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    Trump’s PAC has $85 million. What will he do with it?

    He’s back, and now the former president’s political action committee is poised to wield incredible impact in the upcoming elections. Former President Donald Trump’s political action committee has amassed a war chest of more than $85 million as he builds an operation meant to take on his enemies…
    Donna Martinez, April 7, 2021
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    LISTEN: Trump calls Biden’s position “morally inexcusable”

    Late Friday afternoon, Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed Senate Bill 37, which would have forced public school districts to offer in-person classroom instruction to kids whose parents want it. The bill had bipartisan support. Carolina Journal reports the General Assembly could hold an override vote as early as today. School…
    Donna Martinez, March 1, 2021
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    Trump’s Choice at CPAC on Sunday: Payback or Policy

    Conservative political junkies looking ahead to the 2024 presidential race will have plenty to digest over the next several days as the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) is held in Florida. North Carolina will be represented on Friday’s schedule, as the screen shot below shows.   But it’s…
    Donna Martinez, February 24, 2021
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    The 6 GOP Senators Who Voted Yes To Impeachment Trial

    Following hours of debate on Tuesday from House prosecutors and defense attorneys representing former President Donald Trump, the U.S. Senate voted 56 – 44 that trying Mr. Trump is constitutional. The 56 votes included six Republican senators. They are: * Bill Cassidy – Louisiana * Susan Collins – Maine *…
    Donna Martinez, February 10, 2021
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    Do you see your neighbors as red or blue?

    A lot of attention is being paid to an LA Times column about a Leftie’s gnashing of teeth over her discovery that her Trump-supporting neighbors are nice people. Virginia Heffernan writes: Oh, heck no. The Trumpites next door to our pandemic getaway, who seem as devoted to the ex-president…
    Donna Martinez, February 9, 2021
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    25th Amendment: Read Vice President Pence’s Letter To Speaker Pelosi

    Vice President Mike Pence sent the following letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021. Note the second paragraph in which Vice President Pence declines to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove President Trump from office, noting “it is not a means of punishment or usurpation.”…
    Donna Martinez, January 13, 2021
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    Anybody’s Game: NC’s Elections Are Tight

    As North Carolina continues an election cycle, it is becoming more and more clear just how competitive the 2020 races are in the state. According to the latest polling from the Civitas Institute, Joe Biden holds only a slim margin over President Donald Trump. Carolina Journal reports: A…
    Brenee Goforth, October 30, 2020
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    Most Pollsters Say Trump Will Lose. Not This One. Here’s Why.

    Why is it that one pollster — the Trafalgar Group — is bucking the polling conventional wisdom and predicting a Trump win? Rich Lowrey of National Review sat down with founder Robert Cahaly to find out. First, the nuts and bolts of the poll. “I don’t believe in long…
    Donna Martinez, October 20, 2020