Florida man arrested after FBI says Facebook posts appear to show him entering the US Capitol, including an image of broken furniture with a 'US SENATE SERGEANT AT ARMS' sticker

In this Jan. 6, 2021, file photo, Trump supporters try to break through a police barrier at the Capitol in Washington. In dozens of cases on social media, Trump supporters downright flaunted their activity on the day of the deadly insurrection. Some, apparently realizing they were in trouble with the law, deleted their accounts only to discover their friends and family members had already taken screenshots of their selfies, videos, and comments and sent them to the FBI. AP Photo/John Minchillo...
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Radio host Dave Ramsey slammed stimulus checks, and said you're 'already screwed' if $600 or $1,400 changes your life

Radio host and financial advisor Dave Ramsey told Fox News the new round of stimulus checks was "just political rhetoric." Anna Webber/Getty Images for SiriusXM Radio host Dave Ramsey said he's opposed to another round of stimulus check on Fox News.  "If $600 or $1,400 changes your life you were pretty much screwed already,"  he said. Congress is working to pass another round of $1,400 checks.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Radio host and financial advisor Dave Ra...
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‘Rustin’: ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ Director George C. Wolfe Directing Netflix Movie About Civil Rights Activist Bayard Rustin

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom director George C. Wolfe has another Netflix movie lined-up: Rustin, a feature from Higher Ground Productions, the production company formed by former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama. The feature will tell the story of Bayard Rustin, an American leader in social movements for civil rights, socialism, nonviolence, and gay rights. The news comes straight from Netflix that George C. Wolfe will direct Rustin. Dustin Lance Black, who wrote Milk...
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The feds arrested a man they say called the White House multiple times threatening to kill Biden

President Joe Biden. AP Photo/Susan Walsh A man in North Carolina has been arrested on suspicion of threatening to kill President Joe Biden. David Kyle Reeves made the threats between January 28 and February 1, the criminal complaint says.  "I am going to f-----g kill you all ... I am going to chop your heads off," Reeves allegedly said. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. A man in North Carolina was charged with threatening President Joe Biden, a federal criminal compl...
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Netanyahu's wait for a call from Biden raises questions about US priorities

The White House insists President Joe Biden will "soon" speak with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, but the wait, which has now stretched beyond three weeks, is raising questions about whether there is a motive behind the delay.
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Disqualification Won’t Keep Trump out of the White House

Tom Ginsburg As the impeachment trial of Donald Trump proceeds, the House managers are arguing that disqualification from future office is critical for our democracy.   It is true that expressing condemnation of the Capitol riots is a worthy goal.   But keeping Trump out of office will not keep him out of politics, and it won’t even keep him out of the White House. Trumpism is alive and well in the grassroots of the Republican party, and likely to remain so for the foreseeable future. ...
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Three GOP senators meet with Trump’s defense team

By Manu Raju and Alex Rogers | CNN A trio of Republican senators allied with former President Donald Trump met with his defense team Thursday evening, in the middle of an impeachment trial in which they will vote on whether to convict Trump and potentially bar him from holding public office again. Sens. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, Ted Cruz of Texas and Mike Lee of Utah were spotted going into a room in the US Capitol that Trump’s lawyers were using to prepare for their arguments. Trump law...
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South Bay Rep. Ted Lieu returns for second day of Trump impeachment proceedings

South Bay Rep. Ted Lieu returned to the U.S. Senate lectern on Thursday, Feb. 11, as House prosecutors concluded two days of emotional arguments in former President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial. Prosecutors presented video and audio snippets of Trump speeches they described as explicit instructions to his supporters launch such a siege — long before the White House rally that unleashed the Capitol attack while Congress was certifying President Joe Biden’s victory. Five people died in the cha...
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Biden Administration Says It Will Address Global Chip Shortage

The Biden administration plans to take steps to address the global chip shortage affecting automakers, laptop makers, and other manufacturers that rely on the semiconductor industry, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said.Read more...
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Prosecution: Convict Trump or democracy is in peril

