New Poll Shows Majority Believe U.S. Has ‘Seriously Gone Off On The Wrong Track’ – And Wow, Ya Think?!

According to a new Politico/Morning Consult poll, six out of 10 American voters believe that the country has gone “pretty seriously off the wrong track.”

The results aren’t as obvious as one might think. 

The first question anyone with half a brain would ask is, “What the hell is wrong with the other 4 people??”

Regardless, the poll does not bode well for President Joe Biden’s term.

RELATED: MAGA Rep. Boebert Calls For Biden And Harris Impeachment, Pelosi To Be Removed Over Afghanistan Withdrawal

Wrong Track? What Gave It Away?

Of those surveyed, 61% say the country is on the wrong track, 37% say the country is moving in the right direction.

Americans will always have political differences of opinion, but you have to wonder, how does anyone think any of this is OK?

Who are these 37%?

And while most Americans are seething over the boondoggle in Afghanistan, this carnival of errors began on January 20.

Donald Trump left office with the U.S. being energy independent for the first time in something like 75 years. The first thing Joe Biden did? Canceled the Keystone Pipeline. Today, according to AAA, the average price of a gallon of gas in America is $3.17. Coincidence?

But we also get a bonus with that more expensive fill-up, we get to be dependent on countries who chant “death to America,” and we get to watch our leaders beg the OPEC cartel to increase their output.

While we are paying more at the pump, we are also paying more at the grocery store.

According to Fortune.com, food prices rose in July by 0.7%. So what, you might say, oh but wait a minute. Throw in some fuzzy Joe Biden math, and you find out that prices have risen in the last year by 2.6%. (Of course, these are just ‘official’ figures. Anyone who has actually been to the grocery store knows prices are far higher.)

Liberals are always trying to tell you what to do; is this a subtle way of getting Americans to go on a collective diet?

Can’t afford to fill up your car or buy food? Bam, you are on a diet whether you like it or not.

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Biden Border Woes And Spending Sprees

The second thing Joe Biden did when he became president, at least it seems that way, was to throw open the doors to our southern border. For Joe, it seemed like the logical thing to do.

After all, all those immigration policies that were in place were Donald Trump’s. They were working? Doesn’t matter, they gotta go, orange man bad.

Now, thanks to Joe Biden and his administration’s insane hatred for one human being, two million illegal immigrants will cross the U.S. southern border. Are they all just poor people from Central America? No. Some are on the terrorist watch list

The cherry on the cake of all of this is of course, Joe Biden, Nancy Pelosi, and their merry band of Democrats passing trillion dollar bills.

“Infrastructure” bills of which not much has to do with actual infrastructure, and $3 trillion budget resolution bills, which make a mockery of the term “budget.”

For Nancy Pelosi and Joe Biden, it is all just a big pile of monopoly money. Funny thing though, Americans may be starting to figure out that they won’t pass “go,” and they certainly aren’t getting $200.

Instead, the funny money is called i-n-f-l-a-t-i-o-n, and despite what the funny papers say, it’s not good.

RELATED: Report: Biden Admin Deleted Reports Detailing Costs Of Weapons In Afghanistan On Multiple Federal Websites

There isn’t enough room to talk about everything that has gone off the deep end in America thanks to Joe Biden.

And now, in addition to critical race theory, (yeah, let’s teach kindergarteners to hate each other, what could go wrong there?) and COVID mask police seemingly picking a number out of a hat every morning and then Dr. Fauci trotting out to tell us the number of masks we should be wearing that day, we have the ultimate circus act: the Afghanistan withdrawal.

Remember that Politico/Morning Consult poll?

That poll indicates that the Biden administration may be living in an alternate universe. While the Biden folks enjoy an extended period of slapping each other on the back for the “success” of the withdrawal from the debacle they created, a whopping 72% of those surveyed said they did not think troop removal went well.

Only 22% said it was going “very” or “somewhat” well.

And again – who on Earth are these people? 

Add the fact that the White House claims there are still 100-200 Americans trapped in Afghanistan, and apparently finding no problem with the fact that they airlifted more Afghans than Americans out the door at the last minute. 

Bottom line, none of it, to use a popular millennial word, is sustainable.

Right now, Republicans are calling for Joe Biden’s impeachment or resignation. What happens when those Americans are not brought out of Afghanistan, or worse?

What happens when the influx of illegal immigrants becomes too much for the system, which it eventually will? What happens when terrorists find their way into the U.S. through the southern order and concoct a plan that makes 9/11 look like a day at the beach?

Are Democrats really going to tell us all to relax, it’s OK, everything is under control? Do they really think people will believe them? 

