Sons of 1776


Joe Biden has had a pretty rough campaign so far. He’s been stumbling from one gaffe to another. He seems to be confusing dates and times, not to mention names and locations. Some of his gaffes are so bad, Democrats are questioning if he should even be running. But the latest “story” he’s told may go well beyond a simple flub.

At a recent event, Joe Biden told a story about a brave Navy captain who risked his life to save another man. His audience was enthralled by the story. Biden claims the man rappelled down a 60-foot ravine to save another soldier. Biden claims he was so impressed by the heroic actions, he travelled Afghanistan just to pin a star on the man’s chest. But the amazing serviceman refused.

The problem? The story 100% made up.

The Post succinctly commented, “Except almost every detail in the story appears to be incorrect.” The Post delineated how Biden conflated different stories in order to create his whopper, crediting interviews with more than a dozen U.S. troops, their commanders and Biden campaign officials to help them discover the truth. [Source: Daily Wire]

Not sure what’s really going on here. Probably most people don’t. Apparently, Biden went to Afghanistan in 2008 as a senator. He met with a 20-year-old Army specialist, not a Navy captain. Biden never pinned any medal on the man–he later got the Medal of Honor at the White House.

Is this a simple case of Biden once again confusing things? Does this suggest the former VP is having a hard time keeping track of important details? Or is he, like so many politicians, making stuff up to make him look good?

Turns out, Biden has a history of inventing similar stories. He talked about a Navy captain climbing down a “200 foot” ravine during a WWII memorial event. In 2016, whiling helping Hillary Clinton, he talked about an Army captain who pulled a soldier out of a burning vehicle in Iraq. The man had a similar response as the Navy captain in refusing a medal.

Biden also employed the story of the fictitious Navy captain during a World War II memorial event in Australia in 2016. In that telling, the captain “climbed down about 200 feet” into a ravine in Afghanistan to rescue a comrade. Then, while stumping for Hillary Clinton that same year, Biden told the story of an Army captain who pulled a soldier out of a burning vehicle in Iraq but resisted the resulting medal. “He died. He died, Mr. Vice President,” Biden recalled the officer saying. “I don’t want the medal.” [Source: National Review]

What’s going on? It’s odd to think these stories make Biden look good. Unless he’s trying to get listeners to associate himself with these servicemen. Or maybe he’s trying to appear patriotic by praising these soldiers. But the obvious distortion of facts and details is what’s really troubling.

Recently, Biden confused outgoing British PM Theresa May with Margaret Thatcher–who was PM in the 1980s. Biden couldn’t even keep track of the dates and locations of two recent shootings, mixing up El Paso and Dayton. It was only a few days later and he already messed those up!

What does this all mean? Joe Biden has a history of gaffes, but these are all adding up. The story about the Navy captain is the most upsetting.

Either he’s blatantly making up stories, essentially lying to Americans. He thinks he can pull a fast one on his adoring public, those voters who bother to show up at his events. Or, his gaffes suggest something is wrong with the former vice president.

Is his memory slipping? Is it just a product of old age? Or is Biden suffering from something more severe?

I think we ought to know. He does want to become president, after all. But, as in the case of Hillary Clinton, Biden might never confess that he’s suffering from something.

Good enough reason not to vote for him.

After all this time, there are some in the mainstream media who still spread the Russian collusion hoax. One reporter broke a “bombshell” report this week, alleging a major Russia-Trump connection. That is, until, the truth came out. And then this reporter had to eat his words.

The term fake news has been thrown around a lot the last few years. So much so, it almost doesn’t seem to mean anything anymore. But the fact remains left-wing news outlets are dead set on spreading negative, distorted stories about the president and the Republican Party.

And, big surprise, their ratings are in the toilet.

Recently, MSBNC host Lawrence O’Donnell—along with Rachel Maddow—claimed to have a bombshell that exposed Trump’s true connections. Even though the Mueller report and testimony cleared Trump of Russian collusion, these two were still determined to accuse Trump of working with the foreign power.

