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Retired US general says the Trump White House 'was complicit in the planning' of the January 6 insurrection

President Donald Trump at the "Stop the Steal" rally in Washington, DC, on January 6. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré told MSNBC the Trump White House was complicit in planning the Capitol riot. Honoré also suggested Trump's White House was behind the delayed federal response that day. Honoré conducted a review of the US Capitol's security after the attack. See more stories on Insider's business page. Retired Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré, who was tasked by House Speaker ...
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Retired US general says the Trump White House 'was complicit in the planning' of January 6 insurrection

President Donald Trump arrives at the "Stop The Steal" Rally on January 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Ret. Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré told MSNBC the Trump White House was "complicit in planning" the Capitol riot. Honoré also suggested Trump's White House was behind the delayed federal response that day. He conducted a review of the US Capitol's security after the attack. See more stories on Insider's business page. Retired Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré, who was tasked b...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Washington, Senate, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Washington Dc, House, Nancy Pelosi, Republican, Msnbc, Donald Trump


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...
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The first January 6 committee hearing was a searing indictment of the GOP's lies about the fatal Capitol attack

U.S. Capitol Police officer Aquilino Gonell wipes his eye as he watches a video being displayed during a House select committee hearing on the Jan. 6 attack on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Jim Bourg/Pool via AP) The first House Jan. 6 committee hearing was a disaster for Republicans. Four police officers who fought off the pro-Trump mob ripped into the GOP for downplaying the riot. "The indifference shown to my colleagues is disgraceful," one officer said, slamming h...
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A Swastika was carved into an elevator at State Department headquarters

FILE: The US Department of State in Washington, DC. ALASTAIR PIKE/AFP via Getty Images A Swastika was found carved into an elevator at the State Department, Axios reported. The hate symbol was drawn near the office of the special envoy for anti-Semitism. The Department is investigating the incident and told its workforce to oppose all hate, Axios said. See more stories on Insider's business page. A Swastika was recently found carved into an elevator door at State Department headquar...
Tags: Politics, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Washington Dc, State Department, Anti-semitism, Biden, Afp, State, Department, Tony Blinken, US Department of State, State for Economic Growth Energy, Swastika, Axios


Rep. Liz Cheney says Rep. Kevin McCarthy is 'childish' after he calls her a 'Pelosi Republican'

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, Republican of California, speaks with Representative Liz Cheney (R), Republican of Wyoming, during a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, October 22, 2019. Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy called Reps. Cheney and Kinzinger "Pelosi Republicans" Monday. Ask about McCarthy's remarks, Cheney said "I think that's pretty childish." Pelosi has appointed Kinzinger and Cheney to a committee investigating...
Tags: Politics, Republicans, California, Senate, White House, Trends, Gop, Wyoming, Washington Dc, House, Capitol Hill, Jordan, Nancy Pelosi, Cheney, Mccarthy, Liz


Court orders US Capitol rioter to unlock his laptop ‘with his face’

A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has ordered a man accused of participating in the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6 to unlock his laptop “with his face” after prosecutors argued that the laptop likely contains video footage that would incriminate him in the attempted insurrection. Guy Reffitt was arrested in late January, three weeks after he participated in the riot, and has been in jail since. He has pleaded not guilty to five federal charges, including bringing a firearm to the Capitol grou...
Tags: Security, Politics, Law, Washington, Articles, Tech, Cnn, Fbi, United States, Washington Dc, Password, New Jersey, Lawyer, Laptops, Federal Bureau of Investigation, U S Supreme Court


Chasten Buttigieg says he and Pete couldn't afford more than a 1-bedroom apartment in DC

Pete Buttigieg, right, nominee to be Transportation secretary, and his husband Chasten, attend the inauguration before Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, January 20, 2021. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Chasten Buttigieg told The Washington Post that DC is "almost unaffordable." "We couldn't afford the one-bedroom-plus-den," Chasten told The Post. Chasten moved to the city with his hu...
Tags: Transportation, Post, Politics, News, Housing, Washington, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Getty Images, United States, Washington Dc, Capitol Hill, Dc, Zillow, The Washington Post


The 'QAnon Shaman' is in plea negotiations after being diagnosed with mental illnesses, including schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, report says

