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Trump threatened to primary GOP lawmakers who favor the bipartisan infrastructure plan. 17 Republicans just voted to advance it, including Mitch McConnell.

Former President Donald J. Trump speaks about filing a class-action lawsuits targeting Facebook, Google and Twitter and their CEOs, escalating his long-running battle with the companies following their suspensions of his accounts, during a press conference at the Trump National Golf Club on Wednesday, July 07, 2021 in Bedminster, NJ. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images President Trump threatened primary challengers to any Republicans who support the bipartisan infrastructur...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Republicans, Washington Post, Senate, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Infrastructure, Gop, Alaska, Mitch McConnell, Ohio, Republican Party, Republican, Biden


Mitch McConnell will air pro-vaccine radio ads in Kentucky as the Delta variant surges and his red state lags behind in vaccinations

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Trump is still "liable" for his conduct in office. Samuel Corum/Getty Images McConnell will run minute-long ads on Kentucky radio stations urging people to get vaccinated. The Republican has consistently urged Americans to get a COVID-19 vaccine. But McConnell has refused to reject vaccine skepticism in his own caucus. See more stories on Insider's business page. Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell will run minute-long ads on more than 100 K...
Tags: Politics, News, Republicans, Washington Post, Kentucky, Senate, Trends, Gop, North Dakota, House, New York Times, Wisconsin, Mitch McConnell, Johnson, Donald Trump, Trump


25% of people who rely on Facebook for news say they won't get a COVID-19 shot - slightly more than Fox News viewers, a survey suggests

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Tobias Hase/picture alliance via Getty Images The Washington Post surveyed people's news sources and vaccine hesitancy. A quarter of people relying on Facebook for their news said they wouldn't get a COVID-19 shot. This was slightly higher than the group who said they got their news from Fox. See more stories on Insider's business page. People who rely on Facebook for their news are slightly more likely to reject the COVID-19 vaccine than people wh...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Post, News, Washington Post, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Fox, Fox News, Vaccines, Biden, District Of Columbia, Tucker Carlson, Laura Ingraham


10 Things in Politics: The 20 millennial Dem operatives to watch

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:These 20 millennial Democratic campaign operatives are reshaping politicsHere's what the CDC's new mask guidance means for youWhat a review of NDAs shows about the lengths Silicon Valley goes to silence employeesWhat we're watching today: President Joe Biden plans to visit Pennsylvania to talk about ...
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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...
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10 Things in Politics: Biden's EV arms race against China

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:Biden's hope for the future of American cars hinges on beating China in a battery arms raceA major day for vaccine mandates in the USRepublican Sen. Tommy Tuberville failed to disclose up to $3.56 million in stock tradesWhat we're watching today: The House select committee on the Capitol riot is set to h...
Tags: Europe, Post, Colorado, California, Washington Post, Cbs News, White House, China, New York City, Global, US, America, San Francisco, Trends, General Motors, Tesla


Lawmakers wiped away tears while hearing testimony and watching videos of the riot on January 6 during a congressional hearing

Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., wipes his eyes as he listens to testimony before the House select committee hearing on the Jan. 6 attack on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Chip Somodevilla/Pool via AP Lawmakers wiped away tears amid emotional testimony and footage of the January 6 riot. The House Select Committee held its first public hearing as part of its investigation into the Capitol insurrection. Video shows House lawmakers, including Reps. Liz Cheney, Adam Kinzinger,...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Washington Post, Washington, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Gop, Ronald Reagan, New Hampshire, House, Arizona, Capitol Hill, Jordan, Nancy Pelosi


Chasten Buttigieg slams J.D. Vance for 'tactless' insults of childless Democrats as the Buttigiegs try to adopt a child

Democratic presidential candidate former South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg and his husband Chasten Buttigieg wave during a campaign town hall event at Washington Liberty High School February 23, 2020 in Arlington, Virginia. Alex Wong/Getty Images Chasten Buttigieg rebuked GOP Senate candidate J.D. Vance for attacking the "childless left." Buttigieg, who is trying to adopt a child with his husband Pete, called Vance's comments "tactless" Vance argued the US's falling birthrat...
Tags: Transportation, Post, Politics, News, Children, Washington Post, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Democrats, New Jersey, Biden, Paul Krugman, Kamala Harris, Chasten


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...
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Chris Christie suggested that Trump conduct a 'thank you' tour of hospitals and small businesses to pick up in the polls and counter Biden during 2020 race: book

