Donald Trump is supporting a trio of candidates whose troubled pasts have come under scrutiny, as he continues to influence the standards of the GOP from his post-presidency perch. CNN’s Sara Murray has more.
A poll worker named Eric Frank was paid $25,000 by Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, from the governor’s own campaign account, after Frank reported a Republican voter in Pennsylvania for trying to vote twice in the 2020 election. Neither Gov. Patrick’s office nor campaign responded to multiple requests for comment.
The Republican Party has largely stayed true in their loyalty to Donald Trump, but the former president shows time and again, he only stays truly stays loyal to himself. In the latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza explains how Trump’s post-presidency endorsements stray from the GOP’s wishes and how they could hurt the party in 2022.
Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley has formally accepted the endorsement of Former President Donald Trump — but he also said why. In the latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza discusses Grassley’s Senate race and how his tune about Trump has changed some.
The most important value in an ally for Donald Trump has always been loyalty – and many GOP lawmakers are starting to feel the effects of going against the former president. In the latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza talks about how firm Trump’s hold remains on the GOP.
Former President Donald Trump has been knocked off Forbes Magazine’s latest list of 400 richest people in America, an exclusive group he has been a part of for more than two decades. In the latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza discusses Trump’s history of lying about his net worth and what this new public blow to his wealth status likely means to the man who famously claims “I’m really rich.”
The effort to vaccinate America against Covid-19 has now become so politically divided that a state’s political affiliation can generally predict vaccination rates. Data shows traditionally blue states are succeeding in curbing the virus while red-leaning states are continuing to feel the detrimental effects of vaccine hesitancy. In the latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza explains how the partisan rhetoric over vaccines has threatened America’s effort to eliminate Covid-19.