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NYGOP Chairman declares war on the Trump base — as activists call on SDNY to investigate financial entanglements

The Republican nomination of State Senator Christopher Jacobs in New York’s 27th congressional district is igniting a fierce schism inside the party that longtime party operatives describe as tantamount to a declaration of war against the conservative base of the party.

Foreign Policy

Ed Cox would be a strong Ambassador to China, if Trump tasks him

Sources tell The Chronicle that former New York State Republican Party Chairman Ed Cox would be an aggressive United States Ambassador to China, if he is tasked by President Donald Trump to strong-arm the ‘Middle Kingdom’ into new trade, environmental, and intellectual

NY GOP

Ambassador Gioia likely to succeed Cox as GOP chairman

Anthony Gioia, the former United States Ambassador to Malta during the Bush administration, is likely to succeed Ed Cox as Chairman of the New York Republican Party following a stunning series of unexpected losses in the State Senate. Cox has

Republican Party

Cox to fund moderates in WNY?

Buffalo based businessman Carl Paladino is flirting with another run for Governor of New York. Observers suspect that Paladino is posturing to force out the current party Chairman Ed Cox — a moderate establishment figure who Paladino has lambasted harshly