Tuesday, July 27

Republican Party

Arizona, arizona audit, Donald Trump, election integrity, Joe Biden, Maricopa County, Politics, Republican Party

Trump blasted GOP Gov. Doug Ducey during Arizona rally:’He doesn’t do a damn thing’

Former President Trump on Saturday criticized Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey at a Phoenix rally. Trump praised Arizona conservatives who backed an audit of the Maricopa County election results. In 2020, President Biden became the first Democrat to win Arizona's electoral votes in 24 years. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
Adam Kinzinger, Capitol Siege, Kevin McCarthy, Liz Cheney, Nancy Pelosi, Politics, Republican Party

Pelosi appoints GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger to serve on the January 6 select committee

Pelosi has tapped Rep. Adam Kinzinger to serve on the select committee that will investigate the January 6 Capitol attack. "When duty calls, I will always answer," the congressman said in accepting the appointment. Pelosi hopes to add additional Republicans to the committee in the coming days. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
Capitol Siege, House Freedom Caucus, Jim Banks, Jim Jordan, Kevin McCarthy, Nancy Pelosi, Politics, Republican Party

House Freedom Caucus pushes McCarthy to force vote to oust Pelosi as speaker

The House Freedom Caucus called on Kevin McCarthy to force a vote to oust Nancy Pelosi as speaker. Pelosi has rejected Reps. Jim Banks and Jim Jordan being a part of a Jan. 6 select committee. Conservatives are upset by what they describe as Pelosi's "authoritarian reign" of the House. LoadingSomething is loading. The House Freedom Caucus on Fr...
Big Tech, Google, GOP, Republican Party, Tech Insider, Technology

Two of the GOP’s most prominent big tech critics previously sought work with Google:’I dodged a bullet.’

Two of the GOP's fiercest Big Tech critics sought to work with Google in 2019, Politico reports. Mike Davis and Garrett Ventry reportedly offered to mend the firm's relationship with conservatives. Google has faced allegations of anti-conservative bias from a number of GOP lawmakers. LoadingSomething is loading. Two of the GOP's most vocal big...
California, Hospitality, hospitality workers, hotel, Marjorie Taylor Greene, Matt Gaetz, Politics, Republican Party, weekend BI US

A second California venue refused to host Matt Gaetz’ and Marjorie Taylor Greene’s’America First’ tour

A convention center in Riverside, California, has refused to host Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene and Matt Gaetz' "America First" event. The decision was made by a private company that operates the venue, the Riverside mayor said. A hotel last week said it wouldn't host the event once it realized that Gaetz and Greene were the featured speakers. See more stories on Insider's business page. A convention center in Riverside, California, announced it would not host GOP Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene and Matt Gaetz after it received backlash in the latest blow to the lawmakers' "America First" tour.The event was scheduled to take place Satu...
Donald Trump, Election Results, Mitt Romney, Politics, President Joe Biden, Republican Party

Romney’felt a pit in his stomach’ at’surprisingly good’ early Trump election night numbers, book says

Sen. Mitt Romney predicted a Trump election win early on election night, per a new book. Romney, the 2012 GOP presidential nominee, took note of Biden's less robust performance in Florida. Romney did not cast a ballot for Trump in either of the Republican's presidential campaigns. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
News UK, Politics, Republican Party, Tennessee, vaccine misinformation

Tennessee’s top vaccine official said she was fired to appease Republicans opposed to plans to vaccinate more teens

A Tennessee health official was fired after trying to get teens vaccinated against COVID-19. Michelle Fiscus was criticized by GOP lawmakers who wanted to restrict teens from getting the shots. The Delta variant of the coronavirus is currently rapidly spreading through the state. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
Adam Kinzinger, GOP, Politics, Republican Party, Vaccine, vaccine hesitancy

GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger said his party has been hijacked by’outrage politics’ that is’going to get Americans killed’

Some GOP lawmakers were outraged when Biden suggested offering COVID-19 vaccines door-to-door. GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger said his party's "outrage politics" is "going to get Americans killed." Biden missed his goal of inoculating 70% of American adults by July 4 as vaccine hesitancy persists. See more stories on Insider's business page. Republican Rep. Adam Kinzinger said "outrage politics" being played by the GOP is "going to get Americans killed."Kinzinger was speaking on CNN's State of the Union Sunday when Jake Tapper asked about the reactions of some Republican lawmakers to President Joe Biden's plans to conduct door-to-door out...
Early Voting, Elections, Greg Abbott, Politics, Republican Party, Texas, voting restrictions

GOP Gov. Greg Abbott says drive-thru voting could lead to’coercive’ passengers, defends Texas voting restrictions

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Sunday defended the proposed GOP-led Texas voting restrictions. On "Fox News Sunday," Abbott told Chris Wallace that the legislation would not suppress voters of color. Abbott took aim at drive-thru voting, decrying a possible "coercive effect" from passengers. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
Alaska, Donald Trump, Kelly Tshibaka, Lisa Murkowski, Politics, Republican Party

Alaska GOP endorses Trump-backed candidate over incumbent Sen. Lisa Murkowski in 2022 Senate race

The Alaska GOP lined up behind Kelly Tshibaka over incumbent Lisa Murkowski in the 2022 Senate race. Trump has pledged to campaign against Murkowski for her vote in support of his second impeachment. Murkowski has served in the Senate since 2002 and has not yet filed for reelection. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. The Alaska Republican Party on Saturday threw its support behind GOP Senate candidate Kelly Tshibaka in the 2022 Senate race, bypassing incumbent Sen. Lisa Murkowski.The state party backed Tshibaka over Murkowski in a 58-17 vote, according to The Hill.Tshibaka, who was endorsed by former President ...