Tag: GOP

A Pair of Jan. 6 Planners Just Rolled on Their Congressional Accomplices

Trump supporters attempt to breakdown the fences in front of Congress on January 6, 2021. They forced their way into the building later that day. (Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images) Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. Arizona Republican Rep. Paul Gosar, a close ally of former […]

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Black Democratic Party Chair Says He Got Lynching Threat For Criticizing Trump

(Photo by Win McNamee / Getty Images) Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. Iowa Democratic Party Chairman Ross Wilburn says he received multiple threats, including one that threatened to lynch him, after he wrote an op-ed that criticized former President Donald Trump. Wilburn, Iowa’s first Black Democratic Party chairman, […]

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GOP Opening Community Centers To Engage Black Voters As Patience With Biden Administration Wears Thin

NewsOne Featured Video Source: adamkaz / Getty Building on what they call “positive gains made with Black voters,” the Republican National Committee is opening a Black American Engagement Center outside Atlanta in College Park, Ga. The RNC insists that it is serious about engaging in strategic and sustained Black voter engagement. Speaking with NewsOne, RNC […]

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QAnon Is Becoming Even More Antisemitic

A man wearing a ‘Defund the Media’ QAnon shirt is seen at a “Stop the Steal” rally against the results of the U.S. Presidential election outside the Georgia State Capitol on November 18, 2020 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images) Unraveling viral disinformation and explaining where it came from, the harm it’s causing, and what […]

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The Texas Abortion Ban May Be Headed Back to the Supreme Court

Demonstrators rally against anti-abortion and voter suppression laws at the Texas State Capitol on October 2, 2021 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Montinique Monroe/Getty Images) Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. Texas’ six-week abortion ban, the strictest abortion law in the country, will remain in effect, a federal appeals […]

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Trump Rally Uses Flag From January 6 for Pledge of Allegiance

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a “Save America Rally” near the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021. (Eric Lee/Bloomberg via Getty Images)  Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. So much for one nation, indivisible. A right-wing rally featuring former President Donald Trump and […]

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Trump Keeps Telling People Not to Vote

Former President Donald Trump speaks to supporters during a rally at the Iowa State Fairgrounds on October 09, 2021 in Des Moines, Iowa. This is Trump’s first rally in Iowa since the 2020 election. (Scott Olson/Getty Images) Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. Last December, then-President Donald Trump and […]

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Why Isn’t the Democratic Reconciliation Bill More Popular?

That this bill is big is the one constant of mainstream press coverage, which often skips over what it actually is doing. There is, in some of this, a familiar critique of the issue-allergic, deficit-obsessed mainstream press: Given the choice between covering public policy and covering a messy political fight, it’s unsurprising that many have […]

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Why Is a GOP Candidate Speaking At a Fringe Gun Church?

Teddy Daniels, a Republican who is running for congress in Pennsylvania, speaks during a pro-police rally on June 20, 2020. (Photo by Preston Ehrler/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. When Pennsylvania congressional candidate Teddy Daniels takes the stage at the Rod of Iron Ministries’ “Freedom […]

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Trump Supporters Have Already Turned on the Cyber Ninjas

A supporter of U.S. President Donald Trump holds a sign at a ‘Stop the Steal’ protest as President-elect Joe Biden is declared the winner of the U.S. presidential election, in Phoenix, Arizona, U.S., on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020. (Cheney Orr/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Unraveling viral disinformation and explaining where it came from, the harm it’s […]

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Trump Thinks No One Can Stop Him From Being the GOP’s 2024 Nominee

PERRY, GA – SEPTEMBER 25: Former US President Donald Trump speaks at a rally on September 25, 2021 in Perry, Georgia.(Sean Rayford/Getty Images) Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. Former President Donald Trump is very confident that no one wants to challenge his throne as the leader of the […]

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The MAGA-Lite Future of the Republican Party

Youngkin was neither the most nor least Trumpist candidate in the Republican primary. The Virginia GOP’s convoluted process for choosing a candidate was nearly overrun by hard-core Trump supporters, who hijacked the nominating convention. (Virginia’s Republican primary was settled via a convention, which some MAGA-aligned candidates felt was meant to rig the process against them.) […]

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