Vice President


(RepublicanWire.org) – Fox News host Jesse Watters and Arkansas Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders (R) called out America’s failed Vice President Kamala Harris on Tuesday’s Jesse Watters Primetime.

Watters said, “So, Kamala’s out in Africa. She’s doing her thing, saying the right things, sometimes the wrong things. How do you interpret this?”

Sarah replied, “It would be nice instead of traveling all over the world if she traveled to our southern border – something that she was specifically asked to handle for this administration. But yet it is another failure under their watch that they refuse to address. 

“I think, you know, good for her for taking trips around the world. 

“I wish she’d take some time and actually deal with some of the problems that we have here in our own backyard.”

Watters asked, “As a woman, Governor, are you a little ashamed that the first female vice president is Kamala Harris?”

Sarah said, “Look, I think it’s a great thing that we have broken that barrier that we have a female as the vice president.

“However, I just wish we had somebody who was competent as the vice president. 

“I love the idea that we have been able to achieve the things that we have. 

“I just wish we had somebody who could actually do the job.”

(RepublicanWire.org) – An activist shareholder has reached his limit with former Vice President Al Gore and is seeking to have him removed from his lucrative position on Apple Inc.’s board of directors. Gore is Apple’s longest-serving director. He was first elected to the board in 2003. 

The late Apple CEO Steve Jobs when Gore was picked for the board, “Al brings an incredible wealth of knowledge and wisdom to Apple from having helped run the largest organization in the world – the United States government – as a Congressman, Senator and our 45th Vice President.?

But ethics watchdog National Legal and Policy Center (NLPC) says it is time for Gore to get the boot. The group filed an exempt solicitation with the Securities and Exchange Commission urging fellow Apple shareholders to vote against Gore as a director nominee at the tech giant’s annual meeting on March 10.

NLPC’s Corporate Integrity Project Director Paul Chesser said:

“Al Gore was never qualified to serve on Apple’s board in the first place, so for him to last for over 20 years is absurd.

“The only credentials he had, or has ever had, that meet any of Apple’s questionable criteria was that he’s been a Chicken Little for global warming. 

“That term was so discredited that it’s now called ‘climate change.’ 

“And so many of his other prophecies of doom have been proven untrue that he should be considered a false prophet.”

“Time has proven that whatever credibility Al Gore might have had is totally shot, and he belongs nowhere near any company’s board of directors.

“Apple shareholders should oppose his renomination,” he said.

According to The New York Post:

The “green-friendly” investment firm co-founded and run by former Vice President Al Gore, 74, owns a portfolio of more than $26 billion worth of shares in nearly two dozen companies that were found to have increased greenhouse gas emissions in recent years, according to a report.

Gore, whose Oscar-winning film “An Inconvenient Truth” cemented his status as the most prominent doomsayer on climate change, chairs the London-based Generation Investment Management, which touts a “stated emphasis on sustainable investment options.”

But a recent analysis by Bloomberg News found that Generation’s Global Equity fund, which numbers a total of 42 companies, includes 18 firms which emitted increasingly more greenhouse gases annually between 2015 and 2021.

Bloomberg ranked Generation, which has $40.4 billion worth of assets under its management, as among the companies that owned the greatest share of greenhouse gas-emitting firms when compared to other funds that placed a priority on so-called ESG — environmental, social and governance — investing.

(RepublicanWire.org) – Former aides to Vice President Kamala Harris turned on the Vice President in a new book about the administration. They told the author, Chris Whipple, how bad it really is behind the scenes. 

Harris has been a disaster on all fronts and embarrassed the Biden administration in multiple friendly interviews by flubbing softball questions. If she can’t handle simple, easy questions there is no way she is prepared for the top job so it is important that staffers speak up so Americans know the truth.

And that is why they are talking according to one former staffer who said, “it’s helpful for people to know that this is not new, and it will inhibit any administration that she is the leader of.” Not a ringing endorsement and with Biden’s age a factor he may have to remove her from the ticket.

The ex-staffers, one a longtime aide who worked with her in California say she is consumed by “deep, deep insecurity” that created a toxic work environment. 

One ex-aide said Kamala was lazy and that she “refused to do the kind of preparation that you need to do before going public on a hardcore policy matter.

“And then she became incensed and outraged when things wouldn’t go the way she thought they were supposed to.

“There was a lot of magical thinking.”

The same staffer said when Harris screwed up she would use identity politics to save her.

The staffer said:

“When somebody raises an issue about Kamala, everybody’s like, you don’t want to see black women succeed. 

“That’s completely backward. 

“Everybody who goes to work for Kamala, by definition, wants to see her succeed. 

“That’s why you take these jobs.

“I think it’s helpful for people to know that this is not new, and it will inhibit any administration that she is the leader of.”

Another former Harris staffer, Gil Duran, said:

“The amount of stress she created by constantly being impossible to manage and taking out all her stresses on staff — usually women, or people who were not in great positions of authority — was just kind of unbearable.”

“It’s clear that you’re not working with somebody who is willing to do the prep and the work,” one former worker told the Washington Post earlier in a report that confirms the reporting in the book. 

