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A powerful group of anti-Trumpers is threatening to form a new party. Republicans fear it would doom the GOP and render it 'not politically viable'

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement A coalition of anti-Trump Republicans is threatening a move that could totally upend American politics.
Their message comes straight out of the last six chaotic years and essentially boils down to this: Abandon twice-impeached former President Donald Trump or they're going to form an alternative Republican party.
But the prospect of a splinter GOP isn't sitting well with some Republicans in Congress who spoke with Insider this week and warned of dire consequences from a further fracturing of a party that's already divided by one wing's loyalty to Trump and another's...
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All but one Republican lawmaker left the floor during Liz Cheney's speech against Trump, CNN reports

All but one Republican lawmaker left the floor during Liz Cheney's speech against Trump, CNN reports

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement All Republican lawmakers except for one left the House chamber as GOP Rep. Liz Cheney blasted former President Donald Trump and Republicans who refuse to condemn him.
In a speech to Congress on Tuesday, Cheney criticized those in her party who have not censured Trump's false claims that the 2020 election was stolen and his ongoing "crusade to undermine our democracy."
CNN reporter Annie Grayer tweeted: "Ken Buck is the only lawmaker watching Liz Cheney speak on the House floor. The rest cleared out."
Ken Buck is the only lawmaker watching Liz Cheney speak on the...
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Christopher Wray: FBI Still Working On Hundreds Of U.S. Capitol Riot Cases

Christopher Wray: FBI Still Working On Hundreds Of U.S. Capitol Riot Cases

The agency has already arrested nearly 500 people in connection with the insurrection, the director told lawmakers on Tuesday. Read more ...

The Senate voted unanimously to make Juneteenth a national holiday...

The Senate voted unanimously to make Juneteenth a national holiday celebrating the end of slavery

Summary List Placement The Senate voted unanimously on Tuesday to pass legislation that would make June 19th, known as Juneteenth , a national holiday celebrating the end of... Read more ...

Senate passes bill to make Juneteenth a federal holiday

Senate passes bill to make Juneteenth a federal holiday

The Senate on Tuesday passed legislation to recognize Juneteenth as a legal public holiday. “Making Juneteenth a federal holiday is a major step forward to recognize the wrongs... Read more ...

House approves Gold Medal for Capitol Police, D.C. police to recognize Jan...

House approves Gold Medal for Capitol Police, D.C. police to recognize Jan. 6 riot response

The House passed legislation on Tuesday that would award the highest congressional honor to all members of law enforcement for their service during the Jan. 6 riot at the... Read more ...

Jordan tears into DOJ officials for hostility to Meadows' election fraud...

Jordan tears into DOJ officials for hostility to Meadows' election fraud inquiries

Republican Rep. Jim Jordan excoriated a top Justice Department official on Tuesday for spurning attempts by then-President Donald Trump's chief of staff to get officials to... Read more ...

DOJ Asks Supreme Court To Reinstate Death Penalty For Boston Bomber Dzhokhar...

DOJ Asks Supreme Court To Reinstate Death Penalty For Boston Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

The new filing undermines what President Biden has publicly said about his support for ending the death penalty. Read more ...

Sen. John Barrasso: GOP aiming to make Biden a ‘half-term president'

Sen. John Barrasso: GOP aiming to make Biden a ‘half-term president'

A member of Senate Republican leadership is vowing to make President Joe Biden a “one-half-term president” by toppling Democrats' congressional majorities in the 2022... Read more ...

Florida Gov. DeSantis signed a new law mandating a daily moment of silence...

Florida Gov. DeSantis signed a new law mandating a daily moment of silence in schools for students to 'reflect and be able to pray as they see fit'

Summary List Placement Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a new law this week that requires schools to hold daily moments of silence for students. "It's important to be able to... Read more ...

Emails Show Trump's Big Push to Overturn Election

Emails Show Trump's Big Push to Overturn Election

A newly released batch of emails show that former President Trump and top aides were using all the leverage of the White House in their late-hour push to block the results of... Read more ...

2 Indiana law firms have sued the state for ending unemployment benefits early

2 Indiana law firms have sued the state for ending unemployment benefits early

Summary List Placement Indiana is one of at least 25 states cutting off federal unemployment benefits ahead of their expiration in September, with the additional $300 in weekly... Read more ...