President Donald Trump shakes hands with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie during an opioid and drug abuse listening session at the White House on July 17, 2017. AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File Christie advised Trump to adjust his 2020 campaign message and focus on the future, per a new book. The former New Jersey governor encouraged Trump to conduct a 'thank you' tour of small businesses. Trump did not heed Christie's advice and was unable to shift the narrative regarding his managemen...
Tags: Politics, Chris Christie, Washington Post, White House, China, US, Trends, Small Businesses, Joe Biden, Hospitals, New Jersey, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Christie, Donald J Trump


Donald Trump was 'almost giddy' watching the Capitol riot on TV, author says

Former president Donald Trump. Getty Donald Trump was "almost giddy" watching his supporters storm the Capitol on January 6. Carol Leonnig, co-author of "I Alone Can Fix It," described the scene in an interview with CNN. Leonnig said Trump was reluctant to call off the rioters, despite urging from daughter Ivanka. See more stories on Insider's business page. Donald Trump was "almost giddy" as he watched the Capitol riot unfold on TV on January 6, according to Carol Leonnig, co-author o...
Tags: Politics, News, Washington Post, Trends, UK News, Joe Biden, Cnn, Donald Trump, Trump, Capitol, Oval Office, Ivanka Trump, Mark Meadows, Rucker, Carol Leonnig, Leonnig


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...
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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


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


10 Things in Politics: Trump election probe is in trouble

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:Trouble is brewing for a Georgia county's investigation into TrumpDemocrats are outraged over new details about FBI's investigation into Brett KavanaughThe US Olympic fencing team is in an uproar over the handling of sexual-assault claimsWhat we're watching today: The Olympics officially kick off wit...
Tags: Facebook, Hollywood, Mississippi, Supreme Court, Obama, Washington Post, Cdc, White House, China, Virginia, Disney, Nbc News, US, NFL, Trends, Atlanta


The Biden administration considers stricter mask guidance as the delta variant drives a spike in COVID-19 cases

President-elect Joe Biden puts on a mask after receiving his second dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccination at ChristianaCare Christiana Hospital on January 11, 2021 in Newark, Delaware. Alex Wong/Getty Images Biden officials are considering stricter mask-wearing guidance as the delta variant cases spike. Officials at the CDCD are reportedly also considering more stringent mask guidelines. The guidance would be designed to protect unvaccinated people. See more stories on Insider&#...
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White House officials consider new push on masks as Covid cases rise – live

Officials in talks with CDC about updating masking guidanceFully vaccinated people do not need to wear masks in most settings 2.30pm BST It’s a rare sign of the times and specific moment for Trump supporters: former Senator Bob Dole of Kansas, the former Republican presidential nominee, who endorsed Donald Trump now says the 45th president lost fair and square to Joe Biden. Here’s the key line from the USA Today report:“He lost the election, and I regret that he did, but they did,” Dole said...
Tags: Usa, Washington Post, Cdc, White House, World news, Joe Biden, US news, US politics, Kansas, US Congress, Biden, Donald Trump, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Bob Dole


COVID: Three states are seeing about 40% of the country’s new cases

By Madeline Holcombe, CNN (CNN) — While Covid-19 cases in the United States have been rising in almost every state over the past week, a handful have been driving the bulk of the nationwide surge. White House coronavirus response coordinator Jeff Zients told reporters Thursday the country has “fundamentally changed the course of this pandemic” and the threat of serious disease and death now is to the unvaccinated. He said counties with the highest case rates have significantly lower vaccination...
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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...
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Michael Cohen says he thinks Jared Kushner has already flipped on Donald Trump

Jared Kushner, right, and his wife Ivanka Trump, the daughter of Donald Trump. AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster Michael Cohen said he thinks Jared Kushner has flipped on his father-in-law Donald Trump. It comes as NY prosecutors pursue a criminal probe into Trump's business empire. He said it was noteworthy that Kushner's name was absent all proceedings so far. See more stories on Insider's business page. Michael Cohen, Donald Trump's former personal attorney, said he thinks Jared K...
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10 Things in Politics: Biden says Fox News saw the light on vaccines

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 Gov. Kristi Noem's inner circleBiden doesn't care if you think he's the devil, you just can't say 'nothing happened' during the Capitol riotAmazon and investment banks are trying to cash in on cannabis legalization President Joe Biden speaking with reporters on July 8. Alex Won...
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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


