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Tucker Carlson: What holiday should be canceled next?

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We spent an awful lot of time this spring talking about viruses and how they spread.

One person infects another person, who infects a third, who then has contact with a larger group of people and infects 20 more, each of whom — and you know how it works. It’s exponential.

Pretty soon individuals thousands of miles from the source of the outbreak start getting sick.

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What we now know is that craziness spreads very much the same way. A single lunatic can pass a debilitating case of it to millions of others with just one appearance on MSNBC or a long thread on Twitter.

Hysteria is the most communicable disease known to man and we’re now living through a pandemic of it.

On Memorial Day weekend, a man called George Floyd died in police custody in Minnesota. That’s where this outbreak first began. Minneapolis was our Wuhan. The first cases appeared a little over a month ago. Here’s the state of the pandemic now as seen in these videos:

UNIDENTIFIED MALE (voice over): It was just before midnight Thursday when protesters began dismantling and toppling the statue honoring Christopher Columbus in Civic Center Park.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE (voice over): Crews moved in and destroyed what was left.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE (voice over): One protester climbing up a statue and began spray painting its face and hands, possibly symbolizing blood, while others spray painted the words “George Floyd,” “BLM” for Black Lives Matter and the communist symbol.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: And they have just torn down the statue of Christopher Columbus. The statue has been here since 1931.

So to translate what you just read into the clinical language of epidemiology, holy smokes, this is getting really crazy.

What does Christopher Columbus have to do with George Floyd? Christopher Columbus was not a Minneapolis police officer, Christopher Columbus was an Italian navigator who died more than 500 years ago. Columbus probably never even heard of George Floyd. He almost certainly didn’t mistreat him personally.

So, why are people attacking Columbus’s statues? Well, who knows? You’re definitely not allowed to ask. Questions are not permitted during hysteria and epidemics. Logic of any kind seems to dramatically increase the severity of the symptoms.

A patient may appear to be recovering from hysteria, speaking in nearly complete sentences, bathing independently on occasion, but then a single direct question will send him into a tailspin.

A renewed attack of slogan shouting, anarchist graffiti, hours of hostile tweeting the disease back and forth. It’s safer not to say a word.

That’s definitely the policy over at the Senate Republican Conference on Capitol Hill. Republican senators have decided not to disturb the patients in any way, even as they rampage through America destroying our culture and history. It’s easier to give them what they want, so that’s what they’re doing.

Ron Johnson of Wisconsin and James Lankford of Oklahoma are both Republican senators. Wednesday, they introduced legislation to abolish Columbus Day. They want to delete it from the National Calendar and replace it with Juneteenth.

This is a big change. Americans have celebrated Columbus Day as long as we have had a country since 1792. Columbus Day is a celebration of the nation itself. That’s why it’s a National Holiday.

Juneteenth is newer. Three weeks ago, many people had never heard of it. Even the media seemed oblivious to its existence.

From 2012 through 2017, CNN did not mention the word Juneteenth a single time on the air. Barack Obama, who was the president never tweeted about Juneteenth once during the entire span of his presidency, not one time.

Juneteenth commemorates the freeing of the American slaves. Emancipation is one of the great moments in America’s history. It’s why we consider Abraham Lincoln a hero.

But paradoxically, and this is odd, the people who are pushing Juneteenth on the country do not consider Abraham Lincoln a hero. They’re pulling down the statues along with Columbus’s.

Confused? Well, that’s the nature of a hysteria outbreak. Nothing makes sense.

Senators Johnson and Lankford may be a little confused as well. They described themselves as conservatives, improbable as that may seem. On some level, they may suspect that all the yelling about Columbus Day and Juneteenth doesn’t really have much to do with Emancipation or civil rights, more likely, it’s just another way to humiliate and demoralize Americans.

On some level, they know that, but they’re ignoring it. It’s just easier to do with the hysteria patients command. Unless of course, their voters notice them doing it.

