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President Donald Trump, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump, waves as he boards Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, U.S., January 20, 2021. Carlos Barria | Reuters Since former President Donald Trump launched his campaign in 2015, Trump and Twitter enjoyed a symbiotic relationship. Trump used the app to broadcast outlandish comments to
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President Joe Biden signs an executive order after speaking during an event on his administration’s Covid-19 response with U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, left, in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021. Al Drago | Bloomberg | Getty Images President Joe Biden will sign two executive orders
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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) blamed Walgreens and the federal government for the Garden State’s sluggish vaccine rollout during a Wednesday evening interview on CNBC’s “The News with Shepard Smith.” “The big reason is the federal program with CVS and Walgreens,” Murphy said. “They basically amassed these doses, they schedule visits to long-term care nursing
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a press conference at the Great Hall of the People on June 14, 2018 in Beijing, China. Lintao Zhang | Getty Images WASHINGTON – The Chinese government slapped sanctions on former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, former National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien and former trade adviser Peter
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Rohit Chopra testifies during a Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee confirmation hearing on February 14, 2018. Tom Williams | CQ-Roll Call, Inc. | Getty Images President-elect Joe Biden has chosen Rohit Chopra to be the next director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, two sources told NBC News. Chopra, a member of the Federal
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Andy Jassy, CEO of Amazon Web Services. CNBC Getting kicked off Amazon Web Services is rare, but it has enormous consequences. It happened this week, when Amazon dropped Parler, a social network that gained traction from conservatives after Twitter banned President Donald Trump and housed content that encouraged violence. Parler filed suit against Amazon in
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Several Democratic governors are criticizing the Trump administration for apparently misleading public health officials about holding a stockpile of Covid-19 vaccines in reserve. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said on Tuesday that the government would begin releasing doses of vaccine that were being held in “physical reserve” to ensure enough supply for second
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Health and Human Services Secretary, Alex Azar at the White House on August 23, 2020 in Washington, DC. Pete Marovich | Getty Images Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar is resigning on Jan 20, NBC News reported on Friday. In his resignation letter dated Jan. 12, Azar took a parting shot at President Donald
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Virgin Galactic’s spacecraft Unity reaches space for the first time. Source: Virgin Galactic Ark Invest, which operates the largest actively managed exchange-traded fund, plans to add a “Space Exploration ETF” under the ticker ARKX, according to a securities filing on Wednesday. While the ETF’s constituents have yet to be announced, shares of space companies Virgin
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Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told CNBC’s “The News with Shepard Smith” that lawmakers from both sides of the aisle “need to be realistic” that President Donald Trump will not try to discourage violent protesters in the days leading to President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration.   “This President’s not going to do that,” said Panetta, who served
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