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10 Things in Politics: 125 of Trump's top enablers

Al Drago/Getty; Brendan Smialowski/Getty; Yana Paskova/Getty; Tom Williams/Getty; Dominique Faget/Getty; Olivier Douliery; Mikhail Klimentyev/Getty; Skye Gould/Insider Good morning! Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. I'm Brent Griffiths. Sign up here to get this newsletter in your inbox each day.Send your tips and thoughts to [email protected] or tweet me @BrentGriffiths.Here's what you need to know:Exclusive: The 125 enablers who fueled Trump's rise.MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell s...
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10 Things in Politics: Our database of Trump's top enablers

Al Drago/Getty; Brendan Smialowski/Getty; Yana Paskova/Getty; Tom Williams/Getty; Dominique Faget/Getty; Olivier Douliery; Mikhail Klimentyev/Getty; Skye Gould/Insider Good morning! Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. I'm Brent Griffiths. Sign up here to get this newsletter in your inbox each day.Send your tips and thoughts to [email protected] or tweet me @BrentGriffiths.Here's what you need to know:Exclusive: The 125 enablers who fueled Trump's rise.MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell s...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Usa, Bruce Springsteen, Texas, Supreme Court, Obama, Senate, White House, Russia, US, West Virginia, Trends, Reagan, Joe Biden, Nasa


See pictures of the White House candlelight ceremony honoring the 500,000 Americans who died in the pandemic

From left, President Joe Biden, First Lady Jill Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris and her husband Doug Emhoff, stand outside the White House during a ceremony to honor the 500,000 Americans that died from COVID-19, Monday, Feb. 22, 2021 in Washington. AP Photo/Evan Vucci President Joe Biden mourned the more than 500,000 Americans who have died from COVID-19 on Monday. Biden drew on his own experiences of loss to offer advice and hope to those who lost loved ones.  The US has recorded mor...
Tags: Politics, UK, Science, Washington, Senate, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Features, Washington Dc, Biden, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Kamala Harris


The Latest: Biden to mark 500,000 lives lost with ceremony

By The Associated Press WASHINGTON __ President Joe Biden will mark the U.S. crossing 500,000 lives lost from COVID-19 with a moment of silence and candle lighting ceremony at the White House. The nation is expected to pass the grim milestone on Monday, just over a year after the first confirmed U.S. fatality due to the novel coronavirus. The White House said Biden will deliver remarks at sunset to honor those who lost their lives. He will be joined by first lady Jill Biden and Vice President Ka...
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Coronavirus live news: US death toll nears 500,000; England roadmap out of lockdown revealed

Fauci says Americans may still be wearing masks in 2022; UK speeds up vaccination plan; WHO calls on Tanzania to act Fauci laments ‘historic’ Covid toll as US nears 500,000 deathsEngland roadmap out of lockdown revealedUK: changing events could put brakes on recovery roadmap, says ministerIsrael’s use of Covid vaccines in prisoner swap deal sparks rowSee all our coronavirus coverage 3.02am GMT Japan will only receive limited doses of Covid vaccines for the first months of the inoculation rol...
Tags: Europe, Japan, UK, England, Washington, White House, US, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Tanzania, Biden, Kamala Harris, Reuters, Pfizer Inc, NHK


How to Talk More Respectfully About Interracial Relationships

Vice President Kamala Harris’ marriage to Doug Emhoff carries a historic magnitude: Emhoff’s status as the first Second Gentleman in the nation’s history is alone a milestone for the U.S. politics, but his proximity to the White House means an interracial couple has been catapulted to a position of national prominence…Read more...
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Pelosi, McConnell, and other lawmakers pay their respects to Brian Sicknick, the Capitol Police officer who was killed in pro-Trump riot

