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Mitt Romney defends Liz Cheney from GOP critics, saying she 'refuses to lie' about the 2020 presidential election

Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, speaks during a news conference with a group of bipartisan lawmakers to unveil a COVID-19 emergency relief framework in the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020. Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Romney praised Liz Cheney's integrity as she faces a GOP caucus upset with her criticism of Trump. "Liz Cheney refuses to lie," Romney tweeted on Tuesday. Romney was nearly censured by the Utah GOP last weekend. See m...
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House Republicans are plotting to oust Liz Cheney and replace her with a pro-Trump woman

House Republicans reportedly believe Cheney can't be succeeded by a white man. Getty House Republicans are plotting to replace Rep. Liz Cheney, Axios reported. It follows her sustained criticism of former President Donald Trump. Potential replacements include Reps. Elise Stefanik, Ann Wagner, and Jackie Walorski, Axios reported. See more stories on Insider's business page. House Republicans are lining up replacements for the GOP leadership spot held by Rep. Liz Cheney following her...
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Republicans are said to be plotting to oust Liz Cheney from House leadership and replace her with a pro-Trump woman

House Republicans reportedly believe Rep. Liz Cheney can't be succeeded by a white man. Getty Republicans are said to be plotting to replace Rep. Liz Cheney in House leadership, Axios reported. It follows her sustained criticism of former President Donald Trump. Potential replacements include Reps. Elise Stefanik, Ann Wagner, and Jackie Walorski, Axios said. See more stories on Insider's business page. House Republicans are said to be lining up replacements for the GOP leadership s...
Tags: Politics, News, Politico, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, House, Republican Party, Donald Trump, Cheney, Mccarthy, Trump, Kevin McCarthy, Electoral College, Liz Cheney, Stefanik


GOP Sen. Roger Marshall, who voted to overturn the 2020 presidential election, says he's 'so ready to move on'

Sen. Roger Marshall of Kansas. Leigh Vogel/Pool via AP GOP Sen. Roger Marshall said that he wanted to "move on" from discussing his challenge of the election results. "I made a decision based upon the facts that I knew at that point in time," he said. Former President Trump and his campaign spent months trying to overturn President Biden's victory. See more stories on Insider's business page. GOP Sen. Roger Marshall of Kansas on Saturday said that he was "ready to move on" when ask...
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Biden remembered 'the courage and skill' of US forces on 10-year anniversary of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden

US President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, along with members of the national security team, receive an update on the mission against Osama bin Laden in the Situation Room of the White House on May 1, 2011. Pete Souza/The White House President Joe Biden issued a statement to mark 10 years since the raid that killed Osama bin Laden. "We followed bin Laden to the gates of hell - and we got him," Biden said. Biden has committed to withdrawing troops from Afghanistan by September ...
Tags: Politics, Obama, Osama Bin Laden, White House, US, America, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Afghanistan, United States, Pakistan, Terrorism, Al Qaeda, Biden, Afghanistan War


Sen. Bernie Sanders says the US needs 'progressive taxation' on the wealthy to pay for Biden's infrastructure proposal

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) arrives at the House chamber ahead of President Joe Biden's first address to a joint session of Congress on April 28, 2021. Melina Mara/The Washington Post via AP, Pool Sen. Bernie Sanders called for "progressive taxation" to fund Biden's spending proposals. "Biden says the floor should be $400,000," he noted. "Nobody under that should pay more in taxes." Sanders also brought up the need for health care reform and tackling student loan debt. See more...
Tags: Politics, Taxes, News, Congress, Washington Post, Senate, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, House, Economic policy, Warren Buffett, Biden, Vermont, Bernie Sanders


Liz Cheney is facing mounting criticism from her GOP colleagues

House Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney is the highest-ranking female Republican in Congress. AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite House Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney is the highest-ranking female Republican in Congress. After she publicly fist-bumped Biden and continued to criticize Trump, some want her out of leadership. Cheney is a veteran of Republican politics, but today's GOP differs greatly from even 5 years ago. See more stories on Insider's business page. For years, ...
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'Maybe I just wasn't good enough': Elizabeth Warren reflects on unsuccessful presidential campaign in new book

