Republicans, Wary of Political Fallout, Steer Clear of Rally for Riot Suspects

The “Justice for J6” rally planned for Saturday on Capitol Hill has presented a dilemma for Republicans, who are toiling to avoid dredging up memories of the Jan. 6 riot.

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Newsom’s Anti-Trump Strategy in the Recall Offers Republicans a Warning for 2022

California Democrats were able to nationalize the vote — thanks to an avalanche of money, party discipline and, above all, an easily demonized opponent.

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The Trump Coup Is Still Raging

One thing should be clear to conservatives estranged from the Republican Party: We can’t go home again.

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Democrats Promote Liz Cheney to No. 2 Post on Jan. 6 Panel

The move was unusual in the House, where the majority party typically gives such roles to one of its own. The Wyoming Republican has been a vocal critic of Donald J. Trump.

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McCarthy Threatens Technology Firms That Comply With Riot Inquiry

The top House Republican said his party would retaliate against any company that cooperated with an order to preserve the phone and social media records of G.O.P. lawmakers.

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Republicans Flip-Flop on Support for Afghanistan Withdrawal

Eager to denounce President Biden, some Republicans have flip-flopped on bringing U.S. troops home — making it difficult to discern what they actually believe.

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Already Distorting Jan. 6, G.O.P. Now Concocts Entire Counternarrative

In the Republicans’ disinformation campaign, the arrested Capitol rioters are political prisoners and Speaker Nancy Pelosi is to blame for the attack.

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Cheney to Join Jan. 6 Inquiry, Drawing Threats of G.O.P. Retribution

Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s decision to offer a slot to the Wyoming Republican was an effort to bring a veneer of bipartisanship to an investigation the G.O.P. has denounced as one-sided.

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House Opens Jan. 6 Investigation Over Republican Opposition

With all but two Republicans voting no, the House created a select committee, controlled by Democrats, to scrutinize the security failures and root causes that contributed to the Capitol riot.

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Officer Injured in Capitol Riot Asks McCarthy to Disavow Lies About It

Officer Michael Fanone, who was seriously injured by the pro-Trump mob, said he came away disappointed from his meeting with the top House Republican.

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Pelosi Will Move to Create a Select Panel to Investigate the Capitol Riot

The top Democrat had signaled for weeks that she would take matters into her own hands after Republicans blocked an independent bipartisan commission to scrutinize the storming of the Capitol.

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Tech Giants, Fearful of Proposals to Curb Them, Blitz Washington With Lobbying

Executives, lobbyists, and more than a dozen groups paid by Big Tech have tried to head off bipartisan support for six bills meant to undo the dominance of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google.

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For Republicans, ‘Crisis’ Is the Message as the Outrage Machine Ramps Up

With next year’s midterm elections seen as a referendum on Democratic rule, Republicans are trying to create a sense of urgency and diverting focus from their own divisions.

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Greene’s Holocaust Comparisons Cause New Headaches for GOP

Republican leaders condemned the latest anti-Semitic statements by Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene, but their slow response and refusal to punish her reflected tacit backing.

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Greene’s Holocaust Comparisons Cause New Headaches for G.O.P.

Republican leaders condemned the latest anti-Semitic statements by Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene, but their slow response and refusal to punish her reflected tacit backing.

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Hail Kevin McCarthy, People Pleaser and Trump Appeaser

Kevin McCarthy will do anything to be speaker of the House. 

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Election Considerations Drive G.O.P. Opposition to Jan. 6 Panel

Republicans see an independent inquiry into the attack on the Capitol as a threat to their push to regain control of the Senate and the House.

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House Backs Jan. 6 Commission, but Senate Path Dims

The vote was a victory for Democrats, who were joined by 35 Republicans in pushing for a full accounting of the deadly riot. But Mitch McConnell voiced opposition, clouding Senate prospects.

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How the Storming of the Capitol Became a ‘Normal Tourist Visit’

Insurrection? What insurrection?

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Leaders Position House G.O.P. Against Independent Accounting for Jan. 6 Riot

Representative Kevin McCarthy, the top House Republican, said he would oppose the independent commission, and urged the party’s rank and file to do the same.

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Biden Courts Democrats and Republican Leaders on Infrastructure

The meeting produced little progress, underscoring the political challenge for President Biden as he seeks to exploit the narrowest of majorities in Congress to revive the country’s economy.

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Republicans’ Overthrow of Liz Cheney Risks Worsening Their Headaches

As the party ties itself ever tighter to Trumpism, some Republicans worry about the implications for 2022 and far beyond. “I don’t think it’s a healthy moment for the party,” said one congressman.

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Kevin McCarthy Claims G.O.P. Does Not Doubt Biden’s 2020 Win

“I think that is all over with,” Mr. McCarthy said after meeting with President Biden at the White House.

