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Experts say Russia gives hackers a 'tacit blessing' to attack foreign nations - as long as they don't target Russia or its allies

Russian President Vladimir Putin. Reuters The hackers who attacked SolarWinds, Colonial Pipeline, JBS, and more are believed to be Russia-based. Experts say the Kremlin allows them to carry out cybercrime as long as they don't target Russia. President Biden is expected to question the Russian president on Wednesday over the recent cyberattacks. See more stories on Insider's business page. The number of cyberattacks carried out against the US has increased recently, and the online p...
Tags: Post, Politics, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Washington Post, White House, China, Russia, Time, Nbc News, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Cybersecurity


A Capitol rioter agreed to a plea deal after posting extensively on Facebook about her time at the insurrection with her husband

Jessica Bustle and her husband Joshua, circled, seen inside the Capitol building during the insurrection. Department of Justice Joshua and Jessica Bustle pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor count in connection to the Capitol riot. Jessica Bustle's Facebook posts about the riot were included in the criminal complaint. The couple faces a maximum sentence of up to six months in prison. See more stories on Insider's business page. A Virginia woman who wrote at length about storming the...
Tags: Facebook, Post, Politics, Virginia, US, America, Trends, News UK, Department Of Justice, Capitol, Jessica, Joshua, Hogan, Thomas Hogan, Kibria, Ashley Collman


Kayleigh McEnany lied when she said she never lied as shown in new MeidasTouch video

Fox "News" contributor Kayleigh McEnany told a conservative crowd yesterday (YouTube video below) that she never lied as Trump's White House Press Secretary. "And then there was the question, 'Will you ever lie to us?', and I said without hesitation, 'No', and I never did, as a woman of faith. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, Youtube, White House, Fox News, Trump, Kayleigh McEnany, Woman Of Faith, Ex Press Secretaries


GOP Rep. Tom Rice says he voted for Trump's impeachment because 'what he did in my mind is what dictators do'

In this Dec. 18, 2019, file photo, taken from video, Rep. Tom Rice, R-S.C., speaks as the House of Representatives debates the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump at the Capitol in Washington. House Television via Associated Press Rep. Tom Rice defended his vote to impeach Trump over his role in inciting the Capitol insurrection. Rice called Trump a "bully" and said his actions were "completely despicable." The South Carolina lawmaker faces several Republican challengers...
Tags: Post, Politics, News, Congress, Washington Post, Washington, White House, US, Trends, Gop, House, House Of Representatives, Secret Service, Election, Donald Trump, South Carolina


A Florida city has banned casinos in an apparent attempt to stop Trump building one there

The Trump National Doral golf resort owned by U.S. President Donald Trump. Joe Raedle/Getty Images The city of Doral in South Florida has banned casinos striking a blow to Trump's reported plans to establish one there. It comes after Trump ally Gov. De Santis struck a deal laying the foundations for the former president to build a casino at Trump National Doral Miami. Doral city council voted by 4-0 to ban gambling and casinos unless they were approved by the city's residents in a ...
Tags: Post, Florida, Politics, News, Washington Post, Washington, Trends, Miami, Herald, Donald Trump, Casino, Trump National Doral, Trump, South Florida, Miami Herald, Seminole Tribe


The Biden administration is set to buy 500 million Pfizer vaccine doses to ship around the world, according to reports

Vice President Kamala Harris and President Joe Biden. NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP via Getty Images The Biden administration will purchase 500 million doses of the Pfizer vaccine to ship globally. Three sources told the Washington Post about the move, but the White House did not comment. An official announcement will reportedly come at this week's G-7 summit in the UK. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Biden administration is lining up 500 million doses of Pfizer-BioNTech's...
Tags: Post, Politics, UK, Washington Post, White House, Africa, Israel, US, Trends, Getty Images, South Africa, United Kingdom, World Health Organization, Pfizer, Vaccine, Breaking News


Watch someone slap French president Emmanuel Macron in the face

Emmanuel Macron, elected on a liberal platform but veering hard to the right since, is president of France. On a meet-and-greet this week in Tain l'Hermitage, a member of the public gave him an open-handed slap. Macron coiled away as his bodyguards lurched at the slapper. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, Video, Politics, News, B-side, France, Emmanuel Macron, Macron, Tain l Hermitage


Watch someone slap French President Macron right in the face

A man slapped French President Emmanuel Macron while the politician was visiting La Drôme in southeast France today. "A man indeed tried to hit the President of the Republic," the Elysee told CNN. "We have no further comments at this point. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, Video, Politics, News, France, Emmanuel Macron, Macron, Elysee, Slaps, La Drôme


GOP state senators in Pennsylvania started lobbying for an election audit back in December: WaPo