In fact, O’Donnell revealed a little bit of information that, to him, clinched everything they’ve been saying over the last two-and-a-half years.

On Tuesday night, O’Donnell and fellow far-left MSNBC host Rachel Maddow discussed how Trump was “able to obtain loans when no one else would loan him any money” when he tossed out the unverified speculation…

“[A] single source close to Deutsche Bank has told me that Donald Trump’s loan documents there show that he has co-signers. That’s how he was able to obtain those loans and that the co-signers are Russian oligarchs.”

A stunned Maddow leaned back in her chair and responded, “What? Really?”

O’Donnell added “that would explain every kind word Donald Trump has ever said about Russia and Vladimir Putin” if his information is accurate. [Source: Fox News]

Wow! Trump couldn’t get loans from anyone and had to get one co-signed, from Russian “oligarchs.”

Yeah, that’s believable—if you live in Trump Derangement Land! Maddow—poster child for Trump-hating fake news—just sat there are said “Really?”

The problem is, this information was totally false. In fact, Trump’s legal team came down hard on MSNBC. And O’Donnell had no choice but to apologize.

MSNBC host Lawrence O’Donnell kicked off his show Wednesday night by apologizing for running an unverified report that directly tied President Trump’s finances to Russia, which he retracted…

“I did not go through the rigorous verification and standards process here at MSNBC before repeating what I heard from my source. Had it gone through that process, I would not have been permitted to report it. I should not have said it on-air or post it on Twitter. I was wrong to do so.” [Source: Fox News]

The most shocking part of his apology is the claim that MSNBC has a “rigorous verification and standards process.” What! Really? Then why hasn’t Rachel Maddow ever used it?

O’Donnell is just covering his butt after Trump called him out. His staff and producers—all those “fact checkers”—heard about this bombshell and just told him to go with it. They were desperate for a new “scoop” on Trump, something to stoke the fake news cycle and put them ahead.

They know their viewers (what’s left of them) hate Trump and want dirt on him. Whether it’s true or not. A story that connects Trump with Russian oligarchs will be perfect. Doesn’t matter if they’ve “verified” it or not.

What’s really amazing is how quickly they backed down. But we shouldn’t be surprised. The kings of the fake news media—The New York Times—have already decided to stop pushing the Russian hoax. They’ve moved on to new forms of slander against Trump. The rest of the liberal media goes where they go. MSNBC was just behind the curve. They realized the rest of the media weren’t going to back their latest claim, so they were forced to apologize.

The real question, though, remains: why does anyone in America still listen to any of these clowns? The New York Times, CNN, MSNBC and all the others have become a laughing stock. Their stories are harder to believe than Onion articles.

Maybe we should all just stop paying attention.

Yes, it’s true.

There are three men who think they can challenge Donald Trump’s nomination for the 2020 Election. These fools actually believe they can get the GOP to vote for them instead of Trump. Hilarious, right? President Trump took to Twitter to call out these goons. He has some fun with it.

Has there been a Republican president that’s done more for America than Donald Trump? I’m younger than most, so I can only think of Ronald Reagan. And even he had less success for Americans on the issue of trade. You might have to go back very far before you can find a GOP POTUS that’s done more for this country.

In just two-and-a-half years, President Trump has made good on nearly every promise. Even the biggest challenge, the border wall, is moving forward. CBP has shown significant parts of the border have been reinforced with big, beautiful barriers.

Add to that a growing economy, low unemployment, and rising wages, you have a president that is actually putting Americans first. What conservative would be against that?

Three apparently. The “NeverTrump” movement of 2015 has shrunk to only three pathetic souls. These “Republicans” seem to hate the president and his massive success. They want to take his 2020 nomination and run for president themselves. I guess they want to lose.

President Trump called out these men on Twitter, mocking their little-to-none chances.

“Can you believe it?” he asked on Twitter. “I’m at 94 percent approval in the Republican Party, and have Three Stooges running against me.”

Trump referred to former Gov. Mark Sanford as, “Mr. Appalachian Trail” referring to the scandal during his term as governor of South Carolina. Sanford was absent for six days in South Carolina forcing staff to say he was hiking the Appalachian Trail when in fact he was in Argentina visiting his mistress.

