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Republicans prove their ‘ultimate fealty’ is to Trump, not the rule of law: columnist

This week, former President Donald Trump’s criminal trial in Manhattan brought out over a dozen high-profile Republicans who both spoke in support of the ex-president and bashed the proceedings as illegitimate. One columnist is arguing that there’s a dangerous undertone to those Republicans’ posturing that should be discussed in-depth. In a Friday article for the […]

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How these 6 Republicans are debasing themselves to be ‘authoritarian crook’ Trump’s VP

“War Room” host Steve Bannon has floated a conspiracy theory in which establishment Republicans, hoping to undermine the MAGA/America First agenda, will push for presumptive 2024 GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump to choose former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley as his running mate. But given how scathing Trump has been in his criticism of Haley, […]

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‘Rushing to judgment’: AZ speaker punishes GOP rep who voted with Dems to repeal 1864 law

The Arizona House of Representatives — which is under Republican control — narrowly voted Wednesday to repeal the controversial Civil War-era law that effectively outlaws all abortions. The three Republicans who sided with all Democrats to abolish the legislation suffered almost immediate consequences. According to state government news site Pluribus, the three Arizona Republican lawmakers […]

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Former MI GOP house speaker charged with embezzlement and conducting a criminal enterprise

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel’s (D) office has charged former state representative Lee Chatfield (R) — who was speaker of the Michigan House of Representatives in 2019 and 2020 — with 13 felonies after a lengthy investigation. Local news site MLive reported that Chatfield and his wife, Stephanie, have both been charged with embezzlement, conducting […]

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GOP unmoved by positive jobs numbers: ‘We’re going to continue to blast the Biden economy’

The latest jobs report showed that the US added more than 300,000 new jobs in March of 2024 — outpacing economists’ projections of 214,000 — with the national unemployment rate at just 3.8%. But Republicans are still trying to capture the economic narrative from President Joe Biden and the Democrats by November. Politico recently reported […]