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Georgia governor says he'd back Trump in 2024, despite Trump calling for him to be jailed for refusing to overturn election results

Gov. Brian Kemp (R-Georgia). AP Photo/John Bazemore Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp said he'd support Trump as 2024 presidential candidate.  "I think the president deserves a lot of credit," Kemp said. "And he's not going away." Trump relentlessly attacked Kemp when he refused to subvert the election result.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Georgia Governor Brian Kemp, who was relentlessly attacked by Donald Trump for refusing to help overturn the presidential election, sai...
Tags: Politics, Senate, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Gop, News UK, Mitch McConnell, Fox News, Republican Party, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Kemp, McConnell, CPAC


Here are some of Sen. Ron Johnson's thoughts on the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill

Sen. Ron Johnson C-SPAN GOP Sen. Ron Johnson took to the Senate floor to let Americans know that $1.9 trillion is, physically, a lot of money. "I think we've grown immune to these vast amounts of money," said Johnson, who voted for the GOP's $1.5 trillion tax cut in 2017. He also displayed a graphic showing how large a stack of a trillion one-dollar bills would be. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Republican Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin took to the Senate floor Wedn...
Tags: Politics, News, Obama, Senate, US, Trends, Gop, Wisconsin, Republican Party, Johnson, Ron Johnson, Trump, Sen Ron Johnson, Congressional Budget Office, Sonam Sheth, Coronavirus


Here's why Democrats want to bring back earmarks and Republicans want to ban them forever

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL). Joe Raedle/Getty Images/Bloomberg via Getty Images Democrats want to bring back earmarks, but face strong opposition from Republicans. Republicans, who banned earmarks a decade ago, want to permanently do away with them, citing past abuses. Democrats argue that members of Congress use them to receive funding for community projects. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Earmarks used to be a major - and controversial - tool for getting difficult le...
Tags: Florida, Congress, California, Montana, Senate, West Virginia, Barack Obama, Trends, Alaska, House, Arizona, Republican Party, Rubio, Shelby, Manchin, Steve Daines


Trump will only 'pretend' to run in 2024 in order to make more money, his niece Mary says

President Donald Trump hugging an American flag at CPAC 2020. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images Trump recently hinted he would run for president again in 2024. His niece Mary Trump predicted that he would only pretend to run in order to raise money. "I don't think he's going to let that grift go quite so soon," she told MSNBC. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Donald Trump will only "pretend" to run for president in 2024 in order to raise money before dropping out, his nie...
Tags: Politics, News, Senate, White House, Trends, Gop, House, New York Times, Mitt Romney, Mitch McConnell, Republican Party, Biden, Msnbc, Donald Trump, Trump, Mary


Trump will only 'pretend' to run in 2024 in order to make more money, says his niece Mary

President Donald Trump hugs an American flag at CPAC 2020. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images Trump recently hinted he would run for president again in 2024. However, his niece Mary Trump has predicted he will only 'pretend' to run in order to raise money. "I don't think he's going to let that grift go quite so soon," she told MSNBC. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Donald Trump will only "pretend" to run again for president in 2024 in order to raise money before ultimatel...
Tags: Politics, News, Senate, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, House, New York Times, Mitt Romney, Mitch McConnell, Republican Party, Republican, Biden, Msnbc, Donald Trump


Trump at CPAC called out his GOP critics and again claimed he won the 2020 election, showing he's still determined to undermine US democracy

Donald Trump addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference in the Hyatt Regency in Orlando on February 28, 2021. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Trump again falsely claimed he was the real winner of the 2020 election in his CPAC speech Sunday. Trump loyalists in the GOP are also using the claim in their push to restrict voting laws. But continuing to support it could backfire on the GOP.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. In the wake of the Capitol riot, Donald Trump...
Tags: Supreme Court, Washington Post, White House, US, Trends, Gop, New York Times, Republican Party, Republican, Donald Trump, Orlando, Administration, Trump, Reuters, Capitol, Hyatt Regency


6 takeaways from the Trump-dominated CPAC

Former President Donald Trump turned the Conservative Political Action Conference into his first post-presidential rally Sunday evening, pledging in a speech riddled with falsehoods to purge his enemies from the Republican Party and hinting repeatedly at another run for the White House in 2024.
Tags: News, White House, Stories, Republican Party, Donald Trump, Trump, CPAC


Trump Calls for GOP Unity, Repeats Lies About Election Loss

Former President Donald Trump called for Republican Party unity when he returned to the political stage for the first time since losing the White House to Joe Biden.
Tags: White House, Republican Party, Donald Trump


