Obama Accuses Trump Of Denying Coronavirus Warnings, Ted Cruz Fires Back

Barack Obama took a not-so-veiled swipe at President Trump, accusing his administration of ‘denying’ warning signs of a pandemic.

The former President took the jab on social media, sharing an article that discussed the White House’s efforts to roll back Obama-era regulations on gas mileage and emissions.

“We’ve seen all too terribly the consequences of those who denied warnings of a pandemic. We can’t afford any more consequences of climate denial,” he wrote. “All of us, especially young people, have to demand better of our government at every level and vote this fall.”

Cruz Missile

Texas senator Ted Cruz responded by pointing out the obvious – that while President Trump was implementing travel restrictions to slow the pandemic, Nancy Pelosi and Obama’s former VP Joe Biden were fighting it.

“Bold: Obama calls for the overwhelming electoral defeat of Joe Biden [and] Nancy Pelosi, after they opposed [and] demagogued Trump’s China travel ban, which helped slow the coronavirus pandemic,” he wrote.

There is little doubt at this point that Trump’s actions did just that, with Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, pointing out repeatedly that the President’s actions slowed the spread and saved lives.

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Biden and Pelosi

Cruz is right – it was Democrats like Biden and Pelosi who hammered the President for daring to implement travel restrictions to combat the pandemic or ignored his warnings.

“This is no time for Donald Trump’s record of hysteria xenophobia, hysterical xenophobia, and fear-mongering to lead the way instead of science,” Biden said on the day Trump announced the restrictions.

House Speaker Pelosi meanwhile, has been accused by President Trump of ignoring his attempts to tighten travel restrictions.

“All she did was focus on impeachment. She didn’t focus on anything having to do with pandemics,” he insisted.

She also must have missed when Trump addressed the coronavirus outbreak in his State of the Union speech, perhaps more focused on her staged protest – ripping up her copy – than on what he was actually saying.

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Takes Guts

It takes a tremendous amount of chutzpah for Obama to accuse Trump of denying the pandemic knowing full well his administration helped handcuff any actions he may have taken.

In 2009, the H1N1 swine flu pandemic triggered a massive deployment of respirators and masks, but the Obama administration never set about replenishing the stockpile, despite warnings from multiple experts.

Also that year, Obama scrapped the White House Health and Security Office, which worked on international health issues.

And a Fox News report, citing yearly budget requests, reveals “the Obama administration repeatedly sought to cut hundreds of millions of dollars in funding to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).”

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NBC’s Chuck Todd Asks Biden If Trump ‘Has Blood On His Hands’

Anyone can see the media’s attacks on the president every day during the virus briefings. The president is good at shooting them down in flames. But when he’s not there to defend himself, political cowards like NBC’s Chuck Todd try to get away with a lot.

During Sunday’s Meet the Press Todd tried a move on Joe Biden. To Biden’s minor credit he did not rise to the total bait.

Todd asked Biden, concerning the virus, “Do you think there is blood on the president’s hands considering the slow response? Or is that too harsh of a criticism?”

Biden responded that it was “a little too harsh.” A little, Joe? Yeah, and the Pacific is “a little” deep.

Certain of Todd’s fellow media members quickly took him to task for the question, “Tim Russert would never ask a question like this. Even Joe Biden didn’t take the bait to assist in a viral moment attempt,” said The Hill media reporter Joe Concha.

Concha also said: “Chuck Todd served as a moderator of an NBC News debate on Feb 19, which was more than two weeks after President Trump suspended travel from China. Number of questions Todd asked any of the candidates about Coronavirus? Zero.”

The media has not realized the ground has shifted under them. They live in what they think were their glory days of the Mueller probe and impeachment hearings, before it all came crashing down around them.

Like a sad piano player in a seedy bar, the media knows only that one tune and they play it over and over again, regardless of what any customer may want to hear.

America is far past that and lives in the here and now of a national crisis. Telling blatant lies, as is always expected of Todd, was previously shrugged off by many as par for the course for the mainstream media.

