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NAACP's Trump insurrection lawsuit expected to add 10 new plaintiffs, including members of Congress, per reports

Donald Trump. Getty The NAACP's lawsuit against Trump, Rudy Giuliani, and extremist groups, is about to expand. According to The Daily Beast, 10 new plaintiffs and additional information will be added Wednesday. The NAACP originally brought the suit on behalf of Rep. Bennie Thompson in February following the Jan. 6 riot. See more stories on Insider's business page. A federal lawsuit targeting former President Donald Trump, his lawyer, and far-right extremists in the aftermath of t...
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A researcher suggested US Capitol rioters came from towns that fear the rise of immigrants and people of color. Reactions to that finding reveal how divided the right and left are.

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 6: Trump supporters clash with police and security forces as people try to storm the US Capitol on January 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. - Demonstrators breached security and entered the Capitol as Congress debated the 2020 presidential election Electoral Vote Certification. Brent Stirton/Getty Images A researcher found that Capitol rioters hailed from towns with dwindling white populations. Robert Pape found rioters came from towns with a fear of growing populations...
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Matt Gaetz is set to headline a pro-Trump women's event at Trump's Doral resort even as a sex trafficking investigation looms

Rep. Matt Gaetz will speak at a "BBQ, Boots, & Bluegrass" event at the Save America Summit. Photo by Erin Scott-Pool via Getty Images Matt Gaetz is set to headline a pro-Trump women's gala at a Trump-owned golf resort in Florida this Friday. He will attend the event despite an ongoing probe into whether he paid for sex with an underage girl. It appears Gaetz is still very much aligned with Trump, despite the former president remaining silent on the probe. See more stories on Insider...
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Matt Gaetz sought a preemptive pardon from Trump before he left office, according to report

CHEYENNE, WY - JANUARY 28: Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) holds a phone to the microphone as Donald Trump Jr. speaks remotely to a crowd during a rally against Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) on January 28, 2021 in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Gaetz and Trump Jr. added their voices to a growing effort to vote Cheney out of office after she voted in favor of impeaching Donald Trump. Photo by Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz sought a pardon from Trump before he left office. The New York Times report...
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Gaetz, under investigation for sex allegations, sought blanket pardon from Trump: Sources

During the final weeks of the Trump administration, Rep. Matt Gaetz asked the White House for a blanket presidential pardon that...
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VP, second gentleman moving into Naval Observatory

By Jasmine Wright | CNN Vice President Kamala Harris and second gentleman Doug Emhoff will move in to the Naval Observatory residence Tuesday night after their move was delayed for more than two months because of “repairs to the home,” a White House official told CNN. Harris and Emhoff have been temporarily living at Blair House, the President’s guest quarters on Pennsylvania Avenue across from the White House, since Harris took office. The vice president’s official residence is located on the g...
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Rep. Matt Gaetz Sought Preemptive Pardon From Donald Trump: NYT

It is unclear if Gaetz or Trump knew of the sex trafficking investigation into the Florida congressman, but the White House declined anyway.
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The meeting with two trans women that might have helped convince the Arkansas governor to oppose the anti-trans bill

People take part in rally outside New York's Stonewall Inn in 2017. KENA BETANCUR/AFP via Getty Images Arkansas has become the first state to block transition-related care for trans youth. Gov. Hutchinson said he met with trans people before deciding to reject the bill, though lawmakers overrode his veto. The state's only openly trans elected official spoke to Insider about her meeting with the governor. See more stories on Insider's business page. Shortly before Gov. Asa Hutch...
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Harris moving into Naval Observatory residence after renovations delay

Vice President Kamala Harris and second gentleman Doug Emhoff will move in to the Naval Observatory residence Tuesday night after their move was delayed for more than two months because of "repairs to the home," a White House official told CNN.
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Harris moving into Naval Observatory residence after months-long delay

