Grace Panetta
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Over a dozen GOP House members cited 'the ongoing health emergency' to skip in-person voting while they spoke at CPAC

Over a dozen GOP House members cited 'the ongoing health emergency' to skip in-person voting while they spoke at CPAC

The word "Insider".Two crossed lines that form an 'X'. It indicates a way to close an interaction, or dismiss a notification.Over a dozen members of Congress speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference, or CPAC, this weekend designated other members to vote on their behalf while they're gone while citing the COVID-19 pandemic.  show that 13 GOP representatives who spoke on Friday or are slated to speak on Saturday or Sunday designated proxies to vote on their behalf.In all the proxy letters, , the members on the schedule to speak at CPAC in Orlando, Florida all attest that they...

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An old Ted Cruz tweet mocking California's 'failed energy policies' resurfaces as a storm leaves millions of Texans without power

An old Ted Cruz tweet mocking California's 'failed energy policies' resurfaces as a storm leaves millions of Texans without power

The word "Insider".Two crossed lines that form an 'X'. It indicates a way to close an interaction, or dismiss a notification.Something is loading.Loading...An August tweet in which Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas mocked California's "failed energy policies" recirculated on social media on Tuesday as millions of Texans were without electricity because of .As of Monday, about 154 million Americans were under some form of winter-weather advisory, . About 3.6 million Texans were without power on Tuesday afternoon, , as the state's infrastructure struggles to handle the inclement weather.In the tweet on...

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GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger's relatives called him a 'disappointment to us and to God' in a scathing letter over his criticism of Trump

GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger's relatives called him a 'disappointment to us and to God' in a scathing letter over his criticism of Trump

The word "Insider".Two crossed lines that form an 'X'. It indicates a way to close an interaction, or dismiss a notification.Something is loading.Loading...Republican Rep. Adam Kinzinger's relatives excoriated him as "a disappointment to us and God" and "an embarrassment" to the family in a scathing two-page letter hammering the congressman over his criticism of former President Donald Trump."Oh my, what a disappointment you are to us and to God!" the letter, which Kinzinger and was began. "We were once proud of your accomplishments! Instead, you go against your Christian principles and...

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The Capitol insurrection was the natural end point of Trump's celebration of political violence and repeated election lies

The Capitol insurrection was the natural end point of Trump's celebration of political violence and repeated election lies

The word "Insider".Two crossed lines that form an 'X'. It indicates a way to close an interaction, or dismiss a notification.Something is loading.Loading...We’ve simplified our name. Now we’re just “Insider.” Thank you for reading!Two crossed lines that form an 'X'. It indicates a way to close an interaction, or dismiss a notification.On the third day of President Donald Trump's Senate trial, the Democratic House impeachment managers made a case that Trump's history of applauding or downplaying violence at political events directly led to the January 6 insurrection, which he is charged with...

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Jenna Ryan, a Texas real-estate agent charged in the Capitol insurrection, says she 'bought into a lie' and regrets 'everything'

Jenna Ryan, a Texas real-estate agent charged in the Capitol insurrection, says she 'bought into a lie' and regrets 'everything'

The word "Insider".Two crossed lines that form an 'X'. It indicates a way to close an interaction, or dismiss a notification.Something is loading.Loading...We’ve simplified our name. Now we’re just “Insider.” Thank you for reading!Two crossed lines that form an 'X'. It indicates a way to close an interaction, or dismiss a notification.Jenna Ryan, a Texas real-estate agent who infamously took a private jet to Washington, DC, to attend what turned into the riot at the US Capitol and who has since been criminally charged over the insurrection, now says she is embarrassed by her actions and...

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Trump's lawyers reject a request for him to testify under oath in his 2nd trial from House impeachment managers

Trump's lawyers reject a request for him to testify under oath in his 2nd trial from House impeachment managers

The word "Insider".Two crossed lines that form an 'X'. It indicates a way to close an interaction, or dismiss a notification.Something is loading.Loading...We’ve simplified our name. Now we’re just “Insider.” Thank you for reading!Two crossed lines that form an 'X'. It indicates a way to close an interaction, or dismiss a notification.Former President Donald Trump's lawyers rejected a request from House impeachment managers for Trump to testify under oath in the trial, which is scheduled to begin on February 8. The House voted on January 13 to charge Trump with one count of inciting the...

