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Trump's obsessive rants about the 2020 election have driven away his daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner, report says

President Donald Trump's White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump, the daughter of President Trump, walk on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, after stepping off Marine One after returning from Camp David. Patrick Semansky/AP Trump has pushed away Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner with his election lies, CNN reports. Ivanka and Kushner were once top figures in Trump's inner circle and administration. Trump remains fixated on cons...
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Trump joked that he hoped COVID-19 'takes out' former national security advisor John Bolton, book says

US President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with senior military leaders at the White House in Washington, DC, on April 9, 2018. NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images Donald Trump joked about a former aide dying from COVID-19, a new book said. "John Bolton, Hopefully COVID takes out John," said Trump according to Axios. The book, "Nightmare Scenario," described Trump's faltering response to the pandemic. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald Trump jo...
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"Four Saudis who took part in the killing of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi are reported to have received paramilitary training in the US."

"The training was provided by the security company Tier 1 Group, which is owned by the private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management, under a contract approved by the State Department, according to The New York Times. Louis Bremer, a Cerberus senior executive, said that the training was 'protective in nature' and took place in 2017, a year before the murder of Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist and critic of the Saudi government. It is said to have included 'safe marksmanship' and 'counter...
Tags: Law, Washington Post, US, The New York Times, State Department, Cerberus, London Times, Cerberus Capital Management, Ann Althouse, Khashoggi, Jamal Khashoggi, Tier 1 Group, Louis Bremer

Saudis Who Killed Journalist Khashoggi Received Paramilitary Training in U.S. -New York Times

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Four Saudis who participated in the 2018 killing of the Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi received paramilitary...
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Pelosi denies announcing select committee on US Capitol riot

In this Jan. 6, 2021 file photo rioters supporting President Donald Trump storm the Capitol in Washington. AP Photo Democrats are creating a select committee to examine the events of January 6, 2021. The news was first reported by The Washington Post. The move comes after Republicans last month defeated an effort to create an independent commission. See more stories on Insider's business page. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has denied telling Democrats that she intends to create a select c...
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Operatives who killed Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi received training in the US, New York Times reports

People hold posters picturing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and lightened candles during a gathering outside the Saudi Arabia consulate in Istanbul, on October 25, 2018. Yasin Akgul/Getty Images Four Saudis involved in the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi received training in the US prior to his killing, NYT reported. The contract for the paramilitary training was approved by the State Department, according to the NYT. The training initially began in 2014 and continued during at leas...
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"I will order their arrest. To protect the people, I have to sequester you in jail. Now choose — get vaccinated, or I’ll lock you up in a cell."

"If you don’t want to be vaccinated, I’ll have you arrested and have the vaccine shot into your [buttocks]... If you don’t get vaccinated, leave the Philippines. Go to India if you want, or somewhere, America."Said Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, quoted in The Washington Post. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Law, Washington Post, India, Philippines, Philippine, Rodrigo Duterte, Duterte, Ann Althouse, Coronavirus, America Said Philippine

A livid Trump was told Kushner decided on federal Covid-19 testing, book says

Washington Post reporter Dan Diamond analyzes a new book that says former President Donald Trump repeatedly suggested sending Americans infected with Covid-19 to Guantanamo Bay.
Tags: News, Washington Post, Stories, Donald Trump, Trump, Kushner, Dan Diamond, COVID

The morning read for Tuesday, June 22

Each weekday, we select a short list of news articles, commentary, and other noteworthy links related to the Supreme Court. To suggest a piece for us to consider, email us at [email protected] Here’s the Tuesday morning read: With the courts (and Kavanaugh) on their side, advocates plot future challenges to the NCAA (Molly Hensley-Clancy, The Washington Post) The NCAA, the Supreme Court, a Duck, and a Bicycle (Jason Gay, The Wall Street Journal) Supreme Court Protects Faith-Based Adopt...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Washington Post, Ncaa, Round-up, Kavanaugh, Dennis Crouch, Arthrex, Wall Street Journal Supreme Court, Molly Hensley Clancy, Amanda Shanor, Jeremy Dys Newsweek, Regulatory Review United States

Trump Org CFO Allen Weisselberg is still talking to Trump and giving signs of loyalty despite pressure to flip, report says

Allen Weisselberg, standing behind Donald Trump and Donald Trump Jr. in 2017, when Trump was President-Elect. AP Photo/Evan Vucci Allen Weisselberg, Trump Organization CFO, is being tempted to give evidence against Trump. But he continues to show signs of loyalty to his boss, reported The Washington Post. Local and state-level officials in New York are probing claims of financial crime at the company. See more stories on Insider's business page. Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselbe...
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PRIDE in the Courts: Judge Deborah A. Batts

Marcelo Rodriguez and Judge Deborah Batts at an event in the Thurgood Marshall Courthouse in New York, NY, June 2019. Let me tell you about someone I met a couple of years ago. Her name was Judge Deborah A. Batts. In 1994, the Honorable Judge Batts became the first openly gay person to be appointed as an Article III federal judge in the United States. She held this position for over 25 years in the Southern District of New York. As part of the library team in my previous position, we commemora...
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Kyrsten Sinema: Dems hypocritical for trying to end filibuster after using it 'just last year'

