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Gila County Republicans Censure Senator John McCain – AGAIN: “For the second time since 2013, the Gila County Republican Party has censured Senator John McCain for his continued lack of adherence to Republican principles and the desires of his Republican constituents in Gila County as well as the extraordinary negative and misleading campaign literature and ads towards a fellow Republican candidate, according to Gila County Republicans Chairman Gary Morris.
The censure from the May 14 Precinct Committeemen meeting states, “The Gila County Republican Party cannot, and will not, support Senator McCain in the upcoming elections.
“In early fall of 2013, The Gila County GOP first censured McCain for abandoning Republican principles as well as his participation and leadership in the “Gang of Eight” along with the Senator’s conscious and arrogant abandonment of the desires of his Republican constituents. Those eight senators drafted a poorly designed, ill thought out, “Comprehensive Immigration Reform” bill. Ultimately, Congress rejected the bill following substantial opposition from the public.
“Following Gila County’s lead in 2013, other Arizona County and Legislative Districts also passed resolutions censuring McCain for his abandonment of Republican principles. That led to the Arizona Republican Party, at its January 24, 2014 State Statutory Meeting, also passing a resolution, by a large margin of votes, to censure the Senator, for his abandonment of Republican principles.
“McCain’s troubles with Arizona Republicans continued. As an unannounced and surprise speaker at the State Statutory Meeting in January, 2015, the Senator was booed and shouted down immediately upon entering the convention hall by more than 800 attendee’s, which continued for several minutes as he attempted to speak. Shouts of “Trust is earned” and “Go home” were repeated over and over.
“McCain has continued his arrogant abandonment of Republican principles and the desires of Republican constituents in Gila County, thus the motivation for the second resolution to censure the Senator, according to Morris’s press release.
“With Senator McCain’s history, the Gila County Republican Party cannot, and will not, support the Senator in the Primary election on August 30th and suggest Republican voters seriously consider another Republican candidate who has a committed and demonstrated history to Republican principles and who can properly represent the desires of Republican constitutes in Gila County.” – Contact: Morris 602-803-7366
Gila County Republican Party Censure of Senator John McCain
When candidates for office campaign as Republicans, the electorate expects them to commit themselves to Republican principles when in office, and further.
ü Senator McCain was, at one time early in his career, a staunch Republican, and committed to Republican principles, as well as committed to serving the interest of his Arizona constituency, and further;
ü Senator McCain’s recent and past legislative performance demonstrates a drift to left of center in favor of Democrat philosophies and principles, and further;
ü Senator McCain has demonstrated greater interest in, and has repeatedly demonstrated support of Democrat interests, and less support of Republican interests, and
ü Whereas Senator McCain has amassed a long record of drafting, co-sponsoring and voting for legislation best associated with liberal Democrat interests, such as amnesty, funding for Obama Care, raising the debt ceiling, and he continues to support liberal judicial nominees, while avoiding any demonstrated opposition to the liberal assaults on the Constitution and the second amendment, and
ü Whereas Senator McCain’s record of failing to support Republican principles and much of his sponsored legislation has been harmful to the citizens of Arizona and the United States; and,
ü Whereas Senator McCain has campaigned as a conservative and made promises during his re-election campaigns, such as the needed and welcomed promise to secure our borders and finish the border fence, and yet he has repeatedly failed to aggressively pursue or support those promises; and
ü Whereas Senator McCain has abandoned the core values of Arizona Republicans and has been eerily weak or silent in opposing Democrat legislation and Democrat assaults on Republican principles; and
ü Whereas Senator McCain has repeatedly and publicly severely criticized, or reprimanded, fellow conservative Republicans in Congress and his own party, therefore;
ü Be it hereby resolved that the Gila County Republican Party censures Senator McCain for his continued disservice to the Republican party, the citizens of our state and nation, and;
ü Be it further resolved that until the Senator consistently champions, and demonstrates support for, Republican principles and our party's platform and values, we, the Gila County Republican Party in Arizona will no longer support, campaign for, or endorse John McCain as our U.S. Senator. - May 14, 2016, Gila County Republican Committee
After All The Uproar And Upheaval over the election of delegates/alternates to the Republican National Convention back in April, the GOP is now looking for 20 alternate replacements. AZGOP Robert Graham’s right-hand man Aviansh Iragavarapu has written to the AZGOP Executive Committee giving them first dibs to the openings. See updated-national-convention-delegate-list Iragavarapu points out, “Due to the total resignations of 8 delegates and 12 alternates in the total delegation (113), there are 20 vacancies in the alternates list.” He cautions the potential appointees:
1) The chance of being a delegate, and therefore Vote, will be very slim to none as the appointed alternate will start at the end of elected alternates, as the bottom of the list…”
2) The alternates appointed MUST pay $1,250 to the AZGOP. This covers the cost of entertainment with the delegation and special events. The elected people paid $1,000 and the guests paid $1,250. In the context of pricing, appointed people will be considered as guests.