A couple of weeks ago, Senator Mike Braun of Indiana sponsored a bill designed to punish the police. At the very moment the country was undergoing widespread looting, arson and violence — rioting.

Then Braun endorsed the radical racial separatists, BLM movement. At first, Braun’s Republican constituents didn’t seem to realize their senator had done any of this. But when they found out, they were enraged, and they let him know about it loudly.

Mike Braun is now running away from his own bill. If Mike Braun were up for election this year, he would lose.

Senators Lankford and Johnson are praying nothing like that will happen to them. They’re hoping to quietly eliminate Columbus Day and then move on to the next item on the rioter’s list of demands. Will they be able to do that?

Well, it all depends on whether or not you let them know that you noticed they’re trying to cancel Columbus Day. If you don’t say anything about it, there is no telling what Johnson and Lankford might do next.

Just the other day, for example, The New York Times ran a piece suggesting that we knock down George Washington statues and purge our country’s founder from our collective memory.

Wednesday, the paper announced that we should consider closing Mount Rushmore because, of course, racism.

Senators Johnson and Lankford have not yet endorsed those ideas; at this rate, it may not be long before they do. So, the question is what other acts of revolution and cultural desecration can we expect from our suddenly woke Republican senator friends?

That’s a good question. We’re going to ask Mark Steyn in just a minute.

What do you think they will do if you don’t say anything? Which other holidays will they be canceling?

Obviously, July 4th, will be first on the list as anyone at The New York Times can tell you, America is inherently racist and has always been therefore, celebrating independence is no less racist.

And then of course Presidents’ Day. Officially, Presidents’ Day is Washington’s birthday and as you just heard, he is evil — too evil have a statue, so how can have a holiday? It doesn’t make sense.

And by the way, every single president has been a man.

Sexism anyone? Don’t tell Lankford and Johnson.

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How about Thanksgiving? No way can we stick that holiday on our calendar. Not only was it established by Abraham Lincoln, a man so filthy, his statue is being removed from Boston, but not a single one of the pilgrims wasn’t from England.

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Veterans Day and Memorial Day, well, until 70 years ago, the Armed Forces were segregated, so the people who fought and died in America tours were racist. So, you can’t honor them. Come on. Off the calendar.

You’d think that New Year’s Day would be safe. Nothing controversial about New Year’s Day. Whoa. Dig into the history, ladies and gentlemen, the Romans were the first civilization to start the year on January 1st, and guess what? The Romans owned slaves.

And why stop by the way at official holidays? Why are any holidays acceptable? Mother’s Day and Father’s Day? Both perpetuate the gender binary.

Halloween is just a festival of cultural appropriation. It must go.

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Valentine’s Day? Offensive for obvious reasons. Love is bourgeois.

What else will they do if we don’t stop them?

Adapted from Tucker Carlson’s monologue on “Tucker Carlson Tonight” on July 1, 2020.

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Tucker Carlson: Voters need to demand change from the GOP

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On Monday night’s show, we interviewed a U.S. Senator called Mike Braun. Braun is a Republican who represents the very Republican State of Indiana.

Braun ran for office two years ago as a conservative, but he has not governed like one. As the mob burned cities and shot police officers, Mike Braun used his power in the U.S. Senate to punish local police — cops were the real problem, Braun decided. So he sponsored legislation to make it easier for leftwing activist groups to sue and bankrupt individual police officers.

And then Mike Braun endorsed Black Lives Matter.

QUESTION: Do you support the Black Lives Matter movement? 

SEN. MIKE BRAUN, R-Ind.: I support that movement, because it’s addressing an inequity that has not been solved, you know, from a grassroots level. 

It’s hard to imagine that many of Mike Braun’s voters agree with any of that. Black Lives Matter has said it wants to eliminate police departments, dismantle the nuclear family and install socialism in the United States.

Even in the highly revolutionary year of 2020, those don’t seem like winning positions in the State of Indiana. So we asked Mike Braun to explain how that works exactly, and it didn’t go well. We’re not going to play you the tape. It feels like piling on to do that.

