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Congresswoman and QAnon supporter Marjorie Taylor Greene announces articles of impeachment against Biden

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene is seen with her face mask pulled down as she speaks with a colleague on the floor of the House on January 3, 2021 for the swearing in of the new Congress. Erin Scott-Pool/Getty Freshman GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene has introduced articles of impeachment against President Joe Biden. Greene, a staunch Trump supporter, accused Biden in the document of engaging in quid pro quo with Ukraine and engaging in "high crimes and misdemeanors" in order to benefit himsel...
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Fauci said the US's COVID-19 vaccines are powerful enough that they should be able to shoulder new strains of the infection with limited impact on efficacy

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, prepares to receive his first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine at the National Institutes of Health on December 22, 2020 in Bethesda, Maryland. Patrick Semansky-Pool/Getty Images Dr. Anthony Fauci said data shows the COVID-19 vaccines may not be as effective against new coronavirus strains. However, both vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna have proven to be so highly effective that it creates a "cushion effect...
Tags: UK, Science, News, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, South Africa, National Institutes of Health, Pfizer, Anthony Fauci, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Fauci, Bethesda Maryland, Moderna, JAMA Network


Biden wore no mask 'as he was celebrating'

The White House spokeswoman is asked why President Biden wore no mask at an inauguration engagement.
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Coronavirus vaccine rollout in LA County leaving many frustrated

When Chris Edwards, 59, found out that all Los Angeles County residents 65 and older could receive a coronavirus vaccine, she raced to the internet to enroll her 80-year-old mother. What she found at VaccinateLACounty.com was a hodge-podge of options sending her to various portals — buttons linked to sites operated by the county or the city of Los Angeles or a collection of community clinics and hospitals or a long list of supermarket pharmacies. She tried to register at Dodger Stadium, but most...
Tags: News, White House, Los Angeles, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Kaiser, Biden, Eric Garcetti, Ucla, Gavin Newsom, Los Angeles County, Edwards, Board of Supervisors, LA County, Garcetti


As a symbolic gesture to reframe America as a land of immigrants, Biden wants to remove the word 'alien' from immigration laws

President-elect Joe Biden speaks at The Queen theater in Wilmington, Del., Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021. AP Photo/Susan Walsh President Joe Biden wants to remove the word "alien" from US immigration law.  Biden wants to replace the term with "non-citizen." It's a symbolic gesture, his administration said, toward framing America as "a nation of immigrants." Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. President Joe Biden wants to remove the word "alien" from US immigration laws as a symbo...
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GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, a QAnon supporter, has announced articles of impeachment against Joe Biden

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene is seen with her face mask pulled down as she speaks with a colleague on the floor of the House on January 3, 2021 for the swearing in of the new Congress. Erin Scott-Pool/Getty Freshman GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene has introduced articles of impeachment against President Joe Biden. Greene, a staunch Trump supporter, accused Biden in the document of engaging in quid pro quo with Ukraine and engaging in "high crimes and misdemeanors" in order to benefit himsel...
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‘She’s Been Building To This All Her Life’: Amanda Gorman’s Sacramento Grandmother Not Surprised By Success

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Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Local, Seen On, Sacramento, Joe Biden, Cbs, Black, Amanda, Gorman, Inauguration, Sacramento News, Amanda Gorman, President Joe Biden, Bertha Gorman


White House website holds a secret message for developers: Come and join us

Only a day into President Joe Biden's administration and there's already an "Easter egg" in the HTML code of the newly updated White House website.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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McConnell proposes delaying Trump's trial as Biden details Covid strategy – as it happened

McConnell claims delay would give Trump time to prepareFauci describes difficulty of working under TrumpPresident intends to retain Christopher Wray as FBI directorBiden outlines Covid strategy900,000 filed jobless claims last weekUS saw 4,375 Covid deaths on WednesdaySign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by email 12.57am GMT Here’s a review of today’s news, from Joan E Greve and me: 12.38am GMT From the Guardian community team: Joe Biden has entered the White House as Amer...
Tags: White House, US, America, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Fbi, Biden, Kamala Harris, Trump, McConnell, Christopher Wray, Biden Administration, Joan E Greve, Coronavirus


