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Mitch McConnell Blasts AOC’s Claim He Is ‘Complicit In Advancing Racism’

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Has anyone else noticed how hostile Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has become as of late? It seems she’s moved beyond just spewing pure idiocy and has decided to beef it up with a little bitterness.

One of her most recent comments was against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell who she claims is complicit in advancing racism. Because when all else fails, just toss out the “R-word.”

Well, McConnell decided to strike back at such a claim and totally shutdown AOC.

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“I think it’s time to lore the rhetoric related to that subject all across America — everyone knows that’s nonsense,” McConnell replied to Fox Business Network’s Maria Bartiromo when addressed with the accusation.

“I was there when Martin Luther King gave that ‘I Have A Dream’ speech. I was there as an observer when President Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act,” McConnell continued. “Look, I’ve got nothing to apologize [for] on this front. We ought to tone rhetoric down across the country. Throwing around words like racism, routinely applying it to almost everything — let’s talk about the issues.”

McConnell’s response came two days after Ocasio-Cortez criticized him for not speaking out against President Donald Trump’s earlier remark that members of the so-called “Squad” should “go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came.”

The Squad, consisting of Ocasio-Cortez, Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar, Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib, and Massachusetts Rep. Ayanna Pressley, addressed the heated exchange Monday, and further attacked Trump on a variety of fronts, claiming that he was promulgating a white nationalist agenda and “allowing millions of Americans to die from lack of health insurance.”

“[The Squad] wants to take America into a socialist country — I think it’s important to remember that you don’t need to have a military coup to have a socialist country, most countries have voted it in,” McConnell said. “ …They’re giving away free this, free that, free that — who do you think is going to pay for that? All the rest of the productive parts of society. So, the president’s on to something here.”

Why is it people like AOC and the rest of the Squad can’t just take policy positions and present well-reasoned cases to support them? Why does everything that comes out of their mouths have to be a personal attack?

The answer is simple. The facts do not back up their assertions and they know it. If it comes down to trying to win hearts and minds with logic, reason, and facts, their whole worldview falls apart like a house of cards. They stand zero chance of winning folks over to their view.

So instead, they stir up emotions and get people who hate the GOP whipped up in a frenzy to make them a very vocal majority that casts a shadow larger than the reality. It’s a cheap tactic and those whom employ it should be ashamed of themselves.

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Dems Demand Bolton Testify After Book Allegedly Says Trump Withheld Ukraine Aid (Details)

‘Allegedly’ is the keyword…

John Salvatore

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Democrats really, really, really want to see former NSA John Bolton testify before Congress. They believe he knows something about President Trump and Ukraine that the administration is hiding. This is a long shot. First of all, if Bolton knew something it would’ve been leaked to a reporter by now. Secondly, as you’ll see in the Twitter thread below, Bolton’s lawyer has no clue what Dems are talking about. From MSN via NYT: President Trump told his national security adviser in August that he wanted to continue freezing $391 million in security assistance to Ukraine until officials there helped with investigations into Democrats including the Bidens, according to an unpublished manuscript by the former adviser, John R. Bolton. The president’s statement as described by Mr. Bolton could undercut a key element of his impeachment defense: that the holdup in aid was separate from Mr. Trump’s requests that Ukraine announce investigations into his perceived enemies, including former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. and his son Hunter Biden, who had worked for a Ukrainian energy firm while his father was in office. Check this out… https://twitter.com/frankthorp/status/1221586534991847425?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1221586534991847425&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitchy.com%2Fgregp-3534%2F2020%2F01%2F26%2Fdems-want-john-bolton-to-testify-over-alleged-book-revelations-reported-by-the-nyt%2F https://twitter.com/kyledcheney/status/1221601174257905669?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1221601174257905669&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitchy.com%2Fgregp-3534%2F2020%2F01%2F26%2Fdems-want-john-bolton-to-testify-over-alleged-book-revelations-reported-by-the-nyt%2F https://twitter.com/kyledcheney/status/1221606104754421760?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1221606104754421760&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitchy.com%2Fgregp-3534%2F2020%2F01%2F26%2Fdems-want-john-bolton-to-testify-over-alleged-book-revelations-reported-by-the-nyt%2F https://twitter.com/GillianHTurner/status/1221603898600906752?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1221603898600906752&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitchy.com%2Fgregp-3534%2F2020%2F01%2F26%2Fdems-want-john-bolton-to-testify-over-alleged-book-revelations-reported-by-the-nyt%2F https://twitter.com/GillianHTurner/status/1221601827336134657?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1221601827336134657&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitchy.com%2Fgregp-3534%2F2020%2F01%2F26%2Fdems-want-john-bolton-to-testify-over-alleged-book-revelations-reported-by-the-nyt%2F https://twitter.com/maggieNYT/status/1221568821879885824?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1221568821879885824&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitchy.com%2Fgregp-3534%2F2020%2F01%2F26%2Fdems-want-john-bolton-to-testify-over-alleged-book-revelations-reported-by-the-nyt%2F https://twitter.com/maggieNYT/status/1221570551359123459?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1221570551359123459&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitchy.com%2Fgregp-3534%2F2020%2F01%2F26%2Fdems-want-john-bolton-to-testify-over-alleged-book-revelations-reported-by-the-nyt%2F https://twitter.com/maggieNYT/status/1221570893316489216?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1221570893316489216&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitchy.com%2Fgregp-3534%2F2020%2F01%2F26%2Fdems-want-john-bolton-to-testify-over-alleged-book-revelations-reported-by-the-nyt%2F https://twitter.com/maggieNYT/status/1221571967503011841?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1221571967503011841&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitchy.com%2Fgregp-3534%2F2020%2F01%2F26%2Fdems-want-john-bolton-to-testify-over-alleged-book-revelations-reported-by-the-nyt%2F https://twitter.com/maggieNYT/status/1221577835485310982?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1221577835485310982&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitchy.com%2Fgregp-3534%2F2020%2F01%2F26%2Fdems-want-john-bolton-to-testify-over-alleged-book-revelations-reported-by-the-nyt%2F https://twitter.com/axios/status/1221585983277277184?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1221585983277277184&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitchy.com%2Fgregp-3534%2F2020%2F01%2F26%2Fdems-want-john-bolton-to-testify-over-alleged-book-revelations-reported-by-the-nyt%2F https://twitter.com/rossgarber/status/1221585379687616517?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1221585379687616517&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitchy.com%2Fgregp-3534%2F2020%2F01%2F26%2Fdems-want-john-bolton-to-testify-over-alleged-book-revelations-reported-by-the-nyt%2F https://twitter.com/ByronYork/status/1221601838476267520?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1221601838476267520&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitchy.com%2Fgregp-3534%2F2020%2F01%2F26%2Fdems-want-john-bolton-to-testify-over-alleged-book-revelations-reported-by-the-nyt%2F https://twitter.com/GeoffRBennett/status/1221590809394413568?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1221590809394413568&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftherightscoop.com%2Fbreaking-bolton-reportedly-linking-trump-to-ukraine-in-his-book-dems-pounce-and-demand-his-testimony%2F https://twitter.com/jonathanvswan/status/1221605438627684358?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1221605438627684358&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftherightscoop.com%2Fbreaking-bolton-reportedly-linking-trump-to-ukraine-in-his-book-dems-pounce-and-demand-his-testimony%2F H/T: Twitchy

