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McConnell backs post-Jan 6 revisions to elections law

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The only senator to vote against the legislation was Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, one of two senators to stand and object to Biden's certification last year

It's high time that sleazeball Cruz was charged with all the other Jan 6 traitors

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Bah the JT quote function

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The bill is all about “Democratic rage” at Trump, Cruz said.

Well done, good and faithful servant!

Cruz understands that his lord 'n savior can take away his senate seat just by thinking about it.

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Ted Cruz is such a sleaze. This legislation is a no-brainer.

Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday he will “proudly support” legislation to overhaul rules for certifying presidential elections, bolstering a bipartisan effort to revise a 19th century law and avoid another Jan 6 insurrection.

This is McConnell giving a clear indication to the loony election-denying people of his party, that they are alone.

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The GOP leader’s endorsement

Mitch McConnell is the similarly corrupt, ethics-free American version of Taro Aso.

An immensely negative influence on human progress and waste of carbon.

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Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday he will “proudly support” legislation to overhaul rules for certifying presidential elections, bolstering a bipartisan effort to revise a 19th century law and avoid another Jan 6 insurrection.

I have a feeling the Mad Moron of Mar-A-Lago hates McConnell more than he does Nancy and Schumer....

ROFL...

The bill is all about “Democratic rage” at Trump, Cruz said. Cruz was the lone dissenter.

Speaking of "rage", Ted Cruz is the only Texan I know that would debase and grovel themselves before someone that insulted his wife AND Daddy...

That's an unforgivable sin for any real Texan...which we all know Cruz isn't...

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This is McConnell giving a clear indication to the loony election-denying people of his party, that they are alone.

Good, so whether Trump or DeSantis run and beat the pants off of any Democrat contender coming in 2024 there won’t be any denying or challenges from the left as well, so this will protect both sides and knocks out any possible election deniers either side could bring up.

Fair

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Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday he will “proudly support” legislation to overhaul rules for certifying presidential elections, bolstering a bipartisan effort to revise a 19th-century law and avoid another Jan 6 insurrection.

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bolstering a bipartisan effort to revise a 19th-century law and avoid another Jan 6 insurrection.

Great! Now neither side will be able to contest the results. This is good.

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Yeah,

January 6 wasn’t a both sides thing. It was one side, Bass’s side challenging a free and fair election based on a lie.

When challenging it did work, Bass’s side tried to overthrow the government.

So not a both side’s thing.

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It’s like Jeffery Dalhmer getting caught and saying “Great! Now nobody will get to murder and eat innocent people!”

Until Bass’s sociopathic moron came along to whip up some idiot rubes, nobody even thought of doing something so horrible based on a completely bs lie

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Good

this will protect both sides

So why is Trump against it? And are you breaking with Trump on this bill?

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oh this again.

Leave Ray Epps alone, whoever he is? he is just a poor schmuck just tryin to get by!

so if Mike Pence couldnt do anything, why are they having to 2 years later pass a law that....would have actually prevented Mike Pence from doing anything?

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whether Trump or DeSantis run and beat the pants off of any Democrat contender 

lol

Neither DJ Trump nor Rock Star Ronnie will come anywhere close to winning the popular or electoral vote.

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As he announced his support, McConnell noted that Democrats also objected to legitimate election results the last three times that Republicans won the presidency. 

why yes they did Turtle, yes they did.

thanks for remembering to bring that up at the end.

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January 6 wasn’t a both sides thing.

Yes, it is the same as liberals did all they could to drum Trump out back in 2016 to the false dossier, Russian collusion delusion, the Mueller investigations, the failed impeachments, denying and calling him illegitimate, so yes, in that sense it’s the same on many levels.

It was one side, Bass’s side challenging a free and fair election based on a lie. 

We all have our thoughts and opinions on that day.

When challenging it did work, Bass’s side tried to overthrow the government. 

Funny, the courts never established that. Trespassing and at best trying to add a sedition charge. No overthrowing any government.

So not a both side’s thing

Yes, bit sides because it’s putting the Dems on notice as well that they will not be able to contest any future elections as well. So if Eric Trump would run and manage to win, they wouldn’t be able to contest it, so yes, I’m for this. Like Harry Reid blowing up the senate filibuster was a great move he had, had he not then Mitch and Trump would have never been able to appoint 300 conservative judges. So Mitch has shown to be smarter than he acts.

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Neither DJ Trump nor Rock Star Ronnie will come anywhere close to winning the popular or electoral vote.

Doesn’t matter, that’s not how we elect a President, we have our electoral college system, that’s all that matters.

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In 2016 the democrat supporters did not riot and loot the Capitol Building.

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In 2016 the democrat supporters did not riot and loot the Capitol Building.

They did it by other means which I just outlined and your attempting argument shouldn’t be with me, I’m just agreeing and equally thrilled with this bill.

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Biden won both. Popular and Electoral.

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--Neither DJ Trump nor Rock Star Ronnie will come anywhere close to winning the popular or electoral vote.

Doesn’t matter, that’s not how we elect a President, we have our electoral college system, that’s all that matters.

Read my post again. Notice I mentioned the word electoral.

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Read my post again. Notice I mentioned the word electoral.

both ABC News/Washington Post and Harvard have Trump beating Biden in even the popular vote.

Must pain them so much to even publish it.

https://www.realclearpolitics.com/epolls/2024/president/us/general-election-trump-vs-biden-7383.html

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Read my post again. Notice I mentioned the word electoral.

Yes, and I reiterated that key word.

Biden won both. Popular and Electoral.

Hmmm, but as far as the popularity in US elections are concerned it is irrelevant going in a general election. If it made a difference or a requirement in being elected you might have a point.

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bass4funk

Biden won both. Popular and Electoral.

