Arizona Gov. Appoints Martha McSally to Replace Jon Kyl in Senate

ㅤ"Arizona Republican Gov. Doug Ducey appointed Rep. Martha McSally (R-AZ) to replace Sen. Jon Kyl (R-AZ) as the next U.S. senator on Tuesday.
ㅤDucey temporarily appointed Kyl to serve as senator after the death of Sen. John McCain (R-AZ). Kyl will leave his post on December 31.
ㅤ’With her experience and long record of service, Martha is uniquely qualified to step up and fight for Arizona’s interests in the U.S. Senate,’ Ducey said in a statement Tuesday."

Full story at Breitbart. Posted here on 12/18/18. See "arizona, martha mcsally."

Poll: Republican McSally Takes Commanding 7-Point Lead Over Democrat Sinema in Arizona

ㅤ"A new poll from OH Predictive Insights and ABC15 Arizona (ABC15/OHPI) shows Republican Martha McSally steadily leading Democrat Kyrsten Sinema in the Arizona United States Senate race.
ㅤMcSally currently holds a seven point lead over Sinema, 52 percent to Sinema’s 45 percent. Two percent are still undecided and one percent support Green candidate Angela Green."

Full story at Breitbart. Posted here on 11/1/18. See "mcsally, sinema, arizona, senate race."

Poll: McSally Takes Lead Over Sinema in Arizona as Republicans Solidify Senate Majority Prospects

ㅤ"McSally, in this latest poll released Wednesday, leads Sinema by six percent in their bid to replace retiring Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ). At 47 percent, McSally has pulled far ahead of Sinema’s 41 percent. Green Party candidate Angela Green gets four percent of the vote, and eight percent are undecided.
ㅤThe survey was conducted from Oct. 1 to Oct. 2, with a sample size of 600 and a margin of error of four percent–which means that McSally’s lead of six percent is outside the poll’s margin of error. The poll was conducted by pollster Mike Noble’s OH Predictive Insights and ABC15, a local television network."

Full story at Breitbart. Posted here on 10/10/18. See "martha mcsally, arizona."

BREAKING: Never-Trump Senator John McCain Replaced By Pro-Trump Jon Kyle

ㅤ”John McCain detested Donald Trump so much so that he willfully participated in assisting the Hillary Clinton campaign with what became the Trump/Russia collusion hoax. The longtime Arizona senator was said to be increasingly bitter over the likelihood he would not live to see the destruction of the Trump presidency. That bitterness would likely be worsened if McCain knew his replacement was former longtime Arizona senator, Jon Kyle—a man now firmly on the side of President Trump.”

Full story at DC Whispers, image from dcwhispers(.com) – 9/4/18. See “jon kyle, arizona, never-trump.”

John McCain replacement: Governor must name a Republican

ㅤ"Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey will make the appointment that will fill the seat of Sen. John McCain, who died Saturday after a year-long battle with brain cancer.
ㅤUnder state law the replacement must be of the same party as Mr. McCain, a Republican, according to election experts. That ensures the GOP will maintain control of the Senate — though given Mr. Ducey is a Republican as well, that was likely anyway."

Full story at The Washington Times – 8/25/18. See "arizona, doug ducey."

Arizona GOP winner to join Freedom Caucus

Pictured: Chairman Mark Meadows (R-N.C.)

ㅤ"Rep.-elect Debbie Lesko, who narrowly won a special election in Arizona Tuesday night, is expected to join the House Freedom Caucus after she is sworn in, the conservative group’s leader, Chairman Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) told The Hill."

Full story…at The Hill, image from dailysignal(.com) – 4/25/18. Tags: mark meadows, debbie lesko, freedom caucus, arizona. 𑗉

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Arizona increases number of National Guard troops heading to border to 338


ㅤ"Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) on Monday said he would increase the number of troops the state will send to the border from 250 to at least 1,000.
ㅤOn the same day, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey (R) said that the Arizona National Guard would send 338 troops to the southern border."

