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Former Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.).

GOP senator calls Trump’s dayslong tirade against John McCain ‘deplorable’

"I just want to lay it on the line, that the country deserves better, the McCain family deserves better," Republican Sen. Johnny Isakson said.
US President Donald Trump speaks during the Missile Defense Review announcement at the Pentagon in Washington, DC, on January 17, 2019. - Trump unveiled a review of US missile defense capabilities Thursday that aims to counter threats from North Korea and Iran while adapting to ever more sophisticated weapon systems being developed by Russia and China. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN / AFP) (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

The 12 Senate Republicans who defied Trump and voted to terminate the border wall national emergency

Here are some of the Republican senators' respective statements on why they went against Trump.
Mitt Romney celebrating a reporter's birthday on a plane.

People were confused by Mitt Romney’s method for blowing out candles on a birthday cake, but science says he might be onto something

Scientific research has shown that blowing out candles on a birthday cake can increase bacteria by 1400%.
Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) walks from a Republican Senate caucus meeting with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., September 26, 2018.

A top GOP senator won’t vote for Trump attorney general nominee William Barr over concerns he’ll condone spying on US citizens

"I'm a no," Paul said on Monday. "[Barr has] been the chief advocate for warrantless surveillance of US citizens."

Here’s what became of the losers of every presidential election since 2000

From winning the Nobel Peace Prize to slinking from public life in disgrace, the failed candidates have taken wildly different paths.
Senator Lindsey Graham speaks to journalists while walking to the Senate floor for votes on competing Republican and Democratic plans to end the government shutdown on Capitol Hill on January 24, 2019.

Republicans are lobbying Trump not to use the State of the Union to declare a national emergency over the wall

Some Senate Republicans are opposing President Donald Trump's suggestion that he may declare a national emergency to try to get border-wall funding.

A lot of Republicans are worried about the dangerous precedent Trump could set with a national emergency declaration for the border wall

As president, Trump has the option of declaring a national emergency, but the process could be messy.
Sen.-elect Mitt Romney, R-Utah, leaves a meeting with other new GOP Senators and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in the Capitol on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018.

Mitt Romney says he’s finished with presidential campaigns and still deciding whether he’ll endorse Trump for 2020

Mitt Romney told CNN on Thursday that he will consider "the alternatives" before endorsing President Donald Trump ahead of the 2020 election.
President Donald Trump held a freewheeling Cabinet meeting on Wednesday that touched on everything from the shutdown to Syria.

Trump rants about the government shutdown, stock-market ‘glitches,’ Tom Cruise, and more during wild Cabinet meeting

Trump's Cabinet meeting addressed a variety of topics, including the government shutdown, the Syria withdrawal, Mitt Romney, and the stock market.
President-elect Donald Trump and Mitt Romney dine at Jean Georges restaurant, November 29, 2016 in New York City. President-elect Donald Trump and his transition team are in the process of filling cabinet and other high level positions for the new administration.

Mitt Romney’s scathing Trump op-ed draws comparisons to Jeff Flake and enrages president’s GOP allies

Many have suggested Mitt Romney's condemnation of President Donald Trump is a sign he'll be the "new Jeff Flake."