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Matt Gaetz says he has the 'freedom variant' as he mocks experts who warn about worsening COVID-19 mutations

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 mocked COVID-19 experts who've been warning about mutations and variants. "I got the Florida variant. I got the freedom variant," he said on Saturday at a rally. Gaetz's mocking remarks came as Florida broke its record for daily COVID-19 cases. See more stories on Insider&...
Tags: Health, Florida, Politics, Science, Washington, US, Trends, Delta, Capitol Hill, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, House Judiciary Committee, Florida Department of Health, Largo Florida, Matt Gaetz, Gaetz


Texas Governor Bans Mask Mandates as Republicans Embrace Death and Disease

Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed an executive order Thursday night that bans local mask mandates used to fight the covid-19 pandemic, which has gotten worse in recent days thanks to the highly infectious delta variant of the virus. The executive order comes after Republicans in Congress staged a protest Thursday …Read more...
Tags: Health, Politics, Texas, Science, Medicine, Congress, Articles, Vaccine, Nancy Pelosi, Anthony Fauci, Greg Abbott, Kevin McCarthy, Covid 19 Pandemic, Face Masks During The Covid 19 Pandemic, Health Medical Pharma, National Responses To The Covid 19 Pandemic


A man was charged with making graphic threats to Fauci, warning he would soon be 'hunted, tortured, beaten, [and] enslaved'

Pool / Pool/ Getty Images A man faces felony charges after making violent threats to infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci. Thomas Patrick Connally, Jr., was accused of sending graphic insults and death threats to Fauci's email from December 2020 to July 2021. Connally appeared to be disgruntled regarding Fauci's guidance on getting the COVID-19 vaccine. See more stories on Insider's business page. A man faces felony charges after he emailed graphic insults and death thr...
Tags: Politics, Maryland, US, Trends, Cnn, Anthony Fauci, Death Threats, HHS, Fauci, National Institute of Allergy, Rowland, Connally, US Department of Health and Human Services HHS, Coronavirus, Lauren Frias, COVID-19


Covid vaccines mandated for employees of a US federal agency for the first time – as it happened

Veterans affairs secretary says ‘it’s the best way to keep our veterans safe’New York mayor requires city workers to get vaccinatedBiden announces protections for Americans with long-term CovidWhy has US vaccine effort stalled?Sign up for our First Thing newsletter 1.02am BST 12.44am BST In a survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation vaccine monitor, 23% of Republicans said they definitely won’t get vaccinated, while 16% of independents and 2% of Democrats said the same.White House chief m...
Tags: Republicans, White House, US, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Democrats, US politics, Anthony Fauci, Fauci, Kaiser Family Foundation, Biden Administration, Coronavirus


Dozens of medical groups call for mandatory health worker vaccinations – US politics live

Statement comes as vaccinations stall in US and Delta variant surgesNew York mayor reportedly requiring city workers to get vaccinatedWhy has US vaccine effort stalled?Sign up for our First Thing newsletter 3.15pm BST The White House is not lifting travel restrictions “at this point” because of concerns over the delta variant, an administration official told Reuters.According to Reuters, the official cited the more highly transmissible delta variant and the rising number of coronavirus cases...
Tags: Republicans, White House, US, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Cnn, Democrats, US politics, Delta, Anthony Fauci, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Fauci, Biden Administration, Coronavirus, COVID


White House press secretary Jen Psaki says Biden doesn't want to 'fight' Fox News after Trump 'completely destroyed trust in media' and institutions

Jen Psaki, the White House press secretary. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Jen Psaki said the Biden administration didn't want to pick a fight with right-wing media. She argued that Biden needed to use Fox News to get his message out to Americans about COVID-19. She also said Biden didn't want to undermine trust in the media after Trump's attacks. See more stories on Insider's business page. Jen Psaki, the White House press secretary, said the Biden administration didn'...
Tags: Obama, White House, Trends, Fox, Fox News, Biden, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Trump, Tucker Carlson, Laura Ingraham, Jen Psaki, Saul Loeb, Psaki, Eliza Relman, Getty Images Jen Psaki


