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Ted Cruz, who went to Cancun during Texas crisis, says Democrats "abandoned" working class

Ted Cruz, who went to Cancun during Texas crisis, says Democrats "abandoned" working class

ShareSenator (R-TX) has accused the of having "abandoned" the working class, two weeks after flying to Cancun during the crisis posed by a winter storm in his home state.Cruz was seen flying out of Texas on February 17, as the state suffered power outages and water supply issues amid the adverse weather conditions. Photos of this journey , and after a period of silence the senator confirmed he had traveled to Mexico., he said he went on the request of his daughters and wanted to be a "good dad." Cruz returned to Texas on February 18, and said the trip was a mistake adding that in hindsight...

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Neera Tanden once criticized Joe Manchin's pharma CEO daughter

Neera Tanden once criticized Joe Manchin's pharma CEO daughter

ShareOffice of Management and Budget director nominee previously sent a tweet taking issue with the salary of former CEO of pharmaceutical company Mylan, Heather Bresch, who is the daughter of Senator (D-WV).Tanden's confirmation has been due to opposition from lawmakers, .Those opposed to her taking the position have referenced , criticizing figures from both sides of the aisle. Tanden has apologized for these comments and said she can "work with anyone."Who Might Replace Neera Tanden for OMB as Unlikely Confirmation LoomsRead moreIn August 2016, Tanden shared a screengrab of an article...

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Susan Collins joins Joe Manchin to oppose Neera Tanden in near-fatal blow to nomination

Susan Collins joins Joe Manchin to oppose Neera Tanden in near-fatal blow to nomination

ShareSenator (R-ME) has said she will oppose President 's nomination of to lead the Office of Management and Budget.It comes after Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) , reducing the chance of her being confirmed to the position by the narrowly-divided .In a statement reported by Politico Playbook, Collins said: "The Director of OMB is responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of the federal budget and plays a significant role in any Administration's fiscal and regulatory agenda." has to be able to trust the OMB director to make countless decisions in an impartial manner, carrying...

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Impeachment managers reflect on Mitch McConnell, insist trial hurt Donald Trump

Impeachment managers reflect on Mitch McConnell, insist trial hurt Donald Trump

ShareHouse impeachment managers Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) and Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) have insisted they still feel the trial of hurt the former president, despite .Trump's second impeachment trial concluded with , below the 67 which it would have taken to see him convicted, and .This has led to speculation resuming of a future run for president, though Lieu suggested the trial could stifle this should Trump hold such ambition."In most contexts, 57-43 is a blowout. This was not close," he said, ."History will record that Donald Trump incited insurrection, there's no question about that, and...

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Anti-Ted Cruz activists fundraise for "traitor" billboards in his Texas neighborhood

Anti-Ted Cruz activists fundraise for "traitor" billboards in his Texas neighborhood

ShareA billboard campaign is in the works to target Senator (R-TX) with fundraising underway for signs reading "traitor" to be erected in his home state.Cruz continues to face a backlash following his actions surrounding the violence of January 6, with his decision to object to certain Electoral College votes brought into question. There have been calls for him to resign and also the .Really American PAC is fundraising for the billboards, which would feature a red background with the word traitor written across in capital letters alongside a photo of Cruz.Cruz Tweet Attacking California...

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Marjorie Taylor Greene hits back after Mitch McConnell "cancer" comments

Marjorie Taylor Greene hits back after Mitch McConnell "cancer" comments

ShareRep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) has hit out at "weak " in a seeming rebuke of Minority Leader 's .McConnell (R-KY) attacked "loony lies and conspiracy theories" on Monday, branding them a "cancer for the Republican Party."The Republican figurehead added: "Somebody who's suggested that perhaps no airplane hit the on 9/11, that horrifying school shootings were pre-staged and that the Clintons crashed JFK Jr.'s airplane is not living in reality."This has nothing to do with the challenges facing American families or the robust debates on substance that can strengthen our party."Mitch...

