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Trump would be allowed on celebrity video app Cameo if he wanted to join, the company's CEO said

Former President Donald Trump. Joe Raedle / Getty Images Celebrity video app Cameo would allow Trump to join its platform in the future, CEO Steven Galanis told Axios. "Trump has done nothing on our platform to violate our terms of service," Galanis said. The former president isn't on the platform. Trump is still suspended from Twitter and Facebook following the deadly siege on the US Capitol in January. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald Trump ...
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Matt Gaetz associate Joel Greenberg pleads guilty to 6 felony counts and agrees to cooperate with prosecutors

Joel Greenberg as pictured on Seminole County's website. He served as a tax collector in the county before his indictment in 2020 Seminole County Former Florida tax official and Matt Gaetz associate Joel Greenberg pleaded guilty to 6 counts on Monday. He appeared before a judge and pleaded guilty to sex-trafficking, wire fraud, identity theft, stalking, and conspiracy. Greenberg also agreed to cooperate fully with the government in any related cases. See more stories on Insider's b...
Tags: Florida, Politics, News, Sex Trafficking, US, Trends, Gop, United States, New York Times, The Times, Donald Trump, Doj, Justice Department, Roger Stone, Orlando Florida, Greenberg

Franklin Graham says he thinks Trump might be in too poor health to run for president in 2024: 'The guy does not eat well'

Then-President Donald Trump with food from Domino's, McDonald's, Wendy's, and Burger King at the White House State Dining Room. Joyce Boghosian/The White House Rev. Franklin Graham told that a 2024 Trump presidential bid could "be a very tough thing to do." "You know the guy does not eat well," the evangelical leader and Trump ally told Axios. But he also said Trump has lost weight and has lots of energy, so "might be in good health and in good shape." See more stories on Insid...
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The WHO must invite Taiwan to the World Health Assembly to convince the world it isn't beholden to China

The Taiwan United Nations Alliance Chairman Michael Tsai during a conference in May 2020 about Taiwan's efforts to get into the World Health Assembly organized by the World Health Organization. Walid Berrazeg/SOPA Images/LightRocket/Getty Images The Chinese Communist Party appears to exert some level of authority over the World Health Organization. Since 2016, Taiwan has been excluded from the World Health Assembly, which sets policy for the WHO. The WHO should invite Taiwan to this ye...
Tags: Hong Kong, China, US, Trends, Taiwan, Beijing, United Nations, Who, World Health Organization, Chinese communist party, Xinjiang, Taipei, Donald Trump, Joseph Stalin, Ccp, Mao Zedong

Palm Beach County prosecutor says Gov. Ron DeSantis can't stop Trump from getting extradited to New York if he's indicted

Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-Florida) and President Trump are close political allies. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Palm Beach County's top prosecutor told CNN that Ron DeSantis can't block a possible Trump extradition, if he's indicted. DeSantis' "power to stop an extradition is really non-existent," State Attorney Dave Aronberg told CNN. Politico reported that Palm Beach is prepping for a possible extradition request from New York. See more stories on Insider's business page...
Tags: Florida, Politics, New York, Politico, Trends, Atlanta, Cnn, Manhattan, Department Of Justice, Donald Trump, Trump, Palm Beach County, Capitol, Palm Beach, CNN Newsroom, Trump Organization

Bitcoin is the 'apex predator' of digital currencies - and dogecoin may be the crypto equivalent of silver, hedge fund manager Anthony Scaramucci says

Anthony Scaramucci. AP Anthony Scaramucci called bitcoin the "apex predator" of digital currencies. Dogecoin may be the silver to bitcoin's gold, the hedge fund manager said. He said he advises people to hold between 1% to 3% of bitcoin within their portfolios. See more stories on Insider's business page. Anthony Scaramucci, founder of investment firm SkyBridge Capital, defended bitcoin's decline and said he advises investors to hold some amount of it as it's the only crypt...
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Liz Cheney hinted that Trump and Kevin McCarthy may have talked about setting their stories straight on the Capitol riot

Rep. Liz Cheney. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call via Getty Images Fox's Chris Wallace suggested that Trump and McCarthy may have spoken about coordinating their stories on the Capitol riot. Rep. Cheney suggested that McCarthy was withholding information about his conversations with Trump. Cheney was ousted from her GOP leadership role last week for refusing to back Trump's election-fraud claims. See more stories on Insider's business page. Rep. Liz Cheney has suggested that House Mi...
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10 things in tech you need to know today