 

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Pro-Trump Candidates Look To Replace Squishy GOP Senate Retirees In 2022 Midterms

A much deeper shade of red could be on the horizon for Republicans in the Senate, as moderate GOP Senators in five states are retiring, and many of the candidates vying to replace them are not afraid to run on a Trumpian “Make America Great Again” platform.

Of the Senators retiring in those five states, it’s hard to imagine that anyone who replaces them would be more moderate – instead, candidates are looking to bring with them a much more conservative approach to the Senate, an approach that may spill over into the House.

RELATED: Pentagon ‘Concerned’ About Americans Left In Afghanistan But Doesn’t Foresee Military Saving Them

Some Key Races

In North Carolina and Pennsylvania, retiring Senators Richard Burr and Pat Toomey both voted to convict former President Donald Trump in his second impeachment trial, a vote that got them in hot water with their respective state parties.

Mark Walker, running in North Carolina, declared, “Wrong vote, Sen. Burr. I am running to replace Richard Burr because North Carolina needs a true conservative champion as their next senator.”

Ted Budd – who has been endorsed by Donald Trump, also lambasted Burr’s vote.

But it is not just voters wanting Trump back.

In Ohio, outgoing Senator Rob Portman was one of the architects of the trillion dollar bipartisan infrastructure deal. Of ten Republicans running or considering a run, six of those candidates do not support the infrastructure bill.

Populist firebrand and author J.D. Vance, running for Portman’s seat said, “Republicans are bending over backwards to get this deal. Really, it’s just a partisan hatchet job.”

RELATED: When Reporters Ask About Abandoned Americans, Secretary Of State Blinken Turns Back And Walks Away

The Changing Face Of The Republican Party

Whether you love or hate Donald Trump, one thing is certain, he has changed the face of the Republican Party and who it appeals to. It is a sentiment echoed by North Carolina GOP Chair Michael Whatley, who says,

“Trump has reshaped the Republican Party. We’re now a blue-collar party. We’re an America first party. It’s a different party than it was when [retiring Missouri Sen.] Roy Blunt and Richard Burr first got elected. And I don’t think the party is going back. It’s tough on China, protect the border, fight for the Second Amendment, fight for life. That has been an enormously popular agenda with the base.”

But the new face of the party isn’t going to change without the old face putting up a fight.

And because Republicans have zero room for mistakes if they want to win back the Senate, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has already said that he is more than willing to intervene in GOP primaries where he sees “electability” issues. 

Meaning, McConnell and the GOP establishment will do what it takes to keep outsiders… out.

There will be no other place where “electability issues” are more on display than in Missouri. 

Among the candidates vying for Sen. Roy Blunt’s seat is former Gov. Eric Greitens.

Greitens was elected in 2016, but resigned due to a sex scandal in 2018. His candidacy has Missouri GOP officials nervous. Greitens ran for Governor as an “outsider,” and says he has no plans to follow in the establishment footsteps of Roy Blunt.

RELATED: Pentagon’s John Kirby Claims U.S. Military Equipment In Viral Video Is ‘Unusable’

Afghanistan Changes Everything

In less than a year, Americans have put up with higher gas prices, food prices, COVID, and a wide open southern border courtesy of the Biden administration.

But aside from all the analysis and pundit predictions, the one giant horrendous game changer could be Afghanistan. The incompetence and ineptness of the Biden administration has also been on full display with no sign it will get better anytime soon.

While traditionally it is domestic issues that are front and center during midterm elections, and there are plenty of those to go around, there are exceptions. Vietnam in 1968, Iran in 1980, and Middle East terrorism in 2004. 

Democrats may count on Americans having short memories, but Republicans know that is what political ads are for. And in this case, even some Democrats want a full investigation into how this went so horribly wrong.

But former Pennsylvania State GOP Chair Rob Gleason says don’t count Donald Trump and his supporters out anytime soon.

“Primaries have low turnout but you can count on the Trump people because they’re still coming to rallies, they still fly Trump flags, they still wave Trump signs. In all of these states we’re talking about, Trump supporters are still really active and because of all the problems with this presidency now, they don’t just feel more energized. They feel vindicated.”

This may be a good sign for all of those deep red candidates. 

 

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90 Retired Generals And Admirals Call For Resignations Of Defense Sec. Austin And Gen. Milley Over Afghanistan Disaster

In a powerful display of unity of thought Monday, roughly 90 retired generals and admirals signed on to a letter calling for the resignations of Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley over the disastrous withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan.

The retired officers contend that it was their job to either convince Biden to do the right thing, or having failed to do so, resign.

RELATED: Biden Left Hundreds Of Americans Behind In Afghanistan

No Holds Barred

The retired flag officers did not hold back in their scathing letter calling for Austin and Milley to step down. 