Jacob Chansley, also known as the "QAnon Shaman," at the "Stop the Steal" rally in Washington, DC, on January 6, 2021. Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images Capitol riot suspect known as "QAnon Shaman" is in plea negotiations, his lawyer told Reuters. The negotiations come after Jacob Chansley was diagnosed with several mental illnesses while in prison. Chansley, pictured in horns and fur on January 6, was one of the most visible people at the riot. See more stories on Insider's business pag...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Virginia, US, Trends, Washington Dc, Jesus, Donald Trump, Trump, Reuters, Buddha, Capitol, Watkins, Tom Porter, Bureau of Prisons, QAnon


Delta goes to Washington, infects vaccinated Capitol staffers (ars technica)

Enlarge / White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki speaks during the daily press briefing at the White House on July 20, 2021, in Washington, DC. Psaki acknowledged that a White House staffer has tested positive for COVID-19, and there have been other recent breakthrough cases of vaccinated staff members. (credit: Getty | Drew Angerer) Multiple White House staff members and an aide to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) have tested positive for the pandemic coronavirus despite being fully vacc...
Tags: Texas, News, Washington, White House, Gop, Washington Dc, House, Delta, Getty, Nancy Pelosi, Dc, Beth Mole, Calif, Capitol, Pelosi, US Capitol


Mike Lindell is offering $5 million to anyone who can disprove his alleged voter-fraud evidence - if they show up to his cyber symposium conference

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell waits outside the West Wing of the White House on January 15, 2021 in Washington, DC. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Mike Lindell continues to spread baseless claims that Donald Trump won the 2020 presidential election. The MyPillow CEO is offering a $5 million bounty to anyone who can prove he's wrong. The catch: you have to attend his upcoming cyber symposium conference in South Dakota. See more stories on Insider's business page. MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell...
Tags: Politics, News, US, Trends, Joe Biden, South Dakota, Washington Dc, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Mike, Lindell, The Dispatch, Dominion, Skoglund, Eric Metaxas


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


An Open Letter to President Biden on Competition for Climate Change Reduction Businesses

by Bob Kozak, Atlantic Biomass, LLC July 21, 2021   President Josepr R. Biden Jr.   The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue N.W.   Washington, DC 20500   Dear President Biden, For someone who says competition is the key to American economic success, “A fair, open, and competitive marketplace has long been a cornerstone of the American economy, while excessive market concentration threatens basic economic liberties, democratic accountability, and the welfare of workers, farmers, small busi...
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Liz Cheney calls Kevin McCarthy's January 6 rhetoric 'disgraceful' and says his lack of 'commitment to the Constitution' should disqualify him from being House speaker if GOP wins in 2022

Liz Cheney, Republican of Wyoming, speaks to the press at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on May 12, 2021. MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images Rep. Liz Cheney blasted House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy on Wednesday over the January 6 committee. She called his comments on Pelosi's select committee "disingenuous." Cheney also said McCarthy should not be considered for the House speakership if the GOP wins in 2022. See more stories on Insider's business page. Rep. Liz Cheney on Wednesday ...
Tags: Politics, News, Republicans, Congress, Trends, Democrats, Gop, Wyoming, North Dakota, Washington Dc, House, Ohio, Jordan, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Cheney


A White House official and a Pelosi aide both tested positive for COVID-19 after attending the same reception

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-California) arrives for an event on Capitol Hill on April 14, 2021. AP Photo/Susan Walsh A White House official and an aide to Pelosi have both tested positive for COVID-19 after attending the same reception last week, per Axios. The Pelosi aide led a group of Texas state Democratic legislators around the Capitol this week. A vaccinated member of Congress and several vaccinated Congressional staffers have also contracted the virus, the Office of Attending Phys...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Congress, California, Cdc, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Washington Dc, House, Capitol Hill, Nancy Pelosi, Capitol, Lone Star State, Congressional, Pelosi


A White House official and a Pelosi aide both tested positive for COVID-19 after attending same reception

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-California) arrives for an event on Capitol Hill on April 14, 2021. AP Photo/Susan Walsh A White House official and an aide to Pelosi have both tested positive for COVID-19, per Axios. The Pelosi aide led a group of Texas state Democratic legislators around the Capitol this week. The White House official and the Pelosi aide attended the same reception last week. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. A Biden White House official and an aide to...
Tags: Politics, Texas, California, Cdc, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Washington Dc, House, Capitol Hill, Nancy Pelosi, Capitol, Lone Star State, Pelosi, Centers for Disease Control CDC, Susan Walsh


