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Bob Dole is just plain sick of Donald Trump

Bob Dole wasn't one of those establishment types who stuck up their nose about Donald Trump's hostile takeover of the Republican Party in 2016. He endorsed the billionaire businessman in that race and was the only former presidential nominee to attend the Republican National Convention that nominated Trump to be the GOP's standard-bearer.
Tags: Cnn, Gop, Republican Party, Donald Trump, Trump, Bob Dole


I am a Black Republican. Here's what my party should know about racism in America.

As a Black Republican, I can attest that racism does make it difficult for Black people's participation in the Republican Party.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, America, Republican Party, Usa Today


10 Things in Politics: How Trump became king of GOP

I hope you had a nice weekend. Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Send tips to [email protected], or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:The definitive oral history of how Trump took over the GOP, as told by Cruz, Rubio, and 20 more insidersNearly 2 in 3 Americans in new poll express concerns about the Delta variantTennis star Coco Gauff dropped out of the Olympics after testing positive for COVID-19With Phil Rosen...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Texas, Congress, California, Washington Post, Cbs News, Oregon, Senate, White House, US, America, Trends, Tesla, Joe Biden, Indiana


A second California venue refused to host Matt Gaetz' and Marjorie Taylor Greene's 'America First' tour

Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene Drew Angerer/Getty Images; Joe Raedle/Getty Images A convention center in Riverside, California, has refused to host Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene and Matt Gaetz' "America First" event. The decision was made by a private company that operates the venue, the Riverside mayor said. A hotel last week said it wouldn't host the event once it realized that Gaetz and Greene were the featured speakers. See more stories on Insider's business page. A c...
Tags: Florida, Politics, News, California, Trends, Georgia, House, Hotel, Republican Party, Orange County, Hospitality, Riverside, Orange County Register, Greene, Anaheim Event Center, Dawson


Former Trump official says the GOP is the 'number 1 national security threat' to the US, bigger than ISIS or Russia

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., talks with President Donald Trump during an event on California water accessibility, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Bakersfield, Calif. Evan Vucci/The Associated Press An ex-Trump official said the GOP is the top national security threat to the US. "Unless my Party reforms, its extremist elements represent the leading threat to our democracy," he said. Democracy scholars have issued similar warnings about the GOP, particularly since January 6....
Tags: Europe, Politics, Isis, News, California, Democracy, White House, Russia, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, House, New York Times, Homeland Security, Republican Party


Why the GOP is keeping Trump bubble-wrapped

Nicole Hemmer writes the Republican Party has continued to protect former President Donald Trump and the Big Lie as part of a dangerous effort 'to hold on to power and to subvert democracy.'
Tags: Cnn, Gop, Republican Party, Donald Trump, Trump, Nicole Hemmer


Why the GOP can't shake its loyalty to Trump

Nicole Hemmer writes the Republican Party has continued to protect former President Donald Trump and the Big Lie as part of a dangerous effort 'to hold on to power and to subvert democracy.'
Tags: Cnn, Gop, Republican Party, Donald Trump, Trump, Nicole Hemmer


"CPAC did two straw polls: One with former President Donald Trump included and one without him."

"In the first, Trump crushed with 70%, which, if you've followed politics over the past, say, five years, will not surprise you. DeSantis came in second with 21%, the ONLY candidate not named Trump who got more than 1% in the straw poll. In the second straw poll -- without Trump -- DeSantis took 68%(!) of the vote. Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo came in second with 5% followed by Donald Trump Jr. and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz at 4% and South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem at 3%."From "The leader of th...
Tags: Florida, Law, Washington Post, Siri, Cnn, South Dakota, Republican Party, Msnbc, Donald Trump, Polls, Trump, State, Howard Dean, Don, Newsweek, Vermont Howard Dean


Colbert pummels Marjorie Taylor Greene for her anti-vax denials

Colbert is once again live in front of audiences, and the Republican party is making asses of themselves. In addition to MTG's latest Q-clownyness, Colbert spares CPAC no mercy. Colbert leans into MTG around 3:10.
Tags: Video, News, Colbert, Republican Party, CPAC, Marjorie Taylor Greene, Late Nite TV


