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Trump predicts GOP will retake Congress in 2022 and White House in 2024 in speech to party donors

Mr. Trump did not say whether he would be on the ticket in 2024, but he twice teased a potential candidacy, according to an attendee at...
Tags: Congress, White House, Gop, Trump


How an Online 'Lego' Gamer Infiltrated the White House Press Corps

Four times in recent weeks, the White House press secretary was relayed questions from someone that Mediate describes as "a gag persona for a former Secretary of State made of Legos." The reporters believed they were helping a real reporter who was prohibited by Covid protocols from attending. Politico reports: That colleague, who goes by the name Kacey Montagu, doesn't exist — at least not as an actual reporter. Since late last year, Montagu has taken on the identity of a White House correspo...
Tags: White House, Politico, Tech, White House Correspondents Association, White House Press Corps, State, Montagu, WHCA, COVID, Kacey Montagu, White House News


Trump says GOP will take White House in 2024 in prepared speech

Former President Trump is expected to tell GOP donors on Saturday that a Republicans will win back the U.S. legislature in the 2022...
Tags: White House, Gop, Trump


Here's what we know about the 2 prominent lawyers Rep. Matt Gaetz hired in federal sex-trafficking investigation

Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., speaks during a House Judiciary Committee markup of the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019, in Washington. AP Rep. Matt Gaetz has secured help in fighting a federal sexual misconduct probe, hiring two high-profile lawyers, Mark Mukasey and Isabelle Kirshner, to defend him. Officials are trying to determine whether Gaetz had a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old girl or violated sex-trafficking laws. M...
Tags: Florida, Politics, New York, Congress, Navy, Washington, New York City, US, Trends, Gop, New York Times, Manhattan, Capitol Hill, Department Of Justice, Giuliani, Donald Trump


Here's what we know about the 2 prominent lawyers Rep. Matt Gaetz hired in federal sex-trafficking probe

Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., speaks during a House Judiciary Committee markup of the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019, in Washington. AP Rep. Matt Gaetz has secured help in fighting a federal sexual misconduct probe, hiring two high-profile lawyers, Mark Mukasey and Isabelle Kirshner, to defend him. Officials are trying to determine whether Gaetz had a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old girl or violated sex-trafficking laws. M...
Tags: Florida, Politics, New York, Congress, Washington, New York City, US, Trends, Gop, New York Times, Manhattan, Capitol Hill, Department Of Justice, Giuliani, Donald Trump, George W Bush


'I'm not going anywhere': Matt Gaetz defiant in Florida speech after House Ethics Committee opens investigation

Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., speaks to reporters outside a closed-door meeting where Catherine Croft, a State Department adviser on Ukraine, and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Laura Cooper testify as part of the House impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019. AP Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida was defiant in his attempt to remain in office during a Friday speech. Gaetz currently faces investigations by the US Department of Justic...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Congress, Washington, Defense, America, Trends, Ukraine, Fox, Gop, House, Miami, Capitol Hill, State Department, Dc, Department Of Justice


Diablo II Remaster Censors Amazon’s Butt & Sorceress Underboob

In typical Blizzard fashion, an early look at the upcoming Diablo II remaster has revealed the sexiness of the female classes has been toned down, resulting in the Amazon having her butt covered up while the underboob of the Sorceress has vanished. The elimination of the Sorceress’ underboob was found out through the remaster’s announcement […]
Tags: Amazon, Games, Politics, Censorship, Blizzard, Feminism, Anime, Comparison, Diablo, Oppai, Oshiri, Shitapai, Diablo II Remaster Censors Amazon


TV Bits: ‘Queer as Folk’ Remake, ‘Friends’ Reunion, ‘Powerpuff Girls,’ ‘Hunters’ Season 2, and More

In this edition of TV Bits: Peacock orders Queer as Folk series reboot Friends reunion special for HBO Max finally sets production date The CW’s Powerpuff Girls live-action series finds its Mojo Jojo Jennifer Jason Leigh joins Hunters season 2 MacGyver canceled at CBS after 5 seasons And more. Peacock announced that it gave a straight to series order for a Queer as Folk remake from UCP, a division of Universal Studio Group, and Stephen Dunn (Closet Monster). Dunn, who directed an episode ...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Television, Movies, Friends, Stanford, White House, Julia Roberts, Fox, Showtime, New Orleans, Starz, Cbs, Brian, Air, Hitler


Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp says that voters waiting in long lines can order from Uber Eats

Gov. Brian Kemp (R-Georgia) speaks during an April 3 news conference in Atlanta about Major League Baseball's decision to move the 2021 All-Star Game over the league's objection to the state's new voting law. AP Photo/Brynn Anderson Gov. Brian Kemp suggested that voters waiting in long lines could order food from delivery apps. "They can order a pizza," he said. "They can order Grubhub or Uber Eats, right?" Kemp then accused Democratic-led jurisdictions of mismanaging their ele...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Voting, News, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Joe Biden, Gop, Delta, Biden, Coca Cola, Major League Baseball, Uber Eats, State, NewsMax


Texas Rep. Dan Crenshaw said he'll be 'essentially blind' for a month after emergency eye surgery

Rep. Dan Crenshaw, a Republican from Texas, stands outside the US Capitol in Washington, DC. Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call Texas Rep. Dan Crenshaw said he'll be "essentially blind" for at least a month. Crenshaw, a former Navy SEAL, lost his right eye while serving in Afghanistan in 2012. Crenshaw said he underwent emergency surgery Friday in Houston for a detached retina in his left eye. See more stories on Insider's business page. Rep. Dan Crenshaw, a two-term Republican representing...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Congress, Navy, Trends, Afghanistan, Houston, Republican, Navy SEAL, Debbie Dingell, CRENSHAW, US Capitol, Lois Frankel, VA Medical Center, Dan Crenshaw


Pandemic may give rise to a progressive new era if White House economic team has its way

As they chart the country's tentative economic recovery, White House officials see possibility in the wake of the pandemic -- an opportunity to dive full bore into pursuing the most transformative progressive policies in decades.
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A Twitter and Roblox user posing as a White House reporter snuck in 4 questions to press secretary Jen Psaki

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images A Twitter and Roblox user posing as a correspondent snuck 4 questions into White House briefings. The individual emailed questions to White House pool reporters using an array of invented journalist titles. See more stories on Insider's business page. A Twitter and Roblox user who posed as a White House Correspondents Association member managed to land four questions in recent Biden administration briefings, Politi...
Tags: Twitter, Politics, Media, Microsoft, White House, Politico, US, Trends, Journalism, Biden, Press, White House Correspondents Association, White House Press, Montagu, Jen Psaki, Psaki


Former GOP House Speaker John Boehner calls fellow Republican Jim Jordan a 'political terrorist'

Former House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) stands for the Pledge of Allegiance during a ceremony to unveil a portrait in his honor at the US Capitol on November 19, 2019. Alex Edelman/Getty Images Boehner described several fellow Republicans as "political terrorists," including Rep. Jim Jordan. "I never saw a guy who spent more time tearing things apart ― never building anything," he said. In his book, Boehner seemed relieved that he didn't have to interact with Trump while in office. ...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Congress, Senate, US, West Virginia, Trends, Gop, House, Ted Cruz, John Boehner, Cbs, Ohio, Boehner, Jordan, Republican Party


Ted Cruz derides Boehner criticism as 'drunken, bloviated scorn' while mocking the former speaker's penchant for tears

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas). MICHAEL REYNOLDS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images Sen. Ted Cruz derided political criticism from John Boehner as "drunken, bloviated scorn." Boehner slammed Cruz as a "jerk" who likes to "draw a lot of attention" to himself. In February, Boehner went off-script in an audiobook recording, telling Cruz to "go f--- yourself." See more stories on Insider's business page. GOP Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas on Friday tore into former US House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, labeling ...
Tags: Politics, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Getty Images, Washington Dc, House, Ted Cruz, House Of Representatives, John Boehner, Cbs, Ohio, Boehner, Republican Party, Cruz, Sen Ted Cruz


Arizona businesses will be allowed to opt-out and ignore mask orders under law signed by GOP Gov. Doug Ducey

