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Dominion has sued MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell over his election fraud claims. The voting machine company is seeking more than $1.3 billion in damages.

US President Donald Trump listens as Michael J. Lindell, CEO of MyPillow Inc., speaks during the daily briefing on the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC, on March 30, 2020. MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images Dominion Voting Systems sued both MyPillow and its CEO Mike Lindell on Monday, after he spread baseless claims that Dominion's voting machines helped rig the 2020 US presidential election.Dominion is seeking more than $1.3 billion in dama...
Tags: Politics, White House, US, Trends, Cnn, Gop, Washington Dc, Biden, Donald Trump, Wall Street Journal, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Sidney Powell, Lindell, Rose Garden, Dominion


Trump and Pence 'departed amicably' and 'they've spoken since' leaving office, former Pence chief of staff says

Then-Vice President Mike Pence and then-President Donald Trump in the Rose Garden on March 29, 2020. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images Marc Short said that Trump and Pence "departed amicably" from the White House last month. While Trump is slated to speak at CPAC this week, Pence reportedly declined to attend. "The President told the Vice President he did a great job for him," Short said. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Marc Short, who served as chief of staff to former ...
Tags: Florida, Politics, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Donald Trump, Short, Mccarthy, Trump, Mike Pence, Capitol, Democratic Senate, Pence, Schumer, Rose Garden


Why tech giants are struggling to upend healthcare

Hello,Today in healthcare news: Why healthcare bets at big tech companies have a hard time getting off the ground, companies are hunting for pan-coronavirus drugs, and an interview with Moncef Slaoui on his latest venture after Operation Warp Speed.  Microsoft; Verily; Google; Amazon; Haven; Samantha Lee/Insider Amazon and other tech giants want to upend healthcare, but time constraints, egos, and infighting are holding them back Big tech companies have a lot of potential to disrupt the...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Washington Post, Washington, White House, US, Trends, Rose Garden, VBI, Andrew Dunn, Virginia Hospital Center, Moncef Slaoui, Alphabet and Amazon, BLAKE DODGE, Hugh Langley, Operation Warp Speed


Fauci said he worried about getting COVID-19 while working in the 'superspreader' Trump White House

Dr. Anthony Fauci. YouTube/Axios Dr. Fauci told Axios that he feared catching the coronavirus during the Trump administration.  He called the Trump White House "sort of a superspreader location."  "I didn't fixate on that, but it was in the back of mind, because I had to be out there," he said.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Dr. Anthony Fauci has told Axios that he was "a little bit nervous" about catching the coronavirus during President Donald Trump's administra...
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These 11 political friendships proved party lines don't have to divide Americans

AP Photo/Matt Rourke The 117th Congress is narrowly politically divided as they work towards another COVID relief bill.  Despite the political divides over the years, many politicians have forged bipartisan friendships.  Here are 11 famous political friendships that crossed the aisle.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The members of the 117th Congress are currently in the thick of negotiating another COVID-19 relief bill after years of historically pernicious partis...
Tags: Europe, Politics, New York, Obama, Congress, Navy, Washington Post, Washington, France, Life, Senate, White House, Germany, Angela Merkel, Massachusetts, Politico


Meet Jen Psaki, the face of Biden's administration who's promising to bring 'truth' back to White House briefings

White House press secretary Jen Psaki holds her first briefing on Wednesday. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Biden's press secretary Jen Psaki held her first briefing hours after the January 20 inauguration. She promised reporters that she would bring "truth and transparency back to the briefing room."  Psaki is a veteran political communicator with experience at the White House and State Department. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. President Joe Biden's White House press ...
Tags: Politics, News, Obama, White House, Valerie Jarrett, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Iran, Cnn, Washington Dc, Iowa, Fox News, State Department, John Kerry


Trump's pardons may be poorly worded enough to leave some people on the hook

President Donald Trump gives a presidential 'pardon' to the National Thanksgiving Turkey Butter in the Rose Garden of the White House November 26, 2019 in Washington, DC. While Butter may be safe, Paul Manafort still faces risks, experts say. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images President Trump's pardons leave some of their subjects open to additional prosecution, experts say. His former campaign chair Paul Manafort could still be prosecuted for specific crimes he wasn't pardoned for. Eve...
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GOP House leader Kevin McCarthy says that 'everybody across this country has some responsibility' for Capitol riots

President Donald Trump speaks as he joined by House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy in the Rose Garden of the White House on January 4, 2019 in Washington, DC. Alex Wong/Getty Images Republican House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said in a recent interview that "everybody across this country" is to blame for the Capitol riots. McCarthy pointed to Trump, Democrats, social media, and botched public safety efforts in his reasoning. He then stressed that Trump "had some responsibility whe...
Tags: Politics, Congress, California, Washington, White House, US, Trends, Social Media, Ukraine, Fbi, Democrats, Gop, House, House Of Representatives, Mitch McConnell, Donald Trump


