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Trump may have unwittingly cost himself one of his biggest donors

President Trump's allies are growing worried about his re-election chances, Politico reports, with one Republican close to the White House comparing the situation to the 1993 film Groundhog Day. "You think it's better, then it's not," the official told Politico.One incident that probably won't allay their concerns is a recent phone conversation between Trump and GOP megadonor and Las Vegas casino mogul Sheldon Adelson, per Politico. Adelson reportedly called Trump last week to di...
Tags: News, White House, Politico, Gop, Sheldon Adelson, Las Vegas, Republican Party, Biden, Trump, Adelson


Analysis: This is what happens when the liberal WNBA and a GOP senator collide

The WNBA took the political center stage this week. Players from the Atlanta Dream wore shirts endorsing a political opponent (Raphael Warnock) of team co-owner and Georgia Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler. Loeffler had been critical of Black Lives Matter; many of the players endorse the movement.
Tags: News, Gop, Stories, WNBA, Raphael Warnock, Atlanta Dream, Georgia Republican Sen Kelly, Loeffler Loeffler


Ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio loses Arizona primary race in comeback bid

Jerry Sheridan is the GOP nominee in the race for Maricopa County sheriff, beating his former boss and ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio.         [Author: Arizona Republic]
Tags: News, Gop, Arizona, Joe Arpaio, Arizona Republic, Jerry Sheridan, Maricopa County


GOP appeals after Judge dismisses lawsuit over House's proxy voting system established due to COVID-19

A federal judge tossed out a GOP-led lawsuit aiming to halt an unprecedented proxy voting system established by the House due to the COVID pandemic.
Tags: News, Gop, House


Democrats are playing 'political chicken' during coronavirus pandemic: Charlie Hurt

Fox News contributor Charlie Hurt reacts to Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif, lashing out at PBS' Judy Woodruff during an interview where she suggested the anchor was a GOP advocate. He later talks about the New York Attorney General suing to dissolve the NRA and how the negotiations are going in Congress over additional stimulus for unemployed Americans.
Tags: New York, News, Congress, Gop, Fox News, Nancy Pelosi, Judy Woodruff, Nra, Calif, Charlie Hurt


Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the Democrats' offer to go down $1 trillion if the GOP went up $1 trillion was 'a non-starter'

The Trump administration on Friday rejected a Democratic offer to agree to a stimulus price tag of around $2 trillion, the latest indication that talks continue to falter and may collapse completely with the two sides still far apart.
Tags: News, Gop, Stories, Treasury, Trump, Democratic, Steven Mnuchin


GOP lawmaker calls on Falwell Jr. to resign over photo

Rep. Mark Waller (R-NC) calls on Jerry Falwell Jr. to resign as president of Liberty University after Falwell posted a now-deleted photo on Instagram with his pants unzipped and his arm around a woman.
Tags: News, Instagram, Gop, Stories, Liberty University, Jerry Falwell Jr, Falwell, Falwell Jr, Mark Waller R NC


Newly-Installed Postmaster General Denies Mail Delivery Is Being Slowed To Tilt Election

U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy denied on Friday that he was taking actions at the agency at President Trump’s behest, and pushed back on allegations that he was slowing down mail delivery to hamper the surge in absentee voting expected this fall. His comments at a public meeting of the U.S. Postal Service’s Board of Governors nonetheless put election officials on notice that it was ultimately their responsibility to make sure their vote-by-mail procedures were realistic about the postal ...
Tags: News, Congress, Washington Post, Gop, US Postal Service, Usps, Postal Service, Trump, Tierney Sneed, U S Postal Service, DeJoy, Louis DeJoy


Wisconsin Democrats blast GOP efforts to aid Kanye West's candidacy

Black Democratic officials and organizers in Wisconsin watched in horror as rapper Kanye West appeared to qualify for the state's presidential ballot this week with the help of Republican operatives -- not because they are worried he will be successful, but because they believe the GOP efforts are based on racist, lazy assumptions about young Black people.
Tags: News, Kanye West, Gop, Stories, Wisconsin, Black, Black Democratic


'They're not even trying to hide the racism': Wisconsin Democrats blast GOP efforts to aid Kanye West's candidacy

Black Democratic officials and organizers in Wisconsin watched in horror as rapper Kanye West appeared to qualify for the state's presidential ballot this week with the help of Republican operatives -- not because they are worried he will be successful, but because they believe the GOP efforts are based on racist, lazy assumptions about young Black people.
Tags: Cnn, Kanye West, Gop, Wisconsin, Black, Black Democratic


GOP senators tiptoe around Trump as the party faces growing political dangers ahead of Nov. 3

