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Ted Cruz claims Joe Biden is 'more interested' in Paris than Pittsburgh, weeks after attempting to overturn Pennsylvania's election results

Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas at a campaign rally in Georgia on January 2, 2021. Brynn Anderson/AP Sen. Ted Cruz criticized President Biden with a comparison that may have missed the mark. He said Biden rejoining the Paris climate agreement showed he cared more for Paris than Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh is in fact doing well on climate targets, though Cruz did recently challenge its election results. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas kicked off Joe B...
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Sen. Ted Cruz Tries To Slam Biden’s First Day In The Most Clueless Way Possible

The Texas senator got hit with an instant fact-check on Twitter.
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Biden enters the White House for the first time since being sworn in as the 46th president of the United States

President Joe Biden delivers his inaugural address. Alex Wong/Getty Images President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were sworn in just before noon Wednesday. Security was tight after the January 6 riot by supporters of outgoing President Donald Trump. Follow Insider's coverage of key moments and highlights of the historic day. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Former President Donald Trump officially departed Washington, DC, on Wednesday morning and his succes...
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Biden enters White House for first time since being sworn in as 46th US president

President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden on the steps of the US Capitol after he was sworn in as the 46th US president. DAVID TULIS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were sworn in just before noon Wednesday. Security was tight after the January 6 riot by supporters of outgoing President Donald Trump. Follow Insider's coverage of key moments and highlights of the historic day. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Former Presid...
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After being sworn in, Biden pledges to 'be a president for all Americans'

President Joe Biden delivers his inaugural address. Alex Wong/Getty Images President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were sworn in just before noon Wednesday. Security was tight after the January 6 riot by supporters of outgoing President Donald Trump. Follow Insider's coverage of key moments and highlights of the historic day. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Former President Donald Trump officially departed Washington, DC, on Wednesday morning and his succes...
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Dave Bautista, Alyssa Milano share petition calling for Sen. Ted Cruz to be expelled from Senate

Celebrities Dave Bautista and Alyssa Milano shared an online petition calling for Sen. Ted Cruz to be expelled from the Senate.
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Ted Cruz's former staffers say they are 'disgusted' by his role in the US Capitol insurrection and his unflinching support of Trump, report says

Sen. Ted Cruz at the joint session to confirm the Electoral College votes on January 6, 2021 Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP At least six of Sen. Ted Cruz's former aides have expressed their disgust at the recent actions of their former boss, according to New York Magazine's Intelligencer. Ted Cruz is under fire for spreading election misinformation, objecting to the results of the 2020 election being certified, and having fundraised during the US Capitol insurrection. Democratic lawmakers have cal...
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Ted Cruz suffers Capitol riot backlash, with a top aide resigning and calls for him to be added to the FBI no-fly list

Getty Republican Sen. Ted Cruz faces a growing backlash from congressional colleagues who say he was partly responsible for the riots at the US Capitol last Wednesday. Democratic aides told The Hill that some Democratic senators are discussing the possibility of censuring Cruz for incitement. Cruz's communications director Lauren Blair Bianchi on Wednesday resigned in response to Cruz's efforts to overturn the election. The chair of the Committee on Homeland Security is calling for Cruz b...
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How Ted Cruz wasted his intellect to back Donald Trump's fraud

James Moore argues that Sen. Ted Cruz wasted his fine intellect to serve his craven political ambitions instead of the country he professes to love by peddling President Donald Trump's false narrative of election fraud.
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Walmart, Amazon and other US corporate giants in cutting off donations to Republican lawmakers who opposed Biden's certification as president

Supporters of US President Donald Trump broke into the US Capitol on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Walmart will halt political donations to lawmakers that opposed certifying president-elect Joe Biden's victory. It joins Amazon, Morgan Stanley, Dow, and AT&T in deciding to cut funding to specific Republicans. Separately, JP Morgan, Citibank, Microsoft, and Facebook said they will temporarily pause all political donations to both Republicans and Democrats...
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Twitter purged 70,000 QAnon accounts after the US Capitol siege, just as prominent conservatives reported losing thousands of followers

US Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, President Donald Trump, and Gen. Michael Flynn have all said positive things about QAnon. Andrew Harrer/Getty; Erin Schaff/Getty; Tom Williams/Getty Twitter said Monday it had suspended more than 70,000 accounts associated with the conspiracy theory QAnon since Friday afternoon. "These accounts were engaged in sharing harmful QAnon-associated content at scale and were primarily dedicated to the propagation of this conspiracy theory across the service," Twitt...
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Amazon joins Airbnb, Marriott, and other US corporate giants in cutting off donations to Republican lawmakers who opposed Biden's certification as president

Supporters of US President Donald Trump broke into the US Capitol on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Amazon has become the latest US corporate giant to cut off donations to GOP lawmakers who objected to certifying Democrat Joe Biden as president. It joins Morgan Stanley, Dow, and AT&T in deciding to cut funding to specific Republicans. Separately, JP Morgan, Citibank, Microsoft, and Facebook said they will temporarily pause all political donations to both...
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Parler is suing Amazon, alleging antitrust violations after the e-commerce giant banned the far-right social media app from AWS

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos in 2019. MARK RALSTON/AFP via Getty Images The far-right social media platform Parler is suing Amazon over antitrust violations after Amazon banned the website from using its AWS service for not moderating threats of violence more efficiently. Amazon claims that Parler does not efficiently police threats of violence on its platform, but the lawsuit alleges that Amazon's decision is politically motivated and is anti-competitive, since it did not take similar action aga...
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Marriott, Morgan Stanley, Dow, and other US firms are cutting off donations to Republican politicians that opposed Biden's certification as president

Supporters of US President Donald Trump broke into the US Capitol on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Marriott, Morgan Stanley, and Dow are among companies cutting off donations to GOP lawmakers who objected to certifying Democrat Joe Biden as president. Goldman Sachs is reportedly likely to follow suit. Separately, JP Morgan, Citibank, Microsoft, and Facebook said they will temporarily pause all political donations to both Republicans and Democrats comple...
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Marriott, Morgan Stanley, Dow, and other US firms are cutting off Republicans that opposed Biden's certification as president

Supporters of US President Donald Trump enter the US Capitol's Rotunda on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Marriott, Morgan Stanley, and Dow are among companies cutting off donations to GOP lawmakers who objected to certifying Democrat Joe Biden as president. Goldman Sachs is reportedly likely to follow suit. Separately, JP Morgan and Citibank said they will temporarily pause all political donations to both Republicans and Democrats completely. Last We...
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In the wake of the Capitol siege, Marriott, Morgan Stanley, and other US firms are cutting off Republicans that opposed Biden's certification as president

Supporters of US President Donald Trump enter the US Capitol's Rotunda on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Marriott, Morgan Stanley, the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, and Commerce Bank have cut off donations to GOP lawmakers who objected to certifying Democrat Joe Biden as president, and Goldman Sachs is reportedly likely to follow suit. JP Morgan and Citigroup have all said they will temporarily pause all political donations to both Republicans ...
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In the wake of the Capitol siege, Marriott, Morgan Stanley, Dow, and other US firms are cutting off Republicans that opposed Biden's certification as president

Supporters of US President Donald Trump enter the US Capitol's Rotunda on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Marriott, Morgan Stanley, the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, and Commerce Bank have cut off donations to GOP lawmakers who objected to certifying Democrat Joe Biden as president, and Goldman Sachs is reportedly likely to follow suit. JP Morgan and Citigroup have all said they will temporarily pause all political donations to both Republicans ...
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Marriott is pulling donations to Republicans who voted to overturn the election, while JP Morgan and Citigroup are halting political donations altogether

Supporters of US President Donald Trump enter the US Capitol's Rotunda on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Marriott, the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, and Commerce Bank have cut off donations to GOP lawmakers who objected to certifying Democrat Joe Biden as president.  JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, and Citigroup have all said they will temporarily pause all political donations to both the Republicans and Democrats completely. Last Wed...
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The GOP's dangerous political games lit the fire that is now burning down America's democracy

Sens. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, right, and Josh Hawley, R-Mo., attend the Senate Judiciary Committee markup on judicial nominations and the Online Content Policy Modernization Act, in Dirksen Building on Thursday, December 10, 2020. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call/Getty Images The GOP has long inflamed the fears of their supporters, sparked conspiracy theories, and burned down norms. Now, the fire the Republican party started is out of control and consuming our democracy. And the GOP doesn't like reapi...
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Amazon Web Services gives Parler 24-hour notice that it will suspend services to the company

