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Gov. Greg Abbott's claim that Texas is 'very close' to herd immunity is not 'even close' to being true, says expert

Greg Abbott Reuters/Lucas Jackson Gov. Greg Abbott claimed the state of Texas is "very close" to herd immunity. The claim has been disputed by experts. "There is no way on God's green earth that Texas is anywhere even close to herd immunity," an epidemiologist told the New York Times. See more stories on Insider's business page. Gov. Greg Abbott's claim that the state of Texas is "very close" to herd immunity has been dismissed by a leading expert, who said there was "no way o...
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Gaetz reportedly spurned trying to meet with Trump

By Gabby Orr, Dana Bash and Kevin Liptak | CNN Rep. Matt Gaetz, who’s facing a federal investigation into sex trafficking allegations, was recently denied a meeting with Donald Trump at his Mar-a-Lago estate as the ex-President and his allies continue to distance themselves from the Florida congressman. Two people familiar with the matter said Gaetz tried to schedule a visit with Trump after it was first revealed that he was being investigated, but the request was rejected by aides close to the ...
Tags: National News, News, Politics, Courts, Donald Trump, Florida


Tucker Carlson is repeatedly using his platform to downplay white supremacy and violence, critics say

Tucker Carlson in a January edition of his Fox News show accused Democrats of using the threat of white nationalist violence to smear conservatives, a familiar theme on his show. Fox News Fox News host Tucker Carlson has said the threat of white nationalism is a hoax, or exaggerated. A segment last week on the so-called Great Replacement theory prompted calls for him to be fired. Experts say the moments are part of a broader trend, and likely intentional. See more stories on Insider's...
Tags: Politics, Tucker Carlson, Fox news, White Nationalism, Republican Party, News UK


Anti-Defamation league calls on Fox News to fire Tucker Carlson after host embraces white supremacist "great replacement theory" on air

Fox News host Tucker Carlson Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images ADL CEO Jonathan Greenblatt sent a letter to Fox News CEO Suzanne Scott asking for Tucker Carlson to be fired. On Thursday, Carlson openly embraced the white supremacist Great Replacement theory. The racist theory alleges that masses of foreigners are invading the US to strip white Americans of political power. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Anti-Defamation League has called for Tucker Carlson to be fired a da...
Tags: Politics, US, Trends, Cnn, Fox News, Charlottesville, Third World, Tucker Carlson, Democratic Party, Anti Defamation League, ADL, Carlson, Greenblatt, White Supremacist, Jonathan Greenblatt, Suzanne Scott


Tucker Carlson embraces white-supremacist 'replacement' conspiracy theory, claiming Democrats are 'importing' immigrants to 'dilute' American voters

Fox News host Tucker Carlson Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Fox News host Tucker Carlson endorsed the white supremacist "Great Replacement" theory during his Thursday night program. He claimed Democrats are "importing a brand new electorate" of "Third World" immigrants to "dilute" Americans' political power. Human rights advocates and other critics denounced Carlson's comments as an explicit embrace of white nationalism. See more stories on Insider's business page. Fox News hos...
Tags: Politics, News, Washington Post, Mexico, Nazis, Immigration, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Fox, Racism, Ben Rhodes, Fox News, South America, Fox News Channel, New York Magazine


The Daily Mail said it authenticated the Hunter Biden laptop, and that its lurid contents show a side of him not in his book

World Food Program USA Board Chairman Hunter Biden speaks at the World Food Program USA's Annual McGovern-Dole Leadership Award Ceremony at Organization of American States on April 12, 2016 in Washington, DC. Paul Morigi/Getty Images for World Food Program USA The Daily Mail claims to have verified Hunter Biden's laptop, and published explicit images from it. The computer left in a Delaware repair shop, and was the subject of intense controversy last year. The outlet argued that ...
Tags: Facebook, Post, New York Post, Politics, Jimmy Kimmel, California, Washington, China, Politico, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Ukraine, Mail, Daily Mail


Biden-Harris Admin. Announces ‘Initial Actions’ on Guns

Joe Biden and Kalama Harris have revealed their gun control plans. IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Perhaps foretelling worse things to come, the White House Thursday is announcing that the “Biden-Harris Administration” is launching six “initial actions to address the gun violence public health epidemic.” Joe Biden uses the murders of eight people in Georgia and ten more in Colorado to justify what grassroots Second Amendment activists will doubtless consider a full-frontal attack on cons...
Tags: Guns, Obama, Congress, Colorado, Senate, White House, Georgia, Joe Biden, House Of Representatives, Gun Control, Fox News, Capitol Hill, Biden, Doj, Justice Department, SAF


Hunter Biden challenges the Trump kids to try to "get a job" without using the Trump name

