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After Trump's flattery, GOP hits Biden as weak on Russia

Jun. 17, 2021 14:40 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are accusing President Joe Biden of being weak on Russia after his summit with Vladimir Putin, conveniently ignoring four years of Putin flattery from former President Donald Trump. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said Biden had given...

Pompeo unveils PAC, demurs on possible 2024 presidential bid

Jun. 17, 2021 14:17 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has become the latest former Trump administration official to launch a political action committee, but he's not disclosing any possible 2024 presidential plans. “Only the Lord knows where I will be in...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Jun. 12, 2021 16:59 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows: ABC’s “This Week” — Secretary of State Antony Blinken; Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Preempted by coverage of the French Open...

Talk of Trump 2024 run builds as legal pressure intensifies

Jun. 04, 2021 17:30 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump was calling into yet another friendly radio show when he was asked, as he often is, whether he's planning a comeback bid for the White House. “We need you," conservative commentator Dan Bongino told the former president. “Well, I’ll...

Pence: I'll likely never see eye to eye with Trump on Jan. 6

Jun. 04, 2021 01:44 AM EDT

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Former Vice President Mike Pence says that he isn’t sure that he and former President Donald Trump will ever see “eye to eye” over what happened on Jan. 6 but that he would “always be proud of what we accomplished for the American people over the last four...

Pence: I'll likely never see eye to eye with Trump on Jan. 6

Jun. 03, 2021 22:22 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Former Vice President Mike Pence said Thursday that he wasn’t sure that he and former President Donald Trump would ever see “eye to eye” over what happened on Jan. 6 but that he would “always be proud of what we accomplished for the American people over the...

US Sen Cruz: Biden showed 'weakness,' emboldened Hamas

May. 31, 2021 15:24 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz on Monday accused President Joe Biden of being soft on Israel's foes and inviting further violence during a deadly 11-day war that left Israelis rattled and turned parts of the Gaza Strip to rubble. One of four prominent Republicans...

Ex-Speaker Ryan to GOP: Reject Trump, '2nd-rate imitations'

May. 28, 2021 09:55 AM EDT

Emerging from two years of relative silence, former House Speaker Paul Ryan has joined the fight against Donald Trump, urging fellow conservatives to reject the former president's divisive politics and those Republican leaders who emulate him. Ryan made his remarks...

Ex-Speaker Ryan to GOP: Reject Trump, '2nd-rate imitations'

May. 27, 2021 21:39 PM EDT

Emerging from two years of relative silence, former House Speaker Paul Ryan joined the fight against Donald Trump on Thursday, urging fellow conservatives to reject the former president's divisive politics and those Republican leaders who emulate him. Ryan made his...

AP source: Biden ending Trump OK for US oil company in Syria

May. 27, 2021 14:14 PM EDT

The Biden administration has decided it will not renew a waiver that allowed a politically connected U.S. oil company to operate in northeast Syria under President Donald Trump's pledge to “keep the oil” produced in the region, according to a U.S. official familiar with the decision. ...