Vice President Kamala Harris and second gentleman Doug Emhoff will move in to the Naval Observatory residence Tuesday night after their move was delayed for more than two months because of "repairs to the home," a White House official told CNN.
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White House Aims to Create Legal Ways for Central Americans to Migrate, U.S. Envoy Says

By Sofia MenchuGUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - The White House is looking to create legal ways for Central American migrants to reach the United States,...
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Bezos supports increased corporate taxes

As the White House considers raising taxes on corporations for the first time in more than 25 years, the head of one of America's largest companies is backing such a plan.
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Jeff Bezos comes out in support of increased corporate taxes

As the White House considers raising taxes on corporations for the first time in more than 25 years, the head of one of America's largest companies is backing such a plan.
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Covid: US rules out federal vaccine passports

No American will be forced by the government to obtain proof of vaccination, the White House says.
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5 US states account for almost half new COVID infections

By Russ Bynum and Michele R. Smith | Associated Press Nearly half of new coronavirus infections nationwide are in just five states — a situation that is putting pressure on the federal government to consider changing how it distributes vaccines by sending more doses to hot spots. New York, Michigan, Florida, Pennsylvania and New Jersey together reported 44% of the nation’s new COVID-19 infections, or nearly 197,500 new cases, in the latest available seven-day period, according to state health ag...
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Atlanta's mayor signs executive order with goal to 'mitigate' Georgia's new restrictive voting law

Keisha Lance Bottoms, Mayor of Atlanta, Georgia,speaks at the Concordia Summit in Manhattan, New York Reuters Atlanta's mayor signed an executive order, asking the city's chief equity officer to "mitigate" the impact of SB 202. SB 202, Georgia's new restrictive voting law, was recently signed by Gov. Brian Kemp. See more stories on Insider's business page. Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms signed an executive order on Tuesday, asking the city's chief equity officer to ...
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Biden announces that all US adults will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine by April 19

President Joe Biden delivers remarks about vaccinations, in the State Dining Room of the White House, Tuesday, April 6, 2021, in Washington Evan Vucci/AP Biden announced on Tuesday that all US adults will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine by April 19. About 32% of Americans have received at least one vaccine dose and nearly 19% are fully vaccinated. Biden's goal is for 200 million shots to be administered in his first 100 days. See more stories on Insider's business page. Pr...
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Trump Org CFO's ex-daughter-in-law has 'several boxes of documents' left to give prosecutors, her lawyer says

Donald Trump in 2018. Andrew Harrer - Pool/Getty Images Jennifer Weisselberg has more documents to give prosecutors, her lawyer said. She's the ex-wife of a Trump Org employee and cooperating with investigations into Trump's finances. Weisselberg hired a former top official in the Manhattan DA's office to sift through the documents. See more stories on Insider's business page. Jennifer Weisselberg, a cooperating witness in investigations into Donald Trump's finances, st...
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Former President Donald Trump dropped 298 spots in Forbes' ranking of the world's billionaires

Former U.S. President Donald Trump on February 28, 2021 in Orlando, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Trump dropped from the No. 1,001 spot to No. 1,299 in Forbes' 2021 Billionaires List. The pandemic has pummeled his commercial real estate business, which is his biggest revenue driver. Trump has grown richer since last year, but other billionaires surpassed him. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald Trump dropped 298 spots in Forbes' Billionaires ...
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The US is talking to allies about boycotting 2022 Beijing Olympics over genocide against Uyghurs in Xinjiang

A Chinese flag flutters in front of the IOC headquarters during a protest by activists of the International Tibet Network against the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics on Februay 3, 2021 in Lausanne. Fabrice Coffrini/Getty Images The US and its allies are discussing a possible boycott of the 2020 Beijing Olympics. "It is something that we certainly wish to discuss," the State Department said on Tuesday. China is facing growing backlash over what's widely considered to be genocide against ...
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Jennifer Weisselberg has 'several boxes of documents' left to give prosecutors investigating Trump, her lawyer says