We will just sum it up this way. At one point in the interview, Mike Braun explained that he was pushing leftwing legislation because he was afraid of being criticized by Chuck Schumer, if he didn’t.

The whole thing went like that. It was remarkable. Almost beyond belief really. Again, we’re not trying to be mean here. Cruelty is easy, too easy, especially with politicians. The closer you get to them, the easier you realize it is.

And by the way, Mike Braun doesn’t seem like a bad person. If you live next door to him, you’d probably like him. Braun is just weak and he doesn’t really believe in anything. He is definitely not alone in that, an awful lot of Republican officeholders look very much like Mike Braun right now, probably most of them. That’s a problem.

In a moment like this, it is a severe and dangerous problem. Here’s why. Republicans at all levels could lose this fall. If they do, there will be profound consequences for you.

People who supported Donald Trump will be punished. There’s absolutely no question about that. There’s never been an American political party as radical and as angry as the Democrats are now. Imagine them with unlimited power, and that’s what they plan to get.

In their first year, Democrats will give voting rights to every illegal alien in this country, and then encourage many others to join them from abroad.

At a minimum, that means more than 20 million new Democratic voters overnight. No Republican will win nationally. Again, we will have one-party rule.

But Democrats don’t plan to stop there. In Congress, they will abolish the filibuster. That means they’ll be able to do whatever they want to do with just a simple majority, which they will have. They plan to pack the Senate by making the District of Columbia a state.

Giving statehood to D.C. is unconstitutional, clearly, but they’re not worried about that. They plan to pack the Supreme Court, too. They have said so.

So what will Democrats do with all of this untrammeled power? It’s pretty easy to imagine. We won’t go into details right now. We don’t want to wreck your night. But look around, you’ve got a pretty good idea of what’s coming.

The point is, and it could not be clearer, non-Democrats in America are in peril. We’re going to need someone with power willing to come to our defense. And that’s where people like Mike Braun come in. That was the point of last night’s interview.

Not to humiliate a specific senator, but to remind the Republican Party that it is our only shield. Yes, the Republican Party, flawed and infuriating, though it often is. The fact remains, the G.O.P. is the only institution still open to the rest of us, to Americans who want to live as they did just 15 years ago. Quietly, productively, without being harassed and harangued by self-righteous lunatics who mean them harm and they do.

If you want to be left alone to do your job and raise your family in this country, you will need a protector. That protector must be the Republican Party. There are no other options, but it must be a very different kind of Republican Party.

Keep in mind, we’re getting a new Republican Party no matter what happens. Even now, vultures wait just off stage to swoop in and claim the G.O.P. for themselves once Donald Trump is gone. Former Governor Nikki Haley tops that list, but there are many others on it.

The moment Trump leaves, they will attack him. They’ll tell you that Republicans lost power because they were mean and intolerant just like Donald Trump. And if you listen carefully, you can hear them say that even now. It’s a lie.

Republicans are failing for a much more obvious reason, a more fundamental reason. They’re failing because they haven’t done much that is worth doing. They haven’t tried very hard to improve your life. When the crisis came, they fled. They did nothing to defend you. They did nothing to defend the country.

They were paralyzed. Their so-called principles turned out to be bumper stickers they wrote 40 years ago. They had no clue what to do.

So from this day forward, it’s very simple. We’re going to have to tell them what to do, and that will work. No matter what they may believe privately, politicians respond to organized groups of voters. They want to win, above all, so they head to where the votes are.

Going forward, Republican voters should demand three things from their candidates, and if they don’t provide them, don’t vote for them. Here they are.

First is vigorous defense of total equality under the law. We are equal because we are citizens. Every American has precisely the same rights as every other American. Period. That is the promise of America. It’s why millions of people move here.

For a long time, we knew that; no one questioned it. It was obvious, but it no longer is obvious and there are many who are working in the opposite direction.