White House press sec Jen Psaki says Biden doesn't want to 'fight' Fox News after Trump 'completely destroyed trust in media' and institutions

White House press secretary Jen Psaki. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Jen Psaki said the administration doesn't want to pick a fight with right-wing media. She argued Biden needs to use Fox News to get his message out to Americans about COVID-19. And she said that Biden doesn't want to undermine trust in the media after Trump's attacks. See more stories on Insider's business page. White House press secretary Jen Psaki said the Biden administration doesn't want to pic...
Tags: Obama, White House, Barack Obama, Trends, Fox, Fox News, Biden, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Trump, Tucker Carlson, Laura Ingraham, Jen Psaki, Psaki, Eliza Relman, Jen Psaki SAUL LOEB


10 Things in Politics: Fauci predicts booster shot for some

Hope you had a nice weekend! Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:Inside the turmoil at the Bill & Melinda Gates FoundationFauci says Delta variant is running through '2 kinds of America'The climate crisis is upending real estate tooWhat we're watching today: President Joe Biden welcomes Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi to the Wh...
Tags: Utah, UK, England, Nbc, Mississippi, Congress, California, Washington Post, France, White House, Virginia, Israel, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden


Fauci Warns Country ‘Going In Wrong Direction’ As COVID Rates Rise Among Unvaccinated

White House chief medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci on Sunday warned that the U.S. is "going in the wrong direction" with the highly contagious Delta variant spread prompting a surge in COVID-19 cases, especially amongst people who are unvaccinated. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, White House, Vaccines, Anthony Fauci, Fauci, Summer Concepcion, COVID-19


Sen. Rand Paul confronted by foul-mouthed constituent during a virtual town hall meeting

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. Greg Nash/Pool via AP A Kentucky resident told Sen. Rand Paul to "get f---ed" during a virtual town hall meeting. The interaction was posted on TikTok before being deleted. Paul has been criticized for refusing to get a COVID-19 vaccine and encouraging people to ditch masks. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sen. Rand Paul was told to "get f---ed" during a virtual town hall meeting.The Kentucky senator was taking calls from constituents when one caller ...
Tags: Politics, News, Kentucky, Senate, Trends, UK News, Ap, Tennessee, Rand Paul, Anthony Fauci, Toon, PAUL, Sen Rand Paul, Aaron Rupar, Amee Vanderpool, Charles Booker


Rep. Madison Cawthorn baselessly accuses Fauci of 'operating as a pawn of the Chinese Communist Party' and promises to 'prosecute this guy' if GOP wins in 2022

Rep. Madison Cawthorn, R-N.C. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Rep. Madison Cawthorn promised to "prosecute" the US's leading infectious disease expert. In a Wednesday podcast interview, Cawthorn called Dr. Anthony Fauci "a pawn" for China. "Dr. Fauci knows that he's been operating as a pawn of the Chinese Communist Party," he said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Republican Rep. Madison Cawthorn of North Carolina went on a podcast Wednesday to accus...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Kentucky, China, US, Trends, Gop, House, Rand Paul, National Institutes of Health, Chinese communist party, Capitol Hill, Department Of Justice, Biden, North Carolina


The Biden White House confronted Fox News about its hosts' bid to erode trust in the COVID-19 vaccine

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki speaks during a daily briefing at the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House May 4, 2021 in Washington, DC. Alex Wong/Getty Images The White House has held discussions with Fox News about its COVID-19 vaccine coverage. Fox News hosts have for months encouraged viewers to question the safety and effectiveness of vaccines. Studies have found a partisan divide in willingness to get the shot. See more stories on Insider's business page. ...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Washington, Senate, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, News UK, Mitch McConnell, Fox News, Vaccine, Dc, Biden, Fox News Channel, Anthony Fauci


