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Arkansas governor said he doesn't think it's 'healthy' for GOP to consider ousting Liz Cheney over Trump criticism

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson speaks at a news conference at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark., Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015. AP Photo/Danny Johnston Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said it is "divisive" for the GOP to consider ousting Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney. Cheney has been under scrutiny for her public criticism of former President Donald Trump. House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy said Tuesday some members voiced concerns about Cheney's "ability to carry out the job as conference cha...
Tags: Politics, California, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Fox, Gop, Wyoming, Arkansas, House, Cheney, Mccarthy, Trump, Hutchinson, Capitol, Erin Burnett


Caitlyn Jenner: Direction of country under Biden 'scares me'

Caitlyn Jenner may be ambivalent about Donald Trump, but is decisive when it comes to his White House successor.
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A supportive wife's detailed Facebook posts led investigators directly to one alleged Capitol riot attendee

Gary Edwards inside the Capitol on January 6. The Justice Department A Capitol riot attendee was charged after his wife's Facebook posts helped investigators find him. In the posts, Lynn Feiler Edwards said her husband carried flags and sang the Star Spangled Banner on Jan. 6. An anonymous tipster took screenshots of the posts and sent them to the FBI, according to court documents. See more stories on Insider's business page. A Pennsylvania man was arrested and charged Tuesday over...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, US, Trends, Fbi, Pennsylvania, Justice Department, Trump, Gary, Capitol, Edwards, Gary Edwards, Insurrection, Ashli Babbitt, Capitol Riot, Capitol Attack


Caitlyn Jenner's comments about trans girls in sports was used to justify a proposed ban in Kansas. It failed anyway.

Caitlyn Jenner was praised last week by Republicans, but criticized by advocates for the transgender community, for saying trans girls shouldn't play on girls' teams. John Shearer/Getty Images Lawmakers in dozens of states across the US have proposed legislation targeting trans youth. Five states have passed laws barring transgender girls from playing on girls' sports teams. Kansas Rep. Stephanie Byers said these bills are conservatives' response to growing LGBTQ acceptance...
Tags: Politics, News, Supreme Court, Congress, California, Washington Post, Senate, New York City, Nbc News, US, West Virginia, Trends, Gop, North Dakota, Arkansas, Kansas


Rep. Liz Cheney says House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy 'changed his story' on the Capitol riot

Rep. Liz Cheney speaks during a news conference with House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy on July 21, 2020. Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images Rep. Liz Cheney accused House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy of changing "his story" of the Capitol riot. Cheney slammed GOP support of Trump in a Washington Post op-ed published Wednesday. Cheney's comments followed a hot-mic moment in which McCarthy said he's "had it with her." See more stories on Insider's business page. Rep. Liz Cheney sa...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Washington Post, Senate, Trends, Joe Biden, Fox, Gop, House, Mitch McConnell, Republican Party, Republican, Donald Trump, Cheney, Mccarthy, Liz


Cypress College failed to be ‘anti-racist’ by not defending professor in viral video, faculty union says

The faculty union at Cypress College has taken the administration to task for not defending the professor who repeatedly interrupted a student in an online speech class as he tried to argue that many police officers could be seen as heroes. “The failure to issue a clear and strong statement of support for faculty under the existing circumstances is a failure to be anti-racist,” said signed by Christie Diep, president of United Faculty of the North Orange County Community College District, and ...
Tags: Politics, News, Education, College, America, Sport, Soccer, Higher Education, Universities, Colleges, South, Ellis, District, Cypress College, LA City Council, Top Stories LADN


US Justice Department expresses 'concerns' over the GOP's Arizona election audit being conducted by Cyber Ninjas

Cyber Ninjas owner Doug Logan, left, a Florida-based consultancy, talks about overseeing a 2020 election ballot audit ordered by the Republican lead Arizona Senate at the Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum, as a Cyber Ninjas IT technician demonstrates a ballot scan during a news conference Thursday, April 22, 2021, in Phoenix. The equipment used in the November election won by President Joe Biden and the 2.1 million ballots were moved to the site Thursday so Republicans in the state Senate who...
Tags: Asia, Florida, Politics, Law, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Audit, Gop, Arizona, Department Of Justice, Republican, Biden, Conspiracy Theories, Doj, Charles Davis


