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Trump's widely-mocked new blog shows he is now just 'shouting into the void,' say social media experts

Business Insider "At this point, Trump is just shouting into the void," Peter Loge, associate professor school of media and public affairs at the George Washington University, told Insider. Getty Donald Trump's new blog shows he is now just "shouting into the void," since being banned by Facebook and Twitter, say experts. Trump has struggled for attention since the bans announced in January. "A challenge for Trump is that the most effective online engagement requires interact...
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Lindsey Graham says the Republican Party 'can't grow' without Trump

U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol on March 5, 2021 in Washington, DC. Alex Wong/Getty Images Sen. Lindsey Graham says the Republican party cannot move forward without former President Donald Trump. His comments come amid bitter internal GOP disputes about Trump's future role in the party. "I've determined we can't grow without [Trump]," Sen. Lindsey Graham said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sen. Lindsey Graha...
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White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki says she'll resign next year when it's 'time for somebody else to have this job'

"I think it's going to be time for somebody else to have this job..." Psaki said. Getty Jen Psaki, the face of Biden's administration, says she will step down in around a year. "I think it's going to be time for somebody else to have this job in a year from now, or about a year from now," she told CNN. Psaki says she accepted the job after agreeing with President Biden's transition team that she would serve in the role for about a year. See more stories on Insider's bus...
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Trump's social media mentions have plummeted by 91% since he was banned by Facebook and Twitter

Trump reacted furiously to news that Facebook had extended his ban. Getty Social media chatter about Donald Trump has plummeted since he was banned from Facebook and Twitter. Facebook this week confirmed that their ban of the former president has been extended. The former president has launched a new "communications" website in a bid to gain more attention. See more stories on Insider's business page. Social media chatter about former President Donald Trump has fallen by around 91% sin...
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The UK has sent gunboats to Jersey as France threatens to cut power to island in Brexit fishing row

Boris Johnson has sent two gunboats to Jersey as French boats gather to protest over Brexit fishing rights. Getty The UK has sent gunboats to Jersey amid tensions over Brexit fishing rights on the island. Around 80 French boats have assembled to demand greater access to the island's fishing waters. France has also sent a patrol boat while threatening to cut power to the island. See more stories on Insider's business page. Two British gunboats dispatched by Boris Johnson to Jersey h...
Tags: Politics, UK, News, Navy, France, Trends, Britain, Labour, Boris Johnson, Getty, Johnson, Downing Street, Brexit, Jersey, John Healey, Reuters


Boris Johnson has sent gunboats to Jersey as France threatens to cut power to island in Brexit fishing protest

Boris Johnson has sent two gunboats to Jersey as French boats gather to protest over Brexit fishing rights. Getty The UK has sent British gunboats to Jersey amid tensions with France over Brexit fishing rights. Around 80 French boats have assembled to demand greater access to the island's fishing waters. France has threatened to cut power to the island. See more stories on Insider's business page. Two British gunboats dispatched by Boris Johnson to Jersey have arrived after around ...
Tags: Politics, UK, News, Navy, France, Trends, Britain, Labour, Boris Johnson, Getty, Johnson, Downing Street, Brexit, Jersey, John Healey, Reuters


Ted Cruz's threat to 'woke CEOs' was 'the most openly corrupt thing any Senator has said,' ethics expert says

"This may be the most openly corrupt thing any Senator has said," the former ethics watchdog said. Getty Ted Cruz's newspaper column on "woke CEOs" was the "most openly corrupt thing any Senator has said," according to the former director of the office of government ethics. The Texas senator in a Wall Street Journal column published last week expressed his anger at corporations objecting to Georgia's new voting laws. "This time, we won't look the other way on Coca-Cola's $1...
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House Republicans are plotting to oust Liz Cheney and replace her with a pro-Trump woman