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema on Monday doubled down on her defense of the Senate’s legislative filibuster, declaring in a Washington Post op-ed...
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10 Things in Politics: Matt Gaetz and Fox News broke up

Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Politics. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here.I'm the Insider politics reporter Oma Seddiq, filling in for Brent Griffiths. Send me tips at [email protected] or @omaseddiq.Here's what we're talking about today:Inside Matt Gaetz's big breakup with Fox News;Kavanaugh ripped the NCAA in a unanimous ruling;The candidates vying to take over the Trump investigation.One thing to look out for today: It's New York's primary electio...
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Washington Post panned for report on Stacey Abrams, Democrats' 'evolution' on voter ID: 'An absolute disgrace'

The Washington Post was slammed on Monday for a report on the apparent "evolution" prominent Democrats have made when it comes to voter ID laws.
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21 attorneys general oppose USPS plan to delay first-class mail, warning 4 to 5-day delivery times could have 'significant' impact on mail-in ballots

VENTNOR CITY, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 13: A USPS worker wearing a mask puts envelopes in a mailbox while driving past as the state of New Jersey continues Stage 2 of re-opening following restrictions imposed to slow the spread of coronavirus on August 13, 2020 in Ventnor City, New Jersey. Stage 2, allows moderate-risk activities to resume which includes pools, youth day camps and certain sports practices. Alexi Rosenfeld/Getty Images Attorneys general from 21 states issued a statement opposing...
Tags: Politics, New York, Washington Post, San Francisco, Trends, Joe Biden, Fbi, Democrats, Gop, US Postal Service, Usps, New Jersey, Postal Service, Donald Trump, Charles Davis, Postal Regulatory Commission

US Senate Judiciary Committee hearing set for "Examining Federal Sentencing for Crack and Powder Cocaine"

On the morning of Tuesday, June 22, 2021, the US Senate Judiciary Committee has a hearing set for 10am titled "Examining Federal Sentencing for Crack and Powder Cocaine." The hearing should be available to watch at this link, where this list of witnesses are set out: Ms. Regina LaBelle, Acting Director, Office of National Drug Control Policy The Honorable Asa Hutchinson, Governor, State of Arkansas Mr. Matthew Charles, Justice Reform Fellow, FAMM The Honorable Russell Coleman, Member, Frost Bro...
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Report: Trump Suggested Sending American COVID Victims To Guantanamo Early In Pandemic

Then-President Donald Trump offered a horrifying solution to the burgeoning COVID-19 infections among American tourists returning to the country in February last year, according to the Washington Post. [Author: Cristina Cabrera]
Tags: News, Washington Post, Donald Trump, Trump, Cristina Cabrera, COVID-19

Iran's next president is a hardliner who could cause problems for Biden, and Trump helped pave the way for his victory

Ebrahim Raisi, Iran's new president waves to the media after casting his vote at a polling station on June 18, 2021, on the day of the Islamic republic's presidential election Majid Saeedi/Getty Images Iran's next president, Ebrahim Raisi, is a hardliner accused of involvement in mass executions. Raisi supports reviving the 2015 nuclear deal, but could cause major headaches for Biden on other issues. Trump's confrontations with Iran helped empower hardliners like Raisi. Se...
Tags: Politics, Washington Post, White House, Nbc News, US, International, America, Trends, European Union, Joe Biden, Iran, Analysis, Vienna, United States, Middle East, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

Iran's next president is a hard-liner who could cause problems for Biden, and Trump helped pave the way for his victory

Ebrahim Raisi. Majid Saeedi/Getty Images Iran's next president, Ebrahim Raisi, is a hard-liner accused of involvement in mass executions. Raisi supports reviving the 2015 nuclear deal but could cause headaches for Biden on other issues. Trump's confrontations with Iran helped empower hard-liners like Raisi. See more stories on Insider's business page. Iranian President-elect Ebrahim Raisi won't be inaugurated until August, but he's already made it clear that he's n...
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A demotivated dollar-store worker quit retail after an impressed customer told her to apply to a law firm. She got the job, and now earns $3-an-hour more, plus benefits.