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Mitch McConnell's popularity in free fall as he attempts to retain grip on Senate

Mitch McConnell's popularity in free fall as he attempts to retain grip on Senate

ShareSenate Minority Leader faces plummeting favorability ratings as he attempts to retain sway over the upper chamber after losing his majority.McConnell's reign as majority leader was put to an end after Democrats won both the Georgia runoff races, splitting the chamber 50/50 with the power of casting tiebreaking votes in Vice President ' hands.Despite this defeat, McConnell has looked to retain what control he can over the Senate—having delayed proceedings with , which stalled movement on power-sharing, warning of a "scorched-earth Senate" should this be done away with.GOP Looked Set to...

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Josh Hawley secures new book deal after last fell through following Capitol riot

Josh Hawley secures new book deal after last fell through following Capitol riot

ShareSenator Josh Hawley (R-MO) has secured a new publisher for his upcoming book The Tyranny of Big Tech after an initial deal fell through amid a backlash he faced over his actions surrounding the violence of January 6.Simon & Schuster were originally meant to release the book, though pulled out of this following the events at the Capitol. as an act of "cancel culture," threatening to . He is one of .Regnery Publishing, which describes itself as "the country's leading publisher of conservative books," is now due to publish The Tyranny of Big Tech, as first reported by The Federalist. In a...

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Donald Trump downplays Ivanka's political ambitions

Donald Trump downplays Ivanka's political ambitions

SharePresident downplayed his daughter Ivanka's political ambitions as he invited her to join him on stage at .The commander-in-chief ahead of the state's runoff elections for the U.S. Senate on Tuesday.Ivanka Trump, who has been an adviser to her father throughout his presidency, attended the event in Dalton and was called upon to address the crowd.After thanking his son, Donald Trump Jr. and his partner for their support, Trump referred to Ivanka and said: "I also came with somebody who people like a lot. People like her a lot."Following this, Trump mentioned the possibility of a...

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Donald Trump raises supporter hopes before another inevitable election letdown

Donald Trump raises supporter hopes before another inevitable election letdown

SharePresident continues to rally his supporters in the doomed bid to undo the election outcome, setting his sights on next month in Congress, raising their hopes that this final push will succeed despite all signs pointing to yet another failure.The president has previously said there will be a , the day when lawmakers will gather to formally count the Electoral College votes. President-elect won the election by a large margin.On Sunday, he tweeted, "See you in Washington, DC, on January 6th. Don't miss it. Information to follow!" and many of his followers responded with excitement about...

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Four Georgia counties sued over runoff early voting, as Republicans hold slim leads

Four Georgia counties sued over runoff early voting, as Republicans hold slim leads

ShareFour counties in Georgia are being sued over early voting dates. This is part of a push for more to be added for the state's crucial runoff elections, which are set to determine control of the Senate.Democracy Docket detailed that the suits filed on behalf of New Georgia Project, a group that looks to "register and civically engage Georgians," in the Bibb, Clarke, Houston and Paulding counties."Currently, the named counties are not offering early voting on December 19th, December 31st, or on any of the days in January, despite statutory requirements compelling them to do so," a...

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Marjorie Taylor Greene says Pelosi mask mandate violates her rights: "My body my choice"

Marjorie Taylor Greene says Pelosi mask mandate violates her rights: "My body my choice"

ShareMarjorie Taylor Greene, congresswoman-elect for Georgia's 14th congressional district, has branded a mask mandate issued by House Speaker (D-CA) a "violation of my rights."Pelosi announced Tuesday that lawmakers in the House of Representatives would be required at all times to wear masks amid the coronavirus pandemic, insisting recognition in the chamber would hinge on members following this rule.Responding to this Greene, who has , wrote on Twitter: "Is this the Marjorie Mask Mandate, @SpeakerPelosi? An oppressive violation of my rights."Greene, an ardent supporter of President who...

