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Republicans may have shot themselves in the foot by hitching their wagons to Trump ahead of the Georgia Senate runoffs

President Donald Trump. AP Photo/Patrick Semansky Most of the GOP establishment since the election has either stayed silent or is actively supporting President Donald Trump as he churns out baseless allegations of voter fraud and election-rigging. Now, it's coming back to bite Republicans as the party throws all its weight behind two crucial runoff elections in Georgia next month that will decide who controls the Senate. At the center of the controversy are the Trump-supporting lawyers Lin...
Tags: Politics, News, Supreme Court, Senate, Russia, America, Trends, Georgia, Analysis, Gop, Republican, Biden, Donald Trump, Perdue, Wood, Republican National Committee


Trump is holding out on supporting the $908 billion COVID-19 stimulus bill despite more lawmakers rallying around it

President Donald Trump. Getty/Chip Somodevilla President Donald Trump does not back the $908 billion COVID-19 stimulus bill, a compromise measure that is gaining momentum with GOP senators and leading Democrats. The White House clarified his stance on Thursday after a press conference where he voiced support for a stimulus plan without being totally clear on which one. Officials said Trump backed the Republican proposal for a smaller stimulus package favored by Senate Majority Leader Mitch...
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Trump is holding out on supporting the $908 billion COVID-19 stimulus bill despite more lawmakers rallying round it

President Donald Trump. Getty/Chip Somodevilla President Trump does not back the $908 billion COVID-19 stimulus bill, a compromise measure that is gaining momentum with GOP senators as well as leading Democrats. The White House clarified his stance on Thursday after a press conference in which he voiced support for a stimulus plan without being totally clear which one. Officials said Trump backs the Republican proposal for a smaller stimulus, favored by Mitch McConnell, according to report...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Congress, Washington Post, Washington, Senate, White House, Time, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Gop, House, New York Times, News UK, Mitch McConnell


Biden will ask Americans to wear masks for the first 100 days of his presidency

President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. Drew Angerer/Getty Images President-elect Joe Biden plans to ask Americans to wear masks in public spaces for the first 100 days of his presidency, he told CNN Thursday. This would lead to a "significant reduction" in COVID-19 cases, he said. As president, Biden could not demand that people wear masks — but he plans to issue a standing order mandating masks in federal buildings and on public transport. Biden added that it wo...
Tags: Cdc, White House, Masks, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Gop, Healthcare, World Health Organization, Kansas, Biden, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Kamala Harris, Trump


Biden Says He Hopes Trump Attends Inauguration To Show ‘Chaos’ Is Over

The president-elect also said "more than several" GOP lawmakers called to congratulate him privately, but not publicly.
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Joe Biden throws his support behind the $908 billion compromise relief package while emphasizing he will press for more aid after his inauguration

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden speaks to the media after receiving a briefing from the transition COVID-19 advisory board on November 09, 2020 at the Queen Theater in Wilmington, Delaware. Mr. Biden spoke about how his administration would respond to the coronavirus pandemic. Joe Raedle/Getty Images President-elect Joe Biden threw his support behind a compromise relief plan in a CNN interview. "I think it should be passed, and I think that, in fact, we're going to need more," Biden said in...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Senate, White House, US, Trends, Markets, Joe Biden, Economy, Cnn, Policy, Gop, Mitch McConnell, Capitol Hill, Biden, Donald Trump


After Targeting Liberal Groups, GA SOS Now Investigating Republican Lawyer For Voter Fraud

Just one day ago, Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger announced that his office is investigating Democratic-aligned groups for allegedly trying to register out-of-state voters for the Georgia runoff elections. “I have issued clear warnings several times to groups and individuals working to undermine the integrity of elections in Georgia through false and fraudulent registrations,” he proclaimed in a statement, citing groups including America Votes and The New Georgia Project. But now, inves...
Tags: Florida, News, Washington, Senate, Georgia, Gop, Venezuela, Fox News, Associated Press, Puerto Rico, Holden, Trump, State, Brad, Donald J Trump, Hiram


Trump Feels Barr Hasn’t Looked Hard Enough For Massive Fraud That AG Said Doesn’t Exist

