Tuberville Defeats Sessions in Alabama GOP Senate Primary | Eastern North Carolina Now | Other Tuesday primary results are good news for the president, bad news for the Democrats.

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Publisher's note: This post appears here courtesy of the LifeZette, and written by David Kamioner.

    Former Auburn football coach Tommy Tuberville beat former U.S. senator and U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions Tuesday in the Alabama GOP senate primary. Tuberville solidly beat Sessions and the race was called by national media less than two hours after the polls closed. The main factor in the Tuberville win was the endorsement of President Donald Trump.

    On Saturday, after President Trump tweeted that "Jeff Sessions is a disaster who has let us all down. We don't want him back in Washington!" Sessions responded, saying Trump's tweets were "juvenile insults" and emphasized that "Alabama does not take orders from Washington."

    The day before the primary, GOP political operative Angi Stalnaker told the press, "Jeff Sessions allowed the narrative to become Jeff Sessions versus Donald Trump. Tommy Tuberville really has nothing to do with this race at all. He's not making speeches. He's not doing debates. His only argument is Donald Trump likes me. If a light pole had run against Jeff Sessions, Donald Trump would have endorsed the light pole."

    Trump was angry with Sessions because Sessions, as attorney general, recused himself and let Democrats run roughshod over himself and the law during the Russian hoax investigations. Given that Alabama is a deep red state, the chances of Republicans beating Democrat incumbent Doug Jones, especially with a football hero in a football-crazed state, and flipping the seat red are very good in the fall.

    Tuesday primary results across the nation were generally good for the president and bad for Democrats, as Democrats continue to engage in a civil war of establishment Democrats versus the hard left. One bright spot for the Democrats was in Maine.

    In their quest to retake the Senate, the Democrats may have found one victor in the winner of their Maine Senate primary, Sara Gideon. She will be facing Republican incumbent Susan Collins in the fall and Collins has taken heat in the Democrat-leaning state for her vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Gideon has amassed a $20 million campaign war chest.

    However, Trump-endorsed candidates romped to victory in other locales. The president's former personal physician, Dr. Ronny Jackson, won in a GOP Texas congressional primary. Trump had endorsed him, the outgoing incumbent had endorsed Jackson's opponent. Trump endorsed candidates won in other GOP primary races in several states and most are expected to cruise to victory in November.

    The Democrats are divided against themselves, as Senate primary results in Texas and Kentucky had party establishment candidates beating left-wing insurgents. The margins were so close it highlights the deep divide in the party and it will be difficult to bridge that chasm, as leftists have long memories and tend to sit on their hands in November if they lose primaries, in time to beat Republican Senate incumbents John Cornyn and Mitch McConnell in the general election.
Go Back


Leave a Guest Comment

Your Name or Alias
Your Email Address ( your email address will not be published)
Enter Your Comment ( no code or urls allowed, text only please )




Presidential Pardons and Commutations Are Political but Varied Guest Editorial, Editorials, Op-Ed & Politics ‘March for Change, Justice and Equality’: Man Walks 1,000 Miles to Protest Floyd Death


HbAD0

Latest Op-Ed & Politics

slain cop's family says Beasley is no friend to law enforcement
Arizona’s election commission has rejected a proposal by Democrat Katie Hobbs to hold a town hall-style event instead of a debate with Republican Kari Lake.
Dogged by delays, a system to award college credits for military service may finally be on the horizon.
President Joe Biden (D) finally reached out to Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) Tuesday night after facing backlash throughout the day for not being in touch with the governor ahead of Hurricane Ian’s landfall on the state.
Anticipating further migrant deliveries from Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, the leadership of Martha's Vineyard has begun constructing Planned Parenthood facilities on the affluent island.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) slammed President Joe Biden during a press conference Tuesday as the state prepares to be hit by a category 3 hurricane.
Just days after the galling political stunt in which 50 illegal immigrants were human trafficked to the loving, caring, nurturing, sanctuary city of Martha's Vineyard, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis was caught human trafficking again after dropping his kids off at soccer practice.

HbAD1

President Joe Biden (D) has spoken on the phone with numerous Florida mayors ahead of Hurricane Ian’s anticipated landfall this week, but he has not called Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R), one of his top political opponents.
On the 25th anniversary of the officers' murders, Lowry's brother objects to ads while they fight to keep Beasley's clients behind bars.
Everyone is either a member of a family, or has close association with a family that is forced to shelter a pathetic character, ignobly tolerated; a family member that exists only to be a monumental embarrassment on their best days; their worst days are horror stories.
As Hurricane Ian barreled toward Florida, some Democrats and members of the media appeared almost giddy at the prospect of Governor Ron DeSantis (R-FL) failing a high-profile test.
Newly demoted CNN employee Don Lemon says his new role as CNN's Third Shift Janitor should not be viewed as a demotion because he "gets a really cool key that gives him special access to every room in the building."
It is pretty clear that the FBI and Department of Justice do not give a darn about protestations that the bureau has become politicized, otherwise it never would have treated pro-lifer Mark Houck as it did last Friday.
The White House announced a plan on Tuesday to “end hunger” through the expansion of welfare programs.
A local Star Wars fan was excitedly awaiting the premiere of the new Andor series on Disney+ so that he will have fresh material about which he can spend the next several weeks complaining to anyone who dares to come near him.
Governor Ron DeSantis (R-FL) has announced that more than two million of his state’s residents are under evacuation orders as Hurricane Ian nears landfall as a Category 3 storm.

HbAD2

 
Back to Top