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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

7-26-17 Briefs

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Reports Have Been Circulating for several weeks that Jon Seaton was running the AZGOP headquarters office in Phoenix in the alleged absence of AZGOP Chairman Jonathan Lines and Executive Director Matt Kenney - following the June 17 Executive Committee meeting in Flagstaff until July 7. People reportedly weren’t able to reach Lines or Kenney at the office or via phone. This past Monday night Briefs sent four questions to Lines and Kenney. Neither responded, but yesterday afternoon Briefs received the following response from AZGOP Communications Director Torunn Sinclair. She wrote,Please attribute the below answers to me and print in full. Also, please include the below statement from me in full. "Having to respond to these baseless attacks is a waste of our time. It's time we would otherwise spend strategizing to attack democrats."

   Briefs four questions to Lines and Kenney with Sinclair’s response are posted below:

     1. What is Jon Seaton’s position with the AZGOP? TS responded: “Jon Seaton is a former RNC Regional Political Director who has worked with Matt Kenney and the RNC to help build out our victory plan. He has no official role at the AZ GOP.”

    2. Why was he reportedly using Chr Jonathan Lines AZGOP office for a couple weeks after the June 17 AZGOP EXBD meeting? TS responded: “This has not been reported anywhere because it is not true. It’s possible that there were some victory meetings in the chairman’s office that he attended. In fact, it's also true, I've used the Chairman's office from time to time because the air conditioning in my office has been broken.”

    3. Where was Matt Kenney for two or three weeks following the June 17 AZGOP Ex Bd meeting?  Reports say he never appeared at the office. TS responded: “Those reports are completely inaccurate. Other than a family vacation and a training seminar at the RNC, Matt has been in the office or out in the field meeting with activists and donors.”

    4. People are asking questions regarding the absence of Lines and Kenney during that period of time…. And why Seaton was running the show? TS responded: “It is inaccurate to say that the Chairman has not been in the office -- he has been -- other than his trip to DC to meet with the PRESIDENT and a brief time away over the 4th of July.  It is completely false to state that anyone other than the Chairman is running the AZ GOP -- period.

CANCELLED: ‘Lines Removal’ Signatures Gathering At Bookstores. Marianne Ferrari, LLD20 PC and State Committeeman has cancelled the entire “Remove Lines signature gathering schedule” posted yesterday due to the bookstore policy of no meetings for gathering signatures--even discreetly--in the cafe. Ferrari said, “I am very sorry for any inconvenience anyone experienced, because of this. We are rethinking this and will have new arrangements as quickly as possible.”

Congressman Paul Gosar’s Chief of Staff Thomas Van Flein regarding Art Olivas’s comment:  It was stated about Congressman Gosar that "I like others I don't know much about him. He has been reelected four times. I have researched him from time to time and found nothing dramatic that stands out. Where he stands on most issues who knows!" 7-25-17-Briefs I am happy to help with your research.  First:

     · Congressman Gosar is the highest ranking conservative from Arizona.  Heritage Action places him in first place at 93% with the next closest being Trent Franks at 90%.  https://www.heritageactionscorecard.com/state/state/AZ

     · Freedom Works scores Congressman Gosar at 100% for 2017 and 2016.  http://congress.freedomworks.org/legislators/paul-gosar

     · NRA--A.  https://votesmart.org/interest-group/1597/rating/5577#.WXdrQk2WyHs

     · Gun Owners of America--100% (highest score from Arizona)  https://votesmart.org/interest-group/1226/rating/7276#.WXdrlE2WyHs

     · Independent research group Fiscal Note ranked Congressman Gosar as the 6th most effective member of Congress because he has passed 12 laws, 83 Amendments, and multiple other legislative victories for conservative priorities.  No other Arizona member comes close to these legislative accomplishments.   https://fiscalnote.com/2017/04/26/inside-fiscalnotes-legislative-effectiveness-score/

     · Congressman Gosar has also been elected as the Chairman of the Western Caucus, and leads 75 other members of Congress on protecting western lands and water from the Federal Government. 

