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Trump to use threat of the new Patriot Party to pressure Republican senators not to convict him in an impeachment trial: Report

President Donald Trump addresses guests at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland on January 20, 2021. ALEX EDELMAN/AFP via Getty Images Trump is threatening to create a new political party, reported The Washington Post.  He plans to use the Patriot Party as leverage over GOP senators, so they don't convict him in his impeachment trial. Unlike other former presidents, Trump has signaled that he will continue to play an active role in politics.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. F...
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Trump wanted the Justice Department to sue individual states to overturn their election results, but top officials refused, WSJ report says

President Donald Trump. Getty Trump wanted the Justice Department to sue states directly in the Supreme Court to overturn the election results. DOJ officials refused, prompting Trump to plot to replace the acting attorney general with a loyalist. That effort was foiled by DOJ leaders when some threatened to resign if Jeffrey Rosen was removed. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. President Donald Trump wanted the Department of Justice to file lawsuits in the Supreme Court ag...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Supreme Court, Trends, Georgia, United States, Department Of Justice, Biden, Donald Trump, Doj, Wall Street Journal, Justice Department, Journal, WSJ, Trump, Election 2020


A Republican congressman from Pennsylvania was instrumental in Trump's plan to shake up the Justice Department and overturn the election

Th House Homeland Security Committee's Oversight and Management Efficiency Subcommittee Chairman Scott Perry (R-PA) holds a hearing about the possibility of transferring Guantanamo Bay detainees out of Cuba and into the United States on Capitol Hill April 28, 2016. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images A little-known GOP congressman from Pennsylvania helped former President Donald Trump with a plan to oust the acting attorney general in an effort to overturn the election, reported. Republi...
Tags: Politics, Guantanamo Bay, Supreme Court, Congress, Senate, US, Trends, Georgia, Fraud, Pennsylvania, Gop, United States, House, Ted Cruz, The Times, Capitol Hill


Senators who backed Trump's election challenge may rethink their stance on impeachment after losing corporate funding, experts say

President Donald Trump pumps his fist as he departs on the South Lawn of the White House, on December 12, 2020. Al Drago/Getty Images The mass exodus of corporate backing could affect how senators vote on Trump's impeachment trial, experts say. Dozens of companies have pulled funding from the GOP lawmakers who voted against Biden's certification. CEOs say they increasingly have no choice but to bring politics into the boardroom. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Moral con...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Politics, California, Senate, US, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Fbi, Gop, House, House Of Representatives, Ice, Biden, Donald Trump


The US is seeing the consequences of the coronavirus' relatively unchecked spread. 3 people who supported that strategy now say they never did.

Hospital workers process COVID-19 specimens in the lab at UMass Memorial Hospital in Worcester, Massachusetts on November 11, 2020. Erin Clark/The Boston Globe via Getty Images The US's horrifying winter coronavirus surge offers a peek at the consequences of a no-lockdown, mass-infection approach. Some public figures — including Elon Musk and Scott Atlas — have advocated for protecting vulnerable people while encouraging everyone else to resume life as normal. Now they're either silent, de...
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Trump reportedly worked with a Justice Department lawyer in a plot to appoint a loyalist as acting attorney general to help him overturn the election

Donald Trump is pictured attending the D-day 75 Commemorations on June 05, 2019 in Portsmouth, England. Chris Jackson/Getty Images Trump reportedly worked with a Justice Department lawyer to try and oust the acting attorney general.  He wanted to replace Jeffrey Rosen with lawyer Jeffrey Clark, The New York Times reported.  Trump backed down after a group of top DOJ leaders said they'd resign if Rosen was fired. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Donald Trump reportedly pl...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Washington Post, Attorney General, Senate, White House, US, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Gop, House, New York Times, The Times, Republican Party, Republican


ICYMI: Your TPM Weekend News Roundup

The 46th President A 12 p.m. E.T. Wednesday, our four-year national nightmare came to a close. Joe Biden took the oath of office and became the 46th President of the United States. The raging pandemic already promised a scaled-down inauguration. And that was before the Capitol insurrection on Jan. 6, which prompted the deployment of more than 20,000 National Guard members to secure the ceremony and city. Lady Gaga, J-Lo and Garth Brooks were all good. But Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Go...
Tags: Florida, News, California, Washington, White House, Georgia, Joe Biden, United States, Capitol Hill, Biden, Msnbc, Garth Brooks, Anthony Fauci, Trump, HARRIS, National Guard


Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says some lawmakers 'don't yet feel safe around other members of Congress' after one tried bringing a gun to the House floor

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) arrives for a hearing before the House Oversight and Reform Committee on August 24, 2020 Tom Williams/Getty Images Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she's concerned about her safety in light of reports that Congress members have brought guns to the Capitol. The New York progressive told CNN's Chris Cuomo on Thursday evening that "a very considerable amount" of lawmakers "still don't yet feel safe." Security concerns have been top of mind for many lawma...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Maryland, Congress, Colorado, Washington Post, Senate, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Cnn, Democrats, Gop, Washington Dc, House


Trump impeachment charge will be delivered on Monday, Schumer says

WASHINGTON, Jan 22 (Reuters) – The Democratic-controlled House of Representatives will deliver an impeachment charge against former President Donald Trump to the Senate on Monday, rejecting Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s request for a delay. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, who displaced McConnell as the chamber’s leader after Democrats won two Georgia runoff elections this month, announced the move on the Senate floor but did not say when Trump’s second impeachment tri...
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The splintering South: the growing effect of migration on Republican strongholds

Migration patterns have laid siege to southern Republican dominance. Solidly red states a generation ago—Virginia, Georgia, North Carolina—are now purple or bright blue. The Democratic presence in Texas and South Carolina grows as Florida remains a battleground. These are all “fast growth” states. The remaining Republican bulwark represents a declining portion of the Southern electorate. If the South is the core of the modern Republican Party, its days are numbered.The post-Reconstruction era “S...
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Congresswoman and QAnon supporter Marjorie Taylor Greene announces articles of impeachment against Biden

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene is seen with her face mask pulled down as she speaks with a colleague on the floor of the House on January 3, 2021 for the swearing in of the new Congress. Erin Scott-Pool/Getty Freshman GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene has introduced articles of impeachment against President Joe Biden. Greene, a staunch Trump supporter, accused Biden in the document of engaging in quid pro quo with Ukraine and engaging in "high crimes and misdemeanors" in order to benefit himsel...
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GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, a QAnon supporter, has announced articles of impeachment against Joe Biden

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene is seen with her face mask pulled down as she speaks with a colleague on the floor of the House on January 3, 2021 for the swearing in of the new Congress. Erin Scott-Pool/Getty Freshman GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene has introduced articles of impeachment against President Joe Biden. Greene, a staunch Trump supporter, accused Biden in the document of engaging in quid pro quo with Ukraine and engaging in "high crimes and misdemeanors" in order to benefit himsel...
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McConnell wants to push impeachment trial to February

By Mary Clare Jalonick and Lisa Mascaro | Associated Press WASHINGTON — Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell is proposing to push back the start of Donald Trump’s impeachment trial by a week or more to give the former president time to review the case. House Democrats who voted to impeach Trump last week for inciting the Jan. 6 Capitol riots have signaled they want a quick trial as President Joe Biden begins his term, saying a full reckoning is necessary before the country — and the Congres...
Tags: Congress, California, Washington, Senate, White House, Georgia, Sport, Joe Biden, Ukraine, Soccer, Democrats, Gop, House, United Nations, Argentina, Mitch McConnell


Jon Ossoff was sworn in using a Hebrew Bible from a rabbi who was an ally to MLK and had his synagogue bombed by white supremacists

In this image from video, Vice President Kamala Harris swears in Sen. Raphael Warnock, D-Ga., Sen. Alex Padilla, D-Calif., and Sen. Jon Ossoff, D-Ga., on the floor of the Senate Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Senate Television via AP Sen. Jon Ossoff was sworn in to Congress on Wednesday using a Hebrew Bible.  It belonged to Rabbi Jacob Rothschild of Atlanta's Hebrew Benevolent Congregation Temple.  Rothschild was a civil rights activist and close friend to Dr. Mart...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Washington, Senate, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Ap, United Nations, Capitol Hill, King, Martin Luther King Jr, Temple, Montgomery, Kamala Harris


The 4 measures in the Biden stimulus plan that could put extra cash in your wallet

President Joe Biden waves after being sworn in during his inauguration on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2021 in Washington, DC. Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images Biden is pushing a $1.9 trillion stimulus plan that will form the basis of the new administration's negotiations with Congress. The Biden White House is attempting to move swiftly to address the confluence of economic, health, and political crises. Some measures that could add cash to people's wallets include new sti...
Tags: Politics, Republicans, Congress, Washington, Senate, Trends, Georgia, Markets, Joe Biden, Minimum Wage, Economy, Features, Democrats, House, Tax credits, Federal Reserve


