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10 Things in Politics: Fauci predicts booster shot for some

Hope you had a nice weekend! 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:Inside the turmoil at the Bill & Melinda Gates FoundationFauci says Delta variant is running through '2 kinds of America'The climate crisis is upending real estate tooWhat we're watching today: President Joe Biden welcomes Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi to the Wh...
Tags: Utah, UK, England, Nbc, Mississippi, Congress, California, Washington Post, France, White House, Virginia, Israel, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden


NFL teams face potential forfeit for COVID outbreaks

By Rob Maaddi and Barry Wilner | Associated Press NFL teams that experience a COVID-19 outbreak among nonvaccinated players could forfeit regular-season games, with players on both teams not getting paid. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell warned the 32 teams Thursday in a memo obtained by The Associated Press that no games would be rescheduled under such circumstances. Instead, forfeits could happen. “As we learned last year, we can play a full season if we maintain a firm commitment to adhering to...
Tags: Politics, News, Nbc, Cowboys, Sports, NFL, Sport, Soccer, Associated Press, Roger Goodell, Disneyland, NFLPA, Eric Clapton, Ezekiel Elliott, Elliott, Goodell


‘Obama: In Pursuit of a More Perfect Union’ Trailer: HBO Documentary Miniseries Charts the Career of Barack Obama

Obama: In Pursuit of a More Perfect Union, a three-part HBO original documentary directed by Peter Kunhardt, is set to begin airing on Tuesday, August 3, 2021. To get you ready for this event, the network has released a trailer, which you can see below. Obama: In Pursuit of a More Perfect Union Trailer They say it’s not polite to talk about politics or religion at the dinner table and the same rule probably applies to movie news websites. However, I’m going to go out on a limb and say t...
Tags: Hbo, TV, Hollywood, Movies, News, Nbc, Obama, White House, Matt Damon, America, Barack Obama, Afghanistan, Netflix, Michelle Obama, Trailers, Kansas


Trump's 2017 inaugural chairman charged with 7 felony counts of illegal lobbying, obstruction of justice, and false statements

Tom Barrack. Reuters Trump's 2017 inaugural chairman, Tom Barrack, was arrested on seven felony counts Tuesday. He and two other defendants were accused of breaking foreign lobbying laws. Barrack was also charged with obstruction of justice and lying to the FBI. See more stories on Insider's business page. The chairman of former President Donald Trump's inaugural fund, Tom Barrack, was arrested Tuesday and charged with seven felony counts including acting as an unregistered a...
Tags: Politics, News, Nbc, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Fbi, United States, Middle East, United Arab Emirates, Grimes, Department Of Justice, Donald Trump, Doj, Uae, Trump


Trump's 2017 inaugural chairman charged with multiple felony counts of illegal lobbying, obstruction of justice, and false statements

Tom Barrack. Reuters Trump's 2017 inaugural chairman, Tom Barrack, was arrested on seven felony counts Tuesday. He and two other defendants are accused of breaking lobbying laws, obstruction of justice, and making false statements. The conduct alleged in the indictment is nothing short of a betrayal" of US officials, the DOJ said in a press release. See more stories on Insider's business page. The chairman of former President Donald Trump's inaugural fund, Tom Barrack, was arre...
Tags: Politics, News, Nbc, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Fbi, United States, Department Of Justice, Donald Trump, Doj, Uae, Cnbc, Trump, United Arab Emirates UAE, Barrack


Judge slams a pair of pro-Trump lawyers for 'just repeating stuff' the former president 'is lying about' after dismissing election fraud case

President Donald Trump greets the crowd at the "Stop The Steal" Rally on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images A Colorado judge ticked off two pro-Trump lawyers for a failed case alleging election fraud. The case was dismissed earlier, but the judge called its lawyers to a hearing over frivolous suits. He asked them if it ever occurred to them that they may just be a "propaganda tool" for Trump. See more stories on Insider's business page. A Colorado judge g...
Tags: Mark Zuckerberg, Post, Politics, Nbc, Colorado, Washington, China, Trends, Joe Biden, Iran, Fbi, News UK, Courts, Michigan, Donald Trump, Trump


Facebook hit back at Biden, saying the White House is looking for 'scapegoats for missing their vaccine goals'

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and President Joe Biden. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images/Mark Makela/Getty Images/Business Insider President Biden said platforms like Facebook are "killing people" with vaccine misinformation. Facebook defended itself and said the White House was looking for "scapegoats." The White House failed to reach its goal of inoculating 70% of adults by July 4. See more stories on Insider's business page. Facebook pushed back at comments President Joe Biden made Frid...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Politics, Nbc, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Biden, Misinformation, DYLAN BYERS, Tech Insider, Vaccine Hesitancy, COVID-19, Covid-19 Vaccine, Kelsey Vlamis, Joe Biden SAUL LOEB


