Trump-backed candidates face scrutiny after minimal vetting
As former President Donald Trump has waded into contested primaries across the country, trying to exact revenge and remake the Republican Party in his image, he has endorsed a series of candidates facing serious allegations, especially concerning their treatment of women.
GOP Rep. Anthony Gonzalez: I’m Out for 2022 Because of Trump and ‘Toxic’ Party
Greg Nash/ReutersRep. Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH) says he will not run for re-election in 2022 because of former President Donald Trump’s influence on the Republican Party. Gonzalez was one of 10 Republicans who voted to impeach Trump, and the former president backed Gonzalez’s primary opponent, Max Miller, in retaliation. Trump and Gonzalez had ridden together on Air Force One, but Trump called the Ohio congressman a “sellout” and “fake Republican” at a rally in June.“The current state of our politnews.yahoo.com
Trump mocks 'woke' generals and Biden as he returns to 'save America'
Donald Trump mocked "woke" military generals and critical race theory as he warned Joe Biden was "destroying the nation” in his first campaign rally ahead of the 2022 midterm elections. The former US president said the country's military brass had "become weak and ineffective leaders" who were more concerned with pursuing a "woke" agenda than they were "their enemies". Mr Trump, 75, lashed out at the Biden administration and hinted at a potential comeback in 2024 as he said Republicans must winnews.yahoo.com
Trump Grumbles About the Military and Recites Song Lyrics at Ohio Rally
Stephen Zenner/AFP via Getty Former President Donald Trump launched his revenge tour Saturday during his first campaign-style rally since President Joe Biden took office, blasting his usual targets: Democrats, the media, and the 2020 election—though offering nothing new even as he hints at a 2024 run.“With your help, we’re going to defeat the radical Democrats,” he told supporters in Wellington, Ohio. “And we have no choice.”Fanning the flames of the GOP-orchestrated panic over critical race thenews.yahoo.com
Trump targeting GOP impeachment voter at Ohio revenge rally
Former President Donald Trump will return to the rally stage this weekend, holding his first campaign-style event since leaving the White House as he makes good on his pledge to exact revenge on those who voted for his historic second impeachment. Trump's event at Ohio's Lorain County Fairgrounds, not far from Cleveland, will be held Saturday to support Max Miller, a former White House aide who is challenging Republican Rep. Anthony Gonzalez for his congressional seat. Gonzalez was one of 10 GOP House members who voted to impeach Trump for his role in inciting the deadly Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol building.news.yahoo.com
Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says China should be 'graduated' from supportive World Bank loan program
Al Drago | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesTreasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Thursday agreed that the World Bank should expel China from a supportive loan program that helps middle- and low-income nations finance government projects. Asked by Rep. Anthony Gonzalez, R-Ohio, whether he'd support graduating Beijing from the lending program, Mnuchin replied, "I do." This is something "Malpass worked on with the World Bank when he worked for me. "We don't have veto power over every single loan or veto power over a specific statement," he added. CNBC reached out to the World Bank for comment.cnbc.com