“If they did not do everything within their authority to stop the hasty withdrawal, they should resign. Conversely, if they did do everything within their ability to persuade the [president] to not hastily exit the country without ensuring the safety of our citizens and Afghans loyal to America, then they should have resigned in protest as a matter of conscience and public statement.”

The letter continued, the tone at one point sounding as though there needed to be a reminder of one of the basic functions of the military, to hold those in charge accountable for their actions, or the lack of them.

“A fundamental principle in the military is holding those in charge responsible and accountable for their actions or inactions. There must be accountability at all levels for this tragic and avoidable debacle.”

RELATED: Pentagon Reportedly Knew Terror Attack Was Planned Hours Before Kabul Bombing

The Long-Term Effects On America

The retired flag officers also referred to long-term effects the chaotic exit by the United States from Afghanistan will have, not just on the credibility and reputation of the U.S. itself, but as events unfold in the region well into the future.

“The consequences of this disaster are enormous and will reverberate for decades beginning with the safety of Americans and Afghans who are unable to move safely to evacuation points; therefore, being de facto hostages of the Taliban at this time.”

The officers also addressed America’s standing with our allies going forward: “The damage to the reputation of the United States is indescribable. We are now seen, and will be seen for many years, as an unreliable partner in any multinational agreement or operation.”

It seems some of those latter results are already rolling in.

Some of the most stinging remarks have come from Great Britain. German officials have expressed anger that the U.S. did not consult with coalition partners.

RELATED: Grieving Military Widow Says Biden Meeting Felt ‘Scripted’ And ‘Shallow’

Calls For Impeachment And Resignation Have Already Begun

The calls for, as the retired generals and admirals have said, “accountability,” are growing.

On Friday, following the horrific suicide bombing in Kabul that killed 13 American servicemen, Reps. Ralph Norman (R-SC) and Andy Harris (R-MD) filed articles of impeachment against Secretary of State Antony Blinken.

The articles cite Blinken’s “failure in leadership over the Afghanistan situation.”

The Articles of Impeachment continue, “Secretary Blinken has failed to faithfully uphold his oath and has instead presided over a reckless abandonment of our nation’s interests, security, and values in his role in the withdrawal of American forces and diplomatic assets from Afghanistan.”

Outspoken Georgia Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene also wasted no time in filing articles of impeachment against President Joe Biden for his inept and incompetent handling of the Afghanistan withdrawal.

Greene announced her filing of articles of impeachment last week during an appearance on former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon’s podcast. Greene seemed to voice the anger and frustration of millions of Americans when she stated, “I have my team right now working on articles of impeachment. Because I’m so disgusted with Joe Biden. You know I’ve already filed one set of articles of impeachment. But his failure as a president is unspeakable.”

 

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Republicans File Articles Of Impeachment Against Biden’s Secretary Of State Blinken

House Republicans will file articles of impeachment against Biden’s Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Fox News reported Friday.

The filing comes in the aftermath of the suicide bombing in Kabul Afghanistan on Thursday that killed 13 American servicemen and scores of Afghan civilians.

Reps. Ralph Norman (R-SC) and Andy Harris (R-MD) introduced the articles citing, “failures in leadership over [the] Afghanistan situation,” by Blinken.

RELATED: Trump Slams Biden For Handing Taliban List Of Names Of Americans, Afghan Allies

Impeach Blinken

The articles reportedly read, “Secretary Blinken has failed to faithfully uphold his oath and has instead presided over a reckless abandonment of our nation’s interests, security, and values in his role in the withdrawal of American forces and diplomatic assets from Afghanistan.”

Republicans and conservatives have been demanding accountability for the situation in Afghanistan, mostly in the form of calling for President Biden to resign or be removed from office. 

The move to impeach a cabinet secretary is interesting if unorthodox.

Norman told Fox News:

“Under the Constitution of the United States of America, the Secretary of State is tasked with informing Congress and American citizens on the conduct of U.S. foreign relations.

“In Afghanistan, he failed to do so, leaving American citizens exposed in a city under the control of the Taliban. Secretary Blinken is also responsible for the safety of American citizens abroad and, in the case of danger, the safe and efficient evacuation of those Americans – which he has not done thus far.”

RELATED: Trump Speaks Out On Kabul Terror Attack – ‘Never Should Have Been Allowed

Biden’s Actions In Afghanistan

Since Kabul was taken over and is now in control of the Taliban, the Biden administration has turned to the Taliban for security purposes outside of the airport, where chaos has erupted as people attempt to get out of the country.

