The Silent Trump Supporter Has Gone Global, And So Has The Red Hen

By Curtis Ellis  The 2016 election gave us the “Silent Trump Supporter” — Trump voters who would not reveal their true sympathies to pollsters. This was a great mystery at the time, but seeing now how Trump supporters are routinely denigrated, harassed and vilified, their silence was understandable if not prescient. In 2018, the Silent Trump […]

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Little-known Virginia Republicans Vying for US Senate Shot

Repost from Associated Press (Alan Suderman) RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Not long ago, several prominent Republicans were jockeying for a U.S. Senate run against incumbent Tim Kaine. Former presidential hopeful Carly Fiorina floated a possible run, as did conservative broadcaster Laura Ingraham. Several U.S. House members and other elected officials were unofficial potential candidates. But […]

John Fredericks Exclusive: Will Trump Go For Amnesty—for China?

President Trump’s historic victory in 2016 was fueled by two issues that resonated with working Americans: curtailing illegal immigration and ending unfair trade. These policies hammered Americans jobs and wages. But Wall Street loves open borders and so-called “free” trade: both produce an endless supply of cheap labor and lower the cost of production, driving […]

White House Leakers Try to Take Down Trump Aide

WHITE HOUSE COMMUNICATIONS director Kelly Sadler came under fire last week for making an inappropriate, insensitive and crass comment at a closed-door staff meeting on Thursday morning at the White House regarding U.S. Sen. John McCain. McCain, an Arizona Republican who is suffering from brain cancer, released a statement opposing the nomination of Gina Haspel for […]

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DeSantis Trashes Putnam on Immigration

Source: MATT DIXON, POLITICO 05/02/2018 06:44 PM EDT GOP gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis on Wednesday trashed GOP primary foe Adam Putnam over his record on immigration issues. “We are very different on our approach to illegal immigration,” DeSantis said in an interview with conservative radio host John Fredericks. The issue has been seen as a […]

Ron DeSantis: “Adam Putnam was a Politician in his 20s, I was Serving in Iraq”

The highly competitive Republican gubernatorial primary between Ron DeSantis and Adam Putnam so far has been relatively tame on the surface. The congressman and agriculture commissioner have mostly stuck to veiled swipes at each other, rarely uttering one another’s name. That changed today. On the syndicated radio show of staunch Donald Trump supporter John Fredericks, […]

2017 Virginia General Election Race Predictions

Disclaimer: My legendary, world renowned and highly coveted political predictions – at 97 percent since 2012 – are based on the following not so scientific criteria: total hearsay, unconfirmed rumors, conspiracy theories, pure innuendo, personal insight, Trump White House leakers, DPV moles, Ben Tribbett, RINO’s, Bernie Sanders’ supporters, my high-voltage tin foil hat wired directly […]

Trump Dives into Virginia Governor’s Race

President Trump has been a presence in Virginia’s contest for governor since before the candidates were even set, but he has now roiled the race by jumping in directly and attacking the Democratic nominee through his preferred method: a nighttime tweet. “Ralph Northam, who is running for Governor of Virginia, is fighting for the violent […]

Ed Gillespie Keeps Trump at Arm’s Length

Virginia’s Republican nominee for governor Ed Gillespie is keeping President Trump at arm’s length, suggesting he views him as a liability in his campaign against Democratic Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam. Trump, in an unexpected Thursday evening tweet, urged Virginians to vote for Gillespie on Nov. 7, while charging that Northam was soft on gang violence. […]

Gillespie is GOP’s Best Shot to Flip a Seat this Year, So Where’s the Money?

Ed Gillespie has raised considerably less money than other recent contenders for Virginia governor, despite his extraordinarily deep ties to the Republican donor class. With a long history in national politics and a bond with an ex-president, Gillespie was expected to be the GOP version of Gov. Terry McAuliffe, the former Democratic National Committee chairman […]

Fiorina Eases Path to Nomination for Corey Stewart

A decision by Carly Fiorina, the former GOP presidential hopeful, not to run for U.S. Senate from Virginia next year leaves Corey Stewart, the bombastic Prince William supervisor, as the sole declared candidate for the GOP nomination. Stewart, who came close to winning the party nomination for governor this year after running on a platform […]