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# Republican

Last week
28th May 2023 - 3rd June 2023
# Texas
Texas becomes biggest US state to ban treatment for transgender minors
Governor Gregg Abbott signed the ban into law yesterday.
Last month
May 2023
# White House
'Anti-woke' Florida governor Ron DeSantis prepares US presidential bid but can he top Trump?
DeSantis will go toe-to-toe with Trump to be the Republican nominee, but there was a time when relations were much more harmonious between the two.
This year
# Donald Trump
Will Trump's trial help or hinder his 2024 White House bid?
He was charged with 34 felony counts yesterday, but legal experts are torn on the strength of the legal case against him.
Last year
Extract: 'I knew that it was too dangerous to bicycle down O’Connell Street, for fear of being shot'
An extract from the memoir of Republican Máire Comerford, about an incident during the Civil War.
All time
# Amiens Street
Historic Irish Republican Tom Clarke's Irish language shopfront to be restored
Clarke operated a tobacconist at 55 Amiens Street, Dublin from 1908 to 1911.
# Obamacare
US Supreme Court upholds Obamacare, safeguarding health care for millions
US President Joe Biden called the ruling ‘a big win for the American people’.
# the good information project
Sign up for our live discussion: What future do young people want for Northern Ireland?
We are hosting a panel of young voices to discuss the reality of life in Northern Ireland and how positive change could be brought about.
# United States
US Congressman-elect dies of Covid-19 aged 41
Republican Luke Letlow announced earlier this month that he had tested positive for Covid-19.
# United States
'It’s lawlessness, plain and simple': Joe Biden condemns rioting, looting and arson at protests
Biden also blamed Donald Trump for “stoking violence” in US cities.
# Presidential Election
Republicans paint dark picture of future if Donald Trump loses election
Former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley was among the key speakers at the first night of the Republican National Convention.
# Called Off
'We have to set an example': Trump calls off Florida segment of Republican National Convention
Trump had already moved the convention’s public events out of North Carolina because of virus concerns.
# Donald Trump
Trump allegedly said he wanted to withhold aid from Ukraine, says his former national security adviser
John Bolton writes in a book draft that Trump told him he wanted to withhold aid from Ukraine.
# Oh dear
JD Sports forced to remove images of model in Northern Ireland t-shirt with republican tattoo
‘Tiocfaidh ár lá’ is misspelt on the man’s upper arm.
# impeachment
Impeachment trial of President Donald Trump likely to begin next Tuesday
Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he expects the House of Representatives to send the articles of impeachment through to the upper chamber tomorrow.
# jim donegan
Police believe INLA and ONH were involved in fatal shooting of man outside Belfast school
Jim Donegan (43) was gunned down outside a school in west Belfast on 4 December 2018.
# operation banner
Veterans commemorate 50th anniversary of British Army deployment in Northern Ireland
Operation Banner began in August 1969 and lasted until 2007.
# chaperone
Female reporter told she needs male chaperone to interview Republican gubernatorial candidate
“This is my truck, and in my truck, we go by my rules and that’s my rule,” republican Robert Foster said.
# Cindy Hyde-Smith
Republican who said she would attend 'public hanging' and suppress liberal votes wins US senate vote
Cindy Hyde-Smith’s remarks were interpreted as alluding to Mississippi’s history of racist violence.
# Comeback
Mitt Romney, who Trump branded a 'stone cold loser', wins Senate seat
The former presidential nominee lost out to Barack Obama in 2012.
# stop the music
Rihanna hits out at Trump following reports of her music being played at his 'tragic rallies'
Meanwhile, Trump has devoted his final days before tomorrow’s midterm elections to helping Senate and gubernatorial candidates.
# red vs blue
Head to head: Seven interesting races to watch in the US midterms
Some of the races are virtually tied in the polls – can the Democrats flip enough seats to take back the House?
# northern heist
'Can you imagine how horrific that must be?': Ex-IRA man pens book about tiger robberies
Richard O’Rawe was one of the H-block Blanketmen during the Troubles, and has written previously about the life of Gerry Conlon of the Guildford Four.
# Brett Kavanaugh
Trump's Supreme Court pick grilled on abortion laws and emails about Mueller investigation
Democrats have been grilling the judge Trump has selected – but he’s likely to be approved by the Republican-controlled Senate.
# Northern Ireland
Mary Lou defends using the word Londonderry: 'I'm well aware of the history of Derry'
The name of the city remains a contentious issue for some.
# Your Say
Poll: Would you like Paul Ryan to be the ambassador to Ireland?
Ryan claims Irish roots, having traced his ancestors back to Ireland during the Famine.
# g no p
In a blow to Republicans, House Speaker Paul Ryan says he's going to retire
The House Speaker said the decision was a personal one, saying he didn’t want his kids to have a “weekend dad”.
# Court
Dessie O'Hare to stand trial accused of false imprisonment and threatening a man's life
O’Hare was charged on 9 June 2015. He appeared before the Dublin District Court today where he was served a booked of evidence.
# Gerry Adams
Vincent Browne returns to our screens with documentary on life of Gerry Adams
Gerry Adams: War, Peace and Politics airs this Wednesday and Thursday at 9pm on TV3.
Holocaust denier to become Republican nominee for Illinois race for Congress
Art Jones is currently the only Republican candidate for the November election.
# War of Words
FBI's deputy director steps down after long-running criticism from Trump
The White House said it played no role in Andrew McCabe’s departure.
# Allegations
Las Vegas casino billionaire steps down from key Republican role after sexual misconduct allegations
Steve Wynn has denied the allegations, first published in The Wall Street Journal on Friday.
# Alabama
Trump makes last-ditch effort to get Roy Moore elected despite molestation accusations
Several women have claimed Moore sexually molested or pursued them when they were in their teens.
# End of an era
It's an end of an era for Sinn Féin as An Phoblacht ceases publication
An Phoblacht has been in production in its current form since 1970.
# gerry says no
Gerry Adams will not stand for Irish presidency
Adams will not stand for election in the next Dáíl either.
# Sexual Harassment
'Bring it on': Republican candidate Roy Moore 'adamantly' denies latest allegations
Two more women have accused US Senate candidate Roy Moore of inappropriate conduct.
# Alabama
Republicans turn on Roy Moore as several women accuse him of sexual harassment
Paul Ryan, Jeff Sessions and John McCain have all called on Moore to drop out of the Senate race in Alabama.
# roy moore
Donald Trump: Republican 'will step aside' if sexual encounter with girl is true
Senate candidate Roy Moore has denied the allegations; his campaign called the story “fake news”.
# Steve Scalise
'I'm back' - politician returns to work in Washington after being shot and left at death's door in June
Steve Scalise made his way into congress on crutches for the first time in three months and hailed his survival as a ‘miracle’.
# Trump
Trump refuses to say whether or not he'll fire Attorney General Jeff Sessions
Trump has expressed increasing anger with Sessions as his Justice Department’s investigations into possible Trump-Russia collusion have quickened.
# clay higgins
US congressman under fire for filming video message inside Auschwitz Memorial
He says in the video: “This is why Homeland Security must be squared away, why our military must be invincible.”