Renee Ellmers

RINO Renee Ellmers is first GOP incumbent knocked off in primary

Elena Schneider, Politico

Ellmers, who was the first congresswoman to endorse Trump, rode the tea party wave into Congress in 2010. But she angered conservatives for a series of votes, including ones in support of the omnibus budget, the farm bill and the Export-Import Bank.

AFP targets RINO Renee Ellmers in North Carolina primary

Jonathan Swan, The Hill

Americans for Prosperity has dozens of field workers descending on the lawmaker’s district in the Raleigh suburbs, all of whom are working to brand the three-time incumbent as a fake conservative who has too often voted for legislation reaffirming Washington’s crony capitalism. This is the first time the Koch network has ever opposed a sitting Republican lawmaker facing a primary fight.

Conservatives need Jim Duncan in North Carolina’s 2nd District primary

Erick Erickson, The Resurgent

Jim Duncan is running against Renee Ellmers, who rode the tea party wave of 2010 to Washington only to turn her back on those who got her elected and suck up to Republican Leaders. Ellmers has a Heritage Action Score of 54% making her the lowest ranked Republican from North Carolina in the United States House of Representatives.

House GOP Show Vote Won’t Stop One Syrian Terrorist From Entering America

Here is the reality of Speaker Ryan’s American Security Against Foreign Enemies Act; it was forced through the House on a closed Rule (no amendments allowed) and it leaves the action to decide whether or not a Syrian “refugee” is admitted to America entirely in the hands of Obama’s appointees. It wasn’t passed to protect innocent Americans, it is purely a political ploy to protect vulnerable Republican incumbents who are facing conservative primary challengers.

GOP Establishment Owns Obama's Syrian Refugee Threat Because They Keep Funding It

Martha Roby, Renee Ellmers, Pete Sessions and other establishment Republicans gave Obama a blank check with their votes on the past three budget and spending bills. Now they are trying to claim they have no control over what he does with the money and couldn’t imagine that he would pursue a dangerous policy like bringing potential Syrian Muslim terrorists to America? If that’s their excuse they are just plain lying, or they are too dangerously naïve to represent the American people in Congress.

Rep. Walter Jones’ Letter & Rumors Of Scandal Blow GOP Speaker’s Race Wide Open

A letter from Rep. Walter Jones of North Carolina to the House GOP admonishing Members seeking leadership positions to withdraw if there were any skeletons in their closet and "to drop out if they might one day embarrass the party because of past indiscretions" hit like a bombshell in the House Republican Conference.

House Approves Anti-Abortion Bill 242-179 After GOP Rift

Cristina Marcos, The Hill

The House approved an anti-abortion bill 242-179 after a GOP rift started by Rep. Renee Ellmers who led other Repubs. to block the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. The bill would prohibit taxpayer funding for abortions.

Petition in Support of Pro-Life Legislation

To: Representative Renee Ellmers (R-NC02) and All Republican Representatives Who Block Pro-Life Legislation

Ellmers Leads GOP's Cave on Abortion on Eve of March for Life

Dr. Susan Berry, Breitbart

As thousands prepare for the March for Life, the House GOP leadership has caved to Rep. Renee Ellmers & a group of GOP women who believe passage of a bill that would ban abortions past the 5th month of pregnancy would hurt the GOP’s chances with women and millennials.

Ingraham Slams Ellmers For DACA Vote

Ian Hanchett, Breitbart

Talk radio host Laura Ingraham blasted Representative Renee Ellmers (R-NC) for voting against an amendment to strip funding from the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals [DACA].

Ellmers and Simpson: Lying Their Way To Reelection

The campaigns of Rep. Renee Ellmers and Mike Simpson have set a new low in the art of political prevarication.

Mark Zuckerberg's Ads Lie: Ellmers Is PRO-Amnesty

Matthew Boyle, Breitbart

“Despite the false statements in the FWD.us ads, Congresswoman Ellmers has made her position on illegal immigration clear,” Rosemary Jenks of NumbersUSA said. “She supports granting legal status to illegal aliens, and that is amnesty.

NC Rep. Renee Ellmers – Smorgasbord Conservative

Conservatism is a fully formed worldview, not a smorgasbord from which Renee Ellmers and other big government Republicans can stop by to pick up a meatball or two and then claim to be a "conservative."

It’s Time To Fire Amnesty Supporter NC Rep. Renee Ellmers

Renee Ellmers has made the fastest about-face in the history of Washington, DC to become one of the most reliable votes for DC insider style big government spending – and most inexplicably – for giving amnesty to illegal aliens. SIGN OUR LETTER URGING REP. ELLMERS TO RESIGN!

Ellmers Calls in Pro-Amnesty Group for Rescue After On-Air Meltdown

Matthew Boyle, Breitbart

Hours after an on-air meltdown over immigration, Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-NC) asked pro-amnesty biz group ImmigrationWorksUSA to bail her out of criticism, prompting the group to plea for phone calls and other support.

Big Biz to Ellmers: We Want Immigrants, Not Your Constituents

Neil Munro, Daily Caller

The political risks to the GOP of immigration were highlighted in Cary, NC, last week, when a PR event hosted by GOP Rep. Renee Ellmers quickly descended into an extended complaint by business leaders about supposedly uneducated, untalented and unmotivated Americans.