DeSantis Shakes Up the RNC Race
Trump fatigue may have created an opening
What You May Have Missed
Ron DeSantis has thrown his support behind Harmeet Dhillon in her challenge to Republican National Committee Chair Ronna McDaniel in tomorrow’s vote.
Meanwhile, some RNC members are increasingly skeptical that Donald Trump should be their guy in 2024. And some high profile Iowans aren’t even answering Trump’s phone calls.
Rep. Adam Schiff (D) may be off the Intelligence Committee in the House… but what about the Senate? Though Sen. Dianne Feinstein still hasn’t announced her expected retirement, Schiff says he has her blessing for his California Senate run.
Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D) is gearing up for a run for the Michigan Senate seat left open by the retirement of Sen. Debbie Stabenow. Though Democrats are slightly favored for the seat, Slotkin could face a competitive primary.
President Biden is almost certainly running for a second term, and next month’s State of the Union Address will be the soft launch of Biden ’24. But he still may face Marianne Williamson in a Democratic primary.
Gov. Andy Beshear, a Democrat in deep-red Kentucky, leads all possible GOP challengers in a poll on this year’s gubernatorial election.
Trump received direct reports from the coliseum floor where the Arizona election “audit” was taking place, even as state Republicans denied Trump had any involvement.
Speaker Kevin McCarthy is already learning the cost of his concessions to the far right. And he’s not winning over the American public either.
If Kevin and Hakeem can get along, perhaps there’s hope for the rest of us?
Here are some interesting links that didn’t make it into Political Wire today:
Rep. Cory Mills (R-FL) passed out grenades to lawmakers, noting they were made in Florida.
Attorney John Eastman was charged with 11 disciplinary counts by the State Bar of California.
Supreme Court Justices got “special treatment” in the leak investigation.
Americans sent 15 billion text messages last year.
Kanye West wore a shirt with a Nazi emblem for a late-night shopping spree with his new wife.
Democrats call for probe into “JR-15” child-size rifle.
What makes the M1 Abrams so critical to the Russia-Ukraine War?
Goldman Sachs no longer wants to be the bank for everyone.
Rep. Chip Roy (R-TX) wants to defund schools that teach critical race theory.
The problem of officials taking classified documents when they leave office is much more common than most people realize, according to.
Does unbanning Trump from Facebook and Twitter really matter?
Looks like I’ll be sharing my post on what Hitler & the Nazis actually thought about Black again soon.