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2020 election, Arizona, Ballots, election, election audit, Maricopa County, Politics, trump, Voting

Maricopa County Board of Supervisors condemns election audit and new subpoenas:’There was no fraud’

On July 26, a new series of subpoenas were issued to the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors. The board and the county attorney's office objected to portions of the subpoenas. Board Chair Jack Sellers issued a response asking elected officials to stop encouraging conspiracy theories. LoadingSomething is loading. The Ma...
Infrastructure, infrastructure bill 2021, Mitch McConell, Politics, Republicans, Senate, trump

Trump threatened to primary GOP lawmakers who favor the bipartisan infrastructure plan. 17 Republicans just voted to advance it, including Mitch McConnell.

President Trump threatened primary challengers to any Republicans who support the bipartisan infrastructure deal. The former president has railed against negotiations in recent days, warning Republicans to abandon the talks. But in a Wednesday vote, 17 Republicans joined all 50 Democrats to advance the $1 trillion package in the Senate. 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...
covid, Mitch McConell, Politics, republican congress, trump, UK News, UK Weekend, Vaccine

At the recent CPAC, attendees celebrated the failure of Biden’s goal to vaccinate 70% of adults. Now top Republicans have U-turned, urging people to get their jab.

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., listens as the Senate Rules Committee holds a hearing on the "For the People Act," which would expand access to voting and other voting reforms, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, March 24 , 2021. Scott J. Applewhite/AP Summary List Placement High-profile Republicans are switching from a previous vaccine hesitant stance and now urging Americans to get their COVID-19 vaccines, as soon as possible. Only two weeks ago at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Dallas, attendees cheered and clapped that Biden had not been able to "sucker" people and had missed his goal of vaccinating 70% of adults. Vaccine hesitancy on the right had metastasized into o...
Book, Mark Milley, Politics, stephen miller, trump

Mark Milley thought Stephen Miller was’a Rasputin character, always whispering devilish ideas in the king’s ear,’ new book says

Gen. Mark Milley thought of Trump advisor Stephen Miller as "a Rasputin character," per a new book. "I Alone Can Fix It" details a conflict between Milley and Miller over the George Floyd protests. Milley told Miller to "shut the f--- up" when the latter suggested to Trump that protesters were "burning the country down," per the book. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
brad parscale, Politics, trump

‘That’s my money!’ Trump exploded at Brad Parscale over stories about his lavish lifestyle and spending, book reveals

Trump exploded at then-campaign manager Brad Parscale over his earnings and lavish spending, per a new book. News reports and a Lincoln Project ad showed off Parscale's $2.4 million mansion and luxury cars. "I just hate these f---ing stories" Trump lamented after others stepped in to defend Parscale. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
2016 Elections, Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, Marco Rubio, Politics, trump, trump 2016

A staffer had to tell Bill Clinton about the infamous Trump-Rubio fight in 2016 over penis size

Former President Bill Clinton missed the debate when then-candidate Trump bragged about his manhood. A staffer for Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign had to tell him about it. It was "one of the more awkward moments in my life," Josh Schwerin told Insider. See more stories on Insider's business page. The moment when then-candidate Donald Trump boasted about his manhood during a 2016 Republican primary debate was particularly memorable for a staffer who had to brief former President Bill Clinton on what happened.The former president had been in a meeting in Louisiana and missed the debate when Trump, responding to an attac...
CDC, COVID-19, Economy, Fauci, Jerome Adams, Politics, surgeon general, trump, Weekend BI UK

CDC should admit it was wrong and urge vaccinated Americans to wear masks again, says former surgeon general who served under Trump

Former Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams on Saturday said the CDC should advise mask wearing. Adams said "the emerging data suggests CDC should be advising to vax it AND mask it." CDC director Dr. Rochelle Walensky on Friday said it's become a "pandemic of the unvaccinated." See more stories on Insider's business page. Former Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams on Saturday said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) should extend its mask requirements, amid the rise of COVID-19 variants.CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky in late June said fully vaccinated Americans don't need masks in most public places. Adams on Saturday...
air assault, Airlines, Assault, Criminal Justice, mask ban, Mask compliance, mask mandate, News-freelancer, Travel, trump

Airlines and regulators turn to eye-poking flight attendants and eye-popping fines amid sharp rise in unruly passenger incidents

Airlines and federal regulators are scrambling to contain a sudden uptick in unruly passengers on planes. The FAA has received 3,420 "unruly passenger" reports in 2021, and 3,000 weapons have been seized at airports. Under zero-tolerance policy, fines are larger than ever, and some are pushing for federal prosecutions for in-flight assaults. See more stories on Insider's business page. In undisclosed locations near airports around the country this month, flight attendants are receiving training in aggressive self defense moves that are specially designed for close-quarters. Flight attendants learn the double-ear slap, the eye-poke,...