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June 11, 2021


How 2 new Republicans want to reshape the GOP’s immigration agenda

Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here She has rolled out a plan that would offer deportation protection to so-called Dreamers brought into the country illegally as younger people and a 10-year path to achieving a renewable legal status for employed undocumented immigrants with a clean criminal......

Meijer slams GOP’s ‘treacherous snakes’ for ‘salivating for civil war’

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Freshman Republican U.S. Rep. Pete Meijer appeared to blast some Trump conservatives as “treacherous snakes” in his Memorial Day observances on social media as the military veteran slammed those “salivating for civil war.” Meijer, a U.S. Army veteran who served in Iraq as a......

Paul Ryan to enter GOP’s civil war by criticizing Trump’s hold on party

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Ryan, a critic of the former President in the past, is expected to say at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California, that Republicans must move away from the “populist appeal of one personality” because “then we’re......

‘Doesn’t matter’: Democrats reject GOP’s debt limit demands

Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here Republicans’ official party position “doesn’t matter to me,” said Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.). “We don’t negotiate on the debt ceiling.” Republican leaders retort that they do not have the votes to pass a clean debt ceiling extension without slashing spending.......

How Trump is hunting down the GOP’s leading families

Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here It’s the clearest sign that the modern Republican Party hasn’t just broken with its traditionalist past. It’s shredding every vestige of it. “It’s a tragedy,” said Arne Carlson, a former two-term Republican governor of Minnesota. “The problem with the revolution......

Virginia G.O.P.’s Choices for Governor: ‘Trumpy, Trumpier, Trumpiest’

New York Times
In response to the Dominion question, Mr. Youngkin said, “Ladies and gentlemen, this is the most important issue we’re going to talk about right now.” He laid out “five steps to restore our trust” in elections. A former co-chief executive of the Carlyle Group, Mr. Youngkin has spent at least......

Analysis: The GOP’s devotion to Trump threatens to destroy American democracy

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The ex-President is showing that he doesn’t have to be in the Oval Office to damage faith in US elections and to trash truth, as his movement based on lies and personal homage takes an increasingly firm grip of......

There’s no stopping the GOP’s divorce from big business

Josh Hammer American conservatism was for too long under the spell of what might be called “market fundamentalism”: It mindlessly treated all private-sector action as good and all government action as bad. At worst, this fundamentalism gave rise to corporate boosterism and outright cronyism that repelled voters from the GOP.......

House GOP’s McClain responds to Pelosi calling her ‘that woman’

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Mychael Schnell Rep. Lisa McClain (R-Mich.) on Monday said she would not apologize after House Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiBiden to hold second meeting with bipartisan lawmakers on infrastructure Appointing a credible, non-partisan Jan. 6 commission should not be difficult Senators in......

The GOP’s most important votes: 2 Democrats

Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here “What they’ve been very forthright about is protecting the institution against pressures from their own party. I know what that’s like,” McConnell said, referring to former President Donald Trump’s demands that he kill the filibuster. “Every time I said no.......

RNC donors gather to hear Trump and others in Palm Beach, the GOP’s ‘new political power center’

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The bulk of the RNC’s spring retreat took place a 10-minute drive south of Trump’s club, at Palm Beach’s Four Seasons resort. There, around 360 donors mingled poolside at the beachfront hotel with Republican officials, including chairwoman Ronna McDaniel......

Why the Georgia G.O.P.’s Voting Rollbacks Will Hit Black People Hard

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After record turnout flipped Georgia blue for the first time in decades, Republicans who control the state Legislature moved swiftly to put in place a raft of new restrictions on voting access, passing a new bill that was signed into law on Thursday. The law will alter foundational elements of......

The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Facebook – Biden faces GOP’s immigration and filibuster offensive

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver                             Presented by Facebook     Welcome to The Hill’s Morning Report. Today is Wednesday! Happy St. Patrick’s Day! ☘️ We......

Menendez slams GOP’s Ron Johnson for ‘bigoted tropes’

Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here In an interview with conservative radio host Joe Pags on Thursday, Johnson said that he wasn’t concerned about the pro-Trump mob that descended on the Capitol to try to stop the certification of President Joe Biden’s victory. But Johnson said......

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