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NeverTrump Rallies to Defend Deep State, Dismiss Memo

Ostensibly conservative NeverTrump news media figures scorned Friday’s release of a declassified House Intelligence Committee memo detailing alleged abuse by senior FBI and Justice Department officials.

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#NeverTrump on Jerusalem, Embassy Decision: ‘Good for Trump’

The remnants of the #NeverTrump movement, made up of conservatives who swore never to support Donald Trump for president, generally acknowledged that Trump had done something special on Wednesday when he recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and directed the State Department to begin moving the embassy there.

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NeverTrump ‘Republicans’ Gloat over Democrat Victory in Virginia

The small but vocal contingent of “NeverTrump” Republicans — those who swore never to vote for Donald Trump in the 2016 election, even if that meant handing the country to Hillary Clinton and the Democrats — were exuberant Tuesday night, as Republican gubernatorial candidates went down to defeat in New Jersey and Virginia.

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Utah May Be in Play as Prominent Mormons Oppose Trump

Utah has not voted for a Democratic candidate for president since 1964, when Lyndon Johnson defeated Barry Goldwater there by a 55 percent to 45 percent margin, on his way to a 486 to 52 Electoral College landslide.

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#NeverTrump Holdouts: ‘A Trump Nomination is Not Inevitable’

A group called Conservatives Against Trump, which is a core part of the “#NeverTrump” campaign, declared Tuesday night that it will continue to work against Donald Trump becoming the presidential nominee of the Republican Party in 2016.

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Daily Beast: ‘How Breitbart Unleashes Hate Mobs’ on Trump Critics

Lloyd Grove at the Daily Beast clutches pearls for the victims of mean tweets from Breitbart News fans–the first of whom the site has never mentioned in any negative way. “Seventeen million readers revel in Breitbart News’s Trump-supporting slipstream of angry populism, featuring an anti-immigration, anti-Muslim message,” Grove opens. “Is it stoking up dangerous hatred?”

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Keystone Cop’s Implosion: Liz Mair Ends Panhandling Hours After Breitbart Bust

Late Friday evening, Breitbart News published an item highlighting, in part, a Go Fund Me campaign started by Republican establishment political consultant Liz Mair–her goal being to target and take down Republican frontrunner Donald Trump. For some reason, Mair seems to have reconsidered her effort, and the campaign is now nowhere to be found at Go Fund Me.

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Glenn Beck Cites Rick ‘Gollum-in-Glasses’ Wilson, Continues Attack on Tea Party Base

Talk radio host Glenn Beck responded on Facebook to criticism of his suggestion that GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump’s Tea Party supporters must have been motivated by racism in their opposition to President Obama. Beck wrapped up his comments by reprinting an editorial by Republican consultant Rick Wilson criticizing Trump’s supporters.

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‘Low Information’ Callers Swamp Breitbart News Radio—Again

The Breitbart News Saturday radio program airing on Sirius XM Patriot radio, channel125, was deluged once again by callers voicing their advocacy for grassroots conservatism and support for Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and other non establishment Republicans.

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Trump’s Immigration Plan Sets the Agenda — Again

On Sunday, 2016 Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump released his long-awaited detailed immigration plan. Many, including this author, have criticized Trump for his lack of details and his vagaries on key issues including immigration. Those criticisms are now obsolete – Trump’s immigration plan is highly specific.

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Democrats are in a Meltdown over FL Lt. Gov. Carlos López-Cantera Running for Senate

As Breitbart News reported, López-Cantera is Florida’s first Hispanic Lieutenant Governor and previously served in the Florida House of Representatives from 2004 until term limited out in 2012. During his time in the Legislature, he was Majority Whip and then Majority Leader. In 2012, he was elected Property Appraiser of Miami-Dade County.