3) You have to pay separately through credit card for hotel reservation. The hotel reservation is minimum 5 night stay as per RNC.
4) You have to make your flight reservations separately.
The appointed people will not get a chance to vote as the appointed alternate will start at the end of elected alternate. The deadline for appointment nominees in Mon., June 27. Contact: Avinash at 917-754-1146.
Notables delegates and alternates who resigned: Attorney General Mark Bronich, Secretary of State Michele Reagan, State Treasurer Jeff DeWit, Board of Supervisors Denny Barney, former gubernatorial candidate Frank Riggs, former Congressman John Shadegg, former Phoenix City Councilman Bill Gates, author M. Zuhdi Jasser and with Paul Marchant, Phyllis Ritter, Julie Richie, Sherese Steffens, Shasron Harvey, Patricia Flores, Robert Westerman, Greg Hansen, Gary Livacari, Phillips Ramsdell, Jacqueline Phillips and Water Steiner.
Delegates Unbound National Ad Campaign Launched Urging RNC Delegates To Follow Their Conscience When Casting Their Ballot For The Republican Nominee
Reports Are Surfacing that a nationwide group of Republicans determined to unbind delegates to the Republican National Convention to prevent Donald Trump from winning the party’s nomination - held a 1,000 attendee conference call last Sunday. Delegates and alternates, along with members of the convention Rules Committee, were reportedly involved. It seems three groups are heading up the Dump Trump movement:
- Free the Delegates ,led by Kendal Unruh, a delegate from Colorado and member of the convention Rules Committee. website and Facebook.
- Delegates Unbound, according to The Hill, contact Eric O’Keefe - founding member.
- Courageous Conservatives, led by Steve Lonegan of New Jersey. Founded to support Ted Cruz’s presidential campaign.
Dale Gohr of Clarkdale: The “Conspiratorial Plan” by a Cadre of Republican Convention Delegates may unseat Donald Trump as the “Presumptive Nominee” and allow the “Delegates” to choose “The Nominee”. They will have to change ‘Previous Convention Rules’ and make sure there is nothing in the new rules to prevent them from their “Shady Manipulation Scheme”. Then ‘I believe’ the “Conspiring Convention Delegates” will simply abstain from the first round of voting; clearing the way to cast their vote for their individual choice in the second round. They can make the “Rules for this convention so different that they bring in someone who never won a single state (Jeb Bush) or someone that did not even throw his hat into the ring but made lots of noise (Mitt Romney) and elect that person as Republican Nominee. I do not trust them with the power they have. I ask people to contact the RNC https://www.gop.com/and insist they put this “Unchangeable Stipulation” into the Convention Rules: “Any abstention (including absence) from voting in any round of delegate voting will negate any subsequent votes or voting by that delegate for the remainder of the current convention”. The justification is the fact that these “Convention Delegates” are supposed to represent the will of the Republicans in their state, not their own agenda; which means the 1st round should go to the Republican frontrunner in their State. This will surely be more important to states other than Arizona; where the “Low Life Arizona Delegates” altered the “State Convention” to steal the “Winner take all” delegates from Donald Trump; even though we voters certainly chose him. Please contact the Republican National Committee; and ask them to make sure the aforementioned “Stipulation” gets included in the Rules for the 2016 National Convention. The RNC Chairman is Reince Priebus. Contact: Gohr firstname.lastname@example.org
Congressman Paul Gosar has yard signs available if you want one. Contact his campaign at email@example.com
Maricopa County Sheriff candidate Dan Saban appeared on the 6 pm and 10 pm
Mike Broomhead talk show this evening AZ TV Channel 7 / Cable 13. Saban has 32 years of law enforcement and law enforcement administrative experience, was the Buckeye Chief of Police (Ret.) and a Mesa Police Department Commander (Ret.)
