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U.S. House backs select committee to probe Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol

BY: - July 1, 2021

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House voted Wednesday to establish a select committee to investigate the Jan. 6 insurrection, in which a mob of pro-Trump supporters attacked the U.S. Capitol. In a 222-190 vote that was almost entirely party-line, just two Republicans joined Democrats in passing the resolution, which calls for a probe into “one of […]

Former Colorado GOP chair accused of stealing $280K from pro-Trump super PAC

BY: - June 16, 2021

The former chair of the Colorado Republican Party is facing potential legal disciplinary sanctions over allegations that he “misappropriated” nearly $280,000 from a pro-Donald Trump super PAC between 2016 and 2019. The allegations against Ryan Call, who served two terms as state chair of the Colorado GOP between 2011 and 2015, were disclosed in a […]

Trump wanted Supreme Court to order new election in Arizona, other states

BY: - June 16, 2021

Documents obtained by the U.S. House Oversight Committee showed that former President Donald Trump wanted his Justice Department to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to order a half dozen states, including Arizona, to hold new presidential elections and to bar them from casting their electoral votes for President-elect Joe Biden. On Dec. 29, Trump assistant […]

Boebert backs Cheney’s removal from GOP leadership, with Buck opposed

BY: - May 12, 2021

In a closed-door vote by Republican members of the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday, Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney was removed from her GOP caucus leadership post following her criticism of former President Donald Trump, and one Colorado Republican publicly cheered the move. “Liz Cheney is the GOP of the past,” Rep. Lauren Boebert, who […]

Biden reinstates bird protections gutted under Trump

BY: - March 8, 2021

The Interior Department on Monday revoked a Trump administration policy that would have undercut a century-old law protecting migratory birds. The move strengthens federal regulators’ authority to enforce the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, a 1918 law that allows the government to prosecute polluters whose actions are responsible for the deaths of about 1,100 protected bird […]

Senate acquits Trump in his second impeachment trial; 7 GOPs vote to convict

BY: - February 13, 2021

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate voted on Saturday to acquit former President Donald Trump on a charge of inciting the deadly Jan. 6 insurrectionist attack on the U.S. Capitol, concluding his second impeachment trial with the same verdict as his first impeachment.  In the 57-43 vote, seven Republicans joined every Senate Democrat and independent in […]

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Trump voters split from the GOP to launch wannabe ‘Patriot Parties’

BY: - February 11, 2021

Onetime Trump voters in Florida, Georgia, Colorado, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio and other states have all made attempts at forming their own iterations of a Patriot Party in recent weeks. 

What Senate Republicans are saying about Trump’s impeachment trial

BY: - February 8, 2021

WASHINGTON — The second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump is set to begin Tuesday, when the Senate will start hearing arguments over whether Trump should be convicted of inciting the violent mob that lay siege to the Capitol. So far, no Senate Republican has outright backed a vote to convict Trump, and many […]

A defiant Marjorie Taylor Greene says she’d be ‘wasting my time’ on committees

BY: - February 5, 2021

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene told reporters here on Friday that now that she’s lost her committee assignments, she has more time to push a pro-Trump agenda. The House voted late Thursday 230-199 to remove the Georgia Republican from two committee seats she had been assigned by GOP leaders upon arriving in Washington […]

Interior delays last-minute Trump rule that would weaken bird protections

BY: - February 4, 2021

The Interior Department is delaying a last-minute Trump administration rule that would have weakened a century-old law protecting migratory birds, Interior officials said Thursday. Two weeks before former President Donald Trump left office, the Interior Department published a final rule that would have left the federal government unable to enforce the Migratory Bird Treaty Act […]

Virginia senator floats Trump censure as Senate prepares for impeachment trial

BY: - January 28, 2021

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine says he’s been talking privately with his Senate colleagues about censuring former President Donald Trump for his role in the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol. Kaine, a Virginia Democrat, told Capitol Hill reporters on Wednesday that he views censure as a possible “alternative” to Trump’s upcoming impeachment trial […]

‘We need closure’: Rep. DeGette prepares for unprecedented Trump impeachment trial

BY: - January 23, 2021

For Colorado Rep. Diana DeGette and other Democrats tasked with presenting an impeachment case against former President Donald Trump to the U.S. Senate, the challenge will be managing a trial unlike any that’s come before it. Trump is the first president in U.S. history to be impeached twice, after the House of Representatives voted on […]