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The RNC shelled out $175,000 in May for a donor event at Mar-a-Lago. That's just a fraction of the $2.6 million they've spent at Trump's businesses since 2007.

The RNC paid over $175,000 to Mar-a-Lago for a donor event held in April. Getty Images The RNC shelled out $175,000 for a donor event at Mar-a-Lago this May. That sum is just a fraction of what the RNC has spent at Trump properties over the last 14 years. According to FEC data, the RNC spent over $2.6 million at Trump businesses since 2007. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Republican National Committee (RNC) have been big spenders at Trump's Mar-a-Lago club this ye...
Tags: Florida, Politics, News, White House, Trends, Gop, Ted Cruz, New York Times, Mitch McConnell, Cnbc, Trump, Rnc, Palm Beach, Republican National Committee RNC, Federal Election Commission FEC, FEC


United States: White House Guidance On Ransomware - Butler Snow LLP

Ransomware has become the fastest growing type of cybercrime facing businesses today. In 2021, loss values were estimated to have reached at least 57 times those in 2015...
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NYC mayoral candidate Andrew Yang doubles down on comments blaming mentally ill people for New York City's problems

Yang, a former presidential candidate, is facing backlash over his comments on mentally ill and homeless people. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images NYC mayoral candidate Andrew Yang doubled down on his comments on mentally ill people on Monday. Yang said those who were mentally ill were affecting tourism during an appearance on billionaire John Catsimatidis's radio show. Yang echoed remarks he made on mental illness and homelessness at last week's NYC mayoral debate. See more stories...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, New York City, Trends, New York Times, Coalition, Wiley, Election, Times, Eric Adams, Don, Garcia, Yang, John Catsimatidis, NYC Mayor


White House Will Reportedly Endorse Bill Closing Cocaine Sentencing Guidelines

Critics say laws with harsher punishment for crack cocaine possession than for powder cocaine target Americans of color.
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Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse says his family's exclusive beach club has 'diversity in membership' amid claims it is all-white

Sheldon Whitehouse. Win McNamee/Getty Images Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, of Rhode Island is under fire for his family's membership at a beach club. Whitehouse, a Democrat, said the exclusive club was "still working on" retaining nonwhite members. On Monday, he told reporters the oceanfront club "does in fact have diversity in membership." See more stories on Insider's business page. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, a Rhode Island Democrat, is under fire for his family's membership at an ...
Tags: New York Post, Politics, News, Senate, Trends, Racism, The New York Times, Club, Rhode Island, Sheldon Whitehouse, Newport, Bailey, McCabe, Beach Club, Whitehouse, Donald Trump Jr


Morning Memo: Were Dem Lawmakers Swept Up In Trump DOJ Leak Probes Incidentally?

A lot of things happened. Here are some of the things. Getting To The Bottom Of The Trump DOJ's Subpoenas The Trump DOJ's subpoenas to Apple that ensnared House Intelligence Committee Democrats Adam Schiff (D-CA) and Eric Swalwell (D-CA) were part of a leak investigation into a senior aide on the committee, not the congressmen, according to CNN. The DOJ reportedly may not have known the records they were seeking out would have included data of those lawmakers when the department first r...
Tags: Apple, New York, News, Vladimir Putin, Congress, Glenn Beck, Washington, Oregon, White House, Russia, Milwaukee, New York City, Cnn, Fox, Gop, Idaho


Philippines leader Duterte threatens to jail vax refusers

By Karen Lema | Reuters MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to jail people who refuse to be vaccinated against the coronavirus as the Philippines battles one of Asia’s worst outbreaks, with over 1.3 million cases and more than 23,000 deaths. “You choose, vaccine or I will have you jailed,” Duterte said in a televised address on Monday following reports of low turnouts at several vaccination sites in the capital Manila. Duterte’s remarks contradict those of his health officials who have...
Tags: Asia, Politics, News, Court, Sport, World news, Soccer, Philippines, International criminal court, Icc, Manila, Don, Reuters MANILA, Rodrigo Duterte, Duterte, National News


Obama back in the spotlight to slam Republican's latest plan

Speaking at a teleconference town hall, former President Barack Obama took Senate Republicans to task for opposition to a debate over an election reform bill that would expand voting access.
Tags: News, Obama, Senate, Barack Obama, Stories


White House stands firm against increasing gas tax as Biden, senators prepare to meet on infrastructure

The federal gas tax – currently 18.4 cents for every gallon – has not been changed since 1993.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, White House, Biden, Usa Today


Surrounded by massive development, man refuses to sell his home

By Jessica Vallejo | WFOR via CNN MIAMI — A small single-family house stands in the middle of a huge construction project in Coral Gables. The $600 million commercial development is the largest in the city’s history. The homeowner says his home carries priceless sentimental value and he won’t sell it, no matter the noise, rubble or price. Speaking of price, the owner Orlando Capote has been offered a lot, many times. “The house is my soul. So what good is it to sell your soul for all the money i...
Tags: Business, Florida, Politics, News, Housing, Sport, Cnn, Soccer, Miami, Cuba, Coral Gables, Orlando, Miami Herald, Capote, National News, CBS4 News


