Ted Cruz Is Buried In Hometown Backlash As Another Texas Newspaper Calls For His Expulsion

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) is drowning in hometown backlash after stoking a violent coup attempt at the U.S. Capitol as yet another Texas newspaper is now calling for his removal…

Facing Backlash, Republicans Confront Trump’s Effect on Their Party

WASHINGTON — When a distraught constituent accosted her on Tuesday night at a restaurant in the nation’s capital, Representative Nancy Mace confronted an impossible task that sprang from President Trump’s…

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries To Mitch McConnell: Stop Protecting Trump And Hold A Quick Removal Vote

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) said on Saturday that the House’s quick move toward impeaching Donald Trump for a second time is the right course of action, even if some believe…

Man Who Drove Through Crowd Of Racial Injustice Protesters Avoids Prison

Michael Ray Stepanek sped his car through demonstrators, hitting several, and told police it was because they needed “an attitude adjustment.” Source link

How @realDonaldTrump Changed Politics — and America

At the same time the account made its mark on politics, so did it color American culture. Trump’s pithy, idiomatic speech patterns translated to Twitter in a manner that became…

Trump Allies Are More Angry About His Twitter Ban Than The Murder Of A Capitol Police Officer

During the rise of the Black Lives Matter protests following the killing of George Floyd last summer, Donald Trump and his loyalists frequently shouted empty slogans like “law and order”…

False Reports of a New ‘U.S. Variant’ Came From White House Task Force

Reports of a highly contagious new coronavirus variant in the United States, published on Friday by multiple news outlets, are based on speculative statements made by Dr. Deborah Birx and…

Opinion | There’s a Term for What Happened at the Capitol This Week: ‘Whitelash’

Will America ever be able to break this cycle, and what will it take? In the darkness of this week, we should not lose sight of what the Georgia results…

Confederate Battle Flag in the Capitol: A ‘Jarring’ First in U.S. History

A Muslim American college student said he had fought back tears when he saw the image of a Trump supporter carrying the Confederate battle flag through the halls of the…

The G.O.P.’s New Distancing Policy

Hi. Welcome to On Politics, your wrap-up of the week in national politics. I’m Lisa Lerer, your host. Sign up here to get On Politics in your inbox every weekday.…

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