SCGOP Weekly 8/01/2016
Sen. Lindsey Graham: ‘No time to nickel and dime Israel’
Washington Post – U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today made this statement on news Israel and the Obama Administration will begin negotiating a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on military assistance next week. Graham has strongly pushed for additional defense funding for Israel.
Trump accuses convention-going Dems of ignoring ISIS, border security
Fox News – Donald Trump on Wednesday accused Democrats attending their national convention of ignoring security issues ranging from border policies to the Islamic State, arguing a Hillary Clinton administration would only make the situation worse as security in Europe and beyond unravels.
James Dobson supports Trump, says he is the ‘most capable candidate’
Christian Times – Prominent evangelical leader James Dobson has officially endorsed Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump for president, saying that he is the “most capable candidate” to lead the United States.
Democrats in chaos as convention opens
Politico – The Democratic National Convention opens Monday marred by the sudden resignation of its unpopular chairwoman after a series of leaked emails suggested she might have used her office to help Hillary Clinton defeat the insurgent candidacy of Bernie Sanders.
The DNC and Debbie Wasserman Schultz insult Bernie and 12 million Americans
Fox News – As Sanders often suggested, the Democratic National Committee decided that Hillary Clinton would be their party’s presidential nominee long before any votes were cast. It turns out the Democratic Party isn’t so democratic after all.
Donald Trump speaks to VFW in Charlotte
WSPA – Donald Trump has received an enthusiastic response from veterans as he criticizes Democrats and vows to reform the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Sen. Tim Scott accepting applications for fall 2016 internships
WSPA – South Carolina Senator Tim Scott is accepting applications for congressional internships in his Washington, DC, North Charleston, Columbia and Greenville offices for the fall of 2016.
Clinton’s DNC address: Fact or Fiction?
Politico – In her acceptance speech, Hillary Clinton didn’t sweat all of the details.
Northeast Meet and Greet for Susan Brill
Wednesday, August 10th at 5:30pm – Crickentree Home Owners Clubhouse
100 Crikentree Drive, Blythewood, SC 29016
Horry County GOP Meeting – Monday, August 1st at 6 pm – Click for more info
Lexington County GOP Meeting – Monday, August 1st at 6:30 pm – Click for more info
McCormick County Republican Party Executive Committee meeting – Thursday, August 4th at 3:30 pm – Click for more info
Sumter GOP Meeting – Thursday, August 4th at 6 pm – Click for more info
Colleton County Republican Meeting – Thursday, August 4th at 6 pm – Click for more info
Berkeley County Breakfast – Saturday, August 6th at 8:30 am – Click for more info
Lexington Dawn Busters GOP – Wednesday, August 3rd at 7 am – Click for more info
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