Fauci to Sen. Rand Paul: 'You do not know what you're talking about, quite frankly, and I want to say that officially'

Dr. Anthony Fauci testified before the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee on July 20. Stefani Reynolds/Associated Press Dr. Anthony Fauci and Sen. Rand Paul once again butted heads on Tuesday. During a hearing on COVID, Fauci told Paul that the senator didn't know what he was talking about. "If anybody is lying here, senator, it is you," Fauci said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Anthony Fauci and Republican Sen. Rand Paul on Tuesday got into ...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Kentucky, Senate, China, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Rand Paul, Mitch McConnell, National Institutes of Health, Anthony Fauci, PAUL, McConnell, Fauci


Fauci rips into Sen. Rand Paul: 'You do not know what you're talking about, quite frankly, and I want to say that officially'

Dr. Anthony Fauci testifies before the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee on Tuesday, July 20, 2021. Stefani Reynolds/Associated Press Dr. Anthony Fauci and Sen. Rand Paul once again butted heads on Tuesday. Fauci told Paul he didn't know what he was talking about during a hearing on COVID-19. "If anybody is lying here, senator, it is you," Fauci said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Anthony Fauci and Republican Sen. Rand Paul on Tuesday got ...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Kentucky, Senate, China, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Rand Paul, Mitch McConnell, National Institutes of Health, Anthony Fauci, PAUL, McConnell, Fauci


Vaccinated people: Your odds of a COVID 'breakthrough' infection have gone up. That doesn't mean you need to panic.

Insider The Flaming Lips staged a concert in January 2021 with both the band and the audience inside inflatable bubbles. Flaming Lips/Warner Music via Reuters Vaccinated people are well protected from severe disease that could be caused by the Delta variant. They can catch COVID-19, but their symptoms may be mild, and the risk of transmitting may be low. The US is in a precarious position, with a half-vaccinated population. See more stories on Insider's business page. New Yo...
Tags: UK, Texas, Science, News, Maryland, Cdc, White House, Israel, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Public Health, United States, Delta, Philadelphia, Sajid Javid


Fox News' Geraldo Rivera says it's 'crazy talk' to say not getting the COVID-19 vaccine is a 'constitutional right'

In this June 25, 2010 file photo, Fox News Channel commentator Geraldo Rivera speaks on the "Fox & friends" television program in New York. Duquesne (doo-KAYN') University says Geraldo Rivera isn’t welcome to appear on a panel at the Pittsburgh school because of a half-naked “selfie” he posted this summer. Duquesne says the cellphone picture the TV personality posted on Twitter in July 2013 was inappropriate and not in line with the school’s values as a Catholic university. Richard Drew/AP...
Tags: Politics, News, Trends, Fox, Fox News, Catholic, Fox News Channel, Anthony Fauci, Pittsburgh, Tucker Carlson, Steve Doocy, DOOCY, Geraldo Rivera, Rivera, Kilmeade, Brian Kilmeade


More about North Hollywood, Fonzie and the Rolling Stones

My column about escaping the Inland Empire to spend the Fourth of July weekend housesitting at a friend’s place in North Hollywood drew a few comments, including about the 1926 El Portal Theater. “I grew up in North Hollywood. Nice to see something written about it,” reader Barry Beck says by email. “As I started reading your column, I wondered, is he going to mention the El Portal?” Good thing I included it. I’d hate to let a reader down. Beck continues: “My first-ever date was at the El Portal...
Tags: Facebook, White House, Milwaukee, Beck, America, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Local News, Riverside County, Anthony Fauci, Maude, Bea Arthur, Pomona, San Bernardino, Bakersfield


Fauci says polio and smallpox would still be spreading in the US if anti-vaxx misinformation had been as popular in the past

