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    Amid surges in coronavirus cases and misinformation about the virus nationwide, President Joe Biden issued what he called “straight talk” on Thursday, calling on Americans to get vaccinated, announcing new pushes for both incentives and restrictions. In a speech from the White House, Biden cited the Delta variant as the cause of increasing cases and...
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    "Fox & Friends Weekend" co-host Pete Hegseth sat down with "America Reports" and called out the New York Times after one reporter sent a tweet calling Trump supporters "enemies of the state." NEW YORK TIMES SILENT AFTER STAR REPORTER EQUATES TRUMP SUPPORTERS TO 'ENEMIES OF THE STATE' PETE HEGSETH: To me, there couldn't be anything...
    For the second time in 48 hours, Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) seemed unprepared for a question about whether he spoke with then-President Donald Trump on January 6. On that day, of course, a mob stormed the Capitol in an effort to overturn the 2020 election Trump had lost. Jordan was asked the same question by...
    During the Obama years, Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio was a frequent source of irritation to then-Rep. John Boehner and his successor as House speaker, former Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin. Neither Boehner nor Ryan appreciated the Ohio congressman's abrasive, in-your-face tactics. But Jordan's prominence among House Republicans only increased during Donald Trump's presidency, and...
    (CNN)In the initial days of Covid-19 vaccine distribution, as television delivered a constant flow of images of Americans with their sleeves rolled up, ready to be vaccinated, the sense of optimism -- the sense that we could go back to our normal lives -- was real. Falling infection and death rates, coupled with the promise...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Conservative lawmakers made a push Thursday to boot Republican Reps. Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger out of the House GOP because the two defied party leaders and joined the chamber’s special committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol attack by supporters of then-President Donald Trump. The effort by the hard-right House Freedom Caucus...
    The best antidote to hot takes is hard data, and the latest Daily Kos/Civiqs poll is here with your cure. This survey of 1,339 registered voters was conducted online from July 24-27 and finds that 50% of Americans hold Donald Trump and Republicans responsible for the violent attack on the U.S. Capitol building on Jan. 6, 2021. Further, 51% of Americans believe everyone who...
    Members of the special House committee investigating the Capitol attack will huddle behind closed doors Friday to plot their next steps after holding what they viewed as a very successful first hearing this week featuring emotional testimony from four police officers who defended the complex on Jan. 6. One of the issues to be discussed...
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    The Biden administration will keep a Trump-era public health order used to expel most migrants from the U.S. in place, citing COVID-19 variants, Reuters reported Thursday. President Joe Biden reportedly planned to lift public health order Title 42 restrictions for migrant families at the end of July, according to Reuters. The administration decided not to...
    Critics of the Maricopa County election "audit" debacle have been slamming it as a joke that is being carried out by far-right conspiracy theorists, noting that the firm conducting the "audit," Cyber Ninjas, is led by QAnon supporter Doug Logan. But all that criticism hasn't made Cyber Ninjas any less profitable, and according to The...
    Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi of California attends a news conference about climate change outside the U.S. Capitol on July 28, 2021 in Washington, D.C. Pelosi and Schumer called on Congress to take bold action on climate change issues. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has a message for reporters intent on asking her about the...
    A Texas physician whose claims about COVID-19 were touted by then-President Trump is seeking $100 million from Anderson Cooper and CNN, saying that they defamed her. Stella Immanuel, at microphone, in the video released by the group America’s Frontline Doctors.  Stella Immanuel came into the spotlight in July 2020 when Trump tweeted a video in...
    Brett Giroir, who oversaw coronavirus testing efforts under President Donald Trump, had a simple message for Fox News viewers on Thursday: “If you have not been vaccinated and you have not had Covid before, you will get the Delta variant.” Appearing on America Reports, Giroir said he is hopeful that the vaccines receive full approval...
    MTP Daily anchor Chuck Todd mocked Donald Trump on Thursday over the former president’s scathing reaction to the bipartisan infrastructure deal, saying that Trump has “been too busy chasing other mythological unicorns” to notice before now. “Under the weak leadership of Mitch McConnell, Senate Republicans continue to lose,” said Trump in a statement on Wednesday....
    Editor’s note: We endeavor to bring you the top voices on current events representing a range of perspectives. Below is a column arguing that despite his mistakes, Dr. Anthony Fauci still has a high degree of credibility. You can find a counterpoint here, where Roger Klein argues that Fauci’s inconsistencies on the pandemic have ruined...
    Former President Donald Trump is said to have called former U.S. Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen nearly every day as he fought to overturn the presidential election at the end of 2020. According to The Washington Post, Trump made the repeated calls in an effort to raise awareness about his so-called claims of widespread voter...
