Stories tagged: "Donald Trump"


Pennsylvania state Sen. Doug Mastriano, (R-Franklin), speaks to supporters of President Donald Trump as they demonstrate outside the Pennsylvania State Capitol, Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in Harrisburg, Pa., after Democrat Joe Biden defeated Trump to become 46th president of the United States. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Trump Backs Doug Mastriano in Pennsylvania’s GOP Governor Primary

Loyalty pays off for “big lie” believer Doug Mastriano, who gains the endorsement of former President Donald Trump just days ahead of Tuesday’s primary.

FILE - Chapman School of Law professor John Eastman testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, on March 16, 2017, at a House Justice subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet hearing on restructuring the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. The State Bar of California says it is investigating Eastman, a lawyer for former President Donald Trump, for possibly breaking legal and ethical rules relating to the 2020 election. John Eastman is the former dean of the Chapman University law school in Southern California. He argued after the November 2020 election that former Vice President Mike Pence could overturn the election and keep Trump in power. Pence refused to do that and Trump left office. But since then, Eastman has been subpoenaed by a House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
Newly Released Emails Show Blatant Attempt By Pa. Lawmakers and Trump Lawyer to Subvert Democracy

In an email exchange from December 2020, attorney John Eastman and Rep. Russ Diamond planned to throw out tens of thousands of ballots, recount the votes, and give Trump the win in Pennsylvania.

FILE - Kathy Barnette takes part in a forum for Republican candidates for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania at the Pennsylvania Leadership Conference in Camp Hill, Pa., Saturday, April 2, 2022. Several prominent conservative groups are getting involved in Pennsylvania's race for U.S. Senate and backing candidate Barnette as an alternative to Mehmet Oz, the celebrity heart surgeon endorsed by former President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Conservative Groups Step Up to Back Kathy Barnette in Pa. Senate Race

While Dr. Oz has Donald Trump’s endorsement, the anti-tax Club for Growth and the anti-abortion Susan B. Anthony List are backing Barnette.

Pennsylvania Senate candidate Mehmet Oz, left, accompanied by former President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Greensburg, Pa., Friday, May 6, 2022. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
It Was All About Trump at Dr. Oz Campaign Rally

The former President talked about how Dr. Oz is “in the bedrooms” of potential female voters Friday. But mostly, he spewed his usual rhetoric about MAGA, patriots, and China.

FILE—In this file photo from April 2, 2022, George Bochetto, Kathy Barnette, Mehmet Oz, Jeffrey Lord, Rose Tennent, John Gizzie, Jeff Bartos, Carla Sands, and Lowman Henry pose for a photograph during a forum for Republican candidates for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania at the Pennsylvania Leadership Conference in Camp Hill, Pa. Republicans have made anger over the 2020 election a staple of this year's mid-term primary campaigns as Democrats appear prepared to tie them to the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, contending that Republican-sponsored election legislation is an attack on voting rights. Pennsylvania's primary election is May 17. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Talk of Election Fraud is Alive and Well on the Pennsylvania Campaign Trail, But Will it Work?

While Republicans have made anger over the 2020 election a staple of this year's midterm primary campaigns to appeal to Trump-loyal GOP voters, such messages could be a liability in fall's general election campaign, pollsters say.

In this April 1, 2022 photo combination shown from top left are Lou Barletta, Pennsylvania state Sen. Doug Mastriano, R-Franklin, Bill McSwain and David White at a forum for Republican candidates for governor of Pennsylvania at the Pennsylvania Leadership Conference in Camp Hill, Pa. The four are scheduled to meet in Harrisburg, Pa., for a debate on Wednesday, April 27, 2022. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Leaders of the GOP Pack in Governor’s Race Take Their Anti-Abortion, Pro-Gun Talking Points to TV

Wednesday’s televised debate featured the top four candidates pledging to stamp out reproductive rights and pass pro-gun laws in Pennsylvania.

Dr. Oz, Carla Sands, and David McCormick are the three leading candidates in the Republican Senate Primary in Pennsylvania
Where Do Pennsylvania’s US Senate Candidates Stand on Trump’s ‘Big Lie?’

Pennsylvania was a flashpoint for Donald Trump's unfounded claims that the 2020 election was stolen from him. What do Republicans running for US Senate from the state think?