Analysis: The leader of the Republican Party *not* named Donald Trump

Everyone knows that Donald Trump is the king of the Republican Party. What's interesting, however, is that over the last year or so, an heir to that throne has emerged quite clearly. And his name is Ron DeSantis.
Tags: News, Stories, Republican Party, Donald Trump


The leader of the Republican Party *not* named Donald Trump

Everyone knows that Donald Trump is the king of the Republican Party. What's interesting, however, is that over the last year or so, an heir to that throne has emerged quite clearly. And his name is Ron DeSantis.
Tags: Cnn, Republican Party, Donald Trump


5 takeaways from CPAC's Texas gathering

The Conservative Political Action Conference's summer gathering in Dallas over the weekend showcased the hold President Donald Trump -- and the conspiracy theories he is touting -- have over the Republican Party's activist base.
Tags: Texas, News, Stories, Dallas, Republican Party, Donald Trump, CPAC


5 takeaways from CPAC's summer gathering in Texas

The Conservative Political Action Conference's summer gathering in Dallas over the weekend showcased the hold President Donald Trump -- and the conspiracy theories he is touting -- have over the Republican Party's activist base.
Tags: Texas, Cnn, Dallas, Republican Party, Donald Trump, CPAC


GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger said his party has been hijacked by 'outrage politics' that is 'going to get Americans killed'

Rep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois. AP Photo/Amanda Andrade-Rhoades Some GOP lawmakers were outraged when Biden suggested offering COVID-19 vaccines door-to-door. GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger said his party's "outrage politics" is "going to get Americans killed." Biden missed his goal of inoculating 70% of American adults by July 4 as vaccine hesitancy persists. See more stories on Insider's business page. Republican Rep. Adam Kinzinger said "outrage politics" being played by the GOP is "g...
Tags: Politics, Cdc, Russia, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Gop, House, Vaccine, Republican Party, Republican, Biden, Illinois, Donald Trump, Cruz


Marjorie Taylor Greene calls for 'completely evil' critical race theory to be outlawed, teachers to be fired

Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene. Getty Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene said critical race theory is "completely evil" and should be outlawed. In recent weeks the Republican party has waged a culture war against critical race theory. Critical race theory considers the impacts of America's history of racism and discrimination. See more stories on Insider's business page. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene said that critical race theory is "completely evil" and should be outlawed, and that...
Tags: Florida, Politics, News, Education, America, Trends, Georgia, Gop, Republican Party, Greene, Several Republican, Critical Race Theory, Marjorie Taylor Greene, UK Weekend, Alia Shoaib, Marjorie Taylor Greene Getty


Another Piece of the 2022 Puzzle

Salon reporter Zachary Petrizzo confirms that Oath Keepers founder and leader Stewart Rhodes was at CPAC in Dallas last night as an officially credentialed guest hobnobbing the the elite of the Republican party and conservative movement. [Author: Josh Marshall]
Tags: News, Dallas, Republican Party, Josh Marshall, CPAC, Stewart Rhodes, Zachary Petrizzo, Editors' Blog


Trump Diehards Push ‘7-Point Plan’ To Put Him Back In White House

Step 1: Get the Black Congressional Caucus to join the Republican Party so they can impeach Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.
Tags: News, White House, Joe Biden, Republican Party, Black Congressional Caucus


Trump Supporters Insist Far-Fetched 7-Point Plan Will Get Him Back In Office

Step 1: Get the Black Congressional Caucus to join the Republican Party so they can impeach Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.
Tags: News, Joe Biden, Republican Party, Trump, Black Congressional Caucus


Analysis: The Big Lie is a litmus test for a GOP senator who refused to object to 2020 election results

The Republican Party is no longer about conservatism. It's about slavish devotion to Donald Trump and his fact-free fantasy that the 2020 election was stolen from him.
Tags: News, Gop, Stories, Republican Party, Donald Trump


The Big Lie is now a litmus test for this Republican senator

The Republican Party is no longer about conservatism. It's about slavish devotion to Donald Trump and his fact-free fantasy that the 2020 election was stolen from him.
Tags: Cnn, Republican Party, Donald Trump


Former Republican Congressman Debunks A Modern Myth About The GOP

"There is nothing left of this Republican Party," said David Jolly.
Tags: News, Gop, Republican Party


Donald Trump is still the king of the GOP -- J.D. Vance just proved why

It took J.D. Vance only four days to understand just how much control Donald Trump has over the Republican Party these days.
Tags: Cnn, Gop, Republican Party, Donald Trump, J D Vance