    House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthyKevin McCarthyTim Ryan slams McCarthy for mocking Capitol physician, mask mandate McCarthy knocks Pelosi, mask mandate: 'This House has broken the country's trust' GOP, Democrats battle over masks in House, Senate MORE (R-Calif.) on Thursday repeated his claims that Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiTim Ryan slams McCarthy for mocking Capitol physician, mask...
    A police officer who suffered a heart attack and brain injury during the Jan. 6 riot at the US Capitol shared an expletive-laden voicemail in which he was called a 'lying f***' and that was left as he testified at a House of Representatives committee hearing Tuesday. It's not clear how the man got D.C. Metropolitan Police...
    Former President Donald Trump erupted at Senate Republicans Thursday after they moved to advance a bipartisan infrastructure bill. Trump targeted Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and other “RINOs” for voting to begin debate on the package, which provides billions of federal dollars to upgrade the nation’s roads, bridges, waterways, drinking water pipes and more. “Under...
    (CNN)The facts are indisputable: Donald Trump endorsed Susan Wright in Tuesday's special election in Texas. He recorded a robocall for her. His PAC spent at least $100,000 on ads supporting her. And then she lost to Rep.-elect Jake Ellzey.It's an open-and-shut case. Trump tried to demonstrate his lasting sway within the Republican Party by endorsing...
    A new TV ad running in Ohio’s 15th Congressional District spotlights that "Mike Carey stood with President Trump when he took on the political establishment." The spot, by the former president’s Make America Great Again Action super PAC emphasizes that "now President Trump is standing with him." Carey, a longtime energy lobbyist and the chair of...
    (CNN)A private company conducting a widely denounced review of ballots in Arizona's largest county says it has received more than $5.7 million in private funds to support its examination of the 2020 presidential results.The majority of the money has come from organizations tied to people aligned with former President Donald Trump and his false claims...
    US President Donald Trump speaks to officials during a roundtable discussion on community safety, at Mary D. Bradford High School in in Kenosha, Wisconsin on September 1, 2020. - Trump visited Kenosha, the city at the center of a raging US debate over racism, despite pleas to stay away and claims he is dangerously fanning...
    Former President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, is planning to start an investment firm, sources said Wednesday — a decision that will move the former White House senior adviser away from the political realm. Kushner has lived with his family in Florida for the past six months and is currently writing a book about his...
    House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy sidestepped a question about whether he still thinks former President Donald Trump bears responsibility for the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, saying that information he learned since then backs up his pivoting to place blame on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for security failures that day. “I think from...
    Photo credit: Don Emmert, AFP/Getty Images A New York Times reporter has deleted her tweet from earlier this week calling supporters of former President Donald Trump “enemies of the state.” “Today’s #January6thSelectCommittee underscores the America’s current, essential natsec dilemma: Work to combat legitimate national security threats now entails calling a politician’s supporters enemies of the...
    IVANKA Trump and Jared Kuschner acquired a waterfront mansion in South Florida for $24 million that has its own police force. The pair of former White House advisors, much like the majority of the wider Trump clan, relocated from Washington DC to the Sunshine State after Donald Trump's election loss to Joe Biden. 12The couple...
    Americans are not satisfied with the way Asian Americans, immigrants are treated, poll finds Rand Pauls 2016 presidential campaign committee fined $21K NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Thursday is the deadline to register for the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, and it’s not just for first responders. An estimated 500,000 people were in the exposure zone,...
    Rep. Jim JordanJames (Jim) Daniel JordanAP Fact Check rates GOP claim Pelosi blocked National Guard on Jan. 6 'false' Officers' powerful Capitol riot testimony underscores Pelosi's partisan blunder McCarthy pulls GOP picks off House economic panel MORE (R-Ohio) confirmed in an interview with Spectrum News on Wednesday that he spoke with former President TrumpDonald TrumpFormer New...
    Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., has committed to remaining a member of the Republican Party despite being one of its toughest critics following the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. "I'm a Republican at heart. I was a Republican way before Donald Trump, since I was six years old," Kinzinger told CNN's Wolf Blitzer on...
    Rep. Mo Brooks wore body armor while addressing the throngs of Trump supporters assembled at the Elispse on January 6th according to a stunning report from Slate’s Jim Newell. Rep. Eric Swalwell, who is suing Brooks and other Republican members of Congress for inciting the violence at the Capitol that occurred after that speech, found...
    Republican Pennsylvania state Sen. Dan Laughlin on Thursday came out against the GOP-backed audit of the 2020 election results in his state, becoming the party's first statewide-elected official to do so. Speaking to Reuters, Laughlin said that the efforts to investigate President BidenJoe BidenBriahna Joy Gray: White House thinks extending student loan pause is a 'bad look'...
