PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP LEAVES THE SWAMPS OF WASHINGTON, DC TO TALK TO THE PEOPLE IN IOWA …
How does President Donald Trump get his message out to the American people, by by-passing the liberal and bias MSM and talking directly to We the People. President Trump provided a list of accomplishments that have been done and things that he looks to do in the future. Trump addressed Obamacare and the fact that Democrats refused to support anything that the GOP offered to replace, even though Obamacare is dying on the vine. To be honest, Trump needs to do this more often and directly talk to the America people.
“All we do is win, win, win,” he told a cheering crowd.
A feisty Trump spoke for more than an hour at a rally in Cedar Rapids that was similar to those he held during last year’s presidential campaign. It included protesters escorted out by police, Trump attacking the news media and supporters waving signs saying “Drain the Swamp” in Washington.
Trump’s first trip to Iowa since taking office on Jan. 20 came against a backdrop of problems in Washington. His legislative agenda is struggling to gain traction, a federal investigation of alleged Russian meddling into the election and possible collusion with Trump’s campaign continues and his approval rating is below 40 percent in most polls.
But Trump touted jobs gains and an improving stock market as evidence that his economic policies are working. He vowed he would eventually get funding for a border wall with Mexico – possibly with solar panels attached – despite congressional refusal thus far.
“We’re thinking about building the wall as a solar wall,” he said. “Pretty good imagination, right? It’s my ideas.”
Solar panels along the wall are among proposals that have been submitted by companies to the Department of Homeland Security, according to media reports.
Buoyed by Republican victories in special congressional elections in Georgia and South Carolina on Tuesday, Trump blasted his opponents as “unbelievably nasty” and said cable news anchors appeared stunned by the Democratic losses.
Unable to get Democrats to join Republicans in major legislative efforts, Trump said the wounding by a gunman last week of Republican Representative Steve Scalise in Alexandria, Virginia, had fostered a spirit of unity. But he did not sound optimistic about breaking through the partisan divide any time soon.
Trump said he doubted he would have help from Democrats in getting major healthcare legislation through the U.S. Congress. He wants the Senate to join the House of Representatives in approving legislation soon to reform the signature domestic achievement of his Democratic predecessor, Barack Obama.
“If we went and got the single greatest healthcare plan in the history of the world we would not get one Democrat vote because they’re obstructionists,” Trump said.
Democrat Ossoff States Georgia Race Showed ‘We Could Fight’ … Actually It Showed You Could Lose After Spending A Boat Load of Money (VIDEO)
WOW, THESE PEOPLE LIVE IN THEIR OWN LITTLE BUBBLE …
It turns out that this was the most expensive participation trophy in House election history. To hear Ossoff talk in his concession speech one would not know that he lost. But lose he did. In essence Handel beat his Ossoff. The Democrat challenger stated to the crowd, that “we showed we could fight in places that no one thought we could.” Really? I actually thought Donald Trump showed that last November when he broke the Democrat Blue wall and won Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania.
Then Ossoff then pandered to the crowd and said this small community in Georgia stood up, “woman in this community stood up.” Yawn. Just a footnote to this special election … the victor Karen Handel is the first GOP women to be sent to Congress from Georgia. Also, it was not the first opportunity in this country to make a statement regarding the trump presidency. Democrats are now 0-5 in special elections. Hardly the first.
Full Concession speech below
The Trump Referendum … Post Presidential Special Elections: GOP & Trump 5 – Democrats 0, Nada, Nil!!!
TRUMP 5 – DEMOCRATS 0 …
The MSM, the LEFT and the Democrats put all of their collective political eggs again in a special election race and came up snake eyes. Last night Republican Karen Handel won the most expensive House race in U.S. history and beat back the latest Democrat golden boy. In the end, Handel won the election and Distric by a greater amount than even Trump did back in November 2016. So what is next for the LEFT, except more tears following losses? According to the WAPO, Democrats are despondent and President Donald Trump is emboldened after GOP victory in Georgia special election. With 99% of the vote counted, Handel leads Ossoff 53% to 47% in a race that many expected to be much closer. Handel had 127,021 votes to the Democrat’s 114,390 ballots. Democrats billed this election as a referendum on Trump, and Trump won again. This made the Special election count 4-0 for the GOP. By the way, last night there was a special election in South Carolina too, the Republicans won that one as well. Make it 5-0 for Trump and the GOP over Democrats, the MSM and the Lefty-liberal moonbats.