Analysis: Donald Trump is still the king of the GOP -- J.D. Vance just proved why

It took J.D. Vance only four days to understand just how much control Donald Trump has over the Republican Party these days.
Tags: News, Gop, Stories, Republican Party, Donald Trump, J D Vance


Arkansas governor says that fellow GOP Gov. Kristi Noem set 'a bad precedent' in using private funds to send National Guard to US-Mexico border

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson. AP Photo/Danny Johnston Gov. Hutchinson said that sending troops to the border using private funds sets "a bad precedent." "This is a state function," he told host Dana Bash on CNN's "State of the Union." Gov. Noem received a donation to be used to aid in efforts at the US-Mexico border. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. GOP Gov. Asa Hutchinson of Arkansas on Sunday said that deploying a state's National Guard troops to the US-Mex...
Tags: Politics, Immigration, US, America, Trends, Cnn, Gop, Arkansas, South Dakota, Tennessee, Capitol Hill, The New York Times, Republican Party, Johnson, Hutchinson, National Guard


Newsom Recall Election 60-80 Days Away; Lt. Governor Still Needs To Set Exact Date

SACRAMENTO (AP/CBS13) — California moved Thursday toward finalizing a date for a recall election that could oust Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom from office, while the Republican field might be headed for a major shakeup with the addition of conservative talk show host Larry Elder. Officials in Sacramento inched toward completing the convoluted legal steps to formally place the recall on the ballot, which when finished will allow Lt. Gov. Eleni Kounalakis to set a date for the election. It would ha...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, California, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Ap, Recall, Gop, Associated Press, Doug Ose, Republican Party, Republican, Black, Gavin Newsom, Cox


Top Oregon RNC official says he was unaware of pro-Nazi host and White national activist they discussed during YouTube chat

A top Republican Party official in Oregon appeared on a YouTube show hosted by a man with a history of racist, anti-Semitic and pro-Nazi statements, in which the official, Solomon Yue, spoke supportively of another man who espouses White nationalist rhetoric.
Tags: Youtube, Oregon, Cnn, Nazi, Republican Party, Solomon Yue, Oregon RNC


Paul Gosar is proudly hosting a fundraiser with infamous holocaust denier

You would think Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ), the new fresh face of the Republican Party, couldn't possibly do anything new that would reveal himself to be even more despicable than his brothers and sisters have been telling us for years. This time Gosar managed to burrow even deeper into the fetid swamp of racism by announcing that he's holding a fundraiser with Holocaust denier Nick Fuentes. — Read the rest
Tags: Video, News, Republican Party, Gosar, Paul Gosar, Nick Fuentes, Trumpian Racists


Siblings of GOP Rep. Paul Gosar want him kicked out of Congress, and call him 'a traitor to this country'

Rep. Paul Gosar. AP The siblings of GOP Rep. Paul Gosar are calling for their brother's removal from Congress. "I consider him a traitor to this country," Dave Gosar said of his brother to NBC News. Gosar has been a vocal supporter of former President Donald Trump's debunked election claims. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. For months, GOP Rep. Paul Gosar of Arizona has been one of the most vocal supporters of former President Donald Trump's debunked elec...
Tags: Politics, Nbc, Congress, China, Nbc News, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Gop, Wyoming, House, Arizona, Republican Party, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump


Republican lawmaker says Donald Trump is a 'loser president'

Congressman Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) gives his thoughts on the state of the Republican Party, speaking truth, and former President Donald Trump as he hits the road again at rallies.
Tags: News, Stories, Republican Party, Donald Trump, Adam Kinzinger R IL


Republican Sen. Rob Portman says Trump is 'definitely the leader of the party'

Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH). Anna Moneymaker-Pool/Getty Images GOP Sen. Rob Portman said former president Trump is "definitely" the leader of the party. He cited his popularity "among the Republican base," Portman said on ABC's "This Week." His comments come after Trump's first rally post-White House in Ohio Saturday. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio said former President Donald Trump is "definitely" the leader of the GOP in an interview Sunda...
Tags: Politics, News, Abc, Senate, White House, Trends, Gop, House, Ohio, Republican Party, Republican, Donald Trump, Trump, Rob Portman, Portman, Anthony Gonzalez



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