     · Congressman Gosar has remained true to his conservative principles.  His record is easy to research and he is easy to talk to.   Let us know how we can help. 

Jennifer "Jade" Jones-Esposito - 1st Vice Chair, La Paz County Republican Committee: Chairman Russell Sias has faxed me a notarized authorization placing me on the Bylaws Committee in his place. I will hopefully carpool with Mohave County Bylaws Committee member LaJuana Gillette to the meeting this Saturday, even though I still have no address or meeting time. Editor’s Note: Jones-Esposito is a candidate for the LD5 Arizona House Representatives - ft.

G Perry, Tucson: Just want to vent a little, not at you but at the AZ Republican party. I registered Republican about 1968 or so when I became old enough to vote. All these years I have remained in the party, occasionally donating to one candidate or another. I have seriously considered many times changing my registration to Independent while watching AZ politics. The only reason I haven't is Republicans have not abandoned their stand on the Constitution's second amendment. Otherwise I would have done it long ago. My wife changed her registration over 10 years ago.

     What bugs me most about the GOP? I can't stand how our GOP legislators have abandoned elementary and secondary public school financing. I grew up, as did most of my peers, attending AZ public schools. My kids did as well. There are admittedly things wrong in public schools now. Why aren't we working to solve those things instead of starving our schools? I absolutely detest the efforts of the AZ GOP to steal our public lands and turn them over to "management" by the State Land Department, a broken outfit who sees their role of management as keeping the public out and "it’s all for sale." I also can't stand the resistance to working with other parties to try to do what's best for AZ rather than what is best to line my supporters pockets. Seems there are very few statesmen or women out there any more. The Democrats are just as bad or worse, sponsoring their brand of left wing zealots.

     So, if you have any ability to warn the zealots in our party that many, if not most, of their voters are unhappy with the current unwillingness to consider others ideas, please do so. I am sure they know this but continue with their "damn the torpedoes" attitude. Diverging from the subject a bit, I think John McCain is finally done with running for office. I wish him well but sure would like to see a moderate like Martha McSally replace him. She has been a breath of fresh air in AZ!

Activist James Aberts: Many say that John McCain is a true hero because he spent five years as a P.O.W. because he refused to be released sooner when the V.C. found out who he was. If you know anything about the Military he could not accept the offer for release if he did not want to remain in the service and not embarrass his family. Is it true that the V.C referred to him as Song Bird? Did we leave P.O.W.s there? If not why are the files sealed? There are two people still alive that could blow the lid off this if they would talk...Yes I'm sorry McCain has cancer but he is not the hero everyone thinks he is, in my opnion.

Tom Morrissey, Past Chairman AZ GOP: Our state party is in absolute turmoil, confusion and growing anger over what is happening and has happened over the past several years with state party leadership and policies. My advice to Chairman Lines, et al is, the best way to calm this storm, in my opinion, would be to have a forensic audit conducted.  Of course forensic audits are expensive, but with the money Chairman Lines has stated that he has raised, there should be plenty of funds available to pay for it.  A forensic audit will shine the light of day on the business dealings of the state party laying everything on the table.  That should be all that we all need to see. The truth is the truth and the facts are the facts and a forensic audit will provide both. Editor’s Note: I believe auditor’s have been at work on the AZGOP books for over a week.

A Call To Rights Talk Show Host And Concealed Weapons Trainer Steve Kates will discuss the Second Amendment with Apache Junction Mayor Jeff Serdy at 1 pm, Sat., July 29 on KFNX 1100AM. Call in number: 602 277-5369. Out of the area: 1 866-536-1100 www.calltorights.com Sponsorship 602 684-7597.

Marianne Ferrari - Remove Lines spokesman, can be contacted at advocacy@indepthcritique.com. To contribute funds for a Special Meeting go to www.InDepthCritique.com/Advocacy

Prescott area State Committeemen can contact Rick Hennessey to sign “Remove GOP Chairman Jonathan Lines” Call petitions. Hennessey can be reached at rickhe1@msn.com or 928 499 9342.

