Many of the candidates who promoted former President Donald Trump’s lies that the 2020 election was “rigged” and “stolen” were defeated in November, a pattern heralded by Democrats that is already reshaping the contours of the 2024 election — leading the former president to modulate his tone when he recently launched another bid for the White House.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Republican Sarah Palin re-emerged in Alaska politics over a decade after resigning as governor with hopes of winning the state’s U.S. House seat. She had a lot going for her: unbeatable name recognition, the backing of former President Donald Trump in a state he carried twice, an unrivaled ability to attract national media attention.
After eight years as unchallenged leader of the Republican Party, former president Donald Trump is running into opposition from prominent fellow Republicans and former allies who think a third Trump run at the presidency would damage the party.
Trump announced his candidature on November 15, a full 724 days before the 2024 elections. The weekend after, a bevy of high-profile Republicans took the opportunity of an annual meeting of Jewish Republicans to blame Trump, directly or implicitly, for the party’s poor showing in November’s mid-term elections.
NANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) — President Joe Biden on Thursday delivered at least half a dozen pumpkin pies to Massachusetts firefighters during a Thanksgiving Day show of appreciation and his toddler grandson walked away with a red fire hat topping his blond curls.