Disillusioned restaurant and store workers are looking for new opportunities. LM Otero/AP Photo Retail workers across the US are abandoning low-paying jobs at stores and restaurants for new opportunities. Christina Noles, 34, is among them. Noles left her job at a dollar store for a law firm, she told The Washington Post. She learned about the law-firm job from a customer who was impressed by her work ethic, she said. See more stories on Insider's business page. A dollar-store worker w...
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'We'll all be dead by June!': Jared Kushner screamed at a health official after hearing about delayed mask shipments, according to new book

Senior Advisor to the President Jared Kushner. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Kushner reportedly grew so frustrated at news over mask shipments last year that he threw his pen at the wall. "You f---ing moron," Kushner reportedly yelled at a health official. "We'll all be dead by June!" The scene was detailed in a forthcoming book by two Washington Post reporters. See more stories on Insider's business page. Jared Kushner lashed out at a public health official when he learned in late Mar...
Tags: Politics, News, Guantanamo, Washington Post, White House, Masks, US, Trends, Donald Trump, The Washington Post, Trump, HHS, Health and Human Services Department, Yasmeen Abutaleb, Mark Meadows, Kushner

"The Washington Post's @laurameckler spent three weeks preparing a hitpiece against me."

"In this thread, I will expose five flat-out lies, from the fabrication of a timeline to multiple smears that are easily disproven by documentary evidence." So begins a Twitter thread by Christopher Rufo. Here's the WaPo piece he's attacking: "Republicans, spurred by an unlikely figure, see political promise in targeting critical race theory." From that article: Critical race theory holds that racism is systemic in the United States, not just a collection of individual prejudices — an idea that ...
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To keep numbers low, Trump wanted to dump early pandemic patients at Guantanamo Bay

In an excerpt from a new book, the Washington Post shares this simple reminder of how depraved our prior US President was. The orange menace wanted to pack citizens who had contracted COVID-19 abroad into our famed inhumane off-shore military prison. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, Guantanamo Bay, Washington Post, US, Trump, COVID, That guy sucked

Morning Docket: 06.21.21

* A federal judge has struck down restrictions imposed on cruise lines by the CDC. Break out the Hawaiian shirts and Dramamine tablets... [Washington Post] * O.J. Simpson is continuing to appeal judgements related to civil suits over the deaths of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman. [Washington Times] * A Reno lawyer, who was allegedly present during the January 6th Capitol riots, is running to be governor of Nevada. [Nevada Appeal] * AirBNB is taking legal action against a guest who hos...
Tags: Law, Washington Post, Cdc, Cruise, Fox News, Airbnb, Nevada, O J Simpson, Nicole Brown Simpson, Reno, Washington Times, Jerry Springer, Nevada Appeal, Ron Goldman, Morning Docket, Capitol Riot

Trump asked whether COVID-infected Americans abroad could be sent to Guantánamo Bay, book says

Getty Trump asked if COVID-positive Americans overseas could be sent to Guantánamo Bay. The February 2020 episode is detailed in a forthcoming book by two Washington Post reporters. "Don't we have an island that we own?" Trump asked, according to the book. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald Trump pondered whether COVID-positive Americans abroad could be sent to Guantánamo Bay in the early days of the pandemic, according to a forthcoming book by ...
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A member of Uganda's Olympic team tested positive for COVID-19 in Japan after being vaccinated and testing negative before travel

Hiro Komae/AP Images An Olympian tested positive for COVID-19 after arriving in Japan, The Washington Post reported. The member of Uganda's team had received AstraZeneca's vaccine and tested negative before traveling. It's the first case amongst Olympians arriving in Japan. See more stories on Insider's business page. A member of Uganda's Olympic team tested positive for COVID-19 in Japan after getting AstraZeneca's vaccine and testing negative at home, The Washin...
Tags: Japan, Science, Washington Post, India, International, Trends, Bloomberg, Uganda, Olympics, Astrazeneca, Osaka Japan, Kyodo News, Coronavirus, Sarah Al Arshani, Hiro Komae

AZ secretary of state: Voting-rights bill 'running out of time'

In an op-ed for The Washington Post, Katie Hobbs touted the For the People Act as a step to stop the "dismantling of voting rights."
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Reverse Mortgage Lender Named a 2021 ‘Top Workplace’ by Washington Post

Atlantic Coast Mortgage, a Virginia-based mortgage lender offering both forward and reverse mortgage products, was named one of the best places to work in the Washington D.C. area as determined by the eighth annual Top Workplaces survey conducted by the Washington Post. The survey, conducted in partnership with employee engagement firm Energage, LLC, asked employees in the area about the companies they work for in an effort to identify 200 of the highest ranked workplaces in the region. 2021’...
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Trump Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross made at least $53 million from private companies while serving in government: report

Former US commerce secretary Wilbur Ross. AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File Wilbur Ross made at least $53 million from private companies while serving as commerce secretary. Ross reported earning a minimum of $53 million to $127 million in outside income. CREW sought several probes into Ross's finances while he was commerce secretary. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. Wilbur Ross, the commerce secretary under former President Donald Trump, raked in at least $53 million...
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Biden did Putin a favor

In the run up to the Geneva summit with President Joe Biden on Wednesday, Russian strongman Vladimir Putin had been on a rampage. A Russian court designated the opposition group led by Alexey Navalny an extremist network, after crackdowns across the country. Cybercriminals who operate in Russia are believed to have attacked critical US infrastructure, targeting the energy and food supply. And a week before the two leaders' one-day meeting, the Washington Post reported that Russia was planning to...
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