June 10, 2023

The debt talks are about to test McCarthy’s hold on his party

For the moment, multiple members of the conservative House Freedom Caucus are pleased with Speaker Kevin McCarthy’s outreach. | Francis Chung/POLITICO Speaker Kevin McCarthy’s negotiations with President Joe Biden are serving another purpose besides reaching a debt deal — as his second job interview with conservatives. As the talks lurch closer to the Treasury Department’s

Clyburn on Biden Border Policy: ‘Very Satisfied that My Party Is Responding Properly’ to Border Issues

On Wednesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “José Díaz-Balart Reports,” House Assistant Minority Leader and Biden 2src24 Campaign Co-Chair Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC) stated that if people want to know if he’s “satisfied with this administration’s work at the border,” then he is “very satisfied” that the Democratic Party “is responding properly, and I think adequately, to

Three teens arrested in shooting that killed 2 teens outside Georgia birthday party

Three teenagers in Georgia have been arrested in connection with a shooting that killed two teens outside a birthday party earlier this month, authorities said Wednesday. Lamar Coleman, 18, and two 17-year-old twin brothers were taken into custody Tuesday, Douglas County Sheriff Aaron Hanson said during a press conference. The sheriff’s office released a video […]

This Korean American Republican is trying to educate her party — in the U.S. and abroad

With a Democrat in the White House, Rep. Young Kim is not an influential voice in shaping U.S. foreign and national security policy. But she has sought out opportunities to serve as a link between America’s conservative party and the right-wing government in Seoul. | Olivia Beavers/POLITICO SEOUL, South Korea — When a group of

Bennie Thompson: ‘I chose Liz Cheney over party’

In the exclusive interview, Rep. Bennie Thompson weighed in on the allegations that the myriad investigations Donald Trump is at the center of are politically motivated. | Rogelio V. Solis/AP Photo Rep. Bennie Thompson, the man who for nearly 18 months anchored the House investigation into the events that led to the violent attack on

Trudeau Pledges ‘Disinfo’ Crackdown Amid Claims of Chinese Election Meddling on Behalf of His Party

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced his government will be setting aside $5.5 million to combat “disinformation” as he struggles with accusations of benefitting from Chinese Communist Party election interference. Prime Minister Trudeau announced the $5.5 million investment into “combatting disinformation” on Monday at a press conference in Ottawa saying, “I can announce were

Donald Trump: ‘We Are Never Going Back to the Party of Paul Ryan, Karl Rove, and Jeb Bush’

Donald Trump: ‘We Are Never Going Back to the Party of Paul Ryan, Karl Rove, and Jeb Bush’ AP Photo/Alex Brandon, AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, AP Photo/Steven Senne, AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, Former President Donald Trump boldly proclaimed that the Republican Party is “never going back to the party of Paul Ryan, Karl Rove, and Jeb Bush”

Protesters Demand Oscars Drop Pro-Chinese Communist Party ‘John Wick’ Star Donnie Yen as Presenter

ANTHONY WALLACE/AFP via Getty Actor Donnie Yen’s invitation to join the presenter list at the 2023 Oscars has been attacked by critics after he derided the 2019 pro-democracy Hong Kong protests in an interview. A petition calling on the Oscars Committee to remove the John Wick star, long a supporter of China’s ruling Communist dictatorship, from the

Howard Dean: ‘It’s Really Fun’ to Watch the Whole Republican Party Falling Apart

Former Democratic National Committee chairman Howard Dean claimed Friday on MSNBC’s “All In” that he was having fun watching the “whole Republican Party” falling apart. Discussing the Dominion Voting Systems lawsuit against Fox News for defamation, anchor Chris Hayes said, “They don’t respect you. They have a fear and loathing in contempt for you. You

New York Democrats in chaos with progressive left calling state party nearly as undemocratic as ‘North Korea’

Progressive New York Democrats have had enough of party leadership and are demanding the removal of the party chief and reforms to the entire apparatus after a disastrous 2022 midterm cycle for the state. Four U.S. House seats in New York flipped from Democratic control in the 2022 midterms, greatly contributing to Republicans retaking the […]

