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Despite the $1.9 trillion price tag of the package, Republicans say only 8% goes toward coronavirus-related spending. Democrats brushed off GOP concerns, claiming the spending package's purpose is to give a boost to the economy.

An aide on @JoeBiden 's campaign said, “COVID is the best thing that ever happened to him." That private thinking reflects what many political analysts said at the time, that the rampant pandemic undermined Trump’s solid economic achievements.

The @NRA  is accusing NY AG @Tish James of trying to "silence a powerful political opponent." The suit, filed in the New York Supreme Court, claims James is engaged in a "blatant and malicious retaliation campaign" against the gun group.

The Manhattan District Attorney's office has obtained former President Donald Trump's tax returns. The filings contain millions of pages of documents related to Trump's tax returns from January 2011 to August 2019, including financial statements.

Sen. @RandPaul : "You're willing to let a minor take things to prevent their puberty, and you think they get back?! ... None of these drugs have been approved for this. They're all being used off-label... There's no long-term studies. We don't know what happens to them!"

"We should be outraged that someone is talking to a three-year-old about changing their sex!" @RandPaul  tears into @PhysGenLevine  and tells her he can't support her nomination if she can't answer questions about her support for medical intervention for minors.

@EnergyTomorrow @ironmikesommers CEO sat down with Salena Zito to outline what he believes could be common ground between the petroleum indust @Transition46y  and the .

@JoeBiden 's desired $15 minimum wage hits roadblock. The provision in the COVID relief package has been ruled out-of-order & cannot be included. Therefore any increase to the minimum wage needs to be taken up separately.

Gov. @KristiNoem  responds to Dr. Fauci: "You indicated I ignored medical advice, and I didn't listen to my health experts. I most certainly did. What I did, though, is tell my people the truth."


"It was the worst journalistic fiasco of now my more than 50 some years in journalism. It was a disaster." @brithume  called the media's coverage of @realDonaldTrump 's alleged collusion with Russia the "worst journalistic fiasco" he's seen in his 50-year career.

In a sworn affidavit, an election worker in Clark County, Nevada, claims mail-in ballots were improperly filled out in a Biden-Harris van outside a polling place.

A manager of the Keystone XL pipeline says hundreds of workers have already been laid off because of @JoeBiden 's halt on the pipeline's construction.

"Indeed, Trump has broken a 39-year-old streak of American Presidents either starting a war or bringing the United States into an international armed conflict." @realDonaldTrump  has been nominated for a Nobel Prize.

"Vice President Biden is guilty of using government to go after a political opponent." — @RandPaul 

"You shouldn’t get to play under our flag as our national team if you won’t stand when it is raised." @mattgaetz  suggests the US should ditch @ussoccer .

Since April, the @USCG  and the @USNavy  have stopped more than 94,000 pounds of cocaine and 9,200 pounds of marijuana from being smuggled into the U.S.

"We keep hearing the drumbeat of 'where is the evidence?' Right here, Sean. 234 pages of sworn affidavits. These are real people, real allegations, signed with notarys that are alleging the following..." @kayleighmcenany  discusses evidence of voter fraud with @seanhannity .

St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner, who is charging the McCloskeys with felony weapons charges, took several trips funded by an anti-gun liberal group that she failed to disclose, including travel to Portugal. That's a violation of St. Louis law.