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Kayleigh McEnany Makes Questionable Claims In First Interview Since Leaving White House

The former White House press secretary said on Fox News that "everyone was expecting peace" on Jan. 6.
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Proud Boys deployed tactical measures in coordinated attack on the Capitol, court documents say

In this Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021 file photo Ethan Nordean, with backward baseball hat and bullhorn, leads members of the far-right group Proud Boys in marching before the riot at the U.S. Capitol. AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster,File Court documents detailed the weeks-long planning by Proud Boys members ahead of January 6. Members of the far-right group were told to dress "incognito" and split up to avoid detection. Prior to the siege, members discussed their hope to turn "normies" or non-Proud Boy...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Washington, US, Trends, Dc, Donald Trump, Capitol Police, Trump, Capitol, Electoral College, Baofeng, US Capitol, Proud Boys, Enrique Tarrio, Capitol Siege


A third woman says Gov. Cuomo made unwanted advances towards her

Former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Albin Lohr-Jones/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images A third woman has accused Gov. Andrew Cuomo of unwanted advances, reported.  Anna Ruch said Cuomo put his hand on her back and called her aggressive when she removed it.  He then allegedly put his hands on her face and asked to kiss her.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. A third woman has said that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo made unwanted advances towards her.Anna Ruch...
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Bernie Sanders promises Senate vote on $15 minimum wage as Democrats get ready to approve the stimulus package

US Senator Bernie Sanders, Chairman of the Budget Committee, speaks during a committee hearing regarding wages at large corporations, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on February 25, 2021. STEFANI REYNOLDS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images Sen. Bernie Sanders said Monday he will push for a vote on raising the minimum wage. The pledge comes after the Senate parliamentarian ruled against passing a wage hike by reconciliation. "If we fail in this legislation, I will be back," Sanders said. Visit th...
Tags: Politics, News, Senate, White House, US, West Virginia, Trends, Minimum Wage, Economy, Policy, Gop, Washington Dc, Iowa, Capitol Hill, Vermont, Bernie Sanders


Donald and Melania Trump quietly got Covid vaccines last month, reports say

Unlike other officials, the then president and first lady did not receive their shots on TVDonald and Melania Trump received the coronavirus vaccine before leaving the White House, according to multiple news reports on Monday.Citing unnamed advisers, the New York Times, CNN and other outlets reported that while other officials, including Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, and the former vice-president Mike Pence, chose to get their shots publicly to encourage confidence in the vaccines, the Trumps opted ...
Tags: White House, US news, Vaccines and immunisation, Donald Trump, Donald, Mike Pence, Melania Trump, New York Times CNN, Coronavirus, Joe Biden Kamala Harris


A Proud Boys leader acquired a lookalike's passport to possibly flee the country following Capitol attack, court documents say

In this Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021 file photo Ethan Nordean, with backward baseball hat and bullhorn, leads members of the far-right group Proud Boys in marching before the riot at the U.S. Capitol. AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File A new court filing details the weeks-long planning by Proud Boys members ahead of the Capitol siege. One of the organization's leaders obtained a lookalike passport to possibly flee, documents say. The leader of the far-right group told agents the passport belonged to...
Tags: Politics, Congress, US, Trends, Fbi, Seattle, Passport, Capitol, Electoral College, Capitol Building, Carolyn Kaster, Proud Boys, Enrique Tarrio, Capitol Riots, Capitol Attack, U S Capitol AP


Almost 10% of American households are at risk of losing housing during pandemic, according to new report

The Maricopa County constable signs an eviction order on October 7, 2020 in Phoenix, Arizona. John Moore/Getty Images The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says nearly 10% of US households are at risk of losing housing. The report added that the housing crisis is, "at a level not seen since the height of the Great Recession in 2010." Black and Hispanic homeowners and renters have been disproportionally affected. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. A new report by the...
Tags: Real Estate, Politics, US, Trends, Economy, Housing Crisis, CFPB, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Maricopa County, CFBP, COVID-19, Azmi Haroun, Dave Uejio, Emergency Rental Program


As another stimulus package hangs in the balance, some programs like unemployment benefits are set to expire by the end of March

Getty Dems are trying to pass the $1.9 trillion stimulus bill before certain benefits expire before the end of the month. The current package includes $1,400 stimulus checks and $400 payments in federal unemployment benefits. Programs at stake include unemployment benefits and food stamp benefits. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The House passed the $1.9 trillion stimulus bill over the weekend. The proposal now heads to the Senate in a race to approve the massive c...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Senate, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, United States, House, Biden, PPP, Stimulus, Century Foundation, Coronavirus, Lauren Frias, COVID-19, Stimulus Package