Microsoft founder Bill Gates. Anthony Bolante/Reuters Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here.Let's get started.1. Microsoft board members reportedly launched an investigation in 2019 into a relationship between Bill Gates and a staffer. A Gates spokesperson told The Wall Street Journal that "there was an affair almost 20 years ago which ended amicably," and that Gates' decision to step down from the board in 2020 was unrelated. More...
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10 Things in Politics: Lawmakers are sick of Marjorie Taylor Greene

Good morning! We hope you had a great weekend. Today is Tax Day.Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics, your weekday look at the biggest stories in DC and beyond. Sign up here to receive this newsletter.Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:How Marjorie Taylor Greene became the Voldemort of CongressIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rejected calls for a cease-fireThe demise of 'thoughts and prayers'One thing to lo...
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Rep. Liz Cheney says there's 'no question' that another attack similar to the January 6 riot could occur

Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming. AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite Rep. Liz Cheney says that an attack similar to the Jan. 6 Capitol riot could occur again. "We have to recognize how quickly things can unravel," she said. Cheney, who was ousted from House GOP leadership, has steadfastly rejected Trump's election claims. Sign up for our daily newsletter 10 Things in Politics You Need to Know Today. GOP Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming said on Sunday that there's "no question" that an attack similar...
Tags: Politics, New York, Congress, Abc, Washington, China, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Wyoming, House, Chinese communist party, Nancy Pelosi, Republican Party, Donald Trump, Cheney

Gov’t Watchdog Finds HUD Secretary Violated Ethics Rule

The U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC) in Washington, D.C. has concluded that U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Marcia Fudge violated a longstanding ethics law known as the “Hatch Act,” according to a letter obtained by Politico. “As HUD Secretary, Ms. Fudge is covered by the Hatch Act, a law that governs the political activity of federal executive branch employees,” the letter reads. “The Hatch Act prohibits covered employees from, among other things, using ...
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GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger says he would 'love to move on' from Trump, slams McCarthy for giving 'his leadership card' to the former president

Rep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois. AP Photo/Amanda Andrade-Rhoades Rep. Kinzinger criticized Republicans who are giving contradictory opinions about Trump's influence. "You can't say he's the leader and then say we have to move on," he said. Kinzinger criticized GOP leader McCarthy for effectively handing over power to the former president. See more stories on Insider's business page. GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois on Sunday criticized Republicans who have expressed a de...
Tags: Politics, New York, Nbc, Congress, California, North Korea, Trends, Gop, Wyoming, House, Republican Party, Illinois, Donald Trump, Mccarthy, Jeb, Trump

A Space Force Commander was fired after comments made on conservative podcasts about diversity and Marxism

President Donald Trump stands as Chief of Space Operations at US Space Force Gen. John Raymond, second from left, and Chief Master Sgt. Roger Towberman, second from right, hold the United States Space Force flag as it is presented in the Oval Office of the White House, Friday, May 15, 2020, in Washington. Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett stands far left. Alex Brandon/AP A commander in the US Space Force was fired for comments made during podcast appearances. Lt. Col. Matthew Loh...
Tags: Science, News, Republicans, Washington, US, America, Trends, Department Of Defense, Cnn, United States, Marxism, New York Times, Pentagon, Air Force, Donald Trump, Defense Department

Rep. Liz Cheney says the Republican Party cannot progress if members keep 'embracing' Trump's baseless 2020 Election claims

Liz Cheney and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy after a meeting with the House Republican Conference on September 23, 2020. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call via Getty Images Rep. Liz Cheney called for GOP lawmakers to drop former President Donald Trump's baseless election claims. In an interview with "Fox News Sunday," Cheney said Republicans "must stop embracing the Big Lie." Cheney was ousted from her House leadership position amid backlash for opposing Trump. See more stories on Inside...
Tags: New York, News, Senate, White House, Trends, Gop, Wyoming, House, Fox News, Republican Party, Republican, Donald Trump, Cheney, Trump, House Senate, Hill

Liz Cheney said she refuses to 'whitewash' the Capitol Riot, calling Republicans who do 'disgraceful and despicable'

Liz Cheney last week was ousted from her position as House Republican Conference Chair. AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney said she won't "whitewash" the events of the January 6 Capitol Riot. Cheney was ousted from her leadership position last week in the House GOP. "The notion that this was somehow a tourist event is disgraceful and despicable," she said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney said Sunday that she refused to be part ...
Tags: Politics, White House, Trends, Cnn, Gop, Wyoming, House, Michigan, Donald Trump, Cheney, Trump, Clyde, Capitol, House Gop, Fred Upton, Jon Karl

