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Baron-Cohen strikes again: Republican wields anti-terror pork shield, Arpaio mulls Trump ‘blow job’

Sacha Baron Cohen’s satirical war on American politics has returned, this time seeing Republican donor Shaun McCutcheon deploying a “pork shield” against Islamic terrorism and Sheriff Joe Arpaio chat about a Trump ‘blow job’. Cohen’s ‘Who is America?’ has already brought memorable moments such as Senator Bernie Sanders’ annoyance with bogus analysis of the wealthiest “one percent” in the US. ...

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New York man arrested for voicemail threatening Republican lawmakers

A man from upstate New York has been arrested after leaving threatening voicemails to House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-Louisiana), who was injured last year in a politically motivated shooting, and another lawmaker. Carlos Bayon, 63, was arrested Wednesday and charged with interstate communication of a threat. Originally from Puerto Rico, Bayon is a resident of Grand Island, a town ...

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'Twitter interfering in elections on Dems' side' – Republican candidate banned over Stalin gif

Austin Petersen, a Republican candidate in the Missouri Senate primaries who was banned from Twitter after posting one of the social network’s own images in an online debate, told RT that the site is a “threat to democracy.” “Twitter is directly interfering with the election in the state of Missouri at the behest of a Democratic Super PAC that is ...

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US midterm elections: Whether Democrat or Republican lose… just blame it on Russia

Midterm elections are more than three months away, and yet Republican and Democrat congressmen have seemingly already decided that no matter what, Russia may have a hand in them. People will be flocking to polling stations on November 6, and while Republicans and Democrats seldom see things eye-to-eye, they seem to agree on one point: that Moscow has apparently set ...

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US media claims Trump betrayed America with Putin meeting – Republican voters say otherwise

Despite breathless reports insisting that President Donald Trump betrayed America by meeting with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, a vast majority of Republicans approve of his dealings with Moscow, according to a new poll. The Reuters/Ipsos survey, which was conducted after the headline-grabbing summit, found that 71 percent of the president’s Republican base thinks that Trump is doing a good job ...

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Elon Musk faces online wrath after being exposed as Republican PAC donor

SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk is facing criticism over his environmental stance after donating $ 38,900 to a Republican PAC, which is lobbying for the GOP to retain control of Congress ahead of the midterm election. Federal Election Commission filings, which were released on Saturday, showed Musk to be among the top 50 donors to Protect The House, a ...

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Twitter accuses Republican senators of defiling America after spending July 4 in Moscow

A group of Republican senators have been accused of treason after spending July 4 in Moscow. Real patriots spend Independence Day eating potato salad on US soil, according to astute Twitter users. The Republican congressional delegation, headed by Senator Richard Shelby of Alabama, arrived in Russia on June 30 for high-level talks ahead of a planned summit between US President ...

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‘Don’t rely on what press said’: Rosenstein trolls Republican lawmaker amid Clinton email dispute

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has snapped at Jim Jordan, snarkily lecturing the Republican representative, who had accused him of “hiding” information from Congress and of threatening government staff with legal action. Jordan, a two-time champion wrestler, had badgered Rosenstein about the Justice Department’s failure to turn over documents related to the FBI’s probes into Hillary Clinton’s email server use ...

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‘Will America wake up?’ Republican congressman retweets anti-immigration post from white supremacist

Iowa congressman Steve King has attracted a backlash after apparently endorsing a Twitter post from a prominent British far-right activist. “65% of Italians under the age of 35 now oppose mass immigration. Europe is waking up…” Mark Collett tweeted on Tuesday, citing a recent public opinion poll in the country. Collett came to prominence as the leader of the youth ...

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‘Danger to our country’: US senator blasts fellow Republican over North Korea

Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) is a “danger to the country” for suggesting a US war against North Korea, said his colleague Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) as Americans waited for the historic summit in Singapore. “Lindsey Graham is a danger to the country by even proposing ideas like authorizing war with Korea, my goodness,” Paul told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer on Monday ...

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