LD25 Activist Barbara Blewster will host a Meet and Greet at 7:30 pm., Wed. ,June 29 at 915 W Fairway Road in Mesa for LD25 write-in Senate candidate Itasca Small, Maricopa County Supt of Education candidate Jana Jackson, and LD25 House candidate Ross Groen. RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org 480-833-4937.
LD 13 Legislative Candidates are welcome to make short presentations to the Wickenburg Republican Club on at 7 pm., Mon, June 27 at the Lifeline Ambulance Training Center, 1155 N Tegner in Wickenburg. Contact Chr Frosty Taylor at email@example.com
A Presentation On Budget Developments impacting the Sonoita Elementary School District and the Sonoita-Elgin Fire District will be conducted at 6 pm, Wed., June 29 in the school conference room by Dr. Chris Bonn, Elgin School superintendent. Sonoita/Elgin Tea Party Website
Tom Morrissey, Immediate Past Chairman AZ GOP (Retired Chief Deputy Us Marshal: Hey Brian Reilly (former LD22 pc), you mentioned that there is a poll indicating that Paul Penzone is running ahead of Sheriff Joe Arpaio in a poll conducted by of all people - Paul Penzone. What a surprise! Just wanted to let you know, that in the last election cycle in 2012, when I was AZGOP chair, we had several polls at this point in the cycle which had penzone in the lead. (That time he had Dan Saban supporting him too.) There were also polls that had Dr Carmona leading Jeff Flake. On election day Arapio and Flake were the winners and not Penzone or Carmona. I remind you that this time last summer Donald Trump was the loser of the upcoming Republican State Primaries according to most polls and here we are today, with Donald Trump our candidate. The polls in England predicted that Great Britain would remain in the EU and Shazam, by Friday the exit from the EU was voted in. Polls have become tools of manipulated results because of the way the questions are pushed. Sheriff Joe has had people like you taking shots at him since he first came into office and you know the old adage, "You don't take flack unless you're over the target." Look up in the sky. Is that a bird? Is it a plane? It's Joe Arpaio!
Town Crier Jim Ely: Would emailing Sen Jeff Flake do any good? When our AZ GOP leadership just doesn’t bother to hold any of our government elected accountable for Republican values, what can we expect?? Here we have a state-wide senator voting with the Democrats. Is he representing his constituents in Arizona? And, our AZ GOP leader Robert Graham, says nothing! Neither does the AzRA. No wonder we see more and more Independent registrations. What does the AZ GOP have to offer?
LD25 Senate Write-in Candidate Itasca Small’s schedule:
· June 29 – 7:30 pm, Meet & Greet hosted by Barbara Blewster, 915 W Fairway Road, Mesa. RSVP Brewster 480-833-4937 -- firstname.lastname@example.org
· July 7 - 11:30 am., Mesa Republican Women’s Club, 2625 N 24th St #10 (corner of Gilbert/University).
· July 13 – 6:30 pm., East Valley Tea Party/Freedom Fires, Burke Basic School, 131 E Southern Road.