Parler is at risk of disappearing, just as the social media network popular among conservatives was reaching new heights of popularity in the wake of President Donald Trump’s ban from all major tech social platforms. Amazon Web Services, which provides backend cloud services, has informed Parler that it intends to cut ties with the company in the next 24 hours, according to a report in BuzzFeed News. Parler’s application is built on top of AWS infrastructure, services that are critical for...
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Experts say Facebook and Twitter were 'indirectly involved' in the US Capitol siege since they gave President Trump and his far-right supporters a place to congregate for years

Pro-Trump supporters storm the U.S. Capitol following a rally with President Donald Trump on January 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. Samuel Corum/Getty Images After pro-Trump extremists stormed the US Capitol on Wednesday, reports have shown how the organizers took to social media websites to plan the riot. President Donald Trump himself simultaneously fanned the flames by perpetuating more baseless claims of election fraud on sites like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. These companies responded...
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'It's not a f---ing game': Democratic lawmaker gives the sternest of rebukes against Ted Cruz after deadly Capitol Hill siege

Democratic Rep. Brendan Boyle of Philadelphia speaks as the House debates the objection to confirm the Electoral College vote from Pennsylvania, at the US Capitol, January 7, 2021. House Television via AP Rep. Brendan Boyle of Philadelphia, in what is most likely the harshest public words yet by a Democrat, rebuked Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas. Boyle told Cruz to "end this s---" of playing politics after the deadly riots on Capitol Hill. "What the f--- is it going to take for you to e...
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Biden likens Ted Cruz to Nazi propagandist Goebbels for helping Trump spread ‘big lie’ about election fraud

WASHINGTON — In extraordinarily sharp remarks Friday, President-elect Joe Biden compared Sen. Ted Cruz to Hitler’s propaganda master in...
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'You should be expelled': Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez mocks Josh Hawley for 'crying over a book deal' after insurrection

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York. | Sen. Josh Hawley of Missouri. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call Inc via Getty Images; Win McNamee/Getty Images Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez slammed Sen. Josh Hawley on Thursday evening after he grumbled over a canceled book deal, and called for his expulsion from the Senate. "Your actions fueled a riot and you fundraised in the chaos," the New York congresswoman said. "Yet here you are crying over a book deal. You should be expelled." Publisher Simon &...
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'Traitors to the country': Military veterans in Congress accuse Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley of helping incite the fatal violence on Capitol Hill

Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas. Erin Schaff-Pool/Getty Images Democratic lawmakers who've served in the US military condemned their Republican colleagues and President Donald Trump as "treasonous." GOP Senators Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley "did not break in with the rioters, and neither did Donald Trump, but their words broke the barriers of civility that have really kept the country together for hundreds of years," Democratic Rep. Ruben Gallego told MSNBC. "I've heard one woman say that th...
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Ted Cruz condemns Capitol violence, calls for peaceful transfer of power

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, early Thursday condemned the violence inside the Capitol building and said there would be a “peaceful transfer of power.”
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Congress certified Joe Biden's election win, sitting through the night after an attempted coup at the US Capitol

Supporters of US President Donald Trump protest in the US Capitol Rotunda on January 6, 2021. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images A joint session of Congress confirmed President-elect Joe Biden's win in the presidential election after violent protesters breached the Capitol building.  Congress's earlier attempt to count the 2020 presidential race's Electoral College votes descended into chaos, with lawmakers evacuated and told to wear gas masks. The Senate went back into session shortly after 8 p.m...
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LIVE: Senate votes down challenge to Pennsylvania's electors, after Trump supporters stormed the Capitol

Supporters of US President Donald Trump protest in the US Capitol Rotunda on January 6, 2021. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images A joint session of Congress to count the 2020 presidential race's Electoral College votes descended into chaos as violent protesters breached the Capitol building.  The Capitol building was secured in the evening, and the Senate went back into session shortly after 8 p.m. to continue debate on an objection to Arizona's electors, followed by the House about an hour later....
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LIVE: Senate and House reject challenge to Arizona's electors after Trump supporters stormed the Capitol

Supporters of US President Donald Trump protest in the US Capitol Rotunda on January 6, 2021. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images A joint session of Congress to count the 2020 presidential race's Electoral College votes descended into chaos as violent protesters breached the Capitol building.  The Capitol building was secured in the evening, and the Senate went back into session shortly after 8 p.m. to continue debate on an objection to Arizona's electors, followed by the House about an hour later....
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