Then-US presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren speaks during a rally at Washington Square Park in New York on September 16, 2019. Preston Ehrler/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Sen. Warren reflects on her unsuccessful 2020 presidential bid in her upcoming book, "Persist." After entering the race to much fanfare, she was unable to translate that enthusiasm to votes. "Maybe I just wasn't good enough to reassure the voters," she wrote. See more stories on Insider's business ...
Tags: Politics, New York, Senate, White House, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Gop, Hillary Clinton, Warren, Biden, Donald Trump, Hillary, Vermont


Hotel accommodations for Secret Service assigned to former Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin have cost taxpayers over $30k: The Daily Beast

Former Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. Alex Wong/Pool via AP US taxpayers continue to pay for Mnuchin's travel perks, according to The Daily Beast. Since leaving his post, over $30,000 has been spent on hotel accommodations for Mnuchin's security. Trump extended full-time security for 6 months for his children, Mnuchin, and two other officials. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin left his post in January, but hotel accommodat...
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Biden says Stacey Abrams 'can be anything' she wants - including president

Former Georgia state House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams fist bumps now-Sen. Raphael Warnock during a campaign event last year. The Washington Post/Getty Images President Joe Biden on Thursday praised Stacey Abrams during a drive-in rally in Georgia. "Stacey Abrams can be anything she wants to be, from whatever she chooses to president," he said. Biden came to Georgia to tout his first 100 days office; he also visited former president Carter. See more stories on Insider's business page...
Tags: Politics, Washington, Senate, White House, US, America, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Joe Biden, Cnn, Gop, House, Jimmy Carter, Biden, Donald Trump


Chris Christie says he would give the Trump presidency an 'A' grade

Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Chris Christie said he would give Trump's presidency an overall "A" grade. Earlier this year, the former New Jersey was critical of Trump's role in the January 6 Capitol riot. Christie did not rule out a 2024 presidential bid, even if Trump enters the race. See more stories on Insider's business page. Months ago, former GOP Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey was deeply critical of former President Donald Trump&...
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Newsmax host criticizes Biden for picking a dandelion for the first lady

President Joe Biden gives a dandelion to first lady Jill Biden during their walk to Marine One on April 29, 2021. Demetrius Freeman/The Washington Post via Getty Images Newsmax host Grant Stinchfield criticized Biden for picking up a dandelion for his wife, Jill. "It's a dandelion that hasn't even blossomed into a flower yet," Stinchfield said. "I say it was a planted dandelion there," he added. "Who knows?" See more stories on Insider's business page. Newsmax host Grant Stinch...
Tags: Politics, Washington Post, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Biden, Reuters, NewsMax, Jill, Jill Biden, Demetrius Freeman, Dandelion, Grant Stinchfield, Stinchfield, Trump Now


Joe Manchin opposes DC statehood bill, dealing a huge blow to its prospects in the Senate

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-West Virginia). Al Drago for The Washington Post via Getty Images Manchin says that the process for DC statehood should be done through a constitutional amendment. "If you go down that path ... you know it's going to go to the Supreme Court," he said. With intense GOP opposition, Manchin's position severely imperils the legislation's passage. See more stories on Insider's business page. Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia said Friday he would no...
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'We need to rebuild our nation with a new foundation': Rep. Jamaal Bowman pushes for more progressive action in response to Biden speech

Rep. Jamaal Bowman (D-New York). AP Photo/Mark Lennihan Rep. Jamaal Bowman laid out a progressive response to Biden's first joint session of Congress. The congressman called for environmental justice, racial equality, and a more fair economic system. He strongly backs legislation that would empower the reach of organized labor. See more stories on Insider's business page. Freshman Democratic Rep. Jamaal Bowman of New York on Wednesday laid out a deeply progressive response to Presi...
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Biden plans to meet with the top 4 congressional leaders at the White House in May

President Joe Biden. AP Photo/Evan Vucci President Biden plans to host the top congressional leaders from both parties on May 12. The meeting will take place two weeks after Biden is set to address a joint session of Congress. Biden has pledged to work in a bipartisan manner with Republicans in Congress. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden plans to host the top congressional leaders from both parties on May 12, according to a White House official.The meetin...
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Sen. Ted Cruz feuds with Trevor Noah on Twitter: 'I remember when the Daily Show was funny'

