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Ex-Trump critic J.D. Vance is running for Senate after meeting with Trump and Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel at Mar-a-Lago, according to new report

J.D. Vance Lloyd Bishop/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images via Getty Images Venture capitalist J.D. Vance has told friends that he will run for retiring Republican Sen. Rob Portman's Ohio seat in 2022, Axios first reported on Thursday. Vance, author of the bestselling 2016 memoir "Hillbilly Elegy," recently met with former President Donald Trump at Mar-a-Lago. Before Trump's 2016 win, Vance said Trump "would be terrible for the country." See more stories on Insider...
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Trump breaks his silence on Matt Gaetz, says he 'never' asked for a preemptive pardon and 'it must be remembered' that Gaetz denied the sex-trafficking allegations against him

Rep. Matt Gaetz. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Trump said Wednesday that Rep. Matt Gaetz never asked him for a preemptive pardon. He also said "it must be remembered" that Gaetz has denied allegations against him. It's the first time Trump has commented on reports that Gaetz is under a federal sex-trafficking investigation. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald Trump on Wednesday weighed in for the first time on the political firesto...
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Matt Gaetz sought a preemptive pardon from Trump before he left office, according to report

CHEYENNE, WY - JANUARY 28: Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) holds a phone to the microphone as Donald Trump Jr. speaks remotely to a crowd during a rally against Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) on January 28, 2021 in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Gaetz and Trump Jr. added their voices to a growing effort to vote Cheney out of office after she voted in favor of impeaching Donald Trump. Photo by Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz sought a pardon from Trump before he left office. The New York Times report...
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Trumpworld refuses to defend Matt Gaetz and called his response to sex-trafficking allegations an 'absolutely embarrassing trainwreck'

Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., speaks to reporters outside a closed-door meeting where Catherine Croft, a State Department adviser on Ukraine, and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Laura Cooper testify as part of the House impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019. AP As Rep. Matt Gaetz faces a brewing sex-trafficking scandal, he hasn't heard a peep from Trumpworld. "He hasn't done a single thing to make people comfortable...
Tags: Florida, Politics, News, Washington, White House, Politico, Defense, Trends, Ukraine, Fbi, Gop, House, Capitol Hill, State Department, Donald Trump, Doj

The DOJ is investigating if Matt Gaetz used campaign money to fund travel for women

U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla. John Raoux/AP The DOJ is reportedly investigating if Matt Gaetz used campaign funds to pay for travel for women. The scrutiny is part of a broader inquiry into whether Gaetz broke federal sex trafficking laws. Gaetz denies the allegations and said they're part of an elaborate scheme to extort his family. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Justice Department is investigating whether Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz used campaign funds to pay for tra...
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10 Things in Politics: Ex-Trump aides dunk on Gaetz in gossipy texts

Rep. Matt Gaetz is reportedly under investigation for violating sex-trafficking laws. Samuel Corum/Getty Images Good morning! Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to get this newsletter in your inbox each day. Send your tips and suggestions to [email protected] or tweet me @BrentGriffiths. Here's what you need to know:Some Republicans see a comeuppance in Matt Gaetz's potential scandalHere's what Biden will unveil in his $2.25 trillion infrastructure plan tod...
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Matt Gaetz's claim that the DOJ's sex-trafficking probe into him is part of an extortion scheme doesn't add up

U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL). Samuel Corum/Getty Images Rep. Matt Gaetz said a DOJ investigation into whether he broke sex-trafficking laws is based on "lies" and "false" allegations. Gaetz said the allegations are part of a weeks-long attempt to extort his family for $25 million. But the DOJ launched its investigation late last summer, well before Gaetz said his family was first contacted in the alleged extortion scheme. See more stories on Insider's business page. Florida Rep. Matt Ga...
Tags: Florida, Rachel Maddow, Sex Trafficking, US, Trends, Fbi, New York Times, Msnbc, Doj, Extortion, Pensacola, McGee, Carlson, Department of Justice DOJ, Matt Gaetz, David McGee

