Ken Buck and the Colorado Republican Party are inviting supporters to a fundraising luncheon next Wednesday featuring Republican National Committee co-chair Tommy Hicks, Jr., who’s been linked to two Ukrainian men arrested last week for illegally funneling foreign money to U.S. candidates and political committees.
The head of a major Colorado media company hired now admitted Russian spy Maria Butina to help him create a television show starring Vladimir Putin as a conservation-minded outdoorsman.
Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner appeared on FOX News’ right-leaning Fox and Friends this morning and praised Trump as having the “style” of a general who personally leads his troops to battle.
As the clock struck midnight last Sunday, Grand Junction night owls saw red–literally. The digital billboard looming over Rimrock Marketplace now displays a massive crimson and yellow “GOP,” but with the “O” replaced by the Russian hammer & sickle icon used by the former Soviet Union.
Newly released Facebook ads from Russian troll farm Internet Research Agency show that the Kremlin-linked firm used Colorado’s Masterpiece Cakeshop lawsuit as a wedge issue to drive online social division in advance of the 2016 election.
A statement by Senator Cory Gardner appeared in a political Facebook ad created by the Russian troll farm Internet Research Agency.
In a Jan. 26 interview on Denver’s KNUS-710-AM, U.S. Rep. Ken Buck said once again there’s not a “shred” of evidence of collusion between Trump and Russia–and he recommended that Trump skip any interviews with Special Prosecutor Robert Muller, saying it’s a perjury trap and pointing to problems Bill Clinton encountered when interviewed under oath about Monica Lewinsky.
With all the crocodile tears some conservative lawmakers have been crying about “divisive rhetoric” in the wake of the tragic shooting of a Congressman and others at a baseball practice, you might get the impression they are paragons of rhetorical virtue. As someone who trudges through the FeverSwamps™ daily, I can tell you that is not true.
UPDATE: Former Colorado Trump Campaign staffer Dede Laugesen replied to my request for clarification of her Facebook post: “Facebook is a place of friendly comments and such, and I was just making an off the cuff remark about what it must be like to be a celebrity like Nigil Farage,” said Laugesen. “That’s all.”