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Short List: 8 Potential ‘America First’ Candidates for Attorney General

As former Attorney General Jeff Sessions departed the Department of Justice (DOJ), a short list of potential replacements has surfaced in Washington, D.C. Below, Breitbart News has compiled eight “America First” candidates for Attorney General. Kris Kobach Currently, Kobach is serving the last couple of months as Kansas’s Secretary of State. Kobach previously served as an adviser to President Trump on immigration, and most notably wrote Arizona’s SB 1070 law that made it a state crime to be in the country as an illegal alien. Having fought the open borders…

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Incoming House Democrats Promise Same Gun Control That Failed to Stop California Massacre

Incoming House Democrats are promising to push the same gun control that failed to stop the Thousand Oaks, California, massacre. The Wall Street Journal reports that every one of the newly elected Democrats has an F-rating from the NRA, and they are ready to flaunt it. Pro-gun control Rep. Mike Thompson (D-CA) spoke for his fellow party members, saying, “This new majority is not going to be afraid of our shadow. We know that we’ve been elected to do a job, and we’re going to do it.” Thompson noted that…

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NYT’s Nicholas Kristof Blames NRA for Thousand Oaks Shooting, Ignores California Gun Control Fail

New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof blamed the NRA for the Thousand Oaks, California, shooting at the Borderline Bar and Grill but ignored the litany of California gun control laws that failed to prevent the attack. The opening two paragraphs of Kristof’s column set the stage: Another needless tragedy in America: This time a gunman opened fire in a bar in Thousand Oaks, Calif., killing at least 12 people and injuring many more. These horrors happen far more often in America than in other advanced countries partly because of the outsize…

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Beto O’Rourke: Texas Should Lead National Conversation for Gun Control

During a Thursday night CNN Town Hall, Beto O’Rourke lauded Texas’s gun heritage before quickly adding that Texas should step up and lead the nation in a gun control conversation. O’Rourke is the pro-gun control Democrat trying to unseat pro-Second Amendment Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX). He said, “I want to make sure that we, the people of Texas, who have this extraordinary, proud, long tradition of responsible and safe gun ownership, for hunting, for sport, for collection, for self-defense, that we use this pride of place–and our knowledge and experience–to…

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Jon Tester Haunted by Anti-Second Amendment Track Record

Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT) claims to be pro-Second Amendment but even a cursory glance at his record shows opposition to pro-gun Supreme Court nominees, support for Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s gun control schemes, and a D-rating from the NRA. Moreover, Tester is campaigning on a pro-hunting platform but has not had a Montana hunting license in six years. Breitbart News reported that Tester voted with Sen. Chuck Schumer in opposition to pro-gun SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Moreover, he also voted with Schumer against President Trump’s previous pro-gun nominee, Neil Gorsuch. But…

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Country Star John Rich Says He’s Voting for Marsha Blackburn

Country music star John Rich tweeted support for Republican Marsha Blackburn on Thursday and made clear he was headed to the poll to vote for her. Rich indicated that music legends Lee Greenwood, Larry Gatlin, and TG Sheppard would be voting for her as well, as would author Brad Thor and financial guru Dave Ramsey. Excited for #EarlyVoting Today! Headed down to cast my vote for @VoteMarsha I know some of my friends are too! @TheLeeGreenwood @LarryGatlin @TGSheppardmusic @BarrettRifles @BradThor @DaveRamsey GET OUT AND VOTE!! — John Rich (@johnrich) October…

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NRA to Congressional Gun Controllers: The American People Will Never Give Up Their Guns

On Friday, the NRA posted a message for gun controllers in Congress and elsewhere saying, “We the People will never give up our guns.” The tweet from the NRA comes as Democrats double down on gun control as a central message for the fast-approaching midterms. They posted the message: WE WILL NEVER GIVE UP OUR FIREARMS. #2A pic.twitter.com/zQnn9PZcpv — NRA (@NRA) October 12, 2018 The tweet coincides with Democrat Phil Bredesen (TN) running for Senate on a gun control platform in Tennessee and Democrat Beto O’Rourke running on a gun…

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