Trump branded former Congressman Joe Walsh as a “BAD Congressman from Illinois who lost in his second term by a landslide, then failed in radio” after his Salem radio show was canceled.

He mocked former Governor Bill Weld for fainting and collapsing during a graduation ceremony at Bentley College in 1996. [Source: Breitbart]

Wow. We got some real winners trying to challenge Trump. Mark Sanford was the infamous politician who ran off to Argentina to get busy with his mistress. His people lied, saying he was hiking in the mountains. I’m shocked this guy is still trying to worm his way into politics. Shouldn’t he be in sex rehab or something?

Joe Walsh is a real clown. He lost his seat in Congress and went on to host a radio show. The day after he announced he was trying to unseat Trump—he loses his show! Yeah, not a surprise, Joe. You’re core audience loves Trump and you want to beat him. That’s a totally braindead move.

And Bill Weld… well he collapsed during an award speech. Not impressive, if you ask me.

Never fear, though. Because Trump is polling in the 90s among Republicans, there won’t even be a primary. A president has be to below 75% for there to even be a discussion about a primary nomination race. It’s clear that Republicans are very happy with Trump’s success.

So why are these stooges trying to run? Are they really deluded enough to think they can take Trump on? Or are they doing it, knowing that if by some miracle they succeed, they’ll all but hand over the presidency to the Democrats?

NeverTrumpers seem to be blind to all the good Donald Trump’s done for this country. They actually seem more willing to let far-left socialists run our country into the ground, than let Trump serve a second term.

Not very conservative of them. But the fact remains that there are plenty of people in politics who don’t want to put Americans first. They want to return to the old days, when our government served special interest groups, lobbyists, and globalists. When government served itself before the people.

Do you want to tell them those days are over or should I?

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is known for two things: one, her shrill voice and two, her pathetic Green New Deal. Her “environmental” proposal was so unrealistic, the Democrats in Congress refused to consider it. It made her a laughing stock among both conservative and liberal commentators. But she’s far from abandoning it. The braindead Democratic socialist is pushing a new trend to “save” the earth. This will have you sick.

AOC torched her reputation when he unveiled her “Green New Deal.” The millennial congresswoman, like so many her age, seems to put hype and trends ahead of facts and common sense. Claiming that global warming will destroy us in nearly 10 years, she is demanding ridiculous changes to how we live our lives.

I’m not talking about recycling plastic and riding a bike to work. Her Green New Deal wants to ban all air travel. Um… good luck getting to Europe! To replace air travel, she wants the United States to build an extensive (and supremely expensive) high-speed rail that stretches the country.

Right, because we all want to sit on a train and ride for weeks just to reach California.

That’s only the tip of the iceberg. AOC wants every building in the United States (including your house) to be rebuilt or renovated to meet her high environmental standards. Gee, how much is that going to cost? She also wants to ban all fossil fuels, forcing America to use 100% renewable energy. By the way, all the leading energy experts say that’s impossible.

While we shouldn’t be surprised that all conservatives and even many liberals rejected this plan, there are actually some Democrats who embrace it. Nearly all of the 2020 candidates for president support the Green New Deal on one level or another. Sanders has his own plan similar to it. Joe Biden expressed a need to pass radical environmental regulation.

But worse than the terrible ideas in her Green New Deal, AOC has just jumped on another left-wing band wagon. In order to fight climate change, she is urging women… to stop having babies.

Yeah, that sounds great.

In a desperate bid to save the planet from the dire effects of climate change, the idea that women should not become mothers in order to prevent their children from further polluting Mother Earth has moved from a fringe environmentalist talking point into the mainstream…

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez recently brought up the issue during a live stream to her nearly 3 million Instagram followers. “It is basically a scientific consensus that the lives of our children are going to be very difficult, and it does lead young people to have a legitimate question: is it OK to still have children?” she asked. [Source: Daily Caller]

This is a sick and—dare I say—demonic idea. But it goes hand-in-hand with the left’s hateful, murderous agenda. Keep in mind, these are the same people who advocate killing an unborn child. Some of them want to kill babies after they’re born.