Meet Jen Psaki, Biden's press secretary who's pledged to bring 'truth' back to White House press briefings

White House press secretary Jen Psaki holds her first briefing on Wednesday. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Biden's press secretary Jen Psaki held her first briefing hours after the January 20 inauguration. She promised reporters that she would bring "truth and transparency back to the briefing room."  Psaki is a veteran political communicator with experience at the White House and State Department. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. President Joe Biden's White House press ...
Tags: Politics, News, Obama, White House, Valerie Jarrett, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Iran, Cnn, Washington Dc, Connecticut, Fox News, State Department, John Kerry


Jill Biden Urged to Reverse White House Rose Garden Changes Made by Melania Trump

The newly designed Rose Garden, unveiled by Melania last year, featured paved walkways and white and pastel roses instead of bright floral beds.
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35 unforgettable images that capture Trump's wild and bitter presidency

President Donald Trump in his conference room at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, October 4, 2020. Tia Dufour/The White House via Getty Images President Donald Trump's time in office has been filled with noteworthy and often unexpected moments. From holding a baseball bat in the Blue Room to yelling at a kid mowing the White House lawn, these often impromptu moments have been captured by photographers.  Insider rounded up some of the most memorable and ca...
Tags: Images, Photos, National Weather Service, Politics, Isis, News, Law, Vladimir Putin, Congress, Washington Post, Washington, North Korea, Senate, White House, Germany, Angela Merkel


House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy says Trump 'bears responsibility' for the Capitol siege and that Biden was legitimately elected

President Donald Trump speaks as he joined by House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy in the Rose Garden of the White House on January 4, 2019 in Washington, DC. Alex Wong/Getty Images House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Wednesday said President Donald Trump was complicit in the Capitol siege, while rejecting conspiracy theories about antifa involvement. McCarthy also emphasized that President-elect Joe Biden was legitimately elected.  The House GOP leader said he opposes impeachment...
Tags: Florida, Politics, News, Congress, Washington, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, House, Biden, Donald Trump, Mccarthy, Trump, Capitol


Former Attorney General Bill Barr said Trump 'orchestrating a mob' to storm the Capitol was a 'betrayal of his office'

Attorney General William Barr arrives in the Rose Garden before President Donald Trump introduces 7th U.S. Circuit Court Judge Amy Coney Barrett, 48, as his nominee to the court at the White House September 26, 2020 in Washington, DC. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Former Attorney General Bill Barr said Thursday that President Trump inciting a violent insurrection on Capitol Hill on Wednesday was a "betrayal of his office and supporters."  "Orchestrating a mob to pressure Congress is inexcu...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Senate, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Dhs, Pennsylvania, Washington Dc, House, Arizona, Northern Ireland, Homeland Security, Capitol Hill, Associated Press


Trump pressures Pence to violate the Constitution by falsely claiming the vice president 'has the power' to reject the Electoral College count

President Trump Holds Daily Coronavirus Task Force Briefing In Rose Garden WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 29: Vice President Mike Pence listens to U.S. President Donald Trump speak in the Rose Garden for the daily coronavirus briefing at the White House on March 29, 2020 in Washington, DC. The United States is advising residents of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut not to travel domestically after the number of reported coronavirus deaths doubled to over 2,000 nationwide within two days. Photo by T...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Washington, Senate, White House, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, United States, House, Connecticut, Mitch McConnell, Vice President, Republican


White House Operation Warp Speed chief says that coronavirus variant 'should be under control' with vaccinations

Dr. Moncef Slaoui, chief adviser to Operation Warp Speed, speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House, Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, in Washington. AP Photo/Evan Vucci Moncef Slaoui, head of the White House's Operation Warpspeed, said the new coronavirus variant "should be under control" with the vaccines.  "This virus actually mutates as part of its normal behavior, and therefore it is normal to expect there will be variants," Slaoui said in an interview on CBS' "Face the Nation" on Sunday. Vac...
Tags: UK, News, Colorado, Washington, White House, US, Trends, San Diego, Astrazeneca, Pfizer, Vaccine, Rose Garden, CBS Face the Nation, BioNtech, Slaoui, Moncef Slaoui


A year of the pandemic, in 26 photos

A man looks out of the window of his home during the coronavirus pandemic. Deliris/Shutterstock It's been almost a year since the Chinese government first notified the World Health Organization about the novel coronavirus. Since then, more than 78 million people have contracted COVID-19, and more than 1.7 million have died. Here are some of the most striking photos of the pandemic's impact so far. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Almost a year ago, on December 31, 2019, ...
Tags: Health, Photos, UK, England, New York, Texas, Science, News, Supreme Court, Minneapolis, White House, China, India, New York City, US, San Francisco


