- Business Insider 12:04April 11, 2021Trump spent several minutes insulting 'dumb son of a b---h' Mitch McConnell during a rambling speech to GOP donors at Mar-a-Lago, say reportsFormer President Donald Trump took aim at Senate Minority Leader for his lack of support during his February impeachment trial, Politico reported.
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- The Guardian 09:00April 11, 2021What’s Donald Trump up to these days? I tried to find out via InstagramIn the early days of his post-presidential life, Trump has crashed a wedding and welcomed maskless Mar-a-Lago guestsWhat do US presidents do once they leave the White House? Barack Obama kite-surfed with Richard Branson. Jimmy Carter returned to his peanut farm and found that it was $1m in debt. George W Bush got into painting.It’s early days, but Donald Trump’s post-presidential life has been just like his presidency: non-traditional. Aside from setting up an eyebrow-raising new website, and releasing wannabe tweets as official statements, he’s spent most of his time inside his new home at Mar-a-Lago, the giant and exclusive resort he owns in south Florida. Continue reading...
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- Business Insider 08:39April 11, 2021Former GOP House Speaker John Boehner says he doesn't think Ronald Reagan could get elected in today's Republican PartyBoehner criticized current GOP leaders like Donald Trump and Ted Cruz, who he called a "reckless a--hole who thinks he is smarter than everyone else."
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- Business Insider 06:39April 11, 2021Vice President Mike Pence pleaded with the acting defense secretary to 'clear the Capitol' as pro-Trump rioters overran the building, report saysThe Associated Press obtained an internal Pentagon document that detailed the call, which came after rioters had overrun the building.
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- Business Insider 23:20April 10, 2021'I'm not going anywhere': Matt Gaetz defiant in Florida speech after House Ethics Committee opens investigationGaetz denied that he paid women for sex - including, potentially, an underage girl - blaming the media for what he said were "conspiracy theories."
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- The Guardian 21:34April 10, 2021‘Clear the Capitol’: Pence plea amid riot retold in dramatic Pentagon documentPreviously undisclosed internal report reveals how officials sought to re-establish order during 6 January attackFar-right groups raise millions via Christian funding siteA previously undisclosed document prepared by the Pentagon for internal use reveals dramatic new details about how authorities sought to quell the attack on the Capitol on 6 January and re-establish order – and how such help took agonising hours in coming. Related: Why aren't we calling the Capitol attack an act of treason? Continue reading...
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- Breitbart News 20:38April 10, 2021Exclusive - Rep. Drew Ferguson: Stuffing Infrastructure Bill with Green New Deal, 'Liberal Wish List' Will Not Garner GOP SupportRep. Drew Ferguson (R-GA), the House Republican chief deputy whip, told Breitbart News in an exclusive statement Friday that Democrats stuffing the $2.5 trillion coronavirus bill would not garner Republican support for the legislation.
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- Business Insider 19:14April 10, 2021Former GOP House Speaker John Boehner calls fellow Republican Jim Jordan a 'political terrorist'"I just never saw a guy who spent more time tearing things apart ― never building anything, never putting anything together," Boehner said of Rep. Jordan.
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- New York Magazine 19:00April 10, 2021Iowa and New Hampshire Won’t Be Knocked Out of FirstDespite constant complains, the difficulty of changing the primary and caucus calendar will likely keep the early states in place for 2024.
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- Business Insider 16:28April 10, 2021The Great GOP Migration: How South Florida became a shadow capital for Trump conservativesProximity to Mar-a-Lago, and distance from Covid lockdowns and Blue State hostility, brought conservatives to the Miami area. But will they stay?
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- The Guardian 15:07April 10, 2021‘Truth will prevail’: Matt Gaetz takes break from scandal to speak at Trump clubCongressman faces allegations over sex, drugs and nude photosWomen for America First also helped organise 6 January rallyThe Florida congressman Matt Gaetz insisted on Friday “the truth will prevail” over allegations of sex trafficking and illegal drug use which have pitched him into the centre of a congressional scandal. Related: Republican Matt Gaetz faces calls to resign from member of his own party Continue reading...
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- Business Insider 13:40April 10, 2021Trump's plan to start his own social media platform is doomed to failure, say expertsDonald Trump is very unlikely to launch a successful new social media network, experts told Insider.
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- Business Insider 10:58April 10, 2021MyPillow's products have disappeared from Costco's site - but the company won't say whether it's cut ties with Mike Lindell's brandAn employee said no MyPillow items seemed to be in stock at any of Costco's NYC stores either.
< Retail, Mike Lindell, MyPillow, Costco, Voter Fraud, Retail, Donald Trump, Weekend BI UK >
- Breitbart News 05:18April 10, 2021White House Misleadingly Using Former Trump Adviser Gary Cohn to Sell Joe Biden Tax HikeThe White House continues citing an old Gary Cohn interview out of context to suggest he is supporting Biden's $2.5 trillion spending plan. President Donald Trump's former economic advisor Gary Cohn has not endorsed President Biden's plan.