Hmmm, but as far as the popularity in US elections are concerned it is irrelevant going in a general election. If it made a difference or a requirement in being elected you might have a point.

Trump just hates not winning the popular vote. 2016, 46.1%. 2020 46.9%. The majority of voters never supported Trump.

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This is the “don’t let the Mara-lardo moron and his idiot rubes do it again” bill.

For all the “I’m just interested in election security” bs, the orange blob seems strangely isolated. Maybe even his toadies have had enough of him?

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And Joe currently beats the orang blob by about 4 points, more than last time.

Donald Trump is at even for him historically bad polling. Less than 34% approval, only slightly more popular than genital herpes.

He’s not winning an election. He’s going to jail. But even from jail, he’s not winning a race for greeter at Walmart.

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He’s not winning an election.

Why are the Feds and J6 committee going after this guy then? Been 6 years now.

He’s going to jail.

No, he’s not, if that were true he would have been gone a long time ago.

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Why are the Feds and J6 committee going after this guy then? Been 6 years now.

It's been 2 and a half years since January 6th insurrection. And generally police go after crooks, so maybe that's why they're going after that guy?! I dunno.

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He’s going to jail. 

No, he’s not, if that were true he would have been gone a long time ago.

His final destination is the lowest circle of Hell, but he will get to make a pit stop (geologically speaking) in federal prison and/or state prison.

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um no.

Yes, the President has the constitutional authority to commute and pardon anyone he wants, there won’t be a Democrat president in 2024 so yes, it will happen just ask Flynn, Stone, Manafort and Papadopoulos….

It's been 2 and a half years since January 6th insurrection.

”Trespassing”, there’s nothing legally in any court documents that legally calls the event an insurrection. Even the DOJ knows this. That’s why none of these people were charged with insurrection. They know they can’t use that charge.

His final destination is the lowest circle of Hell,

No need for Church sermon

but he will get to make a pit stop (geologically speaking) in federal prison and/or state prison.

Again, that’s not going to happen, the sooner the left gets this, the easier it is for them to stay focused on the real issues that matter, the economy first and foremost over everything else.

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5 different criminal investigations, former rubes now running to the DOJ to save their own skins, his own lawyers are in legal trouble.

Yeah, he’s going to prison - then to Hell.

That his chief cheerleader, who’s been wrong - consistently wrong about everything says it won’t happen only reinforces the belief that it will.

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the Senate Rules Committee voted 14-1 to approve the bill and send it to the Senate floor, where a vote is expected after the November election. The only senator to vote against the legislation was Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, one of two senators to stand and object to Biden's certification last year

Ted Cruz is an effin clown and a total disgrace. I can't wait for his inevitable fall.

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Its unclear to me what form(s) of racism to identify this as.

You confuse mockery for racism. Given your "ability" to understand context, it's not that surprising.

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5 different criminal investigations, former rubes now running to the DOJ to save their own skins, his own lawyers are in legal trouble.

He’s been sued and investigated more times than the “Area 51” UFO files for over 6 years

Yeah, he’s going to prison - then to Hell. 

In a Dream, perhaps, but in reality, not a chance, the bloodlust the left and establishment have for Trump would have buried him under the jail if they could find something to throw him in and after 6 years of being unrelenting in that endeavor, they still have nothing, it’s not going to happen, maybe when Hillary goes to prison, then you might see Trump go as well, other than that, the left should just give up on that fruitless wish.

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it is the same as liberals did

I’m just agreeing and equally thrilled with this bill.

You think this bill will stop Democrats from investigating criminal wrongdoing by a sitting president?

You’re going to be mighty disappointed to find out the bill relates not one whit to such constitutionally sanctioned acts of congress.

And please don’t bring up McCarthy’s gavel or Gym Jordan.

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the best that they can get with this sham trial is a sedition charge

Sedition is quite a serious charge, as you imply in following utterance:

Wait until 2024 for that nonsense to get rectified.

What’s gonna happen in 2024?

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You think this bill will stop Democrats from investigating criminal wrongdoing by a sitting president?

….or the Republicans investigating current ones?

You’re going to be mighty disappointed to find out the bill relates not one whit to such constitutionally sanctioned acts of congress. 

It definitely relates to any future President right or left that they won’t be able to contest an election, that’s good for both sides going forward.

And please don’t bring up McCarthy’s gavel or Gym Jordan.

Plastic, it’s J-I-M not “Gym” If I changed Kamala’s name (and there are so many ways to do that) you’d be all over any conservative labeling them as being disrespectful, same rules apply, but yes, things will be different once McCarthy takes over Pelosi’s position.

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Sedition is quite a serious charge, as you imply in following utterance:

Yes, but none of these people will be in prison beyond 2024

What’s gonna happen in 2024?

You won’t have a Democrat President.

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Caption to above photo....

Shelby: Did you hear Trump was just indicted by the DOJ for obstruction of justice and by the Georgia AG for solicitation of election fraud?

McConnell: What? Halleluiah! Best news I've had since Nov 4th 2020...

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both ABC News/Washington Post and Harvard have Trump beating Biden in even the popular vote.

The alt-right posters keeping on harping on these future election projections and they are true in a way.

Biden's Neo-liberlaism cannot compete against the never-fulfilled nationalist appeal of Trump and his ilk.

Have a real alternative like Sanders and his wing and there would be a much different result.

This is what the Replublicans and Democrats can never abide by. A real alternative.

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McConnell is a horrible human being who has no vision for America beyond his own financial and political interests But he’s smart enough to see the writing on the wall for the GOP if it continues down this MAGA path. That’s why he’s cool with this bill. It’ll be one less way for the lunatics to take over the show.

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Have a real alternative like Sanders and his wing and there would be a much different result.

To the Dems credit even they’re not stupid enough to vote and support a radical socialist. That is not going to happen.

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