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Watch: Obama Told Dem Candidate It’s Always ‘Party BEFORE Country’

I think she’s dead serious.

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Was this an error or is Michigan Democrat Congressional candidate Elissa Slotkin being serious?

She said Barack Obama told her that party always comes before country.

Check out the video of Slotkin introducing Obama. You be the judge.

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Wrapping herself in the former president, Slotkin said, “I served two presidents, Republican and Democrat, and I was there the day Barack Obama came into the White House.

“And he kept me on because he knows what we all know: that it must be party before country. Always.

“Always,” she repeated for effect.

WATCH:

Slotkin was later corrected by a woman in the crowd, reminding her that country comes before party.

Slotkin: “Oh, I’m sorry. I was like, I was like, this is a really tough room.

More on Slotkin, Detroit Free Press:

The race in Michigan’s 8th Congressional District has gotten heated, with both U.S. Rep. Mike Bishop, R-Rochester, and his Democratic challenger, former Pentagon official Elissa Slotkin, firing off charges against the other over all kinds of questions.

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For months, Bishop and his campaign have been trying to characterize Slotkin, who moved back to Michigan in 2017, as an outsider with no connection to the 8th District, which stretches from East Lansing through Ingham and Livingston counties through northern Oakland County, noting that for more than a decade she lived outside Michigan, mostly in Washington, D.C.

She did this while working for the CIA, for whom she did three tours in Iraq; at the White House, for both President George W. Bush and Barack Obama; and at the Pentagon, where she rose to acting assistant secretary of defense, leaving at the end of Obama’s term in 2017. There is no question that she did not live in Michigan during this period; there is also no question that she could not have held those defense and intelligence positions and have done so. As far as state and federal law is concerned, there is also no current question we are aware of about the legitimacy of her candidacy,since she is over 25 years of age, a citizen of the U.S. and is a resident of Michigan.

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Clemson’s Winning QB, Trevor Lawrence, LOVED President Donald Trump’s Fast Food Feast

“Lots of hamburgers, lots of pizza. We have some very large people that like eating, so I think we’re going to have a little fun.”

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Clemson Tigers winning quarterback, Trevor Lawrence, said he absolutely loved President Donald Trump’s fast food feast during the team’s White House visit.

With elitist members of the Washington establishment, the media, and the odd never Trumper’s attacking the fast food meal that President Donald Trump provided out of his own pocket for the Clemson Tigers, at least one member of the team at the center of the controversy says he didn’t mind the meal at all.

The liberal media went wild attacking President Donald Trump for serving fast food to the Clemson Tigers, college football’s 2018 champions, when they visited the White House on Monday.

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The left-wing media attacked the president for his “un-presidential” meal. But the president responded with a tweet celebrating the day’s events.

“Great being with the National Champion Clemson Tigers last night at the White House,” Trump tweeted on Tuesday. “Because of the Shutdown, I served them massive amounts of Fast Food (I paid), over 1000 hamberders [sic] etc. Within one hour, it was all gone. Great guys and big eaters!”

With the shutdown still in full swing, White House staff is at a minimum, and it appears that the food service personnel are also on furlough. Trump paid for the entire feast out of his own pocket.

Trump also said that he thought the team would enjoy a little “fun” time during their White House visit.

“We ordered American fast food, paid for by me,” the president said, according to CBS. “Lots of hamburgers, lots of pizza. We have some very large people that like eating, so I think we’re going to have a little fun.”

Of course, Clemson has become somewhat famous for its fast food connection with breakout quarterback Trevor Lawrence being a huge fan of Chick-fil-A.

For years Lawrence has prepared to meet his opponents by studying game films while eating Chick-fil-A. He has kept that up at college, too. “In Clemson, they say he does the same, poring over Notre Dame and Alabama defensive cut-ups while snacking on Chick-n-Minis,” ESPN’s Ryan McGee reported.

Indeed, after the big White House visit, Lawrence said he loved the whole thing and said he can’t wait to come back.

“It was awesome,” Lawrence said according to TMZ. “We had McDonalds and everything. It was good!”

TMZ’s cameras caught up to Lawrence after the visit:

Even as the elitists are attacking Clemson and Trump, the players did not mind it at all.

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Tim Allen Beats Liberal Establishment, Ratings Soar for ‘Last Man Standing’

Fox execs are now reaping the rewards and dancing on ABC’s grave.

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Tim Allen’s sitcom, Last Man Standing, was canceled by the liberals at ABC even though it was a ratings leader on the network. But now that Fox has picked the show up, Allen is having the last laugh as his show becomes one of Fox’s ratings leaders.

ABC cancelled Last Man Standing after its sixth season, even though it was still among ABC’s top rated shows. There was only one reason for its cancelation. It wasn’t because the show was failing. It was because ABC executives hated the fact that Allen’s show often featured conservative subject matter.

But only a few months after it was unceremoniously dumped by ABC, Fox TV picked the show up for a seventh season.

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Now, much to ABC’s dismay, Last Man Standing has become a new ratings leader for Fox.

According to CinemaBlend, LMS has proven Fox executives right for having taken on the show.

What’s especially exciting is that Last Man Standing has only increased in its dominance since returning at midseason to a 1.0 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 5.66 million viewers. During the January 11 airing, the show actually did a 1.2 rating and increased to 6.21 million total viewers, per TV By The Numbers.

If you look back over Season 7, that’s the highest the show has done in total viewers since the November 9 episode, which brought in 6.3 million total viewers. But forget total viewers, because in total viewers Last Man Standing often loses to its CBS competitors like Blue Bloods and MacGyver. Where Last Man Standing really shines is the coveted advertising demographic, and that’s where Fox should be clapping backs–all the way to the bank.

In one of the seres’ most recent episodes earned the highest ratings of any network TV show on Friday.

“This Friday, Last Man Standing pulled a 1.2 rating, which just so happens to be a number that is a whole lot higher than everything else network TV aired on Friday night,” CB reported. “It’s closest competitors were Fox’s own The Cool Kids, with a 1.0 rating, and CBS’ Hawaii Five-0, with a .9 rating.”

Fox execs are now reaping the rewards and dancing on ABC’s grave.

The show had a few cast changes with the move to Fox. The part of Allen’s grandson, Boyd is now being played by Jet Jurgensmeyer. Allen’s number two daughter, Mandy, is now being played by Molly McCook . And Tisha Campbell took over the role of Carol Larabee. But the rest of the cast stayed on.

In any case, the show is still a hit and has maintained its audience despite ABC’s attempt to destroy it because it is a conservative show.

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