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Rashida Tlaib Retweets Story About Israelis Killing Palestinian Boy, But It Never Happened

The definition of ‘fake news’…

John Salvatore

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Rashida Tlaib hasn’t exactly been shy about how much she dislikes the nation of Israel. It’s quite stunning to see coming a member of Congress, if you think about. But because Rashida is a Democrat, it’s fine. The mainstream media will give her a pass for hating Israel because she’s a woman and she’s Muslim. Obviously, that doesn’t make it right. Yet, having a “D” at the end of your name can do wonderful things for a person’s career. Here’s what she retweeted: https://twitter.com/Ostrov_A/status/1221089689328869376?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1221089689328869376&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftherightscoop.com%2Frashida-tlaib-tweets-fake-story-about-israelis-killing-palestinian-boy%2F Reactions: https://twitter.com/AviKaner/status/1221097453698592769?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1221097453698592769&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftherightscoop.com%2Frashida-tlaib-tweets-fake-story-about-israelis-killing-palestinian-boy%2F https://twitter.com/KyleWOrton/status/1221096740901748737?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1221096740901748737&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftherightscoop.com%2Frashida-tlaib-tweets-fake-story-about-israelis-killing-palestinian-boy%2F During a speech in Miami, President Trump called out “the squad” in a way that not many people in the public eye ever have. And the way he did it is the exact reason he defeated Hillary Clinton in 2016, and, GOD-willing, why he’ll be re-elected this coming November. WATCH: TRUMP: “These people hate Israel — they hate Jewish people. I won’t name them. I won’t bring up the name of Omar, Tlaib, AOC — I won’t bring that name up. Won’t bring it up.” https://twitter.com/atrupar/status/1213232601441460231?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1213232601441460231&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fthehill.com%2Fhomenews%2Fadministration%2F476737-trump-lashes-out-at-squad-they-hate-jewish-people From The Hill: Trump sparked outrage on Capitol Hill in August when he said Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu should block Tlaib and Omar from visiting the country. Israel later did so, despite earlier vows by officials to welcome any members of Congress to the country. […] Omar in particular has raised eyebrows with her comments about Israel, suggesting that powerful Jews inside and outside of Congress are pushing “allegiance to a foreign country” over their support for the state. Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib with members of the Palestine Youth Movement at the Arab Texas Festival of Dallas. [Photo by @PYM_USA] https://twitter.com/theIMEU/status/1168591940121702402?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1168591940121702402&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ffreebeacon.com%2Fpolitics%2Ftlaib-meets-with-members-of-terrorism-supporting-anti-israel-organization%2F WATCH: An absolutely stunning moment from a member of Congress this morning. Democrat Rep. Rashida Tlaib: Israel “exists” to the “detriment” of Palestinians. https://twitter.com/SteveGuest/status/1155485998807158785?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1155485998807158785&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.weaselzippers.us%2F427333-rashida-tlaib-israel-exists-to-the-detriment-of-palestinians%2F Reactions: Tlaib:…

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