Event being organised by Republican Senate candidate claims 500 defendants are ‘political prisoners’ ‘This is our house’: Trump supporters storm Capitol building Pro-Trump supporters have organised a rally in Florida this weekend at the state’s Capitol building, calling for the release of “political prisoners” who have been arrested in connection with the 6 January Capitol riots.
Venture capitalist and “Hillbilly Elegy” author J.D. Vance went full Donald Trump toady on Monday as he walked back his past criticism of the former president on Fox News. Vance, who is competing in the Ohio Republican Senate primary, apologized for calling Trump “reprehensible” in now-deleted tweets that he posted during the 2016 presidential campaign.
Washington — Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Sunday suggested the cost of an infrastructure package he is willing to accept is between $600 and $800 billion, a price range that is higher than a counterproposal to President Biden's sweeping plan put forth by fellow Senate Republicans.
(Reuters) - U.S.Senator Roy Blunt, a member of the Republican Senate leadership, said on Monday he will not run for office in 2022, making him the latest Republican lawmaker in Congress to opt for retirement.