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- Business Insider 23:32April 9, 2021Here's what's in the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran that Trump abandoned and Biden is vying to restoreBiden's goal of reviving the Iran nuclear deal has proved complicated, with both sides insisting the other make the first move.
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- New York Magazine 22:31April 9, 2021Trump and Rubio, Best of FrenemiesRubio seems as tormented as ever by the man who rolled over him five years ago.
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- Business Insider 22:16April 9, 2021The Republican National Committee is shelling out over $100,000 for a 400-person dinner at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort"Mar-a-Lago and Palm Beach are the center of the Republican universe right now," a spokesman for Trump told The Washington Post.
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- Business Insider 21:26April 9, 2021Sidney Powell quotes Buzz Lightyear in response to sanctions request for her election conspiracy theory lawsuitThe lawyer advanced a false conspiracy theory saying Venezuela was involved in manipulating election results against Donald Trump.
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- Business Insider 19:25April 9, 2021John Boehner says his time as House speaker was like being the 'mayor' of a 'Crazytown' full of 'jackasses'"I don't even think I could get elected in today's Republican Party anyway," Boehner writes in his new book, per an excerpt from the Washington Post.
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- Breaking Defense 18:48April 9, 2021Biden’s Defense Budget Flat; State, Domestic Programs Big WinnersWhite House decides to slide war-funding accounts into the base budget, which will stress programs barely keeping up with inflation
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- Business Insider 18:24April 9, 2021What Biden's $1.5 trillion 'skinny budget' shows about how he wants the next year to goBiden's budget shows an intention to ramp up federal spending on education, health, and climate initiatives. Military spending would remain the same.
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- Business Insider 17:26April 9, 2021Trump officials gloated about pressuring the CDC to edit its COVID-19 reports: 'Yippee!!!'A congressional investigation found that Trump officials had been "overruling and bullying scientists," per The Washington Post.
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- New York Magazine 17:00April 9, 2021What Is the Republican Party’s Position on Voting Rights?The implicit GOP position is to defer to states and localities — so far as their decisions help Republicans.
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- Business Insider 15:33April 9, 2021Trump 'obviously admired Hitler,' says Anne Frank's stepsister, referring to claims he studied his speechesDonald Trump "obviously admired Hitler," according to Anne Frank's stepsister Eva Schloss, referring to claims he kept a copy of Hitler's speeches.
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- Business Insider 14:52April 9, 2021Billionaire investor Peter Thiel called out Apple and Google, warned about TikTok and bitcoin, and criticized China at a recent event. Here are the 17 best quotes.The PayPal and Palantir cofounder is also worried about AI, and wants to restrict US investors' access to Chinese markets and vice versa.
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- Business Insider 14:10April 9, 2021Video shows Trump meeting the man at the center of the Matt Gaetz sex trafficking allegationsA 2019 video surfaced of Donald Trump being welcomed to Orlando Airport by a man at the center of the Rep. Matt Gaetz's sex trafficking allegations
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- Business Insider 06:00April 9, 2021The ex-daughter-in-law of Trump's CFO handed over boxes of financial records and a laptop to Manhattan prosecutorsJennifer Weisselberg is cooperating with prosecutors on parallel investigations into Trump's personal finances and those of his company.
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- Guardian 03:19April 9, 2021National Archives won’t be allowed to restore Trump’s tweets on the platformTwitter said that because of the former president’s ban content from his account will not appear on the social network The National Archives will not be allowed to resurrect Donald Trump’s tweets on the social network, Twitter said on Wednesday, even in its official capacity as a record-keeping organization. However the archive is working to create a separate record of the former president’s tweets on his official library website.The former president has been permanently banned from Twitter since January, when the company became the first major social media platform to eject Trump after his behavior during the Capitol insurrection. Continue reading...
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- Breitbart News 02:45April 9, 2021Exclusive — As Speculation Mounts Around Pence’s 2024 Prospects, His PAC’s Board Members Praise Him Without EndorsingFormer Vice President Mike Pence announced the launch of his policy and advocacy organization Advancing American Freedom (AAF) this week, which aims to advance the pro-freedom policies promoted under the Trump administration. However, this, coupled with news of his two-book deal, has some wondering if he is angling for a 2024 run. While members of his PAC's advisory board, some of whom worked closely with the Trump administration, generally support the vice president and his efforts, they are not yet throwing their full weight behind him in terms of a 2024 primary run.
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- Breitbart News 01:08April 9, 2021Dem Rep. Escobar: Stephen Miller Should Be Jailed -- 'He Committed Heinous Human Rights Violations’Representative Veronica Escobar (D-TX) said Wednesday on The Intercept’s podcast that former President Donald Trump aide Stephen Miller should be jailed for human rights violations during the Trump administration’s child separation immigration policy.
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- New York Magazine 23:53April 8, 2021Manchin Closes Door on Gutting the Filibuster, But It Gets WorseDemocrats have a West Virginia shaped thorn in their sides.
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- Business Insider 23:07April 8, 2021'Run, Ron, Run!': Trump urges his staunch ally Sen. Ron Johnson, who downplayed the Capitol riot, to seek reelection"He has no idea how popular he is," former President Donald Trump said in a statement. "Run, Ron, Run!"