AG Barr says he sees no need to appoint special counsels to investigate Hunter Biden or the 2020 election

Attorney General William Barr arrives in the Rose Garden before President Donald Trump introduces 7th U.S. Circuit Court Judge Amy Coney Barrett, 48, as his nominee to the court at the White House September 26, 2020 in Washington, DC. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Attorney General Bill Barr said Monday that he will not appoint special counsels to investigate either President-elect Joe Biden's son Hunter Biden or the 2020 election.  Trump has reportedly pushed for Sidney Powell, a conservat...
Tags: Politics, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Dhs, Cnn, United States, Washington Dc, New York Times, The Times, Associated Press, Department Of Justice, Biden, Donald Trump, Doj


AG Barr says he sees no need to appoint special counsels to investigate Hunter Biden or fraud in the 2020 election

Attorney General William Barr arrives in the Rose Garden before President Donald Trump introduces 7th U.S. Circuit Court Judge Amy Coney Barrett, 48, as his nominee to the court at the White House September 26, 2020 in Washington, DC. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Attorney General Bill Barr said Monday that he will not appoint special counsels to investigate either President-elect Joe Biden's son Hunter Biden or election fraud.  Trump has reportedly pushed for Sidney Powell, a conservative...
Tags: Politics, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Dhs, Cnn, United States, Washington Dc, New York Times, The Times, Associated Press, Department Of Justice, Biden, Donald Trump, Doj


Trump's chief of staff Mark Meadows attempted to hide his COVID-19 diagnosis and the White House outbreak

White House chief of staff Mark Meadows departs the Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on October 12, 2020 in Washington, DC. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images Mark Meadows deliberately tried to hide the White House coronavirus outbreak from the public, according to an investigation by the Washington Post. The White House chief of staff not only tried to keep his own diagnosis a secret but also instructed at least one fellow advisor who wanted to disclose an infection not to, an un...
Tags: Post, Politics, Supreme Court, Washington Post, Cdc, Washington, White House, Trends, House, News UK, Fda, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Senate Judiciary Committee, Geraldo Rivera


Words of the year 2020: Fritinancy edition

 COVID, COVID, COVID, impeachment, COVID. Just kidding. Sort of. Yes, 2020 was the year in which Donald J. Trump was impeached by the US Senate. It was also the year in which he was soundly defeated at the polls by Joe Biden, although as of this writing his legal shenanigans and email grifting continue unabated, as I expect they will until Biden is sworn in on January 20, 2021. But the impeachment took place in January and February, and in March everything changed thanks to the SARS-CoV-...
Tags: Fashion, Politics, New York, Guns, Medicine, White House, US, Sports, Joe Biden, Signs, South Dakota, Myths, New York Times, Linguistics, US Senate, Nebraska


Trump is already considering axing his new attorney general if he won't agree to a special counsel probe into Hunter Biden

Trump makes a statement with Attorney General William Barr in the Rose Garden of the White House on July 11, 2019 in Washington, DC. Alex Wong/Getty Images Trump has discussed with top aides the prospect of replacing Jeffrey Rosen, who is set to replace Attorney General Bill Barr next week, reported the Associated Press.  The president is reportedly determined that Rosen appoint special counsels to investigate Hunter Biden's tax affairs and baseless election fraud allegations.  If Rosen do...
Tags: Politics, Washington, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, News UK, Associated Press, Biden, Donald Trump, Delaware, Justice Department, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Rose Garden, Rosen


33 iconic photos of Trump that will go down in history

President Donald Trump in his conference room at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, October 4, 2020. Tia Dufour/The White House via Getty Images President Donald Trump's time in office has been filled with noteworthy and often unexpected moments. From holding a baseball bat in the Blue Room to yelling at kid mowing the White House lawn, these often impromptu moments have been captured by photographers.  Insider rounded up some of the most memorable and cand...
Tags: Images, Photos, National Weather Service, Politics, Isis, News, Law, Vladimir Putin, Congress, Washington Post, Washington, North Korea, Senate, White House, Germany, Angela Merkel


Operation Warp Speed's top scientist says Moderna vaccine will 'likely' be approved by end of week

Dr. Moncef Slaoui, chief adviser to Operation Warp Speed, speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House, November 13, 2020. AP Photo/Evan Vucci In an interview with Fox News Sunday, Moncef Slaoui, the head of the federal vaccine initiative Operation Warp Speed, said Moderna's vaccine would "likely would be approved by Friday."  On Friday, the US Food and Drug Administration approved the two-dose vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech for emergency use.  Slaoui repeated his prediction that...
Tags: News, White House, US, Trends, New York Times, Fox News, Fda, Pfizer, Vaccine, Donald Trump, Pew Research Center, Trump, Wallace, US Food and Drug Administration, Chris Wallace, Rose Garden


