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GOP Rep. Jim Banks claimed without evidence that Pelosi scripted all of the damning police testimonies at the Capitol riot hearing

GOP Rep. Jim Banks appearing on Fox News' "The Ingraham Angle" on July 27, 2021. Fox News Multiple officers gave damning testimony about the Capitol riot at a Tuesday congressional hearing. Later that day Jim Banks accused Nancy Pelosi of scripting their testimonies, which she denied. Pelosi had excluded Banks from sitting on the January 6 commission. See more stories on Insider's business page. GOP Rep. Jim Banks of Indiana has accused, without providing evidence, House Speaker N...
Tags: Politics, Banks, Trends, Joe Biden, Indiana, Gop, House, News UK, Fox News, Nancy Pelosi, Trump, Jim Jordan, Capitol, Pelosi, Laura Ingraham, Ingraham


Fully-vaccinated travelers from the US and EU will soon be able to enter England without quarantine, report says

Passengers wearing face masks at London Heathrow Airport. DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP via Getty Images England is to lift quarantine rules for people traveling from "amber list" countries, HuffPost reported. That includes the US and most European countries. They previously had to isolate for 10 days, but England will now recognize vaccination documents. See more stories on Insider's business page. England will change its coronavirus rules to allow fully vaccinated travelers from the US and ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, England, Science, US, Trends, Eu, European Union, Bbc, News UK, Department For Transport, HuffPost, London Heathrow Airport, Getty Images England, Dominic Raab, Daniel Leal Olivas


GOP Rep. Jim Banks baselessly accused Pelosi of scripting the damning police testimonies at the Capitol riot hearing

GOP Rep. Jim Banks appeared on Fox News' "The Ingraham Angle" on Tuesday. Fox News Four officers gave damning testimony at a Tuesday congressional hearing about the Capitol riot. Later that day, Rep. Jim Banks accused Nancy Pelosi of scripting their testimony. Pelosi, who denied Banks' claim, had excluded him from sitting on the January 6 House committee. See more stories on Insider's business page. GOP Rep. Jim Banks of Indiana on Tuesday accused House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and...
Tags: Politics, Banks, Trends, Joe Biden, Indiana, Gop, House, News UK, Fox News, Nancy Pelosi, Trump, Jim Jordan, Capitol, Pelosi, Laura Ingraham, Ingraham


Fully vaccinated travelers from the US and the EU will soon be able to enter England without quarantine

Passengers at London Heathrow Airport. DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP via Getty Images England plans to begin lifting its quarantine rules for non-UK residents. The rules are set to ease for fully vaccinated people from the US and the EU. Previously, they have had to isolate for 10 days upon arrival. See more stories on Insider's business page. England is changing its coronavirus rules to allow fully vaccinated travelers from the US and the European Union to enter without quarantining.The chan...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, England, Science, France, US, Trends, Eu, European Union, News UK, Northern Ireland, Sky News, Afp, Scotland Wales, Getty Images England


Rep. Jim Jordan - whom Republicans nominated to investigate the Capitol riot - now says he spoke to Trump on the day but won’t say what they talked about

Rep. Jim Jordan at a pro-Trump rally. Spencer Platt/Getty Images GOP Rep. Jim Jordan said on Tuesday he had spoken to Donald Trump on January 6. Jordan was barred from serving on the Jan. 6 committee over concerns he was involved in the events. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Jordan could be called as a witness by the Jan. 6 panel. See more stories on Insider's business page. Republican Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio said he had spoken to then-President Donald Trump on the day of the Capito...
Tags: Politics, Abc, Trends, House, News UK, Ohio, Fox News, Jordan, Nancy Pelosi, Republican Party, Donald Trump, Cheney, Mccarthy, Trump, Jim Jordan, Capitol


Gov. Ron DeSantis quietly met with anti-maskers and vaccine skeptics days after telling Floridians to get vaccinated

