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Essential Politics: A Republican could lose his job this week

A new week begins and finds a top Republican in Sacramento in danger of losing his job, a White House with one fewer top advisor, an emboldened Breitbart News operation, new plans for Afghanistan, and the topic of impeachment surfacing at congressional town halls in California. And there are still …

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Republican senator calls for ‘radical changes’ from the White House – ABC News

Chattanooga Times Free Press Republican senator calls for ‘radical changes’ from the White HouseABC NewsSen. Bob Corker of Tennessee offered up a stinging rebuke of President Trump this afternoon by questioning Trump’s stability and competence as a leader in the wake of a deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. …

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White House Watch: Is Trump Preparing to Leave the Republican Party?

President Donald Trump is inching closer to abandoning the Republican party, even as the GOP is in the middle of an effort to remake itself in Trump’s image. The latest sign is the president’s tiff with Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell. As my colleague Andrew Egger noted, on Monday McConnell …

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Republican Shadow Campaign for 2020 Takes Shape as Trump Doubts Grow

But in interviews with more than 75 Republicans at every level of the party, elected officials, donors and strategists expressed widespread uncertainty about whether Mr. Trump would be on the ballot in 2020 and little doubt that others in the party are engaged in barely veiled contingency planning. “They see …

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In Arizona, a potential showdown between a Republican senator and the Republican president

It’s not surprising to find an Arizona Republican smack in the middle of a poke-in-the-eye dust-up with the powerful. The only surprise these days is that the Republican in question isn’t John McCain. McCain is in a fight of his own, having cast the final blow against the healthcare plan …

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West Virginia Governor to Switch from Democrat to Republican

“Joe Manchin has been and always will be a proud West Virginia Democrat,” said Jonathan Kott, Mr. Manchin’s communications director. Mr. Kott also said Mr. Manchin was still not interested in joining the Trump cabinet. In his first months as governor, Mr. Justice, a colorful and hulking figure who stands …

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Health Care Overhaul Collapses as Two Republican Senators Defect

But President Trump was not ready to give up. He immediately took to Twitter to say: “Republicans should just REPEAL failing ObamaCare now & work on a new Healthcare Plan that will start from a clean slate. Dems will join in!” Interactive Graphic Where Every Senator Stands on the Revised …

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Republican States Are Demanding That the White House Stop Protecting Dreamers

Late last month, the Republican attorneys general from ten states (along with a governor) issued a threat to the Trump Administration. Unless the President dismantled an Obama-era program called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, which established “lawful presence” for undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children, …

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Republican suggests no Trump children in White House

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Remove Trump Children and Kushner From the White House, Texas Republican Congressman Says

While building his real estate empire, billionaire President Donald Trump began to rely on his children more and more to run his titular company as they got older and many expected him to do the same when he transitioned to and took over the White House earlier this year. But …

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