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McConnel Opposes Jackson’s Nomination after Terrible Performance

McConnell Steps Up to Oppose Jackson Nomination after her Poor Performance this Week

Last Thursday, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced that he will go against Pres. Joe Biden’s first nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court, Judge Ketanji brown Jackson, even after going into Jackson’s confirmation process with an “open mind.”


“After studying the nominee’s record and watching her performance this week, I cannot and will not support Judge Jackson for a lifetime appointment to the Supreme Court,” McConnell revealed from the Senate floor.

His remarks regarding Jackson’s nomination and why he opposes her appointment come after a slew of “soft on crime” questions asked by Republican Senate Judiciary Committee members.

Several of the Republican members on the said committee kept on pressing Jackson with her sentencing of child porn offenders while she was a federal court judge. They implied that Jackson was too lenient on criminals given that her sentences were less than what prosecutors and what the sentencing guidelines recommended. 

“All I can say is that your view of how to deter child pornography is not my view,” said Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) during one exchange. “I think you’re doing it wrong. And every judge who does what you’re doing is making it easier for the children to be exploited.”

Republican Sen. Josh Hawley from Missouri also questioned Jackson on Tuesday as he went on to scrutinize Jackson’s public record as it was related to sentencing decisions for child pron convictions. 

At one point, the senator from Missouri brought up a case in which an 18-year-old was only sentenced to three months in prison despite having a large quantity of child pornography. Hayley read Jackson’s comments from the sentencing in this case, in which she expressed sympathy for the defendant and his family. 

“This is something I really need your help understanding,” the senator said, reading Jackson’s words as she had concealed the family of the defendant. She had also said during the sentencing that she is “sorry for the anguish this has caused” them. Jackson also mentioned that she thinks sex offenders are “truly shunned” in our society.

“I’m just trying to figure out, Judge, is he the victim here, or are the victims the victims?” Hawley asked.

Meanwhile, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), showed a poster of eight child pornography cases in which he said Jackson sentenced the defendants with less jail time than what prosecutors and sentencing guidelines recommended. He then pressed on and asked why she seems to be consistently giving out lesser sentences on child pornography cases. 

“Senator, no one case can stand in for a judge’s entire sentencing record,” Jackson said. “I’ve sentenced more than 100 people. You have eight or nine cases in that chart,” she added.

Cruz then went on to press Jackson for answers in connection to her sentencing decisions, which made Durbin intervene. Cruz then lashed out, accusing Durbin of filibustering on Jackson’s behalf.

This resulted in a lengthy and heated exchange between the two senators, delaying the hearing.

“I have never seen the chairman refuse to allow a witness to answer a question,” Cruz said to Durbin as the latter pounded the gavel. “You can bang it as loud as you want.”

“At some point, you have to follow the rules,” Durbin spat back in trying to restore order.

Meanwhile, several Democrats pushed back against their Republican colleagues’ “soft on crime” case. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), who is the Judiciary Committee Chairman, said the Republicans only want to “showcase talking points for the November election.”

“You’ve made a mess of their stereotype,” the senator from Illinois told Jackson. “The endorsement of the Fraternal Order Police, the International Association of Chiefs of Police just doesn’t fit with their stereotype of a Harvard grad Black woman who is aspiring to the highest court in the land.”

Others, such as Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.K.,) acknowledged Jackson’s endorsement from the Fraternal Order of Police.

“You were endorsed by the largest organization of rank and file police officers,” he said.

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Nikki Haley Donors Flock to Biden Campaign

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In a stunning display of political opportunism and disloyalty, former supporters of Nikki Haley’s Republican primary campaign have shamelessly defected to Joe Biden’s camp as the presidential election looms. This egregious betrayal not only underscores the depth of moral bankruptcy within certain segments of the GOP but also highlights the duplicitous nature of individuals willing to sacrifice their conservative values for personal gain.

With Donald Trump securing the GOP nomination for November’s presidential election, the stage is set for a fiery rematch between the incumbent Biden and the formidable Trump. However, the Machiavellian maneuvers of former Haley donors reveal a troubling trend of self-serving treachery within the Republican Party.

Haley, once touted as a rising star within the conservative movement, suspended her primary campaign earlier this month following Super Tuesday. Yet, rather than rallying behind the Republican nominee, some of her erstwhile backers have shamelessly switched their allegiance to Biden, driven by a toxic combination of ego and ambition.

Media mogul Jeffrey Katzenberg, along with other prominent donors who had previously supported Haley, have now pledged their support to Biden, betraying not only their former candidate but also the core principles of conservatism. Their actions demonstrate a callous disregard for the values of limited government, individual liberty, and fiscal responsibility that define the Republican Party.

Rufus Gifford, Biden’s campaign finance chair, has openly admitted to actively courting Haley supporters to join the Democratic cause. This brazen attempt to poach conservative donors underscores the cynicism and opportunism that pervade Biden’s campaign, as he seeks to exploit divisions within the GOP for his own political gain.

While Biden may hypocritically extend an olive branch to Haley supporters, his true intentions are clear: to co-opt and neutralize any opposition to his radical agenda of socialist policies and big government intervention. Those who align themselves with Biden are not only betraying their former candidate but also betraying the conservative movement and the millions of Americans who stand for freedom and prosperity.

