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GOP lawmaker who downplayed the Capitol riot as 'a normal tourist visit' doubled-down on the remark after police testified about the violence they faced

Rep. Andrew Clyde, R-Ga., walks down the House steps after the last vote of the week in the Capitol on Friday, April 16, 2021. Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Reps. Andrew Clyde and Jamie Raskin had a heated exchange over comments made about January 6. Raskin pressed Clyde about whether he listened to the officers who served during the Capitol riot. Clyde stood by his past statements comparing the insurrection to "a normal tourist visit." See more stories on Insider's bus...
Tags: Politics, Maryland, California, Massachusetts, US, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Indiana, Gop, Wyoming, House, Ohio, Nancy Pelosi, Republican Party, Illinois


10 Things in Politics: The 20 millennial Dem operatives to watch

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:These 20 millennial Democratic campaign operatives are reshaping politicsHere's what the CDC's new mask guidance means for youWhat a review of NDAs shows about the lengths Silicon Valley goes to silence employeesWhat we're watching today: President Joe Biden plans to visit Pennsylvania to talk about ...
Tags: Apple, Usa, Texas, Congress, Washington Post, Cdc, Senate, White House, Virginia, Berlin, Elizabeth Warren, US, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Ap


FBI got inside a KKK group plotting a murder in 2015

By Jason Dearen | Associated Press PALATKA, Fla. — Joseph Moore breathed heavily, his face slick with nervous sweat. He held a cellphone with a photo of a man splayed on the floor; the man appeared dead, his shirt torn apart and his pants wet. Puffy dark clouds blocked the sun as Moore greeted another man, who’d pulled up in a metallic blue sedan. They met behind an old fried chicken shack in rural north Florida. “KIGY, my brother,” Moore said. It was shorthand for “Klansman, I greet you.” Birds...
Tags: Florida, Politics, New York, Crime, News, Minnesota, Mississippi, California, Washington, Senate, China, Iraq, Georgia, Sport, Ap, Fbi


57 gifts Mom will love - from a convertible handbag to a waterproof Kindle

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Artifact Uprising Show Mom your appreciation with any of these 57 thoughtful gifts. From loungewear to jewelry to tech gadgets, there's a gift for all tastes and budgets. For more inspiration, check out all of the Insider Reviews gift guides. Although mothers may be challenging to shop for - humbly resigning to the phrase "you don't have to get me anything" - we can safely say she'll love a...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Nordstrom, Gift Guide, Shonda Rhimes, Barack Obama, Trends, Georgia, Gifts, Neil Degrasse Tyson, Ugg, Philips, National Geographic, Mom, Amazon Echo, Malcolm Gladwell


Arizona secretary of state tells Trump to 'accept' his election loss and 'move on' ahead of Phoenix rally

President Donald Trump at a campaign rally in Arizona on October 19, 2020. Carlos Barria/Reuters In a CNN interview Friday, the Arizona secretary of state said Trump needs to "move on" from his election loss. Trump is slated to speak Saturday at a rally in Phoenix titled a "Rally to Protect Our Elections." Hobbs, a Democrat running for governor, said Trump's visit to the state was "dangerous." See more stories on Insider's business page. Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs on F...
Tags: Politics, News, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Cnn, Gop, Arizona, Hobbs, Associated Press, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Phoenix, State, Maricopa County


Pelosi faced 'a wall of screaming' from McCarthy after rejecting 2 GOP picks for the January 6 select committee, report says

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., meets with reporters at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, July 22, 2021. Pelosi discussed her reasons for rejecting two Republicans chosen by House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy to be on the committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection. AP Photo/Scott J. Applewhite Pelosi faced a "wall of screaming" from McCarthy over a Jan. 6 committee decision, Politico reports. She took the unprecedented step of rejecting two GOP recommendations fo...
Tags: Politics, Mississippi, Washington, Senate, Politico, Trends, Georgia, Indiana, Gop, House, Ohio, Jordan, Nancy Pelosi, Mccarthy, Jim Jordan, Calif