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A Kevin McCarthy aide says 'we're eating s--- for breakfast, lunch and dinner' over fallout from Trump's 2nd impeachment and the Capitol riot

A Kevin McCarthy aide says 'we're eating s--- for breakfast, lunch and dinner' over fallout from Trump's 2nd impeachment and the Capitol riot

The words "Business Insider".Two crossed lines that form an 'X'. It indicates a way to close an interaction, or dismiss a notification.Something is loading.Loading...House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy is beginning his tenure in the 117th Congress between a rock and a hard place, as he continues to deal with the repercussions from the House's second impeachment of former President Donald Trump McCarthy is facing criticism for the shifting stances he's taken on what responsibility Trump holds for the deadly insurrection on the US Capitol. He also has to contend with warring factions...

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The House will transmit the article of impeachment charging Trump with incitement to the US Senate on Monday

The House will transmit the article of impeachment charging Trump with incitement to the US Senate on Monday

The words "Business Insider".Two crossed lines that form an 'X'. It indicates a way to close an interaction, or dismiss a notification.Something is loading.Loading...The House will transmit the article of impeachment charging former President Donald Trump with incitement of an insurrection on the US Capitol to the US Senate on Monday, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced on Friday. Importantly, as Axios pointed out, to begin a trial for an impeached federal official by 1 p.m. on the day after the article is sent to them, meaning that Trump's trial will begin next week. The Senate,...

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Kamala Harris will be escorted at the inauguration by heroic Capitol Police officer Eugene Goodman

Kamala Harris will be escorted at the inauguration by heroic Capitol Police officer Eugene Goodman

The words "Business Insider".Two crossed lines that form an 'X'. It indicates a way to close an interaction, or dismiss a notification.Something is loading.Loading...Soon-to-be Vice President Kamala Harris will be escorted at her inauguration by heroic Capitol Police officer and US Army veteran Eugene Goodman, on January 6. Shortly after 10:30 a.m. ET on Wednesday, President-elect Joe Biden, incoming First Lady Jill Biden, Harris, and her husband, incoming Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff, CBS News' Norah O'Donnell reported that Goodman, who has been promoted to acting deputy House sergeant at...

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Trump admits his term is ending but doesn't say Biden's name or formally concede election loss in White House farewell speech

Trump admits his term is ending but doesn't say Biden's name or formally concede election loss in White House farewell speech

The words "Business Insider".Two crossed lines that form an 'X'. It indicates a way to close an interaction, or dismiss a notification.Something is loading.Loading...President Donald Trump acknowledged that a new administration would take office on Wednesday and wished it luck, but did not formally concede his election loss or say President-elect Joe Biden's name ."This week, we inaugurate a new administration and pray for its success in keeping America safe and prosperous. We extend our best wishes, and we also want them to have luck — a very important word," Trump said at the beginning of...

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'TRAITOR, TRAITOR!': Videos show Trump supporters accosting GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham at Reagan National Airport

'TRAITOR, TRAITOR!': Videos show Trump supporters accosting GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham at Reagan National Airport

The words "Business Insider".Two crossed lines that form an 'X'. It indicates a way to close an interaction, or dismiss a notification.A throng of supporters of President Donald Trump accosted Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham at Reagan National Airport on Friday. The Politico reporter Daniel Lippman and the conservative activist , who was in the crowd, posted videos of the interaction on Twitter.In the video Lippman posted — which he said was shared by a source — a crowd of people could be seen gathering around a bench where Graham appeared to be talking on a cellphone.—Daniel Lippman...

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White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany condemns Capitol riots and says administration will ensure an 'orderly transition of power'

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany condemns Capitol riots and says administration will ensure an 'orderly transition of power'

The words "Business Insider".Two crossed lines that form an 'X'. It indicates a way to close an interaction, or dismiss a notification.In a brief statement on Thursday, White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany decried and committed to "an orderly transition of power" between administrations."Let me be clear: The violence we saw yesterday at our nation's Capitol was appalling, reprehensible, and antithetical to the American way. We condemn it — the president and this administration — in the strongest possible terms. It is unacceptable, and those that broke the law should be prosecuted to...

