Category: Republicans

David Jolly: ‘Not Wearing a Mask Doesn’t Make You Cool, It Makes You a Carrier’

David Jolly: ‘Not Wearing a Mask Doesn’t Make You Cool, It Makes You a Carrier’

Conservatives and Republicans have been wrong to frame the issue of wearing face masks as one of "freedom," when it's more properly one of public safety, according to a former Republican congressman.
‘Morning Joe: Mitch, Guess What, You Are Going To Be Called Chokehold Mitch Soon

‘Morning Joe: Mitch, Guess What, You Are Going To Be Called Chokehold Mitch Soon

MSNBC Morning Joe host Joe Scarborough, who originally tagged Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell as "MoscowMitch" over the Kentucky Republican's reluctance to defend US elections against further Russian interference, was back at taunting McConnell for his impending move to block police reform which would ban the sort of chokeholds which killed George Floyd in police custody.
Mitt Romney at Black Lives Matter Goes Where Trump Wouldn’t

Mitt Romney at Black Lives Matter Goes Where Trump Wouldn’t

Republican Sen. Mitt Romney's decision to participate in a Black Lives Matter protest was not only a big surprise, but a powerful signal as well.
Mass. Republican Gov.: Trump’s Compassion Is Nowhere To Be Found

Mass. Republican Gov.: Trump’s Compassion Is Nowhere To Be Found

Charlie Baker, the popular Republican governor of Massachusetts, has lamented Donald Trump's leadership in the midst of the protests against George Floyd's death.
Utah Has Voted Republican While Using Mail-In Voting, So What Is the Objection?

Utah Has Voted Republican While Using Mail-In Voting, So What Is the Objection?

The United States deserves a “robust” level of voter participation and vote-by-mail could help accomplish that. Meanwhile, although Donald Trump complains that mail-in ballots invite fraud favoring Democrats, Utah has used the system for years while regularly electing Republicans. Those were conclusions from MSNBC host Joy Reid and on-air panel of guests.
David Frum on Trump’s Handling of Pandemic: The Apocalypse Is Here

David Frum on Trump’s Handling of Pandemic: The Apocalypse Is Here

The novel coronavirus pandemic has brought with it the "apocalypse" which will bring down Donald Trump this year on Election Day, according to author and Bush administration speechwriter David Frum.
Republican Chertoff: Election Should Definitely Include Mail-In Ballots; There’s Never Been a Widespread Election Fraud

Republican Chertoff: Election Should Definitely Include Mail-In Ballots; There’s Never Been a Widespread Election Fraud

Contradicting Donald Trump and many other Republicans, former homeland security secretary Michael Chertoff has endorsed the use of ballot-by-mail in this year's elections.
Fmr GOP   Strategist Schmidt Calls Trump’s Coronavirus Response ‘Just Plain, Old-Fashioned Imbecility’

Fmr GOP Strategist Schmidt Calls Trump’s Coronavirus Response ‘Just Plain, Old-Fashioned Imbecility’

Donald Trump's poor response to the novel coronavirus pandemic is just a reflection of the broader weakening that he's putting the United States through with his leadership, according to a former high-profile Republican strategist who today is a prominent Trump critic.
Fmr GOP Strategist: ‘Outright Lie’ that Obama Admin. Spied on the Trump Campaign, It Is ‘Josh Hawley’s Opening Gambit’ for 2024

Fmr GOP Strategist: ‘Outright Lie’ that Obama Admin. Spied on the Trump Campaign, It Is ‘Josh Hawley’s Opening Gambit’ for 2024

Freshman Sen Josh Hawley of Missouri is falsely alleging that Obama administration officials illegally spied on the 2016 Trump campaign and took illegal actions against one-time Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn as part of Hawley's gambit to win the Republican presidential nomination in 2024, according to author and former Republican strategist Rick Wilson.
After the Flynn Case, There’s ‘Lawlessness at the Top of the Nation’s Top Law Enforcement Agency’

After the Flynn Case, There’s ‘Lawlessness at the Top of the Nation’s Top Law Enforcement Agency’

Attorney General William "Bill" Barr has come under fire for allowing the Justice Department to drop its case Thursday against former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn after Flynn repeatedly admitted to lying to the FBI.