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The Florida governor met with anti-maskers and vaccine skeptics on Monday, The Daily Beast reported. It came days after he urged Floridians to get vaccinated. Florida is currently being ravaged by the Delta coronavirus variant. See more stories on Insider's business page. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis quietly met with vaccine skeptics and anti-maskers just days after urging residents in his state to get vacci...
Tags: Facebook, Florida, Politics, California, White House, Trends, News UK, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, The Daily Beast, Don, Capitol, McDonald, Tallahassee, Fauci, Ron DeSantis, Daily Beast


Tucker Carlson and Laura Ingraham mocked the harrowing police testimony about the Capitol riot with snickers and a 'best political performance' trophy

A composite image of Laura Ingraham and Tucker Carlson on their Fox News shows on July 27, 2021. Fox News The Fox News hosts mocked the testimony at Tuesday's January 6 committee hearing. Carlson snickered at one officer's testimony, while Ingraham gave out "awards" for "performances." Both hosts selectively used footage to exclude testimony about racial abuse and violence. See more stories on Insider's business page. Fox News hosts Tucker Carlson and Laura Ingraham had a decid...
Tags: Politics, Media, Iraq, Trends, Joe Biden, Washington Dc, House, News UK, Fox News, Republican, Black Lives Matter, Capitol Police, Trump, Tucker Carlson, Capitol, Fallujah


California Gov. Gavin Newsom pulled his kids out of summer camp after a photo showed his son not wearing a mask inside

Gavin Newsom with his children and wife in 2018. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images California's governor said he pulled his kids out of a summer camp over its mask policies. Gov. Newsom's office said it missed an email that said the camp wouldn't enforce mask guidance. He was criticized after his son was photographed not wearing a mask at the camp. See more stories on Insider's business page. California's governor pulled his kids out of a summer camp after facing criticism...
Tags: Politics, Science, California, Trends, News UK, Mask, Gavin Newsom, Napa Valley, Mellon, Newsom, Newson, Kevork Djansezian Getty, Erin Mellon, Coronavirus, Sinead Baker, Mask Mandate


The DOJ told former Trump officials they can join Congress' Jan. 6 investigations, reports say, opening up potentially damning testimony about Trump's final days in office

Pro-Trump supporters at the Capitol. Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images Congressional committees are examining the Capitol riot and Trump's efforts to overturn the election. The DOJ allowed several Trump-era officials answer questions from the committees, reports say. The inclusion of the officials could yield new, potentially damning evidence about Trump's actions. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Justice Department has told former Trump admin...
Tags: Politics, Senate, Nbc News, Trends, House, News UK, The Guardian, Nancy Pelosi, Department Of Justice, Republican, Times, Donald Trump, Doj, Justice Department, Mccarthy, Trump


Audio shows a profanity-laced voicemail that DC officer Michael Fanone got from a Trump supporter while he was testifying to Congress

DC police officer Michael Fanone speaks on CNN on Tuesday. CNN Fanone told Congress on Tuesday he was beaten and nearly killed by Trump supporters. He later told CNN he got a threatening and slur-filled voicemail message during his testimony. CNN played the voicemail on air. The caller said he wished Fanone had been killed in the riot. See more stories on Insider's business page. A DC police officer received an explicit and threatening voicemail from a supporter of former President Do...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Trends, Cnn, News UK, Dc, Don Lemon, Donald Trump, Black, Trump, Capitol, Eliza Relman, Sinead Baker, Military & Defense, Capitol Siege, Capitol Riot


Mitch McConnell tried to pin slowing vaccine rates on Biden, despite conservatives leading efforts that eroded trust

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY). Drew Angerer/Getty Images Mitch McConnell sought to assign blame to Democrats for the slowing US vaccination rate. Polls show that Republicans are less likely to get vaccinated. Democrats have blamed anti-vaccine rhetoric from some Republicans and their media allies. See more stories on Insider's business page. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday sought to pin blame on President Joe Biden's administration for the slowing...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Senate, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, News UK, Mitch McConnell, Fox News, Biden, Donald Trump, South, Trump, McConnell


Mitch McConnell tried to pin slowing vaccine rates on Biden, despite conservatives leading efforts that eroded erode trust