What kind of political party hates children? Why would anyone try to discourage families from having children?

I’m not saying everyone needs to have five kids, but having children is a blessing. To raise up children, teaching them your values and beliefs, is not only the responsibility of all families but a right as free Americans.

AOC and her radical, far, far-left allies, want Americans denying every last gift and freedom granted to us by God. They want to use alarmist tactics about the environment to get you to give up everything that makes you a person.

Discouraging people from having children is exactly what communist China has been doing for years. And—surprise—they are facing a population crisis. Trying to stop women from having babies over climate change is vile and evil. The real motive is to exercise greater control over our people.

After all, it’s easier to turn America into a socialist dictatorship, if there are fewer people to control.

This is just another scheme to weaken our great country. AOC has gone from being an empty-headed kook to a tyrant in the making.

Removing her from office has become an imperative.

For years, Democrats have complained about China’s trade advantage over the United States. Yet they have attacked President Trump as he’s worked to end that imbalance. “Experts” claimed that Trump’s trade war with the communist nation would be our ruin. But today, China is singing a different tune. Where are all those experts now?

It’s no secret that China has been taking advantage of the United States for a long time. We do business with the communist country. In return, they took most, if not all, of our manufacturing jobs. They benefit from selling countless products in the U.S. They even buy a few good from us, mostly agricultural products.

China has stolen billions of dollars’ worth of intellectual property from U.S. companies. Every American company that uses Chinese factories to make their products can count on bootleg versions popping up overseas. On top of that, China dumps low-quality product into our market, from inferior aluminum and steel, to most of the appliances you have in your house.

Democrats have always wanted to do something about China. Yet, time and again, they never bothered to. When did you see Obama try to balance out the trade deficit between China and the U.S.? Oh yeah, never. In fact, his VP—current 2020 presidential candidate Joe Biden—actually lobbied for China during negotiations. After, of course, his son got a nice windfall from the foreign power.

President Trump is fighting back, putting American companies first, by passing numerous tariffs on Chinese goods. This simply levels the playing field, encouraging companies to buy American-made products over Chinese products.

He did this to also compel China to come to the table and negotiate a better trade deal. He wants China to stop stealing American jobs, stop stealing our IP’s, and to stop dumping inferior goods into our markets.

Economic “experts” have claimed this would ruin our economy. They actually sided with China. Some predict a recession is about to occur, harming Trump’s booming economy. They didn’t count on what China just announced.

China signaled on Monday it was now seeking a “calm” end to its ongoing trade war with the U.S., as Asian markets crumbled and China’s currency plummeted to an 11-year low following the latest tariffs on $550 billion in Chinese goods announced last Friday by the Trump administration.

Trump said Monday that officials from China called U.S. officials and expressed interest to “get back to the table,” The Wall Street Journal reported. He called the discussions a “very positive development.”

“They want to make a deal. That’s a great thing,” he said. [Source: Fox News]

China blinked. Experts said Trump’s tariffs would hurt our economy. Yet it’s China that’s suffering huge losses. The Asian markets are “crumbling” and the Chinese currency plummeted to an 11-year low.

Hmm… I guess losing American support is a pretty bad thing, huh? Since Trump has been passing tariffs, American companies have been benefitting. Businesses are buying American steel and aluminum, instead of the cheap stuff China dumps into our markets. And that’s just for starters.

It’s China, not the U.S., that is suffering from this trade war. Liberals in this country love China (perhaps because they’re all communists). They seem to back them more than America. They whined that China would strike back, hurting the U.S. economy.

But it turns out that when the United States stops buying Chinese goods, China is the one hurting.

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin said that if China would agree to a “fair and balanced relationship” they would sign a deal “in a second.” Now, it looks like China will have to agree to a fair deal.

Notice, it only happened when Trump got tough with them. No other politician was able to do it. No Democrat had the guts. Only President Trump.

Good thing he’s in the White House, huh?

