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It’s no secret that Donald Trump would like to run for the White House again. The big question is when will he announce the 2024 campaign? Reports in recent weeks stress that Democrats would like him to do so before the midterm elections so they can remind voters once again of the GOP’s ties to the polarizing former president.

Ad by Maga, Inc, a new Super Pac run by Trump allies, doesn’t answer that question, but shows the former president is willing to work to get the lawmakers he wants elected to the Senate and elsewhere. This is good news for Kevin McCarthy and Mitch McConnellthe GOP leaders of the House and Senate, respectively, who are hoping voters will give them a majority after the Nov. 8 midterm elections.

But it would also give Trump a chance to make sure the candidates he supports win the election — potentially putting politicians who support his baseless claims of fraud in the 2020 election into power.

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The Democrats failed you, elect us. That’s the message being delivered by top House Republican Kevin McCarthy in the video below, released ahead of the party’s debut Commitment to America’s platform happening now in Pennsylvania.

California’s representative points to high inflation, rising crime and the arrival of migrants and asylum seekers at the southern border. Considering Art the likelihood of the Republicans regaining the majority in the House of Representatives after the midterm elections, this is a message worth paying attention to:

Platform debut you can watch it live here.

Trump isn’t the only one spending big to woo Republicans who deny Joe Biden’s victory in November’s election. Peter Stone reports that Pacs, controlled by multi-billionaire Charles Koch, are spending big to support Republicans:

Fossil fuel giant Koch Industries has invested more than $1 million in support — directly and indirectly — for dozens of House and Senate candidates who voted against certifying Joe Biden’s January 6, 2021 victory.

Koch, controlled by multi-billionaire Charles Koch, boasts Pac Corporation, which has has donated $607,000 since January 2021 to the campaigns or leadership of Pacs 52 election deniers, making Koch’s Pac the top corporate funder of members opposed to the election results, according to OpenSecrets, which tracks election spending.

In addition, the Super Pac Americans for Prosperity Action, to which Koch Industries has given more than $6 million since January 2021, has supported some of the candidates who are denying the election with advertising and other communications support Donald Trump supported those who tried to help him cancel the 2020 election or cast doubt on the final results.

It’s no secret that Donald Trump would like to run for the White House again. The big question is when will he announce the 2024 campaign? Reports in recent weeks stress that Democrats would like him to do so before the midterm elections so they can remind voters once again of the GOP’s ties to the polarizing former president.

Ad by Maga, Inc, a new Super Pac run by Trump allies, doesn’t answer that question, but shows the former president is willing to work to get the lawmakers he wants elected to the Senate and elsewhere. This is good news for Kevin McCarthy and Mitch McConnellthe GOP leaders of the House and Senate, respectively, who hope voters will give them a majority after the Nov. 8 midterm elections.

But it would also give Trump a chance to make sure the candidates he supports win the election — potentially putting politicians who support his baseless claims of fraud in the 2020 election into power.

A bellicose Trump is targeting funding for the firepower of Republican loyalists

Good morning, readers of the US political blog. It may be hard to believe, but midterms are about to get even tougher. The former president is willing to spend millions of dollars supporting candidates loyal to his wing of the Republican Party through a new super PAC launched by his top allies, Politico reports this morning. This isn’t just an attempt to shore up embattled GOP politicians across the country — it could also be a prelude to Trump’s widely anticipated announcement of a second run for the White House.

That’s not all that’s happening today:

  • House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy is debuting with a party platform of “Commitment to America” ​​as he hopes to regain a majority in the lower house of Congress.

  • Trump will hold a rally in North Carolina at 7pm ET where we can learn more about his plans for the midterm elections.

  • Elton John speaks at the White House at 8 p.m. tonight, where the president Joe Biden will also give comments.

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/live/2022/sep/23/trump-biden-midterms-republicans-democrats-us-politics-live-updates

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