Trump's PAC has spent no money on ballot audits as he pushes his election-fraud claims, but it has funded his flights and other personal expenses, a report says

Former President Donald Trump. James Devaney/GC Images Trump's PAC has spent none of the $75 million it raised on election reviews, The Washington Post reported. Trump has falsely claimed the election was stolen, but he isn't putting money behind proving it. Private donors - not Trump's PAC - are funding election reviews in Arizona and Georgia. See more stories on Insider's business page. A PAC formed to fund Donald Trump's attempt to challenge last year's president...
Tags: Post, Politics, Washington Post, Trends, Georgia, Gop, Arizona, News UK, PAC, Donald Trump, US supreme court, Trump, Election 2020, Capitol, Fulton County, Tom Porter


Trump's PAC has spent no money on ballot audits as he pushes his election fraud claims, but has funded his flights and other personal expenses, report says

Former U.S. President Donald Trump leaves Trump Tower in Manhattan on July 19, 2021 in New York City. James Devaney/GC Images Trump's PAC has spent none of the $75 million it raised on election reviews, Washington Post reports. Trump has falsely claimed the election was stolen, but isn't putting money behind proving the claim. Election reviews in Arizona and Georgia are being funded by private donors - but not Trump's PAC. See more stories on Insider's business page. A PA...
Tags: Post, Politics, Washington Post, New York City, Trends, Georgia, Gop, Arizona, News UK, PAC, Manhattan, Donald Trump, US supreme court, Trump, Election 2020, Capitol


10 Things in Politics: Trump election probe is in trouble

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:Trouble is brewing for a Georgia county's investigation into TrumpDemocrats are outraged over new details about FBI's investigation into Brett KavanaughThe US Olympic fencing team is in an uproar over the handling of sexual-assault claimsWhat we're watching today: The Olympics officially kick off wit...
Tags: Facebook, Hollywood, Mississippi, Supreme Court, Obama, Washington Post, Cdc, White House, China, Virginia, Disney, Nbc News, US, NFL, Trends, Atlanta


Bill Barr and Jared Kushner both referred to the Trump campaign's legal efforts to overturn the election as a 'clown show,' book says

Former Attorney General Bill Barr Michael Reynolds-Pool/Getty Images Both former AG Barr and Jared Kushner called the Trump legal team a "clown show," book says. Competing factions in Trump World led to two separate legal teams working out of Georgia. Kushner, Trump's son-in-law, told a Georgia senator he "couldn't help" him. See more stories on Insider's business page. Both attorney general Bill Barr and White House advisor Jared Kushner referred to the Trump team's leg...
Tags: Politics, Supreme Court, Washington, White House, US, Trends, Georgia, Gop, Associated Press, Biden, Rudy, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Perdue, Doj, Wall Street Journal


Twitter temporarily suspends Marjorie Taylor Greene's account over Covid misinfo

After posting conspiratorial nonsense about Covid vaccines late Monday, Georgia Republican Marjorie Taylor Greene vanished from Twitter along with the tweets in question. A Twitter spokesperson confirmed that she'd received a 12-hour suspension from the service and was obliged to take down the misinfo. — Read the rest
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Marjorie Taylor Greene suspended from Twitter for claiming COVID-19 is 'not dangerous' to most people

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene has gained notoriety for peddling baseless conspiracy theories. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images Marjorie Taylor Greene was suspended from Twitter for 12 hours for COVID-19 misinformation. She said, falsely, that the virus is only dangerous to older and obese people. On a Facebook live, she misrepresented her statements and said she was being "canceled." See more stories on Insider's business page. Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene was suspended from Twitter...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Politics, Science, Media, Cdc, America, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, News UK, Greene, Matt Gaetz, COVID, Marjorie Taylor Greene, Mia Jankowicz