Donald Trump in 2018. Andrew Harrer - Pool/Getty Images Jennifer Weisselberg has more documents to give prosecutors, her lawyer said. She's the ex-wife of a Trump Org employee and cooperating with investigations into Trump's finances. Weisselberg hired a former top official in the Manhattan DA's office to sift through the documents. See more stories on Insider's business page. Jennifer Weisselberg, a cooperating witness in investigations into Donald Trump's finances, st...
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Biden breaks with Trump and says he'll stick up for Federal Reserve's independence

Salwan Georges/The Washington Post via Getty Images, Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images Biden said he wanted to break with Trump in sticking up for the Federal Reserve's independence. "I want to be real clear that I'm not going to do the kinds of things that have been done in the last administration," Biden said. While he was in office, Trump pressured Fed Chair Powell against raising interest rates. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden said on Tuesday h...
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Big Telecom's Voting Rights Stance Is as Treacherous as It Is Hollow

Corporations have long vied to cultivate brands that consumers will—at the very least—perceive as “socially responsible.” Since the 1980s, these efforts have forced companies, with seeming no way of reversing the trend, to stake out positions on politically divisive issues. As concern for Earth’s climate swelled in…Read more...
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OSC: Former HUD Official Violated Ethics Rule, Barred from Gov’t Employment for 4 Years

A former high-ranking official with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) during the administration of President Donald Trump was found to have violated a key ethics rule, and has been barred from government employment for 48 months in a disciplinary action according to an announcement from the U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC). HUD | HUD | Former Region II HUD Administrator Lynne Patton Lynne Patton, who served as Region II (New York/New Jersey) a...
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Covid: US rules out vaccine passports

The White House says no American will be forced by the government to obtain proof of vaccination.
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Space Jam 2 Cuts Pepe Le Pew for “Normalizing Rape Culture”, Leaves in Actual Rapists

Warner Brothers continues to sport their usual levels of hypocrisy as those who watched the newest trailer for the upcoming Space Jam 2 realized “The Droogs” from film “A Clockwork Orange” were present, meanwhile, classic cartoon character Pepe Le Pew was removed for “normalizing rape culture”. In yet another bid to capitalize on nostalgia, Space […]
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White House pushes back on conservative argument over Georgia, Colorado voting laws amid MLB dispute

A dispute over voting laws in Georgia and Colorado reached the WH briefing room Tuesday after MLB announced it was moving the All-Star...
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Millionaire New Yorkers are now set to pay the highest taxes in the country

The wealthiest New Yorkers might see their tax rates increase to the highest in the country. Noam Galai/Getty Images New York City millionaires will soon be subject to the country's highest tax rate, The NYT reported. Cuomo finalized a budget Tuesday that would see New Yorkers pay 13.5% to 14.8% in local and state taxes. If Biden raises the top federal income tax rate to 39%, more than half of NYC top earners' income could go to taxes. See more stories on Insider's business pag...
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The 'laughable' comparison between Colorado and Georgia voting requirements

Election workers validate ballots at the Gwinnett County Elections Office on Friday, Nov. 6, 2020 in Lawrenceville, GA. Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Fox News and Republican politicians are comparing Colorado's voting laws to Georgia's. But that comparison is "laughable," said Paul Teske of the University of Colorado, Denver. Colorado has fully embraced voting by mail, automatically sending ballots to all registered voters. See more stories on Insider's bu...
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McConnell says the quiet part out loud, tells corporate America to 'stay out of politics,' but clarifies he's 'not talking about political contributions'

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. KEVIN DIETSCH/POOL/AFP via Getty Images Mitch McConnell warned corporations to "stay out of politics" at a Monday news conference. His comments came after a slew of corporations spoke out against Georgia's restrictive voting law. But Tuesday, McConnell clarified, saying he wasn't "talking about political contributions. " See more stories on Insider's business page. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has made it clear he wants corpora...
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