US Capitol riot: Police officers to testify at first meeting of the January 6 select committee

Trump supporters clash with police and security forces as they try to storm the US Capitol in Washington, DC on January 6, 2021. JOSEPH PREZIOSO/AFP via Getty Images The US House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack holds its first hearing July 27. The committee was created after Republicans defeated an effort to create an independent commission. It has 13 members, but only eight have been named thus far. Rep. Liz Cheney is the lone Republican. See more stories on Insider...
Tags: Politics, Mississippi, Congress, Washington, Police, US, Trends, Pennsylvania, Washington Dc, House, Charles Davis, Trump, House Select Committee, Bennie Thompson, Metropolitan Police Department, US Capitol


Trump said he regrets not 'immediately' sending in the US military to quash nationwide unrest last summer

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to Air Force personnel during an event September 15, 2017 at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland. President Trump attended the event to celebrate the 70th birthday of the U.S. Air Force. Alex Wong/Getty Images A new book from two Washington Post reporters reveals one of former President Trump's regrets. He told them he wishes he had sent in the military "immediately" to quell unrest last summer. The nationwide unrest followed the murder of George Floyd by ...
Tags: Politics, Maryland, Minneapolis, Washington Post, White House, US, Trends, Cnn, Military, United States, Washington Dc, Protests, Portland, Pentagon, The New York Times, Air Force


These 5 key numbers are currently defining the Biden presidency from unemployment to vaccinations

President Joe Biden delivers a speech on voting rights at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia on July 13, 2021. AP Photo/Evan Vucci President Joe Biden will mark six months in office on July 20. Biden enjoys unified control of government, but the Senate still has its complications. The administration has focused on battling COVID-19 and is strategizing how to continue the fight. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. On July 20, President Joe Biden will have b...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Cdc, Senate, White House, US, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Economy, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Washington Dc, Arizona, US Senate, Philadelphia, Biden


Lindsey Graham floats Senate GOP leaving Washington, DC to deny a quorum for Democratic infrastructure bill

Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina. AP Photo/Patrick Semansky Lindsey Graham floated the idea of Senate Republicans skipping town to deny Democrats a quorum. Graham is incensed over the $3.5 trillion infrastructure bill that Democrats want to pass via reconciliation. The senator said he was taking a page from the playbook of Texas House Democrats, who left the state to block a GOP voting bill. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. Sen. Lindsey Graham on Sunday suggeste...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Senate, White House, West Virginia, Trends, Democrats, Gop, United States, Washington Dc, Graham, Donald Trump, Vermont, South Carolina, Reconciliation, Kamala Harris


Fauci says polio and smallpox would still be spreading in the US if anti-vaxx misinformation had been as popular in the past

Dr. Anthony Fauci in Washington DC on February 25, 2021. Saul Loeb /AFP via Getty Images Dr Anthony Fauci in a CNN interview addressed anti-vaccination misinformation. If there was the same pushback against smallpox vaccines in the past the disease would still be around, he said. Vaccination rates in the US have stalled as Fox News hosts and GOP lawmakers push anti-vaccination propaganda. See more stories on Insider's business page. The White House's top medical advisor, Dr Anth...
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Trump says Gen. Mark Milley should be 'court-martialed' if he thought the former president potentially sought a coup

Flanked by Secretary of Defense Mark Esper (left) and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley, US President Donald Trump meets with senior military leaders at the White House on October 7, 2019. Kevin Lamarque/REUTERS Trump said that Gen. Mark Milley should be "court-martialed" if the reports are true that he feared a potential coup. "There was no talk of a coup, there was no coup, it all never happened," the former president said. Milley has been the chairman of Joint Chief...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Washington Post, White House, Defense, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Fbi, Military, Washington Dc, Cia, Interior Department, Donald Trump, Trump


A Trump supporter who stormed the Capitol told book author the rioters weren't there to 'steal things' or 'do damage': 'We were just there to overthrow the government'

US Capitol siege in Washington DC on January 6, 2021. Samuel Corum/Getty Images A Trump supporter who stormed the Capitol said the rioters "were just there to overthrow the government." Wall Street Journal reporter Michael Bender detailed her remarks in his new book, "Frankly, We Did Win This Election." "We weren't there to steal things," she said. "We weren't there to do damage." See more stories on Insider's business page. A Trump supporter said rioters were "just there to ov...
Tags: Politics, Washington Post, Senate, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Washington Dc, House, Secret Service, Michigan, Donald Trump, Wall Street Journal, Trump, Trump Supporters, Mike Pence, Capitol