[vemba-video id=”politics/2021/02/11/bill-cassidy-trump-impeachment-case-vpx.cnn”] By Lisa Mascaro, Eric Tucker, Mary Clare Jalonick and Jill Colvin | Associated Press WASHINGTON — Dire harm from Donald Trump’s false and violent incitements will vex American democracy long into the future unless the Senate convicts him of impeachment and bars him from future office, House prosecutors insisted Thursday as they concluded two days of emotional arguments in his historic trial. Making their case, the...
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Source: Trump’s COVID-19 condition was worse than reported

By Kaitlan Collins and Jim Acosta | CNN Former President Donald Trump’s condition after testing positive for Covid-19 became so concerning last October that there was talk of putting him on a ventilator, according to what Trump told one person at the time. The detail raises questions about whether the former President’s condition was worse than officials were willing to publicly acknowledge, a development first reported in detail by the New York Times Thursday. CNN reported in October that when ...
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Coalition urges LAUSD to ‘fund Black futures, not school police’

By MARGARET SHUTTLEWORTH | City News Service LOS ANGELES — A coalition of Black students, parents, teachers and community members called Thursday for the Los Angeles Unified School District board to put $25 million recently cut from the school police budget into campuses with the highest Black student enrollment, including those with higher rates of student arrests and lowest achievement levels. “We’re here today to talk about a proposal that the community has put together to reinvest this money...
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Trump's case of coronavirus was far worse than he admitted, report says

Officials feared president would need a ventilator as he faced extremely low oxygen levels, New York Times reportsDonald Trump was reportedly much more ill with Covid-19 in October than the White House publicly admitted at the time, with some officials concerned that he would need to be put on a ventilator.Trump experienced “extremely depressed blood oxygen levels” and a lung problem commonly associated with pneumonia caused by Covid-19, according to a report in the New York Times citing four pe...
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Gove and Šefčovič reiterate commitment to NI protocol after crisis talks

Joint statement between UK and EU agrees to ‘spare no effort’ in implementing solutions Michael Gove and the European commission’s vice-president have reiterated their “full commitment” to the Northern Ireland protocol following crisis talks in London.A joint statement said Gove and Maroš Šefčovič had a “frank but constructive discussion” on Thursday evening, in which they agreed to “spare no effort” in implementing solutions. Continue reading...
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Jim Acosta: White House was lying to public about severity of Trump's illness

Former President Donald Trump's condition after testing positive for coronavirus became so concerning in October 2020 that there was talk of putting him on a ventilator, according to what Trump told one person at the time. CNN's Jim Acosta has the details.
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Jim Acosta calls out Trump's White House for lying about severity of his illness

Former President Donald Trump's condition after testing positive for coronavirus became so concerning in October 2020 that there was talk of putting him on a ventilator, according to what Trump told one person at the time. CNN's Jim Acosta has the details.
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Twitter to Start Labeling Personal Accounts of Heads of State

Starting next week, you should start seeing new labels on more government-run Twitter accounts as well as the personal accounts of heads of state. It’s part of Twitter’s latest expansion of its policy on government-affiliated accounts, with the idea being that this additional context should help users “have a more…Read more...
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Senator behind push for Bike Bill spending boost offers dose of reality

Riders on the I-205 path, built with State Highway Fund dollars.(Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland) Eugene-area Senator Floyd Prozanski will play a big role in whether or not a major effort to boost bicycle spending in Oregon will get the green light. Senator Floyd Prozanski in 2011.(Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland) While not a member of the Joint Transportation Committee, Prozanski is the lead sponsor of Senate Bill 395 which seeks to increase spending on biking and walking in the “Bik...
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The Capitol insurrection was the natural end point of Trump's celebration of political violence and repeated election lies