Archie Dicksion, The Proxy Petition Spokesman, says the petition requesting that Arizona State Legislature “prohibit the use of proxies at political party votes, or limit their use to no more than two (2) proxies per carrier” is posted at http://bit.ly/2rZG2w8 for signature gathering purposes. Just filled it out and submit it to Dicksion electronically. Dicksion can also be reached at 949-233-0009.

Event:

Prescott

Screw-Obamacare, 'We-The-People'-Want-Everything-Congress-Has Being an elected representative of the people is a sweet gig, chock full of cushy salaries, budgets, benefits and perks. Why would Americans bother with simply asking for a repeal of Obamacare when they could ask for so much more? Here’s what We the People should really demand: every perk and penny Congress enjoys courtesy of our hard-earned tax dollars — and they enjoy a lot. Take a look at what our incompetent and insufficient congressmen and congresswomen get for doing the people’s business:

Senate Votes To Begin Obamacare Repeal Debate The Senate on Tuesday voted to begin debate on ObamaCare repeal legislation, a major step towards the goal of ending the health law. The motion was approved in a razor-thin 50-50 vote, with Vice President Pence set to break the tie. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) received thunderous applause as he entered the chamber following brain surgery to cast the 49th vote. Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) then cast the 50th vote for the bill. Read the full story here

Senator Asks DOJ About Democrats’ Work With Ukraine To Smear Trump Campaign "The Senate Judiciary Committee is questioning whether the Democratic National Committee violated the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA) by working with Ukrainian government officials to undermine Donald Trump’s presidential campaign last year. In a letter sent to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley pointed to a report published by Politico in January laying out DNC official Alexandra Chalupa’s collaboration with Ukrainian politicians to compile research on Paul Manafort, Trump’s former campaign chairman..."

Senate GOP floats scaled-down healthcare bill Senate Republicans are considering passing a dramatically scaled-down version of their ObamaCare repeal bill as a way to pass something and set up negotiations with the House, according to GOP aides. The measure, known as a "skinny bill," is intended to be something all Republicans can agree on, allowing something to pass and setting up a conference committee with the House. full story here

The West Valley GOP Office is in need of a refrigerator. Seems the old one ceased working and cannot be economically repaired. If you know of a refrigerator that could be donated please call Phyllis 623-583-5987 or Mike at 520-820-1454.

AFP Is Celebrating Economist Milton Friedman's Birthday from 6 to 8pm , Thurs., July 27 with dinner and discussion of the great results with school choice. Jason Bedrick of EdChoice will speak. RSVP school-choice-tickets Contact Field Director Chalon Hutson at (480) 215-4064 or chutson@afphq.org.

The Family Health Talk Show will discuss Suicide and Opioid Abuse at 10am, Thurs., July 27 on Radio Station – KXXT 1010 AM, Online – www.familyvaluesradio1010.com. Call-in phone number: 602.977-1010. According to Fred Taylor - Executive Director of the S/W Prostate Cancer Foundation, “The rates for Suicide related to ages 35 to 64 years old went up 34%. The second segment will highlight Opioid Abuse this issue has become the leading drug problem in the USA.” Contact Taylor at 602-547-3806.

The Grassroots Tea Party Activists of Arizona will hold a free viewing of The Hating Breitbart documentary at 6:45 pm., Wed., July 26 at Denny's Restaurant Banquet Room, 9030 N. Black Canyon Hwy, Access Road, Dunlap Ave. Exit off the I-17. Hating Breitbart is a 2012 political documentary about conservative media critic and alternative media icon Andrew Breitbart. The documentary was released on October 19, 2012, just seven months after Breitbart mysteriously died of a 'heart attack' at a very young age. Stephen K. Bannon who ran Breitbart News Network after Breitbart’s death was named to a high level post in the Trump Administration. Contact Facilitators Francine and David Romesburg. grtp@grassrootsteapartyactivists.com

Pima GOP Headquarters will hold a “Meet Tucson City Council Candidate Mariano Rodriguez” dinner at 5:30 pm., Thurs., July 27, at Pima GOP HQ, 1740 E Fort Lowell #140 in Tucson. Dinner cost $12. For reservations See www.pimagop.org or call (520)321-1492.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS.

