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(RepublicanWire.org) – Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, said that Republicans should focus on President Biden, not his son Hunter Biden, saying the president “is the Godfather.”

On the most recent episode of his podcast, “Verdict with Ted Cruz,” the Texas Republican said his party needs to turn its attention to President Biden in their investigations, and not focus on his embattled son.

“The focus needs to be on Joe Biden, this is not about Hunter Biden, any more than if you’re going after the mafia and you catch some low-level enforcer, or you’re going after a drug cartel and you catch some mule who swallowed balloons full of heroin,” Cruz said.

“It’s not about the poor schlub who got caught. It’s about the boss,” the senator continued.

“It’s about the big guy. It’s about the Godfather, Joe Biden is the Godfather. He is the one who ultimately is profiting on this corruption,” Cruz said. “He is the one who is abusing official authority to further the criminal activity of his family members. And that’s why this is an issue of public corruption.”

Cruz said the Department of Justice under Biden “desperately” wants “to keep this on,” pointing to the DOJ’s handling of Hunter’s “drug problem.”

“You know what, we wouldn’t be talking about it if it was just one deeply troubled soul,” Cruz continued. “The reason we should talk about it, and the reason why the corporate media and the Democrats desperately don’t want to talk about it, is there is now growing evidence of corruption from Joe Biden himself, when he was vice president of the United States.

“And now when he’s president of the United States, personally enriching himself enriching his family by selling official favors to enemies, hostile foreign governments — that is an issue of highest importance,” he asserted.

Cruz’s comments come as Republicans are geared up to take control of the House in January, with the GOP leadership promising to launch several investigations, including into the Bidens.

The White House is already playing defense against the GOP investigations, with the administration claiming Republicans were pushing “long-debunked conspiracy theories” in their allegations of Biden having a hand in his son’s overseas business dealings.

“Instead of working with President Biden to address issues important to the American people, like lower costs, congressional Republicans’ top priority is to go after President Biden with politically motivated attacks chock full of long-debunked conspiracy theories,” Ian Sams, spokesperson for the White House Counsel’s office, said last week. 

“President Biden is not going to let these political attacks distract him from focusing on Americans’ priorities, and we hope congressional Republicans will join us in tackling them instead of wasting time and resources on political revenge,” Sams added.

(RepublicanWire.org) – Republican members of the House Judiciary Committee released a 1,000-page report Friday of potential investigations into how the Biden administration has politicized the Justice Department and the FBI.

Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, the ranking member of the committee, has been gathering information from FBI and DOJ whistleblowers, detailing allegations of politicized justice under President Joe Biden.

“The Federal Bureau of Investigation, under the stewardship of Director Christopher Wray and Attorney General Merrick Garland, is broken,” the GOP report states. “The problem lies not with the majority of front-line agents who serve our country, but with the FBI’s politicized bureaucracy.”

Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee say this report is “the first comprehensive accounting of the FBI’s problems to date, which undermine the FBI’s fundamental law-enforcement mission.” 

The report features testimony from whistleblowers who describe FBI leadership in Washington, D.C., as “rotted at its core.” They allege a “systemic culture of unaccountability” and say the bureau is beset by “rampant corruption, manipulation, and abuse.” 

Other allegations suggest that the FBI is actively seeking to “purge” employees with conservative views and those who dissent from “woke” diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives. 

Democrats hold a slim majority in the House and most projections have the Republican Party taking the majority and the committee gavels in the next Congress come January. Jordan would be in position to chair the powerful House Judiciary Committee.

(RepublicanWire.org) – For years, American elites and bureaucrats have strategically skirted accountability and dodged tough questions, but not even a Democrat-controlled Congress has been able to stop Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., from exposing the corruption plaguing U.S. institutions.

Johnson first joined Congress in 2011, but it’s in recent years that he’s become one of the few Republicans willing to take on the tyrannical Covid regime, Big Tech censorship, lack of vetting for Afghanistan refugees, Spygate, and the FBI’s laundry list of malfeasance.

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg admitted last week on an episode of “The Joe Rogan Experience” that his company was pressured in October of 2020 by the FBI to throttle so-called Russian disinformation.

In a letter written with Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, Johnson demanded that both Attorney General Merrick Garland and FBI Director Christopher Wray provide the documents and communications that corroborate Zuckerberg’s claims.

“The FBI’s consistent efforts to falsely paint information relating to Biden family misconduct as Russian disinformation continues to draw serious concerns, and those concerns are magnified by the FBI’s consistent failure to answer congressional inquiries,” the Republican duo noted.