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- Business Insider 22:29April 8, 2021Biden's Treasury has $50 billion to give to renters, but court rulings put millions at risk of eviction before it gets to themOn rent relief, President Biden is racing against the US legal system. He needs to get aid out before courts rule pandemic-era eviction bans illegal.
< Economy, Politics, Markets, Policy, Economy, Politics, evictions, eviction moratorium, Biden, Housing, CDC, NAHB, Trump, Treasury Department, Janet Yellen, coronavirus stimulus >
- New York Magazine 22:20April 8, 2021A Dwindling Republican Party May Be Doomed to Shrink MoreThe trouble with losing swing voters is that it can make the residual party base more entrenched in its exclusive ways.
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- Snopes 21:21April 8, 2021Does Trump’s Twitter Ban Mean His Tweets Won’t Be Archived on Twitter?Historically, the National Archives and Records Administration operates Twitter accounts that formerly belonged to members of the executive branch. Trump's ban complicates things.
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- Business Insider 21:06April 8, 2021Trump's judicial appointments worsened racial diversity in the federal courtsOnly 37 of Trump's 229 active appointments are people of color - the least racially-diverse group of federal judges nominated in nearly three decades.
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- Business Insider 21:03April 8, 2021Facebook was running ads with voter fraud conspiracies as recently as this weekA Facebook ad featuring voter fraud conspiracies from the conservative super PAC Restoration Action was running until Insider contacted Facebook.
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- Business Insider 19:50April 8, 2021Sydney Powell's defense in the $1.3 billion Dominion lawsuit may be used against her in Michigan sanctions effortMichigan is seeking sanctions against Powell after she claimed "no reasonable person" would have taken her election fraud claims as fact.
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- Business Insider 19:20April 8, 2021Trump Org CFO's ex-daughter-in-law hired a former top financial fraud prosecutor to pore over 'boxes of documents'Duncan Levin formerly oversaw complex financial crimes for the Manhattan DA, who is now investigating Trump.
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- Business Insider 18:24April 8, 2021Former top Trump economic advisor said he supports Biden's 28% corporate tax rate in resurfaced video"I'm actually okay at 28%," Gary Cohn told Yahoo Finance last year. That's exactly the rate Biden wants corporate tax rates to go back to, from 21%.
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- Business Insider 17:56April 8, 2021Caitlyn Jenner is working with Trump aide Brad Parscale on her potential California gubernatorial bidParscale is back on Trump's team after being demoted and pushed out of his campaign last year and arrested in September.
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- Business Insider 16:22April 8, 2021Giuliani's baseless voter fraud conspiracy theories helped bring about Georgia's restrictive voting law, Lieutenant Governor says"This is really the fallout from the 10 weeks of misinformation that flew in from former President Donald Trump," Georgia Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan said.
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- Business Insider 16:20April 8, 2021Trump reportedly had to be talked out of defending Matt Gaetz because the allegations against him were so seriousThe silence from Trumpworld about the Gaetz scandal was deafening until Trump released a two-sentence statement defending Gaetz this week.
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- Business Insider 15:13April 8, 2021Trump exploded at a staffer for telling him the wrong names of his golf partners, John Boehner says in memoirTrump flew into a rage at one of Boehner's staffers with "real anger," showing an explosive temper long before he became president, Boehner wrote.
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- New York Magazine 15:00April 8, 2021Latinas Drove Trump’s Gains With Hispanic Voters in 2020And two other new insights into the demographic’s rightward shift.
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- Business Insider 14:04April 8, 2021A suspected Capitol rioter Googled what countries let people buy citizenships, prosecutors say - suggesting he thought of fleeing the US before his arrestChristopher Joseph Quaglin was arrested Wednesday in connection to the Capitol riot. He is accused of assaulting multiple officers during the riot.
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- New York Magazine 14:00April 8, 2021A Top Mueller Deputy on How to Prosecute TrumpAndrew Weissmann says the Manhattan DA has advantages his old team didn’t. Still, it could come down to flipping the ex-president’s accountant.
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- Business Insider 14:00April 8, 2021Rep. Ilhan Omar slams Biden's 'shameful' plan to restart construction on Trump's 'xenophobic and racist' wall"It's shameful and unacceptable for [Biden] to continue the construction of Trump's xenophobic and racist wall," Omar said.
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- The Guardian 10:36April 8, 2021Biden restores $200m in US aid to Palestinians slashed by TrumpFormer US president had gradually cut virtually all US money to Palestinian aid projectsThe US will restore more than $200m in aid to Palestinians, reversing massive funding cuts under the Trump administration that left humanitarian groups scrambling to keep people from plunging into poverty.“[We] plan to restart US economic, development, and humanitarian assistance for the Palestinian people,” the secretary of state, Antony Blinken, said in a statement. Continue reading...
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- New York Magazine 06:27April 8, 2021House Republicans Double Down on Scammy Trump Fundraising TacticDays after it emerged that Trump bilked donors with deceitful recurring payment programs, the NRCC gave a similar strategy a shot.
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