JULY 26

The Grassroots Tea Party Activists of Arizona will hold a free viewing of The Hating Breitbart documentary at 6:45 pm., Wed., July 26 at Denny's Restaurant Banquet Room, 9030 N. Black Canyon Hwy, Access Road, Dunlap Ave. Exit off the I-17. Hating Breitbart is a 2012 political documentary about conservative media critic and alternative media icon Andrew Breitbart. The documentary was released on October 19, 2012, just seven months after Breitbart mysteriously died of a 'heart attack' at a very young age. Stephen K. Bannon who ran Breitbart News Network after Breitbart’s death was named to a high level post in the Trump Administration. Contact Facilitators Francine and David Romesburg. grtp@grassrootsteapartyactivists.com

The Pima County Republicans will present “The Making of the President” author Roger Stone – a well-known, 40 year politico - at 9:30 am, Wed., July 26 at the Quail Creek Country Club, 2055 E Quail Crossing Blvd in Green Valley and at 2 pm, at the Mountain Oyster Club, 6400 E El Dorado Circle in Tucson. $25 admission ($35 at the door). Admission plus book $35 ($50 at t he door). VIP package $75 (photo op, book & admission) prepaid. Tickets at www.PIMAGOP.org

“The History Of The U.S. Supreme Court” will be facilitated by the Hon. Adam Watters -Justice of the Peace District 1 at 6 pm., Wed., July 26 at Naninin Library, 300 N Shannon Road in Tucson, according to the Pima County Tea Party Patriots team. pimacountyteapartypatriots@gmail.com

District 1 Justice Of The Peace Adam Watters will facilitate a session on The History of the US Supreme Court at 6 pm., Wed., July 26 in the Nanini Library, 7300 N. Shannon Road in Tucson. Contact: Pimacountyteapartypatriots@gmail.com

JULY 27

CANCELLED DUE TO STONE’S SCHEDULE: US Senate candidate Kelli Ward, who is challenging incumbent Jeff Flake, will host a dinner and book signing with author and political operative Roger Stone the evening of July 27 in Scottsdale at a yet to be disclosed location (for security purposes). Stone’s The Making of the President 2016: How Donald Trump Orchestrated a Revolution was released in January.

CANCELLED: The Ahwatukee Tea Party has cancelled its Thurs., July 27 meeting for summer break. They will resume Aug 24. Anyone interested in a leadership role with the Ahwatukee Tea Party should send contact information to info@tukeeteaparty.com For information teapartypatriots.org

Pima GOP Headquarters will hold a “Meet Tucson City Council Candidate Mariano Rodriguez” dinner at 5:30 pm., Thurs., July 27, at Pima GOP HQ, 1740 E Fort Lowell #140 in Tucson. Dinner cost $12. For reservations See www.pimagop.org or call (520)321-1492.

July 29

OathKeepers is sponsoring a Rally for America between 9 am-4 pm, Sat., July 29 at the US Capitol Building in Washington, DC. to show pride in the USA and support for President Donald Trump. more information.

AUG 2

The Ahwatukee Republican Women Luncheon Fundraiser featuring Radio Personalities Mike Broomhead, Seth Leibsohn, Chris Buskirk and Suzanne Sharer is scheduled at 11:30 am., Wed., Aug 2 at the Mountain View Lutheran Church, 11002 S 48th St in Phoenix. Book singing between 11 am-1 pm. Pre-registration required. Reservation Deadline – Fri, July 28. Member/Associate - $20. Non-Member - $25. Table Host - $250 Members & $300 Non-Members www.ahwatukeerepublicanwomen.com

