Trump is backing a number of candidates who’ve openly pushed QAnon’s wildest theories. By endorsing them, he’s mainstreaming the extremist movement.
“The voicemails include very explicit language. Every other word was the N-word,” said Iowa Democratic Party chair Ross Wilburn.
The officer messaged a rioter to say he “agrees with your political stance” and warned him to “take down the part about being in the building.”
Watkins announcing he will run for Congress from Arizona is yet further evidence of how far the conspiracy theory-based movement has become intertwined with the Republican Party.
A flag from January 6, when Trump incited the Capitol riot, was used at a rally for Virginia gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin.
“A lot of the people that are here today follow the same channels and they understand,” Michigan GOP Rep. Daire Rendon told VICE News.
Pennsylvania congressional candidate Teddy Daniels is speaking at the Rod of Iron Ministries’ “Freedom Festival.” He and that group were both in D.C. on January 6.
And ‘leave the rest’ to him.
“I’m ready to take a sledgehammer to the corrupt media,” former local news reporter Kari Lake pledged in her first campaign ad for governor.
House progressives stared down their own leaders and proved they have the votes to block a bipartisan infrastructure bill.
People of color generated 95 percent of Texas’ growth last decade—but Republicans want to gerrymander the map so it doesn’t have a single new Latino-majority district.
Trump has recently turned his attention to boosting allies in key races for jobs that will run the 2024 elections.