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Embattled Cheney says the GOP is at a ‘turning point’

By Jamie Gangel and Michael Warren | CNN In a new op-ed for The Washington Post, Rep. Liz Cheney says the Republican Party is at a “turning point” and must decide whether to accept or reject Donald Trump’s lies about the 2020 election, which she says provoked the violence on January 6 and could provoke violence again. “Trump is seeking to unravel critical elements of our constitutional structure that make democracy work — confidence in the result of elections and the rule of law. No other Americ...
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GOP leaders have turned on Liz Cheney and support replacing her with Trump backer Elise Stefanik

Rep. Liz Cheney speaks during a news conference with House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy on July 21, 2020. Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images GOP congressional leaders are moving to oust Rep. Liz Cheney from her powerful role in Congress. Cheney enraged many Republicans by criticizing former President Donald Trump. According to Punchbowl, House GOP leaders support moves to replace her with Rep. Elise Stefanik. See more stories on Insider's business page. Republican leaders are moving...
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10 Things in Politics: Trump's a blogger now

Good morning! Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics, your weekday look at the biggest stories in DC and beyond. Sign up here to receive this newsletter.Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:Trump went back to the past to find his online futureThe top House Republican tore into Rep. Liz Cheney when he thought he was off the airThe Justice Department must turn over a secret memo Barr used to clear TrumpOne thing to look out for t...
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Area Man Wants You To Check Out His Blog

After threatening for months to disrupt social media with a bespoke platform that would allow him to bypass community guidelines (and the embarrassingly long list of platforms he’s been banned from), our big patriotic boy has finally made good on his promise. Folks, the wait is over — the future is now, and it’s a…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Politics, Science, Instagram, Software, Computing, Mitt Romney, Donald Trump, Operating Systems, Trumpism, Donald J Trump, Brad Parscale, Universal Windows Platform Apps, Far Right Politics In The United States, Internet Manipulation And Propaganda


Trump calls Romney a 'stone cold loser' after the Utah senator was booed at a Utah GOP conference

Donald Trump delighted in Romney being booed off stage at a GOP convention, calling him a "stone cold loser." Joe Raedle/Getty Images; Susan Walsh-Pool/Getty Images Donald Trump on Sunday celebrated Sen. Mitt Romney being booed at a Utah GOP convention. Trump called Romney a "stone cold loser" and a "RINO" - an acronym for "Republican in name only." Romney was booed at the conference hours before an attempt to censure him for voting for Trump's impeachment failed. See more stories on ...
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Mitt Romney defends Liz Cheney from GOP critics, saying she 'refuses to lie' about the 2020 presidential election

Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, speaks during a news conference with a group of bipartisan lawmakers to unveil a COVID-19 emergency relief framework in the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020. Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Romney praised Liz Cheney's integrity as she faces a GOP caucus upset with her criticism of Trump. "Liz Cheney refuses to lie," Romney tweeted on Tuesday. Romney was nearly censured by the Utah GOP last weekend. See m...
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10 Things in Politics: Big problems may await the economy

Good morning! I hope you had a nice weekend. Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics, your weekday look at the biggest stories in DC and beyond. Sign up here to receive this newsletter.Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:America is getting ready for its post pandemic glow-upThese nine chiefs of staff counsel House Republicans' unruliest conspiracy theoristsSpace agencies couldn't stop a simulated asteroid from crashing ...
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Mitt Romney loudly booed and called a 'traitor' at Utah's GOP conference over his opposition to Trump

Sen. Mitt Romney addresses the Utah Republican Party 2021 Organizing Convention Saturday, May 1, 2021, in West Valley City, Utah. AP Photo/Rick Bowmer Utah GOP conference delegates booed Sen. Mitt Romney on Saturday. Romney faced anger for his opposition to former President Donald Trump. "You know I was not a fan of our last president's character issues," said Romney See more stories on Insider's business page. Utah Sen. Mitt Romney was loudly booed when he took to the stage at a...
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The Quietly Transformational Biden Presidency

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis.  Whomever wrote Biden’s speech gets an A. It was essentially a laundry list of progressive ideas — but it didn’t feel like a laundry list because it included lots of morally uplifting transitions and personal connections, despite a handful of clichés about "America can do anything if we work together." The President delivered it with passion and without verbal slip-ups. He made the most of the occasion. A CNN poll ...
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Mitt Romney says he favors monthly cash payments for families over Biden's proposed federal childcare program

Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT). Scott J. Applewhite/AP Romney said he supported providing cash payments over Biden's proposed federally backed childcare. He would give it to families "in a monthly check, and allow them to decide how to spend their money to help their child." Part of Biden's $1.8 trillion plan aims to save families $15,000 a year in childcare costs via subsidies. See more stories on Insider's business page. Republican Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah said on Thursday he would ...
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What Biden's new plan does for direct payments to Americans via tax credits - and what it doesn't

