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Republican official wants GOP leadership to take away committee assignments from problematic colleagues

The ongoing internal problems in the Republican Party have deepened as members of a kind of "trouble-makers caucus" have been blocking their colleagues from critical meetings with officials in Washington or from home as well as with constituents.

CNN.com reported about the ongoing feud between members who are getting more desperate to stop problems they perceive with fellow Republicans.

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Kellyanne Conway accuses husband George of cheating on her with Twitter

Kellyanne Conway's forthcoming memoir accuses her husband, George, of having an affair with a social media site, People Magazine reported on Thursday.

While some couples might feel their partner spends too much time on the internet, Conway went to the extreme.

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Reporter booted out of Madison Cawthorn party describes 'stunning and sudden desertion of his closest allies'

Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-NC) lost his primary election Tuesday night after months of infuriating his Republican colleagues.

Independent reporter John Bowden, who was there to cover Cawthorn's election night party, says he was asked to leave by the Hendersonville, North Carolina police who were on hand. The event was in a small auto detailer and tire shop where Cawthorn operated his campaign.

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Former Trump insider tells The View that Jan. 6 committee is 'headed in a good direction'

Former White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham confirmed news accounts about her testifying before the House Select Committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on Wednesday.

While CNN reported that she was testifying for the second time, there was little information about why and what was being asked. But on "The View" Thursday, Grisham revealed some of what happened without giving details.

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New Biden administration plan aims to 'destroy Russia's central role in the global energy economy'

President Joe Biden is working on a plan to go after Russian oil and further cripple the country's economy, the New York Times reported Thursday. One major problem, however, is that the steps could anger India, China, Turkey and other nations that do continue to buy Russian oil.

The plan would issue secondary sanctions that push international oil buyers to comply with U.S. sanctions on Russia as they continue their invasion of Ukraine. Vladimir Putin's war against Ukraine has resulted in Russia losing nearly $20 billion each month that the oil continues from oil sales alone, the report said. The next steps are how to "starve Moscow of that money while ensuring that global oil supplies do not drop, which could lead to a rise in prices that benefits Mr. Putin and worsens inflation in the United States and elsewhere."

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Elise Stefanik slammed for 'bizarre' endorsement of plan to 'expunge' Trump's second impeachment

Former President Donald Trump is the only president in history to have been impeached twice. The number of presidents impeached was already a small number, with only two prior to Mr. Trump. In fact, the former president doubled the number of presidential impeachments after he attempted to shake down Ukraine for dirt on President Joe Biden and incited a riot at the United States Capitol after losing the 2020 election.

Writing Thursday, Rachel Maddow producer Steve Benen wondered why Republicans would be so focused on "expunging" Trump's second impeachment if he wasn't even convicted by the Republicans in the Senate. But the reason comes from the man himself.

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Trump was 'stunned' to see Kathy Barnette's rise despite his endorsement of Dr. Oz: NY Times

Michael Bender and Maggie Haberman revealed in a New York Times report that behind the scenes, former President Donald Trump was shocked that his endorsement didn't mean a blowout win for Mehmet Oz.

Trump infamously told a crowd of his supporters that Oz was going to win because he was on television.

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Dem lawmaker puts abortion foes on the spot: 'After which failed pregnancy should I have been imprisoned?'

Rep. Lucy McBath (D-GA) on Wednesday gave an emotional speech about her struggles to get pregnant and the miscarriages she suffered during a four-year effort.

Speaking in the congressional hearing on women's rights, McBath explained that she and her husband tried to start a family on their own and were successful. They were overjoyed until one morning she woke up covered in blood.

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Buffalo schools ordered to 'hold in place' after receiving a 'credible threat' of violence

It has been only a few days since a mass shooting in Buffalo, New York killed 10 people and injured others. The alleged gunman published a manifesto online that outlined the targets he was seeking and the rationale behind it. At one point, the manifesto says he was also considering shooting up an elementary school and thought of going from the grocery store to a school to continue his assault.

On Wednesday, Elmwood Village Charter School issued a "hold-in-place" order due to social media threats. It's unclear if there have been a number of false threats, but the one cited by News 4 was enough to merit the cautious procedure.

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The View's Whoopi Goldberg slams racist conspiracy theorists: 'Get over it -- you’re not being replaced'

The conversation over the racist "Great Replacement" conspiracy theory has grown since the man accused of the Buffalo mass shooting mentioned it over 20 times in his 180-page manifesto.

Speaking briefly about it on Wednesday, co-hosts of "The View" debated whether Democrats should be willing to point to Republicans and more specifically Fox hosts Tucker Carlson and Laura Ingraham for promoting the theory.

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Former Trump aide bursts out laughing after hearing Madison Cawthorn praise former president's 'loyalty'

After losing the Republican Primary in North Carolina, Rep. Madison Cawthorn gave a speech in a small room of supporters before the race was called. He told the room that the one thing that became clear to him is that former President Donald Trump was a very loyal man to his allies.

"The thing I love about President Trump is that when you get your back pushed up against the wall I found that most people in politics if it's not politically expedient for them they'll turn their back on you in a heartbeat. But no matter what you are facing, when Donald Trump has your back, he has your back to the end," said Cawthorn.

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Unearthed videos reveal college neo-Nazis' plans to bully women who 'race mix' at parties

A growing community of neo-Nazis in Massachusetts is preparing for action, WGBH warned on Wednesday.

Specifically, WGBH said it has viewed videos showing young white nationalists' plans to make their presence felt on local college campuses.

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Angry Kathy Barnette supporters allege the election was rigged

Pennsylvania Senate candidate Kathy Barnette was among those who marched on the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 alleging that Donald Trump's 2020 election results were rigged and that he won the election. There is still no credible evidence the 2020 election was rigged.

In the final week of the Republican Party primary, Barnette saw a surge in support as the election approached.

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