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Ocasio-Cortez: Democrats can’t blame GOP for end of eviction moratorium

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Mychael Schnell Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezSunday shows preview: Delta concerns prompt CDC mask update; bipartisan infrastructure bill to face challenges in Senate House adjourns for recess without passing bill to extend federal eviction ban Democrats warn shrinking Biden’s spending plan......

Analysis: Trump commands historic attention for an ex-president. That may hurt the GOP.

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here But even as we stand more than six months into Joe Biden’s administration, the President is fighting for attention with his predecessor, Donald Trump, to a degree not seen in recent history. The impact of this dynamic could upend......

Already Distorting Jan. 6, G.O.P. Now Concocts Entire Counternarrative

New York Times
“I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation, under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.” [cheering] They came from all 50 states out of some sense of patriotic duty … “It’s so much more......

DeSantis and other GOP 2024 prospects target public health officials with political attacks | CNN Politics

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here CNN —   Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ warning this week of a “Faucian distopia” offered the latest glimpse at how ambitious Republicans eyeing 2024 presidential bids are increasingly targeting public health officials as they attempt to grow their national......

McConnell stirs GOP intrigue with support for Biden’s infrastructure bill

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here The rumbling on the floor “was the first I heard about it. And then boom, the tweet came out right after that,” said Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), McConnell’s top deputy as the GOP whip. “The leader just kind of let......

GOP wants answers from scientist about ‘dramatic change’ on COVID origins

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jerry Dunleavy House Republicans want answers about the “dramatic change” in how a top scientist first talked about the coronavirus, from initially saying some of COVID-19’s features “(potentially) look engineered” to calling it a “crackpot theory” a few days......

Trump PAC injects $348,000 last-minute into Ohio GOP primary, seeking to avoid a repeat of Texas loss

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here US President Donald Trump speaks to officials during a roundtable discussion on community safety, at Mary D. Bradford High School in in Kenosha, Wisconsin on September 1, 2020. – Trump visited Kenosha, the city at the center of a raging......

GOP lawmaker challenges McCarthy over ‘bulls—‘ mask mandate enforcement

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here A Capitol Police guidance flier circulated Thursday morning by Rep. Kat Cammack (R-Fla.) states: “If a visitor or staff member fails to wear a mask after a request is made to do so, the visitor or staff shall be denied......

GOP senator clashes with radio caller who wants identity of cop who shot Babbitt

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Olafimihan Oshin North Dakota Sen. Kevin CramerKevin John CramerTransit funding, broadband holding up infrastructure deal Senate falling behind on infrastructure Bipartisan group says it’s still on track after setback on Senate floor MORE (R) clashed with a radio caller......

Justice Department escalates warning to states over GOP voting laws and election audits

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jerry Dunleavy The Justice Department fired a fresh round of warning shots at Republican-led state voting laws and GOP-led 2020 election audits on Wednesday. With the release of two new federal guidance memos, Attorney General Merrick Garland made it......

GOP, Democrats battle over masks in House, Senate

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Cristina Marcos and Jordain Carney Masks are once again emerging as a flash point on Capitol Hill after Congress’s top doctor issued new guidance and cases ramp back up due to the delta variant of COVID-19. More than half......

Senate GOP steps up vaccine push amid lingering conservative skepticism

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here With his state reeling from the surging Delta variant, Blunt praised President Joe Biden’s work on Covid with a caveat: “I actually think he’s generally doing a good job. I continue to think that we’d be better off if CDC......

Pelosi’s office calls GOP leader McCarthy ‘moronic’ for objecting to House mask mandate

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here House Speaker Nancy Pelosi slammed Republican Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Wednesday for criticizing the decision to reintroduce mask requirements in the House of Representatives, after the Capitol physician recommended doing so due to concern over the fast spreading delta......

Hooked on Trump: How the G.O.P. Still Banks on His Brand for Cash

New York Times
Even in defeat, nothing sells in the Republican Party quite like Donald J. Trump. The Republican National Committee has been dangling a “Trump Life Membership” to entice small contributors to give online. The party’s Senate campaign arm has been hawking an “Official Trump Majority Membership.” And the committee devoted to......

Cheney and Kinzinger call out GOP leadership at first Capitol riot hearing

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here The GOP duo on the committee were among the 35 Republicans who voted to create an independent bipartisan commission to probe the riot, a proposal later blocked by senators in their party. During his allotted time at the hearing, Kinzinger......

Trump Jr. inches past DeSantis as most popular GOP figure in new poll: Axios

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Brooke Seipel A new poll shows Donald Trump Jr. and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantisRon DeSantisConflicting school mask guidance sparks confusion Fauci ‘heartened’ to see top Republicans encouraging vaccinations Will Pence primary Trump — and win? MORE topping other GOP......

GOP senator warns against treating funding as ‘Monopoly money’ as infrastructure negotiations come to a head | CNN Politics

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here CNN —   Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey on Sunday warned against treating federal funding as “Monopoly money” as negotiations on how to pay for a bipartisan infrastructure bill ramp up ahead of a critical week. “A very, very important......

Nancy Mace Called Herself a ‘New Voice’ for the G.O.P. Then She Pivoted.

New York Times
Mr. Sherman, a Korean War veteran, nodded along. “It was a shame it had to happen,” he said of the Jan. 6 assault, adding that he used to “get very upset” with some of Mr. Trump’s remarks. But the former president had been effective, he said. “In my whole life......

Incoming Capitol Police Chief discusses the future of his force

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Incoming Capitol Police Chief discusses the future of his force – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Horrified by the violence of the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, police veteran Thomas Manger was compelled to come out of......

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