Conservatives Demand Supreme Court Overrule Fake Facebook Court, Others Weigh In

On Wednesday, Facebook’s Oversight Board, the pseudo-legalistic, questionably independent body that the company claims has the power to review and potentially overrule official moderation decisions, issued its not-so-final proclamations regarding the status of Donald Trump’s account.Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Science, Instagram, Articles, Joe Biden, Software, Donald Trump, Operating Systems, Trumpism, Breitbart, Jim Jordan, Tom Cotton, Clarence Thomas, Frank Pallone, David Segal


Biden’s Vaccine Patent Theft

Who will invest in future therapies when the White House helps other governments steal?
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Embattled Cheney says the GOP is at a ‘turning point’

By Jamie Gangel and Michael Warren | CNN In a new op-ed for The Washington Post, Rep. Liz Cheney says the Republican Party is at a “turning point” and must decide whether to accept or reject Donald Trump’s lies about the 2020 election, which she says provoked the violence on January 6 and could provoke violence again. “Trump is seeking to unravel critical elements of our constitutional structure that make democracy work — confidence in the result of elections and the rule of law. No other Americ...
Tags: Utah, Politics, New York, Crime, News, Republicans, Washington Post, Senate, Sport, Soccer, Gop, Wyoming, House, Mitt Romney, Courts, Fox News


Ivanka Trump faces more anti-vaccine backlash from her followers after posting a photo of her 2nd COVID-19 shot

Getty Ivanka Trump released a photo of herself receiving the second dose of Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine. Ivanka's social media post attracted a slew of pushback from her followers who are anti-vaxxers and vaccine skeptics. Her father publicly urged Americans to get vaccinated, calling the shots "safe" and "something that works." See more stories on Insider's business page. Ivanka Trump, former President Donald Trump's eldest daughter, on Wednesday posted a photo ...
Tags: Politics, News, White House, Trends, Social Media, New York Times, Miami, Fox News, Pfizer, Vaccine, Donald Trump, MMA, Trump, Ivanka, Ivanka Trump, Stephanie Ruhle


Dominion bashes the election firm running the Trump-supported recount in Arizona, saying it's already 'committed serious errors'

A contractor working for Cyber Ninjas, who was hired by the Arizona State Senate, works to recount ballots from the 2020 general election on May 1. Courtney Pedroza/Getty Images Dominion criticized the firm recounting votes in Arizona as having "committed serious errors." The CEO of the company, called Cyber Ninjas, previously tweeted conspiracy theories about the election. The recount has been promoted by Donald Trump, who falsely believes he won the 2020 election. See more stories on Ins...
Tags: Post, Politics, News, Congress, Washington Post, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Arizona, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Capitol, National Guard, Arizona Republic, Doug Ducey


Might Prez Biden use his clemency power relatively soon?

The question in the title of this post is promoted by this notable new Hill article headlined "Biden set to flex clemency powers."  The headline is a bit more encouraging than the full article for those eager to see some action on this front, and here are some of the details: White House officials are signaling that President Biden is prepared to flex his clemency powers as officials wade through a large backlog of requests behind the scenes, according to advocates with whom the White House has...
Tags: Law, Congress, White House, Aclu, Susan Rice, New Orleans, Biden, Voice, Justice Department, American Civil Liberties Union, Hill, Hoskins, Dana Remus, Jen Psaki, Douglas A Berman, Cedric Richmond


With Washington Still Busy, Major Reverse Mortgage Movement Remains Unlikely

While signs of improvement and recovery from the worst of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic are starting to feature more prominently across the United States, federal politicians in Washington, D.C. are consumed with a raft of proposed legislation aimed at strengthening the post-pandemic recovery period along with competing ideas between the Democratic and Republican sides of the aisle in Congress. In addition, a surprising turn of events in November placed the House of Representatives, Senat...
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Liz Cheney clings to GOP post as Trump endorses replacement

