December 14, 2020

Rep. Paul Mitchell of Michigan announced in a letter on Monday that he was leaving the GOP, citing President Trump’s actions after the Nov. 3 election as the reason. In a letter addressed to Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), obtained by CNN, he explained his decision to leave his party

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August 6, 2020

Washington (CNN) Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced on Thursday that he has tested positive for coronavirus. The announcement came shortly before DeWine, a Republican, was scheduled to meet with President Donald Trump in Cleveland. DeWine was tested as part of the “standard protocol” to greet Trump on the tarmac at Burke Lakefront Airport, the governor’s

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July 22, 2020

COLUMBUS, Ohio —The arrest of Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder (Republican) and four others Tuesday involved $60 million, a racketeering and bribery investigation, a nuclear plant bailout, and one of the largest money laundering cases in the state’s history. There are many moving parts to the complicated investigation. Here are the basics: ‘A very covert

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April 26, 2019

Keeping Trump in office will destroy the Republican Party. For Democrats, leaving Donald Trump in office is not only good politics — it is the best chance for fundamental realignment of American politics in more than a generation. Mr. Trump is three years into destroying what we know as the Republican Party. Another two years

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