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Those refused entry to the US under Trump's Muslim ban policy can get a new decision, State Department says

People protest the Muslim travel ban outside the Supreme Court on June 26, 2018. Yasin Ozturk/Anadolu Agency/Getty People denied entry under Trump's travel ban could reapply, the State Department said on Monday. Those who were denied on or after January 20, 2020, would not need to resubmit their applications. Those who were denied before January 20, 2020, would have to submit new applications. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. A majority of those denied entry i...
Tags: Politics, Supreme Court, Law, Washington, US, Trends, Muslim, Venezuela, Tanzania, State Department, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Muslim Ban, Department, Travel Ban


Critics say Elizabeth Warren's wealth tax plan breaks the law. They're wrong, according to multiple law professors.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren has been pushing for a wealth tax. Eric Thayer/Reuters Elizabeth Warren recently introduced a wealth tax on the top 0.05% of American households. The measure could bring in billions in tax revenue, but faces questions over whether it's constitutional. Insider talked to 7 law professors about these concerns, including 5 who signed a letter in its support. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Sen. Elizabeth Warren has made it clear: She wants to tax t...
Tags: New York, Supreme Court, Congress, Washington, Senate, Virginia, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, America, Trends, United States, Arkansas, Warren, States, Johnson, Donald Trump


Meet Allen Weisselberg, the Trump Organization CFO prosecutors are reportedly trying to flip

Donald Trump and Donald Trump Jr. at a press conference in Trump Tower as Allen Weisselberg, chief financial officer of The Trump Organization, looks on January 11, 2017. TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP via Getty Images Allen Weisselberg has been the Trump Organization's longtime loyal CFO and family bookkeeper. The Manhattan DA is reportedly trying to "flip" him for its investigation into Trump's finances. Weisselberg and his family's close ties to the Trumps go into legal gray areas. Visit the Busi...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Supreme Court, Washington Post, New York City, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Getty Images, House, New York Times, Arizona, Manhattan, Deutsche Bank, Upper East Side


Democrats need to get serious about new ideas to transform the Supreme Court

Supreme Court Justices at the inaugural ceremony on January 20, 2021 in Washington, DC. Patrick Semansky-Pool/Getty Images Michael Gordon is a longtime Democratic strategist, a former spokesman for the Justice Department, and the principal for the strategic-communications firm Group Gordon. This is an opinion column. The thoughts expressed are those of the author.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. With the Supreme Court taking up a case that effectively would kill th...
Tags: Supreme Court, Obama, Republicans, Congress, Senate, Court, US, America, Trends, Democrats, Washington Dc, House Of Representatives, Lgbtq, Republican, Biden, Donald Trump


Malcolm Kenyatta, a 30-year-old Democratic state lawmaker, could be Pennsylvania's next senator in 2022

Pennsylvania State Representative Malcolm Kenyatta. AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma State Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta has joined the 2022 Pennsylvania US Senate race. Kenyatta, a 30-year-old progressive lawmaker, is a community activist from Philadelphia. "My story certainly has a lot of distinct parts that are unique to me, but not that unique to most Pennsylvanians," he said. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. When Pennsylvania state Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta was a 12-year-old growi...
Tags: Politics, Supreme Court, Senate, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Gop, Citizens United, Republican, Democratic, Harrisburg, North Philadelphia, Capitol, Phillip, Kenyatta


5 law professors who co-signed Elizabeth Warren's wealth-tax bill explain why they support its constitutionality

Sen. Elizabeth Warren has been pushing for a wealth tax. Eric Thayer/Reuters Elizabeth Warren recently introduced a wealth tax on the top 0.05% of American households. The measure could bring in billions in tax revenue, but faces questions over whether it's constitutional. Insider talked to 7 law professors about these concerns, including 5 who signed a letter in its support. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Sen. Elizabeth Warren has made it clear: She wants to tax t...
Tags: New York, Supreme Court, Congress, Washington, Senate, Virginia, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, America, Trends, United States, Arkansas, Warren, States, Johnson, Donald Trump


