John Thune

Ending The #SchumerShutdown Was No Win For Conservatives

Make no mistake about what happened on Monday – this was not a win for conservatives. All that happened was that Democrats and open borders “Republicans” such as Senators Lindsey Graham and Jeff Flake have been given three more weeks to line-up the pro-amnesty votes in Congress and hammer President Trump in the media.

Now Is The Time To Crush The Democrats

It is inconceivable to us that Republican “leaders” cannot grasp what a strong political position they now hold vis-à-vis the Democrats, and how the future of their majority now balances on a knife’s edge. We urge CHQ readers to call the toll free Capitol Switchboard (1-866-220-0044), ask for House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy and Senator John Cornyn, tell them conservatives will bolt the GOP if they trade ending the #SchumerShutdown for amnesty for illegal aliens.

Trump Shoots Down Senate Liberals’ Amnesty Bill

President Trump called the deal proposed by Senators Flake and Durbin “horrible” on border security funding, the President also said the deal was “very, very weak” when it came to the White House’s preferred changes to the legal immigration system. "It's the opposite of what I campaigned for," the President.

Getting The Immigration Bills Straight

Extending DACA or passing a larger amnesty bill before we build the promised border wall, before we take other actions to improve border security, before we beef up internal enforcement of our immigration laws, and before we remove the incentives to come and stay in America illegally would be a colossal mistake.

Trump Says What Normal Americans Think, Establishment Goes Nuts

We think all the establishment huffing and puffing about President Trump's "sh-thole" remark is cover for the fact that other than achieving their goal of fundamentally changing America, they have no answer for why we need more uneducated immigrants from underdeveloped countries.

Who Is Right: Rush Or Tucker And Ann?

So, who is right? Rush, who says don’t worry the President's meeting wasn’t about DACA, amnesty or anything but showing the world that Trump is in control and isn’t suffering from dementia. Or is it Tucker Carlson and Ann Coulter who say the meeting was a disaster, and perhaps the lowest point of Donald Trump’s presidency?

The DACA Lovefest At The White House

Ann Coulter and Rep. Steve King are right, the real goal of the latest immigration deal is not to merely grant some humanitarian-motivated relief to current DACA beneficiaries, it is to advance the ultimate goal of changing the United States into an open borders globalist econometric society stripped of any of the of the trappings of nationhood or American exceptionalism.

No Mr. President We Don’t 'Hope' To Work Out A Deal With Democrats

President Trump has completely confused many of his most ardent supporters with conflicting statements about the future of Obama’s anti-constitutional Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that grants de facto amnesty to millions of illegal aliens.

How Complicated Can Paying For A Border Wall Be?

The problem that is complicated and stumping the Republican establishment's Capitol Hill "leadership" is not building the wall, it is doing a deal to grant amnesty to those covered by Obama’s anti-constitutional DACA program – constructing the wall is the easy part.

We Need More Conservatives Running For The U.S. Senate

In 1977 and 1978 conservative giant Howard Phillips visited every congressional district in America to recruit candidates. During a trip to New Hampshire in 1977, only five people showed up for a meeting. One of them was Gordon Humphrey, who volunteered to run against Democrat Thomas J. McIntyre and became one of three New Right senators elected in 1978.

Conservatives Should Walk If Their GOP Senate Candidate Supports Mitch McConnell

We like state Senator Leah Vukmir in the Wisconsin GOP primary, but we think support for McConnell is a deal-breaker for most conservatives. That said, there’s still plenty of time for Leah Vukmir to join CHQ Chairman Richard Viguerie and other conservative leaders in calling for McConnell's ouster.

I Told Mitch McConnell To Resign, So Can You

By Richard A. Viguerie, CHQ Chairman
Yesterday, I, along with Ken Cuccinelli II, Brent Bozell, Jenny Beth Martin, David Bozell, and Adam Brandon, told Mitch McConnell that due to his incompetence and betrayals it was time for him to resign as Senate Majority Leader, I urge you to add your voice to the thousands of other conservatives who demand McConnell must go by adding your signature to our letter.

Viguerie and Other Conservative Leaders Demand New GOP Senate Leadership

By Richard A. Viguerie, CHQ Chairman
Today, CHQ Chairman Richard Viguerie joined other conservative leaders in a letter making the case that Mitch McConnell has become an anchor around the neck of Republican Senators who stand to lose their primaries if McConnell remains Majority Leader.

Conservative Darkhorse Rick Santorum Gains Support For VP

As a succession of establishment Republican names, such as Gov. Chris Christie, Sen. Bob Corker, Sen. John Thune and Gov. John Kasich, have surfaced as potential VP nominees, and been knocked-down by conservatives, one conservative darkhorse -- Pennsylvania's Rick Santorum keeps popping back up. Click here to vote in our final pre-convention VP poll.

Thune: No Homeland Shutdown Over Exec. Amnesty

Allahpundit, Hot Air

Maybe Thune’s hinting that they’re only going to defund part of DHS in February, not the whole department. That makes sense politically, as “REPUBLICANS SHUT DOWN NAT'L SECURITY” headlines won’t fly for the GOP.

Obama Giving Up America’s Digital Sovereignty

If Republicans and free speech advocates allow the Obama plan to end the U.S. government relationship with ICANN to go forward it will remove American constitutional protections from what is arguably the last free place on Earth.

Standing on Conservative Principle is Silly

Senator Corker claims he opposes Obamacare, but supports spending money to implement it.

Senator Robert Corker is playing by the typical Capitol Hill rules of say one thing, while actually doing another. Grassroots conservatives don't buy the idea that you can be opposed to Obamacare, but in favor of giving Obama the money to implement it.

Cruz Challenging Palin In CHQ Straw Poll

In our opinion voters are rejecting the Republican establishment and its brand of Big Government “me-too-ism” in favor of candidates who are authentic representatives of the grassroots conservative base of the Party. It is that authenticity that keeps Governor Sarah Palin and Senator Ted Cruz at the top of the CHQ straw poll.