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The RNC shelled out $175,000 in May for a donor event at Mar-a-Lago. That's just a fraction of the $2.6 million they've spent at Trump's businesses since 2007.

The RNC paid over $175,000 to Mar-a-Lago for a donor event held in April. Getty Images The RNC shelled out $175,000 for a donor event at Mar-a-Lago this May. That sum is just a fraction of what the RNC has spent at Trump properties over the last 14 years. According to FEC data, the RNC spent over $2.6 million at Trump businesses since 2007. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Republican National Committee (RNC) have been big spenders at Trump's Mar-a-Lago club this ye...
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NYC mayoral candidate Andrew Yang doubles down on comments blaming mentally ill people for New York City's problems

Yang, a former presidential candidate, is facing backlash over his comments on mentally ill and homeless people. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images NYC mayoral candidate Andrew Yang doubled down on his comments on mentally ill people on Monday. Yang said those who were mentally ill were affecting tourism during an appearance on billionaire John Catsimatidis's radio show. Yang echoed remarks he made on mental illness and homelessness at last week's NYC mayoral debate. See more stories...
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The rise of Lina Khan, a Big Tech critic who just assumed the helm of the country's most powerful antitrust enforcement agency

Lina Khan speaks during an April Senate meeting. SAUL LOEB/POOL/AFP via Getty Images FTC chair Lina Khan is a graduate of Yale Law School and the author of "Amazon's Antitrust Paradox. Her paper and other government work have cemented her as a vocal critic of Big Tech. Khan helped the House investigate Google, Amazon, Apple, and Facebook over online competition. See more stories on Insider's business page. Lina Khan has been one of Big Tech's biggest critics - and she just took...
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Psaki says stepping up IRS enforcement would 'raise a great deal more' to pay for infrastructure than a gas tax increase

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki speaks during a press briefing at the White House, Thursday, March 4, 2021. AP Photo/Andrew Harnik The White House argues stepping up IRS enforcement would net more new money than raising the gas tax. Press Secretary Jen Psaki said on Monday it would "raise a great deal more." The administration also wants to avoid raising fees on electric-vehicle drivers while raising more from the wealthy. See more stories on Insider's business page. White House ...
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The fast food chicken sandwich wars will never end and here’s why

Nearly two years after it began, the battle over what fast food chain has the best chicken sandwich rages on. Carl’s Jr., Burger King and McDonald’s recently entered the fray in the so-called chicken sandwich wars, and they’re not alone. Kentucky Fried Chicken and Wendy’s have added new chicken sandwiches to their menu, and even Taco Bell has revived its Naked Chicken Chalupa, which has a shell made with chicken meat, as a contender in combat. “Now it’s just required that everyone have a chicken...
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Fauci opened up about the hate mail he receives, with people calling him Hitler and sending death threats to his wife and daughters

Pool / Pool/ Getty Images Dr. Anthony Fauci spoke about the harassment he faces on a recent New York Times podcast. The infectious disease expert has been called a fascist and received death threats targeting his family. Fauci chalked up the most extreme comments to politicized misinformation. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Anthony Fauci has received an overwhelming amount of public attention in the past year and a half, and it would be an understatement to say it...
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Google Executives See Cracks in Their Company's Success

The seeds of a company's downfall, it is often said in the business world, are sown when everything is going great. It is hard to argue that things aren't going great for Google. Revenue and profits are charting new highs every three months. Google's parent company, Alphabet, is worth $1.6 trillion. Google has rooted itself deeper and deeper into the lives of everyday Americans. But a restive class of Google executives worry that the company is showing cracks. The New York Times: They say Google...
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Liz Cheney is surrounded by a security detail after death threats over her Trump criticism: NYT

Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., speaks to reporters after House Republicans voted to oust her from her leadership post as chair of the House Republican Conference because of her repeated criticism of former President Donald Trump for his false claims of election fraud and his role in instigating the Jan. 6 Capitol attack, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, May 12, 2021. AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta Liz Cheney spent $58,000 on security from January to March, according to The New York Times. ...
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New York Times outs Tucker Carlson as regular anonymous source for media he "hates"

Right-wing Fox News presenter Tucker Carlson poses as an independent who stands up to the mainstream media, and is happy to turn journalists into objects of derision and contempt for his audience. But today the New York Times' Ben Smith outed Carlson as a regular anonymous source for the very media he claims to hate. — Read the rest
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New York Times slammed for claiming Pope Francis 'liberal,' Catholic Church split by politics

Critics slammed The New York Times for a piece claiming Pope Francis was "liberal" and that the Catholic Church was being further...
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Trump has given interviews for 17 different books since leaving the White House, report says