Hunter Biden's new memoir "Beautiful Things" reignites his feud with the Trump children. Paul Morigi/Getty Images for World Food Program USA Hunter Biden has reignited a feud with the Trump children, calling them out for getting rich on Trump's dime. In his memoir, Biden says the Trump kids could never get a job outside Trump's business. Don Jr. and Biden previously tangled over who benefited more from their fathers' public service. See more stories on Insider's busines...
Tags: Politics, News, Trends, Joe Biden, Bbc, Fox News, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Ivanka Trump, Eric Trump, Don Jr, Paul Morigi, Hunter Biden, Donald Trump Jr Ivanka Trump, Burisma


Ohio Secretary of State blasts Tim Cook as 'elite' and says the Apple CEO's idea of voting on iPhones is 'preposterous'

Apple CEO Tim Cook. Evan Agostini/Invision/AP Apple CEO Tim Cook envisions a future where Americans can cast their ballots through their iPhone. "We do our banking on phones. We have our health data on phones," he said. "And so why not?" Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose called the idea "preposterous" in a Fox News interview. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Apple CEO Tim Cook's hopes for a future where Americans can vote on their iPhones is "preposterous," ac...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Politics, Elections, Cook, Voting, Cbs News, US, America, Trends, Georgia, New York Times, Tim Cook, Ohio, Fox News, Times


Fox News guest says Kamala Harris only got her immigration role 'because she has brown skin'

Fox News host Ainsley Earhardt interviews Autry Pruitt on "Fox & Friends." Fox News A Fox News guest said Wednesday that VP Kamala Harris' race is why she's taking on immigration. "President Biden is trying to inoculate himself against attacks" by using "someone brown," he said. The White House says Harris handled immigration issues during six years as California's attorney general. See more stories on Insider's business page. Autry Pruitt, a former Texas congressional cand...
Tags: Politics, Texas, California, White House, Immigration, Trends, Joe Biden, Fox, Fox News, Biden, Kamala Harris, Trump, HARRIS, Donald J Trump, Fox Friends, Pruitt


Tucker Carlson defended a man accused of storming the Capitol with zip-tie handcuffs, asking for 'perspective' in how he is treated

Tucker Carlson defended Capitol riots suspect Eric Munchel on the April 6 edition of his Fox News show. Fox News Tucker Carlson defended the Capitol riots suspect who was pictured carrying zip-tie handcuffs. Carlson said a judge's earlier characterization of him as dangerous was misleading. The host has long sought to portray the response to the riots as a bid to persecute conservatives. See more stories on Insider's business page. Fox News host Tucker Carlson on Tuesday defende...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Washington Post, Washington, Cbs News, Senate, Trends, Joe Biden, Ap, Tennessee, News UK, Fox News, Associated Press, Biden, US District Court, Justice Department


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...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Voting, Colorado, White House, Trends, Georgia, Gop, Mlb, Fox News, Biden, Charles Davis, Major League Baseball, Rocky Mountains, State, Don


The GOP's flailing response to the Georgia voting law backlash shows how lost the party is

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell offers a stimulus compromise at a press conference with Republican Senator from Wyoming John Barrasso (L) and Republican Senator from South Dakota John Thune (R) at the Capitol. Photo by Nicholas Kamm/POOL/AFP via Getty Images The GOP response to backlash over Georgia's new voting restrictions shows how lost it is. The typically pro-corporate party is threatening tax hikes on major companies criticizing the law. And as Republicans rant about "canc...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Elections, Voting, News, Congress, Senate, US, America, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Analysis, Democrats, Gop, Wyoming


Fox News is betting big on the 'cancel culture' wars post-Trump

Fox News hosts Tucker Carlson and Greg Gutfeld. Phillip Faraone, Gary Miller/Getty Images Fox News is marketing its two newest shows as counters to "cancel culture." The focus on political correctness has only grown since Donald Trump left office. Newer data on cross-viewership between Fox News and OAN or Newsmax sheds light on the shift. See more stories on Insider's business page. In the marketing campaigns for the two newest shows in the Fox News lineup, the term "cancel culture" wa...
Tags: Politics, Media, Jimmy Kimmel, Stephen Colbert, Los Angeles, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Analysis, Fox, Piers Morgan, Fox News, Biden, Msnbc, Donald Trump, Brian Williams


Piers Morgan suggested to Tucker Carlson that Meghan Markle may be 'completely delusional' while saying he really doesn't know or care

Fox News host Tucker Carlson interviews British TV personality Piers Morgan. Fox Nation Piers Morgan went on "Tucker Carlson Today" to settle scores after exit from "Good Morning Britain." "Now, is she deliberately lying? Is she completely delusional?" Morgan said of Meghan Markle. "I don't know, but frankly, I don't care," he said on the Fox News streaming show. See more stories on Insider's business page. Piers Morgan made his first on-camera appearance Monday since walking o...
Tags: Politics, US, America, Trends, Bbc, Cnn, Fox, Britain, Piers Morgan, Royals, Fox News, Harry, Oprah, Murdoch, Great Britain, Queen Elizabeth