President Biden's message to Facebook: You're 'killing people'

President Joe Biden speaks at the White House. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images President Joe Biden said that platforms like Facebook are "killing people" by spreading vaccine misinformation. "The only pandemic we have is among the unvaccinated, and they're killing people" he said. Facebook did not immediately respond to Insider's request for comment. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden said on Friday that platforms like Facebook were "killing peopl...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, News, Nbc, White House, US, Trends, Social Media, Joe Biden, Vaccines, Biden, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Reuters, Misinformation, Vivek Murthy, Peter Alexander


10 Things in Politics: Biden's Big Tech-busting team

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:7 powerful people are behind Biden's push to break up Big TechThe Delta variant is hitting red states hardestThe 8 things you need to know about Senate Dems' efforts to legalize cannabisWhat to look out for today: President Joe Biden, Dr. Anthony Fauci, and the singer Olivia Rodrigo are meeting to work o...
Tags: Amazon, Texas, Nbc, Congress, Washington Post, Washington, France, Senate, White House, US, Kaley Cuoco, Los Angeles, Trends, Joe Biden, Netflix, Gop


Trump raged that whoever leaked that he'd hidden in the White House bunker during anti-racism protests should be 'charged with treason' and 'executed,' book says

Former President Donald Trump. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images Trump was furious after someone leaked that he'd hidden in the White House bunker during protests. He said the leaker should be "charged with treason" and "executed," a new book says. He became "obsessed" with finding out who leaked that information, it says, according to CNN. See more stories on Insider's business page. Then-President Donald Trump was furious after reports said he and his family had...
Tags: Politics, News, Nbc, Congress, Washington Post, White House, Russia, Trends, Ukraine, Cnn, Fbi, Fox, House Intelligence Committee, Donald Trump, Wall Street Journal, James Comey


Trump raged that whoever leaked that he hid in the White House bunker during anti-racism protests should be 'charged with treason' and 'executed,' book says

Former President Donald J. Trump. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images Trump was furious after someone leaked that he hid in the White House bunker during George Floyd protests. He raged that the leaker should be "charged with treason" and "executed," a new book says. He became "obsessed" with finding out who leaked that information, according to CNN, which obtained an excerpt. See more stories on Insider's business page. Then-President Donald Trump was furious after the...
Tags: Politics, News, Nbc, Congress, Washington Post, White House, Russia, Trends, Ukraine, Cnn, Fbi, House Intelligence Committee, Donald Trump, Wall Street Journal, James Comey, Trump


Texas Democratic lawmakers will flee the state in a dramatic walkout to block a laundry list of GOP priorities, reports say

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 Democrats in the Texas State House will flee the state en masse to block conservative bills, per reports. Gov. Greg Abbott convened a special session to pass voting restrictions and other legislation. Democrats are now aiming to deny the legislat...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Nbc, Congress, Washington, Senate, Nbc News, Trends, Gop, House, New York Times, The Times, New Mexico, Bill, Oklahoma, Walkout


Texas Democratic lawmakers are fleeing the state in a dramatic walkout to block a laundry list of GOP priorities

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 Democrats in the Texas State House are fleeing the state en masse to block conservative bills. Gov. Greg Abbott convened a special session to pass voting restrictions and other legislation. Democrats are now aiming to deny the legislative quorum ...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Nbc, Washington, Senate, Nbc News, Trends, Gop, Bill, Walkout, Greg Abbott, State House, Texas State Capitol, Missouri City, Texas State House, Texas House of Representatives


11 things that date back to 1982, the year by which Supreme Court says courts should weigh new voting rules

Friends, Romans & Accountants" Episode 7 -- Pictured: (l-r) Rhea Perlman as Carla Tortelli, Nicholas Colasanto as Ernie 'Coach' Pantusso, Ted Danson as Sam Malone- Paul Drinkwater/NBCU Photo Bank The Supreme Court recently said that judges should consider voting rules in place in 1982 in certain cases. The Court applied that new "guidepost" to cases under Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act. Here are 11 things that date back to 1982 to show how much time has passed. See more stor...
Tags: Politics, London, Nbc, Supreme Court, Wales, Congress, Washington Post, Court, David Letterman, Trends, Features, Britain, Arizona, Cambridge, Argentina, Prince William


The Latest: UK’s Duchess of Cambridge in self-isolation

By The Associated Press LONDON — Britain’s royal palace says the Duchess of Cambridge is self-isolating after a contact tested positive for the coronavirus. Kate had been due to attend events with her husband Prince William on Monday celebrating the 73rd birthday of Britain’s National Health Service. But the couple’s Kensington Palace office says the duchess is self-isolating at home after coming into contact last week with someone who subsequently tested positive. Under current British rules, c...
Tags: UK, England, Nbc, Indonesia, Washington, Mexico, White House, Russia, India, Uncategorized, Eu, Sport, European Union, Joe Biden, Iran, Ap


