HIAWASSEE, Ga. – State House Representative Matt Gurtler, 8th District, formally announced Feb. 18 that he received a campaign endorsement from U.S. Senator Rand Paul. “I am proud to receive Senator Rand Paul’s endorsement for Congress,” Gurtler said. “Rand Paul is one of the few men in Washington D.C. willing to stand up for the Constitution and take on the establishment.”
Sen. Paul’s endorsement reads as follows:
“Matt Gurtler is a proven conservative who has stood strong against out-of-control government spending and the special interests in Atlanta. He is the exact type of conservative leader we need in Washington who will defend liberty and serve the people of Georgia’s 9th District, not the DC insiders. He has my full and total endorsement.”
Sen. Paul is a member of the Republican Party, a U.S. Senator representing the state of Kentucky, and a former candidate for President of the United States.
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ELLIJAY, Ga. – State House Representative Matt Gurtler spoke with FYN CEO Brian Pritchard in a live FYNTV interview, Feb.13, on the state budget cuts, related HB 4, and his announcement to run for the 9th Congressional District seat vacated by U.S. Senate-seeking Representative Doug Collins.
Gurtler, who is running on a platform of limited government, free markets, and individual liberty, said that the decision to run for U.S. Congress did not come lightly, and reached through deliberation and prayer. “We looked at the State Senate seat, we looked at the Congressional seat and had an opportunity to go up to Washington D.C. to meet with the conservative leaders in the House and also the Senate, and theses individuals and individuals reaching out to me across the District really encouraged me to run,” Gurtler said. “They’ve been watching me, and that I’ve been standing up to the powers that be, and the insiders in Atlanta and the special interests and the bloated budgets, and so it was sort of flattering that they noticed me there. And so we came back, and me and my family prayed, and we made the decision for Congress. We feel that we have a lot of support around the District. We’re going to work our tail off. We’re going to put tens of thousands of miles on the car again and wear the soles out on our feet and just bring the message of limited government to a wider audience, and a national audience if we are elected, so that we can really educate people.”
Gurtler said that members of the House and Senate voiced a need for “revolutionaries” to educate people on a national level, specifically against socialism. The State House Representative, who was in Washington D.C. during the telephone interview, divulged that he met with the Young Americans for Liberty, Freedom Caucus, and Club for Growth – an organization that is spending millions to fight Congressman Doug Collins in the U.S. Senate race.
Gurtler added that he received an endorsement from Kentucky Senator Rand Paul.
The 8th District representative later shared his support for the Second Amendment in a social media post. “Our founders understood the right of self-defense is a natural and God-given right,” Gurtler wrote. “Red Flag laws and gun confiscation legislation like we see in Virginia, are dangerous to the principles of a free society and go against our constitutional rights. I will stand up for our 2nd Amendment rights in Washington DC just as I have done from day one at the State Capitol these past 4 years.”
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After the American Health Care Act failed in The House, President Donald Trump took to twitter to go after the Freedom Caucus. The major media outlets may be making more out of the friction between the Freedom Caucus and President Trump than actually exists. Senator Rand Paul which originally called the American Healthcare Act Obama Care lite, played a round of golf with President Trump Sunday. Afterwards, Paul tweeted out “I had a great time today with @realDonaldTrump and believe we are getting closer to an agreement on health care!” Director of The Office of Management and Budget, Mick Mulvaney, a former Freedom Caucus member joined The President and Paul on their golfing outing. So, questions surround whether Paul has a message to take back to the Freedom Caucus and if President Trump will still be able to work out a health care bill without the help of Democrats.
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Mike Cernovich – Do you know this guy? The media considers Cernovich fake news and believes his website Danger & Play pedals lies and conspiracy theories. 60 Minutes’ anchor, Scott Pelley, interviewed Cernovich in an effort to discredit him and his website. But recently Cernovich may have gotten one correct. In fact a very big one! Cernovich broke the story that Susan Rice was responsible for the unmasking of President Trump’s Campaign and Transition Team. He went on to say that Maggie Haberman, with The New York Times, and Eli Lake, with Bloomberg News, sat on the story for several days.
Fox New’s Adam Housely sent several tweets stating he had sources that seem to vindicate House Intelligence Committee Chair, Devin Nunes.
Eli Lake must have realized he could not sit on the story any longer. Lake published the story “Top Obama Adviser Sought Names of Trump Associates in Inel”. This set off a firestorm of questions about the Obama White House and why Susan Rice was collecting information. Senator Rand Paul wants to know if this was a directive from Obama and thinks Rice should have to testify before Congress.
In today’s show #BKP reviews when representative Trey Gowdy asks FBI Director James Comey; Who had authority to unmask private citizens’ names? We also review Devin Nunes’ press conference from The White House. We ask where is ranking committee member, Adam Schiff and why have we not heard any comments from him? As we have learned the possibility of former President Obama along with his former staff putting together this information to possibly undermine The Presidency of the United States. Is that an act of treason?
So, I wonder if Mike Cernovich pedals in lies and conspiracy and if there is evidence of this story to be true. Then I wonder about that whole Pizzagate thing… “Just say’n”
6th Congressional District of Georgia Special Election to replace new HHS Secretary Tom Price. Interview with candidate (R) Judson Hill
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The failed American Health Care Act just changed the entire GA 6th Congressional District race. Karen Handel releases a very good campaign video going after John Ossoff but can Republicans promise to stop Nancy Pelosi’s agenda? And that they are the party that can deliver? Although Handel’s campaign video may have the right message, it may be the wrong time. #BKP explains how the failed bill may be a gift to Ossoff and leaves Republican candidates scrambling to decide which side of the Republican party they are on. Three strikes and the Republican party could lose the House.
I was strongly against the bill when it first came out, I sided with Senator Rand Paul, Ted Cruz and the Freedom Caucus. I agreed with the labels “Obama Care Lite” and “Third Bucket is for Suckers”. But something happened yesterday during Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch’s confirmation hearings that swayed my opinion to the point I think Republicans need to support the President’s Health Care Bill. In this segment I explain why I changed my mind.
Who is Responsible for Obama Care Now – Republicans or Democrats? How will the failed Health Care Bill affect the elections in 2018? How will the failed Health Care Bill Act will affect the GA 6th Congressional District election? When Obama Care collapses who will the voters hold responsible #BKP thinks that the Republicans now own Obama care, lock stock, and barrel, and 2018 voters will hold Republicans responsible for the collapse. Republicans broke the biggest promise that they made to the American people. They can no longer go back to the well and say they are the party that can deliver.
6th Congressional District of Georgia Special Election to replace new HHS Secretary Tom Price. Interview with candidate (R) Dr. Mohammad Ali Bhuiyan
GA 6th Congressional District special election. Out of eighteen candidates, five registered as Democrat. Why has the DNC chosen to support Jon Ossoff? Why pick Ossoff over the other four candidates?
6th Congressional District of Georgia Special Election to replace new HHS Secretary Tom Price. Interview with candidate (R) Amy Kremer
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The American Health Care Plan to repeal and replace Obama Care should be done at one time. Senator Ted Cruz, in an interview on Face the Nation, discussing the three buckets of the Health Care Plan: 1) Pass the American Health Care Plan 2) Administrative 3) Legislative. Cruz said, the notion that you can’t pass everything at one time is fundamentally false. Cruz calls the Legislative bucket, the third bucket for suckers. Mitch McConnell thinks he can use Obama Care in one more election to get 60 Senate Republican votes.
6th Congressional District of Georgia Special Election to replace new HHS Secretary Tom Price. Interview with candidate (D) Dr. Rebecca Quigg
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