Piers Morgan suggests to Tucker Carlson that Meghan Markle may be 'completely delusional' while saying he really doesn't know or care

The Fox News host Tucker Carlson interviewing the British TV personality Piers Morgan. Fox Nation Piers Morgan went on "Tucker Carlson Today" to settle scores after exiting "Good Morning Britain." "Now, is she deliberately lying? Is she completely delusional?" Morgan said of Meghan Markle. "I don't know, but, frankly, I don't care," he said on the Fox News streaming show. See more stories on Insider's business page. Piers Morgan made his first on-camera appearance Monday since ...
Tags: Politics, US, America, Trends, Bbc, Cnn, Fox, Britain, Piers Morgan, Royals, Fox News, Harry, Oprah Winfrey, Elizabeth Ii, Murdoch, Great Britain


McConnell expresses confidence in Fauci's expertise and urges Republican men to get the COVID-19 vaccine

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY). Drew Angerer/Getty Images McConnell on Monday defended Fauci's expertise amid ongoing attacks from Republicans. "He's the most reliable witness I've seen," McConnell said. The Senate Minority Leader also called on GOP men to get the COVID-19 vaccine. See more stories on Insider's business page. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday expressed confidence in Dr. Anthony Fauci's medical expertise after consistent att...
Tags: Politics, News, Kentucky, Senate, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Mitch McConnell, Fox News, Biden, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Trump, Neil Cavuto


Half of Republicans believe false narratives about the Capitol riot, poll says

Trump supporters clash with police and security forces as people try to storm the US Capitol on January 6 Brent Stirton/Getty Images A Reuters/Ipsos poll found 51% of Republicans believe the Capitol rioters were "mostly peaceful." The poll also found that 55% of Republicans believe the riot was instigated by left-wing radicals. Both are false narratives pushed by former President Donald Trump and his allies after the riot. See more stories on Insider's business page. Half of Republica...
Tags: Politics, Trends, UK News, Fbi, Washington Dc, Fox News, Donald Trump, Trump, Reuters, Capitol, Vanderbilt University, Greer, Reuters Ipsos, US Capitol, John Greer, Ashley Collman


Trump adviser Peter Navarro pressured officials to reward untested companies connected to the White House with lucrative COVID-19 contracts, House inquiry says

White House Trade and Manufacturing Policy Director Peter Navarro speaks during a briefing on the coronavirus pandemic in the press briefing room of the White House on March 27, 2020. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Peter Navarro, Trump's former trade adviser, is accused of rewarding companies with White House links. Trump officials steered contracts to companies without "adequate diligence," a House inquiry says. On one occasion, Navarro pushed for a brand-new start-up to secure a $354 mill...
Tags: Politics, News, Washington, White House, China, Trends, House, Healthcare, News UK, Fox News, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Contracts, Kamala Harris, Trump, Peter Navarro


Donald Trump has expanded his list of 'woke' companies to boycott, due to their opposition of Georgia's voting law

Melania and Donald Trump share a moment with Barack and Michelle Obama at Trump's inauguration ceremony in January 2017. Getty/Robyn Beck Donald Trump has spoken out again about the companies that oppose Georgia's new voting law. He called for more boycotts, saying "don't go back to their products until they relent." Barack Obama, meanwhile, commended the MLB on its decision to move its All-Star Game from Atlanta. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former Presid...
Tags: Politics, New York, Voting, News, Obama, Republicans, America, Barack Obama, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Joe Biden, Cnn, Michelle Obama, Mlb, Fox News


Donald Trump has expanded his list of 'woke' companies to boycott, due to their opposition to Georgia's voting law

Melania and Donald Trump share a moment with Barack and Michelle Obama at Trump's inauguration ceremony in January 2017. Getty/Robyn Beck Donald Trump has spoken out again about the companies that oppose Georgia's new voting law. He called for more boycotts, saying "don't go back to their products until they relent." Barack Obama, meanwhile, commended the MLB on its decision to move its All-Star Game from Atlanta. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former Presid...
Tags: Politics, New York, Voting, News, Obama, Republicans, America, Barack Obama, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Joe Biden, Cnn, Michelle Obama, Mlb, Fox News


Atlanta Mayor says the MLB moving All-Star Game from Georgia 'is likely the first of many dominoes to fall' in pushback against new voting law

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms. AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File Mayor Bottoms said that the MLB's decision to pull the All-Star Game from Atlanta would hit the area hard. "Just as elections have consequences, so do the actions of those who are elected," she wrote. GOP Gov. Brian Kemp has lashed out at critics of the controversial new voting bill. See more stories on Insider's business page. Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms on Friday said that Major League Baseball's decision...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Sports, America, Barack Obama, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Joe Biden, Gop, House, Mlb, Fox News, Baseball, Biden


