• All but one Republican lawmaker left the floor during Liz Cheney's speech against Trump, CNN reports

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement All Republican lawmakers except for one left the House chamber as GOP Rep. Liz Cheney blasted former President Donald Trump and Republicans who refuse to condemn him.
    In a speech to Congress on Tuesday, Cheney criticized those in her party who have not censured Trump's false claims that the 2020 election was stolen and his ongoing "crusade to undermine our democracy."
    CNN reporter Annie Grayer tweeted: "Ken Buck is the only lawmaker watching Liz Cheney speak on the House floor. The rest cleared out."
    Ken Buck is the only lawmaker watching Liz Cheney speak on the...
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  • More than 100 Republicans, including former governors and lawmakers, are threatening to form a third party if the GOP doesn't split from Trump

    More than 100 Republicans, including former governors and lawmakers, are threatening to form a third party if the GOP doesn't split from Trump

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement More than 100 Republicans say they will leave their party and form a new one if it doesn't split from former President Donald Trump.
    The group, which includes former governors and lawmakers, plans to release a letter outlining the threat on Thursday, The New York Times and Reuters reported.
    The preamble to the statement, as seen by The New York Times, says: "When in our democratic republic, forces of conspiracy, division, and despotism arise, it is the patriotic duty of citizens to act collectively in defense of liberty and justice."
    One of the signatories told The...
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