President Joe Biden. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Biden plans to expand the child tax credit for four more years and make the Earned Income Tax Credit permanent. He also wants to permanently lower premiums within the Affordable Care Act. The child tax credit expansion falls short of Democrats' calls to make it permanent. See more stories on Insider's business page. Cornerstones of President Joe Biden's American Families Plan are helping middle-class families and reshaping the ...
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Biden to propose extending $300 monthly checks for parents through 2025, rejecting pressure from Democrats to make it permanent

President Joe Biden AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File Biden will propose extending the strengthened $3,600-per-child child tax credit only to 2025. After that year, the increased benefit amounts would fall to $1,000 if Congress doesn't act. Republicans are unlikely to support the measure, given its price tag is likely above $1 trillion. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden is set to propose a $1.8 trillion new economic spending program on Wednesday evening - and...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Washington, Trends, Joe Biden, Economy, Policy, Gop, Mitt Romney, Biden, Trump, Child Tax Credit, Suzan Delbene, Joseph Zeballos Roig, Sens Josh Hawley, Evan Vucci File Biden


Democrats are pushing Biden at the last minute to put a permanently expanded child tax credit in his latest economic plan

Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT). TASOS KATOPODIS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images Democrats are doubling down on efforts for Biden to keep the expanded child tax credit. "Kids don't grow up in five years," one House Democrat said. Making CTC changes permanent could stumble in the Senate if Democrats decide to bypass the GOP. See more stories on Insider's business page. As President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion emergency stimulus law was about to clear the House in late February, some Democrats ...
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Despite right-wing panic about the plummeting birthrate, Republicans are lining up against Biden's pro-family 'human infrastructure' push

President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney greet babies on the campaign trail in 2012. Jewel Samad/Emmanuel Dunand/Getty Images Many on the right, particularly social and religious conservatives, are concerned about the US's declining birthrate. Meanwhile, progressives are hoping to pass a transformational expansion of the social safety net that would make it easier for many Americans to have kids. But Republicans appear dead set against Democratic propo...
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The 10 GOP lawmakers who voted to impeach Trump have already received $6.4 million in donations this year - far more than their 2022 midterm opponents

Former President Donald Trump. Getty Donors are giving millions to the GOP lawmakers who voted to impeach Trump. Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney, for example, received $1.54 million in the first three months of 2021. They have received far more money than their prospective 2022 midterm opponents, who Trump has backed. See more stories on Insider's business page. Republican lawmakers who voted to impeach former President Donald Trump have received more than $6 million in political donations bet...
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Mitt Romney, Liz Cheney, and other GOP lawmakers who criticized Trump or voted to impeach him have spent tens of thousands of dollars on private security

Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, speaks during a news conference with a group of bipartisan lawmakers to unveil a COVID-19 emergency relief framework in the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020. Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Lawmakers who criticized Trump or voted to impeach him spent thousands to improve personal security after the Capitol attack. Republicans including Mitt Romney and Liz Cheney beefed up their security, per Punchbowl News. ...
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White Extremists Sought Murders of Politicians and Cops After Capitol Siege

In mid-January, U.S. intelligence analysts began quietly notifying local police departments about a host new violent, criminal threats surfacing in the wake of the Capitol riot. At only number six on their list, the analysts warned that voices emanating from one of the internet’s most malignant corners had begun…Read more...
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GOP Senator says a 'sweet spot' on bipartisan infrastructure deal is less than half of what Biden wants

Sens. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Sen. Shelly Moore Capito said a "sweet spot" for a bipartisan infrastructure deal is less than half of what Biden wants. "I would say probably into the $600 or $800 billion, but we haven't put all of that together yet," Capito told CNBC. Other Republicans like Mitt Romney and Bill Cassidy are signaling there's an infrastructure plan being drafted. See more stories on Insider's business page. Repu...
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Senate Republicans to discuss repealing ban on earmarks, key tactic for passing difficult legislation

Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT). Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images The Senate GOP will meet next week to decide on bringing earmarks, funding members can use for their districts, back. This follows House Republicans approving the restoration of earmarks in March. Some GOP Senators opposed bringing earmarks back because of past abuses with the funding measure. See more stories on Insider's business page. Almost a month after House Republicans voted to approve the restoration o...
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Sen. Mitt Romney received a JFK Profile in Courage Award for going against the GOP and voting to convict Donald Trump

Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, leaves the Senate Republican Policy luncheon in Russell Building on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images The JFK Library Foundation gave Sen. Mitt Romney the JFK Profile in Courage Award Friday. Romney received the award for voting to convict Trump during his first impeachment trial. The Republican senator was the first person to vote to convict a member of their own party. See more stories on Insider's business page. Utah S...
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Social conservatives are endorsing Democrats' dramatic expansion of the social safety net through monthly allowance checks for children

