Senator Rob Portman, Kellyanne Conway Endorse Jane Timken in Ohio U.S. Senate Race

Former Ohio GOP Chair Jane Timken’s campaign for U.S. Senate has gained momentum, as Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) and former Trump advisor Kellyanne Conway have endorsed the candidate.

Portman, whose seat Timken is running for, detailed that she was the best candidate to win the general election in November, a crucial seat for Republicans to gain control of the chamber.

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Bernie Moreno Drops Out of Ohio U.S. Senate Race, Receives Support from Former President Trump

Bernie Moreno, a businessman and Republican running for U.S. Senate, on Thursday suspended his campaign for the GOP nomination.

After meeting with former President Trump, Moreno and Trump cited too many “Trump candidates” as reason to exit the race.

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Minnesota Democrats Ilhan Omar and Dean Phillips Silent on Biden’s Attempt to Fire Trump Appointees from Military Academy Advisory Boards

Minnesota Democrat Representatives Ilhan Omar (D-05-MN) and Dean Phillips (D-03-MN) have been silent on President Biden’s unlawful attempts at firing Trump era appointees from military advisory boards. The Biden Administration has sent letters to several Trump appointees including Russ Vought, Kellyanne Conway, and Sean Spicer, telling them to quit by 6:00 p.m. on September 8 or be fired.

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Arizona GOP Leaders Respond to Biden Kicking Trump’s Appointees Off Military Boards

The Biden administration told 11 Trump-appointed individuals they must resign or be fired from their positions on military service academy boards of visitors, and leading Arizona Republicans are speaking up about it. The appointees include former White House press secretary Sean Spicer, former senior counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway, former national security adviser H.R. McMaster, and former director of the Office of Management and Budget, Russell Vought. Others include top former military brass.

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich, who served in the National Guard reserves, including as a Command Staff Judge Advocate, told The Arizona Sun Times, “It is abundantly clear that choosing the right people to lead our nation’s military is not the Biden Administration’s strength. Categorically removing distinguished men and women who have faithfully served our military boards for years is a shameful example of how the Biden Administration continues to put its radical politics above the safety of all Americans.”

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Air Force Academy Directs Questions on Firing Trump Advisors Back to White House

A day after the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and the United States Naval Academy (USNA) refused to comment on whether they will enforce President Joe Biden’s directive to fire all of former President Donald J. Trump’s appointed advisors, the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) did the same. 

“[W]e’re going to have to refer you to the White House on this query,” USAFA’s Chief of Media Relations Dean Miller told The Tennessee Star by email.

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Republican Party of Virginia Chair Rich Anderson Says Biden Could Learn from Virginia’s Non-Partisan Handling of Military Issues

President Joe Biden has asked several Trump appointees to resign from military advisory boards, triggering anger from conservatives who say the move breaks norms.

“Typically, military advisory boards by tradition have been exempted from undue partisan influence. On non-military boards, it is generally accepted that new presidential administrations do changes, but avoid doing it to any depth for military boards,” Republican Party of Virginia Chair Rich Anderson told The Virginia Star.”This recent development is a continuation of the Biden administration practice of politicizing any and every element of American life, in and out of government.”

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Biden Attempts to Kick Trump Appointees Off Service-Academy Boards; Pennsylvania GOP Silent So Far

President Joe Biden’s decision to fire 18 of his predecessor Donald Trump’s appointees to the advisory boards of U.S. service academies has so far elicited no comment from Pennsylvania’s Republican Party.

On Thursday, The Star News Network contacted the Pennsylvania GOP, the office of Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA) and the offices of each Republican member of Congress from Pennsylvania asking for their response to the action the White House took the day before. At this writing, none have provided comment.

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West Point, Naval Academy Dodge Questions on Biden Directive to Unlawfully Fire Trump Appointees from Advisory Boards

The U.S. Military Academy at West Point passed the buck back to the White House when asked Thursday whether it would follow President Joe Biden’s directive to fire appointees of former President Donald J. Trump from its advisory boards. 

“Members of the U.S. Military Academy’s Board of Visitors (BOV) are appointed by the President and members of Congress to provide independent advice and recommendations to the Academy’s leaders,” Lt. Col. Beth R. Smith, West Point’s Director of Public Affairs and Communications, told The Tennessee Star by email. 

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Ohio Senate Candidate Bernie Moreno Raises More Than $2 Million, Dramatically Outpacing Opponents

Bernie Moreno, a businessman and GOP candidate to replace retiring Senator Rob Portman (R-OH), announced on Tuesday a massive fundraising haul to end the quarter — totaling $2.25 million.

Moreno’s donations greatly outnumber the totals of his opponents on both the Republican and Democratic side. The closest candidate was Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH-13), who is running largely unopposed.

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Half Dozen Attendees at White House Announcement for Supreme Court Nominee Contract COVID

At least a half dozen attendees at last weekend’s White House announcement of Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court have tested positive for the coronavirus.