Deliveroo, the Amazon-backed food delivery service, has picked London as the venue for its blockbuster IPO

Deliveroo was founded in 2013. Matthew Horwood/Getty Images Deliveroo, the online food delivery company backed by Amazon, confirmed plans to list in London. The news comes a day after a government-backed review recommended changes to London's listing rules. Sources anticipate that the float could value the firm at up $13.6 billion (£10 billion)  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Deliveroo, the online food-delivery company backed by Amazon, confirmed plans to list in L...
Tags: Amazon, Food, Facebook, UK, London, Supreme Court, Ipo, US, Trends, Tech, London Stock Exchange, Lse, Brexit, Deliveroo, Will Shu, Hill


THE ANNOYANCE ENGINE: Spam robocalls became profitable scams by exploiting the phone system, but you can stop them

It's not just you. Spam calls are out of control. iStock; Insider Spam robocalls are on the rise, and the reason is they're incredibly profitable. Court decisions have paved the way for telemarketers to get away with spam calls scot-free. You can stop scam robocalls, but you need to take it into your own hands. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Nearly every day for the past year, I have been breathlessly informed that the warranty on my vehicle is out of date. The...
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With New York clearing the way, the House reissued a subpoena for Trump's tax records

Getty The House Oversight Committee reissued a subpoena for former Trump's accounting firm, Mazar USA.  They are seeking eight years of Trump's financial records.  Last week, The Supreme Court paved the way for the Manhattan DA's office to access the records.   Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The House Oversight Committee reissued a subpoena for former President Donald Trump's accounting firm last week, House counsel Doug Letter said in a filing on Tuesday.  Congre...
Tags: Politics, New York, Taxes, Supreme Court, White House, Politico, Trends, House, Manhattan, Donald Trump, Committee, US supreme court, Trump, Vance, Cyrus Vance Jr, Carolyn Maloney


The Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday in a case that could further gut the Voting Rights Act and its protections for minority voters

People wait in line to vote at a polling place at the Scottsdale Plaza Shopping Center in Scottsdale, Arizona, on November 3, 2020. OLIVIER TOURON/AFP via Getty Images The Supreme Court heard arguments in crucial Voting Rights Act cases on Tuesday.  Brnovich vs. Democratic National Committee will test Section 2 of the VRA. The case centers around the legality of two Arizona voting restrictions. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The US Supreme Court heard arguments Tue...
Tags: Politics, Supreme Court, Congress, Court, US, Dnc, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Arizona, US District Court, US supreme court, Vra, Voting Rights, Phoenix, State


Prosecutors investigating Trump are focusing on his finance chief, Allen Weisselberg, report says

Donald Trump Reuters Investigators probing Donald Trump are focusing on his chief financial officer Allen Weissellberg. The New York Times reported that prosecutors asked witnesses questions about Weissellberg. Investigators are looking at alleged "protracted criminal conduct at the Trump Organisation." Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Investigators in New York who are probing Donald Trump's business dealings are focusing their attentions on Allen Weissellberg, the T...
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Prosecutors investigating Trump are focusing on his finance chief Allen Weisselberg, according to a report

Donald Trump Reuters Investigators probing Donald Trump are focusing on his chief financial officer Allen Weissellberg. The New York Times reported that prosecutors asked witnesses questions about Weissellberg. Investigators are looking at alleged "protracted criminal conduct at the Trump Organisation." Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Investigators in New York who are probing Donald Trump's business dealings are focusing their attentions on Allen Weissellberg, the T...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Supreme Court, Trends, New York Times, The Times, Manhattan, Cy Vance, Times, Donald Trump, Trump, Stormy Daniels, Fred, Vance, Donald Trump Jr


Cuomo accuser says the governor is refusing 'to acknowledge or take responsibility for his predatory behavior'

