A series of bruising May primary contests will test Donald Trump's grip on the Republican Party as voters weigh his preferred candidates ahead of November's midterm elections, starting Tuesday in Ohio.
Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell lashed out at President Joe Biden on Wednesday, accusing him of widening the US political divide with his push for voting rights reform and call to change the Senate rules.
As US Republicans cheered impressive gains in state elections in the fall, their leader may not have been so delighted
14 May 2021
US Republicans Friday installed congresswoman Elise Stefanik, an unapologetic defender of Donald Trump, as their new House conference chair, as the party seeks unity amid an explosive debate about its direction.
1 Mar 2021
Donald Trump told conservatives Sunday he was considering running for president again in 2024, as he reasserted dominance over the Republican Party and warned of a "struggle" for America's very survival.
17 Feb 2021
Donald Trump urged Republican senators Tuesday to dump Mitch McConnell as their leader in the Senate following his withering criticism of the former US president after his impeachment trial.
13 Feb 2021
The US Senate's top Republican Mitch McConnell revealed Saturday that he will vote against convicting Donald Trump, US media reported, as the impeachment trial of the former president nears its conclusion with a likely acquittal.
27 Jan 2021
US Democrats' efforts to convict Donald Trump at his impeachment trial suffered a fresh blow Tuesday when almost all Republican senators backed dismissing the case, underlining the former president's continuing hold over the party.
23 Apr 2020
US President Donald Trump issued rare criticism of a Republican state governor Wednesday, expressing strong disagreement with Georgia's decision to reopen small businesses such as tattoo parlors and nail salons.
26 Dec 2019
"The mayor's breakfast is ready," Chad McMillan sings out from the living room of his Texas ranch. On the menu this morning: a warm bottle of milk and a jar of puree.
20 May 2019
Republican lawmaker Justin Amash said Saturday that he believed Donald Trump has engaged in "impeachable conduct," becoming the first politician of his party to call for removing the president from his party.
19 May 2019
Donald Trump on Sunday dismissed as "a total lightweight" the Republican lawmaker who a day earlier became the first member of the party to call publicly for the US president's impeachment.