Author: Brett Samuels

Why Trump’s preferred candidates keep losing in Georgia

The state of Georgia is putting former President Trump’s grip on the Republican Party to the test. Trump-backed candidates have faced a handful of setbacks in recent primary races, but nowhere has that been as evident as Georgia. Trump’s revenge-driven push to take down Gov. Brian Kemp (R) and Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger (R)…

Rusty Bowers says Giuliani told him: ‘We’ve got lots of theories, we just don’t have the evidence’

Arizona House Speaker Rusty Bowers (R) on Tuesday said he repeatedly pressed Rudy Giuliani for proof of his claims of election fraud after the 2020 election, but added that Giuliani failed to produce any. “My recollection, he said, ‘We’ve got lots of theories, we just don’t have the evidence,’” Bowers told the House select committee…

Trump lawyer Eastman takes verbal beating during Jan. 6 hearing

John Eastman, the controversial lawyer who unsuccessfully pressed Mike Pence to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential race, took center stage at the Jan. 6 panel’s third hearing on Thursday that was focused on the pressure campaign against the former vice president. Eastman emerged in the weeks between the 2020 election and the Jan….

Biden huddles with Pelosi and Schumer on inflation

President Biden on Wednesday met with Speaker Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) at the White House to discuss ways to combat inflation, an issue weighing heavily on Democrats heading into November’s midterms. The three leaders “discussed their plans for fighting the global problem of inflation that is affecting every major economy,…