Kimberly Leonard, Business Insider

Kimberly Leonard

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Recent articles by Kimberly:

Trump says he loves Kellyanne Conway, 2 months after saying he would have told her to 'go back to her crazy husband' when she said he lost reelection

Two months ago Trump had lashed out at Conway after she said in her book "Here's the Deal" that she told the former president he lost the 2020 election. → Read More

Ron DeSantis can count on the vote of one powerful Florida Man: Donald Trump

Trump says of DeSantis, "I get along with Ron very well." But the former president hasn't formally endorsed the governor's 2022 reelection bid yet. → Read More

Trump, who would be 78 if he won the presidency in 2024, tells New York Post it's 'not old'

The former president called up New York Post reporter Cindy Adams to talk about his ex-wife, Ivana Trump, who passed away last week. → Read More

Mitch McConnell predicts 2024 presidential field will be 'crowded' as Trump mulls early White House announcement

A reporter asked McConnell how he'd handle former President Donald Trump if he were to seek the White House again. → Read More

Fauci says he will step down by the end of Biden's first term

Fauci recently told the Washington Post that he feels older and said his retirement would come "sooner rather than later." → Read More

How Democrats who aren't named Joe Biden are running for president — without running for president

Democratic politicians have made moves that suggest they're keeping their options open about running for president — just in case Biden decides not to run. → Read More

Missouri Senate candidate Lucas Kunce said Democrats must deliver on abortion rights instead of continuing to treat it only as a campaign issue

After the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, Missouri was the first state in the US to ban abortions even in cases of rape and incest. → Read More

Ivanka Trump's chief of staff contradicted the former first daughter's January 6 testimony in latest hearing

Ivanka Trump told the committee that she did not attend the rally to calm her father down after he'd had a call with then-Vice President Mike Pence. → Read More

George W. Bush told Mitt Romney that Rick Perry was dumber than he was: book

"People thought I was dumb. Well, wait till you get a load of this guy," Bush told Romney, according to the book "Thank You for Your Servitude." → Read More

Kevin McCarthy said Trump 'was just too much' and that's why people voted for Biden: book

Mark Leibovich writes in "Thank You for Your Servitude" that the main reason Trump wasn't reelected in 2020 was because voters grew weary of him. → Read More

Democrats' priorities have crumbled under Biden and time is running out for the party to deliver before the midterms

The party has failed to deliver on key promises largely because of its razor-thin majority in the Senate. → Read More

Gov. Ron DeSantis hits back at potential 2024 foe Gov. Gavin Newsom for running ads encouraging Floridians to move to California: 'They are hemorrhaging population'

Newsom ran an ad in Florida imploring residents to move to California. DeSantis said Florida's record was better than California's. → Read More

An early Trump 2024 announcement would be perilous for Capitol Hill Republicans who are already measuring the drapes for their majority, sources say

Republicans would rather the midterms be a referendum on Biden's record and don't want to have to answer questions about Trump or the Jan. 6 hearings. → Read More

Trump not expected to announce a White House run in July even as a pre-midterms candidacy remains an option

Republicans are still watching to see whether the former president will announce a third White House bid before the November midterms. → Read More

An extremely early Trump 2024 announcement would be a 'train wreck' for the GOP that also won't deter the prosecutors on his heels, experts say

Donald Trump has little to gain — politically and legally — from an early campaign launch as damning revelations stack up about the former president. → Read More

Joe Rogan says he refuses to host Donald Trump on his podcast soon after saying Gov. Ron DeSantis would make a good president

"I have had the opportunity to have him on my show, more than once, and I have said no every time," Rogan said. → Read More

Democrats are fuming over their leaders' 'tepid' response to Roe v. Wade's demise

Operatives say that leaders should have had a plan in place given that they had advanced notice that the national guarantee to abortion rights would soon be history. → Read More

Joe Rogan says Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis would be a 'good president' and calls Joe Biden a 'dead man'

Rogan praised DeSantis for his actions during the COVID-19 pandemic, even though they have clashed with federal health guidance. → Read More

Sen. Marco Rubio supported banning almost all abortions in a newly uncovered 2010 questionnaire

Facing reelection in November, many Republicans such as Rubio haven't made promises about the types of abortion bans they'd work to nationalize. → Read More

Democrat Nikki Fried, who's running for Florida governor to unseat Ron DeSantis, says the Roe decision upends the race

"Voters now have the power again," Fried told Insider. "The power was in the Supreme Court and they neglected the will of Americans." → Read More