A member of the far-left YouTube channel “The Young Turks” went on an online rant recently, insulting the victims of 9/11 as well as Dan Crenshaw—a Navy SEAL who lost his eye defending our country. Dan Crenshaw, now a congressman, slammed back with just a single tweet. And he called out the forces who reward such vile statements.

If you don’t know, The Young Turks is a YouTube channel that promotes far-left ideology. They are often rebutted by conservatives like Ben Shapiro, Steven Crowder, and anyone with a brain. But because major social platforms like Google and Facebook are controlled by liberals, Young Turks get special treatment.

Despite their unfactual and often un-American statements, Young Turks enjoy promotion from YouTube and generous ad revenue. Meanwhile, conservative content that promotes patriotism, facts, and honest ideas are shadow banned, blocked, or demonetized. All in an effort to help leftists like the YT and discourage conservative views from becoming more popular.

This has emboldened groups like the YT. One of their members, Hasan Piker, nephew of the founder of the channel, went on a rant recently. In his bizarre and seemingly pro-terrorist statement, he said America deserved 9/11 and insulted former Navy SEAL Dan Crenshaw and his war injury. His statement comes after Crenshaw appeared on the popular Joe Rogan podcast.

“This guy has the understanding of foreign policy of, like, a 12-year-old. What the f***. What the f*** is wrong with this dude? Didn’t he go to war and like literally lose his eye because some mujahideen — a brave f***ing soldier — f***ed his eye hole with their d***?” Piker mouthed off. “Isn’t that how he f***ing lost his dumba** eye, because he got his f***ing eye hole f***ed, by a brave soldier?”

In tweets expanding on his vile commentary, Piker wrote, in part, “dan crenshaw [sic] is crying on a comedian’s podcast about how not offended he was about a joke made against him almost an entire year ago. right wing victimhood is a brain disease.” He also added the following asterisk: “crying from his remaining eye.” [Source: Daily Wire]

Wow. Seems to me like Piker has very little respect for the United States and the people who defend it. Notice how often he said “brave soldier” in reference to a terrorist who took Crenshaw’s eye. The same kind of terrorist that would try to kill as many Americans as he could. Does Piker, a man who works for The Young Turks, support and even respect radical Islamic terrorists?

That’s a pretty serious stance to take, if true. I know if I worked for, say the FBI, I would be looking into Piker’s activities right about now.

His ugly statements against Crenshaw are unacceptable. Crenshaw, to his credit, responded with cleverness. And he put the focus on the real problem.

Quote-tweeting Piker, Crenshaw posted: “The only thing that offends me is your inability to use capital letters in any of your tweets. But really it is the fact that Google/YouTube profit from and promote The Young Turks and by extension your disgusting defense of the 9/11 terrorist attacks against Americans.” [Source: Daily Wire]

Someone like Piker, who clearly hates America, is entitled to his opinion. Unless, of course, he actually supports “brave soldiers” who kill innocent Americans. Then he should be investigated. But what’s really troubling is how Google and YouTube promote and support the channel Piker works for. Not only that, but they benefit from ad views on all of The Young Turks’ videos.

Do the people who run YouTube agree with Piker’s sentiments? Do they think America deserved 9/11? Would they call terrorists who attack and kill American troops “brave soldiers”? If not, why are they supporting a channel like the YT?

And why do they seem to constantly be censoring conservatives, who spread pro-America, pro-First Amendment, and pro-freedom views?

Piker’s comments are completely unacceptable and warrant investigation. Crenshaw, to his credit, is not becoming yet another offended baby online. But his response requires all of us to look into how our favorite social networks are conducting themselves. They might be fanning the flames of hate and terrorism.

Border patrol officials say that the number of migrant crossings is down significantly from the levels seen in the spring. And while the furious heat of the summer months is a factor in discouraging migrants, Sector Chief Patrol Agent Felix Chavez says that the Trump administration’s push to get Mexico to cooperate with immigration efforts has paid dividends.

