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Fiorina Lies About Abortion While Attacking ‘Left-Wing’ Critics After Planned Parenthood Attack

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Carly Fiorina takes to Fox News to denounce her critics, and issues a litany of falsehoods in the process.

In a stunning “Fox News Sunday” interview, Carly Fiorina not only refused to accept the possibility that the lies she has told about the Planned Parenthood videos could have in any way contributed to Friday’s terror attack on a Colorado Planned Parenthood, but attacked those on the left who have raised the possibility.

The GOP presidential candidate whose falsehoods during a GOP debate led to her taking the spotlight and a rise in the polls for a short period on Sunday labeled the increasingly vocal attacks on her as “typical left-wing tactics,” while injecting falsehoods to make it appear as if her positions have greater support than they actually do.

“This is so typical of the left to immediately begin demonizing a messenger because they don’t agree with the message,” Fiorina told Fox News anchor Chris Wallace. “The vast majority of Americans agree what Planned Parenthood is doing is wrong. And that’s why the vast majority of Americans are prepared, not only to defund Planned Parenthood, but also, to stop abortion for any reason at all after five months.”

UPDATE: Huckabee Doesn’t Know Any Pro-Life Leader Who’s Suggested Violence Toward Planned Parenthood (Video)

Fiorina is blatantly misleading and flat-out wrong, because the vast majority of Americans support Planned Parenthood. In fact, by a 2-1 margin, 65 percent of Americans support Planned Parenthood and want government funding of Planned Parenthood to continue.

Fiorina’s claim the vast majority of Americans want to ban abortion for any reason after five months is a curious and slippery statement, since the debate currently is over a 20-week abortion ban, somewhat akin to five months.

And in fact, “for any reason” includes rape, incest, life of the mother, health of the mother, and no legitimate recent poll NCRM could locate finds the vast majority of Americans want to ban abortion after 20 weeks, period, regardless of “for any reason” or not.

In fact, an August Quinnipiac poll found 85 percent of registered voters nationwide believe abortion should be legal “when an abortion is necessary to save the life of the mother,” and 78 percent of Americans think abortion should be legal “when the pregnancy was caused by rape or incest.”

Fiorina also, falsely, stated that Planned Parenthood’s decision to quell opponents’ false claims it is selling baby parts by no longer accepting any reimbursement for the work of collecting and transporting donated tissue to research facilities is akin to admitting guilt.

“It is not ‘alleged,'” Planned Parenthood sold baby parts, Fiorina said, responding to Wallace’s question. “Planned Parenthood acknowledged several weeks ago that they would no longer take compensation for body parts,” she stated, in a twisted reading of Planned Parenthood’s decision. “Sounds like an admission they were doing so.”

In fact, Fiorina is either wrong, intentionally misleading, or lying on nearly everything she says in this clip.

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B7hHM_0JIZ4

 

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UPDATED: Planned Parenthood Terror Attack Suspect Told Police ‘No More Baby Parts’

Planned Parenthood Terror Attack Suspect Reportedly Said Obama Ruining America, Wanted Him Impeached

Just How Many Lies Did The GOP Presidential Candidates Tell At The Debate?

 

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First Capitol Riot Hearing ‘Is Going to Be a Disastrous Day for Kevin McCarthy’: Politico Reporter

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The first Capitol riot select committee hearing is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, and Politico reporter Rachel Bade predicted it would create major headaches for GOP leader Kevin McCarthy.

Specifically, Bade pointed to the fact McCarthy pulled all of his nominees out of the committee, which means that he will have no one to challenge the narrative that gets established.

“Tomorrow is going to be a disastrous day for McCarthy on both ends of the spectrum,” she said. “You are going to have men and women in uniform testifying about the violence they witnessed on January 6th. McCarthy is still sticking with Trump. That… is going to be tough for the party and tough for him. He decided to withdraw all his members from this committee, so he is not going to have anybody to push back on anything that is being said.”

Additionally, Bade said that the four far-right lawmakers who are planning to hold a press conference highlighting the alleged mistreatment of jailed Capitol rioters are also likely to create a public relations nightmare for McCarthy.

“These people were rioters. [They’re] calling them [political] prisoners now?” she said. “It’s going to be impossible for McCarthy.”

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NOT POLITICAL PRISONERS

4 Top Trump-Supporting House Republicans ‘Demanding Answers’ on ‘Treatment’ of January 6 ‘Prisoners’

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The U.S. Dept.  of Justice arrested and charged over 500 people who attacked the U.S. Capitol on January 6, many in a coordinated effort to overturn a free and fair election. DOJ expects to charge about 100 others as well.

“The investigation and prosecution of the Capitol Attack will likely be one of the largest in American history, both in terms of the number of defendants prosecuted and the nature and volume of the evidence,” the U.S. attorney’s office in D.C. wrote in March, when the list of people to be charged was estimated at about 400, The Washington Post reported at the time.

On Tuesday, as the newly-minted U.S. House Select Committee on the January 6 Attack launches, holding its first day of events, four far right wing House Republicans – some of whom has been linked to white nationalists – will be holding a different type of event.

Instead of working to uncover and piece together all the information about what happened on Jan. 6, including what led up to the attempted coup, four GOP representatives – Matt Gaetz, Louie Gohmert, Paul Gosar, Marjorie Taylor Greene – will hold a press conference on the “treatment” of the January 6 “prisoners,” suggesting they are “political prisoners,” which is false.

The four extremists will hold that press conference Tuesday at 1 PM, “demanding answers on the treatment of Jan. 6 prisoners” from Attorney General Merrick Garland, per a press release.

“This is taking place on the same day as the Jan. 6 select committee’s first hearing,” Forbes’ Andrew Solender reports. House Republican Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy “is also holding a presser ahead of that to counterprogram.”

“The lawmakers have all pushed a baseless conspiracy theory that federal agents were behind the attack, with Gosar also casting slain rioter Ashli Babbitt – who was shot by law enforcement while trying to breach the House chamber – as a martyr,” Solender says in a Forbes article.

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‘Groveling Before White Supremacists’: GOP Senate Candidate Slammed for ‘Going Fully Anti-Semitic’

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A Republican candidate for the seat currently held by retiring U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) was both criticized for antisemitism and mocked for accidentally yet accurately linking extremism with conservatism on Monday.

Venture capitalist J.D. Vance, whose former boss, billionaire PayPal cofounder Peter Thiel has invested $10 million in a PAC supporting him, posted the strange tweet attacking the Anti-Defamation League. The ADL is a civil rights organization dedicated to “monitoring, tracking and responding to antisemitism in the United States.” Vance is the author of “Hillbilly Elegy.”

He retweeted this post from disclose.tv and called the ADL “a joke of an organization that just goes after conservatives.”

Some slammed Vance’s tweet as antisemitic:

Others just mocked him for accidentally speaking the truth about “extremist and hate movements.”

 

 

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