Republicans must counterbalance this. They must work as hard as they can to make America fair again. Wealth, appearance, ancestry can play no role whatsoever in the eyes of the law.

That means that criminals like Jeffrey Epstein must go to jail the first time they’re caught molesting children. It means your children must have precisely the same chances of getting into college or getting a job as anyone else’s children.

It means fighting to make this a colorblind meritocracy. A colorblind meritocracy. Say it again. The alternative to that is disaster.

Slavery and Jim Crow were immoral precisely because they punished people for how they were born. Any system that punishes people for how they were born is immoral, always. Republicans must say that loudly.

Don’t get caught in pointless debates about whether or not this is a racist country. Clearly it isn’t. Prove it by making it less racist, by making it a colorblind meritocracy. That’s our promise.

Second, Republicans must defend our freedom of speech. We are not a free society without that. This is not simply a debate about the First Amendment and its limits. It’s bigger than that and more important.

If you can’t articulate something, if you’re not allowed, you can’t think it. And that’s precisely why authoritarians try to control language. They’re trying to control your mind. Republicans should lead the fight against this without shame.

Americans have the absolute right to tell the truth. This is not negotiable, nor by the way is it a theoretical concern, of interest only to intellectuals. Everything depends on it.

If you can’t think freely, you can’t solve problems. Try to build a hydro plant or fly a commercial airplane? If certain categories of thought are off limits to you, it doesn’t work. The power grid collapses, planes crash. Society degrades.

No speech means no science, no art, no civilization. Most of us were taught that this debate was settled conclusively during the Enlightenment hundreds of years ago and reason vanquished dogma. But it wasn’t settled.

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The forces of superstition remain. They are stronger than ever. In fact, they are growing in strength. The Republican Party must fight them or it’s not a party worth having.

And finally, we must never forget that in the end, the Republican Party exists to serve the interests of normal people, ordinary people. Middle class families are the core of this country. They are our hope for the future — our only hope — and yet both parties have shamelessly abandoned them.

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Middle-class families have no national spokesman. They have no lobby in Washington. Republicans pretend to be their champion, you know by now that they are not. Instead of improving the lives of their voters, the party feeds them a steady diet of mindless symbolic victories, partisan junk food designed to make them feel full even as they waste away.

Who cares how many Benghazi hearings we have? We’re supposed to care. Why should we?

How did Peter Strzok’s text messages become more important than saving American jobs from foreign nationals who are taking them? It is lunacy. We fall for it every time and to the extent this show has participated in it, we apologize with deepest sincerity.

Because meanwhile, as we’re talking about things that don’t matter, life for the dwindling American middle class has become steadily worse. Suddenly, there are junkies living in your park. Your nephew just died of a fentanyl overdose. And saddest of all, and who hasn’t thought this, you’ve realized that your children will never be as successful as you are. The American Dream died with your generation.

As all of this happened, Democrats laughed because it served their interests. Republicans basically ignored it and that cannot continue. The only political movements that endure are the ones that make their voters stronger.

So how does this change? Can republican officeholders change their party? Yes, they can. We just have to make them. These are not by and large, evil people. Mike Braun is not an evil person.

Despite the way they talk, they’re not secretly working for the other side. Most of them are just empty, sad people, and politics is the way they fill the yawning void inside where a personal life should be — they are pleasers. They’re searching for the approval of strangers.

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Our job is to give them clear instructions about what we want. We do that by voting and by making noise. They will not lead us, we know that now. They’ve refused to.

We have to lead and when we do, they will follow.

Adapted from Tucker Carlson’s monologue on “Tucker Carlson Tonight” on June 30, 2020.

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Tim Scott blasts ‘liberal Democrats’ for sending him racist messages: ‘Audacious, repugnant behavior’

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Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., told “The Story” Tuesday that “liberal Democrats” were responsible for the offensive voicemail messages he received at the height of his push for police reform.

Scott, the lone black Republican senator, played the messages for his Republican colleagues during a closed-door lunch last week.

