Garcetti Defends Cruz

LA Mayor and possible dem 2020 Presidential Candidate Eric Garcetti says he’s no fan of Ted Cruz, but the heckling the Senator received the other day was uncalled for. Garcetti says people need to be decent, and they need to lay off public figures when they’re out and about with their family. But he also got a few digs in on Trump, saying the Commander in Chief’s language was “laughable” at the United Nations on Tuesday.

Antifa Threatens Cruz On Twitter

Hot on the heels of running Sen. Ted Cruz and his wife out of a D.C. restaurant while screaming “we believe survivors,” a branch of the left-wing Antifa group issued a threat to the Texas Republican. Along with a recording of the restaurant mob scene, Smash Racism DC tweeted that Cruz is “not safe” and that his votes are “hate crimes.” That’s an apparent reference to a zero tolerance immigration policy by the Trump administration that separated illegal alien families over the summer. But the left-wing mob, in true mob form, is seemingly unaware that Cruz proposed legislation to keep illegal immigrant families together.

—QUOTABLE: “No — you can’t eat in peace — your politics are an attack on all of us You’re [sic] votes are a death wish. Your votes are hate crimes.” -Tweet by Smash Racism DC

—QUOTABLE: “This is a message to Ted Cruz, Bret [sic] Kavanaugh, Donald Trump and the rest of the racist, sexist, transphobic, and homophobic right-wing scum: You are not safe. We will find you. We will expose you. We will take from you the peace you have taken from so many others.” -Another Smash Racism DC tweet

CBS Sunday News 8/5

Face the Nation: Adviser to the President KELLYANNE CONWAY underscored PRESIDENT TRUMP’s rhetoric about the fake news media. She says she does not believe that journalists are the “enemy of the people” but rather they are an enemy of “the news that is relevant and the news you can use” which in her opinion is what the public wants.”

Booker’s Tears of Rage

Sen Cory Booker D-NJ, said in tweet following an appearance in New Orleans that he has cried “tears of rage” over DONALD TRUMP and that there are many things that are “savagely wrong” with this country.
His Senate colleague from Texas thought it was ridiculous — Senator JOHN CORNYN tweeted his response that Booker should “get a grip” which is Texan for “stop being such a woman.’

Close in OHIO

Ohio Governor JOHN KASICH says Ohio’s hotly contested special election doesn’t bode well for the GOP.
The 12th Congressional District seat which has been held by Republicans since 1908 was won by PRESIDENT TRUMP by 11 points in 2016.
Currently Republican TROY BALDERSON is facing Democrat DANNY O’CONNOR in a dead heat with 11% undecided.

Subpoena Mess

If Democrats gain majorities in the House and Senate they plan to flood not only PRESIDENT TRUMP but his cabinet members and business associates with subpoenas for personal and financial records that could bog down the administration headed into the 2020 elections.
Democrats have already amassed dozens of oversight requests that have been ignored while Republicans hold the majorities but should that change in November Democrats would gain a number of tools to stall the Trump Agenda over the next two years.
The never-ending stream of outrage at the Trump administration presents a real danger to Trump not only politically but personally as Dems will seek any measure to diminish any lasting legacy.

Trump Tower Meeting Confessional

PRESIDENT TRUMP has acknowledged that a meeting between DONALD TRUMP JR and a Russian attorney with ties to the Kremlin at Trump Tower before the 2016 was to get damaging intel on HILLARY CLINTON — but that it’s perfectly legal. He maintains he had no idea that the meeting ever happened and rejected the premise that his son could be in legal jeopardy for taking the meeting.