ban swastika in bold attempt to ‘go mainstream’.” The Odal rune, a less-well-known Nazi Germany symbol, will take the place of the swastika on all officialContinue reading “CPAC 2021 Open Display of Nazi Symbols”

Joe Biden scores first legislative win as House passes $1.9T COVID-19 relief package

‘The American people need to know their government is there for them,’ House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says U.S. President Joe Biden had his first legislative win as the House of Representatives passed his $1.9 trillion US coronavirus relief package early Saturday, though Democrats faced challenges to their hopes of using the bill to raise the minimumContinue reading “Joe Biden scores first legislative win as House passes $1.9T COVID-19 relief package”

Republicans roll out “tidal wave of voter suppression”: 253 restrictive bills in 43 states

GOP is using Trump’s “big lie” to push a historic “contraction of voting rights,” says Democratic lawyer Marc Elias Republicans across the country responded to record voter turnout by unleashing a flurry of legislation aimed at restricting ballot access, citing concerns over unfounded allegations of rampant voter fraud that they themselves stoked for months. At leastContinue reading “Republicans roll out “tidal wave of voter suppression”: 253 restrictive bills in 43 states”

Several Members of Congress Propped Up Failed F-35 Fighter Jet Program While Holding Lockheed-Martin Stock

The World’s Most Expensive Weapon Has Flopped Last week, the top officer of the U.S. Air Force told reporters he was launching a months-long “TacAir” study—short for tactical aviation requirements—into a “force mix” that would possibly involve what he imagined as a “fourth-and-a half/fifth-gen minus” aircraft.  Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr. saidContinue reading “Several Members of Congress Propped Up Failed F-35 Fighter Jet Program While Holding Lockheed-Martin Stock”

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