President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris meet with GOP Sens. Mitt Romney of Utah (left) and Susan Collins of Maine in the Oval Office on February 1, 2021. Pool/Getty Images There is strong support among some social conservatives for the child allowance Democrats passed as part of Biden's stimulus package. Biden's poverty-fighting measure could also boost birth rates and empower stay-at-home parents - both conservative goals. Democrats want to pass a longer-term or...
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Below the Radar – FOPA Improvements For Travelers Are Back

Second Amendment Activist Protest Activism Take Action United States – -(AmmoLand.com)- In the 116th Congress, Senator Steve Daines (R-MT) introduced improvements to the Firearms Owners Protection Act’s provisions regarding travelers with firearms, known as the Lawful Interstate Transportation of Firearms Act of 2019. Having won a well-deserved re-election bid, he has now re-introduced the legislation, which is labeled S 525 in the 117th Congress. Text of the legislation is not available as o...
Tags: Guns, Congress, White House, Reagan, United States, New Jersey, Mitt Romney, Susan Collins, Lindsey Graham, Nra, House Senate, Harold, Steve Daines, Institute for Legislative Action, Gun Rights News, Harold Hutchison


House Republicans vote to approve restoring earmarks after decade-long ban

House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy. Reuters The House Republican caucus voted to approve the restoration of earmarks on Wednesday. Democrats introduced reforms weeks ago as it sought to lift the GOP's decade-old ban on earmarks. Restoring the use of earmarks could make legislation easier to pass for both parties. See more stories on Insider's business page. Republicans instituted a ban on earmarks a decade ago, following a series of scandals related to abuses, but on Wednesday,...
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Democrats are giving average Americans a load of cash, setting up a clash with Republicans over the social safety net

Vice President Kamala Harris, President Joe Biden, Senate Majority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Speaker of the House Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) host a press conference on the stimulus law at the White House. Alex Wong/Getty Images Democrats are pouring stimulus cash onto Americans, selling it as part of an anti-poverty crusade. But those provisions will expire later this year if Congress takes no further action. Experts say the child poverty rate could double next year. See more stor...
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Is It Time to Replace Romney?

Mitt Romney Official Photo Utah/Washington, DC – -(AmmoLand.com)- Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) has drawn the ire of many Second Amendment supporters with votes to convict President Trump during both impeachment trials. But what about his track record on the Second Amendment? During the 2012 primary campaign, his track record as governor of Massachusetts came under fire, particularly from Gun Owners of America. The reality of Romney’s tenure as governor is somewhat more complicated than GOA’s re...
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Lindsey Graham says he deals with Trump's 'dark side' because he thinks he has a 'magic' other Republicans don't

Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina at a news conference at the US Capitol on Friday. Alex Wong/Getty Images Sen. Lindsey Graham told "Axios on HBO" that he still thought Donald Trump was good for the GOP. Graham said Trump had a "dark side" but also a "magic" lacked by other Republicans. He said Trump could make the GOP stronger and more diverse but "also could destroy it." Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. In an interview with "Axios on HBO" that aired Sunday, Sen...
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Lindsey Graham said he deals with Trump's 'dark side' because he thinks he has a 'magic' other Republicans don't

U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol on March 5, 2021 in Washington, DC. Alex Wong/Getty Images Sen. Lindsey Graham told "Axios on HBO" that he still thinks Donald Trump is good for the GOP. Graham said Trump has a "dark side," but also a "magic" that other Republicans don't. He said Trump can make the GOP stronger and more diverse, but that he "also could destroy it." Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. In an interview wit...
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The Product Manager asterisk

Product manager might be one of the most grey roles within a startup. However, as a company progresses and the team grows, there comes a time when a founder needs to carve out dedicated roles. Of these positions, product management might be one of the most elusive — and key — roles to fill. Ken Norton, who recently left his job as director of product at Figma to consult rising PMs, thinks it’s easier to start with defining what they aren’t: the CEO of the product. “Product managers need to reali...
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Biden supports making a temporary $3,000 payment to parents in stimulus bill permanent going forward

President Joe Biden. Evan Vucci/AP Biden supports making a temporary boost to a tax credit for parents permanent, a Democratic aide says. The stimulus legislation would provide up to $3,600 per child to households for one year. Senate Democrats are making clear they want to make this permanent, and give families the option of monthly checks. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. President Joe Biden told House Democrats on Wednesday that he supports making the temporary be...
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Biden supports making a temporary $3,000 payment to parents permanent in stimulus bill

President Joe Biden. Evan Vucci/AP Biden supports making a temporary boost to a tax credit for parents permanent, a Democratic aide says. The stimulus legislation would provide up to $3,600 per child to households for one year. Senate Democrats are making clear they want to make this permanent, and give families the option of monthly checks. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. President Joe Biden told House Democrats on Wednesday that he supports making the temporary be...
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