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‘Absolutely Bogus’: Republicans Blast House GOPers Who Downplay Capitol Attack

Some Republicans on Sunday took aim at House Republicans who continued to downplay the violence of the deadly Capitol insurrection during a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing last week that happened the same day Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) was ousted as House GOP conference chair. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, House, House Gop, Larry Hogan, Fred Upton, Adam Kinzinger, Liz Cheney, Summer Concepcion, House Oversight and Reform Committee


5 Takeaways From Cheney’s Media Blitz Days After Ouster From GOP Leadership

On the heels of her ouster as the No. 3 Republican and House Republicans continuing to downplay the violence of the deadly Capitol insurrection during a hearing last week, Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) on Sunday stood by her vehement criticism of former President Trump as well as Republicans who still egg on his election fraud falsehoods well after he left office. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, House, Cheney, Trump, Liz Cheney, GOP Leadership, Summer Concepcion


CDC Director Defends Lifting Mask Recommendations For Vaccinated People

CDC Director Rochelle Walensky on Sunday defended the agency's new guidelines saying that those who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can safely remove their masks in most circumstances. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, Cdc, Summer Concepcion, COVID-19, Rochelle Walensky


MSNBC Host Fires Back At GOP Rep Who Says Media Should ‘Move On’ From Big Lie

Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-TX) on Sunday got into a testy exchange with MSNBC's "Meet the Press" host Chuck Todd when grilled on the GOP's embrace of the big lie, following the House GOP's vote to oust Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) as the No. 3 Republican for refusing to buy into former President Trump's election fraud falsehoods. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, Gop, Msnbc, Trump, House Gop, Chuck Todd, Liz Cheney R WY, Summer Concepcion, Dan Crenshaw


Cheney Is Fed Up With McCarthy’s ‘Sad’ And ‘Dangerous’ Leadership

Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) tore into House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) moments after she was ousted as the No. 3 Republican. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, House, Cheney, Mccarthy, Kevin McCarthy, Liz Cheney, Summer Concepcion


McCarthy Swears GOP Moved On From Big Lie. Cheney Was Just Booted For Not Buying It.

In a head-spinning moment, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) falsely insisted that his caucus is done pushing the election fraud falsehoods that led to Rep. Liz Cheney's (R-WY) ouster as its conference chair on Wednesday. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, House, Mccarthy, Kevin McCarthy, Liz Cheney, Summer Concepcion, Big Lie Cheney


Ohio Ups The Ante: Gov Announces $1 Million Lottery For Adults Vaccinated Against COVID-19

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine (R) on Wednesday announced an eye-popping incentive for adults in the state to get vaccinated — a lottery later this month where adults who have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine can win $1 million. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, Ohio, Vaccine, Mike DeWine, Summer Concepcion, COVID-19


Fauci Scolds Paul Again As KY Senator Pushes COVID Origins Conspiracy Theory

White House chief medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci on Tuesday once again found himself sparring with Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) when the Republican senator repeatedly questioned the nation's top infectious disease expert about the origins of COVID-19. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, White House, Rand Paul, Anthony Fauci, Sen Rand Paul R Ky, Summer Concepcion, COVID-19, Fauci Scolds Paul


Biden Plans To Meet With McCarthy, But They Won’t Be Discussing The GOP’s Future

White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Tuesday said that President Biden's meeting with House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) — which will come shortly after the conference moves to oust Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) from her leadership position — won't focus on the future of the Republican Party. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, White House, Joe Biden, Gop, House, Republican Party, Biden, Mccarthy, Kevin McCarthy, Liz Cheney, Jen Psaki, Summer Concepcion


GOP Rep Knocks Idea Of Stefanik Replacing Cheney To Lead Conference

Rep. Chip Roy (R-TX) on Tuesday bashed Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY), after the New York Republican gained endorsements from House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) to replace Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) as conference chair. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: New York, News, La, Gop, House, Kevin McCarthy, Steve Scalise, Liz Cheney, Elise Stefanik, Summer Concepcion, Elise Stefanik R NY, Chip Roy, Chip Roy R TX


