GOP bigs fire back at ’60 Minutes’ for airing ‘illegal’ hidden camera video: ‘Not since Watergate . . .’

It won’t bring down a President, but one Republican Congressman is definitely in some pretty hot water with his own party.

The National Republican Congressional Committee is firing back at “60 Minutes” and Florida Congressman David Jolly for what they consider “largely false information” as well as illegally obtained hidden camera footage at their Washington DC call center.

Many “60 Minutes” viewers were no doubt surprised to learn that elected House members from both parties are expected to spend up to four hours a day as essentially mid-level telemarketers, conducting fundraising for both their own campaigns as well as their party’s coffers.

Since it’s illegal to make fundraising calls out of their taxpayer supported offices, both parties have call-centers located a few blocks from the Capitol. If you pay your dues and raise money for the party, they’ll let you use a tiny office in their center to make your calls.

It’s even in the “orientation,” apparently.

Congressman Jolly told “60 Minutes” about a meeting where he was told how to raise $18,000 per day by calling known donors and following a step-by-step script. In the letter to the show’s executives from NRCC Executive Director Rob Simms, obtained by Politico, Simms calls out both the show and Congressman Jolly for the material presented and especially the hidden camera footage obtained.

According to Simms, “Not since Watergate has the headquarters of a major political party committee been so violated. CBS conspired with an anonymous staffer to enter our offices and obtain unauthorized footage under false pretenses. This is not journalism. This is trespassing.”

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I am not surprised at any thing the government does.

Just the idea of our elected representatives been required to spend up to 30 hours per week making calls for donations is preposterous !!  ALL Elected Representatives Have Only One Responsibility That Is To Understand And Defend The Needs Of "We The People", Defend Our Constitution, Our Freedoms And Defend America !!!   Fund raising must be the responsibility of the political parties !!!!

Wake Up America before We End Up With Our FIRST muslim/islamist Dictator and Chief !! We Must Rise Up And Take Back Our AMERICA !!

MAY GOD HELP US ALL SAVE AMERICA, OUR CONSTITUTION, OUR FREEDOM AND OUR RELIGIOUS FREEDOM ( EXCEPT FOR ANY EVIL RELIGIOUS BELIEF AND/OR CULT BELIEF AGAINST HUMANITY ) !!

We pay our Congress people $175,000 a year plus generous benefits to spend 4 hours a day to fund raise for both themselves and their political parties? I don't think so! Let them do it on their own time!

Exposed for who they are, they run, just like Planned Parenthood, to attempt to further hide who and what they are.  The RNC, the RINO/Establishment Republicans (Democrat Lites) are adopting the EVIL ways of the Democrats - but why not, they are two sides of the same coin!

And the bull goes on. We need a clean sweep of Washington and the man to do it D.Trump.

Maybe they at least get one thing right... again not for the voters but or their own survival.

.... and the saying is true for the establishment leadership... they have no end, and no depth that they will not go and do, to keep the establishment in power on the backs of the people... 

If this is what took Nixon down, why isn't it what will take down the DNC and its masterminds?

Hmmm. I wonder if the Tea Party reps are doing this. Any questions about if there's really a two party system or if we are just being taken for suckers like usual. Either we allow our government to continue with their corruption and lets just come out and say screw us or we stop allowing it and demand better. We are in a restoration of country area because our country has been lost for way too long.

THIS IS CAUGHT WITH YOUR FUCKING FINGERS IN THE FUCKING COOKIE JAR, WHICH MEANS YOU ARE TOO STUPID TO BE A PART OF THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT!

This government really does need a complete overhaul.  How about some honest people.

"According to (NRCC Executive Director Rob) Simms, “Not since Watergate has the headquarters of a major political party committee been so violated. CBS conspired with an anonymous staffer to enter our offices and obtain unauthorized footage under false pretenses. This is not journalism. This is trespassing.”"

This is what the misdirecting indignance of an outed high-society madam looks and sounds like.

Regardless, street trash is street trash.