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Biden Four Times More Popular With Republicans Than Trump Is With Democrats: Poll

Biden Four Times More Popular With Republicans Than Trump Is With Democrats: Poll

Share's favorability rating among Republicans is four times that of President 's with Democrats, according to recent polling. Following the election, Biden's favorability rating has risen overall—going from 49 percent to 55 percent in Gallup survey results.Trump's has dipped to 42 percent in the latest polling, conducted November 5 to 19 among a random sample of 1,018 adults across the United States. This is down from 45 percent in Gallup's last comparable poll conducted October 16 to 27.Looking at the partisan split in the latest results, Biden fares far better among Republicans than Trump...

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Jon Ossoff says he and Raphael Warnock will "outhustle" David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler in Georgia runoffs

Jon Ossoff says he and Raphael Warnock will "outhustle" David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler in Georgia runoffs

ShareDemocratic Senate candidate Jon Ossoff has said he and fellow challenger Rev. Raphael Warnock will "outhustle" the Republican incumbents they hope to oust in Georgia.Asked about being , Ossoff said he was not concerned and spoke of having a "huge advantage in our ground game."He outlined the desire to defeat Sens. David Perdue (R-GA), his opponent, and Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) in the state's runoff votes."The work that has been done over the last ten years to register voters and build infrastructure and organizing capacity, volunteer recruitment, we are putting all of that to work with a...

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Mike Pence needs Donald Trump's blessing for 2024 run to succeed

Mike Pence needs Donald Trump's blessing for 2024 run to succeed

ShareVice President is tipped as the frontrunner for the GOP presidential nomination in 2024—if decides .Regardless of whether Pence or not harbors such ambitions, suggests that success will depend on his blessing.Although such as Donald Trump Jr. or Senator (R-TX), the president's vote haul this year——makes it unlikely anyone else could outdo him if he decides to run."There's no one who has a leg up on Trump if he wants to do it," Douglas Heye, formerly communications director for the Republican National Committee, told Newsweek. He added that he believes it is too early to call a favorite...

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Donald Trump backing Don Jr. or Ivanka for 2024 is fine by Republicans—but they prefer Mike Pence

Donald Trump backing Don Jr. or Ivanka for 2024 is fine by Republicans—but they prefer Mike Pence

ShareA majority of Republican voters would support backing one of his children to run for the presidency, polling suggests; though more would like Vice President as the 2024 pick.Speculation has mounted about Trump making a run of his own at the next presidential election, though he has still not given up his 2020 fight—persisting with claims, despite lacking evidence, that widespread fraud and irregularities assisted 's success.While he is being , talk of one if his children, namely Donald Trump Jr. or , taking a shot for the highest office has increased.Though polling suggests many...

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Americans want Trump to work with Biden transition team on COVID-19 crisis—poll

Americans want Trump to work with Biden transition team on COVID-19 crisis—poll

SharePresident-elect has worked unperturbed on building a team to facilitate his move to the White House despite President 's refusal to concede—and polling indicates Americans want it to be involved in the response to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.Biden launched a transition team shortly after networks called the election in his favor and has been naming staff who will take up senior roles in his inner circle in recent days.However, his transition has been hampered due to sign off having not been given on federal resources to facilitate this move—amid Trump's ongoing pushback against the...

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AOC for Senate? Chuck Schumer may face progressive challenge in New York

AOC for Senate? Chuck Schumer may face progressive challenge in New York

ShareWith the presidential election result clear, some eyes are already turning to 2022—with Senator (D-NY) at the center of speculation about a potential primary bid from Rep. (D-NY) for his seat.A small number of votes are still being counted, and President is mounting legal challenges that will likely have little or no impact on the final result, but networks have called the election a win for President-elect .Following a largely disappointing set of results for Democrats in the House and the Senate, however, some of the focus has now shifted to the future of the party and its...

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Pfizer research head distances COVID-19 vaccine from Trump's Operation Warp Speed

Pfizer research head distances COVID-19 vaccine from Trump's Operation Warp Speed

SharePfizer's head of vaccine research has distanced the firm's COVID-19 vaccine development from the White House's Operation Warp Speed.Launched earlier this year, Operation Warp Speed was set up with the goal to help produce and deliver 300 million doses of vaccines, with initial doses of these to be available from January 2021.Pfizer Inc. on Monday announced that its vaccine in development with BioNTech was according to early trial data which still faces rigorous scrutiny before it can receive regulatory approval.Trump welcomed the Pfizer announcement branding it "SUCH GREAT NEWS!", as...