House Republicans reportedly believe Cheney can't be succeeded by a white man. Getty House Republicans are plotting to replace Rep. Liz Cheney, Axios reported. It follows her sustained criticism of former President Donald Trump. Potential replacements include Reps. Elise Stefanik, Ann Wagner, and Jackie Walorski, Axios reported. See more stories on Insider's business page. House Republicans are lining up replacements for the GOP leadership spot held by Rep. Liz Cheney following her...
Tags: Politics, News, Politico, Trends, Gop, House, Republican Party, Biden, Donald Trump, Cheney, Mccarthy, Trump, Kevin McCarthy, Electoral College, House Republican, Liz Cheney


Republicans are said to be plotting to oust Liz Cheney from House leadership and replace her with a pro-Trump woman

House Republicans reportedly believe Rep. Liz Cheney can't be succeeded by a white man. Getty Republicans are said to be plotting to replace Rep. Liz Cheney in House leadership, Axios reported. It follows her sustained criticism of former President Donald Trump. Potential replacements include Reps. Elise Stefanik, Ann Wagner, and Jackie Walorski, Axios said. See more stories on Insider's business page. House Republicans are said to be lining up replacements for the GOP leadership s...
Tags: Politics, News, Politico, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, House, Republican Party, Donald Trump, Cheney, Mccarthy, Trump, Kevin McCarthy, Electoral College, Liz Cheney, Stefanik


Blinken says China is 'acting more repressively at home and more aggressively abroad'

Antony Blinken speaks during his confirmation hearing to be Secretary of State before the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee on January 19, 2021 in Washington, DC. Alex Edelman/Getty Images The U.S. Secretary of State warned that China had started acting "more aggressively abroad." He told CBS News that he wanted to avoid military confrontation between the two superpowers. "What we've witnessed over the last several years is China acting more repressively at home and more aggressive...
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Sen. Joe Manchin said he wanted to 'to stay and fight' during Capitol riots

Senator Joe Manchin. Photo by Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images West Virgina Sen. Joe Manchin said he wanted to "stay and fight" during the deadly Capitol riot. "My intention was to stay and fight: 'Let 'em in. Let's go at it,'" he told USA Today. He and other trapped lawmakers were eventually removed from the building by police officers. See more stories on Insider's business page. West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin said he wanted to "stay and fight" during the deadly Capitol ri...
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Living on basic-income for 2 years made me 'feel free' says a journalist who took part in one of the world's largest trials

Finland undertook what has been described as the world's "largest complete UBI study." Getty Finland's two-year basic income trial was controversial. Most commentators focused on the fact that it did not increase employment levels. But Tuomas Murajatold, who took part in the trial, told Insider that it was a liberating and empowering experience. See more stories on Insider's business page. When Tuomas Muraja was selected for Finland's basic income trial in 2018, he says he ...
Tags: Politics, News, Trends, Bbc, Finland, Basic Income, Thomas Colson, UK Weekend, Getty Finland, Tuomas Muraja, Muraja, Getty Mujara, Mujara, Laura Oja Laura Oja


Boris Johnson's mobile phone number was left online for 15 years, raising fears hackers could have accessed it

Getty Boris Johnson's mobile number was publicly available on the internet for 15 years. It raises concerns that spies could have hacked his phone. Johnson now appears to have switched off his phone. See more stories on Insider's business page. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's personal phone number was publicly available on the internet for 15 years, raising concerns that his phone could have been vulnerable to hacking by foreign agents.The prime minister's number was att...
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A petition is calling for Jill Biden to undo all of Melania Trump's changes to the White House Rose Garden

Members of the media view the renewed White House Rose Garden, August 22, 2020. Erin Scott/Reuters A petition signed by 40,000 people called for First Lady Jill Biden to undo Melania Trump's changes to the White House Rose Garden. The petition said Melania Trump had replaced Jackie Kennedy's original garden design 'with a boring tribute to herself.' Melania Trump's garden redesign involved removing some of the colorful flowers and trees that had previously been in place...
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Ted Cruz appeared to doze off during President Biden's first joint address to Congress

C-Span Sen. Ted Cruz appeared to doze off during Joe Biden's address to Congress. The Texas senator later called the speech "boring, but radical." Other GOP lawmakers appeared similarly disinterested in Biden's speech. See more stories on Insider's business page. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz appeared to doze off during President Joe Biden's first joint address to Congress on Wednesday night.Cruz, who has been fiercely critical of President Biden, was filmed struggling to keep his e...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Congress, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, House, Ted Cruz, Biden, Cruz, Joe, Jim Jordan, Kevin McCarthy, GOP House, Thomas Colson