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Pelosi wrote a letter to House Democrats announcing that they will draft a resolution to condemn Trump’s “racist” tweets against progressive Democrats.

“This weekend, the President went beyond his own low standards using disgraceful language about Members of Congress,” Speaker Nancy Pelosi wrote.

“This morning, the President doubled down on his attacks on our four colleagues suggesting they apologize to him,” she added. “Let me be clear, our Caucus will continue to forcefully respond to these disgusting attacks.”

President Trump taunted the “squad” of far-left first-term progressive Democrats on Sunday, telling them to go back and fix the places they came from before telling the rest of the country what to do.

Trump’s tweets caused an uproar amongst the media and Hollywood celebrity classes, and now, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D–TX) hopes to capitalize on the president’s message by condemning them in Congress.

Lee said she will draft a resolution of condemnation.

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Sheila Jackson Lee  @JacksonLeeTX18

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee will be drafting a Resolution of Condemnation for the words used by President Trump about four members of the House of Representatives over the weekend.

Donald J. Trump  @realDonaldTrump

So interesting to see “Progressive” Democrat Congresswomen, who originally came from countries whose governments are a complete and total catastrophe, the worst, most corrupt and inept anywhere in the world (if they even have a functioning government at all), now loudly......

Donald J. Trump  @realDonaldTrump

So interesting to see “Progressive” Democrat Congresswomen, who originally came from countries whose governments are a complete and total catastrophe, the worst, most corrupt and inept anywhere in the world (if they even have a functioning government at all), now loudly......

Donald J. Trump  @realDonaldTrump

....and viciously telling the people of the United States, the greatest and most powerful Nation on earth, how our government is to be run. Why don’t they go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came. Then come back and show us how....

Donald J. Trump  @realDonaldTrump

....and viciously telling the people of the United States, the greatest and most powerful Nation on earth, how our government is to be run. Why don’t they go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came. Then come back and show us how....

Donald J. Trump  @realDonaldTrump

....it is done. These places need your help badly, you can’t leave fast enough. I’m sure that Nancy Pelosi would be very happy to quickly work out free travel arrangements!

President Trump’s remarks seemed particularly directed at Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), who is a former Somalian refugee.

Omar said Friday that the president “shouldn’t be in office” and told an audience of high school students that America was failing to uphold its promise to be a just society.

Rep. Omar said Trump was “stoking white nationalism” after he tweeted that some progressive congresswomen should “go back” to where they came from.

“You are stoking white nationalism because you are angry that people like us are serving in Congress and fighting against your hate-filled agenda,” Omar wrote:

Ilhan Omar  @IlhanMN


As Members of Congress, the only country we swear an oath to is the United States.

Which is why we are fighting to protect it from the worst, most corrupt and inept president we have ever seen. https://twitter.com/realdonaldtrump/status/1150381394234941448 

Donald J. Trump  @realDonaldTrump

So interesting to see “Progressive” Democrat Congresswomen, who originally came from countries whose governments are a complete and total catastrophe, the worst, most corrupt and inept anywhere in the world (if they even have a functioning government at all), now loudly......

Ilhan Omar  @IlhanMN

You are stoking white nationalism bc you are angry that people like us are serving in Congress and fighting against your hate-filled agenda.

“America's answer to the intolerant man is diversity, the very diversity which our heritage of religious freedom has inspired.” -RFK

Rep. Ocasio-Cortez claimed Monday that President Trump’s remarks serve as the “hallmark language of white supremacists.”

President Trump tweeted Monday that Democrats need to apologize for the “foul language” and “terrible things they have said”:

Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump

When will the Radical Left Congresswomen apologize to our Country, the people of Israel and even to the Office of the President, for the foul language they have used, and the terrible things they have said. So many people are angry at them & their horrible & disgusting actions!

Donald J. Trump  @realDonaldTrump

If Democrats want to unite around the foul language & racist hatred spewed from the mouths and actions of these very unpopular & unrepresentative Congresswomen, it will be interesting to see how it plays out. I can tell you that they have made Israel feel abandoned by the U.S.

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