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GOP Sen. Josh Hawley wrote a column in defense of militia members in the wake of Oklahoma City bombing when he was 15

Sen. Josh Hawley makes a statement on October 22, 2020, in Washington, DC. Samuel Corum/Getty Images Sen. Josh Hawley wrote a column defending militia members when he was 15 years old.  The column was published in the wake of the Oklahoma City bombing.  Hawley supported Trump's voter-fraud claims in the wake of the 2020 presidential election. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Republican Sen. Josh Hawley, who backed former President Donald Trump's voter fraud claims follow...
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GOP Sen. Josh Hawley wrote a column in defense of the Oklahoma City bomber when he was 15

Sen. Josh Hawley makes a statement on October 22, 2020, in Washington, DC. Samuel Corum/Getty Images Sen. Josh Hawley wrote a column defending militia members when he was 15 years old.  The column was published in the wake of the Oklahoma City bombing.  Hawley supported Trump's voter-fraud claims in the wake of the 2020 presidential election. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Republican Sen. Josh Hawley, who backed former President Donald Trump's voter fraud claims follow...
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Seth Rogen and Ted Cruz Clash on Twitter Over Paris Climate Agreement and Disney’s ‘Fantasia’

Seth Rogen and Sen. Ted Cruz have been engaged in a heated Twitter exchange for a few days now, sparring over everything from the Paris Climate Agreement to the Disney film “Fantasia.” It all started on Inauguration Day, when Cruz criticized President Joe Biden for reentering the Paris Climate Agreement, to which Rogen responded: “Fuck […]
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As he faced death threats, Fauci said he once opened an envelope that contained a 'puff of powder' he feared was anthrax or ricin

Former President Donald Trump speaks during a White House press conference in March 2020 while flanked by advisers Drs. Deborah Birx and Anthony Fauci. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images Dr. Anthony Fauci said he last year opened a letter that was filled with a "puff of powder." While the substance turned out to be benign, he said he feared it was either anthrax or ricin. In a wide-ranging interview with The New York Times, Fauci detailed his experience under Trump. Visit ...
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The giddy shine from that cold D.C. day

Last Wednesday went off so brilliantly there’s still a kind of giddy shine on everything. And I don’t just mean the schadenfreude that comes with being a Californian watching hundreds of people having to spend hours out of doors in the D.C. snow flurries. Though there is that. Sen. Bernie Sanders sitting on his folding chair wearing his silly, toasty Vermont mittens has launched a thousand Instagram memes. I mean, our neighbors Linda and Bert even Photoshopped Bern onto the sidewalk in between o...
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Ted Cruz's 'Pittsburgh over Paris' campaign shows us just how dumb the Biden years are going to be

Getty In response to Biden re-entering the US into the Paris climate agreement, GOP Sen. Ted Cruz has launched a "Pittsburgh over Paris" campaign. Cruz says that Biden rejoining the Paris agreement will cost the citizens of Pittsburgh jobs, but the idea makes no sense and is just another bad faith attempt at scoring political points. This is the norm for Republicans, and a sign of what's to come. This is an opinion column. The thoughts expressed are those of the author.   Visit Business I...
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Ted Cruz's 'Pittsburgh over Paris' is proof of Republicans' bad faith - Business Insider

Barely any time has passed since President Biden's inauguration, and Republicans have already returned to their bag of shenanigans.
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A Republican congressman from Pennsylvania was instrumental in Trump's plan to shake up the Justice Department and overturn the election

Th House Homeland Security Committee's Oversight and Management Efficiency Subcommittee Chairman Scott Perry (R-PA) holds a hearing about the possibility of transferring Guantanamo Bay detainees out of Cuba and into the United States on Capitol Hill April 28, 2016. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images A little-known GOP congressman from Pennsylvania helped former President Donald Trump with a plan to oust the acting attorney general in an effort to overturn the election, reported. Republi...
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‘Gondor has no king’: pro-Trump lawsuit cites Lord of the Rings

Texas case offers baseless mix of allegations of electoral fraud but cites the imaginary kingdom of Gondor as evidenceDonald Trump’s diehard supporters are often accused of living in fantasyland, but one court case recently launched to try to reinstall him as president has surprised even the most hardened observers of Trumpian strangeness by citing as evidence a mythological realm from The Lord of the Rings. Related: Pittsburgh official goes viral by rebuking Ted Cruz – and looking like Jeff D...
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A former Trump White House spokesperson said the Capitol riots gave the ex-president's legacy a 'black eye'

AP Photo/Patrick Semansky Hogan Gidley, Trump's former deputy press aide, called the Capitol siege a "black eye" on his legacy.  Five people died when Trump supporters stormed the Capitol on January 6.  Trump has since been impeached on charges of "inciting an insurrection," his second impeachment.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. A former White House deputy press secretary said the Capitol siege will be a "black eye," on former President Donald Trump's legacy. In an i...
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Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley have been playing with dynamite

