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Spotlight on Republicans as Trump impeachment trial nears end

February 13, 2021 5:46 pm

A verdict in Donald Trump's second impeachment trial is expected this weekend. While Trump's attorneys have wrapped up their arguments, the focus now is on Republicans as the Democrats need 17 GOP votes to convict Trump.

Under pressure to rebuke their own, GOP leaders face a critical test

February 03, 2021 12:12 pm

The fates of the two lawmakers, which are expected to be discussed at a private meeting among Republicans on Wednesday, are a proxy battle for the party’s future, prompting a clash among its top leadership.

'Just move on': Republicans grapple with post-Trump future

January 21, 2021 1:01 pm

While his plans are just taking shape, Trump is expected to remain politically active, including trying to exact revenge by backing primary challenges against Republicans he believed scorned him in his final days.

In voting to impeach, SC's Rice acknowledges political risk

January 15, 2021 1:19 pm

Rice represents a South Carolina district fiercely loyal to Trump, yet on Wednesday night, the congressman became one of just 10 Republicans to join Democrats in voting to impeach the president, in a stunning reversal from his position days earlier.

These are the Republicans who supported impeaching Donald Trump

January 14, 2021 11:44 am

In 2019, not a single Republican voted in favor of impeachment. House Republican leaders said they would not formally lobby members of the party against voting to impeach the president this time.

Pat Toomey becomes 2nd GOP senator urging Trump to resign over Capitol riot

January 10, 2021 9:49 pm

Before this, Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski, who has long voiced her exasperation with Trump's conduct in office, had said that Trump 'simply needs to get out'.

Senate overrides Trump's veto of defense Bill, dealing a legislative blow

January 02, 2021 7:28 am

The 81-13 vote was the first time lawmakers have overridden one of Trump’s vetoes. It reflected the sweeping popularity of a measure that authorized a pay raise for the nation’s military.

Trump refuses to budge over aid bill, imperiling jobless benefits for millions

December 27, 2020 12:08 pm

Without Trump’s signature, about 14 million people could lose those extra benefits, according to Labor Department data.

Republicans defending Trump's 'bogus' claims of voter fraud as they are intimidated: Obama

November 20, 2020 4:56 pm

"I think every American, whether you're a Democrat, a Republican or an independent, should be troubled when they start having attempts to block, negate, overturn the people's vote when there's no actual evidence that there was anything illegal or fraudulent taking place", former president Obama told MSNBC.

US elections: Social media CEOs to face grilling from Republican senators

October 28, 2020 5:52 pm

With the election looming, Republicans led by President Donald Trump have thrown a barrage of grievances at Big Tech’s social media platforms, which they accuse without evidence of deliberately suppressing conservative, religious and anti-abortion views.