Speaker of the United States House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi, left, and Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY), center, walk past the remains of U.S. Capitol Police Officer Brian D. Sicknick, 42, as he lies in honor in the Rotunda of the Capitol on February 3, 2021. Demetrius Freeman- Pool/Getty Image Lawmakers paid their respects to Brian Sicknick, a Capitol Police officer killed in the Jan. 6 riot. Pelosi, McConnell, Schumer, and others attended the funeral service on Wednesday at the Capito...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Funeral, Senate, US, Trends, Joe Biden, House, New Jersey, Mitch McConnell, Brian, Police Officer, Nancy Pelosi, Memorial, Donald Trump


Women reflect on the historic moment Kamala Harris took the oath of office as the first Black, Asian-American and female US vice president

Kamala Harris is sworn in as vice president by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor. Saul Loeb/Pool Photo via AP On January 20, Kamala Harris did what no woman before her had done: she put her hand on a bible and took the oath of office to serve as vice president of the United States.For millions of people across the US, Harris' moment at the inauguration felt like the beginning of a new chapter in American history. Harris is not just the first woman, but also the first Black and first Sou...
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Photos: The swearing in of President Biden and Vice President Harris

Joe Biden was sworn in today, January 20, 2021, as the 46th president of the United States as Kamala Harris became the first woman to become vice president. Harris is also the first Black person and the first person of South Asian descent elected to the vice presidency.  She is the highest-ranking woman ever to serve in the U.S. government. Kamala Harris is sworn in as vice president by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor as her husband Doug Emhoff holds the Bible during the 59th President...
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Biden enters the White House for the first time since being sworn in as the 46th president of the United States

President Joe Biden delivers his inaugural address. Alex Wong/Getty Images President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were sworn in just before noon Wednesday. Security was tight after the January 6 riot by supporters of outgoing President Donald Trump. Follow Insider's coverage of key moments and highlights of the historic day. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Former President Donald Trump officially departed Washington, DC, on Wednesday morning and his succes...
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Biden enters White House for first time since being sworn in as 46th US president

President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden on the steps of the US Capitol after he was sworn in as the 46th US president. DAVID TULIS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were sworn in just before noon Wednesday. Security was tight after the January 6 riot by supporters of outgoing President Donald Trump. Follow Insider's coverage of key moments and highlights of the historic day. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Former Presid...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Texas, News, Maryland, Supreme Court, Congress, California, Youtube, Washington, Senate, White House, Iraq, US, America, Barack Obama


Striking photo shows Barack Obama greeting Vice President Kamala Harris at the inauguration

U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris hugs her spouse Doug Emhoff after being sworn in during the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. Andrew Harnik/Pool via Reuters A striking photo captured Barack Obama joyfully greeting VP Kamala Harris.  The photo was taken by Reuters photojournalist Jonathan Ernst at the inauguration.  The two are the only Black Americans elected to the White House...
Tags: Politics, Supreme Court, Obama, Washington, White House, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, Black, Kamala Harris, Reuters, Sonia Sotomayor, HARRIS, U S Capitol


After being sworn in, Biden pledges to 'be a president for all Americans'

President Joe Biden delivers his inaugural address. Alex Wong/Getty Images President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were sworn in just before noon Wednesday. Security was tight after the January 6 riot by supporters of outgoing President Donald Trump. Follow Insider's coverage of key moments and highlights of the historic day. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Former President Donald Trump officially departed Washington, DC, on Wednesday morning and his succes...
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LIVE: After being sworn in, Biden pledges to 'be a president for all Americans'

Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th President of the United States on January 20, 2021. Kevin Lamarque/Reuters President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were sworn into office shortly before noon ET on Wednesday. Biden's inauguration came as Washington, DC was on lockdown after outgoing President Trump incited a violent insurrection. Follow Insider's live coverage of key moments and highlights of the historic day. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Former Presiden...
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Joe Biden and his administration have officially taken over the presidential Twitter accounts, and he just posted his first tweet from @POTUS

Joe Biden (L), flanked by incoming US First Lady Jill Biden is sworn in as the 46th US President by Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts on January 20, 2021 ANDREW HARNIK/POOL/AFP via Getty Images The official presidential Twitter accounts have now passed from the Trump administration to the Biden administration. President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were sworn in on Wednesday at the US Capitol. Twitter has said that the Biden administration will not inherit the millions...
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With swearing in of Vice President Harris, a new chapter opens in U.S. politics