'Completely, totally false': Former DOJ official says Gaetz's claim of extortion is to distract from investigation

U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla.,, speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) Friday, Feb. 26, 2021, in Orlando, Fla. John Raoux/AP GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz said David McGee, a former DOJ official, was trying to extort him. McGee told The Daily Beast Gaetz's assertions were "completely, totally false." The DOJ is investigating Gaetz for potential violations of federal sex trafficking laws. See more stories on Insider's business page. A former Department of Justice offic...
Tags: Politics, Trends, Fox, Gop, Department Of Justice, Doj, The Daily Beast, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Orlando Fla, McGee, Pensacola Florida, CPAC, Daily Beast, Matt Gaetz, David McGee, Gaetz

GOP Sen. Tim Scott says 'woke supremacy is as bad as white supremacy'

Sen. Tim Scott at the U.S. Capitol. Photo by Liz Lynch/Getty Images GOP Sen. Tim Scott said "woke supremacy" is as big a problem as "white supremacy." Republicans and right-wing media have downplayed far-right extremism since the Capitol attack. The FBI director recently said the number of white supremacists arrested in 2020 skyrocketed. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Republican Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina on Monday told Fox News "woke supremacy" is as big a p...
Tags: Politics, News, Senate, US, Trends, Fbi, Gop, Fox News, Republican, Msnbc, South Carolina, White Supremacists, Wray, Tucker Carlson, Scott, Capitol

Tucker Carlson stressed about Biden's war on white supremacy and Sean Hannity renewed attacks on Hunter in a first wave of Fox News attacks on the new administration

Fox News' Tucker Carlson stirred fears of President Biden's war in white supremacy in his Inauguration Day show on January 20. Fox News Fox News hosts reacted to Joe Biden's inauguration with attacks and fear-mongering.  Tucker Carlson said Biden's war on white supremacy was a bid to persecute ordinary conservatives.  The shows appeared to give a preview for how the network will handle Biden's presidency. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. For millions watching the...
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Ariel Pink Goes on Tucker Carlson Show, Says Controversy Over Trump Support ‘Leaves Me Destitute and on the Street’

Indie-rock artist Ariel Pink, who came under fire and was dropped by his label after controversy arose over his support for Donald J. Trump, went on Fox News’ “Tucker Carlson Tonight” Thursday night to answer the host’s questions about being “stripped of his livelihood,” telling Carlson he is “destitute” as a result of cancel culture. […]
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Tucker Carlson claims vaccine effort 'feels false, because it is'

Fox News' Tucker Carlson defied scientific consensus to sow doubt about Covid-19 vaccine efforts. In large clinical trials, the vaccine has been determined safe and effective.
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Tucker Carlson claims vaccine campaign 'feels false, because it is'

Fox News' Tucker Carlson defied scientific consensus to sow doubt about Covid-19 vaccine efforts. In large clinical trials, the vaccine has been determined safe and effective.
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Pence, wife Karen and surgeon general get COVID-19 vaccines on live TV

By ZEKE MILLER and JILL COLVIN | Associated Press WASHINGTON — Vice President Mike Pence was vaccinated for COVID-19 on Friday in a live-television event aimed at reassuring Americans the vaccine is safe. In remarks after his shot, Pence called the speed with which the vaccine was developed “a medical miracle.” “The American people can be confident: we have one and perhaps within hours two” safe vaccines,” Pence said, referring to expected FDA approval for Moderna’s vaccine. Pfizer-BioNTech’s va...
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Rep. Eric Swalwell refused to say if he had sex with a suspected Chinese spy who slept with 2 mayors for an intelligence campaign

