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Ronny Jackson under Obama and Trump: From ‘tremendous asset’ to ‘tyrant’

Ronny Jackson under Obama and Trump: From ‘tremendous asset’ to ‘tyrant’

An inspector general report detailing allegations of “sexual and denigrating” comments made by former White House physician Rep. Ronny Jackson, along with accounts of drinking and taking prescription sleep aids on the job while overseas, come after a lengthy tenure across three administrations. The Texas Republican’s role in the White House orbit evolved over time,…MORE

Senate bill will narrow income eligibility for $1,400 stimulus checks

Senate bill will narrow income eligibility for $1,400 stimulus checks

President Joe Biden has agreed to a compromise with moderate Democrats to narrow the income eligibility for the next round of $1,400 stimulus checks that are included in a bill the Senate is expected to take up this week, a Democratic source told CNN Wednesday. That means fewer families will receive a partial payment than…MORE

‘They just were not all in’: How the White House convinced two pharmaceutical giants to collaborate on a vaccine

‘They just were not all in’: How the White House convinced two pharmaceutical giants to collaborate on a vaccine

President Joe Biden’s coronavirus response team learned two things his first week in office: Johnson & Johnson’s one-shot coronavirus vaccine was highly effective — but the company was millions of doses behind its production schedule. Preliminary conversations that began under the Trump administration about a vaccine manufacturing partnership between the pharmaceutical giant and its competitor,…MORE

Pence pushes false election fraud claims in denouncing Democratic reform bill

Pence pushes false election fraud claims in denouncing Democratic reform bill

Former Vice President Mike Pence is seizing on a Democratic-led initiative to streamline election standards to again push false claims of voting irregularities in one of his first public statements since leaving office. Pence expressed concern about “the integrity of the 2020 election,” citing “significant” and “troubling” voting irregularities in an op-ed for the conservative…MORE

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