Trump’s campaign for another term has been long expected, but in the aftermath of last week’s historically bad midterm results, some Republicans are scrambling to find an alternative to their standard bearer.
Former White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly told the New York Times that the former president wanted investigations into those he believed to be his enemies, including former FBI director James Comey and former FBI official Andrew McCabe.
President Joe Biden gave a stirring speech in Philadelphia Thursday, spelling out the threat that his predecessor poses to the American system of democracy. That predecessor, former President Donald Trump, continues to dispute the outcome of the 2020 election and in just the past week demanded he be reinstated to office. Across the country, ‘MAGA...
Their public break-up highlights the widening fissure between Republicans who will and won’t continue placating former President Trump’s efforts to subvert the will of the voters who removed him from office.
Even as the Jan. 6 Committee meticulously outlines the ways the former president tried without merit to overturn his loss, Trump called Assembly Speaker Robin Vos to wrongly claim a state Supreme Court ruling undoes his defeat.
Evidence presented during Tuesday's House committee hearing on the Jan. 6 Capitol attack contradicts Team Trump’s argument that the insurrection was spontaneous and that Trump cannot be blamed for his supporters’ actions.