Kristi Noem's statement on pipes not being infrastructure sums up her party's confused reaction to Biden's plan

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem. AP Photo/John Raoux South Dakota's Republican Gov. Kristi Noem told Fox News pipes and housing don't count as infrastructure. Her comments sum up the GOP's messaging that infrastructure only means roads and bridges. Biden's plan argues for a broad rethink of what constitutes infrastructure, and the GOP doesn't want that. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden the first part of his $4 trillion infrastructure ...
Tags: Senate, White House, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, South Dakota, House, Mitch McConnell, Fox News, Trojan Horse, Republican, Biden, Msnbc, Sean Hannity


Fox News is silent on bombshell reports of Matt Gaetz's alleged sexual misconduct and possible sex trafficking of a minor

Rep. Matt Gaetz appears on "Tucker Carlson Tonight" to address a DOJ investigation into him. Fox News Fox News is ignoring reports that GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz is under FBI investigation for sex trafficking. Since Wednesday evening, media watchdogs report, the network hasn't mentioned Gaetz's name a single time. Gaetz is a frequent Fox guest and top Trump defender. See more stories on Insider's business page. Fox News is ignoring perhaps the most shocking story in US politics thi...
Tags: Florida, Politics, News, Media, Republicans, US, Trends, Cnn, Fbi, Fox, Gop, New York Times, The Times, Fox News, Fox News Channel, Doj


Republicans say Biden's not focused on infrastructure, but their voters like some of his proposals

President Joe Biden boarding an Amtrak train during the presidential campaign, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020, in Pittsburgh. Andrew Harnik/AP Photo Republicans have been bristling at how President Joe Biden is defining infrastructure. Their critique: His package isn't focusing on things that are actually infrastructure. A Morning Consult/Politico poll found over half of GOP voters support funding low-income housing. See more stories on Insider's business page. A new debate is brewing o...
Tags: Washington Post, Senate, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, South Dakota, Mitch McConnell, Fox News, Republican, Biden, Black, Amtrak, Pittsburgh, Sargent, McConnell


See video footage of the scene where a car crashed into a barricade outside the Capitol

U.S. Capitol Police officers stand near a car that crashed into a barrier on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, April 2, 2021 Scott J. Applewhite/AP Two Capitol police officers were injured when a car crashed into a barrier outside the complex. Capitol Police one of the officers died from his injuries and a suspect died after being shot by law enforcement. See video footage of the scene. See more stories on Insider's business page. Two Capitol Police officers were injured, one fatal...
Tags: Politics, Washington, Senate, Trends, House, Fox News, Capitol Hill, Capitol Police, Capitol, National Guard, U S Capitol Police, Metropolitan Police Department, PITTMAN, US Capitol, Constitution Avenue, Jake Sherman


Analysis: What John Boehner gets *exactly* right about Fox News

In an explosive excerpt from his forthcoming memoir, former House Speaker John Boehner calls Texas Sen. Ted Cruz a nasty name, refers to lots of Republicans elected in 2010 as "morons" and admits that President Barack Obama had little reason to find "common cause with people who think you are a secret Kenyan Muslim traitor to America."
Tags: Texas, News, Barack Obama, House, Ted Cruz, Stories, John Boehner, Fox News


What John Boehner gets *exactly* right about Fox News

In an explosive excerpt from his forthcoming memoir, former House Speaker John Boehner calls Texas Sen. Ted Cruz a nasty name, refers to lots of Republicans elected in 2010 as "morons" and admits that President Barack Obama had little reason to find "common cause with people who think you are a secret Kenyan Muslim traitor to America."
Tags: Texas, Barack Obama, Cnn, House, Ted Cruz, John Boehner, Fox News


John Boehner says in forthcoming memoir that in 2010 a Republican could be a 'total moron' and still be elected in the midterms

John Boehner. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque John Boehner said that a Republican "could be a total moron" and still get elected in 2010. 2010 was a big year for the GOP and Boehner said, "we did pick up a fair number in that category." The former Republican House Speaker didn't hold back in an excerpt of his memoir published Friday. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former GOP House Speaker John Boehner said that a Republican "could be a total moron" and still be elected to Con...
Tags: Politics, News, Minnesota, Obama, Congress, Washington, Trends, Gop, House, Ted Cruz, John Boehner, Fox News, Boehner, Republican, Tea Party, Kamala Harris


10 Things in Politics: Trump sees legal danger ahead

President Donald J. Trump meets with bank CEOs about Coronavirus COVID-19 response in the Cabinet Room at the White House on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 in Washington, DC. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images Good morning! Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to get this newsletter in your inbox each day. Send your tips and suggestions to [email protected] or tweet me @BrentGriffiths. Here's what you need to know:Trump and his advisors think he still ...
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