The Biden administration claims that roughly 100,000 people have been evacuated, the majority of those having to pass through Taliban checkpoints. 

That security obviously failed when a suicide bomber got through and killed 13 Americans and nearly 100 Afghans. 

Gen. Kenneth McKenzie said during a briefing at the Pentagon, “We expect the attacks to continue. We are doing everything we can. That includes reaching out to the Taliban who are actually providing the outer security of the airfield to make sure they’re protecting us, and we will coordinate with them as they go forward.”

As for who will be held accountable, other Republicans have called for the buck to stop at President Biden.

RELATED: Glenn Beck Accuses State Department Of Blocking Efforts To Rescue Afghanistan Christians From The Taliban

Day Of Reckoning

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) stated during a press conference Friday that “there will be a day of reckoning” for President Joe Biden in the aftermath of the brutal attack.

However, McCarthy stopped short of calling for the impeachment or resignation of the President, as some rank and file GOP members of the House and some Senators have done.

As of Friday, 23 House members and three Senators have called for Biden’s resignation. On Thursday, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki seemed incredulous at the notion that anyone would think the president should resign over the chaos that has erupted in Afghanistan.

When asked about Biden’s ability or inability to lead the nation, her response was that it was “not a day for politics,” and that, “We would expect that any American, whether they are elected or not, would stand with us in our commitment to going after and fighting and killing those terrorists wherever they live and to honoring the lives of service members, that’s what this day is for.”

Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-MO), writing in the Washington Examiner said,“Biden has become the portrait of this chaos, and his standing in America, and the world, is forever diminished. It is time he realize this and acknowledge that America’s recovery, both domestically and across the globe, begins with his resignation as president. It is the right thing to do.” 

It is an opinion shared with The Political Insider’s Christopher Barron, who writes, 

Over the last week, President Biden has repeatedly addressed the American people and every single time he did he refused to admit that he had done anything wrong, refused to admit that what was happening on the ground was a failure, refused to change course, instead doubling and tripling down on a failed strategy – all else be damned.

Barron points out that, “Biden’s toxic shake of incompetence, inflexibility, and unwillingness to take responsibility had tragic consequences for the brave men and women in uniform serving in Afghanistan.” 

And while Joe Biden is responsible for the deaths of 13 American servicemen and untold numbers of Afghan civilians, Barron also rightly points out that, “President Biden has failed to hold anyone accountable. No one has been fired for providing faulty intelligence or erroneous advice. No one has been fired for mistakes made in executing the withdrawal.”

He adds that no one has been fired because the person “ultimately and arguably solely responsible” is President Biden himself.

The one unknown factor is whether or not Republicans, and maybe even some Democrats, have the will to see an impeachment or resignation through. 

 

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Tucker Carlson Rips Lindsey Graham For Helping Biden ‘Remake Judiciary’ By Confirming Radical Liberal Judges

At the end of his show on Tuesday night, Fox News Channel host Tucker Carlson made a startling accusation when he said that Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC), the ranking Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee, was failing to stop any of President Joe Biden’s judicial picks from sailing through the conformation process.

Carlson went on to say that while Americans are focused on what is happening in Afghanistan, Joe Biden is getting an exceptional amount of judges confirmed, and is essentially remaking the judiciary.

Since Joe Biden became president, he has nominated 33 judges. Of those 33, nine have been confirmed, and more are likely on their way to confirmation. Carlson added that no president in 40 years has come close to this number of judges in his first term, and Lindsey Graham is apparently allowing them all to sail through.

Related: Trump Torches Biden – Says He ‘Surrendered’ To Terrorists And ‘Left Americans For Dead’

Biden’s Activist Judges

Tucker Carlson gave a brief description of the “judges” Biden has nominated and Graham has helped to get confirmed . As one might imagine, they are more left-wing ideologues and activists than judges. Among the recently nominated is Myrna Perez, who was appointed to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals and is a long time member of the leftwing group Brennan Center for Justice. 

Perez is the director of the Center’s Voting Right and Elections program, and is the nation wide leader of the research, advocacy, and litigation work. Her area of expertise is voting rights and election administration. 

As you might guess, Perez believes that anyone who is in favor of voter ID is racist. Prior to her confirmation hearing, she wrote an article for a social justice magazine in which she ranted against “the GOP campaign to make elections less free.”

Another of Biden’s left-wing judges was a woman named Ketanji Brown Jackson, a former trial judge who spent the years of the Trump administration writing political orders that would benefit the likes of Nancy Pelosi and Jerry Nadler.

Jackson also happens to be an activist judge that many Democrats would love to see on the Supreme Court. She once wrote an opinion that compared the Trump administration to an illegal monarchy, and the decision was so off the wall that the D.C. Court of Appeals, which is not a conservative body, reversed it twice.