Pennsylvania state Sen. Doug Mastriano, R-Franklin, center, speaks to supporters of President Donald Trump as they demonstrate outside the Pennsylvania State Capitol, Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in Harrisburg, Pa., after Democrat Joe Biden defeated Trump to become 46th president of the United States. Julio Cortez/Associated Press GOP senators in Pennsylvania lobbied for 2020 election audits in December, The Washington Post reported. At least one county accepted the offer and submitted to a rec...
Tags: Post, Politics, Maryland, Republicans, Washington Post, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Gop, Arizona, Biden, Donald Trump, The Washington Post, County, Trump


A woman widely known as Putin's daughter spoke at Russia's equivalent of Davos - but nobody is calling her that because they don't want to get in trouble with the Kremlin

A composite image of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Katerina Tikhonova. Getty/Reuters Katerina Tikhonova is widely believed to be one of the daughters of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Tikhonova, 34, gave a speech at Russia's equivalent of Davos on Friday. Putin has never publicly named his daughters, citing security concerns. See more stories on Insider's business page. A woman widely known as Vladimir Putin's daughter attended Russia's equivalent of Davos last w...
Tags: Post, Politics, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Washington Post, Russia, Trends, Davos, News UK, Kremlin, St Petersburg, Katerina Tikhonova, Lyudmila Putin, Moscow State University, St Petersburg International Economic Forum, Tikhonova


Naftali Bennett: The tech millionaire son of Berkeley 'left-wingers' who is poised to take over from Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu

Naftali Bennett and Ayelet Shaked during a press conference in Tel Aviv on December 29, 2018. JACK GUEZ/AFP via Getty Images Pending a Knesset vote, Naftali Bennett will become Israel's next prime minister. He was raised by two UC Berkeley graduates and has lived in Israel, Canada, and the US. The right-wing multimillionaire was also controversially involved in the 1996 "Qana Massacre" of 106 civilians. See more stories on Insider's business page. Israel's longest-serving prim...
Tags: Post, Politics, News, Wikipedia, New York City, Israel, US, International, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Trends, Ap, Palestine, West Bank, United Nations, News UK


Trump plans to rail against Dr. Fauci and harp on election fraud conspiracies as he returns to the rally circuit

Former president Donald Trump speaks during a "Keep America Great" campaign rally at Huntington Center in Toledo, Ohio, on January 9, 2020. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Trump is returning to the rally circuit this summer with a tried-and-tested set of grievances. He reportedly plans to attack Dr. Fauci and repeat conspiracies about the 2020 election. Trump will speak at a North Carolina GOP dinner on Saturday and then a Texas CPAC event in July. See more stories on Insider's busine...
Tags: Post, Politics, News, Supreme Court, Washington Post, Senate, White House, Politico, Trends, Georgia, Cnn, Pennsylvania, Gop, Hillary Clinton, House, Arizona


An upcoming government report has found no evidence that UFOs spotted by Navy personnel are alien - but still can't explain them

Left to right, stills from FLIR, GIMBAL and GOFAST videos released by the Pentagon in 2020, of unidentified aerial phenomena. US Department of Defense An upcoming government report leaves many questions open about more than 120 UFO sightings, per the NYT. There is no evidence the sightings are of alien origin, but it is not being ruled out, the paper reported. The Pentagon has increasingly acknowledged the existence of UFOs as a real concern to the government. See more stories on Insider&#...
Tags: Post, Politics, Obama, Congress, Navy, Washington Post, US, Barack Obama, Trends, New York Times, News UK, Aliens, Cbs, Fox News, Pentagon, Air Force


10 Things in Politics: Hill staffers are venting about unlivable pay

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:Capitol Hill pay is so low, staffers work side-hustlesBiden reportedly signaled he'd compromise on corporate tax hikesA coming US report on UFOs isn't expected to draw a conclusion on aliensWith Jordan Erb Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell followed by his staff. Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via ...
Tags: Facebook, Post, New York, Maryland, Congress, Washington Post, Mexico, Senate, White House, Africa, Nbc News, US, West Virginia, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden


Prosecutors want Capitol riot defendants to help pay the $1.5 million bill for property damage from the insurrection

The aftermath of the US Capitol Building riots. OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP/Getty Prosecutors are seeking restitution from Capitol riot defendants, the Washington Post reports. The January 6 insurrection caused an estimated $1.5 million in property damage to the Capitol. Prosecutors are asking for $2,000 for felony defendants and $500 for misdemeanor defendants. See more stories on Insider's business page. The mob that stormed the Capitol on January 6 caused an estimated $1.5 million in pro...
Tags: Post, Politics, Congress, Washington Post, US, Trends, House, Capitol Hill, Capitol, Grace Panetta, Marjorie Taylor Greene, Capitol Siege, Capitol Riot, Paul Hodgkins


With Trump focused on election recounts, here are the ongoing attempts by GOP officials to 'review' the 2020 election results

