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Fox News: Bossie: Brennan is the leader of the resistance movement

Citizens United President David Bossie on The 'Outnumbered' panel debating President Trump revoking the former CIA director's security clearance.


TPC Congratulates Kris Kobach

Congrats to Kris Kobach on a great win!  TPC is proud to support Kris Kobach for Kansas Governor - a great member of the conservative farm team!

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2018/08/14/jeff-colyer-concedes-to-trump-backed-kris-kobach-in-kansas-gop-governors-race-one-week-after-vote.html

Fox News: Bossie Op-ed - Lessons Democrats and Trump supporters should learn from Tuesday’s primaries

The strong performance in Tuesday’s special election in Ohio’s 12th Congressional District by Republican state Sen. Troy Balderson against Democrat Danny O’Connor shows President Trump made the difference. Voters in the central Ohio district sent a message: the Trump agenda is leading America in the right direction and they don’t want to turn back.

President Trump, Balderson and the Republican National Committee all claimed victory for Balderson. However, news organizations are saying the race is too close to call because of provisional and absentee ballots that won’t be looked at until Aug. 18.

Anti-Trump media set the stage for a big Democratic upset in the Ohio race. But the Trump economy is booming and the president’s dedication to keeping the House in Republican control worked to Balderson’s advantage.

Balderson was ahead of O’Connor by a razor-thin margin of 1,745 votes before the examination of all absentee and provisional ballots. This shows that talk of a blue wave sweeping Democrats to victories over GOP candidates is clearly premature.

Democrats are finding out that strong economic numbers like 4.1 percent annualized economic growth, 3.9 percent unemployment, and 3.4 million jobs created on President Trump’s watch will make success in November harder than expected for the left.

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Fox News Op-ed: Trump beat Hillary more than a year ago but the left can't let it go – and it's harming our country

After the U.S. Supreme Court confirmed his razor-thin defeat in the 2000 presidential election, former Vice President Al Gore could
have gone to the mat trying to delegitimize the presidency of George W. Bush. Much to his credit, he didn’t.

Democrat Gore had won the popular vote, after all, and the turmoil created by the historic 36-day recount in Florida was all he needed to divide the country for selfish and ideological reasons. But instead of orchestrating a radical leftist resistance, Gore chose country over power.

As difficult as it must have been, Gore was big enough to let it go, accept his loss, and recognize that Republican Bush was the legitimate president of the United States.

In a constitutional republic like ours, every two years there are winners and losers at the ballot box. After a rigorous debate and exchange of ideas, “We the People” make the ultimate decision about who will do the governing until the next election. Historically, the party that loses the previous election licks its wounds, reboots its message and works with the majority party on issues where common ground can be found. This recipe that is the American miracle has worked remarkably well for 230 years – until now.

Now there’s a permanent Democratic obstruction campaign in Washington and a radical socialist resistance across the country. What’s driving this?

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TPC Congratulates Adam Laxalt On His Primary Win in Nevada

Congratulations to Adam Laxalt on an outstanding win in yesterday's primary election in Nevada! The Presidential Coalition is proud to support this principled conservative leader for Nevada Governor!

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2018/06/13/laxalt-wins-gop-nomination-in-nevada-governor-race.html

Fox News: David Bossie: Sorry, Democrats, primary results prove that Trump’s agenda is a smash hit

The results in Tuesday's primaries in eight states are an early indication that President Trump's "America First" agenda and accomplishments are winning the support of the American people. This is good news for Republicans running in the Nov. 6 midterm elections.

The Trump agenda of economic growth, job creation, border security, and peace through strength abroad is causing voters to seriously consider the consequences of supporting candidates who carry the Democratic mantle of tax hikes, protecting sanctuary cities, and the hyper-partisan and baseless impeachment witch hunt.

In California, it will be hard for Democrats to point to evidence that a blue wave is coming in November. In congressional districts 39, 45 and 48 – all key pieces of the puzzle for a Democratic takeover of the House of Representatives – Republican candidates received over 50 percent of the vote in the “jungle primary” system.

With Democrats clinging to a meager 3 percent advantage in generic ballot polling averages, picking up the 23 House seats necessary to win a Democratic majority looks like it will be more difficult than expected.

Democrats also failed in their quest to send two open-border liberals to the general election in the California gubernatorial contest. Republican businessman John Cox captured second place, due to strong support from President Trump.