Former President Donald Trump. Getty Trump has given interviews for 17 different books since his presidency ended, Axios reported. He has spoken to the authors for an average of 90 minutes, and gave 2 interviews to favored writers. He's trying to charm them, though the books will likely vary on how flattering a picture they paint. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald Trump has given interviews for at least 17 books since his presidency ended, Axios r...
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Dick Cheney warned his daughter Rep. Liz Cheney on January 6 that she might not be safe after seeing Trump attack her before the Capitol riot, report says

Former Vice President Dick Cheney and his daughter Liz Cheney at the US House of Representatives in 2017. Win McNamee/Getty Images Dick Cheney called his daughter, Liz Cheney, to warn her after Trump singled her out on January 6. The controversial former vice president is said to consider Trump an "abysmal" president. Liz Cheney was ousted from her GOP leadership position over her opposition to Trump. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former Vice President Dick Cheney call...
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Fox News’ Tucker Carlson is key source for media he ‘hates’, columnist says

New York Times’ Ben Smith outs host, who has called reporters ‘cowards’ and ‘cringing animals’, as source for many
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‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’ at 25: An Oral History of Disney’s Darkest Animated Classic

In the mid-1990s, the possibilities were endless for Walt Disney Feature Animation. After the studio hit creative highs with Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, and The Lion King, Disney was powerful enough to take risks that were impossible a decade earlier. An adaptation of an iconic Victor Hugo novel was such a risk. 25 years later, The Hunchback of Notre Dame is one of the most remarkable films Disney’s ever released, and one that hasn’t been topped for sheer boldness. As it celebrates its 25th ...
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'Let me give you a flash': Hear Dr. Fauci fire back at critics

Dr. Anthony Fauci responds to critics who claim he is flip-flopping on his Covid-19 guidance on a New York Times podcast.
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The New York Times has outed Tucker Carlson, who attacks journalists as 'cringing animals,' as a top anonymous source for the media

Fox News host Tucker Carlson. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Fox News' Tucker Carlson frequently berates media outlets and insults journalists on his show. But according to The New York Times reports, he has acted as an anonymous source for media outlets. He has shared information about Donald Trump and internal Fox News politics, the report said. See more stories on Insider's business page. The New York Times has outed Fox News host Tucker Carlson as a frequent anonymous source o...
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Tucker Carlson Outed As Secret Source: Reportedly Dished On Trump, Fox News

New York Times says Fox News host's willingness to gossip to reporters is an "open secret" in Washington.
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Iran opposition group says US and Western nations must take a different approach to dealing with country after the election of new president Ebrahim Raisi

Ebrahim Raisi, Iran's new president waves to the media after casting his vote at a polling station on June 18, 2021, on the day of the Islamic republic's presidential election Majid Saeedi/Getty Images Ebrahim Raisi, a hardliner close to Iran's Supreme Leader, won the country's presidential election. His election was condemned by human rights groups for his involvement in mass executions in 1988. Iran's opposition party said the lack of voter turnout should send a mes...
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Fauci pushes back against the 'craziness' of attacks on his evolving pandemic response, saying 'that's the way science works'

Dr. Anthony Fauci in Washington, DC, on February 25, 2021. Saul Loeb /AFP via Getty Images Dr. Anthony Fauci pushed back against attacks on his evolving response to the pandemic, Axios reported. Fauci said attacks on his shifting positions are "actually criticizing science." Fauci has become a frequent punching bag among right-wing media and politicians. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Anthony Fauci is pushing back more pointedly against attacks criticizing his evolvin...
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As employees head back to work, insults and misconduct ramp up

They’re back. Those snide insults, inappropriate comments, racist remarks and sexual innuendos that used to make us cringe are rearing their heads again as more people return to the workplace amid a fast-recovering — and seemingly looser — COVID-19 world. After more than 14 months of working from home with no on-site management to filter or rein in comments or behaviors that could be considered workplace harassment, employees and bosses are facing an adjustment period. In some cases, it’s making...
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Subway was sued for allegedly mislabeling its tuna as tuna. The New York Times tried to get to the bottom of the mystery.