“With Kamala you have to put up with a constant amount of soul-destroying criticism and also her own lack of confidence. 

“So you’re constantly sort of propping up a bully, and it’s not really clear why.”

(RepublicanWire.org) – Republicans are demanding access to communication records between President Joe Biden’s son, Hunter Biden, and the Obama White House.

“The top Republican on the House Oversight Committee pressed Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen for information on the shady foreign dealings of first son Hunter Biden — accusing the White House of thwarting the panel’s probe in order to protect the president,” the New York Post reported.

“Rep. James Comer (R-Ky.) claimed in a letter to Yellen that the Biden administration may be preventing the release of suspicious activity reports related to Hunter Biden. The reports, known as SARs, are generated by banks that flag suspiciously large transactions and are meant to guard against money laundering,” the outlet added.

“The Biden Administration is restricting Congress’ access to SARs, and Committee Republicans are investigating whether this change in longstanding policy is motivated by efforts to shield Hunter Biden and potentially President Biden from scrutiny,” Comer wrote. “Though the Committee requested documents and information ‘no later than June 8, 2022,’ the Department of the Treasury has provided no documents or information.”

Prior to that, several Republican members of the House Oversight Committee penned a letter and sent it to the Biden Administration demanding they be given access to any and all communication records between Hunter Biden and the Obama White House.

In the letter, the Republicans said that Hunter must be investigated amid concerns that “he is continuing to profit off” his father’s name.

“Hunter Biden’s connections throughout the Russian sphere of influence have now become especially relevant in the fast-moving and developing Russian war in Ukraine,” the Republicans on the House Oversight Committee said.

“Hunter Biden’s dealings have not gone unnoticed, and a Department of Justice (DOJ) probe begun under the Obama Administration has expanded to include a wide variety of potential violations and crimes. According to the New York Times, Hunter Biden is currently under investigation by the DOJ for possible violations of the Foreign Agents Registration Act and possible criminal tax evasion and money laundering.

“Given Hunter Biden’s foreign business relationships in Ukraine and Russia and the current international landscape, we are concerned about whether Hunter Biden continues to profit off his status as President Biden’s son as well as whether foreign adversaries may be attempting to exploit questionable business dealings. NARA may possess documents relevant to this investigation from then-Vice President Biden’s tenure,” they said.

The letter calls out Joe Biden and accuses him of lying about his involvement in Hunter’s business dealings. The lawmakers said that “the evidence is now clear” that he wasn’t just aware, he was likely involved.

“The Biden family has for decades profited from Joe Biden’s positions of public trust. Hunter Biden has particularly benefitted from his father’s success in politics, from managing a Ukrainian energy conglomerate to selling cobalt mines in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to connecting his father to Kazakhstani oil oligarchs, and preventing a Romanian real estate tycoon’s conviction for bribery charges,” they said.

Reporting of one of Biden family business venture during the time Joe Biden was vice president raises questions of whether or not Hunter was selling influence to the White House in order to obtain such a large amount of infused cash. Such complicated investment schemes are typically performed by experienced fund managers and with investors who feel comfortable with the fund managers’ experience and historic returns.

Hunter received a $3.5 million wire transfer in 2014, according to a 2020 report by Senate Republicans, who revealed her involvement with Hunter was “a financial relationship,” though no further explanation of the payment to Hunter was given.

Hunter’s real estate venture was occurring while Hunter sat on the board of Burisma and reportedly collected $80,000 a month, while Joe Biden was vice president. It was cut in half after Joe Biden left office.

(RepublicanWire.org) – The White House is batting cleanup for President Joe Biden, tweaking the official transcript from the USS Delaware commissioning ceremony after his verbal slip inadvertently promoted First Lady Jill Biden from Dr. Ed. to former Vice President.

“My name is Joe Biden. I am Jill’s husband,” Biden joked to open his remarks on Saturday. “It’s always a good day when I get to celebrate Delaware or spend time with service members and their families or introduce Jill. That’s a trifecta in my family.”

Biden went on to thank all those who had brought the USS Delaware from plan to reality, at which point he turned back to his wife.

“The daughter of a Navy signalman during World War Two, the mother of a member of the Delaware National Guard, the grandmother of children who experienced having their father deployed away from home for a year at a time. She always holds our military and their families in her heart. And that is not hyperbole; that’s real,” Biden continued. “And I’m deeply proud of the work she is doing as First Lady with Joining Forces initiative she started with Michelle Obama when she was vice president and now carries on.”

Although the president apparently made no effort to correct himself at the time, the official White House transcript made a small edit to his comments:

And I’m deeply proud of the work she is doing as First Lady with Joining Forces initiative she started with Michelle Obama when she [I] was Vice President and now carries on.  

Saturday was certainly not the first time Biden has slipped — he has referred to his own Vice President Kamala Harris as “President Harris” on more than one occasion. And recently, instead of revealing the fact that Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff had contracted COVID-19, he announced that the first lady’s husband had tested positive — only to be reminded that he was, in fact, the first lady’s husband.