U.S. Defense Contractors Sponsor D.C. Party for Ukrainian Forces Amid Ongoing War

Four major U.S. defense contractors sponsored a Washington, D.C., party for the 31st anniversary of the Ukrainian armed forces as they stand to gain billions from the ongoing war in Ukraine, according to a report. Vox reported Saturday that the celebration, hosted by the Ukrainian Embassy last week, took place in downtown D.C. at the

Report: Democrat Consulting Firm Drops Kyrsten Sinema as Client After Party Change

Authentic, a Democrat digital consulting firm, dropped Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (I-AZ) as a client after she changed her party affiliation to Independent on Friday, according to a person close to the firm, who told Politico. The firm represented Sinema for years, and dropping her as a client ultimately puts her at a disadvantage for 2024, when she is up

Eagles fans party in the streets, climb up greased poles after team’s NFC Championship win

Philadelphia Eagles fans celebrated like it was 2018. After the Eagles trounced the San Francisco 49ers, 31-7, to win the NFC Championship on Sunday, fans poured out of bars, restaurants and Lincoln Financial Field to celebrate on the streets of the city. Fans were seen climbing poles and creating chaos as their favorite team won. […]

Scott Wolf says ‘Party of Five’ is ‘ripe for a reboot’: ‘I would reboot that in a second’

Scott Wolf is ready to step back into the role of Bailey Salinger. Wolf told Fox News Digital that he is ready for a “Party of Five” reboot, saying he has already “scratched the surface with some people who can maybe make it happen,” and that he thinks most members of the original cast would […]

Sinema party switch jumpstarts Arizona’s 2024 Senate battle

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema wouldn’t say in an interview with POLITICO whether she’ll seek reelection in two years. | Pool photo by Rod Lamkey Kyrsten Sinema’s Friday party switch has jolted her home state’s 2src24 Senate race to life far earlier than expected, raising questions from Capitol Hill to Phoenix about the risk that Democrats could hand

Team Biden Optimistic About Working with ‘Key Partner’ Kyrsten Sinema, Though She Left the Democrat Party

The White House on Friday signaled optimism after Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) announced her decision to leave the Democrat party and register as an Independent. White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre described Sinema as a “key partner” in a statement from the White House, pointing to previous bills she worked with President Joe Biden to

McCarthy’s victory party fizzles

McCarthy, flanked by RNC chair Ronna McDaniel and House GOP campaign arm chief Tom Emmer (R-Minn.), claimed that Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D-N.Y.) lost his race and would be the first Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee chair to be ousted in 4src years, and that Republican candidate Anthony D’Esposito had won his seat in New York.

CNN’s Wallace on GOP Dumping Trump: Party Doesn’t Care About Principle, Truth – Just Winning

CNN anchor Chris Wallace said Friday on CNN’s “At This Hour” that Republicans like Lt. Gov. Winsome Sears (R-VA) were now disavowing Trump because several candidates he endorsed lost their midterm runs and not over Trump “spreading election lies.” On Fox Business Network’s “Cavuto: Coast to Coast,” Sears said, “I could not support him. I

Democrat Lawmaker Calls for ‘New Leaders’ Within Own Party After Stock Trade Ban Vote Stalls

Rep. Abigail Spanberger (D-VA) called for new House Democratic leadership after a vote to ban congressional lawmakers from trading stocks was stalled indefinitely in the lower chamber. On Tuesday, Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) introduced the Combatting Financial Conflicts of Interest in Government Act prohibiting senior government officials and their family members from trading stocks after

On the road with the House GOP: ‘Victory party’ forecasts, few policy details

Scalise, who’s given $3.4 million to members and candidates so far this cycle on top of $25 million to the House GOP campaign wing, predicted to a friendly crowd in Bay City, Mich., that “on November 9, you might be waking up late because you were out at the victory party really, really late.” Unmentioned…