Usher Kathy Stock wears a face shield and mask as she waits for fans to enter the MLB spring training game in February in Arizona. Steph Chambers/Getty Images Arizona businesses can soon opt out of local orders requiring masks under a new law. The bill was signed into law by GOP Gov. Doug Ducey on Friday. Ducey never instituted a statewide mandate and in March signed an executive order that said localities couldn't do so, either. See more stories on Insider's business page. Busine...
Tags: Politics, Science, News, Trends, Gop, Arizona, Mlb, Pima County, Ducey, Doug Ducey, Mark Brnovich, Arizona Central, Brnovich, Face Masks, Connor Perrett, Coronavirus


Amtrak Joe: A brief look at President Biden's long history of supporting America's railroad

President Joe Biden at an event announcing funding for Amtrak as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act in 2009. Larry Downing/Reuters President Joe Biden's long political history included years of advocating for Amtrak funding. Biden earned the nickname "Amtrak Joe" as he commuted between Delaware and Washington for decades. The nickname hit mainstream media in 2008, starting with CNN. See more stories on Insider's business page. When President Ronald Reagan in 1981 m...
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California should be looking for an exit strategy on high-speed rail project

Even if Congress were to move ahead with President Joe Biden’s $2.3 trillion American Jobs Plan as-is, the California high-speed rail project stands to receive little additional federal support. And absent the large federal bailout state leaders have been hoping for, the rail project still lacks the funding needed to build and run bullet trains from San Francisco to Los Angeles and Anaheim. It’s time for the state to produce the money or downsize its high-speed rail project. President Biden’s $2...
Tags: Texas, Congress, California, Opinion, White House, Massachusetts, Fresno, Sacramento, Los Angeles, San Francisco, West Virginia, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, United States, Washington Dc


Police in multiple US cities are reportedly anticipating white supremacist rallies this weekend

Police officers on October 27, 2020 in Washington, DC. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images Police forces are aware of and preparing for white supremacist rallies happening this weekend. Organizers have largely kept secret rally locations, but New York and Chicago are among the cities expected to see them. Several counterprotests have been planned to mobilize against the message of the white pride rally attendees. See more stories on Insider's business page. Police forces across the country ar...
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The Last of Us Supposedly Has a Remake in Development

A remake for the first The Last of Us game is said to be on the way, an announcement that will surely leave many quite confused as the 2013 title is not very old and shows no signs of age in terms of both graphics and gameplay. The founder of the Visual Arts Service Group, […]
Tags: Games, Politics, Zombies, Sony, Anime, Announcements, Remakes, Naughty Dog, Last Of US, Visual Arts Service Group


The Great GOP Migration: How South Florida became a shadow capital for Trump conservatives

Supporters of then-President Donald Trump in Miami after the 2020 election. Eva Marie Uzcategui Trinkl/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images As conservatives flee Blue State hostility and lockdowns, South Florida has become a GOP power base. The GOP social calendar orbits Trump's Mar-a-Lago, while revelers party mask-free at swank house parties and penthouses. Greater Miami has lured California tech and right-wing news. Florida's politics is meanwhile shifting Red. See more stories on I...
Tags: Florida, Politics, New York, Chris Christie, News, Maryland, Congress, California, Washington, White House, US, LSU, America, San Francisco, Barack Obama, Trends


The US needs to use its vast cultural resources to crush China in the global influence game

President Joe Biden speaks at the White House on March 6, 2021. Samuel Corum/Getty Images As we did with the Soviet Union, the US needs to pioneer the global conversation against China. China's attempts to gain international influence have largely failed. The US needs to establish cultural centers across the globe to inspire American values and ideals. This is an opinion column. The thoughts expressed are those of the author. See more stories on Insider's business page. Why is ...
Tags: Washington, White House, China, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Beijing, West, United States, Louis Armstrong, Soviet Union, China China, China Times, Brett Bruen, Trump Administration


Amazon's victory against a union drive in Alabama proved workers want better workplaces, but America's labor laws are too broken to help them get that, experts say

Amazon faces a historic union vote in Alabama. Amazon; Elif Ozturk/Anadolu Agency via Getty; Dustin Chambers/REUTERS; RWDSU; Samantha Lee/Insider Amazon has the votes to defeat a historic union vote by workers in Bessemer, Alabama. But experts say companies' battles with workers, regulators, and politicians are far from over. They told Insider that Amazon's anti-union push proved companies have too much power over workers. See more stories on Insider's business page. After one ...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Politics, News, Enterprise, Unions, Labor, Congress, France, US, Alabama, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Mit, House