Rep. Eric Swalwell. Anna Moneymaker-Pool/Getty Images On Tuesday, Axios reported that a suspected Chinese spy got close to Rep. Eric Swalwell early in his political career, and separately slept with two unnamed US mayors, as part of a yearslong intelligence campaign. Christine Fang first met Swalwell when he was City Council member in Dublin, California, and later fundraised for him and placed an intern in his Washington, DC office, according to Axios. Swalwell immediately cut ties with Fa...
Tags: Politics, China, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Fbi, Washington Dc, House Of Representatives, News UK, Fox News, City Council, Donald Trump, Justice Department, Bay Area, Tucker Carlson

Meet Allan Maman: The 21-year-old whose cold emails to Andrew Yang and Mike Bloomberg led to him making memes for their political campaigns

Allan Maman (L) with Michael Bloomberg (R). Allan Maman Allan Maman, a 21-year-old who didn't go to college, is the brainchild behind many of the memes used by the presidential campaigns of Andrew Yang and Mike Bloomberg.  Maman's work included an 'AirPod' meme for Yang and a Democratic debate meme for Bloomberg. In an interview with Business Insider, Maman revealed his career in meme-making, and how it started with cold emails. Maman also got an assist from contacts dating to his days as...
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NBC News says Fox News' Tucker Carlson 'dangerously and dishonestly targeted' its reporter

After Tucker Carlson criticized an NBC News reporter Brandy Zadrozny Wednesday, the network's news division accused Fox News and its host of a smear.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Perdue ‘Didn’t Mean Anything By’ Mocking ‘Kamala-mala-mala’

The reelection campaign for Sen. David Perdue (R-GA) is responding to criticism of what some have called a willfully racist move — claiming that the Georgia senator on Friday “didn’t mean anything by” what looked like a purposeful  mispronunciation of the first name of the senator’s colleague of nearly four years, Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris. Perdue, who serves on the Senate Budget Committee with Harris, appeared to mock his Senate colleague’s name when ahead of Trump’...
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Trump will take a 'medical evaluation' administered by a Fox News doctor on TV, the network says

President Donald Trump on the White House Truman Balcony upon returning home from the hospital on October 5, 2020. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images President Donald Trump will be interviewed by Fox News anchor Tucker Carlson on Friday, the network announced. It will be Trump's first on-camera interview since being diagnosed with COVID-19 last week. Fox News said that Trump will be examined by the network's resident medical expert, Dr. Marc Siegel. Siegel has been accused...
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Barr Says Supposed ‘Epidemic’ Of Police Shooting Black Men Is ‘False Narrative’

Attorney General William Barr said Wednesday that police shootings of Black Americans often aren’t racially motivated and are much less common than portrayed by recent nationwide protests that have called for an end to police violence. “I don’t think there are two justice systems,” Barr told CNN in an interview where he largely defended President Donald Trump’s law and order campaign message and gushing praise of law enforcement who have employed aggressive tactics to quell social unrest in t...
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The salon owner who leaked footage of Nancy Pelosi getting a blowout with no mask on says it wasn't a setup and she's been getting death threats

The San Francisco salon owner Erica Kious talking to Fox News' Tucker Carlson about House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Fox News Erica Kious leaked footage to Fox News earlier this week of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi breaking coronavirus measures and getting a blowout in her salon. Pelosi later said she was unaware she was breaking San Francisco's COVID-19 measures and instead was the victim of a "setup." In a Wednesday interview with Tucker Carlson, Kious said the claims of a setup were "absol...
Tags: Politics, San Francisco, Trends, House, News UK, Fox News, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Election 2020, Pelosi, Face Mask, Fox News Tucker Carlson, Coronavirus, Kious, Ashley Collman, Erica Kious

The salon owner who leaked footage of Nancy Pelosi getting a blowout with no mask on says it wasn't a setup and that she's been getting death threats