A "Tuna Sandwich" from the fast food chain "Subway" lies on a table. Jörg Carstensen/Getty Images After a lawsuit alleged Subway tuna isn't actually tuna, the New York Times did its own analysis. The newspaper used a commercial lab to analyze tuna samples bought in Los Angeles. The sandwich chain has dismissed claims its tuna isn't 100% authentic and has called the lawsuit meritless. See more stories on Insider's business page. Earlier this year, Subway got hit with a lawsuit ...
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Mykki Blanco: ‘I’ve helped to push open some closed doors. It’s a cool feeling’

The rapper has worked with Kanye and Madonna and blazed a trail for black queer pop. Their new mini album, they say, feels like the start of a new chapter…Mykki Blanco has just moved to Hollywood, and five minutes into our conversation, the 35-year old rapper’s beloved mother calls. “She needs to chill out. Like, I don’t work?” laughs Blanco. “She’s helping me pick out furniture and she’s gone crazy about the whole thing.” There is something pure about one of hip-hop’s most experimental figures ...
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Day of history, discussion, hope: LA County joins nation to mark first Juneteenth national holiday

Daphne Glass, 70, of Rancho Cucamonga dances during the 31st Annual Pomona Valley Juneteenth Family Jazz and Arts Festival at Ganesha Park on Saturday, June 19, 2021. The event comes after Juneteenth, a day commemorating the emancipation of African American slaves, was officially recognized as a federal holiday. (Photo by Trevor Stamp, Contributing Photographer) Community members gathered to celebrate the 31st Annual Pomona Valley Juneteenth Family Jazz and Arts Festival at Ganesha Park on Sa...
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Senate Bill 12 would kill housing construction

Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a state housing crisis in 2019, calling for 3.5 million new homes to meet the state’s booming economy. California business organizations joined with the Building Industry Association of Southern California, Orange County Business Council, and BizFed LA in supporting that declaration and call to action. Lack of housing supply in all price ranges is the underlying driver increasing homelessness, reducing housing affordability, higher rents, longer commutes, a dying middl...
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Chipotle gave huge payouts to its CEO and shareholders, then blamed workers for price increases - here's what's really going on

Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images Paul Constant is a writer at Civic Ventures and cohost of the "Pitchfork Economics" podcast with Nick Hanauer and David Goldstein. In the latest episode, they spoke about Chipotle's announcement to increase menu prices by about 4% to cover increased employee wages. Constant points out, however, the price increase could be to cover the $24 million raise recently given to CEO Brian Niccol. See more stories on Insider's business page. Last week, the "...
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34 women are suing Pornhub and its parent company, accusing the site of profiting from trafficked videos of them

Pornhub, a popular pornography site, is one of the most visited websites in the US. Shutterstock A civil case was filed against Pornhub's parent company by 34 women on Thursday. The case alleges the company knowingly profits from sex trafficking, including underage trafficking. One of the plaintiffs was trafficked from age seven, and at one point was trafficked by Jeffrey Epstein. See more stories on Insider's business page. Pornhub's parent company MindGeek is being sued by 34...
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The US is scrambling to send promised vaccines abroad after the production plant that ruined millions of J&J vaccines may have tainted AstraZeneca shots

A person receives the AstraZeneca vaccine in Bologna, Italy on March 19, 2021. Michele Lapini/Getty Images Emergent BioSolutions in Baltimore ruined at least 15 million Johnson & Johnson vaccines earlier this year. 100 million AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson vaccines from the facility are under safety review. The US is scrambling to send vaccines from other manufacturers abroad, The New York Times reported. See more stories on Insider's business page. The US is working to replace ...
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Morning Memo: Sorry, Suckas, Obamacare Isn’t Going Anywhere

A lot of things have happened. Here are some of them. The Death Blow To The GOP's Anti-Obamacare Crusade House Republican leadership is indicating that they've given up their war against Obamacare after the Supreme Court killed Texas’ challenge to it yesterday. House GOP leadership released a statement predictably complaining about  Obamacare but notably didn't say anything about another attempt to kill the law. Obama cheered SCOTUS' decision. "This ruling reaffirms what we have long...
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From the court, a vindication of faith-based service. From Alito, a blueprint for the future.

This article is part of a symposium on the court’s decision in Fulton v. City of Philadelphia. Andrea Picciotti-Bayer is the director of the Conscience Project and previously was the legal adviser to the Catholic Association. Anti-Catholic bigotry is not a thing of the past. When the city of Philadelphia severed ties with Catholic Social Services, a church-run foster-care program, it was the equivalent of hanging a “Catholics Need Not Apply” sign outside of its Department of Human Services. Cit...
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Top Stories this PM: Catholic bishops vs. Biden; Taylor Swift's latest rerelease; HBO blames the intern

Good afternoon. Here are the top stories so far today.For more daily and weekly briefings, sign up for our newsletters here.What happened today:Bishops vs. Biden. Catholic Bishops voted to advance guidance that would ban President Joe Biden from receiving communion in response to his support of abortion rights. The exact language of the document will be drafted and then voted on in November, The New York Times reported. Biden is a practicing Catholic who regularly attends Mass.Should the preside...
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