Getty In Trump's Senate trial, impeachment managers showed his history of cheering on violence. Video footage showed then-candidate Trump endorsing violence at his rallies starting in 2015. Trump's yearslong campaign of pushing baseless election fraud claims also led to the Capitol siege, they said. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. On the third day of President Donald Trump's Senate trial, the Democratic House impeachment managers made a case that Trump's history of...
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Impeachment trial video shows Mike Pence rushing from the Capitol with a 'nuclear football' close behind as rioters stormed the building

Former Vice President Mike Pence ERIN SCHAFF/POOL/AFP via Getty Images Video footage from the Capitol riots showed former Vice President Mike Pence being rushed to safety.  A military aide behind Pence appears to carry a "nuclear football," a duplicate used if something were to happen to the president.  The presence of a "nuclear football" near rioters meant highly classified information was at risk. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. In an impeachment trial video of t...
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UK Royal Navy is investigating a sailor who is alleged to have produced adult content on OnlyFans

Royal Navy officers stand at ease in Singapore, June 3, 2018. Yong Teck Lim/AP The Royal Navy is conducting an investigation into an officer operating an OnlyFans account. The story prompted other tabloids to report on the incident, much of which focused on speculation. One tabloid published lurid images and called her a "humpin' sailor." Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The British Royal Navy is conducting an investigation after an officer was discovered to have cre...
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Impeachment managers used the final day of their opening arguments to hammer home the case against Trump. Here are the 5 biggest takeaways.

Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Maryland). Anna Moneymaker/The New York Times via AP, Pool House managers wrapped up their opening arguments on Thursday, about four and a half hours early. They hammered home the case against Trump using his own followers' words. They also dismantled the defense's claim that Trump's Jan. 6 rally was protected free speech. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The Democratic House impeachment managers who are acting as prosecutors in former President ...
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Trump reportedly developed inflamed lungs and low blood oxygen levels during bout of COVID-19, indicating he was far sicker than the White House revealed

President Donald Trump removes his mask upon return to the White House from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on October 5, 2020 in Washington, DC. Win McNamee/Getty Images Trump developed dangerously low oxygen levels and inflamed lungs while fighting COVID-19 last fall, per The Times.  These reported symptoms are significantly more severe than those the White House previously revealed. Officials believed Trump would have to be put on a ventilator before he was hospitalized, tw...
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Trump's impeachment trial is literally occurring at the scene of the crime, and both the prosecutors and jurors are witnesses

An explosion caused by a police munition is seen while supporters of President Donald Trump gather in front of the US Capitol Building in Washington DC on January 6, 2021. REUTERS/Leah Millis Trump's impeachment trial is occurring at the site of the crime: the US Capitol.  The prosecutors and jurors in the trial were also witnesses and victims.  The entire situation is bizarre, and a troubling reflection of how US democracy has deteriorated. Visit the Business section of Insider for more s...
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Twitter Extends Labels for Government Officials, Media Entities to 16 Countries

Twitter's labels on the accounts of key government officials and state-affiliated media entities are coming to more countries. These labels were introduced last August for the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council: China, France, the Russian Federation, the U.K. and the U.S. On Feb. 17, they will be extended to Group of Seven...
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Trump’s COVID-19 Struggle Was Reportedly Worse Than The White House Let On

Trump's condition deteriorated to the point where officials reportedly believed he would need to be put on a ventilator.
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Detroit Mayor to Take Part in Oval Office Meeting With Biden

The White House says Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan has been invited to take part in an Oval Office meeting with President Joe Biden.
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White House Launches Clean Energy Effort, $100 Million in Technology Funding

By Valerie VolcoviciWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Biden administration on Thursday announced the U.S. Department of Energy will offer $100 million in...
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Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham heads to D.C. for White House meeting

The governor is set to fly out Thursday at the invitation of President Biden
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White House Says It Will Defer to CDC on Reopening Schools

The White House says it's aiming for a full reopening of schools but will defer to science experts on how to get there in the middle of a pandemic.
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