GOP senators running for reelection are facing a bind: They can't alienate Trump but they need to win suburban voters who are souring on him.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Gop, Usa Today, Trump


Kanye West Signals His 2020 Bid Is Really About Peeling Votes From Biden

On Thursday, rap artist Kanye West hinted at the true motive driving his futile bid for the presidency: sabotaging President Donald Trump’s Democratic rival, Joe Biden. West, an outspoken Trump supporter, told Forbes editor Randall Lane he was “walking…to win” when asked if him running for president was an effort to peel votes from Biden. “I’m not going to argue with you,” the rapper said when Lane noted that his bid could only be a spoiler campaign given that too many state ballots won’t be ...
Tags: News, Joe Biden, Kanye West, West, Gop, Wisconsin, Biden, Donald Trump, Madison, Forbes, Trump, Lane, 2020 Elections, Elections Commission, Cristina Cabrera, Randall Lane


Hagerty To Face Bradshaw In Tennessee Race To Succeed Retiring Alexander

The Tennessee race to take the helm from retiring Senator Lamar Alexander (R) in November will feature candidates from GOP and Democratic primary wins Thursday who could perhaps not be more different.  Republican candidate Bill Hagerty, who beat out competition in the GOP primary Thursday, is a diehard Trump supporter who pledged his allegiance to MAGA and leveraged his endorsement from President Donald Trump against opponent Manny Sethi. Democratic opponent Marquita Bradshaw, is a Memphis-ba...
Tags: Utah, Japan, News, Gop, Tennessee, Ted Cruz, Mitt Romney, The New York Times, Donald Trump, Memphis, Trump, Democratic, Alexander, Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, Bradshaw, Manny


Trump, losing his grip on GOP, wields less influence as crises mount

Less than three months before election day, President Trump is losing his iron grip on congressional Republicans and is facing pushback on multiple fronts, from delaying the election to false claims about mail-in voting leading to widespread fraud, that show his weakened status.
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GOP Lawmaker Tells Jerry Falwell Jr. To Resign Over ‘Appalling’ Behavior

The Liberty University president faces increasing pressure to step down amid mounting scandals.
Tags: News, Gop, Liberty University, Jerry Falwell


GOP senators tip-toe around Trump as the party faces growing political dangers ahead of Nov. 3

GOP senators running for reelection are facing a bind: They can't alienate Trump but they need to win suburban voters who are souring on him.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Gop, Usa Today, Trump


Coronavirus relief bill negotiations sour as both sides dig in – as it happened

GOP opposition to joblessness benefit makes a Friday deadline unlikelyNew York attorney general files lawsuit to dissolve NRATrump tells Ohio airport crowd that Biden is ‘against God’Another 1.18m Americans file for unemploymentDeutsche Bank gave Trump records to New York prosecutors - reportSign up to our First Thing newsletter 1.00am BST 12.33am BST Pelosi, Schumer, Meadows and Mnuchin are reportedly still in Pelosi’s office – where they have been for the past two hours negotiating th...
Tags: New York, Republicans, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Democrats, Gop, US politics, Bank, Ohio, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Nra, Pelosi, Mnuchin


Top GOP lawmaker calls on Falwell to resign as Liberty University president

Rep. Mark Walker, a former instructor at the evangelical university, says students and faculty 'deserve better.'
Tags: News, Gop, Liberty University, Falwell, Mark Walker


Judge dismisses GOP lawsuit over House's proxy voting system established due to COVID-19

A federal judge tossed out a GOP-led lawsuit aiming to halt an unprecedented proxy voting system established by the House due to the COVID pandemic.
Tags: News, Gop, House


Lawmakers Up Demands That USPS Reverse Moves That Slowed Mail Amid Pandemic

Congressional Democrats blasted the newly installed United States Postmaster General — a major GOP donor whose appointment was controversial given his lack of prior USPS experience — for implementing operational changes that have slowed postal service in the midst of the pandemic. “While it is true that the Postal Service has and continues to face financial challenges, enacting these policies as cost-cutting or efficiency measures as the COVID-19 public health emergency continues is counterpr...
Tags: News, Congress, Washington Post, Senate, Gop, United States, US Postal Service, House, Usps, Nancy Pelosi, Postal Service, Tierney Sneed, Treasury Department, Pelosi, Schumer, Chuck Schumer


Coronavirus relief bill negotiations sour as both sides dig in - live

GOP opposition to joblessness benefit make a Friday deadline unlikelyNew York attorney general files lawsuit to dissolve NRATrump tells Ohio airport crowd that Biden is ‘against God’Another 1.18m Americans file for unemploymentDeutsche Bank gave Trump records to New York prosecutors - reportSign up to our First Thing newsletter 12.13am BST For the Associated Press, Sarah Skidmore Sell and Paul Wiseman interviewed some of the Americans who have been collecting the extra $600-per-week jobless ...
Tags: New York, Republicans, Congress, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Democrats, Gop, US politics, House, Bank, Ohio, Nancy Pelosi, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump


Is Kanye West colluding with the Trump campaign?

