Trump, Hungry for Power, Tries to Wrestle Away G.O.P. Fund-Raising

Angry at his critics in the party and seeking to keep his options for raising money open, the former president is trying to take charge of the online fund-raising juggernaut he helped create.

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Trump, Addressing Conservatives, Plans to Claim Leadership of G.O.P.

In his first public appearance since leaving office, Donald J. Trump also planned to assert that there were no divisions in his party, according to excerpts of his speech, even as he plotted vindication against his enemies.

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A Day Before He Speaks, Conservative Gathering Is Mostly About Trump

At CPAC on Saturday, the focus was on praise for Mr. Trump in advance of his speech there on Sunday.

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Trump Loyalists Spurn ‘Failed Republican Establishment of Yesteryear’

At an annual gathering of conservatives, devotees of Donald J. Trump pledged their fealty to him and issued grave warnings about the political left.

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Mitch McConnell Would Like Trump to Fade Away

Good luck with that.

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Republican Acquittal of Trump Is a Defining Moment for Party

Even off-line and off camera at his Palm Beach, Fla., estate, and offering only a feeble impeachment defense through his legal team in Washington, Donald J. Trump remains a dominant force in right-wing politics.

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Liz Cheney vs. Marjorie Taylor Greene

What recent votes on the future of two congresswomen tell us about the Republican Party.

#cheney-liz, #greene-marjorie-taylor-1974, #house-of-representatives, #impeachment, #republican-party, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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What if They Held an Impeachment Trial and Nobody Came?

Maybe it’s a good thing that we’re more focused on Biden. Or maybe we’ve just given up.

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Liz Cheney Says G.O.P. Must Move Past Trump

Ms. Cheney, having fended off a challenge to her House leadership role, was defiant in defending her impeachment vote and called for Republicans to be “the party of truth.”

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Spurning Calls to Resign, Liz Cheney Says G.O.P. Must Move Past Trump

Ms. Cheney, having fended off a challenge to her House leadership role, was defiant in defending her impeachment vote and called for Republicans to be “the party of truth.”

#cheney-liz, #conspiracy-theories, #greene-marjorie-taylor-1974, #house-of-representatives, #impeachment, #presidential-election-of-2020, #qanon, #republican-party, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Wyoming Republicans Censure Liz Cheney for Impeachment Vote

The state party voted to censure the No. 3 Republican in the House and demanded her resignation.

#cheney-liz, #impeachment, #presidential-election-of-2020, #republican-party, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #wyoming

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A Plan to Keep Extremists Out of the GOP

Putting country before party would be easier if we changed electoral systems.

#cheney-liz, #democratic-party, #impeachment, #republican-party, #washington-state

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House Exiles Marjorie Taylor Greene From Panels, as Republicans Rally Around Her

Democrats pressed past Republicans’ objections to remove the Georgia freshman from her two committee posts in a vote without precedent in the modern Congress.

#cheney-liz, #conspiracy-theories, #greene-marjorie-taylor-1974, #house-of-representatives, #qanon, #republican-party, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Marjorie Taylor Greene Apologized and Got a Standing Ovation. Seriously.

Does the G.O.P. have the spine to rein in Marjorie Taylor Greene?

#cheney-liz, #conspiracy-theories, #fringe-groups-and-movements, #greene-marjorie-taylor-1974, #qanon, #right-wing-extremism-and-alt-right, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #united-states-politics-and-government

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McCarthy Condemns Marjorie Taylor Greene’s Comments, but Stands by Her

In a statement, Representative Kevin McCarthy of California said he “unequivocally” condemned the Georgia freshman’s violent and conspiracy-laden remarks, but declined to revoke her committee posts.

#cheney-liz, #conspiracy-theories, #democratic-party, #fringe-groups-and-movements, #greene-marjorie-taylor-1974, #house-of-representatives, #mccarthy-kevin-1965, #mcconnell-mitch, #qanon, #republican-party, #rumors-and-misinformation, #senate, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Liz Cheney Chooses Her Own Path, and It’s a Perilous One

Pro-Trump forces in Washington and in her home state of Wyoming view her opposition to Donald Trump as a betrayal. Now she faces a reckoning over her leadership role in the Republican Party.

#cheney-liz, #conservatism-us-politics, #impeachment, #presidential-election-of-2020, #republican-party, #rumors-and-misinformation, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #voter-fraud-election-fraud, #wyoming

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Under Pressure to Rebuke Their Own, G.O.P. Leaders Face a Critical Test

The fates of Representatives Marjorie Taylor Greene and Liz Cheney have become a proxy battle for the soul of the party, prompting a clash among top Republicans.

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For McCarthy and McConnell, Two Paths on Trumpian Crisis Management

Kevin McCarthy and Mitch McConnell want to take back control of Congress in 2022. But first they have to figure out how to handle Donald Trump.

#cheney-liz, #gaetz-matt, #greene-marjorie-taylor-1974, #house-of-representatives, #mccarthy-kevin-1965, #mcconnell-mitch, #republican-party, #senate, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #united-states-politics-and-government

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McCarthy Seeks Thaw With Trump as G.O.P. Rallies Behind Former President

The top House Republican met with former President Donald J. Trump, working to mend fences after saying that Mr. Trump bore responsibility for the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.