AUGUST 3

Concerned Citizens for America is hosting a movie night featuring “Revelation, Dawn Of Global Government”, starring Charlie Daniels, Alex Jones, Sheriff Richard Mack, Joseph Farrah, & Many More Patriots who believe the country dodged a bullet in November of 2016 with the election of Donald J. Trump. The group will meet at 6:30 pm., Aug 3 at the Canyon Trails Cowboy Church, 3132 White Bear Road in Sedona. Summer desserts will be served. Contact: Andrea Kadar at andreakadar7@yahoo.com

The Colorado River Tea Party will meet not meet on Thurs., Aug 3, according to Chairman Sally Kizer coloradoriverteaparty@yahoo.com They will resume at 6 pm., Thurs., Aug 17 to hear local candidates speak. Contact: Chairman Sally Kizer coloradoriverteaparty@yahoo.com

NEWS LINKS

· There Are No Proxy Votes In Congress

· Cheers-Whoops-For-McCain’s-Return, Then-Impassioned-Speech

· John-McCain-Senate-Speech; Return From Cancer-Surgery-To Vote On Health-Care

· McCain To-Senate: 'An Honor To Serve,' But 'Right Now We Aren't Producing Much'

· Gingrich-To Congress: After ‘6 Months Of Patience, It’s Time To Perform’

· Prescott-Sells-Ex-Fire-Station-Of-Granite-Mountain-Hotshots

· As Angry Far Left Protesters Scream ‘Kill The Bill’, McCain Returns To Deliver Stunning Speech [Video]

· McCain Urges Senate Return To Regular Order, Work Together

· Five-Women-Facing-Drug-Smuggling-Charges-After-Busy-Weekend-For-CBP

· Republicans Need To Get A Backbone, Starting-With-Paul-Ryan

· Trump Salutes John McCain's "Brave" Return To Washington, D.C.

· Leftist-Professor-Tells-People-Stop-Offering-Sympathy-To War-Criminal-John-Mccain

· Screw-Obamacare, ‘We-The-People’-Want-Everything-Congress-HasMcCain Returns to Senate: 'An Honor to Serve...McCain Returns to Senate: 'An Honor to Serve...

· Why-States-Need-Self-Driving-Cars-EVs-And-Airbnb-Arizona-Gov-Ducey

· Radical-Leftists-Attack-Fox-News-Dumping-Water-Female-Host McCain Returns to Senate: 'An Honor to Serve...McCain Returns to Senate: 'An Honor to Serve...McCain Returns to Senate: 'An Honor to Serve...

· ‘Sanctuary Cities’ Encourage Human Trafficking…This Needs To Stop!

· Secret JFK Assassination Docs Released (Thousands Of Pages!)

· Poll: Do You Think It’s Harder To Be A Conservative In Today’s World Than In Years Past?

· Muslim White House Hackers The Obama Regime Hired Arrested At Airport Trying To Flee The US

· Scaramucci Fires Suspected Leaker, Anti-Trumper With Ties To Reince Priebus

· Jason Chaffetz Calls Out The GOP: “Republicans Need To Get A Backbone!” [Video]

· Video-Emerges-Of Hillary-Clinton-Admitting-Foreign-Leaders-Contacted-During Campaign; Discussed-How To Stop-Donald-Trump

· Community Partnership Targeting Poverty

· Wasserman Schultz’s IT Aide Arrested At Airport After Transferring $300K To Pakistan From House Office

· LGBT Volunteers Aren’t Waiting To Be Thrown Of A Rooftop…Join Fight Against ISIS In Syria

· Wow! Chicago Residents Blast “Democratic Machine” For Ruining The City…”They Want You To Think Donald Trump Is The Problem…White And Black Democrats Are Doing This To Us” [Video]

· Tubac's 'Cemetery': Fascinating, Right Down To The Name

· Wisconsin Company To Start Micro-Chipping Employees! Is This The Start Of A Slippery Slope?