“We had dozens — more than a dozen of them,” Scott told host Martha MacCallum. “I only played two of them, which were the most racially offensive comments from liberals in this country. They called to say that I was in their crosshairs.

“It was so profanity-laced, you can’t play five seconds of those videos on your show because there are that many f-bombs, the n-word — by liberal Democrats — causing a stir in my office, threatening my life. It is the most audacious, repugnant behavior I’ve seen in a very long time.”

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Scott also responded to House Majority Whip James Clyburn‘s claim earlier in the program that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., was the reason Democrats blocked debate on Scott’s police reform bill last week.

Clyburn, D-S.C., told MacCallum that Scott’s frustration over the failure of his bill “ought to be with Mitch McConnell” and added that the majority leader should have let Scott work with Sens. Cory Booker, D-N.J., and Kamala Harris, D-Calif., on bipartisan legislation.

“I had multiple conversations with Democrats, including those two [Booker and Harris], about what they saw that needed to be changed in the bill,” Scott told host Martha MacCallum. “Now, I offered them … 20 amendments to do the changing. They still walked away from the opportunity.”

Scott admitted that “I would certainly add to my legislation [a ban on] carotid [chokeholds] … But if that is our disagreement, that’s solved in 30 seconds.”

Scott also reacted to a viral video taken last week of a white female protester screaming at a group of police officers. One of the officers, who is white, tells the woman not to address him on the issue because his wife is black, prompting the protester to ask the officer for proof and produce a picture.

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“The uneducated are showing up in droves and unfortunately, they’re getting microphones because they have been empowered not by the historical perspective, not — as Congressman Clyburn said — an assessment and an evaluation based on historical understanding. That’s out the window,” Scott said.

“It’s chaos and chaos leads to anarchy. And that’s dangerous, very dangerous for this nation. And we need to force the conversation in the public forum so that adults can have conversations where we agree to disagree without being disagreeable. It can happen. It hasn’t happened in too long.”

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Rep. Adam Kinzinger calls on Americans to protect monuments: When you erase US history, you forget the lessons learned

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Americans need to join President Trump in calling for protection of the nation’s historical monuments, Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., said Saturday.

Kinzinger, appearing on “Fox & Friends Weekend,”  said protesters shouldn’t be granted the power to topple statues and monuments, effectively erasing part of our history.

“So, here’s the bottom line,” he said.. “We live in a democracy. In a democracy, it takes a group of people — a majority —  to make a decision about what this country does, what laws it passes.

“When you go out and you deface a monument because you are 20 years old, you grew up in your parent’s basement, and you’ve had so much angst in your life never having to actually defend the country … when you do that, you make a decision for the rest of us. And, you began to make a decision about what we want to see in our history.

“And, when you erase that, you forget the lessons that we have worked so hard — men and women in the military, the American people — to overcome,” Kinzinger said. “And the president has done the right thing on this, for sure.”

TRUMP SIGNS EXECUTIVE ORDER TO PROTECT AMERICAN MONUMENTS, MEMORIALS AND STATUES

In the weeks following the death of George Floyd, a black man, under the knee of a white Minneapolis police officer, nationwide protests took over city streets amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

The targeting of confederate monuments and statues embroiled with controversy came next, with some felled at the hands of Black Lives Matter protesters and others by local governments sensitive to claims of racial injustice.

On Friday, Trump signed an executive order to protect U.S. monuments.

“I just had the privilege of signing a very strong Executive Order protecting American Monuments, Memorials, and Statues – and combatting recent Criminal Violence,” Trump tweeted. “Long prison terms for these lawless acts against our Great Country!”

Kinzinger blamed Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for fanning the flames of unrest and siding “with the people defacing monuments.”

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“I will tell you, the Republicans in the House and all over government are going to continue to speak out,” he said.

“And, the American people need to speak out on this, too. And make it clear that they want their history protected.”

