US Steps Up Claims COVID-19 May Have Escaped From Chinese Lab

The State Department on Friday said it had new information suggesting the Covid-19 pandemic could have emerged from a Chinese laboratory and not through contact with infected animals, the latest salvo in the Trump administration’s efforts to pressure Beijing over the…

Rep. Gosar's Siblings Call for His Expulsion From Congress

Two siblings of Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., on Wednesday say they think he should be booted from office for his support of election fraud claims – with a sister saying he’d gone “from pretty right wing to extremist” over the last 10 years. In an interview on CNN’s “New Day” show…

Steve Forbes: No Blacklist for Companies Hiring From Trump Admin

Forbes Chairman and CEO Steve Forbes Wednesday insisted that his magazine will not participate in what he called “blacklists” after his magazine’s chief content officer warned companies about hiring people who were key in the outgoing Trump administration. “This is…

Pelosi 'Not Dismissing' AOC, Concerns From Young Dems

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., is “not dismissing” Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., despite denying her claim that leading Democrats are not preparing young members of the party for top posts. During an interview on Sunday on CBS’ “60 Minutes,” reporter Lesley…

Banned From Twitter, Trump Tries Posting Pitch to Build Out His Own Platform

Being permanently banned from Twitter on Friday didn’t stop President Donald Trump from reaching followers.Trump used the government-owned POTUS account to criticize Twitter and say he and allies will look into the possibilities of building another social media messaging…

Ex-Chief of Staff Kelly: I Would Vote To Remove President Trump From Office

Former White House chief of staff John Kelly said Thursday he supported using the 25th Amendment to remove President Donald Trump from office in the aftermath of the violent riot at the Capitol.During a Thursday interview on CNN, Kelly was asked if, assuming he were a…

Trump Attorney Cleta Mitchell Resigns from Firm

One of President Donald Trump’s campaign attorneys, who was on the phone call Saturday with Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, has resigned from her Washington, D.C. law firm, multiple outlets reported.Cleta Mitchell, a respected and influential Republican…

Wrong Number Draws Mistaken Calls, Ire From Trump Supporters

A former Michigan resident was briefly amused to be mistaken for a high-ranking legislator by President Donald Trump supporters who demanded nullification of President-elect Joe Biden’s election victory in the state. But when a trickle of calls and texts Sunday became a…

Delta CEO Sees Some Recovery From Travel Slump Later in 2021

The leader of Delta Air Lines is telling workers that he expects some recovery from the coronavirus travel downturn by the spring. CEO Ed Bastian writes in a New Year’s Day memo to employees that he expects 2021 to start with travel deeply depressed like it was last year….