#cheney-liz, #elections-house-of-representatives, #house-of-representatives, #impeachment, #mccarthy-kevin-1965, #republican-party, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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As Trump Seeks to Remain a Political Force, New Targets Emerge

As Donald Trump surveys the political landscape, there is a sudden Senate opening in Ohio, an ally’s bid for Arkansas governor, and some scores to settle elsewhere.

#cheney-liz, #collins-douglas-a-1966, #ducey-doug-1964, #elections-senate, #graham-lindsey, #jordan-jim-1964, #kemp-brian-p, #loeffler-kelly-l, #politics-and-government, #portman-rob, #presidential-election-of-2020, #republican-party, #sanders-sarah-huckabee, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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10 Republicans Voted to Impeach Trump. The Backlash Has Been Swift.

The House Republicans who voted to charge President Donald J. Trump with inciting the Capitol riot are facing a fleet of primary challengers, censures and other rebukes from their party.

#cheney-liz, #impeachment, #katko-john-1962, #meijer-peter, #republican-party, #trump-donald-j

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Trump Isn’t Out the Door Yet

But after a few terrible weeks, there are reasons for Americans to be cautiously optimistic.

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Has Trump’s Reckoning Come Too Late?

Finally the world agrees that Trump is exactly the man his fiercest critics said he was. But has the reckoning come too late?

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Trump’s Ideas Flourish Among State and Local Republicans

As President Trump prepares to exit the White House, his ideas, including falsehoods and conspiracy theories, continue to exert a gravitational pull among grass-roots G.O.P. officials.

#cheney-liz, #presidential-election-of-2020, #republican-national-convention, #republican-party, #state-legislatures, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #trump-donald-j

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Trump Swings and Misses

Talk about a bankrupt presidency.

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The Second Impeachment: ‘President Trump Betrayed His Country’

Readers discuss whether Congress should be spending its time on impeachment and how Mike Pence, Mitch McConnell and Liz Cheney have responded to efforts to remove the president.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #cheney-liz, #impeachment, #mcconnell-mitch, #pence-mike, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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McConnell Privately Backs Impeachment as House Moves to Charge Trump

The House was poised to formally call on Vice President Mike Pence to move to wrest power from the president, as Republican support built for impeaching him of inciting violence against the nation.

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Full Updating List: The Republicans Who Support Impeaching Trump

As the House prepared to move forward with an impeachment proceeding, a small number of Republicans said they support the effort.

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Republicans Begin New Congress Feuding Over Bid to Overturn Election

With President Trump ratcheting up his efforts to cling to power, the party has split over whether to back him, posing a major political test.

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Cynthia Lummis, a Bull-Coaxing Conservative, Heads to the Senate

A right-wing rancher with a libertarian streak, Ms. Lummis, who served four terms in the House, is the first woman to represent Wyoming in the Senate.

#barrasso-john, #cheney-liz, #elections-senate, #house-freedom-caucus, #lummis-cynthia, #senate, #united-states-politics-and-government

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More Republicans Tiptoe Toward Acknowledging Biden’s Victory

Many of the most vocal Republicans denouncing President Trump’s refusal to concede are out of office or retiring, but some others have started to join them on urging the transition to officially begin.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #cheney-liz, #christie-christopher-j, #presidential-election-of-2020, #presidential-transition-us, #republican-party, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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With Wisconsin Unrest as Backdrop, Republicans Intensify Law-and-Order Message

On the third day of the convention, Vice President Mike Pence and other Republicans portrayed Democrats as tolerant of violence and riots. And they continued to try to soften President Trump’s image.

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Trump Floats an Election Delay, and Republicans Shoot It Down

The president’s suggestion that the Nov. 3 vote could be delayed — something he cannot do on his own — drew unusually firm Republican resistance and signaled worry about his re-election bid.

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Republicans Heap Criticism on Liz Cheney, Calling Her Disloyal to Trump

In an extraordinary intraparty airing of grievances, House Republicans lashed out at their third-ranking leader, who has sometimes broken with the president but until now escaped the ire of his closest allies.

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A Club of G.O.P. Political Heirs Push Back on Trump

Mitt Romney, Larry Hogan and Liz Cheney — descendants of sometimes rebellious or resolute Republicans of the past — are dissenting voices on a president who has taken over their party.

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The G.O.P. Tosses Steve King Overboard

The Iowa congressman is too much, even for the party of Donald Trump. He still might win.

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House Republicans Take Aim at Thomas Massie After Stimulus Vote

Republicans are eager to be rid of Mr. Massie, but he is trying to turn the donations into a political weapon of his own.

#cheney-liz, #coronavirus-aid-relief-and-economic-security-act-2020, #endorsements, #house-of-representatives, #massie-thomas-h, #primaries-and-caucuses, #republican-party, #united-states-politics-and-government

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A Secret Accord With the Taliban: When and How the U.S. Would Leave Afghanistan

The Taliban have read the secret annexes of the recently signed peace deal. But most Americans haven’t, nor have many of their elected representatives.

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