By ALAN FRAM WASHINGTON (AP) — No. 3 House Republican Liz Cheney was clinging to her post Wednesday as party leaders lined up behind an heir apparent, signaling that fallout over her clashes with former President Donald Trump was becoming too much for her to overcome. Trump issued a statement giving his “COMPLETE and TOTAL Endorsement” to Rep. Elise Stefanik of New York to replace Cheney. Stefanik, a 36-year-old Trump loyalist who’s played an increasingly visible role within the GOP, responded q...
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‘He can’t just write letters out of anger’: Mantashe reacts to Magashule’s ‘suspension’ of Ramaphosa

That is not how decisions are made in an organisation, the party’s national chairperson warns as Magashule sends suspension letter to Ramaphosa The post ‘He can’t just write letters out of anger’: Mantashe reacts to Magashule’s ‘suspension’ of Ramaphosa appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, Openaccess, ANC, Cyril Ramaphosa, Ramaphosa, Magashule, Gwede Mantashe, Mantashe, Top Six, ANC NEC, ANC NWC, Ace Magashule, South Africa (country, Anc National Executive Committee, Step-aside Rule


Meghan McCain rips House GOP leader for 'intentionally' attacking Rep. Liz Cheney because she refused 'to debase herself to Cheeto Jesus'

Meghan McCain. Screenshot/ABC "The View" co-host Meghan McCain went to bat for Rep. Liz Cheney after House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy attacked her on a hot mic. The GOP is "shivving her for ... refusing to debase herself to Cheeto Jesus," McCain said, referring to Trump. She said it was the most "asinine brand of politics" she's seen and added: "I promise you there will be consequences" for the GOP. See more stories on Insider's business page. "The View" co-host Meghan McCain didn&#...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Abc, Senate, Trends, Fox, Gop, Wyoming, House Of Representatives, Arizona, Republican Party, The View, Donald Trump, Cheney, Mccarthy


The Biden administration opened a new relief fund for restaurants. 186,200 applied in 2 days.

President Joe Biden. Scott Olson/Getty Images A $28.6 billion program designed to help restaurants received over 186,000 in its first two days. The Restaurant Revitalization Fund was established as part of the American Rescue Plan. "Our restaurants need a seat at the table," President Joe Biden said in an address. See more stories on Insider's business page. A $28.6 billion restaurant aid program received 186,200 applications in its first two days, according to the White House. Bars, r...
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AOC mocks Trump and Cruz for 'reminiscing about attempted coups over a bouquet of flowers'

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) passes through the National Statuary Hall January 9, 2020 at the U.S. Capitol. Alex Wong/Getty Images AOC mocked Ted Cruz after he shared a tweet of him having dinner with Trump at Mar-a-Lago. "Nothing like reminiscing about attempted coups over a bouquet of flowers," AOC said. AOC has called on Cruz to resign multiple times since January 6. See more stories on Insider's business page. Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Wednesday ridiculed...
Tags: Politics, News, Senate, Trends, Joe Biden, Ted Cruz, Donald Trump, Cruz, Trump, Aoc, Capitol, House Senate, Hawley, Josh Hawley, John Haltiwanger, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez


Should the US government force Facebook to host speech?

