Welcome to Friday and this week’s edition of Conservative Women Weekly! 2020 may have been the year of the Republican woman, but conservative and Republican women are taking 2021 by storm. This week, conservative women started PACs, announced their candidacy, introduced legislation, or began new ventures. Let’s discuss.

“Nikki Haley starts PAC as her expected 2024 takes shape”

“Nikki Haley, the former South Carolina governor and United Nations ambassador, has started a political action committee that could bolster her brand ahead of an anticipated 2024 presidential run. The PAC, named after her other political group Stand for America, will be “laser-focused on the 2022 midterms and electing a conservative force to the House of Representatives and U.S. Senate to serve as a bulwark against the liberal agendas of Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, Chuck Schumer, and Nancy Pelosi,” Haley said in an email to supporters Wednesday.” Read more here.

“First Lady Melania Trump: Our Path Forward”

“Our Nation must heal in a civil manner. Make no mistake about it, I absolutely condemn the violence that has occurred on our Nation’s Capitol. Violence is never acceptable.” Read the First Lady’s full statement here.

“Within 24 hours of being sworn into Congress, Rep Maria Elvira Salazar introduces first bill”

“In less than 24 hours from being Sworn-In as a Member of Congress, I introduced my first bill. The FORCE Act. Which, forces the Castro regime in Cuba to comply with existing US Law before being removed from the List of State Sponsors of Terrorism.”

“Leaving on a high note: Outgoing NRCC head looks to build on 2020”

“Parker Poling, who served as executive director of the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) during the House GOP’s better-than-expected 2020 elections, is leaving her post to become a lobbyist and partner at Harbinger Strategies, the firm is announcing Tuesday.” Read more here.

Julia Letlow, widow of GOP congressman-elect who died of coronavirus, will run for Congress

“The widow of Rep.-elect Luke Letlow, who died after contracting COVID-19, will run to represent the Louisiana congressional district he was just days away from being sworn-in to serve. Julia Letlow, a higher education professional, launched her congressional bid Thursday during an interview on KWCL-FM in Oak Grove, La., the same place where her late husband made his congressional announcement in March.” Read more here.

“Fox News Channel Shakes Up Daytime Schedule”

“As part of the changes, many of Fox News Channel’s best known daytime anchors will find themselves leading new time slots and shows. Harris Faulkner, who hosts two hours from noon to 2 p.m., will now anchor the 11 a.m. slot as well as her noon program, “Outnumbered.” Bill Hemmer, who took over a 3 p.m. slot previously anchored by Shepard Smith, will return to co-anchoring the network’s first two hours of news programming at 9 a.m. – and will be paired with Dana Perino. John Roberts and Sandra Smith will co-anchor two hours in the early afternoon. And Martha MacCallum will move to 3 p.m., the hour previously led by Hemmer.” Read more here.

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Amanda O