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John McCain’s Legacy Fizzles in Failure to Rename Office Building

The polarizing politico is causing a plethora of posthumous problems.

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The late John McCain, a Vietnam veteran and a longtime US Senator, is a polarizing figure in the American political world.

Certainly, as time passes and we are further removed from his recent death, these tough conversations will become easier to engage in.  For the time being, this is still a sore subject for some, and as such, I’ll attempt to be as delicate as I can in describing McCain’s controversies.

First, there is the issue of his service record.  For many, McCain’s portrayal of himself as a war hero is an enormous piece of how they see the late Senator.  Those who served with him, and others within the vicinity of McCain during his time as a prisoner of war, however, have a bit of a different tale to tell.  McCain’s help in creating anti-US propaganda during his time in military custody is often cited as one of his major detriments, and is an unforgivable offense for many.

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I will say, personally, that McCain did impress me incredibly during one of his campaigns for President, in which he was running against Barack Obama.

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Regardless of your beliefs about Barack Obama now, at the time of this town hall appearance, McCain stuck his neck out to protect the decorum of the national political scene.  McCain knew right from wrong in a way that many of today’s younger public servants may never.

Sure, I lost some of you with that clip, but let me revisit my earlier point:  McCain was polarizing during his time in the republican party, and, maybe even now he is polarizing in death.

McCain, who often confounded colleagues in life, continues to do so in death as senators search for an acceptable honor.

They named the annual defense policy bill after him just before his death. But that’s almost a pedestrian honor at this point, with plenty of lawmakers liked by their colleagues getting similar treatment on legislation that was dear to them.

Sens. Chris Coons, Delaware Democrat, and Thom Tillis, North Carolina Republican, have suggested enhancing an existing bipartisan human-rights caucus in the Senate, turning it into a commission and naming it after McCain.

“Meaning, elevate it by giving it more resources, some staff, and a broader charter to be the convening place for conversation and action about human rights in the Senate,” Mr. Coons said.

A similar commission in the House is named after former Rep. Tom Lantos, a California Democrat who was the only Holocaust survivor to serve in Congress.

But the McCain commission legislation has not advanced out of committee.

It gets hairier…

Sen. Jeff Flake, an Arizona Republican who served with McCain and who had backed Mr. Schumer’s idea to rename the Russell Building, said it was his own fellow Republicans who scuttled that plan.

“We need a lot more support if we were going to do it,” he said.

As above, so below, even for John McCain.

 

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DELUSIONAL: Rachel Maddow Starts Crying On Air After Mueller Report Vindicates Trump

No joke. She actually CRIED on air!