“The American people deserve to know whether the FBI used Facebook as part of their alleged plan to discredit information about Hunter Biden,” the senators wrote. “If so, Congress and the American people require clarity with respect to the extent the FBI communicated with Facebook during the 2020 election about Hunter Biden-related information.”

Since Johnson knows the FBI and DOJ are intentionally difficult when it comes to answering requests for more information, he opened the door for whistleblowers within those agencies to come to him with their worries about corruption.

As a result, multiple government employees with concerns about the DOJ and FBI’s conduct shared that their agencies were being unfairly weaponized for partisan reasons. Several whistleblowers also shared their strongly evidenced allegations that the FBI “intentionally undermined efforts to investigate Hunter Biden.”

That news, Johnson pointed out — compounded with Garland, Wray, Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines, and DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s attempts to “intentionally discredit” Johnson and Grassley’s investigations into Hunter Biden’s shady foreign business dealings — does not bode well for either agency’s credibility.

Speaking of Hunter, it was Johnson and Grassley who, despite smears from the corrupt corporate media and a lack of transparency from the DOJ, led the investigation into the president’s son’s financial entanglements with foreign enemies.

Even after an “unnecessary briefing” from the FBI and a subsequent partisan leak that framed Johnson and Grassley as pursuing “Russian disinformation,” the pair continued releasing key receipts and reports showing just how deep the Biden family’s profiteering with overseas oligarchs.

When violent abortion activists took responsibility for the firebombing and vandalism of several pro-life organizations shortly after the Dobbs v. Jackson leak in May, Johnson demanded to know why federal law enforcement and the DOJ hadn’t stepped in.

“There are currently mobs outside of the residences of the Supreme Court Justices appointed by Presidents George W. Bush and Donald Trump … and, once again, DOJ, FBI, and DHS have yet to condemn these activities,” Johnson wrote in a scathing letter. “I want to reemphasize that your silence on this abhorrent attack against a pro-life organization is deafening and your continued silence could be construed as a tacit endorsement.”

Johnson was one of the only congressional Republicans who rejected claims that Trump was colluding with Russians to steal the 2016 election. He spent years investigating and documenting the deliberate failures by the FBI and political motivations that fueled Democrats’ two impeachment attempts. He also spent years blasting deceitful intelligence officials for stonewalling Congress on Spygate oversight.

“Had the public known what the FBI knew at that time, it’s hard to imagine public support for continuing the investigation, much less the appointment of a special counsel four months later,” Johnson said.

He was right, which is why the FBI and DOJ allies in the Democrat Party and the corporate media are gunning for Johnson’s Senate seat.

(RepublicanWire.org) – Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene files articles of impeachment against Attorney General Merrick Garland.

She announced that she filed articles of impeachment against Attorney General Merrick Garland a day after the Justice Department’s top official announced he personally approved the FBI raid on the Florida home of former President Donald Trump.

In the early morning of Monday, August 8th, agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation executed a search warrant at President Trump’s Mar a Lago home in Palm Beach, Florida. It was an unprecedented action by the United States Justice Department and the FBI. 

“Merrick Garland has weaponized the DOJ and unleashed the FBI to target, harass, and persecute Joe Biden’s political enemies,” Mrs. Greene said. “The unprecedented raid on President Trump’s home is the type of tyrannical action that happens just before a country falls into a violent dictatorship.”

Joe Biden’s appointed attorney general has admitted he personally approved the decision to weaponize the FBI in a raid on President Donald Trump’s private home in Mar-a-Lago.

“I personally approved the decision to seek a search warrant,” Garland admitted, proving that knowledge of the raid went to the highest levels of the Biden administration.

Although the articles of impeachment against Garland are unlikely to pass in Congress given the Democratic majority, this indicates that the FBI raid is quickly causing major blowback for Democrats.

(RepublicanWire.org) – Following the persecution and prosecution of former Trump aide and committed conservative Steve Bannon, who was dragged before a court for “contempt of Congress” over confusion regarding executive privilege and the committee, former Democrat Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard spoke out, breaking from her former party in slamming the politicized DOJ for its persecution of a political enemy of the Biden regime.

She did so in a tweet that included her summation of what has so far happened and a video in which she tore into the DOJ with a vengeance, blasting it for how politicized it has gotten.

Gabbard tweeted, “Steve Bannon has been charged with contempt of Congress & found guilty, while Brennan, Clapper & others who lied to Congress have never been charged or prosecuted. This just shows yet again how the DOJ has been weaponized by those in power to go after their political opponents.”