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, asks a question during the Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Tuesday, March 9, 2021. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Ted Cruz and Trevor Noah feuded on Twitter on Wednesday, sparked by the new Census figures. Noah lamented that New York was slated to lose a district and took a swipe at Cruz. Cruz responded to Noah by praising the population growth in "low-tax states." See more stories on Insider's business page. A Twitter feud be...
Tags: Politics, New York, Texas, Mexico, America, Trends, Noah, Gop, House, Ted Cruz, Biden, Donald Trump, Trevor Noah, Cruz, Trump, Cancun


McConnell slams Biden for choosing 'catnip' for liberals over 'unity' in first 100 days in office

McConnell and Biden have worked together for decades, and have formed an unlikely bond. AP Photo/Zach Gibson Mitch McConnell on Wednesday criticized President Joe Biden's first 100 days in office. "It's like the most radical Washington Democrats have been handed the keys," he said. McConnell expressed opposition to Biden's infrastructure proposal and immigration policies. See more stories on Insider's business page. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday expres...
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Trump's indecision about 2024 has 'frustrated' some allies, who say he's bungling a chance to 'take control of the GOP early on': CNN

Former President Donald Trump speaks during the final day of the Conservative Political Action Conference CPAC held at the Hyatt Regency Orlando on Sunday, Feb 28, 2021 in Orlando, FL. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images Former President Donald Trump's indecision about 2024 has "frustrated" allies, according to CNN. Several allies fear Trump is blowing his chance to "take control of the GOP early on." As Trump makes up his mind, other potential GOP candidates are visiti...
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Louisiana state lawmaker suggests that schools should teach the 'good' of slavery

The Louisiana State Capitol in Baton Rouge. Chris Graythen/Getty Images La. state Rep. Ray Garofalo said that public schools should teach the "good" and "bad" of slavery. His suggestion was immediately dismissed by fellow GOP state Rep. Stephanie Hilferty. Garofalo backs legislation that would prevent teaching that the US or Louisiana is "systematically racist or sexist." See more stories on Insider's business page. GOP state Rep. Ray Garofalo of Louisiana on Tuesday said that public s...
Tags: Politics, US, Trends, Racism, Gop, Slavery, Associated Press, Louisiana, Republican Party, Louisiana State Capitol, House Education Committee, Gary Carter, Garofalo, Trump Now, Critical Race Theory, Ray Garofalo


McCarthy won't say if Liz Cheney is still a 'good fit' for GOP leadership: 'That's a question for the conference'

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., center, flanked by GOP Conference chair Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., left, and House Minority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., right, speaks to reporters following their leadership elections for the 117th Congress, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020. Scott J. Applewhite/AP Kevin McCarthy declined to say whether Liz Cheney was still "a good fit" for GOP leadership. "That's a question for the conference," he said. McCarthy and Chene...
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James Carville says Democrats 'don't have the votes' to be 'more liberal' than Joe Manchin

The Democratic strategist James Carville. Colin Young-Wolff/Invision/AP Democrats "can't be more liberal" than Joe Manchin due to the evenly-split Senate, Carville said. "That's the fact," he told Vox. "We don't have the votes." The longtime strategist said the party should relentlessly hammer the GOP about January 6. See more stories on Insider's business page. The longtime Democratic strategist James Carville knows a thing or two about winning an election.As the chief str...
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'This "too cool for school" s--- doesn't work': James Carville says Democrats have a 'wokeness' problem

The Democratic strategist James Carville. AP Photo/Andrew Harnik Carville decried "wokeness" and said that Democrats need to speak the language of regular Americans. "It's hard to talk to anybody today ... who doesn't say this," he said. Carville said that Democrats should speak about race, but in a way that connects with people. See more stories on Insider's business page. Veteran Democratic strategist James Carville said in a recent Vox interview that the Democratic Party has...
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Over half of Trump voters agree with the Derek Chauvin guilty verdict, poll says

