Twitter mocks Andrew Yang for 'bodega' video as he campaigns for New York City mayor
Former 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang launched his bid for Mayor of New York City this week, but his campaign is off to a rough start after social media slammed the tech entrepreneur for posting a video in a bodega that many New Yorkers said was too open and spacious to actually be a bodega.
Pentagon authorizes 25,000 National Guard members for inauguration
The Pentagon has authorized up to 25,000 National Guard members for President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, the National Guard Bureau said in a press release Friday, marking an increase from the 21,000 troops authorized a day earlier.
Justin Trudeau issues updated marching orders to cabinet
News/Politics: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau issued updated mandate letters to his cabinet today, giving ministers direction on key pre-pandemic priorities and addressing new issues that have emerged with the global health crisis.
Biden elevates White House science post to Cabinet level
President-elect Joe Biden is elevating the director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy to a Cabinet-level position, a move that highlights the emphasis the incoming administration plans to put on science as it inherits a public health crisis.
Capitol Police 'looking at' reports of members giving tours in days before riot: source
Some Democratic members are calling for an investigation into allegations that certain Republican lawmakers hosted outings at the complex for people in town for Jan. 6 protests presidential election outcome.
Florida state GOP rep on call to divest from Big Tech: We want to show 'they have made a mistake'
A Republican state legislator from Florida told "Outnumbered Overtime" Friday that he is preparing legislation that would force the state government to divest any shares it holds in Big Tech giants like Twitter, Facebook, and Apple.
FBI agent in Trump-Russia's request for 'validation' of Steele reporting denied, left Crossfire Hurricane
An agent involved in the FBI’s original Trump-Russia case left the Crossfire Hurricane team amid a “professional disagreement” with Bill Priestap, after the former assistant director of counterintelligence denied his request for an “enhanced validation review” of Christopher Steele’s reporting.
Manhattan DA expands criminal investigation into Trump Organization finances to include family compound in Westchester County
The Manhattan district attorney's office has expanded its criminal investigation into the Trump Organization's finances to include the family's compound in Westchester County, according to lawyers and people familiar with the investigation.
Rep. Lauren Boebert says she's received death threats over perceived suggestion she had helped rioters
Rep. Lauren Boebert, R-Co., said she has been receiving death threats after it was suggested, she had believed, that she played a role in aiding insurrectionists who laid siege on Capitol Hill last week.