March 22, 2021

political

‘His new business’: Trump seeks personal political brand as he grips Republican base | Donald Trump

Days after being acquitted in his second impeachment trial last month, Donald Trump issued a statement lashing out against one of the very Republican senators who made that acquittal possible.

“The Republican party can never again be respected or strong with political ‘leaders’ like Senator Mitch McConnell at its helm,” the former president said in a statement, after the Republican leader criticized him for inciting the 6 January insurrection at the Capitol. Trump added: “Mitch is a dour, sullen and unsmiling political hack, and if Republican senators are going to stay with him, they will not win again.”

But the

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Rush Limbaugh dead, business and political community tributes flood in

Rush Limbaugh, the monumentally influential media icon who transformed talk radio and politics in his decades behind the microphone, helping shape the modern-day Republican Party, died Wednesday morning at the age of 70 after a battle with lung cancer, his family announced.

RUSH LIMBAUGH, CONSERVATIVE TALK RADIO PIONEER, DEAD AT 70

Most recently Limbaugh received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from former President Trump.

Photo By Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images

FOX Business takes a look at the tributes

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Impeachment trial: Political, but also deeply personal

In the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump, senators are not only jurors, but witnesses. 

Each lawmaker who was in the Capitol on Jan. 6 has his or her own memories, many of which were brought back vividly by the rapid-fire succession of video clips shown during the trial this week. But most of them were evacuated so quickly that some only now are realizing the full scope of the siege and just how close the rioters got to them. 

For Democrats, the evidence overwhelmingly proves that Mr. Trump is guilty as charged of inciting an insurrection. Yet

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Tim Eyman violated campaign finance law, judge rules, is barred from controlling political committees

Tim Eyman, who for two decades has been Washington state’s most prolific conservative activist and political provocateur, committed “numerous and particularly egregious” violations of campaign finance law, a judge ruled Wednesday, as he barred Eyman from controlling the finances of political committees in the future.

The verdict, in a yearslong case in Thurston County Superior Court, could bring an end to Eyman’s years of running anti-tax initiatives that have had outsize influence on the finances of state and local governments.

“Mr. Eyman’s violations had a significant and material impact on the public,” Judge James Dixon ruled. “Mr. Eyman has personally

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