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Schumer cuts off McConnell before press conference

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) jumped in front of Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) before McConnell's weekly press conference.
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45% of Republicans support a universal vaccine mandate, as do a strong majority of Americans, a new poll shows

Rally goers hold signs protesting vaccines at the "World Wide Rally for Freedom", an anti-mask and anti-vaccine rally, at the State House in Concord, New Hampshire, May 15, 2021. JOSEPH PREZIOSO/AFP via Getty Images 45% of Republicans support a universal vaccine mandate, a new poll found. Comparatively, 84% of Democrats support a universal mandate A majority of Americans (64%) also supported such a mandate. See more stories on Insider's business page. More than four-in-10 Republicans...
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Top Stories this PM: 228 Republicans ask to overturn Roe v. Wade; where the vaccinated are catching COVID-19

Good afternoon. Here are the top stories so far today.For more daily and weekly briefings, sign up for our newsletters here.What happened today:Biden's vaccine mandate. President Joe Biden announced that all federal employees will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or be tested regularly for the infectious disease and wear a mask. The White House has also asked the Pentagon to look into how to require it for the military. The move will impact the nation's roughly 2 million fed...
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McConnell cites experience with polio in ad pushing Kentuckians to get vaccinated

Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell is taking his coronavirus vaccine plea directly to his constituents.
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Nearly 230 Republican lawmakers, including McConnell and McCarthy, urge the Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade and 'release its vise grip on abortion politics'

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Trump is still "liable" for his conduct in office. Samuel Corum/Getty Images Nearly 230 Republican members of Congress called on the Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade. Lawyers representing the lawmakers said the Court should "release its vise grip on abortion politics." In its next term, the Supreme Court will review a Mississippi ban on abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy. See more stories on Insider's business page. Nearly 230 Republi...
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Analysis: Mitch McConnell is doing something he deserves a lot of credit for

Less than half of all Kentucky residents are vaccinated against the coronavirus. And Mitch McConnell is trying to do something about it.
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Mitch McConnell is doing something he deserves a lot of credit for

Less than half of all Kentucky residents are vaccinated against the coronavirus. And Mitch McConnell is trying to do something about it.
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Mitch McConnell will air pro-vaccine radio ads in Kentucky as the Delta variant surges and his red state lags behind in vaccinations

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Trump is still "liable" for his conduct in office. Samuel Corum/Getty Images McConnell will run minute-long ads on Kentucky radio stations urging people to get vaccinated. The Republican has consistently urged Americans to get a COVID-19 vaccine. But McConnell has refused to reject vaccine skepticism in his own caucus. See more stories on Insider's business page. Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell will run minute-long ads on more than 100 K...
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Mitch McConnell Plans To Air Pro-Vaccine Ads On Kentucky Radio Stations

The spot will be paid for by his reelection campaign and will draw on his experience surviving polio as a child.
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Trump: RINO, RINO, RINO

Ex-President Trump says any Republican who signs on to the bipartisan infrastructure deal is a RINO. "Senate Republicans are being absolutely savaged by Democrats on the so-called “bipartisan” infrastructure bill. Mitch McConnell and his small group of RINOs wants nothing more than to get a deal done at any cost to prove that he can work with the Radical Left Democrats. It is so important to him that he is agreeing to almost anything. Don’t do the infrastructure deal, wait until after we get...
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At the recent CPAC, attendees celebrated the failure of Biden's goal to vaccinate 70% of adults. Now top Republicans have U-turned, urging people to get their jab.

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., listens as the Senate Rules Committee holds a hearing on the "For the People Act," which would expand access to voting and other voting reforms, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, March 24, 2021. Scott J. Applewhite/AP A number of high-profile Republicans are now urging people to get the COVID-19 vaccine Deaths from COVID-19 in the US are largely attributed to the unvaccinated population Alabama Senator Tommy Tuberville has said the jab...
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What brings us to this moment is not a mass movement of Americans, but rather two SCOTUS deaths, Mitch McConnell and a legal challenge by Mississippi

In some alternate universe, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg retired during the Obama presidency and Democrats were able to push through a successor to the conservative Justice Antonin Scalia.
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Fact check: Rep. Swalwell falsely says Mitch McConnell only got 'serious' about vaccines after Monday stock market dip

On Tuesday, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell did what he has been doing for seven months: he called on Americans to get vaccinated for Covid-19.
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Fact check: Rep. Swalwell falsely says Mitch McConnell only got 'serious' about Covid vaccines after Monday stock market dip

On Tuesday, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell did what he has been doing for seven months: he called on Americans to get vaccinated for Covid-19.
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Fact check: Rep. Eric Swalwell falsely says Mitch McConnell only got 'serious' about Covid-19 vaccines after Monday stock market dip

On Tuesday, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell did what he has been doing for seven months: he called on Americans to get vaccinated for Covid-19.
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Rep. Matt Gaetz cut off a reporter's question about his vaccination status and said, 'We should be talking more about freeing Britney'

Rep. Matt Gaetz. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Rep. Matt Gaetz refused to disclose his vaccination status, focusing his attention on Britney Spears' conservatorship. "I think we should be talking more about freeing Britney," he told CNN. Gaetz also called CNN's question about his vaccination status "very nosy." See more stories on Insider's business page. When asked about his COVID-19 vaccination status, Rep. Matt Gaetz declined to answer and instead turned hi...
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10 Things in Politics: Biden says Fox News saw the light on vaccines

