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Cyber Ninjas is at the center of Arizona's 'audit.' Calling its departments leads to a message from one man

In recent weeks, GOP lawmakers from at least 16 states have flocked to Phoenix for a first-hand look at a controversial, partisan "audit" of the 2020 vote in Arizona's largest county.
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Cooper: This GOP lawmaker is lying about insurrection and knows he's lying

CNN's Anderson Cooper discusses how the GOP continues to perpetuate lies about the January 6th insurrection at the Capitol despite being there and witnessing the violence themselves.
Tags: News, Cnn, Gop, Stories, Anderson Cooper, Capitol, Cooper


DOJ releases harrowing new bodycam footage from Jan. 6 attack

• Officer injured in Capitol riot: GOP lawmaker wouldn't shake my hand
Tags: News, Gop, Stories, Doj, Capitol


‘Like A Coward’: Officer Who Risked His Life On Jan. 6 Describes Snub From GOP Rep

Michael Fanone, a D.C. Metropolitan Police officer who defended the Capitol on Jan. 6, took aim at Rep. Andrew Clyde (R-GA) on Wednesday night after the GOP lawmaker snubbed him. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, Gop, Andrew Clyde, Summer Concepcion, January 6, Capitol insurrection, Michael Fanone, Andrew Clyde R Ga


With The Filibuster Still A Problem, Dems Hope To At Least Get 50 Votes For Ballot Access Bill

For years, a question has loomed over Democrats’ sprawling democratic overhaul bill: whether they could find 50 votes in the Senate to gut the filibuster and circumvent certain GOP opposition. The answer to that question remains unknown. And yet, Democrats had a reason to feel energized Thursday, as they headed into a vote next week that will be the first time the Senate is put on record on the bill since it was introduced in 2019. [Author: Tierney Sneed]
Tags: News, Senate, Gop, Voting Rights, Tierney Sneed, Joe Manchin


Top stories this PM: Biden to spend $3.2B on COVID drugs; Victoria's Secret ditches scantily dressed Angels

Good evening. Here are the top stories so far today.For more daily and weekly briefings, sign up for our newsletters here.What happened today:Rocky VII: Obamacare. The Affordable Care Act survived yet another attack by the GOP when the US Supreme Court upheld it, saying that the GOP-controlled states challenging the law lacked standing. The 7-2 ruling leaves the Obama-era healthcare law intact and preserves coverage for millions of Americans.Could a pill stop a pandemic? The Biden administration...
Tags: News, Obama, North Korea, Angels, US, Newsletter, Trends, Gop, Kim Jong Un, Victoria, Biden, Anthony Fauci, Pyongyang, US supreme court, Megan Rapinoe, El Chapo


January 6 rioter charged with bringing gun to Capitol grounds, undercutting GOP claims that the pro-Trump mob was unarmed

The Justice Department on Thursday charged a US Capitol rioter with bringing a handgun onto Capitol grounds -- two days after a hearing where Republican lawmakers downplayed the deadly attack and claimed the pro-Trump rioters were unarmed.
Tags: Cnn, Gop, Republican, Justice Department, Trump, Capitol, US Capitol


'I have visited the border,' says DHS Secretary in testy exchange over VP role

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas declared it is his responsibly to manage security at the US-Mexico border, snapping back during a tense exchange with a GOP lawmaker on the House Homeland Security Committee at a budget hearing Thursday morning.
Tags: US, Dhs, Cnn, Gop, Homeland Security, House Homeland Security Committee, Alejandro Mayorkas


A Florida Republican reportedly compared his political rival to a 'f---ing speed bump' and threatened to send a hit squad to make her 'disappear'

Anna Paulina Luna, Republican candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives speaks before President Donald Trump, and First Lady Melania Trump at a campaign rally Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. AP Photo/Chris O'Meara A GOP candidate in Florida made threats to send a "Russian-Ukrainian hit squad" to his opponent, Politico reports. "She's a dead squirrel," William Braddock said of his rival, Anna Paulina Luna, in a phone call. Politico obtained a secret recording of the ph...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Elections, News, Republicans, Congress, Politico, Trends, Gop, Campaign, Donald Trump, St Petersburg, Luna, Melania Trump, Tampa Fla, Tampa Bay Times


Five Nights at Freddy's creator Scott Cawthon is retiring after facing a backlash for donating to Trump and other Republicans