Protestors in support of former President Donald Trump gather outside Veterans Memorial Coliseum where Ballots from the 2020 general election wait to be counted on May 1, 2021 in Phoenix, Arizona. Photo by Courtney Pedroza/Getty Images Republicans and Trump loyalists nationwide are still pushing for reviews of the 2020 election. Recounts or audits likely won't unearth new information, but calls for reexaminations are growing. From rural Michigan to sunny San Luis Obispo, recount fever ...
Tags: Post, Florida, Politics, Congress, California, Washington Post, Senate, Nbc News, US, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Joe Biden, Ap, Cnn, Gop


The FBI is investigating Postmaster General Louis DeJoy over possible campaign finance violations, report says

United States Postal Service Postmaster General Louis DeJoy speaks during a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021, in Washington Graeme Jennings/Pool via AP The FBI is investigating Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, the Washington Post reports. The probe concerns possible campaign finance violations at his previous company. DeJoy was previously an executive at New Breed Logistics before joining the USPS. See more stories on Insider's bus...
Tags: Post, Politics, Washington Post, Trends, Ap, Fbi, Gop, Usps, Capitol Hill, Department Of Justice, Republican Party, Republican, North Carolina, The Washington Post, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Trump


Trump has shut down his blog. Here's why experts predicted it was always doomed to failure

Experts say Trump's blog was always doomed to fail Getty Donald Trump has shut down his blog after just 29 days. Trump reportedly became furious about reports the website was receiving little traffic. Here's why experts previously told Insider that Trump's efforts to gain attention while banned from Twitter and Facebook were doomed to failure. See more stories on Insider's business page. Donald Trump's decision to shut down his blog after just 29 days, has been met with...
Tags: Post, Politics, White House, Trends, Analysis, Republican Party, Donald Trump, The Washington Post, Miller, Trump, George Washington University, Twitter and Facebook, Harvard Business School, Jason Miller, Politico Trump, Thomas Colson


Trump advisors say the former president is so obsessed with fighting the 2020 election that telling him he lost is like 'p------ into the wind'

Then-President Donald Trump. Oliver Contreras/Getty Images Trump is increasingly fixated on overturning the 2020 election result, advisors reportedly said. Telling Trump he lost is like 'p------ into the wind,' one advisor told The Washington Post. Trump is avidly following the audit in Arizona and has held talks about others, the paper reported. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald Trump has become increasingly fixated on overturning the 2020 e...
Tags: Post, Politics, Washington Post, US, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, New York Times, Arizona, Conspiracy Theories, Donald Trump, Trump, Sidney Powell, Trump Tower, Maricopa County Arizona


Trump met with the Pennsylvania state senator who's trying to start a 2020 election audit like Arizona's, report says

President Donald Trump boarding the elevator in Trump Tower in New York City. DOMINICK REUTER/AFP via Getty Images Trump recently met a Pennsylvania state senator in Trump Tower, The Washington Post reported. The senator, Doug Mastriano, wants a 2020 election audit in his state modeled on the one in Arizona. Trump is reportedly fixated on audits of last year's vote and on his groundless belief that he won. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. Former President Donald ...
Tags: Post, Politics, Washington Post, Senate, White House, New York City, Trends, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Gop, New York Times, Arizona, News UK, Hobbs, Donald Trump, Trump


Trump met with the Pennsylvania state senator who's trying to start a 2020 election audit like Arizona, report says

Then President-elect Donald Trump boards the elevator at Trump Tower in New York City. DOMINICK REUTER/AFP via Getty Images Trump met a Pennsylvania state senator in Trump Tower, The Washington Post reported. The senator, Doug Mastriano, wants a 2020 election audit in his state modeled on the one in Arizona. Trump is reportedly fixated with audits of last year's vote and the groundless belief that he won. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald Trump re...
Tags: Post, Politics, Washington Post, Senate, White House, New York City, Trends, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Gop, New York Times, Arizona, News UK, Hobbs, Biden, Donald Trump


Trump reportedly deleted his blog because he was upset people were mocking it and it had such a small audience

Former President Donald Trump. AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File Trump deleted his blog because he didn't like that it was being mocked, WaPo reported. His team originally billed the platform as a social media platform that would rival Twitter and Facebook. But the blog ultimately had very little engagement and a shelf life of less than a month. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. Donald Trump was upset because his blog had very little engagement and was widely mocked ...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Post, Politics, News, Nbc, Nbc News, Trends, Blog, Donald Trump, The Washington Post, Cnbc, Miller, Trump, WaPo, Twitter and Facebook


Thousands of emails from and to Dr. Anthony Fauci during the pandemic’s early days were published. Here’s what they show about him

By Christina Maxouris and Paul LeBlanc | CNN Dr. Anthony Fauci was a regular on American televisions as the pandemic unfolded across the country and millions looked to the leading expert for insight and guidance on how to defeat the virus. He was fielding dozens of questions every day off screen too, answering emails from team members, former colleagues, old friends, reporters, producers, celebrities — and sometimes strangers desperate for advice or looking to leave a note of “thanks.” BuzzFeed...
Tags: Post, Politics, News, Buzzfeed, California, White House, US, Sport, Joe Biden, Cnn, Soccer, National Institutes of Health, Biden, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, The Washington Post


Fauci's emails show how he was flooded with concerns for his health, interview requests, and dubious PPE ideas at the start of the pandemic. He sometimes replied in the dead of night.