Trump says Liz Cheney is a 'warmongering fool' who would 'embarrass her family by running for President'

Donald Trump has labeled Liz Cheney a "warmongering fool." Getty Trump has hit out at Liz Cheney labeling her a "warmongering fool." He mocked her potential presidential hopes, saying she would "embarrass her family" if she ran. Cheney this week refused to rule out a potential presidential run. See more stories on Insider's business page. Donald Trump has hit out at GOP Rep. Liz Cheney, labelling her a "warmongering fool" who would "embarrass her family" if she runs for President.The...
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The US's popularity among its allies has surged since Biden became president, a new poll indicates

The poll suggests the world's opinion of the US has improved with President Joe Biden in office. Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images The US has become more popular among allies since Joe Biden's inauguration, a poll indicates. Favorable views rose by a 9-point average under Biden among countries polled by Morning Consult. Polls indicated that perceptions of the US declined significantly while Donald Trump was in office. See more stories on Insider's business page. The US has become a ...
Tags: Politics, UK, News, China, Germany, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Nato, Paris, World Health Organization, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, George W, DOUG MILLS


The United States' popularity among its allies has surged since Biden became president, a new poll indicates.

The poll suggests the world's opinion of the US has improved since Trump left office. Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images The United States has become more popular among allies since Biden's inauguration, a poll indicated. Favorable views increased by a 9-point average since Biden's inauguration among the countries polled by Morning Consult. Polls indicated that perceptions of the United States declined significantly during President Trump's time in office. See more stories on Ins...
Tags: Politics, News, Washington, China, Germany, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Beijing, United States, Nato, United Kingdom, World Health Organisation, Biden, Trump, George W


The Trump Organization charged taxpayers for undisclosed stays and luxury car rentals at his foreign golf resorts

Donald Trump golfing at Trump International Golf Links course in Aberdeenshire, Scotland Photo by Andy Buchanan / AFP US taxpayers paid thousands of dollars to Donald Trump's resorts in Ireland and Scotland in 2017, during previously undisclosed visits. The Scotsman reported on expenses showing taxpayers were charged for Secret Service accommodation during stays by Trump's son Eric. The receipts provide further evidence of how the former president's family benefited from his ti...
Tags: Florida, Politics, News, Washington Post, Washington, Scotland, Politico, US, Trends, Shinzo Abe, Ireland, Golf, Secret Service, Donald Trump, US Air Force, Trump


Boris Johnson witnesses say they will swear on oath he said he'd 'let the bodies pile high in their thousands'

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson campaigns in Wales ahead of elections on April 26, 2021 in Llandudno, United Kingdom. Phil Noble - WPA Pool/Getty Images Boris Johnson's colleagues are prepared to swear on oath he said he'd "let the bodies pile high," rather than lockdown, ITV reported. Johnson has categorically denied making the comments. However, multiple news organisations have spoken to current and former colleagues who say they heard him. See more stories on Insider&...
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Rick Scott says he gave Trump 'Champion for Freedom' award after the Capitol insurrection because he 'worked hard'

Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., speaks to reporters following a Republican policy luncheon on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021, in Washington. AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta Florida GOP Senator Rick Scott said he gave Trump the 'Champion for Freedom' award because he "worked hard." Scott was asked why he had awarded Trump with the award even though the former president "continues to spread lies about the election and insurrection." "I gave him the award for the right reasons... He worked...
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Rick Scott says he gave Trump a 'Champion for Freedom' award after the Capitol insurrection because he 'worked hard'

Sen. Rick Scott of Florida in February. AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta Sen. Rick Scott said he gave Trump a "Champion for Freedom" award because he "worked hard." Scott was asked why he'd awarded Trump as he spread lies about the election and the insurrection. "I gave him the award for the right reasons," Scott said, adding, "He worked hard." See more stories on Insider's business page. GOP Sen. Rick Scott of Florida defended his decision to give Donald Trump a "Champion for Freedom"...
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Boris Johnson said he'd rather 'let the bodies pile high in their thousands' than allow a second lockdown, report says

