Tag: Paul LePage

Maine Guv Refuses Medicaid Expansion After Voters Approve It

Maine Gov. Paul LePage said Wednesday that he will not expand Medicaid “until it has been fully funded by the legislature,” despite nearly 60 percent of the state’s voters on Tuesday approving the expansion. Extending Medicaid would benefit an estimated 70,000 people, with 90 percent of the cost funded by the federal government. “The last…

Gov. Paul LePage: John Lewis Should Thank White GOPers For Freeing Slaves

Republican Maine Gov. Paul LePage thinks civil rights legend Rep John Lewis could use a history lesson on civil rights in the United States. LePage allegedly rip Lewis for questioning President-elect Donald Trump’s legitimacy during a regular appearance on a local talk radio show, and he said Lewis needed to show more gratitude to past…

Paul LePage: We May Need Trump’s ‘Authoritarian Power’

According to Maine Gov. Paul LePage, we may need Donald Trump to show “authoritarian power” in order to bring back the “rule of law” to the United States. Appearing on a Maine radio station Tuesday, the governor reiterated his support for the GOP nominee and dismissed concerns over the leaked audio in which Trump bragged…

Maine Gov. Paul LePage Considers Resigning

Maine Gov. Paul LePage said Tuesday morning he may resign as pressure from his own party and Democrats builds following several months of incendary comments by the Republican. In an interview with WVOM, LePage said, “I’m looking at all options,” and later added, “If I’ve lost my ability to help Maine people, maybe it’s time…

Maine Governor Paul LePage’s Racist Rants – Rachel Maddow [VIDEO]

Bill Nemitz, columnist for the Portland Press Herald, talks with Rachel Maddow about Maine governor Paul LePage fixation on race and how his most recent obscenity-laden meltdown has added calls for a mental health evaluation to calls for his resignation. Bill Nemitz, columnist for the Portland Press Herald, talks with Rachel Maddow about Maine governor…

Maine Governor Paul LePage Calls Dem ‘C**ksucker’

Paul LePage, the Republican governor of Maine, called a Democratic lawmaker a “cocksucker” in a profane voicemail he left Thursday. Rep. Drew Gattine criticized LePage’s previous comments laying all the blame for illegal drugs on blacks, but denied calling him a racist. LePage didn’t buy it. “Mr. Gattine, this is Gov. Paul Richard LePage,” the…

Maine Governor Apologizes for Racist Remarks about Drug Dealers [VIDEO]

Maine Governor Blames Heroin Epidemic on Men “Named D-Money” Who Deal Drugs and “Impregnate a Young White Girl”. Heroin use has exploded across the American northeast, and, according to Governor Paul LePage of Maine, men with names like “D-Money, Smoothie, Shifty” are to blame. Here is his direct quote and video clip: These aren’t people…

Ted Cruz Wins Unofficial Straw Poll To Be 2016 GOP Nominee

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas on Saturday won an unofficial straw poll to be the 2016 GOP presidential nominee at the Penobscot County Republican caucus at Husson University. Administered by the Maine Republican Liberty Caucus, caucus attendees paid $1 for a ballot that listed 20 potential GOP presidential candidates’ names plus room for write-ins,…