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01.16.19

‘No One Can Say He Isn’t Qualified’

'The Senate Should Quickly Confirm Him' SEN. DIANNE FEINSTEIN (D-CA), Judiciary Committee Ranking Member: "He's obviously very smart. He was Attorney General before. No one can say he isn't qualified…. I was thinking last night, obviously Mr. Barr is qualified. He is bright. His is capable." (U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing, 1/16/2019) SEN. LINDSEY GRAHAM (R-SC), Judiciary Committee Chairman: "I think he has a reassuring presence, I think you saw today a guy who's comfortable… Continue Reading


01.15.19

William Barr’s ‘Impeccable Reputation’

Barr 'Is A Known Quantity, A Man Of The Highest Integrity And Character' Who Has Served At The Highest Levels Of The Justice Department SEN. LINDSEY GRAHAM (R-SC), Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman: "Having previously served as Attorney General under President George H.W. Bush, Mr. Barr is a known quantity, a man of the highest integrity and character, and has an impeccable reputation. He will provide a strong and steady hand to the fine men and women at the Department of Justice." (Sen. … Continue Reading


01.15.19

‘Commitment To The Public Interest, Above All Else’

Senate Democrats Praised William Barr As 'An Independent Voice' And Confirmed Him To High-Level Justice Department Positions 3 Different Times Biden And Leahy: Barr Has A 'Commitment To The Public Interest, Above All Else' And Would Be 'An Independent Voice For All Americans' "[Sen. Pat] Leahy [D-VT] said he believes that Barr, as attorney general, will be 'an independent voice for all Americans -- not just the President.'" ("Judiciary Panel Approves Barr For Attorney General," Los Angele… Continue Reading


01.08.19

Sen. Schumer’s Short Memory

The Democratic-Controlled Senate Kept Working During The 2013 Government Shutdown THE WASHINGTON POST: 'Democrats Pledge To Paralyze Senate As Shutdown Negotiation Tactic' (The Washington Post, 1/07/2018) THE HILL: 'Democrats Plan To Jam Up Senate Over Shutdown Fight' (The Hill, 1/07/2019) But The Senate Passed Legislation Unrelated To Government Funding During The 2013 Shutdown The federal government was shut down from October 1, 2013, until October 17, 2013. ("How We Got Here: A Sh… Continue Reading


10.04.18

Never Enough

Democrats Demanded Another FBI Investigation, Got Another FBI Investigation, And Now Say It Wasn't Enough SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "This is now the seventh time the FBI has thoroughly reviewed Judge Kavanaugh's background." (Sen. McConnell, Remarks, 10/04/2018) SEN. McCONNELL: "Our Democratic colleagues have made it abundantly clear they will never, ever be satisfied. Not ever." (Sen. McConnell, Remarks, 10/03/2018) SEN. LINDSEY GRAHAM (R-SC): "It will never be enoug… Continue Reading


10.03.18

Dems Embrace Avenatti Circus Allegations

Senate Democrats 'Including … The Democratic Leader Have Tried To Get Judge Kavanaugh To Withdraw From This Process Because Of These Uncorroborated And Sometimes Ridiculous Allegations' SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "[T]his mudslide has been actively embraced, urged on, and capitalized upon by Democrats inside this chamber and organized far-left special interests outside it. It hasn't been about getting to the truth or giving anyone a fair hearing. It has seemingly be… Continue Reading


10.02.18

‘It Will Not Take A “Tremendous Amount Of Time”’

Democrats Repeatedly Said They Were Comfortable With An FBI Investigation That Would Not Take Long Dems: 'A Finite Period For An FBI Investigation,' 'No One Is Asking That It Take Longer Than A Week' SENS. CHUCK SCHUMER (D-NY) and DIANNE FEINSTEIN (D-CA): "Now that it appears likely that the Judiciary Committee will hold its hearing on Thursday, September 27th, the FBI has almost a full week to do its work. It will not take a 'tremendous amount of time,' but it is necessary …" (Sen… Continue Reading


09.30.18

Search And Destroy By Any Means Necessary

Dems: 'Block Kavanaugh,' 'Time Is Critical If You Have Information And Do Not Want to See Brett Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court' SEN. LINDSEY GRAHAM (R-SC): "We're at a new standard here. You destroy man's life. You say he's unfit to judge you, because of the way you treated him. We're not going to play that game…My response to Senator Hirono is…you spoke truth. You said the goal was to delay this hearing to draw it out past the midterms, keep this seat open, have it replaced … Continue Reading


09.25.18

Biden On FBI: ‘They Do Not Reach Conclusions’

Then-Judiciary Committee Chairman JOE BIDEN (D-DE) In 1991: The 'FBI Explicitly Does Not, In This Or Any Other Case Reach A Conclusion, Period' SEN. JOE BIDEN (D-DE), then-Judiciary Committee Chairman: "And the last thing I will point out, the next person who refers to an FBI report as being worth anything, obviously doesn't understand anything. FBI explicitly does not, in this or any other case reach a conclusion, period, period." (U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing, 10/12/1991) … Continue Reading


09.25.18

A Brief History Of Dems’ Calls For Delay

A Timeline of Senate Democrats' Varying Calls For Delay Of Senate Consideration Of Judge Kavanaugh's Nomination To The Supreme Court SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "The Democrats had already made up their minds and chosen their tactics: delay, obstruct, and resist. Whatever it took -- whatever the truth really was -- they were going to do whatever they could to stop this qualified, experienced, and mainstream nominee." (Sen. McConnell, Remarks, 9/24/2018) June 27th: Wait … Continue Reading