Obama slams GOP's opposition to voting reform

Speaking at a teleconference town hall, former President Barack Obama took Senate Republicans to task for opposition to a debate over an election reform bill that would expand voting access.
Tags: News, Obama, Senate, Barack Obama, Gop, Stories


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


Jen Psaki destroys a reporter's stupid questions with the best snappy one-liners so far

Whoever said there are no bad questions never watched a White House press briefing. But with Press Secretary Jen Psaki there are always good answers. And today she outdid herself, answering not one but two asinine questions with snappy one-liners that couldn't be any more concise. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, White House, Jen Psaki, Press Secretaries, Jen Psaki moments, Psaki Bombs


Tornado leaves trail of devastation in suburban Chicago

Associated Press CHICAGO — A tornado swept through communities in heavily populated suburban Chicago, damaging more than 100 homes, toppling trees, knocking out power and causing multiple injuries, officials said. At least five people, including a woman who was in critical condition, were hospitalized in Naperville, where 16 homes were left “uninhabitable” and dozens of other homes were damaged when a tornado touched down after 11 p.m. Sunday, said city spokeswoman Linda LaCloche. More than 120 ...
Tags: National Weather Service, Politics, News, Environment, Sport, Indiana, Chicago, Soccer, Missouri, Iowa, Michigan, Associated Press, Hobart, Midwest, Chicago Sun Times, Naperville


COVID economy: California jobless claims backlog worsens

California workers are facing a steadily worsening backlog for their unemployment claims. On June 12, the overall jobless claims logjam totaled 1.126 million, up about 1,100 from the bottleneck reported by the state’s Employment Development Department for June 5. The overall backlog is derived from two numbers posted in an official dashboard posted by the EDD: — Claims for unemployment benefits have required more than 21 days for the EDD to approve or reject. These totaled 222,559 on June 12, up...
Tags: Business, Politics, Jobs, News, California, California News, Sport, Soccer, Employment Development Department, Edd, Coronavirus Economy


Joe Biden expected to host Barack Obama for official White House portrait reveal, report says

Former President Donald Trump famously skipped the tradition of presenting a White House predecessor's official portrait.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, White House, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Usa Today, Donald Trump


Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming?

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Tags: Business, New York, Texas, News, Minnesota, Mississippi, Pua, California, Washington, Senate, White House, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, West Virginia, Bloomberg, Joe Biden


Biden Outlines Global COVID-19 Vaccine Plan, Will Fall Short Of June Goal

The White House is not expected to meet its target of shipping 80 million COVID-19 vaccines by the end of the month.
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Biden Outlines Global Vaccine Plan, Will Fall Short Of June Goal

The White House is not expected to meet its target of shipping 80 million COVID-19 vaccines by the end of the month.
Tags: News, White House, Biden


9 candidates are vying to take over the Manhattan DA's Trump investigation. They're ready to handle the chaos if the ex-president is charged.

A combination picture shows the candidates of the District Attorney of New York posing for a portrait in New York City, New York, U.S. Top row (L-R): Tahanie Aboushi, Diana Florence, and Dan Quart. Middle row (L-R): Alvin Bragg, Lucy Lang, and Tali Farhadian Weinstein. Bottom row (L-R): Liz Crotty, Eliza Orlins, and Thomas Kenniff. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri The next Manhattan DA will take over the criminal investigation into the Trump Organization. Insider asked the nine candidates how they...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Obama, Eric Holder, Washington, New York City, US, Trends, Atlanta, Fbi, Gop, Hillary Clinton, Harvey Weinstein, Manhattan, Republican Party


'We'll all be dead by June!': Jared Kushner screamed at a health official after hearing about delayed mask shipments, according to new book

Senior Advisor to the President Jared Kushner. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Kushner reportedly grew so frustrated at news over mask shipments last year that he threw his pen at the wall. "You f---ing moron," Kushner reportedly yelled at a health official. "We'll all be dead by June!" The scene was detailed in a forthcoming book by two Washington Post reporters. See more stories on Insider's business page. Jared Kushner lashed out at a public health official when he learned in late Mar...
Tags: Politics, News, Guantanamo, Washington Post, White House, Masks, US, Trends, Donald Trump, The Washington Post, Trump, HHS, Health and Human Services Department, Yasmeen Abutaleb, Mark Meadows, Kushner


Supreme Court unanimously rules against the NCAA's limits on compensation for student-athletes

