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Vance Brings Youth, Broad Agreement With Trump
What JD Vance Brings
to the GOP Ticket
the rundown

What JD Vance Brings to the GOP Ticket

Trump's VP pick could help with swing states, though maybe not with moderates

(Newser) - Donald Trump did not follow the advice from some Republicans to pick a running mate who would have made the presidential ticket more diverse—or one with less strident rhetoric than the former president's who might appeal to non-MAGA voters. There's not much daylight between Sen. JD Vance...

Nebraska's GOP Has Dumped All Republican Incumbents

There's quite a fracture between Trump loyalists and the old guard

(Newser) - In one of the most closely watched congressional races this year, US Rep. Don Bacon of Nebraska is looking to defeat a fellow Republican in Tuesday's primary election in his quest for reelection. He'll have to do it without the support of the state Republican Party, which has...

Greene's Anti-Johnson Crusade Reveals a Lesson for MAGA
Greene's Losing Crusade
Holds a Lesson for MAGA

Greene's Losing Crusade Holds a Lesson for MAGA

Columnist David French questions whether movement can survive in post-Trump world

(Newser) - Marjorie Taylor Greene vows to force a vote to oust House Speaker Mike Johnson, even though it seems doomed to failure . To columnist David French in the New York Times , the unfolding narrative speaks volumes about the future of the MAGA movement. The crucial factor here is that Donald Trump...

Trump Causes a Ruckus With Biden Clip

Video reportedly shot on Long Island featured graphic on back of truck showing a hog-tied Biden

(Newser) - Donald Trump headed to Long Island on Thursday to attend the wake of NYPD officer Jonathan Diller, who was shot Monday in Queens during a traffic stop. But it was a video of a pickup truck that he apparently spotted during his travels and shared online that's earning him...

Green Day Takes a Swing at Trump During NYE Show

Billie Joe Armstrong changes lyric while on 'Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve'

(Newser) - When Green Day released the song "American Idiot" nearly two decades ago, the band was taking aim at then-President George Bush, reports the Guardian . On New Year's Eve, the band tweaked the lyrics to swing at another former president. During their televised appearance on Dick Clark's New Year's ...

Biden: Trump's 'Extremist' MAGA Is a Threat to the US

Its followers do 'not share the basic beliefs of our democracy,' says the president

(Newser) - President Biden says "there is something dangerous happening in America" as he revives his warnings that Donald Trump and his allies represent an existential threat to the country's democratic institutions. "There is an extremist movement that does not share the basic beliefs of our democracy—the MAGA...

Biden Praises Unions, Refines MAGA Criticism

Democrats and other Republicans must act, president says

(Newser) - President Biden celebrated unions on Monday, while leaving time for attacks on "MAGA Republicans, the extreme right, and Trumpies" in his Labor Day speeches. "The middle class built America," Biden told workers in Milwaukee, CNBC reports. "Everybody knows that. But unions built the middle class."...

Biden: I Don't View Trump Supporters as Threat to US

President seeks to draw a distinction with them and 'MAGA Republicans' day after big speech

(Newser) - President Biden on Friday sought to clarify the withering criticism he leveled against "MAGA Republicans" and former President Trump in a prime-time speech Thursday. Over and over in his speech, Biden referred to them as "extremists," which prompted Steve Doocy of Fox News to ask him Friday...

Biden Calls Out 'Extremism' of Trump, MAGA

Together, they are a threat to American democracy, says president

(Newser) - President Biden used his prime-time address on Thursday to lay into former President Trump—by name—as well as "MAGA Republicans." He labeled both as "extreme" and as serious threats to American democracy. The New York Times notes that aides suggested ahead of time that Biden might...

FTC: Pro-Trump Firm's 'Made in USA' Apparel Made in China

Agency fines Lions Not Sheep, owner $200K for phony labels

(Newser) - If you're going to put "Made in USA" labels on your products, you'd better make sure they're actually made in the USA. That's the message the Federal Trade Commission hopes to convey to one pro-Donald Trump apparel company that it just fined more than $200,...

