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The official excuse was that I wasn't pro-Trump enough although I was the sitting chair of the Maryland Republican Party." Craig also revealed, "The flood gates were opened, but Omarosa held all of us to a different standard. She had say over a lot of the Black resumes. I know for a fact from promises that ...
January 5, 2018 Washington--When President Trump ruthlessly denounced his former chief strategist Steve Bannon this week, the political team behind Republican Senate majority leader Mitch Mcconnell put out a short video tweet of him breaking into a smile. No comment, just Senator McConnell ...

Local restaurateur and public utility board chair Monique Trudnowski is running to lead the state Republican Party. Trudnowski announced Friday on a conservative radio show that she would run to replace outgoing Washington state Republican Chairman Susan Hutchinson, who said earlier this week that ...
"It is frustrating to those of us who continue to support our caucus system to see our chair send out an email encouraging people who are working with signature-gathering companies to use a piece of technology to bypass the caucus system," said Phill Wright, former party vice chairman and a leading ...
The midterms will also have serious consequences for the future of The US House; whichever party wins more state legislative and governors' seats will have the ... In addition to the 33 Republican governors in office, Republicans currently control 66 out of 99 state legislative chambers in the United States.
Despite landing in the headlines recently for challenging those in his own party, it's unlikely he'll join the small chorus of Republicans who've become ... after The Washington Post reported allegations of sexual abuse against Roy Moore, the Republican nominee in the Alabama US Senate special election.

And with this move, Grassley and Graham are trying to bolster the Republicans' Trump-saving counter-narrative: the real scandal is the Steele dossier. ... The US Intelligence Community has concluded that Vladimir Putin ordered a clandestine act of information warfare against the United States to harm ...
Minutes after Republican U.S. Senate candidate Josh Mandel quit the race Friday afternoon, reality set in for Republicans. Who will run in Mandel's stead? The shocking ... "Democrats, whether the state party or Sherrod Brown's campaign, took it to him every single day," Duffy said. "And now that he's out, ...
Using H.L Mencken's definition of democracy as "the theory that the common people know what they want and deserve to get it good and hard," Goldberg's column should be a wake-up call or warning to all of us. We need to urgently and methodically educate an unschooled electorate in history, civics and ...
Conservative House Republicans are especially enthusiastic about a welfare overhaul. Freedom Caucus leader Mark Meadows (R) of North Carolina and the caucus' former leader, US Rep. Jim Jordan (R) of Ohio, have discussed it with Trump and are confident the Republican president backs their ideas, ...
WASHINGTON -- Former Michigan Supreme Court Justice Bob Young is out of the race to replace U.S. Sen. ... James, who runs his family's logistics and warehousing business in Detroit and is an African-American member of the Republican Party like Young, also praised what Young, as a state Supreme ...
The Republican Party is mired in the chaos that the Trump presidency inevitably created, with the feud between the president and his former chief strategist Stephen Bannon only ... and charging that Obama had "a very strange, and in some respects foreign to the American experience type of philosophy.
Finally, despite a keystone of the Republican tax plan being a significant tax cut for corporations and high earners, we found that 37% of Republicans (and 47% of Democrats) chose to increase corporate profits taxes. Of Trump voters, 47% chose to increase taxes on the highest income earners by an ...
The real tragedy of US President Donald Trump is that he swept in Republican majorities with him. In his first year in office, the ... All that is terrible about Trump is that he's a particularly ugly wart erupting from the underlying disease, the corporatisation of America and the world. Alternative facts are what ...
And the core underlying premise of America's Madisonian system of separation of powers is that congressional leaders of either party will play a role in safeguarding America's institutional framework. But in the United States right now, the Republican Party isn't following suit. Instead, Republicans are ...
U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson and the Republican Party of Wisconsin put forward a proposal Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, calling on Republican candidates for Senate to sign a unity pledge. Nicholson faces state Sen. Leah Vukmir in the GOP primary. The winner will face Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin.