Governor Andrew Cuomo (D-New York) speaks at a press conference. Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images A Cuomo accuser slammed the governor for refuse to take responsibility for "predatory" behavior. Former Cuomo aide Charlotte Bennett said the governor "wields his power to avoid justice." Cuomo will face an independent investigation over two public allegations of sexual harassment.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. A former aide who accused  New York ...
Tags: Politics, New York, Supreme Court, Trends, New York Times, The Times, Andrew Cuomo, James, Cuomo, Bennett, Barbara Jones, Katz, Letitia James, Boylan, Brett Kavanaugh, Charlotte Bennett


The Supreme Court is hearing arguments Tuesday in a case that could further gut the Voting Rights Act and its protections for minority voters

People wait in line to vote at a polling place at the Scottsdale Plaza Shopping Center in Scottsdale, Arizona, on November 3, 2020. OLIVIER TOURON/AFP via Getty Images The Supreme Court is hearing arguments in crucial Voting Rights Act cases on Tuesday.  Brnovich vs. Democratic National Committee will test Section 2 of the VRA. The case centers around the legality of two Arizona voting restrictions. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The US Supreme Court is hearing arg...
Tags: Politics, Supreme Court, Congress, Court, US, Dnc, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Arizona, US District Court, US supreme court, Vra, Voting Rights, Phoenix, Tucson


The Supreme Court finally rejected Sidney Powell's election conspiracy theory lawsuits

Sidney Powell and former President Donald Trump. Getty Images The Supreme Court rejected two lawsuits filed by the Trump ally Sidney Powell. It extends the extraordinary losing streak for lawsuits seeking to overturn 2020 election results. President Joe Biden was inaugurated more than a month ago. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The Supreme Court on Monday formally rejected two of Sidney Powell's lawsuits seeking to overturn the results of the 2020 US election, brus...
Tags: Politics, News, Supreme Court, Senate, US, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Arizona, Wisconsin, Fox News, Michigan, Biden, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Trump


Trump at CPAC called out his GOP critics and again claimed he won the 2020 election, showing he's still determined to undermine US democracy

Donald Trump addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference in the Hyatt Regency in Orlando on February 28, 2021. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Trump again falsely claimed he was the real winner of the 2020 election in his CPAC speech Sunday. Trump loyalists in the GOP are also using the claim in their push to restrict voting laws. But continuing to support it could backfire on the GOP.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. In the wake of the Capitol riot, Donald Trump...
Tags: Supreme Court, Washington Post, White House, US, Trends, Gop, New York Times, Republican Party, Republican, Donald Trump, Orlando, Administration, Trump, Reuters, Capitol, Hyatt Regency


Meet the Uber drivers who spent 5 years fighting the ride-hailing firm for basic workers' rights - and won

Former Uber drivers James Farrar and Yaseen Aslam leaving an employment appeals tribunal in 2017. TOLGA AKMEN/AFP via Getty Images Two ex-Uber drivers won a huge legal battle against the taxi app firm over workers' rights. Yaseen Aslam and James Farrar began the case in 2016, fighting for minimum wage and other rights. Farrar said Uber is being defiant about the ruling but hopes they'll come to accept it. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Five years after they took Ub...
Tags: Uber, Europe, UK, Supreme Court, Trends, Cnn, Transport for London TfL, Farrar, James Farrar, Aslam, UK s Supreme Court, Nigel Mackay, Yaseen Aslam, Jamie Heywood Uber, App Drivers and Couriers Union ADCU, Worker Info Exchange


From dreams of the presidency to 'Flyin' Ted': How Ted Cruz became the most ridiculed senator in US politics