Pool / Pool/ Getty Images Hundreds of pages of Dr. Fauci's emails show requests for advice, interviews, and keynote speeches. A Gates Foundation exec emailed Fauci with concerns over his health, per a report by The Washington Post. Fauci replied to many of the emails - sometimes late at night. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Anthony Fauci's emails show that he was inundated with interview requests, calls for advice, and even a suggestion to use dog cones as PP...
Tags: Post, Politics, News, Washington Post, White House, US, NFL, Trends, Paypal, Healthcare, Army, Bill, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Gates Foundation, Melinda Gates Foundation


A health official suggested to Fauci that frontline workers could use 'doggie cones' instead of PPE, emails show

Dr. Anthony Fauci. Al Drago - Pool/Getty Images The Washington Post obtained Dr. Anthony Fauci's emails from March and April 2020. In one, a US health official told him that "doggie cones" could be used as PPE. At the time the US was scrambling to source enough PPE for frontline medical workers. See more stories on Insider's business page. A US health official suggested to Dr. Anthony Fauci early in the pandemic that medical workers could use "doggie cones" instead of personal pro...
Tags: Post, Politics, Science, White House, US, Trends, News UK, National Nurses United, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, The Washington Post, BuzzFeed News, Department of Health and Human Services, Fauci, US National Institute of Allergy, PPE


Trump Organization making a second attempt to sell its Washington, DC hotel lease, The Washington Post reports

The north entrance of the Trump International in Washington, DC. Mark Tenally/AP The Trump Org. is trying to sell its DC hotel lease for a second time, according to The Washington Post. The company first tried to unload the property in fall 2019 but took it off the market when COVID-19 hit. The move comes as a New York investigation into Trump and his business heats up. See more stories on Insider's business page. As investigations against the former president heat up, former Presiden...
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Here are the ongoing attempts by state and local GOP officials to 'review' the 2020 election results

Protestors in support of former President Donald Trump gather outside Veterans Memorial Coliseum where Ballots from the 2020 general election wait to be counted on May 1, 2021 in Phoenix, Arizona. Photo by Courtney Pedroza/Getty Images Republicans and Trump loyalists nationwide are still pushing for reviews of the 2020 election. Recounts or audits likely won't unearth new information, but calls for reexaminations are growing. From rural Michigan to sunny San Luis Obispo, recount fever ...
Tags: Post, Florida, Politics, Congress, California, Washington Post, Senate, Nbc News, US, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Joe Biden, Ap, Cnn, Gop


Biden's budget will reportedly cost $6 trillion while running a $1.3 trillion deficit over a decade

President Joe Biden. AP Photo/Evan Vucci Biden's budget will propose $6 trillion for fiscal year 2022, according to a New York Times report. It will also run a $1.3 trillion deficit over a decade, which will be offset by corporate tax hikes. This will mainly fund Biden's infrastructure plan while leaving out campaign promises, like canceling student debt. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden's first budget request will officially be unveiled on F...
Tags: Post, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, New York Times, Biden, Times, The Washington Post, White House Press, Jen Psaki, Rob Friedlander, Ayelet Sheffey, Evan Vucci Biden


Prosecutor in Trump NY probe convenes grand jury

By Karen Freifeld and Mohammad Zargham | Reuters WASHINGTON – Manhattan’s district attorney has convened a grand jury that is expected to decide whether to indict Donald Trump, which indicates he feels he has evidence of a crime by the former president or someone close to him or by his company, the Washington Post reported on Tuesday. “The panel was convened recently and will sit three days a week for six months,” the Post said, citing two unnamed people familiar with the development. “It is lik...
Tags: Post, Politics, New York, Crime, Taxes, News, Washington Post, Sport, Soccer, Gop, Manhattan, Courts, Giuliani, Donald Trump, James, Trump


A grand jury has reportedly been convened in the Manhattan district attorney's criminal investigation into Trump

Former President Donald Trump. Joe Raedle/Getty Images The Manhattan DA has convened a grand jury in his Trump investigation, The Washington Post reported. The development marks an aggressive new phase in DA Cyrus Vance Jr.'s years-long criminal inquiry. The Post said the grand jury would meet three times a week for six months. See more stories on Insider's business page. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. has convened a grand jury as his office investigates whether the Tr...
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