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Matt Gaetz is set to headline a pro-Trump women's event at Trump's Doral resort even as a sex trafficking investigation looms

Rep. Matt Gaetz will speak at a "BBQ, Boots, & Bluegrass" event at the Save America Summit. Photo by Erin Scott-Pool via Getty Images Matt Gaetz is set to headline a pro-Trump women's gala at a Trump-owned golf resort in Florida this Friday. He will attend the event despite an ongoing probe into whether he paid for sex with an underage girl. It appears Gaetz is still very much aligned with Trump, despite the former president remaining silent on the probe. See more stories on Insider...
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Former President Trump is urging Republicans to donate directly to him instead of the GOP

Getty Former President Trump said people should donate to his PAC and not Republican committees. Trump's statement said donations to the GOP would be supporting "Republicans in name only." Trump's Save America PAC has raised more than $31 million according to OpenSecrets.com. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Former President Donald Trump is trying to siphon donations away from the Republican National Committee and into his political action committee fund.Tru...
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Prominent Georgia family sued their local grocery clerk after she made claims on Facebook about their role in the Capitol riots, report says

Pro-Trump protestors clash with police during the tally of electoral votes that that would certify Joe Biden as the winner of the U.S. presidential election outside the US Capitol in Washington, DC on Wednesday, January 6, 2021. Amanda Andrade-Rhoades/For The Washington Post via Getty Images A family is suing a grocery clerk after she posted allegations about their roles in the Capitol riots. Katheryn and Thelma Cagle had helped organize buses from Georgia to DC, according to the Washingto...
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Trump’s plea could complicate GOP fundraising efforts

By Jill Colvin | Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. — “Trump needs you,” one fundraising email implored. “President Trump’s Legacy is in your hands,” another pleaded. Others advertised “Miss Me Yet?” T-shirts featuring Donald Trump’s smiling face. While some Republicans grapple with how fiercely to embrace the former president, the organizations charged with raising money for the party are going all in. The Republican National Committee and the party’s congressional campaign arms are eager to cash i...
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Trump's supporters boo Mitch McConnell despite saying he'd 'absolutely' support the former president in 2024

ORLANDO, FLORIDA - FEBRUARY 28: Former U.S. President Donald Trump addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) held in the Hyatt Regency on February 28, 2021 in Orlando, Florida. Begun in 1974, CPAC brings together conservative organizations, activists, and world leaders to discuss issues important to them. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Mitch McConnell was booed during Donald Trump's CPAC speech on Saturday. McConnell and Trump have clashed over the Capitol riot since Trump lef...
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Trump's supporters boo Mitch McConnell despite his saying he'd 'absolutely' support the former president in 2024

Former President Donald Trump addressed the Conservative Political Action Conference on Sunday in Orlando, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Mitch McConnell was booed during former President Donald Trump's CPAC speech on Sunday. McConnell and Trump have clashed over the Capitol riot since Trump left the White House. McConnell said Trump was "practically and morally responsible" for the siege. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's re...
Tags: Politics, News, Kentucky, Senate, White House, US, America, Trends, Mitch McConnell, Fox News, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Capitol, Orlando Florida, Bret Baier


Trump wants to start a new super PAC headed by former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, report says

Former Trump Campaign manager Corey Lewandowski speaks as President Donald Trump looks on during a rally at Total Sports Park in Washington, Michigan on April 28, 2018. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images Trump told political advisers this week that he plans on starting a new super PAC, Politico reports. The former president reportedly wants his former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, to run it. Sources said nothing is confirmed yet and that Trump could still change his mind at any moment...
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Democrats' $15 minimum wage rise under threat after Senate’s parliamentarian ruling – live updates

Elizabeth MacDonough rules that Federal minimum wage rise cannot be part of Covid recovery bill going through SenateBiden speaks to Saudi Arabia’s King before release of Khashoggi reportPresident hails 50m vaccine doses since he took officeSign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by email 11.18am GMT Civil rights group the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People has argued thats its suing of Donald Trump using the Ku Klux Klan Act – a historic law enacted to com...
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We're suing to hold Trump accountable for 'treasonous acts', NAACP chief says