“We’ve been monitoring the apprehension numbers closely, specifically going back 70 days before June 10 and 70 days after June 10,” Chavez told Fox News. “And what we’ve seen here in Laredo Sector is a reduction in 30 percent in our apprehension numbers, southwest border-wide numbers are down 38 percent.”

Trump powerful ultimatum to Mexico of ‘shape up or pay for it’ which was announced in May that he would impose tariffs on Mexico if it did not help the U.S. combat the migration crisis has made a huge impact. Trump ultimately suspended the tariffs days before after a deal was reached that included Mexico taking “unprecedented steps” to boost enforcement, including deploying its National Guard, while the “Remain in Mexico” policy by which asylum applicants were returned to Mexico for their hearings was expanded.

Officials at Laredo’s Border Patrol sector on Tuesday briefed U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Acting Director Ken Cuccinelli, who is visiting the border this week as part of his efforts to understand the immense migration challenge, on the status of their efforts.

“Much like yesterday when we viewed the Remain in Mexico courtrooms that are being put up, it’s really just a granular understanding of how things are working on the ground as opposed to how we all talk about it on paper in Washington,” Cuccinelli said.

Results are being seen across the entire border. CBP said this month that it encountered just 82,049 people in July, down a whopping 21 percent from June when there were 104,344 people and down an even more incredible 43 percent from May. The number of families and minors crossing the border also dropped.

Chavez says that, along with efforts by the DHS toward further collaboration with Central American governments, it is helping reduce the once-overwhelming flow.

“So ever since June 10, I think a lot of things have been happening. DHS has done a lot in terms of what they have been doing with Central America, we’ve seen Mexico come to the table, we’ve also seen the Migration Protection Protocols,” he said, referring to the official name of the “Remain in Mexico” policy. “So all those things need to continue.”

Cuccinelli praised Trump’s efforts in bringing Mexico to the table: “He took a tactic that none of his predecessors, Democrat or Republican, before him have taken and it’s been very successful.”

“Here they were swamped in May, we’re still at crisis numbers, but it seems so low compared to May and those crossings and apprehensions continue on a genuine downward decline,” he told reporters from Fox News.

Cuccinelli, who has made sweeping changes to the U.S. legal immigration system since becoming acting director of USCIS in June, said that further cooperation – including a recent “safe third country” deal with Guatemala – are all tools needed to keep the numbers dropping.

“Integration in the region — not just here in the U.S. and in Mexico but in the Northern Triangle as well and beyond — is coming together slowly but surely to help all of us work together to have the tools to keep driving down the raw numbers that have really created the crisis on our southern border,” he said.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the “democratic socialist” who was formerly a bartender, weaseled her way into Congress by making a bogus promise. She was able to bamboozle voters in her New York district to support her by promising to abolish ICE. Of course, she had no plans to do that. But now, she is planning to abolish a major piece of our democracy. Seems like she wants to do everything but her job.

AOC unseated a 10-term Democrat to become a freshman in Congress. Since she entered office in January, she has only embarrassed herself. Her big plans to get rid of Immigration and Customs Enforcement magically disappeared once she became a representative. What she did propose, the Green New Deal, was a total joke congressmen refused to back.

But that’s okay! Congress isn’t really about helping Americans. It’s about exploiting your power and influence for you own gains. At least that’s what Democrats seem to think. And AOC is one good Democrat!

Everything she’s done since entering office has been a disaster. Her terrible reputation has disgraced the Democratic Party—exposing it for what it really is: visionless, leaderless, and corrupt.

But now, after a string of humiliations, lies, and failures, AOC is back with another terrible idea. Apparently, she can’t think of anything good to do that doesn’t involve abolishing something we need very much.

Her latest plan involves abolishing a part of our democracy created by the Founding Fathers.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) posted an Instagram Live story on Monday mocking the United States’ voting system and calling for the abolishment of the Electoral College.

“We’re coming to you live from the Electoral College,” Ocasio-Cortez said as she recorded an empty desert highway. “Many votes here as you can see — [it’s a] very efficient way to choose leadership of the country. I mean, I can’t think of any other way, can you?”