Lol no.This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Facebook
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Dude, Get a Security Update for Your Dell PC

Do you still own tech from 2009 or thereabouts? Maybe an old CPU or motherboard that’s sitting in a box in your closet “just in case” you need a backup? What about a Dell? If you or someone you care about happens to still be using a Dell computer produced any time between when Barack Obama started his first term and…Read more...
Tags: Technology, Barack Obama, Computing, Dell, Lifehacks, Alienware, Science and Technology, Windows Xp, Firmware, Patch, Bios, Dell Computer, Technology Internet, Openmanage


Dr. Fauci explains why COVID-19 vaccines work much better than natural immunity to protect you from the coronavirus

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, gives a thumbs up after receiving 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 discussed new data suggesting that COVID-19 vaccines "can do better than nature." People who've had prior infections saw their immune response to COVID-19 drastically improve after receiving mRNA...
Tags: UK, Science, News, White House, US, Trends, Public Health, South Africa, Brazil, National Institutes of Health, Pfizer, Anthony Fauci, Fauci, Bethesda Maryland, Immunity, Moderna


Biden administration supports waiving intellectual property rights for COVID-19 vaccines - a big step in making vaccines more accessible to developing nations

Protesters picket outside Johnson & Johnson Offices during the Global Day Of Action For A People's Vaccine on March 11, 2021 in Cape Town, South Africa. Brenton Geach/Gallo Images via Getty Images The Biden administration will support waiving intellectual property rights for COVID-19 vaccines. US Trade Representative Katherine Tai made the announcement on Wednesday. The aim "is to get as many safe and effective vaccines to as many people as fast as possible," Tai said. See more stories...
Tags: Politics, India, US, Trends, European Union, Joe Biden, Getty Images, Healthcare, Patents, Astrazeneca, WTO, Intellectual Property, Vaccines, Biden, Charles Davis, Johnson Johnson


UK sends navy vessels to Jersey amid post-Brexit fishing row with France

Boris Johnson dispatches two patrol boats to protect island from feared blockadeBoris Johnson has dispatched two Royal Navy patrol boats to protect Jersey from a feared naval blockade by French fishing vessels, in an escalation of a dispute over post-Brexit access to waters around the Channel island.The move followed talks on Wednesday evening between the prime minister and the chief minister of the British crown dependency, John Le Fondré, who had warned Downing Street of imminent movements by ...
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Biden, on taco run, touts restaurant relief program

By Josh Boak and Alexandra Jaffe | Associated Press WASHINGTON — Setting foot in a restaurant for his first time as president, Joe Biden made a Cinco de Mayo taco and enchilada run to highlight his administration’s $28.6 billion program to help eateries that lost business because of the coronavirus pandemic. The president went to Taqueria Las Gemelas in Washington on Wednesday and ordered lunch. The restaurant, owned in part by Mexican immigrants, was a beneficiary of a pilot version of the rest...
Tags: Business, Politics, News, Washington, Mexico, White House, America, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Associated Press, Biden, Puebla, Cinco de Mayo, National News, JOSH BOAK


Court Upholds Gov. Gavin Newsom’s Use Of Emergency Powers During COVID-19 Pandemic

SACRAMENTO (AP/CBS13) – California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s use of emergency powers to make far-reaching policies during the pandemic was upheld Wednesday by state appellate judges who rejected a lower court finding that the Democrat had done too much unilaterally. Three judges from the 3rd District Court of Appeal in Sacramento ruled unanimously that the prior judge “erred in interpreting the Emergency Services Act to prohibit the Governor from issuing quasi-legislative orders in an emergency. “We c...
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White House Seeks Ideas on How Agencies Can Deliver Services More Equitably

The Biden administration wants to know its blindspots and biases in operating federal programs.
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BIG: Biden To Support Waiving Vaccine Patents

The White House decision comes as a relief to developing countries pushing for the change.
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BIG: Biden To Support Waiving COVID-19 Vaccine Patents

The White House decision comes as a relief to developing countries pushing for the change.
Tags: News, White House, Biden


President Biden hasn’t caught up with most Americans on marijuana policy

Just before he left office, Donald Trump freed more than a dozen federal prisoners who had received sentences ranging from 15 years to life for growing, transporting or distributing marijuana. Yet, President Joe Biden, who during his campaign said “anyone who has a (marijuana) record should be let out of jail” and promised to “broadly use his clemency power for certain nonviolent and drug crimes,” is suddenly reticent about following Trump’s example. While Biden has come a long way since his day...
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