In the present we are dealing with life and death on a daily basis. But Todd doesn’t see that. He only sees his rancid brand of politics. As such, one day in the not too distant future, he may be called to account by viewers for his words of today.

This piece was written by David Kamioner on March 30, 2020. It originally appeared in LifeZette and is used by permission.

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Trump Reelection Chances May Be Hurt By Falling Economy

American voters usually make their election decisions on two factors, peace and prosperity. The first looks good for the president. The second is getting worse by the day.

Yes, I know, it is not his fault. This is true and irrelevant. Voters vote on results and Trump has always asked to be judged on results. If too many are out of work in the fall, if too many businesses close, if the national economic psychology is trending downwards then the president may have a rough going.

He is partially saved by the fact that Joe Biden is a weak candidate. You could call him a speech-impaired Dukakis. He will not know how to strike the right tone between sorrow over the virus and indignation at the president’s supposed shortcomings. Biden will just spew, and incoherently at that.

True, an economic rescue package is on the way and the president is doing a good job in fighting the virus. But $1,000 per person will go quickly, may be a headache to distribute, and will be long forgotten by November. The virus should be mainly over by the fall and the president is liable to get much credit for his handling of the crisis.

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But will that credit overshadow an empty pocket or the loss of a job and wages? Not likely.

The president has a sharp political team and they are no doubt factoring this in to their reelection campaign. They will emphasize the probable low virus mortality rate compared to other countries and argue the president deserves votes for saving the nation from possible mass death.

They will have a point. But they will not be starting from the halcyon time of only a couple of months ago, when exoneration over impeachment and a booming economy made reelection look like a sure thing.

Trump still has an advantage because the jury is out on the economy in the fall. If it comes back guilty, if unemployment is sharply up and GDP is down, if stocks are low compared to a year ago, if business closures are numerous, then the sentence of the electoral jury may not be to the president’s liking.

This piece was written by David Kamioner on March 18, 2020. It originally appeared in LifeZette and is used by permission.

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Republican Senator Announces Plans To Subpoena Consulting Firm Linked To Hunter Biden And Burisma

Senate Homeland Security Committee Chairman Ron Johnson (R-WI) just announced plans to subpoena a consulting firm that has links to Hunter Biden and the Ukrainian energy company Burisma for records that could show a possible conflict of interest.

This comes one month after Johnson announced plans to subpoena a former consultant with the firm Blue Star Strategies, but he ended up deciding to instead subpoena the firm directly for the records. He will also ask for interviews with the firm’s founders so he can ask questions about Burisma, which was one of their clients.

“This subpoena is in furtherance of the Committee’s ongoing work to address the many unanswered questions about potential conflicts of interest and the extent to which representatives of Burisma—including officials at Blue Star—used individuals with close personal connections to high-level officials within the Obama administration to gain access to and potentially influence U.S. government agencies,” Johnson wrote on Thursday in a letter to notify the committee’s Democratic Ranking Member Sen. Gary Peters of Michigan, according to Fox News.

In his subpoena for Blue Star Strategies, Johnson will request records dating back to January 1, 2013, pertaining to their work with Burisma, on whose board Biden was a member. Though he had initially planned to subpoena just one consultant from the company, he later learned this person was “bound by a non-disclosure agreement,” which led him to decide to subpoena the entire company.

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In his letter, Johnson acknowledged that Peters had not even wanted him to subpoena one consultant.

“Your letter stated your concern ‘that the United States Senate and this Committee could be used to further disinformation efforts by Russian or other actors,’ and asked that the Committee receive defensive briefings ‘specifically regarding [the Blue Star consultant],” Johnson wrote. “Over the last several weeks we have had a number of bipartisan meetings and briefings to discuss the subpoena and address the concerns of Committee members. During the course of these discussions, the suggestion was made by both Democrat and Republican members of our Committee that we should issue a subpoena directly to the source of the documents relevant to our work: Blue Star.”

Johnson went on to say that he feels that “appropriate course of action at this time is to accommodate that request.”