Derrick Johnson accuses president of ‘operating under a white supremacist doctrine’ in suit filed using 1871 Ku Klux Klan ActCivil rights group the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People has argued thats its suing of Donald Trump using the Ku Klux Klan Act – a historic law enacted to combat white supremacy – is in order to hold the former president accountable to Black voters that his Republican administration sought to invalidate.The lawsuit alleges Trump and his attorney Ru...
Tags: Race, World news, US news, Naacp, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Black, Trump, Ku Klux Klan, Derrick Johnson, Save America


Trump attacks his former ally Mitch McConnell as a 'dour, sullen, unsmiling political hack'

President Donald Trump, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, House minority leader Kevin McCarthy Erin Schaff-Pool/Getty Images Trump threw Sen. Mitch McConnell under the bus in a blistering Tuesday statement.  Trump called the powerful Senate Republican a "dour, sullen, unsmiling political hack." McConnell strongly criticized Trump's actions related to the Capitol siege in a Saturday floor speech. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Former President Donald Trump las...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Kentucky, Senate, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, House, New York Times, Mitch McConnell, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Capitol, McConnell, Chuck Schumer


Parler crawls back online empty and with a Tea Party CEO

Parler, a social network adopted by the far right and recently kicked off AWS for its userbase’s habit of advocating violence, is back online. The restoration questions the notion that “big tech” can take and keep an unwanted presence offline, but Parler’s return is not quite a triumph, and its new CEO doesn’t suggest much of a change in philosophy. Users can now log in to Parler on the web, but when they do they will find that all their old posts and content have been removed. It’s unclear whet...
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TRUMP ACQUITTED: Senate failed to reach a two-thirds majority to convict the former president

Former president Donald Trump speaks during a "Keep America Great" campaign rally at Huntington Center in Toledo, Ohio, on January 9, 2020. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images The Senate acquitted Donald Trump after an impeachment trial over the Capitol siege. Trump was charged with incitement of insurrection related to the deadly event on Jan. 6. All 50 Democrats and 7 Republicans voted to convict Trump, while 43 Republicans voted to acquit. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stor...
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Trump 'loved' it when his defense team called impeachment trial 'constitutional cancel culture,' report says

President Trump speaks to supporters during a rally in Montoursville, Pennsylvania, on October 31, 2020. Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images) Trump was pleased with his defense teams' performance during the impeachment trial on Friday. Aides told Politico he "loved" it when his lawyers called the trial "constitutional cancel culture." Trump was also happy with his team playing a lengthy montage of Democrats saying the word "fight." Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. In ...
Tags: Politics, Senate, Politico, US, Trends, Cnn, House, News UK, Wisconsin, Donald Trump, Ron Johnson, Trump, Capitol, Roger Stone, David Schoen, Jason Miller


Trump's defense team took under 3 hours to make its oral arguments in his impeachment trial. Here are the biggest takeaways.

David Schoen, left, and Bruce Castor Jr., center, lawyers for former President Donald Trump, left, arrives for the second impeachment trial of Trump in the Senate, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021 AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool Trump's impeachment defense team wrapped up its oral arguments in just a few hours. They relied heavily on whataboutism and many of their statements were divorced from reality. One of the attorneys also claimed the Capitol siege wasn't actually an i...
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OAN said it was not Trump who led rioters to the Capitol but Pierre L'Enfant, DC's 18th-century architect

A composite image of then-President Donald Trump addressing the crowds on January 6, and a section of Pierre L'Enfant's original design for Washington, DC. Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images / National Archives via Wikimedia Commons The pro-Trump One America Network made bizarre argument to distance Trump from the Capitol riot. It suggested that Washington's 230-year-old road plan was what led rioters to the Capitol. The argument comes as the president fights his second ...
Tags: Politics, Media, Washington, Senate, White House, US, Trends, Washington Dc, House, News UK, Donald Trump, Trump, Capitol, Pierre, Ellipse, Ingrid Burrington