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Ernst on bill pulling funds from cities with ‘autonomous zones’: ‘Don’t want to enable those areas’

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Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, joined “Hannity” Friday to discuss her new bill that would deny federal funds to cities that permit demonstrators to construct Seattle-style “autonomous zones.”

“The bill would prevent federal taxpayer dollars from going to those autonomous zones and the mayors and the governors that enable the lawlessness to continue, or those mayors that prevent law enforcement from actually going into these areas and policing as they should be doing,” Ernst told guest host Jason Chaffetz.

“We would strip away the federal funding that goes to those cities,” she added. “So we think it is the right thing to do. We certainly don’t want to enable those areas. If they truly want to be autonomous, then they can exist on their own.”

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President Trump announced earlier Friday that he signed an executive order to protect American monuments, memorials and statues and threatened those who try to pull them down with “long prison time.”

Meanwhile, Attorney General Bill Barr directed the creation of a task force to counter anti-government extremists, specifically naming those who support the far-right “boogaloo” movement and those who identify as Antifa.

“I think it is actually quite ironic because we saw with the death of George Floyd, a law enforcement officer that had lost the morality, was corrupt, lost all empathy for fellow human beings,” Ernst said. “And that’s exactly what we see these different groups embracing, is lawlessness, corruption, anarchy, you know, everything that they said that they were against.”

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Ernst also criticized Democratic leadership for blocking the Senate Republicans’ police reform bill, introduced by Tim Scott.

“It is so disheartening, when our nation is crying out for justice, correction of racial injustice and we have an opportunity to come together in Congress and provide a path forward,” Ernst said. “And the Democrats blocked it just straight out, didn’t even want to debate the merits of the bill.”

Fox News’ Morgan Phillips contributed to this report.

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Sen. John Kennedy says push for DC statehood is ‘all about power, like everything else in Washington’

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Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., told Fox News’ “Your World” Friday that the latest push to make Washington, D.C. a state is “all about power, like everything else in Washington D.C.”

“Some say it would be unconstitutional,” Kennedy told host Neil Cavuto. “If you look at Article I of the Constitution, the idea of the founders was that there would be an independent district not beholden to any state, not influenced by any state.

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“Another argument I’ve heard is that the land for the District came from Maryland and Virginia. Virginia’s land has been given back, but if D.C. no longer was D.C., D.C. wouldn’t own the land … Maryland would,” Kennedy went on. “It would cost the District of Columbia a lot of money. Congress puts up about $700 million a year, I think, to defray the District’s expenses.”

Kennedy also disclosed that many of his colleagues had disapproved of Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser’s response to protests and rioting — which he called “felony rioting” — following the death of George Floyd last month.

The House of Representatives on Friday voted to make Washington D.C. the 51st state, a move cheered by Washingtonians and Democrats as a long-overdue acknowledgment of full citizenship, while Republicans panned the effort as a Democratic Party power grab.

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The vote was 232-180 and fell largely along party lines. Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., one of the most conservative Democrats in the House, was the lone Democrat to oppose the bill, which is presumed dead on arrival in the GOP-led Senate and is also opposed by President Trump.

“She knows,” Kennedy said of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, “that D.C. is heavily, heavily, heavily Democratic and they would pick up a congressional seat and two Senate seats and that’s what it’s going to come down to.”

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Capito slams Dems for blocking GOP police reform bill: ‘We’re talking about really saving lives here’

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Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., told “Your World” Wednesday that she was “disappointed” that Senate Democrats had blocked debate on a Republican police reform bill.

“I’m disappointed, obviously, in the comments of Senator Durbin, but I’m more disappointed in the fact that the Democrats wouldn’t join together to bring to the Senate floor a debate on probably the most important issue that’s facing us and [certainly] one of the most difficult ones,” Capito told guest host David Asman.

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Capito was also reacting to remarks made last week by Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin, D-Ill., who used the word “token” to describe the bill authored by Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., the lone African-American GOP senator. Durbin later apologized.

