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Agents On Horseback, Whips And American Apathy: The Real Haitian Immigration Crisis

U.S. border agents in Del Rio, Texas, are on horseback and using what appear to be whips while rounding up Haitian migrants who fled their nation, which suffered a massive earthquake that decimated its infrastructure leaving countless human beings without food, water or power, and putting them on flights back.
Tags: Politics, News, Dnc, Policy, Current Events, Jazz, Viral Video, Rnc, SMH, Del Rio Texas, For Your Information, Human Interest, What The Hell, Race Matters, Civil Rights & Social Justice, Haiti immigrants

Arizona becomes first state to sue over Biden vaccine mandate, even though the text isn't out yet

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich on Jan. 7, 2020 in Phoenix, Arizona. Bob Christie/AP Arizona's attorney general is suing Biden's administration over his vaccine mandate. It is "unconstitutional" he said in a statement, even though the exact text is yet to be published. The AG also claimed that the mandate is unfair because it doesn't apply to undocumented migrants. See more stories on Insider's business page. Arizona's Attorney General Mark Brnovich filed a lawsu...
Tags: Science, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Gop, Wyoming, Arizona, News UK, Vaccine, Biden, Rnc, Phoenix, U S Customs, Border Protection, Jeffrey Toobin

Blinken pushes back against Afghan withdrawal criticism

By Matthew Lee | Associated Press WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Antony Blinken pushed back Monday against harsh Republican criticism of the handling of the military withdrawal from Afghanistan, saying the Biden administration inherited a deal with the Taliban to end the war, but no plan for carrying it out. In a sometimes contentious hearing Monday before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Blinken sought to blunt complaints from angry GOP lawmakers about the administration’s response to the ...
Tags: Florida, New York, Texas, Washington, Senate, White House, America, Sport, Joe Biden, Afghanistan, Soccer, Gop, Taliban, Kabul, Ohio, Associated Press

No Major Changes Forecast as RNC Discusses 2024 Calendar

The Republican National Committee is formulating its 2024 presidential nominating calendar and a key figure says he doesn’t anticipate any major changes to the order of early-state contests.
Tags: Republican National Committee, Rnc

Cue Conservative Freakout Over Biden’s New Vaccine Mandates In Three … Two … One

A lot of things happened. Here are some of the things. Fire And Fury Republicans are livid over Biden’s sweeping new vaccine mandates. GOP chair Ronna McDaniel pledged to sue the Biden administration: "Many small businesses and workers do not have the money or legal resources to fight Biden’s unconstitutional actions and authoritarian decrees, but when his decree goes into effect, the RNC will sue the administration to protect Americans and their liberties.”—@GOPChairwoman
Tags: News, Congress, America, Joe Biden, Fbi, Fox, Gop, Wyoming, South Dakota, Ohio, Fox News, Michigan, The New York Times, Biden, Detroit, Medicaid

Capitol fence will go up again before next week’s ‘justice’ rally

WASHINGTON (AP) — Law enforcement officials concerned by the prospect for violence at a rally in the nation’s capital next week are planning to reinstall protective fencing that surrounded the U.S. Capitol for months after the Jan. 6 insurrection, according to a person familiar with the discussions. Though no specific measures have been announced, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi hinted during her weekly press conference Wednesday at extra safety precautions for the Sept. 18 rally by saying: “We inten...
Tags: Supreme Court, Congress, Washington, Dnc, Sport, Joe Biden, Ap, Fbi, Soccer, House, Capitol Hill, Associated Press, Nancy Pelosi, Biden, Mccarthy, Capitol Police

How a Supreme Court decision from 1905 set the stage for vaccine mandates

President Joe Biden receives the COVID-19 vaccine. Demetrius Freeman/The Washington Post via Getty Images A 1905 Supreme Court ruling grants states the authority to issue vaccine mandates. The decision was upheld nearly 20 years later in a case barring unvaccinated children from school. Experts say Biden's new vaccine rule is the most far-reaching one to come from the US government. See more stories on Insider's business page. Republican leaders and vaccine skeptics railed against ...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Supreme Court, Washington Post, Massachusetts, US, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Gop, South Dakota, Biden, Republican National Committee, Greg Abbott, Rnc

The GOP is threatening to sue over Biden's 'unconstitutional' vaccine mandate, but legal experts say it will likely fail

RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel. Samuel Corum/Getty Images GOP officials said Thursday they would sue the Biden administration over its new vaccine mandate. It came after Biden announced rules pushing vaccines for federal and private employees. Two legal experts have said that these requirements are likely to survive legal challenges. See more stories on Insider's business page. Within hours of President Joe Biden announcing sweeping new vaccine mandates in the US, the Republican National C...
Tags: Supreme Court, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Wyoming, Biden, Rnc, Federal, Republican National Committee RNC, Barron, OSHA, Erwin Chemerinsky, Ronna McDaniel, Dorit Reiss

Rep. Liz Cheney responds after Trump endorsed a GOP primary challenger: 'Bring it'