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) walks out of a meeting room for the lawyers of former President Donald Trump and back to the Senate floor in Washington, DC, on February 12, 2021. Jabin Botsford - Pool/Getty Images Once touted as the next president, Ted Cruz is now one of the most controversial people in Congress. The senator is back in the spotlight after taking a trip to Mexico during a deadly winter storm. Scroll down to read more about the life and career of Texas Sen. Ted Cruz. Visit the Business...
Tags: Politics, New York, Texas, Supreme Court, Obamacare, Congress, Washington Post, Washington, Mexico, Senate, Israel, Disney, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Reagan


10 Things in Politics: Biden's big business romance

President Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, and Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen meet with business leaders, including JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon (right) earlier this month. Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Good morning! Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. I'm Brent Griffiths. Sign up here to get this newsletter in your inbox each day.Send your tips and thoughts to [email protected] or tweet me @BrentGriffiths.Here's what you need to know:Big business, usually friendlie...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Supreme Court, Corporate America, Congress, Washington, Wall Street, Senate, White House, Disney, US, Dnc, Trends, Usda, Iran, Syria


Congress wants a closer look at US special operations after 2 decades of secret missions and scandals

Rep. Ruben Gallego speaks during House debate of an objection to Arizona's Electoral College vote, after protesters stormed into the US Capitol, January 6, 2021. House Television via AP Sprawling and secretive military operations over the past two decades have been a target for criticism. With a new House Armed Services subcommittee, Congress hopes to provide more scrutiny. "The landscape has changed in terms of what threats are out there," Rep. Ruben Gallego told Insider. Visit the Bu...
Tags: Politics, Supreme Court, Congress, Navy, Washington Post, China, Defense, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Intelligence, Ap, ISO, House, Middle East


Trump has finally turned his taxes over to New York prosecutors after losing a lengthy court fight

Getty The Manhattan district attorney's office has obtained Trump's tax returns. The development comes after the Supreme Court blocked Trump's last effort to keep his taxes secret. Trump's financial documents are at the heart of investigations into whether he violated laws. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The Manhattan district attorney's office has obtained former President Donald Trump's closely held tax returns after a long court fight.CNN on Thursday cited one ...
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New York prosecutors finally got a hold of Trump's taxes after a lengthy court battle

Getty The Manhattan district attorney's office has obtained Trump's tax returns. The development comes after the Supreme Court blocked Trump's last effort to keep his taxes secret. Trump's financial documents are at the heart of investigations into whether he violated laws. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The Manhattan district attorney's office has obtained former President Donald Trump's closely held tax returns after a long court fight.CNN on Thursday cited one ...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Supreme Court, Congress, US, Trends, Cnn, New York Times, The Times, Manhattan, Donald Trump, Irs, Trump, Cohen, Mother Jones


Here's what Trump's tax returns could mean for the investigations into his finances

Donald Trump in his Trump Tower office in 2012. Diane Bondareff/Invision/AP The Supreme Court has paved the way for the Manhattan DA to get Donald Trump's tax returns. A former Trump Organization executive and Trump's personal lawyer told Congress he kept two sets of books: One to pay low taxes, another for bank loan rates. Prosecutors will be able to look at the evidence and see if the filings rise to financial crimes. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. This week, the...
Tags: New York, Supreme Court, Congress, US, Trends, Getty Images, United States, House, New York Times, Manhattan, Cy Vance, Donald Trump, Irs, US supreme court, Robbins, James


A Florida official has told staff to ignore Gov. Ron DeSantis' order to fly flags at half-staff for Rush Limbaugh because they must not 'celebrate hate speech'

Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida announced Friday that flags would be flown at half-staff to honor the radio host Rush Limbaugh, who died last week. Joe Raedle/Getty Images, Jim WATSON/AFP A Florida official told her staff to ignore orders to fly flags at half-staff for Rush Limbaugh. Gov. Ron DeSantis ordered flags to be flown at half-staff to honor the polarizing radio host. Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried refused, saying the state must not "celebrate hate speech." Visit the Business se...
Tags: Florida, Politics, News, Supreme Court, US, Trends, United States, Republican Party, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Armed Forces, United States of America, Limbaugh, Nikki, Tampa Bay Times, Rush Limbaugh, Ron DeSantis


