Governor Greg Abbott issued a statement congratulating Representative Dade Phelan on securing the necessary votes to become the next Speaker of the Texas House.
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Judiciary Committee and former member of the legal defense team for President George W. Bush in Bush v. Gore – this week appeared on Fox News’ ‘Hannity’ and the ‘Hugh Hewitt Show’ to discuss the ongoing election litigation process . . .
While Republicans are understandably disappointed in the likely outcome of the presidential election, up and down the ballot it appears that voters still largely endorsed economic liberty.
“We now are up to about 650,000 ballots – unlawful ballots that were cast in Philadelphia & Pittsburgh,” said the Trump Campaign earlier today. In Detroit, witnesses have sworn under oath that ballots were improperly backdated and counted without matching signatures, and one poll watcher says 40,000 late and unsealed Absentee Ballots were counted orally, all for Democrats.
The marathon conference call ran three hours, with some 30 Democrat House members expressing their views – some even gently criticizing Speaker Nancy Pelosi. The “Socialist-Democrat” label in particular, several said, cost lawmakers their seats in Florida, Oklahoma, New Mexico & South Carolina, where the party's socialist ideologies were soundly rejected.
After Tuesday's elections, a political struggle to determine the balance of power in Washington – as well as Democrat's ability to implement their liberal agendas – appears to be set. While North Carolina & Alaska's Senate seats are still being counted, Georgia's two Senate seats hurtle toward their Jan. 5th runoff date.
The majority of October sales tax revenue is based on sales made in September and remitted to the agency in October.
Sen Ted Cruz today appeared on Fox News’s ‘Sunday Morning Futures’ to discuss the need to allow the legal process to move forward to ensure a fair and transparent election result.
“I went to vote, and was told I'd already voted.” Noting that she always only voted in-person, “This time they mailed out the ballot, and somebody took my ballot. They also took the ballot of my roommate,” said 79-year-old, and legally blind Nevadan, Jill Stokke.
The U.S. Supreme Court's has ordered Pennsylvania Democrats to respond by Thursday evening as to how it can legally justify a State Court Judge's Constitutional decision to over-ride state law and institute a 3-day extension for Mail-In Ballot submission. State law, previously passed by the Pennsylvania Legislature, sets the legal deadline as Election Day.
President Trump can still win the election. The same media outlets that were eager to report his demise with poll after poll showing him down in key battleground states are rushing to call states with outstanding or disputed votes.
If President Trump's supporters turn out on Election Day in the large numbers forecasters project, “It’s pretty simple. If the voters that we KNOW are still out there for Election Day actually show up ON Election Day, President Trump has four more years,” Trump's campaign manager said earlier today.
Just days before Election Day, President Trump has moved into a 3% lead over Joe Biden in both keys states of Arizona & Ohio, while new a Rasmussen Report's Daily Tracking Poll says 52% of "Likely Voters" now approve of the president’s job performance, while 47% disapprove.
Just before Nancy Pelosi became Speaker of the House over a decade ago, a Republican strategist told NPR, “If you’re trying to warn voters against a Democrat vote, you can say ‘San Francisco Values,’ and the verbal shorthand is, ‘Hey look, these tax-raising, terrorist-loving, ultra-liberal Democrats aren’t like you and me.’” Some Democrats fear the strategy is working, endangering the predicted Joe Biden victory.
Hillary Clinton said Guns & the 2nd Amendment would be a key target of a Democrat-run Washington under President Joe Biden – adding, "One of the areas we'll have to move quickly on is the courts. We're gonna have to move quickly on everything – Election Reform, Climate Change... everything we care about,” said Clinton.