Dr. Anthony Fauci in Washington DC on February 25, 2021. Saul Loeb /AFP via Getty Images Dr Anthony Fauci in a CNN interview addressed anti-vaccination misinformation. If there was the same pushback against smallpox vaccines in the past the disease would still be around, he said. Vaccination rates in the US have stalled as Fox News hosts and GOP lawmakers push anti-vaccination propaganda. See more stories on Insider's business page. The White House's top medical advisor, Dr Anth...
Tags: Facebook, Florida, Politics, Science, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Gop, Washington Dc, PAC, Fox News, Republican, Biden, Fox News Channel


Fauci: Vaccinated people who contract COVID-19 are far less likely to spread the virus than unvaccinated people

Getty/Kevin Dietsch Dr. Anthony Fauci said it would be "reasonable" to assume vaccinated people are less likely to spread COVID-19. Vaccinated people who get COVID-19 typically have less virus in their nasal passages. That would suggest that breakthrough infections are less contagious than infections in unvaccinated people. See more stories on Insider's business page. Fully vaccinated people who get "breakthrough" cases of COVID-19 are probably less likely to spread the virus to other...
Tags: UK, Science, Cdc, White House, Israel, US, Trends, Delta, Helix, Vaccinations, Transmission, Anthony Fauci, Lee, Fauci, Will Lee, Coronavirus


US experiencing ‘pandemic of the unvaccinated’, CDC chief warns – live

Vaccination slowdown and Delta variant fueling case rise – expertsBiden officials deploy ‘surge response teams’ in low-vaccine statesUS farm workers labor in deadly heat with few protections 4.51pm BST Jeffrey Zients, the coordinator of the White House’s coronavirus task force, said that unvaccinated Americans “account for virtually all recent Covid-19 hospitalizations and deaths”, emphasizing the risk the virus poses to those who remain unvaccinated. “We will likely continue to experience a...
Tags: UK, Cdc, White House, Israel, US, World news, Joe Biden, US news, US politics, Delta, Anthony Fauci, Fauci, Jeffrey Zients, Coronavirus


Olivia Rodrigo, Dr. Fauci read fan tweets on everything from vaccines and bobbleheads to Motown and Man Crush Monday

Concerts, vaccines, bobbleheads, and even #ManCrushMonday: watch Olivia Rodrigo and Dr. Fauci read fan tweets. pic.twitter.com/NnwKwrkNWW — The White House (@WhiteHouse) July 16, 2021 While they’re celebrities of a different kind, there’s no denying the star power of America’s favorite immunologist, Dr. Anthony Fauci, and singer/songwriter-of-the-moment Olivia Rodrigo. If you don’t know who Olivia Rodrigo is, ask your grandkids, who will fill you in on how “Driver’s License” is not about par...
Tags: Celebrities, News, California, White House, America, Sport, Soccer, Anthony Fauci, Rodrigo, Southern California, LA County, Fauci, National News, Olivia Rodrigo, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR


10 Things in Politics: Kamala Harris' toxic work culture

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Send tips to bgriffith[email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Don't miss us: Newsletters are now coming from our new domain, @insider.com. Also, a friendly reminder to add [email protected] to your address book.Here's what we're talking about:Ex-Kamala Harris staffers have bad memories of a toxic culture in her past officesRepublicans are getting antsy about infrastructureAmerica's highest-r...
Tags: Florida, California, Washington Post, Senate, White House, Politico, US, America, Trends, Getty Images, Fbi, Gop, Michelle Obama, Mitch McConnell, Cia, Britney Spears


The White House isn't letting Facebook off the hook for allowing misinformation to spread on its platforms

The White House wants Facebook to remove misinformation quicker, CNN reported. FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Thursday Facebook must remove misinformation quicker. Anthony Fauci said the "disparity in the willingness to be vaccinated" could lead to a COVID surge. White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain recently said Facebook is "a giant source" of vaccine misinformation. See more stories on Insider's business page. The White House wants F...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Politics, News, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Healthcare, Vaccine, Biden, Anthony Fauci, Misinformation, Vivek Murthy, US Facebook


Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is selling 'Don't Fauci My Florida' merch as the state reports some of the highest number of COVID cases in the US

Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is selling campaign merch that mocks COVID-19 expert Dr. Anthony Fauci. The new T-shirts and koozies read "Don't Fauci My Florida." Florida is battling some of the highest COVID-19 cases and deaths in the US. See more stories on Insider's business page. Amid some of the highest rates of COVID-19 deaths, hospitalizations, and infections in the US, Florida's GOP ...
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is selling "Don't Fauci my Florida" merch as the state reports some of the highest number of COVID cases in the country

Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is selling campaign merch that mocks COVID-19 expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci. The new T-shirts and koozies read, "Don't Fauci my Florida." Florida is currently battling some of the highest COVID-19 cases and deaths in the country. See more stories on Insider's business page. Amid some of the highest rates of COVID-19 deaths, hospitalizations, and infections in the coun...
Tags: Florida, Politics, White House, Trends, Gop, Arkansas, Anthony Fauci, Don, Fauci, Ron DeSantis, Florida Florida, DeSantis, US National Institute of Allergy, Coronavirus, COVID, Getty Images Florida


Olivia Rodrigo visits the White House to help boost COVID-19 vaccine push among younger Americans

Pop star Olivia Rodrigo speaks at the beginning of the daily briefing at the White House on July 14, 2021. AP Photo/Susan Walsh Olivia Rodrigo visited the White House to meet with President Biden and Dr. Fauci in a push to vaccinate younger Americans. Rodrigo spoke at a Wednesday White House press briefing, expressing excitement at the vaccination push. Biden is pushing to inoculate more Americans, with vaccination rates having stalled in recent weeks. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics...
Tags: Politics, Instagram, Cdc, White House, Disney, Trends, Social Media, Joe Biden, Cnn, Washington Dc, Biden, Anthony Fauci, Disney Channel, Rodrigo, Southern California, Fauci


Pop star Rodrigo visits the White House to urge vaccinations

By Kate Sullivan | CNN Pop sensation Olivia Rodrigo visited the White House on Wednesday to meet with President Joe Biden and his chief Covid-19 medical adviser, Dr. Anthony Fauci, to record videos to encourage young people to get vaccinated against the novel coronavirus. “I am beyond honored and humbled to be here today to help spread the message about the importance of youth vaccination,” Rodrigo said from the White House press briefing room podium. Youth vaccination rates continue to lag sign...
Tags: Politics, Celebrities, News, Cdc, White House, US, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, United States, Delta, Biden, Anthony Fauci, Rodrigo, Fauci, Jen Psaki


Olivia Rodrigo visits White House to encourage her 28 million social media followers to get vaccinated

Pop sensation Olivia Rodrigo visited the White House on Wednesday to meet with President Joe Biden and his chief Covid-19 medical adviser, Dr. Anthony Fauci, to record videos to encourage young people to get vaccinated against the novel coronavirus.
Tags: News, White House, Joe Biden, Stories, Anthony Fauci, Rodrigo, Olivia Rodrigo, COVID


Pop star Olivia Rodrigo visits White House to urge young people to get vaccinated against Covid-19

Pop sensation Olivia Rodrigo visited the White House on Wednesday to meet with President Joe Biden and his chief Covid-19 medical adviser, Dr. Anthony Fauci, to record videos to encourage young people to get vaccinated against the novel coronavirus.
Tags: White House, Joe Biden, Cnn, Anthony Fauci, Olivia Rodrigo, COVID


Pop star Olivia Rodrigo visits White House to help get young people vaccinated against Covid-19

Pop sensation Olivia Rodrigo visited the White House on Wednesday to meet with President Joe Biden and his chief Covid-19 medical adviser, Dr. Anthony Fauci, to record videos to encourage young people to get vaccinated against the novel coronavirus.
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