Tag: Republicans

North Carolina’s Latest Scheme to Suppress Black Votes Gets Shut Down in Court

Image: Shutterstock Because it’s 2020 and racism is still alive and well, we have North Carolina, whose new voter identification law just hit a snag—and by snag, I mean it’s apparently sorta-kinda racist. From Reuters: A North Carolina appeals court on Tuesday blocked the state’s voter identification law from going into effect, finding it was […]

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The Obamas Backed This Oscar-Nominated Documentary. Republican Blue-Collar Workers Still Love It.

Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. When Julia Reichert and Steven Bognar first started promoting their Oscar-nominated documentary, “American Factory,” they knew they had a hit on their hands. The film, which looks at the challenges of a Chinese company setting up shop in the middle of America’s […]

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A Missouri Bill Could Make Cops Go After Women Who Have Abortions

A Missouri Republican wants to totally abolish abortion in the state, legally redefine fetuses as people, and likely even have police go after women to “affirmatively enforce” the law. In a pair of bills introduced recently, Rep. Mike Moon proposed that Missouri treat fertilized eggs as human beings from the moment of conception, with all […]

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‘It Was All Bullshit’: Trump’s Post-Impeachment White House ‘Celebration’ Was Next-Level

Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. WASHINGTON — President Trump doesn’t exactly look like a man who has “learned” anything from being impeached, despite GOP Sen. Susan Collins’ insistence to the contrary. Certainly not judging from the tub-thumper of a party Trump threw on Thursday afternoon for members […]

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It’s Over: Trump Acquitted of Impeachment Charges by the Senate

WASHINGTON — So much for the impeachment of President Trump. The Senate voted Wednesday afternoon to acquit Trump for asking a foreign country to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden, closing a four-month political drama with a stunning display of Trump’s dominance over congressional Republicans. Only one Republican senator broke from Trump: Utah’s Mitt Romney, […]

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Rush Limbaugh Said He Has Advanced Lung Cancer: ‘I Wish I Didn’t Have to Tell You This’

Right-wing talk radio pioneer Rush Limbaugh announced Monday that he has advanced lung cancer. The news sent shockwaves through a conservative media that Limbaugh has shaped for three decades with millions of weekly listeners and influence with the top ranks of the Republican Party. “There are going to be days that I’m not going to […]

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Trump Impeachment Trial, Day 11: Only the Winning Team Cares About the Day After the Super Bowl

Photo: Drew Angerer (Getty Images) The day after Super Bowl LIV is just a reliving of all the things that happened the night before. The winning team talks about their awesomeness and what they are going to do next. The losing team sulks about what they should’ve done. No one actively watches this, but those […]

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Sexual Assault, Financial Misconduct and Lawsuits, Oh My: Law Firm Representing Giuliani Has Legal Problems of Their Own

Photo: Alex Wong (Getty Images) Is it just me or are Republicans finding it impossible not to align themselves with corrupt associates? I mean, we have a current presidency that has played cabinet musical chairs more than any other recent administration, much of which is due to scandal, indictment and crime conviction, a president who, […]

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Sexual Assault, Financial Misconduct and Lawsuits, Oh My: Law Firm Representing Giuliani Has Legal Problems of Its Own

Photo: Alex Wong (Getty Images) Is it just me or are Republicans finding it impossible not to align themselves with corrupt associates? I mean, we have a current president who has played cabinet musical chairs more than any other recent administration, much of which is due to scandal, indictment and crime conviction, a president who, […]

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Senate Republicans Give Democracy The Finger, Vote To Not Allow Witnesses In Impeachment Trial

Photo: Mark Wilson (Getty Images) I’ve remained convinced that no one group of people hates America and the ideals it’s supposed to represent more than the Republican party. Tonight, they seem dead set on proving me right. CNN reports that by a measure of 49-51 the Senate has voted to not allow witnesses in the […]

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Adam Schiff and the End of Implausible Deniability

From time to time in the Trump era, Republican members of Congress have found themselves stricken with blindness, deafness, illiteracy, or some combination thereof. Their affliction tends to manifest whenever President Donald Trump and his allies do something troubling. They claimed that they didn’t watch coverage of a rally where his supporters chanted “send her […]

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Republican Responsible For Voter Registration Flashes White Power Sign At MLK Event

Source: Tarrant County Republican Party / Tarrant County Republican Party A Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade in Forth Worth, Texas was dampened due to a Republican who flashed what’s known to be a white power sign in the middle of a photo. According to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, The Tarrant County Young Republicans posted […]

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Republican Lawmakers Are Introducing Numerous Bills Targeted at Transgender Youth

Photo: Spencer Platt (Getty Images) The Republican party is continuing its assault on anyone who’s not a straight, cisgender, white man. Their current target? Kids. NBC News reports that Republican lawmakers across a dozen states are introducing bills that would essentially criminalize being a transgender youth. Some of the proposed laws would prevent doctors from […]

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