AMAC Exclusive – By Shane Harris
After 15 rounds of voting, California Republican Kevin McCarthy finally secured the votes to become Speaker of the House late Friday night, ending nearly a week of proceedings that elected Democrats and the mainstream media gleefully called an “embarrassment” for Republicans. But if the last four years have made anything clear, it is that the House Democratic Caucus, not their colleagues on the right, are the real embarrassment to the country.
No Republican representative ever ended a prayer on the House floor by saying “amen and a-woman,” as Congressman Emanuel Cleaver did while presiding from the Speaker’s chair.
A House Republican has also never been under investigation by the FBI for marrying her brother in order to skirt U.S. immigration laws. That distinction belongs to Ilhan Omar of Minnesota.
No House Republican ever said men can get pregnant – as multiple House Democrats have.
House Republicans were not the ones who shamelessly donned Kente cloth and took a knee in Congress in a performative act of identity politics following the death of George Floyd, a staged photo op that many on the left even criticized.
No Republican ever “camped out” on the steps of the Capitol and shed crocodile tears for news cameras in a naked political stunt, as “Squad” member Cori Bush did in August of 2021.
Republican lawmakers did not call for defunding the police and restricting Second Amendment freedoms, even as they spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on their own private armed security – that was Cori Bush and the “Squad” again.
It was House Democrats, not Republicans, who introduced a bill to abolish federal prisons and release violent criminals back onto the streets.
House Republicans were not the ones who, immediately after taking power, passed a slate of radical bills to federalize elections, pack the Supreme Court, add Washington, D.C. as the 51st state, and impose radical gender ideology on every American.
No House Republican ever claimed to be a devout Catholic, but then turned around and called any abortion restrictions “sinful,” as former Speaker Nancy Pelosi did – an act for which the Catholic archbishop of San Francisco prohibited her from receiving communion.
It was Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, not a Republican, who showed up to the Met Gala in a designer dress that read “tax the rich” – apparently unaware of the irony in wearing the garb to an event that costs $30,000 a ticket. At that same event, attendees walked around maskless while the hired help were forced to wear masks.
Speaking of COVID-19, no Republican ever called for locking down the country and then got their hair done at an indoor salon in violation of COVID restrictions, as Pelosi did at the height of the pandemic.
That was hardly the first embarrassing incident from Pelosi, as she repeatedly struggled to make it through short press conferences, stammering and appearing to seem lost and confused.
It was also Pelosi, not House Republicans, who ripped up President Trump’s 2020 State of the Union Address on national television – one of the most childish and cynical acts in American political history. Footage later revealed that Pelosi had spent much of Trump’s speech trying to surreptitiously “pre-rip” the pages, making clear that her theatrical fit of frustration was calculated and staged.
One year before that incident, it was House Democrats, not Republicans, who refused to stand and applaud when President Trump announced record low unemployment numbers for Blacks and Hispanics, as well as new initiatives to care for veterans.
House Republicans weren’t the ones who arbitrarily limited attendance at the 2022 State of the Union to 50 members, only to lift the requirement a few days later in a blatant (and failed) attempt to manufacture a COVID “victory” to boost Joe Biden’s sagging poll numbers.
During that State of the Union Address, it was Democrat Nancy Pelosi, not a Republican, who was caught on tape bizarrely rubbing her knuckles together and making strange faces at Joe Biden.
No House Republican ever got caught sleeping with a Chinese spy – that was Democrat Eric Swalwell, whom Pelosi declined to remove from the House Intelligence Committee even after the humiliating affair was exposed.
Republicans did not turn the January 6 Committee into a kangaroo court aimed at demonizing every one of the 75 million Americans who voted for former President Trump. Republicans also were not the ones responsible for stringing out that investigation for more than two years in order to squeeze as much political juice out of the incident as possible.
House Republicans weren’t the ones caught lying about their experience during the Capitol Riot in order to garner media attention, as Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was.
It is House Democrats, not House Republicans, who are ignoring the pleas of border communities and denying that the country is facing an illegal immigration crisis.
House Republicans weren’t the ones who pursued two politically motivated impeachment trials against the President of the United States, both of which ultimately failed and were a massive waste of time and money.
House Republican women were also not the ones who took to Instagram Live and YouTube to complain about “the patriarchy” and how oppressed they are while demonstrating their skincare routines and applying designer makeup.
While both parties have expressed their support for Ukraine in its war against Russia, only Pelosi read a cringe-worthy poem from U2 frontman Bono on the House floor as though it was a profound contribution to the discussion.
It was House Democrats, not Republicans, who opposed a measure expanding security protections for Supreme Court Justices and their families following violent threats in the wake of the Dobbs ruling last year.
And finally, it was new Democrat leader Hakeem Jeffries, not Speaker Kevin McCarthy, who used his first floor speech to deliver a rambling partisan rant filled with left-wing buzzwords and no substance. (But of course, the most embarrassing part of that spectacle was the media establishment and other elected Democrats clapping along like seals and pretending the speech was impressive, just as they did for four years of similar embarrassments under Nancy Pelosi.)
The turbulent speaker selection process was undoubtedly not the best look for House Republicans to kick off the 118th Congress. But as far as “embarrassments” go, a few days of intra-party negotiations to choose a leader hardly stack up to Democrats’ record of cringe-worthy misfires, slipups, and outright failures that the country thankfully rejected last November.
Shane Harris is a writer and political consultant from Southwest Ohio. You can follow him on Twitter @Shane_Harris_.