The Latest: S. Korea reports over 700 new virus cases

By The Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea has reported 711 new cases of the coronavirus as infections continued to grow in the greater capital area. It was the third straight day of over 700 and the highest daily jump for a Monday since early January, when the country was enduring its worst wave of the virus. Usually a smaller number of cases are reported at the start of the week, due to reduced testing on weekends, and the country’s caseload may grow faster over the next few days...
Tags: England, Nbc, Indonesia, Mexico, White House, Russia, Uncategorized, Sport, Joe Biden, Iran, Ap, Soccer, United States, Malaysia, New Jersey, Korea


The Latest: Biden says U.S. has made good progress vs. virus

By The Associated Press President Joe Biden says the American people are closer than ever to declaring independence from a deadly virus. The president made the comments Sunday at a July Fourth celebration at the White House. He told the crowd of service members and first responders to think back to where this nation was a year ago and think about how far the nation has come. During the brief and optimistic comments, Biden said that thanks to the power of science, the country is seeing a return t...
Tags: England, Nbc, Indonesia, Mexico, White House, Russia, Uncategorized, Sport, Joe Biden, Iran, Ap, Soccer, United States, Malaysia, New Jersey, Moscow


Delta variant will cause Covid surges in less-vaccinated US regions, Fauci says

Biden medical adviser tells NBC vaccination disparities will lead to ‘two types of America’Nightmare Scenario: Trump, Covid and lasting national traumaThe US will see surges in cases of the Delta variant of Covid-19 in areas where vaccination rates are low, Anthony Fauci has predicted. Related: Trump contempt for White House Covid taskforce revealed in new book Continue reading...
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President Biden to Visit Crystal Lake Wednesday, White House Confirms

President Joe Biden will visit the northwestern suburb of Crystal Lake next week, a White House official told NBC 5.
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Biden said 'the rules are the rules' when asked about Sha'Carri Richardson's suspension for marijuana use

US President Joe Biden speaks on the economy at Cuyahoga Community College Manufacturing Technology Center, on May 27, 2021, in Cleveland, Ohio. Nicholas Kamm/AFP via Getty Images President Joe Biden said "the rules are the rules" when asked if Sha'Carri Richardson's suspension was fair. But the president went on to question if the rules should remain that way. Richardson, 21, tested positive for THC, the psychoactive component in cannabis, at the US Olympic Team Trials. See more s...
Tags: Politics, Nbc, Marijuana, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Olympics, Tokyo, Cbs, Biden, Ioc, Richardson, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, Ocasio Cortez, Tokyo Olympics, Bo Erickson


Camp Pendleton Marine on quest to get Afghan interpreter to U.S.

As a platoon squad leader in an area of Afghanistan known as a hotbed for Taliban fighters and drug traffickers, Tom Schueman was always positioned at the point of danger. And next to him in each mission, he said, was his Afghan interpreter, Zak. Zak, whose full name isn’t being used to protect his identity for safety, was then a 20-year-old school teacher who believed in a Taliban-free Afghanistan and had a thirst for adventure. His services were critical in assisting and protecting not only to...
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Darkhorse Battalion Marine on quest to get Afghan interpreter to U.S.

As a platoon squad leader in an area of Afghanistan known as a hotbed for Taliban fighters and drug traffickers, Tom Schueman was always positioned at the point of danger. And next to him in each mission, he said, was his Afghan interpreter, Zak. Zak, whose full name isn’t being used to protect his identity for safety, was then a 20-year-old school teacher who believed in a Taliban-free Afghanistan and had a thirst for adventure. His services were critical in assisting and protecting not only to...
Tags: Facebook, Isis, Texas, News, Nbc, Congress, White House, Virginia, Iraq, US, Los Angeles, Sport, Turkey, UPS, Afghanistan, Marine


Trump had to cancel a July 4 weekend rally at an Alabama military memorial park after the venue backed out

Former President of United States Donald Trump speaks to crowd gathered at the Lorain County Fair Grounds in Wellington, Ohio, United States on June 26, 2021. Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Trump canceled a planned rally in Mobile, Alabama, after the venue scrapped its permit. The USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park approved the event before knowing Trump would come. They said that Trump being there would breach venue rules that events must be non-partisan. See more stories on Insider...
Tags: Politics, Nbc, White House, Alabama, Trends, Gop, United States, News UK, Rick Santorum, Republican Party, Donald Trump, Independence Day, Trump, Trump Rally, Capitol, Anadolu Agency


Siblings of GOP Rep. Paul Gosar want him kicked out of Congress, and call him 'a traitor to this country'