"Five Nights at Freddy's"/Scott Cawthon Five Nights at Freddy's Scott Cawthon is retiring amid uproar over his donations to GOP lawmakers. Last week, fans called out his donations to former president Donald Trump and other Republicans. At the time, Cawthon said he's a Republican, adding "If I get cancelled, then I get cancelled." See more stories on Insider's business page. Five Nights at Freddy's creator Scott Cawthon is retiring after facing backlash for donating to...
Tags: Politics, News, Maryland, Video Games, Entertainment, Senate, America, Trends, Gop, Reddit, Mitch McConnell, Republican, Donald Trump, Trump, Freddy, Tulsi Gabbard


Republicans would miss legal abortion, just like they would have missed Obamacare

The Supreme Court just saved the Affordable Care Act, and the GOP, for the third time. But what about legal abortion? A post-Roe v. Wade world looms.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Supreme Court, Gop, Usa Today


Supreme Court upholds the Affordable Care Act, ruling that Texas doesn't have standing to challenge Obama's signature healthcare law

The Supreme Court building on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Patrick Semansky/AP The Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act on Thursday. The court said that GOP-controlled states challenging the law in the case lacked standing. The ruling in the case, California v. Texas, was 7-2. See more stories on Insider's business page. The US Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act on Thursday, saying that the red states challenging the law in the case lacked standing.The 7-2 ruling l...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Supreme Court, Scotus, Obama, Congress, California, Senate, White House, Trends, Gop, Washington Dc, House, Arizona, Affordable Care Act


Group-chat bans and 'daddy issues': A report on Andrew Giuliani's campaign to be New York's governor highlights family drama

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani and his son Andrew in 1998. Evy Mages/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images Andrew Giuliani's longshot NY gubernatorial bid was the subject of a New York Magazine profile. Strained family dynamics underpin the shoestring campaign, according to the magazine. Despite being a former White House aide, Andrew is reportedly not Trump's first pick. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. Andrew Giuliani's gubernatorial bid was ...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Republicans, White House, New York City, Trends, Gop, Washington Dc, Republican, Rudy, Giuliani, Andrew Cuomo, Donald Trump, Long Island, New York Magazine


Who are the 14 House Republicans who voted against a Juneteenth holiday? And why?

The House vote on Juneteenth passed by 415-14 for a new federal holiday, but 14 GOP members of Congress voted no. Who are they? Why did they vote no?       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Congress, Gop, House, Usa Today


Fact-check: Fox News and GOP lawmakers push new false flag conspiracy that FBI orchestrated Capitol attack

Fox News, right-wing websites and Republican lawmakers are promoting a new false flag conspiracy that the FBI orchestrated the deadly assault on the US Capitol.
Tags: News, Fbi, Gop, Stories, Fox News, Republican


GOP Rep.‘s Sister Slams Him As ‘Absolutely’ Responsible For U.S. Capitol Riot

Paul Gosar’s sister said she was "stunned at the brazenness" of GOP lawmakers who are trying to erase the insurrection.
Tags: News, Gop, Paul Gosar, U S Capitol Riot


Top Stories this AM: The GOP-ers who voted against Juneteenth; from the Capitol riot to Nevada's capital; see you at the spider pocalypse

Good morning and welcome to your weekday morning roundup of the top stories you need to know.For more daily and weekly briefings, sign up for our newsletters here.What's going on today: A book report for a better sentence. A woman who pleaded guilty to involvement in the Jan. 6 insurrection told a judge she watched the Holocaust film "Schindler's List" to "educate herself." Anna Morgan Lloyd, 49, from Indiana, pleaded guilty to a picketing charge at the Jan 6 riot. She submitted movie an...
Tags: News, Australia, Senate, Newsletter, Trends, Joe Biden, Indiana, Thailand, Gop, House, Victoria, Nevada, Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills, Boxer, Phuket, Alex Jones


Officer injured in Capitol riot: GOP lawmaker wouldn't shake my hand

• 21 Republicans vote against awarding medal to officers who defended Capitol during riot • Opinion: The story of January 6 will be told
Tags: News, Gop, Stories, Capitol


GOP Claims To ‘Back The Blue’ Have Not Aged Well In Biting CNN Bit

"New Day" broke down how "blue lives matter until they don't" for 21 House Republicans.
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GOP Claims To ‘Back The Blue’ Come Back To Haunt Them In Biting CNN Bit