"No more f*****g lockdowns - let the bodies pile high in their thousands!" Boris Johnson reportedly said. Getty Boris Johnson reportedly said he would rather 'let the bodies pile high' than impose a second lockdown last year. Sources told the Daily Mail that Johnson made the comments at a meeting in October. A senior UK government minister on Monday denied the claims, which he described as "gossip." See more stories on Insider's business page. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson al...
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100 business leaders back Sadiq Khan for a second term as London mayor

London Mayor Sadiq Khan Getty One hundred business leaders today backed Mayor of London Sadiq Khan for re-election. They said he had been a strong advocate for their sector during the coronavirus pandemic. "Sadiq has been the most pro-business mayor ever, standing up for our interests on issues like Brexit and business rates," said Helen McIntosh, president of the South East London Chamber of Commerce. See more stories on Insider's business page. One hundred business leaders today back...
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Trump accuses LeBron James of being ‘racist’ and ‘divisive’

Getty/ Reuters Former President Trump said LeBron James was "racist" and "divisive." It came after the basketball star tweeted a response to the police killing of 16-year-old Ma'Khia Bryant. James subsequently deleted the tweet because he said it was "being used to create more hate." See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Trump on Thursday said LeBron James was "racist" and "divisive" after the basketball star tweeted a response to the police killing of 16-y...
Tags: Politics, News, Minneapolis, Trends, Nba, Lebron James, Donald Trump, James, Trump, Bryant, COLUMBUS Ohio, Thomas Colson, George Floyd, Derek Chauvin, Getty Reuters, Ma Khia Bryant James


The Idaho senate has approved a bill to kill 90% of the state's wolves

Getty The Idaho Senate approved a plan that will see up to 90% of the state's wolves killed. The move is designed to protect cattle and other livestock. The bill will allow the wolves to be "killed without limit," said animal welfare campaigners. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Idaho Senate has approved a plan that will allow up to 90% of the state's wolves to be killed in a move that animal welfare campaigners warn will allow them to be killed "without limits...
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Ted Cruz says Biden's comments about the Derek Chauvin verdict are 'grounds for a mistrial'

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, asks a question during the Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Tuesday, March 9, 2021. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Sen. Ted Cruz said Tuesday that President Biden's comments on Derek Chauvin provided potential grounds for a mistrial. President Biden commented on the trial while the jury had announced its verdict. Cruz said Biden was 'foolishly providing grounds for a mistrial or a possible basis on appeal to challenge any g...
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Boris Johnson in lobbying scandal as leaked texts reveal he promised to 'fix' tax issue for James Dyson

Boris Johnson told Dyson that "I will fix it." Getty Boris Johnson personally texted a billionaire entrepreneur to tell him that he'd "fix" a tax issue. Johnson texted James Dyson: "James I am first lord of the Treasury and you can take it that we are backing you to do what you need." It comes amid an ongoing row into lobbying at the heart of the British government. See more stories on Insider's business page. Prime Minister Boris Johnson personally texted a billionaire entrepreneu...
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Trump defends his close relationship with Putin and Kim Jong Un: 'I like him and he likes me'

Trump on Putin: "I liked him, he liked me." Getty Trump praises Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. "I got along great with President Putin. I liked him, he liked me," Trump told Fox News. His comments come as Biden threatens sanctions over the poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny. See more stories on Insider's business page. Trump has defended his close personal relationship with the leaders of Russia and North Korea, telling Fox Ne...
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Trump says he is 'beyond seriously' considering 2024 presidential run, but can't discuss it for legal reasons

Former President Donald Trump Getty Former President Donald Trump said he is 'very seriously' considering a 2024 presidential run But he said he can't talk about it for legal reasons. 'I am looking at it very seriously. Beyond seriously,' Trump said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald Trump said he was "very seriously" considering a presidential run in 2024 but claimed he was unable to talk about it for legal reasons. "I say this: I...
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