Category: Republicans

Locals React to FBI Raid on Mar-a-Lago

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.—George said he thinks former president Donald Trump got what he deserved with the Mar-a-Lago raid. But he also said the raid was politically motivated and that he doesn’t trust the FBI. “Even though I don’t like him, I think it’s all part of the same game from the other side, just…


McConnel Mum About Cheney’s Primary Defeat

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has been mum about Rep. Liz Cheney’s (R-Wyo.) primary loss to contender Harriet Hageman on Aug 16, in spite of several bids to defend her in the past. Both McConnell and a representative for the second-ranking Senate Republican, GOP Whip John Thune (R-S.D), refused requests for comment on the matter from Fox…


Top Senator: New Whistleblower Information Reveals ‘Political Infection’ Within the FBI

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) said allegations from FBI whistleblowers show there is a “political infection” within the bureau following the agency’s unprecedented raid on former President Donald Trump’s Florida home. In a letter to FBI Director Christopher Wray, Grassley demanded information about alleged bias among high-ranking officials. “Starting on May 31, 2022, I’ve written three…


Top Senator: Whistleblower Information Reveals ‘Political Infection’ Within the FBI

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) said allegations from FBI whistleblowers show there is a “political infection” within the bureau following the agency’s unprecedented raid on former President Donald Trump’s Florida home. In a letter to FBI Director Christopher Wray, Grassley demanded information about alleged bias among high-ranking officials. “Starting on May 31, 2022, I’ve written three…


With Liz Cheney Out, Here’s How Many Republicans Who Impeached Trump Remain

Along with Rep. Liz Cheney’s (R-Wyo.) defeat in the GOP primary race on Tuesday evening, the vast majority of House Republicans who voted to impeach former President Donald Trump during his second impeachment are slated to leave Congress. Cheney is the fourth to lose her primary election, while four declined to seek another term. Two…


Pence Says Republicans Shouldn’t Criticize FBI for Mar-a-Lago Raid

Former Vice President Mike Pence broke with former President Donald Trump and other Republicans and said Wednesday they should stop criticizing the FBI following the bureau’s raid targeting the former president’s home. “I also want to remind my fellow Republicans, we can hold the attorney general accountable for the decision he made without attacking the…


Critics Aren’t Buying Biden’s Pledge That Americans Earning Under $400,000 Won’t Pay a ‘Penny More’ in Taxes

President Joe Biden said after signing the Inflation Reduction Act that no Americans making under $400,000 per year will pay more taxes despite the bill giving the IRS a massive cash injection for enforcement, prompting a flurry of criticism arguing that Biden’s pledge holds no water and that the tax agency will squeeze middle-income households…


With Cheney’s Ouster, Most GOP Trump Impeachment Backers Will Be Out of Congress in 2023

CHEYENNE, Wyo.—Three-term Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) on Aug. 116 became the eighth Republican who voted for Donald Trump’s impeachment to either retire or be defeated by party rivals endorsed by the former president. Cheney, one of Trump’s most vociferous critics, was defeated in Wyoming’s Aug. 16 Republican primary for the state’s lone congressional seat by…


With Cheney’s Ouster, at Least 8 of 10 GOP Trump Impeachment Backers Will Be Out of Congress Next Session

CHEYENNE, Wyo.—Three-term Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) on Aug. 16 became the eighth of 10 Republicans who voted for Donald Trump’s impeachment to either retire or be defeated by party rivals endorsed by the former president. Cheney, one of Trump’s most vociferous critics, was defeated in Wyoming’s Aug. 16 Republican primary for the state’s lone congressional…


Trump Says Cheney’s Defeat a ‘Complete Rebuke’ of Jan. 6 Committee

Former President Donald Trump suggested that the Jan. 6 committee should be dissolved, following the defeat of Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) in a GOP primary on Aug. 16, calling the vote a “referendum” and that “the people have spoken.” “Congratulations to Harriet Hageman on her great and very decisive WIN in Wyoming. This is a…