After joining the board of Burisma in 2014, Biden reportedly helped connect them with Blue Star. His work with Burisma ended up being at the center of Democrats’ impeachment effort against Donald Trump, as they claimed the president had pressured Ukraine to investigate his business dealings with the company as a way to hurt his father, former Vice President Joe Biden.

It’s clear that this Biden and Burisma thing is a complete mess, and the American people deserve to know the truth about what really went on there. If they really have nothing to hide, they should have no problem complying with the subpoena and letting everyone know exactly what is happening.

This piece originally appeared in LifeZette and is used by permission.

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Mitt Romney Indicates He’ll Vote With Dems to Protect Hunter Biden From Subpoena

The Washington Post reports that Senator Mitt Romney is poised to join Democrats and vote to squash a subpoena related to Hunter Biden’s work with the Ukrainian energy company, Burisma Holdings.

Biden has been accused of leveraging his father Joe Biden’s status as vice president to get a role on the board of Burisma, while the company used that relationship to garner access to the State Department.

The Senate Homeland Security Committee has scheduled a vote next week to issue a subpoena related to the matter. Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) told Fox News that “Joe Biden has never adequately answered these questions,” explaining Republican motivation behind the investigation.

Biden forced out a Ukrainian prosecutor who had been investigating Burisma

“I’ve said repeatedly, if there’s wrongdoing the American people need to understand that. If there is no wrongdoing, or if it’s not significant, the American people need to understand that,” Johnson added.

Enter Mitt Romney to save another corrupt (allegedly) Democrat …

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Romney Indicates He’ll Side With Dems

Romney told the Post that the Republican pursuit of Biden – the lead candidate for the Democrat nomination to the presidency – and his son’s dealings with Burisma, seem political in nature.

“I would prefer that investigations are done by an independent, non-political body,” he claimed. “There’s no question the appearance is not good.”

Romney went on to tell reporters that the investigation “appears political.”

“I think people are tired of these kinds of political investigations.”

In other words, the mighty and righteous Romney is willing to take a stand against pursuits he feels are politically motivated. You know, except for that whole partisan impeachment hack job with which he also chose to team with Democrats.

If party lines hold, Romney’s vote with Democrats would create a 7-7 tie in committee, preventing the subpoena from being issued.

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Romney’s Disgrace

Is it any wonder the Utah senator lost an easily winnable election against Barack Obama in 2012? In hindsight, how could Obama have possibly failed when he was essentially running against his clone?

Romney, as you well know, was the only Republican to betray the nation and vote with Democrats in their clearly politically motivated impeachment scam.

“The President is guilty of an appalling abuse of public trust,” Romney melodramatically claimed at the time, despite his Democrat colleagues in the House failing to prove Trump was guilty of anything.

Funny though, when it benefitted his career, the one-time actual Republican was more than willing to accept Trump’s endorsement for President in 2012 and for Senate in 2018.

Now he goes well out of his way to stab him in the back.

Romney is a snake. The only difference being, snakes are adept at sneaking up on their prey. You can see Romney’s betrayals coming a mile away.

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House Democrat-Turned-Republican Van Drew Says More May Join GOP

New Republican House member from New Jersey Jeff Van Drew, who switched parties from Democrat over the impeachment hoax, says there are other moderate House Democrats waiting to join him in GOP ranks. According to him, they are waiting to see how he does as a Republican.

“When it does go well, I do believe there will be other people that will think the same way. There are some good moderate Democrats on the other side and I really believe they belong on the Republican side,” he told Fox News’ “Outnumbered Overtime.”

Van Drew said that the Democrats were “lurching” too far to the left.

“It’s becoming more of a socialist party and that is not what I signed up for,” stressing that he will not be a lockstep Republican vote on every matter. And, he said, “that’s the way politics should be.”

How does the presidential race stack up according to Van Drew?

“I think they saw some polling that scared the daylights out of them and now the Democrats are stuck with a candidate that almost nobody wants,” he said, referring to Joe Biden.