President Donald Trump on Thursday made clear that looking very hard is the only way to see the kind of outsized election fraud that his campaign has apparently found (it hasn’t). Decrying the “most fraudulent election anyone’s ever seen,”  President Trump told reporters that the reason Attorney General Bill Barr hasn’t found evidence of the widespread election fraud the President has been raging about is because officials at the Justice Department “haven’t looked very hard.” “He hasn’t d...
Tags: News, White House, Georgia, Joe Biden, Gop, Associated Press, Department Of Justice, Biden, Donald Trump, Doj, Justice Department, Trump, Department, AG, Barr, Brian Kemp


Your Guide To The Political Attacks Currently Inundating The Good People Of Georgia

The one thing guaranteed about the Georgia runoffs is the astronomical price tag.  With such high stakes and so few races, it’s always been a sure bet that the state will be awash in money — one political scientist predicted that the races might gobble up a billion dollars when all is said and done.  That money is translating into attack ads dominating TV and computer screens in Georgia homes, billboards lining their streets, flyers dropped in their mailboxes. The faces of Sens. Kell...
Tags: New York, News, Republicans, Congress, Senate, America, Barack Obama, Georgia, Gop, New York Times, Michael Brown, Fox News, DuPont, Pfizer, Department Of Justice, Fidel Castro


Trump and his allies have won zero out at least 32 lawsuits they've filed since Election Day

President Donald Trump. Win McNamee/Getty Images President Donald Trump's campaign and Republican officials have filed more than two dozen lawsuits since Election Day in an effort to contest the results of the 2020 election. The campaign filed lawsuits and motions to intervene in cases in swing states Arizona, Georgia, Michigan, Nevada, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin. They've notched zero victories, 22 cases where they've withdrawn or lost, and have 10 cases pending. Scroll down for a list of...
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Analysis: Wait, so Republican senators care about tweets now?

Texas Sen. John Cornyn is outraged -- OUTRAGED! -- that Office of Management and Budget nominee Neera Tanden said mean things about his fellow GOP senators on Twitter.
Tags: Texas, News, Gop, Stories, Office of Management and Budget, John Cornyn, Neera Tanden


Wait, so Republican senators care about tweets now?

Texas Sen. John Cornyn is outraged -- OUTRAGED! -- that Office of Management and Budget nominee Neera Tanden said mean things about his fellow GOP senators on Twitter.
Tags: Texas, Cnn, Gop, Office of Management and Budget, John Cornyn, Neera Tanden


Arizona Gov Confirms Trump Was On The Line When He Ignored Phone Call

Viral video showed the GOP governor silencing his phone as he certified Joe Biden's election victory in the state.
Tags: News, Joe Biden, Gop, Arizona


Former GOP lawmaker on Flynn's tweet: 'Simply insane'

CNN political commentator and former Republican Congressman Charlie Dent criticizes former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn for a tweet in which he calls on President Trump to declare martial law to force a re-vote for the 2020 election.
Tags: News, Cnn, Gop, Stories, Trump, Flynn, Michael Flynn, Charlie Dent


Rev. Raphael Warnock's allies warn of backlash in Georgia Senate runoff race over sermon attacks

The GOP is hoping to undercut Rev. Warnock with Georgia voters by playing up comments from his sermons but his allies say the attacks could backfire.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Georgia, Gop, Usa Today, Georgia Senate, Rev Raphael Warnock, Rev Warnock


Cuomo warns GOP they have traded loyalty to office for fealty to a toxic man

CNN's Chris Cuomo slams Republicans who continue to empower President Donald Trump and his continued misleading claims about the election.
Tags: News, Cnn, Gop, Stories, Donald Trump, Cuomo, Chris Cuomo


After Trump tirade, Cuomo warns GOP they have traded loyalty to office for fealty to a toxic man

CNN's Chris Cuomo slams Republicans who continue to empower President Donald Trump and his continued misleading claims about the election.
Tags: News, Cnn, Gop, Stories, Donald Trump, Cuomo, Trump, Chris Cuomo


Neera Tanden deleted tweets slamming GOP senators ahead of nomination to become OMB director

President-elect Joe Biden's pick to become the next director of the Office of Management and Budget, a key economic post that oversees the production of the president's proposed budget for his agenda, deleted critical tweets of GOP senators on Twitter, setting the stage for a tough confirmation process.
Tags: Joe Biden, Cnn, Gop, OMB, Office of Management and Budget, Neera Tanden


GA Sec Of State Is Done With Trump’s Rhetoric: It Creates A ‘Threat Environment’ For Election Workers