Trump Organization official who reportedly testified for prosecutors previously said Trump misused charity funds

Former U.S. President Donald Trump leaves Trump Tower in Manhattan on May 18, 2021 in New York City. James Devaney/GC Images The Trump Org. controller said Donald Trump misused charity funds in 2017 testimony unearthed by The Daily Beast. The controller, Jeff McConney, reportedly testified for the Manhattan DA's ongoing investigation. The DA's office is expected to bring additional charges in the criminal investigation. See more stories on Insider's business page. A high-rankin...
Tags: Florida, Politics, New York, News, Trends, Georgia, PAC, Manhattan, Donald Trump, Abc News, Doj, Irs, Bondi, Trump, Trump University, Trump Tower


Twitter Suspends Marjorie Taylor Greene for Posting Coronavirus Misinformation

The Republican lawmaker from Georgia cannot tweet for 12 hours, after the White House criticized social media sites for amplifying vaccine lies.
Tags: White House, Georgia, Marjorie Taylor Greene


These 5 key numbers are currently defining the Biden presidency from unemployment to vaccinations

President Joe Biden delivers a speech on voting rights at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia on July 13, 2021. AP Photo/Evan Vucci President Joe Biden will mark six months in office on July 20. Biden enjoys unified control of government, but the Senate still has its complications. The administration has focused on battling COVID-19 and is strategizing how to continue the fight. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. On July 20, President Joe Biden will have b...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Cdc, Senate, White House, US, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Economy, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Washington Dc, Arizona, US Senate, Philadelphia, Biden


Reps. Gaetz, Greene stage brief ‘free speech’ rally in Riverside

After three Southern California venues canceled their planned America First rally amid growing protests, Reps. Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene held a “Free Speech Peaceful Protest” of their own Saturday evening, July 17, at Riverside City Hall. They spoke before a cheering crowd — estimated at more than 300 — waving Greene and Gaetz signs. Greene took the microphone first, saying “the America First message is for everyone.” She said the news media smeared Donald Trump in hopes of making ci...
Tags: Florida, Politics, John Lewis, News, Congress, California, China, America, Georgia, Sport, Soccer, Gop, House, Benjamin Franklin, Biden, Disneyland


Take four: Reps. Gaetz, Greene now planning ‘free speech’ protest at Riverside City Hall

After three Southern California venues canceled their planned America First rally amid growing protests, Reps. Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene now say they plan to hold a “Free Speech Peaceful Protest” of their own at 5 p.m. Saturday, July 17, at Riverside City Hall. “You and I cannot let these Communists shut us down and take away our First Amendment Rights,” Greene said in a press release announcing the news three hours before the scheduled start of the protest. Gaetz posted a video on T...
Tags: Florida, Politics, News, California, America, Georgia, Sport, Soccer, House, Disneyland, Orange County, Donald Trump, Patriots, Southern California, Trump, Anaheim


Third strike: Anaheim venue latest to cancel Reps. Gaetz and Greene’s America First rally

Less than 10 hours before Reps. Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene were scheduled to host an America First rally in Anaheim, the city announced that the planned venue had canceled the event. “We as a city shared our public safety concerns with the operator and the operator shares the concerns,” Anaheim spokesman Mike Lyster said Saturday morning. This is the third time Gaetz and Greene’s planned rally Saturday night has been canceled, with protesters and city leaders speaking out against allo...
Tags: Florida, Politics, News, Congress, California, America, Georgia, Sport, Soccer, House, Disneyland, Donald Trump, Southern California, Trump, Anaheim, Capitol


A second California venue refused to host Matt Gaetz' and Marjorie Taylor Greene's 'America First' tour

Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene Drew Angerer/Getty Images; Joe Raedle/Getty Images A convention center in Riverside, California, has refused to host Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene and Matt Gaetz' "America First" event. The decision was made by a private company that operates the venue, the Riverside mayor said. A hotel last week said it wouldn't host the event once it realized that Gaetz and Greene were the featured speakers. See more stories on Insider's business page. A c...
Tags: Florida, Politics, News, California, Trends, Georgia, House, Hotel, Republican Party, Orange County, Hospitality, Riverside, Orange County Register, Greene, Anaheim Event Center, Dawson


As protests mount, Reps. Gaetz, Greene move America First rally back to Orange County

Less than 24 hours before Reps. Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene are scheduled to host an America First rally in Southern California, protesters have pushed the controversial GOP Congress members to move the event for a third time. The America First rally is now slated to take place Saturday night at the Anaheim Event Center on Harbor Boulevard. “The radical left and the woke mob is trying to cancel our rally but we’re not gonna let it happen,” Greene said in a video she tweeted Friday nigh...
Tags: Florida, Politics, News, Congress, California, Georgia, Sport, Soccer, House, Orange County, Donald Trump, Southern California, Trump, Capitol, Riverside, GOP Congress


Calls mount for cancellation of Matt Gaetz, Marjorie Taylor Greene rally in Riverside

Outrage, demands to cancel and plans for protest flowed through Riverside on Friday, July 16, a day before Republican Reps. Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene are set to hold an America First Rally at the Riverside Convention Center. While a city councilman sympathized with the rally’s opponents, he said the city cannot cancel the Saturday evening, July 17, event. The rally, part of a nationwide tour featuring two out-of-state lawmakers with reputations for far-right politics and spreading mi...
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Reps. Matt Gaetz, Marjorie Taylor Greene move America First rally from OC to Riverside

Reps. Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene have moved Saturday’s planned America First rally east, from Orange County to Riverside, after their original venue abruptly canceled them last week and their teams spent a week trying to find a new O.C. location. Gaetz and Greene said they won’t share where the event will be held until 24 hours in advance, citing “security concerns.” But Greene’s spokesman Nick Dyer confirmed the move to Riverside on Thursday. Fliers started circulating last week abou...
Tags: Florida, Politics, News, US, Georgia, Sport, Iran, Green, Soccer, Gop, United States, House, Orange County, Donald Trump, Trump, Riverside


Ted Cruz, who fled Texas for Cancún during a winter storm, was mocked for criticizing Democratic lawmakers who left the state to block GOP bills

Sen. Ted Cruz. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas slammed Democratic lawmakers who fled the state earlier this week. Texas Democrats accused Cruz of hypocrisy after he fled the state during a deadly storm in February. "I'd sit this one out, Ted," said Julián Castro, a Texas Democrat. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas was mocked after he criticized Democratic lawmakers who fled the state in a walkout earlier this week, with several ...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Mexico, Barack Obama, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Ted, Austin, Gop, Washington Dc, Ted Cruz, New York Times, News UK, The Times, Donald Trump


Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene misgenders Caitlyn Jenner, calling her a 'man in a dress'

Caitlyn Jenner. Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/Getty Images Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene misgendered CA gubernatorial candidate Caitlyn Jenner, calling her a "man in a dress." Jenner responded by referring to a settlement reached between Greene and a liberal PAC in March. "Tough talk coming from someone who backed down to the woke mob and settled out of court with a Twitter troll," Jenner wrote. See more stories on Insider's business page. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia misgendered conser...
Tags: Twitter, Politics, California, Los Angeles, CA, Trends, Georgia, Gop, Caitlyn Jenner, Jenner, Greene, Trumper, Lauren Frias, Marjorie Taylor Greene, Misgendering, Caitlyn Jenner Axelle Bauer Griffin Getty


Trump was desperate to beat Joe Biden and said on Election Day that 'I can't lose to this f------ guy," new book says