A Florida official has told staff to ignore Gov. Ron DeSantis's order to fly flags at half-staff for Rush Limbaugh because they must not 'celebrate hate speech'

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (L) announced Friday that flags would be flown at half-staff to honor late radio host Rush Limbaugh (R). Joe Raedle/Getty Images, Jim WATSON/AFP A Florida official told staff to ignore orders to fly flags at half-mast for Rush Limbaugh. Gov. Ron DeSantis ordered flags to be flown at half-staff to honor the controversial talk show host. Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried refused saying the state must not "celebrate hate speech." Visit the Business section of Insi...
Tags: Florida, Politics, News, Supreme Court, Washington, Trends, United States, Republican Party, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Armed Forces, United States of America, Limbaugh, Tampa Bay Times, Rush Limbaugh, R, Ron DeSantis


10 Things in Politics: 125 of Trump's top enablers

Al Drago/Getty; Brendan Smialowski/Getty; Yana Paskova/Getty; Tom Williams/Getty; Dominique Faget/Getty; Olivier Douliery; Mikhail Klimentyev/Getty; Skye Gould/Insider Good morning! Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. I'm Brent Griffiths. Sign up here to get this newsletter in your inbox each day.Send your tips and thoughts to [email protected] or tweet me @BrentGriffiths.Here's what you need to know:Exclusive: The 125 enablers who fueled Trump's rise.MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell s...
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10 Things in Politics: Our database of Trump's top enablers

Al Drago/Getty; Brendan Smialowski/Getty; Yana Paskova/Getty; Tom Williams/Getty; Dominique Faget/Getty; Olivier Douliery; Mikhail Klimentyev/Getty; Skye Gould/Insider Good morning! Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. I'm Brent Griffiths. Sign up here to get this newsletter in your inbox each day.Send your tips and thoughts to [email protected] or tweet me @BrentGriffiths.Here's what you need to know:Exclusive: The 125 enablers who fueled Trump's rise.MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell s...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Usa, Bruce Springsteen, Texas, Supreme Court, Obama, Senate, White House, Russia, US, West Virginia, Trends, Reagan, Joe Biden, Nasa


MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell says he's losing $65 million over election fraud claims and it proves he's not pushing conspiracy theories for the money

My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell walks out ahead of then-President Donald J. Trump to speak with members of the coronavirus task force and reporters in March. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images Dominion Voting Systems sued MyPillow and its CEO, Mike Lindell, for defamation and is seeking $1.3 billion in damages. The lawsuit claims Lindell turbocharged sales for his business while pushing election fraud claims. Lindell told Insider he's actually losing tens of millions of dollars...
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Here are the biggest takeaways from the first day of Merrick Garland's confirmation hearings

Judge Merrick Garland testifies at his confirmation hearing for attorney general. Getty Judge Merrick Garland testified Monday at a confirmation hearing for his nomination as attorney general. He committed to staying apolitical and said the US faces a "dangerous" threat from domestic extremists. Garland also expressed opposition to the death penalty and said he couldn't "imagine anything worse" than Trump's child separation policy. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. US...
Tags: Politics, News, Supreme Court, China, Russia, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Getty, Department Of Justice, Biden, Doj, Justice Department, Durham, Trump, Oklahoma City


Trump and his allies filed more than 40 lawsuits challenging the 2020 election results. All of them failed.

President Donald Trump. Win McNamee/Getty Images Trump and allies filed dozens of lawsuits in an effort to contest the results of the 2020 election. His campaign filed lawsuits and motions to intervene in cases in several swing states. They've notched zero victories. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. After losing the 2020 election to a man he spent months hammering as corrupt, doddering, and mentally deficient, President Donald Trump went on the offense, spreading lie...
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