'This was his state of mind': Impeachment manager highlights Trump's 'pattern and practice' of inciting violence before the Capitol siege

Former president Donald Trump speaks during a "Keep America Great" campaign rally at Huntington Center in Toledo, Ohio, on January 9, 2020. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Impeachment manager Jamie Raskin emphasized Trump's "pattern and practice" of inciting violence. Raskin cited the Charlottesville riot, the Michigan statehouse siege, and the kidnapping plot against Gov. Whitmer. The Capitol siege was not an "aberration" because "this was his state of mind," Raskin said. Visit the Busines...
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Marjorie Taylor Greene falsely suggests Trump supporters didn't carry out the Capitol siege days after apologizing for endorsing conspiracy theories

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., walks on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on Jan. 13, 2021. Susan Walsh/AP Photo Marjorie Taylor Greene argued the pro-Trump mob that stormed the Capitol didn't consist of Trump supporters. The false claim came days after Greene apologized for her previous support of conspiracy theories. She was stripped of her committee assignments after endorsing political violence. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Gree...
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Here's what to expect in Trump's second impeachment trial

Getty Trump's second Senate impeachment trial begins Tuesday. Strong GOP support in the Senate for the former president means he likely won't get convicted. There are other key differences this time around compared to Trump's first impeachment. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Former President Donald Trump's second impeachment trial is set to kick off on Tuesday.Trump is the only president to have been impeached twice by the House of Representatives. He was previous...
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Trump impeachment lawyer says he will play videos of Democrats using 'inflammatory rhetoric' during BLM protests at the trial

Former Montgomery County District Attorney Bruce Castor shares a laugh with a person as he leaves the Montgomery County Courtroom in Norristown, Pennsylvania on February 2, 2016. Clem Murray/Pool/Reuters Trump's impeachment lawyer says he will highlight Democratic lawmakers' rhetoric during the trial. Bruce Castor alleged he had footage of Democrats using "inflammatory rhetoric" during BLM protests. He will argue that Trump was using his First Amendment right to question the result of the ...
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Twitter suspended far-right website Gateway Pundit's founder account

Jim Hoft, author at The Gateway Pundit, talks with Stephen K. Bannon while appearing on an episode of Brietbart News Daily on SiriusXM Patriot at Quicken Loans Arena on July 21, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. Ben Jackson/Getty Images for SiriusXM Twitter has suspended the account of Gateway Pundit, a far-right website run by Jim Hoft. Hoft used the account to peddle false claims, including that the 2020 election results were invalid. Gateway Pundit joins the growing list of accounts suspended on...
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Trump's lawyers reject a request for him to testify under oath in his 2nd trial from House impeachment managers

Outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump exit Air Force One at the Palm Beach International Airport on the way to Mar-a-Lago Club on January 20, 2020 in West Palm Beach, Florida. Trump left Washington, DC on the last day of his administration before Joe Biden was sworn-in as the 46th president of the United States. Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images House impeachment managers requested that Trump testify under oath in his impeachment trial. Trump's Senate trial on a ...
Tags: Politics, Senate, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, Washington Dc, House, Donald Trump, Trump, Melania Trump, Raskin, Jamie Raskin, Palm Beach International Airport, Lago Club, David Schoen, Jason Miller


House impeachment managers ask Trump to testify under oath in his 2nd trial

Outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump exit Air Force One at the Palm Beach International Airport on the way to Mar-a-Lago Club on January 20, 2020 in West Palm Beach, Florida. Trump left Washington, DC on the last day of his administration before Joe Biden was sworn-in as the 46th president of the United States. Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images House impeachment managers are requesting Trump testify under oath in his trial. Trump's Senate trial on a charge of in...
Tags: Politics, Senate, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, Washington Dc, House, Donald Trump, Trump, Melania Trump, Bruce, Raskin, Jamie Raskin, Palm Beach International Airport, Lago Club, David Schoen