Van Drew’s comments were made Monday, before Biden’s Super Tuesday victories. But the point is still valid. Smart Democrats see the problem child Joe Biden is on the campaign trail. His gaffes are only surpassed by his strange speech patterns. This man will be raw meat for Donald Trump during the debates and there are likely vulnerable Democrat House freshmen, and others, from moderate districts who don’t relish running on the same ticket with Sleepy Joe.

They have enough problems as it is trying to convince their middle of the road electorate that there is a good reason they belong to the de facto socialist open borders and infanticide party. Will some of them jump ship before an actual socialist is their party leader? Or leave before a guy who mumbles the Declaration of Independence takes the big nod in Milwaukee?

If just under twenty of them did, Nancy Pelosi would be looking for a new job.

This piece originally appeared in LifeZette and is used by permission.

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Eric Trump Says His Dad Would ‘Destroy’ Joe Biden in a Debate

On Fox & Friends Monday, President Donald Trump’s son Eric Trump said his Dad would “destroy” Joe Biden in a presidential debate.

Fox News host Steve Doocy said, “You know who did not help Joe Biden? Nancy Pelosi and the people in the House and the Senate regarding impeachment because as they pushed the Trump narrative regarding impeachment, ultimately, every time they would bring that up, then Hunter Biden, Burisma, all that stuff, came up to essentially ding Joe Biden.”

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Eric Trump Slams Democrats

Eric Trump chimed in, “At the same time, Nancy Pelosi was keeping — the Democrat Party — was keeping all the senators in Washington, D.C., trying to give Biden a leg up in Iowa and other states, right?”

“They were all working on the nonsense impeachment sham,” the younger Trump continued. “They tried to hurt Bernie the entire time. They have tried to hurt him the entire time. It’s going to be interesting.”

The Younger Trump Blasts Bernie

Eric Trump then buried Bernie Sanders chances against his father.

“Would you rather run against Bernie?” the President’s son continued. “A socialist, a whackjob, who wants 85 percent taxes, right? I mean, the guy took his honeymoon in the USSR. [He said] Venezuela should be the model society for America to run on.”

Then he set his sights on Biden.

‘My father would destroy that guy on the debate stage’

“Or would you rather run against the guy who you showed two seconds ago, who said his son was the attorney general of the United States, who said he was running for Senate?” Trump said.

“My father would destroy that guy on the debate stage,” Eric Trump declared.

And isn’t he right?

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Nominating Joe Biden Might Be the Worst Mistake Dems Ever Made

The forever gaffe-prone Biden has committed more flubs in the 2020 Democratic primaries than likely at any other time in his career. He will be easy for an always sharp Donald Trump to walk all over in the general election. Even Bernie Sanders keeps his wits about him better than Biden.

As the Democratic establishment moves to solidify party centrists around the former Vice President, history may prove that nominating Joe Biden was the worst mistake the party ever made.

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Joe Biden On Debating Trump: ‘I Can Hardly Wait’

Former Vice President and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said Thursday that he was eager to debate President Donald Trump.

‘I can hardly wait’

“I can hardly wait,” Biden told ABC’s “The View,” calling Trump “the most corrupt president we’ve ever had.”

Biden defended his decision to remain in the presidential race in the interview despite terrible results in both Iowa and New Hampshire

“People know me. They know who I am,” Biden said. “They know I’ve never been accused of doing anything indecent, I haven’t lied. I’ve been straight up.”

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‘I’m authentic’

“The bad news for me is I’m authentic,” he continued. “I say what I mean. I mean what I say and sometimes I say all that I mean but that’s — you know …”

The View co-host Sunny Hostin noted that Biden’s supposed reputation for being authentic was one of the reasons many people thought he should have been a witness in the Senate impeachment trial against Trump.

“At one point there was talk of this trade. Bolton testifying for your testimony,” Hostin said. “Many people think you should have testified because you would make a good witness. Why didn’t you?”

Biden dismissed the question, claiming no one had asked him to testify, then immediately went back to attacking Trump.

“Look, this is a tactic he uses,” Biden said. “The best thing when you’re attacked, go to somebody else, take your eye off the ball, focus on something else. I’ll be damned if I’m going to give him that opportunity. I can hardly wait to get him on the debate stage …”

The audience burst into applause.

