Tommy Tuberville running for Alabama senate with Sean Spicer as his Offensive Coordinator

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  1. The Blackfish

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    Oh man I would love to watch a discourse between them. She would wrap him up like a pretzel.
     
  2. SuperCam

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    His name couldn't even get him the AD job in Auburn. He won because of the trump endorsement.
     
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  3. Dump

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    Saban is AOC sized so this makes sense
     
  4. Savage Rob Chubb

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    Jesus. Fucking. Christ.

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  5. tylerdolphin

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    Hey man leave us out of this Anthony
     
  6. southlick

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  7. Redav

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    Tommy Tuberville is user Comcast
     
  8. mb711

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  9. Tommy Callahan

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    Was in school with Ian Sams. Such a dbag
     
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  10. double RL

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    I know several states have some really dumbass senators, but Tubs might be #1 in that race. I don't want to believe there's a dumber senator out there.
     
  11. mb711

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    I don’t know him or follow, it was retweeted on my timeline. Love the shitting on dumbass Tubs though
     
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  12. double RL

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    He's going to be the most most embarrassing Alabama senator since... Jeff Sessions
     
  13. Corky Bucek

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    I am still dumbfounded that the coach that led the team to an undefeated season my freshman year is now a United States Senator.
     
  14. BWC

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    I feel like some forget that members of Congress are supposed to be representative of their constituents...
     
  15. double RL

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    :feelsbadman:
     
  16. yaywaffles

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    maybe his dad fought for the nazis
     
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  19. Charles DeMar

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  20. gus_chiggins

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  21. Jake Barnes

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    We’ll take the L on that one guys. :sad:

    Gf was quite literally in tears after Doug lost, he’s her favorite politician. Really wanted Joe to pick him for AG.
     
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  22. Z

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    Tommy Tuberville is a perfect example of why the founders didn't have the senate directly elected.
     
  23. southlick

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  24. skiedfrillet

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    for some reason that just fucking killed me
     
  25. IV

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    the story behind that picture is even better
     
  26. Doc Louis

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    I'll bet it is
     
  27. electronic

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    The actual quote is so great:

    “Travel in this weather it's been a little rough looking at any news or whatever."
     
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  28. steamengine

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    What a world



     
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  29. southlick

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  30. Wicket

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    so i dont really have issues with that tbqh. Personal investing neednt be aligned with political convictions. Now it sort of depends on what words your are using and your messaging wrt china specifically. But if its about "we should treat China so and so" thats something id be fine with
     
  31. VaxRule

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    If you’re investing at all, you probably have some really dubious shit you’re supporting. That’s capitalism.
     
  32. skiedfrillet

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    Me either, but he’s also the kind of guy that would chastise AOC for wearing a designer dress instead of wearing something from a thrift store - so fuck him
     
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  33. VaxRule

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    The flip side is that as an elected official, every one of your investments should be subject to public scrutiny and shaming for hypocrisy is the absolute minimum we should be doing to these assholes. They should face a lot more public corruption charges.
     
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  34. Wicket

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    Ow fuck him for sure. I think you shouldnt have self controlled stocks anyway as a senator
     
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  35. i am a bammer

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    Going well already
    https://www.cnbc.com/2021/07/27/china-critic-sen-tommy-tuberville-of-alabama-violated-stock-act.html
    Sen. Tommy Tuberville of Alabama ran for office while arguing for the “rule of law” and criticizing China — but in less than eight months on the job the Republican has broken a federal financial transparency law, while also selling stock options of China’s leading e-commerce company.

    Tuberville, a newly disclosed financial disclosure report reveals, failed as required by the STOCK Act to file disclosures of about 130 stock and stock options trades executed from January through May within a maximum 45-day window mandated by that law, which applies to members of Congress.


    The trades ranged in total value from $894,000 to more than $3.5 million, according to the report filed last Friday, which lists values in ranges, not in absolute terms.

    Those trades included a Jan. 25 sale of stock put options for Alibaba Group Holding Limited, the giant Chinese e-commerce company.

    The sale of the put options — which would give their holders the right to sell Alibaba at a share price of $230 by Sept. 19 — was valued at between $15,001 and $50,000.

    That sale came after Tuberville, a former college football coach who has blasted China’s government, divested an investment in Alibaba in mid-2020, months before winning election to the Senate.

    The trades and Tuberville’s failure to report them by the STOCK Act deadline were first revealed in an article by Business Insider.


    Business Insider noted that Tuberville also had bought and sold stocks and stock options in companies “in a variety of companies particularly sensitive to the” Covid pandemic, including Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Johnson & Johnson and 3M, even as he sits on the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions.

    The late filing by Tuberville is just the latest in a series of controversies involving individual stock trades by members of Congress, whose despite calls by good-government advocacy groups are allowed to buy and sell shares in individual companies, many of which are affected by federal legislation.

