Mason Dixon-Telemundo 51 Poll: Democrat Shalala Trailing GOP Opponent Maria Elvira Salazar in a district Trump Lost Badly
As reported at the Miami Herald, Democrat Donna Shalala is training her opponent, Republican TV journalist Maria Elvira Salazar, by 2 percentage points in a recent Mason Dixon-Telemundo 51 poll. This is a district where President Trump lost by almost 20 percentage points in 2016. It would appear much has changed. This is another indication that maybe this blue wave that has been espoused by Democrats and their propaganda media cohorts, does not exist.
Maria Elvira Salazar
Donna Shalala may be in trouble.
Shalala, a Democrat running in a district that President Donald Trump lost by nearly 20 percentage points in 2016, is trailing Republican TV journalist Maria Elvira Salazar by 2 percentage points in a Mason Dixon-Telemundo 51 poll. The independent poll’s margin of error was 4 percentage points and included a pro-Trump non-party candidate who could siphon votes from Salazar.
Salazar’s unique background as a journalist in a party dominated by President Donald Trump and her appeal with older, Spanish-speaking voters has enabled the GOP to remain competitive. Shalala, one of the most experienced first-time congressional candidates, won a competitive Democratic primary by less than 5 percentage points and has faced criticism from liberal Democrats and Republicans alike for her tenure leading the University of Miami, when campus janitors went on a hunger strike over low wages and the school acquired Cedars Medical Center.
The poll of 625 registered likely voters was conducted from Oct. 1 to Oct. 6, before Shalala began airing a TV ad that attempts to tie Salazar to Trump. Forty-three percent of respondents approve of Trump while 46 percent disapprove, according to the poll, while Salazar has a net favorable rating of 22 percentage points and Shalala has a net favorability rating of 4 points, though more voters recognize her than Salazar. Forty-two percent of voters support Shalala while 44 percent support Salazar, with 13 percent undecided.
ANOTHER FBI SCANDAL, FBI HAD 3 VERSIONS OF FBI SO-CALLED RUSSIAN DOSSIER …
Bombshell from by John Solomon at The Hill:
Was the FBI using circular information flows to create the case of collusion against Trump? It sure looks that way and they were very well aware of it.
“The pattern is so troubling that one investigator said this to me: “The dossier and its related dirt was on a circular flight path aboard a courier service called ‘Air Clinton,’ and the FBI kept signing for the packages.”
Like dandelions in an untreated lawn, the now infamous Russian dossier apparently multiplied in numbers — and emissaries delivering it to the FBI — the closer Donald Trump got to the White House.
We know from public testimony that dossier author and former British intelligence agent Christopher Steele shared his findings with the FBI in summer and fall 2016 before he was terminated as a confidential source for inappropriate media contacts.
And we learned that Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) provided a copy to the FBI after the November 2016 election — out of a sense of duty, his office says.
Now, memos the FBI is turning over to Congress show the bureau possessed at least three versions of the dossier and its mostly unverified allegations of collusion.
Each arrived from a different messenger: McCain, Mother Jones reporter David Corn, Fusion GPS founder (and Steele boss) Glenn Simpson.
That revelation is in an email that disgraced FBI counterintelligence agent Peter Strzok wrote to FBI executives around the time BuzzFeed published a version of the dossier on Jan. 10, 2017.
“Our internal system is blocking the site,” Strzok wrote of the document posted on BuzzFeed. “I have the PDF via iPhone but it’s 25.6MB. Comparing now. The set is only identical to what McCain had. (it has differences from what was given to us by Corn and Simpson.)”
The significance of Strzok’s email is obvious to investigators who reviewed it in recent days. The FBI is supposed to be immune to manipulation by circular information flows, especially with sensitive investigations such as evaluating whether a foreign power tampered with an American election.
Rep Trey Gowdy (R-SC) Eviscerates Lying, Obstructionist FBI Agent Peter Strzok on Dossier Lies (VIDEO)
AMONG THE CIRCUS, THERE WAS SOME ASTONISHING THINGS THAT WERE MADE EVIDENT … STRZOK WAS BIAS AND ACTED ON IT.