6 takeaways from the Trump-dominated CPAC

Former President Donald Trump turned the Conservative Political Action Conference into his first post-presidential rally Sunday evening, pledging in a speech riddled with falsehoods to purge his enemies from the Republican Party and hinting repeatedly at another run for the White House in 2024.
Tags: White House, Cnn, Republican Party, Donald Trump, Trump, CPAC


Trump calls for GOP unity at conservative convention, repeats lies about election loss

ORLANDO, Fla. — Taking the stage for the first time since leaving office, former President Donald Trump on Sunday called for Republican Party unity, even as he exacerbated intraparty divisions and trumpeted lies about the election in a speech that made clear he intends to remain a dominant political force. Speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference, where he has been hailed as a returning hero, Trump blasted his successor, President Joe Biden, and tried to cement his status as the ...
Tags: Florida, Texas, Supreme Court, Obama, Congress, Washington, Senate, White House, America, Barack Obama, Georgia, Sport, Joe Biden, Ap, Soccer, Gop


GOP Rep. Bill Cassidy says Trump won't be the party's 2024 presidential nominee

Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-Louisiana). Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post/AFP via Getty Images GOP Rep. Bill Cassidy said he doesn't believe that Trump will be the party's nominee for president in 2024. The party needs a candidate "who lifts all boats, and that's clearly not happened over the last four years," Cassidy said. Trump and other GOP members have said the former president will remain relevant to the party. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. GOP Rep. Bill Cassidy sa...
Tags: Politics, Senate, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Gop, House, House Of Representatives, Mitch McConnell, Graham, Republican Party, Republican, Biden, Donald Trump, Bill Cassidy


Trump to tell CPAC crowd the 'incredible journey' is 'far from over' in first public remarks since leaving White House

Former President Donald Trump takes the stage at the Conservative Political Action Conference Sunday, looking to reclaim his role as the Republican Party's kingmaker as he positions himself to play a major role in the 2022 midterm elections.
Tags: White House, Cnn, Republican Party, Donald Trump, Trump, CPAC


GOP Rep. Kevin McCarthy said he'd bet his 'personal house' that Republicans will 'get the majority back' in 2022

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy speaks during his weekly news conference December 5, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Alex Wong/Getty Images Rep. Kevin McCarthy on Saturday said he'd bet his home on the odds that the GOP secures a majority in 2022. "I would bet my house. My personal house. Don't tell my wife, but I will bet it," he said.  Democrats have a slim majority in the House. Republicans will need to flip five seats to regain control. Visit the Business section of Insid...
Tags: Politics, Republicans, Congress, California, Washington, Senate, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Democrats, Gop, House, House Of Representatives, Graham, Capitol Hill, Nancy Pelosi


Vegas is betting on Trump announcing his 2024 reelection bid during highly-anticipated CPAC speech

President Donald Trump speaks to supporters at a campaign rally at Las Vegas Convention Center on February 21, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mario Tama/Getty Images Vegas betting odds suggest Trump will declare his 2024 reelection bid at CPAC on Sunday. The former president is expected to use his speech to talk about the future of the Republican Party. Many CPAC attendees have already said they would vote for him if he decided to run again. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stori...
Tags: White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, New York Times, Republican Party, Biden, Donald Trump, Wall Street Journal, Trump, Reuters, Orlando Florida, Romney, Las Vegas Convention Center, CPAC, Politico Morning Consult


Ted Cruz said the Republican Party is 'not just the party of country clubs' but CPAC is fixated on Donald Trump - a man who literally lives at one

People take a picture with former President Donald Trump's statue on display at the Conservative Political Action Conference held in the Hyatt Regency on February 27, 2021 in Orlando, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Sen. Ted Cruz said the GOP is for the working class and "not just the party of country clubs." But CPAC, where Cruz was speaking, seemed to be all about Donald Trump, who lives at a club he also owns. Cruz himself was criticized last week for leaving frigid Texas to visit ...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Texas, Washington, Mexico, Senate, White House, Trends, Gop, Ted Cruz, Mitch McConnell, Republican Party, Donald Trump, Cruz, Orlando, Trump


Trump wants to start a new super PAC headed by former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, report says

