Biden Says Inflation Is His ‘Top Domestic Priority’

Rising prices could hurt President Biden’s party in the midterm elections, and he sought on Tuesday to turn the debate over the economy against his opponents.

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Biden Says Inflation Is His ‘Top Priority’

Rising prices could hurt President Biden’s party in the midterms, and on Tuesday he sought to turn the debate over the economy against his opponents.

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Judge Will Review Lawyer’s Emails Sought by Jan. 6 Panel

A federal judge said he would decide whether emails to and from John Eastman should be released to the House committee investigating the attack on the Capitol.

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Will Trump’s Election Lies Become a Litmus Test for Republicans?

Upcoming primaries will test whether embracing Donald J. Trump’s election falsehoods is a litmus test for Republican voters.

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G.O.P. Declares Jan. 6 Attack ‘Legitimate Political Discourse’

The Republican National Committee voted to censure Representatives Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger for participating in the inquiry into the deadly riot at the Capitol.

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‘A Tremendous Complication’: G.O.P. Dances Around Trump’s Lingering Presence

A gathering of Republican leaders and top donors in Florida this weekend is less a reset of priorities and more a reminder of the tensions that Donald J. Trump instills in his party.

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An Emboldened Extremist Wing Flexes Its Power in a Leaderless G.O.P.

As more far-right Republicans take office and exercise power, party officials are promoting unity and neutrality rather than confronting dangerous messages and disinformation.

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In Capital, a G.O.P. Crisis. At the R.N.C. Meeting, a Trump Celebration.

Party members at a gathering of the Republican National Committee endorsed President Trump as the man to lead the party forward, ignoring the turmoil in Washington.

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Trump’s Future: Tons of Cash and Plenty of Options for Spending It

When President Trump departs the White House, he will have a huge pile of cash to fuel his future ambitions. He can hold rallies, hire staff and even lay groundwork for a potential 2024 run.

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How Trump Hopes to Use Party Machinery to Retain Control of the G.O.P.

Ronna McDaniel, a close ally of President Trump, wants to remain head of the Republican National Committee, worrying party members who believe the president will try to use the group to keep control of the G.O.P.

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The Busy Week When the President Met the Virus

He disparaged masks, encouraged big campaign crowds and employed an often-unreliable test to keep him safe. All the while it turned out the virus was nearby.

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Republicans Gear Up to Renominate Trump

The Republican National Convention next week will kick off with an in-person roll call on Monday in Charlotte, N.C.

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Trump Will Give Republican Convention Speech in Jacksonville

The move from Charlotte, N.C., where the Republican convention was originally planned, came after the president demanded to hold an event without social distancing rules.

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How Trump’s Demands for a Full House in Charlotte Derailed a Convention

After a high-stakes and public feud with Democratic officials in a state he won four years ago, Mr. Trump and the Republican officials are moving to largely shift convention proceedings to another state.

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‘Full Steam Ahead’ for Trump’s Convention? North Carolina Has Doubts

President Trump craves a nationally televised coronation with cheering supporters, but even Republican lawmakers in North Carolina are expressing doubts it can take place as planned.

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