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Trump Seizes On Soggy Paper Straws As Campaign Issue: 'Make Straws Great Again'

One year ago   |   By NPR

The president's reelection campaign is now selling reusable and recycled straws in their 2020 online store, because they claim "lberal paper straws don't work." (Image credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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Trump Seizes On Soggy Paper Straws As Campaign Issue: 'Make Straws Great Again'

Trump Seizes On Soggy Paper Straws As Campaign Issue: 'Make Straws Great Again'

One year ago   |   By NPR

The president's reelection campaign is now selling reusable and recycled straws in their 2020 online store, because they claim "lberal paper straws don't work." (Image credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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Russia withdraws from Open Skies Treaty after U.S. departure

Russia withdraws from Open Skies Treaty after U.S. departure

MOSCOW - Russia said Friday it will withdraw from an international treaty allowing observation flights over military facilities following the U.S. exit from the pact. Russia's... Read more ...

‘We cannot yield': Harris says inauguration should take place outside...

‘We cannot yield': Harris says inauguration should take place outside despite security concerns

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris argued in a new interview that it is crucial for her and President-elect Joe Biden to take their oaths of office outside on Inauguration Day... Read more ...

Diminished Trump leaves a vacuum for 2024 hopefuls

Diminished Trump leaves a vacuum for 2024 hopefuls

President Donald Trump's would-be Republican successors see an opening. As the politically diminished president prepares to leave office following a deadly pro-Trump riot at... Read more ...

Liberal Utah activist charged with joining Capitol riot

Liberal Utah activist charged with joining Capitol riot

A liberal activist from Utah was arrested on Thursday on federal charges that he took part in the riot at the Capitol last week. John Sullivan, 26, founder of a protest group... Read more ...

Biden taps Trump appointee Norquist to be his temporary Defense secretary

Biden taps Trump appointee Norquist to be his temporary Defense secretary

President-elect Joe Biden taps current Deputy Defense Secretary David Norquist to temporarily run the Pentagon while the new team awaits confirmation of a permanent DoD chief... Read more ...

GOP Lawmaker Buying Body Armor To Protect Against Trump Supporters

GOP Lawmaker Buying Body Armor To Protect Against Trump Supporters

Michigan Rep. Peter Meijer said that expense is "reimbursable," but added, "It's sad that we have to get to that point.” Read more ...

Trump Endures Second Impeachment Alone And Silent

Trump Endures Second Impeachment Alone And Silent

The president kept out of sight in a nearly empty White House as impeachment proceedings played out on Wednesday. Read more ...

U.S. unemployment claims jump to 965,000 as virus takes toll

U.S. unemployment claims jump to 965,000 as virus takes toll

The number of people seeking unemployment aid soared last week to 965,000, the most since late August and evidence that the resurgent virus has caused a spike in layoffs. The... Read more ...

Trump Condemns 'Mob Violence' He Incited At Capitol, Ignores Impeachment

Trump Condemns 'Mob Violence' He Incited At Capitol, Ignores Impeachment

In a video, the president condemned the violent insurrection that he incited at the Capitol last week, and made no mention of his historic second impeachment. Read more ...

Trump releases statement calling for ‘NO violence' as House nears impeaching him

Trump releases statement calling for ‘NO violence' as House nears impeaching him

President Donald Trump released a statement amid House debate over his impeachment on Wednesday afternoon, urging against further violence and unrest in the nation's capital... Read more ...