What is CNN saying:[T]here are a handful of Trump-orbiting GOP operatives pushing West's helter-skelter, supposedly independent campaign for president. According to CNN, one such operative with ties to the Trump campaign, Lane Ruhland, has filed paperwork to get West on the ballot in Wisconsin.... West cannot win the election. He's missed too many deadlines to get on the ballot in too many states. But he could be a spoiler for President Donald Trump's reelection by siphoning off key portions of ...
Tags: Law, Wikipedia, Barack Obama, Cnn, Kanye West, West, Gop, New York Times, Wisconsin, Ohio, Donald Trump, George W Bush, Vladimir Lenin, Trump, Democratic Party, William Safire


US politics: no Covid-19 stimulus package progress as Trump makes more false claims – live updates

Deutsche Bank gave Trump records to New York prosecutors - reportTrump again claims Covid-19 will ‘go away’ as Fauci warns of long road aheadFacebook removes Trump post over different false Covid-19 claimJoin us today at 5pm ET for an online event with Eric Holder to discuss voter suppression in the 2020 election. Register nowSign up to our First Thing newsletter 11.20am BST A North Carolina man has pleaded guilty to threatening to burn down a Black church in Virginia days after one of the c...
Tags: New York, Eric Holder, Senate, Virginia, US, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Gop, Deutsche Bank, Mitch McConnell, North Carolina, Fox News Channel, Donald Trump, Trump, Senate GOP


The Asian American voters who could help Trump win a second term (Opinion)

Baoky Vu writes that with election day quickly approaching, there's one voting bloc that President Trump can rely on: Vietnamese Americans. While younger generations have been abandoning the GOP, a recent survey finds that older generations are among the President's most loyal voters.
Tags: Asia, News, Gop, Trump, Baoky Vu


GOP congressman tests positive for virus

Illinois Republican Rep. Rodney Davis tested positive for coronavirus on Wednesday, his office said in a statement, making him the third congressman over the last week to report having the virus.
Tags: News, Gop, Stories, Illinois, Rodney Davis


Reports of the Reagan Era’s Death Are Greatly Exaggerated

For the Symposium on Mark Tushnet, Taking Back the Constitution: Activist Judges and the Next Age of American Law (Yale University Press 2020).Amanda Hollis-Brusky Taking Back the Constitution is an ambitious book that covers a wide swath of territory in its attempt to explain, critique and offer alternatives to the contemporary Supreme Court and its constitutional agenda. While it treads over fairly well-trodden territory in its critique of the Roberts Court, Originalism, and the conservative ...
Tags: Supreme Court, Congress, White House, Virginia, Court, America, Reagan, Cnn, Gop, Ronald Reagan, Hawaii, Pentagon, Christian, Princeton University Press, Fdr, George W Bush


It just became a lot less likely that a Democrat will win a Senate seat in Kansas

Alice Stewart writes that the GOP primary race for Kasnas's vacant senate seat revealed that the Democrats didn't know who the real Trump-candidate was. Representative Roger Marshall's win against former Secretary of State Kris Kobach almost certainly means a loss for Democrats come November.
Tags: Senate, Cnn, Gop, Kansas, Trump, State, Roger Marshall, Kris Kobach, Alice Stewart, Kasnas


The Asian American voters who could help Trump win a second term

Baoky Vu writes that with election day quickly approaching, there's one voting bloc that President Trump can rely on: Vietnamese Americans. While younger generations have been abandoning the GOP, a recent survey finds that older generations are among the President's most loyal voters.
Tags: Cnn, Gop, Trump, Baoky Vu


GOP senators grow anxious over direction of stimulus talks with no deal in sight

Republican senators are increasingly concerned over the state of stimulus negotiations on Capitol Hill. They're frustrated over how long it is taking to reach an agreement and fearful that a deal may not come together at all as the country remains in crisis.
Tags: News, Gop, Stories


Kanye West's bizarre 'campaign' is designed to help Trump

John Avlon writes that there are a handful of GOP operatives pushing Kanye West's helter-skelter campaign for president, all in an effort to make the rapper a spoiler for President Trump in select states with sizable Black populations.
Tags: Cnn, Kanye West, Gop, Trump, John Avlon



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