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 'Here's a sound bite for you: Bring it,' Liz Cheney said after Trump endorsed a primary challenger. Trump endorsed Harriet Hageman, a former RNC committeewoman for Wyoming, to take on Cheney. Trump claimed that Wyoming Sen. Cynthia Lummis also supports Hageman, but Lummis said she'd not endorsed any candidate. See more stories on Insi...
Tags: Politics, Trends, Gop, Wyoming, Washington Dc, House, Republican, Donald Trump, Cheney, Trump, Rnc, Select Committee, Hageman, Lummis, US Capitol, Liz Cheney

FBI releases video outlining movements of suspect who left pipe bombs outside DNC and RNC headquarters

The FBI released a detailed outline on Wednesday of the path a suspect took to plant pipe bombs at the headquarters of the Republican...
Tags: Dnc, Fbi, Rnc

FBI releases new video footage of person placing pipe bombs near RNC and DNC headquarters before Capitol riot

The FBI has released new video footage of a suspect accused of planting two pipe bombs near the Republican National Committee and Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington, DC, the night before the US Capitol riot.
Tags: Dnc, Cnn, Fbi, Washington Dc, Rnc, US Capitol

FBI releases new footage of person suspected of planting pipe bombs ahead of the January 6 insurrection

The FBI released new video of a person suspected of planting pipe bombs in Washington, DC, on January 5, 2021. FBI Pipe bombs were planted at the Republican and Democratic Party headquarters ahead of the January 6 riot. The devices were discovered around 1 p.m. local time on January 6. The FBI is offering $100,000 for info that could lead to an arrest; new video of the suspect was released. See more stories on Insider's business page. The FBI released new footage Wednesday of a person ...
Tags: Politics, News, Law, Congress, US, Dnc, Trends, Joe Biden, Fbi, Washington Dc, Capitol Hill, Donald Trump, Charles Davis, Republican National Committee, Riot, Rnc

Speaking With Wren Williams on His Run For The VA House of Delegates

Speaking With Wren Williams on His Run For The VA House of Delegates In The 9th PATRICK COUNTY, VA –-( Wren Williams is running for the Commonwealth of Virginia House of Delegates in the Ninth District. Williams is a native of Virginia. He was born in Stuart and grew up in Patrick County. His family owned Ten Oaks Flooring which employed many people from the community. After graduating from Patrick County High School, Wren attended Hampden-Sydney College. He then went to law sch...
Tags: Guns, Australia, Virginia, Williams, House, Wisconsin, John, Biden, Donald Trump, Stuart, Eagle, Commonwealth, Trump, Rnc, Nra, House of Delegates

Police say man in pickup near Capitol claims he has a bomb

By ERIC TUCKER and MICHAEL BALSAMO WASHINGTON (AP) — A man sitting in a black pickup truck outside the Library of Congress told police Thursday that he had a bomb, prompting a massive law enforcement response to determine whether it was an operable device, law enforcement authorities said. Police evacuated multiple buildings around the Capitol after officers observed the man holding what appeared to be a detonator, U.S. Capitol Police Chief J. Thomas Manger said. The man’s name was not immediate...
Tags: Congress, Washington, Boston, Uncategorized, Sport, Ap, Soccer, Associated Press, District Of Columbia, Donald Trump, Republican National Committee, Trump, Rnc, Capitol, Democratic National Committee, Charlotte North Carolina

Former defense secretary says Trump 'undermined' US deal with the Taliban by rushing withdrawal of troops

Taliban fighters pose on the back of a vehicle in the city of Herat, west of Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021, after they took this province from Afghan government. Associated Press/Hamed Sarfarazi Former President Donald Trump signed a conditional peace deal with the Taliban in February 2020. The Taliban agreed to stop the support of terrorist groups and the US agreed to withdraw troops. Ex-Defense Secretary Mark Esper told CNN Trump's hurry to withdraw troops undermined t...
Tags: Politics, Defense, US, International, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Afghanistan, Taliban, Associated Press, Biden, Donald Trump, Republican National Committee, Esper, Trump, Rnc

Trump is claiming that the situation in Afghanistan would be 'totally different' with a Trump administration in charge

Former President Donald Trump, center, with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Mark Milley, behind him at right, addresses members of the military during a surprise Thanksgiving Day visit at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan. Alex Brandon/AP Trump released six statements blasting Biden for his handling of the crisis in Afghanistan. He said the outcome in Afghanistan "would have been totally different" with him in charge. Meanwhile, the GOP is glossing over how it was ...
Tags: Politics, News, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Afghanistan, Gop, United States, Taliban, Kabul, Mitch McConnell, Ashraf Ghani, Biden, Donald Trump, Republican National Committee, US Air Force

The GOP quietly removed a webpage hailing Trump's peace deal with the Taliban as the militant group seized power in Afghanistan

Then-President Donald Trump at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan. AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File The GOP has removed a page hailing Trump's 2020 deal with the Taliban. The removal was made on Sunday, amid scenes of chaos in Kabul as the Taliban seized back power. Both Trump and Biden have sought to blame each other for the debacle. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Republican Party has removed a page from its website that praised former President Donald Trump's peace...
Tags: Politics, Washington Post, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Afghanistan, Gop, Taliban, Middle East, News UK, Kabul, Republican Party, Biden, Donald Trump, Republican National Committee

