Republicans in the Resistance
It’s important to remember that the Resistance is not Democratic or Republican. It’s American. The documented lies of the current regime is a threat to our democracy, and the evasiveness surrounding executive branch ties to Russia are a big part of that threat. As former president George W. Bush says, “we all need answers” on Russia.
Former President George W. Bush, in his first interview since the start of Donald Trump's administration, said he sees…www.bloomberg.com
Many, probably most Republicans are patriotic truth loving Americans. Republican congressman Darrell Issa goes a step further than the former president, and calls for a special prosecutor to investigate the well documented Russian connections.
Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) said during an interview on "Real Time With Bill Maher" on Friday night that the…www.huffingtonpost.com
Saturday night live made a great movie trailer about a Republican Hero who stands up to the Trump Administration. But the reality is, it will take many Republicans joining the Resistance to stop Trump.
"Saturday Night Live" used a mock action movie trailer during its latest show to ask which Republican will step forward…thehill.com
Outside of Congress, another Conservative thought leader is Evan McMullin. He’s been honest and consistent in his assessment of the Trump Administration.
The latest Tweets from Evan McMullin (@Evan_McMullin). Co-founder of @StandUpRepublic with @mindyfinn. Former…twitter.com
There are dozens of Republicans standing up to Trump already.
Senate Intelligence Investigation
Lindsey Graham(R-SC), John McCain(R-AZ), Richard Burr (R-NC) and Susan Collins (R-ME) all support the Senate Intelligence Committees three pronged probe into Trumps Russia ties.
The Senate Intelligence Committee is plowing ahead full speed in its investigation of Russia’s interference in the 2016…www.newsweek.com
First is Russia’s misinformation campaign to sway the election in favor of Trump. Something acknowledged recently by even Paul Ryan.
Speaker Paul Ryan got a question after his meeting with President Trump today about calls for a special prosecutor into…www.mediaite.com
Second is Russia’s electronic ‘break in’ of the DNC, something that alone makes Watergate crooks look like amateurs.
And Third, the big one, “any contacts between members of either campaign and Russian officials” This has turned out to be quite a list already. Jason Chaffetz(R-UT) and Lindsey Graham(R-SC) were quick to call for Jeff Sessions recusal when it was revealed Sessions lied to Congress.
Senate Judiciary Committee
Chuck Grassley(R-IA) is Requesting Flynn Transcripts w Diane Feinstein, and continues to investigate Russian meddling.
The House Intelligence Committee is potentially expanding the scope of its probe into Russian activities in the U.S…www.washingtonpost.com
House Intelligence Committee
Devin Nunes, R-Ca is probing Trump/Russia in the House Intelligence Committee.
CLOSE WASHINGTON - Five congressional committees are now investigating Russian ties to Donald Trump's presidential…www.usatoday.com
House Judiciary Committee
The Trump/Russia contacts are so widespread and murky that Several Republican Congressmen are calling for separate investigations into that alone. This effort is being led by Walter Jones(NC).
Republican U.S. Rep. Walter Jones, from North Carolina's 3rd Congressional District, became the first GOP House member…www.centredaily.com
Jones and Mark Sanford (R-SC) broke with their party avoided suppressing Trumps tax returns on a vote last week.
Two House Republicans endorsed a Democratic effort on Friday calling on the House and Senate committees with oversight…thehill.com
None of this feels normal. The congressman greets me inside his Washington office wearing a wrinkly collared shirt with…www.politico.com
McCain has been consistently vocal in calling out some of Trump’s lies, including asking him to explain his Wiretap claim, and back it up with evidence.
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) on Monday said President Trump "owes it to the American people" to explain his allegations…thehill.com
I’ll add to this list as Republican’s break rank, including Senators who vote against Trump nominees.
Correction: February 6, 2017 An earlier version of this graphic incorrectly identified some of President Trump's…www.nytimes.com
No on DeVos
Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) (also No on Pruitt)
Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME)
No on Puzder
Susan Collins (Maine) (and DeVos)
Johnny Isakson (Ga.)
Lisa Murkowski (Alaska)
Tim Scott (S.C.)
Roy Blunt (R-MO)
Bob Corker (Flynn credibility issues)
Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.)
Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.)
Voted against some of Trumps nominees
Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.)
Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME)
Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-VA)
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz)
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC)
Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH)
Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT)
Sen. Dean Heller (R-Nev.)
Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.)
Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.)
Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.)
Cory Gardner (R-Colo.)
Rep. Will Hurd (R-Tex.)
Rep. Leonard Lance (R-N.J.)
Rep. Steve Stivers (R-Ohio)
Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.)
Rep. Charlie Dent (R-Pa.)
Sen. Jerry Moran (R-Kan.)
So far these Republicans have tried to thwart investigations into the Russia connection. They will have to take sides soon.
- Kevin Brady of Texas
- Sam Johnson of Texas
- Devin Nunes of California
- Pat Tiberi of Ohio
- Dave Reichert of Washington*
- Peter Roskam of Illinois*
- Vern Buchanan of Florida
- Adrian Smith of Nebraska
- Lynn Jenkins of Kansas
- Erik Paulsen of Minnesota*
- Kenny Marchant of Texas
- Diane Black of Tennessee
- Tom Reed of New York
- Mike Kelly of Pennsylvania
- Jim Renacci of Ohio
- Pat Meehan of Pennsylvania*
- Kristi Noem of South Dakota
- George Holding of North Carolina
- Jason Smith of Missouri
- Tom Rice of South Carolina
- David Schweikert of Arizona
- Jackie Walorski of Indiana
- Carlos Curbelo of Florida
- Rand Paul
- Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.