Defeated Cawthorn: Time for 'Dark MAGA' to Rise
Madison Cawthorn Issues
Defiant Message After Loss
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Madison Cawthorn Issues Defiant Message After Loss

It's time for 'Dark MAGA' to rise, says outgoing North Carolina congressman

(Newser) - The youngest member of Congress—and one of the most controversial —will not be returning after losing his North Carolina primary this week. But in a social media post Thursday, 26-year-old Madison Cawthorn sounded very much like a man who isn't done with politics.
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As Trump Supporters Converge on DC, Airbnb Takes a Stand

Rental service pulls alleged Proud Boys member's reservation in advance of planned protests Saturday

(Newser) - Last Saturday, the streets of DC filled with people celebrating that the presidential race had been called for Joe Biden. This Saturday, crowds will once more gather, but this time they'll be made up of supporters of President Trump, who still hasn't conceded to President-elect Biden. The Washington ...

Trump: 'Don't Buy Goodyear Tires'
Trump: 'Don't Buy
Goodyear Tires'

Trump: 'Don't Buy Goodyear Tires'

He calls for boycott over MAGA attire ban

(Newser) - With 75 days to go until the election, President Trump is urging Americans to boycott a major manufacturer based in a swing state. The president called for a boycott of Goodyear following a report that workers at a Kansas plant had been told not to wear Make America Great Again...

FBI Takes Guns From 'Unhinged' Ex-Marine

Shane Kohfield said he might have to 'slaughter' antifa members

(Newser) - Publicly threatening mass murder tends to get people's attention—and Shane Kohfield learned his actions were no exception. The FBI used Oregon's new "red flag" law to take guns from the ex-Marine after he stood outside the Portland mayor's house in July with a megaphone saying...

Gallery Owner: Anti-Trumpers Attacked Me, Cops Don't Care

Jahangir Turan says 'anti-Trump' police aren't making arrests

(Newser) - A Manhattan gallery owner says he got beat up for wearing a "Make America Great Again" hat and suggests "anti-Trump" police are dragging their heels in the investigation. Jahangir Turan, 35, says he was passing a group of 15-18 teenagers in SoHO earlier this week when a girl...

'Bullied' MAGA Hat Teen Sues Washington Post for $250M

Lawsuit accuses paper of 'smearing' Nicholas Sandmann

(Newser) - The teenager at the center of the Lincoln Memorial incident that sparked a massive controversy last month is suing the Washington Post for $250 million—and his lawyers say it is "only the beginning." The suit filed in federal court in Kentucky on behalf of 16-year-old Nicholas Sandmann...

Twitter Suspends Account Behind 'MAGA Kid' Controversy

Account said it was video of 'MAGA loser gleefully bothering' Native American

(Newser) - Controversy is still raging over Friday's encounter in Washington, DC, between a Native American man and a student in a Make America Great Again hat—and a move from Twitter suggests it may have deliberately been stirred up. The company has suspended an account that shared video of the...

Lana Del Rey Takes Kanye to Task for Supporting Trump

Singer blasts rapper after West's 'SNL' appearance, pic with MAGA hat on Instagram

(Newser) - Kanye West, now apparently known as "Ye," caused quite a stir when he closed out Saturday Night Live with a pro-Trump/anti-Democrat tirade while wearing a red "Make America Great Again" baseball cap. West kept the controversy going Sunday, posting a photo on Instagram showing him sporting the...

Trump Has a Response for Meghan McCain's Swipe

'MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN,' he tweets from golf course

(Newser) - John McCain appears to have handed his feud with President Trump down to the next generation, reports USA Today , and the latter took to Twitter to apparently respond to Meghan McCain's swipe at his campaign slogan while eulogizing her father on Saturday. "MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN," he...

Dad Celebrates Daughter's Birth in Chick-fil-A Restroom

Gracelyn Mae Violet Griffin will get free food for life and a job when she's 16

(Newser) - A Texas family knew they had a new addition on the way, but they had no way of knowing where the baby girl would make her first appearance: in a Chick-fil-A bathroom. Per KENS5 , Robert Griffin and his wife were on their way to the hospital in San Antonio when...

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