Related: Supreme Court Reinstates Trump’s ‘Remain In Mexico’ Immigration Policy, Says Biden Likely Violated Federal Law

No Judge Is Too Wacky

Recently this summer, when it came time to vote on Perez’s confirmation, every Republican on the committee voted “no,” except Graham. In fact, Graham has not voted “no” on a single one of Biden’s judicial picks. 

Carlson was quick to point out that, as the ranking GOP member on the committee in a Senate that is split 50-50, this is a fairly big deal, and the support of a Graham matters  a lot.

Graham also voted back in June to confirm Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. This time however, he had some help, or rather, Biden had some help in the form of Sens. Susan Collins (R-ME) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) who also voted to confirm.

“Senate aides tell us that because of Lindsey Graham – one man – the Biden administration is able to rush its nominees through the Senate confirmation process faster than any other president in memory,” Carlson said. “So the most radical president of our lifetimes gets the most judges confirmed thanks to Lindsey Graham.”

Related: State Dept Sends Chilling ‘Final Warning’ To Americans Who ‘Remain In Afghanistan’ – Then Withdraws It

The Inconsistency Of Lindsey Graham

Why would Lindsey Graham vote to confirm left wing activist judges like Perez and Jackson? Carlson speculated that perhaps Graham does not care about advancing the interests of the Republican Party, and also, more importantly, his constituents. 

This speculation may fall in line with a comment Graham made in an interview a few years ago with Politico. He stated that his predominant political ambition was to, “stay relevant,” which is not a position that says the concerns of your constituents and country come first. Why do Republicans allow someone like this to remain on the committee in the first place? 

But Graham sang a much different tune on Tuesday night with Fox News Channel’s Sean Hannity. There, he declared that President Joe Biden “should be impeached” over the withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan. 

He emphatically called it, “the most dishonorable thing a commander-in-chief has done in modern times,” adding that “this is dereliction of duty by the commander-in-chief.”

Graham went on to discuss the difficulty in fighting any future wars when the U.S. has abandon allies on the world stage, the likelihood of future terrorist attacks on American soil, and the fact that Biden has, “signed the death warrant” for any Americans and Afghan allies who are left behind after the August 31 Taliban deadline.

It seems kind of odd to call for the impeachment of the guy Graham seems to have no problem helping confirm radical judges. Carlson said he would love to ask questions of Graham himself, but the senator has refused to appear on his show. 

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Biden Confronted At Press Conference After Poll Shows Most Americans Think He Is Unqualified

President Joe Biden was confronted by a harsh new reality at a press conference on Sunday.

During the press briefing on the ongoing efforts to evacuate Americans who remain in Afghanistan, a reporter asked the president if he was aware of a poll that shows that a majority of Americans no longer think he is competent enough to be in office.

The new poll comes in the aftermath of the disastrous pull out of American troops from Afghanistan, leaving thousands of American citizens as well as billions of dollars of American military equipment behind as the capital city of Kabul once again fell into the control of the Taliban.

Related: Chris Wallace Turns On Biden Over Afghanistan Debacle – ‘It’s Been A Mess’

Biden’s Reaction And What Poll Says

Biden’s response at the news that such a poll exists was that he had not seen the poll. CBS News reporter Ed O’Keefe said that, “It’s out there.” Biden then shook his head no and laughed.

The CBS News poll shows that, while most Americans felt that it was time to remove American troops from Afghanistan, they disapprove of the chaotic way in which it was carried out.

O’Keefe also informed Biden that the majority of Americans polled, “no longer consider you to be competent, focused, or effective at the job. What would you say to those Americans?”

Biden had originally stated that the removal of U.S. troops was “going to be hard and painful no matter when it started.”

According to the poll, 63% currently approve of U.S. forces leaving Afghanistan, while 47% approve of the way Biden handled the withdrawal. Biden’s overall approval rating of 58% in July has gone down to 50%. 

When asked about the withdrawal of Americans from Afghanistan, 44% of those surveyed said that the withdrawal had gone “very badly,” while 74% said it went, “very or somewhat” badly.

Related: Afghanistan Situation Is Jill Biden’s Fault, Fox News Host Says – ‘She Failed The Country’

Questions About Joe Biden

The disaster in Afghanistan now has some openly questioning Joe Biden’s capabilities not only as Commander In Chief, but in general. Rep. Ronny Jackson (R-TX), is a former White House physician who served both Presidents Obama and Trump, and may have been one of the first members of Congress to call for Joe Biden to resign last week.

During an interview on the Fox News Channel, Jackson said that he does not believe that Biden is “cognitively prepared” to be the President.

