Brendan Morrow
Brendan Morrow
Brendan is a staff writer at The Week. A graduate of Hofstra University with a degree in journalism, he also writes about horror films for Bloody Disgusting and has previously contributed to The Cheat Sheet, Heavy, WhatCulture, and more. He lives in New York City surrounded by Star Wars posters.Source
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Melania Trump reportedly taped making 'disparaging' remarks about president and his children

Melania Trump reportedly taped making 'disparaging' remarks about president and his children

A former adviser to first lady Melania Trump has reportedly taped her making "disparaging" comments about President Trump and his adult children. Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, Melania Trump's former friend and adviser, is set to release a tell-all book in September called Melania and Me: The Rise and Fall of My Friendship with The First Lady, and on Monday, journalist Yashar Ali reported that Wolkoff "taped the first lady making disparaging remarks about the president and his adult children" that will be revealed in the book. Though Ali's report doesn't include the remarks the first lady...

August 24, 2020
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Joe Manchin lives on a boat in Washington — and protesters are reportedly headed there

Joe Manchin lives on a boat in Washington — and protesters are reportedly headed there

Special section:MenuSee More Speed ReadsProtesters evidently want all hands on deck in the push to make Washington, D.C. a state, and they're now headed to Sen. Joe Manchin's (D-W.Va.) nautical home.Advocates for D.C. statehood are planning a protest on Thursday, , and they'll be gathering at Manchin's house ... boat."Yes," Politico writes for those unfamiliar, "[Manchin] lives on a boat docked in the harbor when he's in Washington."Indeed, the boat, , is "anchored 8 miles south of the Capitol," a in 2014, going on to note that Manchin "routinely invites senators from both parties out for...

April 22, 2021
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Fauci shoots down Tucker Carlson's 'crazy' COVID-19 vaccine conspiracy theory as 'not helpful'

Fauci shoots down Tucker Carlson's 'crazy' COVID-19 vaccine conspiracy theory as 'not helpful'

MenuSee More Speed ReadsDr. Anthony Fauci is pushing back against the "crazy" COVID-19 vaccine conspiracy theory Fox News host Tucker Carlson floated on his highly-rated show., Carlson questioned why those who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 are still advised to wear masks and avoid large gatherings, proceeding to baselessly suggest of the vaccines, "Maybe it doesn't work and they're simply not telling you that." Asked to comment on these remarks , Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, dismissed them as "crazy.""That's just a typical...

April 14, 2021
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Biden's infrastructure plan would replace every lead pipe in America

Biden's infrastructure plan would replace every lead pipe in America

MenuSee More Speed ReadsThe White House has President Biden's major new infrastructure and climate plan, which includes the elimination of every lead pipe in the United States.The the roughly $2 trillion American Jobs Plan proposal on Wednesday, and its many components include replacing "100 percent of the nation's lead pipes and service lines," a statement said. The plan calls for an investment of $45 billion toward this goal of reducing lead exposure in homes, schools, and childcare facilities."It's just plain wrong that in the United States of America today, millions of children still...

March 31, 2021
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Kentucky Republicans change the rules so they could get to pick Mitch McConnell's replacement

Kentucky Republicans change the rules so they could get to pick Mitch McConnell's replacement

MenuSee More Speed ReadsRepublicans in Kentucky overrode a veto of a bill that would let a GOP committee pick the options for a temporary replacement of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), should he retire before completing his term.The Kentucky legislature on Monday overrode Gov. Andy Beshear's (D) veto of Senate Bill 228, which "restricts his ability to fill any vacancies that arise if one of the state's U.S. senators dies or leaves office early," .As the report explains, the governor of Kentucky has previously been able to pick anyone from either party to temporarily complete...

March 30, 2021
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Maxine Waters tells Jim Jordan to 'shut your mouth' during heated exchange with Fauci

Maxine Waters tells Jim Jordan to 'shut your mouth' during heated exchange with Fauci

Special section:MenuSee More Speed ReadsRep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) on Thursday railed against Dr. Anthony Fauci in a heated exchange on Capitol Hill — prompting one lawmaker to call on him to "shut your mouth."During a congressional hearing on the COVID-19 pandemic, Jordan confronted Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert, and demanded he explain exactly when Americans will no longer have to follow public health measures and will "get their liberty and freedoms back." Fauci appeared to grow frustrated as he pushed back on that characterization."We're not talking about liberties,"...

April 15, 2021
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Putin responds to Biden labeling him a killer: 'It takes one to know one'

Putin responds to Biden labeling him a killer: 'It takes one to know one'

MenuSee More Speed ReadsRussian President Vladimir Putin is hitting back at President Biden with an "I know you are, but what am I" kind of response to being blasted as a "killer."Biden in an interview with ABC News this week said he believes Putin to be a killer, and the Russian president responded on Thursday by declaring, "It takes one to know one," . Putin also said he wishes Biden "good health," a he was making "without irony."Biden when he was asked if he believes Putin is a killer, and he responded, "I do." He also vowed Putin will "pay a price" after a U.S. intelligence report found...

March 18, 2021
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Biden calls Putin a killer, vows he'll 'pay a price' for interfering in the election

Biden calls Putin a killer, vows he'll 'pay a price' for interfering in the election

MenuSee More Speed ReadsAfter a U.S. intelligence assessment concluded Russian President Vladimir Putin authorized efforts to interfere in the 2020 presidential election, President Biden is promising he'll "pay a price."Biden spoke with ABC News after a declassified on Tuesday said Putin authorized "influence operations aimed at denigrating President Biden's candidacy" in 2020. When asked what price the Russian leader will pay for these actions, Biden promised that "you'll see shortly.""He will pay a price," Biden said, adding that he previously spoke with Putin and warned him that "if I...

March 17, 2021
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New malaria vaccine could 'have a major public health impact,' trial suggests

New malaria vaccine could 'have a major public health impact,' trial suggests

Special section:MenuSee More Speed ReadsUniversity of Oxford scientists have reportedly developed the first malaria vaccine which, in a trial, surpassed a key goal of greater than 75 percent efficacy.In a trial consisting of 450 children in Burkina Faso between the ages of five and 17 months, this vaccine candidate was shown to be 77 percent effective against malaria, . It also showed a "favorable safety profile and was well-tolerated." The study was published in The Lancet, though it has not yet been peer-reviewed, and the vaccine is set to be studied further in larger clinical trials with...

April 23, 2021
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