Scott ripped Democrats Wednesday after his bill failed to receive the 60 votes required to open debate, accusing them of punting on the issue until after the election and abusing what he described as their “monopoly” on black voters.

The West Virginia Republican echoed that criticism, saying Democrats would rather “score political points than really make a difference,” and may have turned off many Americans.

Capito told Asman the Democrats had “slammed the door shut” on an important issue.

“We had a lot of common ground here, a lot of what was in this bill, the JUSTICE bill, was contained within the [House] Democrats’ bill,” Capito said. “… We also were gonna have 20 amendments, a manager’s amendment, a very open process, and they slammed the door shut.”

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Capito said the move by the Democrats to block debate on Scott’s bill was more than a “minor stumble.”

“When we are where we see protests, we see people crying out for action, help, wanting us to be responsive to racial discrimination and police issues and improvements that way,” Capito said. “I mean, we’re talking about really saving lives here. And so I think that we’ll continue conversations, as we always do.”

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Rubio: ‘Everyone should just wear a d— mask’ amid surge in coronavirus cases

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Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., on Wednesday asserted that “everyone” should wear a mask to prevent the spread of coronavirus, as his state is among a number of states which have seen a spike in new cases.

Rubio said the main focus should be on mitigating outbreaks in nursing homes, assisted living facilities and congregate-living facilities. “Those are the places where you’re really going to cut down the death rate if you can prevent outbreaks,” Rubio told reporters after a GOP lunch with Vice President Pence.

“And then everyone should just wear a d— mask, like you guys are, like I am right now,” the Florida Republican continued.

“I would just encourage everyone, that’s what I said in there, to sort of become informed of the nuances of how your state is reporting. In Florida, the state tells us 20 percent of the COVID cases that register as hospitalizations are people that are in the hospital for something else, like a knee replacement, but they’re tested so they tested positive,” he added.

Florida has faced a string of record-breaking daily new case counts, reporting 5,500 new cases on Wednesday.

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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has said he won’t impose a mask mandate statewide. But the most populous cities in Miami-Dade County on Monday imposed a mask requirement for anyone in public within the city limits, except those doing rigorous exercise.

The White House has repeatedly asserted that a rise in cases is attributable to an increase in coronavirus testing, as the U.S. has conducted more than 26 million tests. President Trump sparked controversy in his Tulsa rally when he apparently joked about ordering a slowdown in testing to avoid reports of a case surge.

The positivity rate also spiked in Florida to 15.91 percent, whereas the previous high had been just over 12 percent.

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Nationwide, the daily number of new coronavirus cases reached its peak since the height of the pandemic in April with 34,700 new cases on Tuesday.

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Tillis rips Dems for blocking debate on police reform bill, warns of ‘blood on their hands’

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Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., told “America’s Newsroom ” Wednesday that congressional Democrats would rather keep the “police reform issue alive until November” than work with Republicans on a “bipartisan basis.”

“They’re ending the debate on something that’s putting communities at risk, police officers at risk, and future [George] Floyds at risk,” said Tillis, who alleged that Democrats believe “for some perverse reason” that putting off police reform helps them in November at the “expense of community safety.”

“I think it is a disgrace,” Tillis added.

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Tillis spoke hours before Senate Democrats blocked debate on a police reform bill authored by Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., sparking a furious war of words on the floor and marking an apparent impasse weeks after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody led to calls for new legislation

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., accused Democrats of issuing a “bizarre new ultimatum” and wanting to be allowed to rewrite the chamber’s legislation before it is even debated.

“The Senate was supposed to officially take up police reform on the floor today, instead our Democratic colleagues are poised to turn this routine step into a partisan impasse,” he said.

McConnell added that the bill was a “first offer” ahead of the debate process and that “nobody thought” it was going to be the final product.

“What’s supposed to happen in this body is that we vote or agree to get on to a bill and then we discuss, debate and amend it until at least 60 senators are satisfied or it goes nowhere,” he said.

