Monthly Archives: September 2013

Conservatives On the Attack

Senators who are not fully behind Senator Cruz are facing backlash from conservative groups who are more focused on the defunding of Obamacare than the repercussions of a government shutdown. As the House has a Republican-majority, many were skeptical last week on how the Republican senators would respond in the chamber where they do not […]

Republicans Re-Group

Senate Republicans met this afternoon to make one thing clear: Republicans need to attack Obamacare, not one another. In a closed-door meeting, the caucus went over tactics on how to keep the government in operation while also defunding Obamacare. Senator Johnson said that Republicans need to refocus on the negative effects of Obamacare, and not […]

Cruz Still On Floor

Senator Cruz wore tennis shoes to work today, as he is still on the senate floor where he intends to “speak until he cannot stand,” on the reasons Obamacare should be defunded. The filibuster is way for politicians to gain notoriety, and he invoked Senator Rand Paul’s famous filibuster which was about US drone use […]

Elephant News Daily Rewind

A daily rewind of major Republican events.

Trump On Rove

Donald Trump responded to Karl Rove’s appearance on Fox News yesterday where he said President Obama should not meet with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at the United Nations this week. Rove said that actions speak louder than words, and after Rouhani has proved his good intentions to the US then the presidents can meet as […]

“Cruz Control”

Fox News is absolutely eating up the controversy the far right is creating over the defunding of Obamacare. Despite the Democratic controlled senate, Cruz is seeking to represent the far right and majority of House members in the fight to defund Obamacare. He has asked Senator Harry Reid to make the bill a 60-vote threshold […]

Elephant News Daily Rewind

A daily rewind of major Republican events.

Obama Campaigns

While Obama has made it very clear he refuses to negotiate with Republicans over the debt bill, he is using his usual campaign politics to rouse support against the GOP. He spoke at a Ford assembly plant near Kansas City, where he said that Republicans holding their breath and if Obama does not repeal his […]

Obama Calls Boehner

On can imagine how awkward a phone call would be between Speaker John Boehner and President Obama. The speaker made a video this week criticizing Obama for not offering leadership and engaging with Congress to negotiate over the budget, and in a press conference reiterated his disappointment with the president. On Friday night, the president […]

In Case You Missed It

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