· July 21 – 7 pm., LD25 mtg, Charles K Lester Bldg, 640 N Mesa Dr., Mesa (former Mesa Utility Bldg,
Contact: Campaign Manager Karen Gevaert email@example.com
The Arizona American African Republican Committee is on Summer Break until September 1, according to Chairman Rev Clyde Bowen firstname.lastname@example.org
US Sen Candidate Kelli Ward is hosting a Meet and Greet at Nando's Mexican Café at 6 pm., Tues., June 28 at 1890 W Germann Road in Chandler. Contact: Carolyn Lee email@example.com
“Yes, I think it’s possible,” the Vice President said when asked by Savannah Guthrie of the Today Show if he thinks Donald Trump can be elected President of the United States over presumptive Democrat nominee Hillary Clinton.
CALENDAR OF EVENTS .
LD 13 Legislative Candidates are welcome to address the Wickenburg Republican Club at 7 pm., Mon., June 27 at the Lifeline Ambulance training room, 1155 N. Tegner. Contact Chr Frosty Taylor at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Arizona Project will meet at 6:30 pm., Mon., June 27 at 3375 E Shea Blvd, in Phoenix for a discussion about 14th Amendment's meaning in reference to "Birth On American Soil" with Dr John Eastman, President of California for Population Stabilization Diane Hull, Washington DC lawyer Chip Williams and Janet Levy on Birth Tourism. Contact Chr Ron Ludders 602.677.1496
Maricopa County Sheriff candidate Marsha Hill will be speaking at the 7 pm., Tonopah Town Hall on June 27.
A Meet & Greet For US Senate Candidate Kelli Ward is scheduled between 5:30-7 pm, Mon., June 27 at the Half Moon Windy City Sports Grill, 2121 E Highland Ave in Phoenix. Contact: Carolyn Leff email@example.com 1-928-230-0633.
The Western Pinal County Chapter of The Arizona Republican Assembly (AzRA) will meet at 6:30 pm., Mon., June 27 at 408 N. Sacaton St. Ste. II, Casa Grande, AZ. The building on the southeast corner of W Florence Blvd. and N Sacaton St. to hear a presentation by Pinal County Attorney Lando Voyles. Contact: Jason Hayes firstname.lastname@example.org
Congressman Paul Gosar will host a Bullhead City Townhall at 7 pm., Tues, June 28 at the Bullhead City Council Chamber, 1255 Marina Blvd, Bullhead City. Details: call 480-882-2697 or www.Gosar.house.gov
The LD17 Chandler City Council Candidate’s Forum/Dinner is scheduled at 7 pm., Tues., June 28 featuring incumbent Nora Ellen and candidates Seth Graham, Aaron Harris, Sr., Sam Huang, Gregg Pekau, John Repar and Mark Stewart in the Tri-City Baptist Church Seminary Building, (smaller building on south sideof parking lot), 2211 W. Germann Road, Chandler, AZ 85286. Contact: Chr Dr. Shadow Asgari LD17shadow@gmail.com
US Senate Candidate Dr Kelli Ward’s Tempe Meet And Greet will gather at noon, Tues., June 28 at the Crackers and Co Café, 1285 W Elliot Road. Contact: Carolyn Leff email@example.com 1-298-230-0633.
Al and Kathleen Winn are hosting a support gathering for Mesa City Council candidate Kathleen Winn between 5:30-7 pm, Tues., June 28 at Alessia’s Ristorane Italino, 5251 E Brown Road #108, in Mesa. RSVP to WinnForMesa@gamail.com or call 602-315-3141.
Supt of Public Instruction Diane M. Douglas will conduct at conference on her “We Are Listening Tour” between 6:30-8:30, Tues., June 28 at the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort, Room Tucson F, 3800 W Starr Pass Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85745 and at Pima County Public Library at 6:30 pm., Wed., June 29 at 101 N Stone Ave., Tucson, 85701.
Congressman Paul Gosar will conduct a Townhall at 6 pm., Wed., June 29 in the Lake Havaus City Community Center, 100 Park Ave., in Lake Havasu City. Details: call 480-882-2697 or www.Gosar.house.gov
LD25 Senate Write-in Candidate Itasca Small will be appearing at 7:30 pm., June 29 open house at Barbara Blewster’s, 915 W Fairway Road, Mesa. RSVP Barbara 480-833-4937 or Karen Gevaert 480-710-5676.