    Last year, federal prosecutors investigated stock sales, in advance of a coronavirus-fueled stock share price plunge, by and related to the Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C. Sen. Jim Inhofe of R-Okla., Then-Sen Kelly Loeffler, R-Ga. and Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.

    Those probes ended without any charges being filed — but the investigations and details about the controversial trades were widely publicized at the time Tuberville was running for office.

    A Tuberville spokeswoman told CNBC that the former Auburn University coach had not even known about the individual stock and stock option trades first detailed Tuesday by Business Insider and that as a result also had not known they needed to be disclosed by the STOCK Act’s deadline.

    She claimed that Tuberville has financial advisors who handle his stock trading — but she would not identify those managers when CNBC asked who they were.

    The spokeswoman said in an email, “Senator Tuberville has long had financial advisors who actively manage his portfolio without his day-to-day involvement.”

    “Senator Tuberville was unaware that the specific transactions reported in this particular periodic transaction report occurred,” she said.

    “Upon becoming aware of the transactions, the Senator expeditiously prepared and submitted this report to the Senate Ethics Committee,” she said.

    “The Senator has put processes in place for timely reporting moving forward,” the spokeswoman added.

    A number of senators eyed by federal investigators last year likewise had said they did not personally conduct trades for their stock portfolios.

    CNBC asked whether anyone from Tuberville’s office would be disciplined for its failure to comply with the STOCK Act deadline, and whether Tuberville would get rid of his portfolio management team.

    The spokeswoman did not answer either question.

    When asked about Alibaba, the spokeswoman noted that she had told reporters earlier this year that Tuberville’s investment in Alibaba shares had been less than $5,000, and that once he became aware that he owned the stock in early 2020, “he instructed his advisors to divest in the stock.”

    That divestment occurred in almost the middle of 2020, on June 1 of that year, she said.

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    Asked whether Tuberville has paid a $200 fine for missing the STOCK Act disclosure filing deadline, the spokeswoman said, “Our office is working with the Committee to ensure full compliance with their rules.”

    CNBC has reached out to the Senate Select Committee on Ethics for comment.

    On June 4, Tuberville praised President Joe Biden for issuing an executive order that would allow the United States to prohibit U.S. investments in Chinese companies that the White House said would undermine the security or democratic values of the United States and our allies.”

    “This Executive Order is a step in the right direction, and I’m glad President Biden is building on the foundation President [Donald] Trump laid for ending American investment in Chinese companies,” Tuberbille said last month.

    “Chinese companies routinely violate U.S. sanction laws and actively enable the Chinese Communist Party’s military expansion and persecution of religious minorities.”

    Tuberville also noted that in May he had introduced the Prohibiting TSP Investment in China Act, which wold permanently ban federal Thrift Savings Plans, retirement savings, from being invested in Chinese company.

    Reuters reported in 2019 that a Chinese Communist Party government propaganda app that had become hugely popular in China was developed by Alibaba.

    In May, while promoting his bill that would ban TSP funds from being invested in Chinese companies, Tuberville fumed, “We’ve seen it time and again – Chinese companies don’t play by the rules, committing intellectual property theft and disregarding basic regulatory standards at the expense of investors.”

    “Not a single taxpayer dollar should be invested with these entities that have a clear history of corruption,” the senator said.

    In June 2020, when he was running for the Senate, Tuberville blasted the U.S. Supreme Court for a ruling that blocked the Trump administration from ending the DACA program, which allows undocumented people who were brought to the United States at a young age to remain in the country.

    “The Supreme Court put swampy political correctness ahead of the rule of law and the everyday, hardworking Americans who have joined President Trump in making our country great again,” Tuberville said.
     
  36. ashy larry

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  37. wes tegg

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    I said it then, and I stand by it -- he's not making it six years.
     
  38. IV

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    Maybe a Dem can snag another special election
     
  39. Matt Foley

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    Unfortunately, that will never happen again.
     
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  40. IV

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    It might help if there was a single politician from any mold besides boring borrington
     
  41. i am a bammer

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    Only way he's out is if he resigns or dies and the former is never going to happen
     
  42. wes tegg

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    For one, he's quit every job he's ever had. Also, he's too incompetent to keep this up. It's going to unravel.
     
  43. BudKilmer

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    Ditching recruits to take the Cincinnati job is never not going to be funny to me
     
  44. Redav

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    There have been a ton of professions that have had the veiled pulled back for me the last several years. I figured you would at least need to be relatively intelligent to coach a major cfb program much less have a sustained period of success... but I was pretty shocked at how bad Tubs was as a color guy. He was significantly less aware of what was going on in the game than I was. He seemed pretty stupid tbh.
     
  45. wes tegg

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    He's remarkably stupid.
     
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  47. spagett

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    What a god damn moron.
     
  48. UncleJesse

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  49. Z

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    What's sad is, if Mo Brooks wins, Tubs won't even be the worst senator from Alabama.