San Francisco salon owner Erica Kious, right, talks to Fox News' Tucker Carlson about House Speaker Nancy Pelosi not wearing a face mask at her salon. Fox News Erica Kious leaked footage to Fox News earlier this week of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi breaking coronavirus measures and getting a blowout in her salon.  Pelosi later said she was unaware she was breaking San Francisco's COVID-19 measures, saying she was the victim of a "setup." In a Wednesday interview with Tucker Carlson, Kiou...
Tags: Politics, San Francisco, Trends, House, News UK, Fox News, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Election 2020, Pelosi, Face Mask, Fox News Tucker Carlson, Coronavirus, Kious, Ashley Collman, Erica Kious

Fox News' Chris Wallace calls out co-hosts for defending armed vigilantes

Fox News' Chris Wallace has a brief legal reminder about vigilante justice.On Wednesday, a 17-year-old who appeared to be aligned with an armed vigilante group was arrested after allegedly shooting and killing two people during protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin, Tuesday night. Several Fox News contributors and hosts discussed the situation in Kenosha on Thursday, with Katie Pavlich saying "on the topic of vigilante justice, when you have no police around ... then there is a void that is filled....
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Tucker Carlson excuses white vigilante accused of first-degree murder

Wisconsin authorities arrested a 17-year-old white boy named Kyle Rittenhouse for premeditated murder Wednesday. The Illinois resident had attended a protest in Kenosha Tuesday night, where there has been serious unrest for days following the police shooting of Jacob Blake, who was shot in the back seven times in front of his children.A very disturbing video of part of the events (as well as an account from a Washington Post reporter) shows Rittenhouse running along a street in Kenosha along wit...
Tags: News, Washington Post, Wisconsin, Illinois, Trump, Kenosha, Rnc, Tucker Carlson, Carlson, Rittenhouse, Fox News Tucker Carlson, Brendan Karet, Jacob Blake, Kyle Rittenhouse

Timing of Carlson's vacation familiar to Fox News viewers

Maybe the trout will be running this week for Fox News' Tucker Carlson. In only one case — Bill O’Reilly’s trip to Europe following reports of sexual misconduct settlements with women — did the vacation become permanent. Carlson said that the online comments by former writer Blake Neff were wrong, but had nothing to do with his show.
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'Walk a mile in my legs': Sen. Tammy Duckworth fires back after Fox News' Tucker Carlson questions her patriotism

The Fox News host Tucker Carlson made flippant remarks about Sen. Tammy Duckworth's military service and called her demeanor "unimpressive."
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Texas Lt. Governor on Ending State’s COVID-19 Lockdown: “There Are More Important Things Than Living”

Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick made headlines back in March after he said the country should remain open amid the coronavirus pandemic despite the potential health risks. Now, he’s back with an even more controversial hot take, saying that re-opening the country is “more important” than saving lives. Patrick appeared on Fox News’ Tucker Carlson Tonight Monday (Apr. 20) claiming to be “vindicated” after he was criticized for saying in March that he thought “lots of grandparents” across the...
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Gabbard Sues Clinton, Her ‘Political Rival,’ For A Whopping $50 Million

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) sued Hillary Clinton for $50 million Wednesday, claiming that Clinton’s allusion to Gabbard as a “Russian asset” caused the Presidential hopeful “anguish and damage to her reputation.” The complaint, filed in the Southern District of New York, is peppered with insults, referring to Clinton as a “cutthroat politician by any account,” a candidate who “lost in surprise upsets” and someone known to hold “long-time grudges.” Gabbard, on the other hand, is painted as a bea...
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Don Jr. Does Victory Lap On Fox: ‘Feels Great’ To Know Dems Colluded, ‘Not Us’

The President’s son, who was at the center of the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting with a Russian lawyer, celebrated not getting indicted on Fox News on Monday evening. Donald Trump Jr. said it “feels great” that special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe is over, which was, in part, looking into whether he worked with Russia to get dirt on his father’s opponent, Hillary Clinton. He then went on to claim that the attorney general’s assessment of the Mueller’s report shows that it was Democrats “coll...
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How liberal activists harnessed social media to target Fox News' Tucker Carlson

How a group of liberal activists is working to drive a wedge between corporate America and some controversial conservative figures.
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