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Biden gets the first dose of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine on camera

Biden gets the first dose of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine on camera

The words "Business Insider".Two crossed lines that form an 'X'. It indicates a way to close an interaction, or dismiss a notification.President-elect Joe Biden and incoming first lady Jill Biden received their first doses of Pfizer and BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine on Monday. The president-elect received his on camera at the ChristianaCare hospital in Newark, Delaware.A very limited number of healthcare workers and high-ranking government officials have gotten access to the vaccine under continuity-of-government protocols, ."I'm ready," when he sat down to get his vaccine, telling the nurse...

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Deb Haaland helming the Interior Department would be a first step in healing the 'horrible relationship' between the federal government and Native Americans, activists say

Deb Haaland helming the Interior Department would be a first step in healing the 'horrible relationship' between the federal government and Native Americans, activists say

The words "Business Insider".Two crossed lines that form an 'X'. It indicates a way to close an interaction, or dismiss a notification.President-elect Joe Biden has officially tapped Rep. Deb Haaland as his nominee to serve as Secretary of the Interior, Haaland, a first-term congresswoman representing New Mexico's 1st Congressional District, is a citizen of the Laguna Pueblo tribe in New Mexico and, along with Rep. Sharice Davids of Kansas, was one of the first two Native American women elected to Congress in 2018. If confirmed, Haaland would the first-ever Native American to serve at the...

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'It has all gone too far': Georgia voting official tears into Trump, GOP senators for fueling threats against election workers and being 'complicit' with their silence

'It has all gone too far': Georgia voting official tears into Trump, GOP senators for fueling threats against election workers and being 'complicit' with their silence

The words "Business Insider".Two crossed lines that form an 'X'. It indicates a way to close an interaction, or dismiss a notification.Gabriel Sterling, the voting systems implementation manager for the Georgia Secretary of State's office, called on President Donald Trump and Republican Senators to publicly condemn the escalating threats of violence against election workers, saying at a Tuesday press conference that "it has to stop.""Mr. President, it looks like you likely lost the state of Georgia. We're investigating, there's always a possibility, I get it, you have the rights to go...

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Trump implies he won't leave the White House unless Biden 'can prove' he won 80 million votes, as the president continues to tweet lies and conspiracy theories about the election

Trump implies he won't leave the White House unless Biden 'can prove' he won 80 million votes, as the president continues to tweet lies and conspiracy theories about the election

The words "Business Insider".Two crossed lines that form an 'X'. It indicates a way to close an interaction, or dismiss a notification.In a Friday tweet filled with conspiracy theories and lies, President Donald Trump implied he would not allow President-elect Joe Biden to take office — which he does not have the power to do — unless Biden proves his election win was not fraudulent."Biden can only enter the White House as President if he can prove that his ridiculous '80,000,000 votes' were not fraudulently or illegally obtained. When you see what happened in Detroit, Atlanta, Philadelphia...

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'Bring it on, I'm not backing down': Arizona top election official Katie Hobbs holds fast against attempts to undermine the state's election

'Bring it on, I'm not backing down': Arizona top election official Katie Hobbs holds fast against attempts to undermine the state's election

The words "Business Insider".Two crossed lines that form an 'X'. It indicates a way to close an interaction, or dismiss a notification.Arizona's top election official Katie Hobbs is preparing for Arizona counties to certify their election results after a tumultuous election cycle beset by in Arizona's election, , and attacks on the integrity of the process she oversees. "We've been in communication with all the counties, and the election officials have told us they don't anticipate any delays in certification," Hobbs told Insider in a Friday interview. "But we've been really clear that the...

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Republican election chief says Trump would've won Georgia by 10,000 votes if he hadn't 'suppressed his own voting base'

Republican election chief says Trump would've won Georgia by 10,000 votes if he hadn't 'suppressed his own voting base'

The words "Business Insider".Two crossed lines that form an 'X'. It indicates a way to close an interaction, or dismiss a notification.Georgia's Republican Secretary of State and chief election official Brad Raffensperger is facing attacks on his own credibility and the integrity of Georgia's 2020 presidential election after President-elect Joe Biden won the state.But Raffensperger says that President Donald Trump, who spent months discouraging, has no one but himself to blame but himself for his poor performance in the state.In an interview with WSB TV correspondent Justin Gray,...