31 iconic photos of Trump that will go down in history

President Donald Trump in his conference room at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, October 4, 2020. Tia Dufour/The White House via Getty Images President Donald Trump's time in office has been filled with noteworthy and often unexpected moments. From holding a baseball bat in the Blue Room to yelling at kid mowing the White House lawn, these often impromptu moments have been captured by photographers.  Insider rounded up some of the most memorable and cand...
Tags: Images, Photos, National Weather Service, Politics, Isis, News, Law, Vladimir Putin, Congress, Washington Post, Washington, North Korea, Senate, White House, Germany, Angela Merkel


Attorney General Bill Barr reportedly knew about the Hunter Biden tax probes for months but kept them under wraps before the election

US Attorney General William Barr arrives for the event where US President Donald Trump signs an executive order on police reform, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC, on June 16, 2020. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Attorney General William Barr knew about two criminal investigations into Hunter Biden's financial dealings for months before the general election but kept them from the public, The Wall Street Journal reported. The news is a remarkable twist in Barr's tenur...
Tags: Politics, News, Obama, White House, Russia, Office, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Washington Dc, New York Times, The Times, Department Of Justice, Biden, Donald Trump


'She just wants to go home': Melania Trump is privately planning life after the White House, a new report says

First Lady Melania Trump watches as President Donald Trump speaks during the annual Thanksgiving turkey pardon in the Rose Garden of the White House on November 24, 2020. MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images First Lady Melania Trump is thinking about life after the White House and privately planning out her future, according to a CNN report on Wednesday. Sources close to Melania's thinking told the news outlet that "she just wants to go home."  The first lady has also inquired whether any taxp...
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Cuomo says he thinks the FDA might authorize Pfizer's vaccine on Thursday, with New Yorkers getting shots 'as soon as this weekend'

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks at a coronavirus briefing at New York Medical College in Valhalla, New York, May 7, 2020. Mike Segar/Reuters New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said on Wednesday he thinks Pfizer and BioNTech's vaccine could receive FDA emergency authorization on Thursday.  That's the day an independent advisory panel will vote on whether to recommend an emergency use authorization for the vaccine.  Although several top health officials have said they expect the vaccine to get aut...
Tags: Health, Politics, New York, Science, News, Abc, Cbs News, White House, Trends, Healthcare, Fda, Npr, Pfizer, Andrew Cuomo, Albany, Cuomo


Local name of the year: Gerald

This is a story that began in Oakland, in a neighborhood adjacent to mine, but spread around the Bay Area, up into Canada, and all the way across the Atlantic. It is a story with many key performance indicators of 2020: aggression, fear, suspicion, threats, shaming, displacement, conspiracy theories, a public-space shutdown, and a Change.org petition. Fittingly enough for this turkey of a year, it’s a story about a turkey. A three-foot-tall turkey named Gerald. This may be Gerald, or it m...
Tags: California, Animals, Turkey, Cnn, Canada, Atlantic, Linguistics, Reddit, Jurassic Park, Guardian, Npr, Oakland, Bay Area, Vanessa, San Francisco Chronicle, Grand Avenue


Secret Garden Microwedding With Peach and Cream Flowers

Jannett and Clayton’s secret garden microwedding is quite possibly the prettiest version of a Plan B we ever did see! While the pandemic created a need to pivot their original destination wedding plans from Italy to an intimate fete closer to home in Paso Robles, CA, they found a true undiscovered gem in Chateau Robles… Secret Garden Microwedding With Peach and Cream Flowers - Ruffled
Tags: Wedding, Italy, Peach, Secret Garden, Clayton, Rose Garden, Garden Weddings, Spring Colors, Italian inspired, Microwedding, Kelley Williams, Chateau Robles, European style venue, Noonan's Wine Country Designs, Jannett


Mysterious 'Havana Syndrome' has been making US diplomats sick for years. Scientists finally have an explanation, report says.

The US Embassy in Havana where diplomats suffered from an unusual set of symptoms. Ernesto Mastrascusa/Getty Images In 2016, US diplomats in Cuba reported the sudden onset of a painful set of symptoms. Similar symptoms were later identified in diplomatic personnel at an embassy in China. The mystery illness, which causes dizziness and tinnitus, has been dubbed the 'Havana Syndrome'. A study by the National Academies of Sciences considered four possibilities to explain the symptoms, reports...
Tags: China, Russia, Nbc News, US, Trends, State Department, Cia, Cuba, Donald Trump, Havana, Rose Garden, Guangzhou China, Mike Pompeo, National Academies of Sciences, Joshua Zitser