The Supreme Court ruled against the NCAA on Monday in NCAA v. Alston. Maddie Meyer/Getty Images The Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of college athletes in NCAA v. Alston. The justices ruled that the NCAA can't limit education-related benefits for college athletes. The ruling did not address whether athletes could be paid directly or profit from endorsements. See more stories on Insider's business page. On Monday, the US Supreme Court ruled against the National Collegiate Ath...
Tags: Politics, News, Supreme Court, Scotus, Sports, America, Trends, Ncaa, West Virginia University, Espn, University Of California, Alston, Black, US supreme court, The Supreme Court, National Collegiate Athletic Association


The Supreme Court unanimously ruled against the NCAA's limits on compensation for student athletes

Maddie Meyer/Getty Images The Supreme Court ruled in favor of college athletes in the Alston vs. NCAA supreme court case. Justices ruled that the NCAA can't limit education-related benefits for college athletes. The ruling did not address whether athletes can be paid directly or profit from endorsements. See more stories on Insider's business page. ON MONDAY, the US Supreme Court ruled against the National Collegiate Athletic Association in the Alston vs. NCAA case about limita...
Tags: Politics, News, Supreme Court, Scotus, Sports, America, Trends, Ncaa, West Virginia University, Espn, University Of California, Alston, Black, US supreme court, Cory Booker, National Collegiate Athletic Association


New York Times outs Tucker Carlson as regular anonymous source for media he "hates"

Right-wing Fox News presenter Tucker Carlson poses as an independent who stands up to the mainstream media, and is happy to turn journalists into objects of derision and contempt for his audience. But today the New York Times' Ben Smith outed Carlson as a regular anonymous source for the very media he claims to hate. — Read the rest
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Joe Biden expected to host Barack Obama for official White House portrait reveal: report

Former President Donald Trump famously skipped the tradition of presenting a White House predecessor's portrait.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, White House, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Usa Today, Donald Trump


Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh ripped the NCAA, saying the organization is 'not above the law'

Three women have accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct. Susan Walsh/AP Photo The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that the NCAA can no longer ban colleges from giving student athletes education-related benefits. Justice Brett Kavanaugh criticized the NCAA's business model as part of the ruling. He said the organization is "not above the law." See more stories on Insider's business page. Supreme Justice Brett Kavanaugh criticized the National Collegiate Athletic Association in ...
Tags: Politics, News, Supreme Court, Sports, America, Trends, Ncaa, Alston, National Collegiate Athletic Association, Kavanaugh, Susan Walsh, Brett Kavanaugh, Neil Gorsuch, Kelly McLaughlin, Speed desk, Supreme Justice


How Obama's election led to Trump's insurrection

The radicalization of some Capitol rioters can be traced back to November 2008, with the election of the United States' first Black president Barack Obama. CNN's Drew Griffin reports. See more at CNN.com/capitolriot.
Tags: News, Obama, Barack Obama, Cnn, United States, Stories, Trump, Drew Griffin


Trump sent out a strange statement wishing 'losers' and 'RINOs' a Happy Father's Day

Former President Donald Trump hit out at his critics in a scathing Father's Day message this weekend. Getty Former President Donald Trump took the opportunity on Father's Day to call out the "Radical Left." Trump wished "losers" and "RINOs" a Happy Father's Day in an emailed statement. Donald Trump Jr. also sent out an email appealing for donations titled "My father is asking about you." See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald Trump took the opp...
Tags: Politics, News, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, Donald Trump, Trump, Donald Trump Jr, RINO, Liz Cheney, Trump Jr, Sen Mitt Romney, Cheryl Teh, Radical Left Trump, Sen Lindsey Graham Happy Father, Left Wing MOB


Fauci pushes back against the 'craziness' of attacks on his evolving pandemic response, saying 'that's the way science works'

Dr. Anthony Fauci in Washington, DC, on February 25, 2021. Saul Loeb /AFP via Getty Images Dr. Anthony Fauci pushed back against attacks on his evolving response to the pandemic, Axios reported. Fauci said attacks on his shifting positions are "actually criticizing science." Fauci has become a frequent punching bag among right-wing media and politicians. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Anthony Fauci is pushing back more pointedly against attacks criticizing his evolvin...
Tags: Politics, News, Media, Cdc, US, Trends, Washington Dc, New York Times, Healthcare, World Health Organization, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, NIAID, Fauci, Swisher, Kara Swisher


Massachusetts rep calls 21 Republicans 'cowards' for voting against honoring law enforcement working during the Capitol riot

Protesters broke into Capitol Building on January 06, 2021. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) Massachusetts Rep. Jim McGovern called some of his GOP colleagues "cowards" in an interview with WBZ-TV. 21 House Republicans voted against honoring law enforcement who worked during the January 6 riot at the US Capitol. "There's something that's terribly wrong with the Republican party," he said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Massachusetts Rep. Jim McGovern on Sunday ...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Senate, Massachusetts, US, Trends, Gop, House, Republican Party, Capitol Police, Trump, WBZ TV, McGovern, Capitol Building, McNamee Getty



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