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The Hollywood Left Is Not Leftist Enough for Ocasio-Cortez

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s political celebrity tour takes her to Southern California, but not to meet Hollywood Left bigwigs.

On the one hand, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is a politcal rock star but on the other hand she isn’t playing for the big concert venues. She has come to Hollywood, but she’s not meeting (or even talking to) the big donors and leaders of the Hollywood Left.

So the question remains, will Ocasio-Cortez disrupt the entire Democratic Party or was her election upset in her district a fluke? As a conservative, I hope she succeeds and gets the DNC to further marginalize itself.

According to The Hollywood Reporter: “Is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Too Far Left for Hollywood?

With rock-star Democratic congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez set to make her Los Angeles debut on Thursday, the 28-year-old’s two-day trip will be marked as much by the throngs of people she’ll meet as by  handful of notables that she won’t.

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In a break with tradition, Ocasio-Cortez, who labels herself a democratic socialist, has no plans to meet with any of the entertainment industry’s Democratic political power brokers while she is in town. She will not be having coffee with Carl Reiner. There will be no sitdown with Jeffrey Katzenberg or David Geffen. No $5,000-a-plate dinner at Robert Iger’s mansion in Brentwood.

“None of our clients are meeting with her,” says Marie Lloyd of the political and philanthropic consultancy Gonring, Spahn & Associates, which counts Katzenberg and Steven Spielberg as clients. And none of the other political operatives or members of the industry’s donor class reached by phone were aware of any meetings scheduled with Ocasio-Cortez. Some weren’t even aware she was coming to town.

But it’s not just the donors. Even though Mayor Eric Garcetti is currently in Asia, a source within City Hall tells The Hollywood Reporter that Ocasio-Cortez’s team did not make any outreach to his office regarding her trip.

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Ocasio-Cortez declined to comment for this article, but activists and political observers who spoke to THR were not surprised by her decision to eschew L.A.’s political establishment, noting that it was very much “on brand” for the candidate whose far-left New York City district makes her all but a lock to win in the November general election.

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“Eric [Garcetti] is the establishment,” says Sherry Bebitch Jeffe, a senior fellow at the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy. “It’s so funny to say that, but given the state of the Democratic Party, Eric is considered part of the establishment and Ocasio-Cortez is not going to want to cozy up to them.”

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Graham Says Comey, Brennan, Clapper, McCabe Will All Be Called to Testify

It looks like the Deep State is in deep you-know-what.

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RussiaGate was fun while it lasted for the Democrats, but their attempts to delegitimize Donald Trump’s 2016 election will now die a slow and painful death at the hands of the burgeoning ObamaGate investigation.

The GOP has long been concerned that outgoing President Barack Obama may have unethically abused his position to “spy” on incoming Trump team, in an effort to push a wild conspiracy theory that The Kremlin had something to do with Hillary Clinton’s loss in 2016.  The “evidence” they used to kickstart the whole shebang was little more than a dirty “dossier” of old Wall Street Journal rumors that had been kicking around for a decade prior.

Nevertheless, Americans were soon enduring a 22-month-long, $25 million nightmare of an investigation that did nothing but stoke the fires of the “resistance”.

Now, as Republican lawmakers begin to look for answers as to why or how this could have happened, Senator Lindsey Graham has told radio host Hugh Hewitt that a number of incredibly prominent witnesses will be called to testify on the matter.

HEWITT: Now I have a series of questions. I just would like to know yes, no, I don’t know as to whether or not you will be calling as a witness to the Judiciary Committee the following people. Will you be subpoenaing James Comey?

GRAHAM: Yes.

HEWITT: Andrew McCabe?

GRAHAM: Yes.

HEWITT: John Brennan?

GRAHAM: Yes.

HEWITT: James Clapper?

GRAHAM: Yes.

HEWITT: Susan Rice?

GRAHAM: Don’t know.

HEWITT: Ben Rhodes?

GRAHAM: Don’t know. I’m having, Senator Johnson’s going to look at all the things that happened from the election to transition. His committee’s going to look at all that.

It looks like the Deep State is in deep you-know-what.

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Maxine Waters Exploits Death of George Floyd to Attack Donald Trump

The “resistance” will never let a good crisis go to waste.

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Something horrific has occurred in Minneapolis, and our nation is headed for a somber reckoning on account of it.

The death of George Floyd while in police custody is a tragedy, undeniably.  Floyd was restrained by handcuffs and lying prone while an officer of the law kneeled on his neck, causing his death by suffocation in a gruesome incident that was caught on video.

America is now enraged, and from Minneapolis to Los Angeles there have been wild and chaotic demonstrations in protest.  A reality check is coming for much of the nation, and a heavy one at that, yet the Democrats are still looking for ways to exploit Floyd’s death to attack the leader of the free world.