Newly appointed District #3 Phoenix Councilwoman Debra Stark – replaced Bill Gates – will meet with her constitutes at 7:30 am., Thur., June 30 at the North Mountain Visitor’s Center, 12950 N 7th St., Phoenix, AZ 85022, for her first community meeting in the district. Contact: 602-262-7441.
The Glendale Summer Band will present a patriotic music concert at 8 m., Thurs., June 30 in Murphy Park. About 130 band members will participate in the concert. The group celebrated its 50 anniversary last week.
The Yavapai County Republican Committee is having a Rodeo Dinner at 6:30 pm., Fri, July 1. Social Hour at 5:30 pm in the Centennial Center at Antelope Hills Golf Course, 1989 bert yavgop.org/prescott-events . Trump for President Committee as we are trying to get a table or two going. Contact: Brenda Dickinson, Chairman - Yavapai County Republicans to Elect Donald Trump for President Committee (928) 772-2835 or (928) 925-1549.
Central Republican Women of Phoenix will hear from Arizona Federation of Republican Woman (AzFRW) President Loraine Pellegrino and see American hero Col. W. Joseph Ryland perform a flag while dressed in full 17th century regalia on Thurs., July 7. 5:30 pm social, 6:15 pm dinner/mtg at the Hilton Phoenix, 10 E Thomas Road, Phoenix. Cost - $30. RSVP to Jan Webb, firstname.lastname@example.org, or 602-318-1010, no later than Fri, July 1st, whether attending or not attending. All reservations will be dinner reservations; a reservation is considered paid unless canceled by Friday, July 1st.
A Free Pancake Breakfast is scheduled between 7:30-10:30 am, July 4 at the Anamax Park Ramada $4 in GreenValley/Sahuarita. Meet AZGOP Chairman Robert Graham, the AZGOP Executive Committee and GOP elected officials. Contact: email@example.com
The Yavapai County Republicans to Elect Donald Trump for President Committee will participate in the Sat., July 2 Frontier Days Paradise in downtown Prescott. Staging at 7 am. Contact Chairman Brenda Dickinson at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sun City West Republicans meet at 8:30 am, July 2, the first Saturday of the month in the Quail Room of the SCW Foundation Building. 8 am Social hour with coffee/donuts. $2 donation to help defray the cost of the room. Contact: www.GOP.scwclubs.com
LD27 Chairman Ron Harders will host the ChiTown ExPat radio program at 2pm every Saturday through October on KING FM. Sponsors needed. Interviewees should call 602-243-0111 to schedule an appearance. Contact: Harders email@example.com
· Americans For Prosperity: 2016 AZ Legislative “Heroes” MIA Legislative Scorecard Awards No “Hero Of The Taxpayer” Designation In Latest Report
· "You do not have to be scared (of Obama) as president of the United States." John McCain. Youtube. There's no fool like an old fool. Retire McCain. Help Kelli Fight the McCain Machine.
· McCain-Assisting PAC Misleads Voters about Conservative Opponent Kelli Ward by Patrick O'Malley and Anita Christy. The Arizona Grassroots Action PAC has been running a negative ad about Kelli Ward for weeks on radio stations and Facebook. The ad claims she failed to support our military with the funding needed to pay the troops. It also claims she sponsored a bill to prevent law enforcement in Arizona from cooperating with the feds to prevent terrorism. Both claims are false...
· John McCain Rips Tea Party, Fox News, Calls Hillary Clinton A 'Rock Star'. From an interview in 2013, "I think she did a fine job," McCain said of Clinton's performance as Secretary of State despite the scandal surrounding the Benghazi terror attack. "She’s a rock star. She has, maybe not glamour, but certainly the aura of someone widely regarded throughout the world. I do think it is interesting that the issues where John Kerry is engaging is where Hillary Clinton did not engage in, that those decisions were left to the White House and the National Security Council," he added. If the presidential candidates were Hillary Clinton versus Rand Paul, McCain said “It’s gonna be a tough choice.”
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