Derek Chauvin is guilty. Pool cameras A new CBS News/YouGov poll showed that over half of Trump supporters agreed with the Derek Chauvin conviction. Chauvin was convicted of murdering George Floyd in Minneapolis last year. Among all respondents, 75 percent felt that the jury made the right decision in convicting Chauvin. See more stories on Insider's business page. More than half of supporters of former President Donald Trump agreed with the guilty verdict for former Minneapolis Police...
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Kevin McCarthy says that Biden's first 100 days have been a 'bait and switch' between promising bipartisanship but governing 'as a socialist'

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., Thursday, April 15, 2021, speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin Kevin McCarthy criticized President Biden's early tenure in office for its lack of bipartisanship. "I have not met with the president one time, nor had one conversation," he said. McCarthy said that Republicans could work with Biden on a more targeted infrastructure bill. See more stories on Insider's business page. GOP H...
Tags: Politics, California, Washington, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, House, Fox News, Capitol Hill, Biden, Mccarthy, Broadcom, Calif, Chris Wallace, Kevin McCarthy


Lindsey Graham slams Biden as 'a very destabilizing president' who wants to 'regulate America out of business'

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina). AP Photo/Susan Walsh, Pool Sen. Graham slammed President Biden's first few months in office, calling him a "destabilizing" leader. "Economically, he's throwing a wet blanket over the recovery," Graham said of Biden. The conservative senator also derided the president as "a disaster on foreign policy." See more stories on Insider's business page. GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina on Sunday blasted President Joe Biden, accusing him ...
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After Rep. Liz Cheney voted to impeach Trump, a male GOP colleague said he was bothered by her 'attitude'

Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyoming). Getty Rep. Liz Cheney was chastised by several male GOP colleagues following her vote to impeach Trump. Rep. Norman of South Carolina told Cheney that she had "a defiant attitude," according to The Times. Cheney refused to apologize for her vote and the caucus decided to keep her in leadership. See more stories on Insider's business page. This past year, GOP Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming has been tested by the most conservative elements of her party.As the No....
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'F--- You': San Francisco LGBTQ Democratic Club sends pointed message to Tucker Carlson

Fox News host Tucker Carlson. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The Harvey Milk LGBTQ Democratic Club slammed Carlson for a 1991 college yearbook entry. Carlson's entry listed that he was part of the "Dan White Society." In 1978, White murdered San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk and San Francisco Mayor George Moscone. See more stories on Insider's business page. One of San Francisco's largest Democratic clubs sent a pointed note to Fox News host Tucker Carlson after his old coll...
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Biden boasts record approval rating among young Americans, poll says

President Joe Biden speaks during an event with the CEOs of Johnson & Johnson and Merck at the South Court Auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building March 10, 2021 in Washington, DC. Alex Wong/Getty Images President Biden has a 63% approval rating among young voters, according to a Harvard poll. Biden also boasts a 59% job approval rating among voters aged 18 to 29. Since the president's election, minority Americans have seen a surge in hopefulness for the future. See more...
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'You had a good time there but come on back': Andrew Yang wants New Yorkers who fled to 'boring' Florida to return

Andrew Yang, who is currently leading the contenders in his Democratic primary run for mayor of New York City, rides the Staten Island Ferry during a campaign stop to the borough on February 26, 2021 in New York City. Spencer Platt/Getty Images Yang said that he'll work to convince New Yorkers to return to the city from places like Florida. He said that people will pay a premium "as long as we can make the case that New York City is back." Yang stressed that the private sector would pl...
Tags: Florida, Politics, New York, Taxes, New York City, Trends, Georgia, Brooklyn, Republican, Biden, Staten Island, Doj, Albany, Trump, Democratic, Eric Adams


GOP Rep. Burgess Owens says it's 'an insult' to compare the new Georgia voting law to Jim Crow

Rep. Burgess Owens (R-Utah) speaks during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on voting rights on Capitol Hill on April 20, 2021. Bill Clark/Pool via AP GOP Rep. Burgess Owens has criticized comparisons of the Georgia voting law to Jim Crow. "This is the type of fear-mongering I expected in the 1960s, not today," he said. Democrats contend that the law was devised to target voter turnout among Black voters. See more stories on Insider's business page. GOP Rep. Burgess Owens of Utah on...
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