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How Trump took control of the G.O.P.: Part 2

Former president Donald Trump has remained the main driver of the Republican Party priorities, despite losing his reelection bid in 2020.
  • Jun 11, 2021

How the Republican Party became the party of Trump

The Post examines how former president Donald Trump took control of the Republican Party and what it means for the party moving forward in this video series.
  • Jun 11, 2021

How Trump took control of the G.O.P.: Part 1

The roots of former president Donald Trump’s power in the Republican Party can be traced back to the backlash following the 2008 election and financial crisis.
  • Jun 11, 2021

Trump team’s effort to explain away Lafayette Square hits yet another snag, one year later

The Trump administration has given differing and at times contradictory accounts of why protesters were cleared outside Lafayette Square on June 1.
  • Jun 10, 2021

Republican governors touted their states’ election security in 2020. Then they pushed new voting restrictions in the name of election security.

In 2021, Republican governors signed new voting laws citing election integrity, months after touting the integrity of their state’s 2020 elections.
  • Jun 9, 2021

GOP governors push voting restrictions after touting their states' elections

Republican governors signed new voting laws in 2021 citing election integrity, months after they touted the integrity of their states' 2020 elections.
  • Jun 9, 2021

How Republican rhetoric on the Capitol attack shifted in less than six months

The Fix’s Aaron Blake analyzes how some congressional Republicans have tried to spin and explain away the Jan. 6 Capitol attack in the months since.
  • Jun 3, 2021

Republicans at odds over potential Jan. 6 commission

Some congressional Republicans strayed from party leaders' message and called for a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 Capitol attack in interviews on May 23.
  • May 23, 2021

Four months after Biden’s inauguration, Republicans are still questioning his legitimacy

More than a half dozen Republicans have refused to say whether President Biden won legitimately in the months since Biden’s inauguration.
  • May 21, 2021

Some Republicans still won’t say if Biden is the legitimate president

More than a half dozen Republicans have refused to say whether President Biden won legitimately in the months since Biden’s inauguration.
  • May 21, 2021
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