Joshua Caplan

Joshua Caplan

Articles by Joshua Caplan

Kevin McCarthy Won’t Back Effort to Remove Liz Cheney from Leadership Post

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) will not join efforts to remove House Republican Conference chairwoman Liz Cheney (R-WY) from her leadership role in the wake of her vote to impeach President Donald Trump over last week’s deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol, according to a report.

House Minority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., from left, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., and House Republican Conference chair Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., arrive to speak at a news conference, Wednesday, April 22, 2020, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Speaker Nancy Pelosi has scuttled a move that would allow …

Mitch McConnell Says He’s Undecided on Vote to Convict Trump

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on Wednesday told Republican colleagues that he is undecided on whether to vote to convict President Donald Trump in the Senate’s impeachment trial in the wake of last week’s riots at the U.S. Capitol. 

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., walks past reporters on the way to the chamber after announcing he has canceled the Senate recess next week, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, March 12, 2020. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

House Impeaches President Trump for a Second Time

The House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to impeach President Donald Trump for a second time over last week’s riots at the U.S. Capitol in which five people died, including a Capitol Police Officer.

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., holds a news conference on the day after violent protesters loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Congress, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Former Democrat Leader Tom Daschle Warns Against Impeaching Trump Again

Former Senate Democrat leader Tom Daschle (SD) on Tuesday warned against impeaching President Donald Trump over last week’s riots at the U.S. Capitol.  Bloomberg reports:  Daschle called impeachment at a moment that party control of the Senate is so tenuous a

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 23: Former senators Tom Daschle (D-SD) and Trent Lott (R-MS), not pictured, discuss their new book, Crisis Point, at SiriusXM-Bipartisan Policy Center's event hosted by P.O.T.U.S. Channel's Tim Farley at SiriusXM Studio on February 23, 2016 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Larry French/Getty Images for SiriusXM)

Democrat Bennie Thompson: Cruz, Hawley Could Be Put on No-Fly List

Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-MS), chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, stated Monday that Sens. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Josh Hawley (R-MO) could be placed on the no-fly list if they are deemed responsible for inciting last week’s siege on the U.S. Capitol.

Rep. Bennie Thompson

GOP Rep. Peter Meijer Considering Backing Trump Impeachment

Freshman Rep. Peter Meijer (R-MI) on Monday called on President Donald Trump to resign and said he is considering supporting a second impeachment of the president in the wake of last week’s siege on the U.S. Capitol.

Peter Meijer

Acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolf Resigns

Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf resigned Monday, citing ongoing court battles regarding his appointment.

Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf testifies before a House Committee on Homeland Security hearing on the coronavirus and the FY2021 budget, Tuesday, March 3, 2020 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Mike Pence Opposes Invoking 25th Amendment to Remove Trump

Vice President Mike Pence is against invoking the 25th Amendment to remove President Donald Trump as calls grow to oust the president in the wake of Trump supporters rioting in the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, advisors to the vice president told Business Insider on Thursday.

US Vice President Mike Pence speaks with US President Donald Trump at a rally to officially launch the Trump 2020 campaign, at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida on June 18, 2019. - Trump kicks off his reelection campaign at what promised to be a rollicking evening rally in Orlando. …

Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to Resign

Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, the wife of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is resigning in the wake of Trump supporters breaching the U.S. Capitol Wednesday, according to a Washington Post reporter. 

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 11: Elaine Chao (C) listens to her husband Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (R) during her confirmation hearing to be the next U.S. secretary of transportation before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill January 11, …