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Rep. Cawthorn accepts Biden as President

Republican Rep. Madison Cawthorn of North Carolina said Saturday that he accepts Joe Biden as president and that the 2020 election was not conducted fraudulently. The freshman congressman made the comments to CNN’s Pamela Brown when pressed about his lingering views on the November election results. Cawthorn was one of more than 120 House GOP…MORE

Two former Trump officials to be investigated for posting papers denying climate change

The Commerce Department’s Office of Inspector General said it will investigate how two former Trump officials posted dubious papers questioning man-made climate change using government logos but without the approval of the Trump administration. “After careful consideration, we decided to review this matter further,” the Commerce Department’s Office of Inspector General wrote in a Friday…MORE

Washington Monument closed ‘until further notice’ due to Covid-19

The Washington Monument will be closed “until further notice” due to the coronavirus pandemic, the National Park Service said Saturday in a statement. The monument had been closed since January 11 due to security concerns in the aftermath of the January 6 insurrection at the US Capitol and the then-upcoming Inauguration Day. “National Park Service…MORE

Bernie Sanders turns inauguration meme into sweatshirt for charity

Bernie Sanders turns inauguration meme into sweatshirt for charity

The mittens, the pose, the social distancing — they all helped a photo of Senator Bernie Sanders at the inauguration become an internet sensation. And now the image can be part of your wardrobe. Sanders’ campaign store is selling sweatshirts featuring the photo that inspired countless memes, and all the proceeds are going to Meals…MORE

Capitol rioter charged with threatening to ‘assassinate’ Rep. Ocasio-Cortez

Capitol rioter charged with threatening to ‘assassinate’ Rep. Ocasio-Cortez

The Justice Department revealed new charges against a Texas man who allegedly participated in the Capitol attack and posted online death threats against Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and a US Capitol Police officer. Garret Miller of Texas faces five criminal charges stemming from the Capitol insurrection, including trespassing offenses and making death threats. Miller allegedly…MORE

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