The 4 measures in Biden's stimulus plan that could put extra cash in your wallet

President Joe Biden waves after being sworn in on Wednesday. Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images Biden is pushing a $1.9 trillion stimulus plan to form the basis of the administration's negotiations with Congress. The White House wants to move swiftly to address the economic, health, and political crises. Some measures that could add cash to people's wallets are new stimulus checks, enhanced unemployment aid, and a $15 minimum wage. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. President Joe...
Tags: Politics, Republicans, Congress, Senate, Trends, Georgia, Markets, Joe Biden, Minimum Wage, Economy, Features, Democrats, House, Tax credits, Federal Reserve, Biden


Trump's impeachment trial could be in limbo because he doesn't have lawyers to defend him

Outgoing US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump speak to the media depart the White House in Washington, DC, on January 20, 2021. - President Trump travels his Mar-a-Lago golf club residence in Palm Beach, Florida, and will not attend the inauguration for President-elect Joe Biden. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images Former President Donald Trump has no lawyers to represent him in his 2nd impeachment, CNN reported. Trump's lack of representation could delay the start of his tr...
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South Carolina-based attorney Butch Bowers will represent Trump at his 2nd impeachment trial, Sen. Lindsey Graham says

Outgoing US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump speak to the media depart the White House in Washington, DC, on January 20, 2021. - President Trump travels his Mar-a-Lago golf club residence in Palm Beach, Florida, and will not attend the inauguration for President-elect Joe Biden. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images South Carolina attorney Butch Bowers will represent Trump in his 2nd impeachment. Sen. Lindsey Graham said Bowers would defend Trump on a call with GOP Senators, ...
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More than a Vogue cover: Madam Vice President Kamala Harris

Vice President Kamala Harris graced the February cover of Vogue magazine wearing her signature Converse sneakers, a dark jacket, and skinny pants, paired with a white top. This casual image of the first female vice president drew considerable criticism for failing to capture Harris in a pose and outfit more appropriate for her historic position in American government. Anna Wintour, Vogue editor-in-chef, and others defended the cover picture by noting that this image best reflects the events of t...
Tags: Books, Gender, Politics, Featured, New York City, Race, Barack Obama, Georgia, Racism, US politics, Missouri, Vogue, Vice President, Anna Wintour, Intersectionality, Black


Ted Cruz claims Joe Biden is 'more interested' in Paris than Pittsburgh, weeks after attempting to overturn Pennsylvania's election results

Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas at a campaign rally in Georgia on January 2, 2021. Brynn Anderson/AP Sen. Ted Cruz criticized President Biden with a comparison that may have missed the mark. He said Biden rejoining the Paris climate agreement showed he cared more for Paris than Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh is in fact doing well on climate targets, though Cruz did recently challenge its election results. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas kicked off Joe B...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Science, Climate Change, France, China, US, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Hillary Clinton, Ted Cruz, Paris, Capitol Hill, Republican


Trump-ally media outlet OAN quietly deleted articles about Dominion despite publicly doubling down on election conspiracy theories

Chanel Rion, White House correspondent for One America News Network, listens to Rudolph Giuliani, attorney for President Donald Trump, conduct a news conference at the Republican National Committee on lawsuits regarding the outcome of the 2020 presidential election on Thursday, November 19, 2020. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Far-right media outlet One America News has removed articles about Dominion without telling anyone. The election technology company is pursuing liti...
Tags: Politics, News, Media, White House, New York City, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Fox News, Biden, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Republican National Committee, Rudy Giuliani, Wayback Machine, Trump


Warnock and Ossoff are sworn into office, officially handing Democrats control of the Senate for the first time since 2015

Democratic candidate for Senate Jon Ossoff, right, and Democratic candidate for Senate Raphael G Warnock, left, arrive before they speak to a crowd during a "Get Out the Early Vote" event at the Slutty Vegan ATL restaurant on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, in Jonesboro, Ga. AP Photo/Brynn Anderson Sens. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff of Georgia were both sworn into office on Wednesday. Warnock and Ossoff were both sworn into office by Vice President Kamala Harris. Their wins give Democrats contro...
Tags: Politics, California, Senate, US, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Joe Biden, Gop, Washington Dc, Bill Clinton, Biden, Donald Trump, Perdue, Civil rights movement, Martin Luther King Jr


I spent the day around Mar-a-Lago. See the exclusive enclave where Trump is retreating, complete with billionaire neighbors, ornate mansions, and Floridian Ferraris.