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger (R) on Wednesday chastised President Donald Trump for refusing requests from Georgia election officials to condemn the threats of violence stemming from his “continuing claims of winning states where he obviously lost.”  “This is exactly the kind of language that is at the base of growing threat environment for election workers who are simply doing their jobs,” Raffensperger said, referring to a tweet Tuesday night in which Trump fanned the flame ...
Tags: News, Senate, Georgia, Gop, Associated Press, Donald Trump, Justice Department, Trump, Brian Kemp, Pres Trump, ABC News Politics, Bill Barr, Kelly Loeffler, Sens David Perdue, Raffensperger, Brad Raffensperger


The seven most important relationships Biden will have on Capitol Hill

Most Republicans in Congress still haven't called to congratulate Joe Biden for winning the election, let alone refer to him as President-elect -- which makes Mitt Romney all the more of an outlier. He was the first GOP senator to congratulate Biden when he was declared the victor. That's a reflection of Romney's moderate background, but also of the personal relationship he's fostered with Biden over the years.
Tags: Congress, Joe Biden, Cnn, Gop, Mitt Romney, Capitol Hill, Biden, Romney


Georgia's GOP secretary of state says recount results will show 'no substantial changes'

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger said Wednesday they have seen "no substantial changes" in the state's election recount and expects to re-certify President-elect Joe Biden as the winner.
Tags: Georgia, Joe Biden, Cnn, Gop, State, Brad Raffensperger


The surprising rise of women in the GOP

CNN's Abby Phillip and Dana Bash talk about a surprise story from the 2020 election: the number of Republican women elected to the new Congress.
Tags: News, Cnn, Gop, Stories, Dana Bash, Abby Phillip


Georgia election official pleads with Trump and GOP to 'stop inciting acts of violence'

A Georgia election official on Tuesday condemned threats of physical violence and intimidation against election workers and officials, pleading with President Donald Trump to denounce the threats and urging both of the state's Republican senators to intervene.
Tags: News, Georgia, Gop, Stories, Donald Trump, Trump


McConnell pushing to lock down GOP support for new Covid relief plan as pressure grows to cut a deal

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is circulating a new relief plan as part of a last-ditch effort to pass a bill to prop up the struggling economy before year's end, moving to lock down Republican support even as a number of his own members and Democrats push for a different approach.
Tags: Senate, Cnn, Gop, Mitch McConnell, McConnell


Outraged Georgia election official calls out Trump and GOP on violent threats against election staff: 'This has to stop!'

In the clip below, an outraged Georgia election official condemns threatening, violent rhetoric against election staff by Trump and GOP senators: "Mr. President… senators, you have not condemned this language or these actions. This has to stop! We need you to step up — and if you're going to take a position of leadership, show some." — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, Georgia, US news, Gop, Election, Donald Trump, Trump, Election 2020, Picks, 2020 Election


Live politics updates: Wisconsin GOP candidate says name used without permission in election lawsuit

Derrick Van Orden, a GOP candidate in Wisconsin, said his name is being used without permission in a federal lawsuit filed by lawyer Sidney Powell.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Gop, Wisconsin, Usa Today, Sidney Powell, Wisconsin GOP, Derrick Van Orden


No evidence of widespread election fraud, Barr says

• Analysis: GOP silence on Trump's false election claims recalls McCarthy era • 'That is a new one': Keilar calls out Trump's election conspiracy
Tags: News, Gop, Stories, Mccarthy, Trump, Barr, Keilar


Keilar calls out GOP senator rattled by Biden's OMB pick

CNN's Brianna Keilar fires back at Republican Senator John Cornyn over his opposition of President-elect Joe Biden's decision to nominate Neera Tanden to lead the Office of Management and Budget.
Tags: News, Joe Biden, Cnn, Gop, Stories, Biden, OMB, Brianna Keilar, John Cornyn, Neera Tanden, Keilar


Keilar calls out GOP senator rattled by Biden's cabinet pick

CNN's Brianna Keilar fires back at Republican Senator John Cornyn over his opposition of President-elect Joe Biden's decision to nominate Neera Tanden to lead the Office of Management and Budget.
Tags: News, Joe Biden, Cnn, Gop, Stories, Biden, Brianna Keilar, John Cornyn, Neera Tanden, Keilar



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