Trump vows to help Republicans take back congress in 2022 – National

Former President Donald Trump vowed to help Republicans win seats in Congress in 2022 elections but lashed out at two top party figures, Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell and former Vice President Mike Pence, at a donor retreat on Saturday. At a dinner at his Mar-a-Lago Club for Republican National Committee donors in Palm Beach, … Read more

‘SNL’ tackles Derek Chauvin trial, systemic racism with spoofed newscast cold open – National

Saturday Night Live (SNL) took aim the trial of former Minnesota police officer Derek Chauvin in their newest cold-open, placing a spotlight on systemic racism and the differing views racialized people see within the American justice system. Spoofing a local Minnesota news show, cast members took the roles of news anchors who all initially agreed … Read more

Michigan’s Covid-19 surge becomes a reality check for a restless nation

“There’s light at the end of this tunnel, but the recent rise in cases is a reminder that we are still in the tunnel,” the Democratic governor said, urging people to continue to take precautions and get the vaccine — which is now available to anyone 16 and older in her state. “That’s the nature … Read more

David Cameron, financier and Matt Hancock discussed NHS scheme over ‘private drink’

David Cameron took scandal-hit financier Lex Greensill for a “private drink” with Health Secretary Matt Hancock to discuss a payment scheme later rolled out in the NHS. The Sunday Times also reported that the Treasury reconsidered Mr Greensill’s application for an emergency coronavirus loan after the former prime minister messaged a senior adviser to Boris … Read more

Pasco Schools May Eliminate Mask Requirement For Students By The End Of April – CBS Tampa

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. (CW44 News At 10) – The Pasco County School district announced it might not enforce mask-wearing by the end of April 2021. The announcement comes after the Pasco County Government decided to end its local mask mandate on Monday. The decision has parents in Pasco County divided. READ MORE: UPDATE: St. Pete … Read more

Too much Prince Philip coverage? BBC says complaints have been received

LONDON — The British Broadcasting Corporation said on Saturday it had received complaints about the amount of coverage it dedicated to the death of Prince Philip after some viewers were upset that normal programming was cancelled. The BBC interrupted normal programming on radio and television a few minutes after Buckingham Palace announced at midday on … Read more

Trump in 2024? He says only that ‘a Republican’ will win

PALM BEACH, FLA. — Former U.S. President Donald Trump plans to affirm his commitment to the Republican Party — and raise the possibility that someone else will be the GOP’s next presidential nominee — in a closed-door speech to donors Saturday night. Trump’s message, outlined in prepared remarks obtained by The Associated Press, comes as … Read more

Trump: The key to Republican success is more Trumpism

PALM BEACH, FLA. — Former U.S. President Donald Trump staked his claim to the Republican Party in a closed-door speech to donors Saturday night, casting his populist policies and attack-dog politics as the key to future Republican success. Trump also reinforced his commitment to the GOP in his address, according to prepared remarks obtained by … Read more

Engineers Shift Focus To Cleaning Remaining Wastewater – CBS Tampa

MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. (CW44 News At 10) – Manatee County Administrator Dr. Scott Hopes says the flow of water from Piney Point has stopped and companies are preparing to clean the water that remains in the pond. Piney Point Wastewater Leak in Florida The Piney Point reservoir started off with roughly 480 million gallons of … Read more