LA City Council will boost unarmed crisis response, universal basic income to reinvest LAPD dollars

In December, Mayor Eric Garcetti took the unusual step of vetoing a City Council plan for reinvesting Los Angeles police department dollars into communities of color. Garcetti said he would be happy to sign off on a revised proposal that included some changes, including the creation of an unarmed crisis response program to respond to 911 calls, especially when it involves someone experiencing a mental health episode. The mayor will get that chance on Tuesday, March 2. A revamped spending plan sh...
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Biden Warns Amazon to Stop Intimidating Warehouse Workers Ahead of Union Vote

Joe Biden has effectively endorsed ongoing unionization efforts at an Amazon facility in the state of Alabama and warned the e-commerce giant that its efforts to shut down the drive must involve “no intimidation, no coercion, no threats, no anti-union propaganda.”Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Twitter, Politics, Science, Labor, Alabama, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Economy, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, National Labor Relations Board, Bernie Sanders, Shakir, Jay Carney, Erik Loomis, Union Busting


Here's where the 'nuclear football' came from and why it follows US presidents wherever they go

A US military officer carrying the "nuclear football" Brooks Kraft LLC/Corbis via Getty Images Every American president since Eisenhower has been followed by a bag known as the "nuclear football." The briefcase was born from the Cold War belief the president needs to be able to order a launch in minutes. Much of the briefcase's contents are highly classified, but over its decades-long history, a lot has been learned. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Wherever a US pre...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Washington Post, White House, Russia, Defense, Football, US, International, Trends, Joe Biden, Ap, Analysis, Fbi, Beijing, Ronald Reagan


Sen. Joe Manchin on ending the filibuster: 'Jesus Christ, what don't you understand about 'never'?'

Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) arrives for the Senate Impeachment trials at the Capitol on Friday, Feb. 12, 2021. Demetrius Freeman/The Washington Post via Getty Images US Sen. Joe Manchin, a West Virginia Democrat, said Monday he will "never" change his mind on the filibuster. The filibuster means that 60 votes are needed to pass most legislation in the Senate. "Jesus Christ, what don't you understand about 'never'?" Manchin said. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. In a d...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Washington Post, Senate, White House, West Virginia, Trends, US Senate, Charles Davis, Reconciliation, Jesus Christ, Capitol, Bloomberg News, Manchin, Joe Manchin, Sen Joe Manchin


Coronavirus live news: WHO says Covid won't be over this year; France and Germany fight AstraZeneca concerns

Unrealistic to think pandemic will be over this year, says WHO; French and German authorities fighting to convince people that AstraZeneca jab is effective; number of new infections globally rose last weekTwitter targets vaccine misinformation with labels and ‘strike’ systemOne Pfizer or Oxford jab ‘significantly’ prevents hospitalisation in elderlyCDC chief warns of ‘potential fourth surge’ and urges US to keep rulesSee all our coronavirus coverage 12.21am GMT Former US president Donald Tru...
Tags: UK, France, White House, Germany, US, World news, Cnn, Oxford, Who, Astrazeneca, Donald Trump, Trump, Melania Trump, Orlando Florida, Coronavirus, COVID


Johnson trying to set up charity that could fund No 11 flat revamp

No 10 does not deny reports that scheme could cover costs of works by PM’s fiancee, Carrie SymondsDowning Street is trying to set up a charity that could cover the costs of the refurbishment of Boris Johnson’s flat, which he shares with his fiancee, Carrie Symonds.A No 10 spokesman would not deny reports in the Daily Mail that the prime minister is attempting to set up a charity where benefactors can contribute to the upkeep of Downing Street.Symonds is understood to have undertaken a substantia...
Tags: Politics, UK News, Daily Mail, Charities, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Downing Street, Interiors, Carrie Symonds, Carrie SymondsDowning Street, Downing Street Symonds, Wilfred Johnson


Democrats in a bind over Cuomo allegations

By Steve Peoples | Associated Press NEW YORK — Democrats across the country celebrated New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo as the face of governing competence as President Donald Trump fumbled his administration’s response to the exploding pandemic last year. Now, the Democratic governor is struggling through a sexual harassment scandal that’s testing the limits of his party’s support as Democrats grapple with one of the first political headaches of the post-Trump era. So far, few Democrats have come to ...
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Where Biden’s Foreign Policy Is Taking the U.S

The president diverges from both Donald Trump and Barack Obama with a complex vision of coalition-building.
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White House says 'no' to sharing vaccines with Canada and Mexico

The White House is making it abundantly clear it has no plans to share America's COVID-19 vaccines with Canada or Mexico.
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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 ...
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Senate Democrats prepare to advance the $1.9 trillion stimulus plan without a $15-an-hour minimum wage

Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images Senate Democrats set the stage to advance the $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill without a minimum wage increase. "I expect a hearty debate and some late nights," Schumer said on Monday. Some House progressives urged the White House to keep the minimum wage increase after a top Senate official ruled it cannot be included as written in the bill. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Senate Democrats are preparing to advance the $1.9 t...
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Below The Radar – LEAD Act

Below The Radar – LEAD Act United States – -(AmmoLand.com)- Attacks on our right to keep and bear arms don’t just take the form of gun bans or universal background checks. If anything, anti-Second Amendment extremists have always been scheming to find ways to make it harder to exercise our rights, and some of them are quite diabolical in the way many Second Amendment supporters do not see them coming. One such bill is HR 405, the LEAD Act, introduced by Ted Lieu, a congressman from California...
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Trump privately received the coronavirus vaccine while he was president in January

Former President Donald Trump and former first lady Melania Trump. Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post via Getty Images Former President Donald Trump privately received the COVID-19 vaccine in January. Multiple news outlets reported that he got the vaccine at the White House. Trump encouraged his supporters to get the shot for the first time on Sunday. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Former President Donald Trump received the coronavirus vaccine while he was in off...
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Donald and Melania Trump received Covid vaccine at the White House in January

Former President Donald Trump and former first lady Melania Trump received the Covid-19 vaccine at the White House in January, a Trump adviser told CNN on Monday.
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Opinion: The media won't give Biden a free ride

Over the past few weeks, progressive activists have lit up Twitter over the media's criticism of President Joe Biden. There have even been loud complaints that the White House briefing is no longer consistently covered live by the cable networks, as if the media is somehow trying to silence the President and his spokesperson.
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Get over it, the media isn't going to give Joe Biden a free ride

Joe Lockhart writes in response to progressive criticism that the media is being too harsh on President Joe Biden and his new administration, as well as the decision to cease airing White House briefings daily.
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Cuomo hires Woody Allen lawyer as NY attorney general moves forward with investigation into sexual harassment allegations

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) and former federal prosecutor Elkan Abramowitz. Seth Wenig, Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is lawyering up as he faces dueling scandals. His administration hired criminal defense attorney and former federal prosecutor Elkan Abramowitz. Abramowitz will handle investigations into nursing home deaths and sexual harassment allegations. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration has hi...
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Rishi Sunak to offer 'help to grow' training for SME managers

Small businesses will receive help in Wednesday’s budget to boost tech and management skillsThe bosses of small businesses are to be invited back to school to brush up on their management skills, under plans to be announced in the budget designed to help close Britain’s productivity gap with rival nations.As part of the attempt to speed up the UK’s recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic, the chancellor, Rishi Sunak, will unveil a “help to grow” scheme that will offer the leaders of up to 130,000 sm...
Tags: Business, Politics, UK, Budget, Small Business, Management, UK News, Britain, Economic policy, Rishi Sunak, Budget 2021


Opinion: Get over it, the media isn't going to give Joe Biden a free ride

Over the past few weeks, progressive activists have lit up Twitter over the media's criticism of President Joe Biden. There have even been loud complaints that the White House briefing is no longer consistently covered live by the cable networks, as if the media is somehow trying to silence the President and his spokesperson.
Tags: News, White House, Joe Biden, Stories


It’s Election Day again in LA County for multiple communities

Voters in a handful of communities scattered across Los Angeles will head to the polls on Tuesday, March 2. Voters will help fill Supervisor Holly Mitchell’s old job in the State Senate, choose a new trustee for the Rio Hondo Community College district, cast ballots for the mayor of Redondo Beach and make their voices heard in Here’s a look at the key races: State Senate District 30 Seven candidates want the chance to fill the remaining term — which expires next year — departed by Holly Mitche...
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Opinion: What progressives don't get about Biden coverage

Over the past few weeks, progressive activists have lit up Twitter over the media's criticism of President Joe Biden. There have even been loud complaints that the White House briefing is no longer consistently covered live by the cable networks, as if the media is somehow trying to silence the President and his spokesperson.
Tags: News, White House, Joe Biden, Stories, Biden


Children separated from their parents under Trump may be able to reunite inside the United States, Biden administration says

Thousands of people march in support of families separated at the US-Mexico border on June 30, 2018 in New York, New York. Spencer Platt/Getty Images Parents separated from their children by the last administration may opt to be reunited within the US. "We hope to be in a position to give them the election," Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said. The parents of more than 500 children have still not be located. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Families t...
Tags: Politics, Law, Mexico, White House, Asylum, Immigration, Nbc News, US, Trends, Family Separation, United States, Aclu, Homeland Security, Biden, Charles Davis, Central America



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