Matt Gaetz's campaign paid $25K to a Manhattan criminal defense lawyer who represented Jeffrey Epstein, new records show

Rep. Matt Gaetz's campaign paid a criminal defense attorney in June for "legal consulting." Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Rep. Matt Gaetz paid a criminal defense attorney $25K as he faced a sex trafficking investigation. The attorney has represented Jeffrey Epstein and alleged crime bosses. Gaetz also paid a campaign consulting firm $825,000 as he faced a barrage of press scrutiny. See more stories on Insider's business page. Florida GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz's cong...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Congress, Trends, Gop, Washington Dc, New York Times, Manhattan, Dc, Donald Trump, Justice Department, Hill, Robin Bravender, Trump International Hotel, Federal Election Commission, Joaquin El Chapo Guzman Loera


The Capitol riot suspect pictured dangling from the Senate gallery has pleaded guilty and is ready to flip on others

The FBI used this picture in its documents against Josiah Colt. Feds say he joined people storming the Senate chamber at the Capitol on January 06, 2021. Win McNamee/Getty Images A man pictured dangling from the Senate gallery has pleaded guilty in the Capitol riot, per reports. Josiah Colt admitted to obstruction and will cooperate with feds against other accused rioters. He was also pictured sitting in what he thought was Nancy Pelosi's chair, court documents say. See more stories on...
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Olivia Rodrigo visits the White House to help boost COVID-19 vaccine push among younger Americans

Pop star Olivia Rodrigo speaks at the beginning of the daily briefing at the White House on July 14, 2021. AP Photo/Susan Walsh Olivia Rodrigo visited the White House to meet with President Biden and Dr. Fauci in a push to vaccinate younger Americans. Rodrigo spoke at a Wednesday White House press briefing, expressing excitement at the vaccination push. Biden is pushing to inoculate more Americans, with vaccination rates having stalled in recent weeks. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics...
Tags: Politics, Instagram, Cdc, White House, Disney, Trends, Social Media, Joe Biden, Cnn, Washington Dc, Biden, Anthony Fauci, Disney Channel, Rodrigo, Southern California, Fauci


Top 7 Reasons Why You Should Move to Washington DC

If you are thinking about moving to a new city, Washington DC is a great place to consider. Established by the Constitution of the United States to serve as the national Capital city, Washington DC is a historical landmark in itself. There are many reasons why setting up home in Washington DC is a good idea.   Here are the top seven reasons why you should consider moving to Washington DC.   1. History Home of The White House and other historical government buildings, Washington  DC is brimming ...
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‘We’re going to get this done’: Biden on Capitol Hill to push infrastructure package – live

President to discuss massive $3.5tn plan over lunch with DemocratsSenate minority leader McConnell hits back at Biden on voting rights 7.15pm BST Jenn Psaki announced earlier at the White House that the US will start evacuating from Afghanistan individuals at risk because they worked for the US government as translators and in other roles.As Reuters puts it: “the evacuation, Operation Allies Refuge, is set to start during the last week of July. Fighting between US-backed Afghan forces and th...
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Former Kamala Harris staffer sent a report about the VP's office dysfunction to their therapist: 'Rarely in life are we publicly vindicated'

Vice President Kamala Harris delivers remarks at the start of a roundtable discussion on voting rights for people living with disabilities in her ceremonial office in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on July 14, 2021 in Washington, DC. "If we are truly a democracy, it means we have a representative government that reflects the experience and life of all the people in the country and I think we have a lot more work to do," Harris said. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Several former st...
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McConnell criticizes Texas Democrats for staging a walkout, saying they've come 'to snap selfies and bask in the limelight'

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., does a cable news interview before the start of a two-week recess, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, June 23, 2021. AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite Mitch McConnell slammed Texas Democrats who fled the state for Washington, DC, this week. McConnell accused them of coming "to snap selfies and bask in the limelight." The legislators staged a walkout to block a series of GOP-led bills in the state legislature. See more stories on Insider's...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Voting, News, Congress, Washington, Senate, Trends, Cnn, Democrats, Gop, Washington Dc, Mitch McConnell, Fox News, Capitol Hill, Kamala Harris



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