Apple is reportedly refusing to testify at an upcoming congressional antitrust hearing as its App Store remains at the center of scrutiny

Apple CEO Tim Cook speak to the press during a tour of the Flextronics computer manufacturing facility, with US President Donald Trump, where Apple's Mac Pros are assembled in Austin, Texas, on November 20, 2019. MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images US senators wrote a letter to CEO Tim Cook calling Apple's absence at an upcoming hearing "unacceptable." The hearing will discuss concerns of anticompetitive behavior surrounding Apple and Google's app stores. Google, per Reuters, has ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Politics, Cook, News, Minnesota, Congress, US, Trends, Tech, New York Times, Arizona, Tim Cook, Retail, Amy Klobuchar, App Store


POLITICO Playbook: The Gaetz Show gets weirder

And an impostor weasels into the White House press corps.
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Bezos endorsed higher corporate tax rates. But it won't cost him much

A year ago, Joe Biden, then the presumptive Democratic nominee for president, was picking a fight with Amazon over how little it paid Uncle Sam. Now Biden is president, and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is on a lonely island supporting the White House's plan -- to raise corporate taxes.
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Jeff Bezos endorsed higher corporate tax rates. But it won't cost him much

A year ago, Joe Biden, then the presumptive Democratic nominee for president, was picking a fight with Amazon over how little it paid Uncle Sam. Now Biden is president, and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is on a lonely island supporting the White House's plan -- to raise corporate taxes.
Tags: Amazon, White House, Joe Biden, Cnn, Jeff Bezos, Sam Now Biden


What Hillary Gets Wrong in Her Gun Control Push – Again

By Larry Keane Gun-grabbers like Hillary Clinton, just can’t help themselves apparently. IMG iStock 1195632653 U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Hillary Clinton just can’t help herself. Never mind that her tone-deaf demand for gun control caused gun owners to come out in record numbers to deny her an all-but-assured White House victory in 2016. She’s doubling down. Five years on, she’s still spitting vitriol on Americans. She still wants to punish freedom-loving Americans instead of criminals. She’s ...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Senate, White House, America, Hillary Clinton, Benjamin Franklin, Cruz, Clinton, Thomas Jefferson, Sen Cruz, U S Supreme Court, Jennifer Palmieri, IMG, Jefferson, U S Sen Ted Cruz


Trump's plan to start his own social media platform is doomed to failure, say experts

Business Insider Donald Trump's new social media network is likely to struggle. Getty Trump's plan to start a new social media network is highly unlikely to succeed, experts have told Insider. The former president is reportedly planning a new platform to recover the audience he lost after being kicked off Twitter. But Trump will struggle, experts believe, with any new platform likely to struggle financially. See more stories on Insider's business page. Donald Trump&#...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Politics, White House, Trends, Social Media, Analysis, Gop, Republican Party, Donald Trump, Miller, Trump, Peter, Twitter Facebook Instagram, Harvard Business School, Jason Miller


Johnson & Johnson had a very bad week - but fears of negative reactions and blood clots are likely overblown

Nurse Elizabeth Johnson administers a COVID-19 vaccine to Melissa Mendez in Reading, Pennsylvania. Ben Hasty/MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle/Getty Images Three US vaccination sites temporarily stopped administering Johnson & Johnson's shot this week. The sites reported clusters of adverse reactions, but it's not known whether the shot was the direct cause. European regulators are also investigating rare blood clots tied to the vaccine, but experts aren't worried. See more stories...
Tags: Science, News, Maryland, Colorado, White House, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Georgia, Eu, Pennsylvania, New York Times, Brazil, Astrazeneca, Fda, Johnson


Taoiseach says Northern Ireland must not ‘spiral back to dark place’

On 23rd anniversary of Good Friday agreement, Martin says onus on political leaders ‘to step forward’The Irish taoiseach Micheál Martin has said that political leaders must not allow Northern Ireland to “spiral back to that dark place of sectarian murders and political discord” after the region was marred by another night of disorder.On the anniversary of the Good Friday agreement 23 years ago, the taoiseach said there was “a particular onus on those of us who currently hold the responsibility o...
Tags: Europe, Politics, European Union, UK News, World news, Ireland, Foreign Policy, Northern Ireland, Brexit, Martin, Micheal Martin, Taoiseach



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