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Claytoonz: Mr. Zelensky goes to Washington

As Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky virtually addressed Congress today, I wondered, “What did they do with Lauren Boebert, Marjorie Taylor Greene, Matt Gaetz, Louie Gohmert, and Madison Cawthorn? For that matter, how dare any member of the Republican Party attend who had refused to impeach Donald Trump for his attempt to extort the Ukrainian president?... Read more»

Support for prosecuting Capitol rioters wavering among Republicans

Since March of this year, Republican support for investigating the individuals who committed the attack on the Capitol has decreased and they're now concerned the rioters' punishments are too harsh, according to a recently released survey.... Read more»

Pence sued over election results; Az's Kelli Ward among those signing on to lawsuit

A lawsuit filed Sunday in a Texas federal court by Texas Congressman Louie Gohmert, and several other Republicans including Arizona GOP Chairwoman Kelli Ward, are suing Vice President Mike Pence in one more attempt to overturn the results of the presidential election.... Read more»

Grijalva tests positive for COVID-19 but doesn't have symptoms

Rep. Raúl Grijalva has tested positive for coronavirus, and remains in self-quarantine in Washington. Grijalva, 72, headed a committee hearing this week that included Texas Republican Louie Gohmert, who has refused to wear a mask in public and contracted COVID-19.... Read more»

Sweeping coronavirus-relief bill passes House

Quibbling over legislative language in an emergency relief package for Americans impacted by the coronavirus came to an end in the House of Representatives on Monday night, putting finalization of the multibillion-dollar aid deal squarely in the Senate’s court.... Read more»

Louie Gohmert’s health care hooey

Rep. Louie Gohmert is wrong when he says a “poor guy out there making $14,000″ is “going to pay extra income tax if he cannot afford to pay the several thousand dollars for an Obamacare policy.” In fact, that “poor guy” will be eligible for Medicaid coverage or heavily subsidized private insurance, depending on where he lives, without fear of being penalized if he cannot afford insurance. ... Read more»

Gohmert piles distortion upon distortion

Rep. Louie Gohmert went on Fox News and accused President Obama of a pattern of discrimination against Christians, particularly in the military, but many of his examples were false, distorted or incomplete.... Read more»

Factcheck

Gun rhetoric vs. gun facts

The mass shooting in Newtown has reignited a national debate on gun control. Some facts are clear — there has been a massive increase in gun sales. Some things are not so clear — such as whether there is causation between more guns and more violent crimes. And some are contrary to the general impression — for example, the rate of gun murders is down, not up.... Read more»

Franks defends request for probe of Muslim infiltration of gov't

U.S. Rep. Trent Franks, R-Glendale, this week defended his call for an investigation into the influence of Muslim groups on government organizations, even as the proposal came under more fire.... Read more»

Jon Stewart has his fun with Louie Gohmert

When he warned of terror babies on CNN's Anderson Cooper 360 last week, U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Tyler, told Cooper that he and comedian Jon Stewart, host of Comedy Central's The Daily Show, could “have their fun” with him. So, Stewart did.... Read more»

Texas lawmakers on anchor babies: The mash-up

Can't get enough of Texas lawmakers and the "terror baby" threat? Neither can we.... Read more»