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‘We Discriminate, Alright? On the Basis of Sexual Orientation, We Discriminate’ Against LGBT People Says Jeff Mateer

Jeff Mateer is President Donald Trump’s nominee to become a United States District judge for the Eastern District of Texas. His Senate confirmation hearing is expected to be held shortly. If confirmed, LGBT people will find it harder to receive justice in Texas.

In a 2015 speech Mateer proudly admitted he discriminates against gay people, because they’re gay.

https://soundcloud.com/user-320251833/jeff-mateers-speeches-to-the-national-religious-liberties-conference

“Guess what?” Mateer told attendees at the National Religious Liberties Conference, as Vice News reports. “I attend a conservative Baptist church. We discriminate, alright? On the basis of sexual orientation, we discriminate,” he fully acknowledged (audio above, near the end of the 5-minute clip.)

“Does that mean I can’t be a judge? In some states, I think that’s true, unfortunately,” Mateer, who at the time served as general counsel for First Liberty Institute, a far right wing Christian legal organization with ties to Trump. Little did he know just two years later that statement would be tested.

That year, Mateer also made other outrageous remarks.

The concept of “separation of church and state” is “nowhere” in the Constitution,” Mateer claimed, because the phrase itself is not.

He said the federal government’s diversity training is “nothing less than brainwashing with the Left’s agenda on LGBT.” He told attendees they should try to get out of diversity training by saying it “violates” their religious beliefs. 

Mateer lamented that there are no Evangelical Christians on the U.S. Supreme Court, and said, “We need a Republican president who does a good job of appointing people who believe the way we do.”

So much for the rule of law.

Mateer thinks “no honest attorney” would support the Supreme Court’s Obergefell ruling that found same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marriage. 

And of course, in Obergefell,” Mateer said, “the Supreme Court found, in a 5-4 decision, with Justice Kennedy adding the fifth vote on this one, found that somewhere lurking in the 14th Amendment, unknown to any lawyer for decades since its adoption right after the Civil War, somewhere in there, is a right, a fundamental right for two people of the same sex to marry. … There’s no honest attorney, no honest constitutional scholar, that would say that this decision [Obergefell] stands on its rationale.”

And finally, Mateer thinks LGBT people are “challenges” for Christians.

It’s people like you, people who are in their churches, who are now being told, ‘We have to do this,’ or ‘do I have to do this? Do I have to marry same-sex couples? Do I have to allow a same-sex couple to use my facility? Do I have to admit, at our Christian school, do I have to admit a same-sex couple’s child?’ Challenges after challenges, all in light of [the] Obergefell [decision].”

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Trump Reverses on Illegal Hosting of G-7 at His Own Resort – Blames ‘Media & Democrat Crazed and Irrational Hostility’

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President Donald Trump late Saturday night finally reversed his decision to host the G-7 at his Doral Miami resort in June of 2020. Ignoring numerous Republican lawmakers, legal experts, and bipartisan condemnation of his unconstitutional and illegal decision the president instead blamed the “Media & Democrat Crazed and Irrational Hostility.”

Curiously, Trump announced his administration would “begin the search for another site, including the possibility of Camp David, immediately.”

But on Thursday Trump’s chief of staff Mick Mulvaney told reporters at a rare White House briefing that the administration had conducted an exhaustive search for the best space to host the G-7 leaders, and fairly decided Trump’s Doral Miami resort was “perfect.”

Earlier: Trump Mocked After Saying He Thought Violating the Constitution and Profiting From G7 Hosting Was ‘Good for Our Country’

Mulvaney went so far as to claim the White House had looked at 12 locations, including two in Utah, but decided on the Doral.

He also preemptively refused to release any emails or other items documenting the search process.

But if an actual search had been conducted, it would make sense to simply announce the 2020 G-7 would be held at the next “best” locale. Instead, Trump announced a new search would be conducted.

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Trump Mocked After Saying He Thought Violating the Constitution and Profiting From G7 Hosting Was ‘Good for Our Country’

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‘Bro Tweeted Out an Ad’

After tremendous public and private  bipartisan condemnation of his decision to host the 2020 G-7 at his own Miami resort President Donald Trump Saturday night appeared to be laying the groundwork of reversing the unconstitutional and illegal decision.

In an insane series of tweets the president did what he always does: blamed the media for holding his feet to the fire in accurately reporting the consequences of his actions.

“I thought I was doing something very good for our Country by using Trump National Doral, in Miami, for hosting the G-7 Leaders. It is big, grand, on hundreds of acres, next to MIAMI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, has tremendous ballrooms & meeting rooms,” Trump tweeted, adding that “each delegation would have its own 50 to 70 unit building. Would set up better than other alternatives. I announced that I would be willing to do it at NO PROFIT or, if legally permissible, at ZERO COST to the USA. But, as usual, the Hostile Media & their Democrat Partners went CRAZY!”

Also going “crazy” are Republicans and legal experts.

Should Trump host the G-7 at any of his properties he would reportedly be violating at least one if not several laws, and the U.S. Constitution.

Many quickly took to Twitter to express their condemnation yet again.

 

 

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‘This Is a Real Warning’: Ex-Campaign Aide Bluntly States Clinton Didn’t Go Far Enough Criticizing Tulsi Gabbard

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On MSNBC Saturday, former Clinton campaign official and director of SiriusXM progressive programming Zerlina Maxwell said that not only did Hillary Clinton do nothing wrong for criticizing Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI), she should have if anything gone even harder.

“I think she didn’t go far enough, and we have to decide whether or not we’ll listen to Hillary Clinton, who lived through this in 2016, or whether or not we’re going to do what we did in 2016, is decide that what she’s saying is irrelevant because of how we feel personally about her, and I think that that would be a mistake,” said Maxwell.

Related: ‘Malevolent Kraken’: Tulsi Gabbard Mocked After Attacking Hillary Clinton Over Claim Russia Is Grooming a Woman Democrat

“In 2016, anchors literally laughed at Hillary Clinton when she said it was Russia,” Maxwell continued. “Robby Mook went on television and said, ‘It was Russia that was hacking our emails and releasing them on Wikileaks.’ We were laughed at. I would like everyone to listen to us now because I, on the campaign, had that red banner over my email that said, ‘Government hackers are trying to infiltrate your account.’ So, this is a real warning. And I think that we would be smart to listen before it’s too late.”

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