"New Day" broke down how "blue lives matter until they don't" for 21 House Republicans.
Tags: News, Gop, House


Cop Beaten In Capitol Riot Slams ‘Coward’ GOP Lawmaker Who Refused His Handshake

Officer Michael Fanone said Rep. Andrew Clyde ignored him and ran away "like a coward."
Tags: News, Gop, Andrew Clyde, Michael Fanone


Officer injured in Capitol riot blasts GOP lawmaker's behavior as 'disgusting' after tense exchange

A DC Metropolitan Police officer who defended the US Capitol on January 6 blasted GOP Rep. Andrew Clyde on Wednesday evening for what he called "disgusting" behavior during a tense exchange.
Tags: News, Gop, Stories, Capitol, US Capitol, Andrew Clyde, DC Metropolitan Police


Officer injured in Capitol riot blasts GOP lawmaker's behavior as 'disgusting' after tense exchange

A DC Metropolitan Police officer who defended the US Capitol on January 6 blasted GOP Rep. Andrew Clyde on Wednesday evening for what he called "disgusting" behavior during a tense exchange.
Tags: Cnn, Gop, Capitol, US Capitol, Andrew Clyde, DC Metropolitan Police


Lemon corrects GOP lawmaker's rationale behind Juneteenth vote

CNN's Don Lemon discusses the House decision to overwhelmingly pass a bill that would establish June 19 as Juneteenth National Independence Day, a US federal holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States.
Tags: News, US, Cnn, Gop, House, Stories, Don Lemon


Lemon corrects GOP lawmaker's rationale on Juneteenth vote

CNN's Don Lemon discusses the House decision to overwhelmingly pass a bill that would establish June 19 as Juneteenth National Independence Day, a US federal holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States.
Tags: News, US, Cnn, Gop, House, Stories, Don Lemon


2 Lawmakers Say GOP Colleague Refused To Shake Hand Of Officer Hurt In Capitol Riot

When Rep. Andrew Clyde ran into Michael Fanone, he wouldn't shake his hand, according to two other congressmen.
Tags: News, Gop, Andrew Clyde, Michael Fanone


GOP Rep Opposes Juneteenth As Federal Holiday Because Of Outrage Over Critical Race Theory

Rep. Matt Rosendale (R-MT) on Wednesday announced his opposition to making Juneteenth a federal holiday as the House gears up for its vote to commemorate the end of slavery in the U.S. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, Gop, House, Matt Rosendale, Juneteenth, Summer Concepcion, Critical Race Theory, Matt Rosendale R MT


Texas GOP governor signs permit-free gun carrying legislation

Texans will soon be able to carry handguns in public without obtaining licenses or training after the state's Republican governor on Wednesday signed a permitless carry gun bill into law.
Tags: Texas, Cnn, Gop


A Republican congressman refused to shake hands with a DC police officer beaten by Trump loyalists on Jan. 6, according to 2 House members

D.C. Metropolitan Police Department Officer Michael Fanone, addresses the media after a meeting with Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, to urge Republican senators to support a bipartisan commission to investigate the events of January 6th attack on the Capitol, on Thursday, May 27, 2021. Tom Williams/Getty Images Rep. Andrew Clyde refused to shake hands with Michael Fanone, a DC police officer who was assaulted on Jan. 6. Two members of Congress shared Fanone's story on Tuesday via Twitter...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, California, Washington, Senate, Trends, Cnn, Gop, Maine, House, Mitch McConnell, Republican, Illinois, Trump, Clyde


Biden rejects Putin’s ‘ridiculous comparison’ between Capitol rioters and Alexei Navalny at summit – live

Biden says he raised human rights concerns at summitPutin says he and Biden agreed ambassadors should return to postsSummit concludes after about three hours of talks between leadersFirst session was small meeting with Blinken and Lavrov presentSecond session included more of the two leaders’ senior aides 7.20pm BST Back in Washington, a contender for headline of the day from MSNBC’s Maddowblog. Trumpets please…Defying irony, GOP alleges White House ‘weakness’ toward RussiaPresident Joe Bide...
Tags: Putin, Vladimir Putin, Washington, White House, Russia, World news, Joe Biden, US foreign policy, US news, Gop, US politics, Geneva, Biden, Msnbc, Republican National Committee, Alexei Navalny



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