In contrast, President Trump has made it abundantly clear that there is no room for turncoats within the MAGA movement. His steadfast commitment to America-first policies and conservative principles has earned him the loyalty and support of millions of patriotic Americans who refuse to compromise their values for political expediency.

As the battle lines are drawn for the upcoming election, conservatives must remain vigilant against the insidious influence of traitors within their own ranks. Nikki Haley’s turncoats may seek to undermine the conservative movement, but they will ultimately be remembered as opportunists who sold their souls for a fleeting moment of political relevance.

In the words of President Trump, “We don’t want them, and will not accept them.” It is time for true conservatives to stand united behind the only candidate capable of defending our values and leading our nation forward: Donald J. Trump. Anything less would be a betrayal of everything we hold dear as Americans.

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Democrats Try to Block “Sarah’s Law” From Protecting Americans

Senator Joni Ernst, a Republican from Iowa, encountered fierce resistance from Democratic lawmakers as she made a determined effort to advance Sarah’s Law, a vital piece of legislation aimed at detaining illegal immigrants who commit violent crimes, in a bid to prevent harrowing tragedies like those of Sarah Root and Laken Riley.

Ernst’s proposal, Sarah’s Law, demands that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detain illegal immigrants charged with causing death or serious injury to others. The heart-wrenching case of Sarah Root, a 21-year-old from Iowa whose life was tragically cut short by a drunk driver who was in the country illegally, Edwin Mejia, serves as a stark reminder of the urgent need for such legislation. Despite Mejia’s extensive record of driving offenses and evasion of court proceedings, ICE, citing Obama-era immigration enforcement guidelines, callously declined to detain him.

The recent devastating loss of Laken Riley, a 22-year-old nursing student from the University of Georgia, purportedly at the hands of another illegal immigrant, Jose Ibarra, has reignited fervent calls for the enactment of Sarah’s Law. Ibarra faces grave charges, including malice murder and felony murder. The refusal to detain individuals like Ibarra epitomizes the callous disregard for public safety that permeates the current immigration system, leaving innocent lives hanging in the balance.

Ernst’s impassioned plea for unanimous consent to propel Sarah’s Law forward was met with vehement opposition from Majority Whip Dick Durbin, a Democrat from Illinois. Durbin adamantly raised concerns, contending that the bill could inadvertently ensnare victims of trafficking or domestic abuse and trample upon immigrants’ due process rights.

Critics of Sarah’s Law, predominantly Democrats, contend that it might not have averted Riley’s tragic demise, given that Ibarra’s criminal record did not include prior incidents involving death or injury. However, Ernst steadfastly maintains that the prevailing immigration policies, including the notorious “catch and release” practice, perpetuate a climate of impunity, allowing potentially dangerous individuals to roam freely within the country’s borders.

Despite the setback in the Senate, the push for robust immigration enforcement and the enactment of measures like Sarah’s Law continues to encounter fierce opposition from Democratic quarters. The palpable divide underscores the deep-seated ideological chasm regarding immigration reform, intensifying the urgency for decisive action to safeguard the lives and well-being of American citizens.

What do you think of the Democrat Party trying to block “Sarah’s Law?” Leave your thoughts in the comments below. 

 

 

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Tricky Nikki Wins DC Swamp Primary

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Former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley’s victory in the Washington, DC, Republican primary election may seem like a cause for celebration among the establishment elites and swamp dwellers, but it’s a grim reminder of the deep-seated betrayal of true conservative values.

In a district notorious for its entrenched establishment and lobbyist influence, Haley managed to eke out a victory over the true America First leader, former President Donald Trump. However, her margin of victory is overshadowed by the fact that it occurred in the heart of “the swamp,” where special interests reign supreme and the will of the American people takes a back seat to political expediency.

Haley’s win, fueled by lobbyist dollars and establishment backing, is a slap in the face to the grassroots movement that propelled Trump to victory in 2016 and continues to support him fervently. Despite her desperate attempts to portray herself as a viable alternative to Trump, Haley’s lackluster performance in her home state of South Carolina and her dismal showing in other primaries only serve to underscore her disconnect from the Republican base.

Her staggering expenditure of over $76 million in a futile bid to defeat Trump in multiple primary states reeks of desperation and underscores her willingness to prioritize personal ambition over principle. It’s abundantly clear that Haley’s allegiance lies not with the conservative values that define the Republican Party but with the entrenched interests of the Washington establishment.

While Haley may cling to the hope of staying competitive in the race, her delusions of grandeur are starkly at odds with reality. Despite her defiant rhetoric, the overwhelming support for Trump among Republican voters across the country leaves little room for doubt about the outcome of the primary race.

As Haley scrambles to salvage her floundering campaign, it’s evident that her aspirations of clinching the nomination are nothing more than a pipe dream. With a paltry 19 delegates to her name and a yawning chasm of over 1,000 delegates separating her from the nomination, Haley’s chances of success are as remote as her understanding of the true pulse of the Republican Party.

In the end, Nikki Haley’s victory in the DC primary may be a hollow triumph for the establishment elites, but it serves as a rallying cry for true conservatives to reject the siren song of political opportunism and stand firm in their support for the America First agenda championed by President Trump. The swamp may celebrate Haley’s win, but the heart and soul of the Republican Party remain firmly with Trump and the principles he represents.

Do you think Nikki Haley will win any more primaries? Leave your thoughts in the comments below. 

 

 

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