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Senate Republican Trump Opponents Congratulate Him on Victory
In a public display of unity, Senate Republicans who expressed concerns about or outright opposed President-elect Donald Trump moved quickly to congratulate him the morning after the upset election. Among at least a dozen of the chamber’s Republicans had disavowed Trump, some since the beginning of
Senate Calls for EpiPen Maker to Testify About Price Hike
Members of the Senate Special Committee on Aging are calling for Mylan, the maker of the EpiPen, to brief members of Congress about the drastic price increase of the medication since 2007. U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Claire McCaskill sent a letter to Heather Bresch, the CEO of Mylan, asking her
The Note: Clinton Courts Republicans
NOTABLES --CLINTON CAMP FORMALLY LAUNCHES 'REPUBLICANS FOR HILLARY' EFFORT: The Clinton campaign today announced the formal creation of a group to recruit Republican and independent voters dissatisfied with the GOP nominee, Donald Trump. The launch of the group, "Together for America," comes after
Florida Congresswoman Plans to Write in Jeb Bush for President
Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., is planning to vote for a Republican for president in November -- but it won't be Donald Trump. "I think I'll write in the name Jeb Bush," she said in a meeting with the Miami Herald editorial board Tuesday. "A candidate should espouse optimism." The Florida
Donald Trump's Latest Comments Elicit Mixed Reactions
GOP frontrunner suggested Hillary Clinton may pick the next Supreme Court justice, which may affect Second Amendment rights.
Donald Trump Faces Increasing Resistance From Within His Own Party
Sen. Susan Collins is just the latest Republican official to formally disavow Donald Trump as the list continues to grow. The split between the Republican presidential nominee and the Republican Party has been present for some time and was on full display in Cleveland, where many notable members of
The Note: One More Joins the Fray
NOTABLES --FORMER CIA OFFICER LAUNCHING INDEPENDENT PRESIDENTIAL BID: Evan McMullin, a former CIA counterterrorism officer, will run for president as a third-party conservative alternative to Donald Trump. The operatives working on McMullin's bid resigned from Better for America -- a 501(c)(4)
50 Former National Security Officials Say Trump 'Not Qualified to Be President'
Fifty former national security officials whose careers span more than four decades released a letter today critical of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, stating that they would not vote for the real estate mogul in November.
Republican Senator Susan Collins : 'I Will Not Be Voting for Donald Trump'
GOP senator Susan Collins joins a list of prominent Republicans who will not be supporting their party's presidential nominee this fall. "I will not be voting for Donald Trump for president ," the Maine senator wrote in a Washington Post op-ed published Monday evening. "This is not a decision I
Crossing the Aisle: Growing Number of Republicans Won't Back Trump
Hewlett-Packard CEO and prominent Republican donor Meg Whitman announced today that she will vote for Hillary Clinton in November. Whitman adds her voice to a growing chorus of those on the right who are voting across the aisle, abstaining from voting, or leaving the party rather than vote for GOP