McAuliffe campaign rushed to ‘kill’ Fox News story, emails reveal
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McAuliffe Team Emails Reveal Efforts To ‘Kill This’ Fox News Story
The campaign of Democratic candidate for governor of Virginia, Terry McAuliffe, raised eyebrows as he spent nearly $ 60,000 to hire a prominent lawyer known for organizing legal challenges related to the election.
When Fox News sent the campaign a request for comment, the McAuliffe campaign was quick to “kill” the story, according to emails mistakenly sent to Fox News.
Less than a month before election day, McAuliffe’s campaign spent $ 53,680 on the services of Elias Law Group, a firm Marc Elias created earlier this year, Fox News previously reported.
Elias had previously worked as a partner at the law firm Perkins Coie, which the Hillary Clinton campaign hired in 2016 to conduct opposition research on Donald Trump – research that included the infamous Christopher Steele case. . Republicans accused Elias of lying to hide the role of the Clinton campaign in funding the case.
House Republicans accused Elias of having a “serious conflict of interest” when he represented Iowa Democratic candidate Rita Hart in his effort to reverse the results of his extremely narrow loss to Rep. Republican Mariannette Miller-Meeks.
Fox News has reached out to the McAuliffe campaign for comment following a suggestion from George Washington University law professor Jonathan Turley, who wrote that McAuliffe hiring Elias is an “amazing decision”. McAuliffe spokesperson Christina Freundlich responded to the email with a message apparently intended for her colleagues, not Fox News.
“Can we try to kill this,” Freundlich wrote. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR TOP STORY.
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California school board member who fired F-bomb at parent had second hot mic slip, video suggests
The chairman of a California school district who apologized this week for insulting a parent who spoke out against mask mandates in schools during a meeting on Tuesday was apparently caught on a hot mic for the second time in the same meeting, according to a video on social media.
“Oh my God, let’s go,” Los Alamitos School Board President Marlys Davidson appeared to say after introducing two speakers she called Claire C. and Leah R., at the board meeting. , according to a YouTube video posted by Los Al Recall. .
It was not clear which speaker Davidson was referring to or if Davidson was speaking as all board members wore masks during the meeting.
The speaker, who introduced herself as Claire Chu, said she was happy that everyone had the “freedom to speak” and said she wanted to speak out against critical race theory, saying that she teaches students to “hate themselves because of their race, because of their skin color and make them identify themselves differently from others.
“No, we are all Americans,” she said to applause. “We are all one nation, one race. Don’t let them be divided by the CRT.”
During the same meeting, Davidson was caught on a hot microphone saying “f — you” to another speaker, Lauren Roupoli, a parent who spoke out against mask warrants in schools. CLICK HERE TO FIND OUT MORE.
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Pelosi says most progressives are ready to back infrastructure bill
House tenant Nancy Pelosi adopted an optimistic tone after being forced to delay the planned vote on the bipartisan infrastructure bill on Thursday evening, saying in a letter to colleagues that most progressive lawmakers who opposed his timetable were still determined to support the legislation.
“As you now know, the House will postpone the vote on the [Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework]”Pelosi said in the letter.” The good news is that most of the members who weren’t ready to vote yes today expressed their commitment to supporting the BIF. I thank the overwhelming number of House Democrats who support both the BIF and the Build Back Better Act. It is both encouraging and impressive to see the strength of Members’ engagement in the discussion. “
The vote was delayed due to the retreat of the Progressive House caucus. The far-left group said its members had “voted overwhelmingly to approve” a scaled-down version of President Biden’s social spending bill, but warned they would not vote to pass the bipartisan bill on Senate infrastructure unless a finalized version of the expenditure bill is presented. at a time.
The caucus said the double voting “cannot be accomplished without legislation that can be fully evaluated and approved by all parties, including 218 representatives and all 50 senators from the Democratic caucus.”
Pelosi noted that the full text of the spending bill was available for review, adding that the House budget committee had released “a section-by-section analysis of the legislation.”
While Pelosi and others have touted growing support for both pieces of legislation, it was not clear whether Democratic leaders could garner enough votes to pass them. CLICK HERE TO FIND OUT MORE.
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“According to a Wall Street Journal article this afternoon, the Biden administration has decided to pay reparations to illegal aliens,” the host said on “Tucker Carlson tonight. “” In other words, the foreigners who have come here without invitation, who have come in willful violation of the legal statutes adopted by our Congress, in accordance with our Constitution, these people are about to receive a creepy apology and d ‘huge sums of money. “
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