Kevin McCarthy Wants to Withhold Money from States That Don’t Protect Statues

Kevin McCarthy wants to withhold federal funds from any state that does not protect statues from protesters. The Republican will offer a bill to give legal effect to his idea.

The House Minority Leader is reacting to recent protests following the death of George Floyd. Demonstrators have targeted several statues, particularly those depicting slaveholders and other racists. read more

Opinion: The GOP is Silent on Russian Interference and Trump’s Dangerous Behavior Because They’re in on it

Media pundits often wonder why Republicans have turned a blind eye to and refused to call out the myriad and fairly well-documented behaviors of both Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin’s Russian government, which gravely undermine the U.S.’s national security, interfere in our election processes, and generally influence the White House to pursue policy that serves interests other than those of the American people. read more

Castro Tweet Controversy Reveals Fundamental Threat to Democracy, even from the Press

Castro Trump legal jeopardy

Back in the day, during the Reagan era, New York Democrat and Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan termed the GOP the “party of ideas” because of their growing reputation for intellectual prowess.

At the 2016 Republican National Convention, despite all indications to the contrary, self-proclaimed idea-man Paul Ryan kept this illusion alive, declaring, “It still comes down to a contest of ideas, which is really good news, ladies and gentlemen, because when it’s about ideas that advantage goes to us.” read more

MSNBC’s Mika Warns Republicans About Serving as Trump’s ‘Fixer’

Mika and Joe on CPAC speech

Morning Joe co-host Mika Brzezinski told Donald Trump’s GOP enablers this morning that they should heed Michael Cohen’s warning about serving as “fixers” for the leader of their party.

In his congressional testimony on Wednesday, the former Trump Organization attorney warned Trump’s supporters they would end up in the same position as he was in if they continue to blindly follow the president. And Brzezinski said Republicans should believe what Cohen had to say. Otherwise, she emphasized, “this ends badly:” read more

Crazy Right-Wingers Have Taken Over the House GOP

The crazies in the Freedom Caucus in the House appear to have taken over the insane asylum known as the House Republican Conference.

Although moderates such as Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) have always been at odds with the Freedom Caucus, he is now working with them to defeat the Democratic agenda. McCarthy gave his blessing last week to members of the Freedom Caucus when they stopped floor action for hours in protest of a Democratic measure against government shutdowns. read more

Explosive Tape Catches Paul Ryan And Kevin McCarthy Engaging In Trump/Russia Cover-Up

Imagine if House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA ) told Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and his colleagues last year that he thought Russian President Vladimir Putin paid Republican Donald Trump.

Because it was just reported that this happened on June 15, 2016. Spokespeople for the two Republican leaders flatly denied this, until confronted with the fact that there is a recording. Now they claim it was a joke.