McConnell Carefully Avoids Topic Of Trump Grip On GOP During KY Interview

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) painstaking beat around the bush when asked about former President Trump's enduring influence on the Republican Party during an interview with a Kentucky PBS affiliate that aired Monday. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, Senate, Mitch McConnell, Republican Party, Donald Trump, Trump, Bush, Mitch McConnell R Ky, McConnell, Summer Concepcion, GOP During KY Interview, Kentucky PBS


Ernst Accuses Fellow GOPers Of Forcing The ‘Cancel Culture’ They Decry On Cheney

Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) on Monday doubled down on her defense of Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) by taking aim at fellow Republicans for pushing the "cancel culture" they cry foul about onto the third-ranking Republican, days before the House GOP conference is set to vote on whether to oust Cheney as its chair amid the third-ranking Republican continuing to call out former President Trump for his election fraud falsehoods. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, Cheney, Trump, House Gop, Joni Ernst, Liz Cheney, Sen Joni Ernst R IA, Summer Concepcion


‘Americans Want To Work’: Biden Says Modest Jobs Report Can’t Be Blamed On Unemployment Benefits

President Biden on Monday stressed that the slowdown of hiring nationwide last month is not an indicator that his administration's American Rescue Plan is ineffective, and disputed the notion that unemployment insurance is hurting the job market. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, Joe Biden, Biden, Summer Concepcion, COVID-19


Commerce Secretary Refutes Notion That Unemployment Relief Impedes Job Growth

Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo on Sunday pushed back on the idea that unemployment relief is hurting the job market as Republican governors begin slashing jobless benefits in their states, arguing that the move would force more people to return to work. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, Commerce, Commerce Department, Gina Raimondo, Summer Concepcion, COVID-19


Some GOPers Defend Cheney As Her GOP Leadership Role Comes Under Threat

As House Republicans inch closer to ousting Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) as the caucus' conference chair for her vehement refusal to go along with former President Trump's election fraud falsehoods, a few GOP lawmakers on Sunday came out in support of the third-ranking Republican as her future in GOP leadership hangs in the balance. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, Gop, House, Bill Cassidy, Cheney, Trump, Larry Hogan, Spencer Cox, Adam Kinzinger, Liz Cheney, Liz Cheney R WY, Summer Concepcion


Clyburn Slams McConnell For GOP ‘Losing Its Way’ As House GOP Pushes Cheney Ouster

House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn (D-SC) on Sunday took aim at Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) amid House Republicans preparing to oust Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WYO as its conference chair for refusing to bend to former President Trump's election fraud falsehoods. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, Senate, Gop, House, Mitch McConnell, Trump, Jim Clyburn, McConnell, Liz Cheney, James Clyburn, Summer Concepcion, Cheney Ouster


Cassidy Pushes Back On Graham Declaring GOP ‘Can’t Grow Without’ Trump

Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) on Sunday pushed back on Sen. Lindsey Graham's (R-SC) remarks last week declaring that the Republican Party can't move forward without former President Trump, amid House Republicans threatening to oust Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) for her vehement criticism of the former president. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, Gop, House, Republican Party, Bill Cassidy, Lindsey Graham, Trump, Sen Lindsey Graham, Liz Cheney, Bill Cassidy R La, Summer Concepcion, R SC


In Interview With Bannon, Stefanik Cozies Up To Big Lie While Praising Sketchy AZ Audit

As House GOP leadership openly boosts her bid to replace Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) as conference chair, Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY) on Thursday flirted openly with former President Trump's election fraud falsehoods during an appearance on Steve Bannon's "War Room" podcast. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, Trump, House Gop, Liz Cheney, Steve Bannon, Elise Stefanik, Summer Concepcion, Bannon Stefanik


Twitter Suspends Account That Tried To Circumvent Trump Ban

Twitter on Thursday suspended an account that reposted statements former President Trump shared on his own website, which appeared to be an attempt to evade the ban that the platform placed on the former president's account in the aftermath of the deadly Capitol insurrection he incited. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: Twitter, News, Trump, Summer Concepcion


Trump Revives Post-Insurrection Attacks Against GOPers Who Refused To Contest Biden’s Win