Gabbard focused particularly, as you can hear in the video, on the contrast between how Steve Bannon has been treated with how others who, unlike Bannon, blatantly lied to Congress and engaged in obviously illegal, dangerous activity have been treated.

Speaking on that, Tulsi noted, “No matter what you think or feel about Steve Bannon the fact that he has been found guilty of contempt of Congress, yet others have faced no consequences at all.”

(RepublicanWire.org) – The Biden Administration is claiming that it alone can determine truth in order to justify using the full power of government to punish dissent, former congresswoman and Democrat presidential contender Tulsi Gabbard warned on Saturday.

In her keynote speech at the Western Conservative Summit in Denver, Colorado, Gabbard warned of the Biden Administration’s use of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Department of Justice (DOJ) to declare what is “true,” and not “misinformation” – and, then, enforce its decrees.

“One of the latest tactics that they are using, as you well know, is they claim they want to protect us from ‘misinformation,’ protect us from that which they claim is not true,” Gabbard said.

“They do so backed by the most lethal force on Earth, as they appoint themselves as the sole authority and voice of the truth, of what is information,” Gabbard warned her audience:

“So, they decide what is true and false. They decide what is misinformation and what is information.

“And, those who don’t toe the line are accused of spreading misinformation and being targeted and smeared.”

“But, it’s crazy, because, rather than actually engaging in debate, in discussion, or even entertaining answering questions sincere questions based on substance, they immediately resort to smears and name-calling.”

“Even more dangerous than getting canceled is how they weaponize the government against the people,” Gabbard warned, noting how President Biden is using the DHS to target anti-authority views and DOJ to go after parents who disagree with school board policies:

“Biden’s Department of Homeland Security declared that we are facing a heightened domestic terror threat in this country, based on three factors, the first of which is ‘the proliferation of false or misleading narratives, which sow discord or undermine public trust in U.S. government institutions.’ The number one threat.

“They’re the ones who get to decide what are false or misleading narratives – and, therefore, they get to decide who is targeted because of it.

“You know, Biden’s attorney general charged his domestic terrorist unit with going after people who hold anti-authority views – including parents. Parents who dare to stand up to their boards of education and their schools because they care about their children’s education. Think about the impact of this from a practical standpoint.”

As long as Americans are subjected to censorship, intimidation, targeting, and the threat of losing their livelihoods if they dissent from government, they’ve lost their ability to freely choose their leaders, Gabbard said:

“How do We The People vote to choose a president when we don’t even have the freedom of engaging in a marketplace of ideas, or sharing our opinion, listening to other perspectives, assessing the information that we’ve gathered and making our own informed decision about who deserves the honor and responsibility of serving as commander-in-chief?

“We can’t. We can’t do this – as long as we live in a society where we’re surrounded by intimidation and fear of being targeted, being canceled, and having to self-censor so we don’t lose our jobs and our ability to provide for our families.”

(RepublicanWire.org) – Tell Biden’s DOJ to back off of Texans’ rights!

The court’s conservative majority rejected the abortion providers’ request because of its enforcement mechanism, which separates it from “heartbeat” laws passed in other states. The law deputizes private citizens and grants them standing to file lawsuits against violating doctors who provide abortions without exception.

The Texas law prohibits almost all abortions after a fetal heartbeat can be detected, at around six weeks of pregnancy. The only time that abortion is permitted is when there’s life-threatening danger to the mother or when impairment occurs “substantially” from major bodily functions during pregnancy period. In addition, private citizens can launch civil lawsuits against anyone who aids/abets these procedures.

The U.S Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has issued a decision in favor of Texas, asserting that its heartbeat abortion law can remain intact and effective despite beefed up federal opposition from Biden’s Justice Department.

“The court issued a 2–1 order siding with the state of Texas, refusing the Justice Department’s request to reinstate an earlier court ruling that had blocked enforcement of the law. The order was backed by Judges James C. Ho, who was nominated by Donald Trump, and Catharina Haynes, who was nominated by George W. Bush. Judge Carl E. Stewart, a nominee of Bill Clinton, dissented,” National Review reported, stating, “Thursday’s decision comes after the same panel last week issued a temporary decision to reinstate the law after a federal judge in Austin temporarily halted the ban.”

The Supreme Court’s refusal to block provisions of the law has set up a potentially historic win for pro-life movements by overturning two cases which have been considered landmark moments in abortion history. “The decision sets up an opportunity that will likely lead to further testing and examination into whether current laws are constitutional, as well as setting guidelines on how far states can go when regulating abortions before they take place,” according The Washington Free Beacon .