The self-proclaimed “radical” congresswoman cited a March 2019 report from New York Magazine’s daily Intelligencer newsletter titled “Here’s Every Defense of the Electoral College — and Why They’re All Wrong.” She subsequently noted that the report is for “all the Republicans getting big mad [because] the electoral college is, in fact, a scam.” [Source: Daily Wire]

As usual, AOC cites left-wing media as fact, instead of real facts and information. Like the good, braindead chump she is, she refuses to do research and understand the very basics of how our election system works.

AOC is so stupid, she doesn’t understand how important the Electoral College is. It gives every state a voice in our presidential elections. It prevents one small region from having too much say in who becomes our president. It makes sure that our elections stay unpolluted, no matter how hard the Democrats try to cheat.

AOC is not a leader. She is not someone who thinks for herself. She simply grabs whatever popular trend is moving among the liberal media and pushes it as her newest “thing.” She can’t explain honestly why ICE or DHS or the Electoral College is evil. She just calls these institutions racist and expects her foolish audience to believe her.

But considering that she’s polling at 20% within her own district, I doubt there are many people out there who still believe her.

AOC is a member of a “squad” that regularly attacks our country and slanders the nation of Israel. She supports far-left socialism that would bankrupt our country. She wants radical change to our government, elections, and economy—with no real plan on how those changes will work.

She is an empty-headed talker, with no real action to back what she says. The perfect Democrat, if you ask me.

But let’s not get upset. Let’s sit back and watch AOC rack up one failure after another. It’ll be nice to see her struggle to explain to her district why she should be re-elected in 2020, after doing nothing for two years.

Because, honestly, she won’t have an answer.

Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib put on display of her best acting abilities as she forced tears out of her eyes during a news conference which saw her and Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar strategically attacking Israel over its recent decision to impose restrictions on the two anti-Semitic congresswomen over concerns of their true intentions for the proposed visit.

“We in the United States have a constructive role to play,” Omar said at the news conference in St. Paul, Minn. “We give Israel more than $3 billion in aid every year. This is predicated on them being an important ally in the region, and the only democracy in the Middle East. But, denying a visit to duly elected members of Congress is not consistent with being an ally.”

Omar however neglects to mention that the reason they were initially denied entry is because of the suspicion of the pairs true motives for visitation, and that Tlaib was later granted visitation, but chose not to go as a clear publicity stunt.

Omar said lawmakers “have a responsibility to conduct oversight over our government’s foreign policy and what happens with the millions of dollars we send in aid.”

The two Muslim lawmakers held an afternoon news conference at the Minnesota State Capitol Building with Palestinian-American and Jewish-American residents of Minnesota who said they also have been affected adversely by travel restrictions to Israel and the Palestinian territories. The purpose of the event, Omar said, was to “highlight the human costs of the occupation and travel restrictions on Palestinians and others.”

She might as well have said that the conference was a publicity stunt to make them look like the victims, when really they are the ones who have been plotting against Israel, a great ally, during the duration of their time in office and perhaps even before that for all we know.

“The decision to ban me and my colleague, the first two Muslim-American women elected to Congress, is nothing less than an attempt by an ally of the United States to suppress our ability to do our jobs as elected officials,” Omar said.

Tlaib tactfully held back tears as she discussed her experiences visiting Jerusalem as a child.

“As a young girl visiting Palestine to see my grandparents and extended family, I watched as my mother had to go through dehumanizing checkpoints – even though she was a United States citizen and a proud American,” she said.

Seeming rehearsed, the duo then continued their evil little display, attempting to hypnotize their supporters to boost their own political standing while simultaneously stirring up hate for Israel.

Referencing recent conversations with her Palestinian grandmother, who she had planned to visit on the trip, Tlaib choked up: “She said I’m her dream manifested. I’m her free bird so why would I come back and be caged and bow down?”

Right on cue, Omar jumped in: “What I tell Rashida all the time is that you don’t ever allow people to enjoy your tears. I say that all the time. There are so many people invested in our pain, in our struggle, in seeing us broken.”