    Former President Donald Trump decried Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell for his "weak leadership" of the Republican Party. "Under the weak leadership of Mitch McConnell, Senate Republicans continue to lose. He lost Arizona, he lost Georgia, he ignored Election Fraud and he doesn’t fight," Trump said Thursday. "Now he’s giving Democrats everything they want...
    Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images — Tom Williams-Pool/Getty Images Former President Donald Trump has HAD IT with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. Or, at least that appears to be the case currently, judging from a statement released from the Save America PAC. Calling out his “weak leadership,” Trump laced into the senior senator from Kentucky, and former political...
    Former President Donald TrumpDonald TrumpFormer New York state Senate candidate charged in riot Trump called acting attorney general almost daily to push election voter fraud claim: report GOP senator clashes with radio caller who wants identity of cop who shot Babbitt MORE lashed out at Senate Republicans on Thursday after the upper chamber voted to...
    Mo Brooks encouraging crowd at "Stop the Steal" rally to "go straight at" Congress. Anyone who claims to have a great read on Merrick Garland as attorney general has a future in examining tea leaves. Since Garland’s installation at the Department of Justice (DOJ), the department has taken some genuinely puzzling and frustrating positions—such as...
    The firm hired to conduct an audit of the 2020 presidential election vote in Arizona’s Maricopa County raised more than $5.7 million in private donations to finance the effort.   Cyber Ninjas, a Florida-based private contractor leading the effort, announced on Wednesday that it raked in more than $5.7 million dollars to fund the audit, according...
    CBS Julie Chen on Big Brother: Celebrity Edition Omarosa Manigault-Newman is headed back to the “Big Brother” house- but it won’t be in the U.S. The reality star turned short-term presidential advisor has signed on to the cast of Australia’s celebrity competition show, “Big Brother VIP” which will take place at Sydney Olympic...
    The host of a popular podcast channel on YouTube offered five million dollars Wednesday to former Presidents Barack Obama and Donald Trump for an interview. Patrick Bet-David, the founder of the Valuetainment YouTube channel with more than three million followers, posted a video Wednesday from his newly-acquired ocean view property, titled, “I’m 100% Serious.” In...
    Ohio congressional candidate Mike Carey (right) The Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest is compiled by David Nir, Jeff Singer, Stephen Wolf, Carolyn Fiddler, and Matt Booker, with additional contributions from David Jarman, Steve Singiser, Daniel Donner, James Lambert, David Beard, and Arjun Jaikumar. Leading Off ● OH-15: The GOP special election primary for this conservative...
    POLICE have cordoned off a town centre in Essex over fears that a “dangerous” building could collapse.  Emergency services have shut Head Street, in Colchester, after concerns were raised over the “integrity of part of a building”. 2Colchester town centre has been closed off with cops urging people to avoid the areaCredit: BPM Crews from...
    It’s not that we forget. But sooner or later, news becomes history, and the awful thing that happened loses its power to shock. You remember the emotions you felt, but you don’t re-experience them — not to any degree of sharpness or immediacy. One day, that will happen to the events of Jan. 6. One...
    (CNN)Democrats in South Florida, beleaguered by a tough 2020 election in the state, have been privately and publicly urging their party leaders to embrace the protests against Cuba's communist regime that are roiling the island nation. Their reasoning is as much personal -- these Democrats believe supporting the protests is the right thing to do...
    President Joe Biden's domestic travel schedule appears to have two clear goals in mind: ginning up support for his infrastructure and economic proposals while boosting Democrats' electoral chances heading into the 2022 midterm elections. Several of Biden's recent out-of-office stops have been to blue-collar areas in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Michigan that voted for former President...
    SPECULATION is growing where the next global conflict may break out in 2021 as global powers modernize their nuclear arsenals and tensions between nations mount. It comes as a Council of Foreign Policy paper revealed that Taiwan is becoming a "dangerous flashpoint" for the US but the threats posed by Iran, North Korea, and Turkey...
    TSUNAMI warning sirens had been broadcast after an 8.2 magnitude earthquake struck off the Alaskan peninsula. The earthquake hit 56 miles southeast of the town of Perryville, the USGS said. 1Footage shows locals and tourists visiting the region being evacuated after sirens played in the region and people were told to flee to higher groundCredit:...
    Newsmax TV, a cable news outlet that prides itself on being more right-wing and more pro-Trump than Fox News and Fox Business, enjoyed a ratings bump following the 2020 presidential election. But that bump has since disappeared, and Vox's Aaron Rupar has a question: why? To get some insights on why Newsmax TV is...
    Tom Barrack, chairman of Colony NorthStar Inc., speaks during a Bloomberg Television interview at the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, U.S., on Tuesday, May 1, 2018.Patrick T. Fallon | Bloomberg | Getty Images WASHINGTON – Tom Barrack's defense attorneys have their work cut out for them, given the breadth and specificity of...