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Republicans stake congressional victory, claim seat Democrat Katie Hill vacated 14.5.2020 L.A. Times - World News

Republican say the win in California bodes well for November. Others aren't so sure.

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George Soros: ‘I Have Put My Faith in Trump to Destroy Himself’ 12.5.2020 NewsBusters
After remaining relatively quiet this election cycle, the liberal billionaire globalist George Soros broke his silence in an interview to discuss the pandemic and attack President Donald Trump in the process. In an interview with Editor-in-Chief of the German newspaper Augsburger Allgemeine Gregor Peter Schmitz published on left-wing site Project Syndicate, the billionaire gave his sentiments on the current coronavirus pandemic and global politics. He also revealed his hopes that Trump will destroy himself. ...
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Soros-Funded Priorities USA Action Misleading Anti-Trump Ad Tops All Virus TV Ads for Week with 1,186 Airings 11.5.2020 NewsBusters
Lefty group Priorities USA Action disgustingly continues to put its billionaire funding from George Soros and Donald Sussman to dubious use launching ads exploiting the coronavirus to attack the president. Newly released data from Advertising Analytics showed that another 30-second Priorities USA Action anti-Trump attack ad, with the spot title “First,” lead all 93 political TV ads about the coronavirus aired between May 2 and May 8. It aired 1,186 times. That means the ad had at least 35,580 seconds of airtime. Priorities USA Action misleadingly claimed in the ad that the ...
Trump lashes out at GOP critics, exponentially increasing their visibility 10.5.2020 L.A. Times - World News

A digital ad by a coalition of anti-Trump Republicans gets under the president's skin.

Trump's new 2020 message — it's not my fault 9.5.2020 LA Times: Nation

With the economy in free fall and deaths still rising from the coronavirus crisis, President Trump argued Friday that voters shouldn't hold him responsible in November for the calamity on his watch.

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The Lincoln Project Shreds Martha McSally In New Ad 7.5.2020 Crooks Liars
With any luck at all, Democrat Mark Kelly will soon start pulling away in the race for the senate seat from Arizona, and one less vermin will be in office. I'm not sure which is more effective, the standard 30-second spot, seen above, or the strange 6-second one seen below. The ad is simply titled Why, as in why would you vote for someone who works for Donald Trump. Simple and effective messaging. Source: The Hill The Lincoln Project, a Republican super PAC partly run by George Conway, is targeting GOP Sen. Martha McSally (Ariz.) in a new attack ad, its first major foray into down-ballot races after a string of videos targeting President Trump. The group, whose national profile has skyrocketed amid a longstanding public spat with Trump, accused McSally of being too close with the president and shirking the bipartisanship for which her predecessors garnered praise. “Martha McSally is no John McCain. She’s no Barry Goldwater. Martha McSally doesn’t deserve their seat in the U.S. Senate,” a male narrator ...
Steve King faces a ‘rare rebuke’ as Republican Jewish group backs his opponent in GOP primary race 7.5.2020 Raw Story
Rep. Steve King (R-IA) who has been caught in multiple racist, sexist, homophobic and xenophobic comments over the years, was removed from all of his committees in Congress by his leadership and now one GOP Jewish group is supporting his opponent. According to NBC News, the Republican Jewish Coalition is endorsing Randy Feenstra, in what […]
On the Same Day Sen. Richard Burr Dumped Stock, So Did His Brother-in-Law. Then the Market Crashed. 7.5.2020 Mother Jones
This story was published originally by ProPublica, a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up for ProPublica’s Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox as soon as they are published. Sen. Richard Burr was not the only member of his family to sell off a significant portion of […]
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George Conway unleashes on ‘triggered’ Trump for not caring that Americans are continuing to die of COVID-19 7.5.2020 Raw Story
Republican co-founder of the Lincoln Project, George Conway, has been a target of President Donald Trump’s ire over the past several days when the super PAC dropped an ad that has appeared on Fox News. The ad, titled “Mourning in America,” accuses Trump of a “failed presidency has left the nation weaker, sicker, and teetering […]
Richard Burr’s brother-in-law (and Trump appointee) dumped stock the same day the senator did — then the market crashed 7.5.2020 Raw Story
Sen. Richard Burr was not the only member of his family to sell off a significant portion of his stock holdings in February, ahead of the market crash spurred by coronavirus fears. On the same day Burr sold, his brother-in-law also dumped tens of thousands of dollars worth of shares. The market fell by more […]
Trump super PAC spokesperson Steve Cortes: ‘If you are sick, China did this to you’ 6.5.2020 Raw Story
Steve Cortes, spokesperson for the pro-Trump super PAC America First, on Wednesday told sick and out-of-work Americans that “China did this to you.” During an interview on Fox Business, Cortes attacked presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden and his son Hunter for what he said were ties to the Chinese government. “It sure seems to me […]
Mitch McConnell Pours Dark Money Into Maine Sen. Susan Collins’s Reelection 6.5.2020
Mitch McConnell Pours Dark Money Into Maine Sen. Susan Collins’s Reelection
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‘Live and let die’: Donald Trump’s disastrous ‘Mission Accomplished’ moment could finally finish him 6.5.2020 Raw Story
If you look at pictures of the anti-lockdown protests around the country you’ll often see signs that say “Fire Fauci,” of course meaning Dr. Anthony Fauci, the leading scientist on the president’s coronavirus task force. Those signs will probably multiply after the MAGA crowds see Fauci’s answer when he was asked what he thinks of states reopening for business […]
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Trump lashes out at George Conway for ‘Mourning in America’ video, about ‘deadly virus Trump ignored’ (VIDEOS) 6.5.2020 The Moderate Voice

