Former President Donald Trump said that the future of the Republican Party all depends on whether a candidate running in 2022 can coalesce behind his “Make America Great Again” platform agenda that helped bring in new voters into the “big tent” party during his four years as president and expanded the GOP vote in the 2020 election.
The House on Wednesday passed a massive $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill, an amended Senate version authorizing a flurry of new federal spending of agendas Democrats’ solely negotiated on without any Republican input and will now be heading to President Biden’s desk as he is expecting to sign the measure into law by the end of the week.
In a speech closing out the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on Sunday, former President Donald Trump teased a 2024 presidential run while targeting President Biden on his immigration policies and called on him to “get the schools open and get them open now.”
Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) unloaded on the New York embattled scandal-plagued Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) during his remarks at the Conservative Political Action Conference Friday (CPAC) Friday, criticizing the Democrat for his failed leadership that are praised by “the fake news media and their allies in Silicon Valley,” and slammed his administration for covering up the real data of the number of deaths of nursing homes from COVID.
Top Republicans from across the political spectrum immediately commemorated influential conservative talk-radio icon Rush Limbaugh following the news of his passing Wednesday from lung cancer at the age of 70.
President-elect Joe Biden defended his son Hunter Biden, saying he has “great confidence” amid an ongoing federal investigation and believes Republicans’ efforts in their calls for a special counsel investigation into his son’s foreign business dealings is a political “cudgel” that amounts to “foul play.”