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“Why isn’t [Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J.] saying, ‘Let’s get on the floor so I can offer amendments’?” Tillis asked. “Why doesn’t Chuck Schumer recognize and tell everybody that even if we get on the bill, if it doesn’t get to a place where they support it, then we won’t get to 60 votes and we won’t move forward? Even if we did, it has to go to the House.”

Tillis called the Democrat’s refusal to negotiate police reform with Republicans “complete theater” and said they will have “blood on their hands” if they shut down the process.

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Who are the Democrats who voted to start debate on the Senate GOP’s justice reform bill?

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Senate Democrats blocked a motion to start debate on Republicans‘ proposal for police and criminal justice reform on Wednesday afternoon, saying that the legislation does not go far enough to be worth discussing — but three senators in the Democrats’ caucus broke ranks to vote in favor of the motion.

“Senate Democrats just sent a very clear signal that the Senate Republicans’ Justice Act lacks the substance and the strong desperately needed reforms to stop police brutality against black Americans,” Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., said Wednesday.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., on the other hand, said that Schumer and his caucus are issuing a “bizarre new ultimatum” and refusing to vote for a motion that simply says police reform is the next issue the Senate will tackle.

“What’s supposed to happen in this body is that we vote or agree to get on to a bill and then we discuss, debate and amend it until at least 60 senators are satisfied or it goes nowhere,” he said. “They don’t want a debate, they don’t want amendments, they’ll filibuster police reform from even reaching the floor of the Senate unless the majority lets the minority rewrite the bill behind closed doors in advance.”

But three moderates who caucus with the Democrats did want to “get on to” police reform and sided with Republicans — who voted uniformly in favor of the motion, except for McConnell, who changed his vote so he could bring it up later — in wanting to start discussing the GOP’s police and justice reform proposal.

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Joe Manchin

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., issued a statement that stopped short of endorsing Republicans’ bill, instead excoriating both parties for creating a “toxic” environment.

“This is a pivotal moment in the history of our country. I voted YES to start debate in the Senate on police reform legislation because I believe we can no longer turn a blind eye to racial injustice, while citizens across the country are demonstrating in the streets to demand solutions that move us forward,” Manchin said.

He continued: “It is a shame that Republicans and Democrats in the Senate cannot rise to meet this moment by working together to face these difficult issues head on. Despite the toxic partisanship of the Senate, I remain committed to working with my colleagues on both sides of the aisle on a legislative path that increases police accountability and provides support and training to law enforcement officers so they are better able to serve their communities.”

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Doug Jones

Sen. Doug Jones, D-Ala., won his seat in a 2018 special election against Republican Roy Moore, who became a pariah after allegations of that he had sexual contact with underage girls in the late 1970s and early 1980s emerged. Now Jones is facing an uphill climb in his reelection battle in which he will face a much stronger candidate no matter the result of the Republican primary runoff — potentially part of the motivation for his vote Wednesday.

His Republican opponent will either be former Auburn University head football coach Tommy Tuberville or former Attorney General Jeff Sessions, whose appointment in the Trump administration led to the vacancy Jones filled in the first place.

Jones did not immediately release a statement on his vote.

Angus King

Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, caucuses with the Senate’s Democrats and also voted to begin debate on the GOP bill.

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He and Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., wrote a letter to Senate leaders in both parties Tuesday asking for Senate Judiciary Committee hearings on both Republicans’ and Democrats’ proposals. Kaine voted against the Wednesday motion, but King voted for it, apparently opting to have some action on police and justice reform if his preferred option was not in the cards.

“This issue is too urgent, and the moment is too powerful to play political games,” King tweeted Tuesday, quoting from the letter. “We have an opportunity to listen to our constituents and one another to effect real change and save lives – so let’s do it, by treating this issue with the seriousness it deserves.”

He also did not immediately issue a statement on his Wednesday vote.

Fox News’ Adam Shaw, Mike Emanuel, Samuel Chamberlain and Chad Pergram contributed to this report. 

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