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY). Drew Angerer/Getty Images Mitch McConnell sought to assign blame to Democrats for the slowing US vaccination rate. Polls show that Republicans are less likely to get vaccinated. Democrats have blamed anti-vaccine rhetoric from some Republicans and their media allies. See more stories on Insider's business page. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday sought to pin blame on President Joe Biden's administration for the slowing...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Senate, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, News UK, Mitch McConnell, Fox News, Biden, Donald Trump, South, Trump, McConnell


Matt Gaetz's future sister-in-law called him 'weird and creepy' and said he pressured an older man to date her when she was 19

Rep. Matt Gaetz and his fiancée, Ginger Luckey. Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images The sister of Gaetz's fiancée posted TikToks this week calling the congressman "weird and creepy." Roxanne Luckey said Gaetz pushed an older friend to ask her out when she was 19. Luckey also said she was "not surprised" to learn Gaetz was facing a sex-trafficking investigation. See more stories on Insider's business page. Rep. Matt Gaetz's future sister-in-law has blasted the Florida congressman'...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Trends, Fbi, New York Times, News UK, Doj, Justice Department, Matt, Roxanne, Luckey, Matt Gaetz, Gaetz, Tiktok, Ashley Collman, Ginger Luckey


Former GOP Sen. Mike Enzi has died at 77 after a biking accident

Mike Enzi. Tim Goessman/AP Former GOP Sen. Mike Enzi has died at age 77. He had been admitted to the hospital after a biking accident. A statement said he "passed away peacefully ... surrounded by his family." See more stories on Insider's business page. Mike Enzi, a former Republican senator for Wyoming, had died aged 77 after being hospitalized for injuries from a biking accident.A statement on his Twitter account, posted Tuesday, said: "Former Wyoming U.S. Senator Mike Enzi passed a...
Tags: Post, Politics, Washington Post, Senate, Trends, Wyoming, News UK, Gillette, Mike Enzi, Senate Committee on Health Education Labor, Senate Budget Committee, GILLETTE WYOMING, Enzi, GOP Sen, Sinead Baker, Speed desk


An Arizona GOP official tore into the state's election recount on Fox News: 'This was not a stolen election'

Maricopa County recorder Stephen Richer appearing on Fox News Monday with host Bret Baier. Fox News An Arizona GOP election official tore into the state's election audit on Fox News Monday. The state ordered an audit into the presidential election amid claims of rigged ballots. Maricopa County recorder Stephen Richer said the claims pushed by Trump and others were false. See more stories on Insider's business page. An Arizona GOP official tore into the Maricopa County election audi...
Tags: Politics, Trends, Joe Biden, Fox, Gop, Arizona, News UK, Fox News, Associated Press, Republican, Donald Trump, Trump, Phoenix, Bret Baier, Harrington, Maricopa County


Hong Kong convicted a pro-democracy protester of terrorism in its first trial under China's tough new security law

A pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong in June 2019. Anthony Kwan/Getty Images A Hong Kong protester was convicted in the first trial under China's new security law. Tong Ying-kit could get life in prison after riding his motorcycle with a protest banner and crashing into police. The law increases the risks for anyone who criticizes the Chinese government. See more stories on Insider's business page. Hong Kong has convicted a pro-democracy protester in its first trial under the new s...
Tags: Hong Kong, Post, Politics, China, Trends, New York Times, News UK, Times, South China Morning Post, Tong, Tong Ying, Sinead Baker, Times China, Anthony Kwan Getty, Speed desk, China Tong Ying


Hong Kong convicted a democracy protester of terrorism in its first trial under China's draconian security law

A pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong in June 2019. Anthony Kwan/Getty Images A Hong Kong protester was convicted in the first trial under China's national security law. Tong Ying-kit, accused of hitting police officers with his motorbike, could get life in prison. The law, imposed last year, increases the risks for anyone who criticizes China. See more stories on Insider's business page. Hong Kong has convicted a pro-democracy protester in its first trial under the national securit...
Tags: Hong Kong, Post, Politics, China, Trends, New York Times, News UK, Times, Republic of China, South China Morning Post, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Tong, Tong Ying, Sinead Baker, Anthony Kwan Getty, Speed desk