Former Trump Campaign manager Corey Lewandowski speaks as President Donald Trump looks on during a rally at Total Sports Park in Washington, Michigan on April 28, 2018. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images Trump told political advisers this week that he plans on starting a new super PAC, Politico reports. The former president reportedly wants his former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, to run it. Sources said nothing is confirmed yet and that Trump could still change his mind at any moment...
Tags: Florida, White House, Politico, Trends, Arkansas, House, PAC, Republican Party, Donald Trump, Miller, Trump, Corey Lewandowski, CPAC, Donald Trump Jr, Jason Miller, Mandel Ngan


Trump begins settling scores with Republican opponents by endorsing a former aide's primary challenge to an Ohio congressman who backed impeachment

Ohio Rep. Anthony Gonzalez (L) and Former President Donald Trump (R). Saul Loeb/AFP/ Pool via Getty Images Trump has endorsed Max Miller, a primary challenger running against Ohio's Rep. Anthony Gonzalez. Gonzalez is one of the 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach Trump last month. Trump has indicated he would play an active role on the campaign trail during the 2022 elections.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Donald Trump endorsed former aide Max Miller in his...
Tags: Politics, Congress, White House, Politico, Trends, Georgia, Cnn, Wyoming, House, News UK, Ohio, Republican Party, Donald Trump, Miller, Trump, Capitol


Republicans at a crossroads? Probably not

How did the Republican Party arrive at such a confused and divided state that Senator John Thune (R-SD) had to ask whether it wanted “to be the party of limited government and fiscal responsibility, free markets, peace through strength and pro-life” or “the party of conspiracy theories and QAnon”? The question seems to suggest that the party has a binary choice, that they could be one or the other. In reality, the party is both, and it has been so for some time. The Republican Party we see today...
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Donald Trump Jr. gives fiery CPAC speech full of grievances against anti-Trump Republicans, big tech, and the mainstream media

Donald Trump Jr. does an interview on media row at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) Friday, Feb. 26, 2021, in Orlando, Fla. AP Donald Trump Jr. gave a fiery speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). He aired grievances against anti-Trump Republicans, big tech, the mainstream media, and the election. He criticized Rep. Liz Cheney, saying her "politics are only slightly less popular than her father is at a quail hunt." Visit the Business section of Ins...
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Mark Meadows says all the top 2024 GOP candidates 'have Trump as their last name'

President-elect Donald Trump, center, stands next to Allen Weisselberg, second from left, Donald Trump Jr., right and Ivanka Trump, left, at a news conference in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York. Weisselberg, chief financial officer for Donald Trump, is now in the sights of the federal probes and congressional investigations of President Donald Trump's family business. AP Photo/Evan Vucci Former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows told Fox News on Thursday night that the top GO...
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Former House Speaker John Boehner can be heard telling Ted Cruz to 'go f--- yourself' in an audiobook recording, report says

Former House Speaker John Boehner. Alex Edelman/Getty Images John Boehner went off script while recording the audiobook of his new memoir, Axios reported. In one session, the former House speaker reportedly called out Ted Cruz, saying "go f--- yourself." Cruz was recently vilified for flying to Cancún as a winter storm swept his home state of Texas. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Former House Speaker John Boehner went off script while recording the audiobook of hi...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Congress, Nbc News, Trends, House, Ted Cruz, News UK, John Boehner, Boehner, Republican Party, Cruz, Reuters, Cancun, Sen Ted Cruz, CANCUN Mexico


McConnell says he would vote for Trump again days after accusing him of being 'practically and morally responsible' for the insurrection

McConnell and Trump. JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images McConnell said he would support Trump if he were the Republican Party's nominee in 2024. The comment came days after he accused Trump of being "practically and morally responsible" for the Capitol insurrection. "Absolutely," McConnell said when asked if he would back Trump again if he won the GOP nomination. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that he would back Don...
Tags: Politics, News, Kentucky, Senate, Trends, Gop, Mitch McConnell, Fox News, Republican Party, Donald Trump, Trump, Capitol, Bret Baier, Baier, McConnell, Curtis Houck


McConnell says he would vote for Trump again days after accusing him of 'dereliction of duty' over the insurrection

McConnell and Trump. JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images McConnell said he would support Trump if he were the Republican Party's nominee in 2024. The comment came days after he accused Trump of being "practically and morally responsible" for the Capitol insurrection. "Absolutely," McConnell said when asked if he would back Trump again if he won the GOP nomination. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that he would back Don...
Tags: Politics, News, Kentucky, Senate, Trends, Gop, Mitch McConnell, Fox News, Republican Party, Donald Trump, Trump, Capitol, Bret Baier, Baier, McConnell, Curtis Houck