Full story…at The Hill, image from thehill(.com) – 4/9/18. Tags: arizona, texas, national guard. 𑗉

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Arizona sends 225 troops to Mexico border, more heading soon


ㅤ”Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said Monday that 225 members of the state’s National Guard were heading to the U.S.-Mexico border to support President Donald Trump’s call for troops to fight drug trafficking and illegal immigration.
ㅤMore of the state’s Guard members will be deployed on Tuesday, said Ducey, a Republican.”

Full story…at The Washington Times, image from marfeel(.com) – 4/9/18. Tags: arizona, national guard. 𑗉

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Texas National Guard Deploying To Border Within 72 Hours

Pictured: Brig. Gen. Tracy Norris, commander of the Texas Army National Guard

ㅤStory via the Arlin Report – “The troops will be armed for self defense ‘depending on the mission set,’ according to Brig. Gen. Tracy Norris, who added that it was ‘premature right now to know what the cost will be’ of the overall operation.”

Full story…at ZeroHedge, image from flickr(.com) – 4/7/18. Tags: tracy norris, texas, arizona, southern border, national guard. 𑗉

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Troops await orders for Trump border security deployment


ㅤ”With troops in all states, the National Guard has been called on by past Presidents and governors to help secure U.S. borders, and the Texas contingent said it had ‘firsthand knowledge of the mission and operating area’ that will allow it to move seamlessly into the new role.
ㅤThe Republican governors of the border states of Arizona and New Mexico also welcomed deployment of the guard along the southwest border as a matter of public safety, but it was unclear how Democratic California Gov. Jerry Brown would respond to Trump’s call.”

ㅤô¿ô …I give Jerry Brown credit for being slightly smarter than the governor of Oregon.

Full story at The Washington Times, image from marfeel(.com) – 4/5/18. Tags: national guard, texas, arizona, new mexico. 𑗉

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Arizona governor embraces Trump plan for Guard on border

Pictured: Gov. Doug Ducey

ㅤ”Gov. Doug Ducey said in a Wednesday Tweet that the state ‘welcomes the deployment of National Guard to the border.’ He said Washington has ignored the issue and help is needed. Ducey says that for Arizona, ‘it’s all about public safety.'”

Full story at The Washington Times, image from wordpress(.com) – 4/4/18. Tags: illegal immigration, arizona, national guard. 𑗉

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Nine states ready to require jobs for Medicaid enrollees

ㅤ”Nine states are planning to implement work requirements for their Medicaid enrollees, following Kentucky, which on Friday became the first place in the country to be approved to create such a program.
ㅤArizona, Arkansas, Indiana, Kansas, Maine, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Utah, and Wisconsin have submitted their own proposals, though some will have to work with federal officials to make sure their requests fit the guidelines laid out Thursday by the Trump administration.”

Full story at The Washington Examiner, image from (medicaid, arizona, arkansas, indiana, kansas, maine, new hampshire, north carolina, utah, wisconsin) – 1/13/18


Arizona Poll: Likely Republican Primary Voters Favor Dr. Kelli Ward

ㅤ”Respondents were given six names as well as the options ‘undecided’ and ‘refused’ to answer the question, ‘If the Republican Primary for US Senate were held today and your choices were (read choices from below), who would you vote for?’ The names listed as options were former Arizona State Senator Kelli Ward, Rep. Martha McSally, former Rep. Matt Salmon, Rep. David Schweikert, former Rep. John Shadegg, and Arizona Board of Regents member Jay Heiler.
ㅤWard took the lead with 26.4 percent. Eight points behind was McSally with 18.6 percent. Salmon trailed with just 10.4 percent with the three other names polling in the low to mid-single digits. Undecideds were just 28 percent with ten months left until Arizona’s August 28, 2018, primary election day. Just over six percent refused to answer the question.”

Full story at Breitbart, image from breitbart(.com) • arizona, jeff flake, kelli ward, laura ingraham, steve bannon • Go here to reblog this post (browser only).