Amid House Republicans' threats to oust Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) as the caucus' conference chair, former President Trump continues to attack prominent Republicans who certified Joe Biden's electoral victory after the deadly Capitol insurrection he incited on Jan. 6 -- including his former Veep. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, Joe Biden, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Liz Cheney, Liz Cheney R WY, Summer Concepcion, Trump Revives Post Insurrection Attacks Against


Ernst Offers Lukewarm Defense Of Cheney Amid Silence From Most GOPers

Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) on Wednesday offered a lukewarm defense of Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) as House Republicans suggest that the third-ranking Republican's ouster is in the cards. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, House, Joni Ernst, Liz Cheney, Sen Joni Ernst R IA, Summer Concepcion


Cheney Doubles Down On Warning GOP Against Falling Prey To Trump’s Bogus Claims

Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) made clear on Wednesday that she has no plans to back down on her vehement criticism of former President Trump amid House Republicans threatening to give her the boot as its conference chair. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, House, Trump, Liz Cheney, Summer Concepcion, Cheney Doubles Down


WH Rips GOP For ‘Blood, Sweat And Tears’ It Has Poured Into Attacking Cheney

White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Tuesday took aim at House Republicans threatening to oust Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) as conference chair, and more broadly for using the Republican congresswoman as a scapegoat for "trying to figure out where they stand and what they stand for." [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, White House, Gop, House, Cheney, Liz Cheney, Jen Psaki, Summer Concepcion


State GOPers Aren’t Done Punishing Republicans Who Bucked Trump

Months after former President Trump was acquitted of "incitement of insurrection," the Ohio Republican Party is reportedly set to vote on a resolution this week to censure GOP lawmakers who voted to impeach Trump, which includes Reps. Liz Cheney (R-WY) and Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH), according to Fox News. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, Gop, Fox News, Donald Trump, Trump, Ohio Republican Party, Anthony Gonzalez, Liz Cheney, Impeachment, Summer Concepcion


McConnell Decries ‘Disturbing’ Decline In COVID-19 Vaccinations In Home State

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on Monday expressed his dismay over the "disturbing" trend of declining vaccination rates in his home state. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, Senate, Mitch McConnell, Vaccine, Mitch McConnell R Ky, McConnell, Summer Concepcion, COVID-19


Cheney Takes More Swipes At Trump As GOPers Push For Her Ouster

Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) isn't backing down. As some House Republicans suggest that the third-ranking Republican could be ousted from GOP leadership for her vehement refusal to elevate former President Trump, Cheney took her feud with Trump up a notch in a tweet hitting back at the election fraud falsehoods that he continues to espouse. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, Gop, House, Donald Trump, Cheney, Trump, Liz Cheney, Liz Cheney R WY, Summer Concepcion, Trump Cheney


Biden Raises Refugee Cap To 62,500 After Backlash For Keeping Trump Era Limit

The Biden administration on Monday announced that it will raise the refugee cap to 62,500 this fiscal year, following backlash the President faced last month for keeping the historically low Trump-era refugee cap of 15,000 intact. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, Immigration, Joe Biden, Refugees, Biden, Trump, Summer Concepcion, Biden Administration, Trump Era Limit


Dersh Invites Trump To Come Help Rudy With His Legal Issues

Alan Dershowitz is hoping that former President Trump will come to Rudy Giuliani's defense in court after federal prosecutors seized electronic devices from the former New York City mayor’s home and office last week in their investigation into the lawyer’s business dealings in Ukraine. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, New York City, Ukraine, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Alan Dershowitz, Summer Concepcion


Romney Booed At Utah GOP Convention Before Vote To Censure Him Fails

The Utah Republican Party's resolution to censure Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) for his votes to convict former President Trump failed during the party's organizing convention after the senator was booed at the event. The vote narrowly failed 711-798, according to the Salt Lake Tribune. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: Utah, News, Mitt Romney, Trump, Salt Lake Tribune, Utah Republican Party, Romney, Summer Concepcion, Sen Mitt Romney R UT


Scott Stands By Controversial ‘America Is Not A Racist Country’ Remark

Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) on Sunday stood by his remark arguing that "America is not a racist country" during his rebuttal to President Biden's address to Congress last week. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, Congress, America, Biden, Sen Tim Scott R SC, Tim Scott, Summer Concepcion, Controversial America