Jackson also stated,“We’re looking horrible right now on the world stage; this is an absolute national embarrassment. And instead of being out in front of this and talking about what’s going on, and what went wrong, and what the plan was, and what we’re gonna do next, Biden’s just been in hiding again, as he always has.”

Jackson continued:

“Biden, once again, has failed us. He’s embarrassed us internationally. And, you know, honestly, it is time for him to leave. I’ve been saying this for a long time. I’ve been saying that he’s not cognitively prepared to be our president.

And this is just another example of his failure. And I think a lot of this is relevant to his cognitive ability. But he’s created a national security disaster for this country right now. And it’s time for him to move on, and somebody else needs to do this job. He is not fit to be our commander in chief. It’s time for him to resign.”

Related: Newt Gingrich Demands Top Military Officials Resign Over Biden’s ‘Surrender’ To Taliban

Calls For Impeachment Or The 25th Amendment

So far, it has only been Republicans who have publicly called for Joe Biden to resign or be removed from office. Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL) tweeted, “After the disastrous events in Afghanistan, we must confront a serious question: Is Joe Biden capable of discharging the duties of his office or has time come to exercise the provisions of the 25th Amendment?”

Rep. Claudia Tenney (R-NY), called on Congress to set up the body necessary to determine presidential fitness, something that was threatened during the Trump administration but never completed, declaring that “NOW is the time.”

Tenney also sent out a tweet calling on Biden to resign.

“It is now clear our Commander In Chief & his administration are incapable of or unwilling to perform their duties,” she tweeted. “If Biden does not resign, it is time for Congress to take action. Our military can’t be led in this manner, it is a national security disaster waiting to happen.”

Sen. Lindsey Graham chimed in to say that he supports the impeachment of Joe Biden, but with conditions. 

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, during an appearance on Steve Bannon’s “War Room Pandemic” podcast last week said that her staff was drawing up articles of impeachment.

“…Because I’m so disgusted with Joe Biden,” she stated. “You know I’ve already filed one set of articles of impeachment. But his failure as a president is unspeakable.”

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Marjorie Taylor Greene Readying Articles Of Impeachment For Biden Over Afghanistan Fiasco

Firebrand Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) has announced that she is drafting articles of impeachment for President Joe Biden over his disastrous handling of the withdrawal from Afghanistan.

Greene first broke the news on former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon’s “War Room Pandemic” podcast on Monday.

Greene told Bannon, “I have my team right now working on articles of impeachment. Because I’m so disgusted with Joe Biden. You know I’ve already filed one set of articles of impeachment. But his failure as a president is unspeakable.”

RELATED: Nikki Haley Says Biden ‘Humiliated America’ – ‘Destroyed’ All We’ve Accomplished In Afghanistan In 20 Years  

Biden Not Presidential

Greene, an ally of Donald Trump, praised the former president for his reaction to the Afghanistan debacle, saying, “President Trump right now is more presidential and he’s not even in the White House than Joe Biden can ever be or stand up to in the past seven months.”

Greene also referenced the massive amounts of military hardware being left behind by the United States.

She speculated as to whether the Biden administration was somehow making payment to the Taliban in the form of the abandoned equipment.

“I wouldn’t be surprised at all if [the Biden administration] are paying the Taliban. After all, they are paying them with weapons, vehicles, Blackhawk helicopters because the Afghan army is handing them over as fast as possible.”

It’s been reported that the Taliban has taken control of an unknown amount of U.S. military hardware following the total collapse of the Afghan army – including guns, armor, armored vehicles like humvees, helicopters, and even airplanes.

RELATED: Texas Governor Greg Abbott Tests Positive For COVID-19, Liberals Pounce

Democrats’ Gift Of Weapons To Taliban Takes Away Gun Control Argument

Greene also spoke with Steve Bannon about liberal Democrats’ constant drumbeat of gun control, and how the Biden administration no longer has any argument for gun control after practically gifting the Taliban with, in what some cases are, state-of-the-art weapons of war.

“Anytime any Democrat ever speaks to America about gun control again, and they want to talk to you about your AR-15, you tell them right now how many weapons and how many semi-automatic weapons did you hand over to terrorists in Afghanistan, to the Taliban, ISIS and possible Al-Qaeda before you ever talk to Americans about gun control.”

RELATED: George W. Bush Breaks His Silence About Afghanistan – Sends Message To American Troops

Republicans Eviscerate Joe Biden On Afghanistan

From President Trump on down, Republicans and even some Democrats have heaped heavy criticism on Joe Biden and his administration’s complete bungling of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan.