Most of those who became infected announced their diagnoses on Friday, hours after President Trump and first lady Melania Trump announced they had tested positive for COVID-19 and were quarantined. The president was later helicoptered to Walter Reed Medical Center for precautionary treatment.

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Kumar: Why Trump Still Has Time to Win Back the Hindu-American Vote

The Indian-born Chicago industrialist who takes credit for flipping the Hindu-American vote for candidate Donald J. Trump in the 2016 campaign is warning that unless something is done quickly, those voters will desert Trump his 2020 reelection fight.

“This time around, as far as the Indian-American or Hindu-American vote is concerned for Trump – it is completely, totally screwed up,” said Shalabh “Shalli” Kumar, who is the founder of the AVG group of companies that supply technology parts solutions to the automotive and telecommunications industry.

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Kellyanne Conway Explains How Presidential Polls Don’t Necessarily Reflect Election Outcomes During Conference Call with Bill Hagerty

Kellyanne Conway, during a tele-town hall with U.S. Senate candidate Bill Hagerty and other Tennesseans Thursday, dissected how and why they shouldn’t put a lot of stock in current presidential polls right now.

Conway, the first woman to run a successful U.S. presidential campaign — for Donald Trump — said one must look at a variety of factors.

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Bill Hagerty Releases New TV Ad: ‘Made in the USA’

U.S. Senate candidate Bill Hagerty released a new television ad this week highlighting what he said is his experience working with President Donald Trump to get the nation’s economy going again.

The ad also highlights what Hagerty said is his readiness to stand up to China. This, in the wake of China unleashing the Wuhan virus upon the world, causing massive loss of life and harming America’s economy, Hagerty said.

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Bill Hagerty Announces Tele-Town Hall with Kellyanne Conway

U.S. Senate candidate Bill Hagerty on Thursday announced he will host a telephone town hall with conservative political strategist Kellyanne Conway to talk about maintaining the Senate majority and ensuring President Donald Trump has allies in the Senate.

This, according to a press release Hagerty published on his campaign’s website.

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Former Kasich Strategist Partners with George Conway to Launch Never-Trump Super PAC

An alumnus of former Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s presidential campaign has joined George Conway in launching a new never-Trump super PAC with the explicit purpose of “defeating President Trump and Trumpism at the ballot box.”

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Federal Watchdog Recommends Kellyanne Conway Be Fired Over Hatch Act Violations

by Chuck Ross   A federal watchdog agency has recommended that Kellyanne Conway, a senior counselor to President Trump, be removed from public service for violating the Hatch Act. The Office of Special Counsel (OSC), an independent federal watchdog, said in a letter Thursday to Trump that Conway is a…

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Commentary: Democrat Excess Leads to New and Improved Trump in 2019

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by Jeffrey A. Rendall   Predictions. It’s what New Year’s is all about. It goes without saying that 2018 was full of surprises. Heading into this year Republican majorities in both houses of Congress had just passed a massive reorganization of the federal tax code, including a sizeable tax cut…

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Kellyanne Conway Ties James Comey’s Testimony to Hillary Clinton’s Server

Kellyanne Conway, counselor to President Trump, on Monday tied former FBI Director James B. Comey’s testimony to Hillary Clinton’s server. “This is exactly the problem Hillary Clinton had with her illegal server. The handling of classified and confidential information that Jim Comey was meant to investigate, if not prosecute. The…

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Kellyanne Conway: Hillary Clinton Joining ‘Resistance’ Likely to Backfire on Democrats

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said Sunday she welcomes Hillary Clinton’s return to the national spotlight, predicting that the Democrat’s vow to join the “resistance” is likely to backfire on Democrats. “As for Hillary, look, people are rolling their eyes and bellyaching – most of them are Democrats, by the…

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Senior Advisor Kellyanne Conway Previews President Trump’s Agenda for Upcoming Nashville Visit

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White House Senior Advisor Kellyanne Conway spent a few minutes this morning on Fox and Friends discussing President Trump’s visit to Nashville. She outlined the president’s agenda for Wednesday’s rally, which included Obamacare repeal and replace; job creation; energy and infrastructure investments; budget; and tax reform. Experienced political observes may…

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Kellyanne Conway at CPAC: Donald Trump ‘Went Right to the Grassroots and Brought You Along’

Helping kick off the 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), White House counselor Kellyanne Conway told grassroots activists gathered in suburban Maryland Thursday that they were part and parcel to President Trump’s historic campaign and victory. “In the case of candidate Trump, and president-elect and nominee Trump, he went right…

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Kellyanne Drops Rhetorical Atom Bomb On Chuck Todd Over Media’s Crowd Obsession

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Kellyanne Conway told Chuck Todd to stop being so “dramatic” on “Meet The Press” Sunday. Todd initially asked her to explain why press secretary Sean Spicer was sent out Saturday to “litigate” the crowd size issue. “The fact that 29, 30 million women voted for Donald Trump for president. They…

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