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Rep. George Santos Refuses to Resign Despite Political Pressure

NEW YORK — State and local Republican leaders in New York on Wednesday called for the immediate resignation of their new GOP congressman George Santos, who is facing multiple investigations by prosecutors over his personal and campaign finances and lies about his resume and family heritage. “His lies were not...

Turning the Page? Republicans Acknowledge Biden’s Victory

WASHINGTON — More than a month after the election, top Republicans finally acknowledged Joe Biden as the next U.S. president on Tuesday, a collapse in GOP resistance to the millions of voters who decisively chose the Democrat. Foreign leaders joined the parade, too, including Russia’s Vladimir Putin. Speaking from the...

Congressman Cites Trump’s Efforts To Overturn Election in Announcing Decision To Quit GOP

[aggregation-styles] CNN (CNN) In an exclusive interview, Rep. Paul Mitchell, Republican of Michigan, told CNN that his disgust and disappointment with President Donald Trump's efforts to overturn the results of the election have led him to request that the Clerk of the House change his party affiliation to "independent," and...

A New Face to the GOP: Diverse Candidates Win in California

LOS ANGELES — It had been over two decades since a Republican captured a Democratic-held congressional district in California. This year, Republicans took four. The stunning victories have California GOP leaders talking about a comeback after years of teetering on the brink of irrelevance in the heavily Democratic state. Even...

Analysis: GOP Lets Doubts About Biden’s Legitimacy Flourish

WASHINGTON — In backing President Donald Trump's baseless claims of election fraud, Republicans risk leaving millions of Americans with the false impression that the results of the 2020 race are illegitimate. And that may be the point. None of Trump's legal challenges and assertions of voting irregularities has revealed any substantive...

GOP Unveils $1.4T Spending Bill Amid Post-Election Turmoil

WASHINGTON — Republicans controlling the Senate unveiled a government-wide, $1.4 trillion spending bill on Tuesday, a largely bipartisan measure that faces uncertain odds during this period of post-election tumult in Washington. The GOP-drafted measure contains funding for President Donald Trump's border wall and other provisions opposed by Democrats, but top...

‘Call off the Legal Dogs.’ Some GOP Donors Aren’t Keen To Help Trump With Election Lawsuits

[aggregation-styles] USA Today WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump’s campaign is aggressively seeking donations to pay for lawsuits and recounts in a handful of states where Democrat Joe Biden won, but some GOP donors are already moving on to other fights, such as a pair of runoff elections in Georgia that...

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