Earlier Monday, the White House fired back at Democrats amid reports that they may be planning retaliatory moves in Congress against two top American and Israeli diplomats.

“Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar have a well-documented history of anti-Semitic comments, anti-Semitic social media posts and anti-Semitic relationships,” said White House spokesman Hogan Gidley. “Israel has the right to prevent people who want to destroy it from entering the country – and Democrats’ pointless congressional inquiries here in America cannot change the laws Israel has passed to protect itself.”

Omar and Tlaib have been outspoken critics of Israeli policies and have expressed support for boycotts of the country.

Speaking on “Fox & Friends” on Monday, New York Rep. Lee Zeldin, one of two Jewish Republicans in the House, defended Israel’s decision.

“Israel has a law that is on the books that allows them to prevent anyone to visit their country that seeks to harm their country. It would be wrong to be criticizing Israeli Prime Minister to the United States for his role in this because they don’t want to have people traveling to their country that want to harm it,” he said.

Still, while blocking the planned trip, the Israeli government said it would accept a humanitarian request from Tlaib to visit her Palestinian grandmother. But, on Friday, Tlaib said she would not travel to the West Bank to visit family, despite getting permission hours before from Israel’s interior minister.

President Trump gave notice on social media to China that there may not be an end to the trade war if the Chinese government continues to resort to “violence” to quiet protestors in Hong Kong.

Then again, at the airport, the president took an even tougher stance than he did on social media. He warned that a trade deal would not be possible if the Chinese government used force to crack down on demonstrators in Hong Kong, who largely have been protesting against an extradition bill proposed by Hong Kong’s government that would permit certain extraditions to mainland China.

“I think it’d be very hard to deal if they do violence, I mean, if it’s another Tiananmen Square,” Trump said. “I think it’s a very hard thing to do if there’s violence.”

Trump then touched on his tariff talks with Apple CEO Tim Cook.

“I had a very good meeting with Tim Cook,” Trump said at an airport in New Jersey, on his way back to the White House. “I have a lot of respect for Tim Cook, and Tim was talking to me about tariffs. And, one of the things, and he made a good case, is that Samsung is their number-one competitor, and Samsung is not paying tariffs because they’re based in South Korea.”

Trump continued: “It’s tough for Apple to pay tariffs if they’re competing with a very good company that’s not. I said, ‘How good a competitor?’ He said they’re a very good competitor. … I thought he made a very compelling argument, so I’m thinking about it.”

The President also commented on Huawei, responding to reports that the U.S. government was open to doing business with them.

“I don’t want to do business at all because it is a national security threat,” Trump told reporters. “We’ll see what happens. I’m making a decision tomorrow.”

Throughout, Apple has focused its political capital on preserving its profit margins. In June, the company wrote to Lighthizer, the U.S. trade representative, to urge the administration not to pursue tariffs against China.

“The proposed tariff list covers all of Apple’s major products, including iPhone, iPad, Mac, AirPods, and AppleTV, as well as the parts and batteries used to repair products in the United States,” Apple said.

“U.S. tariffs on Apple’s products would result in a reduction of Apple’s U.S. economic contribution,” the company continued. “U.S. tariffs would also weigh on Apple’s global competitiveness. The Chinese producers we compete with in global markets do not have a significant presence in the U.S. market, and so would not be impacted by U.S. tariffs.”

Prior to Cook’s dinner with the President, Apple highlighted its growing investments in the U.S. economy.

“A significant amount of the jobs Apple supports in the US are found in the booming app economy, which is currently responsible for 1.9 million American jobs — an increase of 325,000 in the last two and a half years,” Apple wrote in the release.

The company noted that it directly “employs 90,000 employees in all 50 states, putting the company on track to create 20,000 new jobs across the US by 2023.”

For his part, Trump seemed receptive to the overtures even before his latest face-to-face with Apple’s CEO.

“Having dinner tonight with Tim Cook of Apple. They will be spending vast sums of money in the U.S. Great!” Trump tweeted on Friday night from Bedminster, New Jersey, where the two also dined last August.

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