Cox will be a strong advocate for the president's pro-growth economic record in California. This will be a sharp contrast to Democrat Gavin Newsom's ultra-liberal objectives, which will only continue California's charge into the abyss.

Also worth noting is that a Democratic state senator in California was recalled for voting for gas tax increases, costing California Democrats the supermajority in the Legislature necessary to raise taxes even more.

Fresh off one of the best jobs reports in years, voters came to the polls in the eight states where primaries were held with growing optimism and a feeling that there is reason to feel good again in America.

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WSJ: The Free Speech States

What do Alabama, Nebraska, Oregon and Utah have in common?

America’s media are obsessed with Washington, but in our federal system much of the law-writing takes place in the 50 states. This is one reason to welcome a new index detailing how well each state protects the First Amendment right to engage in political speech.

The Institute for Free Speech this week will release its first Free Speech Index, which is a report card on how every state treats political contributions. The ranking is based on the limits a state places on a person or group’s right to donate to political candidates. The scores rank from 0% to 100% and compare contribution limits based on factors such as population.

The results confound the normal blue-red divide. The top five finishers, all with a 100% score, are: Alabama, Nebraska, Oregon, Utah and Virginia. All “permit individuals, political parties, and PACs to contribute unlimited sums to the candidates, parties, and causes of their choice,” and ditto for unions and corporations. This should be a clue that allowing people to donate money in politics is not a fast lane to rule by Republicans.

The bottom feeders are notable, too, and a shout out to New Jersey for finishing 34th, instead of its usual dead last on any index about freedom. The least free are another odd assembly: Maryland, Colorado, Alaska, West Virginia and Kentucky. Alaska’s limits are so stringent that they’re caught up in federal court. In Colorado, individuals can donate a mere $200 to a state legislature seat. Only Montana’s limit is lower.

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Chicago Tribune: These 3,100 businesses love the NRA even as others pull back

You can't confuse Delphi Greek restaurant with Smith & Wesson. Delphi specializes in kebabs and baklava — not AR-15s and ammunition.

Yet the Los Angeles restaurant is one of about 3,100 U.S. businesses that still proudly stand with the National Rifle Association. At a time when major corporations like Delta Air Lines Inc. and Dick's Sporting Goods Inc. are rethinking their relationship with firearms, the NRA's legion of steadfast supporters in its Business Alliance provides a sharply different view of America's enduring gun culture.

These outfits are the business equivalent of the NRA's about 5 million claimed individual members. Most are small concerns. Many are associated with the firearms industry. And whether they're in liberal bastions or the reddest of red states, they tend to oppose any tightening of gun controls, despite the national outcry over the Feb. 14 school shooting in Parkland, Fla.

The Business Alliance, as the group is known, has members in 50 states. They range from a pawnshop in Hartselle, Ala., to a stone veneer contractor in Schuylkill Haven, Pa., to a hunting preserve in Kamuela, Hawaii. Businesses pay a yearly fee that members said can range from $40 to $150 per year, and in return they get visibility, a plaque and the chance to identify with a cause.

"The Second Amendment for me is very personal," said Roozbeh Farahanipour, who owns Delphi and fled his native Iran after leading student protests in 1999. "As long as I think that they're defending the Second Amendment, and it still is challenged by a group of people, I believe I need to support them."

The NRA still wields political clout. But the quick erosion of support among America’s largest businesses reflects its changing place in the national landscape. An NPR/Ipsos poll taken two weeks after the Parkland shootings found just 36 percent of Americans said the NRA represents their views, down 7 percentage points from October.

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TPC Proud To Support Ron DeSantis for FL Governor

The Presidential Coalition is proud to support our longtime friend and conservative champion Ron DeSantis for Governor of Florida!  Congressman DeSantis is a full spectrum conservative who has been enthusiastically endorsed by President Donald Trump.  

We’ve been supporting Rep. DeSantis from the beginning of his first campaign for the U.S. House in 2012. Since that time, Ron has kept his word and stayed true to his core conservative principles. Ron is an outstanding member of the conservative farm team!

Washington has not changed Congressman DeSantis because he’s a leader who fights for what he believes in day in and day out. Ron is a true reformer and a strong advocate for honesty and integrity in government.

That’s why we have full confidence he will continue to do an outstanding job for all Floridians as their next Governor!


Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry is a great member of the conservative farm team in America!

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry is a great member of the conservative farm team in America!  The Presidential Coalition is proud to support him!

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry with David Bossie

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