Former President Donald Trump speaks at a rally at the Lorain County Fairgrounds in Wellington, Ohio on June 26, 2021. AP Photo/Tony Dejak Trump told aides on Election Day, "I can't lose to this f------ guy," a new book said. He later added that "winning is easy. Losing is never easy. Not for me it's not." Biden ended up defeating Trump in a landslide, securing 306 electoral votes compared to Trump's 232. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald ...
Tags: Post, Politics, News, White House, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Bill Clinton, Secret Service, Nevada, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Donald J Trump, Electoral College, Philip Rucker


Marjorie Taylor Greene calls for 'completely evil' critical race theory to be outlawed, teachers to be fired

Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene. Getty Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene said critical race theory is "completely evil" and should be outlawed. In recent weeks the Republican party has waged a culture war against critical race theory. Critical race theory considers the impacts of America's history of racism and discrimination. See more stories on Insider's business page. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene said that critical race theory is "completely evil" and should be outlawed, and that...
Tags: Florida, Politics, News, Education, America, Trends, Georgia, Gop, Republican Party, Greene, Several Republican, Critical Race Theory, Marjorie Taylor Greene, UK Weekend, Alia Shoaib, Marjorie Taylor Greene Getty


The fight to protect voting rights at the federal level is dead. But there's still a glimmer of hope.

Activists from various grassroots organizations rally outside City Hall in Los Angeles, California on July 7, 2021, calling on Congress and Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) to remove the filibuster and pass the "For the People Act" to expand voting rights. Frederic Brown/AFP/Getty Images The Supreme Court ruled in favor of Arizona's law that makes it harder to vote. Congress has stalled out on advancing legislation to protect voting rights. But while the fight for voting rights may have...
Tags: John Lewis, Texas, Supreme Court, Congress, Senate, White House, Court, US, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Democrats, Gop, House, Arizona, Wisconsin


New January 6 bodycam videos show police trying to help a trampled Trump supporter being brutally beaten with flagpoles and batons by mob

Footage released by the Justice Department on July 9 shows police officers dragged and beaten during the January 6 riot. Justice Department New January 6 footage shows police officers dragged and beaten by rioters outside the Capitol. CNN reports the officers had been seeking to help a Trump supporter who had collapsed. Prosecutors allege that Jack Whitton led the attack on the officers. See more stories on Insider's business page. New video footage released by the Justice Departmen...
Tags: Politics, Trends, Georgia, Cnn, Washington Dc, Crossfit, Justice Department, Trump, MPD, Tom Porter, Jack Whitton, Ryan Nobles, Luke Barr, Scott MacFarlane, Whitton, Capitol CNN


Giuliani assembled the Trump campaign legal team in a room that overflowed with trash and had a 'rotting smell,' a new book says

US President Donald Trump speaks as he visits his campaign headquarters in Rosslyn, Virginia, on November 3, 2020. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Giuliani built Trump's campaign legal team in a room with refuse "that overflowed onto the floor," a new book says. Between Election Day and the day when Giuliani arrived, the space had reportedly not been cleaned. The Trump campaign endured continuous legal setbacks while seeking to challenge the 2020 election. Sign up for the 10 Things in P...
Tags: Politics, New York City, US, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Arizona, Michigan, Buffalo, Michael Wolff, Giuliani, Social Security Administration, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, US supreme court


Texas Democrats reportedly weigh leaving state to block Republican-led voting bill

Texas state Rep. Ron Reynolds (D-Missouri City) speaks alongside members of the Texas House Democratic Caucus and voting-rights advocates during a rally outside of the Texas State Capitol on July 8, 2021 in Austin, Texas. Tamir Kalifa/Getty Images Texas Democratic lawmakers have weighed leaving the state over the GOP election bill, per the NYT. In May, Democrats were able to temporarily halt passage of the bill by denying Republicans a quorum. Republican Gov. Greg Abbott has made the elect...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, US, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Austin, Gop, House, The Times, US Senate, Department Of Justice, Republican, Donald Trump, Greg Abbott



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