John Salvatore

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MSNBC host Rachel Maddow is everything that’s wrong with America. She doesn’t understand what makes the United States great, and she’s ignorant when it comes to learning her history. After Special Counsel Robert Mueller turned in his final Russia collusion report to Attorney General Bill Barr, Maddow actually cried on live TV. That’s not hyperbole. She actually cried. WATCH: https://twitter.com/MSNBC/status/1109259614305112064?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1109259614305112064&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thegatewaypundit.com%2F2019%2F03%2Fconspiracy-theorist-rachel-maddow-cries-on-air-over-mueller-report-and-announcement-that-there-will-be-no-more-indictments%2F Another: https://twitter.com/MaddowBlog/status/1109268738954665984?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1109268738954665984&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thegatewaypundit.com%2F2019%2F03%2Fconspiracy-theorist-rachel-maddow-cries-on-air-over-mueller-report-and-announcement-that-there-will-be-no-more-indictments%2F Another: https://twitter.com/MaddowBlog/status/1109275863957291011?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1109275863957291011&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thegatewaypundit.com%2F2019%2F03%2Fconspiracy-theorist-rachel-maddow-cries-on-air-over-mueller-report-and-announcement-that-there-will-be-no-more-indictments%2F Reactions: https://twitter.com/NecroticNewt/status/1109270929056526336?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1109270929056526336&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fthefederalistpapers.org%2Fopinion%2Fmsnbc-hosts-literally-cry-mueller-found-no-collusion https://twitter.com/conservativemon/status/1109261976331403265?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1109261976331403265&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fthefederalistpapers.org%2Fopinion%2Fmsnbc-hosts-literally-cry-mueller-found-no-collusion https://twitter.com/KNayyeh/status/1109268443621138442?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1109268443621138442&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fthefederalistpapers.org%2Fopinion%2Fmsnbc-hosts-literally-cry-mueller-found-no-collusion https://twitter.com/CAINX4/status/1109264925774540801?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1109264925774540801&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fthefederalistpapers.org%2Fopinion%2Fmsnbc-hosts-literally-cry-mueller-found-no-collusion https://twitter.com/KyleKashuv/status/1109270513375825925?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1109270513375825925&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fthefederalistpapers.org%2Fopinion%2Fmsnbc-hosts-literally-cry-mueller-found-no-collusion Hillary Clinton is still very much hung up on the results of the 2016 presidential election. She’s now calling upon Congress to keep digging for links to Russia collusion, regardless of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s findings. From Daily Wire: Failed 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton doesn’t want Congress to give up on pursuing evidence of President Donald Trump colluding with Russian officials to impact the 2016 elections, even if Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report comes up empty. In a podcast with former Daily Beast chief Tina Brown recorded earlier this week, Clinton was clear in delivering her marching orders to the Democratic Congress: keep digging. “There is enough grounds in what has already been made public for the government, for Congress in particular, to be doing more with it,” Clinton said. “And I’m pleased that under Speaker Pelosi, the Democrats are beginning to hold hearings and try to connect some of these dots.” Why would Donald Trump’s former personal attorney, Michael Cohen, seemingly come from out of nowhere to blindside the president? Lynne Patton, who works under Ben Carson at the Department of Housing and Urban Development, knows the answer. In short, it involved a lengthy prison sentence – but not for Cohen. Patton wrote in a Facebook post: What many of you may not be aware of is the fact that I can personally confirm that the ONLY…

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BOMBSHELL: Ilhan Omar Holds Secret Fundraisers With Islamic Groups Tied to Terror (Details)

Kind of a big friggin’ deal, isn’t it?

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Well, here’s something else that won’t endear Democrat Rep. Ilhan Omar (MN) with conservatives. Apparently, Omar has been holding secret fundraisers with Islamic groups that are tied to terror. Makes you wonder, was Fox News host Judge Jeanine Pirro right when she said Omar wasn’t “America first?” Food for thought, at the very least. Check it out… From Free Beacon: Democratic freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) has been holding a series of secret fundraisers with groups that have been tied to the support of terrorism, appearances that have been closed to the press and hidden from public view. The content of these speeches, given to predominately Muslim audiences, remains unknown, prompting some of Omar’s critics to express concern about the type of rhetoric she is using before these paying audiences, particularly in light of the lawmaker’s repeated use of anti-Semitic tropes in public. Omar recently spoke in Florida at a private event hosted by Islamic Relief, a charity organization long said to have deep ties to groups that advocate terrorism against Israel. Over the weekend, she will appear at another private event in California that is hosted by CAIR-CA PAC, a political action committee affiliated with the Council on American Islamic Relations, or CAIR a group that was named as an unindicted co-conspirator in a massive terror-funding incident. Pirro saw her show canceled for two consecutive Saturday nights after comments she made about freshman Democrat Omar. Many millions of Americans, including President Trump, were not pleased. In fact, it looks like Pirro might’ve been suspended. Check out the pictures below showing Fox News’s lineup. Notice there’s nothing about Pirro on Saturday, 3/23? About the suspension: —@brianstelter reports, per a source, that Fox News suspended @JudgeJeanine for two weeks following her comments on @IlhanMN. (Hence why she wasn’t on air…

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