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MAGA World Turns On McCarthy Over Liz Cheney

MSNBC reports: After complaining that Liz Cheney is “going to keep talking that smack” about the former president, Peter Navarro added, in apparent reference to Kevin McCarthy, “Let’s never forget that guy, when he had her in his sights, he blinked. He’s responsible. He’s got to go. Kevin McCarthy has to go. He no longer has the confidence of the …

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Boehner In Audio Book: “Ted Cruz, Go Fuck Yourself”

Axios reports: John Boehner has been going off script while recording the audio version of his new memoir, using expletives and asides not in the book — such as the former Republican House speaker saying, “Oh, and Ted Cruz, go f**k yourself.” The book is appropriately titled, “On the House: A Washington Memoir.” It promises to share “colorful tales from …

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CPAC Boots “Reprehensible” Anti-Semitic QAnon Cultist

The Hill reports: The Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) has disinvited from its 2021 event a featured speaker with a history of making anti-Semitic remarks. “We have just learned that someone we invited to CPAC has expressed reprehensible views that have no home with our conference or our organization,” CPAC tweeted on Monday. “The individual will not be participating at …

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Graham Heads to Mar-A-Lago To Broker GOP Truce

CNN reports: Sen. Lindsey Graham is heading to Mar-a-Lago this weekend to meet with Donald Trump in hopes of bridging a growing rift in the top echelon of the Republican Party, CNN has learned. According to a person familiar with his plans, Graham plans to spend his time on the golf course with Trump — ideally convincing the former president …

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GOP Sen. John Thune Rips Republican “Cancel Culture”

The Associated Press reports: U.S. Sen. John Thune on Thursday criticized Republican activists and party leaders for engaging in “cancel culture” by rushing to censure GOP senators who found former President Donald Trump guilty of inciting an insurrection. In his first interview since he voted to acquit Trump, the Senate’s No. 2 Republican defended fellow Republicans who sided with Democrats …

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Politico: Trump Snubs Haley’s Request For A Sit-Down

Politico reports: Nikki Haley reached out to former President Donald Trump on Wednesday to request a sit-down at Mar-a-Lago, but a source familiar tells Playbook that he turned her down. The two haven’t spoken since the insurrection on Jan. 6, when Haley blasted Trump for inciting his supporters to storm the Capitol. The snub comes on the heels of Tim …

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REPORT: McConnell Laughed At Latest Attack By Trump

CNN reports: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell had an instant reaction when seeing the lengthy attack he endured from former President Donald Trump. He laughed about it, according to a source familiar with the matter. The reaction underscores how McConnell plans to navigate the post-Trump era: Focus squarely on winning back the Senate majority — while ignoring the former President …

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Trump Issues Lengthy Attack On “Dour, Unsmiling” McConnell, Blames Him For Losing GA Senate Seats

You knew he wouldn’t be able to resist hitting back: The Republican Party can never again be respected or strong with political ‘leaders’ like Sen. Mitch McConnell at its helm. McConnell’s dedication to business as usual, status quo policies, together with his lack of political insight, wisdom, skill, and personality, has rapidly driven him from Majority Leader to Minority Leader, …

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Trump Trial Lawyer Roasts Other Trump Trial Lawyer

From an interview with Jewish Insider: Trump’s legal defense got off to a rocky start on Tuesday with a speech by Castor that was maligned by many, including a number of the former president’s closest allies. That speech was a “spur of the moment decision,” Schoen explained — Schoen himself was originally scheduled to deliver the opening argument. “The House …

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Hannity: It’s Time To Oust McConnell From Leadership

“Where was John Thune and Mitch McConnell fighting against the biggest abuse of power corruption scandal in our history with Operation Crossfire Hurricane? They were missing in action. “Where’s the sanctimonious Mitch McConnell, John Thune, demanding that Kamala Harris, Chuck Schumer, Nancy Pelosi, Maxine Waters — when is he going to give a speech on the Senate floor and hold …

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Starnes Attacks “Calculating Backstabber” Nikki Haley

Shitcanned Fox News host Todd Starnes writes: Former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley has bolted from President Trump, according to an interview for a Politico Magazine profile. What’s puzzling is why Haley is waiting until the week of the impeachment trial to abandon the former president – the man who elevated her a national platform. Some might say that Haley is …

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SC Republicans Censure Rep For Impeachment Vote

The Hill reports: The South Carolina Republican Party voted to censure Rep. Tom Rice (R-S.C.) for his vote earlier this month to impeach former President Donald Trump in a rare rebuke of one of the party’s own lawmakers. The censure formally condemns Rice for his surprise vote to impeach Trump over his role in inciting the violent mob that attacked …

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Gaetz Rallies Against Liz Cheney In Her Home State

ABC News reports: Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.), one of former President Trump’s most ardent supporters, took aim at House Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) on her own turf on Thursday, holding a rally calling for her ouster. Hundreds gathered outside the Capitol building in Cheyenne, where the Florida Republican railed against the No.3 Republican in the House just one …

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Republicans Demand Audit Of Vote For AZ GOP Chair

The Arizona Republic reports: After months of sounding the alarm on what she claimed was a stolen presidential election, Kelli Ward is facing questions about her own reelection Saturday as Arizona Republican Party chair. Sergio Arellano, the southern Arizona businessman who narrowly lost to Ward in a runoff, has asked state party officials for an audit of the election results, …

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McCarthy Begs GOP House Reps To Stop Infighting

CNN reports: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy privately made a blunt appeal to his colleagues in the aftermath of the divisive fight to impeach former President Donald Trump: Stop attacking each other and instead focus on Democrats. “Cut that crap out,” McCarthy told his members. McCarthy said he’s had personal discussions with individual members and warned that a continued GOP …

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Lewandowski Launches PAC To Unseat Rep. Liz Cheney

Axios reports: A new political group founded by former Trump aide Corey Lewandowski is raising money to run a candidate against the third-ranking Republican in the House, Rep. Liz Cheney. Cheney’s vote to impeach Trump this month enraged his most committed supporters. Lewandowski’s group appears to be the first national GOP organization to target Wyoming’s lone House representative. Lewandowski has …

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Cheney Spox Rips Matt Gaetz For Wearing Makeup

The Washington Examiner reports: Florida Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz plans to rally with local Republicans in Cheyenne on Thursday to urge the Wyoming Republican congresswoman to step down as a result of her voting in favor of Trump’s second impeachment and accusing him of “betrayal” to the office of the presidency. In a tweet promoting the event, Gaetz said, “I …

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Arizona GOP To Censure State’s Top Republicans

The New York Times reports: Arizona Republicans are poised to censure three of their own party’s most high-profile members in the state: Gov. Doug Ducey, former Senator Jeff Flake and Cindy McCain, the widow of former Senator John McCain. Though largely symbolic, the political scolding that is expected during a meeting of the state G.O.P. on Saturday underscores a widening …

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Hannity: It’s Time For McConnell To Lose Leadership

“Now, keep all of this in mind when we talk about Mitch McConnell. Cause I don’t remember Mitch McConnell ever being critical, but today he’s critical of Donald Trump. “And to me, it’s just signaling that he’s going to go along with this latest Schiff-show in the US Senate. Republicans should not — first of all, this unconstitutional action would …

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Trump Refusing To Pay Giuliani’s Fees And Expenses

The New York Times reports: Mr. Trump periodically watched the impeachment debate in the House and told advisers he was furious with Mr. McConnell and felt blindsided by him. Yet his deeper anger was at the House minority leader, Representative Kevin McCarthy of California, for publicly condemning him, people close to him said. His relationship with his personal lawyer Rudolph …

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