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:Inside Gov. Kristi Noem's inner circleBiden doesn't care if you think he's the devil, you just can't say 'nothing happened' during the Capitol riotAmazon and investment banks are trying to cash in on cannabis legalization President Joe Biden speaking with reporters on July 8. Alex Won...
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More GOP lawmakers embrace vaccine but still aren't calling out misinformation about it

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell says he's "perplexed" why so many people in the country still aren't vaccinated. The answer may lie, in part, within his own party.
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Some Republicans move toward publicly trusting the vaccine and personally reject anti-vaccine rhetoric

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell says he's "perplexed" why so many people in the country still aren't vaccinated. The answer may lie, in part, within his own party.
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McConnell says GOP will not vote to raise debt ceiling, setting up clash in Congress

Republicans will not vote to increase the federal borrowing limit, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said in a new interview, setting the stage for a huge battle in Congress as it stares at a deadline to avoid a debt default.
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White House and Congress see breakthrough Covid infections – US politics live

White House and congressional staff test positive for virusOfficials say cases underscores importance of vaccinations 4.11pm BST Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell is on the floor, throwing barbs at majority leader Chuck Schumer and the cloture vote on the bipartisan infrastructure bill. McConnell from Senate floor on today's infrastructure bill procedural vote: "Today, the Democratic Leader appears to be intent on calling a vote he knows will fail." pic.twitter.com/ACkEKscvuXMcConnell: ...
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McConnell: No Republicans will vote to raise debt ceiling

Republicans will not vote to increase the debt ceiling, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said in a new interview, putting additional political pressure on Democrats in the coming weeks.
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McConnell says no Republicans will vote to raise debt ceiling

Republicans will not vote to increase the debt ceiling, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said in a new interview, putting additional political pressure on Democrats in the coming weeks.
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The Biden White House confronted Fox News about its hosts' bid to erode trust in the COVID-19 vaccine

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki speaks during a daily briefing at the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House May 4, 2021 in Washington, DC. Alex Wong/Getty Images The White House has held discussions with Fox News about its COVID-19 vaccine coverage. Fox News hosts have for months encouraged viewers to question the safety and effectiveness of vaccines. Studies have found a partisan divide in willingness to get the shot. See more stories on Insider's business page. ...
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The 2nd highest-ranking House Republican just got his first vaccine dose as Mitch McConnell raises alarms about the Delta variant

Kevin McCarthy and Steve Scalise Alex Wong/Getty Images House minority whip Steve Scalise, the second-highest ranking House Republican, revealed that he got his first COVID-19 vaccine dose on Sunday. Scalise previously said he hadn't been vaccinated because he had COVID-19 antibodies. The congressman called the vaccines "safe and effective" and cited the rapidly-spreading Delta variant as a reason for getting vaccinated. See more stories on Insider's business page. House minorit...
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Fauci to Sen. Rand Paul: 'You do not know what you're talking about, quite frankly, and I want to say that officially'

Dr. Anthony Fauci testified before the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee on July 20. Stefani Reynolds/Associated Press Dr. Anthony Fauci and Sen. Rand Paul once again butted heads on Tuesday. During a hearing on COVID, Fauci told Paul that the senator didn't know what he was talking about. "If anybody is lying here, senator, it is you," Fauci said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Anthony Fauci and Republican Sen. Rand Paul on Tuesday got into ...
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Fauci rips into Sen. Rand Paul: 'You do not know what you're talking about, quite frankly, and I want to say that officially'

Dr. Anthony Fauci testifies before the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee on Tuesday, July 20, 2021. Stefani Reynolds/Associated Press Dr. Anthony Fauci and Sen. Rand Paul once again butted heads on Tuesday. Fauci told Paul he didn't know what he was talking about during a hearing on COVID-19. "If anybody is lying here, senator, it is you," Fauci said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Anthony Fauci and Republican Sen. Rand Paul on Tuesday got ...
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Psaki says Trump does not need 'an embroidered invitation' to make a vaccine PSA

White House press secretary Jen Psaki speaks during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Monday, July 19, 2021. AP Photo/Susan Walsh Psaki rejected a suggestion for Biden to ask Trump to make a COVID-19 vaccine PSA. "We don't believe that requires an embroidered invitation to be a part of," she said. Every living former president, except Trump, has made such an announcement. See more stories on Insider's business page. White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Monday...
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Trump called McConnell 'a stupid person' and a 'knucklehead' for not eliminating the filibuster during his term, book says

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell listens to President Donald Trump talks to reporters while hosting Republican congressional leaders and members of Trump's cabinet in the Oval Office at the White House July 20, 2020, in Washington, DC. Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images Trump slammed McConnell as a "stupid person" and "knucklehead" in a new interview. The former president insulted McConnell over his refusal to kill the filibuster. The interview is in an upcoming book by two Washington ...
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Mike Pence refused to leave the Capitol during the January 6 riot despite Secret Service agents urging him to evacuate, saying, 'I'm not getting in the car': book

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence presides over a joint session of Congress on January 06, 2021. Saul Loeb - Pool/Getty Images Pence did not want to leave the Capitol as rioters stormed the building on January 6, a new book says. "I Alone Can Fix It" reveals how Pence wanted Congress to return to finish the electoral certification. "We can't let the world see that our process of confirming the next president can be delayed," he said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former...
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