"There is no question there is a lot of room for growth for the Republicans in this state," she said. Some other state Republican leaders praised Hutchison's leadership. "Susan took us from being completely broke to being a healthy robust state party. I cannot say enough good things about her," said Fredi ...
(AP) -- Two Republican state lawmakers resigned Friday to take jobs with Gov. Scott Walker's ... Republicans held four of the five vacant seats. The openings ... "Didn't know the memo for republican incumbents was to not run 2018... interesting strategy," tweeted Democratic party vice chairman, state Rep.
Now that the Republicans' brazen tax bill that the CBO predicts will add $1.4 trillion to the deficit has passed, yet again exposing "deficit concerns" by ... and possibly suicidal guts, the Wisconsin Republican managed to harness his party to a dramatic plan for dealing with America's rapidly rising public debt.
(CNN) Republican leaders in the Virginia House of Delegates argue in legal motions that Democratic efforts to compel a circuit court to reconsider its decision allowing a questionable ... If Simonds is declared the winner, the House would be split 50-50 between the parties and they would share power.
The Republican party can't live on the dollars of Libertarian billionaires and the votes of downwardly mobile white reactionaries alone. Without the support of culturally ... Homeowners in high-tax enclaves all across the United States are facing similar losses from the GOP's SALT cap. This, by itself, could be ...
The most obvious example is the special election for US Senate in Alabama, in which Doug Jones became the first Democratic senator Alabama voters ... groups like the Working Families Party, Bernie Sanders's group Our Revolution, Run for Something, democracy For America, Mobilize America and ...
Pennsylvania was one of a number of states where the Republican party put in place aggressive gerrymandering plans after the 2010 elections, when voters handed the party full control of government in swing states like Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and Michigan. But Pennsylvania Republicans lost their ...
In another indication that a significant portion of the Republican Party is comfortable with authoritarian tactics, Republican Representative Francis Rooney of .... Those are the people I want the American people to see and know the good work's being done, not these people who are kind of the deep state.".
The United States has its very own modern-day Winston Churchill in current President Donald Trump, former Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee claimed on Tuesday. Huckabee, the former Governor of Arkansas and father of White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, said ...
Trump is in the process of turning the party of Reagan, who championed growth, free trade and active American leadership in the world, into the party of ... But many Trump supporters want to go much farther and permanently ban Muslims from entering the U.S. -- and with his executive order, Trump has ...
College-educated women are increasingly abandoning the "damaged" Republican Party as part of a backlash against President Donald Trump and the party's backing of an alleged child molester for Senate--and the shift could mean big trouble for Republican candidates in the midterms. Democrats in ...
Having passed tax reform, Republicans are looking to pick up the pace by further encouraging businesses investment, cutting taxes for working and ... By encouraging U.S.-based business investment the Republican tax bill will generate economic growth, creating more jobs and putting upward pressure on ...
WASHINGTON -- Representative Pete Sessions, a veteran Republican, was re-elected to his affluent Dallas-area House seat in 2016 with 71 percent of the vote, the remaining 29 percent split between the Libertarian and Green Party candidates. Hillary Clinton won the district by three percentage points, ...
Picking up on Sander's theme on Sunday, retiring Arizona senator Jeff Flake, a frequent critic of the president, told ABC's This Week he believed Republican electoral losses signaled his party's death throes. "When you look at some of the audiences cheering for Republicans, sometimes, you look out there ...
That's a symptom of gerrymandering, just one of the features of the American electoral system making it very difficult for Democrats to beat Republicans. In most democratic frameworks, the Republican party would be facing near-certain doom in the 2018 mid-terms. The party that occupies the White House ...
The lack of diversity on show at rallies for President Donald Trump and other Republicans show "the spasms of a dying party," according to GOP Senator Jeff Flake. ... People cheer as U.S. President Donald Trump holds a rally at the Pensacola Bay Center on December 8, 2017 in Pensacola, Florida.
For instance, if a Republican congressional majority decides a war in Iraq is a good thing, is down with keeping detainees at Guantanamo Bay, and helps create a ... What I cannot accept is that the party of Ronald Reagan wasted political capital on a tax reform bill that left so much of the red tape in place.