REP Maxine Waters has shockingly blamed President Donald Trump for “cops killing black people” — days after George Floyd died in police custody.

Waters, a Democrat from California who frequently launches wild attacks at Trump, told TMZ she thinks the Minneapolis Officer Derek Chauvin, who was filmed with his neck on Floyd’s knee, “enjoyed doing it.” Trump on Wednesday called the death “very sad and tragic”.

Here’s where Waters tried to stretch the horror to fit her own personal, political narrative:

“I’m reflecting on all of the killings of young black men in particular, but of course black women too, at the hands of the police and at the hands of these white supremacists.”

“And I’m thinking about the way that the president conducts himself — in a way he’s dog-whistling — and I think that they’re feeling that they can get away with this kind of treatment.”

Now is certainly the time for a vigorous discussion about the sort of horror we’ve seen in Minneapolis, but Maxine Waters appears to be missing the point.

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Lindsey Graham Announces First Witness in RussiaGate Origins Probe…and It’s a Doozy

The truth may be just over the horizon, and that does not bode well for the Democrats’ chances of taking back the White House in 2020. 

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Now that the RussiaGate hoax has now been officially swallowed by the ObamaGate scandal, it’s the GOP’s turn to work the case and uncover just how deep the Democratic debauchery goes.

As it stands today, many on the right side of the aisle are of the belief that the outgoing Obama administration was responsible for concocting a plan to delegitimize the election of Donald Trump by linking him to The Kremlin, and attempting to portray the Big Apple businessman as a stooge to Vladimir Putin.  They used every trick in the book as well, including salacious and unverifiable rumors being passed off as “counterintelligence dossiers”.

Of course, now that the Republicans have a hold of the Senate, they are looking to get to the bottom of this mess, and they certainly aren’t wasting any time beating around the bush.

Former acting Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will be the first witness to testify in the Senate Judiciary Committee’s investigation into the origins of the Russia probe.

The Senate Judiciary Committee, chaired by Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., announced Wednesday that Rosenstein is scheduled to testify before the committee on June 3 at 10:00 a.m.

The hearing, according to the committee, will be titled “Oversight of the Crossfire Hurricane Investigation: Day 1.”

Why Rosenstein?

“Crossfire Hurricane” is the FBI’s internal code name for the bureau’s original investigation into whether members of the Trump campaign were colluding with Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election. That investigation was launched by the FBI in July 2016. Former special counsel Robert Mueller’s team eventually announced that it found no evidence of coordination.

“Mr. Rosenstein will testify about the new revelations contained in the Horowitz report concerning the FISA warrant applications and other matters,” Graham said in a statement Wednesday. “This will be the first in a series of oversight hearings regarding all things Crossfire Hurricane and the Mueller investigation.”

The truth may be just over the horizon, and that does not bode well for the Democrats’ chances of taking back the White House in 2020.

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Trump Tweets Eye-Opening ObamaGate Comparison as Joe Pientka Remains At-Large

The left is trying to cover their tracks, but President Trump has employed some of the world’s finest political bloodhounds.

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Where there was once “RussiaGate”, we now have the all-encompassing ObamaGate scandal, in which every new piece of evidence we discover appears to support the idea that the outgoing administration, under the supervision and responsibility of Barack Obama, was involved in the sort of smear campaign that Hollywood producers would pan as being too “far-fetched” for the silver screen.

This is the sort of controversy that could blow Washington wide open, especially as it becomes ever clearer that high-level officials within No. 44’s administration were intimately involved with the plan to frame incoming President Donald Trump as some sort of Kremlin double-agent.

With new evidence emerging every day, it was only a matter of time before the comparisons between ObamaGate and other major scandals emerged. 

President Donald Trump continued Wednesday to raise questions about former President Barack Obama spying on his campaign during the 2016 election.

“OBAMAGATE MAKES WATERGATE LOOK LIKE SMALL POTATOES!” he wrote on Twitter in all-caps.

Then came even more damning allegations.

“New papers make CLEAR that the Obama Administration SPIED, in an unprecedented manner, on the Trump Campaign and beyond, and even on the United States Senate,” he wrote.

Trump spent Tuesday night retweeting news and information on Twitter about the Russia “hoax” investigation as Acting Director of National Intelligence Ric Grennell spent his last day declassifying new documents about the case.

On Tuesday, White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany suggested the newly confirmed Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe could release more information about the tactics used by the FBI and the Obama administration to spy on Trump’s campaign.

“This President has overseen an ODNI (Office of the Director of National Intelligence) that has given the American people a lot of information that I think they’re entitled to see,” she said during a press briefing. “And one of the things the President has asked for is, where are the 302s — the summaries of that interview with Michael Flynn?”

The missing 302’s have become the next hinge point in this necessary counter investigation, and the only man left who can help sort his out, FBI Agent Joe Pientka, has essentially gone missing.

