Republican establishment

Why Trump Is Still Leading And Ted Cruz Rose After The Fox Debate

What the establishment media doesn’t seem to get and the Republican establishment fears beyond anything else, including the election of Hillary Clinton as President, is that those voters who support Donald Trump and Ted Cruz understand that the Republican establishment is the problem.

Manners Before Truth: The Usual RINOs Pile on Ted Cruz

Daniel Davis, Townhall

Sen. Ted Cruz's public accusation that Mitch McConnell lied to fellow Senators has not gone over well among the GOP leadership. Establishment Republicans are predictably going after the Texas Senator and rebuking him for violating Senate etiquette.

Trump’s Rise and the Tea Party: Rooted in the Failed Leadership of the GOP

By Richard A. Viguerie, CHQ Chairman
Readers asked me to expand on my Friday column about the rise of Donald Trump as a contender for the Republican nomination for President. In my view Donald Trump is just the latest in a long line of message carriers who have spoken for grassroots Americans fed-up with the duplicity and betrayals of the Republican establishment and Washington’s ruling class. One of the great ironies of the 2016 Republican presidential campaign may very well be that the establishment Republican political class will finally receive their comeuppance at the hands of Donald Trump, the most unlikely of populist conservatives.

Rush: Today's GOP Full of Moderates

Melissa Clyne, Newsmax

"There are a lot of mainstream Repub. voters who embody the same fear that GOP leaders do. 'We can't make the Hispanics mad!' A lot of mainstream Repub. voters are embarrassed by SPalin. Many don’t care about reducing the size of gov't. The GOP estab. is OK with that because they want to run it."

Will GOP Leaders Squander the Opportunity?

John Kass, Townhall

Republicans have Obama on the Democrats on the ropes, but what happens if they actually win? The GOP establishment has yet to articulate a vision of the future. What do the Republicans stand for, really? Where are they going? And where do they want to take the country?

Ted Cruz on 2016: Who is Standing Up and Leading?

Matthew Boyle, Breitbart

The Texas Senator is on the road trying to turn out conservatives in November, but he says the litmus test for GOP voters in the presidential primaries should be whether a given candidate has led on the battlefield of ideas against the left and political establishment as a whole.

Conservatives Be of Good Cheer - We're Winning

By Richard A. Viguerie, CHQ Chairman

The leadership that Americans need and are looking for doesn’t come from Mitch McConnell, John Boehner, Reince Priebus, or any of the Republican establishment. The leadership comes from each of us in the conservative movement, our organizations, our members. We are the driving force to Save America and we are winning!

Conservatives Are the Driving Force to Save America

By Richard A. Viguerie, CHQ Chairman

The leadership that Americans need and are looking for doesn’t come from Mitch McConnell, John Boehner, Reince Priebus, or any of the Republican establishment. The leadership comes from each of us in the conservative movement, our organizations, our members. We are the driving force to Save America.

Boehner: I'm Obama's Best Friend

Matthew Boyle, Breitbart

Speaker John Boehner put comedienne Joy Behar in a playful headlock while in the Hamptons campaigning for Repub. Lee Zeldin, telling the liberal former co-host of The View, “I am Obama’s best friend," after she told him to stop obstructing Obama.

Levin Blasts "Commie" House GOP Over Anti-Conservative Rule

Right Scoop Staff

Any Republican who subsequently votes in Jan. against the nominee chosen by the GOP-E in Nov. will be stripped of all committee assignments. If the rule change passes, all Republicans who vote against Boehner will be stripped of all their committee assignments.

How Can GOP Senate Majority Prospects Be Trending In The Wrong Direction?

For a year and a half, Republicans in Washington, abetted by their business allies, assailed conservatives privately and in the press. The message the party and its consultants sent since the 2012 elections was "conservatives need not apply." Unfortunately, the Republican establishment may get their wish.

US Chamber of Commerce is Not Winning

Streiff, Red State

Big business as personified by the Chamber of Commerce has become anti-liberty and a purveyor of corporate welfare and crony capitalism. What the Chamber should be discovering is that even if their preferred candidates win, they can only do so by adopting most conservative positions. 

Will the US Chamber Back Dem. Mary Landrieu?

Leon H. Wolf, RedState

Avowed enemy of conservatives and champion of corporate welfare the US Chamber of Commerce is reportedly considering backing Dem. Mary Landrieu over Bill Cassidy in the LA Sen. race. NY Times columnist Joe Nocera may have inadvertently leaked plans on the part of the Chamber to back Landrieu. 

Dems Deploy Their Mississippi Strategy Against Hice

Erick Erickson, Red State

An outside group mailed Dems absentee ballot applications. The piece explains that there's no chance a Dem. will win in the district and the only way to stop conservatives from winning is to support moderate Mike Collins. Moderate & liberal Repubs.

Richard Viguerie's New Contest Challenges Conservatives To Put Their Anger Over Mississippi to Good Use

ConservativeHQ.com’s chairman and TAKEOVER author Richard A. Viguerie announced a new contest that gives conservatives a chance to express their distrust of the GOP establishment and to remind the Republican Party that the establishment’s dishonest dealings won’t be forgotten.

Conservative Rep.: Majority Leader Election Rigged For Establishment

Alex Pappas, Daily Caller

Some conservative lawmakers, such as Steve King, are fuming that the short-time frame between Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s announced resignation yesterday and the election of his successor next week is unfairly “stacking the deck” for the two estab. R's vying to replace him.

GOP Cleans Slate w/ Gillespie, Or Does It?

Kenric Ward, Watchdog.org

Ed Gillespie may have won the GOP nomination for VA's Senate seat, but Conservative guru and direct-mail pioneer Richard Viguerie has been quite on the race. Viguerie is steamed that the nat'l GOP supports pork-loving moderates over tea partiers.

The Winning Ideas of the Tea Party

Jenny Beth Martin, Roll Call

When Repubs. stray from conservative principles, libs. are able to seize power and bring about the policy disasters we’ve seen over the past 5 years. That's the meaning of Ben Sasse’s victory and others who campaigned on tea party principles. The GOP-E muct learn this lesson and apply those principles.

Exposing Tea Party Express Co-Founder's Amnesty Ties

Tea Party Express' co-founder Sal Russo now says he supports amnesty for illegal aliens -- a total reversal of his organization's position. This is not that surprising when one considers his background and strong establishment ties.

FLORIDA SENATE CLEARS WAY FOR DREAM ACT

Tony Lee, Breitbart

The Repub.-controlled FL Senate passed Florida's version of the DREAM Act (HB 851), giving in-state tuition rates to illegal immigrants who've completed 3 years of school in Florida. Gov.