Watch below, as Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) destroys FBI agent Peter Strzok. Earlier in the day Strzok had refused to answer Gowdy’s questions on the advise of FBI attorneys. Then finally, after the House committee had returned and Strzok was told he could answer such questions, this smug little SOB, who is paid by tax payers and works for us, provided a snotty, wise ass answer that was a non-answer and stated he couldn’t remember. That’s when Rep. Gowdy took Strzok a part piece by piece and showed Strzok for the bias liar that he is.
Then as what happened all day, when the GOP got close into nailing Strzok, the Democrats on the committee tried to obstruct and confuse the hearing.
WHAT DOES SHE HAVE TO HIDE, BESIDES A LOT!!!
FBI attorney Lisa Page will not comply with a Congressional subpoena and appear before a closed door Judicial hearing today. It appears that the former FBI love-bird has not had enough time to prepare. REALLY, not enough time? Defy a Congressional subpoena? So just what does Page have to hide from Congress and We the People? Lisa Page and FBI agent Peter Strzok were caught making some rather outlandish and bias texts against Donald Trump. They were so free and willing to text each other when they thought no one was watching, so then why doesn’t she want to explain herself? Strzok, her former boyfriend, is slated to appear in a public hearing on Thursday. The corruption, bias and conspiracy that took place at the highest levels of the FBI and DOJ is breath-taking.
These lovebird should soon be jailbirds. Let alone the conspiracy to affect an election these two took part in, they should be jailed for the amount of time they sent each other tens of thousands of texts to each other of a personal nature while they were on the job and being paid with tax payer money.
Page’s lawyer said in a statement obtained by Politico that she will not comply with a congressional subpoena to testify before the House Judiciary and the Oversight and Government Reform Committees.
“Instead of responding to our requests to explain the scope of the interview and provide sufficient notice to allow her to prepare, the Committees chose to issue a subpoena,” Page’s attorney wrote.
“The Committees would be asking Lisa about materials she has not yet been shown,” the lawyer continued. “As a result, Lisa is not going to appear for an interview at this time.”
The response from House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte:
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) blasted Page’s announcement in a statement Tuesday night, accusing the former FBI lawyer of having “something to hide.”
“She has known for months that the House Judiciary Committee has sought her testimony as part of our joint investigation with the Oversight Committee into decisions made by the Justice Department in 2016, and she has no excuse for her failure to appear,” Goodlatte wrote.
“We will use all tools at our disposal to obtain her testimony. Americans across the country are alarmed at the bias exhibited by top officials at the Justice Department and FBI, and it is imperative Congress conduct vigorous oversight to ensure that never happens again.”
Inspector General Report House Hearing: OGR Committee Chair Rep. Trey Gowdy Shreds Former FBI Director Comey in his Opening Statement … “We Can’t Survive with a Justice System We Don’t Trust” (VIDEO)
REP. TREY GOWDY SHREDS COMEY IN OPENING STATEMENT WITH HIS NUMEROUS ACTS OF BIAS …
During today’s House Oversight and Government Reform Hearing dealing with the IG’s Hillary Clinton email report, Committee Chair Rep. Trey Gowdy could not have said it any better as to why this hearing meant so much. This is bigger than Hillary Clinton and her partisan political games and illegal email server, destroying evidence and making secret documents easily accessible to hacking. This is about an out of control rouge FBI and DOJ where the very people at the top in decision making positions acting in such a bias manner, as to take down a candidate and potentially alter the outcome of a presidential election.
As Gowdy stated, It depends on you, the People, having confidence in the individuals who are empowered to enforce the law. Never lower your expectations of those entrusted with upholding the rule of law. Rep. Gowdy ended his opening statement by saying, “We can survive with politicians we don’t trust. We Can’t Survive with a Justice System We Don’t Trust.”