GOP Rep. Dan Crenshaw says Trump's relationship with Republican Party is nuanced, as he isn't 'the devil,' but 'he's not Jesus either'

Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-Texas) and former President Donald Trump. AP Photo/Andrew Harnik Rep. Dan Crenshaw said that the GOP can't "excommunicate" former President Donald Trump. "I don't think Trump's the devil," he said. "I don't think he's Jesus, either." Crenshaw said that he wanted to move on from the "drama" surrounding Liz Cheney's ouster. See more stories on Insider's business page. GOP Rep. Dan Crenshaw of Texas on Sunday said the Republican Party can't...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Nbc, Trends, Gop, Jesus, Republican Party, Illinois, Donald Trump, Voldemort, Liz, Trump, Chuck Todd, CRENSHAW, House Republican Conference, Liz Cheney

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan says it was a 'mistake' to oust Liz Cheney and calls Trump 'toxic for the Republican Party and for the country'

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan talks to reporters during a news briefing about the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic in front of the Maryland State House April 17, 2020 in Annapolis, Maryland. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said the Republican's decision to oust Rep. Liz Cheney from her position was a "mistake." "I thought she just stood up and told the truth and said exactly what she thought," Hogan said on CNN's State of the Union. His remarks follow afte...
Tags: New York, News, Maryland, Trends, Reagan, Cnn, Gop, Wyoming, House, Lincoln, Republican Party, Republican, Donald Trump, Cheney, Trump, Larry Hogan

GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger slams Lin Wood video, says McCarthy is allowing 'actual insanity' in Republican party

Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., speaks to the media at the White House in Washington. AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger said Kevin McCarthy is allowing "actual insanity" in the Republican party. Kinzinger was commenting on a video of Lin Wood in which he claims Trump is still president. He is among a handful of Republican politicians who have disagreed with the party's recent beliefs. See more stories on Insider's business page. GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger on Saturday cond...
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Restaurant and retail owners have 2 options nowadays: stop treating their workers like garbage or stop having workers at all

"I made more money on unemployment than I did working at the bar because they only gave me lunch shifts and I was part time," said Mark, a former bartender in New York. iStock; Joe Raedle/Getty; Skye Gould/Insider Restaurant and retail staff have been underpaid and overworked for decades. Government aid during the economic crisis has allowed workers in the industry to reassess going back to work. Employer claims that people won't come back out of laziness are increasingly laughable. Th...
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Anti-maskers and COVID deniers have been yelling about 'freedom' since the pandemic began. Now many of them are standing in the way of America's actual freedom.

A 'Hazardous Liberty! Defend the Constitution!' rally to protest the stay-at-home order in Olympia, Washington. Karen Ducey / Stringer Science deniers and anti-maskers have been crying about "freedom" for the length of the pandemic. Now the US has a real chance at freedom through the vaccines. But some of those same science deniers are morphing into anti-vaxxers and stopping America from getting back to normal. This is an opinion column. The thoughts expressed are those of the auth...
Tags: US, America, Trends, Gop, United States, Wisconsin, Donald Trump, Jordan Johnson, Trump, Jim Jordan, Michael Gordon, Ted Nugent, Nugent, Sen Ron Johnson, Olympia Washington, Fauci

The Republican party is no longer serious

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy address reporters outside the White House after their Oval Office meeting with President Joe Biden on May 12, 2021 in Washington, DC. Drew Angerer/Getty Images The Republican party used to generate actual policy ideas, but no longer. Now trolling and obstructionist shenanigans are all the GOP cares about. This is an opinion column. The thoughts expressed are those of the author. See more stories on Insider'...
Tags: Washington, Senate, White House, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Ronald Reagan, House, Ted Cruz, Jeb Bush, Mitch McConnell, Fox News, Republican Party, Republican

Aides to Joe Biden describe the president as having a 'short fuse' but he never erupts in fits of rage like Donald Trump, report says

President Joe Biden participates in a conference phone call with governors affected by a snowstorm in the Midwest and southwest Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021, in the Oval Office of the White House. White House/Lawrence Jackson Aides to Joe Biden say he has little patience for advisors who can't answer his many questions. According to the New York Times, Biden has hung up on people if he thinks they're wasting time. But he never bursts into rage the way Trump did and often displays "unexpe...
Tags: White House, Trends, Joe Biden, New York Times, Biden, Times, Donald Trump, Trump, Midwest, Jake Sullivan, Jill Biden, Christopher Freeman, Sophia Ankel, Dylan Loewe