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House Republicans Sue Pelosi For Defying ‘231-Year Constitutional Tradition’ With Proxy Voting

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House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy announces a lawsuit against Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) brought by his party’s caucus in an effort to block voting by proxy in the chamber.

“I just filed a lawsuit in federal court to overturn Speaker Pelosi’s unconstitutional proxy voting scheme,” tweeted McCarthy on Tuesday evening. “It could allow as few as 20 Representatives to control the votes of 220. This is NOT the representative democracy our Founders envisioned or what our Constitution allows.”

TDW:

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) filed a lawsuit against Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on Tuesday evening in an attempt to block the House of Representatives from allowing representatives to vote on behalf of up to ten other members of Congress as a designated proxy voter.

In addition to McCarthy, nearly two dozen Republican members of Congress have signed on as plaintiffs in the lawsuit, which also names the sergeant-at-arms and House clerk, two figures who serve a notable role in the proxy voting plan, as defendants.

The lawsuit states that, so far, 55 members of Congress had sent letters to the House clerk designating another representative as their official proxy voter. As of Tuesday evening, an additional four members of congress officially designated another representative as their proxy, bringing the total to 59 members, all of whom are Democrats.

The lawsuit, a copy of which was posted by The New York Times, accuses the Majority of ignoring “what the constitution demands of it,” and asks that the court “not do the same” in its ruling. More

The representatives need to show up for work or resign from their office. These people are overpaid and get benefits for life the least they can do is show up in person to do their jobs. They already get too many privileges and have enough special rules just for themselves. The rest of us are going back to work and they should too.

 

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POTUS Reflect on ‘Chance to Break the Deep State’ in Powerful New Interview

President Trump is practically daring the Deep State to show themselves at this point.

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Donald Trump’s election in 2016 was largely predicated on the idea that the NYC business mogul would arrive in Washington DC and figuratively burn the place to the ground.

The American people had been victimized long enough by the lobbyists, special interest groups, and other vermin that dwelled within the Washington swamp.  Trump understood this explicitly and made sure to promote his hopes for extermination during that grueling campaign.

Now, from his post in the Oval Office, President Trump is continuing this populist campaign, and doing so with such gusto that he has made the once-clandestine “Deep State” a household moniker.

During a recent interview with Sharyl Atkisson, the Commander in Chief even went so far as to call out the Deep State by name, threatening to “break” them in the coming months.

“When you look at what [acting DNI] Richard Grenell has done in eight weeks, these people didn’t do anything for two and a half years. They should have been exposing this. So I’m very disappointed in certain people. And some people have done a phenomenal job, but what am I doing? I’m fighting the deep state. I’m fighting the swamp. And I said I was doing it. And I’m exposing the swamp. I think if it keeps going the way I’m going, and Ratcliffe is fantastic,” he said.

“If it keeps going the way it’s going, I have a chance to break the deep state. It’s a vicious group of people. It’s very bad for our country. And that’s never happened before,” Trump said.

The storm is coming, folks, and the President is ready to hunker down and push us on through to the other side of it.

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President Trump Told by Baltimore Mayor to ‘STAY AWAY’ for Memorial Day

This is a stunt, plain and simple, and we can only hope that Americans will see right through it. 

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In this time of great “resistance”, every Democratic politician and their brother is grandstanding in an effort to be seen “standing up” to Donald Trump.

This is the cheapest and easiest way for the liberal left to score political points in 2020, and some of these shenanigans are just too ridiculous to believe.

Take Baltimore’s Mayor for example, who took to Twitter, (and not official channels of communication), to implore that President Trump not complete a preplanned visit to the city for Memorial Day.

The mayor of Baltimore is asking President Donald Trump to stay home ahead of a planned trip to Fort McHenry for Memorial Day, calling it “not a smart thing to do” as the city remains on lockdown over the coronavirus.

“That President Trump is deciding to pursue non-essential travel sends the wrong message to our residents, many of whom have been disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 virus,” Mayor Bernard “Jack” Young said in a statement Thursday.

Trump is scheduled on Monday to visit the city’s Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, which has been closed to all visitors since late March due to the coronavirus. While Maryland began phasing out its statewide “stay-at-home” order last week, the city of Baltimore’s is still in place. Young told CNN on Friday he got no heads-up about Trump’s visit.

“Dear Mr. President @realDonaldTrump, please stay home!” Young said on Twitter Thursday.

The smackdown that Young received from the White House was swift and epic.

A spokesperson for the White House, Judd Deere, said in a statement that Trump will not stay home.

“The brave men and women who have preserved our freedoms for generations did not stay home and the President will not either as he honors their sacrifice by visiting such a historic landmark in our Nation’s history,” Deere said.

This is a stunt, plain and simple, and we can only hope that Americans will see right through it.

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