THE BIG IDEA: With all the ballots counted, Republican Karen Handel won the most expensive House race in U.S. history by 3.8 percentage points. That’s a larger margin of victory than the 1.5 points that Donald Trump carried Georgia’s 6th Congressional District by last November.
Handel even wound up winning by a greater margin than the GOP candidate in an unexpectedly close special election to replace OMB Director Mick Mulvaney in South Carolina that had not been on the national radar.
The suburban district north of Atlanta is ruby red and has been in GOP hands since Newt Gingrich won it in 1979, but that does not make Jon Ossoff’s defeat any less devastating for Democrats struggling to find their way in the Trump era.
– Last night was a wake-up call for Democrats that they still need to home in on an effective anti-Trump message.
– The results are already prompting Democratic recriminations, as the Bernie Sanders wing of the party pushes the establishment to get behind more liberal candidates. Initially, Ossoff’s mantra was “Make Trump Furious.” But he rarely talked about the president toward the end of the contest because he needed to win over moderate Republicans and didn’t want to motivate low-propensity Trump voters to turn out against him. He modulated his rhetoric, calling for fiscal conservatism in his ads and focusing on jobs. He avoided hot-button issues and called for civility.
The LEFT is about to lose their collective minds as they take loss after loss. Here is a piece of information to the far-LEFT, the MSM and the Democrat party, maybe, just maybe it is the will of the people that Donald Trump is president and they approve of what he is doing. Maybe, it is the resistance that the American people are against. Just a thought.
TRUMP WINS REFERENDUM!!! Republican Karen Handel Wins Georgia’s 6th Congressional District Over Democrat Ossoff
DONALD J. TRUMP WINS REFERENDUM ON HIS PRESIDENCY ACCORDING TO THE LIBERAL MSM, DEMOCRATS AND THE LEFT!!!
Republican Karen Handel as been declared the winner of the special election for the Georgia 6th Congressional district over Democrat Ossoff. In the run up to this special election, the MSM, Democrats and the LEFT have called the race between Jon Ossoff and Karen Handel is largely seen as a referendum on the first months of Donald J. Trump’s presidency. The Democrats, Far-Left and Hollywood pumped millions and millions of dollars into the campaign to get their victory and call it a referendum against the Trump presidency. Instead, the Democrats lost again and the election turned out to be a referendum for Donald Trump. In the end, Handel kicked his Ossoff.
Karen Handel, a Republican, defeated Jon Ossoff, a Democrat, in the most expensive U.S. House race in history. The election was largely seen as a referendum on the first months of Donald J. Trump’s presidency. Republicans maintain control of the seat, which was vacated by Tom Price, the new secretary of health and human services.
President Trump’s hopes of steadying his presidency and his agenda on Capitol Hill were given a lift Tuesday when a Republican won a special congressional election in the Atlanta suburbs.
Republican Karen Handel defeated Democrat Jon Ossoff in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District, retaining a seat that has been in GOP hands since 1979 after a grueling, four-month campaign that earned the distinction of being the most expensive House race in history.
Handel’s win, projected by the Associated Press, will bring fresh attention to a beleaguered Democratic Party that has suffered a string of defeats in special elections this year despite an angry and engaged base of voters who dislike Trump.
In the end, after all of the effort and outside money spent by Democrats in this Georgia House seat and after all the LEFT and Democrat put on the winning of this seat to gibe Trump a loss, the race was not even close as Republican Karen Handel won by 5%. There was no nail biting as the New York Times wanted people to believe. It was only close in the minds of the LEFT. Democrats rallied nationwide against Handel in an attempt to defeat Trump and they lost. AGAIN!