Facebook deleted a video of Rep. Marie Newman installing a transgender flag in front of her office but Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene's anti-transgender post was untouched

A transphobic sign was put up by Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2020, after Rep. Marie Newman, D-Ill., put up a pro transgender rights flag across the hallway in the Longworth House Office Building. Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images After a debate over the Equality Act, Rep. Marie Newman put a transgender flag outside of her office. In response, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene placed a transphobic sign outside of her office. Facebook removed Newman's vid...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, News, Congress, Senate, Trends, Gop, House, Republican Party, Transgender Rights, Democratic Party, Newman, Greene, Facebook In, LGBTQ rights, Adam Kinzinger


Republican leaders Kevin McCarthy and Liz Cheney clash over support for Trump at a press conference

House Republican Caucus Chair Liz Cheney (R-Wyoming) at a press briefing with Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-California). AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite Simmering divisions within Republican leadership were exposed yet again on Wednesday when leaders were asked about Donald Trump. While House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and Rep. Liz Cheney disagreed about whether Trump should speak at an upcoming conservative conference.  "I don't believe he should be playing a role in the future of th...
Tags: Politics, News, Republicans, California, Trends, Gop, Wyoming, House, Republican Party, Republican, Donald Trump, Cheney, Mccarthy, Trump, Jim Jordan, Capitol


Marjorie Taylor Greene faces a 'bloodbath' of a reelection race in 2022 - if she isn't expelled from Congress first, district organizers say

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene. Sarah Silbiger/Reuters Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia is one of the most contentious new figures in Congress. Republicans and Democrats in her district say she'll face a tough reelection challenge in 2022. But she will be hard to beat with her fundraising skills and ability to rile up constituents.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, the firebrand new Republican in Congress, is likely to face threats fro...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Trends, Georgia, Indiana, Ap, Democrats, Gop, News UK, Republican Party, Committee, Reuters, Democratic Party, David Boyle, Washington Examiner, Cowan


How a wealthy businesswoman moved to a depressed, rural corner of Georgia, won over its voters, and got them to send her to Congress

Marjorie Taylor Greene. Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images; Samantha Lee/Insider Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene is one of the most divisive new politicians in Congress. Insider spoke to political leaders in her Georgia district who told us how she rose to power. This is how she out-fundraised and out-charmed fellow Republicans, then cruised her way to Washington. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. For a freshman Republican representing a small,...
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10 Things in Politics: Who's blaming who over Capitol riot

Former US Capitol Police Chief Steven Sund testifies at a Senate hearing on February 23, 2021. AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool Good morning! Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. I'm Brent Griffiths. Sign up here to get this newsletter in your inbox each day.Send your tips and thoughts to [email protected] or tweet me @BrentGriffiths.Here's what you need to know:The FBI warned of violence before the Capitol riot, but the top officials responsible for the Capitol's security didn't see ...
Tags: Utah, Politics, New York, Texas, Minnesota, Nbc, Dwayne Johnson, Senate, White House, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Fbi, Pennsylvania, Gop, House


David Perdue announces he won't run against Raphael Warnock in 2022 Georgia Senate race

Former Sen. David Perdue (R-Georgia). Ethan Miller/Getty Images Former GOP Sen. David Perdue of Georgia will not run for the Senate in 2022. Just days ago, Perdue filed paperwork to explore a potential candidacy. Perdue lost his reelection bid to Democrat Jon Ossoff in last month's Senate runoff elections. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Former GOP Sen. David Perdue of Georgia announced on Tuesday that he would not be a candidate for the Senate in 2022, just days af...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Kentucky, Senate, US, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Joe Biden, Gop, New York Times, Mitch McConnell, Republican Party, Times, Donald Trump, Perdue


A Florida official has told staff to ignore Gov. Ron DeSantis's order to fly flags at half-staff for Rush Limbaugh because they must not 'celebrate hate speech'

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (L) announced Friday that flags would be flown at half-staff to honor late radio host Rush Limbaugh (R). Joe Raedle/Getty Images, Jim WATSON/AFP A Florida official told staff to ignore orders to fly flags at half-mast for Rush Limbaugh. Gov. Ron DeSantis ordered flags to be flown at half-staff to honor the controversial talk show host. Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried refused saying the state must not "celebrate hate speech." Visit the Business section of Insi...
Tags: Florida, Politics, News, Supreme Court, Washington, Trends, United States, Republican Party, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Armed Forces, United States of America, Limbaugh, Tampa Bay Times, Rush Limbaugh, R, Ron DeSantis



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