‘The First Lady’: Michelle Pfeiffer Will Play Betty Ford in Showtime Anthology Series

Michelle Pfeiffer will play Betty Ford, First Lady of the United States from 1974 to 1977, in Showtime’s The First Lady. The anthology series is described as “a revelatory reframing of American leadership, told through the lens of the women at the heart of the White House,” with season one focusing on Michelle Obama, Betty Ford, and Eleanor Roosevelt. Viola Davis is executive producing the show and will also appear as Michelle Obama, while The Undoing director Susanne Bier will helm the series....
Tags: Television, Viola Davis, Movies, Casting, Washington, White House, America, United States, Showtime, Michelle Obama, True Story, Eleanor Roosevelt, Michelle, Gerald Ford, Susanne, Susanne Bier


Cost of cleaning up White House after Trump departure: $127,000

Cleaning up the White House after Donald Trump and Melania Trump moved out cost taxpayers about $127,000. No, this doesn't include biohazard remediation, or surveillance bug sweeps. The White House has 132 rooms, 35 bathrooms, 412 doors and 28 fireplaces, and Newsweek reports more on the cleanup task that happened before Joe and Jill Biden moved in: The colossal operation began after Trump's staff packed up and before the arrival of Joe and Jill Biden. — Read the rest
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A GOP congressman tried to enter the Capitol Building on Thursday with a concealed firearm, HuffPost reports

Rep. Andy Harris, of Maryland attempted to bring a firearm into the Capitol just weeks after the Capitol Building siege. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images GOP Rep. Andy Harris, of Maryland, attempted to carry a concealed weapon into the House Chambers on Thursday, the Huffington Post reported.  Metal detectors placed in the Capitol following the January 6 attack went off when Harris attempted to walk through.  Harris attempted to have another representative hold his weapon be...
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A GOP congressman tried to enter the Capitol on Thursday with a concealed firearm, HuffPost reports

Rep. Andy Harris of Maryland tried to bring a firearm into the Capitol on Thursday, HuffPost reported. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images GOP Rep. Andy Harris tried to carry a concealed gun into the House on Thursday, HuffPost reported. Metal detectors in the Capitol went off when Harris walked through. Harris tried to have another representative hold his weapon, then had to leave and come back. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Republican Rep. Andy Harris tr...
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Obama praises Biden's executive order blitz: 'This is a time for boldness'

Former President Barack Obama praised President Biden on Thursday for enacting a sweeping slate of executive orders within hours of his...
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Pennsylvania Republicans spent $1 million in tax dollars on 2020 election lawsuits

A woman participates in a protest in support of counting all votes in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on November 5, 2020. Chris McGrath/Getty Images Pennsylvania Republicans spent $1.04 million in taxpayer dollars on 2020 election lawsuits. That's according to documents obtained Thursday by the news organization PA Spotlight. Republicans had sought to disenfranchise millions of people who voted by mail. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Pennsylvania Republicans spent more th...
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Two former PBOT staffers take jobs with Biden Administration

Left: Maurice Henderson in 2016 (Photo by Jonathan Maus/BikePortland) Right: Irene Marion in 2019 (Photo by Oregon Walks) Two former Portland Bureau of Transportation employees have been sworn in by U.S. President Joe Biden for positions within his administration. Former PBOT Equity and Inclusion Manager Irene Marion will be Director of the Office of Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Transportation. Maurice Henderson, a former assistant director at PBOT, will be Senior Advisor to DOT ...
Tags: Politics, Obama, Washington, Oregon, America, Sport, Joe Biden, Front Page, Cycling, Capitol Hill, Dot, Henderson, Marion, U S Department of Transportation, Usdot, Congressional Black Caucus


How Biden plans to fight the pandemic: 100 million shots, 100 new vaccine centers, and lots more testing and PPE

Joe Biden being sworn in as the 46th president of the United States by Chief Justice John Roberts. Saul Loeb/Pool Photo via AP President Biden issued several coronavirus-related executive orders during his first two days in office. The orders aim to increase mask-wearing, accelerate vaccine distribution, and tighten international travel restrictions. Over 100 days, Biden hopes to give most K-8 schools funding to reopen and administer at least 100 million shots. Visit Business Insider's hom...
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Pennsylvania Republicans spent $1 million in tax dollars on 2020 election lawsuits to suppress voters

