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HCDP Applauds Trump Impeachment; Hopes for Nation to Heal

Above Photo: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi signs article of impeachment against President Trump. By Bob Gatty With the impeachment of President Donald Trump by the House of Representatives that included support from 10 Republican lawmakers, including Rep. Tom Rice (SC-7), HCDP Chair Don Kohn expressed the hope today that the nation can begin to heal the…

Republican Hypocrisy on Steroids

Above Photo: Trump supporters at Reagan International airport calling Senator Lindsey Graham, an ardent supporter of Trump's lies, a traitor for criticizing Trump's actions and inciting the riot that resulted in occupation of the Capitol. By V. Susan Hutchinson This week’s assault on democracy by an estimated two thousand Trump supporters was appalling. Even more appalling…

After Coronavirus, Will GOP Attack Social Security, Medicare & Medicaid?

By Bob Gatty Congress has approved nearly $3 trillion in new federal spending to combat the impact of the coronavirus, and once the crisis has passed, expect Republican budget hawks to renew their attack on Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid to help recoup some of that money. Horry County residents need to pay attention because those…
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Ex-Republican Blasts Rice Over Impeachment

The recent e-newsletter distributed by Rep. Tom Rice (R-SC) has angered many voters as he has unabashedly defended Donald Trump and defended him against the impeachment accusations, despite growing evidence that the president tried to enlist the aid of a foreign government to investigate a potential Democratic opponent, former Vice President Joe Biden. Here is a…

Impeachment: Survey & Summary

By Steve Hamelman U.S. Representative Tom Rice, serving South Carolina’s 7th District, has issued a three-question survey addressing the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. The questions are simple. Citizens are asked to either support impeachment, oppose it, or express indecision about it. This disclaimer is attached: “By participating in this survey, you agree to receive additional communications…

Robertson: Horry, Black Voters Key to 2020

By Bob Gatty Horry County and the turnout of African American voters throughout the state will be the key to Democrats carrying South Carolina in 2020, predicts state Democratic Party Chairman Trav Robertson. “There is something happening in South Carolina,” declared Robertson as he addressed the sold-out 2019 HCDP SHORE Dinner Sept. 28. “I’m here to tell you…
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The Lindsey Graham ‘Nothing Burger’

By Don Kohn Sen. Lindsey Graham has become a leader in President Trump’s impeachment defense and one of his first salvos is a Sept. 25 tweet labeling as a “nothing burger” the whistleblower complaint saying that Trump tried to convince his counterpart in Ukraine to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden. Essentially, the whistleblower accused Trump of…
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Do Graham and Rice Support Domestic Violence?

Make no mistake. By refusing to support re-authorization of the Violence Against Women Act, South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Rep. Tom Rice (R-SC-7) will be tacitly supporting domestic violence in a state where violence against women has reached epidemic proportions. How can they justify casting “No” votes on this crucial legislation? Is it simply…

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