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A Republican Insider Studies His Burned Bridges and a Combustible G.O.P.

New York Times
At a stately house in Washington’s diplomatic quarter, Never Trump luminaries gathered on Saturday for one of the city’s more exclusive book parties, where many of the capital’s elite political journalists rubbed elbows with the Republican operatives who broke with the former president — often at great risks to their......

A million voters switch to Republican Party, reversing recent Democratic gains

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Cami Mondeaux More than 1 million voters across 43 states have switched party affiliations to become Republicans over the last year, reversing Democratic gains that helped the Left overcome former President Donald Trump and gain control of Congress in......

Trump-fueled primary endangers Republican who wants to probe Jan. 6 panel

Politico
Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.), who has endorsed Davis, said that while other GOP lawmakers lost primaries many of them had been critical of Trump and “that wasn’t the case with Rodney.” “What’s really wild is that even though he didn’t......

The White House Covid czar says he’s still optimistic about more aid, despite recent Republican objections.

New York Times
President Biden’s coronavirus response coordinator said Thursday that he remained optimistic that Congress would approve billions of dollars in new emergency aid to fight Covid, even as Republicans on Capitol Hill have made clear the aid package is all but dead. “I’m an eternal optimist,” the coordinator, Dr. Ashish K.......

Liz Cheney to address critical questions of Republican Party at Reagan Library

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Luke Gentile Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) is set to address the fundamental concerns and questions shaping the future of the GOP at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California. Cheney will be one of the speakers for......

Texas hold’em: Top Republican risks conservative cred for a gun deal

Politico
Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here “I’m committed to getting a result here. And I understand that some people are unwilling to listen,” Cornyn said of his chilly reception back home. “I was there to explain my position and why I believed it would not jeopardize......

Texas Republican Party passes resolution denying legitimacy of Biden’s victory in presidential election

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The Texas Republican Party officially rejected the results of the 2020 presidential election over the weekend, passing a resolution in its platform that falsely blames election fraud in five battleground states for President Joe Biden’s victory over former President......

Republican Drive to Tilt Courts Against Climate Action Reaches a Crucial Moment

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here WASHINGTON — Within days, the conservative majority on the Supreme Court is expected to hand down a decision that could severely limit the federal government’s authority to reduce carbon dioxide from power plants — pollution that is dangerously......

Rep. Dan Crenshaw Called ‘Eyepatch McCain’ at Texas Republican Convention

Play video content Alex Stein Rep. Dan Crenshaw was confronted and heckled by a group of people who don’t seem to like his positions within the Republican party — stooping to hurling nasty insults at the guy. The U.S. congressman appeared Saturday at the 2022 Texas State Republican Convention within......

Top Republican on House Oversight eyes Hunter Biden, Fauci as investigative targets –

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here If Republicans take control of the House in the next Congress, the House Oversight Committee’s top priority will be investigating Hunter Biden, the president’s son. That’s according to Kentucky Congressman James Comer, the top Republican on the committee, who......

Lead Democrat hopeful on U.S. gun legislation despite Republican walk-out

Reuters
U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) speaks with reporters at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC, U.S., February 17, 2022. REUTERS/Jon Cherry/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, June 16 (Reuters) – The lead Republican negotiator in U.S. Senate efforts to craft a bipartisan gun safety......

Top Republican senators accuse the White House of dissembling on Covid aid amid pleas for more funds.

New York Times
The Republican senator who had been leading negotiations with the White House over new pandemic relief funding accused the Biden administration on Thursday of giving him “patently false” information when it said it was out of money to buy more coronavirus vaccines and treatments, in a tense exchange that appeared......

Jan. 6 panel pressures Republican lawmaker with release of tour video

Reuters
WASHINGTON, June 15 (Reuters) – – The congressional panel investigating the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol took aim at a fellow lawmaker on Wednesday as it released video footage showing him giving a tour of the building the previous day to a man who participated in the......

In South Carolina, a Republican congressman who voted to impeach Trump loses his primary to a Trump-backed rival.

New York Times
Representative Tom Rice, a staunch conservative who voted to impeach former President Donald J. Trump for fomenting the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, was defeated Tuesday by a Trump-endorsed primary challenger, the first of the 10 House Republicans who backed impeachment to test the will of the primary voters......

Republican commission won’t certify New Mexico primary vote because it doesn’t trust voting machines

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here New Mexico’s secretary of state on Tuesday asked the state Supreme Court to order the Republican-led commission of rural Otero County to certify primary election results after it refused to do so over distrust of Dominion vote-tallying machines. Democratic......

Republican Mayra Flores flips House seat in Texas special election

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Julia Manchester Republican Mayra Flores on Tuesday was projected to defeat Dan Sanchez (D) in the special election for Texas’ 34th Congressional District, a traditional Democratic stronghold. The Associated Press called the race at 11:13 p.m. ET. The seat......

Republican Mayra Flores wins South Texas House seat long a Democratic stronghold

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Barnini Chakraborty Rising Republican star Mayra Flores beat out Democratic challenger Dan Sanchez on Tuesday in a special election to finish Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela’s current term in South Texas, a competitive congressional seat the GOP believes it can......

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