A woman participates in a protest in support of counting all votes in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on November 5, 2020. Chris McGrath/Getty Images Pennsylvania Republicans spent $1.04 million in taxpayer dollars on 2020 election lawsuits. That's according to documents obtained Thursday by the news organization PA Spotlight. Republicans had sought to disenfranchise millions of people who voted by mail. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Pennsylvania Republicans spent more th...
Tags: Politics, Law, Republicans, Senate, Trends, Kanye West, Pennsylvania, Gop, Wisconsin, Charles Davis, Republican National Committee, Litigation, Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, Senate GOP, Pennsylvania Republican Party


Biden appoints FTC and FCC acting directors in move that signals a more aggressive approach to regulating big tech

FTC acting director Rebecca Kelly Slaughter and FCC acting director Jessica Rosenworcel. Leah Millis/Reuters; Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Biden picked Rebecca Kelly Slaughter and Jessica Rosenworcel as acting FTC and FCC directors. The two Democrats have been more aggressive regulating big tech in the past than Trump's appointees. They also favor many of Biden's stances on issues like internet access, net neutrality, and privacy. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Presid...
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Pelosi Revels In Trump-Free White House: ‘What A Difference A Day Makes!’

It's been about 24 hours since now-former President Donald Trump slunk away from the White House for good, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), for one, is elated. [Author: Cristina Cabrera]
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Fauci Says It’s ‘Liberating’ To Be Free From Refuting Trump’s Unfounded COVID-19 Claims

Upon his return to the White House briefing room on Thursday, Dr. Anthony Fauci expressed a sense of relief to work under President Biden after spending the past year refuting former President Trump's unsubstantiated claims on COVID-19. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
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Nearly 1-in-5 of the rioters charged in Capitol insurrection are military veterans, study shows

Supporters of US President Donald Trump enter the US Capitol's Rotunda on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. - Demonstrators breached security and entered the Capitol as Congress debated the a 2020 presidential election Electoral Vote Certification. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Almost 20% of rioters charged in the Capitol siege were active duty military members, or veterans. The report published by NPR follows a broader conversation about extremism within the US military. Insider cr...
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Meet the Bidens: A who's who of the new first family

The new first family won't live in the White House with President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden, but they've been an big part of his campaign.          [Author: USA TODAY]
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Champ and Major Biden have not yet moved into the White House

The new administration is working doggedly in its first days in office, but President Joe Biden's four-legged companions aren't joining in just yet.
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Union stopped firefighters helping with Covid effort, say inspectors

FBU have branded the independent inspectors report a ‘biased attack’ full of ‘untruths and omissions’ Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe union representing firefighters hampered efforts to deploy the emergency service into potentially life-saving scenarios during the coronavirus pandemic with outdated and unnecessary practices, independent inspectors have said in a damning report.The Fire Brigades Union (FBU) asked firefighters not to volunteer to support the NHS tes...
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Fauci Calls It ‘Liberating’ To ‘Let The Science Speak’ With Biden As President

The country's top infectious diseases expert threw shade at the Trump administration at a White House briefing.
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Fauci Calls It Liberating To ‘Let The Science Speak’

The country's top infectious diseases expert threw shade at the Trump administration at a White House briefing.
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McConnell wants to push impeachment trial to February

By Mary Clare Jalonick and Lisa Mascaro | Associated Press WASHINGTON — Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell is proposing to push back the start of Donald Trump’s impeachment trial by a week or more to give the former president time to review the case. House Democrats who voted to impeach Trump last week for inciting the Jan. 6 Capitol riots have signaled they want a quick trial as President Joe Biden begins his term, saying a full reckoning is necessary before the country — and the Congres...
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Analysis: Donald Trump has a money problem

Just 24 hours after Donald Trump formally left the White House -- and the presidency -- behind, it's increasingly clear that his money problems are getting worse, not better.
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Donald Trump has a money problem

Just 24 hours after Donald Trump formally left the White House -- and the presidency -- behind, it's increasingly clear that his money problems are getting worse, not better.
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