Justice department could prosecute Capitol rioters under a federal law designed to take down organized crime

an American flag flies outside the Department of Justice in Washington in March 2019. Andrew Harnik/AP The DOJ is considering using an anti-organized crime law to prosecute Capitol rioters. Reuters reports that the DOJ could charge insurrectionists under RICO. The law was designed primarily to go after the mafia. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Federal prosecutors are considering whether to use a federal statute designed to take down mafia rings and organized crime ...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Washington, New York City, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Washington Dc, House, US Senate, Department Of Justice, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Doj, Rudy Giuliani, Trump


10 Things in Politics: Trump isn't going away anytime soon

President Donald Trump in December. AP Photo/Patrick Semansky Good morning and welcome! Thank you for joining us for our inaugural edition of 10 Things in Politics. I'm Brent Griffiths, and every weekday morning I'll be bringing you the best politics stories from our Insider newsroom. Was this forwarded to you? Sign up here.Let's break the ice! Send me your tips, thoughts and best snow day moments (past and present) to [email protected] or tweet me @BrentGriffiths. We'll bring you some...
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Trump's PAC has over $31 million stockpiled as he heads into his second impeachment trial

Trump could potentially use the funds to pay for golf club memberships, his travel, or even rallies. Getty Trump's Save America leadership political action committee took in $31.2 million by the end of last year.  The fund was created a few days following the election.  Funds could help yield influence over the GOP as Trump heads towards an impeachment trial.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Former President Donald Trump's Save America political action committee took in...
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Publix grocery heiress was the top funder of the January 6 pro-Trump rally that preceded the US Capitol riot: report

Former President Trump speaking to his supporters at the "Save America" rally. Alan Chin for Insider The Publix grocery chain heiress was a key funder of the "Save America" rally, The Wall Street Journal reported. At the event, Trump told supporters to "fight like hell." Some of them stormed the Capitol. Conspiracy theorist and host Alex Jones also contributed money to the rally, The WSJ reported. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The heiress to the Publix Super Market ch...
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Steve Bannon claims he's getting millions of streams for his podcast, which is banned from YouTube and Twitter but still listed by Apple

Steve Bannon leaving a federal court in Manhattan. Stephanie Keith/Getty Images Former White House strategist Steve Bannon claims his podcast is listened to millions of times. He was delisted from Twitter and YouTube, but people can still find him on Apple's podcast app. His show has hyped false election claims and encouraged Trump protesters before the Capitol breach. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Former White House strategist Steve Bannon has claimed that his podcas...
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Lawyer for the 22-year-old accused of stealing Pelosi's laptop blamed Trump for the Capitol riot, saying her client 'took the president's bait'

Riley June Williams in a photo from the Dauphin County Prison in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Dauphin County Prison/Handout via Reuters The lawyer of the woman accused of stealing Pelosi's laptop blamed Trump for the January 6 riot. Riley June Williams "took the president's bait," Lori Ulrich told a Thursday court hearing. Trump had told supporters to "fight like hell" moments before a mob stormed the Capitol. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The lawyer for the woman accuse...
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Trump was talked out of pardoning himself at the last minute, with lawyers saying it would make him look guilty and possibly open up more legal issues

President Donald Trump on the White House South Lawn. Drew Angerer/Getty On Saturday, President Trump's lawyers and advisors talked him out of pardoning himself, his family members, and Republicans involved in the rally that preceded the Capitol riot, CNN reported. White House counsel Pat Cipollone reportedly told Trump that a self-pardon was unlikely to hold up in court and would make him look guilty, possibly opening him up to more legal issues. Trump agreed with Cipollone, but was disap...
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How cities should prepare for the potential of violence during the inauguration

National Guard Citizen-soldiers stand guard downtown on January 17 in Washington, DC. Brandon Bell/Getty Images As Trump prepares to leave the White House early Wednesday morning before Biden arrives for the inauguration, DC is doubling down on security.  Jennifer Earl, an expert on the policing of protest and political violence in the US, says city and state capitols should take similar precautions. Local leaders should take seriously and share widely any intel about potential right-wing ...
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