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Capitol attack, Donald Trump, Elise Stefanik, january 6, Nancy Pelosi

GOP Rep. Elise Stefanik lies and says’Nancy Pelosi bears responsibility’ for the pro-Trump January 6 insurrection

Stefanik lied on Tuesday and said Pelosi "bears responsibility" for the Jan. 6 insurrection. Trump provoked the fatal insurrection at the US Capitol via his lies about the 2020 election. Congressional leaders are not responsible for security at the US Capitol. LoadingSomething is loading. Republican Rep. Elise Stefanik of New York on Tuesda...
Arizona, arizona audit, Donald Trump, election integrity, Joe Biden, Maricopa County, Politics, Republican Party

Trump blasted GOP Gov. Doug Ducey during Arizona rally:’He doesn’t do a damn thing’

Former President Trump on Saturday criticized Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey at a Phoenix rally. Trump praised Arizona conservatives who backed an audit of the Maricopa County election results. In 2020, President Biden became the first Democrat to win Arizona's electoral votes in 24 years. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
2020 Presidential Campaign, Chris Christie, COVID-19, Donald Trump, Hospitals, political books, Politics, small businesses

Chris Christie suggested that Trump conduct a’thank you’ tour of hospitals and small businesses to pick up in the polls and counter Biden during 2020 race: book

Christie advised Trump to adjust his 2020 campaign message and focus on the future, per a new book. The former New Jersey governor encouraged Trump to conduct a'thank you' tour of small businesses. Trump did not heed Christie's advice and was unable to shift the narrative regarding his management of COVID-19. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
Afghanistan, Donald Trump, International, News UK, Politics, Taliban, trump, Trump rallies, UK Weekend, videos

Trump gets Taliban leader’s name wrong and impersonates him with grunts, videos show

Trump referred to Taliban leader Hibatullah Akhundzada as'Mohammed' at a rally in Phoenix, Arizona. He then proceeded to imitate Akhundzada by making grunting sounds, videos show. During the rally, Trump also recalled threatening to bomb the village Akhundzada lived in. LoadingSomething is loading. Former President Donald Trump imitated the lea...
Arizona, Donald Trump, lebron james, News UK, Politics, Sports, Trans Athletes, transgender athletes, trump, trump rally, UK Weekend

Donald Trump bizarrely mused about how LeBron James could get sex reassignment surgery to compete in women’s sports, video shows

Trump, during a speech at a rally in Arizona, speculated that LeBron James might get sex reassignment surgery. He suggested that the basketball player could "get the operation" to compete in women's sports. James identifies as male and has never publicly expressed a desire to transition. LoadingSomething is loading. During a rambling two-hour s...
Democratic Party, Donald Trump, Glenn Youngkin, Politics, President Joe Biden, Terry McAuliffe, Virginia Governor

‘It’s not a Trump rally’: Biden responds to being heckled while campaigning for former Gov. Terry McAuliffe in Virginia

President Biden was heckled while appearing at a rally for former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe. The disturbance was fueled by opposition to an oil pipeline, according to The Associated Press. McAuliffe, who served as governor from 2014 to 2018, is seeking to reclaim his old job this fall. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
2020 election, Arizona, Donald Trump, Katie Hobbs, Politics

Arizona secretary of state tells Trump to’accept’ his election loss and’move on’ ahead of Phoenix rally

In a CNN interview Friday, the Arizona secretary of state said Trump needs to "move on" from his election loss. Trump is slated to speak Saturday at a rally in Phoenix titled a "Rally to Protect Our Elections." Hobbs, a Democrat running for governor, said Trump's visit to the state was "dangerous." LoadingSomething is loading. Arizona Secretar...
2020 Elections, Donald Trump, Election Fraud, election fraud conspiracy theory, election fraud disinformation, Entertainment, Fox news, Fox News Channel, Mike Lindell, MyPillow, Politics, Weekend BI UK

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell says Fox News is ignoring his’cyber symposium’ — so he’s planning to buy more ads on the network to promote it

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell said Fox News hadn't covered his upcoming "cyber symposium" event. He told Salon he planned to buy ads on the network to promote the upcoming event. Lindell said his symposium would reveal details about voter fraud during the 2020 election. LoadingSomething is loading. MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell is unhappy with Fox New...
CBP, DHS, Donald Trump, Greg Abbott, Immigration, Politics, President Joe Biden, US-Mexico border, US-Mexico border wall

Biden administration cancels border wall contracts covering a 31-mile section in Texas

The Biden DHS is canceling two border wall contracts in the Laredo sector of the US-Mexico border. After taking office in January, President Biden paused ongoing border wall construction. Biden's 2022 budget proposal allocates $1.2 billion for border infrastructure, sans wall funding. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
Barack Obama, Debt Ceiling, Donald Trump, Economy, Janet Yellen, Joe Biden, Markets, Mitch McConnell, National Debt, Policy, Politics, Treasury, Treasury Department

Janet Yellen says Treasury is prepared to pay the US’s bills to prevent’irreparable harm’ to the economy as GOP balks at raising debt ceiling

Yellen said Treasury is prepared to pay off the country's bills starting August 2. It comes as McConnell opposes raising the debt ceiling without political concessions. Yellen said even the threat of a default risks major damage to the US economy. LoadingSomething is loading. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen sent a letter to Congress urging lawm...