WASHINGTON -- Their tax bill triumph in the rear-view mirror, Republicans running Congress face a 2018 in which they'll need Democratic votes to get ... "For Democrats, there's no reason to cut a deal just for the sake of cutting a deal, especially with the Republican Party as weakened as it is right now," ...
activists in the press gallery shouted "Kill the bill, don't kill us", and about 70 protesters were arrested, as the vote took place, but Republicans were ... "A retirement party is an action where you creatively send the message that your member of Congress' vote for the tax scam is the beginning of the end of ...
email us at ourpicks@nytimes.com. ... Mr. Williamson describes the tax cuts enacted by Republicans as a "dessert-first approach to fiscal policy." Now, he .... Now that he has signed a tax bill and appointed a number of conservative federal judges, the Republican party may have found that this president is ...
While the tax legislation is broadly unpopular as it reaches President Trump's desk, the bill offers Republicans the sort of signature accomplishment they have been lacking to ... But, alluding to past midterm defeats for the party in power at the White House, he acknowledged that "history is against us.".
The Democrats' victory in Alabama should be a lesson for Republicans across the country: it's time for a new playbook. ... If the Republican party is to grow, both in Kern County and across the U.S., we need to do more than "ape the social-justice left and make politics a daily freak show," as columnist Peggy ...
Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Texas, arrives for a House Committee on the Judiciary oversight hearing on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, in Washington. Two Republicans say that Texas GOP Rep. Blake Farenthold won't seek re-election next year. The lawmaker is under pressure from sexual ...
Rep. Peter Roskam, a Republican from Illinois and a member of the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee, does a TV news interview as the Republican majority in Congress prepares to deliver the biggest reshaping of the U.S. tax code in three decades on Dec. 19, 2017. (J. Scott Applewhite / AP).
Neither won the support of all Republicans, but both won the backing or complicity of enough of them to confirm just how hollow and hypocritical the party's attachment to conservative morality always was. Quote the Bible. Denounce abortion. Congratulations: You're upholding family values! No questions ...
If you pay U.S. taxes, here's our interactive calculator to help you figure out whether your bill is likely to go up or down. In many ways, the bill represents a political and economic gamble for Republicans. A majority of Americans oppose it, and relatively few believe they will benefit personally from it, polls ...
The biggest rewrite of the tax code in a generation is on the verge of becoming law after Republicans in the Senate passed the measure early this morning. .... defeated a Republican incumbent by a single vote -- 11,608 to 11,607 -- leaving the House of Delegates evenly split between the two parties.
(CNN) In a vote in the early Wednesday morning hours, the Senate approved the final version of the first overhaul of the US tax code in more than 30 years, ... It will then head to the President's desk for his signature before the Christmas holiday, making good on the Republican Party's promise to enact tax ...
The House approved the most sweeping tax rewrite in decades along party lines, with lawmakers voting 227-203 in support. • The House ... "We believe you're messing up America. ... The vote puts Republicans closer to final passage of the $1.5 trillion tax cut as the Senate prepares to vote on the final bill.
Officials in both parties believe that Republican control of the House is now in grave jeopardy because a group of districts that are historically Republican ... But even with district lines drawn to favor Republicans in many states, the swelling antipathy toward Mr. Trump threatens to breach the party's defenses ...
To the Editor: Re "The G.O.P. Is Rotting," by David Brooks (column, Dec. 8):. Mr. Brooks's excellent column doesn't just indict the current Republican leadership. It also eulogizes traditions of honor, patriotism and compromise that both parties once held in common. Democrats can pick up the flag that the ...
House Republicans finalized a legislative proposal to overhaul the Higher education Act - the mammoth federal law through which the entire student financial aid system is run - late ... The final vote, 23-17, along party lines, advances the proposal, known as the PROSPER Act, to the full House for a vote.
Shortly after the setback for the two district nominees, however, Senate Republicans narrowly confirmed a Trump nominee to a federal appeals court even though he, too, received an unanimous "not qualified' rating rating from the American Bar Assn. panel, suggesting that Grassley's opposition to the two ...


 

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