Gen. Mark Milley thought Stephen Miller was 'a Rasputin character, always whispering devilish ideas in the king's ear,' new book says

According to a new book, there was tension between Trump adviser Stephen Miller (left) and Gen. Mark Milley (right) that exploded during a meeting on how to handle the George Floyd protests. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images; Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images Gen. Mark Milley thought of Trump advisor Stephen Miller as "a Rasputin character," per a new book. "I Alone Can Fix It" details a conflict between Milley and Miller over the George Floyd protests. Milley told Miller to...
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Mark Milley thought Stephen Miller was 'a Rasputin character, always whispering devilish ideas in the king's ear,' new book says

According to a new book, there was tension between Trump adviser Stephen Miller (left) and Gen. Mark Milley (right) that exploded during a meeting on how to handle the George Floyd protests. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images; Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images Gen. Mark Milley thought of Trump advisor Stephen Miller as "a Rasputin character," per a new book. "I Alone Can Fix It" details a conflict between Milley and Miller over the George Floyd protests. Milley told Miller to...
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The Secret Service agents on Trump's infamous Walter Reed limo ride had all previously contracted COVID-19, book says

President Donald Trump waves to supporters as he briefly rides by in the presidential motorcade in front of Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, where he is being treated for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Bethesda, Maryland, U.S. October 4, 2020. Cheriss May/Reuters All the Secret Service agents who went with Trump to Walter Reed previously had COVID, book says. Trump was hospitalized for COVID-19 in early October, and went on a limo ride as a show of force. Trump was deeply...
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Mike Pompeo was worried that Trump would go to war to try and stay in office after losing the 2020 election, book says

U.S. secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, speaks at a news conference while U.S. President Donald Trump looks on following his second summit meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on February 28, 2019 in Hanoi, Vietnam. Tuan Mark/Getty Images Mike Pompeo was worried that Trump would try to go to war to stay in power after losing in 2020, a new book reveals. In public, however, Pompeo made overtures to back Trump's false election fraud claims. Another forthcoming book also reports t...
Tags: Politics, Washington Post, White House, Defense, US, Trends, Iran, New York Times, State Department, Donald Trump, Defense Department, Adolf Hitler, Wall Street Journal, Hanoi, Trump, State


McCarthy names GOP members to the select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection - 3 voted against certifying Biden's wins in Pennsylvania and Arizona

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy. AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite Rep. Kevin McCarthy has named GOP members to the House group set to investigate the Capitol riot. Three of the members voted against certifying some of the 2020 election results. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi could veto McCarthy's selections, though it's unclear whether she will. See more stories on Insider's business page. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy has named five Republicans to serve on the January 6 Ho...
Tags: Politics, Washington Post, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Gop, House, Arizona, Nancy Pelosi, Biden, Mccarthy, Trump, Capitol, Kevin McCarthy, Scott Applewhite


McCarthy names GOP members to the select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection - 3 voted against certifying Biden's win in Pennsylvania and Arizona

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California. AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy has named which GOP members will probe the insurrection. See more stories on Insider's business page. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Monday named the GOP members serving on the January 6 House select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the US Capitol.According to Washington Post reporter Marianna Sotomayor, Rep. Jim Banks will serve as the ranking m...
Tags: Politics, California, Washington Post, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Gop, House, Arizona, Biden, Mccarthy, Capitol, Kevin McCarthy, Nehls, Azmi Haroun


Giuliani was intentionally given the wrong time for a debate-prep session after clashing with other Trump advisors, book says

Rudy Giuliani. AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File Giuliani was given the wrong time for a debate-prep session, an upcoming book says. He wanted Trump to use a more personal strategy in attacking Hunter Biden in a debate, it says. Aides tricked Giuliani by giving him a 2 p.m. meeting time instead of noon, the book says. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. In September, then-President Donald Trump sat down for the first in a series of prep sessions for the upcoming debates w...
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Trump said he and the Capitol rioters 'wanted' the same thing and bragged about the size of the crowd on January 6, new book says

Rioters clash with police using big ladder trying to enter Capitol building through the front doors. Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images President Donald Trump embraced the Capitol rioters and said he and his violent loyalists wanted the same thing. "Personally, what I wanted is what they wanted," he said. Trump made these remarks during a March 31 interview with Washington Post reporters Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker. See more stories on Insider's business page. ...
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