Netanyahu Victory Depends on Final Count of Ballots; Arab Party on the Edge

Former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is on his way to making a comeback with a projected win of 61-62 seats, if exit polls for Israel’s fifth election in three-plus are anything to go by — which they often aren’t. According to the polls, which are often not true indicators of the end results, Netanyahu’s right-wing…

MSNBC’s Del Percio: Republican Party Embraced ‘Neo-fascism’ –

Political strategist Susan Del Percio said Monday on MSNBC’s “The ReidOut” that the Republican Party has embraced “neo-fascism,” so now it needs to burn down and be built back up. Del Percio said, “You talked about fascism early on. Really, I’ve been looking for a new word for ‘Trumpism’ because I hate it because I think…

CNN’s Cuomo: ‘The Party of Trump’ Would Have Gone Crazy if a Black Guy Behaved Like Capitol Rioters

CNN anchor Chris Cuomo said Wednesday on his show “Cuomo Prime Time” that Republicans, which he referred to as “the party of Trump,” would be going crazy if a black guy treated the police the way White guys did at the Capitol on January 6. Cuomo said, “I have more evidence that the party of Trump…

Pollak: The Democratic Party Is the Dividing Line in Israeli Politics

The reason Benjamin Netanyahu is no longer the prime minister of Israel today has much to do with the Democratic Party, whose recent drift toward anti-Israel positions has become a major and imminent threat to the security of the Jewish state. Netanyahu had no major failures on his record. On the contrary, he had achieved…

Jennifer Lawrence Claims ‘A Radical Wing of the Republican Party Is Actively Dismantling Americans Rights to Vote’

Actress Jennifer Lawrence claimed this week that there is a “radical wing” of the Republican Party that is actively dismantling Americans’ right to vote. The Hunger Games and X-Men: Dark Phoenix star begged fans to support the far-left’s For the People Act, which would nationalize U.S. elections and gut voter ID provisions. “Whatever your personal politics are,…

Actor Steven Seagal Joins Pro-Kremlin Party, Proposes Tougher Laws for Russian Businesses

Actor Steven Seagal reportedly joined the pro-Kremlin Party “Just Russia — Patriots — For Truth” on Saturday. The actor is also proposing tougher laws on businesses in favor of a climate change agenda. Seagal received a party membership card for the pro-Kremlin Party, according to a video released by the Party itself, Reuters reports. “Just Russia…

Jeff Flake: GOP Needs to ‘Shun This Conspiratorial Fringe Element of the Party,’ Including Trump

Friday on CNN’s “At This Hour,” former Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) urged the GOP to “shun” the “conspiratorial fringe element of the party” if it wants to win elections moving forward. Flake, who has long been vocal about his disdain for former President Donald Trump, emphasized that Republicans should break from Trump and his supporters…

‘Siding With The Communist Party’: Dagen McDowell Blasts Media For Blowing Off Lab Leak Theory Because Republicans Brought It Up

Fox Business host Dagen McDowell laid into media during Wednesday’s broadcast of “The Five,” saying a lot of people had written off a lab leak as the possible origin of coronavirus because it was a theory promoted by Republicans. McDowell pointed out that a number of Republicans — most notably Republican Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton…

As Slew Of Progressives Push Back Against Israel, Biden Declares That His Party ‘Still Supports’ Country

President Joe Biden said Friday that he believes the Democratic Party “still supports Israel,” despite a slew of progressives declaring otherwise throughout the Israel-Gaza conflict. Biden has staunchly supported Israel for years and “conveyed unwavering support” for the country during a May 12 call with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, according to a readout of…

‘We Have The Band Playing On The Deck’: Rep. Kinzinger Compares Republican Party To The Titanic

Republican Illinois Rep. Adam Kinzinger compared the Republican Party to the Titanic as he defended Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney’s criticisms of former President Donald Trump. “It’s basically the Titanic. We are in the middle of this slow sink and we have the band playing on the deck and we tell everybody it’s fine,” Kinzinger told…

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