Source: AP / theGrio FORT PIERCE, Fla. — It appears that Florida Republican Congressman Allen West has lost his House seat. A recount was held this weekend in St. Lucie County, after West challenged the results of the Nov. 6 election. The original tally showed Democratic challenger Patrick Murphy had won by just over 1,900 votes, [...]
Rep. Allen West
Source: AP / theGrio WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Firebrand Republican Rep. Allen West was defeated by Democratic challenger Patrick Murphy, according to the state’s vote count Saturday, but the incumbent won’t concede. The state issued complete but unofficial results showing Murphy with a lead of 2,442 votes, or 50.4 percent. That’s beyond the half-percent [...]
Source: Jennifer Bendery / The Huffington Post You know it’s bad when even Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) is calling you out for your poor choice of words. West, who is notorious for landing in hot water for his colorful comments, said Tuesday that Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney could have done a better job at explaining that 47 [...]
Source: Noah Rothman / Mediaite On Friday, Rep. Allen West (R-FL) appeared onFox & Friends to address a Democratic PAC ad which depicts him punching an old lady while accusing him of wanting to end Medicare. West attacked the ad and the Democratic party, but also went after African-American leaders and leadership organizations who he said were sure to [...]
Source: Talking Points Memo At a campaign event on Sunday in Port Saint Lucie, Florida, Rep. Allen West (R-FL) told voters President Obama wanted to enslave them with government programs. ”He does not want you to have the self-esteem of getting up and earning and having that title of American. He’d rather you be his [...]
Source: The Huffington Post In what has become his signature inflammatory style, Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) launched into a tirade against President Obama on Wednesday, accusing the president of aiming “tax weapons of mass destruction” at the American people. “Although he has never served our country in uniform, or risked his life to defend its [...]
Rep. Allen West (R-FL) responds to criticism after he claimed a number of Democratic reps in Congress are Communists. WATCH:
This week’s winner of The Biggest Damn Lie is Rep. Allen West. Rep. West believes there are Communists in Congress. MR. MARTIN: All right, panel. We appreciate it. Thanks a bunch. Folks, now it’s time for – [fanfare] – “The Biggest Damn Lie.” All right. So many lies. Not enough time. Here’s one. Florida Republican [...]
Roland Martin and Dr. Chris Metzler joined Kyra Phillips in the CNN Newsroom to discuss Rep. Allen West’s recent comments about there being scores of communist serving in congress.
WATCH: Soledad O’Brien Grills Rep. Allen West About His ‘Get The Hell Out’ Of The United States’ Comments
Source: Nando Di Fino / Mediaite Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) was a guest on Soledad O’Brien‘s Starting Point Tuesday morning, and was confronted with questions about his now-infamous, “get the hell out of the United States” comments from over the weekend, directed at DemocratsBarack Obama, Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid, andDebbie Wasserman Schultz.