Remember when a violent mob descended on the US Capitol, erected a gallows outside and went rampaging, hunting for lawmakers, in a riot that killed a police officer--all to overturn Joe Biden's election as president?, asks Errol Louis. Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley, who helped prop up the Big Lie, apparently want you to forget, or think it was normal partisan back and forth. Not this time, Louis says.
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Pennsylvania Official Slams Ted Cruz For His Pittsburgh vs. Paris Comments

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald also went viral for looking eerily similar to Jeff Daniels.
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Pittsburgh official goes viral by rebuking Ted Cruz – and looking like Jeff Daniels

Rich Fitzgerald told local TV that senator’s climate tweet was ‘outrageous’, prompting Twitter users to make comparison to actorRich Fitzgerald, the elected executive of Allegheny county, Pennsylvania, has achieved viral internet fame – for rebuking the Republican senator Ted Cruz but also for looking remarkably like the Emmy-winning actor Jeff Daniels. Related: Melania Trump's photo snub prompts speculation over post-White House path Continue reading...
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Ted Cruz slams 'rich' Seth Rogen after actor calls him a 'fascist' in spat over Biden's Paris climate pledge

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-TX, and actor Seth Rogen duked it out on Twitter over one of President Biden's first executive orders.
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7 Democratic senators call for ethics probe into Cruz and Hawley to determine whether their electoral college objections contributed to the Capitol siege

Josh Hawley is the subject of an ethics complaint from seven Democratic senators. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Seven Democratic senators have now called for a probe into Republican Senators Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz's role in the Capitol siege.  The Democrats filed an ethics complaint to investigate if Hawley's and Cruz's objections to the Electoral College vote on January 6 contributed to the violence that led to five deaths.  Cruz and Hawley have previously faced critic...
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Seven Senate Democrats request ethics probe into Cruz and Hawley over Capitol riot

Seven Senate Democrats filed an ethics complaint on Thursday against Republican Sens. Josh Hawley of Missouri and Ted Cruz of Texas and called for the Ethics Committee to investigate how their objections to the Electoral College votes on January 6 may have contributed to inciting the violent Capitol insurrection.
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Sens. Josh Hawley And Ted Cruz Face Ethics Complaint For Roles In Capitol Insurrection

The complaint filed by seven Democrats follows calls from their colleagues for their expulsion.
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Republicans Celebrate Democracy After Lying About Fraud, Voting To Overturn Election

Do Ted Cruz and Kevin McCarthy think people will just forget what they did?
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GOP wrestles with the post-Trump future

By Steve Peoples | Associated Press For the first time in more than a decade, Republicans are waking up to a Washington where Democrats control the White House and Congress, adjusting to an era of diminished power, deep uncertainty and internal feuding. The shift to minority status is always difficult, prompting debates over who is to blame for losing the last election. But the process is especially intense as Republicans confront profound questions about what the party stands for without Donald...
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Greta Thunberg Subtly Drags Ted Cruz After U.S. Rejoins Paris Agreement

The teen activist burned the Texas Republican on Twitter after he evoked a nonsensical Trump quote involving Pittsburgh.
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Why is it called the Paris Agreement? The name has nothing to do with 'citizens of Paris' as Ted Cruz tweeted

The Paris Agreement bears the name of the city where world leaders in 2015 negotiated the historic pact to combat global warming.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Why is it called the Paris Agreement? The name has nothing to do with 'citizens of Paris' as Ted Cruz assumes

The Paris Agreement bears the name of the city where world leaders in 2015 negotiated the historic pact to combat global warming.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Ted Cruz echoes Trump to slam Biden for rejoining Paris climate accord

"Do you also believe the Geneva Convention was about the views of the citizens of Geneva?" Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez retorted.
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Biden's unrivaled ability to work with Senate Republicans like Mitch McConnell will define his presidency

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell looks on as US President Joe Biden delivers his inaugural address at the US Capitol on January 20, 2021 in Washington, DC. Alex Wong/Getty Images Democrats now have control of the White House and Congress after Joe Biden's inauguration and the Georgia Senate elections. This makes things easier for Biden's administration, but don't be fooled, as he'll still need to exhibit an ability to be bipartisan. Biden's relationship with Senate Minority Leader Mi...
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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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Ted Cruz says Biden 'more interested' in Paris than Pittsburgh - Business Insider

Pittsburgh has exceeded its commitment to the Paris accords and already met its 2030 goal of 100% renewable energy for city operations.
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Corporate America is pausing its financial support for the 147 GOP lawmakers who challenged Biden's victory. Here are all the S&P 500 companies who gave them money - and then stopped.

Erin Schaff/Getty Images S&P 500 companies gave $23 million to the 147 GOP lawmakers who contested Electoral College results. After GOP efforts to overturn Biden's victory led to violence, some companies paused their support. Here's a list of how much each corporate PAC had given and whether they've paused contributions. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. On January 6, Congress convened a joint session to formally certify President Joseph Biden's Electoral College victory...
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Mayor Peduto, Rep. Mike Doyle react to Ted Cruz's 'Biden chooses Paris over Pittsburgh' comments

Biden signed an executive order rejoining the Paris climate accord within hours of taking the oath of office, fulfilling a campaign pledge.
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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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