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Harris has written one of the most uninspiring unintelligible article about what he considers embarrassing. The GOP IS AN embarrassment to the entire country .white supremacy speakers like MTG. – threats from Bopert to kill Dems- potential sex trafficking by Gaetz and refusal to honor a subpoena like Mc. Arthur and Jordan . Plus jigsaw was part of a scandal at his university where students were molested he also refused to testify there. You have other GOP writing articles for a white supremacy newspaper. You have lawmakers trying to stop mi Keith voters and block trans_ people from medical care . The GOP is a name calling whining bunch of fools who do not even understand democracy or what the constitution is all about, nothing has been accomplished of any credibility for the country ( except huge tax breaks for the very rich and big business) and lastly: conspiracy theories abound along with QAnon followers that are so stupid and bizarre it is laughable yet scary .
You sir don’t know what a Constitutional Republic is.
What is a constitutional republic?
A constitutional republic means that it is one in which, rather than directly governing, the people select some of their members to temporarily serve in political office; the constitutional part means that both the citizens and their governing officials are bound to follow the rules established in that Constitution.
You have been drinking the cool aid of progressive leftists. The Democrats are elitists who mantra is: “there are rules for thee but not for me.” Your response above is simply leftist crap. The Biden family is the most corrupt family on the planet!
It never ceases to amaze me about the complete inadequacy of this “administration”… and how they they have corrupted this entire nation…. Not to mention those who actually believe anything that they say.
Trump did that you liar.
thank God I live in America.
Cori Bush-isn’t she a republican?
Let’s not forget the Afghanistan blunder, that the democrackheads have pulled and the invasion in Trumps house , I bet if we did a investigation on her with taxes among other things she would be in prison.
There are so many more moronic demonstrations showing how far the left leaning DNC has gone to bring shame to every American. These liars should sit down, shut up and start working for all Americans instead of carring on like a group of spoiled minded political hacks that are only interested in self. They act like 14 year olds in puberty!
Amac must be hitting to close to the truth – lots of new bots on this site.
That’s for sure! It’s part of the Biden plan for “unity”!
Good article ￼
Shane Harris is the real embarrassment for posting a garbage article.
I HAVE NOT SEEN ONE THING THAT WAS NOT TRUE ON THIS ARTICLE YOU MUST BE A DEMOCRAT WITH YOUR HEAD UP YOU KNOW WHERE.
Huh, truth bothers you, interesting!
Where’s the FBI Raid on DICTATOR Beijing biden HIDING CLASSIFIED DOCUMENTS and WHY isn’t his Social Security number published?
Last weeks debates were incredibly successful and has reformed some ( not all) of the
abusive restraints that Nancy imposed on the House. Based on what I heard last week,
many members felt helpless and unable to present their positions. That’s because Nancy
allowed no opinions. Only votes. Why would anyone want to be a congressperson under
those rules ? Sounds like a crap job to me.
Since AMAC is always 2-3 days behind we need to know that our media will not tell us that
Joey was found possessing classified documents while vice-president. Jim Jordan now has
more to investigate
Jim Jordan should be investiagated.
Are you a bot?
Spot on and Amen! ????✝️????????????
Great article! What goes far beyond embarrassment is the Demonrat’s promotion of and mandates for an experimental “vaccine” which has the highest level of adverse reactions in the youngest and most healthy individuals, while not stopping the spread or even preventing reinfection. Has anyone noticed the escalation of “public service” ads about detecting early signs of heart failure since the clot shot became widely available? Not a day goes by that I don’t see another story about young, healthy athletes, young men and teens dropping dead “unexpectedly”. We know that the CDC and FDA like to manipulate statistics and outright lie to us. Safe and effective? Absolutely not! Thanks to unprecedented censorship and manipulation of narratives, we may never know if the shot turned out to be just as deadly as the virus itself. Call me a conspiracy theorist if it pleases you, but as a parting shot, food for thought, consider this: If you were setting out to design a bioweapon to weaken populations and social order, would it be beneficial to take out as many fight age men as possible first?
An InCel with a laptop.
Did everyone forget Hillary and the server in the closet. Smashing cell phones destroying emails
All these horrors – but it was Republicans who supported an anarchist and his campaign to disregard the will of the people by supporting a violent coup, then ran like chickens into hiding while their beloved police were being speared and battered trying to protect them. Disgusting.
Republicans used to be for limited government and freedom. Now republicans are for extremely violent authoritarianism.
The last time I looked, democrats didn’t try and overthrow our free and fair elections based on lies and conspiracies, steal thousands of pages of classified documents from America to sell to the highest bidder, kill thousands of innocent Americans with lies and incompetence over covid, give America over $24 trillion dollars in debt from wars in the middle east started by lies of WMD’s, tax breaks for billionaires, a housing crisis, not one, but two double digit unemployment rates, have millions of people lose their jobs on their watch and do nothing to fix immigration, education, healthcare or infrastructure. These are just a few of highlights of what the republican terrorist cult has given us with their last two winners.
Next time…get ur facts straight before you make any comments. Most of what you said was dead wrong.
His facts are straight which makes you a liar.
UTTER DEMONRAT BS! THEY STOLE THE E-LECK-SHUN! THE TRUTH WILL BE KNOWN SOONER OR LATER!!!
Excuse me your talking about your democrats who’s done this
You posted facts which republicans hate. With republicans it’s conspiracy theories about elections one day and about vaccinations the next day.
Comrade, the ONLY facts you pointed out are LIES but it does reveal your IGNORANCE!
You can’t forget about the Left’s mindless paganism. They just follow what they are told so they can remain as place holders and enrich themselves. They could care less about America. It’s all about them and them only!!