Sarah Huckabee Sanders boasted of getting a 'Trump vaccine,' part of a campaign to claim credit for the shots

President Donald Trump stands with Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who announced that she is stepping down as the White House press secretary, during his rally where he announced his candidacy for a second presidential term at the Amway Center on June 18, 2019 in Orlando, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Trump's former press secretary Sarah Huckabee urged Americans to get "the Trump vaccine." The president has repeatedly claimed credit for the development of COVID-19 vaccines. The multiple vac...
Tags: Politics, White House, US, Trends, United States, Arkansas, Arizona, News UK, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Sanders, Orlando Florida, Asa Hutchinson, Sanders Trump, Amway Center


Carl Bernstein called Trump 'our own American war criminal' over COVID-19 deaths and encouraging the Capitol riot

A screenshot of Carl Bernstein on CNN. CNN The legendary Watergate reporter Carl Bernstein has accused former President Donald Trump of being "our own American war criminal" over his actions during the coronavirus pandemic and the January 6 Capitol riot.Speaking to CNN's Brian Stelter, Bernstein said: "I think we need to calmly step back and maybe look at Trump in a different context: He is America's, our own American war criminal. Of a kind we've never experienced before."Stelt...
Tags: Politics, Science, America, Trends, Cnn, News UK, Hitler, Donald Trump, Trump, Bernstein, Capitol, Watergate, STELTER, Carl Bernstein, CNN CNN, Justin Baragona


GOP Rep. Clay Higgins said he caught COVID-19 for the second time, claiming it is a Chinese 'biological attack weaponized virus'

Rep. Clay Higgins. Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call Rep. Clay Higgins said Sunday he and his wife had contracted COVID-19 for the second time. He also called it a Chinese "biological attack weaponized virus." It is not known when Higgins tested positive or whether he has been vaccinated. See more stories on Insider's business page. GOP Rep. Clay Higgins said Sunday that he and his wife had contracted COVID-19 for the second time, but called it a a Chinese "biological attack weaponized virus."...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Politics, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, New York Times, News UK, Chinese communist party, Louisiana, Wuhan, Ccp, Higgins, Becca, Clay Higgins


Trump gets Taliban leader's name wrong and impersonates him with grunts, videos show

Former President Donald Trump impersonated Hibatullah Akhundzada by making grunting sounds. NEWSMAX Trump referred to Taliban leader Hibatullah Akhundzada as 'Mohammed' at a rally in Phoenix, Arizona. He then proceeded to imitate Akhundzada by making grunting sounds, videos show. During the rally, Trump also recalled threatening to bomb the village Akhundzada lived in. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald Trump imitated the leader of the Taliban ...
Tags: Videos, Politics, News, US, International, Trends, Afghanistan, Taliban, Arizona, News UK, Donald Trump, Mohammed, Trump, PHOENIX Arizona, Trump Rallies, Hibatullah Akhundzada


Donald Trump bizarrely mused about how LeBron James could get sex reassignment surgery to compete in women's sports, video shows

Former President Donald Trump suggested that LeBron James might eventually get sex reassignment surgery. RSBN, Amy Sussman/FilmMagic Trump, during a speech at a rally in Arizona, speculated that LeBron James might get sex reassignment surgery. He suggested that the basketball player could "get the operation" to compete in women's sports. James identifies as male and has never publicly expressed a desire to transition. See more stories on Insider's business page. During a rambling t...
Tags: Politics, News, Sports, Trends, Arizona, News UK, Ohio, Lebron James, Donald Trump, Los Angeles Lakers, James, Trump, Trump Rally, PHOENIX Arizona, James Trump, Trans Athletes