Arizona Republicans want to expand the controversial vote recount to all elections held in 2020

Contractors working for Cyber Ninjas, who was hired by the Arizona State Senate, examine and recount ballots from the 2020 general election on May 3, 2021 in Phoenix, Arizona. Courtney Pedroza for the Washington Post The Arizona Senate is considering expanding its controversial audit of votes in Maricopa County. An audit of ballots in last year's presidential and US Senate elections was launched in April. Observers say the audit is shambolic and driven by conspiracy theories. See mor...
Tags: Politics, California, Cbs News, Senate, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, House Of Representatives, Arizona, US Senate, Hobbs, Republican Party, Biden, Donald Trump, Bennet

Donald Trump's new blog crashed after he posted an unverified claim about election fraud in Arizona

Former president Trump gives a speech before boarding Air Force One for his last time as president. Pete Marovich - Pool/Getty Images Former President Donald Trump's blog crashed on Saturday after he posted about an Arizona recount. His post alleged massive fraud in the form of "broken seals on boxes, ballots missing, and worse." Trump launched the "From the Desk of Donald J. Trump" blog earlier this month. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald Trump...
Tags: Facebook, Trends, Arizona, Donald Trump, Trump, George Washington University, Donald J Trump, Maricopa County Arizona, Save America, Thomas Colson, Kevin Shalvey, Pete Marovich, Peter Loge, Save America and Make America Great

Liz Cheney said more Republicans would've voted to impeach Trump but were in fear for their lives

Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., conduct a news conference after a meeting with the House Republican Conference on September 23, 2020. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call via Getty Images Rep. Liz Cheney said some GOP lawmakers feared the consequences of opposing Donald Trump. Cheney said some GOP voted not to impeach Trump not because they thought he was innocent but out of fear. Cheney was ousted from her GOP leadership position l...
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GOP election official in the Arizona county targeted by ballot recount called Trump 'unhinged' and said 'we can't indulge these insane lies'

Trump supports the Maricopa County audit, though Democrats and some Republicans have expressed concerns. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton GOP election official Stephen Richer called Trump "unhinged" over claims about the election. Richer leads the elections department in Maricopa County, where a GOP-backed recount is taking place. "We can't indulge these insane lies any longer. As a party. As a state. As a country," he said. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Republican offi...
Tags: Politics, Cbs News, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Arizona, The New York Times, Election, Donald Trump, Justice Department, Trump, Phoenix, Arizona County, Boyer, Maricopa County, Tom Porter

'Donald Trump didn't need to sleep five hours a night': McCarthy says that Biden doesn't have the 'energy' of the former president

President Joe Biden speaks during a meeting with congressional leaders in the Oval Office, which included (clockwise from left) House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, Vice President Kamala Harris, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California, and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York. AP Photo/Evan Vucci Kevin McCarthy said that President Biden doesn't have the "energy" of former President Trump. "Donald Trump didn...
Tags: Politics, New York, California, Senate, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Wyoming, House, Mitch McConnell, Fox News, Nancy Pelosi, Louisiana, Republican Party, Biden

Mitt Romney rebuked some of his Republican Senate colleagues, calling January 6 Capitol riots an 'insurrection against the Constitution'

Sen. Mitt Romney speaks during a news conference in the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington on December 1, 2020. Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Sen. Mitt Romney rebuked some of his Republican colleagues after a hearing about the January 6 Capitol insurrection. Romney reiterated the riots at the Capitol amounted to "an insurrection against the Constitution." Several Republicans at a hearing on Wednesday downplayed the insurrection, which resulted in five deat...
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GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski says she's 'offended' by House Republicans minimizing the Capitol riot

Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), foreground, speaks during a Senate Appropriations Committee hearing as Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) listens. Chip Somodevilla/Pool via AP Sen. Lisa Murkowski criticized House GOP efforts to downplay the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. "I'm offended by that," Murkowski told CNN. "This was not a peaceful protest." Murkowski said she would be open to backing an investigation examining the riot. See more stories on Insider's business page. GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski o...
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Biden revokes Trump executive order for sculpture garden of 'American Heroes'

President Joe Biden. AP Photo/Evan Vucci President Biden revoked Trump's executive order for a sculpture garden of "American Heroes." Trump felt that a garden would blunt attempts to "erase our heroes, values and entire way of life." Biden has issued a slew of executive orders since taking office in January. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden on Friday revoked several key executive orders issued by former President Donald Trump, notably the sculpture g...
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