Dick Cheney

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Former US defence secretary Donald Rumsfeld has passed away. File photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Former US defence secretary Donald Rumsfeld, the man largely credited for masterminding the US invasions of Iraq and Afghanistan, has died. He was 88.(...)

Former US president George W Bush: Described his position as “border enforcement with a compassionate touch”.Photograph: Cliff Hawkins/Getty Images

Within months of Donald Trump’s surprise election victory in November 2016, a new T-shirt began to appear at vendor stalls across America. “Miss me y(...)

  Liz Cheney speaks after being voted out of her House Republican Conference chair position in the US Capitol in Washington on Wednesday. Photograph: Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA

Wyoming congresswoman Liz Cheney was ousted on Wednesday as leader of the House Republican Conference, the latest sign of the continuing influence of (...)

Liz Cheney: warns  Republican Party’s future is at stake if the party continues to give credence to Donald Trump’s baseless claims. Photograph: Amr Alfiky/New York Times

Republicans may move to oust Liz Cheney as leader of the House Republican Conference as early as Wednesday, the latest sign that the party is seeking (...)

 US House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy has officially endorsed Elise Stefanik (above) in her bid to oust the No 3 House Republican,  Liz Cheney. File photograph: Anna Moneymaker/New York Times

The only uncertainty today about the bid by Donald Trump supporter Elise Stefanik to take the No 3 slot in the US Republican Party leadership may lie (...)

Liz Cheney, the third-most-powerful House Republican: It has been a dizzying fall for the scion of one of the most powerful political families in the land. Photograph: Stefani Reynolds/The New York Times

I miss torturing Liz Cheney. But it must be said that the petite blonde from Wyoming suddenly seems like a Valkyrie amid halflings. She is willing to (...)

Liz Cheney on Capitol Hill in Washington. Photograph: Melina Mara/Pool via The New York Times

It is no longer a question of “if” but more likely a question of “when”. The days of Liz Cheney in a leadership position in the US House of Representa(...)

Donald Trump: false claims of election fraud continue to resonate with millions of his supporters. Photograph: Erin Schaff/New York Times

Facebook will announce on Wednesday whether it will continue to ban Donald Trump from its platform, as the former president reiterated unsubstantiated(...)

Republican senator Lisa Murkowski speaking to reporters in Washington. Photograph: Anna Moneymaker/The New York Times

I’ve been waiting for this moment. The moment when some on the left would react indignantly to journalists doing their job. It was so enthralling and (...)

Sacha Baron Cohen: ‘If you’re protesting against racism, you’re going to upset some racists.’ Photograph: Buck Ellison/NYT

Stopping Trump, reforming Facebook and risking his life to make a Borat sequel. The actor unveils his plans for a revolution – and reveals how it f(...)

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