Republican Karen Handel defeated Democrat Jon Ossoff in a high-stakes special election for a Georgia House seat on Tuesday, denying Democrats their first major victory of the Donald Trump era.
Handel led Ossoff by 4.8 percentage points with more than three-fourths of the 6th District’s precincts having reported their results at 10 p.m. ET, in the most expensive House race in US history.
But it wasn’t what Democrats who pumped $23 million into Ossoff’s campaign so desperately craved: A win.
Handel’s victory showed that even with Republicans in power, the GOP’s message in recent election cycles — focused largely urging voters to reject House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi — remains potent.
Aside from all of the excuses from the LEFT, maybe, just maybe Handel and the GOP won the Georgia 6th Congressional election because she was the only candidate who could close the campaign by voting. Jon Ossoff could not. Democrats, don’t you think maybe, just maybe you could actually find a candidate who lived in the district? Seriously, don’t you think that might actually mean something to the people this guy presumed to one day represent?
“I bet [Jon Ossoff] wishes he could vote like me, since I live in the district,” Handel said when she arrived at the polls, in reference to the fact that Ossoff lives just over three miles outside of Georgia’s Sixth Congressional District.
YES, THAT WAS PRESIDENTIAL AND AT SOME POINT THE LEFT IS GOING TO HAVE TO COME TO GRIPS WITH THE FACT, HE IS THE PRESIDENT …
President Trump addresses America and announced that the gunman had died after opening fire earlier this morning on members of Congress practicing for a charity baseball game in Alexandria, Virginia, injuring Rep. Steve Scalise, R-Louisiana, the House majority whip, and four others. President Trump praised the heroic actions of the two Capitol Police officers who took down the gunman. He also praised the first reponders and asked for our prayers for the family and lived ones of those injured. President Trump also called for a nation to come together for the common good.
The rhetoric has got to stop, the escalation of hate and this never-ending anti-Trump and Republican vitriol from the LEFT and the MSM has got to stop. It is ruining this country. And as we can see, there are some people who take it to an absurd extreme.
“As you all know, shortly after 7 a.m. this morning, a gunman opened fire on members of Congress and their staffs.
Authorities are continuing to investigate the crime, and the assailant has now died from his injuries. The FBI is leading the investigation and will continue to provide updates as new information becomes available.
Congressman Steve Scalise, a member of House leadership, was shot and badly wounded and is now in stable condition at the hospital, along with two very courageous Capitol Police officers. At least two others were also wounded.
Many lives would have been lost, if not for the heroic actions of the two Capitol Police officers who took down the gunman despite sustaining gunshot wounds during a very, very brutal assault. Melania and I are grateful for their heroism and praying for the swift recovery of all victims.
Congressman Scalise is a friend – and a very good friend. He is a patriot and he’s a fighter. He will recover from this assault, and Steve, I want you to know that you have the prayers, not only of an entire city behind you, but of an entire nation, and frankly, the entire world. America is praying for you and America is praying for all of the victims of this terrible shooting.
I spoke with Steve’s wife, Jennifer, and I pledged to her our full and absolute support – anything she needs. We’re with her and with the entire Scalise family.
I’ve also spoken with Chief Matthew Verderosa — he’s doing a fantastic job — of the Capitol Police, to express our sympathies for his wounded officers and to express my admiration for their courage. Our brave Capitol Police performed a challenging job with incredible skill and their sacrifice makes democracy possible.
We also commend the brave first responders from Alexandria Police Fire and Rescue, who rushed to the scene.
Everyone on that field is a public servant. Our courageous police, our Congressional aides who work so tirelessly behind the scenes with enormous devotion, and our dedicated members of Congress who represent our people.
We may have our differences, but we do well to remember in times like these that everyone who serves in our nation’s capitol is here because, above all, they love our country. We can all agree that we are blessed to be Americans, that our children deserve to grow up in a nation of safety and peace, and that we are strongest when we are unified and when we work together for the common good.
Please take a moment today to cherish those you love and always remember those who serve and keep us safe. God bless them all. God bless you. And God bless America.”