“NOT READY FOR HILLARY CAM. What every day life at the Clinton campaign probably looks like,” reads the website from the Santorum campaign–RealWorldHillary.com–under a mock “live cam” streaming from inside the mock Clinton campaign headquarters.
GOP presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), appearing on Chad Hasty’s radio program in Texas, hammered former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush over their weakness when it comes to standing up to the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) has built one of the most impressive presidential campaign operations for any of the so-called outsider GOP candidates in 2016, pulling together a consortium of heavy-hitting politicos, grassroots leaders and a team that’s designed to go the distance.
This move comes after Speaker Boehner’s leadership team unsuccessfully attempted retaliation against Meadows for opposing Obamatrade. They had tried to pull a subcommittee chairmanship from Meadows—and did so, but then reversed themselves under enormous pressure from the GOP conference and the American people, turning Meadows into a conservative movement hero of sorts.
Exclusive — Trump: Obama Shouldn’t Attack Americans Overseas, Hillary’s Email Was ‘Criminal,’ Smears Against Me ‘Vicious’ But Ineffective
“I think it sends a very bad signal to the people that he’s in front of,” Trump said when asked to respond to Obama’s attack against him and other GOP candidates in a press conference in Ethiopia. “These countries must be saying what’s going on over there? He’s over Africa and he’s talking about Trump. I think it sends a very weak and a very bad signal to the people he’s trying to impress and I think he would be much better off if he would focus on just straightening out that horrible nuclear deal with Iran that’s just been made rather than wasting his time talking about me.”
“I have recently read some comments attributed to me from nearly 30 years ago at a time of very high tension during my divorce from Donald. The story is totally without merit. Donald and I are the best of friends and together have raised three children that we love and are very proud of. I have nothing but fondness for Donald and wish him the best of luck on his campaign. Incidentally, I think he would make an incredible president,” Ivana Trump, Donald’s ex-wife, said in the statement to CNN.
Mitch McConnell, John Cornyn Push Through Voice Vote to Fund Planned Parenthood, Protect Obama’s Iran Deal
On the floor of the U.S. Senate on Sunday evening, something remarkable—a little bit insider-y in Washington, but remarkable nonetheless—happened: The Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell, his entire leadership team, and most of the Republicans in the U.S. Senate voice voted through measures to fund Planned Parenthood in its entirety and to help protect President Barack Obama’s nuclear arms deal with Iran.
Debbie Wasserman Schultz Attacks Mike Huckabee for Saying Obama’s Iran Deal Akin to Marching Israelis Into Oven
Democratic National Committee (DNC) chairwoman Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) is attacking former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee for comments he made in an interview on Breitbart News Saturday Sirius XM radio show.
While Rubio’s funk continues, real estate magnate billionaire Donald Trump remains at the top of the Republican pack with former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker nipping at his heels. At the same time, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) is surging past Rubio underneath Trump, Bush and Walker, pulling close to the top tier of candidates.
Rand Paul Pushes Ahead to Defund Planned Parenthood, Circumvent Mitch McConnell Blocking Of Amendments
Paul tried to get the floor to stand up and offer an amendment to defund Planned Parenthood and another one to arm servicemen and women on military bases. He intended to offer these measures as amendments to the highway bill that is currently on the Senate floor. Whoever was presiding over the floor refused to recognize Paul to offer his amendments.
“At the end of the day, it is about power and money in Washington and the people getting left behind are working men and women,” Cruz said. “Now I will say one thing that’s very encouraging, which is even though the Washington Cartel is coming after me hard—the lobbyists are backing other candidates in this presidential race—out of 16 candidates for the Republican nomination, do you know which candidate raised the most money out of all 16?”
Cruz’s speech stemmed from how McConnell—despite telling the entire GOP conference there was no such secret deal with the Democrats during the Obamatrade process to later bring up Ex-Im reauthorization—actually did cut a deal with Democrats, specifically Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA).
Louie Gohmert Blows Up Obama-Iran Deal On House Floor: Would Cause ‘Nuclear Proliferation,’ Cost ‘Millions Of Lives’
“This deal with an evil group of leaders in Iran is going to spell death down the road for masses of people if we don’t get it stopped. So Mr. Speaker – that’s my plea. Let’s stop the deal for the good of the world,” Gohmert added.