WASHINGTON — Vice President Kamala Harris broke the barrier Wednesday that has kept men at the top ranks of American power for more than two centuries when she took the oath to hold the nation’s second-highest office. Harris was sworn in as the nation’s first female vice president — and the first Black woman and person of South Asian descent to hold the role — in front of the U.S. Capitol by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor. Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, right, meets former First ...
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Latest on Inauguration: Biden says in first address as president ‘Democracy has prevailed’

Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th president of the United States by Chief Justice John Roberts as Jill Biden holds the Bible during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021.(Saul Loeb/Pool Photo via AP) WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden says “democracy has prevailed” in a country reeling amid a pandemic and a violent melee two weeks ago at the U.S. Capitol. In his first remarks as president, Biden said Wednesday that his swearing-in marks a...
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Latest on Inauguration Day: Biden, Harris arrive at Capitol with their families

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden has arrived at the U.S. Capitol ahead of his inauguration as the United States’ 46th president. Biden and his wife, Jill, arrived at the complex on Wednesday morning, about 90 minutes before his noon swearing-in ceremony. They were accompanied by Vice President-elect Kamala Harris and her husband, Douglas Emhoff, and were greeted by U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota. The president-elect’s motorcade wound its way through a mostly deserted Washington follo...
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Kamala Harris will be escorted at the inauguration by heroic Capitol Police officer Eugene Goodman

U.S. Capitol Police Officer Eugene Goodman stands during a dress rehearsal for the 59th inaugural ceremony for President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris at the Capitol, Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in Washington. Greg Nash/Pool via AP Kamala Harris will be escorted by heroic Capitol Police Eugene Goodman at her inauguration.  Goodman bravely led insurrectionists away from the Senate chamber during the riots at the Capitol. Several lawmakers have called for Goodman to recei...
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LIVE: Trump's most loyal congressional allies are seen arriving at Biden's inauguration

Congressional members and guests arrive for the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, Pool President Trump left Washington, D.C. on Wednesday ahead of President-elect Biden's inauguration. The end of Trump's presidency comes as Washington, DC is on lockdown after a violent insurrection. Follow Insider's live coverage of key moments and highlights of the historic day. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more ...
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'Kamala's Way': A new biography explores how Harris played Trump's game, using confidence and unapologetic ambition to grab the spotlight

Vice President and Kamala Harris and husband Doug Emhoff arrive to the inauguration at the US Capitol on January 20, 2021. Alex Wong/Getty Images The following is an exclusive excerpt from "Kamala's Way," a new biography by Dan Morain. In it, he explores how the first female VP "rose above the din" in Washington, where her unapologetic ambition and focus made her a star. One Senate colleague described her like this: "She cooks. She shares recipes. She invites senators over for small dinner...
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LIVE: Trump wishes Americans a 'good life' before boarding Air Force One for final time ahead of Biden's inauguration

Outgoing President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump depart the White House in Washington, DC, on January 20, 2021. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images President Trump left Washington, D.C. on Wednesday ahead of President-elect Biden's inauguration. The end of Trump's presidency comes as Washington, DC is on lockdown after a violent insurrection. Follow Insider's live coverage of key moments and highlights of the historic day. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Presid...
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Biden is sworn in, takes the helm as president facing pandemic, divisions

By JONATHAN LEMIRE, ZEKE MILLER and ALEXANDRA JAFFE | Associated Press WASHINGTON — Joe Biden became the 46th President of the United States on Wednesday, swearing the oath of office just before noon to take the helm of a deeply divided nation while inheriting a confluence of crises arguably greater than any faced by his predecessors. Biden’s inauguration came at a time of national tumult and uncertainty, a ceremony of resilience as the hallowed American democratic rite unfurled at a U.S. Capito...
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Southern Californians eagerly await — or dread — Joe Biden’s inauguration

