The GOP Is Pretending to Care About The Deficit Again After Calling Biden’s Infrastructure Plan “A Slush Fund”

Senate Republicans expressed their opposition to President Joe Biden‘s $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan in an internal memo, referring to it as a “partisan slush fund” and characterizing it as unnecessary and wasteful, a sign that things are back to normal as Republicans pretend to care about government spending despite the exorbitant price tag during the Trump era when at least one chamber of Congress was always under GOP control. read more

Karl Rove Calls on the GOP to Denounce QAnon, Proud Boys and Militias

Many Republicans would like to see themselves as fiscally conservative people who stand for limited government. But that hasn’t been the image of the GOP in the Trump era.

When people think about the party of Trump they picture groups like the Proud Boys. Or militia groups bringing machine guns to the Michigan Capitol. If the GOP wants to remain a political power, Karl Rove recently argued, they must disavow the Proud Boys, QAnon and militia groups. read more

GOP Rep. Massie Warns Fellow Republicans Their Trump Stunts Put an End to the Electoral College

There are more Democrats than there are Republicans. This is not only borne out in the number of registered voters. Democrats have consistently won presidential elections by wide margins.

The thing that has allowed Republicans to take office despite losing popular votes is the electoral college. There have been frequent calls for Democrats to abolish the practice. The GOP, unsurprisingly, is against this. read more

Trump Says He Won’t Sign COVID Relief Bill Without More Stimulus Money

Trump screams at reporter when asked if he will concede

When the first round of stimulus checks came out, Donald Trump wanted to make Americans think that they actually came from him. His gigantic signature was emblazoned on each payment sent.

The second stimulus check will go out while Trump is still in office. This payment will be half the amount that the first was, only coming in at $600. The lesser amount is due to a furious fight put up by Republicans lawmakers. read more