In a statement, Trump called on Biden to resign saying, “It is time for Joe Biden to resign in disgrace for what he has allowed to happen to Afghanistan, along with the tremendous surge in COVID, the Border catastrophe, the destruction of energy independence, and our crippled economy.”

On Hannity, Trump ripped Biden: “I don’t think in all of the years our country has ever been so humiliated. I don’t know what you call it, a military defeat or a psychological defeat. There’s never been anything like what’s happened here.”

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell stated, “The exit, including the frantic evacuation of Americans and vulnerable Afghans from Kabul is a shameful failure of American leadership.”

And it’s not just Republicans. 

Three Democrat-led Senate committees have vowed to investigate Biden’s withdrawal disaster. 

Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Menendez said, said, “To see this army dissolve so quickly after billions of dollars in U.S. support is astounding. The American and Afghan people clearly have not been told the truth about the ANDSF’s capacity and deserve answers.”

This is not the first time that Marjorie Taylor Greene has drawn up articles of impeachment on President Joe Biden.

One day after being sworn into office, the first set of articles of impeachment accused Joe Biden of abusing the power of the office of the Vice President by allowing his son Hunter to sit on the board of a Ukranian energy company.

 

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Trump Threatens Primary Challenges For Senate Republicans Who ‘Caved’ On Democrats’ Trillion Dollar Infrastructure Bill

Former President Donald Trump blasted Senate Republicans on Thursday for “caving” to Democrats’ trillion dollar infrastructure bill.

In his classic fashion, Trump accused RINO’s (Republicans In Name Only), and specifically Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, of giving in to Democrat demands.

Before the vote, Trump warned that McConnell was ready to fold: “Under the weak leadership of Mitch McConnell, Senate Republicans continue to lose. He lost Arizona, he lost Georgia, he ignored Election Fraud and he doesn’t fight.” 

“Now he’s giving Democrats everything they want and getting nothing in return. No deal is better than a bad deal. Fight for America, not for special interests and Radical Democrats. RINOs are ruining America, right alongside Communist Democrats.”  

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17 Republicans Join Democrats

The former President’s slamming of Senate Republicans came after 17 Republicans voted with Democrats to move ahead with a mammoth $1.2 trillion infrastructure plan. The final vote was 67-32. 

Trump had also warned ahead of the vote that primary challenges were to come: “Don’t do it Republicans — Patriots will never forget! If this deal happens, lots of primaries will be coming your way.”

Trump has already endorsed the primary challenger for Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), who is up for re-election in 2022.

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Karma Could Be In The Air For GOP Senators

But Trump could be right, patriots in the form of American voters may indeed have long memories.

Back in February, seven Republican Senators voted with every Democrat to convict Donald Trump on charges of impeachment stemming from the Jan. 6 violence at the Capitol building. At the time, nearly every one of those Senators had been censured or were facing censure by voters back home.

Seventeen Republican senators voted for the Biden infrastructure plan. Of the seven who voted to convict back in February, only Ben Sasse of Nebraska and Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania voted no on infrastructure.

Every other Senator who voted to convict Trump, also voted for the infrastructure plan. See a pattern?

Of those who voted for infrastructure, Roy Blunt of Missouri, Richard Burr of North Carolina, and Rob Portman of Ohio are retiring, and the good people of Alaska will issue a referendum on Murkowski. 

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Democrat Rep. Swalwell Spends Tons Of Campaign Cash On Booze, Limos, Expensive Restaurants

A new report from The Daily Caller shows that Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) spent thousands of dollars in campaign funds on alcohol, pricy restaurants, limo services, and the opulent hotel where is wife had previously worked.

In Federal Election Commission reports first reviewed by Fox News, the Swalwell for Congress campaign committee spent roughly $500,000 during the second quarter of 2021, a curious amount of money for a non-election year.

While there have been no accusations of wrong doing, the half-million-dollar spending spree by a congressman in a non-competitive district has raised some eyebrows.

Fox and the New York Post had initially ran headlines that indicated Swalwell’s wife currently works at the hotel in question, but have since updated their pieces.

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Running Up Tabs

Swalwell clearly has expensive tastes and has run up some fairly hefty bills in three months time. Some of those expenses include over $10,000 for limo rides and other luxury car services.

According to FEC records, the Swalwell campaign spent approximately $7,000 on posh restaurants in Washington D.C., and also an additional 13 meals at high-end restaurants in New York City and California. 

In the “food and beverage” category, the campaign bought from Capitol Hill Wine & Spirits, a local D.C. liquor store during seven trips totaling $1,151 for ‘refreshments.’

The Swalwell for Congress campaign was not through. Over $26,000 was spent on expensive hotels, including $20,000 at the Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay, where Swalwell’s wife Brittany was apparently employed as director of sales for the hotel up until 2019. 

