GOP congresswoman apologizes for jihad joke

Follow RT on US Representative Lauren Boebert (R-Colorado) has apologized for a joke portraying Democrat colleague Ilhan Omar (Minnesota) as a potential terrorist, saying she created an “unnecessary distraction.” “I apologize to anyone in the Muslim community I offended with my comment about Representative Omar,” Boebert said on Friday in…

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CNN brings Lincoln Project adviser on as ‘Republican strategist’ to comment on election after stunt against GOP candidate

Follow RT on Stuart Stevens was invited by CNN to comment on the Virginia gubernatorial race opposite veteran Democrat James Carville. His apparent take on GOP strategy was that it should join him in working against its own candidate. Carville and Stevens were touted as “Republican and Democratic strategists” by…

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Trump calls 2020 presidential election ‘real insurrection’ as Democrats subpoena allies over January 6

Follow RT on Former US President Donald Trump called the 2020 presidential election the ‘real insurrection’ after the Democrat-led Capitol riot committee subpoenaed multiple officials in his administration to testify in their investigation. “The Unselect Committee of partisan Democrats, and two very weak and pathetic RINOs, should come to the…

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Pelosi names ‘white supremacy’ & ‘anti-Semitism’ as root causes of Capitol riot, announcing new Congress probe into ‘insurrection’

Follow RT on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she will create a select committee to investigate the January 6 riot at the US Capitol, but claimed the unrest was driven by white supremacist hate and anti-Semitism well ahead of the inquiry. Pelosi announced the new congressional committee on Thursday, saying…

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WaPo columnist likens GOP maverick queen Greene to Disney’s puppy-skinning villainess Cruella, infuriating both left and right

Follow RT on Cruella de Vil, the heartless puppy-pelt enthusiast reinvented as a rebellious fashion challenger in a new Disney movie, is not unlike real-life, norms-breaking politician Marjorie Taylor Greene, a Washington Post column has said. The iconic ‘101 Dalmatians’ villainess was given a sympathetic live-action backstory, with Emma Stone…

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GOP reps. demand Fauci testify on Covid-19 origins & request briefing on controversial ‘gain of function’ research

Follow RT on A group of Republican lawmakers have called on White House Covid-19 advisor Anthony Fauci to testify on the origins of the pandemic, also demanding a briefing on US funding for potentially dangerous research into coronaviruses. Reps. Steve Scalise (R-Louisiana) and James Comer (R-Kentucky) penned a letter to…

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‘NOT an official statement’: Capitol Police deny issuing unsigned letter blasting GOP leaders for opposing probe into Jan. 6 riot

Follow RT on The US Capitol Police have denied penning a letter criticizing Republican leaders for refusing to support a 9/11-style probe into the January 6 riot in Washington, DC, insisting the anonymous message is not its official stance. Obtained by media outlets on Wednesday afternoon after it was circulated…

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‘Just a mention please!’ Trump demands credit for US vaccination plan as media report 100% of House Dems got the jab, unlike GOP

Follow RT on Donald Trump ripped Joe Biden and others for taking credit for Covid-19 mask mandates being lifted, while his party is stirring outrage after a report showed Republican lawmakers are lagging behind Democrats on getting vaccinated. In a Friday statement, Trump once again took credit for the quick…

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Trump-baiting fail: Ex-House speaker Paul Ryan joins Republican pariah Liz Cheney to ramp up division within GOP

Follow RT on Helen Buyniski is an American journalist and political commentator at RT. Follow her on Twitter @velocirapture23 and on Telegram Republican Rep. Liz Cheney, whose father helped push the Bush administration into 2 catastrophic, expensive wars, seems anxious to return to a “rules-based international order” in which the US starts more…

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Going easy on Joe: WaPo drops presidential fact-checking database they maintained under Trump after Biden’s 100 days

Follow RT on By Nebojsa Malic, senior writer at RT The Washington Post, which obsessively “fact-checked” every utterance by former president Donald Trump for years, is discontinuing its presidential database only 100 days into Joe Biden’s tenure, saying it’s just too much work. The Post’s chief fact-checker Glenn Kessler announced…

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‘This never happened’: John Kerry denies telling Iran FM of Israeli strikes on Syria after GOP demands he resign over leaked audio

Follow RT on US climate envoy John Kerry has denied passing information on Israeli military ops in Syria to his one-time Iranian counterpart, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who made the claim in leaked audio, enraging GOP critics. A controversial recording leaked to the New York Times on Sunday captured…

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Joy Behar tries to shame GOP senator for fearing ‘fictitious’ Antifa instead of ‘real’ Capitol lynch mob & cop killers

Follow RT on Co-host of ABC’s ‘The View’ talk show, Joy Behar, lobbied for the removal of a Republican senator by repeating misinformation about the US Capitol riot and arguing that Antifa is a “fictitious idea.” On Monday’s episode, Behar called out recent comments by Senator Ron Johnson (R-Wisconsin), who…

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GOP senator ridiculed for taking credit for provision of Covid-19 relief bill he did NOT vote for, says he’s ‘entirely consistent’

Follow RT on Republican Senator Roger Wicker has taken heat online after he took credit for championing direct aid to the restaurant industry. The problem is, the assistance is included in a $1.9 trillion Covid-19 package that he opposed.  Wicker has been accused of trying to score political points on…

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GOP censures Sen. Cassidy for voting to impeach Trump, as more Republicans face retribution from party faithful at home

Follow RT on Senator Bill Cassidy (R-Louisiana) became the first lawmaker censured by party officials back home for voting to convict in former President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, but he is likely won’t be the last to get rebuke. The Louisiana GOP’s executive committee announced its censure of Cassidy just…

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Marjorie Greene Taylor hits back after Mitch McConnell dubs her ‘GOP cancer,’ says ‘weak Republicans’ will doom party & country

Follow RT on Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene has responded to a scathing attack by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell – who dubbed her a “cancer” for the GOP – insisting that “weak” Republicans would be the country’s downfall. “The real cancer for the Republican Party is weak Republicans who…

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Democrats seek to strip Marjorie Taylor Greene of House committee assignments to negate ‘future harm’ from ‘QAnon Congresswoman’

Follow RT on Democrats are demanding the GOP purge Georgia Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene from two House committees over her supposed “inflammatory and false statements,” apparently with support of some Republicans. Representatives Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Florida), Ted Deutch (D-Florida) and Jahana Hayes (D-Connecticut) submitted a resolution on Monday demanding Greene…

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‘Loud & unmasked’: Democratic rep moves office citing ‘safety’ concerns after accusing GOP upstart Taylor Greene of ‘berating’ her

Follow RT on Democratic Rep. Cori Bush said she was forced to move her office for her own safety after Georgia Republican Marjorie Taylor Greene allegedly “berated” her on Capitol Hill, a charge the GOP upstart has emphatically denied. Bush (Missouri) said in a Friday Twitter post that Taylor Greene…

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