Four years ago this week, Rick Reiss, while visiting his wife’s family in the Philippines, got up at 3 a.m. to watch President Donald Trump’s inauguration. On Wednesday, Jan. 20, Reiss will be home in Temecula. But instead of watching President-elect Joe Biden’s swearing-in, Reiss might grab his “Don’t Tread on Me” flag and join fellow conservatives at an outdoor rally. “With what’s happening now, obviously I’m not happy about how things turned out,” he said. “I’m not in a depression though … I’...
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Trumps won’t greet Bidens at White House before inauguration

By Kate Bennett | CNN On the morning of Jan. 20, Donald Trump and Melania Trump will depart the White House as President and first lady, but they will not invite their incoming counterparts, Joe and Jill Biden, inside before they do. The dissolving of one of America’s most enduring transfer-of-power rituals — the outgoing president welcoming the incoming president on the steps of the North Portico, and then riding with them to the United States Capitol — is just one of the snubs the Trumps are p...
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Kamala Harris prepares for central role in Biden White House

By ALEXANDRA JAFFE | Associated Press WASHINGTON — Kamala Harris will make history on Wednesday when she becomes the nation’s first female vice president — and the first Black woman and the first woman of South Asian descent to hold that office. But that’s only where her boundary-breaking role begins. With the confluence of crises confronting Joe Biden’s administration — and an evenly divided Senate in which she would deliver the tie-breaking vote — Harris is shaping up to be a central player in...
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Kamala Harris officially resigns from the US Senate ahead of inauguration

By Jasmine Wright and Chandelis Duster | CNN Vice President-elect Kamala Harris has formally submitted a letter of resignation for her US Senate seat to California Gov. Gavin Newsom, ending her four-year career in the chamber. As Harris says goodbye to her seat, she assured Americans in an op-ed for the San Francisco Chronicle that her work is not done since she will preside over the chamber once she is sworn as the first female, first Black and first South Asian woman vice president of the Uni...
Tags: Politics, News, California, Senate, California News, America, San Francisco, Georgia, Sport, Cnn, Soccer, United States, Vogue, US Senate, Biden, Kamala Harris


Kamala Harris, the first female, Black, and Asian American vice president-elect, will be sworn in by Sonia Sotomayor, the first Latina Supreme Court justice

Harris is the first female, Black, and Asian American vice president-elect in United States history. Nicholas Kamm/AFP via Getty Images In a historic ceremony, Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will be sworn in on Wednesday by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor. Harris is the first female, Black, and Asian American vice president-elect in United States history. Sotomayor is the first Latina justice to sit on the Supreme Court. When asked about being sworn in outside the US Capitol foll...
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Kamala Harris and Doug Emhoff recall first date: ‘It felt like we had known each other forever’

By Jasmine Wright and Veronica Stracqualursi | CNN Vice President-elect Kamala Harris and her husband Doug Emhoff recalled their first date in a rare joint interview with CNN’s Abby Phillip, for a CNN special report airing Sunday on the barrier-breaking vice president and her historic career. In a short clip that aired Friday, Harris and Emhoff, who have been married for more than six years, spoke of their first date and subsequent weeks courting, with Emhoff saying he broke every rule of datin...
Tags: Politics, Hollywood, News, California, Senate, California News, Sport, Cnn, Soccer, Vogue, Kamala Harris, Maya, Southern California, Democratic, HARRIS, Santa Barbara California


Newsom taps Alex Padilla, LA native, to fill Kamala Harris’ Senate seat

By Kathleen Ronayne | The Associated Press California Gov. Gavin Newsom appointed Secretary of State Alex Padilla on Tuesday as the state’s next U.S. senator to fill the seat being vacated by Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. The child of Mexican immigrants and a lifelong Los Angeles resident, Padilla will be California’s first Latino senator, giving a new level of representation to the demographic group that makes up nearly 40% of the state’s population. “Through his tenacity, integrity, smar...
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