Rep. Paul Gosar. AP The siblings of GOP Rep. Paul Gosar are calling for their brother's removal from Congress. "I consider him a traitor to this country," Dave Gosar said of his brother to NBC News. Gosar has been a vocal supporter of former President Donald Trump's debunked election claims. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. For months, GOP Rep. Paul Gosar of Arizona has been one of the most vocal supporters of former President Donald Trump's debunked elec...
Tags: Politics, Nbc, Congress, China, Nbc News, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Gop, Wyoming, House, Arizona, Republican Party, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump


Meet the millennial dubbed the leader of 'hipster antitrust' who got appointed to police Big Tech largely off just one scholarly paper inspired by a trip to the grocery store

Lina Khan speaks during an April Senate meeting. SAUL LOEB/POOL/AFP via Getty Images FTC chair Lina Khan is a graduate of Yale Law School and the author of "Amazon's Antitrust Paradox." Her paper and other government work have cemented her as a vocal critic of Big Tech. Khan helped the House investigate Google, Amazon, Apple, and Facebook over online competition. See more stories on Insider's business page. Lina Khan has been one of Big Tech's biggest critics - and she just too...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Politics, UK, News, Nbc, Washington, Senate, Time, US, Trends, Strategy, Bbc, Regulation, South Dakota, Yale


10 Things in Politics: Klobuchar's elite club of donors

Good morning, and welcome to 10 Things in Politics. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here.I'm the Insider politics reporter Oma Seddiq, filling in for Brent Griffiths. Send me tips at [email protected] or @omaseddiq.Here's what we're talking about today:What gets you access to chats with Sen. Amy Klobuchar;A (brief) chat with the guy who led Biden's vaccine rollout;Trump reportedly wanted the DOJ to investigate 'SNL'.With Jordan Erb.Developing: New York's prima...
Tags: New York, Fcc, Minnesota, Nbc, Washington, Senate, White House, Virginia, New York City, US, Los Angeles, West Virginia, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Nasa


The rise of Lina Khan, a Big Tech critic who just assumed the helm of the country's most powerful antitrust enforcement agency

Lina Khan speaks during an April Senate meeting. SAUL LOEB/POOL/AFP via Getty Images FTC chair Lina Khan is a graduate of Yale Law School and the author of "Amazon's Antitrust Paradox. Her paper and other government work have cemented her as a vocal critic of Big Tech. Khan helped the House investigate Google, Amazon, Apple, and Facebook over online competition. See more stories on Insider's business page. Lina Khan has been one of Big Tech's biggest critics - and she just took...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Politics, UK, News, Nbc, Washington, Senate, Time, US, Trends, Strategy, Bbc, Regulation, South Dakota, Yale


Bernie Sanders says he won't support the bipartisan infrastructure bill if its paid for by raising gas taxes or creating fees on electric vehicles

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders during an appearance on NBC News' "Meet the Press." Meet the Press/NBC Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said Sunday he didn't support the latest proposal for a bipartisan infrastructure bill. Sanders expressed concerns over how lawmakers may pay for the bill. He said he did not support an increased tax on gasoline or imposing fees on electric vehicles. See more stories on Insider's business page. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said Sunday that he believes th...
Tags: Politics, News, Nbc, Senate, West Virginia, Trends, Joe Biden, Economy, Maine, Arizona, Bernie Sanders, Sanders, Chuck Todd, Vermont Sen Bernie Sanders, Joe Manchin, Sen Susan Collins


Over 50 House Republicans call on Biden to replace Harris in leading immigration efforts at US-Mexico border

Vice President Kamala Harris listens as President Joe Biden speaks about distribution of COVID-19 vaccines at the White House on May 17, 2021. AP Photo/Evan Vucci Over 50 Republicans have called on Biden to replace Vice President Harris in immigration efforts at the border. "Harris has not yet shown adequate interest in observing this crisis first-hand," the group said. The administration has emphasized that Harris is not a "czar" in charge of managing the border. Sign up for the 10 Things...
Tags: Politics, News, Nbc, Congress, California, Mexico, White House, Immigration, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, House, Ice, Wisconsin, Migrants


"When President Biden, standing at NATO headquarters on Monday, referred to President Vladimir V. Putin as 'a worthy adversary,' ears perked up in Moscow...."

"'Putin’s goal is to transition to a respectful adversarial relationship from the disrespectful one we have today,' said Vladimir Frolov, a Russian foreign affairs columnist. 'That seems to be in line with Biden’s objectives for a "predictable and stable relationship."'...  In his interview with NBC taped last week, Mr. Putin praised Mr. Biden as a 'professional' who had spent 'just about all his conscious life in politics.'"From (NYT).Praised? I don't think that was praise!  One day Biden cal...
Tags: Hollywood, Nbc, Law, Putin, White House, Russia, US, America, Fbi, Nato, Moscow, Geneva, Biden, Donald Trump, Helsinki, Trump



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