A look inside the main gate of President Donald Trump's private club Mar-a-Lago, where he is moving on Wednesday after leaving the White House. Taylor Borden/Insider Trump will retreat to Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida, after he leaves the White House Wednesday. The exclusive private club served as a gilded getaway for the First Family throughout his presidency.  We visited the famed property and its neighborhood, known to locals as Billionaires Row, to see what it's like on the gro...
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Biden inauguration: Trump to leave White House for Florida before ceremony - live updates

Joe Biden heads to inauguration in city scarred by last days of TrumpInauguration day: a guide to what to expect as Biden assumes officeTrump fails to mention Biden in farewell addressUS Covid death toll passes 400,000 amid grim forecast over winterSign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by email 7.26am GMT Last night, outgoing president Donald Trump has delivered a “mission accomplished” valedictory address that failed to name Joe Biden or acknowledge the legitimacy of his elect...
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Trump was talked out of pardoning his kids, GOP lawmakers, report says

By Kaitlan Collins, Kevin Liptak and Pamela Brown | CNN President Donald Trump received an unsettling warning on his final Saturday night in the White House. Huddled for a lengthy meeting with his legal advisers, Trump was warned the pardons he once hoped to bestow upon his family and even himself would place him in a legally perilous position, convey the appearance of guilt and potentially make him more vulnerable to reprisals. So, too, was Trump warned that pardons for Republican lawmakers who...
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20-year-old US Army soldier charged with providing kill targets for ISIS, plotting ways to attack the 9/11 Memorial in New York

An ISIS fighter waves a flag while standing on captured government fighter jet in Raqqa, Syria, 2015. y: Universal History Archive/Universal Images Group via Getty Images A 20-year-old US Army soldier was arrested on federal terrorism charges and is accused of trying to help ISIS kill other service members in the Middle East, according to the Justice Department. Private First Class Cole Bridges is accused of helping plan targets like the 9/11 Memorial in New York City, and giving "advice a...
Tags: Politics, New York, Isis, News, New York City, US, International, Trends, Georgia, Fbi, United States, Bridges, Middle East, Army, US Army, Justice Department


McConnell: Trump ‘fed lies’ to the crowd about election

By Lisa Mascaro and Mary Clare Jalonick | Associated Press WASHINGTON — Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell opened the Senate on Tuesday saying the pro-Trump mob that stormed the Capitol was “fed lies” by the president and others in the deadly riot to overturn Democrat Joe Biden’s election. McConnell’s remarks are his most severe and public rebuke of outgoing President Donald Trump. The Republican leader vowed a “safe and successful” inauguration of Biden on Wednesday at the Capitol, which ...
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Biden's pick for assistant health secretary would be the first transgender person confirmed by the Senate

Biden on Tuesday tapped Dr. Rachel Levine, seen here in 2015, for a key health role in a historic pick of a transgender person. REUTERS/Daniel Shanken President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday selected Dr. Rachel Levine as his nominee for assistant health secretary. Levine is a physician who is currently serving as Pennsylvania's secretary of health.  If confirmed, Levine would be the first transgender person confirmed by the US Senate. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Presi...
Tags: Politics, News, Senate, US, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, US Senate, Biden, Justice Department, Cabinet, Kamala Harris, Tom Wolf, Levine, Trump White House


Biden has set sky-high expectations. Can he meet them?

WASHINGTON — Back when the election was tightening and just a week away, Joe Biden went big. He flew to Warm Springs, the Georgia town whose thermal waters once brought Franklin Delano Roosevelt comfort from polio, and pledged a restitching of America’s economic and policy fabric unseen since FDR’s New Deal. Evoking some of the nation’s loftiest reforms helped Biden unseat President Donald Trump but left him with towering promises to keep. And he’ll be trying to deliver against the backdrop of s...
Tags: Health, Politics, News, Supreme Court, Obama, Republicans, Congress, Washington, Mexico, Senate, Massachusetts, America, Barack Obama, Georgia, Sport, Joe Biden


Trump is planning to sneak away to Florida instead of attending the Biden inauguration, FAA data reveals

President Donald Trump boarding Air Force One. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP President Donald Trump appears to be heading south to Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida instead of attending Joe Biden's inauguration.  The Federal Aviation Administration issued temporary flight restrictions over the private club for January 20, indicating the president's arrival. One of Trump's final tweets confirmed suspicions that he wouldn't be at the Biden inauguration.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for m...
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