Donald Trump reacted with fury on Twitter and to reporters after seeing the latest video released by prominent attorney George Conway’s group, The Lincoln Project. It clearly got to him — while Conway and others associated with the group seemingly basked in his anger and suggested more (and more forceful) videos will be coming during […]

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Soros-Funded AB PAC Pushes Fact-Checked ‘Misleading’ Anti-Trump Ad 1,089 Times 5.5.2020 NewsBusters
Whenever liberal billionaire George Soros’s Democracy PAC pumps cash into a lefty group, a disgusting anti-Trump propaganda TV ad eventually surfaces. A new ad from a group funded with $2 million by the billionaire’s PAC pushed a misleading narrative that was blasted on the TV airwaves 1,089 times last week. The lefty group American Bridge 21st Century PAC (AB PAC), founded by progressive journalist David Brock, pushed a vicious anti-Trump ad last week with the spot title “Trump Trusted China.” The ad claimed that “[Trump] shipped China 17 tons of American ...
In Late-Night Tirade, Trump Explodes at New Ad From Anti-Trump Conservatives 5.5.2020 Mother Jones
In a Twitter tirade shortly after midnight on Tuesday, Donald Trump lashed out a conservative super PAC that opposes his reelection bid after the group released an ad accusing the president of gravely mishandling the coronavirus crisis. “There’s mourning in America, and under the leadership of Donald Trump, our country is weaker and sicker and […]
Trump Fumes When He Sees New NeverTrump Ad: 'They're All LOSERS!' 5.5.2020 Crooks Liars
Trump referred to Kellyanne Conway's husband, George, as a "deranged loser of a husband, Moonface." Might be an escalation of sorts for Trump. I don't know. I don't really follow his Twitter tantrums. Source: Washington Post George T. Conway III, prominent attorney and husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, has been trying with only modest success to provoke President Trump’s Twitter wrath for the better part of his presidency. He finally succeeded close to 1 a.m. Tuesday. What set Trump off was a video, sponsored by the Lincoln Project, the anti-Trump super PAC that Conway co-founded with other Republicans and former ones. The video, released Monday, lays responsibility squarely at Trump’s doorstep for the severity of the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, including the deaths and economic damage. Tens of thousands nationwide have died of the “deadly virus Trump ignored,” says the video, called “Mourning in America,” inspired by President Ronald Reagan’s famous “Morning in America” 1984 campaign ...
Mitch McConnell is pouring dark money into Maine to save Susan Collins from electoral doom 5.5.2020 Raw Story
A dark-money group aligned with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, is dropping more than half a million dollars on an advertisement shielding Sen. Susan Collins of Maine, an embattled Republican incumbent, from criticism of her response to the coronavirus outbreak. The group, One Nation, is a political nonprofit that doesn’t have to disclose its donors. It […]
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Group to counter Trump’s coronavirus ‘disinformation’ with tech once used to fight Islamist State propaganda 5.5.2020 Raw Story
A political action committee has launched to counter false and misleading statements about the coronavirus pandemic from US President Donald Trump with a wide-ranging, tech-infused social media campaign. Defeat Disinfo, which started last week, plans to use “a sophisticated set of tools that allows us to spot misinformation just as it’s beginning to go viral […]
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The Oil Execs on Trump’s “Opening the Country” Council Are Major GOP Donors 1.5.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in HuffPost and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Eight fossil fuel executives tapped for a White House task force advising President Donald Trump on how to reopen the US economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic have donated millions to Trump and other Republican campaigns and political committees […]
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