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Trump looms large in Pennsylvania's GOP primaries in 2022

May. 29, 2021 20:06 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — With Pennsylvania's wide-open races for governor and U.S. Senate taking shape, Republican candidates with strong ties to Donald Trump are running and considered strong contenders for the party's nominations — a powerful sign of the former president's enduring...

Indictment against former Trump advisor Bannon is dismissed

May. 25, 2021 16:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — An indictment against Steve Bannon was dismissed Tuesday over the objection of prosecutors who said it should stand despite ex-President Donald Trump's decision to pardon his former chief strategist. The dismissal came in a written ruling by U.S....

Polish journalist wins legal battle against US activist

May. 20, 2021 14:41 PM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish journalist who described a U.S. conservative activist as part of a global war against democracy by right-wing actors with indirect ties to Russia has won a years-long legal battle with the American. Matthew Tyrmand, an American with Polish...

Stefanik's political evolution mirrors story of today's GOP

May. 08, 2021 21:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — There was a time, not long ago, when Elise Stefanik would not say Donald Trump's name. He was simply “my party's presidential nominee,” she would say. The pragmatic New York congresswoman was far more focused on welcoming a new generation of voters...

GOP seeks unity, even if that means embracing election lie

May. 07, 2021 01:42 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — There's a new buzzword among Republicans in Washington: unity. The House GOP, led by Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, is moving toward stripping Rep. Liz Cheney of her leadership post for her frequent criticism of former President Donald Trump. The...

GOP seeks unity, even if that means embracing election lie

May. 06, 2021 20:02 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — There's a new buzzword among Republicans in Washington: unity. The House GOP, led by Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, is moving toward stripping Rep. Liz Cheney of her leadership post for her frequent criticism of former President Donald Trump. The...

'We Build The Wall' co-founder indicted on tax charges

May. 06, 2021 17:34 PM EDT

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — The co-founder of the “We Build The Wall" project aimed at raising money for a border wall was indicted Thursday on tax charges, adding to the fraud charges he already faces. Court records show Kolfage in 2019 underreported his taxable income,...

Cheney challenger Stefanik says GOP must work with Trump

May. 06, 2021 17:29 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Elise Stefanik stated her case Thursday for replacing Rep. Liz Cheney as the No. 3 House Republican leader, implicitly lambasting Cheney's battles with former President Donald Trump by saying, “We are one team and that means working with the president." ...

Biden's top aides unlikely to qualify for relief payments

Mar. 20, 2021 17:36 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — At least one group in America is unlikely to get any money from President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion economic rescue plan — his own top aides. Most of Biden’s senior West Wing advisers made far more than the threshold that would qualify them for...

Italy court blocks Bannon-linked plans for populist academy

Mar. 18, 2021 14:34 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — Italy’s top administrative court has ruled against a conservative think tank affiliated with former White House adviser Steve Bannon over its use of a hilltop monastery to train future populist leaders. The Council of State ruled Monday that the Culture...