The Republican Party has tackled countless controversies since its birth in the 1850s, but it is hard to find a precedent for the posture it finds itself in today. Most of what Republicans espouse as a unified minority in Congress comes straight from the party's identical platforms for 2016 and 2020.
Former President Donald Trump’s website was briefly hijacked by a suspected Turkish hacker who urged readers to not forget Allah. RootAyyildiz is taking credit for the hacking of the donaldjtrump.com website with the Islamist message on Monday. The message was written in Turkish and translates as: “Do not be like...
By — The Republican Party has tackled countless controversies since its birth in the 1850s, but it is hard to find a precedent for the posture it finds itself in today. Most of what Republicans espouse as a unified minority in Congress comes straight from the party's identical platforms for 2016 and 2020.
Donald Trump is no longer on social media, but that doesn’t mean he can’t cause a stir with a brief message. On Wednesday, reporters received a release from Save America, his cash-rich political action committee. It included a warning for Republicans who didn’t demonstrate sufficient fealty to Trump’s central animating cause.
Trump threatened that Republicans wouldn't vote in 2022 or 2024. One expert says 'this is mostly a power play.'
"He wants to remain at the center of GOP politics and prevent the party from moving on without him," University of Georgia professor Cas Mudde said.
WASHINGTON — Three House Republicans targeted by former President Donald Trump raised more money in the third quarter than his hand-picked candidates to defeat them, according to Federal Election Commission filings. Reps. Liz Cheney of Wyoming, Fred Upton of Michigan and Jaime Herrera Beutler of Washington were among the 10...
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Anyone in need of a warning about what the 2022 midterm elections could bring might consider what took place last month at a candidates’ forum sponsored by the Republican Women of Coffee County, Alabama. Katie Britt, a contender for the Republican nomination to replace Senator Richard Shelby, who is retiring, was asked if she had supported Roy Moore in the 2017 special Senate election. Moore is the Constitution-defying judge who was accused of sexually pursuing teen-age girls; he denied the allegations, but lost to the Democratic candidate, Doug Jones. “I have never supported or voted for a Democrat in my life,” Britt said, but added, “I also think it’s important to stand with women.” That hedged response appeared to provoke the next candidate to speak, Representative Mo Brooks, who accused her of lacking party loyalty. “We are a team,” he said. “We have a belief system.”
Former President Donald Trump announced Saturday he is pushing for former Rep. Sean Duffy, R-Wis., to run in Wisconsin's 2022 gubernatorial race against Democrat Gov. Tom Evers. Trump wrote in a Save America PAC statement Saturday:. "Working hard to get very popular and capable former congressman Sean Duffy of Wisconsin...
Senate Republicans got an unwelcome intrusion into their swanky campaign donor retreat this week in Palm Beach, Florida, when Donald Trump issued a statement Wednesday threatening to tank turnout among GOP voters if Republicans didn’t find a way to overturn the 2020 election results. According to reporting from The Washington...