Thu May 6, 2021 AT 10:56 AM EDT
The war for the Republican Party’s soul lasted about as long as a season of “The Apprentice.” Former President Donald Trump won.
Thursday marks four months to the day since the Jan 6. insurrection, for which Trump was impeached.
At the time, top GOP figures including Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell spoke out against Trump. McConnell at one point hinted at the possibility of a significant GOP vote to remove the then-president, in the apparent hope of ridding the party of the insurrection’s stain. Read Full Story
Wed May 5, 2021 AT 11:23 AM EDT
Former President Donald Trump on Wednesday lashed out at Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., and former Vice President Mike Pence, blaming the three for failing to back his claims about the 2020 presidential election.
Trump’s attacks on the three come as Cheney, the No. 3 Republican in the House, is on the outs with House Republican leadership over her repeated public rebukes of the former president’s claims the 2020 election was fraudulent and stolen. He is reportedly backing Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., to replace her as House GOP Conference chair, but his latest statement makes no mention of Cheney’s plight within the GOP caucus. Read Full Story
Thu Apr 29, 2021 AT 10:02 AM EDT
Former President Donald Trump warned that the immigration crisis “could destroy our country,” blaming the Biden administration for the recent surges at the southern border.
“It could destroy our country if it keeps going, and the longer it goes, the harder it is to stop,” Trump said in a Thursday interview with Fox Business’s Maria Bartiromo, responding to President Joe Biden’s address to Congress on Wednesday evening.
The former president also criticized Biden for failing to adequately emphasize the border in his speech. Read Full Story