Exclusive — Ted Cruz Hammers Everyone In Washington For Ex-Im Bank Ploy: ‘Washington Cartel At Its Worst’
Cruz had specific messages to every rank-and-file Republican, every rank-and-file Democrat and the two top GOP leaders on Capitol Hill, McConnell and Boehner, that he wants to make clear ahead of any Ex-Im effort. “To every Republican: Are you going to join with Barack Obama in perpetuating the cronyism and corporate welfare of the Export-Import Bank, or are you going to stand up and honor the promises you made to the men and women who elected you?” Cruz said.
Jeff Sessions, Ron Johnson Introduce ‘Protecting American Lives Act’ To Stop Sanctuary Cities, Illegal Re-Entry
Senate Judiciary Committee subcommittee on Immigration and the National Interest chairman Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) has teamed with Senate Homeland Security committee chairman Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) to roll out a new bill aimed at ending sanctuary cities in America and severely punishing any illegal aliens who illegally re-enter the United States after previous deportation.
Lankford Introduces Senate Bill Defunding Planned Parenthood While It’s Investigated For Selling Baby Body Parts
Sen. James Lankford (R-OK) is introducing legislation this week that would entirely defund Planned Parenthood for at least a year while the federal government investigates the organization in the wake of several covert videos that show top executives from the group aiming to sell body parts from aborted human babies.
Exclusive — Donald Trump: Iran Deal An ‘Outrage,’ GOP Congress That’s ‘Weak’ As Much To Blame As Obama
“I think it’s an outrage, I think it’s done by people of gross incompetence, I think it’s a tremendous win for Iran and many of our enemies and I think it’s something that shouldn’t be allowed,” Trump said in a phone interview that came before his spat with Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) escalated. “It’s outrageous that a deal like this is going forward and can be allowed to go forward. With proper negotiators we could have had a great deal.”
Video: Rand Paul Throws IRS Tax Code In Wood Chipper, Chops It Up With Chainsaw Then Lights It On Fire
Paul—who’s wearing jeans and a collar-less tee-shirt emblazoned with “DETROIT REPUBLICAN”—kills the tax code three different ways: He lights it on fire, chops it up with a chainsaw and throws it in the wood chipper. Paul kills the tax code on camera in the different ways as a metallic rock-style guitar plays the national anthem. Paul rolled the video out on Fox News with anchor Bill Hemmer on Tuesday morning.
Hillary Clinton Attacks Scott Walker’s 20-Week Abortion Ban as ‘Dangerous,’ ‘Extreme And Unacceptable’
On Twitter on Monday night, it’s Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker v. former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton when it comes to abortion.
Catching Fire: Scott Walker Retakes Commanding Iowa Lead as Immigration, National Security, Marriage, Abortion Dominate Debate
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is catching fire again on the campaign trail as the national conversation shifts to social and national security issues ranging from marriage to abortion to immigration to President Barack Obama’s nuclear arms deal with Iran and other national security matters.
Exclusive — Rand’s Parents Ron And Carol Paul: Senator’s Filibuster Of NSA ‘Was Fantastic,’ ‘Helped Wake Up American People’
“I think it was fantastic because it called attention to a very, very important issue,” Ron Paul said in an interview at a fundraiser in Houston for his son’s presidential campaign that many members of the Paul family—whose home is just an hour from here in Lake Jackson, Texas—attended. “It hit a chord because it helped wake up the American people. I think it was great and that kind of stuff goes a long way.”
Rand Paul Rallies Houston For Real National Security: ’We Can’t Project Power From Bankruptcy Court’
“I grew up in Texas, I went to Brazoswood High School about an hour from here and I went to Baylor which is up in Waco—and actually one of the interviews I did on the radio on the way down here was with a guy I was part of Young Conservatives of Texas with, which a group that Steve Munisteri [the former Texas GOP chairman who’s working for Paul’s campaign now] founded and it was a break off of Young Americans for Freedom back in the 1970s,” Paul said in an exclusive interview with Breitbart News right before he took the stage.
HOUSTON, Texas — Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), a 2016 GOP presidential candidate, told Breitbart News in an exclusive interview here that he wants to restrict immigration from predominantly Muslim countries after the Chattanooga, Tennessee, terrorist attack.
‘Four American Heroes Were Slaughtered’: Bobby Jindal Leads Iowa Prayer for TN Marines Slain by Radical Muslim
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, a 2016 Republican presidential candidate, led a nearly two-minute prayer at a town hall in Iowa on Thursday evening to honor four U.S. Marines slain in a terrorist attack in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Jeb Bush Admits Illegal Alien Crime ‘Legitimate’ Concern as Donald Trump Surges Past Him in 2016 Polls
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has clearly decidedly softened his anti-Donald Trump tone after attacks on the billionaire real estate magnate—his biggest 2016 intra-GOP competition at this point—have backfired.