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liz cheney and adam kinzinger (7), a violent insurrection (6), singling members (5), traditionally view (4), the 2020 election (4)

Kevin McCarthy Runs Away From Reporter When Asked If 1/6 Was Legitimate Political Discourse

Kevin McCarthy broke into a sprint and ran down the hallway when he was asked if 1/6 was legitimate political discourse.

GOP In Disarray As Mitch McConnell Goes After The RNC And Calls 1/6 A Violent Insurrection

The chaos and division are growing in the Republican Party as Mitch McConnell expressed his disagreement with the RNC on 1/6 and censuring Cheney and Kinzinger.

McConnell Denounces R.N.C. Censure of Jan. 6 Panel Members

Senator Mitch McConnell joined a chorus of Republicans distancing themselves from the committee’s action, describing the Capitol riot as “a violent insurrection.”

Analysis: Trump sets off yet another GOP civil war, risking party's midterm strategy

Mitch McConnell doesn't say anything by accident. The Senate minority leader's every move is in the service of his long game dedicated to securing power.

Government Reveals Trove of Evidence in First Jan. 6 Trial

With a Texas man set to go on trial this month, prosecutors released a detailed list of their witnesses and evidence, including testimony from the defendant’s two teenage children.

Analysis | The GOP’s legitimate political discord

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell knocked the RNC for censuring fellow Republicans. He joins a long list.

McConnell and McCarthy split over RNC censure resolution

The top two Republican leaders in Congress were at odds Tuesday over the Republican National Committee's recent resolution that formally censured GOP Reps. Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger for serving on the House select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection.

Analysis: Mitch McConnell just smacked down the RNC

After several days of steering clear of the Republican National Committee's decision to formally censure GOP Reps. Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger, Mitch McConnell tore the Band-Aid off on Tuesday.

Watch: Mitch McConnell reacts to RNC censure of Adam Kinzinger and Liz Cheney - CNN Video

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) reacts to the Republican National Convention's censure of Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) and Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY). CNN's Scott Jennings explains what his stance could mean for the 2022 elections.

Prosecutors plan to call defendant's children to testify in first US Capitol attack trial

Prosecutors are laying out a strategy that includes calling a member of former Vice President Mike Pence's security detail and the defendant's two children to the stand.

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