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LIVE RESULTS: Biden's triumph in Pennsylvania delivers him the 2020 presidential election

LIVE RESULTS: Biden's triumph in Pennsylvania delivers him the 2020 presidential election

The words "Business Insider".Two crossed lines that form an 'X'. It indicates a way to close an interaction, or dismiss a notification.270 to win51 to control218 to controlLive UpdatesTwo arrows going in a circle that represent the action of clicking to refresh contentJoe Biden, the Democratic nominee, and the United States presidency, Insider and Decision Desk HQ projected early Friday.Biden is projected to have picked up 273 electoral votes, putting him over the 270-vote threshold necessary to unseat President Donald Trump.The former vice president also won in the nearby battleground...

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California Republicans embrace legally dubious ballot harvesting after Trump and the GOP spent months decrying the practice

California Republicans embrace legally dubious ballot harvesting after Trump and the GOP spent months decrying the practice

The words "Business Insider".Two crossed lines that form an 'X'. It indicates a way to close an interaction, or dismiss a notification.The California Republican Party , potentially in violation of state law, shortly before state officials issued cease-and-desist orders against them in the matter. On Sunday evening, news outlets including and reported that local election officials in parts of the state including Orange County, Los Angeles County, and Fresno were investigating reports of Republican officials possibly confusing voters by setting up unofficial drop boxes. In , a California...

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The key swing states of Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin could take longer to report election results. Here's why.

The key swing states of Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin could take longer to report election results. Here's why.

The words "Business Insider".Two crossed lines that form an 'X'. It indicates a way to close an interaction, or dismiss a notification.In 2016, Michigan, Wisconsin, and Pennsylvania were important swing states that President Donald Trump narrowly won, handing him the election.In 2020, all three states, which allow absentee voting without an excuse, are seeing record levels of mail voting in addition to . After the November 3 election, these states are potentially poised to be hotbeds of post-election legal cases and disputes. That's due to a combination of courts extending the timelines for...

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The White House blocked the US Postal Service from sending face masks to every US household in April

The White House blocked the US Postal Service from sending face masks to every US household in April

The words "Business Insider".Two crossed lines that form an 'X'. It indicates a way to close an interaction, or dismiss a notification.The White House scrapped a plan by the US Postal Service to send every American household a face mask in April, , citing documents obtained through public-records requests. The Post obtained thousands of internal Postal Service documents that revealed previously unreported details of the agency's struggle to deal with the Trump administration's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The documents showed that in early April, after public-health experts began...

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The Trump campaign is reportedly planning a way to bypass the 2020 election results in key swing states

The Trump campaign is reportedly planning a way to bypass the 2020 election results in key swing states

The words "Business Insider".Two crossed lines that form an 'X'. It indicates a way to close an interaction, or dismiss a notification.The Trump campaign is weighing a postelection strategy that would bypass the results in key swing states by installing electors who would vote for the president in the Electoral College even if he loses, .Using a rationale of baseless claims about widespread voter fraud and other irregularities with mail ballots, President Donald Trump "would ask state legislators to set aside the popular vote and exercise their power to choose a slate of electors directly,"...

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Who is Amy Coney Barrett, the judge Trump has considered for a Supreme Court seat

Who is Amy Coney Barrett, the judge Trump has considered for a Supreme Court seat

The words "Business Insider".Two crossed lines that form an 'X'. It indicates a way to close an interaction, or dismiss a notification.Amy Coney Barrett is to a potential a frontrunner for a Supreme Court vacancy under a Republican administration, with President Donald Trump reportedly cited her specifically to confidants as a leading contender for the seat held by Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg in the event of a vacancy.Justice Ginsberg September 18 at age 87 due to complications from cancer. Shortly after the news broke of her death, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced...

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These are the most and least trusted news outlets in the US

These are the most and least trusted news outlets in the US

The words "Business Insider".Two crossed lines that form an 'X'. It indicates a way to close an interaction, or dismiss a notification.Americans' overall trust in the media has declined since last year and is plummeting among self-identified Republicans, .The survey, conducted among more than 2,000 American adults from March 28 to April 2 of this year, comes as President Donald Trump is ramping up the critical rhetoric about the press that he's used throughout his presidency.Morning Consult said Trump has complained about "fake news" on Twitter and numerous other times during public...

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