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StoryGraph Biggest Story 2022-02-06 -- liz cheney (5), and adam kinzinger (5), the rnc chair (4), new york (4), vice president mike pence (3)

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liz cheney (5), and adam kinzinger (5), the rnc chair (4), new york (4), vice president mike pence (3)

Tensions within GOP Increase as "Loyalty" Overtakes Ideology

It certainly feels as though the Republican Party is only beginning to wrestle with the problems it created for itself by attaching itself wholly to one man.

Murkowski criticizes RNC calling Jan. 6 attack 'legitimate political discourse'

Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) criticized the Republican National Committee's (RNC) apparent characterization of the storming of the Capitol on Jan.

Trump's GOP: Party further tightens tie to former president

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — In 2016, Donald Trump overtook the Republican National Committee through a shock and awe campaign that stunned party leaders. In 2020, the party was obligated to support him as the sitting Republican president.

Opinion | The GOP is now officially on record as being pro-Jan. 6

The Republican National Committee believes the Capitol rioters were "ordinary citizens engaged in legitimate political discourse."

Phone, email records for lawyer of Bannon, Giuliani sought by Justice Dept.

U.S. prosecutors have obtained the phone and email records of Robert Costello, an attorney representing former Trump advisor Stephen K. Bannon, who has been charged with contempt of Congress for refusing to appear before a House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2020, attack on the U.S. Capitol. Bannon's defense decried the search as a potential violation of attorney-client privilege. Prosecutors said Costello is a witness to Bannon's failure to testify.

‘He never stopped ripping things up’: Inside Trump’s relentless document destruction habits

Trump’s shredding of paper in the White House was far more widespread and indiscriminate than previously known and — despite multiple admonishments — extended throughout his presidency.

Analysis | The significance of Pence’s rebuke of Trump

“President Trump is wrong,” Pence said of Trump saying that Pence could've overturned the 2020 election. The comments echoed what Pence said before but were more direct — and for a reason.

Trump’s ‘circular firing squad’ threatens GOP midterm gains

The former president’s stranglehold on the party is emerging as a serious threat to the GOP’s otherwise bright prospects in November.

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