RNC Keeps Echoing Trump’s Lies That Led To Jan. 6 Attack On Democracy

The former president's false claims undergird the Republican Party’s push for "election integrity."
Tags: News, Republican Party, Trump, Rnc

RNC chair lambasts term 'birthing person' in rebuke of Democratic leadership

Ronna McDaniel's remarks showcased the topics that Republicans will use in an effort to win the 2022 and 2024 elections.
Tags: Rnc, Ronna McDaniel

RNC Studied Romney’s 2012 Loss To Death But Has No Interest In Examining Trump’s

The party in 2013 worked to reach out to nonwhite voters. Now, it just wants to make it harder for them to cast ballots.
Tags: News, Trump, Rnc, Romney

Things are even worse for broke and friendless Rudy Giuliani than was initially reported

One year ago, Rudy Giuliani was riding high as then-President Donald Trump‘s righthand man. Today, he’s persona non grata in Trumpland, but he still doesn’t seem to have gotten the memo, despite being totally iced out by his former BFF. Reports that Giuliani is struggling financially have been circulating for months. Now, The Daily Beast reports that things are even worse than people initially thought. Because he’s not just broke. He’s broke and friendless. Apparently, Giuliani has been complet...
Tags: Politics, New York City, Lifestyle, Ukraine, Rudy, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Bernard Kerik, Rudy Giuliani, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Trump, Rnc, Twitter Trump, Guiliani, Trumpland

It's official: Donald Trump "still leads the party" according to the RNC

If you think Trump is losing steam, well, he's not if you believe the RNC's Ronna McDaniel. Even though Donald Trump was only a one-term president, losing to Biden by 7 million nationwide votes and 74 electoral votes, McDaniel says the ex-president "still leads the party." —
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RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel, who previously affirmed that the committee would be 'neutral' in the 2024 election, says Trump 'still leads the party'

RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel. Samuel Corum/Getty Images RNC Chair McDaniel said on Sunday that former President Donald Trump "still leads the party." McDaniel pointed to GOP supporters who continue to pack rallies headlined by the former president. She previously said the RNC would remain "neutral" if Trump launched a 2024 presidential bid. See more stories on Insider's business page. Republican National Committee (RNC) chairwoman Ronna McDaniel, who previously affirmed that the committee ...
Tags: Politics, New York, Supreme Court, Congress, Senate, America, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Gop, House, Republican Party, Donald Trump, Trump, Rnc, The Associated Press

Top Florida RNC official calls the COVID-19 vaccine a 'mark of the beast' and a 'false god,' report says

Jason Rodriguez, right, a University of Florida Pharmacy student, gives Camila Gutierrez, 21, a junior at Florida International University from Bolivia, the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at the Christine E. Lynn Rehabilitation Center in Jackson Memorial hospital, Thursday, April 15, 2021, in Miami. AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee A top Florida RNC official spread conspiracy theories about the coronavirus vaccine on his blog. CNN reported that Peter Feaman called the vaccine a "mark of the beast" and a "fa...
Tags: Facebook, Florida, Politics, News, Washington Post, Trends, Cnn, Miami, Michigan, Vaccine, Biden, Republican National Committee, Bolivia, Rnc, Florida International University, Jackson Memorial

Top RNC official in Florida spreads Covid-19 conspiracies, calling vaccines the 'mark of the beast'

• Florida school district reverses mask mandate after funding threat from governor
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Top RNC official in Florida spreads Covid-19 conspiracies, calling vaccines the 'mark of the beast'

Amid recent surging coronavirus cases in Florida, a top Republican National Committee official in the state has spread anti-vaccine rhetoric and misinformation, comparing the Biden administration's vaccine efforts to Nazi-era "brown shirts," and twice calling the vaccines "the mark of the beast," comparable to a "false god."
Tags: Florida, Cnn, Biden, Republican National Committee, Rnc

Trump helped the Republican Party raise $56 million online in the first half of 2021

Former US President Donald Trump leaves Trump Tower in Manhattan on July 19, 2021. James Devaney/GC Images Trump raised $56 million online in the first half of 2021, more than any other Republican. The sum reflects the former president's continued dominance of GOP politics. A large chunk of the money came from recurring payments, which the party has reportedly halted. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald Trump helped the Republican Party raise $56 m...
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Fact-checking RNC false tweet about Surgeon General's masks comments

The recent change of mask guidance from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has created some confusion and also ample opportunity for political attacks against President Joe Biden's administration, some of which rely on misinterpretations from partisan sources.
Tags: Joe Biden, Cnn, Rnc, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cruz relives his 2016 RNC speech where the MAGA crowd booed after he detailed 'reasons to have concerns' about Trump

Sen. Ted Cruz spoke on the third day of the Republican National Convention on July 20, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. John Moore/Getty Images Ted Cruz and Donald Trump haven't always been as chummy as they are now. A bungled handshake during the 2016 campaigns marred Cruz's initial attempt to subvert Trump. Trump later worked up the crowd at the Republican National Convention, generating boos for Cruz. See more stories on Insider's business page. Ted Cruz's road to ruin in the 20...
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