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“I can hardly wait. This is the most corrupt president we’ve ever had,” Biden went on. “He wants to fight corruption. Mr. President, I released 21 years of my tax returns. Release one of yours. What do you have hiding?”

Joy Behar then intervened, asking, “Let’s say you’re on the debate stage with him and he does what he did to Hillary, starts hovering behind you like a big monster behind the poor woman. What are you going to do?”

“I’ll say, come up here, Jack. Up here. Stand next to me. Come on, this guy is a — oh gosh,” Biden laughed while shaking his head. “God, give me the grace to not say what I’m thinking.”

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Bernie Sanders Thrives On Young Voters Not Educated On The History And Consequences Of Socialism

All of you young people need to remember that when you vote for people who want to give what we have away, loan forgiveness, Medicare for All, increased welfare, open borders, etc., all come at a price for someone.

Sooner or later, YOU are the ones who will have to pay for it all. Congress and the President cannot give anything away without first taking it from someone else. That someone else is YOU. Think about the things you are voting for and the costs.

Sen. Bernie Sanders is looking for young voters who haven’t been taught the history and consequences of socialism. If they think forgiving their school loan debt will improve their financial situation, wait until retirement.

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Be very scared of people who cannot tell you how they are going to pay for something and if they say tax the rich listen to those of us who know. The rich will leave. There are plenty of Caribbean islands willing to take every one of our rich people and not tax them at all. You only need to look to states like NY and CA to understand the problems with many of these programs.

Many billionaires in NY have moved their residency to places like FL. Also, providing illegals with driver’s license has screwed hundreds of thousands of NY residents because now the Federal Gov’t, and rightfully so, have said they will no longer accept the NY state driver’s license and other things like global entry. This stuff has real impacts – like 30,000 truckers no longer being able to speed through the US border in Canada.

Free SUNY tuition has made those schools impossible to get into for anyone who wanted an affordable education but had slightly more than the amount you need for free education. Every day, working-class people are being screwed over. Look at the homeless problem in CA. Bernie doesn’t have any solutions for any of this stuff that will work.

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We now live in a ‘Post-Democrat Party Era.’ Perhaps their voters may not realize this yet, but the outside world has seen their demise openly on display this week.

  • Iowa Caucus chaos;
  • Pres. Trump acquittal;
  • Rep. Nancy Pelosi temper tantrum;
  • Michael Bloomberg buying the DNC to change his Nevada rules;
  • Expulsion of CIA insiders from the National Security Council;
  • Democrat House members who refused to stand for Tuskegee airman;
  • Mean-spirited Democrats who refused to clap for a grammar school girl;
  • 20 to 30% of Trump rallies are made up of registered Democrats;
  • Trump raises $100 million war chest during impeachment,
  • Gallup now polls Trump higher than Obama, etc.

This is a complete collapse of the Democrat Party. The DNC’s (and their corporate handlers) only option now is to take over the nomination regardless if it heaps great contempt upon the Democrat voters.

The DNC has already said they do not want Bernie Sanders, but they allowed him to run on their party platform. Bernie is pulling the wool over some, but I hope the masses will realize there is no such thing as a free lunch. His plan will raise taxes to an ungodly amount. Is that free?

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Here’s something that I have been wondering. If America is so broken, how come, Bernie, Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, and the others didn’t fix it while they were already in office? How come they can’t fix America unless they are elected President?

Name one thing Bernie has done during his time in office, because I can name at least 10 Trump promised to deliver on and did in just three years.

Take a long serious look at these Democratic politicians, whom many have been in politics for a long time, and ask yourselves these questions. What contributions have they made that improved the lives of Americans, what have they done with their time in serving the American people, and is one of them capable of doing half of what Pres. Trump has already done in improving our lives and serving the American people.

It’s only fair that the people with the least life experience, inherit the mess they voted for. The sad thing is, Sanders won’t be around to answer for the mess he’s left them with.

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