Former president Donald Trump speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux) John Raoux AP ORLANDO, Fla. Taking the stage for the first time since leaving office, former President Donald Trump called for GOP unity, even as he exacerbated intraparty […]

SENATE REPUBLICANS’ CAMPAIGN ARM continues to promote a fundraiser for Sen. Josh Hawley’s Fighting for Missouri PAC, even after the hotel that was scheduled to host it backed out because of Hawley’s objection to certifying Joe Biden’s election victory on Jan. 6. The National Republican Senatorial Committee advertised Hawley’s Feb. […]

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sheldon Adelson, the billionaire mogul and power broker who built a casino empire spanning from Las Vegas to China and became a singular force in domestic and international politics has died after a long illness. Adelson died at 87 from complications related to treatment for non-Hodgkin’s […]

President TrumpDonald John TrumpMinnesota certifies Biden victory Trump tells allies he plans to pardon Michael Flynn: report Republican John James concedes in Michigan Senate race MORE canceled plans on Wednesday to attend an event orchestrated by Pennsylvania Republicans to highlight allegations of election irregularities. Trump was expected to join Rudy […]

House Republicans vastly outperformed expectations this election cycle, making deep cuts in Democrats’ majority in the lower chamber despite confidence from Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiHouse adjusts format for dinner with new members after criticism Overnight Defense: Another Defense official resigns | Pentagon chief says military ‘remains strong’ despite purge | Top […]

Landscapers work on replacing the lawn of the White House, Monday, Nov. 9, 2020, in Washington. Evan Vucci AP WASHINGTON The Trump administration threw the presidential transition into tumult, with President Donald Trump blocking government officials from cooperating with President-elect Joe Biden’s team and Attorney General William Barr authorizing the […]

Vice President Pence is focusing his campaign travel this week on states where vulnerable Republican senators are up for reelection, seeking to bolster their prospects by highlighting their role in the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney BarrettAmy Coney BarrettBarrett starts fraught first week as Supreme Court faces fights […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican National Convention begged this question: Why are President Donald Trump’s most fervent supporters describing the state of his union as a hellscape? It was perhaps the central paradox for voters wondering what to believe in the rhetoric, because it defied logic to believe it all. […]

President Trump is now mulling the White House as a locale for his Republican National Convention acceptance speech. He has already canceled plans to host festivities in Jacksonville, Florida and Charlotte, North Carolina. “Well we are thinking about it. It would be easiest from the standpoint of security,” he told […]

President Donald Trump has been on a rampage against public schools and colleges all week, threatening to use the power of the federal government to strong-arm officials into reopening classrooms. But his effort is now creating a backlash: An overwhelming alignment of state and even Republican-aligned organizations oppose the rush […]