09.25.18

Confidentiality Denied

'Top Democratic Sources Told Me, Yes, This Was A Leak By Democrats' SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "[Democrats] sat on Dr. Ford's letter for seven weeks. They kept it secret. They did nothing. They bid their time. And then they threw Professor Ford's wishes overboard and leaked it to the press…. As I've noted, we know the chain of custody of the letter went through the Democrat side of the Judiciary Committee." (Sen. McConnell, Remarks, 9/25/2018) SEN. McCONNELL: "So… Continue Reading


09.24.18

‘The Ends Justify The Means’

'Yet Again, Senate Democrats Actively Withheld Information From The Rest Of The Committee' SEN. LINDSEY GRAHAM (R-SC): "[E]verything is fair game and falls into the category of - 'The Ends Justify the Means.'" (Sen. Graham, @LindseyGrahamSC, Twitter, 9/24/2018) SEN. CHUCK SCHUMER (D-NY), July 10th: "Bottom line, folks … I'm going to fight this nomination with everything I've got…. We must defeat Judge Kavanaugh's nomination to the bench …" (Sen. Schumer, Press Confere… Continue Reading


09.21.18

Democrats’ ‘Mysterious’ Money

Senate Democrats Continue To Complain Of 'Dark Money,' While 'Mysterious' Money Flows From Their Super PACs SEN. CLAIRE McCASKILL (D-MO), on her Supreme Court nomination vote: It's based "on his positions on several key issues, most importantly the avalanche of dark, anonymous money that is crushing our democracy." (Springfield [MO] News-Leader, 9/19/2018) 'Mysterious' Super PACs Spending Millions On Senate Races Are Funded By 'Super PAC[s] Aligned With Senate Democrats' ARIZONA: "A m… Continue Reading


09.21.18

Democrats Disproven…Again And Again And Again

Democrats Have Perpetuated 'False,' 'Unfair And Unfounded' Attacks 'Three Pinocchios' For Leahy 'Throwing Red Meat' On Bush-Era Surveillance Program "Considering the context, Kavanaugh's email in the days after 9/11 is a slim reed on which to hang an allegation of potentially misleading testimony under oath. Leahy asked whether Kavanaugh had seen or heard anything about a specific program, and Kavanaugh said no. No evidence has surfaced showing Kavanaugh knew at the time that a spying pro… Continue Reading


09.13.18

Are You Now Or Have You Ever Been A Baseball Fan?

Democrats Ask Judge Kavanaugh Absurd, Irrelevant Questions About Baseball Tickets And The Dating Game "For how many seasons have you purchased Washington Nationals season tickets?" (Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse [D-RI], Nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to be an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, Questions for the Record, 9/10/2018) "How many tickets did you purchase each year?" (Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse [D-RI], Nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to be an Associate Justice of… Continue Reading


09.13.18

Debunked Democrat Talking Points

Smear After Smear On Judge Kavanaugh Gets Beaten Back With The Facts 'False': Judge Kavanaugh Did Not Call Contraceptives 'Abortion-Inducing Drugs' "Did Brett Kavanaugh call birth control abortion-inducing drugs? No … We rate this statement False." (Did Brett Kavanaugh Call Birth Control Abortion-Inducing Drugs? No," Politifact, 9/10/2018) WASHINGTON POST'S FACT CHECKER: "[Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA)] earns Four Pinocchios -- and her fellow Democrats should drop this talking point." … Continue Reading


09.07.18

The Democrats’ Political Theater

A Look Back at Democrats' Conduct During Judge Kavanaugh's Confirmation Hearings "[F]rom liberal protesters caterwauling to Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) urging Kavanaugh to suspend his own hearing … one has to wonder: Was the chaos merely political theater? There's plenty of evidence that it was, starting with a call that Chuck Schumer, the Senate minority leader, allegedly placed to Democratic members of the committee over the weekend, encouraging them to join together in a mutual (but… Continue Reading


09.06.18

WRONG

FACT: Judge Kavanaugh Did NOT Leak Information From the Starr Investigation MYTH: SEN. SHELDON WHITEHOUSE (D-RI): "Now, let's look at where you fit in. A Republican political operative your whole career who's never tried a case. You made your political bones helping the salacious prosecution of President Clinton, and leaking prosecution information to the press." (U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing, 9/04/2018) FACT: "An investigation into alleged leaks to the press from the offic… Continue Reading


09.06.18

‘Nothing Is Off The Table’

FLASHBACK: Senate Democrats Changed 'The Ground Rules' On Judicial Nominations; First EVER Partisan Filibuster Of A Supreme Court Justice Current Judiciary Committee members Sens. Leahy, Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), and Dick Durbin (D-IL) participated in the first-ever attempt at a partisan filibuster of a Supreme Court nominee, Samuel Alito. (PN1059, Roll Call Vote #1: Motion Passed 72-25: R 53-0; D 19-24; I 0-1, 1/30/2006, Leahy voted Nay) SEN. PAT LEAHY (D-VT): "The vote may be seen as sym… Continue Reading


09.06.18

Calling The Shots

Senate Democrats Take Marching Orders From Their Hard Left YESTERDAY: "Progressive groups are urging Democratic senators to take a new tack in their push to stop Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh: Go around the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee and make all Kavanaugh records public..." ("Progressive Groups To Dems: Go Around Chuck Grassley And Release Kavanaugh Records," Huffington Post, 9/05/2018) "Demand Justice, MoveOn, and NARAL Pro-Choice America jointly called on Senate… Continue Reading

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