Swalwell’s Congressional district regularly votes 70+% Democrat, making his campaign fundraising and spending a pretty sweet gig, if you can get it.

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Checkered Career

Eric Swalwell has been at the center of some recent controversies. In 2020, Swalwell was suspected of having a close relationship with a woman named Fang Fang, who is suspected of being a Chinese spy.

Fang helped to raise campaign funds for Swalwell’s 2014 campaign, and had an intern hired in Swalwell’s D.C. office. Forbes also says that Fang worked as a bundler of sorts for Swalwell, convincing big-money donors to write checks to the campaign.

Recently, Swalwell, along with his wife and several other members of congress took a trip to Qatar paid for by the US-Qatar Business Council.

The group says they are, “dedicated exclusively to enhancing the bilateral business relationship between the US and Qatar.”

The total tab for the trip was $84,621.59. Pictures have also surfaced of the trip of a shirtless Swalwell along with others riding camels.

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Outspoken Trump Critic

Eric Swalwell has been one of the most outspoken Democrat critics of former President Donald Trump. He was one of the loudest accusing Trump of colluding with Russia.

He served as a House Impeachment Manager, and in March, filed a lawsuit against Trump, Donald Trump Jr., Trump’s attorney Rudy Giuliani, and Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL).

The suit claimed that both Trumps, Giuliani, and Brooks should be held liable for any injuries or destruction that Swalwell claimed came from their alleged incitement of the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol.

As allegations of an inappropriate relationship with a suspected Chinese spy and alleged campaign fund irregularities surround him, Swalwell continues to serve on the Judiciary and Homeland Security committees.

 

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Ousted Anti-Trump GOP Chair Liz Cheney Outraises Successor Stefanik

The split in the Republican Party is not going away anytime soon, if fundraising numbers are to be believed.

Anti-Trump Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY), who was recently ousted as the GOP Conference Chair for her aggressive, repeated attacks on the leader of the party, raised significantly more money than her successor, Elise Stefanik (R-NY).

In fact, in the second quarter of the year alone, Cheney broke fundraising records for a second time.

This is significant because it is also the period during which Cheney was removed as GOP Conference Chair, the highest ranking Republican member of Congress.

She has consistently been an outspoken critic of former President Donald Trump.

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Tale Of The Numbers

During the second quarter of 2021, which runs from April to June, Cheney raised roughly $1.88 million. During the first quarter, also a record breaker, she raised $1.5 million.

For the same second quarter time period, Stefanik raised $1.467 million. The difference is around $400,000.

The Hill reports that the Cheney campaign has $2.85 million on hand, almost double her first quarter total. Her total so far for the year is roughly $3.5 million, up from the $3 million received for her successful 2020 re-election bid.

Cheney will likely need it, as she’s drawn a number of Republican primary challengers over her vote to impeach President Trump.

The Stefanik campaign reported having $2.1 million cash on hand. 

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Cheney And Stefanik

Liz Cheney’s trouble began soon after the Jan. 6 riot, when she placed the blame squarely at the feet of former President Donald Trump.

At the time, she called it “the most egregious violation of an oath of office of any president in our history.” She then became one of just 10 House Republicans to vote to impeach Trump for what they saw was his role in the violence at the Capitol.

Cheney came under fire not just from Trump and his supporters, but she also garnered some trouble at home.

Almost immediately following her impeachment vote, she had a 2022 primary challenger. Since then, others have jumped into the race in Wyoming to unseat her.

Cheney is not the lone House member to get a primary challenger. Of the 10 that voted to impeach, nine of those have 2022 primary challengers. 

Republicans first tried to remove Cheney from her Conference Chair position in February, but she managed to hang on to her position. On the second attempt in May, she was removed from the Conference Chair position.

Elise Stefanik is a fourth term Congresswoman from upstate New York. She is young, and has described herself as the opposite of far-left Democrat Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

Stefanik’s district has seen a bigger shift to the right since the election of Donald Trump, and she has become an ally of Trump. Trump hosted a fundraiser for Stefanik back in June that brought in $250,000.

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GOP Feeling Good About 2022

The National Republican Congressional Committee is set to report $79.2 million raised in the first half of 2021.

The NRCC reports having $55 million cash on hand, compared to $44 million for the DCCC.

NRCC Chairman Tom Emmer said of the cash haul, “We will take back the majority next fall and voters are doing everything they can to help us accomplish that goal,” NRCC Chairman Tom Emmer said in a statement. “Every vulnerable House Democrat should be eyeing the exits because if they choose to run, they will lose.”

 

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