All the bad news Boris Johnson's government just tried to bury

UK prime minister Boris Johnson in London on July 8, 2021. Jeremy Selwyn - WPA Pool/Getty Images The UK government released a trove of bad news as MPs head on their summer break. Ministers announced pay freezes and dodged questions on transparency. Labour said the government had "clearly attempted to hide" a damning report. See more stories on Insider's business page. The UK government has a cynical tradition of saving up bad news and dumping it into the public domain just as MPs head ...
Tags: Politics, UK, England, London, Wales, Trends, David Cameron, Bbc, NHS, Labour, Yvette Cooper, News UK, Home Office, Michael Gove, Boris Johnson, Pembrokeshire


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


Sean Hannity walked back his enthusiasm for COVID-19 vaccines after being praised by the White House

Sean Hannity insisted Thursday that he had never changed his stance on COVID-19 vaccines. Fox News Sean Hannity dialed down his enthusiasm for vaccines after winning praise from President Biden. The Fox host on Monday appeared to encourage viewers to take the COVID-19 vaccine. He changed tack on Thursday, saying: "I never told anyone to get a vaccine." See more stories on Insider's business page. Fox News host Sean Hannity walked back on his enthusiasm for COVID-19 vaccines after winni...
Tags: Politics, Media, Washington Post, White House, Trends, Cnn, Fox, News UK, Fox News, Jesus, Biden, Tucker Carlson, Sean Hannity, HANNITY, HARRIS FAULKNER, Thomas Colson


Biden says he asks Secret Service to keep out of his room at breakfast time because he isn't dressed

U.S. President Joe Biden reacts to shouted questions from reporters as he walks to Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House on July 21, 2021 in Washington, DC Drew Angerer/Getty Images President Biden asks the Secret Service to keep out of his room at breakfast because he isn't dressed. Biden mentioned the habit while telling CNN he likes to have breakfast in his robe. The president is usually closely flanked by a detail of Secret Service agents. See more stories on Insider'...
Tags: Europe, Politics, White House, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Washington Dc, News UK, Anderson Cooper, Secret Service, Don Lemon, Biden, Don, Jill, South Lawn


Trump defended sending supporters to the Capitol on January 6, saying he wanted them to go up to it but not inside

Donald Trump on screen as he gave a speech before the Capitol riot on January 6, 2021. Samuel Corum/Getty Images Donald Trump said that he wanted supporters to "not go in" the Capitol on January 6. Supporters attacked officers and breached the Capitol after Trump gave an incendiary speech. Trump and his allies have tried to whitewash the events of January 6. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald Trump defended whipping up his supporters ahead of the Ja...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Washington Post, Senate, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, News UK, Donald Trump, Capitol Police, Trump, Capitol, Philip Rucker, Tom Porter, Rucker


Michael Cohen says he thinks Jared Kushner has already flipped on Trump

Jared Kushner and his wife, Ivanka Trump, Donald Trump's eldest daughter. AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster Michael Cohen said he thought Jared Kushner had flipped on his father-in-law, Donald Trump. New York prosecutors are pursuing a criminal investigation into Trump's business empire. Cohen said it was noteworthy that Kushner's name had been absent in proceedings so far. See more stories on Insider's business page. Michael Cohen, Donald Trump's former personal attorney, said h...
Tags: Politics, New York, Washington Post, Trends, Gop, News UK, Manhattan, Donald Trump, Trump, Cohen, Michael Cohen, Ivanka, Ivanka Trump, Cruz Rubio, Trump Organization, Allen Weisselberg


Kodak deletes Instagram post by photographer who called out Chinese oppression of Uyghurs

The Kodak headquarters in Rochester, New York. James Leynse/Corbis via Getty Images Kodak deleted an Instagram post featuring the work of a photographer who criticized Uyghur suppression. Patrick Wack's images of Xinjiang, China, were deleted after blowback from Beijing supporters. Kodak apologized on WeChat, saying: "We will continue to respect the Chinese government." See more stories on Insider's business page. Kodak deleted an Instagram post featuring photos from the Xinjiang...
Tags: Politics, Instagram, China, Kodak, Trends, Beijing, News UK, The Times, The New York Times, Xinjiang, Times, Wack, Hong Kong Free Press, Xinjiang China, Muslim Uyghur, Uyghurs



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