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Column: The Eastman memo shows how close we were to a Trump coup

BY: - September 26, 2021

Eleven months after the election, and nine months after the Jan. 6 insurrection attempt, we are only now beginning to understand how organized, intentional and dangerous the Trump coup attempt had been, and how dangerous it remains. Take, for example, the events of Dec. 14 at the Georgia State Capitol. On that date, Democratic electors […]

Pence, Haley drop out of Michigan GOP conference

BY: - September 5, 2021

The biennial Mackinac Republican Leadership Conference scheduled for later this month has lost two headliners: former Vice President Mike Pence and former United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley. Speakers who are still on the Michigan GOP event’s list include other potential 2024 presidential candidates U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and South […]

Michigan GOP conference to feature Pence, Cruz, Haley and Graham

BY: - July 19, 2021

The Michigan Republican Party announced Monday that U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) will join the lineup for its biennial conference on Mackinac Island. The confab is scheduled for Sept. 24 to 26. “Lindsey Graham has been an outspoken advocate for conservative principles and is a dedicated problem-solver,” said Michigan GOP Chair Ron Weiser. “We are […]

Before riot, 11 Mich. Republican lawmakers asked VP to delay certifying the election

BY: - January 7, 2021

Eleven Michigan representatives joined dozens of Republicans from around the country in penning a letter to Vice President Mike Pence ahead of Wednesday’s joint congressional session asking him to decertify the Nov. 3 general election results and delay the counting of the electoral votes, which was supposed to take place Wednesday. The process to certify […]

Looking for 2016 repeat, Trump shares dark closing message in Grand Rapids, threatens to fire Michigan GOP chair

BY: - November 3, 2020

President Donald Trump closed out his 2020 reelection campaign in Grand Rapids with a dark message Monday night, looking for a repeat of his upset victory from 2016. “Joe Biden is promising to delay the vaccine and turn America into a prison state. He’s looking you in the face and he’s locking you in your […]

Updated: Final four days: Obama, Biden going to Flint, Detroit; Trump planning 4 stops*

BY: - October 30, 2020

Updated, 10:19 a.m. and 12:45 p.m.10/30/20 In a whirlwind final four days before Election Day, both President Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden have trips planned to Michigan. Biden is reuniting with former President Barack Obama with drive-in events in Flint and Detroit on Saturday, the Biden campaign confirmed Friday morning.* U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), […]

Pence suggests in Flint that systemic racism doesn’t exist in America

BY: - October 28, 2020

Vice President Mike Pence criticized Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden during a speech in Flint on Wednesday for saying that systemic racism exists in America. “Now Joe Biden explains it all by saying he thinks America is systemically racist,” Pence said. “Joe Biden and [running mate] Kamala Harris regularly say that they believe police have […]

Trump schedules 2nd Michigan visit in a week

BY: - October 28, 2020

President Donald Trump, who just held a rally Tuesday in Lansing, plans to return to the state for another event on Friday. Trump’s campaign announced that he is slated to do a rally at Oakland County International Airport in Waterford Township. Vice President Mike Pence last week appeared in Waterford and is in Flint on […]

Pence plans Flint stop Wednesday

BY: - October 26, 2020

Updated, 1:14 p.m., 10/26/20 Vice President Mike Pence is slated to hold a Michigan event one day after President Trump’s rally on Tuesday at Lansing’s Capital Region International Airport. The Trump campaign announced Pence will hold a rally at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Bishop International Airport in Flint. Michigan has been a big campaign destination […]

Harris slams Trump chief of staff for saying U.S. won’t contain COVID-19

BY: - October 26, 2020

Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris said in Detroit Sunday that the President Donald Trump administration is “admitting defeat” in containing the COVID-19 pandemic. The comment came after White House chief of staff Mark Meadows told CNN earlier in the day that “we’re not going to control the pandemic.” Meadows, asked by host Jake Tapper […]

Trump plans Tuesday Lansing rally

BY: - October 23, 2020

One week before Election Day, President Donald Trump plans to hold a rally in Lansing on Tuesday. Michigan has had no shortage of love during the closing weeks of the 2020 election. Trump last campaigned in Michigan on Saturday, speaking at a rally in Muskegon. Vice President Mike Pence did an event in Waterford on […]

Pence touts Barrett, James at Oakland County stop

BY: - October 22, 2020

Vice President Mike Pence made a stop in Oakland County Thursday afternoon to stump for President Donald Trump 12 days before the general election. Pence touted Trump’s economic policies, support for law enforcement, his Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett and gave a number of nods to GOP U.S. Senate nominee John James during his […]