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- Rolling Stone
The lackluster attendance may be connected to conspiracy theories that the event was a "false flag" or "honeypot" for federal agents to entrap and arrest attendees
The Ohio Republican's attack on Democrats got flipped back on him.
- Washington Examiner
Members of the media and law enforcement vastly outnumbered a few hundred rallygoers at a much-hyped event outside the Capitol on Saturday to support those who were arrested on suspicion of participating in nonviolent crimes that were connected to the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.
The editorial board of Albany's Times Union asks the New York Republican "how low" she can go in its withering essay.
People on Twitter think they spotted side-eye, and sent the term "even Bannon" trending.
- Business Insider
Budget overruns and culture clashes over long vacations plagued the $50 billion submarine deal France got booted from in favor of the US and UK
France was only given a few hours' warning that it had lost a lucrative submarine contract with Australia. But the deal had problems for years before.
Occupancy drops in Trump's flagship Fifth Avenue building in Manhattan.
- LA Times
What's next for rural California, which heartily supported recalling Gov. Gavin Newsom?
- The Daily Beast
Russian Foreign Ministry/TASS/GettyRussian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has reportedly bankrolled his mistress’s travel abroad with him on official diplomatic trips to almost two dozen countries around the world, according to a new bombshell report from Russian opposition activist Alexei Navalny’s team. The report, entitled “Yachts, bribes and a mistress. What Minister Lavrov is hiding,” details a plethora of luxury digs and yachts enjoyed by the couple, including a yacht owned by the notoriou
The Florida Republican's response to the pandemic is hammered in author Don Winslow's latest video, which has topped 1 million views.
- Associated Press
It was an hour President Joe Biden would no doubt like to forget. On Friday, the Pentagon acknowledged that a drone strike in Afghanistan killed 10 civilians, including seven children, not terrorists. A panel advising the Food and Drug Administration voted to not recommend COVID-19 booster shots for all Americans over age 16, dashing an administration hope.
- National Review
Congressional Progressive Caucus Prepares to Block Infrastructure Bill if Reconciliation Budget Fails
House Speaker Pelosi has signaled that she won't proceed with the main bipartisan bill unless the reconciliation bill follows it.
"Requirements that lawyers be strong advocates are pillars of our democracy," a former Florida state Supreme Court justice wrote of attorney Daniel Uhlfelder.
(Bloomberg) -- A $100 million loan on Donald Trump’s Fifth Avenue tower was moved to a watch list Monday because of “lower average occupancy,” according to information compiled by Wells Fargo & Co.The debt, sponsored by the former president himself, is secured by the 244,482 square feet (22,700 square meters) of office and retail space in Trump Tower. Occupancy has dipped to 78.9% from 85.9% at the end of 2020, according to Wells Fargo, the master servicer of the loan. Revenue from the property
- Washington Examiner
The cybersecurity lawyer indicted this week by a grand jury in special counsel John Durham's investigation could end up being the "fall guy" for Hillary Clinton's 2016 campaign, warned a top House Republican.
- Associated Press
The first Black police chief in Waterloo, Iowa, is facing intense opposition from some current and former officers as he works with city leaders to reform the department, including the removal of its longtime insignia that resembles a Ku Klux Klan dragon. Joel Fitzgerald says his 16-month tenure in Waterloo, a city of 67,000 with a history of racial divisions, is a “case study” for what Black police chiefs face as they seek to build community trust and hold officers to higher standards. In an interview with The Associated Press, he said the attacks were driven by misinformation and racism toward him and his boss, the city's first Black mayor.
The Congressional Progressive Caucus' chief says more than half her 96-member group is willing to block the Senate-passed infrastructure bill later this month without a separate party-line measure.
The House speaker also mocked Trump for the history-making way he’ll be remembered if he runs for president again in 2024.
The Trump administration's controversial relocation of the Bureau of Land Management headquarters resulted in hundreds of staff departures.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Police and media vastly outnumbered protesters around the U.S. Capitol on Saturday at a sparsely attended rally by supporters of the people who breached the building on Jan. 6, trying to overturn former President Donald Trump's election defeat. About 100 to 200 protesters showed up, some carrying the flags of the right-wing group Three Percenters over their shoulders. It was far fewer than the 700 people organizers had expected and the thousands who brought mayhem to the Capitol on Jan. 6.