Tim Ko, a physician assistant in neurosurgery, is hoping to appeal to Trump supporters who have lost faith in New York Rep. John Katko.
Kinzinger's 12-year career in the House of Representative was highlighted recently by vocal criticism of former President Donald Trump.
"The only reason Senator 'Gloomy' Pat Toomey is not running for the Senate in Pennsylvania is that I would not give him an endorsement," Trump wrote.
The Purple Heart recipient said Republicans' goal at the impeachment hearings was to defend Trump "at all costs."
Two years ago today, Robert Mueller gave his testimony to Congress. Much has changed in that time, especially for former President Donald Trump.
"There are a lot of really good people involved in party activism. But I don't think they're at all representative of regular Nebraskans," the Republican senator said.
In a lengthy statement shared on his campaign site, Utah Senator Mike Lee said that there was enough room in the GOP for both of them.
"President Trump was, without question, a driving force in the catastrophic events that took place on January 6 by encouraging masses of rioters to incite violence on elected officials, staff members, and our representative democracy as a whole," Valadao tweeted after voting to impeach Trump.
You can call out Trump's speech as an inappropriate, dangerous promotion of unsupported claims of massive voter fraud, and sharply criticize how the then-president handled the mob, without supporting impeachment.
In the two-page letter, 11 members of the GOP congressman's family said he embarrassed their name by breaking with Trump.
Proud Boys members rejoiced online after former President Donald Trump was acquitted for a second time, with members praising the firebrand politician in Telegram channels.
The insult was spray-painted in red across the entrance to the driveway of the lawyer's Pennsylvania property.
House impeachment manager Delegate Stacey Plaskett on Sunday said that Democrats "needed more senators with spines" for a conviction.
Susan Collins of Maine said Trump created a "dangerous situation" and put his "selfish interest" over the interests of the country.
"I think Senator McConnell's speech, he got a load off his chest, obviously, but unfortunately he put a load on the backs of Republicans," the South Carolina senator said.
Donald Trump's daughter-in-law, a former television producer, has been heavily-linked with a Senate bid.
"We condemn, in the strongest possible terms, the vote today by Senator Cassidy to convict former President Trump," the LAGOP said in a Saturday tweet.
While we must match the resolve with which we tackled Al Qaeda and ISIS in confronting the threat of far-right violence, we must avoid the counterterrorism playbook that led to so many grave mistakes and ineffective strategies.
"Like so many other men living in Florida, Donald Trump has once again escaped from justice," Colin Jost said.
In his first public response to Trump's acquittal, President Biden said his predecessor's actions and the Capitol riot had been a reminder that "democracy is fragile."
"My opening advice was don't do anything to screw it up. Don't piss anyone off," the Republican senator said.
In September, the former Alaska governor threatened to unseat Murkowski in the 2022 elections if she went "rogue" again.
Donald Trump's second acquittal in the Senate raises questions about whether the former president will seek federal office again.
An unexpected vote to call witnesses in the impeachment trial set up the potential for multiple skirmishes that could drag the process out, as Biden has urged lawmakers to focus on his COVID relief plan.
"Are the prosecutors right when they claim that Trump was telling a big lie or in your judgment did Trump actually win the election?" Sanders asked.
"I would say that most of the points that the senators were raising we have in our presentations and we have in our arguments," said Jason Miller.
President Trump on January 6 was protesting the actions of other branches of government — wrongly, but constitutionally nonetheless.
Ted Cruz, one of the GOP senators, said that senators are not jurors, but the oath of impartiality that senators take before impeachment trials makes the issue sound confusing.
Twitter users allege that Raskin, the lead impeachment manager, made a false statement during the second day of former President Donald Trump's second impeachment trial.
"If you don't find this a high crime and misdemeanor today, you have set a new terrible standard for presidential misconduct in the United States of America," lead impeachment manager Jamie Raskin said.