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Republicans Oust Cheney, Confirming Trump’s Grasp on the Party

The Wyoming Republican gave an unrepentant final speech warning her colleagues that Donald J. Trump was leading them toward “destruction.” They booed and kicked her out.

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McCarthy Officially Backs Stefanik to Replace Cheney in House Leadership

“We need to be united,” said the Republican leader Kevin McCarthy, who worked behind the scenes for days on behalf of Representative Elise Stefanik of New York.

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Liz Cheney and the Big Lies

Vice wasn’t something she always worried about.

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In Turning on Liz Cheney, G.O.P. Bows to Trump’s Election Lies

House Republicans were lobbying to replace Representative Liz Cheney, who has vocally called out Donald J. Trump’s lies, with Representative Elise Stefanik, who has embraced them.

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House Republicans Have Had Enough of Liz Cheney’s Truth-Telling

G.O.P. House members are plotting a fresh bid to dethrone Ms. Cheney from her leadership post. Her transgression: continued repudiation of Donald J. Trump and his false election claims.

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Kevin McCarthy, Four Months After Jan. 6, Still on Defensive Over Trump

But Mr. McCarthy, the House Republican leader who could become speaker after 2022, says he needs to work with Donald Trump, who “goes up and down with his anger.’’

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Liz Cheney vs. MAGA

The Wyoming congresswoman challenged Republicans to turn away from Trump after Jan. 6. Instead, they turned on her.

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Fund-Raising Surged for Republicans Who Sought to Overturn the Election

The lawmakers, who encouraged their followers to protest in Washington on Jan. 6, have capitalized on the riot to draw huge campaign donations.

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House Tackles Biden’s Immigration Plans Amid Migrant Influx

Democrats are preparing to push the first pieces of President Biden’s immigration plan through the House this week as a migrant surge threatens to unravel an already delicate coalition.

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President Biden and Immigration: House Tackles Plans Amid Migrant Influx

Democrats are preparing to push the first pieces of President Biden’s immigration plan through the House this week as a migrant surge threatens to unravel an already delicate coalition.

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Assessing Claims in the Coronavirus Stimulus Debate

Lawmakers have made an array of misleading claims about “Pelosi’s subway,” unauthorized immigrants receiving checks, school funding and the minimum wage as they debate the $1.9 trillion relief bill.

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Donald Trump, the Untamable Shrew

Republicans are still trying to muzzle a smack-talking Trump.

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Marjorie Taylor Greene Says She Is ‘Freed’ to Push Republicans to the Right

Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene warned that the House’s vote only left her with more time to insist on Republicans’ allegiance to former President Donald J. Trump.

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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.

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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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If Marjorie Taylor Greene Isn’t Beyond the Pale, Who Is?

There’s still time for Republican leaders to reject Q.

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Pentagon Halts Plan to Vaccinate the 40 Prisoners at Guantánamo Bay

The decision to vaccinate the prisoners ignited criticism over whether the government was prioritizing terrorism suspects over American citizens.

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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.

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Trump’s Shadow Lingers Over Divided G.O.P.

Republicans seem more focused on attacking those who break with the former president, than members who continue to push violent conspiracy theories that flourished under his leadership.

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Marjorie Taylor Greene Controversies Are Piling Up. Republicans are Quiet.

In a newly unearthed video from 2018, Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene suggested that 9/11 was a hoax, President Barack Obama was a Muslim and the Clintons were guilty of murder.

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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.

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Kevin McCarthy Finds That Charm Has Its Limits

Many people will not forgive the Republican House leader’s blatant acts to embrace and perpetuate dangerous lies that threatened democracy.

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In Home District, McCarthy Faces Some Backlash From the Right

In conservative Bakersfield, Calif., Kevin McCarthy enjoys solid support. But in the days since impeachment, some Republicans now say he has not been loyal enough to President Trump.

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The Bogusness of Anti-Impeachment Republicans

Suddenly they like “unity” and fear “divisiveness.” Where was that spirit when election results were being counted?

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How Trump’s Attack on Relief Bill Has Divided GOP

From the campaign trail in Georgia to Capitol Hill, President Trump’s demand for changes to the $900 billion pandemic relief plan upended political and economic calculations.

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Trump’s Attack on Coronavirus Relief Divides G.O.P. and Threatens Recovery

From the campaign trail in Georgia to Capitol Hill, President Trump’s demand for changes to the $900 billion pandemic relief plan upended political and economic calculations.

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How Trump Has Jeopardized Stimulus Relief

The president’s demand that Congress amend a giant coronavirus relief and government spending bill has raised the unexpected prospect that help may no longer be days away.

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