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McConnell: Anyone Who Meets with Antisemites ‘Highly Unlikely’ to be Elected President | National News
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McConnell: Anyone Who Meets with Antisemites ‘Highly Unlikely’ to be Elected President | National News

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday issued thinly veiled criticism of former President Donald Trump for a dinner the former president had last week with Ye, the rapper formerly known as Kanye West who has repeatedly espoused antisemitic views, and Nick Fuentes, who has been described by the Justice Department as a white supremacist.“First, let me just say that there is no room in the Republican Party for antisemitism or white supremacy. And anyone meeting with people advocating that point of view, in my judgment, are highly unlikely to ever be elected president of the United States,” McConnell, Kentucky Republican, said during his weekly press conference.On the other side of the Capitol, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, California Republican who is making a bid for sp...
British Prime Minister Liz Truss Resigns After Short, Chaotic Reign | World Report
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British Prime Minister Liz Truss Resigns After Short, Chaotic Reign | World Report

British Prime Minister Liz Truss announced Thursday that she would resign after a scant 45-day tenure that included a disastrous budget roll-out, a plunging pound and numerous policy U-turns. The turmoil culminated Wednesday evening in chaotic scenes in Parliament that saw several Conservative ministers rebel against the government and publicly and loudly voice their anger at their own leadership.Truss, who became a much-memed and frequent laughing stock of the British tabloids, said she will remain in power until a new prime minister could be selected, which she said would be in the next week. She will likely be the shortest-serving premier in U.K. history.The chaos has happened against the backdrop of a critical and worsening cost of living crisis that has many in the U.K. worried abo...