A less Trumpy version of Trumpism might be the future of the Republican Party

[ad_1] Donald Trump lost the 2020 election, but his populist ideas may continue to animate the Republican Party. As scholars of American beliefs and elections, we can envision a less Trumpy version of Trumpism holding sway over the party in coming years. We call it “polished populism.” Populism is folk-politics based on the premise that … Read more

Trump to tell CPAC he is Republican ‘presumptive 2024 nominee’ – report

[ad_1] Photograph: REX/Shutterstock Donald Trump will reportedly tell the Conservative Political Action Conference in Florida this week he is Republicans’ “presumptive 2024 nominee” for president. Related: Republicans failing to toe the Trumpist line feel wrath of their state parties Trump will address CPAC on Sunday, his subject the future of the party he took over … Read more

Donald Trump to address CPAC on future of Republican party

[ad_1] Photograph: Stefani Reynolds/Bloomberg/Getty Images Former president Donald Trump will address the Conservative Political Action Conference, or CPAC, in Florida next week, about the future of the Republican party and the conservative movement, a source familiar with the plan told Reuters on Saturday. Related: Trump ally Nunes sees CNN Ukraine lawsuit thrown out by New … Read more

Question Of Medicaid Expansion Headed To Missouri Voters, Despite Republican Pushback : Shots

[ad_1] Voters in Kirkwood, Mo., cast ballots on Nov. 6, 2018 that helped decide the balance of power in Congress. Next week they’ll get the chance to decide whether to expand Medicaid in their state. The measure could extend health coverage to more than 230,000 more Missourians. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Scott … Read more

Republican Senator won’t vote for Trump’s Fed board nominee

US senator Susan Collins said on Monday that she will vote against Judy Shelton’s nomination to the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors, becoming the second Republican to oppose President Donald Trump’s controversial nominee. “I have serious concerns about this nomination. In her past statements, Shelton has openly called for the Federal Reserve to be less … Read more

Democrats Balk At New Republican Proposal For Pandemic Relief Bill : NPR

[ad_1] Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., with President Trump at the White House. The Republican Party has unveiled a new pandemic relief bill, but tough negotiations lie ahead with Democrats. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption toggle caption Evan Vucci/AP Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., with President Trump at the White House. The Republican Party … Read more