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Jaime Harrison tells Lindsey Graham and Donald Trump to stop "acting like toddlers," accept loss

Jaime Harrison tells Lindsey Graham and Donald Trump to stop "acting like toddlers," accept loss

ShareSouth Carolina Senator 's former challenger Democrat Jaime Harrison has said the Republican and President should stop "acting like toddlers" as the president continues to refuse to concede to .Graham has and told Trump "do not concede" in an interview with Fox News on Sunday morning."This is a contested election," he said."Do not concede, Mr. President. Fight hard."He also suggested that there will "never be another Republican president elected again" if "Republicans don't challenge and change the U.S. election system."He said, "To my Republican colleagues out there: we have to fight...

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"I hope Don, Ivanka and Eric all run eventually"—Trump supporters hold out for the future

"I hope Don, Ivanka and Eric all run eventually"—Trump supporters hold out for the future

SharePresident 's supporters, rocked by the success of President-elect , are looking to the future despite the president's refusal to concede and last-ditch bids to cling to the White House. There's hope yet, supporters believe, with the president's next of kin."I hope Don, Ivanka and Eric all run eventually," Nick Rocco, a 26-year-old Trump supporter, told The New York Times.Commenting on the outcome of the election, after expressing hope Trump does not concede, he spoke of his belief Trump supporters would not care if the family set up an unelected dynasty in the White House."I guarantee...

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White House adviser Jared Kushner discussed possible concession with Trump—report

White House adviser Jared Kushner discussed possible concession with Trump—report

Share, the president's son-in-law and one of his most trusted advisers, has reportedly approached to discuss his conceding to President-elect , according to CNN, which cited two anonymous sources.The Democrat has been deemed the victor with calls having seen him cross the threshold for an Electoral College vote majority, though Trump intends to pursue legal challenges over the counting of ballots as he persists he has been truly victorious.Late Saturday evening, CNN White House correspondent Kaitlan Collins told her 722,000 Twitter followers: "Some news — Jared Kushner has approached...

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Trump-haters branded "despicable" for wishing death on president and Melania

Trump-haters branded "despicable" for wishing death on president and Melania

ShareThose welcoming President and first lady 's COVID diagnosis have been branded "despicable" after sharing negative messages targeting them on social media.Trump announced in the early hours of Friday he and Melania had tested positive and would be isolating following this., while Democratic presidential candidateAmid this, some who dislike the president have shared messages reveling in him having been infected.Some suggested Trump's diagnosis made today "the best day" of the year, while others went so far as to suggest they hoped he would die from the virus.Among those to wish death...

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Why Joe Biden was nominated for Nobel Peace Prize—his "calming influence"

Why Joe Biden was nominated for Nobel Peace Prize—his "calming influence"

ShareA member of the U.K. Parliament touting Democratic presidential candidate says the former vice president's "calming influence" amid unrest across the United States prompted his nomination.Chris Bryant, a Labour politician who represents Rhondda in Wales, Speaking to Newsweek, Bryant said he started to consider making a nomination around two weeks ago and said Biden's attitude towards situations in the U.S. were what spurred his action.Trump Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize by Australian Law ProfessorsRead more"In a situation where the U.S.A. seems to be on the verge of a civil war, Joe...

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Packing SCOTUS and other ways Dems may block Trump's conservative majority

Packing SCOTUS and other ways Dems may block Trump's conservative majority

ShareFollowing , President has expressed his with a backlash over Republican plans to push this through the Senate weeks from election day.Democratic presidential candidate has said the election should be held, then whoever is victorious should put forward who they feel ought to take the vacant seat.Republicans have argued that constitutionally, Trump is within his rights to put his choice forward—though they have faced accusations of hypocrisy overTrump's nomination being a conservative justice place such figures in the majority, with Democrats perhaps then looking at means to counter this...

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