SEEING RED AZ

· Fake News Breeds Fake Polls

· Seeing Red AZ Risks Being Labeled Crass To Tell The Truth

AMERICAN FREEDOM BY BARBARA

· AZ-Senator-McCain’s-Floor-Speech-On Health Care Vote (Full Speech)

· Ok-For-Obama-With-Susan-Rice-To-Meet With Putin Privately... Picture With A Thousand Words

· How-Government-Waste-Your-Tax $ Pig Book Summary

· Did-You-Know-About-AZ-Senator-John McCain And George Soros

ARIZONA FREEDOM ALLIANCE

· There Are No Proxy Votes In Congress

· John McCain’s Foundation Is Funded By Saudis, Rothschilds & Soros

CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER

· Jeff-Sessions Will-Resign-Soon

· Krauthammer: Dems Have Been 'Living Off Glory Years For Decades'


WHITE HOUSE/PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP

· Trump Calls It! Mueller’s Anti-Trump Team Are All In Hillary’s Pocket

· White-House-Issues-New-Sessions-Warning-As-Trump-Tears-Into-AG

· Sessions-Announces-New-Conditions-For-Sanctuary-Cities-To-Get-Federal-Money

· Trump Frustrations Grow As Pressure Rises

· Dream Act Amnesty Reintroduced As Trump Administration Considers Ending DACA

· President Trump Brings House Down At National Boy Scouts Event With This Line About Hard Work

· Jeb Bush Declares War On Trump

· Video-Emerges-Of Hillary-Clinton-Admitting-Foreign-Leaders-Contacted-During Campaign; Discussed-How To Stop-Donald-Trump

· Trump's Wall Gets Some Republican Enemies »

· Boom! Over 20K Registered For Trump Rally, Despite Media Portrayal Of Low Ratings

· Deep State Coup! John Brennan Openly Calls For Officials To Go Rogue Against Trump

· Right After Trump Called Out Traitor Republicans, Paul Ryan Showed The World His True Colors

· Trump Ups The Stakes! Threatens To Fire Cabinet Member If Obamacare Repeal Fails [Video]

· Trump May Have Just Gotten His Biggest Court Win! Judge Gives Trump Exactly What He Needs To Prove Democrat Party Are Criminals

CONGRESS

· House To Vote On Border Wall Funding This Week

· McCain-Returns-To-Senate-For-Health-Bill-Vote-After-Brain-Cancer-Diagnosis

· Senate-Health-Bill-Protesters-Interrupt-Start-Test-Vote

HEARINGS/PROBES

· Paul-Manafort-Subpoenaed-By-Senate-Judiciary-Committee

MILITARY/VETERANS

· 91-Year-Old Blind Veteran Assaulted To Get To His Stars & Stripes!

DOJ, CIA, FBI, ICE

· ICE Director Readies National Sanctuary Crackdown

· Denver Officials Bend Over Backwards To Help Illegal Aliens Avoid Ice

MEDIA

· Kellyanne-Conway: Scaramucci Will ‘Force-The Message’ Past The-Garbage

· Daily Beast Apologizes To Sarah Sanders Over “Butch Queen” Insult… But Only After Scaramucci Intervenes

· Watch: Tucker Responds To Maxine Waters Calling 'Tct' Racist

· Eric-Bolling-Wants-Lindsey-Graham To-Shut-Up About-Russia

TREY GOWDY

· Gowdy: 'I Would Not Stay' If I Were Sessions

BILL, HILLARY AND CHELSEA

· Video-Emerges-Of Hillary-Clinton-Admitting-Foreign-Leaders-Contacted-During Campaign; Discussed-How To Stop-Donald-Trump

ILLEGALS/REFUGEES/IMMIGRATION

· Massachusetts Votes To Ignore Fed Law And Let Illegals Go…This Sanctuary State Endangers All Americans!

EDUCATION

· Muslim Pre-School Teacher Tweets Out “Kill Some Jews”

· College Clearly Violates First Amendment With New ‘Speech Code’ That Makes Everybody A Victim

INTERNATIONAL

· Chinese “Unsafe” Intercept Causes U.S. Navy Plane To “Take Evasive Action” To Avoid Collision

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